What’s Happening in Lafayette in January

It’s the start of another year and after all the festivities you may wonder what’s going on around Lafayette. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Check out these January events and swing into 2019 properly.

Coffee & Cocoa w/Game On! Sports 4 Girls – Colorado

  • Jan 10
  • 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
  • East Simpson Coffee Company
  • 414 E. Simpson St.

Game On! Sports 4 Girls is an organization committed to empowering young girls through sports. They believe sport development programs can help girls become better athletes and people.

Gather in the Community Room and enjoy a free drink. Discover what their programs for girls ages 5 to 14 and one-week camps for grade 7 to 10 girls include during a casual Q&A discussion.

Game On! strives to inspire a healthy lifestyle, empower girls, and teach life and sporting skills. You’ll need to RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/335205817298994/ if you want to attend.

Lafayette Oatmeal Festival

  • January 12
  • 9:30 am
  • Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts
  • 200 E. Baseline Rd.

Did you pack on a few pounds over the holidays or slip out of your exercise routine? Are the kids full of pent up energy and need to burn it off? You’re in luck!

The 23rd Annual Lafayette Oatmeal Festival is the ideal event to enjoy some fresh air and get everyone’s blood pumping. This 5K family-friendly walk/run starts at 9 am sharp from the Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts.

Bring the strollers and your dog on a leash for the walk for an invigorating walk or run. Sorry, only service animals are permitted at the breakfast, but all humans are welcome!

Martin Luther King Jr Indoor Event

  • Jan 15
  • 11:00am – 12:45pm
  • Angevine Middle School
  • 1150 W. South Boulder Rd.

Unfortunately, the outdoor peace march for this annual event was cancelled this year due to inclement weather. However, everyone can still celebrate the great accomplishments of one of our nation’s greatest peace advocates during this indoor event.

Enjoy musical performances from local choirs and The Reminders as well as activities for the kids and free refreshments. It’s a great way to remember Dr. King’s life and work, and strengthen community.

Christmas Tree Recycling

  • Saturday Jan 28 only
  • 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Lafayette Service Center
  • 1700 Avalon Avenue
  • Until Feb 3
  • Monday -Friday
  • 6:00 am – 2:30 pm

If you still need to recycle your Christmas tree, there’s still time. You can do so during the week until February 3rd. However, if you lead a business life and need to drop it off on a Saturday, mark January 28th on your calendar. It’s your only remaining weekend opportunity.

Please ensure your tree is free of decorations, lights, wire, and tinsel. The center is closed on January 21st for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.