May 29, 2016

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Get the Lead Out concludes third season

Get the Lead Out 2014 came to a close on Thursday, June 26, when the winners were announced.

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Cloud City Chronicles - May 1941

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NMHFM recognized

The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum announced Monday it has received national and state recognition from three sources.

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Wednesday 05/25/2016
Friends of hatchery to hold work day Friday
Posted: May 25, 2016

The Friends of the Leadville National Fish Hatchery has scheduled a work day on Friday, May 27, starting at 10 a.m.

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Wed 60 years - Alfred and Helen Hurkes
Posted: May 25, 2016

Alfred and Helen Hurkes, formerly from Leadville, celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 28. The couple, shown here on the day of their wedding, raised six children and have eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Greetings may be sent to them at 3226 Barclay Court, Evans, CO 80620.

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Wednesday 05/18/2016
Annual AHRA Arkansas River cleanup is Saturday
Posted: May 18, 2016

The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area invites local residents to participate in the 25th Silver Anniversary Arkansas River Cleanup/Greenup (CUGU) Saturday, May 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Help strengthen youth programming in Lake County
Posted: May 18, 2016

Summer vacation is coming, and many Leadville families are taking advantage of the diverse camp and activities options offered by The Center, Full Circle, Rockies Rock, the Lake County Recreation Department, the Lake County Public Library and Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Junior Rangers Program, just to name a few.

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VOC offers volunteer opportunities for families
Posted: May 18, 2016

With summer just around the corner, parents everywhere will soon be looking for ideas to get their kids and teens outside and active.

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Community calendar

To announce a nonprofit event or recurring meeting in the calendar, contact the Herald at 486-0641, 486-0611 (fax) or allnews@leadvilleherald.com.

Thursday, May 26


10 a.m. - Lake County Emergency Services Council meeting at CMC Room 317. Mike HcHargue 719-201-0773.

10:30 a.m. - Tai Chi at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. All abilities welcome. Free; donations for the church accepted. 719-486-4600 or 719-293-4141.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - End of year storytime picnic at Mrs. Dunn’s. Free. 486-0569.

11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

1 p.m. - St. Vincent Hospital Board of Directors meeting. SVH conference room, 822 W. Fourth St.

1 p.m. - Class Day for Seniors at Lake County High School.

3:30 to 5 p.m. - After-school Program at Lake County Public Library for first-graders and older. Themed activities, arts, stories, games and prizes. Amax Room. Free.

5:30 p.m. - Business After Hours at Alps Motel. $7 for chamber members. Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce, 486-3900.

6:15 p.m. - TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets in the Amax Room at Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. Use the back door. Carol Lucero, 486-0672.

7 p.m. - Lake County Civic Center Association meeting at the Heritage Museum, 102 E. Ninth St.

Friday, May 27


10 a.m. - Cleanup day at the Leadville National Fish Hatchery, 2846 Colo. 300. Meet at the hatchery office. Bring gloves, water and snack. 719-293-0807.

11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 719-221-4364.

Saturday, May 28


10 a.m. - Lake County High School graduation at LCHS. 1000 W. Fourth St. 719-486-6950.

10 a.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 719-221-4364.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees No. 547 union meeting at the Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. Barbara, 486-3053.

5 p.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

Sunday, May 29


1 p.m. - Annual Memorial Day Service at the Lake County Veterans Memorial at Evergreen Cemetery, 1000 McWethy Drive. Post-ceremony lunch at the Elks Lodge, 123 W. Fifth St. The Fifth Annual Fallen Heroes Run will precede this event.

7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting and big book study, at Bastante, 201 W. Sixth St. 719-221-4364.

Monday, May 30


MEMORIAL DAY

11 a.m. - 10th Mountain Division Memorial Day ceremony at the memorial on top of Tennessee Pass, located at the entrance of Ski Cooper on U.S. 24. Luncheon to follow at Ski Cooper Lodge.

11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

5 to 7 p.m. - Open Pottery at Bastante, W. Sixth and Pine. No experience necessary. 486-4731.

7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open/step meeting, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 719-221-4364.

Tuesday, May 31


11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

7 p.m. - Bingo at the Elks Lodge, 123 W. Fifth St. Public welcome. 486-0236.

7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 719-221-4364.

7 p.m. - High Country Chorale rehearsals; open to anyone who loves to sing. Lake County High School choir room.

Wednesday, June 1


7:30 a.m. - Stillpoint silence, poetry, writing, simple food. St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. Free; open to all. 486-4731.

8:30 a.m. - Community Coffee to discuss Leadville/Lake County issues and initiatives. Colorado Mountain College Coronado Cafe.

10 to 11:30 a.m. - Play Group for children under 5. Kiddie Corral on warm days; Sixth Street Gym on cold days. Free.

6:30 p.m. - Smart Recovery Self-Management and Recovery support group meets in Room 403 of the Climax building at Colorado Mountain College. 719-293-2336 or 719-248-3308.

7 p.m. - English and Spanish Alcoholics Anonymous open/newcomer meetings, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. English meeting is held in community room; Spanish meeting is held in sanctuary. 719-271-4163.

Thursday, June 2


10:30 a.m. - Tai Chi at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. All abilities welcome. Free; donations for the church accepted. 719-486-4600 or 719-293-4141.

11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

6:15 p.m. - TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets in the Amax Room at Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. Use the back door. Carol Lucero, 486-0672.