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This Week in Longmont - May 3, 2019

Post Date:05/03/2019 8:51 AM
Longmont Celebrates Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Longmont style at this family-friendly, zero-waste event from 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday, May 4, at Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Avenue. Enjoy food, shopping, live entertainment, a car show, a new breakdancing competition, and more free activities for all ages. Visit LongmontCincodeMayo.com for details. 

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, May 4. 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 LongmontColorado.gov/WasteServices.

Día – Diversity in Action – at the Library
The Library’s third annual celebration of children, books, and diversity, “Día – Diversity in Action/Diversidad en Acción,” features music, dancing, games, crafts, and treats for the whole family. The Skyline High School Mariachi Band will headline this bilingual event from 2 to 3:30 pm on Sunday, May 5, at the Library, 409 4th Avenue. No registration is required and all ages are welcome.

Share Your Thoughts About Main Street
The Longmont Main Street Corridor Plan will address the need to carry multiple transportation modes safely and efficiently on Main Street while revitalizing the area and creating opportunities for mixed-land use projects. The City is asking how you would like to see this corridor change over time. Explore news updates, project timeline and the different character areas, and submit your input through interactive maps and surveys at Engage.LongmontColorado.gov/main-street-corridor-plan.

Drinking Water Quality Report Available Online
The 2018 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is available online at bit.ly/drinking-water-longmont. You’ll find information about Longmont’s drinking water and results of the most recent tests performed on our drinking water. Printed copies are available to view at the Library, the Utility Billing window in the Civic Center, and the Service Center. If you need a printed copy, call 303-651-8416. If you previously requested a printed copy, you should get it in the mail in May. Para solicitar el informe anual de calidad del agua potable de Longmont en Español, marque 303-651-8416.

Open House at Callahan House & Garden
The Historic Callahan House & Garden at 312 Terry Street will host an Open House with tours from 4 to 8 pm on Saturday, May 11, as part of Downtown Longmont’s ArtWalk. Admire works by local artists while you learn some local history. Admission is free. For more information about the Callahan House, including rental options for weddings, special events and parties, visit LongmontColorado.gov/Callahan

Peace Officer Memorial Service
The 2019 Peace Officer Memorial Service will be held at 6 pm on Wednesday, May 15, on the front steps of the Safety and Justice Center at 225 Kimbark Street. This service honors law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty and shows our appreciation for those who currently serve on the front lines to keep our community safe. For more information, call 303-774-4440.

Learn About Longmont’s Sales and Use Tax
Do you have questions about the business sales and use tax in Longmont? A free seminar that will answer all your questions will be held from 10 am to noon on Wednesday, May 15, at the Civic Center, 350 Kimbark Street. To register, email Sales.Tax@LongmontColorado.gov or call 303-651-8674.

Register for Library’s Summer Kickoff Party
Say hello to summer at the Library’s annual Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party from 5 to 8 pm on Thursday, May 23, at Sunset Pool, 1900 Longs Peak Avenue. Enjoy free pool admission, food trucks and activity tables, and find out what the Library, the Museum, Recreation Services, and the community have in store for Longmont this summer! Ages 9 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Register at bit.ly/LibKids. No email? Call 303-651-8477 to register. 

Help Select Longmont Museum Programs
The Longmont Museum is looking to the future and would like your input on concepts for museum programs. You’re invited and encouraged to take a simple two-minute survey at bit.ly/LeadershipLongmont by May 26.
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