Spend happy hour on the trail tonight with Friends of the Dillon Ranger District. Volunteers will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Dickey Day Use Area to complete trail work on the perimeter trail until 8. A full schedule of Tuesday Twilight opportunities for the rest of the summer are available on our website. For more info and to register for this event, please visit www.fdrd.org.On July 17, join Friends of the Dillon Ranger District and Go-Lite at the Salt Lick Trailhead for an evening of trail work and fun. Volunteers will meet from 5:30-8 p.m. All volunteers will receive a free water bottle from Go-Lite. Also, each volunteer attending all three Salt Lick events will have the opportunity to win a GoLite Jam 35L pack. An additional project will occur at the Salt Lick Trailhead on Aug. 14.
Don't miss a special visit from the puppeteer and ventriloquist Meghan Casey. She will perform with her Rocky Mountain Puppets at all branches of the Summit County Libraries. First on the agenda is a stop at the South Branch Library today at 11 a.m., followed by a performance at the Main Library, at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday. Her final show will be later that afternoon, at 1 p.m., at the North Branch Library, Silverthorne.In addition to the Rocky Mountain Puppets, we will have a special "Sleepy Summer Story Time for Families" also Wednesday. This event will take place at the Main Library, in Frisco, and will run from 7-8 p.m., celebrating the evening, in honor of this year's theme for the summer reading program. We will have bedtime stories, games, crafts and bedtime snacks! To learn more about the many events and services available for children, teens and adults, visit the website at www.summitcountylibraries.org; "like: us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter (@summitlibraries); or simply come by and check us out at any of our three locations, in Frisco, Breckenridge, or Silverthorne.
The Breckenridge Resort Chamber Ambassadors are hosting the July mixer at The Maggie, located at 575 South Park Ave. from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday. Admission is $5 for BRC members and $10 for non-members. Contact the BRC at (970) 453-2913.
The Summit County Community and Senior Center is offering beginner bridge lessons starting Wednesday. Classes meet Wednesdays from 3-5:30 p.m. at the center near the County Commons in Frisco. Cost is $25 for 10 lessons. For more info, call (970) 668-2940, or stop by the center to sign up & pay.
The Summit Foundation, in conjunction with Kaleidoscope Concepts, is offering Grant Writing Part II, on Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the County Commons. This second workshop in a two-part series, will delve into how to research grant opportunities, and how to find strategic alliances that will strengthen your nonprofit's ability to achieve its goals. Seating is limited. Lunch will be served. Call Judi to reserve your seat now at (970) 389-6470.
The Peaks Society of The Summit Foundation is hosting a succession planning workshop on Friday from 9-11 a.m. at Beaver Run Resort. Cottage Law attorney and expert David S. Fry, co-author of "Saving the Family Cottage," will present an info-packed seminar exploring ways to secure the future of your family home for generations to come. Coffee and light breakfast will be provided. For more details, call the foundation at (970) 453-5970, visit summitfoundation.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers are needed to join the Friends of the Eagles Nest Wilderness to help build a trail-improvement structure at Lower Cataract Lake on Saturday. We will meet at 8 a.m. at the Dillon Ranger Station in Silverthorne and carpool to the trailhead. Bring your lunch, plenty of water and any other gear needed for a day on the trail. FENW provides tools, safety equipment, a light breakfast and tailgate refreshments at the end of the day. We will finish our work at about 4 p.m. For further details, go to www.FENW.org or contact us at email@example.com.
The 22nd annual K94k is Aug. 4 in Frisco from 8 a.m. to noon. If you go online at www.summitlaps.com and pre-register, you can save $5 and a lot of time standing in line on the day of the event. LAPS members get discounted entry fees to start with, but if we receive your check/registration/rabies proof by July 28 you can save more.Vendor tables of pet-related products, services, free samples will be set up and/or you can watch the agility demo while we wait for race results. The 2.5 mile course circles around Frisco, starting and ending at the gazebo on Main Street and the terrain is easy enough for baby strollers and any "oldsters" both in doggie years and human. Each registration receives a free T-shirt, a dog goodie bag and a chance to win door prizes. Free donuts, Abbey's coffee and lemonade will be available, along with human and doggie watering stations, both at the gazebo area and on the race route. You will need to bring a 6-foot leash, proof of current rabies vaccination along with cash or a check. Registration runs from 8-9 a.m. and the race starts promptly at 9:15. The entry fee is per dog. The silent auction will have certificates to restaurants and services, pet products/toys and more. You do not have to be present to win in the silent auction, which closes at 11:15, but if possible, please hang around to collect your items if you know that you had the winning bid. We need volunteers, sponsors, prizes and silent auction items. If you can help, email LAPS@colorado.net. Deadline for getting your name on our T-shirts ($150 or up sponsors) is Monday.
Rollicking good times await volunteers with Breckenridge's own Backstage Theatre. Join the extraordinary fun by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.