What’s Happening – April 2024

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Wheat Ridge Historical Society Earth Day Celebration

The Historical Society will celebrate Earth Day at the Baugh House (44th Ave. & Robb St.) on Saturday, April 13, from 10:00–2:00. Join us for a seedling plant exchange to increase the variety in this year’s garden and a refresher course on sustainability, including information on best ways to reduce, reuse and recycle and the Leave No Trace program. The day’s events are sponsored by Fruitdale Farm, a small local family farm with a focus on flowers. Further information can be found on their website: www.FruitdaleFarmCO.com. 

Come visit the Historical Park! The museums are open Fridays, 10:00-3:00, and, new this year, Saturdays, too, from 10:00 to 2:00! For information on all of the above and more, go to our website at wheatridgehistoricalsociety.org, email us at wrhistorical@gmail.com, call 303-421-9111, or stop by the White Family Home at the Red Brick House Fridays or Saturdays at 4610 Robb St. 

UrgentVet Opens on Wadsworth Boulevard and 38th Avenue

UrgentVet, 3840 Wadsworth Blvd., Wheat Ridge, celebrated their grand opening with Mayor Bud Starker cutting the ribbon with UrgentVet staff – Jessica Dekan, Dr. Isabella Gaidis, Erica Elmo and Sarah Meyers. Also attending were members of Wheat Ridge Business Association and Wheat Ridge Chamber. Photo by Maki DeLaet, Educyber. 

Citizens Park Begins Construction 

Phase 1 Improvements at Citizens’ Park began Feb. 26, and demolition and construction will continue through March and April. The completion date for the project is May 2024.

The north side of the park will be unavailable for use during this time, while the south side of the park will remain open. More information on the project including designs is available at www.envisionedgewater.com. Questions or concerns about the project should be directed to amagee@edgewaterco.com or 720-763-3010.

Wheat Ridge Grant Program Seeks Applicants

The Wheat Ridge Community Partners Grant Program is seeking new applicants for grant awards now until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 26. 

Last year, the Community Partners Grant Program awarded $200,000 in grants, distributed amongst 26 different organizations. The median grant award was $6,000. However, grant awards ranged from $1,400 to $24,300. Funds are available for non-profit programs and organizations and as sponsorship for events. Application forms for fund requests can be found on the city’s website

The Community Partners Grant Program Committee will review applications and make recommendations to the city council on funding amounts. Grant applicants should be prepared to give a 10-minute presentation to the committee during one of four meetings during the evenings of June 4, 11, 18 or 25. 

For more information or questions contact Cole Haselip, Management Analyst at 720-271-4922 or chaselip@ci.wheatridge.co.us

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