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FRONT PAGE NEWS:
RidgeFest Now Chock-Full of Chalk Art, Sept. 9

CHECK OUT THE CHALK ART AT RIDGEFEST, Saturday, Sept. 9 from 3 to 9 p.m., in the Ridge at 38 district. This year the free family-friendly event boasts a Chalk Art Festival, including work by chalk artist Olivia McLeod. PHOTO COURTESY OF OLIVIA MCLEOD.

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FRONT PAGE NEWS:
West Colfax MuralFest

MURAL ARTIST BOBBY MAGEE LOPEZ finishes up a work at the third annual West Colfax MuralFest at Lamar Station Plaza, Aug. 12. The free festival featured art, music, food and creative activities. PHOTO BY LELAND SCHMIDT

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BACK TO SCHOOL:
Chapter One: We Head Back To Class

Adding to the “Ask the Super” column, where our superintendent answers questions from the community, a new section has been added by the name “School Visitor Pass,” where guest writers will include principals, school board members, etc.

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS:
Take a Tour of the Unexpected – Mid Century and Modern Homes

The tour showcases the hidden gem of modern architecture in Wheat Ridge. From vintage mid-century to those renovated or restored back to modern style, the tour homes showcase the best of Wheat Ridge. PHOTO BY BLU HARTKOPP PHOTOGRAPHY

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Edgewater Library, located at 5843 W. 25th Ave., is offering a continuing cavalcade of free classes and activities for children, teens and adults.

Everything’s more fun with a buddy, including reading! In Reading Buddies, younger kids are paired with older kids to practice reading out loud, talking about the stories and finding interesting things to read. They also play games and make crafts. Buddies provided. Held Saturday, July 29 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Citizen’s Park, 2401 Sheridan Blvd., Edgewater. Suitable for kids of all ages, including English learners.

Edgewater Library celebrates National Coloring Book Day, Wednesday, Aug. 2, with an assortment of activities for kids of all ages, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Suitable for all ages.

Book Group meets Aug. 12 (second Saturday) to discuss Graeme Simsion’s “The Rosie Project.” Suitable for adults.

Watch the historic solar eclipse the safe way, Monday, Aug. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thanks to the generosity of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Research Corporation and Google, the library has eclipse glasses to give away! Available while supplies last. Suitable for all ages.

All events are free.

For more information, call 303-235-5275 or visit jeffcolibrary.org.