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Dog of the Month

Downtown Dog
of the Month

Meet Sofi Katzung, a 5 year old a whippet/chihuahua mix. This lovable rescue loves everyone and makes friends everywhere she goes. Her favorite Downtown things are joining owner Jennifer for an outdoor happy hour and enjoying lunch at Memory Square Park. Make sure to say hi to Jennifer and Sofi next time you see them around town!

Historic Moments

This month in conjunction with the Historic Preservation Commission, we are featuring:

Jacoe-Conarroe House

Jacoe-Conarroe House
1131 Jefferson Ave.

This home was built in 1932 by John L. and Katie Porta. Pasqual and Loretta Jacoe lived in it next, followed by the owners of The Louisville Times, Percy and Carolyn Conarroe, who lived there from 1966 until 1999.

For more information about Louisville’s Historic Preservation Program contact Lauren Trice, 303-335-4594,

Friday, October 7

Great art, Great food,
Great fun.

Louisville Farmer's Market

Take Advantage of the Last Days of the Louisville Farmer’s Market
Ends Saturday, October 22
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Front Street
Downtown Louisville

Live local music. Dog friendly. Debit and credit cards accepted

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Stories of Immigration

Dona Laurita Photography and Fine Art
820 Main St.
October 1 and 8

Do you have an immigration story to tell? Photographer and storyteller Dona Laurita is working on a compelling project that seeks individuals willing to share their stories through a spoken and photographic interview. The result will be a visual silhoutte colored by the imagery of the story. Free portrait for participating and participants can remain anonymous. Contact or call 303-818-1616.

Scavenger Hunt & Hook Movie

Art Underground and Louisville Center for the Arts
801 Grant Street
October 8
1:00 pm

This is a joint collaboration between Louisville Cultural council and The Art Underground. The Scavenger Hunt kicks off at 1:00 pm at the Art Underground. Participants will go through a Louisville scavenge ring of 10 different locations along the way to the 2:00 pm film showing of HOOK at Louisville Center for the Arts. Only the first 70 pirates to reach the Arts Center will be able to see the movie! This is a free event for the entire family. for further information

Yarning at FingerPlay Studio

FingerPlay Studio
901 Front Street
October 14
4:30 pm

Create your Color! Join FingerPlay Studio and MJ Yarns owner and designer Jonathan Berner. Learn color theory and the basics of dyeing. Each participant receives 2 skeins of MJ Yarn to play with. Workshop takes place at MJ Yarns Studio in Lafayette. Register at The fee is $60.

Save the Date

FingerPlay Studio
901 Front Street
November 4
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Sip & Knit with special guest YoSpun of Crestone, Colorado. Join FingerPlay Studio for a casual, social, yarning evening. Bring along your current project, enjoy refreshments and meet featured fiber artist, Matney Warner of YoSpun. YoSpun, wildly unique yarn, is handspun from strands that inspire the soul. This is a free event.

Crayons to Calculators
Impact on Education
10,000 Backpacks Delivered to Students in Need

Thank you! Impact on Education would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the Crayons to Calculators program this year. More than 10,000 backpacks were distributed to students in need, with grade levels ranging from pre-k through twelfth across the Boulder Valley School District and the St. Vrain Valley School District. Impact on Education would especially like to thank Western Disposal for their $100,000 donation to Crayons to Calculators and for their dedicated partnership for nearly a decade. We simply could not do it without you.

Beginner Yoga Series with Jen Soule

Yoga Junction
908 Main St.
October 12, 19, 26, every Wednesday
7:00 – 8:15 pm

Confused about yoga? Can’t reach your toes? Don’t worry! In this 3-session workshop, we will explore the basic postures, breathing, and meditation techniques that make up the practice of Hatha yoga. Students will leave with a basic understanding of proper alignment and technique, and will be prepared for most classes at Yoga Junction. Yoga is great for anyone; this workshop will help you understand and feel the benefits yourself. Cost is $40 (for all 3 classes) Email or online at

Halloween Party

809 Main
October 31
Festivities start at 9:00 pm

Join in the Halloween fun at Waterloo with a costume contest, free live music by the Gasoline Lollipops and drink specials all night long. BE SCARY. BEWARE!

New Collection of Jewelry

Eric Olson Master Jeweler
950 Spruce Street

Eric Olson Jewelers announces they are carrying the new collection of Lika Behar, a New York designer. The collection is in 24k with oxidized sterling silver. The new collection has arrived just in time for the holidays so start your gift shopping now!

Louisville Public Library Offerings

951 Main St.
Due to space limitations, this is just a sampling of offerings. Be sure to check the library website for ALL scheduled programs.

Career and Resume Coaching Drop in Office Hours

Rex Study Room Library 2nd Floor
October 6, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
October 11, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
October 19, 12:30 – 2:30 pm
October 27, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you want an expert to check out your resumé, cover letter, or give you some tips for an upcoming interview? Drop-in and meet with Pam Farone to get some career counseling and a critique of your job search materials.

The Irlen Methon
Library 1st Floor Meeting Room
October 5
6:30 – 8:00 pm

The Irlen Method is a piece of the puzzle that helps individuals regain lost capacities resulting from concussions, brain injuries, dyslexia, AD/HD, Autism, learning disabilities, and other perceptual problems. Approximately 45% of individuals with learning disabilities and 15% of the general population have Irlen Syndrome. Learn about treatment options with special lenses for glasses or contacts.

Stories in the Dark
Library 1st Floor Meeting Room
October 28
7:00 – 8:00 pm

Celebrate the season with stories from many cultures, after hours in the Louisville Public Library. Boulder Valley Spellbinders® volunteer storytellers will offer spooky stories for teens and adults, in the campfire-lit night.

This free event is after-hours, so enter through the patio, from the north parking lot adjacent to the Library.

International Observe the Moon Night

Meadows Park, 772 Orchard Dr., Louisville
October 7
7:00 – 8:30 pm

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual worldwide event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our moon. Everyone on Earth is invited to join the celebration! The Louisville Public Library is hosting a moon-watching event with the Longmont Astronomical Society (LAS) at Meadows Park on Orchard Drive. LAS will bring special equipment to help us see the moon and other celestial objects. Join anytime between 7:00 and 8:30 pm to enjoy the festivities!

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