Welcome to the City of Longmont's
weekly e-News update.
August 31, 2012
- Farmers Market in Downtown Longmont on Thursday
- Most Government Offices Closed on Labor Day
- Night Skydiving Operations Scheduled for Friday
- Apply to the Citizens Fire Academy
- Twin Peaks Mall Open House
- Rally for Longmont Restaurants - Win $150
Farmers Market in Downtown Longmont on Thursday
Downtown Longmont hosts a Special Farmers' Markets event on Thursday, September 6 from 3 to 7 pm. The event features farm fresh produce, local food vendors, beer and wine garden, kids activities, art show, live music by Grant McIntosh & Sharon Glassman, chef demo, free parking, produce carving and more! Free bicycle valet parking courtesy of Bicycle Longmont! Presented by The Longmont Downtown Development Authority and Boulder County Farmers Market. Stop by the 400 east breezeway alley and parking lot between Main and Kimbark (between 4th and 5th avenues). For more information visit www.downtownlongmont.com.
Most Government Offices Closed on Labor Day
Longmont city government observes Labor Day on Monday, September 3, as a holiday. The following facilities are CLOSED: Civic Center, Service Center, Library, Senior Center, Museum, Youth Center, Development Services Center, St. Vrain Memorial Building and Waste Diversion Center. Centennial Pool and the St. Vrain Memorial Building are closed on Labor Day but the Longmont Recreation Center is open on Labor Day with holiday hours from 10 am to 4 pm. For more information, visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/rec or call 303-651-8404. Trash and recycling will be collected one day late this week.
Night Skydiving Operations Scheduled for Friday
Skydiving operations will take place at Vance Brand Airport on Friday, August 31, from one hour past official sunset (approximately 8:45 pm) until approximately 11:30 pm. Night jumps are required for skydivers to receive full professional certification as required by the United States Parachute Association and the Federal Aviation Administration. For more information call 303-651-8431.
Apply to the Citizens Fire Academy
Have you ever wondered how heavy firefighting gear is? Try it on and see for yourself! Learn about the life of a Longmont firefighter at the Longmont Fire Department’s free Citizen Fire Academy. All your questions will be answered, and you’ll have great experiences, too. The Fire Academy meets on Wednesday nights beginning September 12. The application deadline is 5 pm on August 31. For more information visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/fire, “Fire Safety/Education,” or call 303-651-8432.
Twin Peaks Mall Open House
NewMark Merrill is hosting the next Community Open House on Thursday, September 6 at 5:30 pm to discuss the future of Twin Peaks mall. The meeting will be held in the former Steve & Barry’s store, across from the movie theater. You will have the opportunity to see the preliminary plans for the redevelopment, the potential retail uses, tentative scheduling and other pertinent issues. You are encouraged you to forward this email and/or the attachment, to your colleagues and friends!
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Rally for Longmont Restaurants - Win $150
You could win a $150 gift card by using your social media skills during the Longmont Restaurant Rally from August 24 through September 9. Just visit your favorite Longmont restaurants, bars and breweries, take a picture of yourself or your group with a menu, and post it to www.facebook.com/YouBelongInLongmont. If you post the most photos from a variety of Longmont restaurants during the Restaurant Rally you’ll win a $150 gift card to a local eatery. The winner will be notified the week of September 10.
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