Celebrate Denver Days, August 2-10
Believing that strong communities create a stronger city, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock is proud to launch Denver Days, a new citywide effort to help neighbors get to know each other and get involved with their communities by throwing block parties, organizing service projects and hosting neighborhood activities.
Several Denver Public Library branch locations will participate in this year’s celebration:
Thursday, July 31, 6 p.m.
Pauline Robinson Branch Library
Colorado author and historian Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel will present a lecture and slideshow on Denver’s Streetcar neighborhoods with a focus on Northeast Denver.
Saturday, Aug. 2, 10 a.m.
Eugene Field Branch Library
Colorado author and historian Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel will present a lecture and slideshow on Denver’s Streetcar neighborhoods with a focus on South Denver.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 6 p.m.
Virginia Village Branch Library
Colorado author and historian Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel will present a lecture and slideshow on Denver’s Streetcar neighborhoods with a focus on Cherry Creek.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2 p.m.
Schlessman Family Branch Library
Celebrate the Schlessman community with an Ice Cream Extravaganza! Free and open to the public.
Friday, Aug. 8, 1-2:30 p.m.
Decker Branch Library
Join the staff at Decker Branch Library for an end of Summer of Reading Summer Social! The library celebrates the end of our successful Summer of Reading program with special activities for the whole family. Join us for games, prizes, crafts, and soda refreshments.
Saturday, Aug. 9, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
West Colfax Neighborhood Festival
Paco Sanchez Park (13th Ave. & Knox Ct.) (PDF)
Enjoy food, music, games and contests. DPL will be on hand to register residents for library cards and share information about our newest branch library, the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Branch scheduled to open later this year.
Sunday, Aug.10, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
2nd Annual Montbello Green Valley Ranch Unity Celebration BBQ
4890 Argonne Way, Denver, CO 80249
Free to the community with fun, vendors, entertainment and plenty of food.
For information on other events throughout Denver, visit the Denver Days website.
All DPL locations will be closed November 27, and will close at 4 p.m. November 26. The Westwood Branch Library will be closed November 27-30. More...