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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Bike Racing & Beer At Criterium And Brewfest, June 10

The Ridge at 38 Criterium is a cycling race on a fast, 1.15-mile course. Participating cyclists ride as many laps of the closed-loop circuit as possible within the time limit. This ensures a lot of action and excitement for spectators and athletes. PHOTO: BECKY OLSTAD

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: ArtLine To Open With Dinosaur-Sized First Friday Celebration

Signage and a bright green-painted line on sidewalks guides visitors along the 4-1/2 mile route between three parks, packed with activities and artwork in each. PHOTO: WILL STRATHMANN

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Edgewater Bee Guardian Abuzz about Bees

Edgewater resident Kelly Shinn is seeing fewer honey bees flitting from flower to flower than she would expect during this time of year, and she’s not alone.

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WEST METRO FIRE: West Metro Adds New Rescue To Fleet

It’s nearly 43 feet long, weighs in at more than 36 tons and carries 500 gallons of water. West Metro Fire Rescue’s newest apparatus is a combination fire truck and rescue truck, designed to get firefighters out the door and on scene faster.

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     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.