News and Events

Below are some events that you might find interesting

Alzheimer’s Association Classes & Workshops
The Alzheimer’s Association can help you get the information you need about memory loss and dementia. They offer a variety of classes, workshops and special programs for people with memory loss. Check out their event calendar.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) Classes
UCHealth’s partnership combines with Memorial Health System, based in Colorado Springs, Poudre Valley Health System, based in Fort Collins, and Denver metro-based University of Colorado Hospital. With locations in Denver, Northern Colorado and Southern Colorado, UCHealth offers a variety of health related classes for all ages.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

Walk2Connect
Walk2Connect partners with local, statewide and national organizations to create innovative walking programs which focus on connections to others, to place and to self for whole health outcomes.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

November 2018

November 2018
Reduce – Reuse – Recycle
We believe in the 3 R’s – Reduce – Reuse – Recycle!
Check out our web page of tips and resources to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. One interesting website is Repurposed Materials. Their goal is to take a byproduct or waste stream such as a retired street sweeper brush and giving it a 2nd life as a backscratcher for horses or cattle.Visit the website to learn more.
Repurposed Materials – CLICK HERE
Visit Reduce – Reuse – Recycle Tips and Resources – CLICK HERE

November 2 – 4, 2018
Colorado Country Christmas
Location: Denver Mart
Address: 451 E 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216
Find new gift ideas, original art, crafts, sculpture, ceramics, specialty foods, home decor, clothing, furniture, floral designs, jewelry, antiques, candles, toys and so much more .
Website: http://coloradochristmasgiftshow.com/

November 7, 2018 – Wednesday
Veterans Salute at Wings Over the Rockies
Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Address: 7711 E Academy Blvd, Denver, CO 80230
Honoring and remembering 100 years since the end of World War I, this event includes a sponsor social from 9:30AM to 11:30, followed by a luncheon and program from 11:30AM to 1:30PM. To Register call 303-326-8650. For information, contact Morgan Gerdes at 303-739-7170.
Website: https://www.auroragov.org/Salute

November 8, 2018 – Thursday
16 Penn Ice Cream Happy Hour
Location: 16 Penn Apartments
Address: 1615 N. Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203
Join 16 Penn Apartments, a 55+ Senior Apartment Community in Denver for their Holiday Ice Cream Happy Hour on November 8th from 4PM to 6:30PM. Come by and enjoy “spirited ice cream creations” from Scoops and tour this contemporary apartment building located south of 17th Avenue on Pennsylvania. Fall move-in specials available through the end of November 2018. There is off street parking north of the building off of E. 16th Avenue. RSVP to 720-269-4380.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Website: https://www.16pennapts.com/

November 16-18, 2018
Holiday Food & Gift Festival
Location: National Western Stock Show
Address: 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216
This festival is the largest holiday celebration in the west, drawing many shoppers annually who happily complete their holiday shopping early. With hundreds & hundreds exhibitors the festival will provide shoppers with one-of-a-kind gifts that cannot be found anywhere else. Featuring art, crafts, jewelry, clothing, wood, music, photography, toys, Christmas decor, and much more makes this a gift buyer’s delight.
Website: https://www.hfgf.com/

November 17, 2018 – Saturday
Free Lunch ‘n Learn Dementia 101 – Reducing your Risk for Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Location: Memory Land Event Center
Address: 9335 Commerce Center St, Unit B-4, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Charter Financial Resources is hosting a Free Lunch ‘n Learn, “Dementia 101 – Reducing your Risk for Alzheimer’s and Dementia”. The event is being held at the Memory Land Event Center located in Highlands Ranch. The event features presenter, JJ Jordan of Dementia Friendly Denver. The program covers topics related to Alzheimer’s and dementia such as: What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease?, What are the most common types of dementia?, What are the warning signs for dementia?, Cognitive issues might not be dementia, Dementia communication tips, Caregiver challenges and self-care, latest hopeful research updates and more. Event is from 11:30 – 12:30 and includes a complimentary lunch. Please RSVP to 303-468-2820.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Learn more about Charter Financial – CLICK HERE

November 23, 2018 – Friday
Candlelight Walk in Historic Downtown Littleton
Location: Historic Downtown Littleton, Colorado
This Littleton tradition is a festive evening of holiday lights and music for the whole family. Sip hot cider, listen to holiday music and see reindeer! Donations of non-perishable food for Inter-Faith Community Services are accepted during the evening as well as toys for the Arapahoe Santa Claus Shop. Main Street merchants stay open late for those who want to start their holiday shopping. Santa Claus and his sleigh will start down Main Street at 6:30pm magically illuminating more than one million lights in the trees as he passes each block. When he reaches the end of Main Street, Santa throws the switch on the big Christmas Tree in the plaza.
Website: http://downtownlittleton.com/events

November 24, 2018 – Saturday
Small Business Saturday across the U.S.
Local is good with Small Business Saturday! In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses. This day encourages people to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The single day has grown into a powerful movement and more people are taking part than ever before. This year, the big day is November 24th – LEARN MORE
Website: https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/

November 24-25, 2018
Colorado Community Media Holiday Craft Show
Location: Jeffco Fairgrounds
Address: 15200 W 6th Ave Frontage Rd, Golden, CO 80401
Join Colorado Community Media for the first ever Colorado Community Crafters Craft Show and Mini-Market. Shop for unique and different gifts that have been handmade by local artists, crafters, designers and professionals. Get some of the best prices from more than 90 crafters.

December 4, 2018 – Tuesday
Colorado Gives Day
Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving.
Website: https://www.coloradogives.org/cogivesday

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