WHAT’S HAPPENING – 11-10-22

CHERRY CREEK SCHOOLS VETERANS WEEK ACTIVITIES
NOV. 9, West Middle Schoo, 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. Students & staff will place thank you signs in the yards of local veterans; hold flag-waving event outside the school at 8:30 a.m. and hosting two assemblies with guest speaker Frank Griggs, founder of Heroes Puppies for Life.  RSVP: 720-554-5170

NOV. 10, Greenwood Elementary. 8:24-10 a.m. Two assemblies honoring veterans, military members, and their families; featuring patriotic music & projects celebrating America’s heroes. No RSVP required.

NOV. 11, Cherry Creek High School honoring America’s heroes at their football game at 7 p.m. Early pizza dinner. Honorees to be introduced before the game and at halftime. Fundraiser for Folds of Honor to provide scholarships to spouses & children of America’s called or disabled military. RSVP: 720-554-2393.

NOV. 14, Bellevue Elementary. 10 a.m. celebration in the library featuring one students from each grade level reading their Veterans Day essay or poem. Honored guest will will enjoy refreshments and visit with students in their classrooms. 

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. 

NOURIST MEALS ON WHEELS TOILETRY DRIVE – TWO EVENTS
NOV. 10 – Collection of the following toiletries: Travel size shampoo, conditioner, body wash, size lotion and toothpaste. During the 12 Days of Giving the wrapped gifts will be delivered with hot meals for 12 days in Dec. NOV 17  is the Stuff The Trunk for Subaru Share The Love. The trunk of a Subaru will be filled with items from the grocery room and gifts for clients.

AUTHOR/ARTIST RECEPTION WITH DANIELLE SEEWALKER
NOV. 10, 6-8 p.m. A Native American artist, author & activist who will share her visual artwork and her newest book. Followed by refreshments and a viewing of the gallery at Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial.  RSVP: arapahoelibraries.org/events 

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.

ARAPAHOE COUNTY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED VETERANS DAY- NOV. 11 DENVER JAZZ CLUB YOUTH ALL-STAR AUDITIONS
SUN., NOV. 13. for High School Musicians who play Trumpet or Piano. 4-6:30 p.m. at Denver Percussion (7399 S. Tucson Way, Centennial.) Receive audition music & recording by emailing The Director, Ed Cannava, at ecan11@msn.com Info: 303-328-7277. 

CHERRY CREEK REPUBLICAN WOMEN LUNCHEON
NOV. 15 with speaker Dick Wadhams, a Republican poliical consultant and 2007-2011 Colorado Rep. state chairman. Double Tree by Hilton DTC, 7801 E. Orchard Rd., Greenwood Village. RSVP deadline 11/8, 5 p.m. to Karen, 303-667-8767. 11-11:30 a.m. Social with meeting at 11:30 a.m. SAVE THE DATE: FEB. 14 for a Mardi Gras party with the wearing of masks. 

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER BUSINESS AFTER HOURS  
NOV. 16, 5-7 p.m. at Arapahoe Community College. The Centennial Arts & Cultural Foundation is one of the non-profits exhibiting at the non-profit fair. Chamber members and guests will connect with non-profit organizations. 

46TH ANNUAL L’ESPRIT de NOEL HOME TOUR
NOV. 18 & 19 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the beautiful Glenmoor Country Club neighborhood. Five diverse homes festively decorated by ten talented local florists & table designers. The fundraiser benefits  Central City Opera and organized by volunteers with the Central City Opera Guild. In addition to the home tour, a holiday boutique & ticketed luncheon will be held Sat. in the Clubhouse. The patron party will be held at Shaver-Ramsey Fine & Custom Rugs on  Nov. 17. This is a ticketed event. Tickets for the home tour Fri, or Sat. are $50 or $100 for the tour and Sat. lunch. Tickets for ’Twas the Night Before are $100-$250. All tickets can be purchased at www.espirithometour.com/buytickets. The Villager is one of the Media Sponsors.

ANNUAL TABLES EXTRAORDINAIRE
Saint Catherine Philoptochos Charity Event to benefit their ministries. Tea Party & Decorated Table Viewing Wed., Nov 30, 10 a.m. -12 p.m. $45/person. Thurs., Dec. 1, 10 a.m. -12 p.m. $45/person. Dec. 1, 2-5 p.m. decorate table viewing & pastry favor for groups only, by appointment – email info@tablesextraordinaire.org to schedule, $15/person. Dec. 2, 9 a.m. –  6 p.m. presale or at door $15/person.  The church  is located at 5555 S Yosemite St., Greenwood Village. 

FRIENDS OF NURSING CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
DEC. 3. with FON President, Greta Pollard. Check-in & Social, 11:00 a.m. with Valor Christian High School students serenading with song. Luncheon, 12:00 noon. Festive sounds of the season with pianist Dr. Sandra Varley and  readings of Light & Hope for Christmas & Hannukkah by Radio Personality, Rick Crandall. Silent Auction and The Christmas Shoppe to raise money for nurses scholarships as they have done for 41 years. RSVP: Melanie – 720-891-3412. Event at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood Restaurant, 5111 DTC Parkway, Greenwood Village.

CHERRY CREEK CHORALE RING IN THE SEASON
DEC. 9 & 10. Selection of Christmas carols along with the Rocky  Mountain Ringers, a handbell ensemble. Pre-concert talk begins at 7:10 p.m. with the concert at 7:30 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village.  Tickets: CherryCreekChorale.org 

ARAPAHOE COUNTY LOOKING FOR VENDORS FOR HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE DEC. 10
Local businesses, craft vendors & artisans to apply by Nov. 18 to be a vendor. Event at Arapahoe County Fairgrounds & Park Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

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