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Archive for April 23, 2009

Spring Play a Treat on Dreary, Wet Weekend

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder While a driving cold rain drenched the Town, Berthoud High’s enactment of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, “Little Women” delighted and warmed Berthoud audiences. The play, directed by English teacher Joanne James, was performed Thursday through Saturday evening, with a matinee on Wednesday. For those wanting dinner and a show, the BHS marching band hosted a sit down, candlelight dinner in the commons area. The band served a delicious pasta dinner ... Full Story

BASH Event Nets $56K for Berthoud Schools

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder A fundraising event produced by the Berthoud Schools Fund has netted more than $56,000 to purchase technological equipment for Berthoud schools. (more…)

April is Month of the Young Child

By Lisa Sadar Early Childhood Council of Larimer County April is Month of the Young Child and the Early Childhood Council of Larimer County encourages you to join in the efforts to celebrate children and the professionals who care for them.  (more…)

Registration Open for Longmont Hebrew School

The Longmont Hebrew School, an unaffiliated community school offering classes in Hebrew and Judaic studies to children ages 5 through Bar/Bat-Mitzvah, is accepting registration for the 2009-10 school year. Classes meet weekly during the school year and children are grouped according to age.  Contact Mark Schane at (303) 684-0380 or mdsinco@hotmail.com for more information. Category:  News - School Category Lead:  Category Secondary Featured Story Home ... Full Story

Wildfire Summer is on Its Way

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder     Wild happenings are on the docket for this summer in Berthoud as the Wildfire Community Arts Center gears up for arts camps and the perennial favorite movies in the park series.     Founding member Liz Kearney looks at the recession as an opportunity for the center to step up and provide affordable, local arts activities for families. “Because of the economy, people are staying close to home,” and with community arts ... Full Story

None So Fun as Shakespeare

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder If sustained laughter is a good workout, then sign up for an evening of Nonesuch’s Shakespeare parody and expect results.      Originally written in the mid-’80s by members of the Reduced Shakespeare Company in London, “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” has been enormously popular over the years, mostly due to its high energy, spontaneity and irreverence. It is the longest running play in London. Three of ... Full Story

Reporter-as-Detective at Heart of Political Thriller

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Russell Crowe’s gusty portrayal of reporter Cal McAffrey brings life to the film “State of Play.” A thriller with more twists and turns than a high-tech ride at Six Flags, the movie centers around political corruption and the journalistic will to uncover it in Washington, D.C. An unlikely looking hero, Crowe’s pudgy appearance and messy lifestyle comprise a refreshing change from the spiffy Robert Redford character in the classic “All the ... Full Story

Outdoors Near Your Backdoor: Outdoor Safety with

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder There are many open spaces and parks to explore in Colorado. Hikes, outings and picnics are great opportunities for inexpensive family time, and a chance to connect with the natural world. As with any activity, safety is something to consider — ensuring everyone ends up with a positive experience and pleasant memories. Most hiking or outdoor safety, especially for children, has a lot to do with common sense. Here are a few tips: Be Prepared. Things ... Full Story

Amateur Fantastic

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder     My family is hooked, and I’ve spread it to friends and family. “It” is the amazing story that is building around Scottish singer Susan Boyle. Boyle catapulted into the spotlight after her breathtaking initial appearance on “Britain’s Got Talent.” Even perpetual sourpuss Simon Cowell is shown with expressions shifting from surprise to a toothy grin.  Boyle won over a cynical and dismissive panel and audience with a stunning ... Full Story

Weather or Not

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder It certainly was a terrible weekend for weather. I got up every morning expecting to see a foot of snow on the ground, but all I saw were huge puddles of water. Compared to surrounding areas, we were fortunate to get all the moisture without the snow. My grass is already turning green. Some of last weekend’s events were cancelled due to the weather. While there was no snow, the cold wet rains would have made outdoor activities highly uncomfortable and ... Full Story

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