Official Communications from the Town of Lyons

Limited LaVern M. Johnson Park Access

Sunday, July 22 at 11 a.m., through Monday, July 30 at noon


From 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 22, through Monday, July 30 at noon, LaVern M. Johnson Park will be open only to residents of Lyons and RockyGrass Festival campers. Lyons residents may access LaVern M Johnson Park with proof of residency, and will be limited to foot traffic only.


Lyons Library Job Fair

Today! Wednesday, July 18, and

Saturday, July 21

Project Job Fair

Sandstone Summer Concert Series

Sandstone Summer Concert Series

Summer Thursdays through August 23
6:30 p.m. | Free!

Summer in Lyons: the air is warm, the creek's flowing, and music is playin' at Sandstone!

The 2018 Sandstone Summer Concert Series continues Thursdays through August 23, at the Raul Vasquez Community Stage in Sandstone Park. Thanks to the generous financial support of the Town and the Lyons Community Foundation, concerts are free of cost! So pack up the family and blankets, and plan to spend your Summer Thursdays at Sandstone Park! 

Don't miss the July 19 show, Erik Yates Band


Sandstone Concerts Public Market

If you'd like to register as a vendor at a Sandstone Concert, complete the registration form here


lyonscolorado.com/SummerConcerts >>


Town Hall Art Show: Summer Show

Summer Show Drop-off: Friday, July 20

Summer Show Reception: Saturday, July 21


Calling all artists! Be a part of the 2018 Lyons' Town Hall Art Shows, themed "Four Seasons"! Art of all mediums are invited to be displayed in the Shirley F. Johnson Council Chambers for a quarter. Reservations are not required. To participate, bring artwork, in accordance with the quarter theme, to Lyons Town Hall on the Friday before the show opening (schedule below), and join the Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission, along with fellow artists, for the opening reception on the following Saturday. Please prepare placards for each piece that include the artist's name, title, medium, size, price (or note if the piece is not for sale), and contact information.

Deliver Summer-y hangable creations & placards on Friday, July 20, between 4 and 7 p.m. at Lyons Town Hall.

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 21, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Community show opening tapas potluck & Mandolin Jam Circle in the Courtyard at Town Hall!

Displayed from July 21 through October 5.
Summer Town Hall Art Show

Water Conservation - Quick Tip


Due to extended dry periods often experienced during summers in Lyons, increased water usage is commonplace for many residents and businesses. Implementing water conservation tactics can help conserve water and save money on utility bills - especially during the summer months.

Quick Tip:


Don't Water Lawns During Peak Heat, between 10 A.M. AND 6 P.M.

When you water during the day, less water reaches your lawn. Water at night or in the early morning to prevent water loss caused by evaporation and wind.


More tips and tactics for water conservation >>



Recycling Center Moving to 2nd Avenue

Anticipated to move by the week of July 23


Due to construction for library, the Town and associated partners have begun preparation for relocating the recycling center (4th Ave. and Railroad) to the south side of the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) center (198 2nd Ave.). Construction for the new ADA-accessible facility is well underway; the Town estimates the move to be complete by the week of July 23. 

The Town does not anticipate any lapse in availability in single-stream recycling* between locations - recycling will remain available at its current location, and a new dumpster will be replaced at the new site, upon its completion. 

*The availability and schedule of the cardboard-specific bin may vary during the relocation period. Updates will be sent as information is received. 


Tour of the Center for Hard to Recycle Materials 

Saturday, July 21, 10:00am - 11:30pm
6400 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder


What happens to your mattress after you drop it off at the CHaRM? What do those plastic grocery bags get made into? And most importantly, how do we squish Styrofoam into tiny blocks like in the movie WALL-E? This is a family-friendly tour, so bring the whole team AND any hard-to recycle items you have at from home.*
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*$3.00 entrance fee is waived, but other recycling fees may apply to specific items—see our online price chart for more information.



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