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Wheat Ridge Historical Society est. 1974

The Wheat Ridge Historical Society CELEBRATING 50 YEARS

1974-2024

Our March sponsor

             Southwest Gardens

is located at  4114 Harlan St. in Wheat Ridge give them a call at

                    303-423-5606. 

 Southwest Gardens is open year round for complete plant and gardening needs. As the area's premier supplier  they have perennials, annuals, and house plants; beautiful hanging baskets and one of Colorado's largest succulent collections. With over 70 years of combined experience and an onsite Herbalist, their staff has the knowledge you can depend on! 

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The Wheat Ridge Historical Society   

Invites you to our 

     Second Saturday Socials

      10 am to 2 pm

Our  spring socials will be In-Person.

at the Baugh House 11361 W. 44th Ave    March & April

 

 

Spring Equinox ~ March 9 Representatives from a local gardening center will be on hand to share some handy gardening information. Learn about the WR Happiness Gardens. Tell an Irish tale and win a prize!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earth Day ~ April 13 Learn about the Leave No Trace program and Wheat Ridge Sustainability Program (think Reduce/Reuse/Recycle).  Bring your extra seedlings for a plant exchange with other gardeners.

May Festival ~ May 11 at the WR Historical Park (4610 Robb St.)  May Pole Dances at 11 am & 1 pm. Learn about the history of the May basket and day.  Enjoy music by the Golden Strings Bluegrass band, as well as the Model T Club, craft demonstrations, animals, games and a local food truck.

    

Our February event was a fun day of making Valentine's Cards for local area seniors. We delivered over 75 cards!! Our thanks to  

The Craft Box  for providing card stock and envelopes for our hand made cards. 

Our hostess Jeanette Boro organized the event and helped  make alot of those cards!!!

 

 

 

 

 

We will be collecting Used Batteries at our March event with our partners at Sustainable Wheatridge Remember batteries are not good for the environment so putting them in your trash gets them into land fills where they deteriorate into the soil.  For more information  go to

WWW.SUSTAINABLENEIGBORHOODNETWORK.ORG/WHEATRIDGE/FRUITDALE

Save the date 

       

Bikes & Bingo - June 8,2024

Membership Appreciation Day ~ July 13, 2024

Heritage Day ~ August 10

Dogs on “Paw-rade” ~ September 14   

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2024 Second Saturday Socials will be celebrations

of the Society's 50th Anniversary.

Looking for Storytellers of Wheat Ridge History, Wheat Ridge Clubs and groups to share their information at our events, craft demonstrators, food trucks, volunteers, musicians and historians to join us. Please leave a phone message at 303-431-9111 or  email wrhistorical@gmail.com  

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are also looking for Wheat Ridge Stories see the Word Document  questions to get you started writing your story to share with your family, friends and the Historical Society ! 

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Click on the more button to access our downloadable word document

Come and learn more about the history of Wheat Ridge from our volunteer historians.

 

Historical Park

4610  Robb St.

Baugh House 

11361 West 44th Ave 

Wheat Ridge Historical Society 

PO Box 1833

Wheat Ridge, Co 80034

303-421-9111

wrhistorical@gmail.com

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