Things to Do

Posted 10/16/17

THEATER

7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-21 and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at The Armory Performing Arts Center, Brighton. Tickets on sale at www.plattevalleyplayers.org.

MUSIC

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre, …

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Things to Do

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THEATER

7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-21 and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at The Armory Performing Arts Center, Brighton. Tickets on sale at www.plattevalleyplayers.org.

MUSIC

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive. The Sweet Lillies’ high-energy, melodic tunes have quickly captured the hearts and music souls of fans in Colorado and beyond. The magnetic combination of vocals, upright bass, viola and banjo give this band a soulful, rare, alluring sound that blends Americana and bluegrass, creating a style all its own. Call 303-450-8800 or go to www.northglennarts.org to purchase tickets.

10-11:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. Barbara Grenoble and Peggy McCreary of the Grenoble School of Music share interactive music and stories. Ages 4-6. Space is limited; registration required. Call 303-405-3200 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

FILM

6:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”) at Haunted Field of Screams, 10451 McKay Road, Thornton. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Movies are free. Go to http://hauntedfieldofscreams.com/.

ART

9 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 20 (landscape painting); 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct 26 (drawing); 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 (lantern fused glass class) at Aar River Gallery, 3715 W. 73 Ave., Westminster. Call 303-426-4114 or go to www.aarrivergallery.com.

1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St., Thornton. Denise shows us how to make homemade soap with goat’s milk from Caramel Apple Farm. Space is limited; registration required. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Anythink York Street, 8990 York St., Ste. A, Thornton. Guided acrylic painting featuring a black cat in a window. For adults and teens, grades 9 and up. Registration required. Call 303-405-3234 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

on display through Oct. 21 in the Art Cottage Annex at 3715 W. 73 Ave., Westminster. Call 303-426-4114 or go to www.aarrivergallery.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 25 (painting) at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St., Thornton. Registration required. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 (anime club), at Anythink York Street, 8990 York St., Ste. A, Thornton. For grades 6-12. No registration required. Call 303-405-3234 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month in the Red Brick house at Historic Park. Upcoming meetings are Oct. 25, Nov. 29. Presented by the Wheat Ridge Historical Society.

5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 (Poisoned Rotten Apples) at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St., Thornton. Make creepy treats. For ages 5-12. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org to register.

through Oct. 28 at The Art Cottage Annex to Aar River Gallery, 3715 W. 73rd Ave., Westminster. Go to www.aarrivergallery.com.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. Build situational awareness and confidence. Taught by professional MMA fighter and owner of Profound Fitness LLC, Diana Rael. For adults. Space is limited; registration required. Call 303-405-3200 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

through Oct. 31 at Aar River Gallery, 3707 W. 73 Ave., Westminster. Hummel illustrated the new children’s book “Lights On!” See those illustrations and other works.

EVENTS

noon Friday, Oct. 20, at the Northglenn Senior Center, 11801 Community Center Drive. Northglenn Senior Organization will provide the brats and sauerkraut; you provide the side dish or dessert. Cost is free. For ages 55 and over. Call 303-450-8801, or by going to www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn.

6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 at Oz Gallery at Thornton Arts and Culture Center, 9209 Dorothy Blvd., Thornton. Art, face painting, food, music, dancing and crafts. Family-friendly and free. Call 720-977-5882.

9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Harold D. Lutz Sports Complex, Three game guarantee. Register teamsideline.com/apex or call 303-467-7120.

10 a.m. to noon. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St., Thornton. Practice reading to a safe, non-judgmental therapy dog. For ages 6-12. Space is limited, registration required. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21; meet at the Northglenn Recreation Center, 11801 Community Center Drive. Colorado Youth Adventures trip is for ages 11-18. Call 303-450-8800 or go to www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn to register.

4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St., Thornton. Combine Rice Krispie Treats and fudge to make creepy creations. Grades 6-12. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

“The Thirteenth Tale”: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the Northglenn Senior Center, 11801 Community Center Drive. Angelfield House stands abandoned and forgotten. It was once home to the March family - fascinating, manipulative Isabelle, brutal, dangerous Charlie, and the wild, untamed twins, Emmeline and Adeline. But Angelfield House hides a chilling secret which strikes at the very heart of each of them, tearing their lives apart. Now Margaret Lea is investigating Angelfield’s past - and the mystery of the March family starts to unravel. For ages 55 and over. Call 303-450-8801 or stop by the center to reserve a copy.

4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at Anythink York Street, 8990 York St., Ste. A, Thornton. Compete for the top spot in our friendly and fun teen chess tournament. All player levels are welcome. Snacks will be provided. Space is limited; registration is required. Call 303-405-3234 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St., Thornton. Enjoy tea and crumpets (or something like it) with other readers and book club members from all over the north suburban area and celebrate National Reading Group Month together. Presentations by professionals from the book world (publishers, librarians, book stores, authors) and free books make this the annual event not to be missed. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

10-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St., Thornton. Buildings created during the cardboard activity will be used for treats, provided by Vindiola Group RE/MAX Alliance Northeast. Costumes are encouraged. We would love for kids to be responsible for handing out the treats as well. Speak with an Anythink Huron Street staff member if your child is interested in helping. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

4-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 21 at Anythink York Street, 8990 York St., Ste. A, Thornton. No class Oct. 31. Offered by Anythink and No Kid Hungry. Ages 2-12 and their parents will learn to make easy, nutritious and affordable meals. Each week, families will receive a bag of groceries to prepare the meal again at home. Space is limited; call 303-405-3234 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

EDUCATION

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Northglenn Recreation Center, 11801 Community Center Drive. First-time babysitters ages 11-13 will learn the skills necessary to watch over young children. Topics include CPR, first aid, growth and development, safety, feeding, discipline, diapering and bathing. Participants earn a CPR/First Aid certificate upon completion. Bring a sack lunch. Call 303-450-8800 or go to www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn to register.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 at 5195 W. 144th Ave., Broomfield. Register at http://www.holyfamilyhs.com; call 303-410-1411.

Calendar submissions must be received by noon Thursday for publication the following week. Send listings to calendar@coloradocommunitymedia.com. No attachments, please. Listings are free and run on a space-available basis.Friday to Sunday, Oct. 20-22 at Castle Events Center, 83 E. 120 Ave., Northglenn. Go to www.BalboaBlowout.com. Contact 303-883-6691 or info@balboablowout.com.

2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St., Thornton. Families will create buildings using cardboard boxes. Houses will be used for Treats from the Neighborhood. No registration required. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 21 at Standley Lake Regional Park, 9785 Eagle View Loop, Westminster. Learn about the animals that haunt us on Halloween. Wear your favorite costume and take a guided fall walk at Standley Lake. The walk will end with a pumpkin carving to take home and show off. For ages 6-10. Class size is limited. Sign up at https://prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. With toothpicks and pumpkin candies, can you build a tower? A bridge? A chair? Challenge yourself solo or work with a friend. For elementary and middle school-aged kids. Registration required. Call 303-405-3200 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Westminster College Hill Library, 3705 W. 112th Ave., Westminster. Presented by Frances Myers, founder and executive director, The Center for Advance Care Planning. Review the basics of advance care planning and explore the questions you need to ask yourself to be able to plan. Call 720-595-5451 to RSVP or if you have questions. Go to www.centerforadvancecareplanning.org

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