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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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     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.