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Posted 5/25/10

FLHS needs reading materials     Fort Lupton High School need books, magazines, periodicals – materials that students can read such as fishing magazines and old books. Deliver …

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FLHS needs

reading materials

    Fort Lupton High School need books, magazines, periodicals – materials that students can read such as fishing magazines and old books. Deliver the materials to the high school or call Staci Jenks at 303-857-7144 to arrange for item pickup.

Car seat education class

    If you travel with children in your car for any reason or plan to purchase a car seat in the near future whether its for a newborn or a bigger seat for a child, the Greater Brighton Fire Protection District holds a free informational class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., May 24, at Brighton Fire Station No. 52, 5 Firehouse Road. Learn about Colorado’s child passenger safety laws, elements of selecting the right safety seat and proper installation techniques. Pre-registration is required by calling Dawn Blunt at 303-659-4101.

‘Dark Deeds at

Swan’s Place’

    The Platte Valley Players theatre troupe presents a classic melodrama “Dark Deeds at Swan’s Place (Or Never Kiss A Tattooed Sailor)” from May 28-30 and June 4-6 at The Armory at Brighton Cultural Center, 300 Strong St. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children and seniors at the door.


Brighton Culturefest

    The city of Brighton sponsors the annual Culturefest June 5 at the Pavilions in downtown Brighton. The daylong event features food, vendors, music, entertainment and a hot dog eating contest. Visit and click on special events under the Community tab for information.

Vision Ride 2010

    Vision Ride 2010, a motorcycle game run to support a youth center in the city of Brighton, is June 5. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the parking lot on the corner of First and Strong streets, just north of Bridge Street in Brighton. The last rider out is at 10 a.m. and the end point is High Country Harley Davidson, Interstate 25 and state Highway 52. Barbecue lunch will be provided and there will be doors prizes and an auction. Cost is  $20 per bike, $25 with rider and $5 for barbecue. Cost per car is $20 and $5 for each additional passenger.

    The ride supports the Elevate Youth Center and is sponsored by the Worship Center@Brighton.

    Call 303-659-5456 or visit for information.

Fifth Sunday Sing

    Brighton United Methodist Church, 625 S. Eighth Ave., hosts the Fifth Sunday Sing at 6 p.m., June 6. Everyone is invited to attend this non-denominational program of musical entertainment. If interested in providing special music, call Bev Bucci at 303-659-1602. Light refreshments will be served after the program.

Summer bird camps

    The Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory at Barr Lake State Park will offer four summer bird camps at the Old Stone House inside the park.

    The first, Young Ecologists (11- to 13-year-olds), runs the week of June 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Young Naturalists (4- and 5-year-olds) meets Tuesdays from July 6 to July 27 from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

    Habitat Explorers (8- to 10-year-olds) meets Thursdays from July 8 to July 29) from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nature Investigators (6- and 7-0year-olds) meets Wednesdays from July 7 to July 28 from 9 a.m. to noon).

    Call 303-659-4348, ext. 15, or e-mail

BHS class

of 1970 reunion

    The Brighton High School Class of 1970 celebrates its 40-year reunion June 25-27.

    Alumni will gather June 25 at Mojo’s Restaurant, 174 S. Main St., Brighton. The event is open to alumni before and after the class of 1970. It starts at 6:30 pm and goes until midnight. Cost is $10 per person. A picnic will take place from noon to 5 p.m., June 26 in Pavilion A of the Adams County Regional Park. Cost is $20 (includes food and drinks per person). The weekend wraps up with a golf outing at 10 a.m., June 27, at Riverdale Golf Course (Dunes), 13300 Riverdale Road, Brighton.  Cost is $65. That includes green fees, cart and range balls. The event is open to the first 32 players. Alumni and spouses are invited.

    All events must be paid in advance by June 22. Send checks payable to Marti Alter, 344 St. Paul, Denver, CO 80206

BHS class

of 1973 reunion

    The Brighton High School class of 1973 is planning a reunion this summer.

    Classmates can contact Linda Conter at 303-655-0762 or Debbie Benton at 303-536-9380.

Calling all alumni

    The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is looking for alumni of its citizen’s academy program.

    Call 720-322-1122.

Funshine Summer Camp registration

    Registration is underway for the Brighton Recreation Center’s Funshine Summer Camp. The camp is offered to youth ages 6 through 12 years old and runs Monday through Friday, June 1 –July 23 at Northeast Elementary School. Activities include swimming, craft, gym time, sports, field trips and more. The regular hours program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and costs $525 a child. The extended hours program runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and costs $700 a child.  There is a $100 non-refundable deposit due at registration.  All forms required at time of registration can be found at  Look for the Funshine link under the recreation center’s section.  Call the Brighton Recreation Center at 303–655–2200.

Adams County Fair seeks parade participants

    It is time to think about family fun in the sun at the 2010 Adams County Fair.  To start off the fun and excitement of the fair, the annual fair parade is scheduled for 10 a.m., July 31 in Brighton. Applications for participation are now being accepted. Parade entry categories are motorized, float, equestrian, walking/marching and unique. The parade will begin at 19th and Bridge Street and will follow Bridge Street to Fourth Avenue South where the parade de-stages.  The parade is limited to the first 90 entries and the application deadline is July 6.  For information or to obtain a parade application, call 303-637-8002 or visit

Adams County seeks volunteers for 2010 Fair

    Adams County is accepting applications for volunteers at the 2010 Adams County Fair scheduled from Aug. 4 through Aug. 8. Volunteers are needed to assist with exhibits and events.  Acting as representatives of Adams County and the Colorado State University Extension, volunteers work under the direct supervision of fair managers and the volunteer program coordinator. All volunteers will receive orientation and training on July 29 at the Adams County Regional Park Complex – Dome Building. Contact volunteer coordinator Jackie Gleim at 303-637-8102.

Pet foster parents needed

    The Adams County Animal Shelter  needs families to take in under-age puppies and kittens. Apply online at or contact Chris at 303-288-3294.



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