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50th birthday party for the Action Center

The Action Center reflected on 50 years of service to Jeffco residents and looked ahead to its next 50 years at its block party on Sept. 14. The party was held at the resource center’s … more

Archery on target for growing popularity

Archery is challenging, but can also be a way to relax. It’s a social sport, as well as a way for an individual to strive to achieve a personal best. “It gets in your blood,” said Jim Murrow of … more

Thornton festival celebrates summer's end

'It' Crowd

Clowns from across the Denver area gathered for a special Clowns-Only Screening of Stephen King's IT CHAPTER TWO, hosted by the Alamo Drafthouse. The Westminster location hosted its Clowns-Only … more

Arvada Harvest Festival parade participants showcase entire city

This year’s Arvada Harvest Parade took a new route, with the parade beginning at the intersection of Allison Street and Ralston Road on Saturday, Sept. 6. The Western-themed parade continued down … more

Five things to know for the Arvada Harvest Festival

Arvada has a western weekend in store as the town prepares for the 94th annual Arvada Harvest Festival and Parade, which will take place in Olde Town Arvada on Sept. 6, 7 and 8. The … more

A Taste of Colorado brings the flavor this weekend

A Taste of Colorado returns to Civic Center Park in downtown Denver for another Labor Day weekend, bringing with it 48 different food trucks and vendors and thousands of hungry mouths. The annual … more

Sharing stories at Vail Film Festival

There’s something counterintuitive about being in a place as gorgeous as Vail in the late summer and spending most of it inside dark rooms. But the films I watched over the weekend of Aug. 15-18 as … more

Daylight Magic at Northglenn's Magic Fest

The daylight hours were for kids and family Aug. 17 at Northglenn's Community Center as the third annual Magic Fest opened again. Bounce houses and Harry Potter-themed attractions joined sleight of … more

Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes … more

Anythink hosts workforce development series

Adams County community members can hone their personal and professional skillsets this September at the library. Own It is an opportunity for individuals to gain confidence in their financial lives … more

Detainees’ art on display in gallery on Santa Fe Drive

The first arts collective with work exhibited in the new exhibit, “Collectivism” at Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University’s gallery at Santa Fe Drive and 10th Avenue is the … more

Getting personal with magic at Northglenn event

While Northglenn’s Magic Festival continues to bring in national acts, the event — now in it’s third year — is giving a little more emphasis on personal prestidigitation. “You really want … more

Alamo breaks out the rainbow wigs for “It” showing

Only those wearing grease paint and colorful outfits will be invited when Westminster’s Alamo Drafthouse Cinema hosts a special showing for Stephen King’s “It Chapter 2” on Sept. 7. The … more

Old-fashioned Arvada Days festival looks to create new traditions

In the past, Arvada Days has been about embracing the old ways and “taking a walk back in time,” Nina Piccinini of the Arvada Festivals Commission said. But with its third annual celebration on … more

From orchard to a city, play tells Westminster’s tale

A new play, commissioned by the city of Westminster, uses music and a historic homestead to tell a tale of family and community. “It’s based on the history of Westminster, the pioneering and … more

Thrills by the kartload in the Denver metro area

Just off an inconspicuous industrial side street, kids as young as 5 and adults as old as 80 don helmets, strap on seatbelts and zip around like something out of a video game. They’re racing … more

Adams County Fair kicks off for 115th year

Food, music and animals take the center stage again as the Adams County Fair kicks off for another season July 31. The fair, now in it’s 115th year, runs July 31-Aug 4 at the Adams County Regional … more

Busking in the glow of Union Station

So much of the contemporary creative world is driven by technology that intensely human performances are often a breath of fresh air. That’s part of the magic of the Union Station Buskerfest, which … more

Renaissance Festival offers an escape

When Christopher Baker wanted to propose to his wife, Rosie, he knew exactly where to buy the ring. Both he and Rosie attended the Colorado Renaissance Festival in their childhood and teenage years. … more
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