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Downtown Dialogue–What's Up Downtown


Erin L. Cox

Renaissance Woman
Meet Erin L. Cox — mom, beekeeper, award-winning honey producer, and the creative force and photographer behind Faces of Louisville. Erin is another one of those folks who make Historic Downtown such a great place to live, work and play.

Dog of the Month

Downtown Dog
of the Month

Meet Zoey, a wonderful mix of Australian Shepard and Newfoundland. Zoey spends her days at Mudslingers and, like so many dogs, enjoys strolling Downtown and noshing on Bank biscuits. Owner John says Zoey is thrilled to be DDofM and will offer her paw to anyone who would like to congratulate her.

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Spring Member Art Show Painting

Louisville Art Association
Spring Member Art Show

Apr 4–7
various times

801 Grant St.
The Spring Member Art Show features local artists throughout Boulder County. The opening Reception will take place from 6-8 pm on April 5. There will also be a Business Community Coffee on April 5 from 9:30-11:30 am and a Senior Community Tea on April 4, from 2-4pm. Show your support of our local artists and attend one of these events. Please RSVP to Ann Christopher for the business coffee. Otherwise check the website for times and more information.

Yoga Junction

Starts Apr 3
908 Main St.
New classes for April include Yoga for Kids series, for 4-12 year-olds, Learn to Meditate and Yoga for Runners. Check the website for complete details:

Escape Fire poster

Old Town Cinema: "Escape Fire"

Friday Apr 12
6–9 pm

801 Grant St.
ESCAPE FIRE: The Race to Rescue American Healthcare is on the must see list for this year. Come early for food and drinks (special online dinner/movie $23) and stay after for discussion and dessert led by 3 guest speakers. More information on tickets, film, food and speakers at

Sangha Studios Grand Opening

Saturday Apr 20
2–4 pm

917 Front St.
The Ribbon Cutting starts at 2 pm but there will be activities all weekend with free yoga classes, giveaways, and raffles.

Achtermann Chiropractic and Massage 18 year Anniversary Open House

Thursday Apr 25
4–6 pm

600 Main St.
Celebrating 18 years of business in Louisville, Achtermann Chiropractic and Massage is holding a special Open House. There will be food, prizes and massages as well as a chance to meet all the practitioners.

Louisville Public Library Programs
951 Main St.
As always check the website for complete details.

We are Here: A Look at Louisville's Past, Present and Future

Wednesday Apr 3
7–8:30 pm

Library Meeting Room
Newly arrived Louisville resident Martin Ogle will consider new ways of thinking about history and the built environment, viewing them in the context of and as related to our local landscape and natural setting. Martin was Chief Naturalist for the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority for 27 years and was active in local historical organizations.

Anne Hutchinson - illustration

Anne Hutchinson and Banishment

Wednesday Apr 10
6:30–8 pm

Library Meeting Room
Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1636 and what defense did she mount against her persecutors? This talk will answer these questions through an exploration of the trial transcript from Hutchinson's first secular trial and a discussion of banishment in early New England in general. Presented by Nan Goodman, professor of English at CU Boulder. This program is co-sponsored by CU Outreach.

Setting Goals and Getting Grants

Thursday Apr 11
6–8 pm

Library Meeting Room
This two-part series features Christine Vasquez, Owner of FORK Social Lab, teaching people how to take their ideas and turn them into reality through creativity, innovation and building relationships. The second part will feature Mark Yager, founder of eCrossCulture discussing tips on successfully obtaining a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant. Mark will focus on teaching the method he used in successfully funding 20 projects with SBIR grants over the years.

Young Writers Conference

Saturday Apr 13
1–3:15 pm

Library Meeting Room
For kids in grades 3-8, this annual event enables kids to practice writing poetry, songs, comics, and screenplays. Pre-registration is required. The conference is sponsored by the Louisville Cultural Council and State Farm Agent Wendy Fickbohm. If the event should be cancelled due to inclement weather, it will be held the following Sunday, April 21. Please call at 303-335-4821 for more info.

Spanish Story Time


Sunday Apr 14
1–1:30 pm

Library Meeting Room
Enjoy songs and stories in Spanish! For children of all ages. No registration is necessary.

Library iHelp One-on-One

Tuesday Apr 16
10 am–12 pm

Library Lobby
If you need help downloading digital library books, movies, audio books, and music, this is the place to be! Bring your Nook, Kindle, iPad, tablet, or smartphone and Library staff members will be available in the Lobby for one-on-one assistance.

National Library Week Open House

Saturday Apr 20
10 am–12 pm

Library Lobby
Library Board members will be on hand to get your input about Library services. Light refreshments will be served.

Wine Fundamentals & Traveling Through Colorado’s Wine Country

Wednesday Apr 24
6:30–8 pm

Library Meeting Room
Presented by Paula Mitchell, author of Exploring Colorado Wineries; Guidebook and Journal. Visit for more information.

Pathways to Parenting Success Series: Adoption—unique parenting challenges

Thursday Apr 25
6:30–8 pm

Library Meeting Room
An opportunity to explore the unique questions and challenges adoptive parents face. Presented by Boulder Psychological Services.

NEW! Spanish Story Time

Sunday Apr 28
1–1:30 pm

Library Meeting Room
Enjoy songs and stories in Spanish! For children of all ages. No registration is necessary.

NEW! SciGirls

April 3–May 15
4–5 pm

Library Meeting Room
SciGirls is a PBS show that showcases bright, curious tween girls putting science and engineering to work in their everyday lives. This 8-session program is open to 8-12 year olds who want to become a SciGirl and learn more about science, engineering and the environment. Registration is required. For more info about SciGirls, visit

Don’t Forget First Friday Art Walk, April 5

Friday Apr 5
6–9 pm

Always a delight! Learn more about featured artists and various activities at

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