We’d like to know about interesting events or activities. E-mail items of 125 words or less to firstname.lastname@example.org. Items will appear on a space-available basis.
A community blood drive will be from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Christine Trickey at 303-730-3835 or visit bonfils.org.
A community blood drive will be from 10 to 11:40 a.m. and from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, inside the Bloodmobile outside Whole Foods Southglenn, 6853 S. York St. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or visit bonfils.org.
Gardening classes at Jared’s
Jared’s Gift and Garden, 10500 W. Bowles Ave. will host the following classes. For more information, call 303-979-6022 or visit jaredsgarden.com:
• Saturday, Feb. 25, at 11 a.m. Seed starting 101 class on starting vegetable and flowers. Learn tips and tricks of growing veggies and flowers that will be ready from Mother's Day to Memorial Day.
• Saturday, March 4, at 11 a.m. Tree care and pruning class. Learn about tree care and pruning, plus get information on critters, fertilizers and mulch.
Jared's Spring Gardening Class
• Saturday, March 11, at 1 p.m. Learn the basics of bee-keeping from David Baker, owner of To Bee or Not to Bee bee-keeping supplies. Cost is $10. Advanced registration is required.
• Saturday, March 18, at 11 a.m. Perennial spring cleanup class. Learn to cut back, dig up, throw out, separate, fertilize and fluff.
The story of Roxborough
See vintage photographs and hear the fascinating story of Roxborough on Monday, Feb. 27, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St. in Littleton. Authors Flo Tonelli and Char Nauman will talk about Roxborough’s history and geologic wonders. For more information, call the library at 303-795-3961.
Learn about Cuba
Author and international tour director Frank Slater will talk about Cuba at Bemis Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. He will talk about the history of Cuba, the embargo and blockade, as well as the current Cuban culture. The library is located at 6014 S. Datura St. in Littleton. For more information call the library at 303-795-3961.
A community blood drive will be from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Bloodmobile outside Columbine Library, 7706 W. Bowles Ave. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or visit bonfils.org.
UPCOMING AND ONGOING
Westridge PTA offers college scholarship
Westridge Elementary School PTA is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a high school senior planning to attend college. Applicants must have attended Westridge. Application deadline is March 15. Students may pick up applications at Westridge, or e-mail
WestridgePTAScholarship@gmail.com for more information.
Scholarship available for Mount Carbon Elementary alum
The Mount Carbon Elementary School PTA is accepting applications for a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a former Mount Carbon student preparing to further his or her education after high school graduation. Applications are available at the school office and at local high school counseling offices. The deadline to apply is April 5. For more information, call the school secretary at 303-982-7900.
Summerset Festival looking for sponsors
The 33rd annual Summerset Festival, to be held Sept. 16-17 at Clement Park, is looking for sponsors. The event is a fund-raiser for the Foothills Foundation, which supports the Foothills Park and Recreation District. For more information, contact Mike Greunke, sponsor chair, at 303-809-4716 or Lora Knowlton, executive director, at 303-973-1209 or email@example.com. General event information may be found at www.summersetfest.com.
Women’s golf league seeking members
The Meadows Women’s 18 Hole League is seeking new members for the 2017 golf season The course is located at 7007 Meadows Golf Club Dr., Littleton. The league plays Tuesday mornings from late April through October. Applications are available at the golf course or at www.mwga18.yolasite.com. For more information, contact Lynn Kelleher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quilt-making group to meet
A quilt-making charity group meets and sews on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The group makes and donates more than 100 quilts each year to folks in the Littleton community. For more information, visit http://scrapstotreasure.blogspot.com/ or call Ginny at 303-933-3868.
American Legion Post to meet
The March general membership meeting of George C. Evans American Legion Post 103 will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. The legion’s state High School Oratorical Contest will be on Saturday, March 11, at Metro State University at 9 a.m.
LWV new-member orientation
Those interested in learning more about the League of Women Voters of Jefferson County are invited to the league’s new member orientation and welcome on Saturday, March 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Belmar Library, 555 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood. R.S.V.P. to Becka at email@example.com or call 720-955-3705.
ACC to host Mental Health Week
Arapahoe Community College will host Mental Health Week – Finding Hope March 6-10. A variety of events are scheduled to take place at the ACC Littleton Campus. Events are free and open to the public. For full details, visit www.arapahoe.edu/events, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-797-5668.
A community blood drive sponsored by the Kiwanis of Columbine will be from 1 to 6:30 p.m. March 6 at Columbine United Church, 6375 S. Platte Canyon Road, Littleton. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or visit bonfils.org.
‘Media Mixed’ art show at ACC
Arapahoe Community College will host a contemporary art show entitled “Media Mixed” from Feb. 13 to March 8 at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Trish Sangelo at email@example.com or 303-797-5212.
Children’s clothing swap
Heritage United Methodist Church is hosting a children’s clothing swap, an opportunity to exchange your clean, gently used children's clothing for donated clothing from other families. Drop off outgrown clothes at Heritage UMC, 7077 South Simms St., Littleton, on Friday, March 10, from 5 to 7 pm. Select “new” clothing to meet your needs on Saturday, March 11, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sizes from newborn though elementary school are welcome. For more information, call 303-979-8374 or visit www.HeritageUMC.church.
Connection between corruption, extremism
The Jeffco League of Women Voters nonfiction book club examines “Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security” at two meetings in March: Wednesday, March 15, at 1 p.m. in Littleton and Saturday, March 18, at 9:30 a.m. at Westland Meridian, 10695 W. 17th Ave., Lakewood. Call Lynne at 303-985-5128 for information and for the Wednesday meeting location.
A community blood drive will be from 8 a.m. to noon March 19 at Ascension Lutheran, 1701 W. Caley Ave., Littleton. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Kathie Harvey at 303-794-4636 or visit bonfils.org.
• A community blood drive will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 26 inside the Bloodmobile at St. Mary of Littleton Catholic Church, 6853 S. Prince St., Littleton. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Bill Wagener at 303-798-8506 or visit bonfils.org.
• A community blood drive will be from 12:30 to 6 p.m. March 28 at Columbine Library, 7706 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Bonfils Appointment Center at 303)-363-2300 or visit bonfils.org.
ACC to host portrait exhibition, artist lecture
Arapahoe Community College will host a portrait exhibition entitled Champions of Change from March 25 to April 1 in the Jantzen Gallery at the ACC Art & Design Center. This exhibit will be open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Submissions are free and open to the general public. Submit up to three images by uploading to Instagram and using the hashtags #mopdenver2017acc and/or #ACCchampionsofchange. ACC will print/display submissions, as well as any accompanying text supplied in your post. An artist lecture by Jess T. Dugan entitled A Decade of Visual Activism will accompany this show on Tuesday, March 28, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Waring Theatre, Room M2900. For more information, contact Angela Faris Belt at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-797-5699.
Columbine Ladies Club seeks new members
The Columbine Ladies Club is looking for new members. The club hosts monthly luncheons and meets to play games and to go on outings. Members can participate in a few or as many activities as desired. Contact Wendy Baird at 303-904-2078 for more information.
Columbine Communicators Toastmasters to meet
Columbine Communicators Toastmasters meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Sheriff Station, 11139 Bradford St., Littleton.
Radical Referrals Group to meet
The Lakewood Radical Referrals Group meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at Old Chicago, 3550 S. Wadsworth Blvd., from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Colleen Renner at email@example.com.
Affordable veterinarian clinics
Foothills Animal Shelter offers affordable vaccine, license and microchip clinics to help pet owners keep their pets healthy from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays and from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at the shelter, 580 McIntyre St., Golden. For more information, visit www.FoothillsAnimalShelter.org.
ACC offers SilverSneakers Fitness and Silver&Fit
The Arapahoe Community College Fitness Center offers the SilverSneakers Fitness and Silver&Fit programs for seniors. For more information about health and fitness options at ACC, call 303-797-5850.
Register for community education courses at ACC
Register for upcoming community education courses at Arapahoe Community College. Choose from a variety of classes, including photography, college funding, foreign language (including job-specific Spanish), home and garden, personal finance and more. Visit www.arapahoe.edu/communityED or contact firstname.lastname@example.org at 303-797-5722.
Columbine Ladies Club looking for members
The Columbine Ladies Club is looking for new members. The group plays cards, and organizes social events and lunches. It also donates items to Baby Haven. Call Mary Guerriero at 720-542-8538 for more details.
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.
Outdoor painting exhibition
A new outdoor painting exhibition will be launching this fall in Jefferson County Open Space parks. In Plein Sight will feature more than two dozen plein air artists painting live in five Jefferson County Open Space areas, one location each day, Oct. 4-8. This week of painting will culminate in a gallery exhibit featuring all of the works created throughout the week on display and available for purchase Oct. 8 and 9 at the Golden Community Center, 1470 10th St., Golden.
• Tuesday, Oct. 4: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at South Valley Park in Littleton;
• Wednesday, Oct. 5: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Mount Falcon Park in Indian Hills;
• Thursday, Oct. 6: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Crown Hill Park in Lakewood;
• Friday, Oct. 7: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at White Ranch Park, Golden;
• Saturday, Oct. 8: 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clear Creek Trail in Golden.
Latte Love coffee shop
The Stepping Stone Support Center, 9700 Old Coal Mine Ave., Littleton, sponsors a Latte Love coffee shop from 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-763-7334 or Pam Toyen at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.