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This Week in Longmont - May 10, 2019
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.
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.
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.
Coffee with Council
Longmont City Council will host Coffee with Council from 9 to 10 am on Saturday, May 18, at the Firehouse Art Center, 667 4th Avenue. 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 Rodriguez are scheduled to attend. For more information call 303-651-8601.
Peace Officer Memorial Service
The public is invited to the 2019 Peace Officer Memorial Service at 6 pm on Wednesday, May 15, on the front steps of the Safety and Justice Center, 225 Kimbark Street. This annual service honors law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, and it voices our appreciation for all who serve on the front lines to keep our community safe. For more information, call 303-774-3616.
Wildlife Management Plan Update
Join the City’s Parks, Open Spaces and Trails Division in updating the 2006 Wildlife Management Plan from 3:30 to 5:30 pm on Wednesday, May 15, at the Service Center, 1100 S. Sherman Street. The Wildlife Management Plan Update team will report progress to the Board of Environmental Affairs Visit bit.ly/wildlife-management-plan for information on meetings and to subscribe for future updates.
Fun Fridays Begin at Sandstone Ranch
The last Itty Bitty City for the season at the Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Avenue, is Friday, May 17, but kids will enjoy weekly themed crafts and activities from 9 am to noon every Friday, June 7 through July 26, at the Sandstone Ranch Visitors & Learning Center, 3001 Sandstone Drive. Parents must supervise their children, and please consider carpooling due to limited parking. Fun Fridays are free with a $2 per child suggested donation to cover the cost of supplies. The Visitors Center is closed July 5. Learn more at bit.ly/ssrevents.
Register for Longmont Summer Day Camp
Registration for Longmont Summer Day Camp and Tween LOCO Camp at the Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Avenue, is open and ongoing. Campers ages 5-13 enjoy swimming, field trips, and weekly themed activities. For details and registration visit LongmontColorado.gov/SummerDayCamp or call 303-651-8404.
Celebrate “Game of Thrones” at the Library
To commemorate the conclusion of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” the Longmont Library will host “Game of Thrones: Game Over Party” from 6 to 8:30 pm on Saturday, June 8, at the Library, 409 4th Avenue. Enjoy games, trivia, crafts, an iron throne for selfies, and abundant refreshments. Costumes are encouraged. This event is for adults age 18 and older, and registration will close at 10 am on Monday, June 3. Register at bit.ly/LibPrograms. No email? Call 303-651-8472 to register.
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.