Steamboat briefs: Hayden to host Halloween dance party at 9 p.m. today |

Steamboat briefs: Hayden to host Halloween dance party at 9 p.m. today

Hayden to host Halloween dance party at 9 p.m. today

Hayden Parks and Recreation Department will host a Halloween dance party from 9 p.m. to midnight today at the Routt County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall.

Admission is free, but attendees must be 19 or older and 21 or older to consume alcoholic beverages.

The party will include prizes for the best costume in several categories, live music, $3 beer and $1 soft drinks and water. For more information, call 970-276-3741 or email

Halloween dinner, dance at Moonhill Schoolhouse today

Moonhill Schoolhouse in North Routt County will host a Halloween dance at 7:30 p.m. today. A covered dish dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m., and those who plan to attend are asked to bring an entree, salad, dessert or appetizer to share. The event is open to all ages; costumes are optional. The “Thriller” line dance, the two-step and Cowboy cha cha will be taught. Call 970-879-1036 for more information.

SCREAMBOAT Chamber of Horror put on by SKY Club

The Colorado Mountain College SKY Club presents its 17th annual “SCREAMBOAT Chamber of Horror” haunted house fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 31, in the Allbright Family Auditorium on the CMC Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs.

General admission today is $10 per person at the door. General admission on Halloween weekend is $15 per person. For children younger than 12 and for CMC students with a current CMC ID card, tickets are $5 on all nights. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and the event is not recommended for children younger than 6.

Call professor and SKY Club faculty advisor Jimmy Westlake at 970-870-4537 for more information.

Local Lions Club now meets 2nd, 4th Tuesday of month

The Steamboat Ski Town Lions Club now meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at The Egg & I restaurant from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The group is one of Steamboat’s oldest civic organizations, chartered in 1923. Meetings are open to members as well as those who are interested in learning more about the Lions Club.

The Steamboat Ski Town Lions Club is made up of civic-minded men and women of all ages who identify needs within the Steamboat Springs community and work to fulfill them.

Throughout the years, the group plans or participates in numerous events and programs. It collects eye-glasses for those in need throughout the world and provides free vision screening for youths in Routt County schools and at health fairs. It supports United Way Day of Caring and the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. It provides scholarships for high school seniors and funding for local youth groups such as Rocky Mountain Youth Corps.

Highlight events include its annual Thanksgiving turkey drive, highway cleanup days, participation in the Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup, Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Hot Air Balloon Rodeo. The club’s largest fundraiser is its annual Christmas tree sale in November and December.

For general information on the club, visit or find the club on Facebook at

Volunteers sought to tutor youth, adults in English

Integrated Community/Comunidad Integrada is seeking volunteers for its adult and youth English tutoring programs.

Volunteers are trained and matched with either an immigrant student in need of academic support or a limited-English speaking community member, depending on preference.

Pairs are asked to meet for one hour per week. No foreign language experience is necessary. Email or call Erin at or 970-819-3720.

3 groups greet, reach out to returning local soldiers

The Routt County Veterans Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4264 and American Legion Post 44 in Steamboat would like to meet and greet local sons and daughters returning from military service. The VFW is looking for female war veterans and new members.

For more information, call VFW Post Commander Tony Weiss at 970-846-5035, Jim Stanko at 970-879-3936 or Routt County veterans service officer Michael T. Condie at 970-879-5489.

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