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JULY COMMUNITY UPDATE
This month we are excited to celebrate the birth of our Nation. Whether your traveling or staying in town, be sure to kick back and enjoy all the wonderful community engagements that are taking place in Loveland during the month of July.

We wish everyone a Happy and Safe 4th of July and look forward to seeing you at an upcoming Sounds of Centerra concert or Food Truck Rally!

What's Happening
Fourth of July Community Celebration
July 4 at The Ranch Events Complex
City of Loveland, Fort Collins and Larimer County are teaming up again to produce a safe and festive drive-in fireworks show. This free event is open to the public starting at 6PM with the fireworks starting around 9:15PM. For more information, click here.
Sounds of Centerra Summer Concerts
Friday nights, July 9 through July 30
on Chapungu's Great Lawn
Join us for the 13th Annual Sounds of Centerra FREE concert series from 7PM till 9PM featuring local and regional musicians. Chick-fil-A will be onsite selling dinner sandwich packs and delicious fresh snacks will be for sale provided from Heavens Popcorn.
Promenade Kids Day - July 7
Promenade Shops Main Plaza
Summer Kids Day are back. Head to the Main Plaza at 11AM to enjoy kid-friendly activities and education. Enjoy games, giveaways, and sweet treats. The event lasts until 2PM so be sure not to miss out on the fun!
Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews
July 9-10 at Loveland Old Fairgrounds
Enjoy the 15th Annual Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brew festival in downtown Loveland. The festival will take place at Old Fairgrounds Park and will feature local beer, BBQ vendors, and live entertainment. For more information, click here.
Centerra Food Truck Roundups - July 15
Rangeview Office, 2915 Rocky Mountain Ave.
Lunch roundups are returning! Join us in the parking lot on 15th from 11AM to 1PM to grab a bite from your favorite local food truck chef. In the morning, starting at 8AM, swing by the morning coffee truck to fuel up. We'll be extending a special complimentary treat to the first 20 people who make a coffee purchase. It's our way of saying thank you for returning to work!
Movies on Main - July 9 & July 30
Main Plaza at The Promenade Shops at Centerra
Friday nights just got sweeter! Moana returns on the big outdoor screen on July 9 (following a recent weather cancellation) and Spider-Man hits the screen on the 30th! Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and head to the Main Plaza at sundown when the movie will begin.
July's Native Plant Spotlight: is the Yellow Columbine, a vibrant yellow flower that blooms in late spring and summer.
Summer Garden Tours
HPEC's demonstration gardens are open from dusk to dawn and free to the public. Schedule your self-guided tour to HPEC and Chapungu Sculpture Park and walk through Centerra's Native Plants Demonstration & Botanical Gardens to see Colorado's native flora and wildlife.

Monthly Bird Walk & Banding
Head over to HPEC the first Saturday of the month from
9-10 AM to learn and see why bird banding is so important - register here for the next meet up.

7th Annual LakotaRide - July 28
Head to HPEC to greet and support the Tipi Raisers and Lakota people as they make their trek from Longmont to Loveland at 6PM. Enjoy an evening filled with rich and interactive traditional Lakota cultural presentation, including drumming, dancing and storytelling.
Community Spotlight: Thompson Education Foundation
On June 24th, Centerra residents came together to help kickoff summer and celebrate the completion of another school year. Before the rainstorm rolled in, residents enjoyed food truck dinner options, music and outdoor conversations with family and friends. We are grateful for all the generous gift cards and water bottle donations that will go to the Thompson Education Foundation (TEF) who will distribute those donated items to students in need. Many thanks to everyone who participated!

TEF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing exceptional educational opportunities for students and teachers in Thompson School District. Since 1989, TEF has been focused on student success. The foundation supports over 60 programs, activities, and scholarships in partnership with Thompson School District, serving students in Loveland, Berthoud, south Fort Collins and outlying communities. TEF relies on donations and community partners to help students and educators thrive. 
Save the Dates
Loveland Sculpture in the Park at Benson Sculpture Park, August 7-8
The 37th Annual Sculpture in the Park Show returns to Benson Sculpture Park and is open to the public on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets can be purchased at the gate. For more information regarding the show, parking and shuttle transportation, click here.
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Loveland Kite Festival
at Loveland Sports Park Sunday, August 22
Families and neighbors of every age are invited to the first annual Kite Fest! This free kiting event put on by Aspire 3D will raise awareness and funding for resource navigation programs in the Loveland Housing Authority’s affordable communities. Click here, for more information.
Old Fashioned Corn Roast Festival at Fairgrounds Park August 27 & 28
The 125th Annual Corn Roast Festival hosted by the Loveland Chamber returns this summer! From the corn shucking contest, cornhole tournament, delicious fresh roasted corn on the cob, vendors, beer garden and live entertainment, you're in for a treat. Click here, for more info.