WHAT’S HAPPENING 5-12-22

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

L’ESPRIT de NOEL HOLIDAY HOME TOUR
NOV. 18 & 19. Location announced later. Info: centralcityoperaorg/guild

MEOW WOLF’S IMMERSIVE DANCE PARTY 
MAY 29, 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Party Portal is open. Danceportation at Convergence Station. Renowed DJs and producers performing throughout four alien worlds in a  live music experience. Featuring Anthony Naples, DJ Stingray 313, Gee Dee, Henry Wu, RE: Ni, Seb Wildblood and local favorites: Al V Dam, Black/Tuesday, Deedz, Joe  Unit, Mars, and Wngdu. Book tickets at Ebarnes@MeowWolf.com

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER BUSINESS AFTER HOURS AT FIDDLER’S GREEN
MAY 24, 5-7:00 p.m.Tours of the dressing rooms, stage, and backstage areas. Beer, wine, soft drinks, water, light appetizers, and desserts will be served.  Appetizers compliments of Zink Kitchen  + Bar Denver Tech Center. RSVP: 303-795-0142

CHERRY CREEK REPUBLICAN WOMEN EVENTS
MAY 26, 4-6 p.m. Happy Hour at Viewhouse, DTC,  7101 S Clinton St.,Centennial. NOW until MAY 27, tours of Arapahoe County Elections Facility – Learn how elections work by taking a tour. Topics on ballot security, reporting results & Colorado’s mail ballot voting system. Tours conducted on Fridays and last 45 minutes. RSVP: 303-734-5475. JUNE 14, CCRW celebrates Flag Day. Welcome to wear red, white, and blue. This is the last meeting before the summer beak. RSVP: 303-667-8767. RSVP deadline: June 7, 5 p.m. 

LITTLETON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCES
MAY 18 & 20. 7:30 p.m. at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S Datura St., Littleton. “An Evening in Paris.” An evening of French Music! Masks & proof of vaccination required for attendance. Tickets are $5-$25 and must be purchased in advance. Ticket info: 303-933-6824.

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER EVENTS
JUNE 13, Golf Tournament, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. Shotgun Start. Info: 303-249-8407 to purchase your golf spot. JUNE 12, Pre-Tournament BBQ & Silent Auction. 6-9 p.m. 

ARAPAHOE COUNTY CONVERSATIONS WITH COMMISSIONERS
MAY 19, Nancy Sharpe (Dist. 2), Greenwood Village City Hall and MAY 26, Nancy Jackson (Dist. 4), Mission Viejo Library, Aurora. 

ARAPAHOE COUNTY FAIR
JULY 28-31. Volunteers needed. Apply at arapahoecountyfair.com/volunter

COLORADO AUTHORS’ HALL OF FAME OFFERING SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships for Aspiring  & Achieving Authors. Five $2,000 scholarships available plus an 18 month mentorship program. Application deadline June 1, 2022. Scholarships given out at a luncheon on Sept. 16, 2022. Visit coloradoauthorshalloffame.org/scholarships.html or call 303-885-2207.

AURORA’S MEXICAN COMMUNITY EXHIBIT OPENING AT AURORA HISTORY MUSEUM
MAY 10-APRIL 16. “ Mosaic of cultures: Aurora’s Mexican Community.” Open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tues.,- Friday and 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sat. & Sun. Admission is free. Info: visit AuroraMuseum.org or call 303-739-6660.

25TH ERIE BALLOON FESTIVAL
MAY 21 & 22. An Erie Chamber event with the Town Fair in Downtown Erie with the Hot Air Balloon Festival launching from the Future Community Park in Colliers Hill directly west of Erie High School.  The launch event begins at 5:30 a.m. with pilots filling their balloons, thru take-off about 8:00  a.m. No pets or smoking! Parking at launch site or at Erie High School.  Food trucks at the launch.  Info: Erie Chamber website.

WESTERN CONSERVATIVE SUMMIT
JUNE 3-4. Hosted by The Centennial Institute, Colorado Christian University’s public policy think tank. Held at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. This year’s theme, “Time to Saddle  Up and Ride.” Nationally renowned speakers, election integrity, sanctity of life, energy independence, strengthening our border, and protecting the second amendment, etc.  Speakers: Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Kayleigh McEnany, Cal Thomas, Lauren Boebert, Matt Walsh, Gov. Kevin Stitt and local candidates.  RSVP: ccu.edu/centennial Info: 303-963-3157. Different prices for a variety of events. 

TESORO CULTURAL CENTER INDIAN MARKET & CEREMONIAL DANCE
JUNE 4 & JUNE 5, 10 am. – 4 p.m. At The Fort: 19192 Hwy 8, Morrison.  Adults $10, children 12 & under free. Info: 303-839-1671.