Behind the Wings on RMPBS

Wings Over the Rockies has been producing its own in-house web series for 26 episodes! Museum curator Matthew Burchette goes “behind the wings” in each episode with some of history’s most iconic aerospace treasures. Throughout the series, you can peek into the cockpits of rare warbirds, fly over the Centennial State in a state-of-the-art Skyhawk, climb into the cockpit of the legendary B-52 Bomber and a whole lot more. The whole series is available online here, but the first four episodes have been picked up to air on Rocky Mountain PBS!

Season One premieres Friday, April 26 at 8:00 PM on RMPBS. Check here for your channel listing.

In episode 1, B-52 Stratofortress, join Wings’ curator and Behind the Wings host Matthew Burchette as he crawls through an iconic B-52 bomber, takes a trip to The Peace Garden State and explores one of only two active B-52 bases in the United States. Episodes 2-4 will air March 3, 10, and 17. Mark your calendars and set your DVRs!


Community Garden Plots Available

Ekar Farm's Community Garden offers Lowry's only community garden plots, at E Cedar Place / Alameda and S Oneida. It's a place to connect to the earth and to other gardeners. You’ll grow food, and friendship, nourishing your spirit and body by working the land through the seasons. You'll also repair the ecosystem by creating a pollinator habitat. Ekar Community Garden has forty approximately 10' x 10' plots. You pay a small seasonal fee, and provide the human power to build the garden; Ekar provides water, access to shared tools, and once a week advice on how to grow.   To sign up for a 2019 Garden Plot, print and fill out the application, then send it, with a check for your plot fee ($72.00 per plot) to:  Ekar Farm, attn: Community Garden, PO BOX 460983, Denver Colorado 80246.  Contact with any questions. Plot fees should not be a barrier to participation; contact the above email to make arrangements.


Star Wars Day at Wings

On Saturday, May 4th grab the kids and join Wings Over the Rockies for a fun-filled celebration of May the 4th! Jump on a speeder bike in green screen adventures, shoot-a-trooper, get hands-on at the Lego build station, interact with TONS of your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away and much more. Read the full list of fun activities here! And don't forget to head over to the Lowry Beer Garden for lunch afterwards.

Germinal Stage Production
Germinal Stage at the John Hand Theater presents Noel Coward's "Hay Fever," May 10 through June 8. Ticketing information for this classic 1925 play can be found here.

Denver Digs Trees Arbor Day Sale
Coloradans can invest in the beauty and health of Denver’s urban forest by purchasing and planting trees during The Park People’s annual Denver Digs Trees Arbor Day tree sale, Saturday, April 27, 2019. The sale is open to all, including non-Denver residents, and the trees are offered at less than half the price of trees purchased elsewhere – only $45-$65, compared to regularly priced trees that sell for more than $100. Hit the sale this Saturday, from noon-2:00, or until supplies last, at the City Park Greenhouse - 2500 E. 23rd Ave (near the intersection of York St. and E. 23rd). $45 for bare-root trees, $65 for balled-and-burlap and container trees.  CASH and CHECK only! Don't forget to comply with Lowry's tree guidelines.

Annual Mulch Giveaway & Compost Sale

The main event site, located at the Havana Nursery (Smith Road & Havana Street), will have mulch available for free and compost available for purchase at significantly reduced prices. This is a one-day event and your only opportunity to purchase discounted bulk and bagged compost from the Denver Composts program. Don’t miss out!

Compost will only be available at the Havana Nursery site (10450 Smith Rd., just south of I-70 on Havana St.), and only while supplies last. Compost will be available in one-cubic-foot bags for $4.00 per bag and in bulk for $35.00 per cubic yard. Complimentary compost loader service is available for bulk compost purchases. There is no “dig-your-own” compost option. Limit of 20 bags or 3 cubic yards per vehicle.

Free mulch will be available at the Havana Nursery site and at four additional “dig-your-own” mulch satellite sites, while supplies last.  Complimentary mulch loader service is available at the Havana site only. 
Lowry Yard Sale Coming Soon!
The annual Lowry Neighborhood Yard Sale is coming up fast! It's Friday, May 31, Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2. Mark your calendar and get ready! If you are participating in the sale, please fill out our form here. Providing this information will help with our advertising and with a map to help shoppers.
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