Community News

  • Blood drive Oct. 22

    Sign up and participate in a Bonfils blood drive at Anythink Library, 327 E. Bridge St., from 10 to 11:40 a.m. and from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22. 

    To schedule an appointment, visit bonfils.org or call 303-363-2200 and use site code A839.

    Drop-ins are welcome.

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  • Medicare changes discussion Oct. 23

    Here’s a chance to learn more about Medicare and get answers to questions.

    It runs from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Fort Lupton Public Library, 425 S. Denver Ave. No cost or obligation. For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 720-626-6524, TTY 711.

  • Tiny Terror Town Oct. 27

    Bring the family to experience Frederick’s tiniest scares at its Halloween inaugural event from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. You will see the world’s tiniest haunted house, scream at the ghost in the museum and lots of kid’s activities. This event is a safe place for kids and families to trick -or -treat at our tiny houses, Crist Park and businesses in downtown Frederick. Bring your dog, cat, cow, horse, alpaca, reptiles or birds to the Big Beast Bazaar Pet Costume contest. Win great prizes; judging starts at 4 p.m.

  • Painting pumpkins Oct. 27

    Bring the kids to Barr Lake State Park, 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.

    It’ll be a chance to learn about the contents of a pumpkin before you paint your unique jack-o’-lantern for Halloween.  The first 25 pumpkins are free donated by Mazzotti Gardens. 

  • Halloween Trail Oct. 27

    From 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Barr Lake State Park, 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, explore the Neidrach Trail at night with five stations giving out candy.  Finish the trail with hot cider, crafts and face painter at the Nature Center.

  • Ghouls Night Out Oct. 30

    Bank of Colorado is the sponsor for this year’s Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce’s Ghouls Night Out. It runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 111 S. Rollie Ave.

    It’s also ladies night. Special prizes to be awarded for the one who wears the best tutu.

    R.S.V.P. to Mariann at 303-857-3410.

  • Train to be a master gardener through Nov. 29

    If you want tips and tricks about how to grow things in Colorado, a master gardener program put on by the Colorado State University Extension office in Weld County could be just the ticket.

    Weld County master gardener fall training classes run from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 29 in Broomfield. To get more details, including where the class will meet, contact Amy Lentz, the Colorado State University Extension agent, at alentz@weldco.gov.

  • Haunted hayride

    The Fort Lupton Recreation Center’s haunted hayride runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Pearson Park, U.S. Highway 85 and state Highway 52.

    Cost is $4. Visit www.fortluptonco.gov.

  • Flu shots

    Platte Valley Medical Center will offer flu shots at the Eagle View Adult Center, 1150 Prairie Center Parkway, Brighton, from 8 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4.

  • Chamber lunch

    The October luncheon of the Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Fort Lupton Recreation Center, 203 S. Harrison Ave. It costs $12 for members with a reservation and $15 for members without a reservation and non-members. R.S.V.P. by Friday, Oct. 5, to fortluptonchamber@gmail.com or by calling 303-857-4474.