Calendar of events for October 2013

Calendar October 2013

Sept. 26, Larimer County District Attorney Cliff Riedel will give his thoughts on the issue of the formation of a Wellington police department vs. continuing to contract for law enforcement with the county sheriff, 7 p.m., Wellington Senior Center, 3800 Wilson. Info:, 970-566-0363.

Sept. 27,Bridges to Healthy Living, Club Tico, 1599 City Park Drive, Fort Collins, 5-9 p.m. Relaxed evening with healthy tapas-style meals and to experience holistic approaches to healthy living through diet, fitness, relaxation. Silent auction, live auction, recipes, $500 cash prize for best community contribution to healthy living. General admission $50, VIP $75. Proceeds to integrative medicine research for prevention/treatment/cure of cancer and chronic illness. Info: or 970-310-3030.

Sept. 28, Alumni Mass, Saint Joseph’s Catholic School,300 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins, 10:30 a.m. Brunch and tours of the school campus will follow. Info and to RSVP: Nicole Nigro at or 970-484-1171.

Oct. 1, Continuing the series Our Fascination with the Poudre, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, 408 Mason Court, 7 p.m. Local historian Barbara Fleming will discuss early Fort Collins Mountain Parks on the Poudre. Copies of her latest book, “Legendary Locals of Fort Collins,” will be available. The general public is encouraged to attend. Info: 970-484-7137.

Oct. 4, Annual Pie Auction, hosted by the Livermore Elementary School PTO at the school. Dinner 5:30 p.m., auction, 6:30 p.m. Tickets at the door. For information, or to make a merchandise or service donation for the auction, contact PTO vice president Jen Vaad at 970-218-4901 or or the school at 970-488-6520. Thank you all for your support of our little rural school. We look forward to a very fun and successful evening.

Oct. 5, Lucky Hearts Casino Night gala to benefit Hearts and Horses, 5:30 p.m. at Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and Technology, former Agilent Technology campus 14th Street and Taft Avenue, Loveland. Delicious food, silent and live auction, fun and games. Info: 970-663-4200 or heartsandhorses/annual-gala.

Oct. 5, Noche Latina, music, dance, food and familia with a focus on the Latina/o culture as part of CSU’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, 4-6 p.m., Northside Atzlan Community Center, 112 Willow St., Fort Collins. Celebrating local seniors who continue to impact the Fort Collins community. Pot luck. Info: 970-491-7099 or

Oct.5, Be Ready Parent Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Matthews House Community Life Center, 220 N. Grant Ave., Fort Collins. Entertainment, education and resources for families with children 0-8. Free, fun-filled event with interactive activities, parenting workshops, (some child care provided) books, food and giveaways. Info:, or Bev Thurber 970-733-3388 ext. 205.

Oct. 12,Cirrus Quartet presents music by Schubert, Purcell, Rimsky-Korsakov and more, Abbey of St. Walburga, 2 p.m. Free. Freewill offerings accepted. Reception with the musicians to follow. Info:

Oct. 12, Soul Sacrifice, a 5-member Santana tribute band, features Latin-infused rock classics. 2-3 p.m. Poudre River Library, Old Town, Fort Collins. Part of CSU’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Info: 970-491-7099 or

Oct. 17, CSU Creative Writing Series presents Writer’s Harvest Benefit with CSU faculty Camille Dungy and Todd Mitchell at the Clara Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Building, CSU campus, 7:30 p.m. CSU faculty reads from recently released books to benefit Larimer County Food Bank. Free.

Oct. 17, People in High Places, stories from the Andes mountains talk by John Phelan, Alpamayo Photography, 7 p.m., Global Village Museum, $5. members free.

Oct. 19, Project Noah hike, Devil’s Backbone Open Space, 10 a.m. Focused on “Project Noah,” a smart phone app that lets you be the scientist. If you don’t have the app, bring your digital camera. Two-hour program is free, but registration is required. or 970-679-4489.

Oct. 23, Waverly Community Board meeting, Turning Point at the Waverly School, 10431 N. County Road 15. Agendas of upcoming meetings and accepted minutes of past meetings available at the Waverly Community website: Info: 970-568-9818 or

Oct. 24, Biodiversity, Wealth in the Andes, talk by Prof. Frank Stermitz, 7 p.m., Global Village Museum, $5, members free.

Oct. 24, Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board meeting, Loveland Municipal Building, 500 E. Third St. Street, 5 p.m. Info: 970-679-4577.

Oct. 26, United Way Make a Difference Day project sponsored by Soaring Eagle Ecology Center, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: and click on Make a Difference Day, then go to project No. 769, or call 970-218-9685.

Oct. 28, Jose Pablo Cantillo talks about his experience playing Caesar Martinez in AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” 7-8:30 p.m., Lory Student Center Theatre, CSU campus. Part of CSU’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Info: 970-491-7099 or Kayla.Green@

Oct. 28,Stove Prairie Fall Book Fair, daily through Nov. 1, Stove Prairie School, hours vary according to school schedule. Info: 970-416-1355

Oct. 31, Trick or Treat down Main St. and beyond, 3-5 p.m. Children up to sixth grade. Sponsored by Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce.

Mondays and Thursdays. Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Bellvue Grange, 5:45-7 p.m. All levels welcome. Instructor Pamela Fleming. $15 pre-registered, $20 drop-in. Info: 970-215-7907 or

Daily Narcotics Anonymous meetings, Larimer and Weld Counties. Open to addicts and non-addicts. Food ‘n Fuel, northwest corner U.S. 287 and County Road 74 (Red Feather Lakes Road) 6 p.m. Info: 498-7150.

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