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  • Krautburger fundraiser

        Call or come in to the V.F.W., 161 N. Main St., after 10 a.m. daily to order krautburgers. Orders can be picked after 4 p.m., May 14 or after 9 a.m., May 15. Money raised goes toward the V.F.W. building fund. Call 303-659-9902 for details.

    Pet foster parents needed

        The Adams County Animal Shelter  needs families to take in under-age puppies and kittens. Apply online at www.co.adams.co.us or contact Chris at 303-288-3294.

    Annual disc

    golf tournament

  • Krautburger fundraiser

        Call or come in to the V.F.W., 161 N. Main St., after 10 a.m. daily to order krautburgers. Orders can be picked after 4 p.m., May 14 or after 9 a.m., May 15. Money raised goes toward the V.F.W. building fund. Call 303-659-9902 for details.

    Pet foster parents needed

        The Adams County Animal Shelter  needs families to take in under-age puppies and kittens. Apply online at www.co.adams.co.us or contact Chris at 303-288-3294.

    National Day of Prayer

  • Krautburger fundraiser

    Call or come in to the V.F.W., 161 N. Main St., after 10 a.m. daily to order krautburgers. Orders can be picked after 4 p.m., May 14 or after 9 a.m., May 15. Money raised goes toward the V.F.W. building fund. Call 303-659-9902 for details.

    Pet foster parents needed

    The Adams County Animal Shelter needs families to take in under-age puppies and kittens. Apply online at www.co.adams.co.us or contact Chris at 303-288-3294.

    National Day of Prayer

  • COMMERCE CITY – In a day and age where everyone seems to want to be in touch with everything everywhere all the time, there is a group of people that can make that claim stick.

        And they don’t need social networking Web sites or cell phones.

  • The Give Back Project

        Brighton High School photography students sponsor their second annual Give Back Project April 22 at the Armory at Brighton Cultural Center, 300 Strong St. The exhibition opens at 6 p.m., and the live auction of student photography begins at 7 p.m. Funds will benefit the Brighton Boys & Girls Club. Call Josh at 303-681-6958.

    Food drive

        Brighton Shares the Harvest is planning a food drive in area grocery stores for April 24.

  • Calling all alumni

        The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is looking for alumni of its citizen’s academy program.

        It started as a way to introduce citizens to the sheriff’s office and to let citizens have practical, hands-on experience in law enforcement functions.

        Call 720-322-1122.

    Pet foster parents needed

  • “It was just one of those life-changing trips that I could share 4,000 different moments that just stood out,” Brighton resident and Platte Valley Medical Center nurse Cindy Hamilton said of her recent volunteer trip to the Amazon.

        Hamilton said it really was a no-brainer when her sister asked if she would like to come along on the medical mission trip to Brazil,

  • Brighton

    Genealogy Society

  • Vegetable gardening 101

        Learn the keys to successful vegetable growing on the Front Range,eeincluding tips and tricks to make your gardening life easier from 6:30 to 9 p.m., April 7, at the Waymire Dome Building at the Adams County Fairgrounds, 9755 Henderson Road.

        The class is for beginning to intermediate gardeners and will be taught by Carol O’Mear of the CSU Extension Office in Boulder.

        Call Sharon at 303-637-8100 to sign up. Cost is $5 and includes printed materials.

  • Brighton resident Susan McCauley said she learned the value of helping others at a very early age.

        “My mother always taught us to give back and that’s where it came from,” she said. “Mom always adopted a family at Christmas. She was a seamstress so she would make outfits for the kids and give them a basket of food and gifts. She didn’t have that much money, but she still managed to do that every year.”

  • Community

    Gardeners Meeting

        Spring is coming and Anythink Brighton has adopted a plot at the community garden this year. Want try your hand at gardening with the club? Come to Anythink Brighton Library, 327 E. Bridge St., from 10 to 11:30 a.m., March 27.

    Spring skate competition

  • Job skills class

        Almost Home sponsors free job skills classes throughout the month of March at 5 p.m., Mondays, at the Almost Home Community Center, 231 N. Main St., Brighton.

        • March 15, interview basics, references and interview follow-up

        • March 21, interview practice, enhancing skills, review of job search progress and course evaluation

        Call Tina Gerstmann at 303-659-6199, ext. 13 to register.

    Family Place workshops at Anythink Brighton

  • Job skills class

        Almost Home sponsors free job skills classes throughout the month of March at 5 p.m., Mondays at the Almost Home Community Center, 231 N. Main St., Brighton.

        • March 8, fine-tuning resumes, job searches and cover letters

        • March 15, interview basics, references and interview follow-up

        • March 21, interview practice, enhancing skills, review of job search progress and course evaluation

  • BCHS play canceled

        Brighton Collegiate High School’s Feb. 26 and Feb. 27 production of “Is he dead?” at the Brighton Armory has been canceled.

    Fish fries

        The Knights of Columbus host fish fries from 5 to 7 p.m., every Friday through March 26 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1096 E. Bridge St. Cost is $7.50 for adults and $4 for children (12 and under). The fish will be salmon or cod. Call Ed Candelaria at 303-659-4046 or Keith Iverson at 303-659-2074 for information.

  • ‘Annie’

        Prairie Playhouse’s full-length performance of “Annie” runs Thursdays through Saturdays, Feb. 18 to March 20, at Prairie View High School, 12909 W. 120th Ave. Curtain time is 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees on Feb. 20 and Feb. 27.

        Tickets are $5, available online www.prairieplayhouse.com. Tickets are $7 at the door. E-mail  info@prairieplayhouse.com for details.

    Free art classes

    offered for children

  • From schools to churches to business offices, it seems as if everywhere you looked during the holiday season, there was someone organizing a food drive. Local food pantry workers said they were more than grateful for all of the generous donations and extra volunteers over the holidays.

        Unfortunately, the need extends far beyond Dec. 25.  

  • Annual book sale

        The Adams County Historical Society holds its annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., through March 24, at the museum complex, 9601 Henderson Road, west of the entrance to the Adams County Parks and Recreation.

        A large selection of books are available at reasonable prices. Come early for the best selection and keep coming back during the sale, as new books continue to arrive during the sale.

  • Girls Support Group

        The Pennock Center for Counseling offers a support group for high school girls who want additional support.

        This confidential group costs $5 a meeting and provides adolescents with a safe place to get help with peer issues, depression, anxiety and other issues. Call 303-655-9065.

    Fifth Sunday Sing

  • Space weather discussion at Anythink Brighton

        Thomas Bogdan, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s Space Weather Prediction Center, will present a lecture, discussion and hands-on activities from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Jan. 16, at Anythink Brighton Library 327 E. Bridge St.