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SPECIAL EVENTS / FALL 2012 Special Events Pooch Plunge Bring your four-footed friend for a swim at City Park to end the summer! Tickets go on sale August 1 at City Park Pool. For more information, call 970.221.6335. Age: All ages Location: City Park Pool M 4:00-7:00 PM $5/dog 9/3 Harvest Festival Celebrate the abundance of the harvest with cooking and urban homesteading workshops, tastings of fresh produce, a marketplace full of local artisans and food producers, entertainment, kids’ activities, and food vendors. Location: The Gardens on Spring Creek Sa 10:00 AM-3:00 PM $2.00 per person 9/22 Halloween Enchanted Garden Take part in a day of amusement for young children. Wear a costume and be ready for some magical (never frightening!) fun. You can count on visiting with the legendary Talking Pumpkin, listening to a Halloween story – or two—with the Reading Retriever, playing Halloween games, and creating seasonal crafts. Location: The Gardens on Spring Creek 10:00 AM-2:00 PM $3.00 per child 10/27 Sa Youth Night Arena football, dodgeball, teen weights, indoor soccer, chess, dance, fitness, video game tournaments, food, prizes, field trips and more! Age: 8-18 years Location: Northside Aztlan Center Note: Class will not be held on 11/22. 9/6-11/29 Th 6:00-9:00 PM No Fee 5th Annual Chili Fest Experience the smells and flavor of roasted and fresh chilles! Food, crafts, chilli competitions, story telling and more! Age: All Location: Museo de Colonias, 425 10th Street 9/15 Sa Noon-5:00 PM No Fee 15th Annual Father’s Day 5K Presented by Primrose School The Father’s Day 5k is run in Old Town (Remington and Mountain starting point) and has been a Father’s Day tradition for 15 years. Over 40 prizes will be given out including Most Valuable Dad prizes (so you don’t have to be the fastest runner to win)! Register now online at! Or stop into Runners Roost or Foot of the Rockies. Age: All ages 9/30 Su 8:00 AM Shotgun Start Fees Vary $15-60 Pumpkin Patch Get into the season, come to The Farm for yet another reason! Pumpkins will be sold by the pound, head to the barn where they can be found! Note: Pumpkins will be sold during open hours at The Farm; however, groups are welcome to reserve a time any day to purchase their pumpkins. The Pumpkin Patch will be closed October 26-30. 10/3-10/28 W-Sa Su 18 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Noon – 5:00 PM Hayrides Join us for a scenic hayride along the Poudre River. The tractor drawn hayride will take you for a 20 minute loop down to the river and back to The Farm. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. (Paid admission onto The Farm is required) 10/6-10/21 Sa Sa,Su Sa,Su 11:30 AM 1:30 PM 3:00 PM Admission + $2 Admission + $2 Admission + $2 Treatsylvania Your trick or treaters won’t want to miss this community event. Take a stroll through our Trick or Treat Street, knocking on doors, go for a hayride, and cookies for everyone. Join us for this unique Farm Halloween event! Tickets are $5 per trick or treater, and need to be purchased in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The event is geared for children 10 and younger. There is no charge for adults. Tickets go on sale October 3 until they are gone. You must purchase a ticket for each child. Tickets are not discountable, and there will be no refunds. Tickets can be purchased at The Farm, Northside Aztlan Community Center, and EPIC. If The Farm cancels Treatsylvania due to weather or any other ghoulish catastrophe, Monday, October 29, 6:00-8:00 PM will be the make up night. Age: All 10/26 – 10/28 F-Sa Su Su 6:00-8:00 PM 1:00-3:00 PM 5:00-7:00 PM $5 per child $5 per child $5 per child Bow Wowvania Trick or Treating has gone to the dogs! Bring your costumed canine friends to The Farm for this special Halloween event. Dogs will parade through the Halloween route as they trick or treat, take advantage of photo opportunities, and leave with a treat bag just for them. All dogs must be on a leash. Each dog can have as many humans along however there must be at least one adult. Tickets can be purchased at The Farm during open hours beginning October 3. Age: All 10/27 Sa Noon-1:00 PM $5 per dog, humans free Adult Special Events Tribute to Jimmy Buffet Parrot Heads and Land Sharks be on notice, the band “Bluffett” will help you celebrate the end of summer with a tribute concert to Jimmy Buffett. They will play songs from the number one “Beach Master” of music. This outdoor concert will feature songs that you can sing along with including: “Margaritaville,” “ Cheeseburger in Paradise,” “Fins,” and “It’s Five O’Clock Some Where.” If you love Jimmy Buffett and his laid-back, island brand of music you need to get a ticket to this concert and celebrate in island-style fun. Serving Cheeseburgers and other party food. Margaritas and other beverages for sale. Age: All Location: Senior Center Note: Tickets at the door are $18.00. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Su 7:00-9:00 PM $15 9/2 STAY CONNECTED FALL 2012 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR http://www.FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recreator - Fall 2012

Recreator - Fall 2012
From Recreation Director
Registration Information
Facility Profiles
Calendar of Events
Adaptive Recreation
Alternative Programs
Aqua Fitness
Low Intensity
Medium Intensity
High Intensity
Lifeguard Training
Arts & Crafts
Dance & Movement
Early Learning
Parent with Child
Education & Enrichment
The Farm
Gardens on Spring Creek
Ice Skating
Speed Skating
Youth Hockey
Outdoor Recreation
Youth Team Sports
50 Plus
Clubs & Organizations
Social Opportunities
Trips & Travel
Age Index

Recreator - Fall 2012