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Walmart Community Blood Drive is from 1:30-6 p.m. Aug. 13 inside
Bonfils’ mobile bus at 11101 S. Parker Road, Parker. For more
information or to schedule an appointment please contact the
Bonfils’ Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or visit www.bonfils.org.
Parker Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at
the Stroh Ranch Fire Station, 19310 Stroh Road, Parker, to hear
Valerie Lair speak on substitutes for census and vital records.
So Long to Summer 5K Run/Walk will be at 8 a.m. Aug. 14 at
Salisbury Park. The free Kids’ Dash for ages 12 and under will
follow the 5K. So Long to Summer 5K Run/Walk pre-registration is
$20 and race day registration is $25. Please note that this course
consists of both paved and unpaved surfaces; strollers and dogs are
welcome. All registered participants receive a race shirt, goody
bag and a delicious pancake breakfast. Register for the So Long to
Summer 5K online at www.ParkerRec.com or contact Hillary
Roemersberger at 303-805-3278 or email@example.com.
Drop the Kids Off. Parent’s Night Out will be from 6-11 p.m.
Aug. 14 at the Parker Fieldhouse, 18700 E. Plaza Drive. Organized
games and activities will be led by experienced recreation staff to
keep participants entertained the whole night. Registration for
individual children is open online at www.ParkerRec.com. The fee is $15
for the first child and $10 for each additional sibling.
Free Fingerprinting of Children. Eagle Scout candidate Austin
Baker and the Parker Police Department are offering free
fingerprinting for area kids Aug. 14-15. Volunteers will take
fingerprints and photographs of children from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
King Soopers at 17031 Lincoln Ave., and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
King Soopers at Stroh Ranch, 12959 S. Parker Road. Parents will
take home the completed kit and a photo for each child to have in
the home in case they are ever needed. Call 303-378-4224.
Aug. 15, 22, 29
Concerts in the Park. Bring the family, pack a picnic and join
the Parker Scientific and Cultural Commission for free Concerts in
the Park from 1-3 p.m. the last four Sundays in August at O’Brien
Park, 10795 Victorian Drive. The Branders performs Aug. 15;
Felonius Smith performs Aug. 22; and The Modniks performs Aug.
Aug. 17, 19
Free Concerts are presented from 7-9 p.m. at Victorian Peaks
Park, 11024 S. Pikes Peak Drive, Parker. Bring your lawn chair and
blankets. Upcoming concerts are Phil Jensen, Aug. 17; Total Recall,
Aug. 19; Chris Hodge, Aug. 20; David Schaper & David East, Aug.
21; P. Colton Campbell, Aug. 24; Julia Bryan Band, Aug. 26;
Bluzinators, Aug. 31.
Movie and a Milkshake. Museum staff and kids of all ages tour
the museum, eat a yummy dinner and experience amazing adventures
themed around the movie. The Aug. 18 movie is “The Rescuers Down
Under.” Movie and a Milkshake is from 5-8 p.m. at The Wildlife
Experience, 10035 S. Peoria St., Parker, and is appropriate for
ages 5-10. Cost is $15 for members and $18 for non members. Buy
tickets online at www.thewildlifeexperience.org
or call 720-488-3344.
Art & Ale Brew Festival. Join The Wildlife Experience, 10035
S. Peoria St., Parker, from 6-10 p.m. Aug. 20 for world-class
beers, tantalizing eats and live music. Tickets to Art & Ale
Brew Festival include bottomless food and drink samples, a
collector’s mug, access to the cigar lounge and entertainment.
Ticket prices are $45 per person and $80 per couple. Members of The
Wildlife Experience receive a discounted rate of $35 per person.
This is a 21 and over only event. Call 720-488-3344 or visit
Through Aug. 20
Get Your Peaches. The Rotary Clubs of Parker are partnering with
Parker Adventist Hospital, Parker Hospital Foundation, the hundreds
of Parker Chamber of Commerce companies and Joy Lutheran Church to
raise money for the Trio Breast Cancer facility at Parker Adventist
Hospital and Parker Task Force. Place your order for hand picked
peaches and support one of three charities in the Parker Community.
Order peaches by Aug. 20 for pick up Aug. 28. Go to www.parkerrotary.org and click on
the peaches in the right hand corner.
Used-Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 20-21 at the Parker
Senior Center, 10675 S. Longs Way, Parker. Hardbacks, paperbacks,
children’s books, tapes, and CD’s will be included. Donations of
clean books in good condition are gratefully accepted. No
encyclopedias or Readers Digest books. Leave your tax deductible
donations at the senior center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through
Friday until Aug. 20. Call 303-841-5370.
Sierra Middle School seventh-annual 5K walk/run will be from
8-10 a.m. Aug. 21 at Sierra Middle School. Proceeds will benefit
the American Heart Association and Sierra's Wellness Center.
Registration is in the main office at Sierra Middle School starting
July 27. Race day registration starts at 7 a.m. Refreshments,
prizes, and DJ are provided.
Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16
Food Drive 2010. Parker Task Force food drives are from 8 a.m.
to 4 p.m. once a month at Stroh Ranch King Soopers, Stonegate,
Jordan and Lincoln Safeway, Main and Parker Road Walmart, Twenty
Mile Road Sprouts, Parker Road and Lincoln. The task force prepares
fliers that show what stock items are low. The volunteers hand out
fliers at the doors of the stores, and it is a win win, the task
force receives items that they are in need of, and local business
wins as well. Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 4.
Aurora Loan Services Community Blood Drive is from 2-3:30 p.m.
Aug. 25 inside Bonfils’ mobile bus located at 10350 Park Meadows
Drive, Parker. For more information or to schedule an appointment,
contact the Bonfils’ Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or www.bonfils.org.
Fun Run. Pine Grove Elementary plans its first Fun Run (5K/1K)
on Aug. 28. Organized by the Pine Grove Educational Alliance, the
run will start at the school and follow paths throughout the
Stonegate neighborhood. Participants may run or walk the race
course (strollers are welcome). All race proceeds will go directly
to Pine Grove to save technology education for the 2010-11 school
year. Sponsors are still needed; if interested, contact Chrisy
Schulz at firstname.lastname@example.org . To
register for the event, pick up a form at the school or visit
and click on the PGEA button. The race fee is $20 for adults, $15
for kids through 12th grade. Children younger than kindergarten age
are free. Race registrations may be mailed (attn: Pine Grove Fun
Run) or dropped off at 16051 Crestrock Circle, Parker, CO 80134 in
SafeSplash Swim School and Tri4Tots have teamed up to have the
SafeSplash Tri4Tots kid’s triathlon with all proceeds donated to
The Children’s Hospitals of Denver. Kids from ages 5 to 14 are
invited to enjoy this event at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 19. The triathlon
will be at SafeSplash Swim School at 12240 Lioness Way, Parker and
in the neighborhoods that surround the sites. Courses will be
specific to the age group of the competitors. For information and
to register, visit www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=347378.
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