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Serving the Colorado counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson and Denver. Some of the cities in this area are Arvada, Aurora, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Denver, Englewood, Golden, Highlands Ranch, Lakewood, Littleton, Northglenn, Parker, Thornton, Westminster and Wheat Ridge.

July 2014

July-August 2014 Colorado Front Range eNewsletter – Click Here

News Around Denver, Colorado

  • Denver Senior Law Day is just around the corner on July 19, 2014
    This annual educational seminar presents programs specifically designed for seniors, their families and caregivers in the Colorado. This year’s Keynote Speaker is Denver Distric Attorney Mitch Morrissey. Each person attending the event will receive a FREE copy of the 2014 Edition Senior Law Handbook.
    Learn More about this Event – Click Here
  • Mark your Calendar for Denver Farmers Markets
    With locations in Littleton, Denver, Highlands Ranch, Wheat Ridge, Aurora and Broomfield, the Denver Farmer’s Markets are a family Denver tradition. Local farmers attending include Domenico Farms, Forte Farms, Galicia Farms, Martindale Farms, Mazzotti Farms, Mumm Farms, Rocky Mountain Rice Company, Snow Creek Ranch, Styria Bakery II and many other local growers. Enjoy the great produce, gourmet food products, wide variety of gifts and accessories, while supporting local Colorado businesses!
    www.DenverFarmersMarket.com
  • July 2014 - Find a “Walk with a Doc” Event in the Denver Area
    Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer!
    Find a “Walk with a Doc” – Click Here
    www.walkwithadoc.org
  • July 2014
    Have you heard of the LivHome ‘Comfrere Companion’ Program?

    LivHOME is one of the nation’s largest professionally led at-home senior care companies. The additional level of care and oversight in their approach which incorporates Care Managers is an important reason for their growth. However, another unique service they offer is the LivHOME ‘Comfrere Companion’ Program. A Confrere (kän’ frer’) is a colleague or associate who provides companionship with a focus on compatibility. The Comfrere Program from LivHOME teams mature adults who share common interests and life experiences with the LivHOME senior clients. These ‘Comfrere Companions’ are matched to be compatible and engaging companions to the senior. Contact LivHOME Denver with questions about the ‘Comfrere Companion’ Program whether you are a senior looking for a companion or an older adult looking to work with seniors. Call 720-274-9600.
    www.livhome.com/DENVER
  • You’re Home, In Home Dining Service Serving Denver
    Serving the Denver Area

    You’re Home encourages a healthy lifestyle through home cooked meals in private residences and senior housing locations. Their services assist you or your caregiver by taking away the stressful burden of providing daily nourishment, all with restaurant quality meals, always chef prepared. Our meals are a great way to beat those supermarket frozen meals, fast food and restaurant doldrums! At You’re Home, there are no memberships or binding contracts to meet. Ask about Gift Certificates available in any denomination for any occasion. Dietary modifications can include low sodium, controlled sugars, reduced fats and a special liberated renal diet. Learn more about our services on our website.
    www.YoureHomeColorado.com
  • Opening September 2014
    Green House® Homes will open on the Mirasol Senior Living campus in Loveland, Colorado

    This September, the first of 6 “Green House Homes” will open on the Mirasol Senior Living campus in Loveland. Green House homes offer long-term skilled nursing and short-term rehabilitation care in a small house environment. The Green House Home is a departure from the typical larger nursing home in how skilled care is delivered. The center of each home will have an open kitchen where elders and direct care providers prepare and share meals together. Adjacent to the kitchen is living area with a fireplace that will be the heart of the community. Each resident will enjoy their own private room and bath. The 6 “Green House Homes” will accommodate 10 elders.
    Learn More – Click Here
  • AARP Colorado Shares the Legislative Wrap Up for 2014
    Kelli Fritz from AARP Colorado is pleased to share the AARP Legislative Wrap Up for 2014. View the pdf to see Bills signed by Governor John Hickenlooper for 2014. Pay close attention to the first column, “AARP shines light on consumer-unfriendly telecom package but it still passes.”
    Learn More – Click Here
    Visit AARP Bill list for more information – Click Here
  • About Phone Service in Colorado
    In regard to House Bills 14-1328 through 1331 that passed this year dealing with Telecommunication laws in Colorado, consumers should continue contacting the PUC regarding problems with phone service and also alert their Legislators with any issues. The PUC and Legislators need to know about failures. The PUC will not be able to resolve complaints, but they will track them as HB 14-1331 has a “claw back” provision, allowing regulation in 2018 if a need is proven to exist. The Sponsors of these Bills were: Reps. Angela Williams, Carole Murray, Don Corum and Sens. Andy Kerr, Mark Scheffel, Jeanne Nicholson and Lois Tochtrop and signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
    Contact Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) about your phone service – Click Here
    Con Telecommunication Bill Article –Click Here
    Pro Telecommunication Bill Article – Click Here
  • Colorado Department of Human Services July Newsletter
    Check out the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) Healthy Lifestyle E-Letter for Aging & Adult Services for July 2014 – Click Here
  • Looking for Caregiving Products? Check out Shield HealthCare
    Shield Healthcare has an online store with extensive product selection, monthly reorder reminders, quick reorder process and free shipping on orders $40 or more. The website also has a wide variety of resources on nutrition to wound and diabetes products and much more.
    Website: www.ShieldHealthCare.com
  • What is a Death Café?
    At a Death Café people gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The attendees are often strangers. At the meeting the group is has a discussion of death but there is no meeting agenda, or particular objective. The meeting is not about grief support but instead focuses on increasing the awareness of death through discussion in a respectful sharing of individuals’ thoughts and ideas about death. Visit the group to learn more.
    Learn More & Find a Death Café – Click Here

July 2014 & Beyond

Wednesday & Thursday in July, 4:45PM - 6:00PM
Balfour at Riverfront Park Hard Hat Tours
Location: Balfour at Riverfront Park

Address: 1590 Little Raven Suite 170 Denver, CO
Balfour Senior Living, a Louisville, Colorado-based operator of full service senior living rental communities, has announced the start of hard hat tours for people interested in living at Balfour at Riverfront Park. The community, located in downtown Denver’s premier Riverfront Park location, features design by iconic architectural firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects, and is scheduled to open in September 2014. The hard hat tours are by-appointment only, and must be scheduled by contacting the leasing office at 720-360-4500. The tours will provide an exclusive opportunity to safely tour secure areas of the construction site, while enjoying a preview of apartment homes and common areas. Inquiries can be made via email to info@balfouratriverfrontpark.com or by calling 720-360-4500.
www.balfouratriverfrontpark.com

Thursdays in July & August 2014 - 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Sunrise T’ai-Chi and Walks in the Park
Location: Denver City Park Rosegarden

Address: 17th Ave & Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO
“Sunrise T’ai Chi in the Park” kicks off in City Park in June and continues through September. Free and open to all, the public will have an opportunity to experience for themselves the ancient mind body exercise of t’ai-chi. Program includes demonstrations and follow along activities to celebrate the health benefits of this timeless meditation in motion. T’ai-chi has shown a wide range of health benefits, including increased strength and functional mobility, flexibility, psychological well-being, sleep enhancement and increased aerobic functioning. Exploratory studies are underway on the effects of t’ai-chi on immune function, bone loss, arthritis and immune disorders. The class will meet at the City Park Rose Garden on the west side of the Museum of Nature and Science.
www.taichidenver.com

July & August 2014 - Select Saturdays & Sundays Only
Colorado Renaissance Festival
Location: Renaissance Festival

Address: 650 W. Perry Park Ave, Larkspur, CO 80118
This is the 38th season of the Colorado Renaissance Festival. As you wander down the village streets and pathways of the Festival, “… ready thyself to revel with master revelers, watch artisans create original works of their ancient craft and be taken in by the tantalizing aromas of roast turkey legges, steak on a stake …” and much more. The event features a cast of hundreds of authentically costumed merrymakers active throughout the village and performing, continuously. For eight special summer weekends enjoy family fun for children and magical times for adults. Free parking and the Festival is open rain or shine!
www.ColoradoRenaissance.com

Find 4th of July 2014 Celebrations
Here are some links for finding Firework Displays in the greater Denver area:

Denver – The Mile High City – Click Here
Channel 9News – Click Here
Denver Post – Click Here

July 4, 2014 – Friday, 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Keystone Place Classic Car Show #2
Location: Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge

Address: 11180 Irving Drive, Westminster, CO
Celebrate the 4th of July with Keystone Place with Street Rods, Bikes, Vintage Trucks and Classic Cars! DJ Cruisin’ Dave will be there. Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chips, Watermelon and Drinks. $5 donation goes to Wounded Warrior Project. To register your car, please contact Daisy Darnell at 303-465-5600 or contact by email at ddarnell@keystonesenior.com. Please park at Front Range Community College and catch the shuttle!
www.keystonesenior.com

July 4, 5 & 6, 2014
2014 Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Location: Cherry Creek – View Map

During the July 4th holiday weekend, Denver's Cherry Creek North presents a world-class and award-winning celebration of the arts. From culinary and performing arts to a wide array of visual arts and artists, this very special event includes exhibits, art and culinary demonstrations, family activities and much more. Learn more at the event website.
www.cherryarts.org

July 8, 2014 – Tuesday, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
An Introduction to Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living

Address: 9350 E Caley Ave, Englewood, CO
Learn the differences between Alzheimer's, other dementias and normal memory loss due to aging. Learn about the Alzheimer’s disease process, the programs offered by the Colorado Chapter and the community resources available for both the person with Alzheimer’s and the caregiver. Please RSVP to 303-721-8900
www.caleyridgealf.com

July 10, 11 & 12, 2014
Rocky Mountain Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival
Location: Douglas County Fairgrounds

Address: 500 Fairgrounds Dr, Castle Rock, CO 80104
Come join us for the Rocky Mountain Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival in Castle Rock, Colorado. At this show you will find a wide variety of sewing, quilting, needle art and craft supply exhibits. There will be workshops, lectures, free venues and daily door prize drawings. Also find classes from Quilting greats! Ticket is good for all 3 days. Find shows in other cities
www.quiltcraftsew.com/denver.html

July 11, 12 & 13, 2014
Rosemaling Treasures Past and Present
Location: Sons of Norway Lodge

Address: 6610 W 14th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80124
Plan to attend “Rosemaling Treasures Past and Present” exhibition and show. The event features Scandinavian Folk Arts, Heirlooms, antique Arts and contempory works on display with modern works for sale. There will be daily rosemaling demonstrations. Admission is $5.00 for adults, students and children $4.00 and under 5 are free. Questions? Call Diane at 303-288-6014.
View Event Flyer – Click Here
www.trollheimlodge.com

July 15, 2014 – Tuesday, 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Lyric Days at Accent on Hearing
Location: Accent on Hearing

Address: 1189 S. Perry Street, Castle Rock, CO
Risk free trial of Lyric Extended Wear Hearing Aids! Free hearing screening and fitting of Lyric, the invisible extended wear hearing aid. Call for an appointment.
www.accentonhearing.net

July 16, 2014 – Wednesday, 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Night of Laughter for Eastern Star Masonic Retirement Community
Location: Eastern Star Masonic Retirement Community

Address: 2445 S Quebec St, Denver, CO
We had so much faun laughing at ourselves last year we decided to do it again this year! JOIN US! On Wednesday, July 16th at the Landmark Comedy Works for a Night of Laughter benefitting the Eastern Star Masonic Retirement Community and Colorado Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star. Tickets are $15 & $25, the PG-13 Show starts at 7:30 Call Fraternal Relations Director Pati Sawyer Boex 303-753-2160 for more information or to purchase your tickets!
www.esmrc.com

July 16, 2014 – Wednesday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Artistic Painting Workshop
Location: Malley Recreation Center

Address: 3380 S. Lincoln St., Englewood, CO
Bring your best friend, sister, neighbor, spouse or “someone you met on the street” and plan an evening together learning a new art. Delicious chocolate refreshments and fruity drinks included. Don’t have someone to join you? That’s okay, come party and have fun meeting new friends. We offer you all the supplies and a teacher to walk you through each part of the painting. Material Fee: $20/per class, payable to instructor. This month’s painting will be a colorful “Sunburst of Petals.” Fee: $13. Resident Fee: $10.
www.englewoodgov.org

July 17, 2014 – Thursday, 4:00PM - 6:00PM
The Truth about VA Benefits for Wartime Veterans and Surviving Spouses
Location: Sunrise at Orchard

Address: 5975 S. Holly Street, Littleton, CO
A local VA Benefit Specialist will reveal the steps seniors and their families should take right now for obtaining the Aid and Attendance Special Pension. Plan to attend this educational seminar. Refreshments will be served.
www.SunriseSeniorLiving.com

July 18, 2014 – Friday, 5:30PM - 10:00PM
Movie & a Martini – Apollo 13 at The Wildlife Experience
Location: The Wildlife Experience

Address: 10035 Peoria St, Parker, CO
45 years ago the United States of America landed the first man on the moon. In celebration of this historic feat we’ll screen one of the most exciting and suspenseful movies ever made. Enjoy a couple of drinks, wander through our first floor galleries, enjoy some scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and grab some popcorn as we take off to new heights with Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Ed Harris and director Ron Howard. . 5:30 pm – Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres, 7:00 pm – Feature Presentation. This is a 21 and over event. Ticket Prices: Members $20, Non-Members $25, Designated Driver, $15, At the Door $28.
http://thewildlifeexperience.org/cal/extreme-theater/movie-martini-apollo-13/

July 19, 2014
Denver Senior Law Day 2014
Location: Denver Merchandise Mart

Address: 451 E. 58th Ave. Unit 470, Denver, CO 80216
This annual educational seminar, held at several locations in Colorado, presents programs specifically for seniors in the Colorado community. Colorado Senior Law Day provides attendees with important and useful information on many issues facing our growing senior citizen population. If you are a senior, an adult child with a senior parent, or a caregiver, make sure you can attend one of the programs! Every participant will receive a FREE copy of the 2014 Edition Senior Law Handbook!
View Senior Law Handbook Online – Click Here
www.SeniorLawDay.org

July 20, 2014 - Sunday, 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Denver Death Cafe-July
Location: Heflebower Funeral Services

Address: 8955 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Ste. 100, Highlands Ranch, CO
Let’s sip tea, eat cake and talk about death! The conversations are life affirming, educational and thought provoking sprinkled with moments of laughter. As one attendee commented, “It’s not weird – it’s wonderful! And I would also add warm and welcoming. So happy I decided to attend, I’ll be back and tell my friends.” A Death Café is not a support group, therapy or counseling nor is it a workshop. There is no selling or promotion of any product or service. The discussions are different at each gathering. Open to all lifestyles, faiths and religions. Please arrive a few minutes early so we may begin promptly at 3:00. No RSVP required!
www.facebook.com/DenverDeathCafe

July 22, 2014 – Tuesday, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Caregiver Tips: Successful Communication Presentation at Caley Ridge Assisted Living
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living

Address: 9350 E Caley Ave, Englewood, CO
This is a presentation titled, “Caregiver Tips: Successful Communication.” This series is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. Learn how to create opportunities for positive interaction by using effective communications techniques. This class covers successful communication skills for interacting with people with dementia, as well as how to observe and respond to different and unusual behaviors often experienced with this diagnosis.
www.caleyridgealf.com

July 24 - 27, 2014
Arapahoe County Fair
Location: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds

Address: 25690 East Quincy Ave, Aurora, CO 80016
This year we have lots of entertainment for the entire family. Young children can participate in educational games, visit the petting zoo, go fishing and enjoy the kiddie tractor pull. The vendor area is geared for variety and an enjoyable shopping experience. You will be able to choose from a variety of food vendors. The Fair is pay-as-you-enter, so you'll pay on arrival at the Fairgrounds.
www.arapahoecountyfair.com

July 24, 2014 – Thursday, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunrise Timeless Talks at Fairmount - Bridge Time - Dealing With the Consequences of Change with Jane w. Barton
Location: Fairmount Mortuary and Cemetery - Chapel in the Pines

Address: 430 S. Quebec Street, Denver, Co 80247
Join Jane W. Barton, MTS, MASM, CSA for the topic, “Bridge Time - Dealing With the Consequences of Change.” Jane will share how most human beings are not fond of change, invited or not. How change disrupts our daily routines, life expectations, and our sense of certainty and reminds us that we are not in control! But change is a given in life: the seasons change, society changes, financial markets change, relationships change, and we change. All Are Welcome! Healthcare Professionals, Hospice Staff and Volunteers, Pastoral Care Professionals, Funeral Service Professionals, Grief and Bereavement Professionals, Students, and Community Members. Register by July 21, 2014 to reserve your seat by email to MLong@fairmountcemetery.net. Breakfast will be provided.
Learn More – Click Here

July 24, 2014 – Thursday, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
A Wiser Mind: Nature of Memory Event
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living

Address: 9350 E Caley Ave, Englewood, CO
What happens to our memories as we age? Why do we forget some things and remember others? What is the difference between being forgetful and having Alzheimer’s? These and many more questions will be answered in a fun and lively educational presentation. Please RSVP to 303-721-8900.
www.caleyridgealf.com

July 24, 2014 – Thursday, 5:30PM – 7:00PM
2nd Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
Location: Libby Bortz Assisted Living

Address: 5844 South Curtis St, Littleton, CO
Join us for the 2nd Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser in support of the Littleton Transportation Network. The Littleton Transportation Network consists of the City of Littleton’s Omnibus and Shopping Cart which provide free transportation service to seniors and the disabled residing in Littleton. Tickets are $25 per person and will include appetizers, mixed green salad with citrus dressing. Healthy Italian soup, spaghetti with meatballs with garlic bread. Beverages include wine, tea, coffee, lemonade or iced tea. Call Libby Bortz today at 303-347-9755 to reserve your tickets. This benefit will help to support the continuation of the Littleton Transportation Network in Littleton that serves local seniors. Become an Sponsor for our Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser! We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities available from Gold, Silver to Bronze at our Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser. Gold Sponsors get a dinner for six at the event and great recognition! Help support Littleton Seniors and the Littleton Transportation Network. Call 303-347-9755 for more information. Note that Sponsorship Registration is due on or before July 7, 2014.
Learn More – Click Here
www.LibbyBortzAssistedLiving.com

July 25, 26 & 27, 2014
Evergreen Jazz Festival
Location: Evergreen, Colorado

Plan to attend the thirteenth annual Evergreen Jazz Festival. Located just 30 minutes southwest of Denver, the scenic mountain community of Evergreen provides an idyllic setting for the 3-day event. Five distinctive, intimate venues ranging from a church to a bar and grill give audiences a delightful variety of up-close-and-personal listening experiences. Purchase tickets online.
www.EvergreenJazz.org

July 25 - 27, 2014
World Wide Antique & Vintage Show 2014 Show
Location: Denver Mart

Address: 451 East 58th Avenue, Suite 4270, Denver, CO 80216
The World Wide Antique & Vintage Show boasts a 50 plus year tradition as a Premier Antique Show in the Colorado. Local and national antique dealers travel to Denver and bring their best to this annual show series. The shows feature a wide variety of antiques, vintage pieces and collectibles from around the world. Admission is $10.00 — Good for all three days.
www.findyourantique.com/attend-the-shows.html

July 25, 2014 – Friday, 7:00PM - 9:30PM
The Sound of Music, Community Theater Production
Location: Englewood Middle School

Address: 300 W. Chenango Ave., Englewood, CO
This community theater program is a 50 year Englewood tradition and is always amazing! You will be impressed! This year’s production of The Sound of Music is made up of 92 people, 40 of which are 7-12 years old. Tickets are $10.00/advance and $12.00/door. They will be on sale at the Malley Senior Recreation Center starting July 14, at the Englewood Middle School every night of show week or you can call 303-762-2660 and have them put on Will Call.
www.englewoodgov.org

July 25 & 26, 2014 – Friday & Saturday, 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Celebrate Independence Expo
Location: Freedom Financial Services Expo Center

Address: 3650 N. Nevada, Colorado Springs, CO
Plan to attend the “Celebrate Independence Expo!” For the first time, the “Yes We Can Expo”, the “OIB Fair”, the “Adaptive Home Event”, the “Community Health Fair”, the “Artists with Disabilities Showcase”
and the annual “ADA Celebration” have combined into one amazing event! On July 25 & 26, 2014, these groups and the community will join together to showcase the BEST Colorado has to offer in products, services, and cutting edge technology that serve people with disabilities. Attendees will experience an adaptive home display, take classes, enjoy entertainment, have access to free health screenings, and shop for one of a kind art pieces.
Learn More – Click Here

July 28, 2014 – Monday, 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Arapahoe County Council on Aging (ACCOA) Meeting
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living

Location: 9350 E Caley Ave Englewood, CO 80111
The Arapahoe County Council on Aging (ACCOA) is composed of a group of seniors and representatives of government agencies, service providers and senior organizations. ACCOA Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month (with the exception being Memorial day when it is held on the 3rd Monday and there is generally no meeting in December). Regular meetings are from 1:00PM-2:30PM at Caley Ridge Assisted Living located at 9350 E Caley Ave, Englewood. Join us as industry minded professionals gather to discuss senior issues including but not limited to transportation, housing, abuse and neglect and much more. Guest speakers come each month to present and discuss issues. Please call Debbie Hutto of Caley Ridge with any questions at 303-721-8900. Guests and newcomers are welcome.
www.caleyridgealf.com
www.accoa.info

July 31st through August 30th, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays*
Senior Housing Options Presents "On Golden Pond" in the Historic Barth Hotel
Location: Barth Hotel

Address: 1514 17th St, Denver, CO
Please Support Senior Housing Options in its award-winning “environmental theater” event held in the historic Barth Hotel at its prime downtown location at 17th and Blake. This year's production is "On Golden Pond" featuring Larry Hecht and Billie McBride. Directed by Ashlee Temple. Invite business associates, friends and family for a memorable night out – a great way to entertain clients or recognize employees! There are only 14 performances. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from July 31 through August 30, 2014 (There will be no performance on August 14). Corporate Sponsorships are available. Call 303-595-4464 ext. 10 for more info. * Note that there is no performance on August 14th.
Learn More about the Event - Click Here
www.SeniorHousingOptions.org

August 1, 2 & 3, 2014
Denver County Fair
Location: National Western Complex Expo Hall

Address: 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216
This annual event celebrates the creativity and personality of Denver with events, exhibitors, blue ribbon competitions and more! The Fair honors the fine traditions and values of America’s county fairs, which have been enjoyed by millions of people for over 100 years. This year they have 14 interlocking indoor pavilions, each with its own exhibitors, vendors, stage demonstrations, entertainment and open competitions!
www.denvercountyfair.org

August 16, 2014, Saturday
Colorado Senior Lobby Annual Meeting
Location: Castle Rock Recreation & Senior Center

Address: 2301 Woodlands Blvd, Castle Rock, CO 80104
This year's Colorado Senior Lobby Annual Meeting will be held in Castle Rock, Colorado at the Castle Rock Recreation & Senior Center. Colorado Senior Lobby is a non-profit, non-partisan, all volunteer organization, that speaks with a unified voice for all Coloradoans, particularly those who are 60 years of age and older. The Lobby focuses on issues and promotes beneficial legislation, while remaining strictly non-partisan and not supporting any specific political party or candidate. Plan to attend the annual meeting to learn more about the group and consider joining. This event is free!
View photographs from last year's event – Click Here
www.ColoradoSeniorLobby.org

August 20, 2014 – Wednesday, 12:00PM – 7:00PM
Caregiver Resource Fair at Bethany Lutheran Church
Location: Great Hall--Bethany Lutheran Church

Address: 4500 East Hampden Avenue, Cherry Hills Village, CO
Are you a family or professional caregiver looking for community resources and information? We invite you to attend a Caregiver Resource Fair at Bethany Lutheran Church. This special caregiver event is hosted by the Life Quality Institute and the Colorado Center for Hospice and Palliative Care. This is a free event that will bring together community organizations and expert speakers who offer services, advice, and information to support family and professional caregivers in their challenging and often stressful role. Learn more about the Life Quality Institute.
www.lifequalityinstitute.org

August 22, 23 & 24, 2014
2014 Denver Modernism Show!
Location: National Western Complex Expo Hall

Address: 4655 Humboldt St. Denver, CO 80216
Don’t miss this show with over 50,000 sq ft. This show features vendors from around the country selling a wide variety of vintage and contemporary mid-century modern, art deco, retro, pop and modernist furnishing, artwork and objects. From furniture to pottery to housewares to textiles, jewelry, electronics and much more.
www.DenverModernism.com

August 22 – September 1, 2014
Colorado’s State Fair
Location: Colorado State Fairgrounds

Address: 1001 Beulah Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004
Families will find a lot to do and see at the Colorado State Fair, and for not a lot of money. From educational exhibits to the best of Colorado youth projects in everything from food to handmade clothing to the livestock show and overall agricultural experience. The Horse Show area has plenty to see and the Department of Agriculture’s own Agriculture Pavilion lets kids experience a variety of farm animals and hands-on activities including “crop boxes,” and a roping arena. In addition to showcasing Colorado agriculture, the annual event features one of the country’s largest traveling carnivals, artwork, crafts, food competitions, thrilling rodeo action, a wide variety of food and merchandise booths and a Fiesta Day honoring Colorado's ties to the Hispanic culture. Plan to attend!
www.coloradostatefair.com

August 23, 2014 – Saturday
Bessie’s Hope 20th Anniversary Copacabana Night Fundraiser
Location: Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center

Address: 7800 E. Tufts Ave, Denver, CO 80237
Join us for Bessie’s Hope 20th Anniversary Copacabana Night Fundraiser with special host Channel 4’s Ed Greene. Enjoy a spectacular evening featuring the Copa Club Tropicale with Jerry Barnett. This exciting show features a 10-piece band with singers and dancers. The evening will include a special award to Jamie Angelich, the Bessie’s Hope Community Angel Award Recipient. Visit our website and learn more about Bessie’s Hope and attend our event to support our work. Last year, Bessie’s Hope worked with our 2, 500 youth through our various programs. Join us to make a big difference in the lives of at-risk youth and forgotten elders. Regular seating is $150 and Patron seating is $250. For reservations call 303-830-9037 or visit our website.
View Letter – Click Here
View Event Flyer – Click Here
www.BessiesHope.org

August 29 through September 1, 2014
Festival of Mountain and Plain ... A Taste of Colorado
Location: Civic Center Park, Denver

“Festival of Mountain and Plain ... A Taste of Colorado” is the major end-of-summer celebration of community pride and spirit in the Denver area. The four-day Festival over Labor Day Weekend offers the taste and highlights of 50 area food establishments, 280 marketplace artisans and vendors, six entertainment stages, and educational programs promoting the diverse cultural and western heritage of the region, and all for no admission fee.
www.atasteofcolorado.com

September 18, 2014 – Thursday, 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Seniors in September Event
2 Locations: Denver Art Museum and The Central Denver Library

The Denver Commission on Aging and Denver Office on Aging are proud to present “Seniors in September.” This event is a collaborative effort from Mayor Michael Hancock, Denver Public Library, Denver Sheriff’s Department, Denver Art Museum, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver Regional Council of Government, National Council on Aging, A Little Help, InnovAge and United Health Care, along with other organizations. The event will be highlighting city agencies, nonprofits and other organizations that serve older adults in the greater Denver area. Catered lunch will be served at noon. For sponsorship and attendance call Amanda Gregg – 720-913-8456.
Learn more about the Event – Click Here
www.denvergov.org/aging

November 8, 2014 – Saturday, 8:30AM - 4:00PM
2014 Holiday Hills Art and Craft Sale
Location: Holiday Hills Clubhouse Ballroom

Address: 2000 W 92nd Ave, Federal Heights, CO
Artists and craft persons offering painting, illustrations, drawing, jewelry, wreaths, quilted products, soaps and fragrances, garden art, sculpture, bake sale and more will be displaying their work at the 2014 Holiday Hills Art and Carft Sale. Shop for your home, office and don’t forget those holiday gifts. Free admission!

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