Summit County community notes 6-2-12 |

Summit County community notes 6-2-12

Come out after work on Tuesday, June 5, to improve trails on the Frisco peninsula. Volunteers will meet FDRD at the Dickey Day Use area from 5:30-8 p.m. All projects are free and open to the public. To see more info, a schedule of Tuesday Twilight opportunities this summer and to register for this event, visit

CASA of the Continental Divide will host its annual golf tournament on Monday, June 4, on the Fazio course at Red Sky Ranch golf club. There will be a pro clinic at 10 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 11. The entry fee is $250 and includes lunch. There will also be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. For more info or to sign up, call the CASA office at (970) 513-9390.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Is a nonprofit agency that trains volunteers to advocate for children who are victims of abuse or neglect. The golf tournament is one of two major CASA fundraisers during the year, the other being a Gingerbread Competition in November

Let the Summit County Libraries introduce you to the mysteries of the night, as they explore this year’s summer reading program theme of “Dream Big – Read!” This free program is especially designed for kids 3-10. This summer’s fun will include actual visits from nocturnal animals from the Denver Zoo, puppets, constellations, the National Repertory Orchestra and much more.

The fun begins at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, at the South Branch Library, Breckenridge, with Magician Ann Lincoln’s “I Dreamed I was a Genie” show. The show features juggling, magic, comedy and fun. The genie show repeats at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the Main Library in Frisco, and then again that afternoon at 1 p.m. at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne

The Safe Summer Kickoff will take place on June 2 at Silverthorne Elementary from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Silverthorne Police Department and other local emergency service agencies. During the event, there will be free giveaways of safety equipment, fingerprinting for children, helmet decorating, music and fun activities, and a chance to take a tour of emergency service vehicles. There will be a car-seat inspection area to check for proper fit and safety by certified technicians. With a donation, new car seats will be available.

A Summit County PEO Chapter is again offering geraniums and colorful hanging baskets as a fundraiser to support its scholarship programs. Order in advance and pick up on June 12 at the Farmer’s Korner Neils Lunceford Nursery from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Red, pink and white geraniums in six-inch pots for $15; multi-color 12-inch hanging baskets for $40. Call Shari Caffery at (970) 668-3578 with questions or send check and order to her at PO Box 589, Frisco, CO 80443.

Have you ever wanted to sit in the driver’s seat of a fire truck, see the inside of a police car, or climb on the back of a dump truck? Here’s your chance! Come to the annual Tons of Trucks event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Breckenridge Recreation Center. The first 200 children will receive a free toy! Inflatables will be set up for $5/child unlimited jumping. Weather permitting. Go to for more info.

The sixth annual Breckenridge Outhouse Races will take place at 2 p.m. on June 17 and teams are invited to register for free. Competitors can push or pull their way to the finish line for a chance to win cash, beer and merchandise.

– Gold Throne – $500; Silver Moon – $300; Bronze Bucket – $200; People’s Choice Golden Plunger – $100

The registration deadline is 5 p.m. on June 15. Visit to register and for more info.

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