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Identity theft presentation

The public is invited to a free community presentation about Identity Theft next Monday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Community & Senior Center in Frisco. Guest speaker Beau Ballinger, AARP Foundation ElderWatch, will address how to recognize, refuse and report identity theft – and what to do if you’re a victim. Come learn how to protect yourself! For info, call (970) 668-2940.

Visit Santa at

Frisco Historic Park

On Saturday, Dec. 7 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Santa and his reindeer will be visiting in the Frisco Historic Park where kids can talk with him about their Christmas wishes! Parents can bring a camera and capture the moment. For more information please call 1-800-424-1554, or go to http://www.wassaildays.com

Christmas tree sale

Boy Scout Troop 187 in Breckenridge is holding their annual Christmas Tree Sale beginning on Saturday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 23, or while supplies last. Start your holiday season with a fresh, beautiful tree and support your local Boy Scouts. Varieties include Scotch Pine, Concolor Fir and Fraser Fir which are available in sizes ranging from 5 – 12 feet. 14” and 20” wreaths are also available for purchase along with tree stands. Come visit us at the Riverwalk Center/Tiger Dredge Lot on the corner of Park Avenue and Washington in Breckenridge. The hours of operation are as follows: Monday – Thursday 4 – 6:30 p.m., Friday – 4–7 p.m., Saturday – 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday – 11 – 6:30 p.m. Thank you for supporting your local Boy Scouts through this one-and-only fundraiser.

Calling bird and

wildlife watchers

Join us for a fun outing to about winter birds and animal tracks. The outing is hosted by Continental Divide Land Trust and takes place Sunday, Dec. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cobb & Ebert Placer Open Space property. Cobb &Ebert is located east of Breckenridge. From Breckenridge, take Wellington Road East and proceed to the three-way intersection with French Gulch Road. Continue East on French Gulch Road for about 4 miles to the trail head parking area with the USFS kiosk signs. We will be meeting at 10:30 a.m. Tour lasts until about noon. Bring warm clothes, water, snowshoes, and binoculars if you have them. Suggested donation of $5 per person, kids free. For more information contact Continental Divide Land Trust at (970) 453-3875, http://www.CDLT.org, or info@cdlt.org, or lead volunteer Kaitlyn Farrar at (802) 681-8369, or Kfarrar17@gmail.com

Santa’s Calling

If you have a special child in your life that would enjoy talking with Santa over the phone, Santa’s Calling is a good opportunity for the local kids in the area to get their wish list in. Santa will be calling on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 6-8 p.m. To sign up, a responsible adult should fill out a form at one of the following locations: Info Center, Museum, Stork & Bear, or Town Hall by noon on Dec. 10! For more information please call 1-800-424-1554, or go to http://www.wassaildays.com

Summit Stage schedule change

Effective Dec. 8, The Summit Stage Bus Service schedule will change. Please check http://www.summitstage.com for up-to-date information on times and routes.

Free Christmas concert

Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. for a free Chirstmas Concert at the Silverthorne Pavilion, Silverthorne. The Summit Choral Society under the direction of Dr. Jill Schroeder-Dorn and the Summit Concert Band under the direction of Lt. Colonel (Ret) Beth Steele are joining to present a festive Christmas Concert. Included among the selections will be “Let There Be Peace on Earth”, “Christmas Lullaby”, “Carol of the Bells”, “Dixit Maria”, “Snow Day Celebration”, “Roses de Noel”, “Christmas on Broadway”, “Hallelujah Chorus”, and “Holiday Singalong” which includes audience participation. Accompanist is Caroline Hesford. Refreshments will be served.

Volunteer training

Swan Center Outreach is hosting a new volunteer training class this Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9-1 p.m. Come join our team for a life-changing experience on a historic Colorado ranch. Learn how to care for our beautiful horses, Llama’s, Sheep, goats and Alpaca and be a part of our amazing educational programs for kids and adults. Swan Center Outreach provides leadership and self-awareness programs, with rescued animals (primarily horses), that empower and support youth and adults in the achievement of their life goals, while demonstrating the educational, therapeutic and spiritual value, of a loving relationship with animals. Visit our website at http://www.swancenter.org to fill out an online application or call John Longhill at (970) 468-0924 for more information.

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