News in brief for Jan. 17 |

News in brief for Jan. 17

Pink scarves available at Epilogue Book Co.

Pink Scarves benefitting the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Program are available at Epilogue Book Co. The scarves were made by volunteer knitters to help the fight against breast cancer.

ESL classes to begin

this week at CMC

English as a Second Language classes begin this week at Colorado Mountain College. The free classes are for all levels and for speakers of all languages. Classes are from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays in Willett Hall 302. Register in class. Call 870-4534.

Children’s story-time schedules are changing

Story-times for children 5 and younger at Bud Werner Memorial Library are changing. Beginning Feb. 1, “Toddlertime,” a story-time for 2-year-olds, will be at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Preschool story-time, for 3- to 5-year-olds, will be at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. A new story-time called “Hodgepodge,” for ages 5 and younger, will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursdays. All story-times are 30 minutes and are free. No advanced registration is required. Call 879-0240.

Contact information

needed for Class of 1985

A 20-year class reunion is being planned for the Steamboat Springs High School Class of 1985. Members of the class or people who have contact information for out-of-town class members are asked to call Lori Arce at 879-4498 or e-mail The reunion will be held July 29 to 31.

‘It’s a Girl Thing’ book

discussions to begin

Bud Werner Memorial Library will continue its popular book discussion series for girls and women called “It’s a Girl Thing” this spring. This free program is open to girls ages 10 to 12 and a woman partner such as a mom, grandma, friend or teacher. Pairs may sign up for one or two discussions.

Program dates are Feb. 4, March 4, and April 8. Programs run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the library. The library will give each pair a copy of the discussion book to keep. Preregistration is required. Call the library at 879-0240 or stop by the children’s desk to sign up. Space is limited.

Newborn Network in search of volunteers

On request from the family, a volunteer provides a home visit, which includes a gift bag and information about community resources and child development. The home-visiting program is available at no cost to all parents in Routt County. Volunteer training will be held Jan. 29. Call 879-0977 for more information.

Children’s Danceworks

has class openings

Children’s Danceworks has openings in winter-session classes in creative dance for parents and toddlers; 3- and 4-year-olds and 4- to 6-year-olds. All classes are held at Northwest Ballet Studio, 326 Oak St. Call 736 – 1005. Prices vary by class.

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