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Longmont News, Your E-Government Connection

Welcome to the City of Longmont's weekly e-News update.

July 5, 2013

  1. Three More Summer Concerts
  2. Bike Rodeo for Ages 4 to 11
  3. Online Survey to Gauge Needs of the Community
  4. Volunteer to Select Public Art
  5. Range Safety Volunteers Sought
  6. Volunteer at Rhythm on the River


Three More Summer Concerts

Enjoy three free concerts this week in the City’s summer concert series. At 6:30 pm on Tuesday, July 9, hear Hey Lady! at Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Avenue. At 6:30 pm on Wednesday, July 10, enjoy The Foghorn Stringband at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road. And at 10 am on Thursday, July 11, take your children to the Longmont Public Library, 409 4th Avenue, to hear Dan Crow. All concerts are outdoors; take blankets or lawn chairs to sit on. For more information visit

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Bike Rodeo for Ages 4 to 11

On Monday, July 8, and Tuesday, July 9, Safe Routes to School will hold a free bike rodeo for children age 4 to 11 to encourage safe bicycle-handling skills. The rodeo is held in a contained environment, and kids can participate in just one activity or all 10. Children must bring their own bike and wear a helmet. Helmets will be available for those who don’t own one, and a limited number may be available to take home. The rodeo will take place at the Pavilion in Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Avenue, and you can drop in any time between 9 am and noon. The rodeo takes approximately one hour to complete, and parents must stay with their children. Small prizes will be awarded to participants upon completion. For more information call 720-299-9862 or email

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Online Survey to Gauge Needs of the Community

The Longmont Community Foundation invites the public to complete an online survey about the social needs in the Longmont community. Your answers help provide insight on the issues you care about and how the foundadtion can improve our community. In addition, your opinions help shape the focus and direction of the Longmont Community Foundation's Building a Better Longmont Initiativ. The survey can be found at

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Volunteer to Select Public Art

The Art in Public Places Program is seeking residents to help select public artwork. New projects include two new bicycle racks and a mural to be painted on a silo on County Line Road. Interested applicants need not be artists, but must have either an interest in the project, live or work in close proximity to the project, or have a compelling reason as to why they should be selected. Volunteers also must be willing to talk about their opinions of artwork with the panel and be able to commit to two evening meetings, dates to be determined. More information and applications are available at

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Range Safety Volunteers Sought

Longmont Police Services is seeking volunteers to serve as Range Safety Volunteers. These volunteers provide support for the public-use component of the Longmont Police/Boulder County Sheriff’s firing range. Knowledge of firearms is desired. For more information and to request an application visit, “firing range,” or call 303-774-4440.

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Volunteer at Rhythm on the River

Have fun volunteering at the city’s largest free community event celebrating the environment through music, art, and entertainment. Greet guests, help with the race, fill and hand out water bottles, and more. Call Kari at 303-651-8495 or Theresa at 303-651-8578, or register online at

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