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JUNE COMMUNITY UPDATE
School has wrapped after an incredibly challenging year and we can't wait to see your smiling faces out and about in the community this summer! Centerra has so much to offer from shopping, dining, entertainment and miles of trails to explore. Please remember to be good community stewards and follow these important trail reminders. Together, we can all lead by example and respect our certified wild natural open space, while allowing our natural habitat to thrive.

A friendly reminder, vaccinations are readily available for children and adults ages 12 years of age and older to help protect against COVID-19. Visit the Larimer County website to locate a vaccine clinic near you.

Barre Forte at the Centerra Marketplace is celebrating its One Year Anniversary! Their Grand REopening will take place the week of June 21 through June 27, and they'll be are offering free classes all week, plus running special promotional deals for a limited time. Don't delay, and book your FREE class now! Fun giveaways and pop-ups will also be taking place.
What's Happening
Community Night Out - Tonight, June 16
Lakes at Centerra, Lake Club Parking Lot
All Centerra residents are invited to head over the Lake Club tonight to celebrate Loveland's Community Night Out when Loveland police officers, SWAT, firefighters and more will drop in to interact with residents and allow you to touch trucks, cars and ask questions. Join us from 6PM until 8PM at 4555 Long Pine Lake Drive.
Bike to Work Day - June 23
Corner of Rocky Mountain Ave. and Hahns Peak Dr.
Ditch the car, pump up your tires and log some outdoor miles to help lower your carbon footprint. We'll be on the corner near the VA Clinic and Eagle Ridge Apartments ready to greet you with goodies and treat bikers to Chick-fil-A breakfast sandwiches and Colorado Coffee cinnamon rolls between 7AM and 8:30AM.
Community Food Truck Rally - June 24
High Plains School Parking Lot
Avoid the dishes on a warm Thursday summer night and head outdoors to enjoy dinner with your family and neighbors. Food trucks will roll in at 5PM and the DJ will provide the beats until 7PM. Blankets and lawn chairs are highly recommended. This event is open to ALL Centerra residents - sign up!
Movies on Main
Movies on Main - June 25
Main Plaza at The Promenade Shops at Centerra
Friday nights just got sweeter! Enjoy Moana on the big outdoor screen on the Main Plaza located near Build-A-Bear and Bent Fork. Live music and activities will begin at 6:30PM and Moana will start at sundown ~8:30PM.
June's Native Plant Spotlight: is the Rocky Mountain Penstemon, a bright purple and indigo flower that blooms in summer and spring.
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 at its peak this month - the color's are lush!

HPEC Annual Summer Plant Sale
Over 100 varieties of Colorado native plants remain available at HPEC for purchase now through September. Start shopping here and schedule your pickup.

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.

Kestrel Banding & Presentation
Learn about kestrels, the smallest falcon, and watch a live banding presentation on June 24 - click here to register.
Community Book Spotlight: SUBURBITAT
As HPEC celebrates twenty impactful years of restoring nature right here in Loveland and Centerra, they recently published an eBook called, SUBURBITAT: Restoring Nature Where We Live Work and Play, written by HPEC Executive Director, Jim Tolstrup. The eBook is meant to enlighten city planners, landscape architects, HOA boards, home gardeners, and anyone interested in creating beautiful landscapes that restore biodiversity and conserve natural resources. Download and purchase, here.
Book Review: “Finally, a book that takes the theory behind cultivating native plants for both people and wildlife and translates it into real, practical applications. Even if you don’t plan to install native landscapes, the story alone is fascinating.” Jenn Bousselot, Assistant Professor of Horticulture and coauthor of Common Southwestern Native Plants.
Save the Dates
Summer Concerts Return!
Reserve your Fridays in July and join us on Chapungu's Great Lawn from 7-9 p.m. when local musicians take to the stage to entertain in an open-air environment. Line up includes:

6 Million Dollar Band • July 9
Royal Street Ramblers • July 16
The Wendy Woo Band • July 23
Soul School • July 30
Chick-fil-A will be onsite selling $6 chicken sandwich meals and Heaven's Popcorn will be offering fresh treats!
Use Chick-fil-A Loveland's online mobile app and have your custom meal & milkshake delivered to Chapungu.
Summer Food Truck Roundups
Rangeview Offices - July 15
We're bringing back our outdoor lunchtime roundups! Join us in the Rangeview Office parking lot on 7.15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to grab a bite from your favorite local food truck chef. In the morning, starting at 8 a.m. swing over to the morning coffee truck to fuel up. We'll be extending a special complimentary treat to the first 20 people who arrive to make a coffee purchase. It's our way of saying thank you for returning to work!