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Over June 27-28, a warm sunny, summer weekend, residents from across the Denver-metro area flocked to Arvada to get down in the sandy fun during the city’s third annual Sand in the City festival.  From Monopoly to the Shire, “Frozen” …
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Arvada celebrates Fourth of July

On July Fourth, the City of Arvada will celebrate America’s independence with a vibrant community-centered red-, white-and-blue party. Expected to attract nearly 40,000 people, the event, held from 3 to 9 p.m., will highlight local businesses, …
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Arvada’s only designated dog park celebrates 10th anniversary

Tail wagging, Bailey, a 5-year-old chocolate lab, begs her owner to throw her favorite toy, a muddied-up, neon-yellow tennis ball into the West Arvada Dog Park. “I love, love, love this park,” said Barb Ilyes, an Arvada resident and …
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The Club’s annual summer picnic will be held at the Allen House Pavilion (64th and Quail) on Wednesday, July 15, from 4 to 8 p.m.
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Lauryn Sipes leaned against her car as she talked about continuing tradition during the June 26-28 junior drag racing event at Bandimere Speedway. “My dad works here at the track so I’ve been around drag racing all my life — my whole family …
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Featured Events
Friday, The Plaza at Belmar, 439 S. Teller St., Lakewood, CO
Friday, University Theatre, Boulder, CO
Saturday, Colorado Conservatory of Dance, 3001 Industrial Lane #12, Broomfield, CO
Saturday, 40 Weight Coffee, 6474 Ward Road, Arvada, CO