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Kraft-Tharp hosting town meeting, community coffee to hear from residents

District 29 Representative Tracy Kraft-Tharp is hosting a town meeting this Saturday.

Kraft-Tharp’s monthly town meeting is the third Saturday of each month.

This month’s meeting is 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 17 at Standley Lake Library, 8485 Kipling St.

Attendees can also bring school supplies to the meeting to support local schools.

Kraft-Tharp also hosts community coffees the fourth Thursday of each month.

Residents can discuss any ideas, concerns or questions they have with Kraft-Tharp during the community coffees.

This month’s community coffee in Arvada is 8 - 9 a.m. at Thursday, Aug. 22 at La Dolce Vita, 5756 Olde Wadsworth Blvd.

Stop Arvada Walmart hosting rallies, petition signings

Stop Arvada Walmart is hosting a rally and petition signing this weekend.

The group is currently collecting signatures to get the public-private partership portion of the approved Arvada Plaza redevelopment plan, including a Wal-Mart, onto this November’s ballot.

The rally is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 in front of Arvada City Hall, 8101 Ralston Rd. The group will be collecting petition signatures 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17.

The group also hosting a rally and petition signing noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 at Holland Street and Ralston Road.

More information about the group and the events can be found on the Stop Arvada Walmart Facebook page.


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