Steamboat briefs: Inaugural Sk8 Church Thrash ’n Bash held today
The Halloween weekend will get rolling Thursday evening with the first ever Sk8 Church Thrash n’ Bash.
The doors of the Christ for Life Sk8 Church, 2851 Riverside Plaza, will open at 5 p.m. The event will include music, candy, pizza and a skating contest. Admission to the party is $2 and the contest entry fee is $10, with costume and $13, without costume.
The contest will run from 6 to 9 p.m., and feature a jam format with prizes for best costume, best trick and scariest skater. Prizes include decks, trucks, wheels, clothing and stickers supplied by Vans and Urbane Clothing.
Last hike, bike to School of season on Friday
The semester’s last Hike and Bike to School will take place at 8 a.m. Friday at Steamboat Springs’ elementary schools and middle school. Students can be dropped off by bus at the high school where community service officers and volunteers will be present to safely manage street crossings. Students can walk Butcher Knife Trail to the Soda Creek or Strawberry Park campuses. Call 970-879-3446 for more information or to volunteer.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
4-H Exchange Club to host Spooktacular Adventure
The Routt County 4-H Exchange Club will host a Spooktacular Adventure from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The event will include a cake walk, costume contest, dance, face painting and other activities for kids and families. The cost is $10 for 20 tickets or $20 for unlimited tickets. Email email@example.com for more information.
Live from Steamboat to
feature classical music Friday
Live From Steamboat will present classical music from the Strings Music Festival at 10 a.m. Friday as part of WWFM’s “Celebrating Our Musical Community” program hosted by Diane Guvenis.
This week’s show features Gabriel Faure’s “Piano Quartet in C minor” and some moody piano/violin duets from Friedrich Wieck’s student Robert Schumann, Rimsky-Korsakov’s student Alexander Glazunov and Pablo Cassals student, Gaspar Cassado.
Strings Music Festival concerts are brought to Steamboat and the Yampa Valley through the cooperation of the WWFM team in Trenton, New Jersey, Strings Music Festival and WWFM 91.1.
Snurfer exhibit on display at Tread of Pioneers Museum
Tread of Pioneers Museum in Steamboat Springs has a new display on the Snurfer, the snowboard’s predeces Easter’s talk was hosted by the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council. He recognized Bob and Sarah Woodmansee, of Stagecoach, who were in the audience. Bob Woodmansee is director emeritus of NREL.
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