Steamboat briefs: Concert auditions application deadline slated for Friday |

Steamboat briefs: Concert auditions application deadline slated for Friday

The Yampa Valley Music Teachers Association will host its annual Honors Concert and auditions on April 8 and 9. Private Instructors can find information and nominate students via an application form by contacting steamboatartsconsultan or visiting Application deadline is Friday. 

Routt County United Way grant cycle deadline Friday

Routt County United Way funds programs in early childhood education, youth success, income stability and health and crisis emergency services. 

The deadline for grant applications is 5 p.m. Friday. 

RCUW encourages community programs and organizations who have programs that fit the group’s impact areas to apply.

Visit For more information, call 970-879-5605.

Local storyteller to discuss creatures of British Isles

Join local storyteller and historian Marianne Capra at 4 p.m. Friday at the Steamboat Coffee House downstairs at Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Capra will tell well-researched stories featuring creatures from the British Isles, specifically, fairies, leprechauns and merfolk. The stories originate in Ireland and Scotland and spotlight the creepy and cute creatures of that region.

Free screenings available to all on Diabetes Alert Day

Northwest Colorado Health is recognizing Diabetes Alert Day by offering free, drop-in cardiovascular and diabetes screenings from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 at Northwest Colorado Health, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101.

Diabetes Alert Day highlights the prevalence and prevention of Type 2 diabetes in adults. Nine out of 10 people most at risk for Type 2 diabetes do not know it, according to the American Diabetes Association.

Screenings, which include blood glucose test, cholesterol panel, blood pressure and body mass index, can help a person gauge his or her risk for diabetes and take measures to prevent it. Free screenings also are available by appointment. For more information, call 970-879-1632.

Steamboat Adventure Show set for 6 p.m. March 29

The Steamboat Adventure Show will be held Wednesday, March 29 at The Chief Theater in downtown Steamboat Springs. Doors open at 5:15 p.m., and the show begins at 6.

Join Steamboat Today and emcee Matt Tredway for an evening of adventure travel around the world.

Hear first-hand the harrowing travel stories, and see videos and slide shows from the greatest outdoor adventurers of 2016.

Space is limited, and the event is expected to sell out.

Tickets are $25 each and include admission to the show, one alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage and food by Steamboat Meat and Seafood Co. $10 from each ticket sold will benefit Everything Outdoors Steamboat.

To purchase tickets, visit

For more information, call Bryna Sisk at 970-871-4235.

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