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What’s Happening – September 2022

And Now For Something Completely Different (From The Historical Society)!  Normally, the Wheat Ridge Historical Society’s Second Saturday Socials feature themes that have something to do with history or holidays. Instead of talking history Sept. 10, they’re going to be making history at the first-ever Dogs on Display event. Come to the Baugh House at

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What’s Happening – August 2022

You’d Be Hard-Pressed To Sample This Much Hard-Pressed Cider At Pressed Fest, Aug. 20 Tickets are now available for Pressed Fest, an iconic feature of Lakewood’s Cider Days. It takes place Saturday, Aug. 20, with afternoon (11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) and evening (4 to 7 p.m.) tasting sessions, held at Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park,

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What’s Happening – July 2022

Fourth Of July Fireworks Fizzle This Year, As Always As the July Fourth holiday approaches, residents ought to be aware that all fireworks, including fountains and sparklers, are illegal within most cities. Compounding this disappointment, many public fireworks shows have been canceled due to fire conditions. At the recommendation of West Metro Fire Rescue, and

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What’s Happening – June 2022

Volunteers And City Foresters Spruce Up West 38th With New Trees, Thanks To Grant A dozen volunteers led by the City of Wheat Ridge Forestry Team planted 10 new trees along 38th Avenue last month, according to Forestry & Open Space Supervisor Andrew McDonald. The May 14 event was made possible by a $4,000 grant

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May 2022 Happenings

Lutheran Foundation Announces Committee For The Legacy Continues Campaign The Lutheran Medical Center Foundation has announced members of The Legacy Continues Comprehensive Campaign Committee, according to Sarah Ellis, Lutheran Medical Center’s Manager of Communications. The campaign, approved by the Foundation’s board of directors last July, supports the new, replacement Lutheran Medical Center, now being built.

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What’s Happening – April 2022

Have You Noticed? 40% Of Reported Wheat Ridge Crimes Involved Your Car Well, not your car, specifically. But a review of the most recent two weeks of local crime reports turned up a surprise: motor vehicles were involved in 40 percent of incidents reported to the Wheat Ridge Police Department. Neighborhood Gazette staff took the

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March 2022 Happenings

Sign Up Soon For Savings On Your ‘Garden In A Box’ The City of Wheat Ridge is partnering with Resource Central to bring the popular Garden in a Box program back for 2022, according to a recent release from the city. The first 100 Wheat Ridge residents who purchase a qualifying garden from Resource Central

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Happenings February 2022

Deadline For Applications To Volunteer On Wheat Ridge Boards and Commissions Is Feb. 11 The City of Wheat Ridge is recruiting residents wanting to participate in their government as volunteers on the city’s boards and commissions. Generally, applicants must live in the district for which they are applying except for At-Large positions, and sometimes exceptions

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January 2022 Happenings

Two New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open In Wheat Ridge As the Neighborhood Gazette went to press, the City of Wheat Ridge was set to cut the ribbon on two new electric vehicle charging stations at noon on Jan. 12, according to a recent press release. The SemaConnect Model 630 Level 2 dual-port electric vehicle

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December 2021 Happenings

Operation Blue Santa Kicks Off With Toy Drive At Lakeside Walmart The Wheat Ridge Police Department’s Blue Santa and his elf were on hand for socially distant pictures with children and to visit with them about their wish lists at the annual Operation Blue Santa Toy Drive, hosted by the police department and the Wheat

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