Official Communications from the Town of Lyons

Myrtle Spurge

Purge the Spurge

Saturday, March 23 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Whether you want to learn how to safely remove this invasive species from your own property, help out your neighborhood or have fun connecting with a new community of volunteer stewards, this project is for you! Join Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Town of Lyons in a coordinated project to remove the A List Noxious weed species, Myrtle Spurge from open space and adjacent properties this Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers will provide all necessary tools and safety equipment, as well as trained volunteer crew leaders to oversee the work. Lunch and snacks are also provided for volunteers. receive more information on the project, including how to sign up, visit WRV’s Project Website, or contact Morgan Crowley, Restoration & Weeds Program Manager at

Upcoming Recreation Programs

Upcoming Recreation Programs

The Town is excited to present an array of spring and summer recreation programs. Part of the lineup includes:

  • Kids Mountain Biking Clinic
  • Kids Healthy Cooking Classes
  • Women's Mountain Biking Clinics
  • Bookmaking
  • Heartsong World Music Class
With many more to come! Find all information, including how to register at the Recreation Programs page.

We're Hiring!

Looking for a meaningful job, or know someone who is? Look no further - the Town of Lyons is hiring! The Town is currently seeking candidates for a Flood Recovery Project Manager, Maintenance Worker 1, Seasonal Parks and Public Works Maintenance Worker, and Finance Director/Treasurer.

View all job opportunities and apply at

LaVern M. Johnson Park Reopened

The teams have completed much of the maintenance objectives throughout the week, in LaVern M. Johnson Park; the park is now reopened to vehicles. We thank you for your continued patience during this time.

See you out there!

Burning Can at Lyons Outdoor Games

Burning Can at Lyons Outdoor Games

Pre-sale Tickets Now on Sale!

Saturday, June 1 | Bohn Park
Lots to do and see for all ages!

Join us on June 1, 2019 for this year's Burning Can at Lyons Outdoor Games. This year's festivities include Outlaw Yoga, Kayaking, a Trail Run / Beer Relay, Dock Dogs, Bike Obstacle Race, BMX Dirt Jump Comp, and so much more. More than 70 breweries will take part in Burning Can. Plus, just announced, Moon Taxi has been added to the musical lineup!

Pre-sale tickets are available now at

Lyons International Film Festival

Saturday, April 6 | Rogers Hall | 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lyons International Film Festival
The 5th Annual Lyons International Film Festival is Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., at Rogers Hall. This year's films are devoted to those who love nature, the outdoors and connecting to others. The film festival has a mixture of documentaries and fun stories, including stories about resilience, the individualist, the trailblazer, and those who take the road less traveled; the films were selected with the Lyons in mind. Filmmakers from all over the world will be traveling to Lyons to represent their film.

Tickets are on sale now via An all-day pass to all the films is $25, and tickets to the individual blocks are $10.

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