Today's Features

  • “My dad was crazy. He would tell me things like that tiny bugs rule the world and make me sleep outside.”

  • “I was a professional dancer until I fractured my knee, so I became a teacher.”

    Rosalia Salazar-Calles, a science teacher at Fort Lupton High School, is also the club sponsor and leader of Ballet Folklorico de la Cultural, also known as the Folklorico dancers.

  • By Liam Adams 

    Homes are not just shells containing brick, wood and windows. They are holiday celebrations, sick days in bed, and a Sunday afternoon in the garden. They possess memories, emotions and the multiplicity of life itself.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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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  • It’s all about bats during an event at Barr Lake State Park, 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.

    Join us to learn about are amazing bats on they fly, sonar, sleep upside down and eat up to 5,000 insects per evening. 

  • By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

  • 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.

  • 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.