Year 2 = Edition #6, October 28, 2021
This Week’s Events, Entertainment, Deadlines, Including the date it’s happening.
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, farm-to-table meals …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 (no music yet) and Main Stage Brewing.
===ONGOING THIS WEEK===
Scholastic Book Fair – online and in-person = Lyons Elementary School = This is an event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It offers a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. There are two ways to participate:
1. Shop online now through Nov. 3rd. Books will be shipped directly to your home (free shipping on book-only orders of $25 or more)!===2. In-Person: Thursday, Oct 21 to Wed, Nov 3 – Unfortunately parents cannot come inside. Kids can shop in person using cash, or you can set up an e-wallet for them on the Scholastic website. Parents can shop online.
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) 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 – 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.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 – are thru November.
****SENIORS**** See SEPTEMBER SENIOR NEWS for MANY more events, talks and activities! A new one is published at the end of each month. = We have A LOT!! this month. This includes Medicare Open Enrollment classes.
++++October is Conflict Resolution Month.===The Lyons Community Church and the Lyons Regional Library has a large roster of programs (as well as the libraries in the cities that surround Lyons). All Free. SEE OUR ARTICLE for more details, or check their Facebook pages. October 12-25th.(Note, some of these changed, or were postponed, so check the library Facebook page for “last minute” changes to upcoming events.) ++++ See our Book Review this month: short fiction stories about resolving conflicts with grace.
October 28 – final LYONS Weed Posse event. Contact Cathy Rivers for details as to where and time. Thank you all for your hard work all year, clearing up open lands and our parks of weeds! email@example.com
October 25 – 30 — School Fun: The elementary, middle and high school are all having special fall events this week…. eg, Spirit Day, Homecoming, Halloween events, and more.
Trick N Treating will take place in all Front Range Towns. == Lyons (6:30-7:30 p.m., after the parade, Saturday, Oct. 30) == and Estes Park (5-8 p.m. on Oct. 31 Sunday) has downtown businesses that will be giving out candy, for Estes area residents only (eg Pinewood Springs). See special “Halloween” section below.
October 28, 29 & 30 – Denver History/Molly Brown House “haunted house horrors” – For tickets or visit www.mollybrown.org. Advance ticket purchase is required. Masks must be worn at all times while at the Museum. Advised for ages 12 and up, per parental discretion. Victorian Horrors is environmental theater set within Denver’s most historic – and some say, most haunted – Capitol Hill mansion. Actors portray Ghost authors== this year include Charles Dickens and Nathanial Hawthorne and include such stories as The Fall of the House of Usher and ”Frankenstein,” a fan-favorite that will be presented in both Spanish and English. The stage for this spine-tingling event is the Molly Brown House Museum.
October 29 –5 – 7 p.m. – “Trunk or Treat” Longmont – fundraiser for Humane Society. Free. Bring the whole family – including your fur kids! – for Trick or Treating on the lot, delicious eats from FED Boulder food truck, raffle prizes, a stuffed animal adopt-a-thon and meet one of the shelter pups from Longmont Humane Society. Costumes strongly encouraged (we love a dog in costume)! At Valley Nisson on Ken Pratt.
October 29, 6 p.m., Zombie Laser Tag, sponsored by Student Advisory Group and Friends of Lyons Library
October 30 – Saturday, Lyons Spooktacular – Games, Parade, Candy: == 4-5:30 p.m. There will be games at the elementary school playground.== Then people should line up there at 5:45 p.m. at the school, and proceed to Main Street (and High Street) for the ==parade at 6:00 p.m. == and Trick or Treating 6:30 – 7 (some may be open till 7:30 p.m.) Many shops will be open afterward to distribute goodies to the costumed kids. The Vet has treats for dogs in costume (as well as a costume contest). Contact Kim Mitchell at Town Hall if you have questions. Both the Town and school will follow COVID protocols in place.
October 30, 7 p.m. – LEAF fundraiser party – Rave to Grave 2021 – Community favorite, Rave to the Grave, is happening in-person on October 30 beginning at 7 p.m. Join us in Lavern Johnson Park in Lyons, CO for this free event (suggested donation of $20) benefiting LEAF. Galactic Dance Party; live music; costumes are encouraged. Arthur Lee Land + gogoLab perform. The program starts with a costumed CatWalk “Ladies of Lyons,” with costumes designed by Kahlie Sue Pinello! (per LEAF, no masks or vaccination proof is required, because it is outdoors. Protect yourself as you see fit.)
October 30 – Rocky Horror Picture Show, Estes Park, Park Theater (currently playing “Halloween Kills.”)
November 4 – Community Church & KKK – rededication of sacred space (see ARTICLE)
November 4 – 6 p.m. – Book Sale & Annual meeting of Friends of the Lyons Library=== November 4: THURSDAY 6-7:30pm / meeting 7-7:15pm. Plus “musical cupcakes game” for kids at 6 pm. Book sale open to public. ===SALE at library continues: FRIDAY 10 – 5 p.m. and SATURDAY 10 to 2 p.m. – go to www.lyons.colibraries.org and click on SUPPORT tab for more information about what the Friends of the Library do. Most books are priced $1-2. (No book donations needed)
November 5 – Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos – Many Front Range cities are having events.
November 6 – SUPPORT YOUR SCHOOLS: Saturday, November 6, 2021=5:30 pm In Person, at the Omni Interlocken Hotel, or 7:30 pm Virtual Event at GalaLive.org === The St. Vrain Valley Gala is the signature event that benefits St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation. This annual event brings together business and community partners to raise funds in support of students and teachers in St. Vrain Valley Schools.===In Person Event Tickets are $75/each until November 2nd at noon ==Virtual Event Registration is Free of Charge == includes Silent Auction and performance by students from St. Vrain schools.
November 5, 1-2:30 p.m. – Coping with the Holidays When You are Grieving – Please register in advance by calling 303-651-8411. The holidays can present challenges for those who are grieving a loss. Learning to trust your grief, restructure expectations, and understand how grief may be affecting family members can help you navigate what can be a challenging time. In this interactive workshop, we will explore the tools necessary to take good care of yourself during the winter holidays. This program is open to the bereaved as well as friends and family. Presented by staff of TRU Community Care Hospice.
November 6, 9 p.m. Lyons Library– ‘WRITING ABOUT COVID’ WORKSHOP – Twenty months into the pandemic, we all have stories about our Covid experiences. Through lockdown, masking, quarantine, illness, and recovery, Covid has forced us to face life in new ways. This workshop will facilitate writing in any genre or approach from fiction to memoir, humor to tragedy, or forgetting to remembering. You may even write about how you don’t want to write about the pandemic! Whatever your experience, join us to write the Covid stories you want to capture now.
November 15, 7:15 p.m. – “To Which We Belong” – MOVIE from the 2021 Boulder International Film Festival, *LONGMONT* $10 general admission, $8 students/seniors, $5 members ==Years of industrialized agriculture have been a major contributor to the climate change crisis. But now there’s hope, as a new generation of farmers and ranchers seek to rebuild their businesses and the planet by embracing the interconnectedness of living things.==LINK to buy TIX https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/43038/6032==LINK to Trailer https://boxoffice.biff1.com/films/6091731ca099ee00732334bb
November 18 – Thanksgiving Party at Senior Center after lunch (12:30 – 1:30 p.m.) Free. Contact Lisa Ramsey at Town Hall for more information.— Order turkey lunch the day before by 1 p.m. (303) 441-1415 ($3 donation for 65 and older, Boulder County; and $8.25 for all others)
November 25 – THANKSGIVING! Everyone has something to be grateful for!
See LYONS RECORDER’S WEB PAGE *CALENDAR*
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