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Just in Time for Valentine's Day!

Healing Arts Series: Bath Bombs

Please join Lyons local Kristen Gudmonson, a certified clinical herbalist, for another class in this amazing community herbalism series, where everyone is welcome to learn the art of herbal medicine making.  In this class.we will make soothing bath bombs to nourish the body and soul.  You will learn about the healing benefits of calming herbs such as lavender, chamomile and arnica to relieve sore muscles and over stimulated minds.   Let's share the love of nature and our hearts in this special medicine making class.  You will make three bath bombs to take home or give as gifts this Valentine's Day!

 Ages: 12+
Date: February 8, 2020, 9:30-11:30 am
Location: Walt Self building, 335 Railroad Ave, Lyons
Fee: $18

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Make A Sweetheart Wreath For That Special Someone

Mixed Media Art Class

In this fun filled art class you will use mixed media techniques to create a lovely sweetheart wreath.  Using various papers, watercolor and mixed media you will cut/tear and decorate varoius patterns and colors of hearts to collage onto a background to create a treasured keepsake for that special someone. Use spangles, ribbon, markers and paint to finish the look. Add secret love notes inside the hidden doors in the valentines for that extra touch. Class is taught by Trish Murtha, an artist herself, with over 30 years of experience teaching art to all ages. 

Ages: 8-100+
Date: February 5, 2020, 3:30-5pm
Fee: $12

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Volunteering with the Rocky Mountain Botanical Garden in Lyons

The Rocky Mountain botanical garden committee would like to have young helpers create our new garden! If you and/ or your child would like to be a part of this over the summer, please email Lisa Ramsey at to RSVP for how many people are coming.  

Starts June 1st
Who: Adults and Children ages 10+
When: Tuesdays 9:00 AM-11:00 AM and Sundays 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
What to bring: Hat, work gloves, water bottle, sturdy clothes and shoes (no flip flops), wear sunscreen and bring some snacks

**Sessions will be cancelled in the event of rain or inclement weather.