WHAT’S HAPPENING 3-21-24

CITY OF CENTENNIAL RESIDENTS TREE LIMB DROP OFF
SAT., MARCH 23 – SAT., MARCH 30 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Taking limbs up to 6 inches in diameter at 7272 S. Eagle St. For requirements of donated items call 303-325-8000 or 303-754-3443.

DENVER REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S LOBBYING DAY
MARCH 28, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Colorado State Capitol Bldg., 200 E. Colfax Ave. – West Side Steps. Happy Hour afterwards. RSVP:
denverrepublicanwomen@gmail.com

LEARN THE ART & SCIENCE OF FERMENTING YOUR OWN SAUERKRAUT
MARCH 28, 7-8:30 p.m. at CSU Extension ARAPAHOE County Office in Centennial. Workshop fee $20 and includes a jar of kraut to ferment at home. Scan the QR code in the ARAPAHOE County ad in The Villager to RSVP.

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

GRAND OPENING NEW ESPORTS LOUNGE
MARCH 29, 2-7 p.m. at Sheridan Recreation Center. Newly renovated esports lounge, complete with two 55” TVs, three going monitors and four Nintendo Switch consoles. Try out the state-of-the art equipment. Players are invited to enter Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros Ultimate tournaments. Info: TMcIntosh@ssprd.org

ENGLEWOOD CHAMBER AFTER HOURS NETWORK
MARCH 30, 5-7 p.m. at The Tabletop Tap, 3422 S. Broadway. Free & open to the public. RSVP: lindsey@myenglewoodchamber.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

SOPRANO SARA GARTLAND TO PERFORM AT CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S “THEATRE OF DREAMS” GALA
APRIL 5 at the Cable Center at Denver University. Honoring Judy & Newell Grant. Tickets: centralcityopera.org/gala

SOUL DOG RESCUE NONPROFIT TO HAVE FIRST GALA
APRIL 5 at Denver Museum of Nature & Science. For Tails of Hope tickets: www.souldog.org/gala

READING, WRITING AND A WARDROBE LUNCHEON TO BENEFIT CLOTHES TO KIDS OF DENVER
APRIL 11, 11:30-1:00 at Wellshire Event Center, 3333 S. Colo. Blvd. RSVP: val@clothestokidsdenver.org

RALLY FOR KIDS
APRIL 12, noon – at Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows. Featuring Guest Speaker Melissa Roshan Potter speaking about the deep-seated Trauma she experienced in her childhood. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The event is FREE. Register by visiting the RallyForKids website.

POLLINATOR-FRIENDLY GARDENING
APRIL 13, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at 17 Mile House Spring Open House. Learn the basics of honeybees, beekeeping and bee-friendly gardens – and tour the historic house and barn. Register at arapahoedo.gov/17milehouse

COLORADO BALLET’S THE ONE GALA 
Returns APRIL 18 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Tickets: 303-339-1618 or COLORADOBALLET.ORG/Gala 

FRIENDS OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON
APRIL 20  11 a.m. at Cherry Hills Country Club. FON to award $112,000 to nursing students. Rick Crandall will be the Master of Ceremonies. Tickets: 720-891-3412. 

WHAT’S NEW?
Cherry Creek Republican Women memberships are due. Annual dues are $40 per year for regular members. Info: sstsruna@comcast.net or call 303-913-1394. 

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER ’”THE TANK” EVENT
MAY 14, 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone tree. To showcase Chamber Non-profits. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cocktails available for purchase. Select non-profits pitch to a panel of business Sharks. A portion of the proceeds will benefit all participating non-profits. Open to Members and the Public! Tickets are $50. Register at 303-795-0142 or info@bestchamber.com

ARAPAHOE COUNTY 4TH ANNUAL SPRING WINE & CHALK FESTIVAL
MAY 18 & 19. At the Fairgrounds. Visit arapahoecountyeventcenter.com

ROCKY MOUNTAIN BOYS STATE JUNE 2-8 FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS
Premier civic program in Sterling, CO. Applications: www.CoLegionBoysState.org
SPINA BIFIDA OVERNIGHT FREE TEEN CAMP
JUNE 30-JULY 4, Easterseals Colorado Rocky Mountain Village in Empire, CO. Registration required and space is limited. Sign-up at Https://eastersealsrmv.campbrainregistration.com

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

DENVER LIONS CLUB MEETINGS
Second & Fourth Tuesdays at 12 noon. American Legion – Colorado Blvd. (Yale & I-25) Legion Post #1. Interested in joining, call Bob -720-313-9741.