Steamboat briefs: Rotary Club hosts annual community barbecue
Rotary Club hosts annual community barbecue
The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs is hosting its eighth annual Community Barbecue and Barn Dance from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at Wandering Creek Ranch on Routt County Road 14. The fundraising event benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs and additional Rotary charities.
The barbecue will be catered by Rex’s, and beer and wine will be available. There will be a raffle with prizes ranging in value from $1,000 to $5,000, kids games, activities, music and dancing to the local band, Sundog.
Tickets are $35 each and $75 for a family of five and can be purchased in advance at Central Park Liquor, Zirkel Trading or at the door, the night of the event. Wandering Creek Ranch is located at 33850 Routt County Road 14.
Power outages scheduled in Oak Creek
Oak Creek residents will experience two scheduled power outages on Monday, Sept. 28, and Thursday, Oct. 1. Both outages will begin at 10 a.m. and last approximately 10 to 30 minutes. Western Area Power Association will be doing cross arm repair, and the town of Oak Creek will conduct substation maintenance at the same time. For more information, call Oak Creek Public Works at 970-736-2459.
Free ‘Intro to Medicare’ workshop at the library
Bud Werner Memorial Library will present a free “Intro to Medicare” workshop with Betsy Packer, a licensed SHIP counselor, Medicare navigator and Medicare fraud counselor, at 6:30 p.m. today in Library Hall. This talk is part of the library’s Health Perspectives Series, designed for those who are new to Medicare or need a refresher.
Packer will offer an overview of Medicare, including Part A: Hospital, Part B; Medical and Part D for Prescription Drugs. The evening includes a question-and-answer session at which Packer will be available to help answer questions regarding the navigation of Medicare. Visit steamboatlibrary.org/events for more information.
Dance film festival travels to library Wednesday
Bud Werner Memorial Library, Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp and Steamboat Dance Theatre present a special, Dance on Film evening, featuring highlights from the 2013 and 2014 San Francisco Dance Film Festival at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Library Hall. This free screening was curated by the festival’s artistic director to showcase a collection of short, cutting-edge dance films never before screened in Steamboat.
The San Francisco Dance Film Festival was established in 2010 to give the Bay Area a much-needed platform for the presentation and further development of dance-based films. The festival seeks to bring dance to wider audiences and supports interdisciplinary collaboration among artists by providing opportunities for education and creative exchange.
Visit steamboatlibrary.org/events for more information.
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