Steamboat briefs: Town of Hayden plans 2 aerial mosquito sprayings
The town of Hayden has planned two aerial mosquito sprayings in the coming weeks.
All three sprayings are contingent upon wind and weather conditions and will take place during the evening hours on the following dates: Tuesday, June 28 or Wednesday, June 29; and Tuesday, July 12 or Wednesday, July 13.
For more information, call Hayden Town Hall at 970-276-3741.
Cocktails with Council gathering scheduled June 28
Steamboat Springs City Council members will host Cocktails with Council from 4:45 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Carl’s Tavern, 700 Yampa St.
This new event, which will be held the fourth Tuesday of every month, is planned as an opportunity for constituents to get to know their city council representatives in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.
Oscar-nominated film to screen June 28 at library
Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free preview of the new documentary film “The Look of Silence” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 in Library Hall. The film was an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Film and winner of the Grand Jury Prize, Critics Prize and Human Rights Award at the Venice Film Festival.
Through Joshua Oppenheimer’s footage of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered, as well as the identities of the killers.
The documentary focuses on the youngest son, an optometrist named Adi, who decides to break the suffocating spell of submission and terror by doing something unimaginable in a society in which the murderers remain in power: he confronts the men who killed his brother and, while testing their eyesight, asks them to accept responsibility for their actions.
This film stands as a companion piece to Oppenheimer’s “The Act of Killing,” which was also an Oscar nominee. This special community screening is part of the library’s collaboration with POV, PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series..
Steamboat Writers Group to sponsor day for writers
The Steamboat Writers Group will sponsor a Day for Writers July 22 and 23.
Facilitators for this year’s workshop include Page Lambert, author, poet and a University of Denver faculty member, and Christine Goff, an award-winning author of mystery series and international thrillers.
Event participants are invited to read from their literary work during Five Minutes of Fame,. starting at 7:15 p.m. Friday, July 22 at the Depot Art Center. The evening event, which is open to the public, will be hosted by local author Cesare Rosati. The cost to register for the Day for Writers is $45. Visit steamboatwriters.com for more more information or to register.
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