Year 2 = Edition #9, November 18, 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. (This may be closed the day before a major Holiday)
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 20, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Boulder County Fairgrounds Campground, 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO =Mollie McGee’s Craft Markets feature only the highest quality handcrafted items as well as a selection of unique items not found in most malls. We are proud to be Colorado’s finest (and oldest) McGree Craft Market.
November 20 – Transgender Remembrance Day – we reflect on and honor the lives of trans and gender nonconforming community members lost to oppression, stigma, and violence. (you can do a web search for the many events taking place on Saturday). It is an annual observance that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost.
<repeat, see last week for more details> 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.
November 25 – THANKSGIVING! Everyone has something to be grateful for! — Be safe, with the rise of COVID again; wear masks when you can, and increase ventilation in your dining room.
November 25 – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., The River Church will have a full Thanksgiving dinner available for anyone who wants one. Free, but donations are always welcome.
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 2 – Dec. 2 to Feb. — CONTEMP ARAPAHO ARTISTS: The Museum of Boulder is excited to host a group show of contemporary artwork by Arapaho artists–the first of its kind in the area. Be one of the first to see this exciting exhibit and have the chance to meet some of the artists and hear more about their artwork and process in an artist panel at 5:30.
Doors open at 5. Artist panel begins at 5:30. $10 FEE.
December 5, 1-4 p.m. – Boulder County LGBT – The 21st annual Lavender Gala will be held virtually again this year. Participants can expect to mix and mingle in a breakout group trivia competition from 2-3 p.m. and dance to music with DJ Susie Pringle, in between interactive games from 3-4 p.m. Prizes and giveaways throughout. Register here, boco.org/Lavender-Gala-Registration
December 9, 6:00pm – 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.
December 12 – CHRISTMAS PAGEANT – Lyons Community Church – Sunday service features children performing!
December 16 – LYONS SENIOR Holiday Party at the senior center. See more in the next SENIOR NEWS coming out the 1st Thursday in December.
===HOLIDAY “LIGHT SHOWS” AND “CRAFT MARKETS” LISTED IN NEXT WEEK’S EDITION
===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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