ARTS & 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.
Arapahoe Philharmonic Symphonic Triumphs
Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. concert, Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2, Charles Ives’ Decoration Day and Robert Schumann’s Rhenish Symphony. Preceded by a talk with Music Director Devin Patrick Hughes at 6:45 p.m. and is preceded by a talk with Music Director Devin Patrick Hughes at 6:45 p.m. and a Classic Children’s Corner for kids of all ages at 7:10 p.m. at Denver First Church of the Nazarene, 3800 E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village. Tickets: www.arapahoe-phil.org or 303-781-1892.
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.
History Colorado Center Lecture
Oct. 15, 1 and 7 p.m. “Borrowed Time,” Stephen Batura, artist. Lectures held at the History Colorado Center on the third Monday of each month. Learn from experts as they weave the stories behind each of these fascinating topics. Tickets: call 303-866-2394 or go online to historycolorado.org/lectureseries
Sept. 13-23. Paradise Baggage Co is offering 20 percent off all Tum’ luggage at Paradise Baggage Co. 4442 S Broadway, Englewood. Hours 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sept. 26, 1:30-1:30 p.m. National Preparedness Month Fair in the lobby of the Aurora Municipal Center – 1515 E. Alameda Parkway. Join the city of Aurora’s Office of Emergency Management and other local organizations to learn more about how you can be better prepared for an emergency or disaster. Learn how to make a kit of emergency supplies, get involved in preparing your community, prepare for your pets in an emergency and much more. No RSVP is necessary. Questions: email@example.com or 303-326-8995.
South Suburban to Host Free Chipping and Mulch Event
Sept. 22, 8 a.m. – noon. Bring your discarded branches and bushes to South Suburban and the City of Centennials’s event. Logs or tree trunks larger than 10 inches in diameter, and lumber or salvage material will not be accepted. Two locations for drop off your cuttings: South Suburban’s Willow Spring Service Center, 7100 S Eagle St., Centennial or Centennial Public Works Facility, 7272 S Eagle St., Centennial. Free mulch is available at the Willow Spring location throughout the event. Mulch will be available at the Centennial Public Works location starting at noon. It’s self-service, so bring a tarp and shovel to collect mulch. Info: 303-325-8000.
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.
Sept. 26, 2 p.m. Out and About Colorado Founder Mary Archer shares her suggestions for over 200 day trips for seniors to enjoy in the Denver Metro area at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S Datura St. in Littleton. Copies of her guidebook are available for sale at the event. Info: 303-795-3961.
Volunteer For Cancer League
Sept. 26. 1 p.m . Zanes Restaurant. Interested in working on the 50th Anniversary Hope Ball? Contact Edie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rocky Mountain Shipwrights Exhibit
Sept. 28-30. Visit the model ships exhibit from the Rocky Mountain Shipwrights in the Sophie’s Place area of the Bemis Public Library 60131 S. Datura St., Littleton. Enjoy the gorgeous and intricately built model ships from Egyptian garages to WWII destroyers, ships in bottles to all-paper models to miniature liners. Info and time: 303-795-3961.
Saturday Movie Matinee: RBG: A Documentary (PG)
Sept. 29, 2 – 4 p.m. Join the Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton, for an intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at a viewing. The filmmakers explore how Ginsburg’s early legal battles and her lifelong fight against gender discrimination changed the world for women. Free popcorn and lemonade. Info: 303-795-3961.
Colorado Oktoberfest 2018
Sept. 29, 1-6 p.m. Do you love beer, competition and showing off your “Trinkvermogen” in public? Five hours of action-packed excitement. Beer tasing meets Beerfest meets Charitable festival. Party at the Breckenridge Brewery 12 acre campus at 2920 Brewery Lane, Littleton with German farmhouse, beer garden, grass lawns and backdropped by the Rocky Mountains. 24+ craft brews, unlimited tasting, 12 oz pour. Grab your team and compete in Beer Fest. Countless games, entertainment and contests. Come in your Oktoberfest, German, Bavarian attire. Prizes for the Bet Legs Contest. Colorado Oktoberfest is Oktoberfests on Steroids! Various German and Bavarian dishes to eat. But passes. Call 720-507-1376.
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.
5th Annual Choctoberfest Colorado
Oct. 13, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. The Region’s Most Indulgent Chocolate Festival. If it’s Chocolate, it’s Here! Aisles and aisles of chocolate samples and products. The world’s largest chocolate-covered Peyton Manning sculpture, chocolate pudding sting and chocolate Aerial apple bobbing contests, chocolate ideas for wedding parties and holidays, a live polka/50s rock band, and other fun activities. $5 admission tickets and taste tickets at 12 for $10 on sale at www.choctoberfet.org A $50 VIP ticket includes exclusive VIP access to the show. Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, 25690 E Q Quincy Ave., Aurora. Brand-new building with 25,000 s.f. Free parking. Details at chocolatefest.org or call 303-969-9021.
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.
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 and 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 kickballwish.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.
Grand Opening for Our Not-So Traditional Chiropractic Office
Sept. 27 – Neuro-Structural Chiropractic Office. PRIME Chiropractic has been open for three months, but we’re just now getting around to celebrating. There will be great food, drinks, networking, free massage, and over $1,500 in raffle prizes given away. The grand opening will be held at PRIME Chiropractic, 5956 S. Holly St., Greenwood Village, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
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: child firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Denver Botanic Gardens Fall Plant & Bulb Sale
Sept. 28-29, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Free admission to the Gardens and Sale. Hundreds of bulbs and grown at the gardens plants are offered, along with expert advice from our horticulturists. The plant sale is located under the tent at the UMB Bank Amphitheater. Denver Botanic Gardens 1007 York St., Denver, botanicgardens.org.
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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