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, 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=== (note the December comments)
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) In 2021, meals are served on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Either order a carry out box, or come in at 12 noon and socialize and meet other seniors! Masks are required. == In January the schedule will switch over to meals on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. (This overrides any other postings here; final decision made on 12/15/21)
Wednesdays – 3 to 5 p.m. – Food Pantry for those in need. Contact LEAF for more information. ====IMPORTANT NOTE: THE LYONS FOOD PANTRY WILL BE CLOSED DEC 22 AND DEC 29.
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. === class now 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. Masks are required inside the building.
****SENIORS**** See DECEMBER SENIOR NEWS for MANY more events, talks and activities!
NO SCHOOL this week or next – Christmas Vacation December 18 to January 5, 2022
December 24 and 25 – see our CHURCHES page for a list of who has services on Christmas “Eve” vs. “Day”
December 25 – Christmas – Have a Great Holiday with your family and friends, from the Lyons Recorder and Staff !
Christmas is on a Saturday and most businesses and government offices will be closed Friday, December 24. ~~~ Post Office locations nationwide will be closed on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, and New Year’s Day, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. ~~~Boulder County offices will be closed: half-a-day on Thu Dec 23 2021. and all day for Christmas Day. Fri Dec 24 2021. Half-a-day New Year’s Eve Holiday on Thu Dec 30 2021; and full day December 31 for New Year’s Day Holiday. ~~~ Lyons Town Hall will be closed Friday, Dec 24 and the entire next week, Dec 27-31. Essential services will still be provided, according to the Town. ~~ And the Lyons library will be closed BOTH Fridays and Saturdays for the two holidays. ~~~ Lyons Food Pantry closed for the rest of the year 2021.
December 28 – Model kit building, free, with instructor Sonny, at the Lyons library, 4:30 – 6 p.m. For kids of all ages.
December 30, 3 – 7 p.m. STEM program at Library: Drop by the Community Room for an afternoon of science and technology exploration. There will be coding and robotics activities, both high and low tech, and a chance to demo our take-home STEM kits.
===see article on “big” HOLIDAY “LIGHT SHOWS” AND “CRAFT MARKETS (click here)” in Front Range and Denver only – not the whole Metro area ===
January 1st – HAPPY NEW YEAR!
JANUARY 3 – Town Board of Trustee meeting.
January ?, 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.
January 4, 10-11:30 a.m. Dementia Aware Series: Pain and Other Medication Assessments in a Person with Dementia (by Boulder County Aging Office) Description: Dementia professionals use a variety of tools to determine decline and remaining function in Persons With Dementia (PWD). Specific tools help us give physicians, nurses and caregiving staff a better picture of what is happening to the resident. Assessing for depression, anxiety, ADLs, IADLs, Pain, etc., keeps arguments out of the doctor’s office and helps us to assist families in understanding the disease process. Pain causes an estimated 50 percent of the behaviors in a PWD. Learn how to assess, plan and provide for pain treatment.
January 5 – deadline to VOTE for your favorite HOME & BUSINESS HOLIDAY Lights == For more info, go to https://www.lyonschamber.org/let-it-glow
January 7 – BOOSTER SHOTS in LYONS – noon to 6 p.m. at the Lyons library, by: mobilevax.us site. Go to the library web page and click on the picture to make an appointment for ages 5-11; and walk-up adult boosters available while supplies last.
January 17 – Martin Luther King Day (most government offices will be closed)
January 19 – 6:30 p.m. – Lyons Library “Busy Readers” book club.
See LYONS RECORDER’S WEB PAGE *December CALENDAR*
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