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Rotary Club to host Cornhole Classic Tournament on May 19

The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs will host the first annual Cornhole Classic Tournament on May 19 at the Tennis Center of Steamboat Springs. A kids tournament will start at 10:30 a.m. followed by the adult tournament at noon. The family-friendly event will include music, food and beverages and prizes, including a paid trip to North Carolina for a national cornhole tournament for the winning team.
The cost is $60 for a team of two and $30 for a kids team. Tournament proceeds benefit grant recipients of local charities and Rotary Club community activities. Contact the Tennis Center at 970-879-8400 or visit steamboatrotary.com to register a team.

Partners Amazing Race accepting 2018 registrations

Registration is now open for the 2018 Partners Amazing Race supporting the youth mentoring programs of Partners in Routt County, which will be held June 23. During the event, more than 50 teams of two will race around Steamboat completing various mental, physical and skill-based challenges, competing for amazing prizes, valued at more than $1,000, for top-three finishing teams, best costume, best fundraising and more. Registration includes lunch, a race T-shirt and a goodie bag. For more information and to sign up by the early registration deadline of May 31, visit amazingracesteamboat.org.

Bud Werner Memorial Library hosts walking book club

Bud Werner Memorial Library will host a walking book club for kids one Tuesday evening per month during the summer. Club dates are: June 19, “Hello, Universe” by Erin Entrada Kelly; July 17, “The Wild Robot” by Peter Brown; and Aug. 7, “Wishtree” by Katherine Applegate.
The club is for boys and girls age 9 and older, and parents are encouraged to participate. Club members will meet at 6 p.m. in the library coffee shop, then walk to a surprise location for discussion and fun-filled activities.
To sign up, visit the kids desk at the library or call 970-879-0240, ext. 313.

ACT on Drugs seminar to be offered Tuesday in Oak Creek

ACT on Drugs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating communities about substance abuse, is offering a free drug awareness seminar from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 at the South Routt Community Center, 227 Dodge St. in Oak Creek. The seminar will focus on addictive and psychoactive substances, both legal and illegal, that are available in local communities.
Parents, teachers and administrators, health care providers, social workers and case workers, law enforcement personnel, judicial officials and other professionals are encouraged to attend. Dinner will be provided at 6:30 p.m., and the seminar will follow at 7 p.m.
The event is hosted by Communities that Care, a program of Northwest Colorado Health. For more information or to RSVP, go to northwestcoloradohealth.org/ctc.

Clark resident Hannah Griffin graduates from Azusa Pacific

Hannah Griffin, of Clark, graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a bachelor of arts degree on May 5. She joined approximately 1,702 graduates at spring commencement ceremonies.
Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian university in southern California.

Literary Sojourn tickets go on sale starting in June

The 26th annual Literary Sojourn Festival of Authors will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Strings Pavilion. The nonprofit literary festival is presented by the Bud Werner Memorial Library and features Charles Frazier, Tayari Jones, Anne McDermott, Claire Messud, Kamila Shamsie and the return of 2003 Sojourn author Colum McCann as master of ceremonies.
Tickets are $75 each. Quantities are limited. Early tickets for donors go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 12. General public tickets for Literary Sojourn will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19. All tickets are for reserved seating, and seats must be selected at the time of ticket purchase. Tickets are available online only at literarysojourn.org/tickets.
Visit literarysojourn.org for more details about the festival, the authors and their complete reading lists.

Hayden church distributing free food for those in need

Hayden Congregational Church Food Bank distributes free food to those in need.
For more information, call the church at 970-276-3510, or stop by the church, 202 E. Jefferson.


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