Steamboat briefs: Hayden airport tour slated for Wednesday; call to save spot
Yampa Valley Regional Airport has scheduled airport tours for the first part of 2014. Tours will be held Wednesday, March 19, April 16 and May 14. Part of the airport’s 20-year master plan process, the tours provide participants with a first-hand look at airport operations. Space is limited, and reservations can be made by calling 970-276-5001.
Teen Council offers Zumba, yoga classes for students
The Steamboat Springs Teen Council offers Zumba and yoga classes at Sundance Studio at a discount for high school students to try and increase physical fitness opportunities. The cost is $5 for the session, which will be offered today. Zumba starts at 4:15 p.m., and yoga is at 5:15 p.m.
‘King Lear’ workshop starts Wednesday at Steamboat library
Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a six-week reading group focusing on William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” led by veteran English teacher Sally Frostic and a team of local Shakespeare aficionados. The free workshop will be held from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays starting Feb. 12 through March 19. First-time and experienced Shakespeare readers are welcome. The overall emphasis is on enjoyment of “King Lear” through discussions, reading brief excerpts aloud and learning about the playwright and his world. Participants are asked to commit to the reading and attend most of the sessions. To register, contact Adult Programs Coordinator Jennie Lay at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-879-0240, ext. 317. The workshop is limited to 30 participants, and the library will loan copies of “King Lear” to all participants. More information is available at http://www.steamboatlibrary.org/events.
Comcast Sports creates feature on Howelsen Hill
With the support of the city of Steamboat Springs, “100 Years at Howelsen,” produced by Comcast Sports and released Jan. 21, documents the 100-year evolution of Howelsen Hill and the training programs of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club that distinguish Howelen Hill from all other training facilities in the U.S.
“100 Years at Howelsen” looks at what the SSWSC provides to athletes on an individual basis. For some members, becoming an Olympian is the end goal. For others, winter sports are a gateway to finding and developing other passions as the kids develop. To all the athletes, the coaches of the SSWSC are role models and guidance counselors who offer stability well beyond the scope of their on-snow training.
Watch the movie, “100 Years at Howelsen,” at the following times on CET:
■ Wednesday at 2 p.m.
■ Friday at 4:30 p.m.
■ Saturday at 3:30 and 9:30 p.m.
■ Monday at 3 p.m.
■ Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
■ Feb. 21 at 8:30 p.m.
■ Feb. 22 at 4:30 p.m.
■ Feb. 24 at 3 p.m.
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