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What’s Happening – November 2021

Honor Veterans This Month, Then Celebrate The Winter Holidays Next, With The Wheat Ridge Historical Society The Wheat Ridge Historical Society’s November Second Saturday Celebration falls on Nov. 13, so join the Wheat Ridge Historical Society in honoring our veterans with a flag ceremony, some live music and good conversation at the Baugh House, West

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What’s Happening – October 2021

Wheat Ridge Earns National Re-Accreditation in Parks and Recreation The City of Wheat Ridge remains in the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning re-accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), awarded during the 2021 NRPA Annual

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Road Racers Return For Ridge At 38 Criterium

The air has cleared and the skies are blue again – at least at press time – and Wheat Ridge is a prime location to enjoy September bicycle fun and the return of the Ridge at 38 Criterium. The second weekend of September is essentially an unofficial city celebration of that two-wheeled apparatus, the bicycle.

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What’s Happening – September 2021

Last Chance To Pipe Up About Redeveloping Lutheran Medical Center On Sept. 22 Options for the redevelopment of the Lutheran Medical Center Campus are narrowing and getting more specific, and the public will have one last chance view and comment at a final public meeting in Council Chambers, Sept. 22 at Wheat Ridge City Hall,

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What’s Happening – August 2021

Rotary Club Creates Move-In And Backpack Kits To Aid People Experiencing Homelessness The Rotary Club of Wheat Ridge recently received a matching grant from Rotary District 5450 to create move-in and backpack kits for persons experiencing homelessness. The project – “Provisions for Persons Who are Homeless” – was approved to assist the City of Wheat

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Carnation Festival Returns With Fun For The Whole Family

The Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival has been a beloved summer tradition for more than 50 years. It was canceled last year due to COVID-19, but we are happy to see it back with all the usual fun and more this year, running from Friday, Aug. 13, to Sunday, Aug. 15. The Carnation Festival is a

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What’s Happening – July 2021

It’s Almost August – Have You Registered Your Short-Term Rental? Remember back in February when Wheat Ridge City Council adopted an ordinance allowing and regulating short-term rentals? Well, anyone operating an STR in Wheat Ridge must be licensed with the city by Aug. 1. An STR is a dwelling unit, or portion of a dwelling

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Meet This Year’s Carnation Festival Royalty

Every summer the Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival chooses a royal court of three – Countess, Count and Grand Marshall – to honor those in the community who have made a positive contribution through their participation or service in the city. The 2021 Carnation Festival will take place Aug. 13-15 at Anderson Park, 4355 Field St.,

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What’s Happening – June 2021

Lutheran Medical Center Announces Replacement Hospital At Clear Creek Crossing SCL Health announced June 2 it will build a replacement hospital for Lutheran Medical Center at the Clear Creek Crossing development in Wheat Ridge, following formal approval by its board of directors. The new Lutheran campus is being built on approximately 28 acres at I-70

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Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission Hosts Arts Drop, June 12-24

This month Wheat Ridge will host its second Arts Drop, a city-wide scavenger hunt providing an opportunity for participants to search for and find free arts and crafts while learning more about Wheat Ridge. The city’s Cultural Commission will be placing 16 local art and crafts items outdoors at local parks, as well as community

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