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Community News

  • Fall Clean-Up Day Sept. 27 in Fort Lupton

    Fall Clean-Up Day, set for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Public Works Shop at 800 12th Ave. in Fort Lupton, offers residents a convenient opportunity to dispose of unused household items and yard debris (No household trash, concrete, Freon based appliances, or electronics will be accepted; some items may require a fee). There is a suggested donation of $10, and there is a $5 fee for each tire dropped off.

  • Winners named from 2014 Fort Lupton Optimist Club Duck Race

    FORT LUPTON — The Fort Lupton Optimist Club held their annual Ducks Across the Rockies duck race on Sunday, Sept. 7, at the corner of Weld County Roads 6 and 19.

    This year water levels were higher and running faster and didn’t seem to bother the ducks at all — but it had all Optimist hands in the water trying to retrieve them as some swam under, over and around the trap after trapping the top nine. It was not a long wait to catch the last duck.

  • Schedule of events for Fort Lupton's Old Fashioned Fourth of July Festival 2014

    8 - 10 a.m. — All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, $5 donation. Hosted by the Fort Lupton Independent Order of Odd Fellows on the south side of the Recreation Center.

    10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Festival Activities, on the North Grounds of the Rec Center: Booths, games, food, music, entertainment, Young Aviators Kiddyhawk Trainer (Build a part of a real wooden aircraft and learn about aviation and flying). 

    10 a.m. – 2 p.m. — Historic Park Tours, shuttle service will be provided from the Rec Center to the park.

  • Boondocks field trip on July 10

    The Fort Lupton Recreation Center is organizing a field trip for teens to Boondocks, East 102nd Avenue and Grant Street, Northglenn, for July 10.

    It runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and costs $17. The fee includes admission and transportation. Sign up at the rec center, 203 S. Harrison Ave., or call 303-857-4200.

  • Artist/author open house June 13 at Butler

    Summer Creativity Camp cordially invites you to an open house presented by Simón Silva, an internationally known artist and author from California.

    The event is set for 10 a.m. to noon, June 13, at Butler Elementary School, 411 S. McKinley Ave. in Fort Lupton. Come learn fun ways to develop creativity to succeed in school and in life. For questions please contact Nancy Wendirad at nwendirad@yahoo.com.

  • Crossroads Church converts goServe Day event to benefit for June 2 crash victims

    FORT LUPTON — Crossroads Church, 1115 First St. in Fort Lupton, will host a benefit concert event Saturday, June 7, for the victims of the June 2 car crash that killed one teenager and critically injured three others.

  • Registration open for Independence School summer programs

    Return to the old school days this summer: Slates and chalk, spelling bees, crafts, and nature walks are all part of the curriculum at the summer sessions coming up in June and July at the one-room Independence School. 

    In three-day sessions at the school on the South Platte Valley Historical Society’s property in north Fort Lupton, students ages 7 to 16 can learn history by being a part of it.

  • Crossroads Church Easter Egg hunt set for Saturday, April 19

    FORT LUPTON — The Crossroads Church Easter Egg Hunt ans Show is slated for 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at the church's Fort Lupton campus, 1115 First St.

    The gospel will be presented in a 15-minute children's blacklight puppet show prior to heading to the lawn to hunt for eggs.

    To learn more about the event or Crossroads church, contact Angie Duran at 303-469-3208 or Angie.Duran@crossroadsabc.com.

  • Flippin’ Flapjacks Pancake Supper Feb. 8

    The Platteville Lions Club is proud to be bringing back its annual pancake supper.  The event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. Admission is $7 per person, kids under five eat free, and includes pancakes, sausage and eggs as well as coffee, tea or soda to drink.

    The newest restaurant in town, Suzanne’s Small Town Café, owned by Penny and Reno Salazar, has graciously offered to host the event and do the  

  • Sunrise yoga classes at rec center in February

    The Fort Lupton Recreation Center will offer sunrise yoga sessions from 6 to 6;45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through the month of February.

    Visit www.fortlupton.org  to register. Call 303-857-4200 with questions.