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COLUMBINE GARDEN CLUB: The regular meeting of the club will be at noon Thursday, April 9, at the Elks Lodge. Special guest speaker will be Panayoti Kelaidis, curator of plant collections at the Denver Botanic Gardens and designer of a collection of alpine plants. For more information and seating, call 303-567-2046 or 303-567-2909.

DENVER S.W. CHRISTIAN WOMEN'S CLUB: The club will hold its monthly brunch at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, at Pinehurst Country Club. Featured will be a fashion show by Melanie Lewis with Jockey. There will be special music and a guest speaker. Child care is available. For reservations, call Karen at 303-973-8811 or Kay at 303-935-5035.

MOPS AT ABIDING HOPE: Mothers of Preschoolers is looking for moms who need a well-deserved break to join them from 9:30 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Abiding Hope Church, 6337 S. Robb Way. You don't have to be a church member to join. A new night MOPS group is meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Child care is provided. For information, call Kim at 303-980-6688 or Heather at 303-948-0460.

BNI MARKETING MASTERS: A chapter of this referral network meets from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays. For details, contact Jackie Treece at 303-972-8013 or jackie@jpjackie.com.

SOUTHWEST LETIP: The group meets from 7:16 to 8:31 a.m. every Wednesday for breakfast at Fox Hollow Golf Course, 13414 Morrison Road, to exchange qualified business leads. For information, call Greg Geiseler at 303-919-0916 or e-mail greg@highmountainlending.com.

NIGHT MOPS: Join Night MOPS from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month. This group is for moms with children ages newborn through kindergarten. Enjoy dinner and fellowship with other working and stay-at-home moms, parenting tips, crafts and fun. Child care is provided. For information, call Michelle at 303-979-0685, ext. 800.

GERMAN TRAVEL CLUB: A German Travel Club is starting in the South Jeffco area. Possible place to meet would be at Columbine Library. If interested, contact Larry@germantravel-info.com. Include contact information and when you would like to meet.

WEST BOWLES COMMUNITY CHURCH MOPS: Meetings are from 9:30 a.m. to noon every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at West Bowles Community Church, 12325 W. Bowles Ave. All moms with children ages newborn to 5 are welcome. For information, call Brittany Stubblefield at 303-979-9705.

MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUPS: Groups are praying for the following schools: Chatfield, Deer Creek, Coronado, Stony Creek, Normandy and Ute Meadows. For times and days, and to learn more about this ministry for our children, contact Diana Beck at 303-972-2162 or e-mail diana1beck@yahoo.com.

SOUTH SUBURBAN TOASTMASTERS: Thursday Breakfast Club from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Start your morning at the Country Buffet, 8100 W. Crestline Ave. Meetings offer a safe environment where you can learn to speak to groups and work with others in a supportive environment. For information, call 303-249-2437 or visit www.sstoastmasters.info.

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION: Veterans who served during the Korean War (overseas or stateside) meet at 11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Wilmore Richter Post 161, 6230 W. 60th Ave., Arvada. For more information, call Nancy Millensifer at 303-972-6601.

JOB NETWORKING MINISTRY WORKSHOPS: Get tips for finding jobs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at St. Frances Cabrini Parish, 6673 W. Chatfield Ave. Conducted by Bob Heisser, managing partner of the Sequel Group, a national executive search firm. For information, call 303-267-0600.

TLC TOASTMASTERS: The club meets from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Littleton City Center, 2255 W. Berry Ave. TLC Club offers a safe and inviting atmosphere for people to grow in a variety of communication skills. For information, call Beverly at 303-978-0829.

TITAN TOASTMASTERS: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Country Buffet, 7475 Park Meadows Drive, Littleton (South Quebec Street exit south off C-470). Call Jim Ryan at 303-979-5644 or e-mail ameshryan@msn.com.

COLUMBINE COMMUNICATORS TOASTMASTERS: Those who fear public speaking and want to raise their self-esteem and improve communication skills at work or at home are invited to join the group from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Sheriff Station Community Room, 8100 Shaffer Parkway, Littleton. For information, call Jerry at 303-972-2985, e-mail jer2matt@msn.com or visit www.d26toastmasters.org/columbine.

WEST BOWLES MOPS: Meetings are from 9:30 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at West Bowles Community Church, 12325 W. Bowles Ave. All moms with children ages newborn to 5 are welcome. For information, call Brittany Stubblefield at 303-979-9705.

MOPS AT ABIDING HOPE: Mothers of Preschoolers is looking for new members. Join them from 9:30 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Thursdays at Abiding Hope Lutheran Church, 6337 S. Robb Way. You don't have to be a church member to join. For information, call Kim at 303-980-6688 or Heather at 303-948-0460.

MOPS: Come join us at MOPS at Calvary Chapel South Denver. Sit, relax and drink coffee while getting connected with other moms. We meet from 9:15 to 11:30 the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Child care is provided. For information, call 303-933-8733. MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers): 9 to 11:30 a.m. first and third Fridays, Foothills Fellowship Church, 9179 W. Weaver Drive. Call 303-973-1637.

MOMS CLUB OF N.W. LITTLETON: We offer tons of activities for moms and kids, including the zoo, park days, play groups, stroller walks and crafts, if you live between C-470 and Wadsworth/Coal Mine and Hampden. For information, call Jen Cameron at 303-933-7953 or mjncameron@msn.com.

SOUTHWEST BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP: This group hosts lunch meetings from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Draft Sports Grill Restaurant, 9150 W. Cross Drive. This is a networking group open to all levels of business — start-up to established. Join us for lunch any Thursday or call Susie at 303-932-0792.

LITTLETON LIONS CLUB: The club meets from noon to 1:15 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month, at Marie Callender’s, Broadway and Dry Creek. For information, call Roy Donaldson at 303-758-7097.

WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS OF AMERICA: Enjoy fun and friendship with others who have an understanding of where you are and how you feel. Make new friends and participate in a variety of activities. Join in from 5 to 7 p.m. every Thursday at Ruby Tuesday’s, West Bowles Avenue and South Wadsworth Boulevard. For information, call 303-979-8191 or 720-981-1841.

FOOTHILLS REPUBLICAN WOMEN: The Foothills Republican Women meet at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month (except July and August) at the Homestead Golf Club Grill, 11500 W. Hampden Ave. Guests are welcome. Reservations requested. For information, call Leslie at 303-904-6037.

COLUMBINE LADIES: Formerly Columbine Newcomers, this group sponsors a variety of activities including bridge, canasta, pinochle and Mahjong. A coffee for new members is held on the third Thursday of every month and monthly luncheons on the first Thursday of the month. Columbine Ladies hosts special functions for Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Christmas and a summer ice cream social. To find out more about Columbine Ladies and its offerings, call 303-973-2578.

MARKETING MASTERS CHAPTER OF BNI: The Marketing Masters meet from 7:30 to 9 a.m. every Tuesday at the Meadows Golf Club. Visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation, e-mail Lisa at lisa.baskets@hotmail.com.

HOLISTIC HEALTH CARE CHAT GROUP: The group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in the Littleton/Morrison area near Belleview and Simms. We share information on herbs, alternative therapies, healthy eating, massage, acupuncture and home remedies. For information and directions, call Denise at 303-948-0636.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: The group meets the second Thursday of the month at the Columbine United Church, 6375 S. Platte Canyon Road. Members begin to gather at 6 p.m. for dinner and discussion. Bring your own brown-bag dinner. Coffee and dessert provided. For more information, call Michael Lang at 720-840-1416.

MILE HI LEADS GROUP: It meets at 11:30 a.m. every other Tuesday at Sweet Tomatoes, 7736 W. Long Drive. For information, call Kimberly Jones at 303-932-3378.

GOAL-SEEKERS: Goal-Seekers meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Olive Garden on South Wadsworth Boulevard. Focus is on professional/personal growth, leads, community and relationship building. Call Elizabeth Cernich at 303-932-3305 or Debra Arko at 303-989-2727.

KEN CARYL PARENT NETWORK: The Ken Caryl Parent Network has evolved from a babysitting co-op to a parents group of 200 families. The parent network offers members socials, play groups and 14 special interest groups that offer diverse opportunities to get with other parents and enjoy activities with or without your children. For information regarding membership, visit www.kencarylparents.com.

FOOTHILLS LEADS GROUP: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday at The Den Restaurant at Fox Hollow Golf Course. For information, call Phill Neuhring at 303-568-9730.

WEST CHAMBER LEADS GROUPS: The West Chamber serving Jefferson County offers six business leads groups. The groups meet at various locations, dates and times to network, exchange business leads and share ideas. 8 a.m. Tuesdays — West Chamber, 1667 Cole Blvd. For information, call Pat Conrad at 303-601-8985. 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays — La Garto European Bistro, 10146 San Juan Way. For information, call David Pellegrino at 303-902-3120. 11:45 a.m. Wednesdays — Holiday Lanes, 10350 W. Colfax Ave. For information, call Kelby Kaufman, 303-716-1043. 7:30 a.m. Thursdays — Wyatt Group, 225 Union Blvd., No. 400. For information, call Donna Peterson at 303-431-8307. 11:45 a.m. Thursdays — The Den at Fox Hollow, 13410 W. Morrison Road. For information, call Linda Gibbons at 720-530-8128. 7:30 a.m. Fridays — Talking Book Library, 180 Sheridan Blvd. For information, call Apryl Brady at 303-895-1925.

COLUMBINE LADIES: Luncheons, first Thursday; need not be new to area. Call Elaine McFarlane at 303-973-2578.

SOUTH METRO CHAMBER LEADS GROUP NO. 3: Noon Thursday, Chamber Center, 6840 S. University Blvd. Call 303-795-0142. SOUTH JEFFCO REPUBLICAN CLUB: 7 to 8 a.m. first and third Thursdays at the Foothills Golf Course Clubhouse. Breakfast. For information and directions, call Rich Haas at 303-718-6960.

SOUTH JEFFCO ROTARY: 7:10 a.m. Friday at The Den at Fox Hollow Golf Course. Call Ed Hills at 303-903-6322 or Rob Liley at 303-904-5436.

NEUTRAL ZONE: 7 to 10 p.m. first and third Saturday nights at Columbine Hills Elementary, 6005 W. Canyon Ave. Community-based program for teens that is a safe, fun hangout for seventh- and eighth-grade students from south Jeffco. Admission fee is $5. Call 303-409-2312 or 303-409-2589.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at WaterStone Community Church, 5890 S. Alkire St., Littleton. A Christ-centered recovery program for anyone with hurts, bad habits or hang-ups. For more information, call Linda Warner at 303-948-2771.

SUNDAY NIGHT CLUB WEST: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Clement Center, 1580 Yarrow St. A 45-plus singles club. Call Tom at 303-455-2354.

WEST METRO SALES PROFESSIONALS USA: 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Great Wall Buffet, 3215 S. Wadsworth Blvd. Call Joan Hohn at 303-980-4404.

COLUMBINE RETIREES: 11:30 a.m. every second Monday at St. Philip Church, 7531 S. Kendall Blvd. in Littleton. For more information, call 303-422-2165.

PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING GROUP: Meets Tuesday mornings at Fox Hollow Golf course from 7:15 to 8:45 a.m. For information, call Lisa Huntington at 303-703-9111.

COLUMBINE GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Second Tuesday; third Tuesday for workshops. Call Sandi Klein at 303-668-9846.

ENGLEWOOD CAMERA CLUB: 7 p.m. second Tuesday at Bemis Library. Call Ruth Teeter at 303-781-0966 or Spencer Bullard at 303-988-3859.

MOMS/MOTHERS OF MULTIPLES SOCIETY: 7 to 9 p.m. second Tuesday at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. For mothers of multiple birth children. Call 303-771-6788.

PRECEPTOR OMEGA: Second and fourth Wednesday. Call Carol at 303-979-3217 or Debi at 303-973-6150.

SOUTH JEFFCO EARLY CHILDHOOD PTA: 7 p.m. second Tuesday at Westridge Elementary School. Call 303-989-6986.

SCRABBLE GAMES: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, South Wadsworth Boulevard and Bowles Avenue. Call Laura at 303-979-0167 or Paul at 303-347-2426.

SOUTHWEST METRO B3 LEADS GROUP: 7 a.m. Tuesday, Saturn of Denver, 7977 W. Tufts Ave. Call Pansy Chinn at 303-932-7766.

ASC SPEAKEASY TOASTMASTERS: Lunch Wednesday, West Hampden Avenue and South Wadsworth Boulevard. Call Art Ludka at 303-988-7032.

IN GROUP: 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at IHOP, 7733 W. Long Drive. A networking group of professionals seeking business referrals. Visitors welcome. Call Eula Skupa at 303-795-3526.

LEADS CLUB — FOOTHILLS CHAPTER: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Call Maja Stefansdottir at 303-422-4848.

LE TIP INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LEADS GROUP/SOUTHWEST CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Wednesdays at Fox Hollow Golf Course. For information, call Greg Gieseler at 303-919-0916.

LE TIP OF WEST JEFFCO: 7:16 to 8:31 a.m. Wednesday. Call David Kaiser at 303-770-5551.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Toast on Santa Fe and Bowles. For details, call April Lutz 303-875-7565.

SOUTHWEST JEFFCO LEADS CLUB: 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, IHOP, 7733 W. Long Drive. Call Eula Skupa at 303-795-3526.

PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB: The Southwest Jeffco Photography Club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Abiding Hope Lutheran Church at the southeast corner of West Coal Mine Avenue and South Simms Street. New members and guests are welcome. Club activities include photography, field trips and workshops. Dues are $20 per person per year and $35 per couple. For more information, call Dave at 303-932-6395. If you do not get a return call in 3 days, call Dian at 303-973-2505.

NEW NETWORKING GROUP: A new professional networking group is starting at 9 a.m. on Fridays. For information and location, call Denise Basteiro at 303-948-0636.

SOUTH DENVER METRO LEADS GROUP: The South Denver Metro Leads group meets from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays near Southwest Plaza mall. Looking to expand your business clients? We are looking to expand our membership. We have openings in many different types of businesses. For more information, call Wendy Woods at 303-972-1111.

SOUTHWEST METRO B3 LEADS GROUP: If you are interested in growing your business, the B3 Leads Group promotes and passes along business leads for local businesses. It meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Phil Long Saturn, 7977 W. Tufts Ave., upstairs in the training room. For information, call Randy Pickering at 303-237-7717 or visit www.b3leadsgroup.com.

LETIP, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LEADS GROUP: The southwest chapter meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at Fox Hollow Golf Course in Morrison. Enjoy a free breakfast and learn how to put “dollars in your pocket.” For information, call Greg Gieseler at 303-919-0916.

COLORADO POWERNETWORKERS: A group of professional executives, business owners and those just wanting to socialize and learn more about successful business marketing meet for after-hours PowerNetworkers meetings from 5:30 to 7 p.m. throughout each month. Various educational workshops devoted to successful business, health and wellness are offered. For information and to register, call Debra at 303-989-2727, Rae at 720-237-7187 or visit www.coloradopowernetworkers.com.

SOUTHWEST JEFFCO LEADS CLUB: The Southwest Jeffco Leads Club is an organization of business and professional people committed to aiding each other in building and promoting their businesses and enterprises in an informal and motivational setting at 7:30 a.m. each Wednesday at IHOP, 7733 W. Long Drive. Cost is $5 a month plus cost of breakfast. For information, call Eula Skupa at 303-795-3526.

SOUTHWEST POWER PARTNERS: The Southwest Power Partners chapter of Business Network International meets from 7:30 to 9 a.m. every Wednesday at The Meadows Golf Course, 6937 S. Simms St. Call Eric Smallwood at 720-489-4897.

BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP: The Southwest Business Networking Group meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday at Drafts Sports Grill, 9150 Cross Drive. Call Al at 720- 635-0354.

NEW SOUTHWEST LEADS GROUP: A new leads group for the southwest area meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. first and third Tuesdays at Drafts Sports Grill, 9150 Cross Drive. Call Rodney at 720-480-2551 or Lisa at 720-364-9613.

BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT GROUP: The Business Improvement Group provides a professional forum for the exchange of business leads and networking. It meets at 7:30 a.m. every other Tuesday at IHOP, 12634 W. Indore Place, at C-470 and West Ken Caryl Avenue. Free to visitors and guests. Call Jennifer Hurst at 303-933-1818.

WINE APPRECIATION GROUP: Seeking members for a social group to meet in the southwest metro area for wine tasting and appreciation. The group will be casual and fun. Newcomers to wine are welcome. An "intro to wine" presentation available for civic groups and private events. For more information, e-mail wineantisnob@hotmail.com or call 303-716-3319.

SOUTHWEST METRO B3 LEADS GROUP: The group meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Saturn of Denver, 7977 W. Tufts Ave., second-floor meeting room (southwest corner of Quincy and Wadsworth). A solid business leads group providing high ethical standards and personal values to run a business. For more information, contact Pansy Chinn at 303-932-7766.

FREE CROP ’N’ CRAFT WOMEN’S NIGHT: Women of all ages are invited to bring scrapbooks or anything crafty and join the group in the Gazelle Room from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Foothills Bible Church, Bowles Avenue and C-470. Please make arrangements for child care. For information, call Jenny at 303-933-4925.

KIWANIS CLUB OF KEN-CARYL: Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. It is one of the largest community-service organizations dedicated primarily to helping the children of the world. Kiwanis International serves children and communities worldwide with nearly 600,000 adult and youth members in more than 80 nations. The Kiwanis Club of Ken-Caryl meets from 7 to 8 a.m. Thursdays at the Ranch House at Ken-Caryl, 7676 S. Continental Divide Road. A complimentary continental breakfast is served for visitors. For information, call John Peterson at 303-808-0299.

LITTLETON SUNRISE ROTARY: The Littleton Sunrise Rotary Club meets from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays in the main building at Arapahoe Community College, room 1950. For information, call Jim Brammer at 303-279-4256 or visit www.LittletonSunriseRotary.org.

COLUMBINE MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION: The Columbine Music Teachers Association meets at 9:30 a.m. the second Friday monthly at members’ homes. Area music teachers interested in learning about the association are welcome. Call Debbie Center at 303-933-9920.

RENEW YOUR LIFE: Renew Your Life groups are designed to encourage people interested in making a change in their lives and to align with others in this common goal. Various guest speakers will be featured throughout the year. Groups are meeting in the southwest area on weight loss, motivation and inspiration. Men, women and children are welcome. Meetings are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays at Draft Sports Grill, 9150 W. Cross Drive. For information, call 303-932-0792.

MOMS IN TOUCH: Moms in Touch is an international group of mothers who gather biweekly for a one-hour prayer meeting for their children and school. For more information, call the contact for each of these schools: Normandy meets 9 to 10 a.m. every other Wednesday, call Julie at 303-979-0885; Stony Creek meets 9:05 to 10:05 a.m. every first and third Wednesday, call Judy at 303-933-7441; Ute Meadows meets 10 to 11 a.m. every first and third Tuesday, call Lisa at 303-948-4883. Schaffer/Falcon Bluffs meets at 9:30 a.m. every Friday. For more information, call Lisha at 303-904-1094.

QUILTING GROUP: Join the group for quilting weekly at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Heritage United Methodist Church, room 207, on South Simms Street north of Chatfield Senior High School. Drop in or call Kerry at 303-933-0947.

LITTLETON COED BIZ XPLOSION: The Littleton Coed Biz Xplosion networking chapter meets at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Country Buffet on South Wadsworth Boulevard. For information, call Kathy Gillett at 303-973-9054.

SOCIAL TENNIS CLUB FORMING: Southwest Social Tennis Club offers mixed doubles for couples or singles. Meet new fun people and enjoy tennis. For information, e-mail swstc@mho.com.

SOUTH JEFFCO REPUBLICAN CLUB: The group meets from 7 to 8 a.m. first and third Thursdays at the Foothills Golf Course clubhouse. For information and directions, call Rich Haas at 303-718-6960.

CHATFIELD SERTOMA: The group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. (dinner meeting) the first and third Mondays at 4 G’s Mexican Café and Restaurant, 5950 S. Plate Canyon Road, Littleton.

NIGHT MOPS SEEKS MEMBERS: Single moms with children ages newborn through kindergarten can join the group from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. two Thursday nights a month for food and fellowship with other single and married moms, training in parenting, and fun. Child care is provided. For information, call Susan Mein at 303-979-0685, ext. 800.

COHOPE: The Council of Homeowner Organizations for a Planned Environment is an umbrella organization of homeowner associations for South Jefferson County that addresses issues that affect the community and quality of life. COHOPE usually meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Foothills Peak Community Center, 6612 S. Ward St. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge. For information, call Justin Everett at 303-552-0489 or e-mail cohope_jeffco@hotmail.com.

SUBMARINE VETERANS: Rocky Mountain Submarine Veterans meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the American Legion Wilmore-Richter Post 161, 6230 W. 60th Ave. The public is invited. For information, call Dave Linker at 303-987-9358 or Paul Schultz at 303-766-3614. HANG-GLIDING CLUB: The Rocky Mountain Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Call Dave Robson at 303-933-7158 for this month’s location.

ROLLING THUNDER CHAPTER: The major function of Rolling Thunder, Chapter 1, is to publicize prisoner of war/missing in action issues, and the group is committed to helping American veterans from all wars. Rolling Thunder is not connected with any political party, and no funds are raised for profit. Meetings start at 1 p.m. the third Sunday of the month, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2461, 1350 S. Broadway. The public is invited to attend. Call Don Marsh, chapter president, at 303-514-7916 or visit www.rollingthunderco1.org.

PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING GROUP: The Professional Networking Group leads club meets from 7:15 to 8:45 a.m. Tuesday mornings at Fox Hollow Golf course. For information, call Lisa Huntington at 303-703-9111.

WIDOWED MEN AND WOMEN: A social group for widowed men and women of all ages meets at various locations. For information and locations, call Merv at 303-697-4709. SOUTH SUBURBAN TOASTMASTERS: 7 a.m. Thursday Morning Breakfast Club. The best way to start your morning. Country Buffet, 8100 West Crestline in Littleton. For information, call Steve Collins at 303-941-4814. LA LECHE LEAGUE: La Leche League of west Littleton meets from 10 to 11 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Light of the World Church, 10306 W. Bowles Ave. All women interested in breast-feeding are welcome, and will find information and support. Call 303-798-2177 or 303-734-9508.

COLUMBINE LADIES: For those who are new to the neighborhood, just retired or just want to make new friends, the Columbine Ladies offer bridge, canasta, pinochle, arts and crafts, Discover Denver, luncheons, other outings, as well as just plain fun. Regular monthly luncheons are held the first Thursday. For information, call Lillian Jones at 303-979-2911.

LITTLETON MOMS CLUB: A group for all stay-at-home or part-time working moms interested in meeting other moms and children, with many activities for all ages. Weekly kid-friendly activities, playgroups, park days and outings to local attractions are offered. Those who live north of Coal Mine Avenue and west of Wadsworth Boulevard, call Brenda Sharp at 303-880-0980 or e-mail coloradomomsclub@yahoo.com and south of Coal Mine Avenue and west of Wadsworth Boulevard. For information, call Victoria DeSair at 303-862-4760 or vdesair@gmail.com.

TOASTMASTERS LUNCH MEETING: The ASC Speakeasy club meets Wednesdays for lunch near West Hampden Avenue and South Wadsworth Boulevard. Call Wayne Schulz during the daytime at 303-969-6647.

MOPS AT ABIDING HOPE: MOPS, Mothers of Preschoolers, is looking for new members. Join the group for food, speakers and friendship from 9:30 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Thursdays at Abiding Hope Church, 6337 S. Robb Way. For information, call Kim at 303-980-6688 or Heather at 303-948-0460.

MOTHERS OF SUPERTWINS: Mothers of SuperTwins offers support for families with triplets, quads and more through monthly meetings, playgroups, holiday parties, family events and dads' nights out. Monthly meeting is the fourth Monday at a restaurant around Denver. Call Lora at 720-922-8748 or e-mail tripsmomma@att.net.

YOUTH POLICY GROUP: The Parents and Community Connecting Together is a group of parents, community agency personnel, school staff and pastors working to encourage the adoption of the 40 developmental assets in youth throughout the south Jefferson County area. Call 303-409-2132 or visit www.pacct.org.

MOPS AT FOOTHILLS FELLOWSHIP CHURCH: Mothers of Preschoolers, MOPS, meet from 9 to 11:30 a.m. first and third Fridays at Foothills Fellowship Church, 9179 W. Weaver Drive. For information, call 303-973-1637.

TLC TOASTMASTERS IN LITTLETON: The TLC Toastmasters group meets at 5:15 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, at Littleton City Hall, 2255 W. Berry Ave. Call Dan Dimmock at 303-971-8830 or visit www.d26toastmasters.org/tlc.

FREE CAREER-CHANGE WORKSHOP: The Jefferson County Workforce Center offers free career-change seminars. Most programs are about two hours long, and are held during the day at the Jefferson County Workforce Center, 3500 Illinois St., Golden. All workshops are free and open to the public, but classes are limited to 20 people. For schedules, visit www.jeffcoworkforce.org or call 303-271-4700.