The History of City Park

A fountain with statues in the middle of it

City Park, Crown Jewel of the Queen City Do you know how much Denver taxpayers paid for the 320 acres of barren land out in the country to become City Park in 1882? Where did the Zoo’s first elephants, Cookie and Candy live in City Park before their move to the Zoo? What Breckenridge taxidermist donated the collection that started the Denver Natural History Museum? Come find out!!! The History of City Park, presented by Kris Haglund and Liz Clancy, sponsored by City Park Friends and Neighbors Tuesday, July 2, 6pm Messiah Lutheran Church 1750 Colorado Blvd. Free parking behind the

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Minutes May Meeting

A sign showing the city park and its surroundings.

May 9, 2019
CPFAN Annual Meeting
Board Minutes

The Annual Meeting of the RNO, City Park Friends and Neighbors (CPFAN), took place on May 9, 2019 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1750 Colorado Blvd., Denver CO 80220. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Vice President, Hank Bootz since President, LaMone Noles was ill and unable to preside. CPFAN members present signed in to the Membership List. They were: Hank Bootz, Victoria Eppler, Stephen Eppler, Maria Flora, Georgia Garnsey, Woody Garnsey, Phil Hainline, Laurence Keith Loftin III, Owetta McNeil, Paula Singer, John Van Sciver and Jacqueline Victor. A forum of 12 was in place for voting purposes.

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Park People 50th Anniversary to be Commemorated

City-wide, Community Tree Planting FREE TREE APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE JAN. 1 Park People 50th Anniversary to be Commemorated with City-wide, Community Tree Planting Campaign DENVER, CO – Denver nonprofit The Park People is offering free and reduced-cost trees for Denver’s citizens through its annual Denver Digs Trees program. Street trees – those planted in the public right of way – are free to all Denver residents, yard trees are offered at a very low cost, and homeowners may apply for multiple trees. Applications are available Jan. 1-Feb. 15, 2019. The tree distribution and sale is on Arbor Day, April 27, 2019.

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