Steamboat briefs: Hahn’s Peak Lookout project seeks weekend volunteers
Hahn’s Peak Lookout project seeks weekend volunteers
Historic Routt County is seeking volunteers this weekend to help with restoration work on the Hahn’s Peak Lookout.
HistoriCorps has been managing the project, which has included two weeks of work with the Rocky Mountain Youth Corp and two weeks with general volunteers.
Work for the season is nearly done, but volunteers are still needed for the weekend and/or Monday, Sept. 28.
Work includes carrying supplies from the saddle to the summit, roof work and clean up and securing of the site for winter.
Volunteers will meet at the saddle of Hahn’s Peak at 10:30 a.m. today and Sunday, Sept. 27 and earlier Monday, Sept. 28, if everything isn’t completed during the weekend.
Call Meg Tully at 970-846-4040 for directions and details.
Intro to Nia class, series set to be offered in October
Join Patty Zimmer for an Introduction to Nia class from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Yoga Center of Steamboat.
Nia is a non-impact, cardio-dance workout, a movement practice and a lifestyle based on the intelligent design of the body. Nia stands for Neuromuscular Integrative Action and was developed by Debbie and Carlos Rosas to help heal the body, mind and spirit.
The introductory class will be offered on a donation basis, and the suggested donation is $10.
A four-week series in Nia will then be offered from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday in October. The four-week series is $38.
Studio punch cards and drop-ins are welcome, and no experience is necessary.
For more information, call or text Zimmer at 970-846-5608 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Area students invited to join Winter Gardens orchestra
Winter Gardens Free Children’s Orchestra invites area fourth- through eighth-grade students to join the group. No previous experience is necessary.
Beginners meet from 7:15 to 7:50 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and intermediate players meet from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
All meetings will be held in the Steamboat Springs Middle School Band Room.
For more information and to register, call or text Holly Fielding at 970-291-1028 or visit wintergardensconservatory.org.
Power outages set for Oak Creek on Monday, Thursday
Oak Creek residents will experience two scheduled power outages at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28 and at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1. Both outages will last from 10 to 30 minutes. Western Area Power Association will be doing cross arm repair, and the town of Oak Creek will be conducting substation maintenance at the same time. For more information, call Oak Creek Public Works at 970-736-2459.
Eclipse Watch Party set for 6:30 p.m. Sunday at CMC
An Eclipse Watch Party, hosted by astronomer Jimmy Westlake, Colorado Mountain College’s SKY Club and the Steamboat Pilot & Today will be held Sunday, Sept. 27 at CMC’s Alpine campus.
The indoor program will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Allbright Family Auditorium. Westlake, who writes the popular “Celestial News” column for Steamboat Today and the Craig Daily Press will present a program entitled “Shadows in Space” about eclipses. Afterward, visitors will go outside onto the deck and patio where the rising moon will already be in partial eclipse over the mountain. Viewing will be available from totality at 8:13 p.m. to the very end of the partial eclipse at 10:23 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Steamboat Springs Kiwanis Club seeks new members
Steamboat Springs’ Kiwanis Club is looking for new members who would be interested in providing service to the community, as well as attending weekly meetings on Tuesdays at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Annual dues are $125. Kiwanis was chartered in 1948 and is Steamboat’s oldest service club. For more information, call Bud at 970-879-0064 or Johanna at 970-879-0211.
VNA provides information, vaccines, drop-in clinic
Hepatitis is a liver disease that can sometimes lead to long-term liver infection or liver cancer. The most common types are Hepatitis A, B and C.
Hepatitis A is spread by eating or drinking food or water contaminated with the virus. Hepatitis B is spread through blood, semen or other bodily fluids. Hepatitis C is spread through infected blood.
Vaccines are available to prevent Hepatitis A and B. There is no vaccine for Hepatitis C, but it can be treated if caught early. Travel and/or some behaviors may increase Hepatitis risk. Hepatitis A and B and other routine vaccinations are available during drop-in immunizations clinics, which are held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. They are also available by appointment by calling 970-879-1632.
LIFT-UP of Routt County seeks food bank supplies
LIFT-UP of Routt County is in need of personal items for its food bank. Toothpaste, toothbrushes, toilet paper, dish and laundry soap and razors are currently in short supply. Donations can be dropped off at the LIFT-UP offices, 2125 Curve Court.
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