A Colorado native, Dean Fetzer has written four books, starting with Death in Amber, Death After Midnight and Book of the Dead. His most recent book, Dead Silent is the last book in the Jaared Sen Quartet and follows the formerly blind detective, Jaared Sen, from London to Edinburgh on the trail of an ancient mystery concerning the Council of the Seven. Dean will be reading from his new book Dead Silent and signing copies of all his books.
The new economics of publishing has ushered in the era of self-publishing. Once called ‘vanity publishing’ and reserved for books of family recipes or indulgent tomes of personal poetry, self-publishing is becoming a standard for new and established authors. Join author, designer and indie publisher Dean Fetzer for a workshop designed to help you on the way to publishing the book you’ve been writing. Dean provides an overview of the self-publishing business and a selection of tips and tricks to help you develop an author platform and get your work noticed.
The ultra portable, easy-to-learn cousin of knitting, our beginning crochet class is a great way to take up this retro hobby. Instructor Christa Rogers will share tips, techniques and her love of this fiber craft in this three-part workshop. And once you have the basics down, Christa will share a handful of great patterns for you to choose from for your first project. After completing this workshop, you’ll be ready to make accessories for yourself or for gifts. There is a $15 fee for Beginning Crochet; all materials provided for this workshop.
Christa Rogers has been crocheting for many years and brings experience and excitement for the craft to this 3 part workshop centered around the basics of crochet. Once you’ve learned the foundation stitches, Christa will show you all the right moves to make a couple simple projects to reinforce your new skills. There is a $15 fee for Beginning Crochet; all materials provided for this workshop. Registration is required and will open on Wednesday, April 17. Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15, Noon-2 p.m. http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#crochet
Learn the basics of starting and maintaining a composting system that decomposes at the speed of worms! Vermicomposting is a great option for apartment dwellers and home owners alike, and provides quick results and rewards.
Learn how the energy of spaces and things impacts our everyday lives. Be introduced to some tools of the practitioner--the Bagua and the Five Elements--and how to use them to make changes in your environment based on your desires.
Learn to garden with style and develop ideas on how to make the vegetable garden a haven of organic, delicious vegetables throughout the season. Learn about the All American Selection Vegetable Winners that provide high yields and insect resistance.
Ever wanted to grow herbs inside? Create your own mini herb garden for your kitchen table with Kelly Watson of Little Raven Farms LLC. Pots will be filled and planted in class and then you can take them home and watch them grow!