Community News

  • Get rid of green yard waste May 12

    The chance to drop off green yard waste goes from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the former site of the city’s greyhound park, East 62nd Avenue and Parkway Drive.

  • Household chemical roundup May 5

    A household chemical roundup runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Water World, 8801 Pecos St., Federal Heights. 

  • Local artist plans to ramp up art scene in Derby

      The former Toedtli Auto Parts building at 6525 E. 72ndPlace is about to get transformed into a trendy studio and exhibition space.

    Denver art photographer Mark Sink bought the 2,500-square-foot building in the Derby neighborhood of Commerce City for about $200,000. He plans to open the revamped artists studio space next summer.

  • Area Sikhs still fight for acceptance

    Amid rolling farmlands and bulky bales of hay in eastern Commerce City lies a sight most unexpected – a cream-and-gold-accented temple towering over the landscape.

    Sikh gurdwara – or temple – Singh Sabha, is home to Colorado’s and the Rocky Mountain region’s biggest Sikh congregation, with more than 1,500 members.

  • Anythink events for March 2016

     All listings are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Please send your event listings at least one week in advance of the necessary newspaper publication date to: bpotter@metrowestnewspapers.com.



  • February programs at Anythink Library – Commerce City

    Note that all Anythink libraries and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of Presidents Day.
    Family Programs

    Bingo for Books
    Thursday, Feb. 28, 5-6 pm
    Play Bingo and win books as prizes! Fun for all ages.
    Children’s Programs
    Toddler Time
    Wednesdays, Feb. 17 & 24, 10:30-11:30 am

  • Small acreage land stewardship course Jan. 19

        LOVELAND — Take care of your land, and your land will help take care of you, your neighbors, and the environment. That’s the premise behind Colorado State Extension’s Small Acreage Stewardship nine-week course, starting Jan. 19 at the McKee 4-H Building at the Larimer County Fairgrounds, on Interstate-25, near Loveland.
        Each two-hour workshop, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will focus on a specific goal, beginning with a long-range plan for the land.

  • Anythink Board of Trustees 2016 meeting schedule

        THORNTON — Anythink Libraries announced the 2016 meeting schedule for its board of trustees. The board consists of five members appointed by the Adams County Board of County Commissioners and is responsible for the library district’s finances and formulation of policies.
        The meetings are open to the public, who is encouraged to provide feedback.

  • November programs at Anythink Library

    Children’s Programs

    Baby Bounce
    10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 10, 17 and 24
    Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 23 months.

    Story Time
    10 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 18 and 25
    Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, and other activities for children 2-6.
    Kids Cafe
    1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 18 and 25

  • Styrofoam recycling event Oct. 21

    DENVER — In an effort to reduce the negative environmental impact of Styrofoam, Adams County’s Sustainability Program is hosting Styrofoam Amnesty from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 21, at Rotella Park, 1824 Coronado Parkway South, in Denver.