Rummage sale to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Over 40 families have contributed items to this rummage sale. One hundred percent of profits from the sale will go to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Come to the Dillon Community Church from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 17-19.
Volunteer with FDRD in Breckenridge and Keystone this week
Dig dirt and carry logs with Friends of the Dillon Ranger District. There are a variety of ways to give back to the forest this week. Volunteers will be tackling Bakers Tank Trail in Breckenridge on Tuesday and Wednesday starting at 9 a.m. The Twilight project will also take place on Tuesday at Peak’s Trail in Breckenridge at 5:30 p.m. Frisco’s concert in the park, featuring Birds of Chicago, will benefit FDRD Thursday at 5:30 p.m. On Friday at 9:30 a.m. start restoring Soda Creek Trail in Keystone. Then on Saturday, head to the iconic 14er Quandary Peak south of Breckenridge. For more information and to register visit www.fdrd.org.
John Denver tribute concert benefits Domus Pacis Family Respite
An amazing night of music at the Riverwalk Center on Friday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. features a sixth annual tribute to Colorado’s music legend John Denver. Sing along with “Rocky Mountain High,” “Annie’s Song,” “Calypso” and more. As a celebration of Colorado, four of John Denver’s songs will be complemented with over 200 of John Fielder’s Colorado photographs projected on the Riverwalk’s new 25-foot screen. The concert will benefit Domus Pacis Family Respite’s mission of providing weeklong respites in Summit County’s High Country for families impacted by cancer. Costs of tickets are $25 for general admission and $45 for VIP seating. Tickets can be purchased at the Riverwalk Center or online through the Riverwalk Center website.
Summit Historical Society hosts ice cream social
Join the Summit Historical Society for its annual Ice Cream Social on July 19 from noon to 4 p.m. at the schoolnouse museum at 403 LaBonte Street in Dillon. Enjoy ice cream for 5 cents and other sweets. See antique cars and sit on the 1947 fire truck. Learn about the history of Dillon as docents guide you through the schoolhouse museum, the honeymoon cabin and the 1885 Myers cabin. View “The Town at the Bottom of the Lake,” the story of building Dillon dam and moving the town. Purchase the latest publications offered through the Historical Society and that all-important membership that helps the Society fund their programs and maintain their buildings. For more information, contact Christy Nelson at email@example.com or call 970-468-2207.
Summit in Honduras holds craft and bake sale
The 7th annual Summit in Honduras Craft and Bake Sale will take place on Saturday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, July 27, from 8 a.m. to noon. Fresh artisan bread and baked goodies along with beautiful jewelry from Maggie Connolly, a Boulder artist, and much more will be available. This event has become one of the most important fundraisers for Summit in Honduras. To donate baked goods please bring your donations to the back of the little yellow church at the corner of French and Lincoln (St. John’s), the Parish Hall Saturday after 10 a.m., or Sunday morning. Please call (970) 389-7544 for more information.
LAPS hosts 24th annual K9-4K
The 24th annual LAPS Canine 4K will be held in Frisco on Saturday, Aug. 2, with pet supply vendors, prizes for top finishers in the run/walk race and a silent auction with loads of items and gift certificates. The 2.5-mile course will loop around Frisco, starting and ending in front of the Frisco gazebo on Main Street. Registration runs from 8-9 a.m. with race start at 9:15 a.m. Pre-register for a discount and fast check-in on race day (download registration form or get more info and photos from www.summmitlaps.com). Pre-registration must be received by Saturday, July 26, for discount. Fees are per dog so bring the family. LAPS members: $22 (or $27 after July 26 and race day). Non-members: $25 (or $30 after July 26 and race day). Cash or check only on race day, but you can pay with a credit card on the website through the end of July. All proceeds benefit local pets and their people through financial aid from LAPS. You’ll receive a doggie goodie bag, custom t-shirt and other surprises per entry and be eligible for door prizes. Free Abbey’s coffee, donuts and lemonade. silent auction will include large and small items. LAPS needs plenty of volunteers from 7:15 a.m. to noon to help set up, be dog handlers for registration, work the registration tables, hand out shirts and goodie bags, work at the silent auction or be race marshals. Please email LAPS@colorado.net.
4-H horse program needs volunteer leader
Summit County 4-H needs an adult horse volunteer leader at the Breckenridge Equestrian Center. If you have equine experience and like helping kids learn more about horses, we’re looking for you. 4-H Leaders are covered by liability as a bona-fide CSU volunteer. Western and/or English disciplines needed. A group of kids are boarding their horses at the Breck Equestrian Center that would benefit from learning with an adult 4-H Leader. Contact Summit County 4-H to discuss your interests 668-4142 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Free chipping program helps residents protect homes from wildfire
Summit County government and the Summit County Wildfire Council are helping residents and property owners create defensible space by providing free chipping and disposal of branches, logs and small trees. Residents can clear woody vegetation from around their homes and stack it in slash piles near the road on their neighborhood’s designated chipping week; crews will chip the material and haul it away at no cost. Chipping crews will move through the Upper Blue and Tenmile basins in July and through the Snake River and Lower Blue basins in August. For more information, including a detailed schedule by neighborhood, visit www.co.summit.co.us/chippingprogram or call (970) 668-4140.
Tee it up for Wounded Warriors and Keystone Adaptive Center
The 5th annual “Tee it Up for Wounded Warriors & KAC” at the Keystone Ranch Golf Course will take place on Monday, Aug. 25. Registration and practice range will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start/scramble at 10:30 a.m. Door prizes and winner announcements will conclude the event. Cost is $100 per golfer or $400 per team. Cost includes practice range, 18 holes with cart, lunch, contests and door prizes. There will also be a small silent auction with a night stay in Durango, limited artwork, pro shop certificates and more. Corporate hole sponsorships are also available from $600 to $5,000. Last year, this event sold out with 144 golfers prepared to Tee It Up so that all abilities can participate in outdoor adventures. All information and registration forms are online at www.boec.org. Please contact Marci Sloan if you would like to be a sponsor, contribute a door prize and/or silent auction item at (970) 453-6442 x20 or email@example.com. Proceeds from the “Tee It Up for Wounded Warriors & KAC” will go toward Keystone Adaptive Center and the Wounded Warriors Fund.