WHAT’S HAPPENING – 1-12-23

NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW
JAN. 7-22, 2023. The 117th NWSS will host 29 rodeo performances and a full schedule of horse shows. Info: nationalwestern.com

SOUTH SUBURBAN PARKS & RECREATION HOLIDAY EVENTS
Jan. 13 & Feb. 10 5-8 p.m.
Goodson Rec. Center. For ages 3-12 for movie nights. Bring your blanket.  Popcorn & pizza served. Info: 303-483-7014

ARAPAHOE COUNTY SPRING HOME SHOW
JAN. 13-15 – Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Event Center. Free, lots of giveaways, samples, and savings. Explore the latest in home improvement, remodeling, outdoor living, and more. Friday 12-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 25690 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora. 

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER ECONOMIC FORECAST BREAKFAST
JAN. 17, 2023. More than 500 business executives and leaders expected for the 35th Annual breakfast. 7-9:00 a.m. – Marriott South at Park Meadows. Tickets: Call 303-795-0142. 

NATHAN YIP FOUNDATION’S ANNUAL CHINESE NEW YEAR GALA
FEB. 4, 5-10:30 p.m. – Grand Hyatt Denver Ring in the Year of the Rabbit with a Chino- Latino twist. Join Gala Chairs Dr. Raul & Vivian Murciano for a Lunar New Year’s celebration featuring an Asian and Cuban inspired dinner, lion dancers, a palm reader, Chinese calligrapher, a traditional salad toss and Night Market with music provided by the Colorado Mambo Orchestra. All proceeds benefit The Nathan Yip Foundation, which provides funding for teachers & educational projects in rural Colorado. Tickets: www.Nathanyipfoundation.org Purchase tickets by Jan. 23. Questions? Contact jill@nathanyipfoundation.org

WHAT’S NEW?
After 44 years of sharing public health resources with its neighbors, Arapahoe County, on Wed., Jan. 4, 2023 opened the doors to its own, single-county Public Health department. Visit arapahoegov.com/health

MAYORS & COMMISSIONERS YOUTH AWARDS NOMINATIONS OPEN
Deadline: MARCH 3. A scholarship program for exceptional high school seniors. Visit arapahoegov.com/youthawards