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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Farmers 5000 Fosters Community

BRANDY MARTIN AND THE FEED YOUR SOUL FITNESS TEAM sported the largest group at the 2018 Farmers 5000 road race, held Sept. 16 at Wheat Ridge High School. The distinction earned them the coveted “Fittest on the Farm” award. The event is a major source of funds for the school’s clubs, activities, sports and groups. PHOTO COURTESY OF FEED YOUR SOUL FITNESS

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: 2018 West Colfax MuralFest

FLORIDA-BORN STREET ARTIST STEVEN TELLER APPLIES THE FINISHING STROKES to a large installation created for the 4th Annual West Colfax MuralFest. The event featured live painting, local entertainment, food trucks, craft beer and creative activities in the 40 West Arts District at Lamar Station Plaza, 6501 W. Colfax Ave. PHOTO BY KATHRYN ZEIGLER

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Jazz Vocalist Overcame Challenges To Succeed As Full-Time Musician

A JAZZ VOCALIST ON DENVER’S MUSIC SCENE for 40 years, Sloan Lake resident Tina Phillips says singing has always brought her joy. PHOTO BY KEN LUTES

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Chief Jim Lorentz Training First Responders To Deal With Dementia

IN ADDITION TO HIS WORK IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, Wheat Ridge Police Division Chief Jim Lorentz trains first responders around Colorado on identifying people with dementia. PHOTO COURTESY CITY OF WHEAT RIDGE

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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.

Book Group meets Feb. 10 (usually the second Saturday), 1 to 2 p.m., to discuss “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi. Suitable for adults.

Join the library staff for bilingual family fun as they share crafts, stories and rhymes in Spanish during Cuentacuentos en espanol/Spanish Story Time, every Wednesday from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Suitable for babies, toddlers and preschoolers; children under four must be accompanied by an adult.

Get ready to sing, rhyme, dance and read stories during Toddler Time, offered every Thursday, from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Suitable for toddlers, all families are welcome.

Baby Time takes place every Monday (except holidays) from 10:30 to 11 a.m., providing bouncing, singing, rhyming and reading stories for babies (even newborns) and their families.

Every Tuesday from 11 to 11:45 a.m., the library presents Preschool Time, with stories, singing, rhyming and dancing, followed by a craft. All events are free.

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