Be Crafty and Parent Compassionately with Fresh City Life My Branch

Get a new skill, learn a new craft, and become a better parent with Fresh City Life My Branch programs this week!

The folks from Painting Soiree will introduce you to Acrylic Painting on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 2-4 p.m. at the Bear Valley Branch. Bring home your first masterpiece! Please register: 720-865-0975 or

Lots of choices for Saturday, February 23 at 2 p.m.:

Bring a boring glass jar candle from home and leave with a Custom Candle Cover at Ross-University Hills. Please register: 720-865-0955 or

Ready to show off your building skills? Celebrate President's Day by competing in our Lincoln Log Throwdown at Smiley. Fastest time wins a sweet treat from The Shoppe!

Always wanted to try Knitting in the Round? Here's your chance--at theRoss-Broadway branch! Make a basic hat using circular needles and double points. Bring a ball of bulky weight yarn and size 11 needles, 16-inch circulars, and 1 set of double points. Please register: 720-865-0135 or

What Do You Do with All of Those Dried Herbs? Marilyn Filipek will share recipe and project ideas for herbs you've dried yourself or ones you buy. At Schlessman.

Be the best parent you can be--Susan Kaplan, M.S.W., M.P.A, Accredited Facilitator, Rocky Mountain Center for Compassionate Communication presents Parenting from Your Heart: Compassionate Communication in Your Family Life. Learn developmental stage needs behind your children's behavior and how to transform conflicts into trust building opportunities. 2-4:30 p.m. at the Sam Gary Branch.

Join Dianne Denholm on Monday, February 25 at 6 p.m. at Schlessman for How and Why it's Cool to Sew on a Button and leave with sewing skills and ideas to express your personality through buttons!

There's still time to get your Novel Night tickets--call the Sam Gary Branch today to show your support for this fundraiser for Fresh City Life My Branch programs, and join us for an evening of crafts, food, and fun on March 1, 2013!

Written by Becker on February 20, 2013

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