Saco DeBoer & the Visionaries Who Shaped Our Western Gardening Philosophy

On Tuesday, Feb. 4, Panayoti Kelaidis, Senior Curator and Director of Outreach for Denver Botanic Gardens will present a free program and slideshow on Saco DeBoer and Walter Pesman, the landscape architects who shaped most of Denver’s parks, parkways, and schools. DeBoer created the De Boer Canyon and Waterway and the Lily Ponds in City Park. Come learn about these towering figures who brought gardening as we practice it today in Colorado. “Saco DeBoer & the Visionaries Who Shaped Our Western Gardening Philosophy,” by Panayoti Keladais Feb. 4, 6-8 pm at Messiah Community Church (free parking behind the church off

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Improvements to Stapleton’s Central Park and Greenway Park Playgrounds: Take the Surveys

From: Parks and Rec <parksandrecreation@denvergov.org> Date: October 19, 2018 at 4:21:52 PM MDT Subject: Improvements to Stapleton’s Central Park and Greenway Park Playgrounds: Take the Surveys! Constructed approximately 10 years ago, Stapleton’s Central Park and Greenway Park playgrounds are now in need of improvements. As Denver Parks and Recreation begins the design process for upgrading these two playgrounds, we want to hear from you about what you’d like to see in the future. Please take the surveys below to tell us what you love about the current playgrounds as well as what you would like to see in the future.

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CALL FOR ACTION Park Hill Golf Course Alert!

Council Chambers are located in the City & County Building, 1437 Bannock St., Room 451. If you are able to attend the meeting, please arrive by 5:30 pm. Speakers may sign up at the time of the recess prior to the public hearing. During the recess, council staff will distribute speaker cards at the speaker’s podium. Complete the card, including your address, and return it to council staff. The speaker card must be signed by the speaker. No sign-ups will be accepted after council is back in session.

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NO VERDICT YET/ CITY TO “DONATE” PARK LAND TO DEVELOPER?

CITY PARK FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS Sep 7, 2017 The city proposes to give a piece of publicly owned property that was supposed to be a green, public park…. to a private developer. Such a deal for whom? This property is located on the 2800 block of Fairfax. Denver Parks & Recreation told Park Hill residents that this property would be made into a public park. Now the city ( Denver Parks and Recreation) proposes to hand it over to a private developer in the form of a “LAND SWAP”. City Councilman Chris Herndon appears to be facilitating this swap. Instead

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Denver Open Spaces under attack from Mayor Hancock

TELL DENVER CITY COUNCIL: “NO huge music festival in Overland Park Golf course!” See details below.  Historic Overland Park Golf Course is in Mayor Hancock’s  Crosshairs for profits for an out of state company, Superfly.  •First is was City Park under attack fo a 13 acre mini Elitches, then a large part of City Park was closed off to the pubic for a private , profit making event, Chive Fest ( how could we forget EXPLICIT ), then Mayor Hancock set his sights on ripping up  histoirc  City Park Golf Course and turn it into a barren, storm water sump.  Now Park Hill Golf Course

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