Published on Thursday, April 25 2013 01:56
It is no secret that Boulder County has a history of producing top-notch talent in the track and field world, and if there is a single event that acts as a showcase for the current wealth of talent at the local high school level, it would be the annual Boulder County Championships. This meet brings together the schools of the county’s two districts, St. Vrain and Boulder Valley School Districts, for a day of competition and celebration.
This year’s meet on Saturday, April 20, was an especially terrific day for senior Nola Basey. At the meet’s start, Basey was awarded the Monty Sutak scholarship for her high school track and field accomplishments. As the day progressed, Basey claimed each and every title in the jumps. Her winning jumps of 5’3” in the high jump, 36’1.75” in the triple jump, and 16’6.25” in the long jumpRead more: Lyons Roar At 37th Annual BoCo Championships
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 09:20
Spring brings with it a desire to be outdoors. Many Northern Colorado towns host Friday night walks where people take to the city streets, pop in and out of specialty shops, galleries, and/or museums, and partake of refreshments (often free). Daytime suggests a stroll to view art in public places. You’llRead more: Art In Public Places
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 09:16
Thursday Nights Open Mic at Spirit Hound Distillers
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Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 09:15
The weekend of Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, brings two of my favorite local bands to Oskar Blues in Lyons. The two bands are very different from each other, but similar in their ability to entertain folks with first-class music.Read more: Great Local Bands Coming To Oskars
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 09:06
This Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m., in the Stanley Hotel Concert Hall, the public is invited to come and welcome the Seicento Baroque Ensemble, Colorado’s premier Baroque choir, as it gets dramatic for the conclusion of their second successful season with a delightful program, “Divine Histories: Religious Ecstasy in Music.” Who doesn’t love a good story filled with drama and intrigue? Including music of theRead more: Seicento Baroque Ensemble Gets Dramatique
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 08:42
In a time when it was not appropriate for women to be activists in the public eye, Helen Hunt Jackson brushed aside the improprieties, and published two major books to show the adverse conditions that American Indians were being subjected to on reservations.
The Lyons Historic Society is sponsoring a solo performance by re-enactor Bonnie Kohl on Sunday, May 12, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the log cabin of Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ & Taphouse, in Lyons. ThisRead more: Helen Hunt Jackson Advocate for American Indians, 1800’s
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 08:37
So, how much pain is too much pain? I think the evolution of becoming more self aware about what is happening with our bodies, as well as living in one of the healthiest counties in the United States, isRead more: No Pain, No Gain?
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 08:29
By this time of year, packing school lunches has moved beyond a morning chore to a nearly painful morning ritual that can easily lead to the intolerable battle of wills with elementary school kids (or adults for that matter) in some households! Here are some ideas to ease the struggle or just inspire the daily habit.Read more: What To Pack For Lunch
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 08:21
The public is invited to join St. Vrain Valley School District students and teachers at this year’s Tech Fair to be held on Saturday, April 20, at Skyline High School, 600 E. Mountain View Avenue in Longmont. Projects from all subject areas will be on display from 10:30 a.m. to noon. A visit to the Fair will provide a great opportunity to see what students are learning in school, and how they are applying technology to their day-to-day activities and special projects.Read more: SVVSD Tech Fair