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Today's Features

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    Do painting with a library professional at 6 p.m. Sign up in advance as space is limited. Fort Lupton Public and School Library, 425 S. Denver Ave. Call 303-857-7180 for more information.

  • Join a music and movement class with other young children and their parents at 10:30 a.m. at the Fort Lupton Public and School Library, 425 S. Denver Ave. Call 303-857-7180 for more information.

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    Get involved with the “Frederick Olympics,” shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, and enjoy live music from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Frederick Market, Crist Park, 105 Fifth St. in Frederick.

  • Learn the basics of the Excel software program in a class at 2 p.m. Fort Lupton Public and School Library, 425 S. Denver Ave. Call 303-857-7180 for more information.

     

  • Three years after Hollywood came to downtown Fort Lupton to film a scene in “Dear Eleanor,” the movie is available on DVD.

    Movie stars Jessica Alba and Luke Wilson grace the screen in a movie about two young women on a cross-country road trip to seek their mutual hero and former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The time is 1962, and the movie is set against the backdrop of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

  • Grannie’s Diner, 322 Denver Ave., in Fort Lupton was the location of a movie scene in the summer of 2013 when Hollywood stars Luke Wilson and Joel Courtney filmed a part for the movie "Dear Eleanor," which was released on DVD last week and is avaialble for the first time to the public. 

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  • An impressive collection of flight-worthy replica aircraft and historic memorabilia are hidden inside the Vintage Aero Flying Museum in a colony of nondescript airplane hangars at Platte Valley Airpark.

    Such planes and aviation history are rarely found all in one place, let alone at a tiny airport in Fort Lupton. Outside, small planes pass by on the thin runway, the buzz of propellers fading in and out.

  • The Little Britches Rodeo is set for a return appearance at the Adams County Fairgrounds, East 124th Avenue and U.S. Highway 85, the weekend of June 4.

    The events start at 10 a.m., June 4, and continue at 9 a.m., June 5. All-around and reserve all-around buckles will be presented to all divisions both days.

    The youngest age division is the Little Wrangers ( 5- to 9-year-olds). Boys and girls compete together in barrels, poles, flags and goat tail untying.

  •     Silvia Resendiz Trejo and Antonio Muñoz Resendiz, of Brighton, announced the birth of their son, Jorge Muñoz Resendiz.
        Jorge was born Jan. 5, at Platte Valley Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 20.5 inches.
        Grandparents are Maria Trejo Resendiz and Casimiro Resendiz Chavez, and Cristina Resendiz Celaya and Ausencio Muñoz Chavez, all of Zimapán, Hidalgo, in Mexico.
        Jorge joins Brenda, 20, Arleth, 12, Francisco, 11, and Brandon, 5.