Welcome to the City of Longmont's
weekly e-News update.
February 28, 2014
- Youth Career and Job Fair at Fairgrounds
- Apply Now for Citizen Police Academy
- Recreation and Golf Services Now on Facebook
- Shredding Event on March 7
- Sign Up for Youth Spring Break Classes
- Register Early for Kids' Fishing Program
- Basic Handgun Safety and Shooting Course
Youth Career and Job Fair at Fairgrounds
Youth ages 14 through 21 are invited to learn about various careers and how to prepare for the job market from 3 to 6 pm on Thursday, March 6, at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. Talk with employers, take part in mock job interviews, have your resume critiqued, and apply for actual jobs at the fair. Business attire is recommended. Employers who hire teens will be present, as will representatives from area colleges and universities. For more information visit www.wfbc.org or call 303-651-1510.
Apply Now for Citizen Police Academy
Longmont Police Services is accepting applications for the 12-week spring Citizen Police Academy. The academy gives residents a better understanding of the role of law enforcement and our criminal justice system. Classes meet from 6 to 9 pm on Wednesdays from March 19 through June 4 at the Safety & Justice Center, 225 Kimbark Street. Visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/police/community/cpa.htm for an application and more information or call 303-651-8523. The application deadline is 5 pm on Friday, March 7.
Recreation and Golf Services Now on Facebook
Be sure to follow Recreation and Golf Services’ new Facebook page for the most up-to-date information about special events, program updates, and program highlights. Keep current on all the exciting leisure and recreation opportunities the City offers for you and your entire family. Follow us at www.facebook.com/longmontrecreation.
Shredding Event on March 7
The Longmont Waste Diversion Center at 140 Martin Street will hold a free shredding event from 9 am to 2 pm on Friday, March 7. Please bring a copy of your most recent Longmont utility bill to show that you pay the waste management fee. This event is for residential documents only; no business materials will be accepted. For more information call 303-651-8416 or visit http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/solidwaste/recycle/shredding_event.htm
Sign Up for Youth Spring Break Classes
Sign up now for youth spring break activities through Longmont Recreation and Golf Services. Choose from half-day multisport camps, Wellborn basketball ball handling and shooting clinics, or girls’ fast–pitch softball camp. Horseback riding at Sun Pony Ranch will be offered for youth as young as 5, and older kids will enjoy creating with Earth Wise Art at the Longmont Museum, painting with Dabble’s Young Picasso classes or a Crackpots’ Clay Date! The American Red Cross Babysitter’s Boot Camp offers certification in babysitting, first aid and CPR all in one class. For more options, including sewing, ultimate Frisbee, fishing, lifeguard training and more, visit http://ci.longmont.co.us/rec.
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Register Early for Kids' Fishing Program
The 11th annual Chick Clark Kids’ Fishing Program will be held on Saturday, March 29, at Roger’s Grove Park, 220 Hover Road. The program provides a special opportunity during Spring Break for Longmont youth (15 years old and younger) to learn about local natural resources, participate in fun outdoor activities and catch their own fish! The day includes a free kids’ fishing clinic, free hot dogs for all, and free fishing for kids. Beginning Monday, February 17, parents can register their children for the program online at http://www.bit.ly/chickclarkfishing.
Basic Handgun Safety and Shooting Course
In this class from 8 am to 6 pm on Sunday, March 30, you’ll learn how to safely store, carry and shoot firearms. The course is a combination of classroom and practical exercise and is appropriate for the beginner to immediate shooter. Attendees must be age 18 or older, and class size is limited to 20. For more information and to register visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/police/general/firingrangeclasses.htm.