How can we inspire more youth to go outdoors more often?

Next Public Meeting: Thursday, Nov. 3, 6:30 pm
Bella Romero Academy K-3, 614 E 20th St.

Imagine an outdoor education bus, similar to a mobile library, that has nature-based experiences for local youth inside. This is just one idea the Cache la Poudre Inspire Coalition has to improve outdoor and educational experiences for local youth in grades K-12. The problem? The funding for this type of project depends on your ideas and advice.

That’s why we need your help! Please attend our public meeting. We’ll present ideas for connecting our youth to nature and the outdoors and collect your feedback. This is a free event. Childcare for event attendees and refreshments will be provided. For details, call David Sanchez, at 350-9422.

Aven’s Village in Island Grove Regional Park

Greeley’s newest and first all-inclusive playground is now officially open to the public! Aven’s Village at Island Grove Regional Park is located at 501 N. 14th Ave., and features zip lines, climbing ropes, slides, musical areas, a sand play station and much more!

Aven’s Village at Island Grove Regional Park is named in honor of Aven Mondy, a young Greeley resident. For project history and details, visit avensvillage.com.

City of Greeley Museums Long-Range Planning

The City of Greeley Museums is working on a long-range plan for its four sites and has begun hosting a series of meetings to collect resident input. Once input is gathered for each site, a team of staff members will work to create a plan that is sustainable for years to come.

The final meeting will be held at the downtown Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St., on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m. Meetings have been held at and in regards to the White-Plumb Farm Learning Center, the Meeker Home Museum, and Centennial Village Museum.

The draft plan will be posted to this website when it becomes available for comment.

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