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Saturday, August 30, 2014

‘Variety’ Archives

Bears Are Out; Be Bear Aware

Bears Are Out; Be Bear Aware

Bears Are Out; Be Bear Aware This Summer 
Durango, Colo. Black bears have emerged from their winter dens and it's time for Colorado residents to take precautions to help keep bears wild. Because of dry conditions in some parts of the state, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are cautioning residents that bear activity in towns and residential areas may be high again this year. Human-bear conflicts are a fact of life in Colorado, but with some simple actions residents of bear ... Full Story

Berthoud Library-May Events

Berthoud Library-May Events

Berthoud Community Library May events May 1 - Sweet P’s Story Time, 10:30 am. Sweet P’s story time is designed for preschool children. Come interact with songs, finger plays, stories and activities we will build pre-reading skills and have fun doing it. May 3 – Family Story Time, 10:30 am, library. We will interact with fun books, songs, and finger plays. May 6 – One Book 4 Colorado Kick off story time, 6 PM with a Berthoud firefighter!  Calling all four year old Berthoud ... Full Story

“Spring Awakening” At Harrington Art

“Spring Awakening” At Harrington Art

  3 Shows this Friday & Saturday nights & Sunday afternoon           Outside the Box Players presents ******************************************************************** “Spring Awakening”  Call for advanced tickets: 970-372-9822 or purchase tickets at:     Showtix4u.com You can also order tickets online w/ PayPal or by email: lauren@harringtonartsacademy.com.   Your tickets will be held at will call under your name for you to pay the pre-sale ... Full Story

CSU Master Gardeners

Beckoning all gardeners to ‘spring’ into action By: Khursheed Mama In yards across Northern Colorado, the emergence of spring bulbs and new growth on trees and shrubs indicates the beginning of another growing season. While many gardeners are happy to have a break during the winter months, spring brings renewed enthusiasm for spending time in the yard. It’s a good time to harness this energy and attend to basic maintenance in the garden to ensure another season of beauty. March ... Full Story

April Star Night at the LTO

April Star Night at the LTO

Friday, April 19, 2013 7 – 11 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). The guest speaker is Dr. Dan Durda, from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in Boulder, CO. The title of his talk is “Getting Ready to Fly in Space”. He will talk about SwRI's suborbital research program, his role in working with both Virgin Galactic and XCOR Aerospace for ... Full Story

Easy Steps to a Low Maintenance Eco-friendly Landscape

Easy Steps to a Low Maintenance Eco-friendly Landscape

Gardening expert Melinda Myers provides a plan to transform your landscape It’s possible to create a beautiful landscape and be kind to the environment even with a busy schedule and while staying within budget.  “All it takes is a bit of planning and a few low maintenance strategies,” says gardening expert and author Melinda Myers. Myers recommends these five strategies to create a low maintenance eco-friendly landscape this season. Be Waterwise
Save money on the water bill, ... Full Story

New pictorial histories of Loveland and Mead

New pictorial histories of Loveland and Mead

    Images of America series hits the bull’s-eye By Claudia Young Arcadia Publishing bills the books in this series as “pictorial history” but that doesn’t begin to describe the very real historical service they provide to the communities that find themselves to be the fortunate subjects of this series. Two books published by Arcadia in the “Images of America” series recently came to our attention: “Loveland” and “Highlandlake and Mead.” What ... Full Story

March StarNight at the LTO

March StarNight at the LTO

Friday, March 15, 2013 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 on the website, www.starkids.org). The guest speaker will be Scott Kindt, science teacher at Berthoud High School since 1995, where he is able to use astrophotography as a way to get students interested in astronomy. Kindt has been taking astro-photos for the past two decades. As a boy, he observed the ... Full Story

Is my pet having a seizure?

Is my pet having a seizure?

                                                                   By Dr. Maggie Vandenberg Neurologist and Neurosurgeon Seizures are one of the most common neurologic disorders seen in veterinary medicine. Due to the variable presentations, they can be difficult to identify. Typically they are episodic and they cause an animal to have altered behavior prior to and after the seizure episode. In an event that an animal has a generalized (‘grand ... Full Story

CSU Little Shop of Physics Open House

CSU Little Shop of Physics Open House

  Colorado State University Little Shop of Physics Open House Returns Feb. 23 with New Dimensions FORT COLLINS - Shine a light through your hand, measure the electricity from your muscles and make ice cream in two minutes. The Little Shop of Physics 22nd Annual Open House returns to Colorado State University with more than 300 hands-on experiments and seven interactive presentations for people of all ages. The free public event will be 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, in ... Full Story

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