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February 7, 2013

  1. “Weight of the Nation” Film Screening
  2. Second Saturday Free Day at the Museum
  3. SPARX! Program at the Longmont Museum
  4. “Historic Longmont: It’s Everyone’s Story”
  5. Volunteer to Be a Victim Advocate


“Weight of the Nation” Film Screening

The public is invited to a free screening of clips from HBO’s film “Weight of the Nation” from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Monday, February 11, at the Longmont Public Library, 409 4th Avenue. The film will be followed by a discussion from a panel of experts on what the obesity epidemic means to our families, our community and our nation. Sponsored by Silver Creek High School, LiveWell Longmont and the Longmont Public Library.

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Second Saturday Free Day at the Museum

Saturday, February 9, the Longmont Museum’s special exhibition AMP’D: Powering Longmont 1912-2012 will be open free of charge. It’s the last free day before the exhibit closes on February 17. The exhibition features a variety of hands-on activities for the whole family, from a plasma globe to a hand-powered generator. The Museum is located at 400 Quail Road, just east of Main Street in south Longmont. For more information call 303-651-8374 or visit

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SPARX! Program at the Longmont Museum


On Saturday, February 16, at 10:30 am and at 1:30 pm, journey through the wonderful world of electricity and magnets during an interactive presentation complete with hands-on demonstrations and audience participation. Entertaining, informative, and fun for the whole family! Program admission is $5 and includes admission to the Museum’s current exhibition, AMP’D: Powering Longmont 1912-2012. For more information visit


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“Historic Longmont: It’s Everyone’s Story”

The Longmont Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a symposium entitled “Historic Longmont: It’s Everyone’s Story” from 9:30 am to 1 pm on Saturday, February 23, at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road. Speakers include representatives of the History Colorado Center in Denver, the Denver Public Library, and Longmont’s History and Mystery Tour. You also can learn about City resources for gathering information on Longmont’s people and places. To RSVP contact Julie Conde at 303-651-8764 or

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Volunteer to Be a Victim Advocate

The Longmont Department of Public Safety is recruiting volunteer Victim Advocates. Advocates are on call to respond to help families in crisis. You may be helping a victim of domestic violence, comforting a family who unexpectedly lost a loved one, or meeting with a victim of crime who needs support. These volunteers help ensure that victims receive all the rights they are entitled to by law. To apply visit or call 303-651-8855 for additional information.

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