It's in Our Nature

Get back to nature with Fresh City Life My Branch this weekend--whether learning about places to explore that are close to home or nurturing your inner artist!

On Saturday, October 15 at 11:00 a.m. at Schlessman, learn all about the 123-acre urban wilderness in our own back yard, Bluff Lake Nature Center! Bluff Lake is a nonprofit agency that manages a unique urban wildlife and outdoor classroom in northeast Denver. It is home to an abundance of animals and native plants, which thrive in a variety of habitats. Thousands of visitors come to Bluff Lake earch year to enjoy a few moments of solace and connection to nature. Learn about education, recreation, and volunteer opportunities at Bluff Lake during this slide show, and then go out and visit the Center itself!

There's limited space in these two craft programs, make sure to register today:

Hand-Sewn Plush Owl on Saturday, October 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the Smiley Branch, 720-865-0260 or

Charcoal Drawing Basics for Beginners on Saturday, October 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the Ross University Hills Branch, 720-865-0955 or

If the nature of human weakness is what you're interested in, you'll want to check out Where Denver's Scandals Are Buried, with Fairmount Heritage Foundation volunteer Tom Morton on Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m. at Schlessman. The Victorians were not as prudish as some believe. Sex, bribery, and other crimes of early Denver were taken to the grave in Denver's Fairmount Cemetery--discover the buried secrets!

Written by Becker on October 12, 2011

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