teaser 1 6 16

FRONT PAGE NEWS: Local Holiday Activities and Celebrations

Start off your holiday season with carolers, hot cocoa, crafts, Santa and Mrs. Claus, train rides and more at the City of Wheat Ridge Holiday Celebration, one dozens of local holiday clebrations. PHOTO: BECKY OLSTAD

READ MORE

teaser 2 6 15

FRONT PAGE NEWS: WCCA Beautification Project #2

West Colfax Community Association Transformed the landscaping in front of Rockley Music for its second Business Beautification Project of the year. More than 20 volunteers with help from Calahan Construction accomplished the task in three hours one Saturday in October. PHOTO COURTESY OF WCCA

READ MORE

teaser 3 6 15

2017 NEIGHBORHOOD DINING: Beer, Coffee Brew Up Seasonal Flavors

Pumpkin spice, gingerbread, maple and chocolate are famous flavors in autumn’s kitchen and bakery, but most locals know those delights are equally at home in the taphouse and coffee bar as part of everyone’s favorite seasonal brews.

READ MORE

teaser 4 6 15

WEST COLFAX SKETCHES: Going, Going, Googie: Richard Crowther’s West Colfax Legacy

A half-century ago it was the Space Age. Optimism was in the air. An optimism that inspired a generation of architects to form inert materials into approximations of flight and transparency.

READ MORE

 

 

     There are free celebrations, gaming, music therapy sessions and classes this month and next at the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Branch Library, located at 1498 N. Irving St., Denver.

  See how a 3D printer works and learn how to make a 3D object - an action figure, a phone case, whatever you can invent – in “3D Printing and Modeling”, Nov. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m., in the Lena Archuleta Meeting Room. Learn how to use free 3D modeling software (available at tinkercad.com) to create objects that can be 3D printed or even used in video game creation - and we'll print out what you make in the workshop (this may take a week or two) for you to take home - free. Limited to first 20 attendees. Ideal for ages 8 and older.

  Explore cell phone apps appropriate for the holiday season in B-YODA, Monday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. B-YODA – Bring Your Own Device Android – explores various apps for phones and devices using the Android Operating System. These gathering are the first Monday of every month in the second floor meeting room.

  Celebrate the holidays with other teens by making greeting cards, creating graham cracker gingerbread houses and feasting on hot cocoa, pizza and other delicious snacks at a holiday party on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2 to 4 p.m., in the Lena Archuleta Meeting Room. Free, suitable for grades six through 12.

  Teens gather around for great board games, ping pong, Legos, Wii U and XBOX ONE in “Game Day!” every Friday, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Lena Archuleta Meeting Room. No registration required. Free snacks!

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