‘Frozen’ screening, cornhole tournament and more – Loveland Reporter-Herald

As summer heats up, Loveland residents can enjoy the movie “Frozen” with ice cream, play cornhole to benefit Habitat for Humanity, or learn to be trail hosts at events in come.

ice cream party

A “Frozen” Ice Cream Festival will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 22 at Foundry Plaza in the 200 block of Cleveland Avenue, Loveland.

The One Sweet Summer Series event will feature northern Colorado ice cream vendors and the movie “Frozen,” shown on the large outdoor screen at dusk, around 9 p.m.

For more details, visit downtownloveland.org/onesweetsummer.

‘Dena Peterson: Finding Abstraction’

Dena Peterson’s work will be on view in the main gallery of the Loveland Museum, 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, opening to the public Saturday, July 23.

“Dena Peterson: Finding Abstraction” features paintings she has produced as part of an exploration of abstraction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The exhibition will remain on view until September 25.

For more details, call 970-962-2410 or visit thelovelandmuseum.org.

Cornhole Tournament Build Bags

Loveland Habitat for Humanity will be hosting a Bags for Builds Cornhole Tournament from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 23 at the Backyard Tap, 323 N. Railroad Ave., Loveland.

The event will raise funds for Habitat’s affordable homeownership mission.

Teams can choose to play in the recreational bracket or the competition bracket. There will be prizes for first place, second place and best team name.

The cost is $60 for a team of two.

For more details, contact Tori Stepp at 970-669-9769 or [email protected]

teddy bear picnic

The Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland, will be hosting a bilingual Teddy Bear Picnic storytime from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 21.

Children can bring their favorite bears and listen to bear stories, dance and sing songs.

No registration is required.

For more details, visit bit.ly/3uRMmo5.

Magic the Gathering for kids

Magic the Gathering for Kids will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 23 at the Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland.

Kids ages 9-13 can match their creatures and spells with those of their friends in the Strategy Card Game, learn to play, and win a free game the first time they play, while supplies last.

The game includes fantasy violence.

Registration is encouraged so that the instructor can prepare, and the number of places will be limited. Register on bit.ly/3cfiviM.

Trail Host Training

Trail Host Training for Loveland Open Lands and Trails will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, July 22 and 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 23 at the Loveland Parks and Recreation Administration Office , 500 E. Third St., Suite 200, and at Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park, west of Loveland on US 34.

Adults over the age of 21 can attend the training to become certified as a volunteer trail host, becoming the “eyes and ears” of Loveland Open Lands and Trails, collecting data, noting maintenance needs and interacting with the public in the natural areas of the city.

The love of the outdoors and the desire to interact with visitors are a definite plus. Trail hosts can also enjoy fishing, hiking, bird watching, walking your dog (on a leash), looking for plants, and even outdoor painting while hiking. volunteering.

No experience is necessary, and all training and materials are free.

The first 30 minutes of the Friday session will be informative: what trail hosts are up to, time commitments, where to stay, schedule, and training overview. Those interested in trail hosting can then stay for the rest of the session, which will include more detailed information, as well as regulations and resources in each area, and how to connect with the public and report the data collected. when hosting.

Training will continue on-site at Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park, where participants can learn to put their new skills into practice with other trainees and visitors.

Classes are suitable for those already trained who wish to refresh (attend a session in class or in the field or both).

A background check is required to host. After training, actual drop-in times and locations are at the discretion of the trail host.

For more details, contact Michele Van Hare at 970-962-2643 or [email protected]

Bryce Carlson

Unplugged on The Rooftop with Bryce Carlson and The Troubadours will take place from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at the Desk Chair Workspace, 201 E. Fourth St., Loveland.

Carlson’s new country-rock band, The Troubadours, formed in 2021. Local musicians will perform live acoustic music on the rooftop.

The cost is $15.

For more details, visit bit.ly/3sIQaa1.

Buzzwords

The BuzzWords Reading Group will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. on Monday, July 25 at Verboten Brewing, 127 E. Fifth St., Loveland.

The book referred to in July is “Calling Bullsh*t” by Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West.

The authors offer readers the tools to see through the obfuscations, deliberate and neglectful, that dominate all areas of our lives, teaching readers to ask themselves: Who’s saying it? How do they know? What do they have to gain by persuading me? Are the numbers or results too good or too spectacular to be true? Does the claim compare like-with-like or apples and oranges? Does this confirm your personal bias? No purchase is required to attend and non-alcoholic beverages are on sale.

For details, call 970-962-2402 or email [email protected]

Memory Cafe

Dementia Together, a non-profit organization, will be presenting a Memory Cafe from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 at the Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland, in the Gertrude Scott Meeting Room.

Memory cafes are interactive themed social gatherings for people with mild to moderate dementia and their partners in care as well as other community friends, and feature souvenirs, games and music.

For more details and resources, visit dementiatogether.org.

Global Policy Discussion

Loren Crabtree, Provost Emeritus of Colorado State University, will explore the impact of the Ukraine War on the international balance of power and the global economy in a lecture titled “Disrupting Global Politics: The War in Ukraine and the Rising Tensions in Taiwan” at 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures, 200 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins.

Crabtree will also address China’s saber rattle on Taiwan and new US policies in the Indo-Pacific region.

Registration is required at globalvillagemuseum.org, with reservations taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission is $5 per person.

For more details, visit globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970-221-4600.

Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra Brass Quintet

In partnership with Clearview Library District, the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra Brass Quintet will perform ocean-themed music from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 at Boardwalk Park, 207 Fourth St., Windsor.

For more details, visit clearview.libnet.info/event/6517800.

Circus Italy

Cirque Italia’s Gold Unit will perform a high-octane show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday July 21-22, 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday July 23, and 1:40 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday July 24, at the Greeley Mall in Greeley.

The show features performers from Argentina, Brazil, Romania, and many other countries, including master jugglers, low wire fanatics, contortionists, and trampoline and wheel of death performers.

Circus shows are strictly animal-free shows.

Tickets are $10 to $50.

For more details, call or text 941-704-8572 or visit cirqueitalia.com.

Cheyenne Frontier Days Exhibition and Sale of Western Art

The 42nd Annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Exhibition and Sale takes place July 22-August 14 at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Ave., Cheyenne, to kick off Cheyenne Frontier Days.

The show features artists from across the country who have portrayed images of the American West, including Julie Bender, Julie Kramer Cole, Audrie Mergelman and Linda Prokop.

The show is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, 4610 Carey Ave., with regular museum admission of $12 for adults, $11 for seniors and military, and $6 for ages 6 to 12. Children 5 and under and museum members are free.
Proceeds from the sale help support the museum’s mission to cultivate a rich educational space for the diverse international community rooted in the Western American heritage of Cheyenne Frontier Days.

An opening reception is held from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at the Governor’s Residence.

Reception tickets are $200.

For more details, visit cfdartshow.com or call 307-778-7243.

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