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Community News

  • 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.

  • Relay for life kick-off meeting Jan. 25

    The A.C.S.  Relay for Life of Carbon Valley is getting ready for this year’s July event. 

    This is the 10th Anniversary for the Relay for Life of Carbon Valley and organizers say they want it to be the best.

    The official kickoff is slated for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Carbon Valley Regional Library, 7 Park Ave. in Firestone.

    The public is invited to come find out what Relay is all about and how you can make a difference. 

  • Open house/card party for Eugene Hagans Jan. 12

    Eugene Hagans will turn 85 years old on Jan. 10. His children want to celebrate this with an open house at the Methodist Church in Ft. Lupton at 306 Park Ave.

    It will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12. Come and congratulate him and eat some birthday cake. No presents please. If you can’t make it, then send him a birthday card to 323 Third Street, Ft. Lupton, CO 80621.