Entertainment Calendar for April, 2016

Through May 25, Larimer County Office on Aging’s Powerful Tools for Caregivers class Tuesday nights, 5-7 p.m. MacKenzie Place, 4750 Pleasant Oak Drive, Fort Collins, March 29-May 3; call 970-207-1939 to register. Also offered 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 30 through May 4, Seasons Club, 2000 Boise Ave., Loveland; call 970-820-4097 to register. And noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 20 through May 25, at US Health/Aspen Club, Poudre Valley Hospital, 1024 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins; call 970-495-8560 to register. More info: 970-498-7758 or Imcgowan@larimer.org.
March 30, Community engagement meetings on long-range planning for the Poudre School District, 5:30 p.m. Fossil Ridge High School Roundhouse; April 4 at Lesher Middle School, 5:30 p.m.; April 7, Fort Collins High School auditorium, 5:30 p.m.; April 11, Poudre High School Roundhouse, 5:30 p.m..
Mar. 31, The Colorado State University School of Music Theater and Dance presents its annual Spring Dance Tea event, 3:30 p.m., University Dance Theater, main floor University Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St., Fort Collins. Free and open to the public. Info: 970-491-2787.
Mar. 31, Fourth Annual Film Festival: Reframe Disability, 6 p.m., Lory Student Center Theater, CSU. Info: emckenzie@arclc.org or 970-204-6991×11. General admission $5; students $3. Designed to promote community awareness. Features short films produced by people with disabilities.
March 31-April 3, “The Marriage of Figaro,” Ralph Opera Center, University Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St., Fort Collins. Info: 970-491-2787 or CSUArts@colostate.edu.

April 3, Fourth Annual Beat Beethoven 5k, 9 a.m., Old Town Fort Collins. Beat Beethoven’s 5th (about 33 minutes). Proceeds benefit Fort Collins Symphony Youth Education and community engagement programs. Adults $30; children 12 and under $25; race day $35. Register at fcsymphony.org See Active.com for more information.
Apr. 4, Trunk show and program by Sandy Leuth of Windsor, Harmony Presbyterian Church, 400 Boardwalk in Fort Collins. Sponsored by The League of Northern Colorado Quilters. Register at 6:30 p.m., program begins at 7 p.m. Info: www.lncq.org.
April 5, Tiny Trekkers, for 2-5 year-olds, 10 a.m. at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, west of Loveland, off of U.S. 34. A hour filled with crafts, stories and fun facts. Free. Parent or guardian must accompany child. Info and registration: larimer.org/NRregistration or 970-619-4565.
April 6, CSU Jazz Combos Concert, 7:30 p.m., Griffin Concert Hall, 1400 Remington St. Info: CSUArtsTickets.com or 970-491-2787.
April 7,“The Power of Maya Women’s Artistry,” Mary Ann Wise, founder of Multicolores Guatemala, Maya Women’s Rug Hooking Cooperative, will speak about this artistic and economic opportunity for women from the highlands of Guatemala, Avenir Museum, 215 E. Lake St., Fort Collins. Open to the public. Learn to make a hooked rug, workshop, April 9-10. Info: avenir.colostate.edu.
April 8 Spring Fling Square Dance, Wellington Fire Hall, 7 p.m. All ages and experience levels welcome. Free night of fun for the entire family. Sponsored by Wellington Community Activities Commission. Mark Hammett, caller. Come and join in the fun!
April 8, Free Men’s University Chorus and Trombone Choir concert, 7:30 p.m. Griffin Concert Hall, 1400 Remington St. Info and tickets: 970-491-2787 or CSUArtsTickets.com.
April 8, Night Sky Photography Workshop, 7 p.m., Devil’s Backbone Open Space, techniques and tips for photographing constellations, the Milky Way, night landscapes, star trails and more. DSLR camera required. Bring your fastest wide-angle lens and a tripod. A limited number of tripods available to borrow. Three-hour program involves some walking. Free. Registration required at larimer.org/NRregistration or call 970-619-4565. The same program will be presented on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. same location.
April 9, The Wellington Community Band presents “Stars: Movie Favorites,” Spring concert 6:30 p.m. Wellington Community Church, 8445 Third St. Info and tickets: mkt.com/wellington-community-band or call 717-945-2533.
Apr. 10, “Twigs, Buds, and Signs of Spring,” guided hike to identify trees and shrubs in early spring, when leaves and flowers are scarce, Devil’s Backbone Open Space, west of Loveland off U.S. Hwy. 34. 1.5 hour program. Hike rating: Easy. Registration required:larimer.org/NRregistration or call Dan at (970) 619-4565.
April 14, BASE Camp Pre-school Open House, Red Feather Lakes Elementary School, 11 a.m. to noon. Light lunch. Info: Lisa Westrope at westrope@psdschools.org.
Apr. 15, Fort Collins Symphony’s Season of Legends and Legacies continues, 7 p.m. with Heroes Pops Concert, Timberline Church. The concert features composers who were all great melodists. Each created unforgettable tunes either in a heroic effort, or for heroic figures.$25, $10 students, in advance, Lincoln Center (970.221.6730 / lcinfo@fcgov.com) or at the door. For more information, visit fcsymphony.org.
April 15-22, Human Rights Film Festival. A first for Fort Collins and Colorado. CSU Department of Communication Studies. Info: actfilmfest.org.
April 16 Park People’s Earth Day Yard Tree Sale, 9 a.m.-noon, City Park Greenhouse or Sloan’s Lake Park, Denver. Open to anyone Info: theparkpeople.org or 303-722-6262.
April 17, 7th annual Afternoon Tea with a Diva hosted by Fort Collins Opera, 2 p.m. Fort Collins Country Club, full British tea, cake auction, live performance by mezzo-soprano Melissa Parks and pianist Jordan Ortman. Proceeds benefit OFC general budget. $65 adult, $35 student. Info: lctix.com/Afternoon-Tea-with-a-Diva, 970-221-6730 or Lincoln Center Box Office, 417 W. Magnolia St. No tickets sold at the door.
April 18, Larimer County Workforce Center NOCoNet Job Fair, 9 a.m.-noon, Fort Collins Faith Evangelical Free Church. Info: jtuck@larimer.org.
strong>April 25, Regular meeting of the Waverly Community Board, 7:30 p.m., Turning Point at Waverly School, 10431 N. County Road 15, All members of the Waverly community welcome and encouraged to attend. Info: 970-568-7619.

Looking Ahead
May 11, WY-CO Regional Partnership Job Fair, 9 a.m.-noon, (9-9:30 a.m.veterans only) The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds. Info: jtuck@larimer.org.
May 14, 13th Annual Wellington Middle School Golf Tournament, Mountain Vista Greens.To benefit Wellington Eagles After Hours.
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. Internationally known quilt expert Jeananne Wright will speak, Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising, 215 E. Lake St. 7 p.m., classroom 157. Free and open to the public.
May 29, Mountain Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, Red Feather Lakes POA Building, 7:30-10:30 a.m. pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, coffee. All you can eat. Donations accepted. Info: 970-881-2740.
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, pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit, orange juice, coffee, tea. Donations accepted. Info: 720-201-1046 or xx10839@comcast.net.
June 17 Save the date for the 18th Annual Hoeven Games Golf Tournament, Collindale Golf Course. Info: CSUEvents-COB@colostate.edu or 877-498-7787.

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