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What's Happening in South Suburban (Aug 14 - 20)

What's Happening in South Suburban (Aug 14 - 20)

Aug 07 2017

Looking for free, low-cost, and affordable things to do in Centennial, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan? Well, your look is over! Here are just a few of the activities happening in South Suburban this week, August 14 - 20.

Featured Activity

Hudson Gardens Concert – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
This is your chance to see two great concerts in one weekend in a beautiful outdoor garden setting. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts hits include, “I Love Rock 'N' Roll”, “I Hate Myself For Loving You”, and “Crimson and Clover.”
Who: All ages
When: 7:30 pm (Fri; Aug 19)
Where: The Hudson Gardens & Events Center
Price:  $46 Adult, $36 Child
Additional Concert: Kool & The Gang, Sun; Aug 20, 7:30 pm, $39 Adult, $29 Child

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Mon, Aug 14

Parent-Tot Ballet
This class is an introduction to this classic dance form through games, music and the basic ballet steps to interact with your child. 3 sessions.
Who: Ages 1½ - 3
When: 10 - 10:30 am (Mon; Aug 14 - 28)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $14 Youth Resident, $18 Youth Nonresident ($4.67 R, $6 NR per session), no cost for adults
Additional times: 11 – 11:30 am (Wed; Aug 16 – 30)

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Tue, Aug 15

Yoga in the Park
What better way to achieve unity and explore the interconnection between your mind, body and the world around you than in the great outdoors? All levels just show up with your body, an open mind, and a yoga mat.
Who: Ages 10 and up
When: 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Tue; Aug 15)
Where: deKoevend Park
Price: Free

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HawkQuest Night Out
Watch a trained hawk swoop past you during this Western Welcome Week event. Get close-up views of live eagles, owls and falcons.
Who: All ages
When: 6:30 - 8 pm (Tue; Aug 15)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $5

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Wed, Aug 16

Paint Along Studio Daytime
Come paint along with others in your family or community and create your own acrylic masterpiece through guided instruction. This interactive class allows you to paint a whole acrylic painting while you follow along with the instructor as she demonstrates each brush stroke. All materials are included.
Who: Ages 12 and up
When: 2 - 4 pm (Wed; Aug 16)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: $23 Resident, $28 Nonresident

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Reformer Basics Orientation
Learn the basics of Pilates as they apply to the Reformer apparatus. This class will prepare you for our four-week Reformer classes and/or private personal or small group training..
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 6:30 - 7:45 pm (Wed; Aug 16)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $17 Resident, $21 Nonresident

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Thu, Aug 17

FREE Equipment Orientation
Attend a general orientation session with a personal trainer in a group setting to learn safe and proper use of a variety of cardiovascular and weight machines.
Who: Ages 10 and up (ages 10 - 13 may attend with a registered adult)
When: 6:30 - 7:45 pm (Thu; Aug 17)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free

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Glow Ball Mini Golf
Play mini-golf in the dark with lighted golf balls and holes for an entertaining summer night. The main lights will be turned off, the course will be lit with LED flag poles and LED course markers, and multiple colors of glow-stick golf balls will be available for your round.
Who: All ages
When: 8 - 10 pm (Thu; Aug 17)
Where: Colorado Journey Mini Golf
Price: $1 per person, plus regular mini golf admission

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Fri, Aug 18

Parents’ Night Out at Lone Tree
Kids are in store for a fun evening of indoor swimming and a movie afterward. We will also provide pizza and a juice box for dinner.
Who: Ages 5 - 12
When: 5 - 9 pm (Fri; Aug 18)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $18 Resident, $23 Nonresident

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Parents’ Night Out at Goodson
Parents can enjoy a night out while their kids are safe and entertained. At the start of the night, we will serve dinner of pizza and juice. Kids will then be split up into three groups based on their age and will rotate through gymnastics in the Goodson gymnastics center, indoor swimming, and an art class for 45 minutes each.
Who: Ages 5 - 12
When: 6 - 9 pm (Fri; Aug 18)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $18 Resident, $23 Nonresident

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Creativity Lab Family Night
Spend an evening in the Creativity Lab making a fun family project together.
Who: All ages
When: 6:30 - 7:30 pm (Fri; Aug 18)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: $16 Resident, $19 Nonresident (Price is for up to 6 people in a family; no charge for children under 2)

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Sat, Aug 19

Back to School Party
Bring your family and enjoy all that the Family Sports Center has to offer. Unlimited ice skating, bumper cars, mini golf, inflatable obstacle course, laser tag, eXergame zone, rock wall, plus all you can eat ice cream! Concessions, arcade games and skates cost extra.
Who: Ages 5 - 16
When: 12 - 3 pm (Sat; Aug 19)
Where: Family Sports Center
Price: $12 Resident, $15 Nonresident

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Sun, Aug 20

FREE Sunday Music on the Patio – Yellow Dog Blues Band
Sit back, relax and wind down your weekend listening to this local popular band. The music is free, and we'll have food and beverage specials.
Who: All ages (children must stay with their parents for safety purposes)
When: 4 – 7 pm (Sun; Aug 20)
Where: Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel
Price: Free

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Other Happenings

Recreation Center Maintenance Closure
Please note the following recreation center facility closure for annual maintenance:

Buck Recreation Center: Pool closed, Aug 14 – 25; Facility closed, Aug 21 - 25

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