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Community News

  • 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.

  • Cheerleader clinic through Oct. 11

    Fort Lupton High School’s cheerleading team hosts a clinic for kindergarteners through eighth-graders from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 through Oct. 11 in Floyd Acre Gym.

    The cost is $35 per one child and $50 for two children. It includes poms and a shirt. Email kthompson@weld8.org.

  • Almost Home hosting 80’s-themed benefit concert
  • Flu shots

    Flu-shot season is here. The Advanced Urgent Care and Platte River Medical Clinic Mobile Flu Clinic will be at 112 S. Denver Ave. from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4.

  • Simplify Medicare

    Come learn more about Medicare and get answers to questions. It runs from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Fort Lupton Public Library, 425 So. Denver Ave. No cost or obligation to attend.

    For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings, call 720-626-6524, TTY 711.

  • Library district board openings

    The High Plains Library District Board needs to fill two open positions on the board of trustees.  The application deadline is Oct. 5. The two terms begin Jan. 1 and end Dec. 31, 2023.

    This is a governing board which determines the policies of the library in relation to community needs, requires proper standards be maintained, provides adequate financing for the library operation and provides necessary buildings and equipment for activities of the library.

  • Summit Body Open House

    Summit Body Works, 13525 Weld County Road 8, will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4.

    It’s a chance to see some vehicle platforms, recent builds, configurations and uplifts. Refreshments will be available.

  • Fall back into Fitness Challenge runs through Oct.

    Get back into shape this fall with an eight-week group fitness challenge with a certified personal trainer. It runs the month of October at the Fort Lupton Recreation Center, 203 S. Harrison Ave. Call 303-857-4200.

  • 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.

  • Board of education opening

    The Weld Re-8 Board of Education has a vacancy it wants to fill.

    The unexpired term is for one year and covers District D, which starts near U.S. Highway 85 and Weld County Road 16, comes north to WCR 18, then west to the South Platte River and along the northern boundary of the district.

    File a written notice of intent with the board by Monday, Oct. 15, at 200 S. Fulton Ave. The interviews are set for Monday, Oct. 22, during a public meeting.

    Call 303-857-3200.