WHAT’S HAPPENING – 1-11-24

COLORADO INDIAN MARKET & SOUTHWEST ARTS FEST
JAN. 12, 13, 14, Colorado Convention Center Exhibit Hall C-Denver. Native & Southwestern arts & fine crafts. 180 booths of pottery, jewelry, paintings, fiber art, & photography.  Performances by Native dancers & musicians from across the United States. 11 a.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. Sat./Sun. DashEvents.com for tickets, artist preview & event details. 

First Peoples Festival
Jan. 12-14, Celebrate Indigenous culture, art, music, language, oral traditions and much more. Shop cultural vendors from various tribal affiliations across the country, listen to live music performances, and enjoy traditional dances, singers, and drumming. Learn about the Indigenous Connection to the Estes Valley and Rocky Mountain National Park, and take part in cultural demonstrations and workshops.

GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME SEMINAR
JAN. 17, 12-1:15 p.m. “Healthy Sexuality & Adults with Down Global SYNDROME. Members free; non members $10. Presented by Dr. Katie Frank PhD, OTR/L. RSVP: info@globaldownsydrome.org or Call 303-321-6277

CENTRAL CITY OPERA GUILD 2024 ANNUAL MEETING AND INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS
JAN. 17, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Featuring Nancy Flanders Lockspeiser, former CCO visual artist. Cherry Hills Country Club, 4125 S. Univ. Blvd., Cherry Hills Village. Tickets $60 per person. RSVP by Jan. 10 by calling 303-292-6700.

UPCOMING WARD II TOWN HALL MEETING
JAN. 18, 6:30-8:00 p.m. 18150 E. Vassar Place. Hosted by Council members Steve Sunddberg, Ward II with Danielle Jurinsky, at Large. Topic: Meet new City Manager and New Superintendent of APS to Hear their Visions. 

Wine & Chocolate Festival
Feb. 3. Sample sweets from the region’s finest chocolatiers, taste pours from a variety of wineries, and enjoy live music and a romantic weekend in beautiful Estes Park. www.estesparkeventscomplex.com/wineandchocolate.html

6th Annual Loveland Sweetheart Festival in downtown Loveland!
Sat. Feb. 10, Bring the family or your sweetheart for FREE fun in the Sweetheart City, including a day full of LIVE Ice carving and art demonstrations, musical and dance performances. Fun for the whole family at the Kids zone including oversized building bricks, outdoor games and even a community mural. Festival Hours 10am – 8pm. visitloveland.com/sweetheartfestival

APPLY FOR CENTENNIAL’S BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES
Deadline for applications is Feb. 16, 2024 at 5 p.m. Applications are invited for Audit Committee, Budget Committee, Election Commission, Investment Commission, Open Space Advisory Board, Planning & Zoning Commission, and Senior Commission based on current vacancies. New appointments will be made in March with terms starting in April. To apply, residents must submit an online application form by 5 p.m. on Feb. 16. The same form can be used for multiple vacancies. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified via email. Application requirements at centennial.gov/boaradsandcommissions. Inquiries, contact the City Clerk’s Office at Clovelace@centennialco.gov.

COLORADO PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2024

MS COLORADO SENIOR AMERICA ACCEPTING CONTESTANTS FOR 2024
Ms. Colorado Senior America is not a beauty pageant. The pageant re-defines and gives honor to the senior woman in all her glory. It champions the dignity, maturity and inner beauty of all senior women. Currently accepting contestants who will be 60 years old or better by our pageant date of April 27, 2024.This is the year to do something for yourself and have fun! Call Rene’ Green at 720-384-6249 for more details. (ColoSrAmerica.com)