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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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LTO Star Night: Canceled

LTO Star Night: Canceled

After the highly successful January Public Star Night on the Importance of Dark Skies, we have decided to follow this up with the screening of the movie “The City Dark” from filmmaker Ian Cheney. THE CITY DARK chronicles the disappearance of darkness. The film follows filmmaker (and amateur astronomer) Ian Cheney, who moves to New York City from Maine and discovers an urban sky almost completely devoid of stars. He poses a deceptively simple question, "What do we lose, when we ... Full Story

Foothills Audubon: March 2020

Foothills Audubon: March 2020

LTO Star Night: February 2020

LTO Star Night: February 2020

The guest speaker for this public star night will be Dr. Emily Hardegree-Ullman. The title of her presentation is “Erased from History”. Einstein, Hawking, Hubble. Ask a stranger to name a famous astronomer and 9 times out of 10 they will think of a man. Despite the incredible contributions of women to astronomy, their names are all but forgotten. In this talk, Dr Hardegree-Ullman will highlight some of the significant achievements you might not have heard about. The women who ... Full Story

Lyons Old Time Square Dance

Lyons Old Time Square Dance

African Violets

African Violets

The Loveland Sweetheart Violetts Society will hold their annual Valentines Day sale on Saturday, February 8 at the Flower Bin, 1805 Nelson Rd., Longmont. Sale hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. African violets and their relatives will be on sale, Club members will be available to answer questions. Come early for the best selection.

Concert in Estes Park

Concert in Estes Park

The Fine Arts Guild of the Rockies is excited to present the first concert of our 2020 program: On the Rocks together with The Denver Dolls! On the Rocks is Denver’s own modern Rat-Pack quartet, conjuring the smooth vocal styles of Frank Sinatra, as well as modern classics like Rascal Flatts, and bringing them together for the audience in a spirited and handsome package. For this special Estes Park concert, they are teaming up with Colorado’s most beloved Andrew’s Sisters ... Full Story

Audubon Club: February Program

Audubon Club: February Program

Star Night: January 2020

Star Night: January 2020

The guest speakers for this public star night will be Deborah Price and Rebecca Dickson.  The title of their presentation is “Dark Skies Matter”. Light pollution blots out much of our night sky and prevents us from seeing the views that our ancestors enjoyed, but there are also other reasons to protect the night sky. More than half of wildlife species depend on darkness to survive, and a lack of light is important for human health. Deborah Price, Natural History Program Specialist ... Full Story

Audubon Club Program: Jan 2020

Audubon Club Program: Jan 2020

Star Night, December 2019

Star Night, December 2019

The guest speaker for this public star night will be our own volunteer and board member John Ensworth. The title of his presentation is “The Star of Wonder”. THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM FASCINATES. The nature of the star has been lost in history, confused by the passage of time. For millennia, believers, scoffers and the curious have wondered at the Biblical account of the Star. The Bible recounts unusual or even impossible astronomical events at Christ's birth. For many doubters, the ... Full Story

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