Official Communications from the Town of Lyons

Better Together

Better Together

Disaster Resiliency Classes

Learn how to be ready for disasters and crisis with just a few minutes of planning each day. Join Boulder County for the Better Together classes. Participants will build a personalized plan for day-to-day disaster preparedness (job loss, loss of family members, economic shocks, etc.) and disaster resilience, and leave with a workbook of materials and resources.

September Dates: Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25

October Dates: Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28

To register for these classes visit

Library Grand Opening

Library Grand Opening

Saturday, September 7 | 12 to 5 p.m.

Celebrate Lyons' new library, with an afternoon of discovery, music, and fun for all ages.

Schedule of Activities

  • 12:00-1:00 - The “Better than Book Club Band” with Kate Kerr and friends including hammered dulcimer National Champion, Tina Guegler
  • 12:30-1:00 - Story Time with Annie Grace
  • 1:00-1:30 - Musical instrument petting zoo. Try out a hammered dulcimer, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and more!
  • 1:30-2:00 - RIBBON CUTTING
  • 2:00-2:30 - Lyons Middle/High School Jazz Band
  • 2:30-3:00 - Friends of the Library slide show and meeting
  • 3:00-4:00 - Presentation by TED talk speaker, Corrin LaCombe, who will challenge some assumptions about conservation
  • 4:00-5:00 - Social Time

Throughout the day, guests can enjoy refreshments, Discovery Scavenger hunt, “Adopt-a-Book” to enhance the library collection, writing with KayAnn Short, and more.

How We Saved Our High School

How We Saved Our High School

Thursday, Sept. 5 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

LaVern Johnson discussed the campaign from 1948-1970 to save Lyons Middle/Senior High School and other nearby schools from being closed in favor of having one large school in Longmont. Send your memories to LaVern Johnson at

How We Saved Our High School >>

Families Can Create

Families Can Create

Saturday, September 14 | Lyons Library

Series 1 of 4: Photos

Families Can Create is a community event put on by Lyons Elementary and Lyons Middle Senior High School. The SVVSD Innovation Bus and Big Chix Wings Food Truck will be available as families create photo projects using iPads. The event will take place from 12-3 on Saturday, September 14th at the Lyons Regional Library.

Community BBQ

Community BBQ

Lyons Middle Senior High | September 13

Join the community for an evening of food and fun, and stay for the Lyons Lions home-opener football game. The BBQ will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with the football game starting at 7:00 p.m. Purchase of a football ticket includes a free BBQ dinner - burgers, hot dogs, sides, and desserts. We are #smallANDmighty, and this event is a great way to connect as a community. Go Lions!

I Survived, Flood Anniversary Event

I Survived: 6-Year Flood Anniversary

Monday, September 9 | 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The Lyons Redstone Museum are hosting an Open House Potluck at Walt Self Senior Center on Monday, September 9, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Come to share your stories, successes, and where you are today, with people who can relate to the flood's impact. This will be a friendly space to be with neighbors and share a meal. Guests are welcome to bring a dish to share, along with flood memorabilia.

Olympic Athlete hosts Women's Mountain Bike Clinics

Women's Mountain Biking Clinics
Olympic Athlete, coach, and riding expert, Ann Trombley, will be hosting women's mountain biking clinics, for intermediate and advanced riders. This is an awesome opportunity to learn from a world-renowned rider, and enjoy the highly sought trails in Lyons' backyard!

The clinics take place each Wednesday, September 11 through October 2, from 5:45 -7:15 p.m. Register by September 9, at

Kids' Mountain Biking Clinics

Kids' Mountain Biking Clinics

This popular class is returning for fall. Led by Boulder Junior Cycling Head Coach, Lester Pardoe, this class is designed for beginner and intermediate MTB riders. This session includes instruction on braking, shifting, cornering, balance, drops and step-up, trail etiquette and riding on local trails, pumping and jumping, and challenges.

The clinics take place each Monday, September 9 through October 21 (with the exception of Oct. 7), from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Join in the fun and learn some great skills too! Register at

Rabbit Mountain Limited Access

Weekly, Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 9 - Jan. 29

Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain will be closed to the public weekly from Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2019, through Jan. 29, 2020, for year three of a Boulder County Commissioner-approved three-year elk management program, which includes limited hunting. If hunters are successful early in the week, the park will be reopened the following day. Also, the park will be remain open to the public:
  • Monday, Nov. 25, through Wednesday, Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving week)
  • Monday, Dec. 23, through Wednesday, Dec. 25 (Christmas week)
  • Monday, Jan. 20 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
For more information about this program and the management goals at Ron Stewart Preserve, please visit or contact Jenny Dalton, Boulder County Parks & Open Space Elk Management Hunt Coordinator at, or 323-420-8551.

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