April 25, 2018
Alzheimer’s support group
An Alzheimer’s support group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month. This class is free and open to the public, no registration required.
The events are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Niwot United Methodist Church, 7405 Lookout Road, Gunbarrel.
Community Book Discussion
The "Beyond Bestsellers" book discussion group meets at 7 p.m. at Inkberry Books in Niwot at Cottonwood Square Shopping Center, on the last week of each month (days to be determined monthly). Members propose books for discussion and the group selects books several months in advance. Upcoming discussion dates and books: Thursday April 26:The Happiness Bureau by Andreas Izquierdo; Thursday May 31: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers and Tuesday June 26: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. For more information, visit http://www.inkberrybooks.com.
Home Run Derby
Niwot Youth Sports will hold their MLB Jr. Home Run Derby from 4 to 7 p.m. on May 5 at the Biff Warren Sports Complex (6750 Nimbus Road, Longmont).
The event is free, boys and girls will be split into 12U and 14U age groups with local winners going on to compete at the regional derby. Participants must have a copy of their birth certificate.
Niwot High School is in need of chaperones for prom from 8 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, in Broomfield.
There are two shifts with the option of staying for the whole event. Six to 10 sponsors are needed for each shift. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Bee Colony Collapse
The League of Women Voters Boulder County is sponsoring an informative session regarding what is behind bee colony collapse. There will be three speakers including Tom Theobald of the Boulder County Beekeepers Association, followed by audience discussion.
The event is free and will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 6 at the East Simpson Coffee Shop, 414 E. Simpson, Lafayette.
Unwanted Prescription Drop Off
Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events this Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Bring your pills, patches, or small amounts of liquid medication for disposal to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters, located at 5600 Flatiron Parkway, Boulder, or to the Superior Substation, located at 405 Center Drive, Unit F, Superior.
Items not accepted at this collection: Syringes, inhalers and chemotherapy drugs.
For more information about how to safely dispose of unwanted medication in Boulder County, including what to do with liquid medication and syringes, go to: http://www.BoulderCountyMedDisposal.org. Additional safe disposal locations are available throughout Boulder County and regularly accept unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Visit http://www.takebackday.dea.gov and enter your zip code to find other take back locations near you.