Localworks participates in the 53rd Annual Carnation Festival

On the weekend of August 12, Localworks participated in the Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival, one of Colorado’s oldest festivals. To celebrate the festival’s namesake, Localworks held a paper flower-making activity at its booth.

Festival attendees of all ages worked together to roll paper blanks to create more than 100 flowers to adorn the Localworks sign. Tools and materials for the activity were provided in part through the new makerspace program (learn more at: https://wearelocalworks.org/makerspace). The experience of coming together as a community to create a work of art is a perfect example of Wheat Ridge’s creative spirit. Something Localworks hopes to further develop in the near future.

Trunk or Treat is back

Join us for a fun and safe candy experience for kids and their families on Saturday, October 22 from 4-6 p.m. on The Green. Participating businesses and community members decorate their cars and trucks with creative disguises and distribute candy to children. The event also includes a Trunk Decorating Contest and Trunk or Treat Cash. Don’t miss this scary good time.

To learn more, reserve a spot for your trunk, and get yourself in the spooky mood, visit our website today.

Join us for Thrive Local: Fitness on the Green!

Save the date and join Localworks, Wild and Precious Optimal Living and Personal Achievement Martial Arts on Saturday, September 10 on The Green for our next Thrive Local: Fitness on the Green event.

For more information and to register, go to www.wearelocalworks.org/event

Paige Piper is the executive director of Localworks.

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