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What's Happening (Jan 1 - 7)

What's Happening (Jan 1 - 7)

Dec 25 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, January 1 - 7, 2018.

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Lifestyle and Weight Management
This program focuses on balance and healthier life choices.  Great start for 2018.  Participants are provided with assessments and life changing tools that promote wellness and overall rejuvenation. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 11 am - 12:30 pm (Wed; Jan 03 - 24)
Where: Lone Tree Hub
Price: $42 District, $45 Non-District ($10.50 D, $11.25 ND per session)

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Mon, Jan 1

Goodson Pottery Studio Lab Time
Registration for lab time allows you to use the studio and be a member of the Pottery guild. It’s a place where Goodson pottery students of all levels work side by side.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 6 am - 9 pm when classes not scheduled (Mon - Sun; Jan 1 - 31)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $50 District, $61 Non-District, monthly or $5.25 District, $7.25 Non-District, daily drop-in

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Active Adult Tap Dance
Start with the entry level class and move to the next level when you are ready. Learn basic steps and simple routines. Pre-registration is required for this class. Join the Tip Top Tappers with the option of performing. 5 sessions.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 9 - 10 am (Mon; Jan 01 - 29)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $22 District, $26 Non-District, monthly or $4.50 D, $8.75 ND, drop-in

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Tue, Jan 2

Jewelry Making Fun
Create your own special jewelry for yourself or gifts. And bring your old jewelry to repurpose. All tools and materials included. 2 sessions.
Who: Ages 8 - 15
When: 2:30 - 4:30 pm (Tue, Thu; Jan 02, Jan 04)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: $36 District, $40 Non-District ($18 D, $20 ND per session)

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Drawing for Teens
Learn how to draw people, animals and landscapes with pencil. Some supplies provided. All skill levels welcome! 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 12 - 18
When: 5:30 - 7 pm (Tue; Jan 02 - 23)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $50 District, $56 Non-District ($12.50 D, $14 ND per session)
Additional times: 4:30 - 6 pm (Fri; Jan 5 - 26), Lone Tree Hub

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Wed, Jan 3

Fun With Yarn - Knitting Camp
Hey kids, come and learn to work with yarn. There are many projects you can make and learning to knit will give you hours of enjoyment. No experience necessary. Materials included. (Starter yarn and needles.) 3 sessions.
Who: Ages 10 - 16
When: 1 - 4 pm (Wed, Thu, Fri; Jan 03 - 05)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: $42 District, $46 Non-District ($14 D, $15.33 ND per session)

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Thu, Jan 4

Jedi Engineering LEGO Camp
Young Jedi explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets. 2 sessions.
Who: Ages 5 - 6
When: 9 am - 12 pm (Thu, Fri; Jan 04 - 05)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $84 District, $94 Non-District ($42 D, $47 ND per session)

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Intro Acoustic Guitar
Learn acoustic guitar at a relaxed pace in a small group setting. Students must bring a guitar to class. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 5:15 - 6:45 pm (Thu; Jan 04 - 25)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $51 District, $59 Non-District ($12.75 D, $14.75 ND per session)

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Fri, Jan 5

Friday Nite Xtreme
Kids spend the evening with Xtreme activities including, ice skating, laser tag, eXerGame Zone, climbing wall, bumper cars, Eurobungy, and more! Pizza and drinks included. Concessions and arcade tokens extra. Register online or at the door.
Who: Ages 6 - 13
When: 7 - 10 pm (Fri; Jan 05)
Where: Family Sports Center
Price: $19 District, $22 Non-District

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Ballroom Dance Nights
Dance the night away with swing, waltz, rumba, cha cha and the hop to the live Mile High Big Band. Singles always welcome!
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 7 - 10 pm (Fri; Jan 05)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $8 District, $10 Non-District

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Youth Theater
Learn to perform in front of others, expand your imagination, build characters and even confidence. Family can observe the last day of class. 8 sessions.
Who: Ages 6 - 9
When: 4:30 - 5:30 pm (Fri; Jan 05 - Feb 23)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $44 District, $50 Non-District ($5.50 D, $6.25 ND per session)

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Sat, Jan 6

Nature Photography - Icescapes
Learn how to observe nature in different parts of the Park through a lens and take your camera off 'auto' to get the picture you want.
Who: Ages 10 and up
When: 9 - 10:30 am (Sat; Jan 06)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $10 District, $15 Non-District

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FREE Tesoro Cultural Center's Art and History Lectures- The Fetterman Fight
Historian Dr. John Monnett lectures on his book about the only eye witness account to the Fetterman Fight which ranks among the most crushing defeats suffered by the U.S. Army in the nineteenth-century West.
Who: Ages 10 and up
When: 4 - 5 pm (Sat; Jan 06)
Where: Lone Tree Hub
Price: Free, registration required

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Competitive Swimming
Fine tune strokes and maintain off-season endurance in all four competitive strokes; freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly as well as flip turns. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 6 - 15
When: 1 - 2 pm (Sat; Jan 06 - 27)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $37 District, $49 Non-District ($9.25 D, $12.25 ND per session)

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The Art of People
Seize this opportunity to experience the world in a more meaningful way through practical and effective approaches to human connections. You will gain the skills to connect with anyone, anywhere. 5 sessions.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 4 - 5:30 pm (Sat; Jan 06 - Feb 03)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $40 District, $45 Non-District ($8 D, $9 ND per session)

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Sun, Jan 7

FREE Square Dance Demo Class
Give this enjoyable and challenging activity a try. A professional caller provides great exercise for your mind and body in a positive, friendly atmosphere.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 1 - 3 pm (Sun; Jan 07)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free

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