Get FRESH This Week!

Ready to travel to Africa, connect with your crafty side, go to a free concert, or learn to read tea leaves? Join us for a Fresh City Life My Branch event this week!

Travel to another continent without leaving Denver on Wednesday, September 28 at 6:00 p.m. at the Smiley Branch with Traveling Librarian: African Safari. Pictures and stories included!

Always wanted to create a soda flavor? Here's your chance, on Thursday, September 29 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bear Valley Branch with Soda Jerks. This mix-and-match flavor workshop will leave you with a bottle of soda of your own creation. Choose from fruit flavors, classic soda shop flavors, and a few herbal varieties. Get creative or stick with the classics--it's up to you! Space is limited. Please register: 720-865-0975 or

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you can make this cute Hand Sewn Plush Owl! Learn how to do these simple embroidery stitches on Saturday, October 1 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ross-University Hills Branch. Space is limited. Please register: 720-865-0955 or

Travel back to the heyday of Colorado's mining towns and narrow gauge railroads in Ghosts of Colorado on Saturday, October 1 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bear Valley Branch. Revive these places that no longer exist through pictures and stories.

How about some Saturday afternoon music? Ron Tomocik will be performing an Accordion Concert on Saturday, October 1 at 2:00 p.m. at the Ross-Cherry Creek Branch. His specialty is multicultural tunes--name a country, and he'll play a song from it!

Have a bunch of empty jars in your house? Get some creative ideas for recycling and upcycling them in 5+ Things to Do with an Empty Jar on Saturday, October 1 at 2:00 p.m. at the Smiley Branch. You'll leave with ideas, recipes, and inspiration!

The Colorado Authors Series is happy to present Caroline Dow on Saturday, October 1 at 2:00 p.m at Schlessman. She will present a talk based on her book Tea Leaf Reading for Beginners: Your Fortune in a Tea Cup. Along with a demonstration, she'll discuss how to choose and brew tea, herbal teas for health, and the history of tea. Refreshments will be served.

Look for other informative, fun, and crafty October events here!

Written by Becker on September 26, 2011

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