February 24, 2024
student art show, chess, MOMIX – Loveland Reporter-Herald


“Visions of a Young Artist” Thompson School District Student Art Show on Display: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday through March 5, Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland.  Free, bit.ly/3RXB784.

Chess Challenge: 6-8 p.m., MeadKrieger Meadery, 452 N. Washington Ave., Loveland. Free. Website: meadkrieger.com.

Baby and Toddler Storytime: 10-10:30 a.m., Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland. For up to age 3 and their caregivers. Website: lovelandpubliclibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime: 11-11:30 a.m., Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Free, lovelandpubliclibrary.org.

Bingo: 7 p.m., Bingo Planet, 281 E. 29th St., Loveland. Benefits Fort Collins Lions Club charitable activities. $8, email [email protected].

Texas Hold’em: 7-10:30 p.m., Boise Tavern, 1475 N. Boise Ave., No. 4, Loveland. Free, rockymountainpokervenues.com.

Homeward Alliance Family Resource Navigator: 9 a.m-noon, Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland. Office hours to help families and individuals with housing and rental assistance, obtaining documents, employment navigation and assistance applying for public benefits. Website: homewardalliance.org.

Walk-In Book Donations Accepted: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, The Sorting Place, 1010 10th St., Loveland. The Friends of the Library is accepting books, puzzles, games, DVDs and CDs for the April 19-21 Used Book Sale. friendsofthelovelandlibrary.org.

MOMIX: “Alice”: 7:30 p.m.,  Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia, Fort Collins. Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic “Alice in Wonderland,” the show blends illusion, acrobatics, magic and whimsy. $17-$66, 970-221-6730, lctix.com.

“Shifting Balance: Reflections on Land, Climate, and Beauty” on Display: noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia, Fort Collins. Artists shed light on the dynamic relationship between our communities and the environments we inhabit. Each artist captures moments of diverse terrains while unveiling the inherent fragility that these environments embody. Runs through Feb. 24. Free, lctix.com.

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Cirque du Soleil — “Corteo”:  7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday,  3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Blue Arena, 5290 Arena Circle, Loveland. $43-$154, treventscomplex.com/blue-arena.

Loveland Open Lands and Trails Department Informational Open House for Volunteers: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Chilson Recreation Center, 700 E. Fourth St., Loveland.  Drop in to learn about the three “tracks” of volunteering for Open Lands and Trails. Attending does not obligate people to volunteer. Free, bit.ly/47q8VRb.

Mac ‘n’ Cheese Melt-off: 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Desk Chair Workspace, 201 E. Fourth St., Loveland. Six downtown businesses will team up to create their best beer and mac pairing, with reigning champs Door 222 and Loveland Aleworks Brewing hoping to defend their title. Attendees can sample three specialty mac ‘n’ cheese creations paired with a beer from a local brewery and pick the winner. $110-$330, https://bit.ly/3HHLcl7.

Say “Scram” to Scams: 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland, in the Gertrude Scott Meeting Room. Larimer County Sheriff’s Office Chief Scambuster, Barbara Bennett, will present a talk about current scams, their impacts and how you can protect yourself from financial loss and emotional stress. Limited to 24 participants. Registration required; call 970-495-8565.

Mornings at McKee: 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, McKee Medical Center, 2000 N. Boise Ave., Loveland. Senior series will offer demonstrations on cardiopulmonary resuscitation, how to walk safely on ice and tai chi and balance moves that can aid in fall prevention. Free, mckeefoundation.com/morningsatmckee.