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Clerk and recorder extends hours

Beginning Sept. 3, Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane is extending business hours for his department. The new hours will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at most locations.

Residents will have an additional 30 minutes in the late afternoon to conduct services such as renewing a driver’s license, registering a vehicle, acquiring a passport, registering to vote or recording a document. Driver’s license services are only available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For specific locations and services, call 303-795-4200 or visit www.arapahoegov.com or www.arapahoevotes.com.

SSPR holds budget meeting

South Suburban Parks and Recreation will hold the second public hearing on its 2014 budget at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Goodson Recreation Center, 6315 S. University Blvd., in Centennial. The public is invited to attend the meeting, or submit questions and ideas.

Citizens may address the board at the meeting or submit ideas to Executive Director, South Suburban Parks and Recreation, 6631 S. University Blvd., Centennial, CO 80121. Fax 303-798-3030; or email: BrettC@sspr.org. Please label requests, 2014 South Suburban Budget. For more information, call 303-798-5131 or visit www.sspr.org.

Grandparents Fair set

South Suburban Parks and Recreation will present an old-fashioned fair to celebrate grandparents, families and the community on National Grandparents Day, Sept. 8. The fair will run from noon to 4 p.m. at the Lone Tree Recreation Center and Prairie Sky Park, 10249 Ridgegate Circle, Lone Tree.

Activities will include live bluegrass music, carnival-style games, delicious treats, hula hoop contests, face painting, a bounce castle, kissing booth with a special guest, storyteller, art project, lawn games, Zumba Gold demonstrations and much more.

Admission is $1 for families, and each family member will receive five carnival tickets. Additional tickets for activities, food and drinks are available for purchase. For more information, please call Kim Amidei at 303-708-3516.

Faculty arts exhibit scheduled

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College will host its annual Fine Arts Faculty and Friends Exhibition from Sept. 5-Oct. 9. The festivities will also include a reception with light refreshments on Sept. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Admission is free and the exhibition is open to the public. Hours of operation are weekdays, noon to 5 p.m.; Tuesdays until 7 p.m. The gallery is closed on weekends. For more information, contact Trish Sangelo at trish.sangelo@arapahoe.edu or 303-797-5649.