Berthoud Weekly Surveyor July 4, 2013 Page 3
COMMUNITYCALENDAR Send your calendar items regarding non-profit organizations only to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday at noon. Friday, July 5 Lunch from Fannie Palmer’s Pantry will be served on Friday, July 5 at the McCarty-Fickel Home at 645 Seventh St. in Berthoud from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Fannie Palmer was the McCarty family’s domestic helper in the early 1900s and prepared the family’s meals for many years. The lunch is offered a cost of $10 per person and provides a unique opportunity to step back to a less-harried era when the noonday meal was a relaxing interlude in the middle of the day. Seating is limited. It is necessary to make reservations no later than noon on Wed., July 3. Call 970-344-5160 to RSVP or for more information. Friday, July 12 The Bunyan Observatory located at the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum at 228 Mountain Ave., Berthoud, is open for stargazing through banker John Bunyan’s original 1930s Brashear telescope beginning at dusk on the first Friday of every month. Since the first Friday in July falls on the Fourth of July weekend the July viewing will be held on the evening of Friday, July 12. Free admission. Open to the public. Call 970-532-2147 or visit http://www.berthoudhistoricalsociety.org/ for more information. Saturday, July 13 Aglow of Fort Collins will meet on Saturday, July 13, 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.. This will be an outdoor “picnic-style” meeting at the home of Carol Carpenter, 937 Glenview Dr, Berthoud. Instead of our usual brunch, we will have a pot-luck lunch after the meeting. Please bring a salad or dessert to share.n Call for directions 970-532-3117. Announcements Berthoud United Methodist Church vacation Bible School is for everyone kindergarten through fifth grade. The fun begins Monday, July 22 and continues through Friday, July 26. Sessions run from 1 - 4 p.m. each day. The church is located at 820 Ninth St. (corner of Ninth Street and Lake Avenue) in Berthoud. Each day offers a new Bible story to explore through loads of fun activities. For more information or to register for VBS, call 970-532-2142. Larimer County July Guided Hikes and Events — Wednesdays, July 3 and 17 “Nature Notes Club Meeting” Join the Nature Notes Club for its regular July meetings. You’ll get the chance to journal in the vein of Leopold or Muir with this fun group of people. This program will be stationary with some easy walking. Approximately threehour program. Please dress appropriately for the weather, and bring along all of your journaling supplies. Nature Notes meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, usually during the day. Monday, July 8 at 10 a.m. “Tiny LEGAL NOTICE The Board of Trustees of the Town of Berthoud adopted the following ordinance at the meeting on June 25, 2013. The full text of the ordinance is available at the Town of Berthoud website: berthoud.org AN ORDINANCE REZONING REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS THE HILLTOP MINOR SUBDIVISION HERETOFORE ZONED R1: SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO R2: LIMITED MULTIFAMILY DISTRICT BY THE TOWN OF BERTHOUD, LARIMER & WELD COUNTIES, COLORADO. Publish: July 4, 2013
Trekkers” Join Larimer County Naturalists for a special program designed for your toddler and you. This program at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland, off of Highway 34, will be a morning filled with crafts, stories and fun facts. A parent or guardian must accompany the child for this hour-long program. After the program, feel free to explore the open space with your child. Program is free. No registration required. Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. “Dig in to nature at the Loveland Library” Join a Larimer County Volunteer Naturalist at the Loveland Public Library for an exploration into nature like you’ve never seen before. Program is free. No registration required. Wednesday, July 17, 6:30 p.m. “Where to go in Larimer County” Looking for new places to get outside? Join us for this presentation at Jax Outdoor Gear, 1200 N. College Ave., in Fort Collins, for information on where to go and what to do on Larimer County’s parks and open spaces. Approximately one-hour program. Monday, July 22 at 10 a.m. “Tiny Trekkers” Join Larimer County Naturalists for a special program designed for your toddler and you. This program at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland, off of Highway 34, will be a morning filled with crafts, stories and fun facts. A parent or guardian must accompany the child for this hour-long program. After the program, feel free to explore the open space with your child. Program is free. No registration required. Friday, July 26 at 8:30 a.m. “Take it outside with your commissioner” Hike at Devil’s Backbone Open Space with Commissioner Tom Donnelly and Open Lands Program Manager Kerri Rollins. This informal opportunity to visit with an elected official will give you the chance to ask anything you’d like about the county in a spectacular outdoor setting. Come on out and get to know Tom and Kerri. Hike rating: easy. Please bring water for the trail and dress appropriately for the weather. Approximately two-hour program. Program is free, but registration is required. Please go to www.larimer. org/NRregistration to sign up. Saturday, July 27 at 10 a.m. “Messages in stone at Devil’s Backbone” Take a short hike with Naturalist Ed through millions of years of geologic history visible in and near Devils Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off Highway 34. Learn key geologic ideas and how they help reveal the stories in the rocks of this prominent landmark. The hike will be about 90 minutes and about one mile in length. Hike rating: easy. Meet at the shelter on the south side of the parking lot. Program is free, but registration is required. Please go to www. larimer.org/NRregistration to sign up. Direct all questions to Heather at 970679-4489. To learn more about Larimer County’s parks and open spaces, visit our website at www.larimer.org/ naturalresources Save the date — 1st Annual Berthoud Open golf tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 13 at Highland Meadows Golf Course in Windsor. The tournament is sponsored by the Ber-
thoud Area Chamber of Commerce and a college scholarship will be awarded to a Berthoud High School student. The tournament is open to everyone. Thompson Early Childhood Program is now accepting applications for tuition-paying and Colorado preschool students. There will be a limited number of slots available in the Berthoud area. Children will need to turn either three or four years of age by Oct. 1. Call 613-5052 or 613-5761 for more information or to receive an application. You can also go to the district website at www.thompsonschools.org, go to Schools>Early Childhood to complete the application. BHS woodworking classes are looking for any unwanted hardwood or softwood boards for student projects. We can also use Corian countertop pieces of various sizes. Please contact Robb Sommerfeld at 970-613-7719 or Robert.email@example.com. Have ideas on what would make students more successful with math or reading and writing? Be part of a subcommittee by posting at http:// tsdvoices.proboards.com. Contact: Liz. Rayment@action-works.org. You got a problem with chemistry? There is help. Free tutoring services are provided every Tuesday from 6:30 – 8 p.m in room 141. This is an open, informal environment for all AP Chemistry and Chemistry II students. This is a volunteer service provided by a chemist with 20+ years professional experience. Visit the McCarty-Fickel Home historic house museum at 645 Seventh St. in Berthoud. Operated by the Berthoud Historical Society. Tours by appointment. Call 970-532-1916 in advance to arrange a tour. Scheduled Meetings AARP meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Lions Depot on Third Steet at 5 p.m. for a covered-dish supper. Please bring something to share with everyone. For more information, please contact Curtis Wilson at 532-2638. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Berthoud Lions Club every Monday and Friday nights from 8 to 9 p.m. Anyone desiring to quit drinking is welcome. There are no dues or fees. For more information, please call 5324653. A Balance and Fall Prevention Class is being held weekly. It’s free. Drop-ins are welcome to attend. Classes are held at the Berthoud Area Community Center every Tuesday from 9 -9:45 a.m. Please call 970-532-2730 for more information. Berthoud Area Transportation Service (BATS) is available for Berthoud residents on a demand-response basis, which means that BATS will pick you up at your home and take you to your destination in Berthoud, Loveland or Longmont. Call 532-3049 to make a reservation or for more information. Service is available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Berthoud Fire Protection District board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at the Berthoud Area Community Center, 248 Welch Ave. Agendas are available two days prior to the meetings by calling 532-2264.
A Proper English Tea
Enjoy a cuppa a la Downton Abbey at Berthoud Community Library. Adult and teen program to be held Thursday, July 11 at 2 p.m. For fans of those glamorous Crawley ladies waiting eagerly (read: impatiently) for season four, come to Berthoud Community Library District’s low tea event and whet your appetite for some proper British fare. Guests will sample several tea varieties as well as those must-have British staples: clotted cream, scones and finger
All meetings are open to the public. Berthoud Library board meets on the first Thursday of every month in the library community room at 7 p.m. Berthoud Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. They meet at the Lions Depot at Third and Massachusetts. The depot is available for rent, contact Sam Waldo at 532-2001. For more information about the Lions Club call Bob Talley at 532-2228. The Lions are available to loan out supplies for handicapped or disabled people. Contact Curtis Wilson at 532-2638. Berthoud Parents As Teachers is a free service for all families living in Berthoud who are expecting a child or with children ages birth to five. It includes personalized visits/ parent education, group meetings and developmental screenings. Bilingual services available. Contact Rhonda Richer at 970-215-0305 or Rhonda@ thefamilycenterfc.org. http://berthoudpat.weebly.com. Berthoud TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at the Lions Club depot. Call Joan for information at 667-4206. The Berthoud Transportation Advisory Committee meets quarterly at 8 a.m. at town hall. For information call 532-2643. Celebrate Recovery — 12-step program for anyone with hurts, habits or hang-ups. Wednesdays 5:30 - 9 p.m. at 250 Mountain Ave., Berthoud. Call 532-9886 during office hours. Call for more information 532-9886. First Presbyterian Church adult bible study, every Sunday at 8:45 a.m. Facilitated by Rev. Jerry Groves. Eighth Steet and Massachusetts Avenue. Everyone welcome. Friends of the Library board meets in the library community room at 3 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Historic Preservation Advisory Committee meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the Town of Berthoud offices board room. For information call 970-581-4603. Job’s Daughters Bethel #37 meets on the first and third Friday of each month at 7:15 p.m. at the Longmont Masonic Building, 312 Main St. The organization is open to girls between the ages of 10 and 20 who are interested in self-improvement and service to community. For details contact Megan Fritts 970-213-9050. All girls are welcome. Justin Bauer Memorial Post #67 of the American Legion meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Berthoud Area Community Center, 7 CLASSIFIEDS $3 per line - per week Custom + $2 LEGAL NOTICES $8 per column inch - 1st week $7.50 per column inch for each additional week Deadline to place a classified ad or legal notice is Monday at 3 p.m.for each Thursday edition. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970.532.2252. FOR SALE Graco spray painters-Magnum DX and Magnum LXT15. Honda EMS 4500 generator, Demm Smiley moped, Black & Decker edger. 970-532-2184. Red Haworth farm for sale by owner. 35-75 acres. 970-532-2379 HELP WANTED Daytime prep/counter person, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday to Friday. 532-4747 ask for Cliff. Immediate Need for Local & Shuttle Drivers-Commerce City! Great Benefits! 401K w/Match, Vacation/Holidays.CDL-A, 1yr exp, good driving record. WW Transport, Inc: 800-936-6770 x144, x111 SERVICES PT custodial work wanted. 12 yrs exp. at elem school. 412-0642 or 214-4316 Exp. piano teacher, have openings for students. 214-4316 Merry’s Home Child care has openings for all ages. 970-409-8807.
sandwiches. Tea expert Laurie Thoma will provide the background on this deeply ingrained and civilized tradition, while patrons’ knowledge of both upstairs and down at “the abbey” will be tested in a trivia game. Take a quiz to discover which character you are most like and then share your results with fellow Edwardian-age enthusiasts. Hats and gloves are strongly encouraged. p.m. Contact Paul Talafuse for more information, 532-4498. Larimer County Commissioner Tom Donnelly is in Berthoud the fourth Wednesday of every month at the Lighthouse Cafe at 8:30 a.m. The Larimer County Republican office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign up to volunteer and help with voter registration, set up and staff booths at events, walk in the parades, make phone calls, assist in your precinct and many other activities. 4020 S. College Ave., Unit 11 in Fort Collins. 970-224-2577 or www.larimerGOP.org. Larimer County Open Lands — All meetings will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month with the exception of November and December at 500 E. Third St. in Loveland. Meeting time is from 5 – 8 p.m. Please call 6794534 if you need more information. Larimer County Planning Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Hearing Room, 200 W. Oak St., first floor, Fort Collins. www.larimer.org/bcc/ meetings Little Thompson Water District Board of Directors meeting dates and agendas are posted on their website at www.ltwd.org, The district office is at 835 E. Highway 56, Berthoud. Longs Peak Networking meets every Tuesday at 9 a.m. with the goal of assisting with your job search or overall career development. lpnet.org. Life Bridge Church, west on Highway 66 from the intersection of Highway 287 (Main St.), Longmont. Main entrance on west side. Moms in Touch is currently meeting to pray for our school-aged students, teachers, staff and schools each Wednesday from 9-10 a.m. We would love to have you join us at Grace Place (upstairs). Any questions, contact Kim Land at 532-9886. MOPS group is meeting at Berthoud Family Church located at 39820 Nations Way, just west of town on 56 to the curve, then it is to the east of the Carter Lake turn-off on County Road 23. The group meets the first and third Friday of each month at 9:30 a.m. Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee regular meetings every fourth Wednesday at town hall - 6:30 p.m. Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 7 p.m. at town hall. Reminisce meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 11 a.m. in the Berthoud Area Community Center. Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT) meets the third Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in the Berthoud Area Community Center. Tree Advisory Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at town hall at 5:30 p.m. Utility Advisory Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at town hall.