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Colorado Journey gets new turf

Both courses at South Suburban Parks and Recration’s Colorado Journey Mini Golf at Cornerstone Park now have new playing surfaces. Although the new turf won’t guarantee a better golf score, patrons will enjoy smooth greens, void of uneven wear and tear.

The turf has been replaced on 36 holes, as well as the putting green. Colorado Journey features famous Colorado landmarks, and is open Monday to Thursday from noon to 9 p.m., and weekends from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. through May. Beginning June 1, the facility is open daily, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., weather permitting.

Colorado Journey is located in Cornerstone Park on the corner of West Belleview Avenue and South Windermere Street. For more information, visit www.sspr.org or call 303-734-1083.

City, county offices, libraries closed

All City of Centennial offices, Arapahoe County offices and Arapahoe County Libraries will be closed May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen May 28 for regular business hours.

For questions, contact the City of Centennial at 303-325-8000 or Arapahoe County at 303-795-4400.

Sitter certification offered

The Red Cross is offering a babysitter certification class June 11 at the Eloise May Library, 1471 S. Parker Road in Denver. The seven-hour course is designed to help teens ages 11 to 14 learn basic child care, safety and first aid. The class is limited to 10 students and will begin at 9:30 a.m. Lunch is not included, so students should bring a sack lunch. Register online at www.denver-redcross.org, or call the Red Cross Office at 303-722-7474. Cost is $85. Make checks payable to the Red Cross.

Real estate breakfast set

The South Denver Metro Economic Development Group will host its 18th Annual EDG Real Estate Breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. June 20 at the Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows, 10345 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree.

This year’s expert panel includes Harold Smethills, principal and managing director, Sterling Ranch; Jim McGrath, executive vice president, Studley; Jo Pellegrino Ellis, president, South Metro Denver Realtors Association; and Mike Fitzgerald, president and CEO, Denver South Economic Development Partnership. Tom Chesney, president, commercial banking, AMG National Trust Bank, will moderate.

Tickets are $75. The event is limited to 500 seats and is expected to be a sell-out. For more information, contact the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce at 303-795-0142.

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