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Cooking Up a Tale will be from 9-10:15 a.m. Aug. 9 at Buck
Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Visit www.sspr.org. Prepare delicious treats
based on a children’s story. Fee.
Flying J Ranch Hike will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Buck
Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Visit www.sspr.org. This 4-mile trail traverses
ponderosa parkland and aspen groves where black scars on the tree
trunks indicate foraging elk. A classic red barn comes into view
where the ranch buildings operate. Fee.
Join Active Minds from 1-2 p.m. Aug. 11 to discuss King Tut at
Foothills Park and Rec, 6612 S Ward St, Littleton.
Join Active Minds from 3-4 p.m. Aug. 11 at RiverPointe, 5225 S
Prince St, Littleton, to discuss The European Union.
Aug. 11 and 12
Auditions for Nate the Great will be from 4:30-6 p.m. Aug. 11
and 12 at Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton.
Visit www.sspr.org. Audition for
this full theatre production with a memorized 60-second monologue.
Successful auditioners then register for the class and will have
relatively equal stage time playing one or several parts. Fee.
Littleton Trivia Contest, commemorating this year’s Western
Welcome Week theme, “Our Heritage,” is sponsored by Libby Bortz
Assisted Living Center, 5844 S Curtice St. Littleton residents can
stop by between Aug. 11-20 to make guesses on information contained
in the photo gallery walls on the first and second floors,
identifying people and places from Littleton’s history. Entrants
will complete a questionnaire and place in contest box at front
desk. First, second and third places will be notified Aug. 22.
The Luke Ham Sandwich Family Band will perform Texas-style
fiddling and bluegrass music at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12 on the front lawn
at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura Street in Littleton. The
band has performed throughout the country and includes Debbie and
Del Lukasiewicz and their eight children, ranging from 7 to 17
years old. Three of the fiddling children are adoptees from a
Haitian orphanage. Call 303-795-3961.
Horseshoe Rally will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 14 at
Cornerstone Park, 5150 S. Windermere St., Littleton. Visit www.sspr.org. Men, women and teens are
invited to pre-register for singles and doubles play. Fee
Goldpanning will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 14 at South
Platte Park, 3000 W. Carson Drive, in Littleton. Visit www.sspr.org. Pan for gold in the South
Platte River and visit different eras in Littleton’s past. Play
old-time games, try weaving and speak to historic figures. Take
home what gold you find. Free.
Introduction to Tree Climbing will be from noon to 3:30 p.m.
Aug. 15 at South Platte Park, 3000 W. Carson Drive, in Littleton.
Visit www.sspr.org. No experience
necessary. A certified instructor provides all the arborist ropes,
harnesses and safety equipment you need to pull yourself up 50 feet
into the canopy of the riverside cottonwoods of South Platte Park
for a very unique and rewarding view of the forest. Fee.
Brunch at the Broadmoor will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 15 at
Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Visit
www.sspr.org. Enjoy an
extravagant brunch complete with prime rib, made-to-order eggs
Benedict and omelets, blintzes, the famed Broadmoor Bananas Foster,
a chocolate fountain and many more tasty delights. Dressy casual
attire required. Fee.
Digital Camera will be from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 16 at Buck
Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Visit www.sspr.org. Explore operating your
camera, printing photos without a computer, interfacing the camera
or photo storage card with your computer, improving your photos,
and storing, printing and emailing selected photos. Bring camera
and manual to class. Fee.
Hawkquest Night Out will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 17 at South
Platte Park, 3000 W. Carson Drive, in Littleton. Visit www.sspr.org. Watch as a trained hawk
swoops past you and enjoy an up-close view of eagles, owls and
Fly Fishing Book Presentation. Come hear a discussion about the
late Charlie Myers of the Denver Post and his recently published
book about fly fishing. The Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited
will feature a presentation by Kirk Deeter on “Charlie Myers and
The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing” at its monthly meeting Aug. 17.
The meeting will take place at the South Metro Denver Realtor
Building auditorium, 7899 S. Lincoln Court in Littleton. The
building is on the northeast corner of South Broadway and East
Mineral Avenue. It will begin at 7 p.m. Guests are welcome to
attend and there is no charge. For more information or detailed
directions, call John Green at 303-798-1590 or visit www.cutthroatctu.org.
The Joe Peterson Dance Orchestra and the Andrews Singers will
perform at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 on the front lawn at Bemis Public
Library, 6014 S. Datura Street in Littleton. They will perform
lively and popular big band hits from the 1930s and 1940s. Included
in the performance will be a demonstration of swing dancing. Call
Reunion. The Littleton High School Class of 1970 is celebrating
its 40th reunion to coincide with Western Welcome Week. There will
be celebrations Aug. 20 at Northwoods Inn and Aug. 21 at Columbine
Country Club. All LHS grads are welcome. For more information call
M. Grant at 303-888-1999, e-mail LHS@Littleton1970.com or go to
Full Moon Walk Insect Orchestra will be from 8:30-10 p.m. Aug.
24 at South Platte Park, 3000 W. Carson Drive, in Littleton. Visit
www.sspr.org. Explore the South
Platte forest with a naturalist as dusk brings out the nocturnal
Family Night Campfires “Rock” and Roll Sing Along will be from
8-9:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at South Platte Park, 3000 W. Carson Drive, in
Littleton. Visit www.sspr.org.
Delight in a flickering campfire, roasting marshmallows and
naturalist entertainment. Prepare for lawn seating and dress for
outside, though shelter available if inclement weather. Fee.
Chalk It Up to Education. A Chalk Art Festival is from 9 a.m. to
7 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Arapahoe Community College Foundation.
Professional artists will create works of art with chalk. Food
vendors will be available and sponsorship opportunities will be
created. The event will be open to students, staff and faculty
members of Arapahoe Community College and the general public.
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