Steamboat briefs: Local summer style show at Chief Theater today
Mainstreet Steamboat will be sponsoring a Summer Style Show at 6:30 p.m. today at the Chief Theater. More than 15 retailers will be participating and highlighting Steamboat’s unique style for summer. Tickets are $10 and available at the door, cash only. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for hors d’oeuvres and champagne.
Hayden begins spraying for mosquitoes today
The town of Hayden will be conducting an aerial spraying for mosquitoes during the evening hours of today or the earliest evening thereafter, weather permitting. A more exact date and time cannot be established because spraying is contingent upon wind and weather conditions. Call Hayden Town Hall at 970-276-3741 for more information.
Steamboat Springs starts annual paving and striping
Steamboat Springs will begin its annual paving and striping program Thursday, with completion scheduled for July 2. The contracted street striping is set to begin Tuesday and last two days.
The following streets or sections are set to be overlayed: James Brown Bridge; Fifth Street at the railroad tracks; Fourth Street between Lincoln Avenue and Oak Street; Third Street intersection; alley between Third and Fourth streets and Oak and Pine streets; Princeton Street; Pahwintah Street; Uncochief Circle; Conifer Circle; Dabney Lane; Cherry Drive to Apple Drive; Copper Rose to cul-de-sac; sections of Steamboat Boulevard; Chinook Street; Apres Ski Way from Alpenglow to Village Drive and Apres from Village Drive to the cul-de-sac; and Laurel Lane.
The city is asking residents to be patient as there may be delays and/or detours. City staff will work to minimize disruptions, and weather may also force delays and rescheduling.
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.
Call David Van Winkle at the Public Works Shop at 970-879-1807 for more information.
4-H Club sponsors a local community barbecue
The annual Clark Community barbecue will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Moonhill Schoolhouse. The event is sponsored by Elk River Wranglers 4-H Club. Tickets, which can purchased at the Clark Store or from a 4-H member, are $8 for adults and $5 for children six to 12. There will be food, games for kids, music and door prizes. All proceeds benefit Routt County 4-H.
Creatures welcome, annual Blessing of the Animals
All creatures great and small are invited to the fourth annual Blessing of the Animals beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 21 at the Howelsen Hill rodeo grounds in Steamboat.
The event is free but donations will benefit the Routt County Humane Society and Holy Name Catholic Church’s Operation Good Shepherd Charity, administered by LIFT-UP of Routt County. Call Holy Name Catholic Church at 970-879-0671 for more information.
Class of ’70 collects data for reunion in September
The Steamboat Springs High School Class of 1970 will hold its next reunion on the weekend of Sept. 25 to 27. The class is currently trying to collect information about class members. Members of the class are encouraged to call Cheri Daschle at 970-736-2602 to update their information.
Childbirth education classes set for early September
An intense weekend of childbirth education classes is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12 and 13 in the small meeting room at Bud Werner Memorial Library.
Titled “Primal Birthing (The Art of Childbirth) … Childbirth & Breastfeeding Education,” the class will explore the philosophy and importance of giving birth naturally, reigniting a woman’s innate power and wisdom to do so without intervention. This class is interactive and realistic, providing both an academic and emotional preparation for birth.
The cost is $125 per couple, and the sign-up deadline is Aug. 31. Contact Tera Johnson-Swartz at 970-819-0728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Oak Creek Summer Camp accepts registrations now
Sign ups are open for Oak Creek Summer Camp. The camp is open to children ages 5 through 12 and will include outdoor education, art, sports, personal empowerment, community service, field trips and maintaining reading and math skills. The cost is $15 per day. Sign up at Town Hall, 129 Nancy Crawford Boulevard, or register online at townofoakcreek.com/departments/parks-rec
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