Event Calendar for June 2014

May 31, Larimer County Humane Society 24th Annual Fire Hydrant 5, 5K run, walk and pet expo, 8:30 a.m. Edora Park, Fort Collins. Info. and to register by phone, 970-530-2948. Race day registration $35.
June 2, Civil War Round Table, CSA President Jefferson’s Cabinet, Chuck Connelly and panel, 1 p.m. Harmony Presbyterian Church, 400 E. Boardwalk. Info: Carolyn Andrews 225-2767. No meetings in July and August.
June 2, Tiny Trekkers, Larimer County naturalists present a morning of crafts, stories and fun facts for kids 2-to-5-years old at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, off U.S. 34 west of Loveland. One-hour program. Parent must attend. Free. Info. and registration: larimer.org/NRegistration. Heather at 970-619-4489.
June 2,Boys and Girls Club orientation for new and existing members followed by a barbecue for the whole family to enjoy. (The club will be closed to youth services for the day.) Orientations between 1 and 8 p.m. Barbecue starts at 6 p.m. Info: 970-568-7338.
June 4 and 18, Nature Notes Club meeting. Journal, paint and photograph with a fun group of people. Three hours. Easy walking. Info., time and location: Heather at 970-619-4489.
June 5-8, Introductory Gregorian Chant Retreat, Abbey Retreat House, Abbey of St. Walburga, Virginia Dale. Info: walburga.org or 970-472-0612.
June 6, Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures, Opening of Alaska Enduring Traditions Exhibition: dog sleds, fishing tools and ivory carvings. Members preview 4-6 p.m., gallery walk 6-9 p.m.
June 6, Red Feather Historical Society Dinner. Info: http://redfeatherhistoricalsociety.org.
June 6, Free movie in Centennial Park in Wellington! Cartoons at 8 p.m., feature “Frozen” (PG). Popcorn and drinks provided. Bring your own lawn chairs. Info: 970-568-3381.
June 7, Wellington Fire Protection District Open House to celebrate remodeled station, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., refreshments served. 108 W. County Road 66. Info: 970-568-3232.
June 7, Town-wide garage sale, 8 a.m. until it’s over. Maps available at Wellington Town Hall June 3, townofwellington.com/flyers, at Seniors Pancake Breakfast on the day of the sale and at the movie in the park. Info: 970-568-3381.
June 7, Pancake Breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Leeper Center, 3800 Wilson Avenue, $5 adults, $3 kids 7-12, Free for 6 and under. Seniors selling baked goods and crafts. Info: 568-3381 or townofwellington.com/cac
June 7, 8,Fry’s Auto Care Antique Engine Show and Swap, Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 200 Racquette Drive, Fort Collins. Info: Sean or Sam at Fry’s Auto Care, 970-221-0950, or Bert Herrera, 970-224-3957.
June 7, Canyon Lake Ranger District , Roosevelt National Forest, Children’s free fishing fest at West Lake day use area off CR 74E. Participants under 15 receive free fishing pole and lessons, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.. Info: Soaring Eagle Ecology Center, 970-218-9685. Must register online by June 3: at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/canyon-lakes-ranger-district-kids-free-fishing-fest-tickets-11611812243. Bring water, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, fishing gear (for adults) and a cooler to keep your catch. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Directions: 21 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. 287. Left (west) onto Red Feather Lakes Road (County Road 74E), and go approximately 22 miles. Turn right onto Dowdy Lake Road.
June 8-13, Colorado State University, Organ Week for high school students interested in beginning or expanding organ study. Includes several concerts. Info: 970-491-2787 or music.colostate.edu.
June 9, University Center for the Arts, “Kids Do It All” Summer Camp, six one-week sessions, kids 7-12. Day camp leads kids through the entire theatre process to produce original plays. Info: [email protected].
June 9-11, Soaring Eagle Ecology Center, free hands-on environmental programs for children, teens and families, 9:3-11:30 a.m. on SEEC land. Info and registration: 970-218-9685.
June 11, Virginia Dale Community Club meeting, 1 p.m. Info. and location: Sylvia Garofalo 970-495-1828.
June 13-14, Virginia Dale Community Club Open House to celebrate the the stage stations’s historical significance. See Roamin’ the Range for details.
June 14, Logan County Chamber of Commerce Annual Father’s Day Expo, Logan County Fairgrounds, Sterling. Info. and registration: Kim Sellers 970-522-5070.
June 18, Red Feather Historical Society tour of Swetsville Zoo, Bruce’s Bar, A.J. Eaton House Museum and Maxwell House Historical Museum. Info: redfeatherhistoricalsociety.org.
June 14, Get Outdoors Day-Northern Colorado. National event celebrating America’s great outdoors. City Park, 1500 Mulberry St, Fort Collins. Learn new ways to get outdoors through nature play, recreation, healthy lifestyles, stewardship and biking. Come any time between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Info: Heather at 970-619-4489 or larimer.org/getoutdoorsnoco.
June 18, “Big Birds of River Bluffs Open Space,” just west of I-25 Windsor exit, off County Road 23E. See the larger-than-life birds that use this river corridor. Two-hour program. Easy hike. Free. Registration required at larimer.org/NRegistration. Info: Heather at 970-619-4489.
June 21, Burst in to Nature: Learning to observe signs of summer, 9 a.m. Devil’s Backbone Open Space, west of Loveland off of U.S. 34. Use your smart phone to document plant and animal species. Don’t have a smart phone? Bring your digital camera instead! The whole family is invited.Hike rating: Easy. Two-hour program. Free, registration required at: larimer.org/NRregistration. Info: Heather at 970-619-4489.
June 21, Geology Underfoot at the Devil’s Backbone. Travel through millions of years to gain insights into the fascinating geology of this prominent local landmark and surrounding area. Just west of Loveland off U.S. 34 Five-hour program. Easy hiking. Free, registration required at larimer.org/NRegistration. Info: Heather at 970-619-4489.
June 22, Wildflower Photography. Learn techniques to take your photos from pretty to polished. 8:30 a.m. Eagle’s Nest Open Space near Livermore/U.S 287 junction. Three-and-and-half-hour program. Bring camera, water and dress for the weather. Easy hiking. Free. Registration required at larimer.org/NRegistration. Info: Heather at 970-619=4489.
June 19-22,/strong> Abbey of St Walburga, intermediate Gregorian Chant, Info: 970-472-0612, walburga.org.
June 20, (2) June 20. Learn how drought, fires and flooding affect the health of our Cache la Poudre watershed. 3-4 p.m., Red Feather Lakes Community Library. Free program, great for everyone.
June 25, Waverly Community Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., Turning Point at Waverly School, 10431 N. County Road 15. All community members welcome. Info: waverlycommunity.org or 970-443-3931.
June 27, Historic Red Feather walking tour to Heart Rock. Info: http://redfeatherhistoricalsociety.org.
June 28,29, 25th Annual Colorado Brewers’ Festival, Civic Center Park, Fort Collins (Howes St. and LaPorte Ave.), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 50 plus breweries serving more than 100 Colorado craft beers, Colorado bands and Colorado sunshine. Info. and tickets: www.DowntownFort Collins.com.
On Going
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: 970-215-0025.

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