WHAT’S HAPPENING 10-6-22

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 

MUSEUM OF OUTDOOR ARTS LIVE PERFORMANCE AT MARJORIE PARK
OCT. 6, 6:30-8 p.m. David Taylor’s Zikr Dance Ensemble. Tickets:  MOAONLINE.ORG Food truck available. 6331 S. Fiddler’s Green Cir., Greenwood Village. 

17 MILE HOUSE OPEN HOUSE
OCT. 8, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 17 Mile House Farm Park, 8181 S. Parker Rd., Centennial.  Learn about the property’s daily history (1880-1950). Visit the milking parlor, milk house, and butter corn display. Make and taste your own butter! A free event, but registration is required. Visit arapahoegov.com/17milehouse. 

WALK & ROLL TO SUPPORT SPINA BIFIDA COMMUNITY
OCT. 8, registration begins at 8 a.m., kick-off at 10 a.m. at Red Tail Park, Aurora. One Mile walk. Form a team or sign up as an individual. Spina Bifida; a neural tube birth defect that happens in the first month of pregnancy when the spinal column doesn’t for properly, leaving nerves exposed and resulting in damage to the spinal cord. This is a 501c3 association. Sign up at www.spinabilidaco.org

HOCUS POCUS FESTIVAL AT CURTIS PARK
OCT. 8, 1-3 p.m.  Hocus Pocus Festival sponsored by Arapahoe Libraries at Curtis Park, 2323 E. Orchard Rd., Greenwood Village. Food trucks, crafts, inflatable cornmazwe, movie characters and more. Best for ages 9 years and older but all ages are welcome & costumes encouraged.  Event parking at Aspen Academy or across the street from the Curtis Center. Lawn chairs or blankets suggested. Info: 303-542-7279 or visit arapahoelibraries.org. 

1ST ANNUAL UPSTANDER 5K RUN/WALK
OCT. 9, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at deKoevend Park, Centennial.  Benefiting Bullying Recovery Resource Center. BRRC defends bullied children and helps rebuild lives through education and advocacy to defend children. Register: https:/runsignup.com/Race/CO/Littleton/BRRCUpstande5K

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER HALLOWEEN BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
OCT. 11, 5-7 p.m. Prizes for best costume. At Shift eclectic cowering space. Locally crafted hors d’oeuvres, assorted wines, and a seasonal spooky mocktail. Register at BestChamber.com

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. 

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 

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

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. 

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.

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