Fresh City Life My Branch

Short Masterpieces of Russian and Soviet Literature--Canceled

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Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

In the United States, Russian literature is largely known for the unwieldy philosophical novels of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. But there is a vast diversity and richness in the Russian literary tradition, which has produced masterpieces of a variety of styles and genres, just waiting to be discovered by Western audiences. This course introduces readers to works of writers largely unknown in the West, as well as lesser-known works of the authors that shaped Russia's international literary reputation.

Novel Night

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Social Events
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Throw on your crafting clothes and enjoy a fun-filled evening creating crafts from recycled books, along with light fare. Special desserts provided by popular cooking teacher Monica Kadillak. Crafts include: unique art, containers, jewelry, decorations, and more! Drawings throughout the evening for books and prizes! A fund raiser to support Fresh City Life My Branch adult cultural programming at the Denver Public Library. Tickets: $25. To purchase tickets, stop by the Sam Gary Branch or call 720-865-0325. Space is limited, get your tickets today!

Busy Bees

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Life Skills
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy an engaging presentation all about the busy lives of honey bees. Discover why and how bees make honey, and engage your senses by tasting honey, feeling beeswax, and seeing a honeycomb. With The Butterfly Pavilion.

Butterfly Gardening

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Life Skills
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn what it takes to liven up your garden with a flurry of local butterflies! Learn the skills to build your very own butterfly garden and brighten your community. With The Butterfly Pavilion.

How to Grow a No-Sneeze, Breathe Easy Garden

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Life Skills
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you get sneezy, watery-eyed or short of breath when gardening season rolls around? If so, your symptoms may be related to plants in your garden. Some plants' pollens can wreak havoc on allergy-sufferers' immune systems. Denver landscape designer and garden writer Deb Courtner explains how to identify allergy troublemakers in your landscape and offers tips for selecting appropriate plants so you can enjoy your garden instead of taking refuge inside.

Feng Shui in the Garden

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Life Skills
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Feng Shui in the garden will introduce you to the concepts of Feng Shui--yin/yang balance, the bagua, and the five elements--and how to use them in your landscape to reach your goals for the space. We'll first look at the different uses of outdoor spaces and how to enhance the energy flow based on their identified purpose. We'll discuss color, plant types, garden elements, fountains, play structures, and other landscape features. Lorrie Webb Grillo is a Certified Practitioner of Essential Feng Shui and a graduate of the Western School of Feng Shui.

Add Whimsy to Your Garden for Next to Nothing

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Life Skills
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have you ever wanted a fun, playful garden that reflects your creativity? Here's your chance to explore ways to add whimsical elements to your outdoor environment. Get ideas from Denver-area gardens, and learn sources for low-cost materials and inspiration and learn to exercise creative thinking skills. With Denver landscape designer Deb Courtner.

Add Whimsy to Your Garden for Next to Nothing

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Life Skills
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Have you ever wanted a fun, playful garden that reflects your creativity? Here's your chance to explore ways to add whimsical elements to your outdoor environment. Get ideas from Denver-area gardens, and learn sources for low-cost materials and inspiration and learn to exercise creative thinking skills. With Denver landscape designer Deb Courtner.

Add Whimsy to Your Garden for Next to Nothing

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Life Skills
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you ever wanted a fun, playful garden that reflects your creativity? Here's your chance to explore ways to add whimsical elements to your outdoor environment. Get ideas from Denver-area gardens, and learn sources for low-cost materials and inspiration and learn to exercise creative thinking skills. With Denver landscape designer Deb Courtner.

12 Gorgeous Groundcovers for Preventing Weeds

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Life Skills
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Why battle weeds when you can prevent them in the first place? Denver landscape designer and garden writer Deb Coutner shows you how to select beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise groundcovers for discouraging weed germination. She'll also explain additional approaches for preventing weeds in metro Denver landscapes. Bring your gardening questions.

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