The Nederland Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 10th Annual Frozen Dead Guy Days on the weekend of March 4-6. A wild and wacky celebration of all things dead, frozen and frigidly fun, Frozen Dead Guy Days has won the Governors Award for Best Promotional Event in Colorado and the Readers Digest Top Five Winter Festivals in the United States.
Reps. Claire Levy, D-Boulder, Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, D-Longmont, and Deb Gardner, D-Longmont, will talk about their plans for the session and have a conversation about the new political landscape at the Capitol. Sen. Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, will attend as well.
The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder will be offering free tax help to low-income individuals for the second year in a row as part of its partnership with the Piton Foundation and other colleges throughout Colorado.
The event will take place at Rembrandt Yard, located at 1301 Spruce St. Participants will be able to bid on art created by artists of all ages and vote for the featured image of the 2011 Open Studios commemorative poster. Guillaumes Catering will provide food for the pARTy, and beer will be supplied by the Avery Brewing Company.
Heath will discuss some of the key issues facing the state and the Legislature in 2011. His top issues include job creation and retention, fiscal and constitutional reform, education, the budget and redistricting.
Words convey meaning, but our choice of specific words also conveys details about our personalities, new research shows. For example, extroverts are likely to use the word “mouth” frequently, and “open” personalities are likely to use words like “folk,” “poetry” and “universe” in their blogs.
Breakfast stations will be located at Acupuncture Works, at 1723 Canyon Blvd.; Page Two, at 6565 Gunpark Dr. in Gunbarrel; Rally Sport Health and Fitness, at 2727 29th St.; Dushanbe Teahouse, at 1770 13th St.; Community Cycles, at 2805 Wilderness Place, Suite 100; the CU Environmental Center, at Broadway and Euclid Ave.
Meetings will be held for each fire protection district: Fourmile on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Salina School House (536 Gold Run Rd.); Sugarloaf on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at Fire Station No. 2 (1360 Sugarloaf Rd.); Gold Hill on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Gold Hill Elementary School (890 Main St.
Community Cycles will hold its fifth annual Holiday Kid’s Bike Giveaway on Sunday, Dec. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Boulder Indoor Cycling, 3550 Frontier Ave. Community Cycles, a nonprofit organization that educates and advocates for the safe use of bicycles, has about 300 refurbished bikes to give away.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) recently announced that the Humane Society of Boulder Valley has won the ASPCA’s $100K Challenge, a national contest designed to inspire animal shelters across the country to save more lives.