Steamboat briefs: Stars at Night gala to benefit Winter Sports Club
Stars at Night, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Foundation’s annual fundraising gala, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29 in the Steamboat Grand ballroom. The event offers an evening of dining and dancing to the music of the subdudes as well as an auction benefiting the young athletes of the Winter Sports Club. Visit sswsc.org/support/stars-at-night-gala to purchase tickets.
Women’s ski series begins Jan. 8 at Lake Catamount
The women’s ski series begins at Lake Catamount on Friday, Jan. 8. All levels are welcome, and skiers will be split into groups based on ability and goals. The cost is $100 per three-week session or $40 for daily drop-in. The first session will be held Jan. 8, 15 and 22, and the second session will take place Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 and 12.
In addition, the Lake Catamount Touring Center will host an open house on Saturday, Jan. 9 with ski clinics, both skate and classic, offered at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon at a cost of $30 a person, which includes trail pass and a Nordic lunch at the Lake House Restaurant. Call 970-871-6667 to sign up for the ski series or the ski clinic.
Hayden Public Library to close Christmas, Saturday
Hayden Public Library will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24 and closed Friday and Saturday, Dec. 25 and 26. The following week, the library will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31 and close Jan. 1 and 2.
Snurfer on display at Tread of Pioneers Museum
Tread of Pioneers Museum in Steamboat Springs has a display on the Snurfer, the snowboard’s predecessor. The exhibit includes first- and second-generation versions of this popular toy that debuted in 1966. The museum at 800 Oak St. is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and admission is free to Routt County residents.
Food boxes available for low-income seniors
Commodities Supplemental Food Program boxes are designed to supplement the diets of low-income seniors 60 and older. The boxes, distributed monthly by LiftUp of Routt County to area seniors, contain a variety of nonperishable food items and cheese. If you or someone you know may benefit from this program, call the LiftUp Food Bank at 970-870-8804 for more information.
Steamboat Springs Questers chapter seeks new members
The Steamboat Springs Questers Chapter is seeking several new members. Founded in 1975, Steamboat Questers is a group of women who support historic preservation and appreciate antiques and collectibles. The chapter currently has a membership of 15 and hopes to expand.
Questers is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the study, conservation and preservation of historical objects for the benefit of today and tomorrow. The Steamboat chapter has supported numerous Routt County historic preservation projects through contributions and grants. It has also donated to statewide preservation endeavors and national scholarship funds.
The Steamboat chapter holds morning meetings nine times per year on the second Tuesday. Members pay annual dues of $30. Every two years, each member is required to host a meeting and present an educational program.
Call Christine McKelvie at 970-879-2854 for more information.
Area students invited to join free children’s orchestra
Winter Gardens Free Children’s Orchestra invites area fourth- through eighth-grade students to join the group. No previous experience is necessary.
Beginners meet from 7:15 to 7:50 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and intermediate players meet from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
All meetings will be held in the Steamboat Springs Middle School Band Room.
To get more information and register, call or text Holly Fielding at 970-291-1028 or visit wintergardensconservatory.org.
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