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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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Colorado Senior Connections hosts a continuing series of fun events for seniors.

Join Colorado Senior Connections for Classical Connections Music Class, an amazing musical tour through the classical music world, taught by Betsy Schwarm, a college professor and noted music historian. Tuesdays, July 18, Aug. 1 and Aug. 15, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at the Edgewater Rec Room, 5845 W. 25th Ave. Pay $5 upon arrival.

Beginners are welcome in “An Afternoon of Bunko,” a fun dice game with lots of action that is easy to learn; $6 per class. Held Tuesday, July 18, 1 to 3:30 p.m., at the Edgewater Rec Room, 5845 W. 25th Ave. Call 720-763-3042 for more information.

Stitch and Chatter, a free, drop-in handcrafts group meets every Wednesday, 1 to 3:30 p.m., at 2250 Eaton St. Anything you want to work on in your lap is welcome, from knitting, crochet, to embroidery. All ages and levels are welcome.

The Historical Society Quilting Circle next meets inside the Wheat Ridge Historical Park Museum, Wednesday, July 26, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn about the history of Wheat Ridge and bring a project to work on – it doesn't have to be quilting! There is a show-and-tell time to see what everyone is working on. All levels are welcome, and others can help you get started if you want to learn. Feel free to bring a sack lunch.

Men’s Group meets twice a month to discuss sports, politics and current events. No subject is off limits, but members are expected to behave appropriately. Each member will take a turn leading a group discussion. Men from Edgewater, Wheat Ridge, Lakewood and around are welcome. Next meetings are Thursday, July 27 and Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Edgewater Rec Room, 5845 W. 25th Ave.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/COSeniorConnection/