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Saturday, July 23, 2016

‘Variety’ Archives

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, Friday, June 18, 2009 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Our guest speaker  is Dr Suzanne Metlay. The title of her talk is: "The Work of Your Hands: Citizen Science and Journalism". Amateur astronomers are increasingly doing the work of professional researchers -- and most scientists love it! As science journalists are struggling to keep their careers, volunteers and bloggers have been moving into this realm as well. Dr. Metlay will discuss the changing ... Full Story

Sweet Strawberries Signal Summer

Sweet Strawberries Signal Summer

Lakewood, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado strawberries are featured in our Strawberry Banana Soy Smoothie recipe. Available Now...Strawberries When selecting strawberries, choose shiny, firm berries with bright red color and green caps, and avoid soft or mushy berries. Strawberries are fat free, sodium free and high in ... Full Story

County Search and Rescue open house.

County Search and Rescue open house.

14th Annual Taste Of Fort Collins

14th Annual Taste Of Fort Collins

Ed Kowalczyk of LIVE, Soul Asylum, Gin Blossoms and Charitable Efforts Showcase 2010 Event Live Music, Local Cuisine, Beer Garden, Wine Pavilion and Kidz Zone Promise Fun for the Entire Family FORT COLLINS, CO (May 2010) – The 14th Annual Taste of Fort Collins will be held on June 12th and 13th at Civic Center Park in Old Town, Fort Collins. This family friendly event features activities that are perfect for the Northern Coloradoans’ active lifestyle and benefits Special Olympics Larimer ... Full Story

Campsites available for Estes Park Campgrounds at

Campsites available for Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary’s Lake and East Portal Reservoir

It’s not too late to reserve a campsite for Memorial Day weekend! The Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary's Lake and East Portal Reservoir (formerly known as the Estes Park Campground) will be open for camping starting Saturday, May 15, through October 15. There are still plenty of campsites available for this weekend and next, as well as some for Memorial Day weekend. To make a reservation: www.larimercamping.com or 1-800-397-7795. For more information about the campgrounds: ... Full Story

Benefit dance at the “Old” Loveland Opera

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows is hosting a dance at their building in Loveland. Originally built as the Loveland Opera House, this lovely facility needs some restoration. The Dance on May 22 is a fund raiser for the building. Come out and  have a good time dancing for a good cause. See the attached flyer.

When to Plant Your Vegetables

By: Kathy Roth Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Growing your own vegetables allows you to truly understand what “fresh” means. Even if you have a small garden area, or plant your veggies in containers (like I did on my apartment balcony back in the ‘80s), you can reap the rewards of homegrown produce. Growing vegetables in Colorado necessitates understanding that we have challenges—temperature swings, cold spring winds, a short growing season, ... Full Story

Opening of Quinn’s new art Gallery

Opening of Quinn’s new art Gallery

You and your friends are invited to the opening of Quinn’s new art gallery at her home, Sunday, May 16, 2010, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Over a hundred framed pieces of Quinn’s original art for sale as a benefit for the LARIMER HUMANE SOCIETY. Join us for a artful and fun afternoon – 15% of all sales will go to help animals that depend on us. www.larimerhumane.org Come check out Quinn’s new gallery and help the Humane Society. See you Sunday afternoon. We depend on word of mouth. ... Full Story

In The Heights opens at the Buell Theater

In The Heights opens at the Buell Theater

DENVER – In The Heights, winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® and the 2008 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Show Album, is coming to the Buell Theatre in Denver from April 28 to May 9. Single tickets now on sale at www.denvercenter.org or by phone. In The Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of ... Full Story

Rialto Theater Celebrates 90 Years of Entertainment

Rialto Theater Celebrates 90 Years of Entertainment

Press Release On a warm May evening in 1920, Loveland residents waited with breathless anticipation for the grand opening of the Rialto Theater. A true gem for Northern Colorado, newspapers of the time called the Rialto, “the finest theater north of Denver. ” Over the years the theater has been home to Hollywood’s best films, traveling vaudeville troupes, performing artists and Loveland’s own performing arts groups. The historic Rialto Theater is celebrating its 90th Anniversary in 2010 ... Full Story

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