WHAT’S HAPPENING 11-30-23

HUDSON HOLIDAYS & LIGHT UP THE NEW YEAR
NOV. 24-DEC. 31. Tickets for specific dates are now available for purchase. Santa will make an appearance most evenings, providing the perfect photo opportunity. The second show Light Up the New Year, will run Jan. 2-28 and will feature an entirely new, immersive light display featuring vibrant displays & upbeat music.  Coffee and hot cocoa available. Beer, wine and cocktails for adults 21+, plus food concessions. Sensosry-friendly show night will be available on Dec. 10 & Jan. 11. Tickets:  HudsonGardens.org/holidays

KNITTING 4 PEACE ONE STITCH AT A TIME GIVING AND COLO. GIVES DAY (DEC. 5)
For 17 Years this nonprofit connects service-minded makers who create & deliver handcrafted necessities to families and communities in need, at home and abroad. The office is located in the Park Hill Congregational Church. Since 2006 they have delivered nearly This nonprofit relies on donations for over 90% of their revenue each year. Info: knitting4Peace@mailman.bloomerang-mail.com 

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS FROZEN & ENCANTO DEC. 1-3 AT THE BALL ARENA
Dec. 1, 7 p.m.; Dec. 2 11 a.m., 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. Dec. 3 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. This adventure on ice transports fans not two of the most popular Disney films ad audiences can sing-along to their favorite songs while embracing world-class ice skating, aerial acrobatics and more. Tickets can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com or in-person at the venue box office at 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver. 

COLORADO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY IN SUPPORT OF ISREAL EVENT
Dec. 5. Prayer Vigil: 7:30-8 p.m. In the Anschutz Student Center.  Speakers: Rabbi Hillel Goldberg, Scott Levin, Hezy Shalev, Eric Hogue, Dr. Donald Sweeting, Dr. David Potter, Dr. Seth Rodriquez.  Bringing together Jewish & Christian leaders who share a common commitment to supporting Israel & promoting peace in the region.  Benefit dinner will be live-streamed on CCUforIsrael.com beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner is by invitation only, the prayer vigil is open to the public. To register call 303-963-3157. 

YOUNG GUNS OF THE COORS WESTERN ART EXHIBIT & SALE
Dec. 7. Tickets on sale now for the reception. The Pop-Up Exhibit features local, emerging artists selling work in price ranges more\accessible  to Young Guns attendees. An evening of art, country music, entertainment & Philanthropy.  Proceeds help support the National Western Scholarship Trust, giving support to 120 Colo. & Wyoming students. Reception 6-9 p.m. at the  National Western Complex, Expo Hall, Third floor. Tickets on sale at Eventbrite:RedCarpetReception

SoSu ARTIST COLLECTIVE AT THE STREETS OF SOUTHGLENN
DEC. 7,  4-8 p.m. Holiday reception and weekend event featuring the workof Julie Vincelette, Julie Wojcicki, Kate Dulaney, Mar Knight Hall,Jill Mack, Sonia Fuentes and Janet Moore., The reception includes an art box give away on Dec. 7. Dec. 8 from 11-6 p.m. a portion of proceeds benefit Graceful Care in Littleton. Dec. 9 from 11-6 pm. bring in this notice for a 15% off one purchased item! They are collaborating with Graceful Cafe this year at 2154 NE Commons Ave., Suite 306in Centennial . Follow on Instagram@sosuartists 

CHERRY CREEK CHORALE “A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS.”
DEC. 8 & 9.  Pre—concert talk at 7:10, Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.  Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500  E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village. Tickets: CherryCreekChorale.org The Chorale was founded in 1980 by former students and parents of the Cherry Creek school system. The Chorale became a 501 © (3) organization in 1986. Now with 100 members their repertoire covers a variety of music. 

TESORO CULTURAL CENTER AMERICAN INDIAN WINTER STORYTELLING HOUR
Dec. 10, 4-5 p.m. Led by JoDene Sherwood of the Blackfeet, Assiniboine & Cree tribes.  Stories are accompanied by a dancer illustrating an aspect of each story.  In Bent’s Quarters at The Fort Restaurant.  Admission, $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 7-12. Free parking and light refreshments. Tickets: Call 303-839-1671 or visit TesoroCulturalCenter.org

CHERRY CREEK REPUBLICAN WOMEN MONTHLY DEC. MEETING
Dec. 12, 11 a.m. social time and 11:30 a.m. meeting. At the Double Tree Hotel, 1-25 & Orchard. Program: Biff Gore, Ambassador of Soul (who appeared on The Voice) will entertain guests with his voice like no other. RSVP: Karen Blilie 303-668-8767 or cherrycreekrepublicanwomen.org

LASPOSADAS: ANNUAL CHRISTMAS EVE EVENT AT THE FORT
4 p.m. with refreshments & biscochitos provided.  Las Posadas commemorates Mary & Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem as they seek shelter on the night of Jesus’ birth.  The Fort, 19192 Hwy 8, Morrison. RSVP: 303-839-1671. 

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE TOY DRIVE
Hosted by Volunteers of America . Drop off at CHV Police Dept. at 2460 E. Quincy Ave. Deadline for donations is Dec. 15 

THE VILLAGE TOY DRIVE AT FIRST AMERIAN STATE BANK
Deadline for donations is Dec. 15. Donate new toys (ages 0-18) to First American State Bank, 8390 E. Crescent Pkwy, Suite 100, Greenwood Village or cash donations directly to Volunteers of America at www.voacolorado.org/toydrive. 

EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT OF CENTENNIAL COAT DRIVE
DEC. 11-15. Express will pick up donations Accepting donations of gently used coats, jackets and other winter clothing. Collection information: Call 303-768-0800 or Michael.Ollmstead@ExpressPros.com.