Calendar-March 2018

Libby James

ljames@northfortynews.com

March 1-14, Great Plates of Downtown, Fort Collins. 25 restaurants offer $25 dinner specials. All donations made go to Food Bank of Larimer County. See downtownfortcollins.com for participating restaurants.

March 3, Fort Collins Symphony presents Native American flutist Carlos Sakai performing masterworks 4 Legends and Lore Concert, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins. Info. and tickets (970) 221-6730, wwwfcsymphony.org or (970)

March  9, 16, 23, Teen & Tween Series: Fandom Club for grades 4-12. Celebrate all things fun and geeky with something different for every week: Anime to Dungeons and Dragons, old school video games karaoke, 4 p.m. Old Town Library, 201 Peterson St., Fort Collins.

March 3, Book Festival, Main Denver Public Library, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Come and check out local author and NFN staff member Gary Raham’s new sci-fi title, A Once Dead Genius in the Kennel of Master Morticue Ambergrand. Free. 108 Colorado authors represented. Info: www.COBookFestival.com

March 5, The Civil War Roundtable presents The Drummer Boys by speaker Miriam Poole. Harmony Presbyterian Church, 400 E. Boardwalk, Fort Collins. 1-3 pm.

March 5, and Monday nights following. Wellington Community Band rehearsals for 2018 Spring Concert, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 8322 N. 22nd St., Wellington If you play a band instrument, you are welcome. 7 more rehearsals.

March 6, Fort Collins Historical Society meeting. The History of the Buckhorn Valley by Silvia who grew up in the area in the 1950s. 7 p.m., Masonic Temple, 225 W. Oak St., Fort Collins. Free and open to the public.

March 7, CSU author series: an evening with Kate Moore, author of The Radium Girls, 7-8:30 p.m., Hilton, 425 W. Prospect. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free. True story of women exposed to radium during WW II, Info: lib.colostate.edu/authorseries

March 9-18, Find the musical instruments hidden in the library and win a surprise. Ask the children’s staff for a game sheet and bring your completed game sheet to redeem your prize. All day, all library locations

March 10, 11th annual seed swap and giveaway, all day, Old Town Library, 201 Peterson, Harmony Library, 4616 S. Shields St., Fort Collins.

March 10, Hands-on History Day, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Craft or activity in the gallery, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

March 10, A Masai though the Decades,Experiences in Uganda 1-3 p.m. Global Village Museum. 200 W. Mountain  Ave., Fort Collins.

March 12, The Goodnight Legacies, by Larry Schlupp: the story of Charlie Goodnight, contributor to the cattle industry, Loveland Museum and Gallery, 503 N. Lincoln. 7 p.m. Free. Donations appreciated.

March 12, Spring Break Programs for Kids, Council Tree Library, 10 a.m.

March 14, Northern Colorado Chapter, Colorado Archaeological Society meeting, Big Thompson Room, Medical Center of the Rockies, 2500 Rocky Mountain Ave. Handicapped accessible. Speaker: Sheila Goff, NAGPRA Liaison/Curator, Archaeology History Colorado. Free. Open to the public.

March 14, Participatory Music Show with Eric West and his guitar, banjo, puppets, etc., Council Tree Library, 10 and 11 a.m., Old Town Library, 2 p.m.

March 15, Genetic Genealogy-Beyond the Hype with Glenn York, Larimer County Genealogical Society. How to use DNA testing in genealogy work. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Council Tree Library.

March 17,  Mountain Machine Knitters. 9:30 a.m.,First Christian Church, 2000 N. Lincoln, Loveland, Colorado
Meeting, Demonstration & Refreshments.  All machine knitters, all levels welcome, even beginners.  Machines available to learn.

March 22, Dent Site, by Bob Brunswig. Part of Greeley Historic Preservation Brown Bag series, 12-1 p.m., Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St. Bring your own brown bag lunch if you like. Free.

March 30, Glow-in-the-Dark Teen Egg Hunt Party. After-hours hunt for glow-in-the-dark eggs in Library Park plus video gaming, anime watching, snacking, crafting, music making, karaoke, dancing, and more! Grades 6-12. Old Town Library, 201 Peterson St., 6:30 p.m. Registration required: (970) 221-6740.

 March 31, Poudre Pour, an educational brewfest. An afternoon of fun and learning with 12 craft beer and soda tasting stations, appetizers; special guest speakers; kids‘ activities; live entertainment; art exhibitions and a silent auction! Proceeds will benefit the Poudre Heritage Alliance, working to promote a variety of historical and cultural opportunities, engage people in their river corridor and inspire learning, preservation, and stewardship. The indoor/outdoor Poudre Pour event will be hosted at the Community Creative Center at the Historic Carnegie Building and the adjoining Heritage Courtyard at Library Park in downtown Fort Collins. Noon-4 p.m. See BreWater website.

Looking Ahead

April 6, Spectrum, 2018 CSU Fashion Show, 7:30 p.m. Lincoln Center, Fort Collins. Presented by Design and Merchandising. Info: csuramsfashionshow@gmail.com or (970) 491-5759.

 

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