Edition #19, January 14, 2021
This Week’s Flash Bits of News! & Events, Including the date it’s happening.
~~~September 3 – The newest version of the Lyons Recorder begins publication! ~~~ October 8 – New Format of Newspaper
January 6 – 27 Deadline: Eligible small businesses in Boulder and Larimer County that have been impacted by COVID-19 restrictions might be eligible for a one-time relief paycheck protection program (PPP) for their business. See our article for facts and links and deadlines.
January 14 online, 7 p.m. on Zoom: Friends of the Lyons Regional Library will host an online book reading and discussion with author Sarah Adleman in partnership with Colorado Humanities through the Colorado Center for the Book Speakers Bureau.==“The Lampblack Blue of Memory: My Mother Echoes” To register for this free Zoom event visit https://lyons.colibraries.org/friends-of-the-lyons-regional-library-district/
January 14 thru 21 – Boulder County Aging Classes: For questions, firstname.lastname@example.org — https://www.bouldercounty.org/families/seniors/services/age-well/ == or go to our SENIOR NEWS article this month.
=Supporting and Growing the Director Care Workforce (Tuesday Jan. 19)
=Reframing Aging: The COVID-19 Edition (Wednesday, Jan. 20)
January 15 to March 15- sign up now – Lyons Library Winter Reading Program: Winter Reading Program: Warm Up to Great Books! The program runs January 15 – March 15, 2021 and features challenges for Kids, and Adults. Simply log your reading and activities and unlock badges to earn tickets for prize drawings. Register at: https://lyons.colibraries.org/2021-winter-reading-program/
January 18 – Martin Luther King Day – no school; most government offices closed.
January 18 – 1 p.m. — MLK Gathering in front of Lyons Community Church, Main Street and 4th, to fight racism
January 19, Tuesday, Town of Lyons Board of Trustee meeting, 7 p.m. on Zoom.
January 18 – FREE Supper will be served between 5-5:30 p.m. Need a warm, home-cooked meal? The River Church serves free Monday night supper (in a box) to those who need one. Stop by the Walt Self Senior Center to pick it up. (Call the church for more information, or if you are unable to drive to the Senior Center and would like it delivered to your house: (303) 823-6469 You do not need to be a senior; just “in need of a hot meal.”)
January 19 & 21 – Tuesday and Thursday – Boulder County Aging serves a boxed lunch to-go at the Senior Center (Lyons seniors, ages 65 and up). You must call the day before by 1 p.m. to place an order (303) 441-1415.
January 20, noon EST – Inauguration of new president and vice president. See our articles for facts and trivia.
January 20 , Wednesday– 3 to 5 p.m. – Food Pantry for those in need. Drive up to the Lyons Community Church front doors, and someone will come out and help you. Wear a mask and stay in your car.
January 20, Wednesday ––LYONS WEDNESDAY WALKERS: The Town of Lyons Recreation Department = small group of seniors, 55 years and older, meets at the Senior Center at 11 a.m. and walk to a park and do some light exercises