Steamboat briefs for Feb. 8 |

Steamboat briefs for Feb. 8

Scarves for sale to benefit breast cancer research

— Pink scarves to benefit breast cancer research and awareness are available at Epilogue Book Co., 837 Lincoln Ave., through Feb. 17. All profits help fund the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Program and its fight against breast cancer. Call Jo at 846-2627.

Fiber arts instructors needed for 4-H camp

The Routt County Cooperative Extension Office is seeking volunteers to teach knitting, weaving, sewing and felting to local youth during the upcoming 4-H Fiber Arts Camp, during the school district’s blues break from Feb. 26 to 29. This is an excellent opportunity to do what you love while passing on your passion for fiber arts to a new generation. Call Extension Agent Karen Massey at 879-0825 or stop by the extension office in the Routt County Courthouse Annex on Sixth Street in downtown Steamboat Springs.

Free preschool sessions offered to children

Applications are now being accepted for the 2008-09 school year of the Colorado Preschool and Kindergarten Program, which offers free preschool sessions to children who meet certain qualifying factors that could interfere with their learning. Eligible children must be 3 years old by Sept. 1. Applications are available at the Child Development Center on Eighth and Aspen streets and are due March 10. Call Lori at 879-0391, ext. 310, with questions.