Oct. 29-Nov. 4, Art for Conservation show and silent auction, Poudre River Arts Center, 406 N. College Ave., Fort Collins, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closing reception on Nov. 4, 5 to 9 p.m., features live jazz, food, drinks and final bidding. Proceeds from this 10th annual event support both the artists and the Legacy Land Trust’s conservation programs in Larimer, Jackson and Weld counties. Info: 970-266-1711.
Oct. 29-Nov. 27, “The Rocky Horror Show,” OpenStage Theatre at Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins, 8 p.m.; 2 p.m. matinees Nov. 20 and 27. $14 to $32. Info: 970-221-6730.
Oct. 31-Nov. 4, Scholastic Book Fair fundraiser for Stove Prairie School, 3891 Stove Prairie Road,
Bellvue, 8 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. every day. Potluck lunch at the school Nov. 3 open to the public. Online shopping open from through Nov. 11 at bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/stoveprairie. Info: 970-416-1355.
Nov. 1, All Larimer County ballots must be returned to the Clerk and Recorder by 7 p.m.
Nov. 1, Front Range PC Users Group, Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins, 7 to 9 p.m. Info: www.frpcug.org.
Nov. 2, Walkathon fundraiser, Tavelli Elementary School, 1118 Miramont Drive, Fort Collins, all day. Info: 970-672-6258.
Nov. 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.
Nov. 3, Colorado State University Women’s Association’s annual Scholarship Recognition Luncheon, Hilton Fort Collins, 425 W. Prospect Road, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. CSUWA will award five $2,500 scholarships. $18. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 3, 10 & 17, Women’s CoDependency Anonymous, Dazbog Coffee House (Cherry/Mason), 5:30 p.m. Info: 970-219-3848.
Nov. 4, Boomers & Beyond: How to Be Irresistible to Employers!, seminar for job seekers over 50, Larimer County Workforce Center offices, 200 W. Oak St., Fort Collins, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free to attend, registration required. Info and registration: www.Larimerworkforce.org, 970-498-6649.
Nov. 4, Amalie Howard, author of “Bloodspell,” will talk to students at Poudre High School about her book, writing, and eating disorders/image issues. Info: 970-488-6011.
Nov. 5, Book signing and talk by mystery writer C.J. Box, Wellington Ace Hardware, 4104 Jefferson Ave., Wellington, 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Wellington Library Foundation. Info: 978-968-3401.
Nov. 6, Folsom Society, National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, Our Lutheran Savior’s Church, 2000 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, 2 to 4 p.m. Info: 970-482-0025.
Nov. 6, 13, 20 & 27, Breakfast at American Legion Post No. 4, 2124 County Road 54G (Hwy. 287),
LaPorte, open to the public, 8 to 10 a.m. Info: 970-484-0418.
Nov. 7, Civil War Roundtable, Harmony Presbyterian Church, 400 E. Boardwalk, Fort Collins, 1 to 3 p.m. Info: 970-225-2767.
Nov. 7, Wellington Planning Commission, Leeper Center, 7 p.m. Agenda: www.townofwellington.com. Info: 970-568-3381.
Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28 Alcoholics Anonymous, The Filling Station, Cleveland Avenue and Fourth Street in Wellington, 7 p.m. Info: 970-568-0040.
Nov. 8, Wellington Republicans Breakfast Club, T-Bar Inn, 7 a.m. No membership fee, no RSVP required. Info: www.wellingtonrepublicans.org/breakfastclub.
Nov. 8 & 22, Poudre School District Board of Education, Support Services Center, 2407 LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins, 6:30 p.m. Agenda: www.psdschools.org. Info: 970-490-3607.
Nov. 8 & 22, Wellington Town Board, Leeper Center, 7:30 p.m. Agenda: www.townofwellington.com. Info: 970-568-3381.
Nov. 8 & 22, Wellington Lions Club, Zion Lutheran Church, Second Street and Garfield Avenue, 7 p.m. Info: 970-568-3946, www.wellingtonlionsclub.org.
Nov. 8 & 22, Wellington Food Bank, Wellington Community Church, 8445 Third St., 2 to 3 p.m. Bring proof of income and address. Info: 970-568-9301 (Zion Lutheran Church) or 568-9220.
Nov. 10, Red Feather Lakes Planning Advisory Committee, firehouse meeting room, 1:30 p.m. Info: 970-498-7683. Agenda: www.larimer.org/boards/minutes/rfpac.htm.
Nov. 10, Fifth annual Veterans Stand-Down, Catholics Charities Northern, 460 Linden Center Drive, Fort Collins, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continental breakfast at 9 a.m., hot meal at noon. Clothing and basic living essentials distributed; flu shots, oral cancer screening, bicycle tune-ups, haircuts and more. Info: 970-498-6651, 970-498-6645 or 970-498-6556.
Nov. 11, Veterans Day at American Legion Post No. 4, 2124 County Road 54G (Hwy. 287), LaPorte. Breakfast 6 to 10 a.m., Sloppy Joes and chips from noon on, full day of raffles and family fun. Info: 970-484-0418.
Nov. 11-12, “…Like There’s No Tomorrow,” Warren Miller’s 62nd film, Lincoln Center, 417 Magnolia St., Fort Collins, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, 6 and 9 p.m. Saturday. $18. Info: 970-225-1455.
Nov. 12, Baseball tryouts for Summer 2012 Age 13 Rookie League team, Library Park South Field, Wellington, 1 p.m. A competitive-level traveling team for players 13 years old by April 30. Online registration at email@example.com ends Nov. 11; walk-in registration at Wellington Recreation Office, Leeper Center, ends Nov. 9. Info: 970-568-7410.
Nov. 12 & 19, Be Local Winter Market, Opera Galleria, 123 N. College Ave., Fort Collins, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop for winter vegetables and artisan food products. Info: 970-219-3382.
Nov. 13, Veterans’ Plaza memorial statue installation, Spring Canyon Community Park, 2626 W. Horsetooth Road, Fort Collins, 1 p.m. Info: 970-217-6920 or 970-221-6618.
Nov. 13, Goodtimes Dance Club monthly dance, 8 to 11 p.m., Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins. Live big band music by the Colorado Sunshine Band. $15 per couple, reservations required. Info: 970-667-9398 or www.goodtimesdanceclub.org.
Nov. 13, Spay/neuter clinic for feral cats, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for location and to make appointment. Info: Northern Colorado Friends of Ferals, 970-224-1467 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 14, Northern Larimer County Habitat Partnership Program, DOW office on Prospect Road, 4 p.m. Info: 970-493-3535 or www.nlchpp.com.
Nov. 17, Fort Collins Mac Users Club, 4926 Northern Lights Drive, 6:45 p.m. Info: www.fortmac.org.
Nov. 19, Craft Fair, Wellington United Methodist Fellowship, 8251 Wellington Blvd., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables still available for handmade crafts. Info: 970-227-7893.
Nov. 19-20, Northern Colorado Wood Carvers Club annual show, competition and sale, The Ranch Larimer County Fairgrounds, Thomas M. McKee 4-H Building, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Info: 970-669-8636.
Nov. 20, Mission Rocks: A LaPorte Youth Group sponsored by LaPorte Presbyterian Church, 3820 W. County Road 54-G, 3 p.m. Children of all ages invited to attend. Info: 970-484-0921.
Nov. 21, 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: www.larimer.org/boards/minutes/lapacagenda.htm.
Nov. 23-25, No school for K-12 school children in Poudre School District. Elementary and middle schools also closed on Nov. 28.
Nov. 24-25, North Forty News offices in LaPorte closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Nov. 27, Ponderosa Promenaders dance, Livermore Community Hall, potluck at 1:30 p.m. and dancing at 2:15 p.m. Info: 970-482-8261.
Nov. 30, Waverly Advisory Committee monthly meeting, Turning Point at Waverly School, 10431 N. County Road 15, 7:30 p.m. Info: 970-568-9818.
Daily: Narcotics Anonymous, meetings in Larimer and Weld counties, open to addicts and nonaddicts. Info: 970-282-8079.
Dec. 3-4, Dickens Dinners, four-course feast with carolers from Larimer Chorale, Fort Collins Country Club, 6 p.m., tickets $65 per person. Info: 970-221-6730.
Dec. 3-4 & 10-11, Cookies and Cocoa for Tree Cutters, Chapel in the Pines, Red Feather Lakes Road, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Proceeds benefit programs and extracurricular events at Red Feather Lakes Elementary School. Info: 970-488-6550.
Dec. 4, Folsom Society, National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, Our Lutheran Savior’s Church, 2000 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, 2 to 4 p.m. Christmas party. Info: 970-482-0025.
Dec. 11, Spay/neuter clinic for feral cats, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for location and to make appointment. Info: Northern Colorado Friends of Ferals, 970-224-1467 or email@example.com.
Dec. 14, Blood donation bus from Garth Englund Donor Center of PVHS, Main Street Market parking lot, Wellington, noon to 4 p.m. Info: 970-568-7893.
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