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Community News

  • December events at Anythink Commerce City

    Please note that all Anythink libraries and administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas. Anythink will also be closing at 3 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 31 and closed on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in observance of New Year’s Day. 

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  • Denver police shoot, wound two in Commerce City

    COMMERCE CITY -- Commerce City police and the Adams County Critical Incident team are investigating a shooting that involved officers from the Denver Police Department.

    It happened around 11 p.m. Nov. 20. Commerce City detective Mike Saunders said Denver officers tried to pull a car over on suspicion of drunken driving and eluding. The car didn't stop and, Saunders said, officers didn't chase. However, they were able to find the vehicle parked between two semi-tractor trailer rigs at 56th Avenue and Holly Street in Commerce City.

  • Stroke, osteoporosis screenings Oct. 9

    Zion Lutheran Church, 1400 Skeel St. in Brighton, will host Life Line stroke and osteoporosis screenings on Oct. 9. 

    Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability. 

    Preventive ultrasound screenings can help you avoid a stroke; screenings are fast, noninvasive, painless, affordable and convenient.

  • RTD North Metro Rail Line meetings Sept. 24-25

    The RTD North Metro Rail Line team will be holding two public meetings later this month to review design status, show station designs and receive input. The meetings are set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Anythink Thornton, 5877 E. 120th Ave. in Thornton, and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Commerce City Rec Center, 6060 E. Parkway Drive in Commerce City. Spanish translation will be available. To learn more, visit www.rtd-fastracks.com/nm_223.

  • Commerce City residents sought to serve on capital improvement projects committee

    COMMERCE CITY — The city is seeking Commerce City residents to serve on its newly formed Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Citizen Advisory Committee. Members will advise the city on matters relating to the implementation of voter-approved Ballot Issue 2K.

  • Designs, timeline unveiled for planned Suncor Boys & Girls Club

    COMMERCE CITY — With fundraising efforts for the project still underway, members of City Council and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver announced designs for the new Suncor Boys & Girls Club in Commerce City last week.

    The announcement was made May 13 at the Commerce City Recreation Center.

    Groundbreaking for the new facility is expected later this year, and officials say the capital campaign has raised 92 percent of its $4.6-million goal for completion.

  • Fruit, vegetable gardening classes start March 15

    The Adams County CSU Extension office is offering three classes this spring for people interested in growing fruits and vegetables. These classes will be held in the meeting room at the Adams County Parks and Extension Building on the Adams County  Fair Grounds, 9755 Henderson Road.

    Classes are $10 per session or $20 for all three. Scholarships are available through Brighton Shares The Harvest. Please contact Linda Young at lyoung_111@msn.com or 303-655-1550 for scholarship information.

  • March 2014 programs at Anythink Library

     Special Programs

     

    Commerce City Knitting Circle

    Wednesday, March 26, 2 p.m. — Do you knit or do you want to learn how? Everyone is welcome to join and learn the basics of knitting and crocheting with Ms. Phyllis.

     

    Spring Break Activities

    • Tuesday, March 25, 1 - 3 p.m. — Ping Pong Tournament: All ages are welcome to come and try their hand at ping pong.

  • Nominations sought for grand marshals of Commerce City Memorial Day Parade

    COMMERCE CITY — Commerce City is soliciting grand marshal nominations for the 50th anniversary of the city’s Memorial Day Parade.

    This year’s annual event begins at 10 a.m. Monday, May, 26, in the heart of Commerce City. Billed as the largest parade in the state and one of the largest in the country, more than 10,000 people regularly attend, with 130 entries that stretch approximately four miles.

  • Barr Lake to host second bald eagle festival Feb. 8

    In mid-February, bald eagles lay one to three eggs.  The parents take turns incubating the eggs.  If all goes well, eaglets hatch in late March.