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Sunday, August 2, 2015

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2010 Summer Reading Programs at the Library

2010 Summer Reading Programs at the Library

Berthoud Community Library District 2010 Summer Reading Programs For more information visit www.BerthoudPublicLibrary.org or call 532-2757 Registration started June 7, the programs end July 31 Storytime Tuesdays 11 a.m., 0—3 years,  12 p.m. 3—5 years & K+ Teen Programs every Tuesday, 2 p.m. at the library. Kids Programs every Wednesday, 2 p.m. at the community center. Prizes include toys, books, and food or event coupons. Grand prizes include Rapids ... Full Story

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 ... Full Story

Gardening with Larimer Master Gardeners, June 10

Gardening with Larimer Master Gardeners, June 10

Gardening Resources at CSU By: Susan Perry Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Gardeners who are fortunate enough to live near Fort Collins are surrounded by an abundance of gardening resources. First and foremost are the resources of Colorado State University (CSU). These include the CSU Annual Trial Gardens, the Plant Environmental Research Center (PERC) gardens, the CSU Arboretum and CSU Extension in Larimer County. Besides being just a short ... 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 ... Full Story

August Volunteer Ranger Assistant training

August Volunteer Ranger Assistant training

Become A Volunteer Ranger Assistant What did you want to be when you grew up? Do you dream of being outdoors, chatting with visitors, enjoying wildlife and helping the environment? Did you think you would grow up to be a park ranger? It’s not too late! You can become a Volunteer Ranger Assistant and help park and natural area rangers accomplish much of their important work. As a Volunteer Ranger Assistant you will be an ambassador for natural areas and open spaces. Volunteer Ranger ... Full Story

County Search and Rescue open house.

County Search and Rescue open house.

Berthoud Art in the Garden Event on June 26

Berthoud Art in the Garden Event on June 26

Nationally known artists participating in Berthoud Art in the Garden Event on June 26 A sculptor who has a piece in the Michael Jackson collection; an artist whose works range from the bold and playful to the mysterious and spiritual; a longtime Berthoud potter and member of the Boulder Potter’s Guild whose wall and pole birdhouses and candle lamps are shaped in part by his admiration for the work of ancient Egyptian and middle eastern cultures; a Berthoud metal artist whose innovative ... Full Story

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

Gardening tips from Larimer County Master Gardeners

Gardening tips from Larimer County Master Gardeners

Gardening for all ages By: Shari Thomas Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Did you know that gardening is one of America’s favorite pastimes? Many people enjoy the benefits of being outside, growing their own food, and feeling a sense of accomplishment and purpose in their gardens. Gardening can also provide a way of socializing with others. Sometimes, however, gardeners experience physical or other challenges which limit their ability to pursue ... Full Story

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