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This Week in Longmont - March 22, 2019

Post Date:03/22/2019 9:16 AM

Ralph Price Reservoir Permit Sale
Annual fishing permits for Ralph Price Reservoir go on sale at 8 am on Monday, April 1. A Colorado Parks & Wildlife fishing license is required at all City of Longmont fishing areas. An additional special permit from the City of Longmont is required at Ralph Price Reservoir inside Button Rock Preserve. Permits will be on sale in Longmont and Lyons at the cost of $20 for City of Longmont and Town of Lyons water utility customers, and $30 for others. Get details, including where and how to purchase, at LongmontColorado.gov/parks, or call 303-651-8416.

Be Ready for Curbside Tree Limb Collection
The City of Longmont is offering residents FREE curbside collection of tree limbs. Your tree limbs must be placed curbside by 7 am on the Monday of your scheduled collection week. Limbs will be collected at residences north of 9th Avenue April 1-5. Limbs will be collected at residences south of 9th Avenue April 8-12. Limbs must be stacked and cut into lengths no longer than 6 feet. No limb can be larger than 6 inches in diameter. For all guidelines, which must be followed to ensure pick-up, visit LongmontColorado.gov/WasteServices or call 303-651-8416.

Free Volunteer Social
If you like nature, Longmont history, wildlife, people, crafting with kids, and being at Sandstone Ranch, join Recreation staff from 8:30 to 10 am on Saturday, March 23, at the Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center, 3001 Sandstone Drive. Enjoy snacks while you learn about the joys of volunteering at the historic Coffin family home. If you can’t attend the social but would like to learn more about volunteer needs, call Robin at 303-774-4692. 

Guided History Tours at Sandstone Ranch
Enjoy a 90-minute guided indoor and, weather permitting, outdoor tour of the historic Morse Coffin family home on Saturday, March 23, at the Sandstone Ranch Visitors & Learning Center, 3001 Sandstone Drive. Learn about the home’s early history and major renovation to the house in the 1900s, and everything that Sandstone Ranch offers our community now. All ages are welcome. Tours are offered at 10:30 am and 12:30 pm. Register by calling 303-651-8404. There is a $2/child, $4/adult suggested donation collected at the event. Learn more about ongoing programs and special events at bit.ly/ssrevents.

Help Plan Art Along the St. Vrain Greenway
Art in Public Places is seeking input from community members on projects along the St. Vrain Greenway from Sandstone Ranch to Airport Road. Whether you’re an artist, a trail user or an interested community member, you can voice your opinion about artwork, locations, and what keeps you moving along the trail. Join us from 5:30 to 7:30 pm on Monday, April 1, at Shoes & Brews, 63 S. Pratt Parkway. Snacks will be provided, and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information email Lauren.Greenfield@LongmontColorado.gov or call 303-651-8924.

Second Wildlife Management Plan Meeting
The public is invited to the second meeting about the City of Longmont’s Wildlife Management Plan Update from 6 to 8 pm on Thursday, April 4, at the Sunset Campus, 7 S. Sunset Street. This session will focus on pollinators, native fish of St. Vrain Creek, conflicts with wildlife, species that enrich Longmont’s quality of life, and wildlife diversity. Find more information about this meeting and the plan update at bit.ly/wildlife-management-plan.

Register Now for Teen Takeover Saturday 
Grey Havens Philosophy will take over the library from 6 to 9 pm on Saturday, April 13, for this after-hours program for 6th through 12th graders. Get ready for a hidden symbols scavenger hunt and fun pop-culture philosophy discussion. Pizza and soda will be served. Registration is required at bit.ly/LibTeens. No email? Call 303-651-8477 to register.

Coffee with Council 
Longmont City Council will host Coffee with Council from 9 to 10 am on Saturday, March 30, at Perkins Restaurant, 2051 Main Street. At this event, you can talk informally with at least two council members on any topic of your choice, and the coffee’s on us! Council Members Finley and Waters are scheduled to attend. For more information call the City Clerk’s Office at 303-651-8649.
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