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Envision: China Modern

Envision: China Modern

  Exhibit at Loveland Museum/Gallery (LOVELAND, CO) The  Loveland Museum/Gallery will host the exhibit Envision: China Modern from December 10, 2010 through February 13, 2011 in Main Gallery West. Envision: China Modern features the work of the Luo Brothers, Yan-Zhou Xu and Zhang Peili. Enjoy the range and depth of contemporary Chinese art through video, photography, sculpture and painting. These artists create imagery that explores the intransience of time and the external influences that ... Full Story

Ansel Adams: Masterworks

Ansel Adams: Masterworks

First Major Showing in Rocky Mountain Region “Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.”  Ansel Adams FORT COLLINS, CO—The first major showing in the Rocky Mountain region of photographs from the Museum Set by legendary photographer Ansel Adams: Masterworks will open Jan. 14, 2011, at the Fort Collins Museum of Art (formerly Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art.) Long recognized as one of America’s premier photographers, Adams ... Full Story

Three Berthoud Students in UNC fall graduation

The University of Northern Colorado hosted its fall graduation ceremonies Friday, Dec. 10, and Saturday, Dec. 11, at Butler-Hancock Hall. Approximately 175 candidates received their master’s, doctoral and specialist degrees in the Graduate School ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, December 10. The featured speaker was UNC professor emerita of Psychological Sciences and author Jeanne Ellis Ormrod. Ormand taught at UNC for 22 years between 1976 and 1998, and has authored several popular textbooks. Her ... Full Story

First United Methodist Church of Loveland Christmas

First United Methodist Church of Loveland Christmas cantata

    First United Methodist Church of Loveland Christmas cantata: December 18, at 7 p.m. The First United Methodist Church of Loveland is hosting the very talented musicians of “First Snow” who will present Ghosts of Christmas Eve, a contemporary cantata featuring the music of the Trans Siberian Orchestra and the writing skills of Paul O’Neill. Ghosts of Christmas Eve is the story of man’s past, lost and then rediscovered by a gift of grace and circumstance. The orchestra brings ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight, December 15: Bellatrix—Orion’s

EarthSky Tonight, December 15: Bellatrix—Orion’s third brightest star—means Female Warrior

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at The third-brightest star in Orion, Bellatrix, is often overlooked. Yet, Bellatrix is such a wonderful star. According to Richard Hinckley Allen’s classic book Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning, the Latin name Bellatrix means Female Warrior, which some find odd since the original Arabic title translates as the Conqueror. But women understand. Bellatrix represents Orion’s left shoulder. Although it appears ... Full Story

Help find these missing children

Help find these missing children

January Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer

Critter Scene Investigations Two sets of tracks dot the fresh snow leading into a gully.  Suddenly the tracks trail off into an area of disturbed snow, and only one set of tracks leaves the area.  What happened there?  Join volunteer naturalists on snowy mornings to investigate animal behaviors using basic tracking skills during this fun interactive program.  Programs will be held when conditions are good for tracking at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, and ... Full Story

Boat Ramps closed for Christmas

  December 25: Boat Ramps Not Open at Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir For Christmas Day only, all boat ramps will be closed at Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir.  There will be no ANS inspectors on duty that day. The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, in order to comply with State of Colorado Aquatic Nuisance Species Regulations, is required to inspect every vessel entering Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir.  Boating access hours are listed below.  No boat launching ... Full Story

Aging – If it’s not your issue… It will be

Aging – If it’s not your issue… It will be

As one of our senior board members so eloquently stated, “It ain’t for sissies!” Many people are affected by the challenges associated with aging, including: The older adult – Increased physical challenges, healthcare costs, feelings of isolation, reduced mobility, and vulnerability. Children of the aging – Balancing financial & emotional needs. Employers - Increased absenteeism due to employees caring for parents. Our senior population is growing rapidly while funding for ... Full Story

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