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May 2018

Spirit Trail Run

May 27 @ 8:15 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:15am, repeating indefinitely

South Main Town Square Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$35 – $85

8k Cost: $35/pre-register or $40/day of Half Marathon Cost: $75/ pre-register or $85/ day of Start and Finish at South Main Town Square Packet pickup will take place at the Community Center from 5-7:00 pm on May 26th. Day of registration will begin at 6:30 am on race day in the South Main Town Square.  Awards to be held at 12:00 pm on the South Main Stage.  Register at www.ckspaddlefest.com/land-events.

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June 2018

Stream Explorers

June 4 - June 5
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May 31, June 1, 4, & 5
Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Ages: entering 3rd-5th grade May 31, June 1, 4, & 5 Cost: Free! Meet at the Community Center Participants will discover the secret lives of creatures that live in the river, perform aquatic behavior experiments, gain experience with fly casting, and learn to tie their own flies. Students are asked to bring a sack lunch. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Swim Lessons: Salida, Session 1

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until June 14, 2018

Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center, 410 W Rainbow Blvd
Salida, CO 81201 United States
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$60

June 4-14 Monday through Thursday, 9:00-11:30 am Ages 6+ Cost: $60 Transportation provided for all sessions Meet at the Community Center Registration closes one week before sessions begin CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Rockies Skills Challenge

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
High School Baseball Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
Free

Ages: 6-13 (as of 12/31/18) Cost: Free High School Baseball Field This FREE event is an awesome chance to test out your batting, throwing, and speed. The top boy and the girl in each age group will advance to the sectional competition!  Registration: 8:30 am on June 16th at the field.

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Elevate Soccer Camp: Striker/Keeper

June 18 - June 19
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Striker Keeper Ages U10 - U12 June 18-19 Mornings Prices and times vary. The camps will be led by Chaffee County United Director of Coaching Scott McFarland. Contact him at salida_soccer@hotmail.com for more information.

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Adventure Camp Session 1

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - June 28 @ 4:00 pm
Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Ages: 5-12 June 25-28, Mon-Thurs, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Cost: $60/session Meet at the Community Center Adventures will include sports, crafts, field trips, bike rides, and snacks; each trip leading to a new adventure! Maximum of 12 kids so early registration is encouraged.  Registration Deadline: Monday, June 18 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Swim Lessons: Mount Princeton, Session 2

June 29 @ 8:15 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, 15870 County Road 162
Nathrop, CO 81236 United States
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$60

June 18-20 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15-10:00 am Ages 4+ Cost: $60 Transportation provided for all sessions Meet at the Community Center Registration closes one week before sessions begin CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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July 2018

Noah’s Ark Adventures – Adventure Park

July 7 @ 8:45 am - 11:30 am
Noah’s Ark, 23910 US Hwy 285
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

Ages: 7+ Cost: $40 for each adventure Cash in on these amazing locals discounts with Noah’s Ark! Participants under the age of 18 years old must have a parent present. Get ready to zip, jump, swing, and crawl your way through 66 unique challenges suspended alongside the Arkansas River.  Registration Deadline: June 28 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Girls Softball U14

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until July 14, 2018

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Ages 11-14 May 29 - July 14 U14 will practice on Mondays & Wednesdays. Practices will be from 9:00-11:00 am. Games: Mondays, Thursdays, and some Saturdays. U14 will use Fast Pitch. A pre-season skills clinic will be held Friday, May 18 from 4:00-6:00 pm. Registration Deadline: Friday, May 1 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Swim Lessons: Salida, Session 3

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 12, 2018

Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center, 410 W Rainbow Blvd
Salida, CO 81201 United States
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$60

July 2-12 (including July 4) Monday through Thursday, 9:00-11:30 am Ages 6+ Cost: $60 Transportation provided for all sessions Meet at the Community Center Registration closes one week before sessions begin CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Girls Softball U10

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 14, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 14, 2018

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$50

Ages 7-10 May 29 - July 14 U 10 will practice on Tuesdays & Fridays. Practices will be from 9:00-11:00 am. Games: Mondays, Thursdays, and some Saturdays. U10 will use Machine Pitch A pre-season skills clinic will be held Friday, May 18 from 4:00-6:00 pm. Registration Deadline: Friday, May 1 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Noah’s Ark Adventures – Rafting Trip

July 14 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Noah’s Ark, 23910 US Hwy 285
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

Ages: 7+ Cost: $40 for each adventure Cash in on these amazing locals discounts with Noah’s Ark! Participants under the age of 18 years old must have a parent present. Paddle 10 miles of Colorado's Arkansas River through brown's Canyon National Monument and experience the fun and excitement of rafting several Class III-III+ whitewater rapids such as Pinball, Zoom Flume, and Raft Ripper.  Registration Deadline: July 5 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Noah’s Ark Adventures – Rock Climbing

July 15 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Noah’s Ark, 23910 US Hwy 285
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

Ages: 7+ Cost: $40 for each adventure Cash in on these amazing locals discounts with Noah’s Ark! Participants under the age of 18 years old must have a parent present. An adventure with real rock, real challenge, and real opportunity! Nothing artificial here!  Registration Deadline: July 5 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Adventure Camp Session 2

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - July 26 @ 4:00 pm
Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Ages: 5-12 July 23-26, Mon-Thurs, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Cost: $60/session Meet at the Community Center Adventures will include sports, crafts, field trips, bike rides, and snacks; each trip leading to a new adventure! Maximum of 12 kids so early registration is encouraged.  Registration Deadline: Monday, July 16 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Paddle on the Pond

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until July 31, 2018

McPhelemy Park, Hwy 24 and Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$5

Ages: All ages Tuesdays in June and July 4:00-6:00 pm Cost: $5 donation Town Pond, McPhelemy Park BV Recreation and CKS are partnering for another season of Paddle on the Pond! $5 donation benefits the BV Rec scholarship fund. Parents must be present to sign a waiver. Registration: Drop in

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Concerts in the Park

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until July 31, 2018

McPhelemy Park, Hwy 24 and Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Musicians from California, the east coast, and right here in the Arkansas River Valley will make sweet music for your listening pleasure. Bring the kids, bring your parents, bring a lawn chair and come enjoy the atmosphere of our free Concerts in the Park!

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Private Piano Lessons

July 31
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Weekly By Appointment
Buffalo Peaks Center, Unit 9, Buena Vista, 28350 CR 317
Buena Vista, 81211
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$25 – $45

Weekly piano lessons for Beginners and Intermediates available by appointment. Contact Teresa Roorda at 719-966-2470 to schedule. 

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August 2018

Elevate Soccer Academy Skills Camp

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until August 3, 2018

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map

Join European and National Licensed Coach, Scott McFarland, for the inaugural Elevate Soccer Academy Skills Camp! Online registration is available here! Ages: U6-U12 July 30-August 3, Buena Vista River Park Soccer Field U6 & U8: 8:00-9:30am, $75 per participant U10 & U12: 10:00am-12:00pm, $100 per participant. For more information, contact Scott at salida_soccer@hotmail.com.

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Munchkin Drive-in Movie @ BV Library

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

We will be watching Pixar Shorts and enjoying some snacks while we sit in our own “homemade cars”!  Bring a box to sit in and we have the supplies to transform them into cars!  We will have some boxes so please come even if you don’t have a box!

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Swim Lessons: Mount Princeton, Session 4

August 10 @ 8:15 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 10, 2018

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, 15870 County Road 162
Nathrop, CO 81236 United States
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$60

July 30 - August 10 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:15 - 10:00 am Ages 4+ Cost: $60 Transportation provided for all sessions Meet at the Community Center Registration closes one week before sessions begin CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Trail Building

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2018 at 9:00am

Join the Buena Vista Singletrack Coalition for trail building. Construction of the new Broken Boyfriend Extension trail is underway and we need your help! No experience necessary and there is a job for every member of the family. Bring the kids, bring the couch potatoes, bring your smiles, but please - no pets. Come prepared with the following: · Hiking boots or other sturdy closed toed shoes · Work Gloves · Sunglasses or Safety Glasses · Water for the Day…

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September 2018

Autumn Color Run

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
McPhelemy Park, Hwy 24 and Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$10 – $75

Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run. The ACR is BV's longest running race! Beautiful course and awesome finish line party.

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Parent-child swim lessons

September 19 @ 9:30 am - September 28 @ 10:00 am
Mount Princeton Hot Springs, 15870 County Road 162
Nathrop, CO 81236 United States
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$50

Swimming is live saving skill. Join our swim program this fall. Classes are dedicated for parents with babies 6 moths-3 years old. For older kids and adults we offer private and semi-private swim lesson. Customized lessons available.

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October 2018

Little Yogis @ BV Library

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

4-week pilot program, starting September 20th. Child & caregiver work together in this class. Balance, coordination and breathing technique will just be a small part of what you and your Little Yogi will get out of this class. Fun will be had by all! Bring a towel or yoga mat if you would like.

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Baby Sign Language @ BV Library

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

4-week pilot program starting September 20th Help bridge the gap of communication for you and your young ones.  Using sign allows your child to express him or herself with gestures before he or she is able to speak with words. It can also help toddlers express themselves when they are flooded with emotion.

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Fall Youth Soccer – U6

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$50

BV Rec is working with the Buena Vista Youth Soccer Association to bring you the Youth Soccer League! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in U6, U8, U10, and U12 age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Registration Deadline: Friday, August 17. The U6 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2013-December 31, 2014. Practices will be on Thursdays, 3:45-4:30pm at the Soccer Field. A second practice time will be added if the age…

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Fall Youth Soccer – U8

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$60

BV Rec is working with the Buena Vista Youth Soccer Association to bring you the Youth Soccer League! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in U6, U8, U10, and U12 age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Registration Deadline: Friday, August 17. The U8 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2011-December 31, 2012. Practices will be on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:45-4:45pm at the Soccer Field. Games will be played on Saturdays in Buena…

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Fall Youth Soccer – U10

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$60

BV Rec is working with the Buena Vista Youth Soccer Association to bring you the Youth Soccer League! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in U6, U8, U10, and U12 age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Registration Deadline: Friday, August 17. The U10 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2009-December 31, 2010. Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00-6:15pm at the Soccer Field. Games will be played on Saturdays in Buena…

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Fall Youth Soccer – U12

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until October 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$60

BV Rec is working with the Buena Vista Youth Soccer Association to bring you the Youth Soccer League! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in U6, U8, U10, and U12 age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Registration Deadline: Friday, August 17. The U12 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2007-December 31, 2008. Practices will be on Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm at the Soccer Field. Games will be played on Saturdays in Buena…

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BV Bash Youth Recreational Soccer Tournament

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map

BV Bash is a recreational tournament. The purpose of this tournament is to provide a fun environment for recreational youth players to play games against a wide variety of teams. 3 game guarantee. All games will be played on Saturday, October 20 in the Buena Vista River Park. All players will receive a BV Bash water bottle, and the first place team in each age group will receive a prize. The Registration Deadline is Friday, October 12. The team registration…

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November 2018

Artist Reception at the BVPL

November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

"Meet and Greet" 3 local artists displaying at the Buena Vista Public Library in November: Photographer Leigh Holloway, Wood Sculptor Will Jansma and Photographer Jim Greene Refreshments will be served

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December 2018

Webelos Scouts

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Congregational United Church of Christ, 217 Crossman Ave
Buena Vista, 81211
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$50

Cub Scouts for 4th and 5th grade boys and girls meet twice a week during the school year, with an additional outdoor activity about once a month. Cost is $50 for the year plus some event fees.

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Tunes & Tots @ BV Library

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Music & movement for kid’s birth to 5yrs old. You will learn some classic songs and some new ones.  Find the rhythm and move to the beat.

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Reading to Rover @ BV Library

December 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Do you want your child to build confidence & fluency in their reading? Then our reading dog program is perfect!  We have friendly dogs that will sit with them, one-on-one, while they read.  We will have 15-minute time blocks for them and their dog of the day. Any reading level or age is welcome. Spots are limited, so please come in and  sign-up.

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Story Time @ BV Library

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Fridays 10 & 11am Come enjoy a book and interactive play. A great way to build early literacy, creativity and social skills!

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Youth Basketball League (Grades K-2)

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, repeating until December 3, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2018

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

BV Rec & BVHS Boys Basketball are partnering to bring you the Youth Basketball League! Boys & Girls will be split into volunteer-coached teams. Practices for Grades K-2 will be led by BV Rec. Registration Deadline: Monday, October 1. Grades K-2 will practice on Mondays at Darren Patterson Christian Academy. Girls will practice from 6:00-6:45pm, and Boys will practice from 7:00-7:45pm. Each team will play 6 Saturday games at Avery Parsons Elementary. Volunteers are need! Please contact Shane at 395-1939…

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Youth Basketball League (Grades 3-4)

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 6, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2018

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

BV Rec & BVHS Boys Basketball are partnering to bring you the Youth Basketball League! Boys & Girls will be split into volunteer-coached teams. Practices for Grades 3-4 & 5-6 will be led by BVHS Basketball Coaches. Registration Deadline: Monday, October 1. Grades 3-4 & 5-6 will practice on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm. Girls will practice at Darren Patterson Christian Academy, and Boys will practice at Buena Vista High School. Each team will play 6 Saturday games. Typically, Girls will have…

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Youth Basketball League (Grades 5-6)

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 6, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2018

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

BV Rec & BVHS Boys Basketball are partnering to bring you the Youth Basketball League! Boys & Girls will be split into volunteer-coached teams. Practices for Grades 3-4 & 5-6 will be led by BVHS Basketball Coaches. Registration Deadline: Monday, October 1. Grades 3-4 & 5-6 will practice on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm. Girls will practice at Darren Patterson Christian Academy, and Boys will practice at Buena Vista High School. Each team will play 6 Saturday games. Girls and Boys will…

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Chess Club @ BV Library

December 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, repeating until May 27, 2019

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

   

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Boy Scouts Troop 67

December 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Congregational United Church of Christ, 217 Crossman Ave
Buena Vista, 81211
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$2

Year-round leadership and character development program for boys ages 11-18 or in grades 6-12. We meet weekly on Tuesday nights from 6:30pm-8:00pm with additional outdoor activities about once a month, including camping, backpacking, bikepacking, skiing, and fishing. We go to summer camp together for a week.

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Mini Monets @ BV Library

December 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Arts & crafts for younger kids. Come create & explore a variety of arts. Preschool age.

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Young @ Art

December 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Instruction by local artist Joe Lothamer Come be creative! Doodle, watercolor, make collages & so much more! Drop-in and check it out! For school age kids!

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