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Colorado Wind Ensemble. The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs
Association presents the Colorado Wind Ensemble from 6:30-8 p.m.
June 11 at Civic Green Park. Pack a picnic and head on over to the
second of four free concerts in Civic Green Park. Then mark your
calendars for July 16 and the After Midnight Jazz Sextet and Aug.
27 and the Kutandara African Center’s Kid’s Koncert.
Little Nature Explorers Hug a Tree at Redstone Park Pond fishing
pier shelter, from 10-10:45 a.m. June 14. Little ones ages 3-5 will
learn to count tree rings and participate in tree-themed
activities. Register at www.highlandsranch.org. Fee:
Resident $6; non-resident $7.
Park Chat at Paintbrush Park from 6-7 p.m. June 17. Paintbrush
Park is expanding. The playground is getting a climbing wall and a
new trail crossing is being built in partnership with the Douglas
County School District. Come learn about these and other Highlands
Ranch Metro District projects.
Steak Fry. Mark your calendars for June 18 for a great night of
food and fellowship at the annual Men’s Steak Fry at Cherry Hills
Community Church. This year’s speaker is Jeff Sweetin, special
agent in charge, drug enforcement administration. Tickets are $20.
Visit CherryHills.com for more
information and to purchase tickets by June 15.
Gravity Challenge BMX/Skateboard Competition at Redstone Park,
10 a.m. The Gravity Challenge provides a competitive event for
skaterboarders and BMX riders in the Denver metro area. The contest
is open to all ages and abilities with five divisions in which to
participate. Registration is held the day of the event beginning at
9 a.m. Entry fee: $20.
KidFest is from 9 a.m. to noon June 19 at Civic Green Park.
KidFest will entertain and engage children of all ages with live
music, interactive demonstrations and educational booths. Join us
for outdoor education, water conservation fun, VerbZone activities
to get you moving around the park, the Fun Bus, a bounce house and
more. Visit www.highlandsranch.org. Call
Jenn Garber at 720-240-4909.
Music on a Summer Evening. Highlands Ranch Concert Band presents
a night of music in the park at 6:30 p.m. June 26 at Civic Green
Park 9370 Ridgeline Blvd.
Fourth of July Parade will kick off the Highlands Ranch
Community Association’s annual celebration at 9 a.m. July 4. The
Family Pet and Bike Parade features decorated bikes, wagons, and
dogs allowing the community’s littlest stars to show off their
patriotic spirit immediately followed by the Community Parade and
the 5K run/walk. The celebration continues at Town Center with
music, food, beer, a pet adoption fair, and other games and
entertainment and concludes about 9:30 p.m. with the Highlands
Ranch fireworks display on the corner of Highlands Ranch Parkway
and Blake Drive. Visit HRCAonline.org or call
Park Chats. Recreation staff will be on hand to answer questions
about metro district recreation programs and to preview late summer
and early fall recreation opportunities from 5:30-6:30 p.m. July 15
at Falcon Park, 9555 Fallbrook Drive. Park Chats are informal
events led by the Highlands Ranch Metro District at various parks
in the community. Visit www.highlandsranch.org.
Park Chats. Civic Green Park is a popular destination in the
summer. Staff will talk about upcoming activities in the park as
well as children’s sports and environmental education programming
available through the metro district from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
July 22 at Civic Green Park, 9370 Ridgeline Blvd. Park Chats are
informal events led by the Highlands Ranch Metro District at
various parks in the community. Visit www.highlandsranch.org.
Leadership Summit. The Global Leadership Summit is Aug. 5-6 at
Cherry Hills Community Church. Whether at church, school, home or
business, you are leading people and projects every day. The Summit
will stretch your mind, expand your heart and help you use your
God-given gifts to impact your family, your community and your
world in real and powerful ways. Attendees will learn from a
faculty of world-class leaders and thinkers including Bill Hybels,
Tony Dungy and Jack Welch. Register and learn more at CherryHills.com.
Park Chats. Not only does it have a new name, but Timberline
Park is also undergoing changes including the addition of a
restroom and park shelter. Metro district staff will answer
questions about this popular neighborhood park from 6-7 p.m. Aug.
12 at 7250 Timberline Road. Park Chats are informal events led by
the Highlands Ranch Metro District at various parks in the
community. Visit www.highlandsranch.org.
Through Sept. 4
Yoga Day. NamasteWorks Yoga and Wellness LLC and the Highlands
Ranch Metro District will again offer free Yoga in the Park. This
summer-long mind/body practice is from 8:15-9:15 a.m. every
Wednesday and Saturday through Sept. 4, weather permitting, at
Civic Green Park. Seasoned and first-time yogis at least 18 years
of age are welcome to participate in the free practice. Bring a
yoga mat, sunscreen and a water bottle. Check in at least 15
minutes before class starts.
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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