Crafts, Food, and Books!

Have the rest of your week planned yet? Add some of these Fresh City Life My Branch events to your calendar!

Maybe you have a piece of furniture lying around in your basement or garage that you've been meaning to restore. Don't let it languish any longer! Learn about Restoring Your Old Wood Furniture with Denver Urban Homesteading expert Irina Bertini. You'll learn about bringing new life to antique or vintage furniture, doors, and cabinets, as well as sandpapers, electric sanders, handsaws, stains, and where to get inexpensive materials. Join us at the Ross-Cherry Creek Branch tonight, Wednesday, August 17 at 6 p.m.

Want to learn to fix mistakes in your knitting? Join Sylvia Montoya for Knitting Rx and learn to identify and fix those "oops" moments! Suitable for both new and experienced knitters. Thursday, August 18 at 6 p.m. at the Bear Valley Branch.

Ever wanted to create your own books? Now is your chance! Basic Book Arts is happening on Saturday, August 20 at 10 a.m. at the Bear Valley Branch. Learn to hand bind your own book, along with the long history of book making! Please register: 720-865-0975 or

Beautify your garden or yard with this Heart made from Wire and Stone. Bring needle-nose pliers and leather gloves if you have them! Please register: 720-865-0260 or Saturday, August 20 at 11 a.m. at the Smiley Branch.

Still haven't gone out for a picnic this summer? Get inspired at our Picnic Foods class on Saturday, August 20 at 1 p.m. at the Ross University Hills Branch. Recipes and samples included!

Want to take your sewing skills to the next level? Try our 2-hour Intermediate Sewing: Mending and Alterations class on Sunday, August 21 at 2 p.m. at Schlessman. Hands on practice time included--if you have a project you're working on, bring it, along with any notions. Please register: 720-865-0000 or


Check out our new September & October events schedule or on the newly redesigned DPL Events Calendar. Flyers will be arriving at your branch soon!


Written by Becker on August 17, 2011

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