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Summit County Community Notes: 10-6-2012

Parents of teens, join the Family & Intercultural Resource Center for Active Parenting of Teens, a parenting workshop focused on teaching you methods of respectful discipline, skills for improving communication, strategies to prevent risky behavior, how to be an encouraging parent and other issues facing teens. This six-week workshop is on Mondays Oct. 8-Nov. 12 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Summit Middle School. Cost is $48 per person or $72 per couple and includes dinner and childcare. Call (970) 262-3888 ext. 330 to sign up or email

Join Silvana’s Community Gardens and master gardener Diana Reznikoff for the End-of-the-Season Gardening workshop. This is an educational workshop on what home gardeners can do to prepare for winter and get a head start on next year’s garden. The workshop is Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Blue River Room, Silverthorne Library, 651 Center Circle, Silverthorne. The workshop is free with a $5 suggested donation and open to the public. Contact Diana Reznikoff for more info and workshop registration at

Rare opportunity for a piece of mountain history! Thanks to the generosity of Vail Resorts and Breckenridge Ski Resort, the Peak School in Breck is offering a limited quantity of genuine, four-person high-speed quad, Colorado Superchairs from Breckenridge for sale. These chairs are in excellent condition, with good padding on the seat. The Peak School has a limited number of chairs for sale for $600 each. All proceeds benefit the school – a new independent school in Summit. Visit for more information and to purchase.

The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is seeking items for display in the ski museum in Breck, including old Breckenridge Ski Resort maps, brochures, lift tickets, season passes, photographs, Ullr posters and other memorabilia from the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. Contact Beth Johnson at (970) 393-0776 or email if you would like to donate or loan an item for the ski museum exhibit.

On Oct. 12, at Beaver Run join Advocates for Victims of Assault for the inaugural Turn the Beat Around fundraiser in memory of Stephanie Roller. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of. Each ticket purchased registers you for a chance to win an iPad. We will have a cash bar and light appetizers. The night will begin at 7 and we will have a DJ and tons of silent auction items to bid on. We encourage you to dress in your favorite dance attire. Tickets can be purchased at or at All proceeds from the event will go toward emergency funds for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Breckenridge’s own Backstage Theatre welcomes all enthusiastic theatre supporters who would like to join our volunteer corps. We hammer, nail, paint, create and most of all… participate! The Backstage volunteer has a plethora of opportunities! Interested? Contact

The 14th annual Make a Difference Day is Oct. 13. Volunteers and sites needed! Join a day of service and give back to Summit County. Free breakfast, lunch and T-shirt giveaway for volunteers. To register as a site or to volunteer for the event, go to Questions? Call (970) 668-9196.