Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Naturopathic to offer half-price services |

Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Naturopathic to offer half-price services

Steamboat Naturopathic to offer half-price services

In recognition of Naturopathic Medicine Week, Steamboat Naturopathic, 942 Oak St., will offer half price services Monday through Oct. 11.

Naturopathic medicine is an approach to health care that considers the whole person, focuses on the causes of illness rather than the symptoms, emphasizes wellness and prevention and uses natural treatments.

For more information, call Dr. Grace Calihan at 970-871-7829.

Fall Trail Run set for today near Lake Catamount trail

A Fall Trail Run to benefit Rocky Mountain Youth Corps will be held at 10 a.m. today at Lake Catamount. There will be 3.5-mile and 7-mile trail run options with a $10 donation entry fee. Kids 12 and younger can enter for free. The event is sponsored by Ski Haus and Catamount Ranch & Club. Runners can register in advance at Ski Haus, U.S. Highway 40 and Pine Grove Road. Registration, which will be accepted until 9:30 a.m. today, will double after that. Runners should meet at Catamount Heritage Cabin on Harrison Trail.

Area accepts coalition grant applications for arts, culture

Applications for the Steamboat Springs Arts and Culture Coalition 2016 Common Grant program are now available. Any 501(c)3 organization that provides arts and cultural services to benefit Routt County residents is eligible to apply for funding. Contact Steamboat Springs Art Council Executive Director Kim Keith at 970-879-9008 or for more information or application assistance.

Routt County United Way opens HRC grant process

The human service funding from Routt County and the city of Steamboat Springs process is now open with grant applications due by 5 p.m. Oct. 16. Routt County United Way manages the process and is using the online software Community Force to accept applications. Any human service, 501c3 organization is eligible to apply at Contact Kate Nowak at 970-879-5605 or for more information.

Parkinson’s exercise classes offered twice per week

Parkinson’s exercise classes are held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. Fridays at the United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, Eighth and Oak streets. The class consists of exercises developed by neuroscientist Becky Farley ( and Gary Sobol (who has Parkinson’s and is the founder of GZ Sobol’s Parkinson’s Network: parkinsonsnet to specifically address Parkinson’s symptoms, including dexterity, rigidity, balance, bradykinesia and voice softness. Class participants warm up their muscles, focus on big, powerful movements and loud voices and work together as a group to encourage one another, share tips and revel in good humor.

Classes are free. For more information, call Jacqueline Teuscher at 303-829-2869 or Eva Gibbon at 970-846-9887, or email

Reading program at library for school in-service day

BookTrails, a local reading and writing organization, will hold a program Friday Oct. 9 at Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Library Hall during the school in-service day.  The program is titled “Owls and Other Curious Creatures of the Night” and will explore different nocturnal animals that live in Steamboat Springs and across the world. The program is for kindergarten through fifth-grade students. The cost is $50 for student or $80 for siblings. Pre-registration is required and can be completed at Call 855-426-6587 for more information.  

New date for Cardboard Classic boat race Oct. 16

The date for the high school Cardboard Classic boat race has been changed from Oct. 22 to Oct. 16. The event will begin with all boats on deck at

9:45 a.m. The competition will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. In case of rain, the race will be held Oct. 20.

Oct. 10 fun run to benefit local elementary schools

The Steamboat Sneak 5K and Fun Run will be held at

10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at Steamboat Springs Middle School. The cost to register is $10 for kids and $25 adults, and all proceeds benefit Strawberry Park and Soda Creek elementary schools. To register visit Email for more information.

Free book discussion groups sign-up now open

Sign-up is now open for Bud Werner Memorial Library’s It’s a Girl Thing and Guys Read fall book clubs for fourth- through sixth-graders and an adult partner. The free book discussion groups meet once a month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Teen Project Room from October to April.

The groups are led by a member of the youth services staff and include hands-on activities, lively book discussion and related media. October meetings are scheduled for Oct. 21, Guys Read, “Alabama Moon” by Watt Key, and Oct. 28, It’s a Girls Thing: “Savvy” by Ingrid Law.

Those wishing to participate can register online at, by calling 970-879-0240, ext. 313, or by visiting the kids’ desk at the library. Space is limited to 10 kid/adult pairs per meeting.

Historic Hayden cemetery tour begins Oct. 23, 24

The Hayden Heritage Center and the Hayden High School theater and creative writing program are teaming up again for the second annual Echoes of the Past: Historic Hayden Cemetery Tour at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m. Oct. 23 and 24.

The tour begins at the Haven. A wagon ride will take participants to the cemetery where they will meet colorful characters from West Routt County’s past and hear their stories. Tickets are $20, and children ages 12 to 18 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.

Tickets are available for purchase online at, in the museum gift shop or at the door. Seating is limited and LED lanterns will be available for purchase or people can bring their own flashlights.

On Friday, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. the Haven will host a child dinner fundraiser before the cemetery tour. Dinner tickets will be available at the door.

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