The Historic Westminster Jazz & Art Festival is taking booth applications for the festival coming up on June 14. The event includes a concert with a line-up of amazing jazz musicians and other events and activities at galleries, restaurant and shops throughout the district. Act quickly to reserve a booth by May 15. The booth fee is $50. To reserve call 303-451-0017 or email 

Stop by and visit with the firefighters, see the fire trucks, ride on a vintage fire truck, play games and have lunch during the open house at Fire Station 5, 10100 Garland St. The free event is from 12-3 p.m. on May 3 and will also feature a Flight for Life drop in and visit.

Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison and members of the City Council invite the public to attend a dessert meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. on April 29 at Arbour Square Apartments Clubhouse, 14770 Orchard Parkway in Westminster. The mayor and council will lead an informal question and answer session with citizens regarding city services and projects. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Valerie White, City Manager’s Office, at 303-658-2006 or

Blue Dolphin Swim Training Center will hold a grand opening of the new facility at 7655 W. 108th Ave. in Westminster from 12-3 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. There will be food, fun activities, and door prizes every 30 minutes. But the grand prize will be a year’s worth of swimming lessons for one lucky student. For more information, please contact Stacy Young at 303-254-6920 or or visit