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Activities and Programs in November 2018

Activities and Programs in November 2018

Oct 22 2018

Masontown Concert
This group unites the sounds of bluegrass, old-time, folk, and new acoustic music into a sonic melting pot that hearkens back to our deep musical traditions while remaining defiantly modern in conception.
Who: Age 12 and up
When:  Fri, Nov 2, 7 - 9 pm
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $10 Resident, $12 Nonresident

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Ballroom Dance Nights
Dance the night away with the swing, waltz, tango and the foxtrot to the live rhythms of the Mile High Big Band. Singles always welcome. Free dance lesson midway through the evening.
Who:  Ages 18 and up
When:  Fri, Nov 2, 7 - 10 pm
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $8 Resident, $10 Nonresident

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FREE Tesoro Cultural Center Art and History Lectures
Please join us for a series of art and history lectures.  Hear Ernest House Jr., executive director of the Commission of Indian Affairs’ topic:  The Utes - Colorado’s Forgotten People
Who: Ages 10 and up
When:  Sat, Nov 3, 4 - 5 pm
Where:  Lone Tree Hub
Price: Free, but registration is required

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First Wednesday Birding
Join a naturalist and other birdwatchers on an easy, social hike to learn more about the birds of the seasons and how to identify them.  We'll create a new bird list each session.  Bring your favorite coffee and binoculars!  All levels welcome.
Who: Ages 8 and up
When:  Wed, Nov 7, 2018, 9 - 10:30 am
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $5 Resident, $5 Nonresident

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FREE Brilliant Life Expo
Are you looking for opportunities to volunteer, travel, connect with others in a social or intellectual setting?  Be inspired by top-notch speakers, interact with local specialists, and move forward in a powerful, healthy and happy life!  Continental breakfast will be served.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  Sat. Nov 10, 9 - 11:30 am
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free

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FREE Ask a Trainer
Get answers to your strength training questions and receive a free blood pressure reading from a South Suburban personal trainer.
Who: Adults and Youth
When & Where: 
Mon, Nov 12, 2018, 8 – 9 am, Goodson Recreation Center,
Tue, Nov 13, 10:15 – 11:15 am, Buck Recreation Center
Mon, Nov 26, 9:30 – 10:30 am, Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: Free

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FREE Arapahoe County Council on Aging Speaker Series
The topic for this monthly series is “Navigating the Senior Care Maze.”  Topics presented by professionals throughout Arapahoe County. Light refreshments provided
Who:  Ages 18 and up
When:  Wed, Nov 14, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free, but registration is required

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FREE Public Hearing on 2019 Budget
South Suburban Parks and Recreation (SSPR) will hold the third and final public hearing on its 2019 budget.  Citizens can submit their feedback by mail or email to SSPR's Director of Planning and Development Brett Collins at South Suburban Parks and Recreation, 6631 South University Boulevard, Centennial, CO 80121, or at BrettC@ssprd.org. Label requests, “2019 South Suburban Budget.”
Who: Adults
When: Wed, Nov 14 at 7 pm
Where:  Goodson Recreation Center Boardroom
Price: Free

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Leonids Meteor Shower: The Night the Stars Fell-Cancelled due to snow.
In November 1833, every person in North America awed as the heavens rained stars upon the earth. The Cheyenne Indians called it “The Night the Stars Fell.” Join us on the peak night of the Leonids Meteor Shower as we talk about this remarkable event, and how it captured the imagination of Americans.  Campfire and refreshments included.  
Who: Ages 10 and up
When:  Sat, Nov 17, 7:30 - 10 pm
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $5 - $10 Resident, $9 - $15 Nonresident

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Landow Performance Speed and Agility Camps
Participants will focus on developing speed, agility, quickness and "explosiveness" by learning Landow Performance’s world renowned training techniques.
Who: School aged boys and girls
When:  Mon – Wed, Nov 19 - 21
3 - 4:30 am, Ages 6 - 12, Ages 12 - 18
Where: Family Sports Dome
Price: $66 Resident, $76 Nonresident

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FREE Pottery Guild Sale
Handcrafted pottery for sale by South Suburban Pottery Guild Members of the Goodson Clay Arts Studio.
Who: All
When:  Mon – Thu, Nov 26 – 29, 8 am – 8 pm
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: Free admittance

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Pickleball Boot Camp
Beginner and intermediate Pickleball players, join us for a 4-week session to learn the basics of this badminton/tennis/table tennis-like sport and improve your game. Skills rating 1.0 – 2.5.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  Thu, Nov 29 – Dec 20, 12 - 2 pm
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
After the boot camp, dive into your creative side and visit the recreation center’s *Creativity Lab
Price: $40 Resident, $48 Nonresident

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*Creativity Lab
This large room contains a variety of art materials and found objects ready to be turned into arts and crafts masterpieces.
Who: Ages 2 and up
When:  Thu, Nov 29, 3 – 8 pm (hours vary daily)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center Creativity Lab
Price: Free with boot camp registration

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Big Horn Sheep
Venture to Waterton Canyon to view bighorn sheep and other wildlife. We'll hike, look and listen for bighorn battles. Naturalist leadership, picnic lunch and transportation from South Platte Park included. Dress in layers for weather. Hike will be over level terrain with gradual incline. 6 - 12 miles round trip depending on conditions.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: Fri, Nov 30, 8 am - 3 pm
Where: Waterton Canyon
Price: $39 Resident, $45 Nonresident

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