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This Week in Longmont - June 8, 2018

Post Date:06/07/2018 8:59 PM

Free Downtown Concert for SVVSD Reunion
Enjoy the second Downtown Summer Concert of 2018 featuring Last Men On Earth from 6 to 9:30 pm on Friday, June 8, at 4th Avenue and Kimbark Street, in conjunction with the fifth annual SVVSD All High Schools Reunion. All SVVSD high school graduates from all graduation years can register at for news and updates. Concerts are free, and food and beverages will be for sale. Visit for more information. 

Shred Your Private Documents for Free
Take boxed or bagged papers to be shredded to the Waste Diversion Center at 140 Martin Street between 9 am and 2 pm on Saturday, June 9. This is for residential documents only; no business documents accepted. Please also take ID and a copy of your most recent Longmont utility bill. For more information, call 303-651-8416 or visit

Summer Fun for Kids at the Library
Enjoy summer fun all week at the Longmont Public Library, 409 4th Avenue. Start off with a make-and-take craft at Maker Mondays from 2 to 4 pm on Monday, June 11. Then, relax on the west patio from 10 to 10:45 am on Thursday, June 14, with Mad Science, part of the Live! at the Library series. Head back to the library on Friday, June 15, for the free Friday Family Film “Moana”; tickets are handed out beginning at 1:30 pm. Registration isn’t required, but children age 9 and younger must be accompanied by a dedicated caretaker. Find more details at

Free Guided Bird Walks at Sandstone Ranch
Local birder Carl Starace will guide you around the Sandstone Ranch loop trail at 8:30 am on Tuesday, June 12, and identify many bird species that call Sandstone home. The walk begins at the covered picnic shelter at the southeast corner of the soccer fields at Sandstone Ranch, 3001 Sandstone Drive. No registration is required, and participants should bring binoculars and dress for the weather. The next walk is scheduled for July 10. 

Landlord Alliance Training: Meet the DA
From 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, June 13, Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty will discuss how the DA’s office is working with rental communities and landlords, as well as other new initiatives of his office, including consumer and immigrant protection, at the Longmont Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Avenue. This event is free and open to all. For more information call 303-774-4382 or email

Downtown Concerts Continue
From 6 to 9:30 pm on Friday, June 15, enjoy the Downtown Summer Concert featuring three of Longmont’s talented female singer-songwriters at 4th Avenue and Kimbark Street. Bonnie Sims of Bonnie and the Clydes, Jessica Eppler of Clandestine Amigo, and Taylor Shae of Taylor Shae Music will perform. Also enjoy kids’ activities, dancing, prizes and more. Concerts are free, and food and beverages will be for sale. Visit for more information. 

Free Rockies Skills Challenge
Youth ages 6-13 as of December 31, 2018, will compete in throwing, running and hitting at the Free Rockies Skills Challenge from 9 to 10:30 am on Saturday, June 16, at the Sandstone Ranch ball fields, 2525 E. Highway 119 (Zlaten Drive entrance near Walmart). Boys and girls compete separately in four age divisions, and winners in each age and gender group advance to a sectional, then state competition. Registration available at the competition; adult signature and copy of birth certificate required. Call 303-774-4800 with questions. 

Summer Camp at the Longmont Museum
Summer camps at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road, are filled with adventure and fun! Children and teens ages 3-18 are invited to discover history, art, music, culture, technology, and more in hands-on camps. Full need-based scholarships are available. Learn more and register at or call 303-651-8374.

Save the Date for the Airport Expo!
Plan to attend the 2018 Longmont Airport Expo on Saturday, June 23, at Vance Brand Airport, 229 Airport Road. See static and aerobatic displays, a military flyover, and a presentation by former astronaut Vance Brand. Visit
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