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Archive for December, 2010

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 ... 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 www.EarthSky.org 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

How to Fix the Denver Broncos

How to Fix the Denver Broncos

  Franchise must make significant changes By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer As everyone is now aware, the tumultuous Josh McDaniels era came to an abrupt end last Monday. The embattled 34-year-old coach, his hoodie, his 11-17 record and his video camera unceremoniously departed the Dove Valley parking lot in a silver SUV. The Broncos must now move on from the McDaniels era, but how they move forward will be key. They have to learn from the mistakes of the recent past and change the model ... Full Story

Mammoth Tickets on sale Tuesday

Mammoth Tickets on sale Tuesday

MAMMOTH SINGLE GAME TICKETS ON SALE DENVER – The Colorado Mammoth announced today that tickets for the team’s eight regular season games will go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, December 14, at 10am. Fans will be able to purchase tickets at the Pepsi Center box office, all Colorado Dick’s Sporting Goods retail kiosks, online at TicketHorse.com or by calling 1.866.461.6556. “It’s an exciting time for us,” said Mammoth President and General Manager Steve Govett. ... Full Story

Wildfire seeking script readers and writers

Wildfire seeking script readers and writers

  Seeking play script readers, writers, & writers-to-be : Wildfire Community Arts Center "Ink to Boards" One-Act Play Script Writing Competition & Festival "Ink to Boards" intertwines each element of theater from script through production, and beyond!  The basic concept includes submission of original one-act play scripts, inviting a community of readers to review, feedback, and select five (5) scripts to be produced.  (Readers aren't required to submit a play ... Full Story

December 14, Focus on stars Betelgeuse and Rigel in

December 14, Focus on stars Betelgeuse and Rigel in Orion

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Orion the Hunter is one of the most prominent constellations in all the heavens. You cannot fail to spot Orion’s Belt – three medium-bright stars in a short, straight row – if you look eastward in the evening. The magnificent Orion Nebula, or M42, is a fuzzy patch in Orion’s Sword. Most constellations have only one bright star, but Orion has two: Rigel and Betelgeuse. Rigel is Orion’s left foot. ... Full Story

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