Explore, Paint, and Explore Some More!

Do your weekend plans include a Fresh City Life My Branch program? They will after reading about the offerings over the next few days!

Wanting to explore, but don't want to go very far from home? We have 2 travel programs to take you away:

Explore Siberia on Saturday, February 25 at 2 p.m. at the Ross-University Hills Branch: This slide show will give you a tour through this remote land, including architecture, ruins, the countryside, and the Lake Baikal region. Presented by Margaret Donaven, retired DPS teacher with a passion for travel and photography.

Monday, February 27 at 2 p.m. at Bear Valley takes us on an African Safari with Traveling Librarian Nikki Van Thiel! Share her adventures!

Call today to reserve your space in Make & Take Studio: Painting on Canvas on Saturday, February 25 at 2 p.m. at the Smiley Branch. Learn the basics with step-by-step artist-led instruction, and create your own masterpiece! All supplies included. Please register: 720-865-0260 or fclmybranch@denverlibrary.org.

On Saturday, February 25 at 1 p.m. at the Bear Valley Branch, learn how to Avoid Childhood Obesity with Ease, Flavor, and Affordability. Randi Levin, aka The Muffin Lady, will share tips for ensuring your children have a healthy relationship with food. She is the author of the book Love More, Feed Less: A Tasty Path to Avoiding Childhood Obesity.

Start your Saturday off with a cup of coffee, and learn new brew methods at the same time, with Strange Brew at 10 a.m. at the Ross-Broadway Branch. Please register: 720-865-0135 or fclmybranch@denverlibrary.org.

On Sunday, February 26 at 2 p.m., Fairmount Heritage Foundation volunteer Ray Thal presents The Civil War at Riverside Cemetery at Schlessman. Riverside is Denver's oldest operating cemetery, and is the final resting place of more Civil War veterans than any other cemetery in Colorado. Learn about the people that shaped the course of our history!

Finally, ease into your week by learning how to make Easy Homemade Bread on Monday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Schlessman. Learn how easy and satisfying it can be to make your own bread with several new and traditional methods. Recipes and samples included.

Novel Night is almost half sold out! Make sure to reserve your tickets today, and show your support for FREE Fresh City Life My Branch adult programs at this food and craft filled fund raiser! For $25 tickets, call 720-865-0000. Ticket price includes food, crafts, and prize drawings throughout the evening!

Written by Becker on February 24, 2012


Anonymous on June 27, 2012


African Sarafi sounds awesome. Will I see any giraffes, tigers or badgers?

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