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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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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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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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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





Free computer and tech classes for adults are offered at the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Branch Library, located at 1498 N. Irving St., Denver, most Monday evenings.

On July 31, “Using a Green Screen” shows how to create a layered image or video using iPads and GreenScreen by DoInk. Learn to use a green screen to create cards and videos for all occasions with personalized backgrounds. Meets 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the Floor 2 Collaborative Area.

On Aug. 7, “Top Android Apps for Education” takes a fast-paced look at some of the most downloaded Android apps for education. Bring your own Android device (smartphone or tablet) or follow along with a presentation to explore one app in each of these education categories: grade school, middle school, high school and adult learning. Meets 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Floor 2 Eugene Lucero Meeting Room.

And finally, learn to DJ from starting up your computer to mixing tracks and beats, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2 to 4 p.m., in the Floor 1 Community Room. Laptops and software provided. Ideal for teens and adults.

For more information, call 720-865-2370 or visit www.denverlibrary.org.