WHAT’S HAPPENING 12-1-22

SOUTH SUBURBAN PARKS & RECREATION HOLIDAY EVENTS
DEC. 3, 35th Annual Craft Fair
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Goodson Rec. Center. A variety of handmade items from Colo. artisans. Admission & parking are free.
DEC. 3, Cocoa & Doughnuts with Santa
Various times at Buck Rec. Center.  Doughnuts, cocoa & photos with Santa.
DEC. 9, Polar Party. 5-7 p.m. Lone Tree
Rec. Center. Crafts & photos with Santa. Beverages & snacks. 
DEC. 9, Jan. 13 & 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

ANNUAL TABLES EXTRAORDINAIRE
Saint Catherine Philoptochos Charity Event to benefit their ministries. Tea Party & Decorated Table Viewing 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. 

ARAPAHOE LIBRARIES USED BOOK SALE
DEC. 3, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. DEC. 4, 12-4 p.m.  Collectable & Specialty books at Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial. 

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.

CENTENNIAL’S HOLIDAY ARTISAN MARKET
DEC. 3, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. a t Centennial Center Park, 13050 E. Peakview Ave. 20 Local artisans, a visit with Santa & performances by local school & dance groups. Local food groups. 

GREATER ENGLEWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FORUM
DEC. 8, NOON- 1:00 p.m.  Homelessness Forum II: New Safety Measures In depth look at the available resources.  Speakers: Representaties from All Health & Path, Mike Sandgren, Arapahoe County and Sergeant McGrath, Englewood Police Dept. Location: Englewood Civic Center, Community Room,  1000 Englewood Pkwy., Englewood.  Lunch from Cafe 180 will be provided by  Englewood Downtown Development Authority.  Tickets: Member: Free; Non-Member: $10.  info@myenglewoodchamber.com

9TH ANNUAL THE VILLAGE TOY DRIVE
DEC. 8, 5-8 p.m. All toy & cash donations go 100% to VOA Colorado Branch. Suggested NEW toy donation value of $25 (ages 0-16). Cash donations directly to: www.voacoloado.org/toydrive. Every toy/cash donation receives one drawing ticket. Winners for the drawing will be announced Dec. 16. Food & drinks will be served. RSVP: mygruber@fasbank.com by Dec. 1. Enter the drawing to win two Club Level tickets with valet parking pass to the Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos game on Dec. 18.  Sponsors: First American State Bank and Gruber Commercial Real Estate. 

CHERRY CREEK CHORALE PRESENTS “RING IN THE SEASON”
DEC. 9 & 10. at Bethany Lutheran Church. Pre-Concert talk at 7:10 p.m.; Concert at 7:30 p.m. Selections ranging from “The Christmas Can-Can” to “He Come From the Glory,” plus new arrangements of familiar carols. Joined by The Rocky Mountain Ringers, Denver’s premier handbell ensemble. Tickets Cherrycreekchoral.org

ARAPAHOE COUNTY HOLIDAY SHOPPING
DEC. 10, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Arapahoe County Fairgrounds & Event Center, 25690 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora. Holiday shopping with local vendors, craft activities, Santa, petting farm, horse-drawnrides, games and more.  Tickets: $10 (kids 2 and under FREE).  Donate a new, unwrapped gift and receive free admission. arapahoegov.com

2ND ANNUAL FREE ENTERPRISE SUMMIT
DEC. 13 At Empower Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St., Denver. 11:15, Doors Open, 11:30 VIP Reception; 12 Noon, Summit Begins; 1:30 p.m.Summit Concludes. Register: https://commonsenseinstituteco.org/free-enterprise-summit-registration Keynote Speaker; Arthur Brooks. See honorees listed on page 18 of Nov. 24 Villager.

Central City Opera Presents AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS DEC. 16, 17, 18 in DENVER
DEC. 16, 7:30 p.m.; DEC. 17, 7:30 p.m. AND DEC. 18, 2:00 p.m. at Trinity United  Methodist Church –  Denver.  A holiday event for audiences of all ages performed with a full orchestra. The story of a magic star, a shepherd boy, and how unselfish love can work miracles.  Box Office for tickets: 303-292-6700. Performance Dec. 11 in Colorado Springs and Dec. 13 & 14 in Boulder. 

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

OPTIMIST CLUB OF MONACO SOUTH SELLS CHRISTMAS TREES- KIDS VISIT WITH SANTA
Sales at the northwest corner of Monaco & Iliff (2285 S. Monaco) at the Villa Monaco Shopping Center. Funds used to serve youth and the community. Santa Claus in the Tree Lot’s heated Santa Haus on the weekends. This is a 45-year tradition and supports over 35 youth & community programs, including Super Citizenship Awards.

‘WHAT’S NEW?” DENVER JAZZ CLUB YOUTH ALL-STAR IS LOOKING FOR A HIGH SCHOOL TRUMPET PLAYER
Contact The Director, Ed Cannava at ecan11@msn.com

“WHAT’S NEW?”
LYNX auto wraps has been sold and consolidated with with Signarama – Denver. Both companies utilize computer graphics and materials for Signarama signage & commercial trucks & vehicle. Call Mark Metevia for 3M paint protection vinyl film for upscale vehicles. 303-926-7446 or 720-503-6028 or Mark@lynxauowraps.com