The world’s most recognized supermodel, Barbie™, was born in March 1959; 53 years later, she’s still figuring in the childhood dreams of lots of girls (and even boys) who love fashion dolls. Our summer beginning knitting class is dedicated to creating outfits for Barbie™ and her friends. Use your new skills to dress up your fashion doll or make some youngster’s Barbie™ dreams come true. Our expert teachers will share with you all the techniques you’ll need to be an avid knitter for Barbie™ and beyond. All materials provided: $20 materials fee.
Performing their recent commissions, Ciranda and two other compositions that inspired their debut album – Summer Play – Mountain Music Duo’s concerts reflect ten years of performing nationally. Ciranda is a children's suite depicting games and tunes from her Brazilian heritage. Mountain Music Duo offers fresh interpretations of classical, pop, and jazz music.
Denver Bookbinding Company, 2715 17th st Denver 80211
Denver’s oldest and most beloved bookbinding house is opening its doors for a unique, insider’s look at creating and binding books. Tour includes a workshop on making your own hardcover, single-signature book to take home. $15 materials fee (all materials and supplies included). Registration is required. Please register online http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#craft or call 720-865-1206.
A relaxing get-together for knitters and other crafters, KnitFlix meets once a month in the Fresh City Lounge for an eclectic mix of classic and contemporary films. Guests may bring favorite beverages and nibbles, and have been known to comment on the film while it plays - KnitFlix is like going to a friend’s house to watch a film. Grab your knitting and let’s go to the movies
Directed by Irving Rapper. Starring Bette Davis, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains.
The wording, symbols, abbreviations and charts involved in knitting patterns can be daunting. Increase your knitting pattern literacy with this workshop designed to help knitters conquer the most complex instructions. Our master teacher, Heather McKenzie leads this workshop centered around a glorious, chain link scarf that will have you bravely tackling complex patterns in no time. Materials list provided with registration confirmation. Registration is required. Please register online http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#secret or call 720-865-1206.
At the intersection of craft and art, you’ll find hyperbolic crochet! Mad fiber genius, Ann Myhre, last seen at Denver Public Library teaching students freeform knitting and crochet, returns for an out-of-this-world workshop on crochet as sculpture. Yes, this photo is an example of the amazing, awe-inspiring art form known as hyperbolic crochet – and that’s no hyperbole. All confident crocheters that know the basics are welcome to join. Materials list provided with registration confirmation. Registration is required.
One of the culinary techniques that separates the real cooks from the pretenders is making a good pie crust. Lots of bakers have anxiety about creating pastry for pie crusts but our Chef Amy Hoyt will teach you how it’s done. She’s even going to let you roll up your sleeves and make your own pastry dough, if you are inclined. This demo is just in time for pie making season, so be the star of your next picnic or weekend supper with a memorable pie and delicious crust. Recipes and samples included. Registration is encouraged.
To herald the opening of Central City Opera’s summer production of Oklahoma! join Fresh City Life for a cooking demo that celebrates all the great foods of the Sooner state. Did you know that Oklahoma has a state meal? Yup, they do, voted on by the state legislature! And Oklahoma native Cissy Olderman – chef at the wildly popular local restaurant, Bang! – will be creating the Oklahoma state meal for you. And while you sample Cissy’s recipes, Central City Opera will be on hand to tell you about their production of Oklahoma!