Community Notes for 4-8-13 |

Community Notes for 4-8-13

he Summit County Motor Vehicle Office and Clerk and Recorder’s Office will close at 3:30 on Monday, April 8 for staff training.

The Frisco Recreation Department is offering a variety of summer sports camps and Frisco Fun Club, a summer day camp. In-person registration opens for Frisco Fun Club from 5-7p.m. today at the Frisco Day Lodge; online registration will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9. To see a complete list of summer camps and programs visit or call 970-668-2558.

The 2013 Seedling Trees for Conservation program is wrapping up for the season. Seedlings are grown at the Colorado State Forest Service Nursery in Fort Collins and are made available to Summit County property owners through the Colorado State University Extension office in Frisco. Orders for seedlings must be received by the office on or before Friday, April 12. Seedlings will be delivered to Frisco for pick-up on May 1 and 2. For more information or to download an order form, visit the, or call the extension office at (970) 668-3595.

Have you ever wanted to learn how to successfully compost in the high country? Be a worm farmer? Make the best soil for your garden? Reduce the waste in your home kitchen? High Country Conservation Center and Colorado Mountain College are proud to present the 2013 Master Mountain Composter Program. Starting April 16 through April 25, MMC classes will run from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the CMC campus in Breckenridge.

Applications are now available at and are due Monday, April 15. Drop-ins are also welcome for $20 a class. For more info, visit

Registration is now open for the 37th annual Salomon Run the Rockies weekend on June 8-9. Registration is available online at Current discounted prices are $50 for the half marathon and $40 for the 10K. The trail race registration is $40 for the 5K and 10K. Prices go up May 1. Day-of registration will be available for both races. Registration for the road race on June 8 is available at the Frisco Recreation Building at Third Avenue and Main Street from 6-8 a.m. The 5K and 10K trail race day-of registration will be available at the Frisco Day Lodge from 7-8 a.m. on Sunday, June 9. For more information, please contact Linsey Kach at (970) 668-9133 or

The Alpine Earth Center in Silverthorne is screening “Dirt! The Movie” at 4 p.m. on April 14 and 6 p.m. on April 17. For this movie, presenters will be Sherie Sobke, from Alpine Earth Center, and Jen Santry, from High Country Conservation Center. Upcoming movies: “Dirt! The Movie,” “The Greater Good,” “Catching Babies,” “Genetic Roulette,” “Thrive,” “Beautiful Truth,” “Cats of Mirikitani” and “Law of Similars.” The fee is $5.

Learn how to buy a house from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 in the Buffalo Mountain Room at the County Commons in Frisco. You will learn the basics, from A to Z, of what it takes to purchase a home.

The class is free and is sponsored by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, and put on by the Summit Combined Housing Authority with help from local volunteers who will walk you through the lending process, real estate transaction, title company portion and home inspection. To register, call Joy at (970) 423-7041 or email to register for this great class.

Parents who would like to visit Summit County Preschool for summer and fall enrollment are invited to an enrollment open house from 10 a.m. to noon and 3-5 p.m. on April 25. Stop in during those times to visit classrooms, meet teachers and complete paperwork for enrollment. Refreshments will be provided and questions will be answered. Summit County Preschool is located at 70 W. Main St. in Frisco and can be reached by phone at (970) 668-5508 or online at

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