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November 27

Multicultural Craft Club: Cardboard Loom Weaving - REGISTER TO ATTEND

  • Date: 11/27/2022 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.

  • Fourth Sunday of each month this fall

  • Registration required

  • Caregiver must be present with child(ren)

Join us to learn about and make different crafts from other parts of the world. This fall we’re going to create paper crafts related to Hispanic Heritage Month and Dia de Muertos.

November's craft is Cardboard Loom Weaving! This is a bilingual program and is for the whole family.

Register for Multicultural Craft Club (November session)

 

November 30

Be Ready Longmont - Emergency Preparedness

  • Date: 11/30/2022 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Civic Center
    350 Kimbark Street

  • City Council Chambers, Longmont Civic Center, 350 Kimbark St.

  • Presented by Kevin Esmail, Longmont Office of Emergency Management, Longmont Public Safety Department

One-hour basics of emergency preparedness presentation/conversation:

  • Information on local alerts, warnings and follow-up messaging

  • How to work with their families, neighbors and social connections to build strong resilient communities

  • How to prepare for everything

Attend the Event

Registration is required to attend the event due to limited seating. Please click the button below to register your family on Eventbrite.

Save Your Seat for Be Ready Longmont

 

December 1

The Great Ideas Reading and Discussion Group

  • Date: 09/08/2022 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.
    Longmont, Colorado 80501

  • 3-4:30 pm

  • Select Thursdays throughout the fall

  • Unquiet Study Room on the second floor of the Library

  • No registration required

Participants will be asked to complete a brief reading and then join us once every two weeks to discuss readings from "Great Books of the Western World," compiled by Mortimer J. Adler, an American philosopher. Some of the topics will include chance, religion and history.

The sessions will be lead by community member Brian Hansen. The schedule and readings can be found below or download a Word doc on the presenter's website.

Upcoming dates:

  • Dec. 1: The Great Books of the Western World, Vol 3, pp 588-597: The Idea of Religion from the Syntopicon

    • or Mortimer Adler’s Great Ideas: A Lexicon of Western Thought, pp 722-733

  • Dec. 15: Great Treasury of Western Thought, pp 1268-1300: The Distinguishing Features of Religion, Judaism, Christianity

 

December 2

LEGO Club for Families

  • Date: 12/02/2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.

  • 6-8 pm

  • Friday, Dec. 2

  • Longmont Library Meeting Rooms

The Library has more than 10,000 LEGO pieces, and at LEGO Club, we get them all out and build! Each time the club meets, we have a different building challenge. We also make a 'shared build' together. Family event- adults and kids build together. Kids younger than 10 years old must be accompanied by someone older than 14 years old dedicated to their care.

Register Your Family

Click the button below to register your family for LEGO Club. Registration will open on Saturday, Nov. 5 for the December session.

Register Your Family for LEGO Club - December

 

December 3

2022 Annual Latino Chamber Members Meeting

Saturday, December 3rd

9 AM - 11 AM

The annual members meeting will include an overview of all topics concerning the Latino Chamber, including previous and future activities within the organization, the electing of the new board of directors, and other important decisions regarding the organization. Please note that you must be a voting member prior to the meeting to vote in the election and other business.

Mayor’s Community Conversation

  • Date: 12/03/2022 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Location: TBD

  • Topic: TBD

About Community Conversations

Longmont Mayor Joan Peck and Mayor Pro Tem Aren Rodriguez are hosting a series of four meetups for Longmont residents to talk about specific topics that are important to the community. This series of community conversations were held on Saturdays every quarter in 2022.

For more information contact the Longmont City Manager’s Office at 303-651-8601.

Longmont Museum Holiday Show

3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The Longmotn Museum’s holiday tradition is back! Join in for songs of the season and holiday cheer from some of the finest musicians and performers in the region. Cash bar with signature holiday drink. 

Post election appreciation event

10 a.m. to noon

1455 Coal Creek Dr. Lafayette

  • Why: to honor all Area Coordinators, Precinct Organizers and GOTV Volunteers and hear a post-election wrap up of what they did and why it mattered. 

  • When: Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00 to noon.  

All Precinct Organizers, Area Coordinators and GOTV volunteers come as honored guests.  

And we are selling tickets to others in our community for $25 to cover the cost of this event. Purchase your ticket now – space is limited.  Purchase Ticket and RSVP

This is a joint project of the Field Team and the Fundraising Team.   

 

December 4

Lavender Gala

1-4 p.m.

Nissi’s, 1455 Coal Creek Dr. unit T, Lafayette

The Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA)'s Rainbow Elders program is hosting the 22nd Annual Lavender Gala on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. This event features a three-course lunch hosted at Nissi’s Entertainment Venue and Event Center in Lafayette. Entertainment will feature “Gender Illusion Technician,” Mrs. Eda Bagel and dancing with DJ Susie Pringle. This is a celebration of and for the LGBTQ+ older adult community of Boulder County and allies.

  • What: 22nd Annual Lavender Gala 

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 4, 1-4 p.m. 

  • Where: Nissi’s Entertainment and Event Center (1455 Coal Creek Drive, Unit T; Lafayette, CO 80026) 

Tickets for the event are $10 plus fees, and can be purchased at boco.org/2022LavenderGala. Sponsorships for tickets are available for those who are unable to pay. 

For more information about the event or sponsorship assistance to pay for a ticket, please contact Michael Chifalo, BCAAA’s LGBTQ+ Program Specialist, at mchifalo@bouldercounty.org or 303-441-4518. 

 

December 6

Science @ Six : Exploring Crystals

  • Date: 12/06/2022 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.

  • Best for elementary-aged children (grades 2nd-5th or 7-10 years old)

  • Library Meeting Rooms

Join Librarians David and Kathleen to look at different types of crystals under magnification, and make your own crystal-growing experiment!

Register for Event

Registration for this event is REQUIRED. Click the button below to register EACH child attending.

Register your child(ren) for Science @ Six

 

December 7

Big Kid Ornament Making

Wednesday, December 7 (SVVSD Late Start Day),

9 - 10:30 am or 3:30–5 pm, ages 5–12 with an adult; $6

Create winter holiday decorations with the young people in your life! We’ll be crafting, painting, and creating keepsakes that will delight for years to come. 

Register online

 

December 8 

Art & Sip: Pom Pom Garland

Thursday, December 8, 6:30 pm; $40

Make your own fuzzy and whimsical pom-pom garland to decorate your home for the holiday season. Instructor Julie Benoit of Maker General.

Register online

 

December 9

Friday Afternoon Concert Series

September 9, October 14, November 11, and December 9 at 2:30 pm 

$12 general admission, $10 students/seniors, $8 members 

Enjoy an afternoon of live music in the Museum's Stewart Auditorium featuring an eclectic array of musical acts from up and down the Front Range.

 

December 11

Santa Story Time

Saturday, December 11:30 am and 1 pm; $10

Celebrate the holidays at a story time with Santa. We will be serving cookies, hot chocolate, and holiday cheer as Santa entertains your whole family with seasonal stories. Make sure to bring your holiday wish lists and a camera for this special event designed for children accompanied by an adult.

Register online

 

December 15

The Great Ideas Reading and Discussion Group

  • Date: 09/08/2022 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.
    Longmont, Colorado 80501

  • 3-4:30 pm

  • Select Thursdays throughout the fall

  • Unquiet Study Room on the second floor of the Library

  • No registration required

Participants will be asked to complete a brief reading and then join us once every two weeks to discuss readings from "Great Books of the Western World," compiled by Mortimer J. Adler, an American philosopher. Some of the topics will include chance, religion and history.

The sessions will be lead by community member Brian Hansen. The schedule and readings can be found below or download a Word doc on the presenter's website.