Entertainment calendar for April 2016

Applications available for the Greeley Stampede Kids Rodeo on Saturday, June 25, 11 a.m. at Island Grove Park, 501 N. 14th Ave., Greeley. Open to all kids ages 3 through 18. Events include mutton busting, goat-tail pull, stick-pony ride, boot scramble and a pony race. Info: greeleystampede.org.
Through May 6: Masks exhibition, Fort Collins Museum of Art, 201 S. College Ave.

strong>April 30-May 1: Open house at Bellevue Emporium, 6020 WCR 54E. Free garden tips, seeds and plants. Crafts and Her Schaal watercolors for sale. Info: herb.schaal@bellvueemproium.com.
strong>May 5: Final spring performance of the CSU Symphonic Band, 7:30 p.m., Griffin Concert Hall, University Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St., Fort Collins. Tickets: Free for CSU students, adults: $12, under 18: $1. Info: CSUArtsTickets.com.
May 5, Fort Collins Rescue Mission Open House, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 316 Jefferson St. Open to all community members. Limited free on-street parking on Linden Street and in the surface lot at 100 Jefferson Street (near Rodizio Grill). Carpooling encouraged. Fort Collins Rescue Mission meets the needs of men and women experiencing homelessness by providing hot meals and sheltering 80-100 people nightly. A short-term recovery program, Steps to Success, is offered to men and women looking to change their life and become productive, self-sufficient citizens.
strong>May 6, Open house and CPP screening for Red Feather Lakes and Livermore B.A.S.E. Camp Pre School Program, 9-11 a.m., Red Feather Lakes Elementary School, 505 County Road 73C. Info: Lisa Westrope, 970-488-6560.
May 6: Open house and CPP screening for Stove Prairie B.A.S.E. Camp Pre School Program, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Stove Prairie Elementary School, 3891 Stove Prairie Road, Bellevue. Info: Amanda Theilig, 970-488-6585.
May 11: WY-CO Regional Partnership Job Fair, 9 a.m.-noon, (9-9:30 a.m., veterans only). The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds, 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland. Info: jtuck@larimer.org.
May 12: Live music and silent auction at Pateros Creek Brewing Co., 242 N. College Ave., Fort Collins, to benefit the Soaring Wings Ministries Building Fund, which will help provide a home for a homeless Northern Colorado family. Info: soaringwingsministries.org.
strong>May 14 13th Annual Wellington Middle School Golf Tournament, Mountain Vista Golf Course, 2808 NE Frontage Road, Fort Collins. To benefit Wellington Eagles After Hours. Info: wel.psdschools.org.
May 14: Rock Band Project, University Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St., Fort Collins. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Info: theatre.colostate.edu/events/rock-band-project/.
May 14, Red Feather Elementary School Spring Swing Carnival, 5:30 p.m., Red Feather Lakes Firehouse, 44 Firehouse Lane. Carnival-themed games, entertainment, dinner, silent auction featuring many local businesses, quilt drawing, music and dancing. Info and quilt drawing tickets: rfle-pto.org.
May 19: Sew Many Pieces: 3,000 and Counting. Quilt expert Jeananne Wright will speak at 7 p.m. Free. Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising, Classroom 157, 215 E. Lake St., Fort Collins.
strong>May 23: Regular meeting of the Waverly Community Board, 7:30 p.m., Turning Point at Waverly School, 10431 N. County Road 15. Info: 970-568-7619.
May 28-30, Veterans Plaza of Northern Colorado is honoring veterans of the Korean War over Memorial Day weekend. Events include placing of 3,600 flags at the Plaza, a dinner-dance and ceremony at the Marriott Hotel in Fort Collins on Saturday night, and a time of solitude and closing ceremony on May 30. Please see www.veteransplazanoco.org for detailed information and registration or call Karen Lesser at 970-482-6541.
strong>May 29: Mountain Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, Red Feather Lakes POA Building, 58 Firehouse Lane, 7:30-10:30 a.m. All you can eat. Donations accepted. Info: 970-881-2740.
strong>May 30: Glacier Gals of Glacier View Meadows Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast, 7-11 a.m., Mountain Meetin’ Place, Gate 8, Glacier View Meadows, Larimer County Road 74E, Livermore. Donations accepted. Info: 720-201-1046 or xx10839@comcast.net.

Looking ahead
June 4,/strong> An Evening with Jack Slade and Friends. Benefit for restoration of 1862 Virginia Dale Overland Stage Station,5:30-10 p.m., Fort Collins Hilton Hotel, 425 Prospect Rd. Fort CollinsFort Collins.Sponsored by the Virginia Dale Community Club, Dinner, Live music, Cash Bar and Silent Auctions, Video of the Stage Station’s History, Gordon Chavis as Jack Slade. By reservation only.$75.00 per person, $750.00 for corporate table of 10 persons. Info:
The Stage Station is on the National Historic Register of Historic Places. Info: www.VirginiaDaleCommunityClub.org or 970-493-6955 for ticket information. RSVP by May 21, 2016
June 4: Kids’ Free Fishing Fest at West Lake in Red Feather Lakes, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free fishing poles to kids 15 and under who register for this USFS event until they run out. Info: seec.redfeatherlakes.org or 970-218-9685.
June 11-12: Buckle Series Horse Show, Longhorn Arena, Ranch at Larimer County Fairgrounds, 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland. Registration, 7 a.m. Classes start at 8 a.m. Save $8 by registering before June 6. Sponsored by Desperados and Wind Dancers 4-H Clubs. Info: BucklesSeries.com, Rwdehn@aol.com or 970-290-0603.
June 13-17: Survival and environmental programs at Soaring Eagle Ecology Center, Red Feather Lakes. Free for elementary and middle school kids and families. Programs: search and rescue, how to love the wilderness, marmots and other hibernating animals, survival skills, macro invertebrate mayhem. Info: seec.redfeatherlakes.org or 970-218-9685.
strong>June 17:
18th Annual Hoeven Games Golf Tournament, Collindale Golf Course, 1441 E. Horsetooth Road, Fort Collins. Info: CSUEvents-COB@colostate.edu or 877-498-7787.
strong>June 25:June 29: Free Plants and Wildflower Hike at Soaring Eagle Ecology Center, Red Feather Lakes, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Info: seec.redfeatherlakes.org or 970-218-9685.

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