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

August 2018

August 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

August 2 – 5, 2018
Douglas County Fair & Rodeo
Location: Douglas County Fair
Address: 500 Fairgrounds Rd, Castle Rock, CO 80104
Join us in celebrating 100 years of fun at this year’s fair and rodeo. New carnival rides, new performance platform with Two Way Crossing performing after the Friday night rodeo. Also new this year in the Events Center will be a Vintage Marketplace.
Website: douglascountyfairandrodeo.com/

August 4, 2018
Rocky Mountain Air & Ground Festival
Location: Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
Address: 11755 Airport Way, Broomfield, CO 80021
Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) and Jefferson County will be hosting the Rocky Mountain Air & Ground Festival. The grounds of the airport will be filled with unique and interesting aircraft and automobiles for the public’s viewing pleasure. The event’s purpose is to introduce the public to the exciting world of aviation and RMMA’s role as a corporate and general aviation airport for the surrounding region.
Website: jeffco.us/3633/Rocky-Mountain-Air-Ground-Festival

August 10 – 12, 2018
Jeffco Fair & Festival
Location: Jefferson County Fairgrounds
Address: 15200 West 6th Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
Lasting for 3 days, this is Jeffco’s biggest celebration of the summer. Mark your calendars now to join the celebration this summer at the third annual Jeffco Fair & Festival.
Website: celebratejeffco.com/default.aspx

August 10 – 19, 2018
90th Celebration of Western Welcome Week Celebrating Community & Friendship
Location: Downtown Littleton, Colorado
Western Welcome Week is an annual community celebration in the greater Littleton area. Western Welcome Week began in the late 1920s, and has been held every year since. Western Welcome Week includes over 40 events, produced by over 20 organizations, benefiting dozens of local civic and charitable organizations. Volunteerism and support from the business community are what make Western Welcome Week a success year after year. The goal of Western Welcome Week is to nurture community spirit, bring together residents and businesses, to support service clubs and nonprofits by creating an opportunity for fundraising, and to provide festivities and entertainment for families, friends and neighbors.
Website: WesternWelcomeWeek.org

August 14, 2018
Colorado Forum on the Senior Property Tax Homestead Exemption
Location: PPA Events Center
Address: 2105 Decatur St, Denver, CO 80211
We invite you to come learn more about the Senior Property Tax Exemption, it’s history, and uncertain future in Colorado. This event is co-hosted by Colorado Senior Lobby, Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging (SAPGA) and the Colorado Gerontological Association. The event is free. Registration and beverages with continental breakfast is 8AM to 8:45AM. Program starts 8:45AM. This event will be streamed on Facebook. Please register if you will be watching the streamed event or attending in person.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

August 27, 2018 – Monday, 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Arapahoe County Council on Aging Monthly Meeting
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living
Address: 9350 E. Caley Avenue, Englewood, CO 80111
Arapahoe County Council on Aging (ACCOA) is the official spokesman for the aging population in Arapahoe County. The group meets monthly on the 4th Monday of the month and features either a panel or presentation. Everyone is welcome to attend the ACCOA meetings. They are open to the public, professionals, retirees, all ages. Light refreshments are served. People attending ACCOA meetings at the Caley Assisted Living facility are not to park in the Vet’s paved parking lot and are to use either the Caley Ridge parking lot, the graveled/rocked vet parking lot, or the parking lot next door at Boston Commons as long as it is NOT the covered parking.
Website: ACCOA.info


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