PARK MEADOWS SUMMER SUNSET SERIES
Thursdays, 4- 9 p.m. AUG. 10, AUG. 24. Enjoy a summer sunset stroll in the Vistas at Park Meadows with a cocktail in hand, live music, shopping, photo ops, activities for kids and a chance to win a summer get away.
CENTRAL CITY OPERA ROMEO & JULIET
William Shakespeare’s famous love story told through the romantic melodies of Charles Gounod. Performances Aug. 2, 4 at 7 p.m. Buy tickets from centralcityopera.org
PARIS STREET MARKET
AUG. 5, SEPT. 2, OCT. 7 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Aspen Grove, 7301 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton. Open-Air, Vintage, Boutique, Artisan.
SHINING STARS FOUNDATION EVENT
AUG. 5 at the home of Arlene Mohler Johnson in Cherry Hills Village. 5-9 p.m. Presentation of the “Life is Looking Up” award to honor the legacy of Gerry McKenna and Noel Cunningham – great supporters of the Shining Stars Foundation. Honory Chair: Judi McKenna, Arlene Mohler Johnson & Michael Ditchfield. Event Chairs: Holly Reef, Chris Gunplay, Julie Stovroff, L& Robin Brown. Tickets: https://secure. give lively.org/event/shining-stars-foundation/starry-starry-night. Valet parking by Rocky Mountain Valet. All proceeds benefit pediatric cancer patients & their families.
Colorado Federation of Republican Women District 4 & 6 Meeting
Aug. 5 – 11:30am. Come to hear The Honorable Rose Pugliese, Colorado State House Assistant Minority Leader tell us what happened at the last Legislative Session. Location Double Tree Hotel – I-25 and Orchard. Contact Evie Ashmore 303-746-4608 for registration information.
59th ANNUAL COLORADO SCOTTISH FESTIVAL
AUG. 5-6. Sat. 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 9 am.-5 p.m. at Denver Polo Club, 6359 Airport Road, Sedalia. Discover aspects of Scottish culture, traditions and history. The festival offers something for all cultures and every age group. Experience the exciting sports of polo also. Festival Website: http://www.scottishgames.org. Tickets/Parking: https://scottishgames. tickets-ice.com/admissions. Sponsors: St. Andrew Society of Colo., SCFD, Renaissance Scots, Denver Polo Club, Belhaven Scotch Ale, Edrington Brands, Scottish Kings Gin.
17 MILE HOUSE OPEN HOUSE
SAT. AUG. 12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Learn about the property’s dairy history (1880-1950). Visit the milking parlor in the barn, milk house, and butter churn display. Make and taste your own butter! FREE event, but registration is required. Visit: arapahoegov.coCentennial.
95th WESTERN WELCOME WEEK EVENTS AUG. 11-20
AUG. 11, Concert & laser show 5:30-10 p.m.
AUG. 12- 9:30 a.m. Gold Panning on the South Platte Park. l6:30-9:30 p.m. Fishing Derby by the Littleton Elks for the children. AUG. 12, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Littleton Elks Car Show.
AUG. 12, 8-11:59 p.m. Perseids Meteor Shower to be viewed from Carson Nature center in South Platte Park.
AUG. 13 – 8 a.m. Pancake Stampede 5K Fun Run & Walk last Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton.
Aug. 13, 8-11 a.m. Pancake Breakfast at the Geneva Lodge Lawn at the Littleton Center.
AUG. 15, 6-7 p.m. Hawk-Quest’s Family Night Out at Carson Nature Center in South Platte Park.
AUG. 15, 6-8:30 p.m., RiverPointe Senior Living Swing Dance with Zing, the Great Big Band.
AUG. 16, 4-8:30 p.m. Cycling Without Age Littleton-Rock and Roll Roundup at RiverPointe.
AUG 17, 5-6 pm. Historic Littleton’s Inc.’s Downtown Historic District Walking Tours. (Meet at the old courthouse on Littleton Blvd.)
AUG. 18, Opening of the Annual Quilt Show and used book sale at First Presbyterian Church of Littleton. Also the Elks Hometown Pig Roast and Dance at the Elks Lodge.
AUG. 19 10-11:30 a.m., Western Welcome Week Grand Parade. View the Craft and Home Improvement Fair on Downtown Littleton’s Main St. and adjoining streets.
AUG.19, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. A Day at the Elk’s Lodge. 12 noon to 4 p.m., The Honor Bell, a tribute for Colorado’s heroes to be held downtown.
AUG. 20, 12:00 noon -2:30 p.m., rubber duckies race along Little’s Creek, starting at the War Memorial Rose Garden.
AUG. 14-19, 10-5 p.m. “Home on the Range” art show at Town Hall’s Stanton Gallery presented by the Littleton Fine Arts Guild. “Best of Colorado” also to be presented at the Depot Art Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave., Littleton.
CENTENNIAL UNDER THE STARS
AUGUST 12, 5-9 p.m. Centennial Center Park, 13050 E. Peakview Drive. Live music featuring Libelula and 6 Million Dollar band, Local vendors and food trucks, activities.
DENVER LYRIC OPERA GUILD DLOG SUMMER PARTY
AUGUST 12. A French-themed Luncheon at Columbine Country Club. Tickets available at the DLOG website in mid-June. SAVE THE DATE!
DOUGLAS COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN
LINCOLN DAY PICNIC
AUGUST 19. 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Wiens Ranch. Couples $60.
CANCER LEAGUE 5K RUN & WALK
SUNDAY, AUG. 20. 27th Annual Race 4 Research at Washington Park. Register www.cancerleague.org or call 303-281-9864.
PUBLIC HEARING FOR SOUTH SUBURBAN 2024 BUDGET
AUG. 23, SEPT. 27, OCT. 4 Provide input on projects and priorities. Meetings to be held in the Board Room at the Sports Complex (4810 E. County Line Rd., Littleton. Info: Call 303-798-5131. Mon.-Fri from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
5K ARAPAHOE COUNTY TRAIL RUN
THURS., AUG. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Begin at Tagawa Gardens and run along the Cherry Creek Regional Trail. Funds support trail maintenance and Arapahoe County Open Spaces. Includes dinner, craft beer or sports drink, and live music at the finish line. Walkers and all ages welcome. Details: arapahoecountyeventcenter.com/5ktrailseries
CANCER LEAGUE OF COLORADO OVER THE EDGE
SEPT. 7-9. Join in the fight against cancer by repelling down McGregor Square. Registration now open for 2023. www.cancerleague.org or Call 303-281-9864.
TAPS: TRAGEDY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR SURVIVORS WESTERN-THEMED GALA
SEPT. 9 at Wings Over the Rockies. Founders, Lynne and Bo Cottrell, in 2005 will be honored. The Cottrell’s will be stepping down as directors of the event. The event raises funds for military survivors. Featuring country legend Pam Tillis and singer/songwriter Gary Morris. Also a special performance by Frank Moscato, an American Idol Gold Ticket winner. INFO: visit TAPS.org/Colorado
Ms. Colorado Senior America – QUEEN’S TEA
SUN, SEPT 10, 2 p.m. -5 p.m. At Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Course, Antero Ballroom. It will be a fun afternoon of sipping tea and tasting the delights of an assortment of finger sandwiches, canapés, appetizers, and desserts. You will be entertained by the Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant Queen 2023 Joanie Ryan and club members including the dance group, The Bella Donna’s! Silent auction and Live auction! This is an annual fundraiser that should not be missed. For tickets contact Cyndy Oberdier at: 720-217-3560 colosramerica.com
AUTHORS HALL OF FAME DINNER
SEPT. 11 at the Double Tree Hilton DTC. 12 New Inductees. For the list of all inductees, and tickets to attend the gala visit ColoradoAuthorsHallofFame.org
Cherry Creek Republican Women
Cherry Creek Republican Women are taking a break from monthly meetings for July and August. Programs resume on Sept. 12. Contact Evie Ashmore at 303-746-4608 for information.
CHALK ART FESTIVAL
SAT., SEPT. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Streets at SouthGlenn, 6851 S. Vine St. Watch local artists create sidewalk masterpieces using only chalk and their imaginations. Shopping, live music featuring Some Sweet Day, Family Activities, outdoor concert.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTER GALA
SAT., SEPT. 16, Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Live Music, Auction, Dancing, Casino Gaming. “The Nacho Men” presented by 5 Star Talent & Entertainment. Tickets: MSCenter.org/gala
CITY OF AURORA WARD VI TOWN HALL MEETING
SEPT. 20, Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club. Hosted by Council Member Franchise Bergan. Info: Call 303-739-7015 or visit AuroraGov.org/TownMeetings
RODEO ALL STAR RODEO COMPETITION
OCT. 6-7. NEW Denver dates. Three rodeo competitions and a Friday night All-Star Concert.. Also the RAS Mutton Bustin’’ Sheep Stampede. Registration open. Tickets: rodeoallstar.com
Break Bread LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS
Volunteer to serve two warm, freshly cooked meals each week. Options include food prep, serving meals, walking meals to neighbors close by driving meals stop families without transportation access, or hosting a table. Call 720-335-5525 or sign up online at break-bread.org/volunteer. Check them out on Wednesday evenings for to-go meals or Sat. evenings from 4-6 p.m. at 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. Money donations are also needed for the 400 meals provided every week. $145 feeds a family of 4 twice a week for a month. $1750 nourishes 1 table once a week for an entire year.