ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Saturday Movie Matinee: The Post
June 23, 2-4 p.m. The Post is rated PG-13. Meryl Streep stars as Katherine Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper in this historical, political thriller. In a cover-up that spanned four Presidencies, Graham and her hard-driving editor, played by Tom Hanks, join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government. Free popcorn and lemonade at Bemis Public Library 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton.
Denver Botanic Gardens Summer Concert Series
June 25, The Milk Carton Kids with Sierra Hull, June 27, Chris Botti; July 9, The Mavericks. Gates open at 5:45 p.m. and all shows start at 6:30 p.m. At the UMB Amphitheater at the Gardens’ York Street urban oasis. The Milk Carton Kids is timeless folk music Trumpeter Chris Botti’s expression begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre. Tickets: concerts.botanicgardens.org
Outdoor movies at Infinity Park Stadium in Glendale
June 25 – Back to the Future; July 9 – Wonder Woman; July 23, CoCo; Aug. 6, Black Panther. At brand new 4,000 seat stadium-quality jumbo screen and booming sound system. Free. No tickets needed. Pack a picnic to enjoy on the grass or try food made by one of the local vendors. Bring blankets and chairs. Info: moviesatinfinitiypark.com Gates open at 6:30 p.m. with movies starting at 7:30 p.m.
Ballet Ariel’s Summer Showcase
July 26, 7 p.m. Dancing excerpt from their season of shows including ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and Appalachian Springs. The Summer Showcase premieres new dances by Ballet Ariel’s dancers and choreographers.at Hampden Hall in the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway, 2nd Floor, Englewood. Tickets, $10/adults, $5/students and seniors, and free for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Info: 303-945-4388 or balletariel.org.
South Denver Univ. of Colorado Films
Though July 28. 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. A Whale-Sized Adventure for the giant screen with Humpback Whales 3D. See up-close how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young. Now showing through June 1, Dream Big: Engineering Our World 3D. Showtimes 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Narrated by Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small. South Denver Univ. of Colorado, 10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree. 303-315-9444, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Englewood Chamber Business After Hours
June 26, 5:30-7 p.m. at Opera Colorado, 41121 S. Navajo St., Suite #100. Info: email@example.com
Bike to Work Day
June 27, Registration now open. 800 companies expected to participate. Sign up: biketoworkday.us A program of the Denver Regional Council of Governments. Visit waytogo.org.
Sponsor a Poster at Race
Aug. 19. Cancer League of Colorado Race for Research 5K in memory of Michele Plachy-Rubin who lost her battle with brain cancer back in 1997. Donate $150 or more to sponsor a poster at the race. Info: race4research.com/fundraising.
Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting
Through Sept. 23, Pixelated will bring back childhood memories of video game arcades and also call to mind modern artworks. The depiction of natural forms, such as plants and animals, in bold colors and geometric shapes will be a witty complement to the Denver Botanic Gardens York St., which are simultaneously wild and cultivated.
Free Kids Admission at History Colorado Museums
Until Labor Day enjoy free youth admission. To celebrate baseball season, free admission for kids 15 years old and under who are wearing their jersey or other baseball attire. At the History Colorado Community Museums visitors 17 and under can enjoy free admission. From historic homes to adobe foes, each museum tells the history of Colorado’s many cultures and prominent figures. Info: visits HistsoryColorado.org or call 303 HISTORY.
Breaking Par for P.A.R. Golf Event
July 21, 6 a.m. event check in; 6:30 a.m. driving range open and putting challenge: 8 a.m. Shotgun start. Walnut Creek Golf Preserve, 10555 Westmoor Dr., Westminster. In honor of Gary Bass and those touched by Parkinson’s. $110/player. Register: ParkinsonRockies.org/Breaking
Cancer League of Colorado Race for Research 5K Run/Walk
Aug. 19, 9-11 a.m. in Washington Park. In memory of Michele Plachy-Rubin and Stephen Estrada – Race for research honoree. Info: cancerleague.org. Followed by free pancake breakfast, live band and free beer garden sponsored by Bristol Brewing. Kids play in Kidzone – clowns, games and prizes. Designer shirt with registration.
Exploration of Flight
July 21 and July 22, noon – 5 p.m. Celebrate the opening of Wings Over the Rockies’ Boeing Blue Sky Aviation Gallery, phase one of Wings Exploration of Flight campus at Centennial Airport. Enjoy a weekend of games, activities, music, exploration & flight as Wings Over the Rockies opens its second facility. Opening weekend pricing: Adults 17+ $5, Youth 4-16 $3 and Wings Members FREE. Immersive aviation experiences & exhibits, tours of Centennial Airport, modern aircraft, flight simulators & more. Location: 13005 Wings Way, Englewood – South side of Centennial Airport.
American’s for Prosperity’s Legislative Update for 2018
June 21, 6 p.m. at 8101 E. Belleview, Ave. – Baker Street Pub. Listen to state senators Jim Smallwood and Jack Tate as they discuss what happened in the most recent state legislature, including the good, the bad and the “that really happened?” Followed by a lengthy Q&A session. Tickets are free and light appetizers will be complimentary. RSVP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/afp-co-legislative-update
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Fundraiser for George Brauchler for Colorado Attorney General
June 21 – 5-7 p.m. at home of Carol & Rich Waller, 6600 E. Dorado Ave., Greenwood Village. Minimum donation: $30.00 Make checks payable to George 2018. RSVP: Carol Waller – 303-807-0604.
Meet Your Arapahoe GOP Candidate
June 20 – 5:30-7 p.m. Win Deal for Arapahoe County Commissioner – 4. Olympic Park, 15775 E. Yale Ave., Aurora; hosted by current county commissioners. June 27 – 5:30 – 7 p.m. GOP statewide candidates – Gov., Treas., AG, Sec. State, CU. Hosted by CO GOP Chair, Jeff Hays; at AMG Bank, 6295 Greenwood Plaza Blvd;
Aug. 10, 6-8 p.m. Arapahoe County Fab 5: Matt Crane, Clerk and Recorder; Sue Sandstrom, Treasurer; Marc Scott, Assessor; Dave Walcher, Sheriff; and Dr. Kelly Lear-Kaul, Coroner. Info: 303-779-1115. Hosted by Tim and Kathy Turley, 7821 S. Clayton Way, Centennial.
Bike to Church Sunday – July 1
July 1. Ride your bikes to Wellshire Presbyterian Church and enjoy an ice cream social as part of Summer Soul from 10-11 a.m.
Construction Bible School
July 13, 10 a.m. Volunteer at Wellshire Presbyterian Church to prepare lunch, signs and flower pots for the Habitat Build Day July 14. A home will be built in Sheridan Square and the project is open to all ages 16 and up who are able to perform manual labor.
Bible Buddies Summer Reading Club
Wellshire Presbyterian Church’s Kendall Memorial Library has a wonderful children’s and chapter book section along the back wall for children to 8th grade. Pick up a packet of info. soon. Awards given to children who participate and return logs by Aug. 19. Wellshire is located at 2999 S. Colorado Blvd.
Kempe Topgolf Challenge
June 26, 4-7 p.m. 10601 E. Easter Ave., Centennial. Make a difference for children. TOPGOLF caters to all skill levels. Practice your swing and have fun. Silent auction featuring sports items. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Casa Advocates for Children Fundraiser
July 20, 8 a.m. annual golf tournament at The Ridge at Castle Pines. Luncheon and award ceremony at 1 p.m. Register: 303-328-2248.
Limb Preservation Foundation Golf Classic
Aug. 20, 10:30 a.m. registration at The Club at Rolling Hills, Golden. Continental breakfast, practice range and silent auction preview. Shotgun start at noon. Scramble format and box lunch. Program and awards celebration at 4:30 p.m. Beverages, heavy appetizers, awards and silent auction festivities. Reserve your foursome at 303-429-0688.
A 35-Year Technology Leap?
The State of Colorado and all counties will adopt a new statewide motor vehicle computer system in August. All Colorado Motor Vehicle offices will be closed Aug. 1-3. Colorado Driver’s License services, both in-office and online will be unavailable Aug. 2-5. During the closures, you may renew license plates by online, at a renewal kiosk, or using the new Gov2Go app.
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