Calendar for June 2017
Through October, the 1883 Fort Collins Water Works, 2005 N. Overland Trail, is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Saturday of every month through Oct. 8. Interpretive center and tour guides offer insights into the architecture and construction of the buildings and engineering of the turbines, pumps, and filter system. Scenic stop for bicyclists. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org 970 221-0533 or poudrelandmarks.org.
Through July 16, Passing Through: “Portraits of Emerging Adults” by Kate Gridley, Fort Collins Museum of Art, 201 S. College Ave. Provocative exhibition on the transition between adolescence and adulthood through life-size oil paintings and sound portraits. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission free for members and kids 6 and under; $5 adults, $4 students-seniors, $1 youth. Info: ftcma.org or 970-482-2787.
June 1, “The Invasions of Egypt by Bronze Age Bad Boys,” 4-6 p.m. Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures. Dennis Pricolo, vice-president of the Denver-based Egyptian Study Society, will examine the mysterious sea peoples’ raids of Egypt and Mediterranean countries around 1,200 BCE. Info: globalvillagemuseum.org or 970-221-4600.
June 3, Ice Cream Social, 3-5 p.m., LaPorte Presbyterian Church, 3820 WCR 54G, LaPorte. To benefit the stucco project at the church.
June 3, Tea on the Avery Lawn, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 328 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins. $30 regular ticket, $35 for Royal Tea ticket. Info. and tickets poudrelandmarks.org or at the Avery House (Saturdays and Sundays 1-4 p.m., or call 970-420-1520.) Royal Tea tables available for $5 per person extra and include a special tea blend, preferential seating and a small gift.
June 5, Wellington Community Band rehearsals for the 4th of July parade and concert on Monday, 7 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 8322 N. Second Ave., Wellington. If you play a band instrument and would like to join in, there are four more rehearsals before the holiday performances. Set up at 6:30 p.m., over at 8:30 p.m. Info: email@example.com.
June 10, “Egyptian Food, Family, and Faith,” 1-3 p.m. Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures. Hadeel Abdel-Ghany, an Egyptian-born student at Colorado State University, will compare and contrast her native land with her adopted country. Info: globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970-221-4600.
June 14, “Danielle Ate the Sandwich,” first concert in the CSU Lagoon Summer Series, 6:30 p.m. Info: lagoonseries.com
June 24-25, 32nd Annual Bike MS: Colorado, a two-day, up to 169-mile journey starting and ending in Westminister. Day 1 ends in Fort Collins. 3,000 cyclists expected. Info: bikemscolorado.org or 855-372-1331.
July 8, Boys and Girls Club Summer Bash, 6-10 p.m. Sonny Lubick Field, new on-campus stadium at Colorado State University. Dinner, dancing, live-silent auctions and friendly football toss to support the youth of Larimer County. Info: begreatlarimer.org, firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-572-2291.
Sept. 17, Equinox Half Marathon and 5 miler. 6:30 a.m. start for the half at Mishawaka. 5 mile start at Gateway Natural Area. Info: 970-402-2337,Ron@greeneventsco.com or