Arvada News in a Hurry

Posted 8/6/13

Arvada Bicycle Advisory Group hosting family ride this Saturday The city of Arvada and the Arvada Bicycle Advisory Group have a community ride this …

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Arvada News in a Hurry

Arvada Bicycle Advisory Group
hosting family ride this Saturday

The city of Arvada and the Arvada Bicycle Advisory Group have a community ride this Saturday, Aug. 10.

The community ride is a family ride suitable for all ages and abilities.

The ride is just over six miles and runs along the Ralston Creek and Clear Creek Trail network.

The ride will take participants from Memorial Park, 8001 W. 59th Ave., to Lowell Ponds in the 4000 block of W. 56th Way for a snack and back to the park.

Participants meet in the parking lot on the east side of Memorial Park and must sign a release prior to the ride.

The ride begins at 9 a.m. Helmets are required for all riders.

For more information about the ride and other upcoming rides, visit or email Anne Tully at

Food bank, Eddie Bauer partner
for school supply drive

As Jefferson County Public Schools go back to school, the Arvada Community Food Bank wants to make sure all students have the supplies they need to be able to learn.

The Arvada Community Food Bank has partnered with Flatiron Crossing’s Eddie Bauer store to collect school supplies for Jeffco children.

During the month of August, residents can drop off new school supplies at either the Flatiron Crossing Eddie Bauer location or the Arvada Community Food Bank and receive 15 percent off for their entire purchase at the Flatiron location.

Supplies can be dropped off at Eddie Bauer at Flatiron Crossing, One West Flatiron Circle in Broomfield, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Items can be donated to the Arvada Community Food Bank, 8555 W. 57th Ave. in Arvada, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Residents that drop off supplies at the food bank will receive a voucher to receive 15 percent off.

For more information, visit or call 303-424-6685.

Harvest Festival seeking
heroes to recognize

This year’s Arvada Harvest Festival, Sept. 6-8, is all about honoring heroes — whether they’re in the line of duty or an unsung hero.

The Arvada Harvest Festival committee is seeking the public’s help in honoring heroes of every kind.

Residents that know of a hero who should be acknowledged can send an email to to receive an entry form and information about submitting a hero for the Wall of Honor.

Local pet store joins local companies
to help displaced animals

Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food Company, Pet Empawrium and Spaw, 12393 W. 64th Ave. in Arvada, and Monarch Pet Supply of Denver have teamed up to help pets displaced by the Black Forest Fire near Colorado Springs.

The team has already donated about 2,500 pounds of food to All Breed Rescue and Training, 20 Mnt. View Lane, and Pike Peak Pet Pantry in Colorado Springs.

Many of the pets have been reunited with their families, but others continue to be cared for by All Breed Rescue and Training as homes are rebuilt.

Pet Empawrium and Spaw is hosting a fundraiser 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at 12393 W. 64th Ave.

The barbecue fundraiser will benefit victims of the Black Forest Fire and help All Breed Rescue and Training as they continue to care for displaced pets.

Donations being accepted during the fundraiser are pet food, treats, pumpkin, peanut butter, pet toys, collars, harnesses, leashes, bedding, crates, shampoo, cooling products, cleaning supplies and cash donations.

The fundraiser is open to everyone, including well-behaved, leashed dogs.

Olde Town Theatre hosting
six-week Hepburn movie series

The Olde Town Theatre is hosting a classic series of movies starting Aug. 14.

The weekly ”Golden Olde Town Film Series” features six Audrey Hepburn movies on the big screen at Olde Town Theatre, 5550 Wadsworth Blvd.

The films are at 2-7 p.m. every Wednesday for six weeks. Tickets are $7.50 per person.

The films are ”Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Aug. 14, ”Charade” Aug. 21, ”Roman Holiday” Aug. 28, ”Funny Face” Sept. 4, ”Sabrina” Sept. 11, and ”My Fair Lady” Sept. 18.

For more information, call 303-420-6266.


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