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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Arts in Education Grants Available

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Teachers of Lafayette schools may apply for a grant to support arts-related projects with local students. The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is proud to offer the 12th annual Arts in Education Grants to local schools and teachers. The deadline ...

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Additional Info... Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Cultural Arts and Public Art Committee Openings

Public Art Committee

Lafayette residents may apply for one several openings on the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission. There are also several positions on the Lafayette Public Art Committee.The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) looks for citizens who want to plan, ass...

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Learn more Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: February 4, 2019

The Collective closed for painting

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The Collective Community Art Center will be closed February 18 - 27.  During this time, the Matthew Hoffman exhibit will be dismantled. The gallery walls will be getting a fresh coat of paint.  The next exhibit, Lead with Love, a tribute...

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Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: February 15, 2019

TIPS Training for Art Night Out Volunteers

TIPS training at Lafayette Police Dept on March 17

TIPS Training for Volunteers

The Lafayette Police Department offers free TIPS training for volunteers who check IDs, sell beer & wine tickets or pour wine, 

  • Sunday, March 17; 9 - 11 am
  • Lafayette Police Department
  • 451 N. 111th St. Lafayette, CO
  • Tra...
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Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Call for entries for Youth Poetry Event

Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and ARTS!Lafayette are proud to announce a call for entries to the 2019  Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize. The contest is open to English and Spanish poems by Lafayette students.  All entries are due March ...

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Additional Info... Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Matthew Hoffman Exhibition & Residency at The Collective

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Matthew Hoffman Exhibition & Residency at The Collective

 

The Collective Community Art Center is proud to present wanderingthroughwords – Works of Matthew Hoffman from December 18, 2018 – February 17, 2019. Matthew Hoffman ...

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Arts and Cultural Resources

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

The Collective closed for painting 2/18-26

Collective Closed for Maintenance Feb 18 to Feb 26

The Collective will be closed for painting and installation of new exhibit from February 18 - 26.  

The next exhibit, Lead with Love, will honor Sister Carmen Community Center's 40 years of service to Lafayette.  The reception will be Mar...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Special Announcement

News

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg announces resignation

Christine Berg and daughter Sunny

Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg has announced her resignation, effective at the end of January, citing the desire to spend more time with family.  Ms. Berg was elected to City Council in November 2011 and re-elected for a second term in November 2...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Your input is needed for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails Master Plan

Whitetail Park

Help shape the future of an active Lafayette by providing input for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails (PROST) Master Plan.

The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department has contracted with GreenPlay, LLC to update the City's Parks, Recr...

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VIEW INFO AT cityoflafayette.com/PROST City News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

City facility hours/closures for Presidents’ Day – Monday, February 18

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In observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday on February 18, 2019, please be aware of the following City facility schedules and closures.

OPEN Facilities

Bob L. Burger Recreation Center

Indian Peaks Golf Course – weather permitting

CLOSED ...

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Apply to join the newly formed Prairie Dog Advisory Working Group

Now seeking enthusiastic community volunteers to fill open seats on the new Prairie Dog Advisory Working Group (PDAWG). The Lafayette PDAWG is appointed by City Council to provide advice and information to assist the City in the protection and humane trea...

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LEARN MORE AND APPLY... City News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Seasonal jobs available with the City of Lafayette

Water parks

Do you want to meet new people… enjoy new experiences… play for free… and best of all
- earn money?The Golf Course, Parks, Open Space and Trails, Recreation Center, andDay Camp, are all hiring.

 

Visit our website www.cityoflafayette.com/jobs to...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

The 2019 Active Minds adult lecture series begins February 20

Active Minds 2019 Adult Lecture Series

Lafayette Public Library and Lafayette Senior Services are pleased to co-sponsor a 2019 adult lecture series in partnership with Active Minds, a Colorado organization dedicated to creating engaging programs for adults featuring discussions of contemporary...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Boulder County Youth Corps is hiring teens for the Lafayette team

Corpsmember with Barbed Wire Roll

Summer jobs are available for local teens.  Boulder County Youth Corp is hiring for the Lafayette team.  Application deadline is April 3, 2019.  Visit the Boulder County website to apply or call 303-678-6104 for more details.

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Go to Boulder County Youth Corp website... City News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Alexandra Lynch selected as new Mayor of Lafayette

Mayor Alexandra Lynch

At their February 5 meeting, the Lafayette City Council selected Alexandra Lynch to the position of Mayor. Lynch has served as a City Councilor since 2011 and is replacing former Mayor Christine Berg who resigned in January."It is an honor to be sele...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Adaptive equipment available through the Senior Center's Loan Closet

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Lafayette Senior Services has been helping individuals and care partners avoid the expense of buying adaptive equipment through our the Loan Closet. Lafayette residents age 55 and above and care partners can borrow equipment from the Senior Center Loan Cl...

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Additional info from Senior Services... City News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Help guide the future of Lafayette

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Make a New Years resolution to participate and help guide the future of your community by serving on a City Board or Commission.The following positions are currently available.  Learn about the function of each board and apply online by clicking ...

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View all listings at cityoflafayette.com/Volunteer City News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Public Road traffic signal removal to begin the week of January 21

Public Road corridor plan street view

The first implementation phase of the Public Road Strategic Corridor Plan will begin the week of January 21. During this week, contractors and City staff will turn off traffic signals at Emma and Simpson Streets and install 4-way stops signs. The traffic ...

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MORE at: cityoflafayette.com/PublicRoadPlan City News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Provide input on the future of bus service along US 287

bus

For the past three years, Boulder County has used a federal grant to purchase extra RTD bus service along US 287 for the LD route, which provided more trips on weekdays (midday and evening) and on Saturdays; however, this county grant expires in 2019 and,...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg announces resignation

Christine Berg and daughter Sunny

Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg has announced her resignation, effective at the end of January, citing the desire to spend more time with family.  Ms. Berg was elected to City Council in November 2011 and re-elected for a second term in November 2...

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City News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Lafayette City Council hires Fritz Sprague as new Administrator

Fritz Sprague

After a thorough recruitment, interview, and public input process, Mayor Christine Berg and City Council are pleased to announce the selection of Fritz Sprague as the new Lafayette City Administrator.  Sprague will replace Gary Klaphake who earli...

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Fritz Sprague summary page City News
Posted on: January 21, 2019

Sign up for free tax help appointments

Tax Help, Forms, and Information

Need help preparing and filing your taxes? Every year qualified AARP volunteers are available to help prepare and electronically file taxes by appointment, at no charge. Appointments are required and spaces fill quickly.

2019 ScheduleFebruary 6 - April 10W...

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LEARN MORE AT cityoflafayette.com/TaxInformation City News
Posted on: January 8, 2019

2018 Water Conservation Plan - Residential Review

2018 water conservation plan graphic

The Public Works Department has updated the 2010 Water Conservation Plan. This plan entails programs which benefit you, the consumer, as well as measures that call upon the City for better stewardship of our shared resources.Please take a moment to read t...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

So. Boulder Road/120th Street utility undergrounding project

Map of So Boulder Rd undergrounding project

Utility work to bury overhead electrical lines along South Boulder Road and 120th Street will begin the week of December 17 and is anticipated to run through April 2019. The construction area includes South Boulder Road east of Saratoga Drive to 120th Str...

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VIEW map... City News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Power line work on South Boulder Road from Centaur Village to Cimarron

COL traffic cone

Xcel Energy will be installing power lines along the north side of South Boulder Road from Centaur Village Drive west to Cimarron Drive beginning January 9.  Work is expected to continue through early April and will include intermittent west-boun...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette

June 25, 2018 update

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette In a pre-hearing statement submitted to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on June 21, 8 North LLC voluntarily revealed informat...

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cityoflafayette.com/OilAndGas City News
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

The Lafayette City Council is committed to exercising their limited municipal regulatory authority to minimize oil and gas impacts on the community. Oil and gas development is an activity regulated at the state level. Existing state law - solidified by Co...

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www.cityoflafayette.com/oilandgas City News
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

In December 2016 the Lafayette City Council adopted Resolution 2016-96 affirming the City’s commitment to ensure equal protection and services for all residents and to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community. Read a Spanish version of Res...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Apply to join the newly formed Prairie Dog Advisory Working Group

Now seeking enthusiastic community volunteers to fill open seats on the new Prairie Dog Advisory Working Group (PDAWG). The Lafayette PDAWG is appointed by City Council to provide advice and information to assist the City in the protection and humane trea...

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LEARN MORE AND APPLY... City Volunteers
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Apply to join the Library Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking candidates to fill an alternate position on the Library Board. We need people who believe in the importance of literacy, are thoughtful about the future of libraries, and are willing to be active advocates for the work tha...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Cultural Arts and Public Art Committee Openings

Public Art Committee

Lafayette residents may apply for one several openings on the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission. There are also several positions on the Lafayette Public Art Committee.The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) looks for citizens who want to plan, ass...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Apply to join the Human Rights Commission

Would you like to engage with the City and community members on ways to improve inclusivity and diversity? The City of Lafayette is seeking candidates interested in filling regular and alternate positions on the Human Rights Commission. Learn more about t...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board currently has open positions available for Lafayette residents.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation through a variety o...

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LEARN MORE... City Volunteers
Posted on: July 1, 2017

Apply to join the Senior Advisory Board (SAB)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. Learn more about the position and how to apply at https://cityoflafayette.com/joinSAB

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LEARN MORE City Volunteers
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Lafayette Open Space is looking for a few good volunteers!

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We need people to help at and with:

  • Trailhead education stations on Coal Creek
  • “Lafayette birds!” activities including monthly bird-watching sessions at Greenlee Wildlife Preserve, bird walks, family and youth activities, and more.
  • Public...
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Additional Info... City Volunteers
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Apply to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: https:cityoflafayette.com/joinzoningboard.

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Looking for Activate Lafayette mobile app assistance

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The Activate Lafayette mobile app puts placemaking and interactive experiences at your fingertips! This fun and informative tool allows users to engage with community amenities, learn about local history, check-in at points of interest, get active on trai...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Historic Preservation Board! Learn more about the position and how to apply.

Join the Historic Preservation Board Community Development
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Lafayette Green Businesses encouraged to apply by March 15th

This Could Be You! 2019

The City of Lafayette’s Green Business program enters its seventh year and applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Businesses applying by March 15th will be recognized at a spring City Council meeting.

The program offers an opportunity for...

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Learn More About the Green Business Program Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Lafayette hires new Sustainability Coordinator

Tony Raeker pictured in front of the City Hall EV charging station

The City of Lafayette has hired Tony Raeker to fill the new position of Sustainability Coordinator. In this position, Mr. Raeker will be performing innovative and analytical work to advance the City’s plans for a sustainable future.  In 2018, the...

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VISIT cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Provide input on the future of bus service along US 287

bus

For the past three years, Boulder County has used a federal grant to purchase extra RTD bus service along US 287 for the LD route, which provided more trips on weekdays (midday and evening) and on Saturdays; however, this county grant expires in 2019 and,...

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Additional Info... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Lafayette one of 20 Colorado communities now “Open for Solar Business”

Lafayette Solar Garden

Twenty cities, towns, and counties in Colorado, including Lafayette, have now received designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Colorado now ties California for ...

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LEARN more about the SolSmart program.... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: January 9, 2019

2018 Water Conservation Plan - Residential Review

2018 water conservation plan graphic

The Public Works Department has updated the 2010 Water Conservation Plan. This plan entails programs which benefit you, the consumer, as well as measures that call upon the City for better stewardship of our shared resources.Please take a moment to read t...

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Additional Info... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: December 4, 2018

WRAC Film Series to run monthly through April 2019

2018 Sustainable Film Series-NEW

The Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC), the Arts HUB, Lafayette Energy Sustainability Committee (LESAC), and Walking Mountain Science Center present the Lafayette Sustainable Film Series.

Monthly films held October through April at the Arts HUB in L...

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cityoflafayette.com/WRACFilmSeries Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Low-cost financing available for home energy improvement projects

On-Bill Flyer

The City of Lafayette is piloting a program to help homeowners easily identify and finance home improvements to lower energy use and save money.  This innovative new program provides a low 1.5% APR interest rate to fund improvements such as insul...

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DOWNLOAD an informational flyer.... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Lafayette receives “SolSmart Gold” award for advancing solar energy growth

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SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, has awarded a gold designation to the City of Lafayette to recognize the community as a national leader in advancing solar energy.As a SolSmart designee, the City of Lafayette...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Upgrade

EV Charging Station

In its continued support for Electric Vehicle drivers and improved air quality, Lafayette is upgrading the EV Charging Station at the Library. The new station provides more benefits to drivers including a mobile app to locate and reserve stations, notific...

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Environmental Sustainability

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Boulder County Youth Corps is Hiring

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Summer jobs are available for local teens.  Boulder County Youth Corp is hiring for the Lafayette team.  Application deadline is April 3rd go to the Boulder County website to apply.  Call 303 678 6104 for information.

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Go to Boulder County Youth Corp website Human Resources
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Seasonal Jobs Available

Water parks

Do you want to Meet New
People…Enjoy New Experiences…

Play for Free…And Best of All- Earn Money?! Golf Course, Parks, Open Space and Trails, Recreation Center, and
Day Camp, are all hiring.

 

Visit our website ww...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Tax forms are here!

1040 forms for 2018 tax year available from the Library

Stop in to the Lobby to pick up the following forms, while supplies last:

  • Federal 1040 (1040A and 1040Z have been discontinued. Booklet includes the form and schedules 1-6). Instruction booklets are not yet available.
  • Colorado 104 (booklet includes form, in...
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Library
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Sign up for free Tax Help appointments

Tax Help, Forms, and Information

Need help preparing and filing your taxes? Every year qualified AARP volunteers are available to help prepare and electronically file taxes by appointment, at no charge. Appointments are required; spaces fill quickly.

2019 Schedule:  Wednesdays, 1...

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Library
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Active Minds adult lecture series starts February 20

Active Minds 2019 Adult Lecture Series

Lafayette Public Library and Lafayette Senior Services are pleased to co-sponsor a 2019 adult lecture series in partnership with Active Minds, a Colorado organization dedicated to creating engaging programs for adults featuring discussions of contemporary...

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Library
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Library and Bookdrops CLOSED Monday, February 18

Library Closed

The Library will be CLOSED on Monday, February 18. The bookdrops will be LOCKED from Sunday at 5 pm until Tuesday at 8:30 am. No items are due while the Library and bookdrops are closed.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Abstracts by Niki Stearman

On display during February -

Title: "Abstracts"Artist: Niki StearmanDescription: Large abstract paintings, mixed media on canvas.Location: Lobby Gallery North and Lobby Gallery South (through Feb. 29) and Upper Gallery South (th...

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Library - Art on Display
Posted on: February 11, 2019

BVSD Student Art

On display from February 4 - March 4

Title: "BVSD Student ArtArtist(s): Class of Sharyl HazzardDescription: Kindergarten class, alphabet based on Jasper John’s, 4th grade class based on Irish illuminated book covers.Locatio...

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Library - Art on Display
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Places Have Lessons to Teach by Ellen Laverdure

Tree in Lafayette by Ellen Laverdure

On display through March:

Title: "Places Have Lessons to Teach"Description: Pastel and watercolor landscapes depicting nature in ColoradoArtist: Ellen LaverdureLocation: Upper Gallery North

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News

Posted on: September 28, 2018

New York Times online - Enjoy unlimited free access

New York Times online access

Enjoy free and unlimited access to The New York Times online through the Lafayette Public Library, remotely on any device or from a Library computer or WiFi.

How it Works

At the Library

Use the Library Access link (NYTimes.com/register) to create an account ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Museum Pass Program

Museum Passes

We now have free Museum Passes for our Lafayette resident cardholders!Enjoy visits to many area participating Denver and Boulder area cultural institutions through the Library's Museum Pass program.

  • Available to Lafayette cardholders who live in Lafayette....
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Free digital magazines & graphic novels for your device or PC!

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Love magazines ? The Library has added free, popular emagazines to our collection, available to read online or download to your mobile device, using an app called RBDigital (formerly known as Zinio for Libraries). New - RBDigital now includes graphic nove...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Be anything! Learn with Lynda.com

Learn with Lynda

Learn a new skill online, on your time. Use your library card to access 6,213 courses in business, technology and creative skills, taught by industry experts! Lynda.com is a premium online learning site. Users can even earn certificates that can be upload...

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Log in to Lafayette Library portal to Lynda.com Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Colorado Grants Guide®

Colorado Grants Guide

The Colorado Grants Guide® is Colorado’s leading online tool for grant funding research. The searchable database allows grant-seekers to research grants funders, and provides critical information such as grant areas of interest, application criteria, guid...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Lafayette historical newspapers online

Historic Newspapers Collection icon

Good news! The earliest local newspapers that we have on microfilm are now available online through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection. Access them from our Lafayette History & Photos page.

We have digitized several titles dating from 1901 to ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: September 25, 2018

It could be your Lucky Day!

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Do you love reading the newest books, but get tired of waiting for your turn on the "hold" list? Don't give up - it could be your Lucky Day! 

Here's how it works: The next time you're in the Library, stop by the large display in the main...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Studio 775 - Library Makerspace

Studio 775 Library Makerspace

Studio 775 Makerspace is open for business, Starting September 10!

Hours: Mondays 10am-noon, Wednesdays 2:30-4:30pm, and Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm.

Drop by for a visit, learn about our equipment, and see how to get involved with using it. Find out more. . .

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: November 20, 2018

AutoMate - free access to premium car repair info

Use your Library card to access the premium AutoMate repair database - Learn more

Your Lafayette Library card gives you free access to the premium auto repair website AutoMate. Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate has manufacturer and repair information on more than 38,000 vehicles, including step-by-step repair procedu...

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Start your Search Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Meet Libby the Library App!

Libby app logo in a circle

Did you know the library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them instantly - for free, using just the device in your hand, with Libby.Use the Libby app on your phone or tablet - it takes just a few taps to find and borrow a title! And ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Check out Colorado State Parks

Check out Colorado state park passes

Always wanted to check out Colorado’s state parks? Our Colorado State Parks Pass have been renewed for another year so you cancheck out a 7-day Colorado State Parks Pass along with an adventure backpack and visit one of our great state parks.Passes are un...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Use iPads at the Library

iPads for use in the Library

Now you can browse the web, use popular apps or games, print wirelessly, or check your email in any quiet or comfy area of the Library! Untether yourself from the Computer Lab - check out an iPad!

  • The are 10 iPads available for use within the Library.
  • Custo...
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Launchpad tablets for kids, teens & adults

Launchpad tablets for all ages available to check out!

Every Playaway Launchpad is pre-loaded with high quality, ad free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play.Apps are grouped onto Launchpads by subject area, theme, grade level, and age. Featuring popular characters and bra...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Book Group To Go kits - new titles added regularly

Book Group To Go

Each Lafayette Book Group To Go kit contain 10 copies of a title, discussion questions, author information, and more great ideas for your group. Groups do not need to meet at the Library to check out the kits! Check-out time for the kits is typically 6 we...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Library and Bookdrops CLOSED Monday, February 18

The Library will be CLOSED on Monday, February 18. The bookdrops will be LOCKED from Sunday at 5 pm until Tuesday at 8:30 am. No items are due while the Library and bookdrops are closed.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Storytime Leader - Outreach

The Lafayette Public Library is now seeking a committed volunteer to be a storytime leader in the Lafayette Kids Ready to Read (LKRTR) team in providing outreach to kids in the community outside the Library. Volunteer storytime leaders select books and br...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Book Courier - Outreach

The Lafayette Public Library is now seeking a committed volunteer to be a materials courier for our Lafayette Kids Ready to Read (LKRTR) program, which provides outreach to kids in the community. Volunteer couriers select, deliver, and pick ups up books a...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Circulation Aide

The Library is seeking adult volunteers to help out in the Library. As a Staff Circulation Aide, you will assist staff by gathering customer hold items. Embrace a collection of your choice in the Library, and help shelve and groom in that area so that mat...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Computer Coach

Share your tech talent: be a Computer Coach

Got great people skills? Enjoy helping beginning computer users with technology? You don’t have to know everything to be a computer coach in the Library’s computer lab. We are looking for volunteers who want to e...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Homebound Delivery Partner

Did You Know... 

Library volunteers reach out monthly to those unable to visit the library due to illness, disabilities or other challenges. 

  • Interested in volunteering to deliver books, cds, and dvds to a homebound friend, relative, or ne...
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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Makerspace - Mentor or Workshop Leader

Studio 775 is Lafayette Library's new mini-makerspace, opening in Summer 2018! We envision a collaborative, community-driven space where users can learn to use new tech tools in creative ways. We need volunteer mentors to assist, support, and encourage co...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Teen Team

Interested in being with other teens, helping Library staff, recommending books, mentoring younger kids, earning community service hours AND having fun? Join the Library's Teen Team! There are lots of opportunities for teens to help out during throughout ...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Friends Fundraiser or Member

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community. They are instrumental to supporting Library programs, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Your input is needed for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails Master Plan

Whitetail Park

Help shape the future of an active Lafayette by providing input for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails (PROST) Master Plan.

The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department has contracted with GreenPlay, LLC to update the City's Parks, Recr...

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VIEW INFO AT cityoflafayette.com/PROST Parks, Recreation & Open Space

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

News Media Case Report Summary 02/04/19.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 02/04/19 to 02/10/19.

View Summary. Police
Posted on: February 4, 2019

News Media Case Report Summary 01/28/19.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 01/28/19 to 02/03/19.

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

It's I Was Wondering Wednesday - ask the Public Works Department a question

I was wondering Wednesday graphic

The last Wednesday of each month, the “I Was Wondering Wednesday” online discussion conveniently answers those questions you just aren't sure who to ask.  A different department will be featured every month.The Public Works Department is the feat...

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Ask the Public Works Department a question... Public Works
Posted on: January 7, 2019

2018 Water Conservation - Residential Review

The Public Works Department has updated the 2010 Water Conservation Plan. This plan entails programs which benefit you, the consumer, as well as measures that call upon the City for better stewardship of our shared resources.

Please take a moment to read t...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Power line work on South Boulder Road from Centaur Village to Cimarron

COL traffic cone

Xcel Energy will be installing power lines along the north side of South Boulder Road from Centaur Village Drive west to Cimarron Drive beginning January 9.  Work is expected to continue through early April and will include intermittent west-boun...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 3, 2018

So. Boulder Road/120th Street utility undergrounding project

Map of So Boulder Rd undergrounding project

Utility work to bury overhead electrical lines along South Boulder Road and 120th Street will begin the week of December 17 and is anticipated to run through April 2019. The construction area includes South Boulder Road east of Saratoga Drive to 120th Str...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

2018 Water Quality Report (CCR)

City of Lafayette Public Works Department presents our residents with the 2018 water quality report. This report will give you information about Lafayette's water.

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Your input is needed for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails Master Plan

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Help shape the future of an active Lafayette by providing input for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails (PROST) Master Plan.

The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department has contracted with GreenPlay, LLC to update the City's Parks, Recr...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

The Class You Need to Try: High Intensity Water Aerobics

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Get in the workout with out the sweat! High intensity water aerobics is high speed and low impact. This drop in class happens every Monday and Wednesday from 6-7 PM at the BBRC

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Give me a B-O-B-S!

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From the experts at Cheer Central Suns, our cheer classes will have your little tumbler entertained and exhausted! A great workout and skill building class for boys and girls ages 3 and up!

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Posted on: December 27, 2018

Youth Soccer is NOW Registering! Deadline is 3/24

Youth Soccer Advertisement - Deadline is 2/24

Kick it up a notch with youth soccer! We have leagues for tiny tykes to those that want to go pro! Join in the game with this fun, popular & affordable youth league.

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Register NOW for Women's Spring Soccer!

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Women's Spring Soccer is an excellent way to stay involved with team sports as an adult. This fun and challenging women's league is registering now until March 24th!

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Sign up for fitness class changes or cancellations.

Want to stay on top of class changes and cancellations? Go to our Notify Me page, scroll down to News, and select the notification type you want for the list Lafayette Recreation - Fitness Class Cancellations. (Tip--you can sign up for any other Rec or Ci...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

The Resolution Solution!

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Make this year the best year ever! Learn how to set and meet goals with the help of our fitness staff and personal trainers. 

Learn more about the program at www.cityoflafayette.com/resolutionsolution

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Martin Luther King Peace March

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Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with this March for Peace organized by the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee on Monday, Jan 21, 2019.  

This event is FREE and open to the public. Events are held outside and may be weather ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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Join the City of Lafayette Recreation Department as we host our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. This is a free event, please arrive early and get your spot before the start time. The Easter Bunny will make his annual visit for all the boys and girls, so bring you...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Screen Free Week

Screen Free Week Logo For April 29th-May 5th, 2019

The average American devotes more than 10 hours a day to screen time between recreational, educational and professional use. Get back those hours and reap the benefits by participating in Screen Free Week! Open to all ages, Screen Free Week is a dedicated...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Kids Fishing Derby

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Join us at this FREE Fishing Derby where kids can fish to their hearts content on fully stocked Waneka Lake - enjoy a fishing lesson from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, get a FREE pole from Jax, and have a great time enjoying picturesque Waneka Lake park.&a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

The Sizzler Fun Run For Kids!

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A fun run for the pint-sized members of the family! All ages will receive a participation ribbon and refreshments as well as the sense of accomplishment of completing their first race!

Participants are divided into age groups and run the following distance...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Rockies Skill Challenge!

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Test your skills in base running, batting and throwing! This FREE event, for boys and girls ages 6-13 is held every June. There will be separate divisions for boys and girls and awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners at each level of competition. All e...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Concert in the Park

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This FREE summer concert is the time to kick back and enjoy the tunes at Waneka Lake. 

The 2019 Summer Concert will be on July 17th, 2019. Check back for announcements of who will be preforming! 

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

"Try"athalon

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This basic triathlon includes running around the park, swimming in the outdoor pool and riding a bike! The entry fee includes ribbons and refreshments. Come give this classic competition a try! 

The 2019 dates for the "Try"athalon will b...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Movies in the Park!

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Every summer join Lafayette Recreation and grab a picnic blanket for a twilight movie in the park. 

Hosted at local parks within Lafayette, CO, this FREE and family friendly movie series is a way to spend a summer night under the stars and the big...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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Celebrate Parks and Recreation with the entire nation during Parks and Recreation Month!

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Fall Festival!

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Fall Festival is a spooky good time! We celebrate fall all month long with three great events that culminate at our Fall Festival at the Bob Burger Recreation Center. Learn the winners of the city-wide window painting contest, race a pumpkin through the L...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Shop N Drop

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Make holiday shopping fun this year! Kids ages 4-12 can be dropped off at the Bob Burger Recreation Center for some play time while parents enjoy some stress free shopping in downtown Lafayette! 

This annual event takes place on Shop Small Saturda...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Santa's Calling!

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Sign up to get a call from Santa! For children ages 8 and younger. 

Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2NNNj8x

Registration cut offs change each year - please use the link above to view the cut off for this year, and the dates Santa wil...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Your input is needed for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails Master Plan

Whitetail Park

Help shape the future of an active Lafayette by providing input for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails (PROST) Master Plan.

The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department has contracted with GreenPlay, LLC to update the City's Parks, Recr...

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Circle Talk - Free Demo & Orientation

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Join CircleTalk at Lafayette Senior Center! This fun and engaging facilitated conversation program will run from March 4 through April 22.  It’s a unique opportunity to develop new relationships and enjoy being connected to a warm and f...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Adaptive equipment available through the Senior Center's Loan Closet

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Lafayette Senior Services has been helping individuals and care partners avoid the expense of buying adaptive equipment through our the Loan Closet. Lafayette residents age 55 and above and care partners can borrow equipment from the Senior Center Loan Cl...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Active Minds Adult Lecture Series

Active Minds 2019 Adult Lecture Series

Lafayette Public Library and Lafayette Senior Services are pleased to co-sponsor a 2019 adult lecture series in partnership with Active Minds, a Colorado organization dedicated to creating engaging programs for adults featuring discussions of contemporary...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

Snow Removal Volunteer Program

If you are 55+ and unable to hire a professional snow shoveling service, Lafayette Senior Services can pair you with a volunteer to shovel your sidewalk, walkway to front door, stoop and/or driveway within 24 hours of measurable snowfall. To sign up for t...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Senior Crafters Requesting Yarn Donations

The Lafayette Senior Center hosts several crafter groups and they are running low on yarn. These groups, which include the Whatever's, Lap Robe group and Crafters for Charity, create a variety of items that they donate to a variety of local entities. Lap ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Noon Year's Eve Celebration

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Noon at the Senior Center with food, fun, and frivolity!
Join us on 12/31 from 10:30-12PM at the Lafayette Senior Center

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Valentine's Day

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Enjoy sweet treats and good friends this afternoon. We will have live music and room for dancing, too!
Join us on 2/14 from 2:30-4PM at the Lafayette Senior Center

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

St. Patrick's Day Potluck

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Experience the Luck of the Irish during this fun potluck with Irish snacks and tea.
Join us on 3/15 from 11:30-2:30 PM at the Lafayette Senior Center

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Lafayette ranked #12 in the top 25 Denver suburbs list

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Lafayette has earned a #12 spot on the top 25 list of "Best Suburbs to Live in the Denver Area".  According to the ranking published by Niche, the study is based on;

  • Housing.
  • Public schools.
  • Crime and safety.
  • Nightlife.
  • Good for families.
  • Div...
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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Why all the cool shops are moving to Lafayette!

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5280 Neighborhood Guide: Lafayette

There has never been a more exciting time to visit this vibrant city in Boulder County

by Callie Sumlin - 5280 Magazine, August 2018

The 2014 opening of Big Red F’s Post Brewing Co. in Lafayette promised more than ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

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Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999.AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentiful jobs and ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

How to pronounce Lafayette - as seen on 9News

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Mayor Berg had some fun last week enlightening Kyle Clark of 9News on how to pronounce Lafayette.  Here was her first stab at it via a phone interview:http://www.9news.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/next-with-kyle-clark/what-do-you-s...

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