April 2019 Local Events Newsletter
Welcome to the Owens Dental local events newsletter, where we sift through the best of the upcoming month’s events roster, so you don’t have to!
Fun days to Celebrate in April
April 1st – April Fools’ Day
April 7th is World Health Day AND International Pillow Fight Day!
April 12th is Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
April 21st – Happy Easter!
April 22nd – Earth Day! Don’t miss Fort Collins’ Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 20th
For the foodies
The Spring Fling, Presented by The Growing Project
April 2nd, 2019 at Odell Brewing, Fort Collins
The Growing Project’s annual silent auction fundraiser will be held at Odell Brewing on April 2nd from 7-9 p.m. Entry ticket includes 1 beer (for those over 21), free snacks and seeds!
Fort Collins Wine Festival
April 5th, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel, Fort Collins
Fort Collins is excited to host the 37th Annual Wine Festival, benefiting Disabled Resource Services. Don’t miss the chance to sample some of the 500 wines, with 150 from local Colorado wineries!
For art, music and theater lovers
Larimer Chorale Presents Music from the Chapel Royal
April 26thand 27th, 2019 at 7:30pm at First Presbyterian Church, Fort Collins
This concert features pieces written by Henry Purcell as well as Benjamin Britten’s Jubilate Deo in C and Dominic DiOrio’s Ode to Purcell. Advance tickets are recommended and be sure to say hello to Dr. Owens, his wife Caroline sings in the Larimer Chorale!
April 26th and 27th, 2019 at Venues throughout Fort Collins
This is the 11th year celebrating the Northern Colorado music scene! This year’s event features 300+ different performers playing at 30+ venues. Tickets are $35, or you can volunteer for a free ticket!
For those who enjoy that active Colorado lifestyle
Horsetooth Half Marathon
April 4th, 2019 at Hughes Stadium and New Belgium Brewing
Lace up those running shoes for the 46th running of Fort Collins’ favorite half marathon! Your race will take you from Hughes Stadium, along Horsetooth Reservoir to the finish line at New Belgium Brewery.
11th Annual Flying Pig 5K
April 7th, 2019 at Spring Canyon Park, Fort Collins
The Flying Pig 5K is a fundraiser to benefit families in the Family Support Services Program, enjoy a free Gib’s breakfast bagel and watch the kiddos (10 and under) race in the FREE “Piglet Walk”!
For lifelong learners
Colorado Landscapes Watercolor Class
April 12th, 2019 at Blue Moose Art Gallery, Fort Collins
This class will focus on landscape techniques as we explore values, composition and color mixing. Subjects will include elements of the great outdoors. All levels welcome.
Rekindle the Classics Book Club
April 18th, 2019 at Wolverine Farm Letterpress & Publick House, Fort Collins
Rekindle your love of classic literature at this monthly book discussion group. April’s title is “The Color Purple” by Alice Waters.
Uncommon and Underused Perennials
April 13th, 2019 at the Carnegie Center for Creativity (200 Mathews Street)
Learn uncommon yet easy to grow, drought tolerant plants. We will discuss pollinator loving varieties, multi-season interest, long blooms, and more. Leave with a great plant list for your garden!
For those seeking some family fun
**FREE** CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital Open House
April 13th, 2019 at the CSU Vet Teaching Hospital, Fort Collins
Bring the family for an interactive experience of the CSU Vet Teaching Hospital with tours, student organized interactive exhibits, teddy bear mock surgery, a petting zoo, food trucks and CAM the Ram!
**FREE** Flowers for Towers, Presented by iPoint Technologies
April 19th and 20th, 2019, 10am to 4pm at 135 West Swallow Road, Fort Collins
Bring your PC towers, laptops and tablets to be recycled at no charge and you’ll receive a coupon for the Fort Collins Nursery!
Happy Spring & have a wonderful month ahead!
– The Team at Owens Dental
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