CSU Master Gardeners Fall Series: Noxious Weeds

Karen Crumbaker from the CSU Larimer County Extension Ag/Natural Resources Department, will cover noxious weed issues; including various control methods, weed and grass identification, and the Colorado Noxious Weed Law. This class will focus mainly on small acreage and pasture management –NOT home gardens.

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Wooly Knitters Group

Every Tuesday, 1-3 pm Need a fun knitting group to join? This IS that group!  BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) or Supplies needed: one set size 7, 10 inch knitting needles, 1 skein “Peaches and Cream” or “Sugar and Cream” cotton yarn, one metal darning needle, scissors.  

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A Wandering Botanist: Argentina

Plant expert Kathy Keeler searches the globe for stories on plant wonders of the world. This month, Kathy takes us to Argentina, a large country, with a backbone of mountains, vast plains and a long coastline, Argentina is much like the United States, making the differences even more interesting. Nov. 12 Gardening Locally Dec. 10 A world of Spices

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Mahjong

Monday May 26- 1 – 4 pm Mondays 1-4 pm Fridays 10 am-1 pm Similar to the Western card game rummy, Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy, calculation, and a degree of chance. Newbies and Beginners welcome!  Watch. Learn. Play!  Printouts of the rules will be provided. Registration is not required. Group meets unless cancelled due to inclement weather or a holiday.

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Card and Coffee

Experienced class from 10 am – noon Beginners class from 1:30 – 3:30 pm Learn how to stamp, cut emboss, and watercolor gorgeous greeting cards! Supplies provided to class participants for a fee. Ages 16 and up. Registration required. Contact lynnlohman@gmail.com or call 630-901-6738. Aug. 10 – Pop-Up and Pop of Color Cards ($10 supply fee) Sept. 21 – Inside Shadow Box & Backdrop Cards ($15 supply fee) Oct. 5 – Endless Cards ($10 supply fee) Nov. 9 – Twist Pop-UP & Night Sky Cards ($15 supply fee)  

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Card and Coffee

Experienced class from 10 am – noon Beginners class from 1:30 – 3:30 pm Learn how to stamp, cut emboss, and watercolor gorgeous greeting cards! Supplies provided to class participants for a fee. Ages 16 and up. Registration required. Contact lynnlohman@gmail.com or call 630-901-6738. Aug. 10 – Pop-Up and Pop of Color Cards ($10 supply fee) Sept. 21 – Inside Shadow Box & Backdrop Cards ($15 supply fee) Oct. 5 – Endless Cards ($10 supply fee) Nov. 9 – Twist Pop-UP & Night Sky Cards ($15 supply fee)  

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Mahjong

Monday May 26- 1 – 4 pm Mondays 1-4 pm Fridays 10 am-1 pm Similar to the Western card game rummy, Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy, calculation, and a degree of chance. Newbies and Beginners welcome!  Watch. Learn. Play!  Printouts of the rules will be provided. Registration is not required. Group meets unless cancelled due to inclement weather or a holiday.

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country.  This class series meets once a week for six weeks (ending October 17).  Class size is limited, and registration is required. Interactive lessons, discussions and brainstorming will help you take the “tools” you choose and put them into action for your life. You will receive a book, The Caregiver…

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Genealogy Research Help

Every Thursday from 1-5 p.m. Looking for assistance on researching your family or just getting started with Genealogy? The Larimer Genealogy Society volunteers are available weekly to help you with your genealogy research.  This is drop-in service so no appointment necessary.  They are located in the  Local History and Genealogy Area of the library

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Nighttime Nature with Kevin Cook

Wildlife Window Nature Series 2019: Twelve Dozen Things About Colorado Noontime Nature – first Tuesday from 12-1 pm  / Nightime Nature –  first Wednesday from 6-7 pm   Stories about Colorado could fill an encyclopedia; details behind those stories could fill an entire library. Important dates, famous people, and iconic landmarks are generally well known; but Colorado both as a place and as a home amounts to much more than just these things. Our mountains far exceed the names and elevations of just the “Fourteeners.” Being the “Mother of Rivers” must mean something. And why do some maps show two sets…

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