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What's Happening in South Suburban (Oct 9 - 15)

What's Happening in South Suburban (Oct 9 - 15)

Oct 02 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, October 9 - 15, 2017.

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Spooktacular
A safe "trick or treat" experience! Children up to 12 will enjoy the Little Monster's Mansion, a haunted house, cupcake walk, arts & crafts, face painting, Trick or Treat Street, carnival games, and special guest performances.
Who: Ages 12 and under
When: 5:30 - 8 pm (Fri; Oct 13)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $6

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Mon, Oct 9

Fall Break Camp in Lone Tree
Enroll by the day for our state-licensed day camp that keeps kids busy all day with activities such as games, crafts, swimming, and field trips (certain days).
Who: Ages 5 - 10
When: 7 am - 6 pm (Mon - Fri; Oct 09 - 13)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $27 Resident, $35 Nonresident per day (Mon, Wed, Fri); $40 Resident, $52 Nonresident per day (Tue, Thu; field trip days)

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Fall Break Adventure Camp in Centennial
Enroll by the day in our state-licensed day camp at the Family Sports Center. Activities include ice skating, the eXerGame Zone, sports, climbing wall, laser tag and more.
Who: Ages 6 - 13
When: 7 am - 6 pm (Mon - Fri; Oct 09 - 13)
Where: Family Sports Center
Price: $48 Resident, $52 Nonresident per day

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Landow Performance Speed and Agility Camps
Improve speed, agility, and explosiveness through elite-level, science-based training methods and use of special equipment. Sport-specific drills are used for a wide variety of sports. 10 sessions.
Who: Ages 6 - 12
When: 9 - 10:30 am (Mon - Fri; Oct 09 - 13)
Where: South Suburban Sports Dome
Price: $110 Resident, $120 Nonresident ($11 R, $12 NR per session)
Additional times: Ages 12 - 18, 10:30 am - 12 pm

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STAR Bright Brains (South Suburban Therapeutic Adaptive Recreation)
Improve your skills and abilities through a variety of mentally stimulating games and healthy social interaction. Fun games include puzzle challenges, Uno, Pictionary, Wii, Minute-to-Win-it, charades and more. Light snack included. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 13 and up
When: 4:15 - 5:10 pm (Mon; Oct 09 - 30)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $35 Resident, $42 Nonresident ($8.75 R, $10.50 NR per session)

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Tue, Oct 10

 

FREE Equipment Orientation in Littleton
Attend a general orientation session with a personal trainer in a group setting to learn the safe and proper use of a variety of cardiovascular and weight machines.
Who: Ages 10 and up (ages10 - 13 must be accompanied by a registered adult.)
When: 9 - 10:15 am (Tue; Oct 10)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free, registration required

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Fencing
Integrate mind and body, improve reflexes and gain balance, confidence and self-esteem.6 sessions.
Who: Ages 8 - 14
When: 4:15 - 5:45 pm (Tue; Oct 10 - Nov 14)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $72 Resident, $82 Nonresident ($12 R, $13.67 NR per session)
Additional times: 5 - 6:30 pm (Wed; Oct 11 - Nov 15), Lone Tree Recreation Center

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Wed, Oct 11

Daytime Paint Along Studio
Come paint along with others and create your own acrylic masterpiece through guided instruction. This entertaining interactive class allows you to paint a whole acrylic painting while you follow along with the instructor as she demonstrates each brush stroke. Every month is a new project.
Who: Ages 12 and up
When: 2 - 4 pm (Wed; Oct 11)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: $23 Resident, $28 Nonresident

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Thu, Oct 12

Beaver Safari Hayride
Enjoy a fall evening on an open trailer hayride seeking beavers. Enjoy stories, visit lodges and, hopefully, catch a glimpse of active animals. Space is limited for this annual Fall favorite!
Who: All ages
When: 5:30 - 7 pm (Thu; Oct 12)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $10 Resident, $15 Nonresident
Additional times: Fri; Oct 13

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Fri, Oct 13

FREE Equipment Orientation in Centennial
Attend a general orientation session with a personal trainer in a group setting to learn the safe and proper use of a variety of cardiovascular and weight machines.
Who: Ages 10 and up
When: 9 - 10:15 am (Fri; Oct 13)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: Free, registration required

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Art of Nature: Plein Air
Using watercolor, acrylic or pencil, learn to see and observe nature as fall puts on a color show in South Platte Park. All experience levels welcome. 2 sessions.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 9 am - 12 pm (Fri; Oct 13 - 20)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $25 Resident, $29 Nonresident ($12.50 R, $14.50 NR per session)

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Parents Night Out in Lone Tree
Drop your child off at Lone Tree Recreation Center for an evening of swimming and a movie. We will go swimming at the indoor pool for the first half of the evening then get set up to watch a movie the second half. We also provide pizza and a juice box for dinner. Children are supervised by child care professionals. Don't forget to bring a towel, goggles, swimsuit, and change of clothes. We also encourage kids to bring a pillow and blanket.
Who: Ages 5 - 12
When: 6 - 9 pm (Fri; Oct 13)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $18 Resident, $23 Nonresident

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Ballroom Dance Nights
Hop, Swing, Waltz, Cha Cha, and Rumba to the LIVE Mile High Big Band. Free 30-minute dance lesson included.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 7 - 10 pm (Fri; Oct 13)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $8 Resident, $10 Nonresident

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Sat, Oct 14

Women's Self-Defense Workshop
A two-hour introductory hands-on workshop designed to teach basic Shotokan Karate techniques for self-defense.
Who: Ages 13 and up
When: 9 - 11 am (Sat; Oct 14)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $30 Resident, $35 Nonresident

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FREE Brilliant Life Expo
Take control of your health and happiness by living a life of intention. Looking for opportunities to volunteer, travel, connect with others in a social or intellectual setting? This event is for you! Be inspired by top-notch speakers, interact with local specialists, and move forward in a powerful way! Continental breakfast will be served.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 9 - 11:30 pm (Sat; Oct 14)
Where: The Lone Tree Hub
Price: Free

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Chef Kids
Expand your cooking skills while having fun with friends. New theme every class!
Who: Ages 7 - 12
When: 1 - 4 pm (Sat; Oct 14)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $29 Resident, $32 Nonresident

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The Amazing World of the Microscopic
This workshop examines the amazing world of the microscopic and how artistic it can be. Tiny drops of pond water contain countless forms of life. Learn about aquatic biology, how microscopes work and different microscopic techniques. All participants will have the opportunity to photograph what they see.
Who: Ages 10 and up
When: 1 - 2:30 pm (Sat; Oct 14)
Where: The Lone Tree Hub
Price: $50 Resident, $53 Nonresident

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Sun, Oct 15

Drop-in BODYPUMP
BODYPUMP is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body.  This workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts, and curls.  Great music, incredible instructors and your choice of weight inspire you to get the results you came in for – fast!  Reservations recommended for Lone Tree classes call 303.708.3500 up to the day prior to reserve a spot.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 9 - 10 am (Sun; Oct 15)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: Free with admission ($4.25 - $5.25 Resident, $5.50 - $7.25 Nonresident)

 

Other Happenings

Halloween Happenings at South Suburban
Looking for family-friendly Halloween events in Centennial and Littleton this year? Join us for a frightening round of mini golf, spooky trick or treating, bone-chilling hay rides, Zombie laser tag, a harrowing 5K, hair-raising ghost stories and more!

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