Official Communications from the Town of Lyons

Lyons Valley River Park

LVRP Ponds Update


As a reminder, the Lyons Valley River Park (LVRP) area is still an active construction site. Please note that people and pets should not be in the area. Staff is working with external consultants to remedy the algae growth.
Ecologists with DHM Design completed a site assessment in early August to review current pond health and aquatic vegetation. Read a summary of their assessment here.


Art at River Bend

Art at River Bend

Sunday, August 25, 2019


This year's Art at River Bend will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019, along the North Saint Vrain Creek at River Bend. Dozens of artists of all mediums will have work for sale: paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry, fiber and more! In addition to the Art & Crafts Sale, Art at River Bend will feature live demos, children's activities, food, libations and more.


Art at River Bend is a collaboration between the Boulder County Arts Alliance and the Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission.


We need your help!

Be a part of this beautiful event, by volunteering for a quick and easy shift! Sign up to volunteer here.

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Lyons Cemetery Walking Tour

Lyons Cemetery Walking Tour

Saturday, August 24 | 1 to 3 p.m.


The Lyons Cemetery Historic Walking Tour will take place on Saturday August 24, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Lyons Cemetery, located at the north end of Third Avenue. The approximately forty-five minute tours will start at 1:00 p.m. and continue every half hour with the last tour departing at 3:00 p.m. Participants will learn the history of the cemetery and the stories of some of those buried there.

The tours are free but donations are welcomed.Water and granola bars will be provided courtesy of the Redstone Museum.

LCF Free Grant Writing Seminar

Tuesday, August 27 | 6:30 to 8 p.m.


On August 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., the Lyons Community Foundation will be offering a free grant writing workshop to all interested grant applicants. This seminar is intended for anyone considering applying for a grant, improving on a previous submission, or putting finishing touches on an application. Professional grant writer Lori Stott will guide attendees on best practices and how to make the most of their grant applications. While not required, applicants are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop.

Please RSVP by August 25 to Julie Jacobs, LCF Grant Committee Chair, to confirm your spot: grants@lyonscf.org. The program is scheduled for the new Lyons Library community room.

Creative Outlets, Painted Utility Boxes

Calling All Artists!

Creative Outlets

The Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission (LAHC) The Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission (LAHC) is piloting the Creative Outlets program, to continue to enhance the community through art in public places. The project goal is to bring beauty to unexpected places, by adding color and interesting designs to utility boxes in Lyons.

The LAHC is seeking an artist/team to paint the Town's first utility box, located near the tennis courts in Bohn Park. Artists interested in being a part of this exciting program can visit www.townoflyons.com/CreativeOutlets for project description, sample contract, and the online application. The selected artist will be compensated $1,000.


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Painting and Striping

Striping and Painting Streets

August 26 and 27


Between August 26 and 27, a professional traffic company will be painting crosswalks and striping parking spots throughout town. Please be mindful of the extra people and equipment on the roads during this time.


Seeking Volunteers for Senior Lunches


The Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is seeking additional volunteers (ages 18+) to assist in serving lunch at the Walt Self Senior Housing Community Room. Catered meals are served each Wednesday and Friday at noon, with the exception of the first Wednesday of each month; volunteer hours would be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Volunteers are eligible for lunch at the suggested donation of $3.00.

Please contact Helen Vanderwerken, Lyons Meal Program Coordinator, at 303-441-1415, or hvanderwerken@bouldercounty.org to volunteer.


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