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. 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
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: Representatives 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. email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER EVENTS
DEC. 8 , Ribbon Cutting at Arc Thrift Stores (Dry Creek & Univ. 8:30 a.m. There 32nd store located at 7450 S Univ. Blvd., Unit 100, in Centennial. Register: call 303-795-0142. DEC. 12, Women in Business: Convo & Cocktails. 5-7 p.m. at Heart & Home Decor and More. Holiday shopping at Kristin Davis’ new shopping venue in Centennial. Hot cocoa bar with schnapps, holiday sweets and savory snacks. Register: call 303-795-0142.
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.
TESORO CULTURAL CENTER CHRISTMAS EVENT AT THE FORT
DEC. 24, 4 p.m. Tesoro partners with the Fraternas to commemorate Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem as they seek shelter on the night of Jesus’ birth. Refreshments and biscochitos are provided. The Fort is located at 19192 Highway 8, Morrison.
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 email@example.com
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
CITY OF CENTENNIAL NEWS
Centennial City Council Meetings move to Tuesdays in 2023. Study Session followed by a Regular Council Meeting on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Council Work Session on the second Tuesday of the month. Study Sessions and Work Sessions at 6 p.m. Regular Council meetings a t 7 p.m. Open to the public.