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Community News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Youth cardiac screening Oct. 20

    Brighton School District 27J, the Brighton Recreation Center and Play with Heart are offering cardiac screening for youngsters 7 to 19. The event is at the recreation center, 555 N. 11th Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.

    Officials say more than 17 youngsters die from an undiagnosed heart ailment every day, the majority of those occur during training or competition.

    There will be demonstrations of defibrillators, hands-on CPR lessons, cardiac risk assessments and stroke awareness information.

  • Walk for MS Oct. 20

    Mary’s Walk for MS is from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Fort Lupton Recreation Center, 203 S. Harrison Ave.

    The entry fee is $15. Proceeds will be donated to the Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center.

    Check-in begins at 6 a.m. Email 2018@maryswalkforms.com.

  • Volunteers wanted for cemetery walk Oct. 13

    Have an interest in historic figures from Fort Lupton?

    You can re-enact the life of a locally known person at a cemetery walk planned for Oct. 13 at Hillside Cemetery, 13750 Weld County Road 12.

    You can be a former city leader or anyone else you like. Anyone can volunteer for the event, which will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. that day.

    It’s sponsored by the Historic Preservation Board and the Fort Lupton City Museum.

  • Boot Scoot Oct. 13

    The fourth annual Boot Scoot to benefit Boys & Girls clubs in Weld County runs from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at McAda Drilling Fluids, 12757 Weld County Road 8.

    In addition to dinner and live and silent auctions, there will be a performance by Richie Law from “American Idol” and the Greeley Stampede.

    Tickets are $35 for one person, $60 for a couple and $225 for an eight pack. Call 303-857-1000.

  • FLHS bingo Oct. 13

    The next round of Fort Lupton High School’s booster club fundraising bingo night starts at 5 p.m. Oct. 13. Games begin at 6 p.m. in the school commons.

    It costs $6 a pack. Progressive cards are $1. 

  • 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.