Year 2 = Edition #1, September 16, 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===
== The Town of Lyons summer classes 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
DIG DAYS – last one scheduled for first Saturday in October. See link below for info. LaV-Johnson Park.
MUSIC & FUN:
Contact these restaurants in Lyons for more information about music, and fun activities like, trivia, Poker Wednesday, acoustic jam sessions, Karaoke Friday, Open Mike, Art Fair, …and, of course, LIVE MUSIC! 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 noon – Boulder County Aging serves lunch at the Lyons Senior Center (Lyons seniors, ages 60 and up). You must call the day before by 1 p.m. to place an order (303) 441-1415. Donation of $3 suggested. (Guests pay $8.25) *NEW* Either order a carry out box, or come in and socialize and meet other seniors!
Wednesdays – 3 to 5 p.m. – Food Pantry for those in need. Contact LEAF for more information.
SENIOR EXERCISE – 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., free, LaVern Johnson Park. Free. For Lyons seniors 55+ Contact Lramsey@townoflyons.com for details. === On Tuesdays we do circuit training, alternating between 1 minute aerobic exercises, 1 minute exercises with hand weights, and some balance work. On Thursdays we start out with a 30 minute walk in the park and surrounding areas. Both classes end with some gentle yoga. This class is FREE for seniors and parking is also free at the park during the class.
See our Article 8/12/21 on FARMERS MARKETS – Longmont, Boulder, Berthoud and Estes Park.
****SENIORS**** See AUGUST SENIOR NEWS for MANY more events, talks and activities! A new one is published at the end of each month.
SEE OUR September ARTICLE (monthly)
Library Programs (call library to confirm) – most programs can be found on our web page calendar.
==Busy Readers Club (adults)
==Teen Book Boxes (grades 6-12)free stuff
==Storytime Tuesdays 10:30
==Word Wednesdays Writing Group
Sept 12-18 as National Small Business Week
September 16 – 12 to 1 p.m. –TECH CLASS = 4 week workshop offered by Lyons Library: free online photo editing software; an overview of cloud storage options; how to set up an Etsy shop online; the nuts and bolts of creating your own website. Space is limited. Please RSVP for the first class here: REGISTER Bring your own laptop or borrow one of ours.== The first session will be Thursday, September 16, Phone: (303) 823-5165 Website: https://lyons.colibraries.org/ NOTE: this class is aimed at adults.== Dana will be doing a 2nd coding class for two different youth age groups. See the library web page for more information. (NOTE: check with the library in case COVID restrictions change things).
September 16 – The St. Vrain Valley Pioneer Association will hold their annual Potluck and meeting on Sept. 16th, at 12:45 p.m., at the Hygiene Methodist Hall. All Pioneers of the St. Vrain Valley that came before 1880’s are urged to attend. But this year, non-pioneer guests are also invited. St. Vrain Valley covers: COUNTIES: Boulder; Weld-west-of-Platte-River; and Larimer-south-of-Poudre-River. ===Call Judy 303-444-1104 or email@example.com if more information is needed. or to check for cancellation due to COVID. There will be a short business meeting. After the meal, pioneers can tell their family stories.
September. 16 Thursday, = At Spirit Hound Distillers =“Science & Spirits: SOFIA with Sachin Shenoy“
September 17 – MEOW WOLF opens in Denver
September 17 Friday, = Prickly Pear restaurant grand opening, with live music. SEE OUR ARTICLE THIS WEEK about the new owners and their goals.
September 17 – 18 Friday = Oktoberfest Fest at Main Stage Brewing Co.
September 18 – Art Trading Cards, 12:30 p.m., at the library. (see our ARTICLE) Be prepared to meet outside on the library patio.
September 18 and 19 – Town of Lyons Tree Limb/Slash Drop-off Event – Residential Use ONLY; new location. See our ARTICLE this week.
September 18-19, 10- 5 p.m. Estes Park 5th Annual Studio Tour www.EPstudiotour.com
September 19 – 4:30 – 7 p.m. Sunday, = Benefit Concert for Lyons Community Farm Project; ticket includes live music and meal. Farm Project Benefit Concert! Picnic. FED “farm-to-table” food truck meal. Location: Hwy 7 / 5th Avenue. Cemex is sponsoring the meal, so tickets have been reduced to $35; kids $10. Go to Facebook Events or their Facebook page for more details.
September 20, 1-2 p.m. (zoom) – BOULDER COUNTY AGING/ NUTRITION is offering FRESH CONVERSATIONS with a different nutrition/health topic being discussed each time. Any Coloradoan 60 years old or older can participate in the meetings, especially those who are interested in positively transforming their personal health. Contact Patti Murphy, Registered Dietitian with Boulder Aging at firstname.lastname@example.org or (303) 441-4710. === Sept 20th we take a closer look at alcohol intake recommendations and health effects.” Contact Patti for a link to the registration page.
September 20 – Town Board Meeting
September 20 – HIGHWAY 7 CLOSED till MEMORIAL DAY, with short morning and evening one-lane openings. See our article for more information.
September 21 – International Day of Peace: In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly declared this as International Day of Peace. The purpose of the day is to strengthen the ideals of peace around the world. What will you do to signify your support of the Day?
September 23, 4-5 p.m. Discovering Archaeology: Digging into the Past, at Lyons Regional Library. (all ages, 7 and up) Learn how Archaeologists study clues from the past to see how ancient civilizations lived. Experience replicas of ancient artifacts on loan from the Colorado State Library and create your very own petroglyph to take home. Also complete a “shoebox dig” to see what future archaeologists will discover about us!
September 24, Lyons Elementary School Annual Jogathon will be held on September 24th, and students will have until Friday, October 1st at 3:30p.m. to submit the donations and pledges they’ve collected for our school! Please support your Lyons students as best you can as this is the PTO’s biggest fundraiser of the year; and the money raised makes a HUGE difference for the whole LES community. You may have a student coming to you asking for a pledge; or Online donations can be submitted via this link. Be sure you specify the student’s name; but you don’t have to list one, if you don’t know one. They may come knocking on your door, though! https://tinyurl.com/jogathon2021
September 24 – Greenwood Rehabilitation Center: Annual Fundraiser – go here for more details: www.greenwoodwildnight.com
September 25-26 Peak to Peak Art Show – The Old Gallery in Allenspark is corroborating with the Art Center o Feste, and Glass TIPI in Ward, and Gilpin Artists in Central City to put on a “Follow the Yellow Leaf Road” 55 mile inaugural art “auto drive” along the Peak to Peak Byway! Lyons residents should be aware that Hwy 7 will be closed!! But you might catch this by taking the Boulder Canyon.
September 28 – National Voter Registration Day
**Thank you to National-Day-Today (NationalToday.com) for information on the holidays posted above. **