Stitching, Soup, and Scandals!

Have fun this weekend with a Fresh City Life My Branch program--learn some stitches, eat some soup, or hear about Denver's scandals! Business minded folks, check out the display class on Monday!

Here are your choices for adult cultural programs on Saturday, October 6:

10 a.m. at Schlessman: Dr. Eric Zacharias, author of The Mediterranean Diet: A Clinician's Guide for Patient Care, will share the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. Not just for doctors!

2 p.m. at the Sam Gary Branch: Embroidered Felt Skull. Create modern folk art! Make a felt Calavera to celebrate the upcoming Mexican Day of the Dead. These embroidered felt skulls resemble the colorful, highly decorated sugar skulls popular during this holiday. Please register: 720-865-0325 or

2 p.m. at the Smiley Branch: Learn to Stitch. Create and stitch a Halloween/fall treat bag with Drawn Thread designer Cynthia Zittel. Great for beginners and experienced cross stitchers alike! Please register: 720-865-0260 or

2 p.m. at Ross Broadway: Soup's On! With the weather cooling down, it's time to start thinking about soup! Join Monica Kadillak for some great soup ideas that will get you warmed up all winter long! Recipes and samples included.

On Sunday, October 7 at 2 p.m. at Schlessman, join volunteers from the Fairmount Heritage Foundation and learn Where Denver's Scandals are Buried. What secrets lurk in Denver's cemeteries? Find out the ones that were taken to the grave in Fairmount.

Do you own your own business? Do you take your wares to craft fairs and festivals? Ever had to help with a school book fair? Many of us have to do displays and merchandizing as part of our work--get some tips from an expert in Displays and Merchandizing for Shop Owners and Exhibitors on Monday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Schlessman. FloraJane DiRienzo of Whole Foods will teach you the elements of an eye catching display that will improve customer experience and result in profit for you!

Check out the rest of the October schedule here, and take a look at the November & December preview here--sign up now for those classes that require it!



Written by Becker on October 3, 2012

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