Steamboat briefs: Strings offers community, visitors free concert Thursday |

Steamboat briefs: Strings offers community, visitors free concert Thursday

Strings Music Festival will host a free community concert with bluegrass band Trout Steak Revival along with the Steamboat Springs High School bands and the Moffat County High School jazz band at 7 p.m. Thursday at Strings Music Pavilion.

Trout Steak Revival has been working closely with the music students through in-person workshops and video tutorials. The students have practiced their improvisation skills and bluegrass tunes and learned the ways of a professional touring bluegrass band so they can play alongside Trout Steak Revival.

The concert is free but tickets are required. Visit stringsmsuic or call 970-879-5056 to secure tickets.

Community sidewalk sale to benefit Humane Society

A community sidewalk sale to benefit the Routt County Humane Society will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 20 at Lincoln Center Mall in the breezeway in front of Déjà Vu.

Sale items will include clothing and accessories. Contact Molly Waters at 970-879-9056 or for more information.

Classes offered at no cost to those with Parkinson’s

Yampa Valley Parkinson’s Support Network is hosting a number of free, ongoing classes for those with Parkinson’s and their care partners.

The following is a listing of available classes.

■ Monday and Friday exercise classes target Parkinson’s-specific symptoms with exercises for balance, cardio, dynamic strength, dexterity and agility. All abilities are welcome from 1:45 to 3 p.m. Mondays at Sundance Studio, 385 Anglers Drive, Suite D, and from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Fridays at the United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, Eighth and Oak streets. To register, contact instructor Jacqueline Teuscher at or 303-829-2869.

■ Wednesday exercise classes are designed to meet physical challenges faced by people with Parkinson’s. Classes are held from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. at the United Methodist Church. To register, contact Instructor Eva Gibbon at 970-846-9887 or

■ Yoga classes designed specifically for people with Parkinsons’ and their care partners are held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sundance Studio, 385 Anglers Drive, Suite D. To register, contact Jeanne Upbin at 970-846-3326 or

■ Aquatic aerobic classes are held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at Old Town Hot Springs pool. For more information and to register, contact Sally TeStrake at or 970-761-2381.

■ Nordic program at Haymaker Golf Course through the end of March, trail conditions permitting. For more information, call Haymaker at 970-879-9444.

For more information about Yampa Valley Parkinson’s Support Network, visit

Local Rotary Club seeks 2015-16 grant applicants

The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs is seeking applications for the first round of grants in the 2015-16 funding cycle. Applications can be found online at or may be received by emailing Jeremy Behling at Applications are due by April 1 and can be submitted to

CAA invites residents to meet agriculture producers

In observance of Agriculture Appreciation Week, March 18 through 24, Community Agriculture Alliance invites residents to stop by the CAA market from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, March 18 to meet and greet local farmers and ranchers.

Coldwell to host March Home Tour Extravaganza

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties is hosting a March Home Tour Extravaganza from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 19 and will showcase nine homes currently for sale or under contract in Steamboat Springs.

To view and print a program of the tour, visit or like our Facebook page at For directions to each property, visit

Observe Earth Hour with community Saturday

Earth Hour will be observed from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 19.

Join individuals, businesses, governments, organizations and schools across the world by turning off lights for one hour to make a global statement of concern about climate change and to demonstrate a commitment to finding solutions.

City set to host Kids Night Out at Igloo on Friday

The city of Steamboat Springs is hosting Kids Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 18 at the Igloo for kids in kindergarten to fifth grades. The movie is PG-rated “Open Season Scared Silly,” and dinner is English muffin pizzas and fruit. The cost is $15 advance or $20 for drop-ins if space is available. Register at the Parks and Recreation Office or online at

Nia workshop offered to introduce all to practice

An introduction to Nia workshop will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 19 at Yoga Lila, 1900 Bridge Lane, Suite 1990. Nia is a non-impact aerobic workout that blends the movement forms of dance, martial arts and healing arts. The workshop is by donation. Contact Patty Zimmer at 970-846-5608 or for more information.

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