WHAT’S HAPPENING 2-22-24

ARAPAHOE LIBRARIES HOSTS PROM ATTIRE
NOW-FEB. 29. Clothing Donation Drive at Castlewood, Eloise May, Koelbel, Sheridan, Smoky Hill and Southglenn libraries. Free Clothing Swaps Sat., March 2 1-5 p.m. at Smoky Hill Library, s5430 S. Biscay Circle, Centennial. Info: arapahoelibraries.org or Call 303-542-7279.

ENGLEWOOD CHAMBER RIBBON CUTTING & OPEN HOUSE
FEB. 23, 4-7 p.m. at Rooted 303, 5933 S. Fairfield St.,Littleton. Celebrate Rooted 303’s move into a new space. RSVP: 303-789-4473.

KALEIDOSCOPE 2024 FUNDRAISER FOR ROCKY MTN. CHILDREN’S HEALTH FOUNDATION.
SAT., FEB. 24. Reception 5 p.m., Dinner & Program 6:30 p.m. Featuring a Live Charity Auction at the Ritz-Carlton, Denver. Honoring Dr. Reginold and Faye Washington.

CANCER LEAGUE OF COLORADO AUCTION MEETING
FEB. 28, 4-6 p.m. at Brothers bar & Grill, 7407 Park Meadows Dr., Lone Tree. Food & Cash Bar. Bring items for the Hope Ball Auction. Info: barbarasreece@aol.com

NATIONAL HISTORY DAY COLORADO EVENT
FEB. 28, 2:00 p.m. with remarks from Dr. Nicki Gonzales, Curriculum Scholar. In partnership with Colorado Humanities, for the unveiling of the NHDC Denver’s Chicano Movement Curriculum. Hostsed by History Colorado Center, in the Atrium, 1200 N. Broadway, Denver. Light refreshments. Questions: Kelly.evanciger@ucdenver.edu

ENGLEWOOD CHAMBER AFTER HOURS NETWORK & RIBBON CUTTING
FEB. 28, 5-7 p.m. Chula on Broadway, 3866 S. Broadway, Englewood. Commemorate the completion of the facade of Chula’s building. RSVP; lindsey@myenglewoodchamber.org
COLORADO PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2024

PRESENTING ON STAGE – ALASKA EVENT. MULTI-MEDIA PRESENTATION FROM AAA TRAVEL
Expert Planning Advice – View Stunning Film Footage. MARCH 5, 6 p.m. at Doubletree by Hilton, 8773 Yates Drive in Westminster. Reserve your seat online at AAA.com/HollandAmerica

12TH ANNUAL JUNIOR LEAGUE OF DENVER JOURNEY FUNDRAISER
MARCH 8, 6 p.m. (International Women’s Day.) At Mile High Station. Bubbles & Bow Ties theme. Lauren Whitney with CBS Cool will emcee, Halie Behr – auctioneer. Tickets JLD.org or 303-692-0270.

ENGLEWOOD LIONS CLUB MEETING
MARCH 7, 7 p.m. at Mango Tree Coffee, 3498 S. Broadway, Englewood. Info: Gail 720-377-7682.

CHERRY CREEK CHORALE PRESENTS “HOPE’S JOURNEY”
MARCH 8 & 9. Pre-concert talk at 7:10, Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village. Bach, Beethoven, Hagewnberg, Hayes & many others. Tickets: Visit CherryCreekChorale.org or purchase at the door. Cecilian Singers, directed by Phil Drozda, from Overland High School will also perform. The Chorale has approximately 100 members with
Artistic Director & Conductor Brian Leatherman.

Cherry Creek Republican Women ”Puttin’ on the Glitz”
March 12 Tuesday, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Luncheon and Fundraiser Dress to Impress as the theme implies Entertainment (Colorado’s own Frank Sinatra), Silent and Live Auctions DoubleTree Hotel, 7801 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village 80111 $50. pre-paid reservations by March 5 www.cherrycreekrepublicanwomen.org

ARAPAHOE COUNTY COTTAGE FOOD SAFETY
MARCH 13, 5-8:30 p.m. Learn food safety guidelines and the specifies of operating a home-based cottage food business from a home kitchen. To RSVP scan the QR code in the Arapahoe County ad on page 3.

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER BUSINESS AWARDS 2024
MARCH 14, 5-8 p.m., Curtis Ballroom at The Landmark/Comedy Works in Greenwood Village. Cocktail attire/ cocktails, Hors’d’oeuvres. Register: Jeff Keener at jkeener@bestchamber.comST.

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER BUSINESS AWARDS 2024
MARCH 14, 5-8 p.m., Curtis Ballroom at The Landmark/Comedy Works in Greenwood Village. Deadline for nomination, Feb. 10. Contact Jeff Keener at jkeener@bestchamber.com

WANT TO PUBLISH AND SELL MORE OF YOUR BOOKS?
MARCH 15 online – zoom via your computer or MARCH 16 in person at Dr. Briles office. Lunch & snacks with one day intensive training. Early Bird registration ends Feb. 17. Register: https:/./bit.ly/PublishingUnplugged

ST. THOMAS MORE PARISH SERVICES
MARCH 28, Holy Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – Mass of the Lord’s Supper. MARCH 29, Good Friday, 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. – Celebration of the Lord’s Passion. MARCH 30, Holy Saturday, 8:00 p.m., Solemn Vigil of Easter. MARCH 31, Easter Sunday, 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Mass. There will also be a Spanish Mass at 12:30 p.m. The Parish is located at 8035 S. Quebec St., Centennial. Call 303-770-1155 or stthomasmore.org

COLORADO AUTHORS’ HALL OF FAME TO OFFER FIVE $2,000 SCHOLARSHIPS
For aspiring Colo. authors & authors-to-be. Winners will have an opportunity to participate in an extensive 12-mo. Mentoring program. Applications deadline March 31, 2024, with the winning recipients announced in August with a luncheon event to be held on Friday, Sept. 16. Scholarships envisioned by founder of the Hall, Dr. Judith Briles. Info: www.ColoradoAuthorsHallofFame.org

ENGLEWOOD LIONS CLUB MEETINGS
1st & 3rd Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Mango Tree Coffee, 3498 S. Broadway, Englewood. Next meeting: March 7. Info: Gail 720-377-7682.

ARAPAHOE COUNTY 4TH ANNUAL SPRING WINE & CHALK FESTIVAL
MAY 18 & 19. At the Fairgrounds. Early bird discount thru March 1. Visit arapahoecountyeventcenter.com

ROCKY MOUNTAIN BOYS STATE JUNE 2-8 FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS
Premier civic program in Sterling, CO. Applications: www.CoLegionBoysState.org

WHAT’S NEW IN AWARDS? FINALISTS FOR DCPA STUDENT PLAYWRITING COMPETITION
“CONSIDER THE RAVENS” by Victoria Schnell – Cherry Creek High School. “MY FUTURE IS (KINDA) IN YOUR HANDS” by Esther Weiss – Cherry Creek High school. There were 107 High School submissions for these awards.

MS COLORADO SENIOR AMERICA ACCEPTING CONTESTANTS FOR 2024
Ms. Colorado Senior America is not a beauty pageant. The pageant re-defines and gives honor to the senior woman in all her glory. It champions the dignity, maturity and inner beauty of all senior women. Currently accepting contestants who will be 60 years old or better by our pageant date of April 27, 2024.This is the year to do something for yourself and have fun! Call Rene’ Green at 720-384-6249 for more details. (ColoSrAmerica.com)