Arvada News in a Hurry

W. 72nd Avenue to close for
construction July 30

West 72nd Avenue east of Indiana Street will be closed Tuesday, July 30, for repaving and lane widening.

The closure may extend into Wednesday, July 31, due to the construction.

Traffic will be detoured to West 64th and West 80th avenues.

The city recommends travelers use caution near the construction site and advise using alternate routes to avoid delays.

Apex hosting community garage sale

The Apex Park and Recreation District community garage sale is from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Apex Center, 13150 W. 72nd Ave.

Residents and nonresidents of the recreation district can bring items such as toys, clothes and other items to sell at the garage sale.

Apex also provides a free haul-away donation service at the end of the sale so participants do not have to take unsold items back home.

Spots are limited. To register, use activity number 378340-01 at the Apex Center or online at Registration is $10 for residents and $15 for participants not part of the recreation district.

For more information, call Dustin Harris at 303-403-2565 or by email at

Flicks in the Square return with
five films in August

Flicks in the Square are returning to Olde Town Square this August.

Flicks in the Square is a family event sponsored by the city of Arvada where films are projected in Olde Town Square.

The films are screened Friday evenings at dusk in the square at Olde Wadsworth Boulevard and 56th Avenue.

This year’s films are Maverick on Aug. 2, Spiderman on Aug. 9, Oz the Great and Powerful on Aug. 16, Madagascar on Aug. 23 and The Avengers on Aug. 30.

Residents are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and food for the screening. 


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