Hi, This is the last week before we have a ceremony at the site and thank all the people who worked on it and who helped in any way. It has been a wonderful and challenging 10 years and we want the awesome sense of collaboration to continue. It is not without difficulty that people work on projects together. In this case the perseverance has worked. We have a cool thing in our town. (more…)
Saturday, September 12, 2015 Come celebrate with us!
Wonderful article by the Redstone Review.
We are almost there! With the help of a core group of participants we are putting the finishing touches on the Clarifier. We still have several square feet to cover and a lot of grouting to do before the DEDICATION CEREMONY, September 12, 2015. We will be working on the project Sundays between now and then and we would love your participation. Come by between 9 – 12 on Sunday mornings to help grout, clean up the site and scrub the mosaic to get it ready for the world debut! (more…)
Beginning on Sunday, May 31, We will be hosting Work Events at the Clarifier Project. Each Sunday we will be working from 10 am – 1 pm. Bring water, a sun hat and a some fun to the garden of community art. (more…)
Thank you to all who made this season the best ever for the Clarifier Project. We were able to accomplish much and it tipped us over the edge into the “home stretch.” In 2015 we must finish the rim along the north side, “night sky,” tile the underside of the rim with mirror, clean the project and last but certainly not least, finish the path, landscaping and signage. (more…)
It has been a satisfying summer at the Clarifier Project. After the events of last fall we decided early this summer to cut back our work days to one per week. In those 24 Sundays we were able to get a lot done. Most of the work happened on the East, South and West sides of the structure as the North side has too little even ground for ladders and scaffold. (more…)
Back to work after the flood. This season, 2014, we started a little later than usual, but start we did. We are there every Sunday, 10 – 1. The ground is uneven and rocky since the flood, so extra care is needed while working. (more…)
Happy New Year. I welcome a new year like never before. 2014 is the year of rebuilding, of recreating,or perhaps the word is, “reassembling” the community. Though some of us are displaced and working steadily to put our lives back, the Clarifier Project is firm and virtually untouched by the devastating flood that came through Lyons, Colorado on September, 13, 14 and 15, 2013. (more…)
The Project Progresses.
We have had a full summer with lots of participation and some milestones passed. We still have much to do and hope to get more participants!!! We can get it done this year!! If we find our community participation stride. Come by on Wednesdays between 5 and 7 and on Sundays between 10 and noon. (more…)
This was a particularly good day at the Clarifier Project. Several stalwart participants showed up in the hot sun. We put up the tent and it made working much more comfortable, (that, and the plunge in the river). We are now focusing on the “sky” sections of the project. In contrast to the chipper intensity of the mosaic we are loading up the sky with unbroken tile set on a grid, of sorts. It is a good effect. (more…)
The community, far and wide, is invited to participate in this monumental collaboration. Anytime during our work events participate by either putting one tile on the project or stay for 2 hours and get dirty: mix grout, mix thinset, mosaic and tile, haul water from the river and help clean up. Your participation brings the project to life!!
Sundays: 10 am – Noon
Wednesdays: 5 pm – 7 pm
Come by and visit!!
Clarifier Work Day: Sunday, June 9, 10am -3pm.
Come work and be a part of the Art!!!
Come visit and work on the Clarifier Project
Sunday June 9, 10 – 3
We start back up again, mosaic-ing, grouting and tiling on May 15. Work sessions
commence, beginning on the 15, Wednesdays, 4 – 6pm and Sundays 10 – 12.
See you there, Tell your friends. (Like us on Facebook.) Spread the word. We want you to come and participate!!
The Lyons Community Foundation makes life in Lyons so much sweeter.
Thank you, thank you for your support.
Sunday, October 21, 10am – 1pm
Wednesday, October 24, 4pm – 6pm
We need your help to get the clarifier project ready for a winter’s rest.
Grouting, Mosaic -making and finishing the path.
Tasks include: Grouting, mosaic work, landscaping, and clean – up!! see you there. Tell your friends!!
We will be working at the Clarifier on Wednesday afternoons from 4 – 6pm in May and in June we will shift the time to 5 – 7pm. We are also there on Sunday Mornings from 10am – 12pm.
Organizing Tile by color size.
Breaking up rocks and tiles into usable sizes.
Preparing surface for application
Mixing Thinset mortar
Putting up mosaics,
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We also ask for these tasks to be done: someone to haul un-usable tile to the building material recycler, someone to give the grounds a good shave, (mow), weed barrier and more.
There are soooo many ways to get involved. Come by and visit and join in!!
Remember to dress prepared for the weather conditions and bring some water to drink!!