Posted 9/17/09

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AARP No. 4755, Greater Littleton Chapter, meets at 1 p.m. on third Monday each month at Douglas H. Buck Community Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave. Meetings feature informational programs or entertainment, refreshments and social time. Anyone 50 and older can join. Local chapter dues are $5 per year. Call Bernita Boyetteat 303-773-6995

AARP Chapter 3838 meets the third Tuesday of each month for monthly speakers and fellowship at 1 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church at 8035 S. Quebec St. in Centennial. Contact Judy Crooks at 303-741-2642 or for more information.

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group meets fourth Monday each month, 6-7:30 p.m., at Christ Lutheran Church, 8997 S. Broadway St., Highlands Ranch. Nonjudgmental, confidential, helpful. $15 per session. RSVP to 303-346-3338 or 303-596-4641.

Adult Children of Alcoholics/Al-Anon, for those that love someone with drinking problem, meets Mondays from 5-6 p.m. at Lord of the Hills Church, 21755 E. Smoky Hill Road, Centennial.

Adult Children of Elderly Parents, a Denver-area group of caregivers and relatives of elderly looking for support and resources, meets twice monthly at Malley Senior Center, 3380 S. Lincoln Street, Englewood. Meetings often include speakers from medical, counseling and housing services. Call Marina, 720-272-2846.

Al-Anon Support Group for those affected by others’ alcoholism. Group meets at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 8817 S. Broadway, Highlands Ranch, Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregivers’ Support Group meets one mile north of Park Meadows in Centennial, on the first Thursday evening of each month from 7-9 p.m. Support, discussion, and caregiving strategies and resources are shared in a confidential setting by family members and friends of those having Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. The group meets at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 8545 E. Dry Creek Road, one block west of Yosemite/Dry Creek intersection. Contact Sue at 720-201-9358 or Deb at 303-549-1886 for more information.

Amazing Titan Toastmasters meets from 6-8 p.m. Mondays at Marie Callender’s, Dry Creek Court and Broadway. Call Art Gomen, 303-762-9726.

American Association of University Women, Littleton-Englewood Branch invites baccalaureates to participate in activities that further group’s goals of equity for women and girls, lifelong education and positive societal change. Meetings usually held Mondays each month, September through May, at Koelbel Library, Orchard Road and Holly Street, Centennial. Social time is followed by business meeting and informative program on subjects ranging from public policy issues to poetry. Call Linda Shell, 303-796-7702.

American Business Women’s Association meets on second Wednesday each month at 6:30 p.m. welcoming women, working or not, to Success Chapter programs for success and positive living. Call Lori Smith, 303-688-3100 Ext. 360 or for upcoming speakers and events held at Marriott Denver South, 10345 Park Meadows Drive, Littleton.

American Needlepoint Guild, Colorado Columbine Chapter, meets third Monday each month, except August and December. Call Doris, 303-403-8703.

Antique Club meets second Saturday each month from 10 a.m. to noon at Antique Gallery, 5501 S. Broadway, Littleton. Call 303-794-8100.

Arapahoe County Young Democrats meetings are third Thursday each month. Call Benjamin Godfrey, 303-745-3418, or e-mail

Arapahoe Sales Professionals USA meets Thursdays at 7:30 a.m. at Country Buffet, 7475 Park Meadows Drive in Lone Tree. Call Randy Anderson at 303-875-7673 for information.

Bemis Evening Book Group meets at the library, 6014 S. Datura St., in Littleton, on third Monday each month at 7 p.m. Call 303-795-3961.

Bemis Knitting Group invites knitters to library’s knitting group, which meets Fridays at 2 p.m. in Sophie’s Place. Just bring a pair of needles and a skein of yarn. Beginners learn skills such as casting on, knitting, pearling, and casting off, while experienced knitters get project ideas and provide hints and tips. The group is creating mittens, scarves and hats for elderly library users at Bemis’ sister libraries in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.

Bemis Nonfiction Writers’ Group. Unpublished nonfiction writers of personal essays and/or articles meet second Monday each month at 6:30 p.m. in café area of Sophie’s Place at the library. Take a pencil and five copies of a recent essay (no longer than 650 words) to share and read aloud. Elaine Kallos, a language arts instructor, facilitates the group.

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No.1650 meets at 8 p.m. Thursdays at 5749 S. Curtice St., Littleton. Call 303-794-1811.

Beyond Divorce: Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends helps individuals through the emotional roller-coaster ride of separation or divorce and addresses such topics as grief, anger, denial, guilt, letting go, self-esteem, and dating again. The series is taught by trained facilitators and involves education presentations plus discussion groups. There is no charge for attending the first meeting of the 10-week series. Sessions are on-going and meetings are held in the west and south metro areas. Call 303-978-9865 or go to for more information.

Bicycle Douglas County is an advocacy group that promotes safe and fun cycling through education, awaremenss and collaboration. We have monthly e-mail news updates and meetings for special events. Join us for community service projects throughout Douglas County. Visit www. for more information or email or call Judy Siel at 303-470-8431.

Blue Star Mothers of America, Denver Chapter 3 Meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Hope United Methodist Church, 5101 South Dayton Street, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111 (SW Corner of Dayton and Belleview). We are mothers who now have, or have had, children honorably serving in the Military. We are a nonprofit (501 [c] 3) service organization supporting each other and our children while promoting patriotism. Contact Lynne Hunt, 303-683-2676 or for information.

Boards of Directors of the Southgate Water District and the Southgate Sanitation District, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, meet at 4 p.m. on second Tuesday each month at office of the districts, 3722 E. Orchard Road, Littleton. Agenda information for each meeting is posted at Southgate office not less than 24 hours before meetings.

Borders Books sponsors book clubs at 9515 E. County Line Road across from Park Meadows, 303-708-1735. Classics Book Group meets third Friday each month at 7 p.m., reading classic literature drawn from the Modern Library’s list of 100 best novels of the century.

Boy Scouts of America Pack 633 welcomes all first- through fifth-graders to join any time during the year. Contact phone numbers for sixth-graders available. Call Nick Erlenburg, 303-471-4172.

Brain Injury Support Group meets every third Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Highlands Ranch. Support. socialization, discussion and education are offered to those who have sustained a brain injury, family members, and other interested persons. Support group is affiliated with the Brain Injury Association of Colorado. For more information, contact Della at 303-949-1017 or Jan Herodes at 303-933-7417.

Breakfast Club Singles 50+ meets for breakfast at 9 a.m. the second Saturday each month at the Doubletree Hotel Southeast, 13696 E. Illiff Place. Make reservations or find more information by calling 303-794-3332. Leave a name and number and you will receive a call back.

Breast Cancer Support Group meets Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Swedish Medical Center, 501 E. Hampden Ave., Englewood, 2nd-floor Conference Center, Spruce B. Patients, survivors and caregivers welcome to attend. Meetings are free and open to public. RSVP: Kelly Topf, oncology patient care coordinator, 303-319-8638.

Centennial Rotary Club meets Tuesdays from 7:10-8:30 a.m. at Embassy Suites Hotel, 10250 E. Costilla Ave. in Centennial. Call Kent Ostedgaard, 303-694-9713 Ext. 24.

“CHAI” Lands Ranch/South Denver Metro Jewish Community Company. Call 303-470-6652.

Coffee and Conversation Group connects people in the community who like to discuss books, current events and any topic of interest. The group meets from 10-11 a.m. the second Monday of each month in Sophie’s Place at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Free snacks and beverages are provided. Call 303-795-3961.

The Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society has a program meeting on the second Tuesday of each month, except in June, July, August, and December. A social is on the second Tuesday of December. A genealogy workshop is on the third Tuesday of each month, except in June, July, August, and December. Contact Sandi Klein, President, for additional information at 303-688-9846 or visit

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous — HOW, a 12 step recovery program offering a structured approach for anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively, meets 5:30 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Our Father Lutheran Church, 6335 South Holly Street, Centennial. No dues, fees, or weigh-ins. For information, call Dawn at 303-346-6355 or visit It also meets at 9 a.m. Saturdays at All Saints Lutheran Church, 15625 E. Iliff, Aurora.

CONTACTS UNLIMITED! is a business and professional leads group that meets at Courtesy Ford, 8252 S. Broadway, Littleton in the meeting room on the first, second, and third Thursday of every month. Meeting time is 8-9:15 a.m. am. Visitors are welcome. Call Jenifer 303-221-6550

Creative Counseling Center is a network of mental health providers with offices in Denver, Aurora, Lakewood and Littleton. To meet therapists or to learn about locations, scheduling and fees, visit or call 303-267-2310.

Current Events Group meets the first Wednesdays of the month from 1-3 p.m. at the Buck Recreation Center, 2004 Powers Ave. in Littleton. Call 303-730-4609.

Destination Success provides an opportunity for professionals to gather, form connections, expand relationships and exchange information. Business Success meets every fourth Tuesday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Bear Rock Cafe, 7903 South Broadway, Suite B, Littleton. As with other networking groups, membership and referrals are not required. To RSVP and for inforamation, e-mail or call 303-250-4528.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Columbine Chapter, meets second Saturdays, September through May, at Castlewood Library, 6739 S. Uinta St., just east of Interstate 25 on corner of Uinta and Arapahoe Road, Centennial. All women 18 and older who can show they are descended from a patriot who served or contributed to the American cause during the Revolution can join. Call Michelle, 303-979-7550.

Daughters of the American Revolution Mount Rosa Chapter meets at 1 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Koelbel Library 5955 S. Holly St. Membership is open to women 18 and older of all races, nationalities, ethnic groups or religions who can prove their lineage to a Revolutionary War patriot. Patriots include those who signed the Declaration of Independence, served in the military, served as civil authorities, provided financial aid, or provided other service to the Americans during the war. Call Carole at 303-470-1034 or Abbie at 303-791-4513.

Daughters of the British Empire is a national organization with a philanthropic purpose. For almost a century, DBE has been a common bond for women of British heritage living in the U.S. DBE is open to women who are citizens or residents of the U.S. who are of British Commonwealth birth or ancestry or who are married to men of British Commonwealth birth or ancestry. Nationally and locally, members contribute significantly to the good of their community and to the support of a retirement home established by DBE. There are 6 chapters in Colorado, including chapters in Littleton, Englewood, Centennial, Evergreen and Boulder County. Plans are underway to open a chapter in the Douglas and Elbert County area. Call Chris, 303-683-6154 or Olive, 303-347-1311, or visit and use the contact form available.

Daytime Book Club at Highlands Ranch Library meets first Tuesday each month to discuss popular fiction, classics and nonfiction. For more information, visit the library or call 303-791-7703. The Highlands Ranch Library is located at 9292 Ridgeline Boulevard in Highlands Ranch and is online at

Denver Investor Club meets first Thursday each month at 7:30 p.m. at the IHOP on Clinton Street in Englewood. Call Gail Segreto, 303-810-9015, or e-mail This is a nonprofit educational club.

Discovery Club is a fun and exciting way to meet new friends and enjoy recreational activities. Activities include sports, arts and crafts, drama, singing, dancing, board and computer games, group and individual activities. Volunteer opportunities exist for people over age of 15. Student volunteers can earn community service hours. Club meets third Saturday each month at St. Lukes United Methodist Church, 8817 South Broadway. Call Jenita Rhodes, 303-791-0659.

Douglas County 4-H Club Red Tail Mountaineers meets first Wednesday each month at 7 p.m. Call 303-791-0474.

Douglas County Republican Party meets on second Saturday each month. Visit (see the calendar) or call 303-730-0100.

Douglas County Republican Women meets at 11 a.m. on third Wednesday each month at the Lone Tree Golf and Hotel. Call Tanne Aspromonte at 303-840-2764 or visit

Douglas County Libraries offers a variety of opportunities for book lovers at Click on the “Book Lovers” tab to access free online book clubs, reading suggestions by e-mail, book lists, book club schedules and more.

Drop Drag Done Club Get your photos off your computer and into your life. Come learn how to manage, organize and edit your photos right on your personal computer. We will also explore how to create heirloom quality books, pages, cards, and gifts. Bring your digital projects to share with the group. Laptops optional. Meets at Enchanted Grounds Coffeehouse and Gameporiu, 8800 S. Colorado Blvd. Highlands Ranch. Contact Christy Wohlleber at 720-344-3516.

Dry Creek Sertoma is an organization for women interested in community service and social events. Meetings are held at 7:15 a.m. first and third Wednesdays each month at Marie Callender’s on Dry Creek Road and Broadway. Call Mary, 303-798-9291.

Embroiderers Guild of America, Colorado Chapter, meets at Bethany Lutheran Church at Hampden Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Englewood on fourth Tuesday each month from 9:30 a.m. to noon, excluding December and July. Meetings include needlework projects, needle art education, lectures and workshops of all levels. Guests are invited. Call Marnie Ritter, 303-791-9334.

The Employment Search Group meets from 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays in Room 251 at St. Andrew United Methodist Church. Contact, visit, or call 303-794-2683. St. Andrew United Methodist Church is at 3350 E. White Bay Drive, Highlands Ranch.

Englewood Chapter of the Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) for men and women between the ages of 21 and 40 are needed to help re-establish the chapter. Jaycees work to help chapter members grow professionally and to help serve the community through hands-on projects. To become involved, call 303-914-0180 or visit

Englewood Lions Club meets Wednesdays at noon for lunch at the Englewood Golf Course. Visitors welcome. Lions provide free eyeglasses to children through the public schools and support the community with gifts and services. Call 303-762-2314 or visit

Englewood Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at Embassy Suites Hotel, 7525 E. Hampden Ave., Denver, from 12:15-1:30 p.m. Call Dave Simon, 720-489-7400.

English Conversation Sessions. Go to the Bemis Public Library Friday mornings from 9-10:30 a.m. to practice English in an informal group and learn about American culture. No registration required. Call 303-795-3961.

Families First operates a support line every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for parents who want information on parenting and child development, community referrals or someone to listen. Call 303-695-7996. The organization also sponsors A+ Parenting and Appreciating Your Adolescent classes from 6-8:30 p.m. Mondays at First Presbyterian Church in Littleton. There is a free children’s group during the meeting. Call the support line for more information.

Footprints, St. Mary’s grief support group, meets first Thursday each month, 7-9 p.m. in the Pastoral Center, 6853 S. Prince St., Littleton. Anyone grieving a loss is welcome. Call 303-798-8506.

Friendships Are Golden, a Precious Moments collectors club, meets fourth Thursday each month at Castlewood Library, in Englewood. Dinner provided by club members at 6 p.m., meeting 7-9 p.m. Give back to the community by doing local charity work. Talk and share stories about Precious Moments. Call Leota Stoutenger, club president, 303-791-9283.

Friends for Life Breast Cancer Support Group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month in the Fireside Room at Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 Grace Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Meetings also include information and discussion about treatment options. Visit or call 303-791-4100.

GO Club for Kids and Teens. The Highlands Ranch Library is offering a GO club for children and teens from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday afternoons. Originating in China some 3,000-4,000 years ago, GO has a few simple rules and is easy to learn, but requires a lifetime to master. For more information, visit

Grace Chapel Mothers of Preschoolers meets second and fourth Wednesdays, 9-11:30 a.m., at Grace Chapel, I-25 and County Line Road, Englewood. Call Karleen Wagner, 303-799-4900,

Great Books Daytime Discussion Group meets on second and fourth Thursday mornings each month at Highlands Ranch Library.

Hepatitis C Support Group. The groups meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 1000 Englewood Pkwy from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Contact is Deidrea at 303-504-1853.

Highlands Breakfast Optimists meets every first and third Mondays from 7-8 a.m. at Le Peep Grill at County Line and Quebec Street. Call Miles Hardee, 303-973-6409.

For information on Highlands Ranch Business Leads Inc., call Dale Weese at 303-978-0992.

For information on Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce, call 303-791-3500.

Highlands Ranch Cycling Club has weekly rides and a variety of cycling experiences for the cycling enthusiast. The club also meets regularly for club business. Visit or call Bernie Greenberg, 303-791-6792.

Highlands Ranch Garden Club meets at the Highlands Ranch Library at 1 p.m. on third Monday each month, unless a field trip is planned. Call 303-471-5611.

Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society meets from 7-9 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month in Room A at the Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd. Anyone interested in enhancing their family history or learning more about genealogy is invited. Call 303-791-7703.

Highlands Ranch Historical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at Eastridge Recreation Center, 9568 S. University Blvd. For program information or e-mail notification, call 303-471-5611.

Highlands Ranch Leads Club meets at 7:15 a.m. Thursdays at The Egg and I in Town Center at Dorchester and Highlands Ranch Parkway. Call Del Van Essen at 303-302-3139.

Highlands Ranch Chamber Leads Group meets at 11:45 a.m. Mondays at The Egg and I in Town Center at Dorchester and Highlands Ranch Parkway. Call Jim Wolfe at 303-703-4102.

Highlands Ranch Library has several clubs. Ongoing writers groups for fiction; writers of all levels are invited to join. Chess Club meets second and fourth Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; all ages are welcome. Call 303-791-7703.

Highlands Ranch Lions Club meets first and third Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Romano’s, 32 W. Springer Drive, Highlands Ranch. Visit or call Corky Carlson, 303-791-0099.

The Highlands Ranch/Littleton Chapter of Mothers and More meets the second Tuesday of each month. See or e-mail for more information.

Highlands Ranch Miniacs meets at 7 p.m. on last Monday each month at Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd. The group enjoys the world of miniatures. New members welcome. Call Mary Wichter, 303-791-0594, or Dianne Falkel, 303-791-6082.

Highlands Ranch Photo Club meets on second Tuesday each month at 7 p.m. at the Highlands Ranch Library. Visitors are welcome to attend. Contact the club at

Highlands Ranch Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club meets on a regular basis. Call Marlyce Buch, 720-221-8458.

Highlands Ranch Republican Breakfast Group meets at 7 a.m. the last Friday of the month at Romano’s Restaurant, 32 West Springer Drive, Highlands Ranch. Speakers of local, state and national office address the group. Call Rick Murray at 303-972-8626 or e-mail

Highlands Ranch Rotary meets at noon Thursdays at the Lone Tree Country Club, 9808 Sunningdale Blvd. Call Bob Hammond, 303-683-1711.

Highlands Ranch Senior Club provides opportunities for area seniors to get together. Activities are in the Senior Lounge at the Recreation Center at Southridge on McArthur Ranch Road. In addition, there is a luncheon and program at noon on second Wednesday each month in the Wildcat Mountain Room in the Recreation Center at Southridge. The club also takes trips and has RTD bus outings. Call Shirley, 720-488-5251 or e-mail, and ask for the monthly schedule. Schedules are also available at all four Highlands Ranch Recreation centers and the Highlands Ranch and Lone Tree libraries.

Highlands Ranch Singles Happy Hour (also known as Southeast Singles since many people are from Littleton and Lone Tree too) meets the first Thursday of every month from 6-8:30 p.m. Visit for locations and more information. This group is for ages 40-60s. Contact Corinna Robert at 303-773-1810 or Free, pay for your own drinks and appetizers.

Highlands Ranch Toastmasters meets from 6:45-8 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Eastridge Recreation Center, 8568 South University Blvd. The club welcomes new members. Call Yvette at 303-470-7206.

Highlands Ranch Women’s Connection meets the second Thursday each month from 9:30-11:15 a.m. at Marie Calendars, 51 West Dry Creek Ct, Littleton. Enjoy brunch, music, a special feature and an inspirational speaker. Free nursery. Call for details. Cost is $13. Reservations are necessary. Phone Claudia at 303-471-4581 or Michelle at 303-791-3890 or send e-mail to Visit

For information on the Highlands Ranch Writers’ Group, call 303-791-7703.

Home Recording Group of Highlands Ranch is an informal network of recording enthusiasts and studio musicians interested in sharing knowledge, resources and pizza. Call Scott, 303-791-3811.

Homecoming Inc. offers caregivers of low-income seniors who are frail, disabled or unable to live alone without care in Adams, Arapahoe, Jefferson and Denver counties respite care. Assistance includes personal care and homemaking. Call Pamela Dombrowski-Wilson or Trini Martinez at 303-526-2318 for an application and information.

HRDems is the Highlands Ranch community group of the Douglas County Democratic Party. Their purpose is to network the over 10,000 Highlands Ranch Democrats and other like-minded residents. Meet-ups are third Wednesday each month at the Highlands Ranch Library at 7 p.m. Visit or call 303-683-9292.

Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Rocky Mountain Chapter, sponsors a monthly support group from 7-9 p.m. on fourth Wednesday each month at Columbia Swedish Medical Center, Hampden Avenue and Clarkson Street. Call Kay Kelly, 303-321-5503.

Interfaith devotions sponsored by the Baha'i Faith of Castle Pines North are the second Sunday of every month. Beginning at 10 a.m. with a continental breakfast, devotions are at 10:30, followed by an open discussion. Members of the Baha'i Faith are forbidden by their beliefs to proselytize, and no donations are accepted. Contact Susan Lewis Wright, songbird9@comcast. net, or call 303-470-6644 for information. All religions and cultures are welcome.

Inner Journey Hypnotherapy Center in Englewood has meditation workshops on an individual basis, $25; dream interpretation workshops, $50; self-hypnosis workshops, $80. Call Jeanne Roberson, 303-761-9934 or 720-338-9151.

The International House of Prayer Castle Rock is a prayer gathering of believers of all denominations in the Castle Rock area from 7-10 p.m. the first and third Fridays of the month at The Rock church, 4881 Cherokee Drive in The Meadows.

Job Support Network Group helps people seeking new employment for whatever reason. Resources and professional career counseling are presented. Group meets Wednesdays from 8:15-9:15 a.m. at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. Call Phil Green, 303-794-6379.

Job’s Daughters International, Bethel #33, of Littleton, is a youth organization for girls ages 11-20 who have a Masonic relationship with either Master Masons, Job’s Daughters, Eastern Star or other Masonic organizations. The girls meet on first and third Mondays at 7:15 p.m. at the Masonic Hall across from the Melting Pot restaurant.

Kilowatt Eights is for people interested in square dancing. Dances are held on first, third and fifth Friday each month at Malley Senior Center in Englewood. Call Ron, 303-759-4862.

Kingdom Knitters creates prayer shawls that are given to people who are ill, grieving or just in need of comfort. Shawls can be picked up at the Cherry Hills’ reception desk from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Join us for knitting from 2-4:30 p.m. on the first, third and fifth Mondays near the fireplace in the atrium at Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 Grace Blvd, Highlands Ranch. We gladly accept yarn donations. Visit or call 303-791-4100.

Kiwanis Club of Englewood believes it has an obligation to be involved in community projects. Members meet Wednesdays 7 a.m. at The Neighborhood Grille 1500 W. Littleton Blvd. Everyone is welcome to join and have breakfast on Kiwanis. Call 303-783-9523.

La Leche League of Highlands Ranch Central meets fourth Tuesday each month at 10 a.m. at the Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd. La Leche League is a nonprofit international organization dedicated to helping mothers breast-feed and nurture their babies. Call Lynda, 303-791-2429.

La Leche League of Highlands Ranch meets at 9:30 a.m. on second Monday each month. La Leche League is a nonprofit international organization dedicated to helping mothers breast-feed and nurture their babies. Call Barb, 303-791-4243.

Ladies Golf League at Raccoon Creek Golf Course, Littleton, is accepting new members. Call 303-973-4653.

Littleton Kiwanis Club meets for lunch once a month, on the first Friday, at noon at Marie Callendar’s, 51 W. Dry Creek Circle, Littleton. For information call Pete Smit at 303-738-2862.

LeTip International, local chapter, is a professional referral organization that meets at Maggiano’s at the Denver Tech Center, 7401 S. Clinton St., in Englewood. A Highlands Ranch chapter meets at LePeep’s, 7156 E. County Line Road. Call 303-789-7898 or visit

Littleton Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, September through May. A speaker is featured at each meeting. Guests are welcome. Additional information can be found at

Littleton Interact Club is for Littleton and Heritage high school students interested in helping others locally and internationally while having fun. Sponsored by the Littleton Rotary, the club meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. at a member’s home. Activities include group events such as go-carting, golfing, going to lunch and more. They also are involved in service activities such as Project Cure and Hands Across Littleton. Call Brianne McMullen, 303-798-7956 or Briana Freeman, 303-794-8071.

Littleton Junior Chamber of Commerce, Jaycees, welcomes interested parties between the ages of 21-40 to become involved with this social and community-service organization. Jaycees meet at 7 p.m. first Tuesday each month at Burt Chevrolet, 5200 S. Broadway, and at 7 p.m. on third Tuesday each month at Breckenridge Grille, 2852 W. Bowles Ave. Call 303-914-0180 or visit

The Littleton Lions club meets the first and third Thursdays each month at Marie Callendars at the intersection of Broadway and Dry Creek from noon to 1:30 p.m. We are a fun group dedicated to helping the Littleton community. Visitors are welcome, and your lunch is on us. Contact Jeff Bridges at 303-730-7616.

Littleton Newcomers Club meets for lunch, golf, bridge at all levels, couples’ activities, book club, dinner club, arts and crafts, tours, mah-jongg, bunco, tennis, bowling, moms and tots, and more etc. Call 303-430-4898.

Littleton Sertoma (SERvice TO MAnkind), an international service organization focused on community assistance in the areas of speech and hearing needs, provides sponsorships, completes work projects and has received several community awards. They meet first, third and fifth Friday each month from 7-8 a.m. for breakfast and a program at Marie Callender’s restaurant at South Broadway and Dry Creek. Call Chuck Kemerling, president, 303-791-3342 or Gini Price, vice president, 303-794-2065.

Lone Tree Democrats meet second Tuesday each month at the Lone Tree Civic Center, at corner of Lone Tree Parkway and Sweetwater. Call Gordon, 303-790-8264.

Lone Tree Fine Arts Group is a nonprofit group that encourages exploration of the fine arts in monthly community workshops. The group meets in the artist-friendly workspace located at the Lone Tree Civic Center at 8527 Lone Tree Parkway, in Lone Tree, third Saturday each month. Visit and the link is “interest groups and involvement.”

Lone Tree Ladies 9-Hole Golf Association is accepting applications. Play is Thursdays, April through September. Call Judi Heady, 303-706-9752.

Lone Tree Networking Professionals is a networking/leads group that meets Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Rio Grande Restaurant in Lone Tree. Exclusive business categories are open. Visitors and new members are welcome. Contact Don Shenk at 303-746-0093.

Lone Tree Photography Club meets from 7-9 p.m. the third Monday of each month in meeting room B at the Lone Tree Civic Center, 2527 Lone Tree Parkway. Call Dale Duxbury at 303-790-9710 or e-mail

Loss and Grief Support Group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in Room 113 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St. Call Lew Root, 303-791-6287 or the church office at 303-794-6379.

The Loving Hands crocheting and knitting group meets once a month from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays in the Frassati Room at St. Frances Cabrini Parish, 6673 W. Chatfield Ave., in Littleton. Those who cannot attend are welcome to work on projects at home. Call Karen at 303-791-8385 for the schedule, a list of projects, and if you have any questions.

Lung Cancer Support Group meets from 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays at Swedish Medical Center, 501 E. Hampden Ave., in the second-floor Conference Center, Spruce B, in Englewood. Patients, survivors and caregivers are welcome. Meetings are free and open to the public. To reserve a spot call Kelly Topf, oncology patient care coordinator, at 303-319-8638.

Lupus Support Group meets from 10 a.m. to noon the third Saturday of each month at the Tattered Cover in the Town Center at Dorchester and Highlands Ranch Parkway, by the greeting cards. Meetings are open to anyone. Call Sandy Kanowitrz at 303-978-0122.

Meadows Women’s Golf League offers relaxing Tuesday mornings of friendly golf for ladies at the beautiful Meadows Golf Course, 6937 S. Simms St., near Ken-Caryl Ranch. The league plays 18 holes weekly from mid-April to mid-October. This fun group competes for prizes while playing from the red tees. Afterward, lunch can be ordered on the patio overlooking the course. Call Laura, 303-526-9598.

Memory Care Monday’s offered at Clare Bridge in Highlands Ranch. Drop in from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. any Monday and pick up information about preparing and caring for a loved one with dementia.

Meningioma Mommas Inc., a nonprofit, online support group, was founded by Highlands Ranch resident and brain-tumor survivor Liz Holzemer for those who have experienced the same problem. Visit for a calendar listing.

Men’s Ministry Breakfast meets at 9 a.m. every third Saturday of the month at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3350 E. White Bay Drive, Highlands Ranch. Call 303-794-2683 or visit

Men of Valor, Inc., (Faithful Fathers) is a recently organized non-profit and is based in Lone Tree at 9492 E. Aspen Hill Place. This organization helps all fathers (regardless of their marital status) envision and develop their relationships with their children. Our goal is wisdom, discernment, understanding, insight, and character development of children and their fathers. Father and children monthly activities include picnics, weekend tent camping, hikes, sporting events, fishing, swimming, musical events, cultural exhibits including museums, etc. A fathers group meets weekly to discuss individual challenges and successes at the Lone Tree Golf Club and Hotel in Lone Tree, 6:30– 8 p.m. All fathers, especially divorced fathers, are welcome to attend.

Toast Masters - Conquer your fear of public speaking…Meridian Mid Day Toastmasters Club invites you to join us at our weekly meetings held every Thursday from 11:35 a.m.– 12:35 p.m. at American Family Insurance Building, Meridian International Business Park, 9510 South Meridian Blvd, Englewood, CO 80112. Please contact for more information.

Meridian Parkinson’s Support Group is a unique group. Attendees must have Parkinson’s disease. Attend meetings at 10 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month in the Sky Room of the Meridian building, 3455 S. Corona, Englewood. Bring a spouse or caregiver. E-mail

MOMS Club of East Highlands Ranch is part of a national organization offering support for women and families during their child-raising years. Interested moms living in Highlands Ranch east of Fairview Parkway can call Kym Schnittker, 303-284-3161 or

MOMS Club, Moms Offering Moms Support, of Littleton is part of a national organization offering support for women and families during their child-raising years. All interested stay-at-home moms can call Lurae Beck at 303-933-6749.

MOMS Club of Highlands Ranch West is part of a national organization offering support for women and families during their child raising years. Interested moms living in the 80129 and 80125 zip codes can contact or visit

Moms In Touch International is an interdenominational Christian organization in which moms meet for one hour a week to pray for their children and schools. To find out where moms are meeting to pray, call Nancy Villarreal, 303-761-1967.

Monday Evening Book Discussion Group meets from 7-8 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the library. Call 303-795-3961.

MOPS, Mothers of Preschoolers ages infant through kindergarten, meets at Grace Community Church, 7200 S. Clinton St., Englewood, on the first and third Thursdays for a morning out for moms that includes childcare, refreshments and time to connect with other women. Call 303-792-7200 ext. 162 or visit

MOPS, Mothers of Preschoolers, meets at South Fellowship, 6560 S. Broadway, Littleton, three blocks north of Arapahoe Road. Join moms with kids ages newborn to kindergarten for a morning of speakers, crafts and discussion. The kids are in a nearby classroom with nurturing teachers. Club meets on second and fourth Thursdays, 9-11:30 a.m. Call Andrea, 303-683-3593.

Mountaineers Square Dance Club meets the first, third and fifth Saturdays of the month at the Valley View Church of God, 4390 S. Lowell Blvd., Englewood, to square dance. Dances start at 8 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and watch. This is a healthy activity for all. Call 798-4472.

MS Support Group for those with Multiple Sclerosis. Meets on the first Saturday of each month at St. Andrew United Methodist Church. Call Connie at 303-706-0234.

Love a good whodunit? Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd. has a mystery book club, Mystery Love Company Book Club, that meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Arapahoe-Douglas Counties provides support, education, and advocacy for families/friends of persons with brain disorders, and for persons with brain disorders. Examples of brain disorders are schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, previously called manic depression, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Meetings are at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 8565 S. Poplar Way, Littleton, 80301 (south of C-470, west of Quebec Street). Call Janet at 303-740-9383 or visit

National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1089, invites all current and retired federal employees to membership meetings from 1:30-3 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Malley Senior Center, 3380 S. Lincoln, Englewood.

Neighborhood Book Club at Roxborough offers great reads, community and thought-provoking discussion. The Neighborhood Book Club meets at the Neighborhood Library at Roxborough, 8357 N. Rampart Range Road, Suite 200. Call 720-981-3040. The group is led by volunteer Kate Savage. The library is online at

Newcomers at Grace Chapel in Englewoodwelcomes women who are new to the Denver area.Learn about the group’s ongoing Biblestudy, make new friends, and be encouraged about God’s faithfulness andwhat happens after the boxes are unpacked. Call Carolyn Chandler at303-660-4042 for information on welcome teas, Bible study, field trips andget acquainted luncheons.

Newcomers Club of Centennial, for people new to the area, meets regularly for parties, classes, movies, lunches, coffees and more. E-mail

Nurse Link/Non-Practicing and Part-Time Nurses’ Assocation meets from 12:30-2:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Grace Presbyterian Church, 251 Sterne Blvd., Littleton. All nurses are invited to join us for a medical presentation. For further information, call Mary Callaway at 303-471-2243.

The Optimist motto is “Friend of Youth.” In keeping with this and our Optimist creed, the Breakfast Optimist Club of Littleton shares its time, energy, and love with the deserving children of our community. Call John Hammer at 303-972-8065 for additional information. The club meets from 7-8 a.m. Fridays at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton.

Order of the Eastern Star, Manzanita Chapter meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 5718 S. Rapp St., Littleton. Members of Eastern Star are welcome. Call 303-985-5864 or 303-759-5936.

Parkinson’s Support Group meets at 10 a.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd. Meetings are open to anyone. Call 303-791-7703.

POEtry Night honors the great Edgar Allan Poe by reading poetry at The Attic Bookstore, 200 W. Hampden Ave., near Hampden and Bannock in Englewood. Take originals or an old favorite to read to others. Readings will be limited to five minutes. Sign-up begins at 7 p.m. Readings begin at 7:30 p.m. All styles of poetry are welcome. Call 303-777-5352.

Programs Nurse Link Littleton, nonpracticing and part-time nurses’ association, meets from 12:30-2:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Grace Presbyterian Church, 251 E. Sterne Parkway, near Arapahoe Road and Broadway in Littleton. Call Mary Callaway at 303-471-2243.

Progressive Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Tattered Cover in Highlands Ranch. Email

Progressive Movie Club meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month, alternating between Highlands Ranch Public Library and Lone Tree Public Library. There is a discussion after each showing. Email or call 303-683-9292.

Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the fourth Monday of every month from 7-8:30 p.m. in room 226 at Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 Grace Blvd., Highlands Ranch. This monthly support group is for men willing to share their experiences with prostate cancer. All information and discussion are confidential. For more information, visit or call 303-791-4100.

Ranch Raconteurs, a Toastmasters group, meets from 7-8 p.m. Thursdays at The Recreation Center at Eastridge, 9568 South University Blvd., Highlands Ranch. It is a nonprofit that helps people develop communication and leadership skills. Visit

Robotics Club of Highlands Ranch is dedicated to sharing information and enthusiasm for the hobby of robotics. Club meets once a month. Members demonstrate robot designs, swap ideas, learn new techniques, participate in competitions and have a blast. No experience level required, just lots of enthusiasm. E-mail Kerwin at

Rocky Mountain Basketball Academy club, expert training for youth basketball players. Grades 5th through 12th. Meets twice per week and operates all year. Plays in leagues and tournaments. Please send inquiries to

Rotary Club of Denver Tech Center meets from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the Glenmoor Country Club in Englewood. Call Larry McLaughline at 303-741-1403.

The Rotary Club of Englewood, a service club since 1937, meets each Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. with a program featuring speakers on a variety of topics at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 7525 E. Hampden Ave., Denver, just east of I-25. The club is seeking new members. For information contact President Don Loyd at 303-779-0987 or Visit

Rotary Club of Highlands Ranch meets at 12:10 p.m. each week for a luncheon at the clubhouse at the Lone Tree Golf Club. Call 303-991-6226.

Rotary Club of Littleton meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Columbine Country Club, 17 Fairway Lane, Littleton. Guests and prospective members welcome. Call Karl Kingery at 303-795-8400.

The Rotary Club of Littleton Sunrise is now meeting from 7:15-8:30 a.m. each Wednesday at the Riverfront Event Center, 2852 West Bowles Ave., Littleton. Visit

Royal Rangers, a scouting group with a Bible lesson, is for boys in kindergarten through 12th grade and meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Parker Christian Center. At the same time, the girls group, Missionettes Club, meets for girls in kindergarten through fifth grade. Air Rangers meets Monday nights at Southwest First Assembly of God, 7350 W. Eastman Place in Lakewood. This program is open to young men all over the south metro Denver area.

Senior Book Group meets at 2 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Call Anthony LaCombe, teen/senior librarian, at 303-795-3961.

Single Dads Resource Center Inc., a nonprofit organization, offers free parenting classes such as “The Ins and Outs of Single Fathering Parenting” focused on single fathers. Classes are from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 6322 S. Lakeview St., Littleton. Call Jamey O’Donnell, founder and executive director of the group, at 720-298-2021 or e-mail

Singles’ Book Lovers Group, for all singles 18 and older, invites people to meet others who love books and discussion. The group meets from 10-11:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month in Sophie’s Place at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Extra copies of the book selections are available at the library’s check-out desk three weeks in advance of the discussion date. Call 303-795-3961.

South Metro Newcomers meets regularly for fun activities including cards and other games, lunches, book discussion, outdoor activities including golf, and other events. Call Debbie at 303-221-1313 or Darlent at 303-932-0509.

South Suburban Chapter of AARP, No. 3838, meets from 1-3 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at St. Thomas More Center, 8035 S. Quebec St., Centennial. Meetings include programs, refreshments and social time. On the second and fourth Wednesdays, members meet to play bridge or pinochle. Bridge requires reservations. Pinochle is drop-in. The group has a bus going to Black Hawk once a month and also a monthly luncheon at a nearby restaurant. Anyone older than 50 can participate as a guest a time or two, then join. Local chapter dues are $5 per year. Call Lee Smith at 303-771-3763.

South Suburban Women’s Connection, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, meets from from 9-11 a.m. the second Wednesday of every other month beginning in January at Maggiano’s, 7401 S. Clinton St. The brunch includes a feature and an inspirational speaker. For details, reservations and complimentary nursery, call Rachel Lee at 303-866-1444 or e-mail

Southglenn Leads Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at Marie Callender’s Restaurant at Dry Creek Road and Broadway. Call Steve Heifetz at 303-744-8899.

St. Andrew United Methodist Church Support Group for Adoptive Families meets from 6:30-8 p.m. the third Sunday of each month at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3350 E. White Bay Drive, Highlands Ranch. Call 303-794-2683 or visit

Stroller Strides is a group fitness program that provides moms with a challenging workout and the opportunity to build relationships and gain the emotional support needed to adjust to the tremendous life change called motherhood. Classes are offered at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at DeKoevend Park, near University and Arapahoe, and at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Clement Park, near Wadsworth and Bowles. The nationally certified local Stroller Strides owner/instructor is Kathy Zawadzki. In addition to the group fitness classes, Strollers Strides instructors organize playgroups and Moms’ Night Out, providing participants the opportunity to get together outside of the fitness program to further relationships. For more information, visit the Stroller Strides Web site at or call Kathy or Karen Zawadzki at 1-888-684-0641 or e-mail

A support group for seniors visually impaired meets at 10 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Buck Recreation Center in Littleton. Contact Don Freeman at 303-798-8985 for further information.

Summit Cancer Solutions is a nonprofit organization that offers exercise programs in the Denver Metro area to adult cancer survivors. Our goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of cancer survivors through exercise. Contact us at 303-409-2206, e-mail us at or visit This program is sponsored by the Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease and Pulmonary Disease Grants Program at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Taize-style service, a meditative hour of prayer, song, scripture and the labyrinth, is offered from 6:45-7:45 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3350 E. White Bay Drive, Highlands Ranch. Child care is provided for this hour. The labyrinth is also available for individual meditation and prayer from 4 p.m. until the service on fourth Thursday, and from 4-8 p.m. on the second Thursdays. Call 303-794-2683 or visit

Teen Clubs at Bemis Public Library meet from 3:30-5 p.m. monthly at the library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Clubs include Film Club on Thursdays, Game Club on Tuesdays, Youth Advisory Council on Fridays, Art Group and Manga/Anime/Graphic Novel Group. Call teen/senior librarian Anthony LaCombe at 303-795-3961 or visit the teen blog at

Teen MOPS, a ministry by women at Cherry Hills Community Church, is serving teen mothers in the community. Teen Mothers of Preschoolers is a ministry of MOPS International and meets from 6:30-8 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 Grace Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Contact or call 303-791-4500 ext 7522.

The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe County has two meetings per month. No unit meetings are in June through August, but the two unit meetings per month will begin again in September on second Monday evenings and second Thursday mornings. Call 303-699-7365.

TLC Toastmasters Club offers a safe and inviting atmosphere for people to grow in a variety of communication skills. If you would like to listen better, gain confidence in public speaking or build upon your leadership skills, TLC Toastmasters is the place for you. The club meets on the first and third Wednesdays from 5:30–6:45 p.m. at the Littleton City Center, 2255 W. Berry Ave. Contact Beverly at 303-978-0829 or for more information.

Transmission Meditation Group is free and meets weekly in Littleton, focusing on personal growth and world service. Visit or call Donna at 720-922-8494.

Tuesday Afternoon Book Group meets at 2 p.m. weekly at Columbine Library, 7706 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton, to discuss various books. Call 303-932-2690.

United Ostomy Association meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the American Cancer Society, Brooks Building, conference room A, 2253 S. Oneida St., Centennial. Call 303-530-2506.

Women Investment Group Master Mind Group, to empower all women to build a real financial freedom through the power of Real Estate in any market condition. We network, share ideas, leads, resources, and encourage each other. We meet once a month. We also play cash flow game once a month. For meeting information, call Lorena 303-981-6539 or

Whatcha Readin’ meets at 7 p.m. monthly at The Attic Bookstore, 200 W. Hampden Ave., near Hampden and Bannock in Englewood. If having a prescribed reading list isn’t appealing, but gushing about an amazing or horrible read is, this is the right book club. Discuss books and get recommendations from other avid readers. Whatever the genre, subject matter, or opinion, go and share it. Call 303-777-5352.

A Social Club for Widows and Widowers, an active social group, meets at various locations in Littleton, Englewood and Southwest Jefferson County. Activities include dining out, game nights, picnics, hiking, dancing and more. Participants must have their own transportation. Call 303-697-4709.

WINGS Foundation works to break the cycle and heal the wounds of childhood sexual abuse by providing educational presentations, support services and advocacy to adults throughout Colorado. WINGS promotes healing through therapist facilitated support groups in which survivors are believed, accepted, and no longer alone. We have many groups meeting throughout your area Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings, and Saturday morning. This includes both women and men’s groups. For more information contact the WINGS office at 303-238-8660 or at 800-373-8671. Visit


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