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A quick look at the South Suburban happenings this week

A quick look at the South Suburban happenings this week

Aug 09 2015

Learn how to use the fitness equipment at the Goodson Recreation Center for free this Friday

Looking for free or low cost things to do in Littleton, Centennial, or Lone Tree this week? Well your look is over! Below are just a few of the activities happening at South Suburban this week (Aug 10-16).

Monday, Aug 10

Beat the heat at Cook Creek Pool
Swim laps, play in the leisure pool, or relax on the in the sun or beneath the shade. There’s no better way to make it through the final dog days of summer than at the pool.
Who: All ages
When: 11 am - 7 pm
Where: Cook Creek Pool
Price: $3 - $6.50 per person

Tuesday, Aug 11

HawkQuest Family Night Out
Enjoy an exciting opportunity to get an up-close view of a live eagle, owl, falcon and hawk and hear about the fascinating lives of these native birds of prey. 
Who: All ages
When: 9 am – 12 pm
Where: Carson Nature Center
Price: $5
Registration required

Wednesday, Aug 12

Aging Speakers Series: Alternative Therapies for Arthritis
There are many ways to combat the various types of arthritis. This presentation focuses on the benefits of aquatics, low-impact floor exercise, massage, acupuncture, nutrition, and tai chi. Presented by the Arapahoe County Council.
Who: Older adults
When: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Where: Douglas H. Buck Community Center
Price: Free
Registration required

Public hearing for proposed 2016 budget
Now is your chance to weigh in on South Suburban’s budget for next year. Citizens will have an opportunity to address the Board regarding requests for new programs or facilities or improvements to existing facilities, parks, trails and open space. Learn more...
Who: All South Suburban residents
When: 7 pm
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: Free

Thursday, Aug 13

Sunset Bird Walk
Enjoy a summer evening walk looking for beautiful songbirds in South Platte Park. Practice using binoculars and spotting wild birds under the guidance of one of our naturalist guides.
Who: Ages 18+
When: 7 - 8:30 pm
Where: Carson Nature Center
Price: $8 (Resident), $12 (Nonresident)
Registration required

Friday, Aug 14

Fitness Equipment Orientation
Learn how to safely and properly use a variety of cardiovascular and weight machines in a group setting with a South Suburban personal trainer.
Who: Ages 10+
When: 9 am
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: Free
Registration required

Music on the Patio
Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious meal and live music at our beautiful golf courses. This week Radio Waves plays the Lone Tree Grill and Power of Two, plays the Club. Learn more...
Who: All ages welcome
When: 6 pm
Where: Lone Tree Grill and the Club at South Suburban Golf Course
Price: Free, drink and dinner specials

Saturday, Aug 15

Outdoor movie night
Each year, the City of Lone Tree hosts free outdoor movie nights with food and fun. The event opens with Passport to Culture crafts followed by a showing of The BoxTrolls. Learn more...
Who: All ages
When: 7 pm; movie starts at sundown
Where: Prairie Sky Park
Price: Free

Bret Michaels Live at Hudson Gardens
Lead vocalist of glam metal band, Poison, and reality TV star, Bret Michaels is sure to entertain as he rocks Hudson Gardens. His hits include: "Every Rose has its Thorn," "Talk Dirty to Me," and "Unskinny Bop."
When: 6 pm
Where: Hudson Gardens & Event Center
Price: Adult $36, Child (5-12) $26
Tickets at AltitudeTickets.com

Sunday, Aug 16

Putt-putt at Colorado Journey Miniature Golf
Show off your putting prowess as you play through holes depicting historic Colorado moments, locations and eras. Throughout your journey you will be surrounded by native flora, rock formations, streams, and ponds - all set against the backdrop of the Rockies.
Who: All ages
When: 10 am - 9 pm
Where: Colorado Journey Miniature Golf
Price: $4.75-$7 (18 holes), $8-$11.75 (36 holes)