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    GOVERNMENT

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    May 16

    The Colorado Union of Taxpayers will host a dinner legislative wrap-up at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post No. 161, 6230 W. 60th Ave. The dinner costs $20 per person. For reservations, call 303-366-3408.

    EVENTS

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    REUNIONS

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    June 21 and 22

    Bear Creek High School class of 1982 will host its 20th class reunion. Call 303-694-1888.

    July 26 through 28

    The Arvada High School class of 1992 will gather for its 10-year class reunion in Denver. For information, call 303-280-0064 or visit www.wildcatevents.com.

    The Arvada High School class of 1982 will gather for its 20-year reunion. Call 303-460-7354.

    June 22

    Bear Creek High School classes of 1960 through 1963 will host a reunion at Clements Park. For information, call 303-838-7714.

    Sept. 6 and 7

    Alameda High School class of 1967 will host its 35th class reunion. For information, call 303-986-9255.

    SENIORS

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    May 15

    Enjoy the tastes and culture of Israel at noon at the North Jeffco Senior Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd. For information, call 303-425-9583.

    June 7

    A newcomers welcome brunch for the North Jeffco Senior Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd., will be at 10 a.m. The brunch is free, but reservations are required. For information, call 303-425-9583.

    Ongoing

    Visit Colorado's special places with the travel program at Clements Community Center, 1580 Yarrow St. For information, call 303-987-4820 or the 24-hour travel hotline at 303-987-7011.

    The Senior Single Breakfast Time group meets from 9:30 to 11 a.m. every Saturday at Country Kitchen, 714 Golden Ridge Road, Golden. For information, call 303-526-1607.

    The Volunteers of America provides a hot noon meal for seniors 60 and older at First Presbyterian Church, 17707 W. 16th Ave., Golden. For information, call 303-279-7450 or 303-279-4409.

    The Clements Community Center, 1580 Yarrow St., provides classes, travel, outdoor recreation and drop-in activities for people 50 and older. For information, call 303-987-4820.

    Saturday night dances are at 6:30 p.m. at the Clements Community Center, 1580 Yarrow St., Lakewood. Dance bands provide the music. For information, call 303-987-4820.

    Foothills Park and Recreation District presents a program called Active Options for adults 62 and older. For more information, call 303-409-2129.

    Duplicate bridge is played every Friday from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the North Jeffco Senior Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. For information, call 303-425-9583.

    A duplicate bridge program runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Monday and Thursday at the Wheat Ridge Senior/Community Center, 6363 W. 35th Ave. Cost is $2. To join, call Sandy at 303-422-5187.

    The Alzheimerís Associationís help line is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call 303-813-1669 or 1-800-864-4404.

    LIBRARY

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    May 27

    All Jefferson County public libraries will be closed Memorial Day.

    Through May

    Feng shui - an introduction to the ancient Chinese art will be offered for free at Jefferson County Public libraries throughout the month. For a complete schedule of dates, times and locations, visit www.jefferson.lib.co.us.

    CLUB MEETINGS

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    May 15 and 16

    The Jefferson County League of Womenís Voters will discuss natural resources and growth at its next meetings. For locations and times, contact 303-238-0032.

    May 22

    The May meeting of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the NREL visitor center at Interstate 70 and Denver West Parkway. For information, call 303-762-8547.

    May 25

    The Black Sea Germans from Russia Genealogy Group will meet for its regular research exchange from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 25, at Belmar Library, 555 S. Allison Parkway.

    June 4

    The North Area Newcomers and Social Club will meet at 10 a.m. in the clubhouse at Castlegate Apartments, 6925 W. 84th Way, Arvada. For information, call 303-457-0063.

    Ongoing

    Chapter 1638 of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Vincenzaís Restaurant, 8000 W. 44th Ave. For information, call 303-433-1995.

    A foster parenting informational meeting is from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. For information, call 303-403-4994.

    The Rotary Club of Arvada meets at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Old Neighborhood Restaurant, 7923 Allison Way, Arvada. For information, call 303-423-9604.

    The Arvada Jefferson Kiwanis Club meets from 7 to 8 a.m. Wednesdays at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. For information, call Duane Youse, 303-424-2365.

    The Kiwanis Club of Applewood hosts its weekly breakfast meeting at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Holly West Restaurant, 3490 Youngfield St. Visitors are welcome. For information, call 303-232-0475.

    The Arvada Sunrise Rotary Club meets from 7:10 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. For information, call 303-421-6526.

    Mount Zion No. 133 serves breakfast the fourth Sunday of each month. Costs range from $1.50 to $2.75. The breakfasts are at the Masonic Temple, 400 Ninth St., Golden.

    The Rocky Mountain Swing Club hosts dances from 6 to 9 p.m. every Sunday evening, with free West Coast swing dance lessons at 5:30 p.m., at the Arvada Elks Club, 5700 Yukon St. For information, call 303-220-7468.

    TRIAD, a community group in Jefferson County, meets at 2:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at Clements Community Center, 1580 Yarrow St., Lakewood. For information, call 303-462-6585.

    The Zonta Club of Jefferson County meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Friday of each month at Marie Callendars, 145 Union Blvd., Lakewood. Call 303-279-6081.

    The Jefferson County Republican Menís Club meets from 7 to 8 a.m. every Monday at Holly West, West 32nd Avenue and Youngfield Street. Cost is $6. For information, call 303-697-5485.

    The Wheat Ridge Photographic Arts Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Wheat Ridge Senior/Community Center, 6363 W. 35th Ave. For information, call 303-238-7460.

    Le Tip, a professional networking organization, meets from 7:16 to 8:31 a.m. every Tuesday morning at the Holiday Inn Denver West Village, 14707 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. Call 303-791-3237.

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4331 meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at 5340 Marshall St., Arvada. For information, call 303-424-3824.

    OUTDOORS

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    HEALTH

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    May 17

    The Life Line Screening will screen
    residents in an effort to reduce the risk of having a stroke. The screenings will be at the Arvada Elks Lodge No. 2278. For information and to register, call 1-800-643-6188.

    VOLUNTEERS

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    Ongoing

    AARP Elder Watch is looking for
    volunteers to handle incoming calls and take reports. Volunteers need to commit to a weekly four-hour shift for four months. For information, call 720-947-5306.

    The Rocky Flats Citizen Advisory Board is soliciting applications for new board members. Applications are available on the Web site at www.rfcab.org or by calling 303-420-7855.

    The Jefferson Branch of the American Red Cross is looking for volunteer drivers to take clients to and from medical appointments in Red Cross vehicles. For information, call 303-237-7785.

    The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, 1111 Washington Ave., Golden, is looking for volunteers to work in its education program and to work as docents and greeters in the galleries. For information, call 303-278-1713 or visit www.rmqm.org.

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado is looking for volunteers who enjoy sports and want to spend time with a child. Volunteers can attend and participate in sports-related activities. Tickets and transportation are provided. For information, call 303-433-6002.

    Volunteer victim advocates are needed to assist crime victims in Wheat Ridge, Golden, Edgewater, and Mountain View. For information, call 303-202-2196.

    Got a passion for Colorado history? Do you enjoy talking to others? Put your passion to work by volunteering at the Astor House Museum, 822 10th St., Golden. Call 303-278-3557.

    Colorado Great Dane Rescue is looking for volunteers. For information, call 303-794-4924.

    4-H in Jefferson County needs volunteers to help children with projects that range from home arts to photography, woodworking, computers, model rocketry, wildlife, entomology, and more. For information, call Colorado State University Cooperative Extension in Jeffco at 303-271-6620.

    InterCommunity Caregivers, a group whose volunteers visit elderly and disabled people needing help for two hours a week, is looking for volunteers. For information, call 303-722-5974.

    Volunteers are needed for Outdoor Colorado, a program co-sponsored by REI stores. Outdoor Colorado has hundreds of volunteer opportunities in Coloradoís mountains, parks, trails, and open spaces. For information, visit www.voc.org or call 303-715-1010.

    The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Jefferson County needs volunteers. For information, call 303-235-6947.

    The Adult Learning Source needs
    volunteer tutors to help students at its centers this fall for daytime and evening classes. For information, call 303-922-4683.

    Colorado Greyhound Adoption needs volunteers, including foster homes willing to take care of retired racing greyhounds. Fostering lasts from several days to weeks until the dogs are adopted. Crate and dog food provided. For information, call 303-816-2799.

    Ongoing or one-time positions are available at the Wheat Ridge Senior/Community Center. Volunteers needed are pianists, assistants for VOA meal program and special events, teachers for arts and crafts, instructors for entry-level computer classes and coordinators for outdoor recreation programs. For information, call 303-422-0800.

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