September 1 – The newest version of the Lyons Recorder begins publication!
September 5 – Arthur Lee Land and friends gave a “mountain top” album release party, which could be viewed online. (Daniel Edward Rodriguez Darren Garvey Arthur Lee Land Andy Thorn Music from Leftover Salmon)
September 11 – seven year anniversary of the 2013 Great Flood.
The Town’s Arts & Humanities Council unveiled the Bell of Renewal sculpture at an entrance to Bohn Park. A public celebration will take place when COVID-19 is under control, next year. It is part of an unofficial reopening of Bohn Park. (see Lyons Recorder article in the Town Government news section)
September 11 – 12 – multiple postings on Facebook of photos and personal stories about the Great Flood of 2013
September 11 – the newest Town of Lyons “Luminaries” was announced: Lyons St. Vrain Market = for not only being fully stocked with necessities during the virus closure months, but for their local charity work: donating some store profits to support struggling local businesses through the Lyons SHARE fund, donating food to the Lyons Food Pantry, making and donating sandwiches to the River Church’s weekly meal service, and to Lyons Monday Meals on Wheels, and enforcing safe shopping and mask requirements.
September 30 – deadline for the Town of Lyons (photo) Scavenger Hunt, with great prizes – also, see their Facebook page for details. You take photos of listed objects around town and submit them online. Get to know your town and have some fun!
September 21 – 22 – Autumn Equinox. A time to ponder your life choices and prepare for the winter. The keepers of the Lyons Labyrinth will be clearing the paths of debris, in preparation for a ceremony Tuesday, morning at 7:30 a.m. If you are so inclined, paint a palm-sized prayer stone and bring it to the final ceremony at 7:30 a.m. (Note, 7:30 is the Colorado time of the Equinox) The installation of prayer stones will take place at the morning ceremony and Labyrinth walk.
September 21 – Town Board of Trustees Meeting (on Zoom)
September 25 – Opening Night for the 6th annual Lyons Film Festival at the Lyons Den from 5-7 p.m. Free. First come, first serve (up to 50 people); come and go as you please. The full festival will take place virtually. More information in an article in Arts & Culture section.
September 27 – Yom Kippur, begins at sundown… “G’mar Tov”
September 30 – last day to complete the Census. You can do it online, by phone, or wait for a person to come to your door. The 2020 Census questionnaire will take about 10 minutes to complete. It’s safe, secure, and confidential. The Town of Lyons counts on you being counted! to receive appropriate federal funds for city services.
October 9 – Colorado Voting Ballots to be mailed.
Presidential Debates – September 29, October 15 and 22
Vice Presidential Debate – October 7
Hickenlooper-Gardner Debate – October 9, 5 p.m., 90 minutes (1st hour broadcast live) = CPR, Channel 7 Denver Post.
Channel 9 will have their own debate October 13, 60 minutes
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