Calendar of Events January 2013

Jan. 1, 2013, New Year’s Day.
through Jan. 5, Nativities from Around the World and Native American Art of the Four Corners, Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures, 200 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, admission to both exhibits $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, $1 children. Over 100 folk art Nativity sets from 50 countries, including India, Palestine, Argentina and Russia, depict the birth of Jesus in painstaking and colorful detail. Indigenous art from Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah includes traditional and modern pottery, jewelry, Kachina dolls, fetishes, baskets and woven rugs crafted by artists from the Apache, Hopi, Navajo, Pueblo, Ute and Zuni nations. Info: 970-221-4600,
Jan. 2, Pathways Hospice on Our Own, 305 Carpenter Road, Fort Collins, 6:30-8 p.m., no fee, no registration required. Practical guidance and hope for families facing the loss of a loved one, facilitated by Lani Hickman and co-sponsored by Lutheran Family Services. Info: 970-663-3500,
Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, Peace With Christ Lutheran Church, 1412 W. Swallow Road, 8:45 a.m. Info: 970-449-9800.
Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, “Dirt to Drapes” rebuilding educational series, Bellvue Grange, 6:30 p.m., free. Local builders, architects, designers and tradespeople discuss issues surrounding rebuilding a home after the High Park Fire, sponsored by the NoCo Rebuilding Network. Schedule of topics and info:
Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, Alcoholics Anonymous, The Filling Station, Cleveland Avenue and Fourth Street in Wellington, 7 p.m. Info: 970-568-0040.
Jan. 3, Citizens’ monthly meetings with Larimer County Commissioner Lew Gaiter III, 7:30 a.m. at T-Bar Restaurant, 3803 Cleveland, Wellington, and noon at Red Feather Lakes Community Library, 71 Fire House Lane, in Red Feather Lakes Village. Info: 970-498-7150.
Jan. 3, Red Feather Lakes Planning Advisory Committee, firehouse meeting room, 1:30 p.m. Info: 970-498-7683. Agenda:
Jan. 5-Feb. 2, “Bullshot Crummond,” OpenStage Theater, Magnolia Theater at Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins, Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m., tickets $14-$27. Info:, 970-221-6730.
Jan. 5, 12, 19 & 26, Alcoholics Anonymous Freedom Riders Group, Chapel in the Pines, County Road 74E (Red Feather Lakes Road), Red Feather Lakes, 7 p.m. Info: 970-881-3500.
Jan. 6, 13, 20 & 27, Breakfast at American Legion Post No. 4, 2124 County Road 54G (Hwy. 287), LaPorte, open to the public, 8-10 a.m. Info: 970-484-0418.
Jan. 6, Folsom Society, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 2000 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, 2-4 p.m. Info: 970-482-0025.
Jan. 6, Civil War Roundtable, Harmony Presbyterian Church, 400 E. Boardwalk, Fort Collins, 1-3 p.m., free. Info: 970-225-2767.
Jan. 7, Back to school for Poudre School District students.
Jan. 8, Front Range PC Users Group, Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins, 7-9 p.m. Introduction to Windows 8; all knowledge levels from novice to expert welcome. Info:
Jan. 8 & 22, Wellington Food Bank, Wellington Community Church, 8445 Third St., 2-3 p.m. Bring proof of income and address. Info: 970-568-9301 (Zion Lutheran Church) or 970-568-9220.
Jan. 8 & 22, Poudre School District Board of Education regular meeting, 2407 Laporte Ave., Fort Collins, 6:30 p.m. Info: 970-490-3607.
Jan. 8 & 22, Wellington Lions Club, Zion Lutheran Church, Second Street and Garfield Avenue, 7 p.m. Info: 970-568-3946,
Jan. 8 & 22, Wellington Town Board, Leeper Center, 7:30 p.m. Agenda: Info: 970-568-3381.
Jan. 12-27, National Western Stock Show, National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver. Livestock judging at CSU on Jan. 12; CSU Day at the Stock Show Jan. 19. Info:
Jan. 12, 19 & 26, BeLocal Northern Colorado Winter Farmers Market, Opera Galleria, 123 N. College Ave., Fort Collins, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Info: 970-219-3382,
Jan. 14, Northern Larimer County Habitat Partnership Program, DOW office on Prospect Road, 4 p.m. Info: 970-493-3535 or
Jan. 15, Wellington Republicans Breakfast Club, Wellington Housing Authority, 3914 Roosevelt Ave., 7 a.m. No membership fee, no RSVP required. Info:
Jan. 15, LaPorte Area Planning Advisory Committee, West Fort Collins Water District, 7 p.m. LAPAC is a volunteer citizen committee that deals with land use and community issues. Public invited. Info: 970-498-7683. Agenda:
Jan. 17, Fort Collins Mac Users Club, 4926 Northern Lights Drive, 6:45 p.m. Info:
Jan. 18, Night at the Museum, Global Village Museum, 200 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins, 5-7 p.m. silent auction, 7:30-8:30 p.m. live auction, tickets $25. Celebrate international folk art with the Global Village Museum’s fundraiser, featuring fine food from around the world provided by Bisetti’s, La Creperies, Masa Kabob, Taj Mahal, Taverna Greek Grill and Young’s Cafe. Tickets and info:, 970-221-4600.
Jan. 20, Mission Rocks: A LaPorte Youth Group sponsored by LaPorte Presbyterian Church, 3820 W. County Road 54G, 3 p.m. Children of all ages invited to attend. Info: 970-484-0921.
Jan. 21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No school for Poudre School District, no USPS delivery, banks closed.
Jan. 22, Back to school for Colorado State University students.
Jan. 23, Waverly Advisory Committee monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., Turning Point at Waverly School, 10431 N. County Road 15, Info: 970-568-9818,
Jan. 26, Seventh Annual Chili Cookoff, Western Ridge Resort, Gate 1 Glacier View Meadows (11.5 miles west of U.S. Highway 287 on County Road 74E, Red Feather Lakes Road). Prizes awarded. Info: 970-482-4401.
Mondays and Thursdays, Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes, Bellvue Grange, 5:45-7 p.m., all levels welcome, instructor Pamela Fleming. Cost: $15 pre-registered, $20 drop-in. Info: 970-215-7907, [email protected],
Daily: Narcotics Anonymous, meetings in Larimer and Weld counties, open to addicts and nonaddicts. Info: 970-282-8079.

Looking ahead
Feb. 3, Super Bowl XLVII, New Orleans, kickoff 4:30 p.m. MST.
Feb. 8, Goodtimes Dance Club monthly ballroom dance with live big band music, Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins, 8-11 p.m., $16 per couple, $9 single, reservations required. Info: 970-667-9398,
Feb. 9, Ian Tyson, musical historian of the Old West, in concert, Rialto Theater, 228 E. Fourth St., Loveland, 7:30 p.m., tickets $30 adult, $22 student, $15 children under 12. Proceeds benefit nonprofit Livermore Community Hall in Livermore. Info:, 970-962-2120.
Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day.
Feb. 18, Presidents’ Day. Banks and Poudre School Districts closed, no USPS delivery.
Feb. 27, Public meeting with Larimer County Commissioner Lew Gaiter III, Forks Food ‘n Fuel, northwest corner of U.S. Highway 287 and County Rad 74E (Red Feather Lakes Road), 6 p.m. Info: 970-498-7150.

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