Ending April & Welcoming May!

Say goodbye to April in your own way with Fresh City Life My Branch adult cultural programs!

Join the Denver World Music Studio and learn some Afro Cuban Rhythms: Drumming on Saturday, April 27 at 11 a.m. at the Sam Gary Branch. Slap, tap, and move! Hand drums provided. We'll cover drumming from congas to the deep tradition of Afro-Cuban folkloric rhythms and music.

Get ready to get outside and Add Whimsy to Your Garden for Next to Nothing with local landscape designer Deb Courtner on Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m. at the Bear Valley Branch. Get some ideas that will help you create a fun, playful garden that reflects your creativity, and some sources for low cost materials. Exercise your creative thinking skills!

Were you inspired by Doors Open Denver earlier this month? Continue to celebrate National Architecture Month by learning about the many prominent Denver architects who chose Fairmount Cemetery as their final resting place in Dearly Departed Architects of Denver on Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch. Some of the notables covered include Temple Hoyne Buell, Burnham F. Hoyt (gosh, why is that name familiar to library customers?), and Reinhard Schuetze. Presented by the Fairmount Heritage Foundation.

Finding yourself too busy to cook lately? Take advantage of the time you have to prepare meals ahead for those busy days! Monica Kadillak will give you some great suggestions for Make Ahead Meals, along with recipes and samples! Monday, April 29, 6:30 p.m. at Schlessman.

Our May/June schedule is out, and many programs are filling up fast! Check out our summer offerings! Some of our early May offerings include:

Make & Take Studio: Felted Owls, Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m. at Schlessman. Please register: 720-865-0000 or fclmybranch@denverlibrary.org.

Dr. Jon Kedrowski talks about his book Sleeping on the Summits and how you can Climb Your Own Everest! 2 dates to choose from : Wednesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Schlessman or Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. at Ross-Cherry Creek.

Effective Grocery Shopping, Saturday May 4 at 2 p.m. at the Ross-Broadway Branch. Please register: 720-865-0135 or fclmybranch@denverlibrary.org.

Written by Becker on April 24, 2013

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