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Growing flowers in Colorado
A presentation called Flowers: the Where, What and How of Growing Flowers in Colorado will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Learn the basics of designing or re-designing a flower garden, site selection and how to create flowering containers. Cost is $40. Register at http://sprflowers.eventbrite.com. For more information, call Jefferson County CSU Extension at 303-271-6620.
Every day is Earth Day yoga and hike
Every day is Earth Day yoga and hike will be from 4:45 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Lookout Mountain Nature Center, 910 Colorow Road, Golden Take a gentle hike through the meadow at the center to heighten all the senses to Mother Earth, followed by a flowing yoga practice honoring this beautiful planet we share with all other life. Bring a yoga mat and comfortable clothing for yoga and the hike as well as sturdy, outdoor footwear. Register at http://bit.ly/EarthDayYoga.
Earth Day star party
An Earth Day star party will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Bear Creek Lake Park, 15600 W. Morrison Road, Lakewood. Celebrate Earth Day by exploring the spring night sky at the park. Telescopes and binoculars will be set up for viewing opportunities. After viewing, enjoy a marshmallow roast around the fire. Cost is $2 per person, and the park entrance fee is waived. To register, visit www.lakewood.org/BCLPevents or call 303-697-6159. Registration code is "Earth Day Star Party, Activity No. 159937.
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Arapahoe Ceramics Guild spring sale
The Arapahoe Ceramics Guild annual spring sale will be April 23-25 at the Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. Local potters will be featured. The sale will be from 4 to 8 p.m. April 23, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 24 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25. For more information, contact Vicky Smith at email@example.com or 303-797-5948.
St. Philip children’s consignment sale
St. Philip Early Learning Center will host its 24th annual children’s consignment sale April 23-25 at the center, 7531 S. Kendall Blvd. Sale hours are 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The sale features gently used children’s clothing (boys and girls sizes 0-14), shoes, toys, books, DVDs, baby equipment, furniture, linens and décor. Seller sign-up is open on a first-come basis at Flash.Consign.com. To volunteer, visit www.stphilipelc.org/mapaer-consignment-sale. Admission fee is $1 that is donated to St. Philip Lutheran Church. For more information, e-mail ConsignmentSale@StPhilip-co.org.
Drug Take-Back Day
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will host a Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Dakota Ridge High School, 13399 W. Coal Mine Ave., Littleton, in the west parking. The public can surrender expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceuticals and other medication for destruction. The pills should be removed from the original containers and placed in plastic bags prior to drop off. For more information, visit http://jeffco.us/sheriff.
Hot Tomatoes Orchestra to perform
Hot Tomatoes Orchestra will perform at Ascension Lutheran Church,1701 W. Caley Ave., Littleton, at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, Call 303-794-4636 for reservations.
Chatfield High after-prom open house
The Chatfield High School After-Prom Committee invites the community to an open house on Saturday April 25, from 8 to 10 p.m. to see how the school is transformed into a safe alcohol-free party for all juniors, seniors, and their dates.
Courage Walk for victims’ rights
The 22nd annual Courage Walk for victims’ rights will be Saturday, April 25, starting at the Jefferson County Courts and Administration Building and ending at the Courage Garden. The walk honors the strength and courage of crime victims and those who lost loved ones to violence. Registration begins at 10 a.m., accompanied by a free continental breakfast. The walk begins at 11 a.m. The half-mile walk is wheelchair accessible, and dogs on leashes are welcome. A $10 donation is encouraged. For more information or to donate, visit www.victimoutreach.org or contact Lindsay Krug in Victim Services at 303-271-5570.
Brutish Botanical Behaviors
Learn about Brutish Botanical Behaviors from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday, April 26, at South Valley Park, 90 S. Valley Road, Littleton. Discover the various ways that native and non-native plants defend themselves from wildlife and humans. For adults only. Meet the naturalist in the main parking lot on South Valley Road. Wear sturdy hiking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring water, snacks, sunscreen, etc., as needed. To register, visit http://bit.l/BrutishBotanicalBehaviors.
PCOMING AND ONGOING
Summerset Festival seeks exhibitors
Summerset Festival, scheduled for Sept. 18-20 at Clement Park, is looking for exhibitors to celebrate the end of summer including arts/crafters, antique dealers, nonprofits, businesses and pet-related exhibitors. All exhibitor applications may be downloaded at www.summersetfest.com. The Summerset Festival is the primary fund-raiser of The Foothills Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps raise money for recreation and cultural projects in the Foothills Park & Recreation District. This year the foundation is raising funds tournament picnic shelter at Easton Regional Park.
Camp Comfort sessions
Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice has announced dates for its two 2015 Camp Comfort sessions: June 26-28 and July 24-26. This bereavement camp in the Rocky Mountains is a way for children ages 6 to 12 to explore their feelings of grief and share memories of their loved ones. The total cost to attend Camp Comfort, including workshops, recreation, meals, snacks and overnight accommodations, is $150. Scholarships are available based on financial need. For more information or to receive a brochure, visit the Camp Comfort website at www.CampComfort.org or call Mount Evans at 303-674-6400.
Lakewood Arts Council looking for gardens
The Lakewood Arts Council is looking for gardens/yards to be considered for its 2015 Garden Tour, scheduled for Saturday, June 27. The garden tour is one of its annual fund-raising events. Sites should be in the west metro area such as Lakewood, Golden, Morrison or Wheat Ridge. Contact the arts council at 303-980-0625 or LAC@lakewoodartscouncil.org to provide your name and contact information.
American Legion post to award six scholarships
The American Legion George C. Evans Post 103 of Littleton will award six $500 scholarships to children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of honorably discharged veterans. The descendant must live within the Post 103 service area, between C-470, Hampden Avenue and Interstate 25. Applicants must be high school seniors, including home-schooled students and have a cumulative 2.5 grade-point average with plans to enroll in an institution of higher learning .The scholarship must be used within one year. Application information may be obtained by visiting www.legionpost103.org or by calling post scholarship coordinators ED Pietsch at 720-287-2108 or Fred Himelsbach at 303-798-5034. Deadline is May 1, and recipients will be notified by June 1.
Native plant master program launches
The Native plant master program starts April 28 with seminars running through September. For more information about this CSU extension program, contact Lisa Vernon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-271-6620.
Mental Health First Aid classes
Mental Health First Aid is offering classes for adults who work with teens on how to recognize a range of mental health problems and the skills and confidence to help them in a mental health crisis. The classes will be from 5 to 9 p.m. April 29 and May 6 at Columbine High School, 6201 S. Pierce St. A light dinner will be provided for this evening class. Register via the Jefferson Center website at
3 concerts at ACC
The Arapahoe Community College Music Department will host three concerts in May.
• Friday, May 1: ACC String Orchestra directed by Rene Knetsch,
• Friday, May 8: ACC Jazz Ensemble directed by Cecil Lewis,
• Monday, May 11: ACC Choir directed by Ron Kientz
All three performances start at 7 p.m. in Waring Theatre. For more information, contact Dr. Hidemi Matsushita at email@example.com or 303-797-5867.
Boy Scout Troop 536 spring flowers fund-raiser
Boy Scout Troop 536 is hosting a fund-raiser to raise money for its summer trip to Florida to the Boy Scout Sea Base High Adventure Camp. The sale starts at 9 a.m. Saturday May 2, in the parking lot of St. Gregory's Episcopal Church, 6653. W. Chatfield Ave. Geraniums, tomatoes and peppers will be available. Pre-orders are available by calling 303-973-9269.
Flea market at Ken Caryl Middle School
Ken Caryl Middle School will sponsor a flea market from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2 in the east parking lot of the school, 6059 W. Ken Caryl Ave. Students are raising money to travel to London and Paris in March 2016. The flea market will have new and used goods, bake sale items, tire swings, handcrafted cards, toys, crafts and more.
Out of the Darkness Walk
The third annual Out of the Darkness campus walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will be on Saturday, May 2, starting at Dakota Ridge High School. Check-in starts at 9:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 11 a.m. Preregister at http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=3503.
John Denver: Man for the World
Storyteller and writer John Stansfield will shine light on John Denver in a multi-media presentation at Bemis Public Library on Tuesday, May 5, at 7 p.m. Stansfield will talk about the influences in Denver’s personal life that shaped his achievements and empowered his celebrity. Stansfield is the author of “John Denver: Man for the World,” the first biography of John Denver to be published in more than a decade. The library is at 6014 S. Datura St. in Littleton. For more information, call the library at 303-795-3961.
Columbine High presents ‘Spectaculathon’
The Columbine Theatre Department presents The Brothers Grimm
“Spectaculathon” in the Columbine Auditorium on May 7, 8 and 9. All three shows will begin at 7 p.m. This play is a comedy based on the original 209 Brothers Grimm fairytales that have all been combined to create one super fairytale. The show will run about 90 minutes and is mostly family-friendly, with the exception of some mild adult language and innuendos. Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for students and senior citizens. All seats are reserved. Tickets are available at www.seatyourself.biz/rebelswithapplause.
Ken-Caryl Art Guild presents Laura Givens
Digital Designer Laura Givens will be program speaker at the Thursday, May 14, meeting of the Ken-Caryl Art Guild at Rox Bar & Grill, 12684 W. Indore Place in Littleton. Givens will share her process for answering her creative muse. Program begins at 7 pm. Visit www.kencarylartguild.org for more information.
Senior lunch, blood pressure checks
Free senior lunch and blood pressure checks are offered every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Summit Adult Day and Wellness Center, 9032 W. Ken Caryl Ave., Littleton. For more information, call Michelle at 303-324-0834.
Deer Creek Church MOPS
Deer Creek Church MOPS is starting its spring semester. The group meets at 9 a.m. the first and third Fridays in the church, 8131 S. Pierce St., Littleton. Child care is provided. For more information, contact MOPS@deercreekchurch.com.
Latte Love coffee shop
The Stepping Stone Support Center, 9700 Old Coal Mine Ave., Littleton, sponsors a Latte Love coffee shop fro 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at the center inside Columbine Hills Church of the Nazarene. The coffee shop is run by center participants. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 720-839-4626.
Bible study for seniors
A senior bible study called "Better Together" looking at Ephesians 4:12 will be at 11 a.m. Thursdays at Colorado Assisted Living, 7456 S. Kendall Blvd., Littleton. For more information, contact Michelle at 303-324-0834.
South Jeffco Rotary to meet
The South Jeffco Rotary Club meets at 7:15 a.m. Fridays at Fox Hollow Golf Course, 13410 W. Morrison Road, Lakewood. For more information, call Bruce at 303-919-3741.
B’nai Chaim’s Sunday school
Sunday school has begun at B’nai Chaim, 4716 S. Coors Lane. Morrison. Sunday school for children in preschool through seventh grade runs from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and Hebrew school for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders is from noon to 1 p.m. For more information, visit www.bnaichaim.org.
MOPS at The Rock Church
MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) will meet from 9 to 11:30 a.m. the first and third Fridays of the month at The Rock Church, 10393 W. Alamo Place, Littleton. For more information, visit www.mops.org or call Janet Clark at 303-514-7287.
4-H Dog Project recruiting
The Jefferson County 4-H Dog Project is recruiting youths ages 8 to 18 who are interested in learning more about dog care, obedience, training, rally and showmanship. Some agility training is thrown in for fun. Youth who are currently enrolled in 4-H can join the Dog Project for no additional cost. One group currently meets in the Conifer area, and another is being established at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden. For more information, visit www.extension.colostate.edu/jefferson/4h/4h.shtml or contact Lisa Sholten at 303-271-6620 or email@example.com. The registration fee is $40 and can be paid online at http://jeffco.us/csucamp/4hindex.jsp.
Caregiver support walk
Caregiver support walk and talk Thursdays are at 9 a.m. at Clement Park. Join others caring for elderly loved ones with dementia or other issues. Enjoy a break as we walk around lake for support, advice and relaxation. Call Michelle 303-324-0834 for details. Sponsored by Colorado Assisted Living Homes and Summit adult day center.
Free one-on-one computer classes, including computer basics, Internet basics or eBook clinic, are available by appointment only at Columbine Library, 7706 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton. To schedule an appointment, call 303-235-5275.
The First Judicial District will offer an Ask-an-Attorney clinic to self-represented litigants on the first Thursday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden. Appointments may be scheduled, and walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. Each month, a family law attorney will be available; an attorney who can answer questions regarding other civil matters will be available every second month. Participating attorneys will appear via Internet video chat technology. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact April Bernard or Brigitte Smith at 303-271-6570, or visit http://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/County/Custom.cfm?County_ID=2&Page_ID=426.
Jeffco Schools open enrollment
The second round of Jeffco Public Schools' choice enrollment for the 2014-15 school year is open through Friday, Aug. 30. Any student in Colorado may enroll in any Jeffco school that has classroom space. To access a choice enrollment form, visit http://www.jeffcopublicschools.org/enrollment/.
Therapeutic support group to meet
The Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Therapeutic Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays in downtown Littleton. The meetings offer a counselor-led, cost-effective way to receive therapeutic support and feedback, to learn and share ways to better manage and reduce symptoms, and to heal and improve. Cost is $10 per person per meeting. For more information or to R.S.V.P., contact Annette at 303-709-7834 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creative Writers Club to meet
The Creative Writers Club of Colorado meets every third Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Olive Garden, 5380 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Littleton. For more information, call Chris Pikora at 303-948-5928.
Genealogy assistance available
Free local genealogy help is available at the Columbine Family History Center at 6705 S. Webster St. inside the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouse. Services include free access to such subscription sites as Ancestry.com, Fold3, the Swedish online ArkivDigital, the LDS Family Search databases and many others. Rental of microfilm from the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City and personal assistance from staff is always available. The center is open from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. For more information, call the library staff at 303-973-3727.
Columbine Communicators Toastmasters meets
Columbine Communicators Toastmasters meets the first and third Tuesday of the month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Station, 11139 Bradford St., Littleton. For information, contact Herb Dreo at email@example.com or call 303-763-7334 or Pam Toyen at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-570-8606. More information can be found at columbine.toastmastersclubs.org.
Family-planning clinic offering walk-in hours
The Family Planning Clinic at Jefferson County Public Health is now offering walk-in hours to clients at its Lakewood location; 260 S. Kipling St. Walk-in hours will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday afternoon. Clinic check-in time will begin at 12:30 p.m. Clients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis with no guarantee of being seen that day depending on demand. Clients may be seen for the following important reproductive health services during walk-in hours: Birth control (IUDs and Nexplanons cannot be placed on the same day), pregnancy testing, emergency contraceptive and sexually transmitted infection testing. For more information, visit http://jeffco.us/public-health/ and click on “Healthy Families.”
Jeffco Public Health offers video clinics
Jefferson County Public Health is offering a new video series to educate residents about reproductive health issues including birth control, sexually transmitted infections/diseases and optimal spacing of children along with other topics. Every month, a JCPH family planning registered nurse, Melanie Rogers, will talk about different family planning topics. Sex Ed with Mel in 30 Minutes or Less is an educational monthly video series that can be accessed on the JCPH website at http://jeffco.us/health/health_T111_R122.htm.
Write ON! meets monthly
Write ON! meets monthly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch, laughs and inspiration for writers of all levels. Join for support and friendship. No fees, and open to anyone who writes or looking for that extra push. Ideal for stay-at-home moms and dads. For location, call Jan at 303-716-3346.
Help with transportation resources
The Denver Regional Mobility and Access Council’s Transportation Information and Assistance Center offers free phone consultations to help metro area residents identify transportation resources. Find the ride that is right for you. A resource specialist will help determine what your specific transportation needs are and connect you to appropriate transportation resources. Call 303-243-3113. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Little Fledglings Preschool Nature Hour
Little Fledglings Preschool Nature Hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of every month at the Audubon Center at Chatfield State Park. Children ages 3-6 (and parent/guardians, too) will discover wildlife and the natural world through themed stories, crafts and activities each month. Cost for members is $5 per child and their adult, and $2 each additional child. Cost for non-member is $8 per child and their adult, and $4 each additional child. Registration required. For information or to register, call 303-973-9530, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.denveraudubon.org.
Foothills Animal Shelter hosts low-cost clinics
Foothills Animal Shelter provides low-cost vaccine, microchip and license clinics to pet owners who may be struggling financially. Weekly clinics are held from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at Foothills Animal Shelter, 580 McIntyre St., Golden. For more information, visit www.FoothillsAnimalShelter.org/Clinic.
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group meets monthly in Evergreen
Mt. Evans Home Health & Hospice, in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association, offers a support group for caregivers, family and friends of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias on the third Monday of every month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The free program is designed to help caregivers cope with emotional and practical aspects of the disease. This group offers participants an opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer’s and provides a link to other caregivers and community resources. The group meets at the Mt. Evans offices at 3081 Bergen Peak Drive (just south of Lewis Ridge Road off Evergreen Parkway). For information, call Barb at 303-674-6400.
Hiwan seeks volunteers
Hiwan Homestead Museum in Evergreen is seeking tour guides, receptionists and school aides to help meet, greet, and inform visitors. If you are interested in volunteering, contact the Museum Administrator John Steinle at 720-497-7650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mobile food pantry
Food Bank of the Rockies provides food assistance to community members from 9 to 11 a.m. the third Saturday of every month at Light of the World Church, 10306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton. No qualifications, membership fee or eligibility forms to complete; products are distributed to anyone seeking extra food assistance (self-declaration of need); please bring bags, a sturdy box or basket to transport products home; distribution is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Quilt makers seek members
The Littleton Scraps to Treasure group is looking for new members to help the group make quilts for those in need in the community. The group meets at WaterStone Community Church, 5890 S. Alkire St., Littleton. The group meets the first Saturday of every month. For information, contact Ginny at 303-933-3868.
Colorado State Parks’ lifetime pass for seniors available
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is selling the Aspen Leaf Lifetime Senior Pass for $300, and it will be valid for the lifetime of the purchaser. The pass will be available to Colorado residents age 64 and older. It will be sold at all Colorado State Parks, the Colorado State Parks Denver office, the Littleton office among others. For a complete list of retail outlets, visit http://cpw.state.co.us/buyapply/Pages/ParksPassInfo.aspx.
Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse
WINGS provides therapist-facilitated peer support groups in which survivors are believed, accepted and no longer alone. There are four groups meeting in Lakewood, a group on Monday evening, Thursday afternoon and Thursday evening for women, and a Wednesday evening group for men. For more information, contact the WINGS office at 303-238-8660 or visit www.wingsfound.org.
La Leche League Columbine Group Meeting
Come get breastfeeding help or just hang out with other like-minded moms in a friendly and supportive environment. This is the only Saturday La Leche League meeting in the Denver area. We meet the fourth Saturday of every month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Columbine Unitarian Universalist Church, 6724 S. Webster St., Littleton. For more information, call 1-877-4-LALECHE.
SW Jeffco Camera Club
The SW Jeffco Camera Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Abiding Hope Lutheran Church, 6337 S. Robb Way (at West Coal Mine Avenue and South Simms Street). Learn photo techniques and tips. Visitors are always welcome.
Mental health support group
A free mental health support group in southeast Jefferson County for adults who have a mental illness meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Columbine Unitarian Universalist Church, 6724 S. Webster St. on the corner of West Coal Mine Avenue and South Webster Street. This is a place that offers confidentiality, respect, understanding, encouragement and hope. To contact the trained volunteer facilitators for this group, call Don at 720-301-8138 or e-mail dmcclearyjr1966@aol,com, or Kathy at 303-295-1187 or e-mail email@example.com.
Help for overweight children
Learn about the dangers of childhood obesity at a meeting for parents only. Learn how to help your child develop better eating habits and how to combat other issues leading to weight problems for kids. The 45-minute session will be at 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays at DOT Weight Loss, 6730 S. Pierce St. (King Soopers center at West Coal Mine Avenue and South Pierce Street). Seating is limited, so reserve your spot for the free session by calling 303-972-0570, or visit www.dotweightloss.net.
Puppy preschool and basic dog obedience training
Classes are held at the Dakota Lodge on Tuesday evenings. To preregister or if you have questions, call Diane at 303-638-8062 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeffco Library expands high-tech offerings
Jefferson County Public Library has expanded its collection. New high-tech offerings include: Playaways (portable audiobooks), downloadable eBooks and downloadable audiobooks for children, young adults and adults. Playaway audio devices are now available for checkout. To access these and other downloadable resources, visit JCPL’s Download Center at http://jeffcolibrary.org/downloadcenter.html.
Weight-loss classes for Christian women
Weight-loss classes for Christian women are being offered. Receive nutrition advice and support in a friendly atmosphere. For more information, contact A More Excellent Way at 303-979-8790.
Middle School Leadership Corps
Calling all students entering sixth to eighth grade. Meet new friends, develop leadership skills and have fun while helping out in the community. For more information, visit www.ken-carylranch.org or contact Melissa at 303-979-4070.
Collegiate Academy of Colorado offers fencing
Collegiate Academy of Colorado has added fencing to its extracurricular programs. Participants, grades 3-8, have the opportunity to learn basic, intermediate and advanced fencing techniques. Those students completing the advanced program will be invited to join the Fencing Academy of Denver to begin training for national and international tournaments. Collegiate Academy, 8420 S. Sangre de Cristo Road, is a Jefferson County charter school.
Cat food drive
The Cat Care Society is holding a cat food drive for Nibbles & Kibbles, the shelter’s food bank. The food bank provides emergency supplies of pet food to clients of local food banks. Clients must be affiliated with regular food banks in Jefferson County where they can obtain the Nibbles & Kibbles vouchers. Dry and canned cat food and litter may be dropped off at the shelter at 5787 West 6th Ave. in Lakewood approximately a half-mile west of Sheridan Boulevard on the 6th Avenue Frontage Road from noon to 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jane Dorsey at 303-239-9680, ext. 16, or Abbi Collins at 303-239-9680, ext. 12, or visit www.catcaresociety.org.
Quiltmaking for the needy
Quilt makers are invited to cut fabric and sew quilts for those in need. The group meets the first Saturday of month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Waterstone Church, 5890 S. Alkire St. Bring your sewing machine and a lunch for a fun and rewarding time. For more information, call Ginny at 303-933-3868.
Library blog for teens
Teens looking for something new to do online can hear about great new books and programs at JCPL Teens, a new blog written just for teens by the Jefferson County Public Library. The blog, created and updated by JCPL’s team of teen librarians, will inform teens of library programs and events, discuss new and upcoming teen books, offer blog-only contests and polls and more. Visit the teen blog at www.jeffcolibrary.org/teenblog.
Looking for a job?
The Jefferson County Workforce Center offers a variety of workshops, including job search and applications, computers, the Internet, resumes/cover letters and more. For information, call Linda Sollars at 303-271-4715 or visit www.jeffcoworkforce.org.
Ken-Caryl Ranch tennis challenge ladder
Join a ladder and start playing at any time. The ladders are for adults of any age whose tennis abilities are between NTRP of 2.5 and 5.0. For more information, contact Judy at email@example.com or visit www.ken-carylranch.org.
Community Bible study
A Community Bible Study will meet weekly from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Thursdays at Lookout Mountain Community Church. Community Bible Study is a non-denominational study geared for all levels of bible knowledge. Join at any time. There is nursery care, pre-school Bible classes and a curriculum for home-schooled children. If you have questions or to preregister, call Karen Sells at 303-670-8959.
The Mission meets Tuesdays
The Mission meets Tuesday nights over the summer for meals, Bible discussions and meeting others. Call Michael at 720-833-1334 for directions. Or visit www.TheMissionCEEC.weebly.com.
Hosanna Lutheran Church hosts Sunday school from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. for kids in preschool through high school. Classes are held at the church at 10304 W. Belleview Ave., Littleton. For information, call 303-973-1706.
Olam Fellowship is a new congregation searching out the Hebrew roots of Christianity. We meet in the Family Foundations facility, 5935 S. Zang St., No. 200 (near C-470 and Bowles). Join us at 7 p.m. Fridays and welcome in the biblical Sabbath. There are contemporary worship, children's classes and nursery care.
The Neighborhood Church
The Neighborhood Church, a community of people who take seriously Jesus’ words to love God and love their neighbor, now meets at 10 a.m. Sundays at Three Trees Wedding Chapel, 13416 W. Arbor Place. For information, call 303-523-4813 or visit www.myneighborhoodchurch.org.
Mom and Me Play Group
Join Foothills Bible Church at the SHED for a play group from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday. This is an informal time for you to connect with other moms and for kids kindergarten age and younger to play. The Café will be open for coffee. For more information, call 303-979-0685, ext. 801.
Scrapbooking and card making
Create a scrapbook or make cards at Ken Caryl Baptist Church. Bring your own supplies, or materials will be supplied for you if you are a beginner. We meet from noon to 4 p.m. the third Saturday of every month. For information and directions, call 303-973-1700.
Littleton Moms Group
Come out from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday to meet other moms, encourage each other, and provide a fun and safe playtime for kids. Moms are encouraged to bring a sack lunch for themselves and their kids. For information and directions, call Meredith at 720-985-8478. Sponsored by Ambassador Church, www.acdenver.com.
Celebrate Recovery offers help
The group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at WaterStone Community Church, 5890 S. Alkire St. Alcoholism, drug addiction, co-dependency, anger and eating disorders are all issues that seriously affect many people in the community. This program also helps those affected by sexual abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program for anyone with hurts, bad habits or hang-ups. For information, contact Linda or Mike at 303-972-2200, ext. 139.
The Mission, a spirit-filled, missional and Anglican Bible study, is offered Tuesday nights. Dinner is provided. We generally gather at 5:30 p.m. for dinner with class starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 720-833-1334 or visit http://themissionceec.weebly.com.