Coming This Week: Knitting, Needle Felting, Chickens, and More!

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Coming This Week: Knitting, Needle Felting, Chickens, and More!

Whether you're interested in crafts, safe driving, helping others by donating blood, or learning how you can keep chickens in your yard, Fresh City Life My Branch has something for you this week!

There are several options for you crafty folks. On Tuesday, March 1 at 10 a.m., the Bear Valley Branch will be hosting Sit 'n Knit, a group sure to please any fiber maven. Both experienced knitters and beginners are welcome to share their knowledge and learn something new. Fiber hosts are Kathy Orth and Charlotte Updike.

Want to try something different than knitting? Maybe needle felting is more your style! Welcome spring by learning to create felted chicks and rabbits, and take home your very own felted critters! This class is on Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m. at the Ross-University Hills Branch. Registration is required for this one! Call 720-865-0955 or stop by the reference desk to register.

Do you or does someone you know need a safe driving refresher? Check out the AARP Driver Safety class at the Bear Valley Branch on Saturday, March 5 from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Though geared towards drivers 50 and older, this course is open to people of all ages who want to learn current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate a vehicle more safely. Cost: $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Registration is required. Call 720-865-0975 or stop by the reference desk to register.

Wish you could easily get fresh eggs? Want to learn about the rules for keeping chickens in Denver? Join Aimee Ayers from Denver Urban Homesteading for the scoop on breeds, coop building, permits, and chicken health on Saturday, March 5 at 1 p.m. at the Ross-University Hills Branch.

Want a way to help others that doesn't take too long? Give the gift of life by donating blood. Each week, Bonfils Blood Center needs more than 4,000 donors to meet the needs of our community. This blood drive will be held at the Bear Valley Branch Library on Thursday, March 3 from 1 - 2:40 p.m. & 4 - 6:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome, but you can also schedule an appointment by calling 303-363-2300 or visiting the Bonfils web site.