Lions Membership eye assessments for youths, Cash Issues webinar, extra – Loveland Reporter-Herald

The Loveland Lions Club is offering free eye tests for preschoolers and kindergarten children on Saturday, August 21st. Libraries and credit unions are offering an online webinar on money management, and there will be a vegetable garden talk in Windsor and a hydropower program in Estes Park.

Eye tests for children

The Loveland Lions Club is offering free trials of the Kids Sight Program for preschoolers and kindergarteners on Saturday, August 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Lake Park, Taft Avenue, and 29th Street, adjacent to the Buckhorn Northern Train Depot.

The non-contact tests use a device to analyze children’s eyes for nearsightedness, farsightedness and muscular inadequacies.

Parents must sign a declaration of consent.

If any irregularities are found, the Lions Eye Center will review the data and contact the parents.

The process only takes a few minutes.

The Lions Club will provide games for the children while they wait.

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Money is important

A webinar on money matters will take place on Wednesday, August 18, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

It provides a general educational overview, including basic concepts, strategies and asset allocations.

The seminar is part of the Money Matters series on personal financial literacy in collaboration with libraries and credit unions across the front range.

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Tips for the vegetable garden

A Treasure Island Demonstration Garden course of vegetable gardening tips will be held in the garden at 31500 Laku Lake Road, Windsor on Wednesday, August 18 at 10-11am.

Learn what they grow in Colorado kitchen gardens, common pests and diseases, and how to properly harvest products.

Registration is required; visit

History of hydropower

The Estes Park Museum and engineer John Cowdrey will present a program on hydropower and the area’s power plants on Saturday, August 14th at 2pm at the Estes Park Museum, 200 Fourth Street, Estes Park.

Cowdrey shows historical pictures and describes how the hydropower plants were created and how they are doing today.

The program takes place in the boardroom of the Estes Park Museum. No reservations are required. Due to the size of the room and the expected number of participants, it is mandatory to wear a mask during the program.

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