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Painting project is under way!

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Our 2016 painting project is under way! Thanks to everyone who is helping to beautify the cemetery.  Work will continue over the next weeks - check back here for further details on how to help.         

Volunteer Opportunity August 21st and 28th

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

You are invited to join the Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery in a painting project at Riverside!   We'll be prepping and painting the planter just north of the office on the mornings of August 21st and 28th, from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Water, snacks, sunblock and painting supplies will be provided. ...

August events at Riverside

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

Please join us for the following events at Riverside in August! Vintage Baseball Game - Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 11:30 am Hosted by Fairmount Heritage Foundation  Click here for more information. Free summer tour of Riverside - Sunday, August 14th at 10:00 am Hosted by Fairmount Heritage Foundation  Click here for more information.   Check ...

2011 Annual Meeting, June 18th at 10:30am

Monday, June 6th, 2011

You are invited! Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery 2011 Annual Members Meeting and Reception When: Saturday, June 18th, 2011, 10:30 a.m. ­– noon Where: Holy Transfiguration of Christ Cathedral, Community Hall Address: 349 E 47th Ave, Denver, 80216 (map is available at bottom of this page) You are invited to attend the Friends ...

Celebration of the Life of Cliff Dougal, June 18th and 19th 2011

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

The Friends of Historic Riverside were pleased to receive the following notice from Jan Allen about an event she is hosting at Riverside on Saturday, June 18th and Sunday June 19th. Although we are not directly involved in planning this event, we are happy to support this opportunity to remember ...

"Spirits of Riverside" at the Wynkoop Brewing Company

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Celebrate Riverside through Art (and Beer) at the Wynkoop Brewing Company The Wynkoop Brewing Company, in conjunction with the Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery, is hosting an exhibition of exceptional artwork inspired by the landscape at Riverside. The show will be presented on the second floor of Denver's oldest brewpub ...

A Date With the Departed, NYT’s op ed article

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

This beautifully written piece about cemeteries and our cultures changing relationship to them and the folks within, can be read on the New York Times site here. The author is Thomas Lynch, an excerpt below. "We humans are bound to and identified with the earth, the dirt, the humus out of ...