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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Wheat Ridge High School Gifted And Talented

Wheat Ridge High School Gifted And Talented program students Isaac Hoskins and Piper Binkley recently qualified for the prestigious Daniels Fund Scholarship. PHOTO: LISA LEE

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: The Jellyfish Are Back by Popular Demand!

Mark your calendars for First Friday Art Walk in the 40 West Arts District, March 2, from 5 to 8 p.m., when the Bad Asstronauts – the Jellyfish – will be shakin’ and movin’ throughout the district, with live music and creative spaces. Bring the family! PHOTO COURTESY 40 WEST ARTS

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NEIGHBORHOOD FEATURE: Dentist Also A Passionate Concert Pianist

Pianist And Dentist Cody Garrison balances a professional dentistry practice with the performance schedule of a busy concert pianist. PHOTO BY LYNN FISCHER.

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: TIF Money Aiding Sloan’s Lake Developments

A mixed-use residential and commercial redevelopment project on the shores of Sloan’s Lake would not have happened without financial help from local government tax increment financing, according to a project official.

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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.

Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and the whole family are invited to “Raise A Reader,” featuring simple and fun activities, snacks and prizes, Saturday, Sept. 30, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Bookstores, retailers, libraries and fans all over the world will celebrate the love of “Star Wars” and reading on Star Wars Reads Day, Thursday, Oct. 5. In its sixth official year, Edgewater Library is celebrating with fun galactic crafts and Star Wars books for the whole family to enjoy, from 6 to 8 p.m. Suitable for all ages.

Plan to celebrate Dia de los Muertos – The Festival of Bones – Thursday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Library staff and patrons will honor the contributions of all of their ancestors by learning the traditional techniques of decorating sugar skulls. The skull represents death while the sugar represents the sweetness of life. Get in the spirit! Presented by the CHAC Gallery & Cultural Center, it’s limited to 25 participants and registration is required, starting 2:45 p.m. on Oct. 11. Suitable for all ages.

Book Group meets Oct. 14 (second Saturday) to discuss “The Beekeeper’s Daughter” by Santa Montefiore. Suitable for adults.

Play and build with LEGO bricks every Wednesday, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., during LEGO Play and Build. Suitable for all ages.

All events are free.

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