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Time  Title Location
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening

Location:
Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 South Centre Ave, Check in at the Visitor Center
Date:
Saturday April 19, 2014 10:00 AM
Web address:
Contact Info:
Jan Kroeger
Phone: 970-416-2486
E-mail address:
Details:

As the organic movement grows, learn why you should jump on that bandwagon! Topics will
include exactly what organic gardening involves including best fertilizer practices, pest control techniques, soil improvement and crop rotation. This class will focus on the benefits of growing your own organic veggies, both to you and the environment and give you the tools to do so. Growing the healthiest, pesticide-free food is easier than you think!

Instructor: Dr. Tony Koski, Colorado State University

Note: $18 ($3 discount for
members of The Gardens on Spring Creek)

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Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 South Centre Ave, Check in at the Visitor Center
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM   The Big Swing Golf Party/Collindale Demo Day

The Big Swing Golf Party/Collindale Demo Day

Location:
Collindale Golf Course, 1441 E. Horsetooth Rd, 1441 East Horsetooth Road
Date:
Saturday April 19, 2014 10:00 AM
Web address:
Contact Info:
Dawn Worth
Phone: 970-416-2265
E-mail address:
Details:

Free Admission!

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Collindale Golf Course, 1441 E. Horsetooth Rd, 1441 East Horsetooth Road
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   Earth Day Fort Collins

Earth Day Fort Collins

Location:
Civic Center Park, 201 LaPorte Ave.
Date:
Saturday April 19, 2014 11:00 AM
Web address:
Contact Info:
Rosemarie Russo
Phone: 970-416-2327
E-mail address:
Details:

Enjoy Earth Day with the entire family. Local food,music, speakers, arts and crafts, and a variety of booths.

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Civic Center Park, 201 LaPorte Ave.
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM   “Missing Pages: Shannon Troxler”

"Missing Pages: Shannon Troxler"

Location:
Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia
Date:
Saturday April 19, 2014 12:00 PM
Web address:
Contact Info:
Jeanne Shoaff
Phone: 970-416-2737
E-mail address:
Details:

“Missing Pages: Shannon Troxler”

March 14 – April 26, 2014

Opening Reception on Friday, March 14, 5-7 p.m.

Wyoming artist Shannon Troxler’s encaustic and mixed media paintings were inspired by classic literary characters throughout history.

Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat noon-6pm, and evening during most theatre performances.

 

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Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM   40th Annual Fiber Celebration

40th Annual Fiber Celebration

Location:
Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia
Date:
Saturday April 19, 2014 12:00 PM
Web address:
Contact Info:
Jeanne Shoaff
Phone: 970-416-2737
E-mail address:
Details:

The Northern Colorado Weavers Guild presents the 40th Annual Fiber Celebration

March 14 – April 26, 2014

Opening Reception and Awards Presentation on Friday, March 14, 5-7 p.m.

Fiber Celebration is a nationally juried exhibit of functional and non-functional fiber arts, including weaving, quilting, basketry, wearable art, embroidery, felting and more.

Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat noon-6pm, and evening during most theatre performances.

 

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Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM   Just Drip It!

Just Drip It!

Location:
Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 South Centre Ave, 2145 Centre Ave.
Date:
Saturday April 19, 2014 1:00 PM
Web address:
Contact Info:
Details:

Learn all the basics of drip irrigation.

 

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Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 South Centre Ave, 2145 Centre Ave.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM   Just Drip It!

Just Drip It!

Location:
Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 South Centre Ave, Check in at the Visitor Center
Date:
Saturday April 19, 2014 1:00 PM
Web address:
Contact Info:
Dillon Hancock
Phone: 970-416-2486
E-mail address:
Details:

This hands-on class covers the basics of drip
irrigation. Learn the components’ functions
and how they fit together to create a simple watering system for your patio, vegetable garden or flower beds. This class will teach you how to design and install or troubleshoot your own system.

Instructor: Dillon Hancock,
Horticulturist, The Gardens on Spring Creek

Note: $14 Price reduced by Fort Collins Utilities to
promote water conservation

 

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Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 South Centre Ave, Check in at the Visitor Center
7:15 PM - 10:00 PM   Astronomy at Bobcat Ridge: The Whole Eclipse

Astronomy at Bobcat Ridge: The Whole Eclipse

Location:
south of Masonville, Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
Date:
Saturday April 19, 2014 7:15 PM
Web address:
Contact Info:
Deborah Price
Phone: 970-416-2815
E-mail address:
Details:

Two total lunar eclipses and one partial solar eclipse are visible from North America in 2014. A brief program will explain what causes an eclipse, why we don't see eclipses all the time, and when to see upcoming eclipses. Afterwards, enjoy viewing the night skies through telescopes provided by the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society. Please arrive on time--the entrance gate closes shortly after the program begins and parking is not allowed on the road outside the gate. REGISTRATION REQUIRED at NatureTracker.fcgov.com.

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south of Masonville, Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
Show time: 8:00 PM    The Tempest 
  Sunday April 20, 2014 »