competition. All report a great time, and we thank Dave, Marissa, and Reed Farr of the Lyons Parks & Rec., Oskar Blues, all sponsors, and all who attended. Also thanks for the pancake breakfast by the Lyons Golden Gang and the LAHC Art Show at Town Hall, a great weekend!
FRIDAY, JUNE 17, it’s Los Fear of Shrimp at The Stone Cup, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., the cost is $5. This band consists of Ash Ganley and Terry Kishiyama providing another great night of acoustic music, with haunting harmony vocals, and virtuoso guitar.
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, OHM GALLERY PRESENTS SYNAPSIS, with Erin Mcallister & Hakan Carheden, from 5 to 9 p.m. Stop and enjoy the art opening.
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, LYONS OUTDOOR MARKET 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 446 Main Street, with various booths of paintings, wine tastings, jewelry, and more.
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, RED ROCK RAMBLERS SATURDAY SUMMER SQUARE DANCE, at Lyons Elementary Gym. Rounds at 7:30 p.m., squares 8 to 10:15 p.m. Caller and Cuer – Doug Davis of Colbert, Washington. Our 53rd Summer Season in Lyons. This is Modern Western Square Dancing, where one has to have had beginning lessons to participate. A Square Dance is held every Saturday through Labor Day. Spectators welcome, classes begin in September.
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, The Lyons Farmette is the host for a “Farm to Table” Dinner 6 to 9 p.m., for reservations visit http://farmdinners.com
THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, JUNE 23 THROUGH 26, – 35th Annual Lyons ‘Good Old Days’ On High Street. Come and celebrate Lyons!
THE LYONS ALUMNI CLASSES The ‘01’S To Be Honored During The Good Old Days.
OUR CONGRATULATIONS: All-Region baseball players honored for the 2011 season are: FIRST TEAM – Keith Albertson - LF; hit .471 with 34 RBI’s and a whopping 19 doubles to help power the Lions into the 2A Sweet 16; HONORABLE MENTION: Zack Brodie and Jesse Fischer.
RUNNING ROBERTS AT THE BOLDER BOULDER: The Roberts family has made a habit of contending for the Bolder Boulder’s family challenge the past few years. But even with that aspect missing from this year’s race, the family still had its usual powwow in the bleachers to compare times. They and the King family compete against each other.
Six of Robert’s ten children took part. Thirteen-year old Paul took top family honors in 35.12. Eighteen year-old Melissa was next at 40.22; eldest son Andrew, who just wrapped up his sophomore year at Colorado State (with a 30:01 10K time earlier that weekend at NCAA Regionals), paced nine year old Isaac to a 43:50 finish.
THE RED ROCK RAMBLERS announce their summer schedule for 2011. Rounds begin at 7:30 p.m. and Squares begin at 8 p.m., Squares: Dances are held at Lyons Elementary Gym (4th & Stickney).
SATURDAYS: June 18, Caller/Cuer, Doug Davis; June 25, Dave Guille/LeRoy Shade; July 2, Tom Roper/LeRoy Shade; July 9, Scott Byars/Erin Byars; July l6, Jerry Junck/Bill Holm; July 23, Dan Nordbye/Arlin Sample; July 30, Scott Bennett/Ed Glenn; Aug 6, Kim Hohnholt/Arlin Sample; Aug 13, Deborah & Jon Jones/Ed Glenn; Aug 20, Dean Dederman; Aug 27, Dee Dee Dougherty/David Parker; Sept. 3, Lanny Weaklend.
SUNDAYS: Sept. 4 - Lonny Weaklend/Ed Glenn (53rd Labor Day “Whing Ding” 2 p.m.- Rounds, 2:30 to 5 p.m.-Squares).
THE 57TH STATE SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION was held last weekend at the Double Tree Hotel in Colorado Springs, where all events and lodging was held under one roof. There were 690 square dancers that enjoyed the weekend-workshop, round dancing, mainstream, plus, and advanced dancing, after parties, and of course food. The couple from the farthest away was from Germany. We toured the Olympic Village and took the train to the Royal Gorge. Great weekend!
MAKE NOTE, HISTORY DAY CAMP, week of July 11 is for kids 11 to 13 years old, and the week of July 25 is for kids 6 to 10 years old. From 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the kids do interactive activities at the Redstone Museum including a daily crafts and nutritious snacks. This year the kids will learn about Native Americans, old time music and instruments, sandstone art, and a treasure hunt. The program is sponsored by the Lyons Historical Society, with the support of a Lyons Community Foundation grant for “history education” of Lyons children. The cost will be only $50 per Lyons child. Each camp has one opening for a volunteer adult assistant. Contact camp director Kathleen
Spring for more information at (303) 823-0997, or sign up at the Lyons Redstone Museum.
MONDAY, JULY 25, Lyons Lions Club 17th Annual Golf Tournament at Lake Valley Country Club & Golf Course between Lyons and Boulder. The cost is $100 per golfer. All proceeds go to the Lyons Lions Club’s philanthropic activities. Call (303) 823-6925 or (303) 709-6022 to register. Limited to 32 teams.
The LYONS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING SOCIAL held last Wednesday at the Apple Valley Homestead was well attended, with Buttercream Bakery catering the food. Co-hosts were: Cemex, Insurance Frontiers-Steve Kline, and Bank of the West. Over ten welcome bags were passed out to new folks of the Lyons community. The bags contain various coupons from area businesses and events to help get the newcomers acquainted. A critique on your information for the new 2011 directory is being emailed to each for correction. The next social will be held on Tuesday, July 19, at the Lyons Farmette.
LYONS GOLDEN GANG’S BREAKFAST fundraiser was reported to be very delicious.
JUNE BIRTHDAYS celebrated last Friday were: Bill Martin, Janet Freeman, Toni Biter, Margaret Billings, and Lessa Sausa. Call (303) 823-6836 to have lunch with The Golden Gang, and to partake in their Bingo Tuesdays, parties, and sing-a-longs.
THE CLARIFER PROJECT continues every Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m., and Sunday mornings from 10 to noon. Wear work clothes and gloves and help out this beautiful (large) project. Thank you! Also, thanks to all who helped donate to Priscilla Cohan’s trip to her cousin’s funeral in Tennessee, and to Jul Swann, who headed the effort. It does our hearts good to help out at such a sad time.
OBITUARY, KARI ANN (MOODY) AUSTIN. We are all very saddened at the sudden death of Kari Ann (Moody) Austin, when who died in an auto accident near Greeley last week. She was born on March 6, 1968, to John and Carey Moody, graduated from Lyons High School in 1986, and married Chuck Austin, her high school sweetheart. She devoted her life to her family, including two children and one granddaughter for the past 25 years. She was a friend to all. She loved to take pictures and scrapbook, loved animals, and was a selfless wife and mother. The service was held last Thursday, June 9, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Greeley, with interment at the Eaton Cemetery. All of her friends, family, and classmates express their deep sympathy.