Steamboat briefs: Emerald City Opera hosts library ensembles concert |

Steamboat briefs: Emerald City Opera hosts library ensembles concert

Emerald City Opera will present a concert of arias and ensembles at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at Bud Werner Memorial Library in Library Hall.

Performed by the Opera Colorado Young Artists, the concert will feature highlights from the operatic and musical theater repertoire. Selections will be performed as they would be in a stage production, but without sets or costumes, and include background information on each piece.

A Q&A session will follow the performance.

Tickets are available at and at All That, 601 Lincoln Ave.

School thespians present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Steamboat Springs High School Drama Troupe will present its spring musical, “Little Shop of Horrors,” Thursday, March 31 through Saturday, April 2 at the high school.

The musical tells the story of a dilapidated florist shop that finds its success when Seymour Krelborn nurses a strange and interesting plant back to health. The plant brings the shop a lot of attention and hubbub until things go very wrong.

Performances will be at 7 p.m. all three nights.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for students with an activity pass and are available at the high school and All That.

Reserved seating, sold only at the high school, is available for $20.

City to offer storm water, erosion control training

The city of Steamboat Springs Engineering and Construction Services Department is gearing up for its 2016 construction inspection season, and contractors can expect to see an increase in enforcement of storm water regulations to help prevent pollution to the Yampa River and its tributaries.

To help prepare the construction community to comply with these regulations, the city is sponsoring storm water management and erosion control training from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 31 in the Citizens Meeting Room at Centennial Hall, 124 10th St.

The introductory training program will focus on storm water management and erosion control based on the Colorado Discharge Permitting System program.

All SWMP administrators, landscapers, inspectors and contractors, as well as those responsible for the proper installation, maintenance, and inspection of best management practices, are encouraged to attend.

The cost to each participant is $50. Register at

For more information, visit, or call Water Resources Manager Kelly Romero-Heaney at 970-871-8205.

Supplies available to local art educators at depot

Local arts educators now have access to recycled or donated art supplies through the new Create Space program at the Steamboat Springs Arts Council at The Art Depot. For more information, email, call 970-879-9008 or visit

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