ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
ACC Host CCSD Art and Excellence Showcase
Through March 8. Participating schools: Cherokee Trail High School, Cherry Creek High School, Eaglecrest High School, Grandview High School, Overland High School and Smoky Hill High School. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday until 7 p.m. Sat., March 3, noon-5 p.m. A closing reception March 8, 5-7 p.m. with light refreshments. Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC. Free and open to the public.
A Night at the Movies
March 10, 7:30 p.m. The Arapahoe Philharmonic presents music from Alien, Star Wars, Star Trek and more featuring Vincent C. LaGuardia Jr., conducting-competition winner. Fisher Auditorium on the Englewood Campus, 3800 S. Logan St., Englewood. Tickets: 303-781-1892.
Whiskey and Scotch Tasting for St. Patrick’s Day
March 16, 7 p.m., Cherokee Ranch and Castle, a 92-year-old Scottish-style castle. Tasting will be accompanied by pairings of gourmet and hearty appetizers. Entertainment by Eron Johnson’s Blackhorn Sessions and Scott Beach on bagpipes. RSVP: 303-688-5555.
Denver Brass Off Kilt-er!
March 16-17, 7:30 p.m. March 18, 2 p.m. Pipers, dancers and brass. A full-blown St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza. Featuring: Celtic Colorado Pipes and Drums, Wick School of Irish Dance, Rocky Mountain Highland Dancers. Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Gates Concert Hall, University of Denver. Tickets from $26. Tickets: 303-871-7720.
Family Fun Sports Event and Breakfast
March 18, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. David Fogel, a native Denverite and well-known lawyer, will be the featured speaker at National Council of Jewish Women at Valley Country Club. RSVP: 720-219-6272 or email@example.com.
14th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon
March 22, 11:30 p.m. Mission: Metro Denver EDC. Annual Awards Presentation. Seawell Grand Ballroom at Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1350 Arapahoe St., Denver. Registration: 303-620-8034 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to register: March 16.
Naturally Artificial: Works by Jason DeMarte
Through May 20. DeMarate’s works combine images of plants and animals with discordant artificial elements and processed foods. Gates Court Gallery at Denver Botanic Gardens, York St. Art exhibit included with Gardens admission.
Music with a Mission Concert
March 23, 7 p.m. To benefit National Alliance on Mental Illness. The Juice performs contemporary versions of pub classics, as well as music from the current Irish folk and pop scene. “Irish music with an attitude” as they are described. gshep.org or 303-740-2688.
Great Music from the Arts
April 13, 7:30 p.m. Littleton Symphony Orchestra presents Salt Lake Symphony principal cellist Rainer Eudeikis who takes you on a tour of great literary works with Richard Strauss’ Don Quixote and Dvorak’s Opus 94 Rondo. The concert concludes with Steven Taylor singing another version of Don Quixote, “The Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha. Tickets: LittletonSymphony.org or call 303-933-6824.
Temporary Art Exhibits
Through March 31, Dick Gallagher, Lakewood, Painting. “Inked Car Arts” displays vintage cars and trucks from many manufacturers in street scenes or individually in gouache paint and Indian ink. Lone Tree Gold Club and Hotel.
March 9, 7-9 p.m. A panel discussion with an All-Star line-up of top educators to share what they are doing to fill the pipeline. South Metro Denver Chamber office, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Ste 342, Centennial. Register online at BestChamber.com or call 303-795-0142.
Annual Business Awards Gala
March 27. “Tailgate Celebration” sponsored by Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce. Wear your favorite jersey or team shirt or your own business shirt. RSVP at 303-789-4473 by March 20. Seating limited to 104 guests. Awards to be given to Community Organization of the Year, Chamber Member of the Year, Emerging Business, Business of the Year and Lifetime Business Achievement.
Wellshire Presbyterian Church Service
April 1, 6:15 a.m., Easter Sunday sunrise service in the Rose Memorial Garden.
Free Nutrition Classes
March 14, 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. Free Heart nutrition class “Eating for Thyroid Health.” March 28, 11:30-12:30 p.m. free Heart Health Nutrition class ‘Mind Diet.” Both classes held at South Denver Heart Center. Presented by Susan Buckley, R.D., C.D.E. Register: 303-744-1065 or southdenver.com
Free Educational Classes
March 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m. “Anticoagulation Basics: Through Thick and Thin: Learn to Live with Warfarin/Coumadin. March 19, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. “Diabetes, Pre-diabetes and Insulin Resistance.” Join Susan Weitkunat R.D., C.D.E. as she teaches the ins and outs of diabetes and how to control blood sugar. Register at 303-744-1065, southdenver.com Classes at South Denver Heart Center.
Open House on Traffic
March 8, 5-8 p.m. Traffic is one of the top concerns for citizens in Greenwood Village. Join the drop-in open house at Greenwood Village City Hall, 6060 S. Quebec St., Greenwood Village. Info: 303-804-4109.
Paradise Baggage Presents Special Evening
March 8, 6-8 p.m. A free night featuring Hard Rock Resorts. Gift bags for the first 20 people through the door at 4442 S. Broadway, Englewood. RSVP: 303-320-4646.
Lloyd Lewis at Opportunity Coalition
March 8, 5-7 p.m. President and CEO of Arc Thrift Stores. Location: WeWork/Triangle Bldg. (near Union Station), 1550 Wewatta St., 2nd Floor, Denver. $20 fee. Half donated to local charities. Cocktails and light appetizers. Info: opportunitycoalition.com
Englewood Police Citizens Academy
March 7-May 7, Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., at Englewood Police Dept. Graduation at City Council meeting on Monday, May 7. Register: Toni Arnoldy, email@example.com. You will be notified by mail of acceptance. Space limited.
Car Seat Safety Event
March 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Mothers of Multiples Society at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Drive in Castle Rock. Certified child-passenger safety technicians will offer free car-seat checks. No appointment necessary. Drop in between 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Info: mothersofmultiples.com
DTC Young Pros Happy Hour
March 15, 4:30-7 p.m. Greenwood Village Chamber of Commerce Young Pros at Slattery’s Irish Pub, 5364 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village. Appetizers, drink specials, mingling, Irish music.
Introducing 2018 Kempe Award Winners
March 15, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Luncheon. Honoring Linda Alvarado, CEO of Alvarado Construction, and Reggie Bicha, executive director of Colo. Dept. of Human Services. Keynote speaker: Steve Pemberton, chief human-resources officer at Globoforce and bestselling author of A Chance in the World. Ritz-Carlton, 1881 Curtis St., Denver. RSVP: 303-864-5308, Denise Jendrusch, jendrusch.
Battling the Japanese Beetle
March 24, 10:30 a.m.-noon. The Japanese beetle, found in many Front Range areas, is moving to new communities. Instructor Betty Cahill takes the class through the management options for the Japanese beetle during its adult and larval stages. She provides tips on how to protect your favorite plants. RSVP: botanicgardens.org Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver.
When Harry became Sally
April 9, 7-8:30 p.m. Responding to the Transgender Moment by Dr. Ryan T. Anderson, the William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, and founder and editor of Public Discourse. A Colorado Christian University event at 180 S. Garrison St., Lakewood. RSVP: 303-963-3157.
Invest in Success Gala
March 8. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Cherry Creek Schools Foundation at Denver Marriott Tech Center. Gala will include a beer tasting from Resolute Brewing, live and silent auctions, jewelry pull from Kendra Scott and performances from students. Retiring Superintendent Harry Bull will also be honored. Tickets are $150 and corporate table sponsorships begin at $3,000. Tickets: ccsfoundation.org or email Yolonda Grosso at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior League of Denver’s ‘The Journey’
March 23, 6 p.m. Keynote speaker Terrell Davis, Hall of Fame and former running back for Denver Broncos, speaking on how education influenced his professional football career. Reggie Rivers will serve as emcee and auctioneer. Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Tickets: 303-692-0270.
Two Provisional Cheers for Trump’s Foreign Policy
March 12, 7-8:30 p.m. Dr. Robert Kaufman, the fifth visiting scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy at the University of Colorado Boulder to speak at Colorado Christian University., Leprino Hall. Free parking. RSVP: 303-963-3157.
Special Election for Englewood’s District 1
May 22. Feb. 12, Englewood City Council has established May 22, for a special election for the voters of District 1 to elect an individual to serve the remainder of the term of the seat vacated by Joe Jefferson. Informational candidate packets are available to pick up from the city clerk’s office and available on the city’s website. Nomination petitions are also available and due by 5 p.m. on March 12. Questions: email@example.com or call Stephanie Carlile at 303-762-2405.
Easter Weekend Prayer Vigil
March 30-April 1. From 3 p.m. Good Friday until sunrise Easter Sunday, you are invited to pray in the Wellshire Presbyterian Church chapel. Need at least two persons each hour, so prayer will be continuous. Claim your shift via Sign-up Genius using the link on the WPC website (search for “prayer vigil”) and in the eNews. Or sign up by calling 303-758-2233. Church is located at 2999 S. Colorado Blvd.
SAVE THE DATE
Unite to Fight Animal Cancer
April 1-May 31. The campaign raises funds for research on how to prevent, diagnose earlier and treat animal cancers. For every gift Blue Buffalo Company will match dollar for dollar up to $75,000. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bessie’s Hope 2018 Bridge of Love Dinner Dance
April 7, 5:30 p.m. Bessie’s Hope Community Angel Award: This year’s recipient is Arlene Mohler Johnson of Cherry Hills Village. Event chairperson is Rosalina Diecidue. Emcee Ernie Bjorkman, followed by Syndicate dance band. Tickets: Linda Holloway 303-830-9037 or email@example.com
Colorado Neurological Institute 30th Anniversary Gala
April 21. “Spotlight on Hope.” Info: 720-974-4094. CU South Denver, formerly Wildlife Experience
Joshua School’s Annual Gala
April 28. “Standing Strong and Transforming Lives.” Keynote speaker Mickey Rowe, the first actor with autism to play a person with autism on Broadway in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. Info: 720-863-8387.
Hope on the Horizon: The Dawn of New Possibilities
May 3, 6-10 p.m. Private access to the Degas exhibit. “A Passion for Perfection” will be open for a rare after-hours viewing. Cocktail/business attire. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave., Denver. Tickets: 303-285-41444 or ARex@ColoradoUplift.org
CSU 16th Annual Green and Gold Gala
May 5, 5:30 p.m. RAMasquerade-themed. Money raised for the Alumni Association’s Metro Denver Scholarship endowment. This scholarship assists current junior and senior students from the seven-county Denver area who excel in the classroom and community and have demonstrated financial hardship. Silent auction, wine wall, beer bomber wall, and masquerade masks for purchase. Hyatt Regency in the Colorado Convention Center. RSVP: 970-491-5176.
9th Annual Care Cup Challenge
May 21, Cherry Creek Country Club. Info: therewith care.org or 303-447-2273.
Mizel Institute Annual Dinner
May 23, 6 p.m. Honoring John Ikard with the 2018 Community Enrichment Award. Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum
Charity Golf Tournament
April 29, Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club. Proceeds support an inner-city summer day camp. For questions, contact Phil Grindrod, 720-261-5217 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Spanish-Speaking Volunteer Request
Englewood Public Library is looking for a volunteer to facilitate a new Spanish conversation circle once a month to help others learn the language. Contact Michelle at 303-762-2567.
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