ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Chasing 360 at the Curtis Center for the Arts
Sept. 8-Oct. 27. Sept. 29, 1 p.m., Juror’s Talk. Relate to and draw comfort from as their work deviates from the original vision into what it ultimately become. From the point of view of five Colorado-based artists, Kristen Abbott, Deidre Adams, Molly Berger, Jessica Magee and Julia Rymer, Chasing 360 explores the full magnitude of the artistic and creative process. Each artist in the exhibition will share the impetus and meaning that exists in their work and how it comes to be. Info: 303-708-6110.
Tesoro’s 1830x Rendezvous and Spanish Colonial Art Market
Sept. 15, 16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission $5, children 12 and under free. Purchase award-winning art on the grounds of The Fort. Info: TesoroCulturalCenter.org
History Colorado Lecture Series
Sept. 17, 1 and 7 p.m. “A Call to Restore the Gray Wolf to Colorado.” Tom Wolf and Diana Tomback, Rocky Mountain Wolf Project. Dynamic speakers covering an array of topics at the History Colorado Center on the third Monday of each month. for upcoming lectures visit historycolorado.org/adult-visitors/lectures.
Latin Beats: Sonidos De Las Americas Concert
Sept. 20, 7 p.m. The Mexican Cultural Center and the Colorado Symphony are in partnership with Telemundo Denver, a unique, free community concert celebrating Latin cultures influence of sound in the Americas at Boettcher Concert Hall. Traditional, classical, and contemporary music and guest artists. The free tickets will be available on Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Box Office in Boettcher Concert Hall – hours 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Info: 303-331-0172.
Mel Brooks Live: Back in The Saddle Again
Oct. 6, 2 p.m. An exclusive inside look at his storied career and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking move Blazing Saddles, considered one of the top comedy films of all time will be presented on the big screen followed by a live conversation and audience Q&A with Mel Brooks himself. Pre sale tickets on sale at AXS.com or call 888-929-7849. The event will be held at Bellco Theatre, 700 14th St., Denver.
Littleton Symphony Orchestra Concert
Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. The 2018/19 season: From New York to Moscow. Their first concert: Lenny’s 100th Birthday. In honor of Leonard Bernstein’s birthday, the Overture to Candide, followed by his ballet, Fancy Free. Birthday toast from Maestro de Lemos followed by the Dance Suite from West Side Story. Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura, St., Littleton. Info: 303-933-6824.
Sept. 13, 8-9:30 a.m. for a free breakfast to kick off the series. Join Denver South Economic Development Partnership, in coordination with Innovators International for a timely new series focusing on Innovation in the Denver South Corridor. Engage with your innovation peers in the Denver South region, pose challenges you are currently tackling in your role, and learn from more than a decade of experience from Innovators International. RSVP: Eric Byington – email@example.com. Location if 304 Inverness Way A #315, Englewood, 3rd floor.
The Morgan Adams Concourse d’ Elegance
Sept. 8, 6-10 p.m. at TAC Air and CenturyLink Hangars, Centennial Airport, 7425 S. Peoria Circle, Englewood. Proceeds to benefit kids with Cancer. View the rare and spectacular showcase of vintage automobiles, motorcycles and airplanes. Tickets: 303-758-2130.
High Line Canal Conservancy Dogs & Donuts
Sept. 8, 8-10 a.m. A free community gathering at 16000 E. Centretech Parkway, Aurora. Enjoy complimentary coffee, donuts & Santiago’s breakfast burritos at the dog-friendly event. The High Line Canal Conservancy mission is to preserve, protect and enhance the 71 mile long canal in partnership with Denver Water and the public.
8th Annual HOOTenanny Owl and Music Festival
Sept. 12-15, The Audubon Society of Greater Denver event. Discover the secret life of owls through owl workshops, night hikes, live owl encounters, crafts, educational activities and informational displays. The HOOTenanny Saturday, Sept. 15, is designed with all ages in mind and takes place at the Audubon Nature Center at Chatfield State Park, 11280 Waterton Road, Littleton. Registration: www.denver
audubon.org or all 303-973-9530. Proceeds support educational programs and activities at at the Audubon Center at Chatfield.
Sept. 14, 9 a.m. Learn about Sheriff Dave Walcher’s priorities for school safety. All political parties encouraged to attend. He has served at the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office since 2009. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org. Info at facebook.com/events/2037668446243668.
AARP Free Day
Sept. 14, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Denver Botanic Gardens.
Schatzi’s Oktoberfest at Bega Park In Littleton
Sept. 14-16, Sept. 14, 6-10 p.m.; Sept. 15, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sept. 15, Wedding of the Prince and Princess at 11 a.m.; Sept. 16, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Free admission to enjoy German eats and treats, contests, dancing, and Paulaner beer imported from Germany and family-friendly activities. Saturday, Sept. 15, the Munchner Kind will lead the opening ceremony parade. The official proclamation and tapping of the ceremonial keg will follow with “O’zapft is.” Moustache competitions, stein hoisting competitions, dirndl maid run, dachshund race, stick horse competition, German bands and dancing, traditional big pretzels, bratwurst and other fare. Info: SchatzisOktoberfest.com Produced by the Mile High Rodeo Assoc., a nonprofit organization comprised by volunteers who are passionate about all things rodeo and western.
Sept. 17, 2 p.m. Join Active Minds at Bemis Public Library to examine the story of Russia under the influence of Vladimir Putin. The library is located at 6014 S Datura St., Littleton. Info: 303-795-3961.
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.
Step Denver’s 35th Anniversary
Oct. 9, 5-6 p.m. – VIP Reception; 6-7 p.m. Film Chasing the Dragon: Life of an Opiate Addict followed by a panel and Q&A following the film. Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place. Tickets: 720-439-8487 or email@example.com.
TLC Meals on Wheels
“Feed 50 Clients for 50 Weeks” campaign. Goal to raise $62,000 on their 50th Anniversary in serving the South Metro Denver Community. Go to tlcmealsonwheels.org to donate.
Barn Party and Trail Walk to Benefit Cherry Hills Land Preserve
Sept. 15, 6:30-10 p.m. at Rady Barn. Live music, fall fare, hosted bar and silent art auction. Casual Western Attire and valet parking. $125 per person through Aug. 31. $150 starting Sept. 1. Tickets: CherryHillsLandPreserve.org Questions? Call 303-578-3548. Sept. 16, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Trail Walk. RSVP: CherryHillsLandPreserve.org with a suggested donation of $10.
Anchor Center For Blind Children Benefit
Sept. 22, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the J-5 Equestrian Center, 6900 S. Platte Canyon Road, Littleton. Equestrian/Western Chic: Wedges, flats or boots are recommended. No Spiked heels. Entertainment by Chris Daniels and The Kings. Honorary Chairs: Pamela and James Crowe. Event Chairs: Maria and Lee Kunz. $150/person. Purchase tickets at anchorcenter.org/sunsetrsvp Questions: Call 303-777-9732 x 156.
Fundraising Hide – Wag ’n Trail
Sept. 22, 8 a.m. – noon at Glendale Farm Open Space in Douglas County. Hikers can enjoy the 1.6-mile hike with their pups, a beer garden, silent auction, dozens of pet-related vendors, food trucks, music, adoptable dogs and access to a five-acre, off-leash dog park before or after the festivities. An event of the Dumb Friends League. Registration is $50 and includes a downloadable event photo of you and your dog, a photo frame, a bag of Hill’s Science Diet Treats, craft beer or root beer and ice cream for you and your pup. Contribute an additional $25 and receive a Wag ’n Trail event shirt and dog bandana. Register at wagntrail.org.
22nd Annual Sunset In The Country
Sept. 22, 5:30-9:30 p.m. J-5 Equestrian Center, 6900 S. Platte Canyon Rd., Littleton. Equestrian/Western Chic. Entertainment by Chris Daniels and The Kings. Honorary Chairs, Pamela and James Crowe; Event Chairs, Maria and Lee Kunz. A benefit for Anchor Center for Blind Children. Hors d’oeuvres, drinks, dinner, dancing and auction. RSVP by Aug. 31 at anchorcenter.olerg/sunsetrsvp Questions: 303-388-9732;156.
Clothes To Kids of Denver Blue Jean Bash
Sept. 22, 6 p.m., appetizers & gourmet food stations, silent auction, music by Montbello Drumline and Cocktail jazz; 8 p.m. program 9 p.m. After-party, Music provided by The Bourbonites. Colorado Cocktail. Dress up your favorite jeans or dress down your fancy frock. Tickets: 720-379-4630.
Make-A-Wish Annual Kickball Tournament
Sept. 29. Join the Young Professional Group of Make-A-Wish Colorado for their 14th Annual Kickball Tournament presented by Digicomm International Inc. at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park at 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City. Groups of 11-15 players will get together for a fun competitive game of kickball while raising money to grant the wishes of children with critical illnesses. Food, prizes, and a trophy for the kickball winner. Register your team at kickball wish.org
The Women’s Foundation of Colorado Annual Luncheon
Oct. 10 at Colorado Convention Center. Special guest is sports icon and activist Billie Jean King. Raise funds to support the economic advancement of Colorado women and their families. Info and purchase tickets: wfco.org.
Prospective Family Information at Aspen Academy
Sept. 14. Register for this session. Experience Aspen Academy’s unique and innovative educational model. Watch student performances at the infamous AMP’d show; talk with students, families and faculty directly about their experiences; take a tour of the campus, classrooms, studios and and meet directly in a robust Q&A with Elementary and Middle School Directors. To register or schedule a private tour contact Kate Fuge, enrollment manager at 303-346-3500 x 125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blessing of the Animals at Wellshire Presbyterian Church
Sept. 23. Bring your scaly, furry and feathery friends to receive a special blessing from the pastors. Sept. 29 and 30. Faith and Sexuality – God Made You Good. Workshop on faith and sexuality for kids and their parents. RSVP: email@example.com.
Englewood Rotary Annual Fall Harvest Wine Tasting
Sept. 21, 6 p.m. The event supports the education and well-being of young people with college scholarships, leadership training, school supplies and clothing. They also assist military veterans (and their families) in financial need. Wine tasting at The Guild, 3435 S. Inca St., Suite C, Englewood. Wine education and silent auction. $50/person, payable at rotaryclubofenglewood.org or at the door. RSVP: to Ed: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Littleton Symphony Has Openings
Volunteer openings: Assistant Concertmaster, Principal Bass, Second Trombone, Assistant/Utility Horn and All strings section musicians. Auditions will be held by appointment. For audition requirements visit littletonsymphony.org Info: Call Bobbi Jones at 303-989-4727 or email@example.com.
Kantorei has a new executive director
Steve Grupe comes from St. Martin’s Chamber Choir, Opera Omaha and the Dener Center for the Performing Arts. Kantorei is a premier choral ensemble comprised of volunteer singers under the direction of Artistry Director Joel M. Rinsema. Kantorei frequently performs at major choral conventions across the U.S. Offices are located at 8200 S. Quebec St., A-3 #776 in Centennial.
Global Down Syndrome Foundation Office Moved
The Global Down Syndrome Foundation and Anna and John J. Sie Foundation, and AJS Ventures, LLC and East 2nd Ave. Investors, LLC have moved to 3239 E. 2nd Ave., Denver 80206.
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