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Holiday Treasure Chest. Expert crafter Pat Vick will present two
identical workshops on creating a miniature holiday treasure chest
from 10 a.m. to noon and 2-4 p.m. Nov. 27 at Bemis Public Library.
These classes are open to adults and children ages 8 and older who
are accompanied by an adult. Participants must bring $2.50 for
materials. Wear an apron or “crafty clothes.” Since space is
limited, call the library at 303-795-3961 to register for one of
the workshops. Bemis Public Library is at 6014 S. Datura Street in
OLLI South Holiday reception and registration for winter term
classes from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 1. Meet our esteemed OLLI
facilitators, members and prospective members. You may also
register for winter term classes while you're there. OLLI South is
presenting an intriguing slate of winter classes. The program is
sponsored by the University of Denver's University College and the
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for active minds ages 50 and
better. The OLLI South campus is in Valley View Christian Church,
11004 Wildfield Lane, Littleton.
Breakfast with Santa. Arapahoe Community College’s annual
Breakfast with Santa holiday event is at 8 a.m. Dec. 4 and includes
breakfast, entertainment, holiday crafts, door prizes and pictures
with Santa. Tickets are $2 and must be purchased ahead of time from
the student affairs office. Children under 2 years of age do not
need a ticket. Visit the Student Affairs Office in Room M2820 of
ACC’s Main Building or call 303-797-5668. The event is limited to
200 guests so be sure to get your tickets in advance. Breakfast
with Santa will be in the Dining Hall of the Main Building. ACC’s
Littleton Campus is at 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, just south of
historic downtown Littleton. Call student affairs at
Breakfast with Santa is at 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. Dec. 4. Photos and
pancakes with Santa who will give out small gifts to ages 10 and
younger spreading holiday cheer. Visit www.sspr.org for cost. At Buck Recreation
Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton.
Family Ceramic Gifts. Create a colorfully decorated ceramic
plate using slip/glaze and have it fired from noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 5
at Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Each
person making a plate needs to register. If several people work on
one plate then only one registration is needed. Spend 20 minutes or
the full 2 hours. All materials furnished. Children under 10 must
be accompanied by an adult. All ages. Call 303-483-7074 or visit
www.sspr.org for cost.
Tip Top Tappers Holiday Show is at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Buck
Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Get into the
holiday spirit with this free entertaining and festive show. All
ages. Call 303-730-4609.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Community Blood
Drive is from 1:30-7 p.m. Dec. 9 at 1939 E. Easter Ave., Littleton.
For more information or to schedule an appointment please contact
the Bonfils’ Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or visit www.bonfils.org.
Buck Blitz for Youth! is from 7-11 p.m. Dec. 10 at Buck
Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. In addition to
themed activities and contests, swimming is available along with DJ
and dancing, basketball and other gym activities plus concessions.
This is a supervised, secure program. Visit www.sspr.org for cost.
"Fascinatin' Rhythms" will present two local Christmas concerts
in December. Each is open to the public and requires no admission
fee or ticket. A free-will offering will be taken. Concerts are at
7 p.m. Dec. 5 at Southeast Christian Church, 9650 S. Jordan Road,
Parker, 303-841-9292; and at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at South Suburban
Christian Church, 7275 S. Broadway, Littleton, 303-798-2406. Call
the church or 303-798-4796.
Holiday Cookies. Spread a little holiday cheer with freshly
baked cookies to eat and share. Class for ages 3 ½-6 is offered
from 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 14 at Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W.
Powers Ave., Littleton. Call 303-730-4612 or visit www.sspr.org for cost.
Basketball Challenge, from 9-11 a.m. Dec. 18 at Buck Recreation
Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Youth basketball activities
include dribbling, passing and shooting contests and free throw
challenge. All participants will have the opportunity to advance to
the regional competition. Free program, for ages 7-14. Call
303-483-7029 or visit www.sspr.org.
Full Moon Walk: Lunar Eclipse, is from 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at
South Platte Park, 3000 W. Carson Drive, Littleton. Eclipse will
not be visible during walk and begins at 10:30 p.m. Seek wildlife
and adventure in the dark forests, and learn some of the science
behind the eclipse, what to expect, and for what time to set your
alarm. Ages 6 and up. Call 303-730-1022 or visit www.sspr.org for cost.
Hark! Brass & Angels Sing is from 4:45-10 p.m. Dec. 22 at
Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. The holiday
spirit comes alive with the sparkling sounds of The Denver Brass
and the Colorado Chorale. Rick Crandall hosts this enchanting
evening of festive cheer. Visit www.sspr.org for cost.
New Year’s Brunch is at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 30 at Buck Recreation
Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Welcome the New Year with a
special, delectable menu and New Year’s toast. For adults. Call
303-730-4605 for required reservations by noon Dec. 29. Visit
www.sspr.org for cost.
The Smooth Jazz Lovers Colorado Jazz and R&B Lovers Festival
will be June 24-26, 2011 at Clement Park in Littleton.
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