Author: Jordan Secher

Horsetooth Int’l Film Festival 2020 Announces Updates

2nd Annual Festival Weekend Events To Be Held At Local Outdoor Cinemas Horsetooth Int’l Film Festival (HIFFCO), in its second annual season, is thrilled to announce an expanded, in-person events schedule to take place alongside the previously announced virtual experience. To comply with the rapidly-changing consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing efforts set forth by the community, HIFFCO will host five days of local and international films, musical acts, and art displays at local outdoor cinema partners, The Lyric Cinema (September 8th, 9th and 12th) and the Holiday Twin Drive In Theatre (September 10th and 11th). The...

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Sandbox Solar Installs Agrivoltaic System with The Growing Project

The system provides free solar power for community use while coexisting with the community garden. Sandbox Solar, a local Fort Collins solar company, recently completed an agrivoltaic solar array in a partnership with The Growing Project. The system is located at the FoCo Commons Garden, next to the FoCo Cafe. Sandbox Solar donated this 600W, two-panel solar array for the garden. The panels are manufactured by Colorado’s Lumos Solar. This system powers a USB outlet for phone chargers and the like for anyone in need. The panel is also designed to further education about the ways in which solar...

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29th Annual Colorado Governor’s Art Show & Sale Reimagined

Show rescheduled to Sept. 26 – Nov. 1, art sales moved online for the first time   The 29th annual Colorado Governor’s Art Show, one of the largest fine art shows to exclusively feature Colorado artists, has made several changes for its 2020 show in light of COVID-19 safety protocols. The show will now run Sept. 26 – Nov. 1 at the Loveland Museum and, for the first time ever, you will be able to purchase artwork online.   “While the world stood still, Colorado’s top fine artists were creating art for us. They delved deep within and masterfully...

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Fortified Cinema Bistro with The Regional

Your Ticket Will Help Save a Restaurant Sunday, August 16, 7-10PM at Holiday Twin Drive In Unique safely-distanced outdoor dining experience Buy a ticket, help save a restaurant Fortified Collaborations is partnering with the iconic Holiday Twin Drive In Theatre in Fort Collins to present the first event in their Fortified Cinema Bistro series, featuring a multi-course meal shaped by Chef Kevin Grossi of The Regional restaurant, with a movie chosen by him. A ticket to this event buys a memorable experience that supports a community cause we can all appreciate: the crucial need to keep independent restaurants going...

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Experts Examine Beer Archaeology and Century of Homebrewing

The remarkable history of beer and homebrewing will be explored in two virtual programs in September hosted by the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures. Re-Creating the Past: The Archaeology of Beer will be presented from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3. Travis Rupp, known as the Beer Archaeologist, will survey the beginnings of beer in the ancient Near East through its development and stylization throughout Europe. He will explore how beer production and consumption were at the core of ancient cultures and imperial expansion. Rupp is the Innovation & Wood Cellar Manager at Avery Brewing Company in Boulder....

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ECI Site Construction Management, Inc. Raises $7,000 for the Aims Foundation

ECI SITE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, INC. RAISES $7,000 FOR THE AIMS FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT CONSTRUCTION TRADES SCHOLARSHIPS ECI Site Construction Management, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to support the future of the construction industry by raising $7,000 for the Aims Foundation’s construction trades scholarship program. The foundation is the charitable arm of Aims Community College in Greeley, and all funds raised will help offset expenses for the next generation of construction leaders. “While we are all navigating the impacts of COVID-19, we are honored to have dedicated partners that stepped up and made generous contributions in lieu of ECI’s annual golf...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County Concludes Successful In-Person Summer Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County concluded another summer program last week. As one could imagine, this summer’s program looked significantly different than previous years. After working closely with and getting clearance from Larimer County’s Health Department, Boys & Girls Clubs operated out of 11 different locations throughout Larimer County in Estes Park, Fort Collins, Loveland and Wellington. They provided full-day, in-person services to more than 570 youth throughout the summer with the majority of families paying minimal fees. All Boys & Girls Clubs locations offered full-day programming that included meals, access to educational enrichment, social and emotional...

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Roundabout Art, Film & Music Series at Holiday Twin Drive-In

Safely-Distanced event offers entertainment and opportunities for community involvement Sunday, August 9, 7-11 p.m. at Holiday Twin Drive-In: A mixed and immersive program where video is taken from one event and added to at the next An evening of movement, music, action and entertainment Fort Collins CO – Fortified Collaborations presents the last exit in the Roundabout Progressive Art, Film & Music Series, this Sunday, August 9, from 7-11 PM at Holiday Twin Drive-In. Roundabout was created to bring family and friends together in person, at a safe distance to support local venues, performers, musicians and artists. The evening...

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Colorado Early Colleges Outlines Fall Reopening Plans for Northern Colorado Schools

Early college middle and high schools focused on health and safety, equity and access and rigorous academics Colorado Early Colleges (CEC), the state’s largest early college and charter school network, has outlined fall reopening plans for its three middle and high schools in Fort Collins and Windsor. All schools will offer in-person learning and remote learning options to meet the needs of families. Individual school breakouts are below.   The return to learn plans are based on CEC’s three areas of decision-making: health and safety, equity and access, and rigorous academics. Plans will be modified as state, and local...

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