WHAT’S HAPPENING 4-7-22

CENTENNIAL E-RECYCLING EVENT
APRIL 23, 8-11 a.m. Electronic recycling services at the Centennial Civic Center, 13133 E. Arapahoe Rd.  Donate nonperishable food items or a $5 minimum  monetary donation benefiting the Salvation Army  Centennial Corps. 

CENTENNIAL ANNUAL CHIP AND MULCH EVENT
APRIL 30 8 a.m. -noon at both the SSPRD  Willow Spring Service Center, 7100 S. Holly St., and the Centennial Public Works Facility, 7272 S. Eagle St.Rouds larger than 10 inches in diameter will not be accepted. Free mulch starting at noon. Bring a tarp and shovel.

WHAT’S NEW? NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL COMING TO ARAPAHOE/CLARKSON INTERSECTION
Centennial consultant  will contact property owners for feedback. 

CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY ON ARAPAHOE ROAD BRIDGE
The project to replace the bridge over Big Dry Creek near the intersection of Univ. Blvd. is underway. Info: centennialco.gov/arapahoe bridge

SOUTH SUBURBAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION MAY 3
Nine individuals have filed as candidates. There are three openings for three-year terms on  the five-member board. Two polling sites open from 7 p.m. – 7 p.m. Goodson Recreation Center and South Suburban Sports Complex. Questions: email elections@ssprd.org or call 303-483-7011. 

BECOME AN ARAPAHOE COUNTY ELECTION JUDGE
Election judges will be needed for the June 28 Primary Election and the Nov. 8 General Election. Form at arapahoe votes.com/election-judges

CENTRAL CITY OPERA GUILD EVENTS
APRIL 29, THE THEATRE OF DREAMS GALA at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science honoring Pamela and Louis “Dutch” Bansbach with entertainment by baritone Will Liverman, appearing courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.

MAY 4, THE SPRING MEMBERSHIP RECEPTION at the Wellshire Event Center.
L’ESPRIT de NOEL HOLIDAY HOME TOUR NOV. 18 & 19. Location announced later. Info: centralcityoperaorg/guild

LIFESPARK CANCER NIGHTSPARKS EVENT
APRIL 22 at the Wellshire Event Center. Support loved ones with cancer. Dinner, in-person access to the auction items, a live auction, and dancing to a live DJ. Silent auction will be online and open from April 15-22. Tickets, call 303-425-5670.

CANCER LEAGUE OF COLORADO HOPE BALL
MAY 7 at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center. Co-chairs are Arlene Mohler-Johnson and Dr. Saketh Guntupalli. After a two-year hiatus and 2022 Hope Ball will be LIVE AGAIN. Interested in being a sponsor, contact Barb at barbarasreece@aol.com

17 MILE HOUSE SPRING OPEN HOUSE
APRIL 9, learn the basics of honeybees, beekeeping, and bee-friendly gardens from the farm’s apiarists. Make a beeswax candle to take home and tour the historic facilities. Sign up at aparapahoegov.com/17milehouse

GREATER ENGLEWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AFTER HOURS NETWORK
APRIL 13, 5-7 p.m., The Tabletop Tap, 3394 S. Broadway, Englewood. Free & open to the public. APRIL 19, 8-9 a.m. Coffee Network at Housed Working & Healthy. 3525 W. Oxford Ave., Denver. RSVP. Free and open to the public.

CELEBRATING EASTER AT GREENWOOD COMMUNITY CHURCH
SAT., APRIL 16, 9:30 a.m. EGGstravananza for (toddlers through 8th grade). Egg hunt and other games and activities. Critter visitors, face-painting. Planned fun elements for upper elementary and middle school aged kids also. Registration required: GreenwoodCC.com/Events1. SUNDAY, APRIL 17, church services at 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 a.m.

CELEBRATING EASTER AT BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA
Holy Week-Palm Sunday, Sunday, April 10. Worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Maundy Thursday, April 14. Worship at 12 noon and 7:00 p.m. Good Friday, Friday, April 15. Worship at 12 noon and 7 p.m.  EASTER, Sat., April 16, 4 p.m., community egg hunt and 5:00 p.m. Worship. SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 7:30 a.m., Easter Festival worship. 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Easter Festival worship with Denver Brass. 4500 E Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village.

WELLSHIRE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HOLY WEEK
APRIL 10, Palm Sunday Worship at 8:45 & 11:00 a.m. April 17, Easter Sunday, 6:00 a.m. Sunrise Service, 8:45 & 11:00 a.m. with brass and bells. 2999 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver

ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC PARISH
APRIL 14, Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7 p.m. APRIL 15, Good Friday. 3:00 p.m. service and 7:00 p.m., musical stations of the Cross. APRIL 16, Holy Sat., 8:15 p.m. – Solemn Vigil of Easter. APRIL 17, Easter Sunday. 6:30, 8:30, 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Mass. 8035 S. Quebec St., Centennial.

MARJORIE PARK EASTER EGGstrvaganza
APRIL 16, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Admission includes egg hunt, pancake breakfast, and other fun activities. Event registration at MOAonline.org 6331 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Greenwood Village.

GREATER ENGLEWOOD CHAMBER ANNUAL BUSINESS AWARDS BANQUET
APRIL 21, 5-8 p.m. Holiday Inn Lakewood. Ticket includes Italian Buffet and drink ticket. 

ARAPAHOE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION “A NIGHT IN MONTE CARLO
APRIL 21, 5:30- 11:30 p.m. at the Cielo at Castle Pines, Castle Pines. Black Tie Optional. Tickets: ACC Foundation Presents: A Night in Monte Carlo/ Arapahoe Community College.

LIFESPARK CANCER RESOURCES
APRIL 22, 7 p.m. at the Wellshire Event Center (3333 S. Colo. Blvd., Denver. Details: NightSparks-LifeSpark Cancer Resources (lifespark now.org).

AURORA POTTERS’ GUILD SPRING SALE
MAY 13, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. MAY 14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Guild is comprised of clay artists from Aurora Parks & Recreation facilities, area colleges, and a variety of private local studios. Unique hand-crafted functional pottery, garden art, sculptures, jewelry and gifts starting at $5. Free admission; free parking. Rotunda at Community College of Aurora, 16000 E. Centre Tech Parkway, Aurora.

FRIENDS OF NURSING ANNUAL SPRING AWARDS LUNCHEON
APRIL 23, SOCIAL AT 11:00 a.m. and Luncheon and Program – 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Theme: “A World of Possibilities.” Presentation of the 2022 Scholarship Awards. Silent Auction Fund Raiser. RSVP by April 15. Information 720-891-3412. 

ARAPAHOE CREDIT UNION FREE SHRED & E-RECYCLING EVENT
Recommended Donations to Support Newton Middle School. 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  at Newton Middle School. Details: ArapahoeCU. org/Shred