Neil Diamond show, Thompson Valley Art League exhibit, ‘Fun Home’ musical – Loveland Reporter-Herald


“Neil Diamond Superstar”

Jack Wright will present “Neil Diamond Superstar” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 8, at the Rialto Theater Center, 228 E. Fourth St.

​Wright will present an evening of passionate ballads, soaring anthems and high-energy rock ‘n’ roll that spans five decades of Neil Diamond’s career.

Tickets are $25-$35.

For details, call 970-962-2120 or visit

Art League Exhibition

The opening reception for the ​2023 Thompson Valley Art League show​ will be from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Friday, February 10, at the ​Lincoln Gallery, 429 N. Lincoln Ave.

The exhibition will run from February 7 to March 3, and the gallery will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

For details, call 970-663-2407 or visit

“Fun Home”

“Fun Home the Musical” opens Friday, Feb. 3, at the Harrington Arts Alliance, 575 N. Denver Ave.

The show is a musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir of the same name and explores her discovery of her own sexuality, her relationship with her secretly gay father, and her attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding his life.

It will be played from 7pm to 9pm, Friday and Saturday, February 3-4, and from 2pm, Saturday and Sunday, February 4-5.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door.

For tickets or details, call 970-568-8370 or visit

Valentine card

St. St. John the Evangelist Church Catholic Women’s Council will host its annual Valentine’s Party from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8​, ​in the Bread of Life Hall​ at the church, 1730 W. 12th St.

​Tickets are $5 ​for an afternoon of card games and entertainment, dessert and coffee, and a chance for one of many door prizes. Maps are provided.

​For details,​ to purchase tickets​ or to reserve a table, call Roberta at 970-667-3802. Walk-ins are welcome.

Author talk

Newbery Honoree Christina Sunthornvath ​will visit the Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, ​Feb. 8.

She will present a talk about her process of writing and researching her Newbery Honor book, “All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team.”

Signed copies of the book will be given away during the event.

No registration is required and the conversation is open to all ages. ​The presentation will be placed in the common area for adults.

​For details visit

Gardening class

​Colorado State University’s Winter/Spring 2023 Master Gardeners Online Series continues from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, February 8, online.

Amy Lenz of Weld County Extension will talk about starting seeds.

The class, presented by Northern Colorado Libraries and CSU Extension, is free, but registration is required.

To register, visit

School open day

Immanuel Lutheran School, 4650 Sunview Drive, will hold an open house from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8.

A Free Will Dinner will be held from 5:00pm to 6:00pm as part of Family Night, followed by a presentation on creating a media safe home. Parents can also find out what the school has to offer.

For details visit

Downsizing Workshop

Sugar Valley Estates Retirement Community, 4320 Georgetown Drive, will host a downsizing workshop from 2-3pm on Wednesday, February 8th.

Deanna Robertson, broker at Keller Williams Realty Northern Colorado, and Be Free Organizing, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. and Property Concierge Hospitality Services will discuss downsizing issues and needs.

To register, call John Lee at 970-396-6850.

Fort Collins

Trio with Brio

Trio con Brio Copenhagen will perform at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, February 7, at the University Center for the Arts — Organ Recital Hall, 1400 Remington St.

The trio includes sisters violinist Su-Jin Hong and cellist Su-Kyung Hong from South Korea and Su-Kyung Hong’s wife, pianist Jens Elvekjaer from Denmark. The trio is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Tickets are $15-$40.

For details, call 970-221-6730 or visit

Art and Life Podcast

The Hatton Gallery will host a live taping of the Art and Life Podcast from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 7, in the gallery in the Visual Arts Building at Colorado State University, 551 W. Pitkin St.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​ — Taylor Gallegos, who will interview Professor Marius Lechene.

The Art and Life Podcast is an experiment in audio format that focuses on art and philosophy related to different people and their life paths. This podcast aims to inspire listeners in their creative pursuits.

Admission is free and the public is welcome.

For details, call 347-251-0256 or visit

Story-time batteries

Storytime with Oscar and the Bird will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Larimer County Trash Education Center, 5887 S. Taft Hill Road.

Preschoolers can learn about batteries and what types of items in their homes use them. There will be a short activity after the story.

The event is free.

For details, contact Calli Gunderman at 970-498-5772 or [email protected] or visit

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