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Race. Mountain Vista High School's Race Around the Ranch, a 5K
"Fun Run" supporting MVHS Special Need's "Unified" Athletic Program
will be May 8. Race begins at 9 a.m. Registration starts at 8 p.m.
The cost is $10 for students and $15 for adults.
Senior Outreach. Join Highlands Ranch Senior Outreach Services
and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office for an educational safety
talk that will address home security, household safety, personal
safety (avoiding scams and fraud), safe travel, and driving safely
from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. May 12 at the Highlands Ranch Library –
Shea Room A. The workshop is free and open to adults of all ages.
RSVP required. For information and to RSVP, contact Senior Services
Coordinator Jodie McCann at 720-240-4922, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Author Visit. “The Old Man and the Harley” is John Newkirk’s
memoir, a window into not only his father’s, but our country’s
incredible wartime history. At 7 p.m. May 13 at Highlands Ranch
Library, and at 1 p.m. June 20 at Philip S. Miller Library in
Castle Rock, Newkirk will talk about his book. The elder Newkirk
and his 1932 Harley-Davidson VL Big Twin will be in attendance.
May 13, June 14
Little Nature Explorers, offered for ages 3-5, includes monthly
programs in which children learn about nature through stories,
hands-on activities, nature walks and crafts. Upcoming programs
include: Animal Babies, May 13. Learn different baby names of
critters in Highlands Ranch. Play a matching game and have a baby
animal craft to take home. Hug a Tree, June 14. Little ones will
learn to count tree rings and participate in tree-themed
activities. Slithering Snakes, July 20. Snakes are not as scary as
most people think. They are actually helpful and interesting
Movie Series. St. Andrew United Methodist Church invites the
community to its free Social Justice 3rd Friday movie series from
7-9:30 p.m. May 14. Join us for film, dessert and discussion. We
will view Playing for Change: Peace Through Music. Call
303-794-2683 for information or visit www.st-andrew-umc.com.
Tree Recycling. With the arrival of spring and damage from
recent storms, it’s time to prune your trees and shrubs. But before
you place tree branches and other woody plants out for trash
collection, consider recycling these materials at the Highlands
Ranch Metro District’s recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 15
at the Metro District office building, 62 W. Plaza Drive at the
corner of Plaza and Broadway. For more information about tree
recycling in Highlands Ranch, call 303-791-2710.
Free Ballet. Culture on the Green Concert Series is from
6:30-8:30 p.m. May 21 at 9370 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch.
Free. The International Youth Ballet performs A Midsummer Night’s
Blood Drive. Landmark Graphics Community Blood Drive is from
2-3:30 p.m. May 26 inside Bonfils’ mobile bus at 1805 Shea Center
Drive, Highlands Ranch. For more information or to schedule an
appointment please contact Karen Witt at 303-779-8080 ext. 3060 or
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 www.HRCAonline.org for
a list of vendors and their in-season produce.
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