Year 2 = Edition #8, November 11, 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, trivia night …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===
Tuesday and Thursday – 12 noon – Boulder County Aging serves lunch at the Lyons Senior Center (Lyons seniors, ages 60 and up), located in the apartment complex next to the Post Office. 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 at 12 noon 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. === *NEW* Message from coordinator Lisa: With the drop in temperatures we are taking steps to stay warm. Our class will now be meeting at the Walt Self basement entrance (on the alley side of the building) every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 – 11:30 am. If the weather’s nice we’ll grab our hand weights and head outside to exercise or we’ll do a walk before heading inside for stretching and yoga. If it’s gloomy out we’ll exercise inside. Masks are required inside the building. (SEE ALSO details about (1) knitting class (2) senior bus trip to dinner-theater (3) Thanksgiving party after lunch)
****SENIORS**** See NOVEMBER SENIOR NEWS for MANY more events, talks and activities! We have switched the publishing date to the first week of each month, which will fit in better with the announcements contained in it.
Fill out the Town Survey (see below / due by November 30th)
November 11 – VETERANS DAY! We celebrate and honor you and those who have passed over. == Most government, libraries and post offices are closed. == See our TWO ARTICLES this week: (1.) List of Lyons Veterans‘ names, and three short bio’s; and (2.) List of opportunities for Veterans.
November 11, 6:30 p.m. (new time) == Equity in Public Schools (Porch Talk: Hosted by Lyons Elementary PTO) Equity in public schools impacts all of us. The St.Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) recognizes the importance of an ongoing commitment to equity for all students. Learn about how SVVSD implements equity structures and practices to impact student safety, well-being, learning, and achievement. Speakers: Olga Cordero, SVVSD Director of Student Service, Equity, and Engagement and Kahle Charles, Assistant Superintendent of Assessment, Curriculum, and Instruction. Indoors. No Registration.
November 13, 10:30 -12 How to Run for Office. Put on by the Lyons Library. Be a trustee or commissioner! Child care will be provided; some refreshments; we dont see a link to register, so come on by! == UPDATE, this has now gone “online,” and they are requiring you to REGISTER There will be a presentation, then a panel discussion and open for comments.
November 13, 5:30 p.m. -The local Lyons Catholic community will be celebrating their 40th anniversary in Lyons. (Mass is at 5:30 p.m.) If you are a member, come on down and join the group.
November 15 – Lyons Board of Trustee Meeting, 7 p.m., on Zoom.
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 tickets == == LINK to Trailer
November 16 at 6:30 p.m. LIBRARY BOOK CLUB to discuss the book A Line Made by Walking by award-winning Irish novelist Sara Baume. Contact the library. Registration includes a free book. LINK to REGISTER for Book Club
November 17, 2:30- 4:30 p.m. – Mental Health Partners – drop in- twice a month. Lyons Library.
November 17, 6 – 8 p.m., Open House — Regarding Proposed Hotel ==they invite you to join them: Moss Rock Development Group is hosting an Open House at the Lyons Regional Library
There will be three information stations:
• Architectural Design and Renderings
• Code Requirements and Logistics
• Community Input / Feedback
November 18, 10 a.m. – 12 noon -help for VETS – This year, Veterans Stand Down will be held on Thursday, Nov. at the American Legion Post 32 (315 S. Bowen St.) in Longmont. Items provided to participating Veterans include sack lunch, resource information, clothing, and sleeping bags. Due to COVID-19, this event is subject to change. For information on the event, please call Ben Chavez at 720-864-6679.
November 18, 6:00pm – Teen’s Advisory Committee: The library’s Teen Advisory Group (Grades 6-12) meets once a month after school. TAG members contribute to the development of the library’s Young Adult collection, help at library programs, and offer ideas for creating a comfortable, safe and fun atmosphere for teens at the library. Teens are able to earn volunteer hours for participation. REGISTER HERE!
November 18 – Thanksgiving Party at Senior Center – for Lyons Seniors 55 years+ When: after lunch (12:30 – 1:30 p.m.) Free party. 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 years+, Boulder County residents; and $8.25 for all others) ==Open to all Lyons seniors, whether you come early for lunch or not.
November 20-21 Japanese Flower Exhibit 12p.m.-4p.m. plus talk at 1p.m.on Sunday. Boulder Library (Canyon Gallery)== The Japanese have long relied on the “Power of Nature” for its restorative effect on mind and body. The Official Ikenobo Ikebana Society of America Colorado Chapter is pleased to present an Ikebana Japanese Flower Arrangement Exhibition so you too can feel Shinzen no Chika-ra and recuperate from the pandemic. Come and be inspired by over 50 beautiful arrangements in the Canyon Gallery featuring trees and flowers that will bring you joy, peace and harmony. Be restored by the power and beauty of nature. == For those interested in the history of Japanese flower arranging over the last 800 years please attend the lecture and demonstration at the Boulder Main Library, Boulder Creek Meeting Room at 1:00 p.m.
November 25 – THANKSGIVING! Everyone has something to be grateful for!
November 27 – Small Business Saturday – SHOP LOCAL! Support your local merchants and neighbors. (more info to come)
November 27 – 2 Saturdays – KNIT a Christmas Sock. Open to all adults. (by the Town of Lyons) $45 plus supplies.
===DECEMBER===*READ THESE NOW*===”to do’s”
SIGN UP NOW………..December 1 – deadline to join CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT: The Lyons Community Church is looking for individuals of all ages to help with the popular annual Pageant, which will be on December 12th. (for people from any church). Contact them by December 1st –if you would like a speaker, or non-speaking part. Some parts are in person, and others on video. Contact Pastor Emily, or stop by before or after services on Sundays; or call the office.
SIGN UP NOW – entering the parade — Please fill out the entry form and send it in before November 30! ==volunteer? Please visit https://signup.com/go/wTGOjwZ
==December 4-5 – HOLIDAY & CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION: a popular Lyons Tradition! == Lyons Artisan Crafts Fair in the Elementary School Gym, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and visits from Santa. Masks required. == Parade of Lights 6:30 p.m.; and Fireworks 7:15 p.m. More info to come. Illuminated, colorful floats, which many of them will be decorated in the theme of this year’s parade — “Winter Around the World”. See Town’s INFO.
REGISTER NOW………December 15, 4:30 – 10 p.m. – LYONS SENIORS Bus Trip – Dinner Theater. See SENIOR NEWS or the Town’s activities page for more info. Contact LRamsey@townoflyons.com to sign up. Age 55 and up, for Lyons seniors only. Discounted price of $34.45 (pre-pay).
REGISTER NOW……….January – Ice Skate Lessons for different ages, and levels of skill – by the Town of Lyons. These fill up fast, so dont wait! See the Town page for the breakdown in classes.
See LYONS RECORDER’S WEB PAGE *CALENDAR*
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