Through March 4, “Trying,” Bas Bleu Theatre Co., 401 Pine St., Fort Collins, 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinees. Cost: $15-$22. Info: 970-498-8949.
Through March 17, “Avenue Q,” Tony-award-winning Broadway musical with R-rated puppets, Midtown Arts Center, 3750 S. Mason St., Fort Collins, 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Sunday matinee. Tickets $49-$59, includes dinner. Info: 970-225-2555, midtownartscenter.com.
Through March 18, “Chihuly Venetians: From the George R. Stroemple Collection,” Fort Collins Museum of Art, 201 S. College Ave., Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission $8 adults, $6 students/seniors (over 65), $5 youth 7-18; free to museum members. Info: 970-482-2787, www.ftcma.org.
Jan. 28, Artisan Show, featuring Colorado art, jewelry, glassware, handmade items, beer, food and family fun, 215 N. College Ave., Fort Collins, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 970-217-7390.
Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, Peace With Christ Lutheran Church, 1412 W. Swallow Road, 8:45 a.m. Info: 970-449-9800.
Feb. 2, “Multicultural Use of Color,” presented by interior designer and CSU professor Stephanie A. Clemons, Shepherd of the Hills Church, 1200 S. Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Sponsored by the Gourmet Group of CSU Women’s Association. Info: 970-223-9849.
Feb. 2, North Fork Weed Co-op Annual Meeting, Livermore Community Church, 284 W. County Road 74E, potluck begins at 6 p.m. followed by meeting. Educational materials on weed identification and management and living with the mountain pine beetle; election of officers, vote on proposed changes to the constitution, and develop plans for the coming year. Info: northforkweedcoop.org.
Feb. 4, “Pruning and Training Trees that Live Longer and Stronger,” led by Tom Throgmorton at Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins, 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $12. Info: 970-482-1984 or www.FortCollinsNursery.com.
Feb. 4, “Cold Frames 101,” led by Amy Vogt at Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins, 1 to 3 p.m. Cost: $12. Info: 970-482-1984 or www.FortCollinsNursery.com.
Feb. 4, 11, 18, & 25, Alcoholics Anonymous Freedom Riders Group, Chapel in the Pines, County Road 74E (Red Feather Lakes Road), Red Feather Lakes, 7 p.m. Info: 970-881-3500.
Feb. 4, Goodtimes Dance Club monthly dance, 8 to 11 p.m., Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins. Live big band music. $15 per couple, reservations required. Info: 970-667-9398 or www.goodtimesdanceclub.org.
Feb. 5, Folsom Society, National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 2000 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, 2 to 4 p.m. Info: 970-482-0025.
Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26, Breakfast at American Legion Post No. 4, 2124 County Road 54G (Hwy. 287),
LaPorte, open to the public, 8 to 10 a.m. Info: 970-484-0418.
Feb. 6, Civil War Roundtable, Harmony Presbyterian Church, 400 E. Boardwalk, Fort Collins, 1 to 3 p.m. Info: 970-225-2767.
Feb. 6, Wellington Planning Commission, Leeper Center, 7 p.m. Agenda: www.townofwellington.com. Info: 970-568-3381.
Feb. 7, Front Range PC Users Group, Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins, 7 to 9 p.m. Info: www.frpcug.org.
Feb. 7 & 21, Wellington Town Board, Leeper Center, 7:30 p.m. Agenda: www.townofwellington.com. Info: 970-568-3381.
Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28, Alcoholics Anonymous, The Filling Station, Cleveland Avenue and Fourth Street in Wellington, 7 p.m. Info: 970-568-0040.
Feb. 8, Virginia Dale Community Club monthly meeting, 1 p.m., new members welcome. Call for directions. Info: 970-495-1828.
Feb. 9, Red Feather Lakes Planning Advisory Committee, firehouse meeting room, 1:30 p.m. Info: 970-498-7683. Agenda: www.larimer.org/boards/minutes/rfpac.htm.
Feb. 10, “Up with People: A Song for the World,” Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 adults, $12 students, seniors and kids. Proceeds benefit Coldwell Banker Community Foundation in Colorado. Info: 970-221-6730.
Feb. 11, American Association of University Women Fort Collins branch, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., 9:30 a.m. Guests welcome. Info: 970-484-6710.
Feb. 11, “The Building and Planting of Rock Gardens,” led by Kirk Fiesler at Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins, 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $12. Info: 970-482-1984 or www.FortCollinsNursery.com.
Feb. 11, “Fairy Gardening,” led by Bridget & Kelly Kraemer at Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins, 1 to 3 p.m. Cost: $45, class size limited to 20. Info: 970-482-1984 or www.FortCollinsNursery.com.
Feb. 11-12, Spay/neuter clinic for feral cats in Greeley, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for location and to make appointment. Info: Northern Colorado Friends of Ferals, 970-224-1467 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 11 & 25, Be Local Winter Market, Opera Galleria, 123 N. College Ave., Fort Collins, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop for winter vegetables and artisan food products. Info: 970-219-3382.
Feb. 13, Northern Larimer County Habitat Partnership Program, DOW office on Prospect Road, 4 p.m. Info: 970-493-3535 or www.nlchpp.com.
Feb. 14, Wellington Republicans Breakfast Club, T-Bar Inn, 7 a.m. No membership fee, no RSVP required. Info: www.wellingtonrepublicans.org/breakfastclub.
Feb. 14 & 28, Wellington Food Bank, Wellington Community Church, 8445 Third St., 2 to 3 p.m. Bring proof of income and address. Info: 970-568-9301 (Zion Lutheran Church) or 568-9220.
Feb. 14 & 28, Wellington Lions Club, Zion Lutheran Church, Second Street and Garfield Avenue, 7 p.m. Info: 970-568-3946, www.wellingtonlionsclub.org.
Feb. 14 & 28, Poudre School District Board of Education, Support Services Center, 2407 LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins, 6:30 p.m. Agenda: www.psdschools.org. Info: 970-490-3607.
Feb. 15, Wildlife Research Project open house, Leeper Center, 3800 Wilson Ave., Wellington, 4-7 p.m. Information on field trial of new vaccine to prevent sylvatic plague on Soapstone Prairie Natural Area and Meadow Springs Ranch, presented by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and USGS. Info: 970-472-4478 or email@example.com.
Feb. 16, Fort Collins Mac Users Club, 4926 Northern Lights Drive, 6:45 p.m. Info: www.fortmac.org.
Feb. 18, Master Gardener presentation, Wellington ACE Hardware, 4104 Jefferson Ave., Wellington, 10 a.m. Sponsored by the Wellington Library Friends; donations accepted. Info: 970-568-0223.
Feb. 18, “Preserves, Jams and Jellies: Use Your Fruit,” led by Keith Williamson at Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins, 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $12. Info: 970-482-1984 or www.FortCollinsNursery.com.
Feb. 18, Pioneer Association 106th annual meeting, Drake Park Café, 802 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, 11:15 a.m., reservations required by noon, Feb. 13. Program: “History of Alabaster in Northern Colorado” by Jason Marmor. Info: 970-226-4984.
Feb. 18, “The Best Fruits and Berries to Grow in Northern Colorado,” led by Scot Skogerboe at Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins, 1 to 3 p.m. Cost: $12. Info: 970-482-1984 or www.FortCollinsNursery.com.
Feb. 18-March 18, “Othello,” OpenStage Theatre & Co., Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins, 8 p.m., 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets $14-$27. Info: 970-221-6730.
Feb. 19, Mission Rocks: A LaPorte Youth Group sponsored by LaPorte Presbyterian Church, 3820 W. County Road 54-G, 3 p.m. Children of all ages invited to attend. Info: 970-484-0921.
Feb. 20, Presidents’ Day Holiday. Poudre Schools and banks closed, no mail delivery.
Feb. 20, School Out Day mini-camp at the Garbage Garage Education Center at the Larimer County Landfill, 5887 S. Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities geared toward 8- to 12-year-olds featuring solar energy, methane collection, water quality, wind energy and more. Free, registration required. Info: 970-498-5772 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 21, LaPorte Area Planning Advisory Committee, West Fort Collins Water District, 7 p.m. LAPAC is a volunteer citizen committee that deals with land use and community issues. Public invited. Info: 970-498-7683. Agenda: www.larimer.org/boards/minutes/lapacagenda.htm.
Feb. 22, Waverly Advisory Committee monthly meeting, Turning Point at Waverly School, 10431 N. County Road 15, 7:30 p.m. Info: 970-568-9818, www.waverlycommunity.org.
Feb. 25, High Plains Landscape Workshop, Drake Center, 802 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Topics include “Vines for Colorado,” “Rock Gardening,” “Pioneer Plants for the 21st Century,” and “Creating Beautiful Garden Tapestries.” Cost: $49; $39 before Feb. 15, includes lunch. Info: 970-416-2486, www.fcgov.com/highplains.
Feb. 25, “Sustainable Flowers for Northern Colorado Gardens,” led by Lauren Springer Ogden at Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins, 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $18. Info: 970-482-1984 or www.FortCollinsNursery.com.
Feb. 25, “Orchid Splendor at Home,” led by Mark van der Woerd at Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins, 1 to 3 p.m. Cost: $25, class size limited to 50. Info: 970-482-1984 or www.FortCollinsNursery.com.
Feb. 25, Stars of Tomorrow K-12 Talent Show at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, 6 p.m., sponsored by Fort Collins Kiwanis. “American Idol” finalist and Poudre High School graduate Haeley Vaughn will be one of the judges and will perform. Tickets $10, free for 4 and under, proceeds benefit the Kayla Foundation. Info: 970-372-8978 or fortcollinskiwanisclub.org.
Feb. 25, Ladies’ Night at Andersen’s ACE Hardware, 4104 Jefferson Ave., Wellington, 7 p.m. Hands-on activities with tools, paint, plumbing and electrical supplies; refreshments. Info: 970-568-0223.
Feb. 26, Ponderosa Promenaders dance, Livermore Community Hall, potluck at 1:30 p.m., dancing at 2:15 p.m. Info: 970-482-8261.
Mondays and Thursdays, Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes, Bellvue Grange, 5:45 to 7 p.m., all levels welcome, instructor Pamela Fleming. Cost: $15 pre-registered, $20 drop-in. Info: 970-215-7907, email@example.com, www.wix.com/bellvueyoga/bellvueyoga.
Daily: Narcotics Anonymous, meetings in Larimer and Weld counties, open to addicts and nonaddicts. Info: 970-282-8079.
March 2, Deadline to submit nominations for candidates for the board of directors of the Livermore Fire Protection District. Five seats will be filled in an election on May 8. Info: 970-221-2374.
March 3, “Blessed are the Poor in Spirit,” full-day retreat at the Abbey of St. Walburga in Virginia Dale, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Led by Abbey Chaplain Fr. John Smith. Cost: $35, includes lunch. Registration available online at www.walburga.org. Info: 970-472-0612.
March 3 & 24, Master Gardener presentation, Wellington ACE Hardware, 4104 Jefferson Ave., Wellington, 10 a.m. Sponsored by the Wellington Library Friends. Info: 970-568-0223.
March 3-4 and March 24-25, Home Study Hunter Education Certification Classes, 5 hours classroom instruction Saturday, live-fire on shooting range Sunday. Cost: $10, class size limited. Pre-registration required. Info: 970-493-1148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 15, “Does your Business have (Economic) Class?” Larimer County Workforce Center Employers’ Roundtable, Hilton Fort Collins, 425 W. Prospect Road, 8 to 9:30 a.m. Presented by Cynthia Ryk, Education and Life Training Center. Free, registration required. Online registration available at www.larimerworkforce.org/roundtables. Info: 970-498-6606.