Friday, October 21, 2011, 7 – 11 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted at www.starkids.org). The guest speaker will be Dr Thomas Bogdan from NOAA. The title of his talk will be “Space Weather”. Space weather refers to conditions on the Sun and in the space environment that can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based ... Full Story
Thompson School District Superintendent Ron Cabrera will be available to meet with members of the community during an informal session Monday, October 10, from 6:30 to 8 a.m. at The Loveland Coffee Company, 620 E. 29th St, Loveland. Dr. Cabrera will answer questions from staff, parents and other members of the community during the fourth of several informal gatherings at various locations within the district. This is the second of the monthly coffee meetings for this school ... Full Story
To highlight the importance of reading aloud to children, Thompson School District will celebrate Read Aloud Day on Tuesday, November 8. Community members are being invited to read to classes in elementary schools. The time commitment is approximately 30 minutes. Various schools and time slots are available. Contact Chris Ingold, 613-5072 or email@example.com, by Oct. 14 to sign up.
The Foothills Audubon Club will be having their program on Monday, October 3 at 7 p.m. at the Berthoud Area Community Center, 248 Welch Avenue, Berthoud, Colorado. Please join in for the October program, “Wild Birding Colorado.” Cole Wild is the speaker for the October program and will review his successful 2010 quest to set a record for the most bird species seen in Colorado in one year. Cole tallied an amazing 412 species last year and his presentation will ... Full Story
Friday, September 16, 2011 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on www.starkids.org). Guest speaker John Ensworth will present: “Theories of Everything - from the Beginning of Time to When Time Doesn't Exist.” This will be the second of two talks on two consecutive public Star Nights, August 19 and September 16. Given the material being discussed at these two ... Full Story
Loveland Community Theatre presents excerpts from Studs Terkel's "Working" as two Readers' Theatre performances to benefit the House of Neighborly Service. Tickets are $3 at the door. Donations to the House of Neighborly Services welcome. At its heart, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do" is about the quest for meaning in our lives. It is a mirror reflecting the enormous heart and spirit of the American people on that quest. And while some ... Full Story
Three Down, One to Go By Thomas N. The only thing I know about this Thor was from the Avengers comic books which featured my favorite heroes, Iron Man and Captain America. This is a film review from a perspective of someone who knows very little about Thor comics, and from that perspective, the movie is good. Thor is the fourth movie that Marvel Studios has made as a set-up for the upcoming Avengers movie. For people not in the know, The Avengers is a super hero team composed of the best ... Full Story
Friday, May 20, 2011 7:00 – 11:00 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted at www.starkids.org). The guest speaker for this Friday is Whitney, a Senior Consultant at the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL). The title of her talk will be: A Whole New World--Dawn at Asteroid Vesta. NASA's Dawn spacecraft is whizzing through the solar system as we ... Full Story
WELD COUNTY, Colo. – This month, the Weld County 150th Anniversary web site takes a look at the history of transportation in Weld County. From the surveyors who crossed the county on foot, measuring the West 66 feet at a time, to the railroads that linked Weld County to the rest of the state and the country, our county’s transportation history is interesting and unique. Leon Sievers, a professional land surveyor for the county, explains how the West, including Weld County, was ... Full Story
The Bridge-Between show choir will hold the finale concert of the year on Friday, May 13 in the BHS auditorium at 7:00 p.m. This free concert features performances by The Bridge-Between show choir and we will also honor the talented seniors - Marie Allison, Katie Kouns and Amelia Rael.