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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
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Two days
11 a.m. – Healthy Tips, Eagle View Adult Center
6:30-8 p.m. – Tablet 101, Anythink Brighton; learn about
different operating systems, tablet styles and basic tips for
all devices. Bring your questions.
7 p.m. – Artists’ Salon, Main Street Creatives, 36 S.
Main St., Robert Spooner on color temperature, theory
and point-to-point drawing techniques. 303-654-0535
7:30 p.m. – Driving Miss Daisy, Platte Valley Players
production in the Armory, 300 Strong St., An elderly
Jewish widow in Atlanta can no longer drive. Her son
insists she allow him to hire a driver, which in the 1950s
meant a black man. She resists any change in her life but
Hoke, the driver, is hired by her son. She refuses to allow
him to drive her anywhere at first, but Hoke slowly wins
her over with his native good graces. It covers 25 years of
the pair's life together as they slowly build a relationship
that transcends their differences. Adults $15 online, $17 at
the door; children and seniors, $13 and $15
Funeral Notices
Harvest Fest downtown Saturday
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4:30-6:30 p.m. – Tail Gate Party at Malcolm Park (6th
and Bridge) to answer questions on school bond issue 3B
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12:15-12:50 p.m. – Yoga, Platte Valley Medical Center
Conference Center; $6 drop-in rate; certified instructor.
Bring your mat, info 303-498-1840
Thirteen School
District 27J
students, calling
themselves the
Coalition of Kids
Who Care, on
demonstrate their
support of the
school bond issue
– 3B on the
county coordinated election ballot
– outside Historic
City Hall.
Students have
for the past three
An all-ages Halloween costume
contest, a scavenger hunt and more
are part of the Harvest Festival on
Saturday in Historic Downtown
The Harvest Festival will be from
noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, and
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Bright’n’Jazz will perform live from 1
to 3 p.m.
Twenty shopkeepers on North and
South Main Street will celebrate their
annual autumn event with sale items,
the costume contest and the scavenger hunt that will bring the winner
a new iPad.
Among other attractions, 10 sidewalk vendors of goods by local artisans, and several food trucks will be
on hand.
Children also can enjoy a bounce
house, and a pumpkin roll also has
been scheduled.
Reader to Reader
7,800 +/- sq. ft. downtown space.
Downtown commercial space available.
Call Lambert Realty • 303-659-1216
Edvin C. Wollert, 89, of Brighton, died Oct. 13. He was
born in Brighton, to Carl and Odelia (Stricker) Wollert.
Arrangements pending. Obit Tabor-Rice
Mary Masunaga, 89, died Oct. 11. She was born in
Russell City (now Hayward), Calif., to Risuki and Kume
Shiozaki. Mary and her family experienced the internment
of Pacific Coast Japanese Americans. The family ended
up in Topaz internment camp in Utah. Later, the Kakimoto
family sponsored Mary to work on its farm in the Brighton
area. There Mary met Jess Masunaga. They married and
had three children: Jo Ann, Sharon and Patty. The family
lived in Hazeltine Heights, near Brighton. Mary is survived
by her daughters and three grandchildren. Services, 2
p.m. Saturday, Simpson Methodist Church, Arvada.
Juanito “John” Romero, 87, died Oct. 11. At 17, John
enlisted in the Army, becoming a paratrooper. He married
Esther Barela in 1949. He worked at the Air Force
Academy, Denver Mint, the Rocky Mountain Arsenal and
was a bus driver for School District 27J. Survivors include
his children Barbara Gallegos, Charlie Romero, Diane
Romero-Mulkey, Patty Anne Romero, Yvette Bills and
Mary Ramirez; nine grandchildren; and several great
grandchildren. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Saturday at
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home. Graveside services, Elmwood
Cemetery. Reception, Bella Sera. .Obit Tabor-Rice
Frank C. Lyons, 72, of Brighton, died Oct. 10. Rosary
service, 7 p.m. Oct. 27; visitation one hour prior. Mass of
Christian burial, 10:30 a.m., Oct. 28, all services at St.
Augustine Catholic Church. Graveside service, 11 a.m.
Wednesday (October 29) at Fort Logan National
Cemetery, Staging Area A. Full obit Tabor-Rice
Sharon C. Lewis, 78, of Brighton, died Oct. 8. Survivors
include her husband, Richard; children Bret (Nancy)
Lewis and Shanna Cook; brother Eugene Ritchey, all of
Brighton, twin sister; “K” (Tim) Caldwell of Tulsa; five
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorial service,
1 p.m. Friday, Harvest Fellowship. Obit Tabor-Rice