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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Arts Commissions Openings

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Arts leaders needed!

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission You don't have to be an artists to join Lafayette’s team of arts leaders, developing goals and objectives for the Arts and Cultural Resources Department. Use your voice in ...

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Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Picnic on the Plaza at Festival Plaza

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Bring a picnic and something to sit on, and join us for Picnic on the Plaza at Festival Plaza (311 S. Public Road) . Enjoy free, live music on the lawn from noon-1pm every Thursday through August 19.  COVID restrictions will align with c...

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Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Picnic on the Plaza at Festival Plaza

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Bring a picnic and something to sit on, and join us for Picnic on the Plaza at Festival Plaza (311 S. Public Road)  to enjoy free, live music on the lawn. Noon-1pm weekly on Thursdays beginning June 3.  COVID restrictions will align with...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Notify Me

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Sign up to receive email and/or text notifications about the news that's important to you. Register for Emergency Alerts, News Flashes, Calendar Items, Newsletters and more.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Report a Problem

Report a problem

Request Tracker allows residents to report a problem or concern to the appropriate department. Once the information is submitted, users have the ability to track the work in process and resolution of the issue.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Connection Newsletter

Connection Newsletter

Included every month in water bills, the Lafayette Connection newsletter encourages residents to Be a Part of It. Regular features will inform readers about important and exciting things happening in your community.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Lafayette-Listens

Lafayette-Listens

A new online community engagement platform that provide residents with an innovative and convenient way for to share ideas, ask questions, provide input, and learn about ongoing projects.

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Year in Review Video

2020 Year in Review

Residents are invited to take a look back at the City’s 2020 successes by viewing our annual video production.

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

What is City Council working on? July 20 meeting recap

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Stay engaged and keep informed of the issues your Lafayette elected officials are working on by following the City Council Meeting Recap.

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

What is City Council working on? July 6 meeting recap

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

What is City Council working on? June 15 meeting recap

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

What is City Council working on? June 1 meeting recap

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

What is City Council working on? May 18 meeting recap

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

What is City Council working on? May 4 meeting recap

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

What is City Council working on? April 20 meeting recap

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Stay engaged and keep informed of the issues your Lafayette elected officials are working on by following the City Council Meeting Recap.

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

What is City Council working on? April 6 meeting recap

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

What is City Council working on? March 16 meeting recap

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

What is City Council working on? March 2 meeting recap

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

What is City Council working on? Feb. 16 meeting recap

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

What is City Council working on? Feb. 2 meeting recap

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

A statement from the Lafayette City Council

 No toleramos y no toleraremos actos de racismo, opresión, intimidación, acoso, prejuicio o discrimi

As your elected City Council members, we have the honor, responsibility, and privilege of being seated in positions of power. This status allows, and requires us, to effect and influence positive change for the good of our community and all Lafayette resi...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

What is City Council working on? Jan. 19 meeting recap

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

What is City Council working on? Jan. 5 meeting recap

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

What is City Council working on? Dec. 15 meeting recap

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

What is City Council working on? Dec. 1 meeting recap

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

What is City Council working on? Nov. 17 meeting recap

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

What is City Council working on? July 20 meeting recap

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Lafayette welcomes Medtronic

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The City of Lafayette is proud to welcome Medtronic to our community. The 42-acre campus is situated on the east side of Hwy 287; north of Dillon Road and south of the Exempla Hospital complex. Phase One will house 1,100 employees and is anticipated to be...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

City Council resumes in-person meetings

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Beginning July 6, City Council is excited to invite the community to join them once again for in-person meetings. Residents will continue to have the ability to phone in to remotely participate during the public comment period.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

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Help guide the future of your community by serving on a City Board or Commission. The following positions are currently available.  These committees typically meet once per month and act as resident advisors to City Council.

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Xcel Energy natural gas project on Public Road

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Construction Update

The project is currently in the trenching phase of construction on S. Public Road. During this time, crews will excavate in the roadway and install the new natural gas line. This work will be Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm and will continue thr...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Street rehabilitation project - Aug. 2021

Street Maintenance Public Works Construction Road

The Lafayette Public Works Department will be milling and paving the following map of prioritized streets. Parking will not be allowed on the affected streets during milling and paving activities, so please watch for signs with instructions on wh...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Shop local Lafayette

Shop local

Support Lafayette businesses and City services by shopping locally! 

Lafayette businesses are vibrant pillars in our community. They provide us with goods and services and allow the community to flourish. Many local businesses have been hit hard b...

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

S. Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project

S. Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project

Roadway improvements for drivers, pedestrians, and bikers along S. Boulder Road are coming soon - with construction beginning in March. Sign up for construction updates by visiting the additional info link.

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Ride Free Lafayette

Ride Free Lafayette

There’s a new way to get around the City of Lafayette, and it’s free to use!

Boulder County Transit is now offering Ride Free Lafayette, a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service that connects people to places within the City of Lafay...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

A statement from the Lafayette City Council

 No toleramos y no toleraremos actos de racismo, opresión, intimidación, acoso, prejuicio o discrimi

As your elected City Council members, we have the honor, responsibility, and privilege of being seated in positions of power. This status allows, and requires us, to effect and influence positive change for the good of our community and all Lafayette resi...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

North Metro water suppliers urge residents to implement water reduction actions

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[Leer en Español]

North Metro, Boulder County and the City and County of Broomfield water suppliers, including City of Arvada, City of Boulder, City of Lafayette, City of Longmont, City of Louisville, Northglenn, Town of Superior, Town of Erie, Left Hand W...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

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In December 2016 the Lafayette City Council adopted Resolution 2016-96 affirming the City’s commitment to ensure equal protection and services for all residents and to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community. Read a Spanish version of Resolution 20...

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City News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Local and regional vaccination resources | Recursos locales y regionales de vacunación

Vaccine newsflash

Vaccination Locations

  • Sign up with the listed providers to register for a vaccine appointment
  • Community members with language or online access barriers can reach the Boulder County Call center at 720-776-0822 to set up vaccine appointments.
  • Need help with tr...
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City News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Designated curbside pickup zones

Designated Curbside Pickup Zones

Support Lafayette local businesses by ordering curbside pickup. We now offer designated curbside pickup parking spots in Old Town Lafayette with 10-minute public parking spots.

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Lafayette City Council reaffirms Resolution No. 2016-96 & signs My Brother’s Keeper Alliance pledge

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On Tuesday, July 7, the Lafayette City Council issued a proclamation reaffirming Resolution No. 2016-96 and Lafayette‘s commitment to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community ensuring equal protection and services for all residents. In addition, Cit...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Lafayette named....

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The City of Lafayette was recently named the 8th best City in Colorado, the 47th best place to live in America, and the 19th safest City in Colorado.

The City of Lafayette named the 8th best City in Colorado by HomeSnacks.com.

HomeSnacks used data from the US Census and the FBI to rank the best places to live in Colorado based on Home value, low crime, and a high quality of life. Noting that Lafayette &...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Lafayette 2020 year in review video

2020 Year in Review

Take a look at the City's 2020 successes by viewing our annual video production. Acompáñenme a repasar los éxitos que obtuvimos en 2020 viendo nuestra producción de vídeo anual.

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Receive the City of Lafayette's News Flash

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Signing up to receive the City of Lafayette's City News Flash is a great way to stay up-to-date with the City of Lafayette. Sign up today.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Arts commissions openings

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Arts leaders needed!

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission You don't have to be an artists to join Lafayette’s team of arts leaders, developing goals and objectives for the Arts and Cultural Resources Department. Use your voice in the distribution of...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Apply to join the Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority

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Join LURA! The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority is the lead public entity that promotes the revitalization and redevelopment of Old Town Lafayette. As a Commissioner, you will work with the City of Lafayette, private property owners, and businesses to re...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers need you!

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Join Lafayette Open Space and Wildlands Restoration Volunteers (WRV) for community-based outdoor volunteer projects this summer! 

Morning projects, like native shrub planting and building bird habitats, will be held throughout the summer to help c...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Apply to join the Human Rights Commission

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Human Rights Commission (HRC). Learn more about the HRC, the position, and how to apply.

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

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The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board.  The Lafayette Senior Advisory Board advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older population of Lafayette. ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board currently has open positions available for Lafayette residents.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation through a variety o...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC). These Council appointed positions with four-year terms will promote the committee’s values to the community and advise the City Council on related ma...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Apply to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: https:cityoflafayette.com/joinzoningboard.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Lafayette one of 20 Colorado communities now “Open for Solar Business”

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Twenty cities, towns, and counties in Colorado, including Lafayette, have now received designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Colorado now ties California for ...

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LEARN more about the SolSmart program.... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Upgrade

EV Charging Station

In its continued support for Electric Vehicle drivers and improved air quality, Lafayette is upgrading the EV Charging Station at the Library. The new station provides more benefits to drivers including a mobile app to locate and reserve stations, notific...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Summer Reading - June 1-July 31

For full program details and user guides, visit Summer Reading.
Register online or in person from June 1-July 24.

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Posted on: May 31, 2021

Library status: open to the public Tuesday-Sunday

The Lafayette Public Library has reopened to the public. Masks not required if fully vaccinated (two weeks out from your second round). One-hour computer use access is available; appointments are recommended (303-661-1162).

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News

Posted on: July 10, 2021

Friends book sale, July 24-31

March Friends of the Library book sale

Support literacy and the Library at the Friends book sale during Library open hours. Find books, DVDs, and gifts for all ages. Most items are priced under $4.

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

July Library Newsletter

July Library Newsletter

Find out everything happening in July at the Lafayette Public Library.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Magazine Survey

Magazine Survey

We want your input! Help us enhance our collection and match your interests.

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Jeff and Paige Concert outside

Jeff and Paige

Bring hats and blankets and join us outside for a fun, all-ages concert with dynamic duo Jeff & Paige, Saturday, July 31 at 11am - no registration needed!

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Donate blood on Thursday, July 22 at the Library

Blood Drive, July 22 at the Library

The City of Lafayette's mobile blood drive by Vitalant will take place in the Library parking lot from 10am-2:30 pm. Walk-ins are welcome; appointments are encouraged!

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Teen LafayetteREADS discussion of "Clap When You Land"

Sign up for the LafayetteREADS teen discussion of "Clap When You Land," July 28, 3:30-5pm

Teens - join LafayetteREADS for a Zoom discussion of "Clap When You Land" by Elizabeth Acevedo on July 28 at 3pm. Registration required.

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Businesses - host a Job Fair table in August at the Library

Represent your business at the Lafayette Library Job Fair

Local businesses interested in hiring adults 18+ are invited to host a table during a Job Fair event on August 28. Learn more and fill out the interest form.

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

All-ages Summer Reading

Lafayette Summer Reading 2021 for all ages is June 1-July 31

Summer Reading runs June 1-July 31. Read books. Have fun. Earn prizes! Help us meet our community reading goal of 400,000 minutes.

Learn more Library - Events & News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Engaging Death Café conversations for adults are back...over Zoom!

Join us virtually for Death Cafés, in Zoom every third Thursday at 6pm! Registration required.

Death Cafés bring adults together for authentic, engaging conversations. Sign up for one or more virtual conversations on Zoom, held on the third Thursday of each month at 6pm (registration required).

 

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Print your 3D project!

Makerspace projects on the Prusa 3D printer

Lafayette Library cardholders may submit files to print in the Studio 775 Mini-Makerspace and pick them up in the Lobby.

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Donate food and essential items

Sister Carmen truck picks up donations at the Lafayette Public Library curbside dropoff

The Library is a Sister Carmen donation site during open hours.

Lafayette Public Library has partnered with Sister Carmen Community Center as a food drive location. We are making it easy for you to donate food and other essential items this holiday season and beyond!

Sister Carmen provides services for those struggling...

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Library - Events & News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Tech to Connect: Donate your iPad

Donate iPads at the Library for Tech to Connect

Help connect an isolated older adult find connection to friends, family, and resources.

The Lafayette Public Library has partnered with Tech to Connect to support their mission to create heartfelt interaction for those in need of connection.

Tech to Connect provides Apple iPad devices for Boulder County older adults in need of connection, esp...

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Library - Events & News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

July Maker Buddies Outside

Sign up for July Maker Buddies

Kids ages 8-12 - sign up now to for our in-person July session, held outside: work with teens to design a 3D project that can be printed and picked up at the Library.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

How to pick up your holds

Pick up your holds and browse during Grab and Go hours--thanks for remembering your face covering!

View hours and details for picking up your books and other items at the Lafayette Public Library.

The Lafayette Public Library is now open for limited browsing, in-person holds pickup inside the Lobby, and limited computer use (appointments recommended). Anyone with holds ready to pick up may come into the Lobby to check them out. Cloth facial coverin...

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Library - Events & News
Posted on: September 7, 2020

Grab bags for adults, kids, or teens!

Request a grab bag of librarian-selected books!

Need help finding your next read? Request a mystery bag of librarian-selected books!

Need help finding what to read next? Love mystery and surprise bags? 

Use the form to request a grab bag of pre-selected items be checked out and picked up at curbside by appointment.

Gra...

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Library - Events & News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Your Library, Your Story: Director Melissa Hisel

Share your library story or memory

Watch an interview with our director, read the community's stories, and share your library story or memory!

At the Lafayette Public Library, we believe that Libraries = Strong Communities and that the story of a library is the story of the people who use it. In this video, our Library Director, Melissa Hisel, describes the vital role of libraries.

We also invite...

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Library - Events & News
Posted on: May 22, 2021

Library status and user guide

News and information about the Lafayette Public Library in Colorado

View Library status, get a card, learn about current services, and more!

Haga clic en el botón de Google en la parte inferior de la página para estar al día con las noticias y con los recursos de la Biblioteca que puedan usar mientras estamos cerrados.

Library Status

Public access: Open during Library hours (Tuesday-Sun...

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

Library events and news updates

Subscribe to the Library's email updates and newsletter

Receive emails for new Library events, services, and resources, or other City programs. Tap "Subscribe," enter your email, and scroll down to "News Flashes" to select the Library's categories.

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Adventure Backpacks

Check out an Adventure Backpack!

Lafayette Library and Lafayette Open Space are pleased to offer a special resource, Adventure Backpacks, packed with nature-focused books, maps, field guides, activities, binoculars, and more. Reserve one today!

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Denver Post and Daily Camera online

Enjoy free access to the Denver Post and Daily Camera via Newsbank!

With Newsbank and your Library card, enjoy image and text editions of the Denver Post, text versions of the Daily Camera, plus additional Colorado newspapers and America's News.

Newsbank Details Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: March 30, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination information

COVID-19 Vaccine

Call your pharmacy or Walmart, as many locations are now accepting walk-ins for shots. Find additional vaccination providers, transportation resources, and other COVID-19-related resources.

View resources Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: October 9, 2020

New York Times online

Enjoy the New York Times for free!

Enjoy free and unlimited access to The New York Times online through the Lafayette Public Library, remotely on any device or from a Library computer or WiFi.

The New York Times enables our Library members to have three-day sessions with unlimited access; e...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Try Libby for eBooks & eAudio

Use Libby for free Library eBooks and eAudiobooks

Did you know the Library has thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks? You can borrow them instantly - for free, using just the device in your hand, with Libby.Use Libby right from the website app, or get the app for your phone or tablet - it takes just a few ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Consumer Reports Website - Free Access!

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The Lafayette Public Library now provides free access to the member content of the Consumer Reports website! Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit that provides trustworthy information and robust product testing in an age where online product revie...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Seed Library

Help yourself to seeds from the Lafayette Public Library seed library!

Go Green...Library to Garden!

The Lafayette Public Library free Seed Program accepts donations of sealed, commercial seed packets for free distribution to your fellow Library patrons and local gardeners!

How it works:

  • To donate - Starting in February, bring ...
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: March 16, 2020

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a simple, fun approach to helping young kids gain early literacy skills, and the confidence necessary to become strong readers.

How does it work?

  • Read a book, any book, to your child - newborn, infant, or toddler. ...
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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Research Your Family History with MyHeritage

Access MyHeritage to research your family history

Enjoy MyHeritage from home to research your family history! MyHeritage has comprehensive genealogy resources, with billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centur...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Explore history: Colorado and Wyoming historic newspapers

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Have you had a chance to check out the online archive of early editions of Lafayette newspapers? The earliest local newspapers that we have on microfilm are  available online through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection, with more dates ad...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: April 6, 2019

ReferenceUSA - business leads and more!

ReferenceUSA - Access for free for info on businesses, residences, job opportunities and more!

You now have free access to ReferenceUSA with your Lafayette Library card! ReferenceUSA is a powerful research tool which provides access to several useful databases, including:

  • U.S. Businesses
  • U.S. Standard White Pages
  • U.S. Jobs / Internships
  • U.S. Healthcare...
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Auto Repair Source - free access to premium car repair info

Use your Library card to access the premium Auto Repair Source database - Learn more

Your Lafayette Library card gives you free access to the premium auto repair website Auto Repair Source (formerly AutoMate). Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source has manufacturer and repair information on more than 38,000 vehicle...

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Posted on: July 18, 2021

Friends book sale, July 24-Aug. 1

Support literacy and the Library at the Friends book sale during Library open hours. Find books, DVDs, and gifts for all ages. Most items are priced under $4.

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News

Posted on: July 17, 2021

Jeff and Paige Concert outside

Jeff and Paige

Bring hats and blankets and join us outside for a fun, all-ages concert with dynamic duo Jeff & Paige, Saturday, July 31 at 11am - no registration needed!

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News

Posted on: September 7, 2020

Library status and user guide

News and information about the Lafayette Public Library in Colorado

View Library status, get a card, learn about current services, and more!

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News

Posted on: February 11, 2021

Spring/Summer 2021 volunteer opportunities at the Library

The Library has lots of opportunities this spring and summer for teens to earn volunteer hours by helping with Library programs.

Library - Volunteer Opportunities

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers need you!

Join Lafayette Open Space and Wildlands Restoration Volunteers (WRV) for community-based outdoor volunteer projects this summer! 

Morning projects, like native shrub planting and building bird habitats, will be held throughout the summer to help c...

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Lafayette Volunteer Opportunities Parks and Open Space
Posted on: March 26, 2020

View a list of available park amenities...

Parks and Open space square

Using parks, playgrounds, and trails during the Stay at Home Order

On March 25, Gov. Polis issued a state-wide Stay at Home Order directing all Coloradans to stay at home and avoid contact with people outside their household in an effort to limit the sprea...

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City Response to Covid-19 Parks and Open Space

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Historic Preservation Board! Learn more about the position and how to apply.

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

Miners Crossing

Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Weekly Police Department Incident Report Summary July 19, 2021

Police Report Summary

This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from July 19-25, 2021. Accident reports are not included in this summary. Please note, some information is not subject to public view at the time of this summary.

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Weekly Police Department Incident Report Summary July 12, 2021

Police Report Summary

This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from July 12-18, 2021. Accident reports are not included in this summary. Please note, some information is not subject to public view at the posting of this summary.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Weekly Police Department Incident Report Summary July 5, 2021

Police Report Summary

This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from July 5-11, 2021. Accident reports are not included in this summary. Please note, some information is not subject to public view at the posting of this summary.

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Flooding in areas of Coal Creek

Flooding notice

Rain on Monday, May 3, began overnight and is expected to continue throughout the day. The rain and runoff from the storm are creating flooding in areas of Coal Creek. Motorists and pedestrians should avoid trails, streets, and sidewalks that are noticeab...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Street rehabilitation project - July 2021

Street Maintenance Public Works Construction Road

The Lafayette Public Works Department will be milling and paving the following streets starting the week of July 12, 2021, weather-permitting. Parking will not be allowed on the affected streets during milling and paving activities, so please watch for si...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

2021 Annual Water Quality Report (CCR)

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Safe, dependable drinking water is an essential service residents many take for granted. The Lafayette Public Works Department publishes an annual report that provides important information about the quality of our drinking water and the City’s ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

North Metro water suppliers urge residents to implement water reduction actions

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North Metro, Boulder County and the City and County of Broomfield water suppliers, including City of Arvada, City of Boulder, City of Lafayette, City of Longmont, City of Louisville, Northglenn, Town of Superior, Town of Erie, Left Hand Water District, Ci...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Xcel Energy Lafayette natural gas project

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Xcel Energy will replace approximately 0.5 miles of natural gas line along S. Public Road from just north of S. Boulder Road to the alley between Emma and Chester streets for the Lafayette Natural Gas Project. 

See a map of the area by viewing&...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Important information for Republic Services 3-Cart customers

Republic update

Republic Services has notified the City of inaccurate information included in their recent Spring 2021 Residential Informer customer mailer. A delayed arrival of this mailer also resulted in many Lafayette residents missing the Spring Cleanup event.

Please...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Public Works will begin citywide street sweeping May 17

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Street sweeping will begin in the Blue Heron subdivision and move south to Baseline Road on Monday, May 17. Street sweeping will continue weekly until completion of all streets within City of Lafayette limits. Crews will be working around the schedule of ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Fall street sweeping

Street Sweeping

Public Works begins the annual fall street sweeping process.

Residents are reminded to observe temporary no parking signs to allow sweeping of parking and gutter areas.

As a reminder, please do not blow or rake leaves into the City's streets or gu...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 9, 2020

Advice for business owners to flush water lines when re-opening buildings

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City of Lafayette encourages building owners to flush internal water lines prior to re-opening after COVID-19 closures.

When buildings sit unoccupied and unused, water remains in pipes and becomes stagnant.  In order to clear the stagnant water fr...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Ignore the Hype. Don't Flush a Wipe.

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Trash it-Don’t Flush it

Toilet paper supplies may be running low and the use of paper towels, or flushable wipes may seem like the next best option. While it is tempting to flush these items -don’t. It is important that these products g...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Public Works achieves APWA accreditation status

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In November 2018, the City of Lafayette Public Works Department was awarded the prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Bob Burger Recreation Center aquatics changes

Aquatic Changes

To better serve our patrons, the BBRC open swim schedule is being modified.

These changes will be in effect from July 25 through August 15, 2021.

 

The BBRC will follow the schedule below

  • Open swim will not be offered on Sundays, Mondays, or Wednesda...
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Recreation
Posted on: July 23, 2021

The Great Outdoors Waterpark operational changes

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To better serve our patrons, some amenity operational hours at The Great Outdoors Waterpark (GOWP) are being modified.

These changes will be in effect from July 25 through Labor Day, September 6, 2021.

The GOWP will make every attempt to follow the schedule...

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Recreation
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Bob Burger Recreation Center current operations

BBRC OPERATIONS

The Bob L. Burger Recreation Center (BBRC) has adjusted operations to meet the current COVID-19 health guidelines. The BBRC is open, and our friendly Front Desk staff is ready to welcome you!  We’ve updated our processes to make your time with us...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

The Great Outdoors Waterpark is open!

Celebrate the return of summer at the GOWP, opening May 29

Summer is back and so is the Great Outdoors Waterpark!

Celebrate the return of summer at the Great Outdoors Waterpark (GOWP). Relax in the Lazy River or find thrills on the Big Water Slide. 

The GOWP opens May 29.  Hours: 11am-6pm, Monday-...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Water Fitness Wednesdays

WATER FITNESS at LAFAYETTE REC

Water Fitness Wednesdays

Wednesdays are water fitness day at the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center. Only Wednesdays as of right now. 10 participants per class. Participants can sign up on Webtrac or the front desk.

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Recreation
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Fall Youth Sports

Fall youth sports, registration opens June 7

Soccer

Soccer Grades K-8, Boys and Girls divisions

Youth Soccer stresses participation, development of skills, and enjoyment. All boys and girls K-8th grade are encouraged to play. Practices will be twice per week with games on Saturdays. Age and division i...

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Recreation
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Group Fitness at the Bob Burger Recreation Center

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Group fitness at the Bob Burger Recreation Center is in full swing.

Whether in-person, hybrid, or virtual is your choice, we have what you are looking for. 

?10ft apart ?limited participants ?mask required ?equipment is cleaned and sanitized after ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

Join the Senior Advisory Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. The Senior Advisory Board of Lafayette Senior Services advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older population of La...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Lafayette Summer Movie Series

LAFAYETTE SUMMER MOVE SERIES

2021 Lafayette Summer Movie Series

Enjoy fun, family-friendly movies for free. The Summer Movie series will be held three times this summer. Register for our first summer movie series today! 

Registration is Free. Click here to register.

2021 Summer...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Screen Free Week - May 3-9, 2021

SCREEN FREE WEEK - May 3- 9, 2021

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Screen Free Week 2021 - May 3-9

The average American devotes more than 10 hours a day to screen time between recreational. educational and professional use. Get these hours back and reap the benefits by participating in Screen Fr...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Kids Fishing Derby

Lafayette Recreation's, Kids Fishing Derby 2021

Join us at the FREE Fishing Derby where kids can fish to their hearts content - enjoy a fishing lesson from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and have a great time enjoying Waneka Lake park. Please bring a fishing rod.

Date: May 15Time: 8 - 11amLocation: Waneka...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Leprechaun Gold Hunt

Leprechaun Gold Hunt, Mar. 13, 10am-noon, BBRC complex

Leprechaun Gold Hunt

March 13  |  10am-noon  |  BBRC Complex

Help the Lafayette Leprechauns find and fill their pot of gold. We have hidden gold throughout the BBRC complex- city fields, inline skate rink, walking trails,...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter Eggstravaganza, Mar. 27, Waneka Park, ages 8 and under.

Easter Eggstravaganza

March 27  |  Waneka Lake Park  |  Ages 8 and under

Join us at Waneka Lake for some family eggstravaganza fun. Children 8 and under can hunt for treat-filled eggs, smile their cheesiest, or sweetest s...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Martin Luther King Peace March

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Planned by the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee, 

Lafayette's 15th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March for Peace and Celebration will be held on:

  • Monday, January 20, 2020.
  • The event will commence at 11:30 a.m. at Angevine Middle School (1150 W So...
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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Kids Fishing Derby

Fishing Dad and Son

Join us at this FREE Fishing Derby where kids can fish to their hearts content on fully stocked Waneka Lake - enjoy a fishing lesson from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, get a FREE pole from Jax, and have a great time enjoying picturesque Waneka Lake park.&a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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Celebrate Parks and Recreation with the entire nation during Parks and Recreation Month!

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

2020 Fall Festival!

Fall Festival

All events follow COVID-19 guidelines or are held digitally. Details included with each event description. 

Lions Club Pumpkin Decorating Contest (Free)

Enter your creatively carved or decorated pumpkins for a chance to win fun prizes!

For ages 0-18...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Shop N Drop

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Make holiday shopping fun this year! Kids ages 4-12 can be dropped off at the Bob Burger Recreation Center for some play time while parents enjoy some stress free shopping in downtown Lafayette! 

This annual event takes place on Shop Small Saturda...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Santa's Calling!

Santa's Calling

Sign up to get a call from Santa! For children ages 8 and younger. 

Click here to register:  https://bit.ly/2HYwQl1 

Registration cut offs change each year - please use the link above to view the cut off for this year, and the dat...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Bob Burger Virtual Recreation Center

Bob Burger Virtual Recreation Center (recreation anywhere)

We are committed to serving Lafayette in person and virtually. Support your health by staying active, fit, motivated, and safe with the Bob Burger Virtual Recreation Center.

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Sign up for our eNews!

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Sign up to receive our monthly eNewsletter, The Buzz at Bobs and stay connected to your City of Lafayette Recreation.

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Reserve family swim time

Child Swimming

The Bob Burger Recreation Center Rose Lueras Pool offers family swim times all week long. A reservation is required and fill up quickly so book your spot now.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Senior Center Artist Showcase

Lafayette Senior Center art showcase

The entire community is invited to visit the Senior Center's Artist Showcase throughout the month of September.

Senior Services
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Estate Planning Made Easy - Virtual

Estate planning

Get a tough job finished in a single, easy session with the help of a Colorado licensed attorney.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Hearing Clinic

Lafayette Senior Services Hearing Clinic

Free audiology services such as ears checked and cleaned, hearing aids inspected and cleaned, and hearing screenings.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Grandparents Day Picnic

Lafayette Senior Services, GRANDPARENTS DAY PICNIC

Grandparents, celebrate Grandparents Day with us at Waneka Lake Park. Come alone or bring your grandchildren.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Artist Showcase Application Due

Senior Services Call for artists

Artists, age 55 or better, are invited to display 2-D artwork in September. Entries are due by Aug. 27.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Ice Cream Social

Ice cream social, Lafayette Senior Services

Gather with others while enjoying the sweet taste of ice cream on a warm summer day!

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Coal Creek Meals on Wheels is reopening at Josephine Commons

Coal Creek Meals on Wheels is now Coal Creek Café

Coal Creek Meals on Wheels’ Congregate Dining Program – now called Coal Creek Café - is reopening.

On Friday, July 2, CCMOW will begin serving lunch in the Coal Creek Café, the congregate dining room at Josephine C...

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Senior Services
Posted on: May 26, 2021

We're Open!

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The Lafayette Senior Center is open weekdays from 9am-4pm.

In-person classes and programs are offered. Contact us at 303-665-9052 or olderadults@lafayetteco.gov for more information.

Limited weekday programs are offered following these guidelines:

  • Drinks are...
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Senior Services
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Water Fitness Wednesdays

Lafayette Recreation water fitness wednesdays

Water Fitness Wednesdays

Don't let the weather keep you from the pool. Wednesday's are water fitness day at the Bob Burger Recreation Center. 

  • Water Yoga: 9-10am
  • Shallow Water Aerobics: 10-11am

Each class can only accommodate 10 peo...

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Senior Services
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

Join the Senior Advisory Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board.  The Lafayette Senior Services Senior Advisory Board advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older populatio...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

BCAAA Implements Service Changes During COVID-19

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

Click here to learn about service changes to the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Older adult resource list during COVID-19 closure

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We are here to support older adults in Lafayette.  If you are struggling to get the supplies you need, or need any other type of assistance, please reach out to the Senior Center for assistance in finding solutions.

Senior Center – 303-6...

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Posted on: July 26, 2020

Ride Free Lafayette bus service

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Boulder County is pleased to announce the new Ride Free Lafayette program, a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service that connects people to places within the City of Lafayette, CO. Service began on Monday, July 20, 2020.

Residents and visitors can use t...

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