Recreation: June Events
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Father’s Day 5k
Celebrate Dad by getting outside for the Father’s Day 5k! Enter as an individual or as a team (father/son or father/daughter). This race benefits the Adaptive Recreation Opportunities and low or reduced fee classes. Register at Runners Roost or Altitude Running in Fort Collins or online at active.com
Date: Sunday, 6/16
Time: 8:00 AM Shotgun Start
Location: Old Town Fort Collins, Mountain & Remington
Cost: $30 to $55
National Get Outdoors Day Celebration
Discover all the wonders the outdoors have to offer you and your family. Try outdoor activities including kayaking, rock climbing, back country cooking, archery and learn about nature and wildlife at the same time. Sponsored by City of Fort Collins Recreation and Jax Outdoor Gear.
Date: Saturday, 6/8
Time: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location: Spring Canyon Park
Cost: No Fee
LA Homicide Detective
Born in 1925 the son of an Oklahoma share cropper, William “Bill” Gillespee, became one of the most influential homicide detectives in LA County during some of the most challenging and frustrating years in it’s history. He will share his experiences investigating homicides and his ultimate goal of protecting lives.
Location: Senior Center
Note: Lunch will be served, and special dietary needs accommodated upon request. For more information contact Pat Moore at 970.224.6033 or email
Age: 18 years & up
Date: Wednesday, 6/19
Time: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Cost: $20 Non Members, $16 Members
Visiting Artist Demonstration: Robin Furuta
In this demonstration, Robin Furuta will discuss her work and show how to alter thrown pieces and create oval casseroles.
Note: Class not discountable.
Location: Pottery Studio, 1541 W. Oak Street
Date: Saturday, 6/29
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM