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Fingerstyle guitarist to appear in free concert


Renowned fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow will bring traditional music from the British Isles and his own Celtic-inspired compositions to a free performance in Bemis Library at 2 p.m. on Sept. 7. Bemis Library is at 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton.

Call for entries

The 54th Annual Own an Original art exhibition has a theme for 2019 of “Destination.” The exhibit will run Nov. 22 through Dec. 29 at the Littleton Museum and entries began on CaFE,, on Sept 3. Deadline is Oct. 18. Juror to be announced. All mediums except photography (which has a separate show). Include a short statement on how your work relates to the theme.

Concert at college

Arapahoe Community College will host a free concert and recording by J’s Ruckus at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Waring Theatre on the Littleton Campus, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive. Jason Klobnak is an adjunct music instructor at ACC.

Authors to speak

“How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life With Children Ages 2-7” is a popular book. The authors, Joanna Fabel and Julie King will appear at 7 p.m. Sept 11 at Smoky Hill Library, 5430 S. Biscay Circle, Centennial and 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial. Free. Register: Books will be available for purchase. 303-LIBRARY.

Play on display

“The Way We Played” opens Sept. 13 and runs until Jan. 3, 2021 at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton. Kids learn important skills through play and adults carry memories about those experiences. This new exhibit will include photos, interactive stations and artifacts from the Littleton Museum’s collection. Free. 303-795-3950.

Curtis Center for the Arts

“Naturally Colorado” opens with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village. The collaboration between seven local photographers — Lauren Lang, Jeff Goudy, Larry Pennington, Kathleen O’Dell Snead, Bridget Calip, Don Gardner and Linda Ghent — celebrates Colorado and its wildlife. Live raptors will visit the gallery on Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 303-797-1779. Admission free.

Watercolor classes

Cindy Welch of Castle Rock started a new series of watercolor classes on Sept. 3 at Hobby Lobby in Castle Rock, with a special emphasis on painting rocks. At this writing, there were a few spaces left. Check at

Memories are made of this

“Fiasco Revisited” will be performed for members of Friends of the Littleton Library/Museum on Sept. 20, with a repeat for the public on Sept. 21 at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton. 21 and over. Members have received invitations. Any remaining seats will go on sale Sept. 13. (Sell-out is expected.) 303-795-3950.


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