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  1. Art Night Out September

    September 19, 5:00 PM - 9:15 PM @ Festival Plaza

    Bonnie and the Clydes, bluegrass/country music will finish out Lafayette’s 2014 Art Night Out season. Art Night Out will feature artists booths, Art on the Street sculptures, galleries, Arty’s Creation Station a free children’s art activity booth, additional children’s activities (including a balloon twister, magician and face painters), food trucks and an expanded ARTS!Lafayette beer & wine garden. Local, Lafayette brewed beer from The Post Brewing Co. will be served at the ARTS!Lafayette Beer Garden. The City will close Public Road from Cannon to Emma Streets.

  2. Quasquicentennial Celebration - Lafayette's 125th Anniversary!

    September 19, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Festival Plaza

    Celebrate 125 years of Lafayette's rich history! Activities will be held along Public Road during Art Night Out. Learn about founder Mary Miller and our community's history from the Lafayette Historical Society, Lafayette Miner's Museum, the Lafayette Historic Preservation Board, and other City departments. Stop by and enter the mustache and beard contest! Pick up a free 16 page quasquicentennial commemorative publication at the event! Other events celebrating Lafayette's 125th anniversary will be happening throughout the month. Visit the link below for details.

  3. Historic Walking Tour - Celebrate Lafayette's Quasquicentennial

    September 20, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Lafayette Miners Museum

    Historic Walking Tours of Lafayette Landmarked Properties. Tours will leave the Miner's Museum (108 E. Simpson St) every hour between 10:00am and 3:00pm. Suggested donation is $5. Hosted by the Lafayette Historic Preservation Board.

  4. Historic Cemetery Tour - Celebrate Lafayette's Quasquicentennial

    September 20, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lafayette Cemetery

    PROMINENT LAFAYETTE CITIZENS TO BE PRESENTED (in order of presentation during tour) Brief Cemetery History and rules for tour William Waneka Sr. Mrs. Allie Flint Joseph Simpson James Simpson Sr. Joseph M. & Edward H. Morgan(Harry English) Albert Moon Trandator & Todor Glava Mrs. Ena (James Ena) Jones Senator Richard W. Morgan Baby Wm. LAFAYETTE Miller Dr. J.R. Couch Kamiko & Yosatoro Yoshihara Columbine Mine Memorial Ashes of IWW Leader Hill The tours will start and end at a tent near the VFW memorial, staffed with LHS volunteers throughout the day. Tours will proceed on the gravel roads of the Cemetery except for a short walk on the one-way street on the North Side.

  5. Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt

    September 27, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Bob L. Burger Recreation Center

    An exciting Scavenger Hunt combatting childhood obesity and benefitting the Lafayette Youth Scholarship Fund! Family-friendly! Teams of 2-4 will strategize through a scavenger hunt by following clues, participating in healthy challenges, and utilizing smart phone technology. Prizes will be awarded to teams who finish first, accumulate the most points, and wear the best uniforms!

  6. National Drug Take Back Event

    September 27, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Southeast corner of Wal-Mart parking lot.

    This program is to provide convenient locations across the nation for the public to drop off excess, unused and expired medications to law enforcement for safe destruction. Items which cannot be accepted at the take-back event are needles, mercury thermometers, oxygen containers, chemotherapy or radioactive substances, pressurized canisters and illicit drugs.

  7. "Celebrating Bird Migration" Waneka Lake & Greenlee Marsh

    September 28, 1:30 AM - 3:30 PM @ Greenlee Wildlife Preserve

    Come celebrate the wonderful world of bird migration on Sunday, September 28th at 1:30pm. View birds through spotting scopes and binoculars. See a live hawk up close. Through art and a scavenger hunt, learn about migratory birds, marshes and the role birds play in our lives. These and other activities will be featured at "Celebrating Bird Migration" at Waneka Lake and Greenlee Marsh. Meet naturalist, Martin Ogle at the Waneka East parking lot at 1:30pm on Sunday, Sept. 28th for an afternoon filled with wonder in observing migratory birds. This event is co-sponsored by: Lafayette Open Space, Environment for the Americas (home of International Migratory Bird Day), Birds of Prey Foundation, Project YES and the Parent Engagement Network. For more information, please contact Martin Ogle: martin@entrepreneurialearth.com