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On the Course for Community: Localworks’ Second Annual Golf Tournament

Last September, just as the sun spilled over the mountains, more than 70 players settled into their golf carts, eager for a day of competitive play. United by a common cause, everyone came together to contribute to Localworks’ fundraising goals to ensure that all of our programming remains free and accessible to all Wheat Ridge

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Join us for Housing Hour: A Community Conversation on Affordable Housing

Forget happy hour – it’s time to talk housing! Localworks, in collaboration with the City of Wheat Ridge and the Jeffco Advocacy Network, is thrilled to invite you to a special event aimed at fostering dialogue and understanding around the pressing issue of affordable housing in our community. Scheduled for Thursday, April 4th, from 5:00

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Community

Localworks Brings Back Ridgefest Button Contest

In 2023, Localworks began a new tradition of a button designing contest to go along with our annual summer festival, Ridgefest. This year, we are excited to announce that we will be continuing this tradition! Beginning March 1, we will be seeking illustrations to be entered into our contest! The winning design will be utilized

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Community

Localworks Revives Legislative Lowdown by Popular Demand

In response to overwhelming demand from the community, Localworks is delighted to announce the return of Legislative Lowdown! This eagerly anticipated event, in collaboration with Wheat Ridge community partners, aims to equip business owners with comprehensive insights into the key facets of the upcoming legislative session.  Scheduled for February 22, 2024, from 5:30 to 7:30

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Wheat Ridge

Thank You Wheat Ridge!

Localworks extends a heartfelt thank you to all of you who joined in and participated in our Bar Stool Bingo event, made online contributions and supported us along the way! This Colorado Gives Day, our community rallied together, and we’re thrilled to share that Localworks raised an incredible $8,630! Your generosity has truly humbled us.

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Colorado Gives Day: December 5, 2023– Easily the best day to give!

Localworks is bringing back a community favorite event: Bar Stool Bingo! Mark your calendars for December 5th, 2023 from 6:00-8:30 p.m at Esters (10151 W 26th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80215). This Colorado Gives Day is easily the best day to give!  Why donate to Localworks? Localworks mission is to make Wheat Ridge a more

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Sustainable Neighborhood Block Party Oct. 14

On Oct. 14 at Stites Park (Newland St., W. 29th Ave., Wheat Ridge), Localworks will host the Sustainable Neighborhood Block Party in partnership with the Panorama Sustainable Neighborhood from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This block party is a celebration of the work done by Panorama Park Sustainable Neighborhood. This event is completely free, besides

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Localworks’ Final TLC Clean-Up Day Of 2023

Saturday, Sept. 16, Localworks will host the final TLC Neighborhood Clean-up Day of the 2023 summer season. Please join us at Saint James Episcopal Church, located at 8235 W. 44th Ave. This event will begin at 8 a.m. and continue until noon, or until the dumpsters are full.  Localworks has a commitment to advance Wheat

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Community

Golf Tournament Team Spots Filling Up Fast

Attention golfers: this Sept. 21 Localworks is hosting its first-annual golf tournament and spots are filling up fast! The scramble is set to begin at 7:30 a.m. at Applewood Golf Course, 14001 W. 32nd Ave., Golden. It is a fundraiser for Localworks, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that partners with the City of Wheat Ridge, our

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Community

Ticket Sales Open For Localworks’ Mid-Mod Home Tours

Localworks is excited to host one of this year’s most anticipated community events! Join us and experience Wheat Ridge homes featuring a blend of vintage mid-century charm and modern contemporary style at the Mid-Century and Modern Home Tours. Discover these hidden gem homes in your community that embody the timeless elegance of the mid-century era

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Localworks Golf Tournament This September

Localworks will host their first-annual golf tournament, Sept. 21. The scramble is set to begin at 7:30 a.m. at Applewood Golf Course, located at 14001 W. 32nd Ave. The tournament is a fundraiser for Localworks, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that partners with the City of Wheat Ridge, our local businesses and residents to advance Wheat

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Mark Your Calendars For Ridgefest And More

Join Localworks and the City of Wheat Ridge for our much-anticipated annual Ridgefest – “There’s No Place Like Wheat Ridge,” brought to you by FirstBank – on June 24 from 2 to 8 p.m. During Ridgefest enjoy live music that features a variety of styles, including salsa, funk and dance. This year’s lineup of local

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Localworks Extends Button Contest Deadline

Localworks has received an outpouring of support for our new tradition that we have introduced to be a part of Ridgefest. We understand that some community members became aware of the contest a little later in the game, and we want to allow for more of the community to participate that would like to! We

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Localworks To Start A New Tradition For The City

Every summer over a thousand Wheat Ridge residents, and those from the surrounding areas, gather on The Green for a day full of local food, refreshing beverages, yard games, live music and, of course, a brilliant showcase of local creativity and entrepreneurial endeavors. Ridgefest is one of the best ways for us to connect as

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Create A Special Gift At This Month’s Live Local

February is the month of love, so this month’s Live Local has been temporarily renamed to the seasonally appropriate Love Local! Join Localworks on Feb. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., at one of Wheat Ridge’s new favorite spots at Gold’s Marketplace, Ester’s.  Love Local is the perfect event to get you connected to your

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Localworks Appreciation To Our Community On Colorado Gives Day

Localworks wants to give a HUGE thank you to everyone who attended and played along at our Bar Stool Bingo event, donated online and anyone who has supported us along the way! This Colorado Gives Day Localworks was able to raise $9,013.38! We are humbled and in awe of your generosity. Our community came together

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A Holiday Letter From Santa, And More!

Dear children of Wheat Ridge, I am coming to visit your town for a special holiday celebration! I will arrive from the North Pole to Wheat Ridge Cyclery at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3. I am a very busy man this time of year, so I will do my best to see as many

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Bar Stool Bingo: Give Where You Live

Join us at Clancy’s Irish Pub, located at 7000 W. 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m., for a special Colorado Gives Day event. Localworks will be hosting Bar Stool Bingo! Come down to Clancy’s to join in on the fun and give where you live. Your first drink

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Community

Localworks’ Trunk-Or-Treat Is More Than Trick-Or-Treating

On Oct. 22, Localworks will be hosting this year’s Trunk-or-Treat. The event will last from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Green (7101 W. 38th Ave.). At this event you can expect children trick-or-treating, a photobooth activity and vouchers for a variety of free items from participating businesses.   Registration is still open, but spots are

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Localworks Participates In The 53rd Annual Carnation Festival

On the Weekend of Aug. 12, Localworks participated in Wheat Ridge’s own Carnation Festival, one of the longest running festivals in Colorado. To celebrate the festival’s namesake, Localworks hosted a paper flower crafting activity at their booth.  Festival attendees of all ages worked together to roll paper blanks to create over 100 flowers to adorn

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Localworks Is Buzzing In The Community This Summer

Localworks is buzzing in the community this summer. Here’s what we’ve been up to: Coffee and Community! Livin’ Local is back and better than ever in Wheat Ridge. On Thursday, July 14, over 25 community members gathered in Stylus & Crate to learn about the origin, tradition and art of coffee. Tadd Overstreet, the owner

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Localworks Summer Program Updates

Localworks is bringing Wheat Ridge a summer full of fun programs, ranging from fitness to clean-up days to makerspace activities. Fitness On The Green With the partnership of Wild and Precious Optimal Living, Localworks is excited to launch the first Fitness on the Green event of the summer! Happening once a month, these free events

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Events

RidgeFest Returns With Wheat Ridge Maker Faire

RidgeFest, Wheat Ridge’s premier community event, will take over The Green on 38th on June 18, from 2 to 8 p.m., for the first time since 2019 with renewed enthusiasm and activities to engage the entire community. Anchoring this year’s event is the Wheat Ridge Maker Faire, where more than 20 local makers will showcase

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RidgeFest Returns to Celebrate Community, Elevate Makers

On June 18, The Green on 38th will once again be filled with families, local businesses, live music and more with the return of RidgeFest, a free event highlighting the unique character and culture of Wheat Ridge. Alongside RidgeFest staples that include music, food, drinks and entertainment, this year’s RidgeFest will feature the inaugural Wheat

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