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November 2014 • Online Edition

PROFILE ONLINE: Check out our flipbook

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To give thanks requires action, more than words

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BUSINESS: Denver’s oldest boulevard continues to evolve

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Pat Lovett helps neighbors help themselves

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THE HOLIDAYS: Let the fun begin, from Chatfield to Lowry

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MUSIC SCENE: Denver is among the go-to towns for live music

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Classes, Lectures & Forums | Print |  E-mail

Jeffco Students for Change discuss their ongoing efforts at Denver Social Forum, Sun., Nov. 2, 2-6p.m., at Mercury Cafe, 2199 California St. In the past month, students from nearly all Jeffco high schools have walked out of classes in protest over potential changes (perceived as censorship) to the content of Advanced Placement U.S. history classes – proposed by Jefferson County school board member Julie Williams.

     Also: Connect Colorado hosts an activist meet & greet event, Sun., Nov. 16, 3p.m. at Thomas Bean Towers, 135 Park Ave. West.Both events are free. Info: Roya Brown, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Kid Stuff | Print |  E-mail

McKinley-Thatcher Elementary sends out thanks to new neighbor e3 Fitness, 1165 S. Broadway – and the entire e3 community – for supporting the school’s first annual Workout-a-Thon. With e3’s generous support, over $7,000 has been donated to McKinley-Thatcher, 1230 S. Grant St. Thanks to all who participated in this event!

     Information:mckinleythatcher.com or 720-424-5600.

Odds & Ends | Print |  E-mail

Still hankerin’ for a cookie? The annual Home(made) for the Holidays Neighborhood Craft Fair & Bake Sale, 10a.m.-4p.m., Sat., Nov. 1, at Washington Street Community Center, 809 S. Washington St., offers plenty of fun while lining WSCC coffers!

     Nov. 20, 4:30-6:30p.m.: No Cook Night – Soup’s On! – ham & corn chowder, minestrone, garlic bread, apple cider, pumpkin pie. Vegetarian option available. $6/4.

     Friday Community Breakfasts, free wi-fi, 8:30-10a.m. Get moving: T’ai Chi, Tues., 9a.m.; Zumba! Tues. & Thur., 5:45 p.m. & Sat., 10a.m.; Yoga, Thur., 4:45, 5:45p.m. & Sun., 10a.m.; Tae Kwon Do, Sun., 9 & 11:30a.m., and Mon., Wed. & Fri., 4p.m. Info: wscc-denver.org or 303-733-4643.

Meetings | Print |  E-mail

Citizens Climate Lobby meets twice a month; meetings are open to all concerned about climate issues. Attend CCL gatherings first Wednesdays (Nov. 5, Dec. 3), 6:30-8p.m. at Wash Perk, 853 E. Ohio Ave., to savor good coffee and craft strategies to influence Congressional representatives. Also, second Wednesdays (Nov. 12), 6:15-8p.m. in Natural Grocers Community Room, 2053 S. Colorado Blvd.
     Questions, Betsey House, 303-918-6964 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it Information: citizensclimatelobby.org.


Seniors | Print |  E-mail

It’s time for feasting & thanks at Platt Park Senior Rec Center: Thanksgiving Luncheon, Fri., Nov. 14, noon-2p.m., 1500 S. Grant St.; $7, register by Nov. 11.

     Bookworms love Short Story Discussion, Tuesdays, at 10a.m. Hone language skills with Spanish: Beginner, Mon., 1p.m. & Wed., German: Intermediate,10a.m. Knit and chat in From the Heart Needlework Group, every Wed., 11:30a.m. Get in the swing for: Line Dance, Tues., 11a.m. & Thur., 10:15a.m.; Ballroom Dance, Thur., 1p.m. Fitness fans, pick a day or several for: Tai Chi (three levels) Mon., 8:45 & 10a.m., and Fri., 8:45a.m. Silver Sneakers Fitness Program, Tues.-Fri., various times. Info: Kristi, 303-865-0634.

     Register/info on all offerings: 720-865-0630 or denvergov.org/recprograms.