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Humanity has always had a connection with the earth, said John Stolzle, a Colorado State University Extension agent in Jefferson County who specializes in horticulture, plant pathology and food …
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Plots are now available at the Arvada Community Garden. Open to Arvada residents, the garden plots are ideal for those without space for a garden or who enjoy community gardening.

Garden plots available for Arvada residents

Arvada residents who want to garden but don’t have the room or simply enjoy gardening in a community environment are invited to apply for a plot at the Arvada Community Garden, 9195 W. 57th Ave. …
Corrie Francis, 2019 Mrs. Arvada, will compete in the Mrs. Colorado pageant March 30.

My name is... Corrie Francis

Being a mom, wife I am a mom of two. I have a little boy, Jackson who is gonna turn 10 soon and a 6- year-old daughter Alivia. I’ve lived in Colorado this time around for almost six years. I lived …

‘Our Town’ takes rare turn in the round

There are some plays that just seem to live in air we breathe. Even if you're not a theater fan, you've probably come across it in some form or another. Thornton Wilder's “Our Town” is perhaps …
Claire Frazier, 16, looks through potential prom dresses with her mom, Shari, at the Arvada Library during the 2018 prom swap.

Prom swap comes to Jeffco libraries

Prom seasons is just around the corner and Jefferson County Public Libraries are working to make sure every teen in the county who wants to attend has something to wear. “Prom can be really …

Sandy Jensen, left, and Rebecca McAlister organize the Global Bazaar table on March 15 during The Action Center’s Beautiful Junk Sale. Both women have been involved with The Action Center for about nine years and have been volunteering at the event for about the same amount of time.

‘The chaos of all the different stuff you can find’

Thousands upon thousands of trinkets and knickknacks, gizmos and gadgets filled the 10,500 square-feet space of the Exhibit Hall at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden. “You never know what …
Arts & Entertainment
Collin Parson was selected to create a new public art project in honor of Lakewood turning 50. To read more about Parson, and see his work, go to LakewoodSentinel.com

Q&A with Collin Parson

Collin Parson was raised in Lakewood, and to this day, he calls the city home. A former member for Pirate: Contemporary Art, and the director of galleries and curator for the Arvada Center for the …
Girl Scouts from Troop 5453 gathered at Steuben’s Arvada to taste-test Girl Scout cookie-inspired ice cream flavors.

Steuben’s Arvada partners with Girl Scouts for cookie-flavored desserts

Annual Girl Scout cookies sales may have ended March 10, but Steuben’s Arvada is keeping some of the iconic flavors at the forefront with ice cream and cupcakes made from and inspired by Thin …
Donald Tallman, executive director of the Colorado Railroad Museum, stands with Locomotive No. 9, built in 1946; and Coach #12, a 54-passenger car. These two would have been paired to take tourists up-and-down Pikes Peak in the 1950s at the Manitou & Pikes Peak Cog Railway.

Sparking a memory of Pikes Peak rail travel in Golden

The new railcars at the Colorado Railroad Museum are just as exciting as a child would be when he or she gets the last railcar needed to complete a toy train set. Only, the railcars at the Colorado …
Jessica Roblee is an exuberant Huldey in “The Moors” at the Arvada Center.

‘The Moors’ is unusual take on Bronte legacy

Many of us read books by Charlotte and Emily Bronte some years ago and recall the gloomy mood of their surroundings and interactions … Playwright Jen Silverman has come up with a different and …

The “Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius” exhibit is one of the most comprehensive ever created about the Italian master. Visitors will get to explore his innovations in art, sciences, engineering and more.

The Renaissance man comes to life

To-do lists are a fairly common feature of daily life in the 21st century, but it turns out this organizational method has been around for centuries — just ask Italian Renaissance man Leonardo da …
Columnists

Goodbye for now geese

Colorado’s waterfowl hunting season is over. For Front Range sportsmen, it was an average season with duck and goose numbers holding steady along the Front Range. It was obvious, nonetheless, that …
Coming Attractions

Going back to the future with ‘1984’

Following the 2016 election and the first use of “alternate facts” by a representative of the federal government, George Orwell’s “1984” took the top spot on Amazon’s best-seller list, …

Get ‘Disenchanted’ in Boulder and ‘Lost in Yonkers’ in Golden

BDT Stage (formerly Boulder’s Dinner Theatre) only the name has changed. Still the same quality performances and great food … served by the stars of the shows. The first time I saw …
Coming Attractions

Get lost in ‘The Moors’ on area stage

For aficionados of a certain kind of English novel, the phrase “the moors” conjures up images of a mysterious, fog-shrouded lowlands where romance and danger go hand-in-hand. In her 2016 work …

Coming Attractions

New Orleans coming to life in area art crawl

First Friday events have become a fairly routine way for art galleries and art districts to highlight the work being done by local creatives. These events are certainly something Lakewood’s 40 West …
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