WHAT’S HAPPENING 10-13-22

ARAPAHOE COUNTY SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR CITIZEN  REDISTRICTING ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Arapahoe County will re-draw boundaries for county commissioner districts in 2023. The County is seeking interested residents to serve on a Citizen Redistricting Advisory Committee to help draw proposed new district maps for consideration by the Board of County Commissioners. Visit arapahoegov.com/getinvolved  

DENVER BALLET GUILD YOUNG DANCERS COMETITION
NOW-JAN. 16 the registration is open. To register: follow YDC 2023 Registration.
Additional Info: YDC 2023 Variation List and YDC 2023 Music. Questions ydc@denverballet guild.org 

DENVER BALLET GUILD MASQUERADE at the MANSION
OCT. 13, 5:30. The Buell Mansion, 2700 E. Hampden Ave. Tickets: Denverballetguild.org. 8:30 dance performance by Lemon Sponge Cake. 

SYMPOSIUM ON COLORADO’S FAILED DRUG POLICIES 
OCT. 14, 9:00-4:30 p.m. Colo. is #1 in America for cocaine use, #7 overall for highest drug use, and is facing record drug overdoses. Hear from drug policy experts, educators, professors, law enforcement, and political leaders on how to address Colorado’s failed drug policies. Lunch provided. Leprino Hall, Room 170/172, Colorado Christian Univ., 8787 W. Alameda Ave., Lakewood. Viewed Live. Website: ccu.edu/centennial

ARAPAHOE LIBRARIES LIVE IN CONCERT: A NIGHT OF JAZZ 
OCT. 14,  6-8 p.m. Daniel Bennett, a jazz saxophonist from New York City, to be joined by master percussionist Koko Bermejo and bassist Kevin Hailey, Embassy Suites DTC, 10250 E. Costilla Ave., Centennial. Reservation: Call 303-542-7279 or visit arapahoelibraries.org 

WESTERN FANTASY SCHEDULED FOR OCT. 15
The 29th Annual event will be chaired by Pat Robinson and will feature country star Justin Moore! Table sponsorships available before June 30. Visit Western.com or contact Michael James mjames@voacolorado.org or 303-297-0408. 

JEFFERSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 70TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON OPENER
OCT. 16, 3 p.m. at Colorado School of Mines Green Center. MauriceCohn, candidate conductor, conducts Bartok. Tickets: jeffsymphony.org 

CENTENNIAL’S WHISKEY WARMER

OCT. 22, 1-5 p.m. at Centennial Center. Eat, drink, and listen to live music in the Park amphitheater. Bring chairs & picnic blankets.  Admission is free. Tasting punch card for 21 years and older. Food trucks available. Info: centennial.gov/events<http://www.centennialco.gov/events>

EVENING SHOPPING FUNDRAISER FOR FRIENDS OF NURSING 
OCT. 26. Evening shopping at the WISH Boutique on S. Gaylord St to raise money for the 2023 Scholarship Fund. 15% of purchases between 6 and 8 p.m. will be donated to FON Scholarship Fund. WISH is located at 1099 S. Gaylord. Funds will be used for nurse scholars attending Colorado’s 9 Schools of Nursing. 

SOCIAL SECURITY WORKSHOP
OCT. 27, 4-5:00 p.m. at Koelbel Library, 5955 S Holly St., Centennial. “Savvy Social Security Planning” What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income. Discussion and questions. Call LaVelle at 303-794-4084 to rsvp. Walk-ins welcome. LaVelle Knight with Front Range Financial.

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT
OCT. 29, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Police Dept. Police Dept. & Drug Enforcement Admin. will take expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. 2460 E. Quincy Ave. Service is free & anonymous. 

JUNIOR LEAGUE HOLIDAY MART
NOV. 4-6. Gates Field House on the Univ. of Denver campus. The league’s newest cookbook, “Centennial Celebrations” will be on sale. Hours: Friday, 1-8 p.m.; Sat., 9-5 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets $10 in advance at JLD.org or at the door. VIP PRIVATE SHOPPING EVENT: Friday, Nov. 4 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tickets, $40 – includes parking, coffee & nibbles. 

HERITAGE EAGLE BEND ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR
NOV. 5, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free  admission. 23155 E. Heritage Pkwy. (South of Arapahoe Rd.)

PROJECT OUR TOWN WEEKEND OF ACTION
NOV. 10-13. Weekend of community service projects benefitting those  in need  & supporting important causes and organizations. Benefiting 50+local  nonprofit agencies. Volunteer registration opens Oct. 17. More info: projector town.org/sponsors or QR code in Sept. 8  Villager, page 20. 

RUE de NOEL A PARIS STREET CHRISTMAS MARKET
NOV. 11 & 12.  Indoors – Douglas County Events Center. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free Admission. Visit aparisstreetmarket.com or call 303-877-9457.

CENTRAL CITY OPERA GUILD L’ESPRIT de NOEL HOME TOUR
NOV. 18-19. Five elegant diverse homes in Glenmoor Country Club neighborhood and decorated for the holidays. NOV. 19, Holiday boutique/lunch option. Tickets: www.lesprithometor.com

WHAT’S NEW?
Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Aurora  is now CELEBRATION CHEVROLET under the leadership of Kent Bozarth. Located at 2001 S Havana Aurora. Delivery anywhere in Colorado. Visit www.celebrationchevrolet.com for information on this third generation led family automobile business.

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