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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Stevens Elementary Rubik’s Cube Club

The Stevens Elementary Rubik’s Cube Club is run by their principal TJ McManus and funded through Federal 21st Century Learning Grant. See “School Crossing." PHOTO: TJ McManus

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NEIGHBORHOOD FEATURE: TIF Money Helps Improve Longtime Local Business

A nearly half-century-old Wheat Ridge business hopes to welcome customers in a new building this spring, thanks partly to city urban renewal district funds and a lot of money, time, effort, number crunching and headaches for the owners.

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Integrating Art and Fun

Several Painted Metal Sculptures Stand at Mountair Park, including these neighborhood helpers. Sculptures of happy cows and a farmer and two young men pumping gas also add life and fun to the park. See “Integrating Art and Fun...” on page 6. PHOTO: TIM BERLAND

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NEIGHBORHOOD FEATURE: Berkeley Inn Turns 85 – More or Less

Believed to be one of the oldest bars in Denver, the Berkeley Inn, 3834 Tennyson St., opened in or around 1934 in the Berkeley neighborhood, a 4.2-square-mile unincorporated community in Adams County.

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

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.

Come learn how electricity can travel through fruit to help play video games and play banana bongos in “Explore Makey Makey,” Saturday, Aug. 19, 2 to 4 p.m. All ages welcome.

Come practice your DJ skills with experienced DJs in “Open DJ Session,” Sunday, Sept. 17, 2 to 4 p.m., in the Lena Archuleta Community Room. Ask questions, learn new techniques, and make mixes with other like-minded individuals. Computers and a few DJ boards will be provided; feel free to bring your own equipment.

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