Adams County government offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of Presidents' Day. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

Barr Lake Appreciation Day - July 15

Barr Lake State Park will host Lake Appreciation Day from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. on Saturday, July 15. The park encourages residents to bring family, friends, groups, and co-workers for volunteer clean-up projects from 8–11 a.m., with a barbecue lunch at 11:30 a.m., followed by fun activities, including canoe instruction, archery demonstrations, face painting, a jumping castle, boat rides, climbing wall, and more. The state park entry fee is waived for participating volunteers, and RSVP is required. For more information and to RSVP as a volunteer, contact Barr Lake Nature Center at 303.659.6005.