Edition #43, July 7, 2021
This Week’s Events, Entertainment, Deadlines, Including the date it’s happening.
**ONGOING EVENTS over a number of days
**ONGOING THIS WEEK
===ONGOING EVENTS over a number of days===
==February 8 thru May 15 – *EXTENDED* to August 15 – HEALTH CARE INSURANCE – Colorado’s Open Enrollment Period February 8 to May 15th, 2021. — anyone not currently enrolled in a healthcare plan can shop for 2021 coverage: Connect for Health Colorado
== The Town of Lyons will be doing new classes this summer, and camps.
Rocky Mt Botanic Gardens: Volunteer gardening Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m., through the season. www.rmbg.org
Weed Posse: Thursdays, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. See Lyons Happenings, Facebook, for location EACH Week. Or get on their email list: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lyons DIG Days: (Dandy Lyons) pull weeds in LaVern Johnson Park: held the first Friday of each month, at 9:45 a.m.
MUSIC & FUN:
Contact these restaurants in Lyons for more information about music, and fun activities like Trivia, Karaoke, Casino, and more being offered this summer — as they are able to hire more staff, more things will be added — The Stone Cup, Mojo Taqueria, Pizza Bar 66, A-Lodge Lyons (coming soon), Oskar Blues Bar and Grill and Main Stage Brewing.
===ONGOING THIS WEEK===
Tuesday and Thursday – 12:15 p.m. – Boulder County Aging serves a boxed lunch to-go at the Lyons 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.
Wednesdays – 3 to 5 p.m. – Food Pantry for those in need. Contact LEAF for more information.
SENIOR EXERCISE – 9 a.m. – Tuesday “exercise” and Thursday ”walks,” using the Lyons Parks. Free. For Lyons seniors 55+ Contact Lramsey@townoflyons.com On Tuesdays we’ll do some circuit training in the park, alternating aerobics and exercises with small hand weights or bands. On Thursdays we’ll head off from the park for about 30 minutes of walking. Both classes end at the park with some yoga and gentle stretching. Participants may park at Bohn free of charge during the class.
****SENIORS**** See JUNE SENIOR NEWS for MANY more events, talks and activities! A new one is published at the end of each month.
****LYONS LIBRARY**** has multiple programs going on this summer, including it’s Summer Reading Club (with rewards). Lyons library “Busy Reader Book Club,” returns. They suggest you go to their web page to read all about them, and register: 303-823-5165 lyonslibrary.com Also, go to their Facebook page for more information.– Adherence to Covid-19 protocols required during activities.
==Teen Book Boxes (grades 6-12)free stuff
==Storytime Tuesdays 10:30
==Puppet Show, wildlife, July 15
==Meet a K-9 dog – July 8
==SUMMER READING CLUB – all ages – prizes
==Word Wednesdays Writing Group
NOTE: we have listed in our “To Do List” WEEKLY ARTICLE free classes offered by Mental Health Partners group. There are none offered this week due to the fact that they are changing over to ‘’in person’’ classes, and there are a lot of changes to deal with, after the year off due to the pandemic.
SANDSTONE CONCERTS – Beginning July 1, weekly live-music in Sandstone Park – Thursdays – to August 12 (7 in all). See full article in Lyons Recorder. (free)
Program delayed due to rain – Come on down JULY 8th – 6:30 p.m. – Summer Concert in Park – PLUS PROGRAM:
— Sandstone Park — Free —
==7:15pm-“Welcome” by Mayor Nick Angelo and Town of Lyons;
Program by Lyons Historical Society:
==Crown Mr\Mrs Good Old Days – Crystal White; and Dave Cosgrove who has been Parks Director for 30 years.
==Recognize 2021 High School Graduates whose families are Pioneers (been in the school area 40 years and more-Katlyn Enny (Boone); Tala Moe (French); Monte Pickering (Steele); and Luis Vasquez.
==live band – till 8:30pm- See you there!
Bring a blanket or chair, water and snacks.
Concessions for sale or donation:
Amanda Anderson pastries!
LCF popcorn & lemonade.
July 7 – 14 – 21 – 28 = WEDNESDAYS Bohn Park- Softball Games sponsored by the Town of Lyons Recreation Dept. – one at 6 pm. and one at 7 p.m. Come & Cheer your team on. See their Facebook page for updates — and see our ARTICLE for more information.
July 8, Thursday, 10 a.m. — Grand Opening of 2nd Avenue Bridge, with federal, state and local “officials” present. Last of the FEMA Flood projects.
July 8 – MENTAL WELLNESS GROUP SESSIONS in LYONS: *NEW* in-person! == Thursdays, starting July 8 at 10 p.m., lower level of Lyons Community Church. = Enhance relationships, develop distress tolerance & conflict resolution skills, assert personal needs in positive ways, learn mindfulness techniques, grow emotional intelligence & regulation. This will last several weeks, and will probably last two hours. Free. Email Cherie Maureaux at email@example.com to reserve your spot. This is completely confidential. Ages 18 and up.
July 12 – 1-2 p.m. For Seniors: Fresh Conversations =Fresh Conversations is an evidence-based nutrition education program focused on timely nutrition topics presented monthly. Fresh Conversations is led by Patti Murphy, RDN. The program is held virtually over Zoom. ==“The Weight of Processed Foods”== Register here. ==Learn about the risks of eating too many processed food and some easy, healthy alternatives.”Staying Whole in a Processed World” (Boulder County Aging)
July 13 – MLB ALL STAR GAMES
July 14 – 19 – 22 : 4 different virtual Medicare classes offered by Boulder County Aging. See their calendar page and chose.
July 23 – Olympics, Japan
July 28 – 4 p.m. – Professional Artist Forum: Running Your Art Business in Our New Normal. As we emerge from our pandemic cocoons, artists are faced with a new set of opportunities and challenges to their art businesses. How do we physically reconnect /and/ continue organizing, managing and marketing our art businesses in the new hybrid lifestyle many of us have built? — Elysian McNiff Koglmeier of Artwork Archive will talk about tools and strategies to continue running your art business with ease whether that’s online, in-person or a hybrid of the two. Free program, virtual. RSVP required to firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 31 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Apple Valley Art Show – by Becky Jacobson -and- Todd’s Crapfest – Join us for the 4th Annual Apple Valley Art Show! Featuring a whole bunch of new, exciting vendors, including blacksmithing demos, baked goods, mosaics, and lots, lots more! Tommy Boy Donuts will be here baking up fresh, hot donuts too. = 2136 Apple Valley Rd, Lyons (take the Apple Valley bridge) == Local artists are encouraged to sign up for a booth space; Becky likes to keep prices low for new local artist to show their work and learn the in’s and out’s of having a booth. Nice shady location, lots of parking.
August 3 – 3 p.m. – Walt Self Senior Center Re-Opening Celebration of the Senior Lunch Program. Brought to you by the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, this event will have music, prizes, great food and fun! Pre-order lunch. See EDITOR’s NOTES for more details, or Senior News.
August 9 – Monday, August 9, 1-2 p.m. SEE ABOVE for more information. Register here. During this month’s Fresh Conversations, we will be talking about what influences people to choose the foods they do, how we can make healthier choices and what information to focus on when reading labels on food packages.(Boulder Aging)
CAMERON PEAKS RESTORATION: web page
June 19, 20, July 17,18, and August 14 and 15; 21 and 22.