Steamboat briefs: Secret supper club starts in Steamboat on Dec. 6 |

Steamboat briefs: Secret supper club starts in Steamboat on Dec. 6

A secret supper club is starting in Steamboat, and you're invited. The club will meet for the first time from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at an undisclosed location in Steamboat. Participants will be notified of the location the day of the event. The four-course meal includes local meats, wine and beer. A silent auction also is part of the event. The cost is $125 (does not include gratuity), and proceeds benefit the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council. Reservations are required. Sign up here.

Volunteers at Walmart to collect gifts for families

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue volunteers will be in front Walmart on Friday and Saturday as well as Dec. 1 and 8 with gift ideas for the United Way Holiday Wishes Program. Those who are interested in donating a gift also can find a gift registry by going to and clicking on "Local Benefit."

Gifts should be dropped off at the Community Holiday Wishes Party from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill Lodge. If your gift is wrapped, make sure to include a description of the item and who it is for. The community party is free and includes sleigh rides, tubing, cookies and hot chocolate, and visits with Santa.

Socks for Seniors program runs through Christmas

Socks for Seniors, an annual community service project that collects new socks and distributes them to seniors, is in need of volunteers to host sock drives. The program runs through Christmas. Those who are interested are asked to sign up at

Beginner tennis camp is free for ages 6 to 18

A free beginner tennis camp for youths is Dec. 27 and 28 and Jan. 3 and 4. Children ages 6 to 10 are invited from 9 to 10 a.m., youths ages 11 to 13 are invited from 10 to 11 a.m., and teens ages 14 to 18 are invited from 11 a.m. to noon. Call 970-879-8400 or email for more information.

A Mainstreet Steamboat committee seeks volunteers

The Mainstreet Steamboat Springs Design Committee is looking for volunteers. The committee focuses on how downtown Steamboat looks and functions. Some of the projects of the committee have included the downtown bus shelters; adopting Eagle Scout Park for cleanup, plantings and ongoing maintenance; assistance with the design and execution of the streetscape plan on Lincoln Avenue; and flower baskets. Upcoming projects will include the Yampa Street revitalization and advocacy for sidewalks on Oak Street. The committee meets from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. Call Tracy Barnett at 970-846-1800 for more information or to sign up for a meeting reminder email list.