Community Events Calendar


October 21, 2020

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St. Vrain for the Brain

Niwot student Mackenzie Demmel is hosting a virtual 5K race to benefit the National Brain Tumor Society on Oct. 31 at 9 a.m. (though, as a virtual race, start time is flexible). Halloween costumes are highly encouraged, and the best one will be voted on in the St. Vrain for the Brain Facebook group. The runner with the fastest time will receive a t-shirt.

The National Brain Tumor Society is a non-profit that strives to provide the best treatment and outreach for people living with brain cancer. For more information about the event, to sign up for the race, or to make a donation, go to


Hillside School Proposal

Hillside School (7415 Lookout Road) has applied with the Boulder County Planning and Permitting department to construct a new 10,500 square foot building with 12 new classrooms for up to 68 students on an approximately one-acre parcel. The county is requesting responses to the proposal from adjacent residents and other stakeholders by November 11. Detailed information regarding this item (docket number SU-20-0005) is available on-line here. To request a referral packet call 303-441-3930 or email [email protected]

Veterans Day Ceremony

The Niwot Community Association is holding a ceremony to honor and celebrate veterans on Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. in Cottonwood Square near Niwot Market, with music provided by the Niwot Community Semi-Marching Free Grange Band. Afterwards, there will be an informal tour of the veteran banners on display in downtown Niwot from Oct. 17 to Nov. 21, 2020. For details on this project, please visit the Veteran Banners Project details page. (


Virtual School Open House

Boulder Country Day (4820 Nautilus Court North, Boulder) will be holding a virtual open house for the 2021-22 school year on Nov. 17 from 4 p.m.-5 p.m. via Zoom. Register at A Zoom link will be sent with registration confirmation.

Historical Lecture

The Niwot Historical Society has released a video lecture by Larry Dorsey on the historic railroad Switzerland Trail, as a part of its ongoing 2020 Then & Now lecture series. For its October offering, the group will be recording and releasing “Let the Women Vote” by Rebecca Hunt. “From Desert To Oasis, A Land Made From Water,” a lecture by Bob Crifasi originally scheduled for April, will also be released later this year. For more information, visit


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