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What's Happening in South Suburban (Jun 19 - 25)

What's Happening in South Suburban (Jun 19 - 25)

Jun 12 2017

Looking for free, low-cost, and affordable things to do in Centennial, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan? Well, your look is over! Here are just a few of the activities happening in South Suburban this week, Jun 19 - 25.

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TRYathlon
Swim, bike, run for fun. The event is about Completion rather than Competition and the perfect starting point to TRY a TRI. All athletic levels are welcome and no one is timed. The only prerequisites is that you must be able to swim unassisted in deep water.
Who: Ages 5 and up
When: First wave 6:30 am (Sun; Jun 25)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center/deKoevend Park
Price: $25

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Mon, Jun 19

Camp X-plosion Summer Camp
Join us and have the best summer ever! Camp participants are offered a variety of activities in an outdoor setting including sports, team challenges, games and field trips. The program will explore many of the District’s facilities, along with field trips to some popular local attractions. Camp continues through Aug 4.
Who: Ages 11 - 14
When: 7 am - 6 pm (Mon - Fri; Jun 19 - 23)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $30 Resident, $38 Nonresident (daily)

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South Suburban Par 3 Junior Playing Series
Learn to play golf in a friendly competitive manner. Different formats for play each week. Beginners will play on Mondays and intermediate players will play on Wednesdays. Series through Aug 4.
Who: Ages 7 - 17
When: 8 - 11 am (Mon and Wed; Jun 19 and Jun 21)
Where: South Suburban Golf Course
Price: $16 (daily)

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Parent-Tot Swimming
Teach yourself and your child how to be safe in the water. 8 sessions.
Who: Ages 6 months - 3 years
When: 9 - 9:30 am (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu; Jun 19 - 29)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $49 Resident, $69 Nonresident ($6.13 R, $8.63 NR per session)

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Lacrosse Summer Camps
Summer lacrosse camps are for beginner to intermediate players. The camps will introduce new skills, teach basic rules, refine techniques, and offer game play. 5 sessions.
Who: Ages 6 - 14, separate camps for boys and girls
When: 9 - 11 am (Mon - Fri; Jun 19 - 23)
Where: Cherry Knolls Park
Price: $85 Resident, $115 Nonresident ($17 R, $23 NR per session)

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Triathlon Camp
Work on all three events (swim, bike, run) plus transitions between them. Each different element of the sport will be introduced and practiced. After training for a week, campers have the opportunity to sign up for the Goodson TRYathlon that follows the camp on Sun, Jun 25. 5 sessions.
Who: Ages 6 - 12
When: 10:30 - 11:45 am (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri; Jun 19 - 23)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $40 Resident, $50 Nonresident ($8 R, $10 NR per session)

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Level 1 Swimming Lessons
First timers and timid swimmers build confidence and become independent going underwater, blowing bubbles, gliding front and back for two body lengths, and recovering to a vertical position. 8 sessions.
Who: Ages 6 - 12
When: 10:45 - 11:15 am (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu; Jun 19 - 29)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $47 Resident, $67 Nonresident ($5.88 R, $8.38 NR per session)

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Tue, Jun 20

Stained Glass Class
Learn simple and advanced stained glass methods and skills while producing two or three small pieces. All levels of ability welcome. Tools are provided, plus materials, for first project. 7 sessions.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 6 - 8 pm (Tue; Jun 20 - Aug 1)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: $53 Resident, $59 Nonresident ($7.57 R, $8.43 NR per session)

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Wed, Jun 21

Pickleball Clinic
Come for a quick introduction to this badminton/tennis/table tennis-like sport with these two-hour classes. Participants will be challenged to develop their skills by our seasoned instructions. Skill level 1 - 2.5 (beginners).
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 1:30 - 3:30 pm (Wed; Jun 21)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $10 Resident, $14 Nonresident

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FREE Alzheimer's Association Presents: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, it's time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, possible causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 5:30 - 7:30 pm (Wed; Jun 21)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free; registration required

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Pollination Fascination-Native Bees in Your Neighborhood
Did you know that Colorado is home to over 900 species of native bee? These bees are critical for pollination of our native wildflowers and help sustain our crops as well! Come join us for an insider’s look at the astounding diversity of native bees and their nesting habits.
Who: All ages
When: 6:30 - 8 pm (Wed; Jun 21)
Where: Hudson Gardens & Event Center
Price: $5

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Thu, Jun 22

Be a Beaver
After investigating some of the beaver structures in the park, we'll build our own and then venture out looking for other animals in the park. Come prepared for water, mud, and beaver-ish fun.
Who: Ages 5 - 8
When: 9 - 11 am (Thu; Jun 22)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $9 Resident, $12 Nonresident

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads
A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to their homes.
Who: Ages 5 - 8
When: 1 - 3 pm (Thu; Jun 22)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $12 Resident, $15 Nonresident

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Glow Ball Mini Golf
Play mini-golf in the dark with lighted golf balls and holes for an entertaining summer night. The main lights will be turned off, the course will be lit with LED flag poles and LED course markers, and multiple colors of glow-stick golf balls will be available for your round.
Who: All ages
When: 8 - 10 pm (Thu; Jun 22)
Where: Colorado Journey
Price: $1 per person, plus regular mini golf admission

 

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Fri, Jun 23

Hula Dance Camp
Come and learn to dance from the heart with some fun and magical Hula moves in this introduction to Hawaiian dance.
Who: Ages 7 - 14, girls
When: 1:30 - 3:30 pm (Fri; Jun 23)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: $13 Resident, $16 Nonresident

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USTA 3v3
South Suburban Tennis is excited to partner with USTA Colorado to introduce 3v3 Tennis. This is a team format with three players per team. Multiple matches are played and players can "tag" in and out between games. Match experience is optional. FUN is mandatory.
Who: Ages 12 - 14, USTA 14’s Division
When: 2 - 4 pm (Fri; Jun 23)
Where: Tennis Center at Lone Tree Golf Club
Price: $20 Resident, $25 Nonresident

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Sat, Jun 24

June Bird Walk
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oin us on the last Saturday of every month to explore Hudson Gardens and visit with its feathered residents! Each month we team with an Audubon Master Birder from the Front Range Birding Company to discover the rich bird habitats in and around Hudson Gardens.
Who: All ages
When: 8 – 11 am (Sat; Jun 24)
Where: Hudson Gardens & Event Center
Price: $10

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Stand Up Paddling Introduction
This fun class will teach the fundamentals as well as proper safety for Stand Up Paddling. You need to be comfortable in the water and be able to swim. No prior paddling experience is required, gear included for use during class.
Who: Ages 13 and up (for minors, a parent or responsible adult must be in the class or show up during registration to sign waivers.)
When: 10:30 - 11:45 am (Sat; Jun 24)
Where: Grant Ranch Village Center
Price: $40 Resident, $44 Nonresident

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Family Improv
Improv is the art of playing group games to invent new ideas, stimulate the mind, connect with others and have some laughs. This class is for families to take together and not for learning standup comedy routines. 6 sessions.
Who: Ages 9 and up
When: 11 am - 12 pm (Sat; Jun 24 - Jul 29)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $60 Resident, $67 Nonresident ($10 R, $11.17 NR per session)

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Sun, Jun 25

Rose Garden Tour
Immerse yourself in the color, fragrance, and beauty of Hudson Gardens’ Rose Garden during its peak time of bloom. Rosarians from the Denver Rose Society will introduce you to the characteristics of the different varieties represented in the garden and provide suggestions for growing and caring for your own roses.
Who: All ages
When: 9 - 10:30 am (Sun; Jun 25)
Where: Hudson Gardens & Event Center
Price: $12

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FREE Sunday Music on the Patio – Power of Two
Sit back and relax to local bands every Sunday from 4-7 pm on the patio of the Lone Tree Grill. The music is free and we'll have food and drink specials.
Who: All ages
When: 4 - 7 pm (Sun; Jun 18)
Where: Lone Tree Grill
Price: Free

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Hudson Gardens’ Concert Michael McDonald
This American singer, songwriter, keyboardist and record producer. McDonald's music career spans more than forty years. His early career included singing with Steely Dan. He joined The Doobie Brothers in 1976 and remained an integral member until 1982, after which he released the first of eight solo albums. Enjoy the show!
Who: All ages
When: 7:30 pm (Sun; Jun 25)
Where: Hudson Gardens & Event Center
Price: $48

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