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Tree-planting meeting set

South Suburban Parks and Recreation will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. April 18 for the South Platte Park Tree Planting project at Carson Nature Center.

A proposal to plant trees between Carson Nature Center and the Alta/Aspen Grove Condominiums will be presented. The public meeting will be held at Carson Nature Center Solar Classroom, 3000 W. Carson Drive in Littleton. For more information contact Brett Collins at 303-795-6531 or BrettC@sspr.org.

District 1 meeting scheduled

Centennial District 1 Council Members Vorry Moon and Rick Dindinger will host a meeting from 6-8 p.m. April 22 at the Southglenn Library, 6972 S. Vine St. in The Streets at SouthGlenn.

The agenda includes a panel discussion by Dindinger, Moon and fellow Council Member Stephanie Piko who will share their experiences running and serving on city council. Patrick Pratt, of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, will moderate the event.

All residents are welcome at this meeting, in particular anyone who has decided to run or is interested in running for City Council. Please bring any questions to discuss. For more information please contact Moon at 303-754-3354 or Dindinger at 303-754-3352.

Author to appear in Tech Center

Join the Arapahoe Library District at the Marriott Tech Center for an exclusive gathering to meet actor and noted travel author Andrew McCarthy. Tickets to the VIP event are $20. Appetizers and cocktails will be served. VIP guests will be automatically registered for McCarthy’s presentation, immediately following the reception.

The Tattered Cover will have copies of McCarthy’s latest book, “The Longest Way Home,” on site, and the author will be available for signing. Registration is required. The reception begins at 4 p.m. The Marriott Tech Center is located at 4900 S. Syracuse St. in Denver. For tickets and information, call 303-542-7279.