LiftUp set to hold produce drive at City Market on Saturday
LiftUp of Routt County is holding a produce drive 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 at City Market, 1825 Central Park Drive.
Trail fund receives matching donations for month of August
The Jeff and Alissa Merage Family Fund will match all donations to the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund up to $10,000 during August. The Yampa Valley Community Foundation created the fund to improve and build nonmotorized trails in Routt and Moffat counties. To donate and for more information, visit yvcf.org.
Musical fairy talk premiers for Piknik Theatre on library lawn
Bud Werner Memorial Library presents The Great American Laughing Stock Company’s premier of “The Bee Man of Orn (and Other Stories You Can’t Quite Remember),” a story of fairy tales you’ve rarely seen, at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 on the library lawn. Join the ensemble of musicians and actors on an adventure through the fantastical land of Orn, where participants meet the White Cat — a feline with a dark and tragic past, the Real Kitchen Maid — a down-to-earth hero in a scullery full of princesses and the titular Bee Man — a bee-keeping hermit on a quest to discover his original form. This musical fairy tale was created for Piknik Theatre and inspired by the stories of Edith Nesbit, Madame d’Aulnoy and Frank Stockton. This is part of the free Piknik Theatre Festival, and audiences at this live theater event are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner, blanket and seating. Visit steamboatlibrary.org/events for more information.
New documentary by ‘Chasing Ice’ team to screen at library
Bud Werner Memorial Library, Yampa Valley Sustainability Council, Environment Colorado and Great Old Broads for Wilderness present a free community screening of the new documentary film “The Human Element” at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 in Library Hall. Renowned photographer James Balog, best known for “Chasing Ice,” uses his camera to reveal how environmental change is affecting the lives of everyday Americans. Following the four classical elements — air, earth, fire and water — to frame his journey, Balog explores wildfires, hurricanes, sea level rise, coal mining and the changes in the air we breathe. This new documentary directed by Matthew Testa tells an urgent story while giving inspiration for a more balanced relationship between humanity and nature.
The evening is scheduled to include an introduction by “The Human Element” co-producer and Steamboat Springs native Daniel Wright. A community discussion will follow the screening.
For more information, visit steamboatlibrary.org/events.
Hayden student graduates from University of Wyoming
Medora Ryan Fralick, of Hayden, graduated from the University of Wyoming with a bachelor of science.
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CLARK — Eighth-grade students at North Routt Community Charter School in Clark traded in four walls and desks for snowsuits and ice fishing poles Friday as part of the school’s curriculum prioritizing outdoor appreciation.