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Dog of the Month

Downtown Dog
of the Month

Meet Harlow, a 5 month old White Shepard. In addition to his new job as Waterloo mascot, Harlow is in charge of keeping an eye on Josh and Mel’s twin boys, a role which apparently includes the occasional swiping of a pacifier. Good dog, Harlow.

Historic Preservation Building

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

Sotteli House

Sotteli House
1021 Jefferson Ave.

This well-preserved house was constructed around 1906 and was featured on an early 20th century Louisville postcard. Raffaele Sotteli was a cement contractor and also the town constable.

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

Friday, March 3

Talented national and local artists showcase their work at the galleries and stores Downtown. Enjoy an evening of good art, good food and drink, and good friends. Every Friday from 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

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First Friday Opening Art Show

Creative Framing and Art
916 Main St.
March 3
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Creative Framing kicks off the 2017 season of art shows featuring returning artists Mike Brouse and Karen Fisher as well as new artists Ruth Soller and Sally Bullers. Drop by the gallery and peruse the work of artists in residence, jewelry, glass art and more and enjoy some First Friday refreshments.

Stories in Places: Putting Louisville’s History in Context

Historic Preservation Commission Open House
City Hall
March 3
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Interested in Louisville stories? PaleoWest Archaeology will share its research on Louisville’s mining, agricultural, commercial and residential history and gather more information from the community about their favorite “Stories in Places.” As a part of First Friday, the event will also include snacks, kids activities, and a photo booth! For more information contact Lauren Trice, or 303-335-4594.

Restorative Workshop

Yoga Junction
927 Main St.
March 19
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Restorative yoga provides a soothing environment with the goal of total relaxation. Join Farrah in this 2-hour workshop where she will assist you into tranquil restorative poses, teach calming breathing and visualization techniques, and lead you into blissful guided meditation. The cost is $30 and the class is limited to 18 spots so register soon!

New Office Opening

Bolder Insurance
800 Jefferson Ave.

After experiencing continual growth in downtown Louisville for the last 5 years, independent insurance agency Bolder Insurance has opened its second office in Boulder at 2575 Pearl Street. The office staff will work in tandem with the Louisville office to offer the same comprehensive services in personal and business coverage. Visit for more information.

Flatiron Youth Chorale Concert

Dana V. Music
Louisville Library
March 2
5:30 – 7:00 pm

The Flatiron Youth Chorale, joined by instrumentalists and soloists, will perform in Louisville Art Association’s Youth Spring Art Show. Enjoy art by local artists, local music and delicious refreshments.

Mardi Gras Party

Gravity Brewing
1150 Pine St.
March 4
7:00 – 10:00 pm

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Guerrilla Fanfare Brass Band and its raucous, bumpin’ brassy New Orleans style funk! Plus chow down on the sumptuous crawfish boil and beignets from Gastronauts @ Gravity Brewing. The concert is free so grab your beads and get down there y’all!

New Members Wanted!

ClayArt Pottery Co-op
917 Front Street

ClayArt announces it has space for a few new members in its fully equipped studio in the Art Underground. Memberships are designed for people with pottery experience who can work independently in a working studio. Email or call 303-317-4558 if you are interested in joining.

Month of Photography

Dona Laurita Gallery
820 Main St
Throughout March

The Gallery is holding a special exhibition during the Month of Photography (MoP): Shutter Relief: Creating Social Awareness Through the Lens. Special events will be held throughout March. Visit the website for more information.

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.

Money Matters Series: Buying or Refinancing a Home

1st Floor Meeting Room
March 8
6:30 – 7:30 pm

What’s happening in the Northern Colorado real estate market? Learn what lenders look for to give an approval, what factors to consider when refinancing, and the real estate market trends in your area.

Business Program: Research Markets & Generate Business with ReferenceUSA
1st Floor Meeting Room
March 20
12:00 – 1:30 pm

Join this ’brown bag’ presentation and learn about the power of ReferenceUSA, a free resource available to library card holders. This database will help you find sales leads; conduct market research; target and reach potential customers; build a business plan, and study market trends.

What’s Your Call Sign? Boulder County Amateur Radio Then & Now
Historic Museum
1001 Main St.
March 3
6:00 – 8:00 pm

The 2017 First Friday Art Walk series will focus on lesser-known aspects of Louisville history and culture, with a different topic each month. This month features discussion with members of a local amateur radio club to learn more about this interesting part of Boulder County history.

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