Mark Your Calendar With These Fresh City Life My Branch Programs!

We've got some great Fresh City Life My Branch programs coming up! Don't forget to mark your calendar!

You definitely don't want to miss ice cream sundaes at the Ross-University Hills Branch! Learn fun and easy ice cream and sauce recipes, as well as suggestions for making the best sundae ever! Saturday, August 10 at 2 p.m. at the Ross-University Hills Branch!

Ross-Broadway Branch is hosting a traditional Afro-Cuban drumming event. Join us for an afternoon of fun, while learning about congas, rhythm, and music. For centuries, Cuban music has enjoyed the rich drumming traditions from many places in Africa. Drums will be provided. Please register: 720-865-0135 or Saturday, August 10 at 2 p.m. at the Ross-Broadway Branch.

The Schlessman Family Branch is taking two more field trips! Enjoy the beautiful Colorado summer while strolling through one of Denver's oldest cemeteries and learning about Colorado's colorful past at the same time! The first field trip will take place on Sunday, August 11 at 10 a.m. and will meet off-site at RIVERSIDE CEMETERY, 5201 BRIGHTON BLVD, AT THE RIVERSIDE CHAPEL. The second trip will be later in the day, Sunday, August 11 at 2 p.m. and will meet at FAIRMOUNT CEMETERY, 430 S. QUEBEC ST, AT THE FAIRMOUNT GATE LODGE. For more information visit

Trees are a beautiful way to enhance your yard, but picking out the right tree for the right space can be challenging. Denver landscape designer, Deb Courtner, will show you strong performing specimens for curb appeal, privacy, energy savings, and other purposes. She'll also explain factors for selecting trees, as well as how to find bargains & planting tips once you get them home. Sunday, August 11 at 3 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch.

Packing your lunch is a great way to save money and make healthy choices, but sometimes it can be hard to be creative. Monica Kadillak is coming to the Schlessman Family Branch to give you some new, healthy ides for your money-saving, healthy lunches, and ones your kids will love, too! Monday, August 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch.

Written by Emily Funk on August 8, 2013

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