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October Happenings

October Happenings

Sep 21 2018

FREE Ask a Trainer
Get answers to your strength training questions and receive a free blood pressure reading from a South Suburban personal trainer
Who: Adults and Youth
When & Where:  Mon, Oct 8, 2018, 8 – 9 am, Goodson Recreation Center,
Tue, Oct 9, 10:15 – 11:15 am, Buck Recreation Center
Mon, Oct 29, 9:30 – 10:30 am, Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: Free

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FREE Arapahoe County Council on Aging Speaker Series – Caregiver Burnout
Join us for these informative topics presented by professionals throughout Arapahoe County. Light refreshments provided.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  Wed, Oct 10, 2018, 10:15 am – 11:15 pm
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free

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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. 
Who: varies by day
When: Wed, Oct 10, 2018, 5:30 – 7 pm, Ages 18 and up
Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 5:30 – 7 pm, Ages 0 and up
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $5 – $10 Resident, $9 – $15 Nonresident

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Quarterly NIA Yoga Event - NIA 5 Stages: Transformational Integrative Movement Practice
Based on the developmental stages of human growth: embryonic, creeping, crawling, standing and walking, this simple practice is a pathway to reclaiming the body’s natural strength, flexibility and mobility.
Who: Ages 18 and up, any fitness level
When:  Fri, Oct 12, 2018, 5 – 6:30 pm
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free with admission, Drop-in fees apply ($5.75 Resident, $7.75 Nonresident)

 

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Hocus Pocus Men’s and Women’s Pickleball Tournament
Join us at this fun tournament. The two member teams are guaranteed at least 2 matches.  Awards given to champions in each division. Registration deadline Oct 3.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  Sat, Oct 13, 2018, 8:30 am, Men’s and Women’s play
Sun, Oct 14, 2018, 8:30 am, Mixed play
Where: Cornerstone Park Pickleball Courts
Price: $35 per team of 2

 

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Landow Performance Speed and Agility Camps
Participants will focus on developing speed, agility, quickness and "explosiveness" by learning Landow Performance’s world renowned training techniques. Kids will grow the skills necessary to excel at all sports.
Who: Boys and girls
When:  Mon – Fri, Oct 15 – 19, 2018
9 – 10:30 am, ages 6 – 12
10:30 am – 12 pm, ages 12 - 18
Where: Family Sports Dome
Price: $110 Resident, $120 Nonresident

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Blood Screening
University Hospital professional staff screens cholesterol and over thirty other blood components. Drop-in basis, no appointments needed. 12 hour fast required. 
Who: Ages 18 and up unless accompanied by parent/guardian
When & Where:  7 – 9:30 am
Tue, Oct 16, Lone Tree Recreation Center
Wed, Oct 17, Goodson Recreation Center
Thu, Oct 18, Buck Recreation Center
Fri, Oct 19, Family Sports Center
Price: $40

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Cupcake Challenge
Cupcake baking and decorative creativity happen in our kitchen. Children will present cupcakes to the group, competition style, at the close of class.
Who: Ages 7 – 12, communicate food allergies to mkeohane@ssprd.org
When:  Sat, Oct 20, 2018, 1 – 3:30 pm
FULL - get on waitlist or join us Sat, Nov 17 instead.
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $29 Resident, $32 Nonresident

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Princess Dance Day
Students will learn dance moves inspired by their favorite princesses.  Participates are invited to dress up but we ask that all special accessories or attire do not interfere with their ability to dance.
Who: Ages 4 - 7
When:  Sat, Oct 20, 2018, 2 – 3:30 pm
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $20 Resident, $22 Nonresident

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Hoofin’ It Through the Hollows 5K
Bring the entire family, including the dog, out for this 5K Halloween celebration. Dress in your Halloween best for a chance to win various costume contests. Stay after for s'more campfire roasting.
Who: Runners of all ages and abilities
When:  Sat, Oct 20, 2018, 5:45 pm
Where: deKoevend Park
Price: $20 Adults, $10 Youth

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AARP Smart Driver Course
A driver improvement course designed for motorists age 50 and older
Who: Ages 50 and up
When:  Fri, Oct 26, 2018, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $15 AARP members, $20 AARP non-members, Cash or check payable to AARP on first day of class

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Reducing Stress with Yoga Nidra & Guided Meditation
Join Mindy Couture as she guides you through gentle movement and into Yoga Nidra (completely guided meditation). Allow yourself time to rest, time to recharge, time to gain clarity and experience more balance in your life.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  Fri, Oct 26 – Dec 7, 2018, 10 - 11:30 am
Where: Lone Tree Hub
Price: $125 Resident, $135 Nonresident

 

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Spooktacular
A safe "trick or treat" experience! Kids will enjoy a little monster's mansion, haunted house, cupcake walk, arts & crafts, face painting, trick or treat street, carnival games and special guest performances! Sponsored by the City of Centennial.
Who: Children up to 12 years old and must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over
When:  Fri, Oct 26, 2018, 5:30 – 8 pm
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $6, register soon

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