Edition #44, July 15, 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: email@example.com
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.
==Busy Readers Club (adults)
==Teen Book Boxes (grades 6-12)free stuff
==Storytime Tuesdays 10:30
==Puppet Show, wildlife, July 15
==SUMMER READING CLUB – all ages – prizes
==Word Wednesdays Writing Group
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)
July 17 – 12;30 p.m. – Art Trading Cards – at Lyons Regional Library. Exchange 8 to 12 miniature pieces of art. See ARTICLE.
July 19 &- 22 : 2 different virtual Medicare classes offered by Boulder County Aging. See their calendar page and chose.
July 22 – HENNA SuperFandom for Teens, Lyons Library — 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Library friends from Face Fiesta will cover henna basics, including science, safety, and history, combined with design tips and instruction for creating pop culture-inspired designs—everything from Studio Ghibli, to narwhals and unicats! This class will involve fun, hands-on drawing for whatever you happen to be a super-fan of! Supplies will be provided. To register, click HERE.
July 23 – Olympics, Japan
July 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 23-24-25 – RockyFest at Planet Bluegrass
July 23 – LaVern Johnson’s birthday, P O Box 9, Lyons 80540
July 27 – Author speaking at Lyons Library. Register. “In the Eye of the Hawk” with Martin Ogle. Naturalist tells stories and scientific insights.
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 at 303-441-1415. See EDITOR’s NOTES for more details, or Senior News next week.
August 4, 3-4p.m. “Return to Normal, hesitancy” As the COVID-19 Pandemic transitions into a new phase, vaccine distribution, many people are facing new questions and stressors associated with living in a partially-vaccinated world and moving beyond the Covid-cautious habits we’ve picked up during the pandemic. In this presentation, we will discuss (and normalize!) return to normal hesitancy, and discuss positive ways to cope with this new pandemic reaction. (by Mental Health Partners, free) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pandemic-reactions-return-to-normal-hesitancy-tickets-162478596857?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
August 9 – 1-2 p.m. Fresh Conversations. 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.(offered by Nutritionist at Boulder Aging)
SUNRISE STAMPEDE / RACE / FUNDRAISER:
August 12, 2021 to August 15, 2021 – Virtual Race
August 14, 2021 – In-Person Race at Silver Creek High School
The Sunrise Stampede 5K is a family-oriented run/walk that has raised $250,000+ for student programs in the St. Vrain Valley School District. All net proceeds support Teacher Innovation Grants for students with special needs. These grants are awarded to teachers who have innovative ideas to enhance learning for students. Help us continue a community tradition and support our students.====In 2021=== will be a 5K run/walk with a 1 mile fun run. === will also be offering a virtual race for those who want to participate, but are out of state or not able to join us the day of the race.
=new==August 20 – Town of Lyons Senior Bus Trip – more info to be announced soon.
CAMERON PEAKS RESTORATION: web page
July 17,18, and August 14 and 15; 21 and 22.