Another week gone by. I hope you will follow the Lyons Recorder on Facebook to read the local news; a web site is coming soon. Ken Singer, Chrystal DeCoster, Kate Kerr, Kathleen Spring, and others are contributing. Get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in contributing or have comments or ideas.
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DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME is over. Now we have dark evenings, kids waiting in the dark for the bus, and so on.
Thanks to our pal Geneva Thomas, who lived at the Christmas House on 3rd and Park. Geneva was a victim of the 2013 flood who now lives in Mead, and says hello. Thanks Geneva. We miss you!
LYONS HAD A GLORIOUS HALLOWEEN. “Rave to the Grave” on Friday night had more than 750 people in attendance. Proceeds benefitted LEAF. On Saturday, we had games and a huge parade, followed by the trick or treaters. Then on the 31st, it was not too cold for the kids to go out for more treats, with about 130 trick-or-treaters in Stone Canyon, 100 in Lyons Valley Park, and others scattered around town. Thanks to Jeralyn Berner and her cohorts for putting on the Halloween Z-Tour, and all who donated items to sell at the Rave to benefit LEAF.
LYONS REDSTONE MUSEUM BENEFIT GARAGE SALE continues on Saturdays, if the weather if good. Stop by the barn at 306 Evans, south of the Lyons Post Office, and pay whatever you like for the items. There are gobs of Christmas decorations and lots else.
LYONS SENIORS: Exercises 9:30–10:30am on Tuesday and Thursday mornings in the basement of the Walt Self Community Building; and lunch on Wednesdays and Fridays at Noon. Free church dinners courtesy of Lyons’ churches: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Tuesday, November 12th, at 5:30; Lyons Community Church on Monday, November 18th. Monthly Birthday Celebration on November 13th at 12:45pm; The Lyons Seniors will be going to Longmont for viewing the Christmas lights and eating at the Roost on December 17th ($10), and to the Denver Art Museum ($20.00) on January 12th. Make reservations by emailing Lisa Ramsey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE BOULDER POTTERS’ GUILD Pottery and Art Sale is being held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds on Sunday, November 10th, starting at 10am.
THE USA TRACK AND FIELD COLORADO Junior Olympic State Championship Meet will be held in Lyons at Bohn Park, on Saturday, November 9th. The courses range from 1k to 5k, with similar routes as the high school cross country meets. Event planners expect four hundred (400) runners and their families to be in attendance.
HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND CONCERT at Oskar Blues on Tuesday, December 5th, at 7:00pm. All invited.
THE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held Saturday and Sunday, December 7th and 8th, at the Lyons Elementary gym. Do your holiday shopping at the Bazaar for gifts, books, candy, brownies, cookies, and more. See you there.
BEWARE: A large mountain lion has been prowling around the north side of town. Don’t let your pets out, and take a baseball bat with you!
Emily Janik has graduated as a veterinarian. Congratulations.
Wendy Stevelinck spent last weekend in California seeing her daughter play volleyball. She was a star last year in Lyons.
Holli (Boland) Stetson has been the Longmont High School volleyball coach the past 15 years. Congratulations.
Jerry and Deb Tabor are celebrating their 48th wedding anniversary.
Kimberly Renee Watters and Christopher Grant Hamil of Lyons were married August 15th.
Megan Quinn and Tom Carver were married at River Bend in August. Megan is the daughter of Larry Quinn and Linda Backup and a graduate of Lyons High School. Both are attorneys in Washington, DC. Beverly and John Moore celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Congratulations!
Jim and Bonny Pardy are celebrating their 60th anniversary. The Pardys were transferred to Boulder from Michigan by Jim’s employer; they lived near Left Hand Canyon and found acreage at Spring Gulch twenty-five years ago. Our congratulations!
Congratulations to Victoria and Robby Workman on the birth of their baby daughter Robyn.
Congratulations to Piper McCall who is engaged to be married, and also to Chandler Subbert and Morgan Stirling, also engaged.
Maddie Wicks’ family and friends are celebrating the first year since Maddie’s successful kidney transplant. Maddie was secretary for the Lyons Elementary School for several years.
Monique and Steve Lang were delayed by the snowstorm coming home from visiting her father and stepmother in Omaha.
Former Lyons residents Pam (Platz) and Bob Statler of Fairbanks, Alaska, visited family last week, at the death of John Frysig, her stepfather. She visited her sister, Cindy Platz Montgomery, brother Jack, and uncle Tim Kelling of Longmont. A celebration of life is pending.
Get well wishes to Cindy (Parker) Feavel, who is suffering from a broken femur bone.
WITH SYMPATHY to the Steve Beck family. Steve’s father Ed passed away recently . . . sympathy also to the family of Natalie Gillespie, age 88, former resident of Lyons, who died on March 29th after a short illness. She had lived in Evergreen and Pine with her daughter and grandson. Memorials can be made in her name to Risen Lord Lutheran Church P O Box 990, Conifer, Co. 80433 . . . and sympathy as well to Pete Moffit, whose sister Cheryl passed away in Council Bluffs, Iowa.