ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Botanic Gardens Summer Concert Series
July 28, The Mavericks Aug. 7, Randy Newman, Aug. 27, Lucero at UMB Bank Amphitheater at York St.; and Aug. 13, Garrison Keillor at Chatfield Farms. Tickets: 720-865-3552.
Opening reception for two exhibits
July 29, 6-9 p.m. Food, drinks, music and art as Museum of Outdoor Arts continues 2017 theme of “Past, Present, Future.” July 29-Sept. 22, “Design and Build” and the sculptured buildings of Charles Deaton. MOA Indoor Galleries, 1000 Englewood Pkwy, 2nd floor, Englewood. Info: 303-806-0444.
Painting Possibilities: An Evening of Art
Aug. 2, 6 -9 p.m. Fascination St. Fine Art Gallery, 315 Detroit St., Denver. $20 donation. Wine, beer, hors’doeuvres. Showcase original work of five women who are homeless or experiencing poverty. A social enterprise of The Gathering Place. RSVP 303-9l96-9034.
Sangria Sunset with Rene Heredia
Aug. 4, 7:15 p.m. Cherokee Ranch and Castle. Authentic gypsy flamenco music and dance. RSVP: 303-688-5555.
Tesoro Cultural Center’s 20 Summer Weekends
Aug. 4-6, 11-3 pm., Powwow Dancing. Featured artists: Allen Aragon, Nanabah Aragon and Nicklaus Stanaland
JonBenet Ramsey—Colorado’s Most Notorious Murder Mystery
Aug. 10, 5:30 p.m. New evidence with Stephen and Joyce Singular. Reservations: 303-688-5555. Cherokee Ranch & Castle. Mini tour included.
Six Foot Joe and the Red Hot Rhinos
Aug. 10, 6 p.m., Bemis Public Library front lawn. Seven-piece horn band will entertain with variety of classic rock and rhythm and blues. Hot dogs, brats, burgers, beverages and ice cream will be available for purchase. 303-795-396.
Heritage Fine Arts Guild’s call for entries
Aug. 15 deadline. Juried art show runs Oct. 10-Nov. 2. Entry form at heritage-guild.com or call 303-594-4667.
Rock with Spinphony
Aug. 17, 6 p.m. Bemis Public Library front lawn. All-female quartet will play a mix of rock, classical, pop and original tunes. 303-795-3961.
Brass Under Glass
Aug. 20, 4:30 p.m. Free concert in The Galleria at Denver Performing Arts Complex. Bring a lawn chair. No tickets required. Info: denverbrass.org
The Western: Major survey of Western art
Through Sept. 10, Denver Art Museum debuts its first major exhibition on visual legacy of “The Western” through fine art, film and popular culture. 160 paintings, photography, prose and film from the mid-1800s to present. Call 720-865-5000.
Denver Public Art Summer Tours
Summer 2017, Airport Art Tour, Aug. 4, noon. Union Station History and Public Art Tour, Aug. 12 and 26, 10 a.m. Two bicycle tours: Cherry Creek Trail Urban Arts Fund Bike Tour Aug. 13 and Sept. 10, 3 p.m. and Downtown Denver Public Art Bike Tour Sept. 10, 10 a.m. Info: 720-865-5562.
Floral and Fowl: The artwork of Michael Warren and Darryl Trott
Through Sept. 30. Old South Frame and Gallery, 1588 S. Pearl St., Denver. Original paintings from private collection. Info: 303-715-3828.
ACC to host Kaleidoscope Juried Exhibition
Through Aug. 4, Open Mon.-Fri. 12-5 p.m. Tue. until 7 p.m. Free admission. Closing reception Aug. from 5-7 p.m. Colorado Gallery of the Arts on the first floor of the Arapahoe Community College Annex building. Info: 303-797-5212.
Cherry Creek North Food and Wine Tasting
Aug. 12, 6-9 p.m. on Fillmore Plaza (Fillmore St. between 1st and 2nd Ave.) 17 restaurants participating. VIP ticket holders, $65, have early entry at 5 p.m. Tickets: bit.ly/2aXMDLI.
All-Colorado Art Show
Through Sept. 2. Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road., Greenwood Village. greenwoodvillage.com/curtis.
Ribbon cutting and grand opening of Metropolitan Development
Aug. 1, 5-7 pm., 4850 S. Broadway. Greater Englewood Chamber
Aug. 3 and 10 “5 Classes for Starting or Growing Your Business” First class: Malley Recreation Center, 3380 S. Lincoln St., 5-8 p.m. $40 for all classes for Chamber members.
Six Steps to a Great Business: Lunch & Learn
July 27, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. South Metro Denver Chamber, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Ste. 342, Centennial. RSVP: 303-795-0142.
Seminar: Thriving in the Multi-Generational Workforce
July 28, 10-3 p.m., South Metro Denver Chamber Office, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Ste. 342, Centennial. RSVP: 303-795-0142.
Aug. 1 and Sept. 5, 1:30-3 p.m. Free with registration required. In partnership with the Spark! Alzheimer’s Association. Denver Botanic Gardens offers an opportunity for participants with mild memory loss to enjoy hands-on garden-related projects. Meet in the main parking lot in front of the Visitor Center.
Aug. 3, 8 a.m. Shotgun-scramble format at Inverness Golf Club. Sponsored by DTC/Greenwood Village Chamber. Visit dtcchamber.com or call 303-290-9922. Fundraiser for Third Way Center.
Color: Works by Teresa Booth Brown
Through-Aug. 6, Opening reception May 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Artist talk at 6:30 p.m. From a simple composition, each painting is developed intuitively by the addition and subtraction of paint, collage and drawing. Denver Botanic Gardens. Info: 720-85-3552.
Aug. 10, 5-7 p.m., WeWork/Triangle Bldg., location (near Union Station.) 1550 Wewatta, St., 2nd floor, Denver. Featuring Tamara Banks, Emmy-winning journalist and CEO of TaxMedia. $20 ticket with RSVP required. Visit opportunitycoalition.com.
Home Fire Safety Pre-Canvassing
Aug. 16, The Red Cross and Englewood Police are requesting volunteers for the Home Fire Safety Pre-Canvassing. Four teams of two people will be canvassing the area that will be visited during the Aug. 19 Home Fire Safety Campaign.Volunteers will be installing free detectors where needed. To sign up for pre-canvassing on Aug. 16 from 4-6 p.m., visit 2017HomeFireSafetyCampaignPre-Canvassing. To volunteer for the installation event, visit: redcrossmhc.wufoo.com/forms/zzeam6uObOy2uz
Calder: Monumental at Denver Botanic Gardens
Through Sept. 24, American artist Alexander Calder’s bold sculptures on view at York Street location. Tickets: 720-865-3552.
Capstone Leadership Lake Day
Aug. 8, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For Uplift students, staff and board members. Kayaks, paddleboards, corn toss game, tubing, swimming, barbecue and beach. Marina at Cherry Creek Lake, 2800 S. Dayton St., Greenwood Village. Parking $9/day or free with Colo. State Parks pass. Volunteers needed: 720-244-2120. RSVP by Aug. 1.
Opportunity Coalition hosts Tamara Banks
Aug. 10, 5-7 p.m. We Work/Triangle Bldg. (near Union Station) 1550 Wewatta St., 2nd Floor. $20. Cocktails and light appetizers. Banks is an Emmy award-winning journalist and CEO of TaxMedia. Visit opportunitycoalition.com.
Englewood Day of Service
Sept. 9, Community volunteers will work on homes of Englewood residents. Info: email@example.com or call 720-373-9605.
Brew Festival Fundraiser: Education on Tap
Aug. 11, 6-10 p.m. South Denver Univ. of Colorado’s 15th Annual Art & Ale is now Education on Tap. General admission $50, $25 for designated driver. Proceeds benefit CU South Denver Community Education Fund. Food, drinks from local craft breweries and restaurants, live music from That Eighties Band, lawn games, etc. VIP 5-6 p.m. $100. Tickets: 303-315-9444.
Morgan Adams Concours d’Elegance
Aug. 26, 6-10 p.m. Funding a future for kids with cancer. Learn about groundbreaking pediatric-cancer research. TAC Air and CenturyLink Hangars, Centennial Airport, 7425 S. Peoria Circle. Tickets: 303-758-2130.
Audubon Society Summer Fundraiser
To connect people with nature through education and conservation. Research funds are needed. Donate on Support Our Siding GoFundMe Page. Info: 303-973-9530.
Greenwood Village Day
July 29. For Greenwood Village residents. 2-9:30 p.m., Village Green Parks. Fireworks following the Wash Park Band performance at 8:15 p.m. Tickets and parking passes available for GV residents at City Hall through July 27. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 303-486-5773.
Mike Coffman town-hall meeting
Aug. 1, 6 p.m. at Prairie View High School, 12909 E. 120th Ave., Henderson. Free and open to CD6 constituents. Registration required: coffman.house.gov/events/rep-coffman-town-hall-co-06-0. To view the event, visit facebook.com/repmikecoffman.
Colorado Federation of Republican Women Distilled, VI Luncheon
August 12, 11:30-1:30 with registration at 11 a.m. Co-hosts: Douglas County Republican Women and Cherry Creek Republican Women. Tom Lasers from The Cell will be speaking on emerging threats of homegrown violent extremism and what the government is doing to combat it. Valley Country Club, 14601 Country Club Road, Centennial. Lunch $25, all inclusive. Reservations by July 31. Send check to Douglas County Republican Women, Jeanette NewVille, 8942 Meadow Hill Circle, Lone Tree, CO 80124. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Americana Picnic & Softball Game
Aug. 13, Arapahoe County Democrats family-friendly event with a playground and swimming pool nearby, and activities for kids and adults. Limber up and sign up for this event in support of the party, Utah Park Pavilion, 1800 S. Peoria St., Aurora noon to 6 p.m. To sign up and pre-donate, go to secure.actblue.com/donate/arapdemspicnic.
11th Annual Pat Schroeder Dinner
Sept. 9, Arapahoe County Democratic Party’s 11th Annual Pat Schroeder Dinner. 6-9 p.m. at the Summit Conference and Event Center, 6th Ave. and Sable Blvd. in Aurora
Great Education Colorado Luncheon
Oct. 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Honoring Sam and Nancy Gary, education advocates, philanthropists and founders of Gary Community Investments, which includes Piton Foundation. Cable Center at DU. RSVP: 303-722-5901.
Kids Consignment Sale by MOMS
Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mothers of Multiples Society’s semi-annual Kids Consignment Sale at Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Drive in Castle Rock. Presale at 9 am. for expecting moms and those with babies under 6 months. Admission $2. MOMS is a 501(c)(3). Visit mothersofmultiples.com.
Older People Up to Something: OPUS
First and third Sundays of each month. 9 a.m. Studying the Bible or other Christian-related books. Highline Community Church, 6160 S. Wabash Way, Greenwood Village. Info: 303-671-2927 or 303-755-8944.
SAVE THE DATE
Denver Santa Claus Shop Charity Golf Tournament
Sept. 11, 9 a.m. Shotgun start at Pinehurst Country Club W. Quincy Avenue and Sheridan Blvd. $200/player includes breakfast, cart, range balls, prizes, lunch. Benefits 15,000 local children in need, providing toys during the holidays. Register at denversantaclausshop.org.
Cancer League of Colorado 5K Race for Research
Aug. 14, Cherry Creek Country Club. Boxed lunches and registration at noon. Shotgun start 1:30 p.m., 19th hole party 5:30 p.m. Info: kempe.org or call 303-864-5309.
Aug. 20, 9 a.m. Washington Park. Also, family festival, beer garden and pancakes. To register: cancerleague.org or race4research.com Register by July 15 for early bird discount.
Glow-ball mini-golf at South Suburban
Now-Aug. 17 every Thursday night. Both 18-hole courses will be lit with LED flag poles and course markers. Golfers will use glow-stick golf balls. 8-10 p.m. $1/person plus regular mini-golf admission. No reservations necessary. Info: 303-734-1083.
Suits for Soldiers
Through Aug. 1, Drop-offs Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Farmers Insurance District Headquarters, 7395 E. Orchard Road, Ste. 400, Greenwood Village. Support veterans transitioning from service to civilian workforce by donating work attire. Job fair on Aug. 24. Info: Visit Farmers.com.
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