WHAT’S HAPPENING 1-19-23

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
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

ENGLEWOOD CHAMBER FRIDAY COFFEE
JAN. 20, 8-9 a.m. at Cherrelyn Elementary School, 4500 S Lincoln St., Englewood. Hear about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) programming. RSVP: info@myenglewoodchamber.com

AURORA REPUBLICAN FORUM HAS NEW MEETING LOCATION
JAN. 21, 10 a.m. at Heather Gardens Clubhouse, 2888 S. Heather Gardens Way, Aurora. Moving from JJ’s Place. Guest Speaker – State Rep. Rod Bockenfeld. 

ENGLEWOOD CHAMBER DISCUSSION ON THE FUTURE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES
JAN. 26, 8-9 a.m. at the Englewood City Center, Community Room, 1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood. Discuss electric vehicles in Englewood and installing EV charging stations near businesses. Breakfast provided by Xcel Energy-Partnes in Energy. Tickets: info@my englewoodchamber.com. Members: Free; Non-members: $10. 

ARAPAHOE COUNTY TELEPHONE TOWN HALL
JAN. 26, 6:30 p.m. Call in number: 1-855-436-3656. Meet the County’s newest elected officials, reacquaint with existing ones. Scan QR Code from page 3 Villager – Jan. 19 issue.

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER ECONOMIC FORECAST BREAKFAST
JAN. 27, 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. 

COLORADO BALLET PRESENTS “LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS
FEB. 3-12 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. For performance dates and times visit Coloradoballet.org or call Patron Services at 303-837-8888 ext. 2. 

GALA OF THE COLORADO AUTHORS’ HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS OPEN
NOW-FEB. 28. Only 12 authors will be nominated this year for induction. To make a nomination go to www.ColoradoAuthorsHallofFame.org and click on the Nominate tag. The next induction will be held Sept. 16, 2023 at the Doubletree Hilton Denver Tech Center in Greenwood Village. 

CANCER LEAGUE OF COLORADO “DRINK FOR PINK.”
FEB. 3, 7 p.m., Mammoth VS Georgia Swarm game. 50% of proceeds will be donated to Drink for Pink, which supports beast cancer research through Cancer League of Colorado. Call 303-281-9864 for directions on how to purchase tickets. 

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

“WHAT’S NEW?”
The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts to receive a Grant for Arts Projects award of $20,000. The grand will support the Newman Center’s 20th anniversary. 

“WHAT’S NEW?”
In 2023, get a $29 Keep Colorado Wild Pass with your vehicle registration. The Pass includes entry to state parks and protects wildlife, lands and water. Scan the QR Code on page 3 of The Villager for details.