Summit County Community Notes: 1-11-13 |

Summit County Community Notes: 1-11-13

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The Carriage House hosts an Ullr comedy night tonight at Beaver Run Resort to celebrate its 40th birthday. The evening features the comedic stylings of Marc Ryan and Troy Walker plus birthday cake and door prizes. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door and can be purchased at the Carriage House or the Breckenridge Welcome Center. Doors open at 7 and the show starts at 8.

The 2013 Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships is seeking enthusiastic people who love the championships and want to volunteer. Volunteer opportunities are available from Tuesday through Feb. 3. Some of the volunteer opportunities include snow stompers, lounge attendants, technical assistants, meal servers and People’s Choice Vote Collectors. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the championship, contact Heather Bridges at (970) 453-3187×3 or

The Summit County Community and Senior Center will offer an “iPhones & Androids” class on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. Cost is $5 per person and space is limited! Call (970) 668-2940 if you have questions or to reserve your spot.

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the Breckenridge stages of the USA Pro Challenge will host a general information meeting on Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at town hall, located at 150 Ski Hill Rd. in Breckenridge. Community members interested in a longer-term volunteer commitment with the LOC are encouraged to attend. The race rolls through Colorado Aug. 19-25, with Breck hosting the Stage 2 finish and Stage 3 start, Aug. 20-21. Visit for additional information.

The Keystone Science School is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help facilitate a hands-on free astronomy program for all Summit County fourth-graders and their families. No previous astronomy knowledge is required and all volunteers will have the chance to experience our on-site observatory to view the night sky. The program runs on Monday through Jan. 17, 22 and 29 starting at 5:45 p.m. and lasting until 9 at the Keystone Science School campus. For more info or to sign up for a date, contact Amanda Seidler at (970) 468-2098 or email

The CMC Summer Technology Institute is accepting applications for the Summer 2013 Institute, running July 22-26. The institute is a weeklong, technology-packed learning adventure for students who will be entering the sixth, seventh, or eighth grades this September. Working in the new CMC Computer Lab, students will learn about the technical, creative and business aspects of technology. Subjects include website development, digital photography, Photoshop, digital video production, e-commerce shopping carts and more. All subjects are taught by experienced instructors and professionals. Students must have a GPA of 3.0, Summit School District average of 4 or better. Tuition: $495 includes daily breakfast and lunch. More info and applications are available at, or contact Robert Cartelli at or (970) 970-453-6757 x2629. Application deadline is May 31. Enrollment is limited to the first 15 qualified students.

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