All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. — Walt Disney

Remember, as someone who lives, works, and/or plays in Wheat Ridge—you are Localworks—and we simply could not fulfill our mission without you. As we jump feet first into our busy second quarter of 2019, I invite you to take a moment to reflect with us on the success of last year.

I am proud to share with you our 2018 Annual Report —look what we accomplished together! With your continued dreams, courage, and support, I anticipate even more community connection, engagement, and growth in 2019.

With gratitude,

Krista Lewis, Executive Director

Lawn Games Night

Join us Saturday, April 27th for an evening of lawn games. The Everitt Middle School PTA and Localworks have partnered to provide the community with an evening of fun, including giant chess and Jenga sets, cornhole, frisbees and hula hoops. Plus, enjoy visits by the Wheat Ridge Police Department, Jefferson County Public Health and Wat Up Dogg Food Truck. Attendees are encouraged to ride bikes as the venue is just off the Clear Creek Trail. We'll be there rain, snow or shine!

This event is part of Localworks' Live Local Program — a series of social and active events to help residents live locally, support local businesses, get to know each other and encourage a more enriching and healthier lifestyle.

April 27 ♦ 4 - 7pm
Everitt Middle School ♦ 3900 Kipling Street

Call for Volunteers: Criterium and Brewfest

On Sunday, June 9, Wheat Ridge will host the Criterium and Brewfest. The bike race and brewfest will attract around 6,500 attendees for a fun and exciting day on Ridge at 38. As a staff of five, Localworks needs your help to make this event a success! Please consider joining us as a volunteer for this event. Each volunteer will receive an event t-shirt, two beer tickets (if over 21), a commemorative Brewfest cup, access to the VIP tent before and/or after your shift and a shift meal. Learn more and register to volunteer at the link below. Thank you for supporting your community.

Sunday, June 9 ♦ 9am - 6pm
The Green on Ridge at 38 ♦ 7101 W 38th Avenue

Spring Bee and Honey Festival

The Spring Bee and Honey Festival celebrates bees, beekeeping, pollinators of all kinds and of course, honey! Localworks is thrilled to be part of this family-friendly event and offer several ways for children and families to participate in the fun.

We will be offering two kids’ cookie decorating classes (Saturday at 1:30pm and Sunday at 1:30pm) and several Mom and Me Mani and Tea sessions (Sunday at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm). Purchase your ticket(s) at the link below.

This event is part of Localworks’ Live Local Program — a series of social and active events to help residents live locally, support local businesses, get to know each other and encourage a more enriching and healthy lifestyle.

May 11 and 12
Four Seasons Market ♦ 7043 W 38th Avenue

Bicycle-Friendly Driver Course

No matter how we get around, we’re all people and safety is a shared responsibility. Help make Colorado’s roads safer and more courteous.

Join us to learn more about:

  • ​Common crashes between motorists and bicyclists and how to avoid them
  • Legal and illegal behavior for both motorists and bicyclists
  • How to navigate on-street bicycle infrastructure
  • Why sharing the road is the safest option for both motorists and bicyclists

This course is provided at no cost through our Activate 38 program.

 

Contact Us

Localworks
4251 Kipling Street
Suite 580
Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033
(720) 259-1030
reception@wearelocalworks.org

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