Posted 10/15/10

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Highlands Ranch

Oct. 21

Do-it-with-Help Home Landscaping. Improve your existing landscape or develop a new one. This class includes needs assessment, budget considerations, survey and inventory of existing site conditions, and a photo/video site review. Class meets two Thursdays, from 6-10 p.m. Oct. 21 and Oct. 28, and two Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 23 and Oct. 30, at Arapahoe Community College. Cost: $139 tuition (registration required), plus $25 material fee paid to instructor at first class. Call 303-797-5722 or visit for more information or to register.

Oct. 22-24

Haunted Hayrides. The Cowboys 4-H Club is teaming up with Stockton’s Plum Creek Stables for the twelfth year to put on the annual Haunted Hayrides for local families. The Haunted Hayride is a family-style event, designed to be fun for parents and children of all ages, and not too scary for younger children. The Haunted Hayrides are from 6-8:30 Oct. 22-23, and from 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Tickets are $11 for adults, $8 for children, and reservations are strongly recommended. Reservations may be made at either the Highlands Ranch recreation centers at 303-791-2500 or South Suburban Parks and Recreation at 303-347-5999.

Oct. 22 and 25

“Guys & Dolls.” Christian Youth Theatre of Highlands Ranch presents “Guys & Dolls Jr.” at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Aspen Academy, 5859 S. University Blvd., Greenwood Village. Tickets are $15 pre-ordered or $17.50 at the door. Buy tickets online at or call the box office at 303-653-4716.

Oct. 25

Oct. 27

“David and Lisa.” Rock Canyon High School's Advanced Drama Class is staging “David and Lisa” as its fall play. David and Lisa is a dramatic play about a teenage boy who has aphephobia (fear of being touched) and a cold, bitter disposition stemming from his relationship with his parents and him being raised by them in a world of nothing but black and white. This free show is at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in Rock Canyon High School's auditorium.

Oct. 30

Project Linus. Celebrate National Make a Difference Day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Oct. 30 by creating blankets for Project Linus (, which distributes handmade blankets to children in need throughout Denver and beyond. Come help anytime at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4195 E. Wildcat Reserve Parkway, Highlands Ranch. No sewing skills necessary.

Oct. 30

St. Andrew UMC Labyrinth Walk will be at 9 a.m. Oct. 30 at St. Andrew UMC 3350 White Bay Drive, Highlands Ranch, in Room B243. St. Andrew is delighted to include a labyrinth as a part of our new building complex. Come learn the history of the labyrinth and how to use it as a part of your spiritual life. Join the Rev. Cindy Bates and others for an introduction to the labyrinth and a chance to try it out for yourself.

Through Oct. 31

Farmers’ Market. The Highlands Ranch Community Association and the Denver Farmers’ Market are partnering to bring the Highlands Ranch Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 31 at the Town Center, 9288 Dorchester St. in Highlands Ranch. Visit the for a list of vendors and their in-season produce.

Nov. 1-22

Money Management Workshop is offered from 7-9 p.m. Mondays in November in room 271 at Cherry Hills Community Church. Join us for this bold, no-nonsense workshop based on the wit and wisdom of Dave Ramsey’s book, The Total Money Makeover. This workshop will provide a structured how-to approach to achieving financial health using the eternal truths of biblical, financial principles. Cost is $25/single or $35/couple. Learn more and register at Contact the Money Management team at 303-791-4500 ext. 7650 or

Nov. 5-6

Cherry Hills Christmas Boutique is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 5-6 in the lobby of Cherry Hills Community Church. The boutique offers a great opportunity to see unique handmade items by local crafters that will make wonderful holiday gifts. Proceeds go to benefit women’s ministry and outreach programs. Crafter applications and additional information available under the Women’s Ministry tab at

Nov. 6 and 13

First Time Parenting class is offered from 9-10:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and Nov. 13 in the Fireside Room at Cherry Hills Community Church. Join us for breakfast and research on child development and preparation for parenting. The morning includes a tour of the church’s nursery facilities and information on upcoming parenting classes and family opportunities as you begin the journey of parenting. Learn more on the Family page at

Nov. 6 and 13

Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement is from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 6 and Nov. 13 in room 298 at Cherry Hills Community Church. Can I? Should I? Will I? Get the answers to these questions and more in a safe and unbiased environment. Topics include: Social Security, Medicare, Long-term Care, Investing and Making a Difference in the Fourth Quarter of your Life. Cost is $15/single or $20/couple. Learn more and register at Please contact the Money Management team at 303-791-4500 ext. 7650 or

Nov. 20-21

Making Love Last at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and 8:20 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:35 a.m. Nov. 20-21 at Mountainview Community Christian Church, 40 E. Highlands Ranch Parkway. Visit

Nov. 25

Dash and Dine. The 7th annual Turkey Day 5K Family Fun Run, presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Highlands Ranch, is Nov. 25, Thanksgiving Day. The 5K-certified course will start and finish at Shea Stadium at Redstone Park in Highlands Ranch. The 5K Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. with the Kids Fun Run at 10 a.m. Pre-race registration will be available soon. For information about the event or sponsorships, visit or contact Steve Dyer at 303-791-3500.

Dec. 19

Denver Gay Men’s Chorus’s Holiday Concert, “This Shining Night,” will take place at 2 p.m. Dec. 19 at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3350 E. White Bay Drive, in Highlands Ranch. Tickets are $22 (adults) and $18 (students); children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.


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