Things to Do

Posted 1/15/18

THEATER `Treasure Island’ Auditions: Monday, Jan. 22 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive. Check in from 3-3:45 p.m. For ages 6-18; about 60 roles are available for the …

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Things to Do

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THEATER

`Treasure Island’ Auditions: Monday, Jan. 22 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive. Check in from 3-3:45 p.m. For ages 6-18; about 60 roles are available for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production. Performances are Jan. 27. Auditions start at 4 p.m.; late-comers will be turned away. Call 303-450-8757.

Readers Theatre Performance: 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at Eagle View Adult Center, 1150 Prairie Center Parkway, Brighton. Readers Theatre skits are always a lot of fun and only last about 20 minutes. Drop in for the free show and support our actors.

“Treasure Island”: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive. Missoula Children’s Theatre program. Go to www.northglennarts.org to purchase tickets.

MUSIC

A Cappella Concert Series: Blue Jupiter: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive, Northglenn. Blue Jupiter kicks off the series with its energetic blend of pop lead vocals, jazzy a cappella harmony and funky beatbox. Go to www.northglennarts.org to purchase tickets.

Eagle View Singers: 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 27 at Eagle View Adult Center, 1150 Prairie Center Parkway, Brighton. Do you love to sing? Come get involved in this fun group.

Night of the Stars Talent Show Audition: Monday, Jan. 29 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive; and Tuesday, Jan. 30 at the Thornton Community Center, 2211 Eppinger Blvd., Thornton. For ages 5-18. Performers are grouped by grade. Competition is Feb. 9. Go to www.northglennarts.org/talent-show for information and to schedule an audition.

ART/CRAFTS

Wright Farms Knitting Club: 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. All levels welcome. No registration necessary. Call 303-405-3200 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

Wright Farms Photo Club: 6-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22 at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. Share photos on the themes motion, lights and open. Submit your photos via email by Friday, Jan. 19 to wfphotoclub@anythinklibraries.org. New members are always welcome to join. No registration necessary. Call 303-405-3200 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

Paint & Sip with Pinot’s Palette: 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22 at The Avenues Crofton Park, 12431 King Court, Broomfield. Enjoy wine and charcuterie while creating a  work of art during this two-hour class. No experience is necessary. Cost  includes a 16-by-20 inch canvas as well as all paint and materials. Call 720-328-9548. Go to www.LiveTheAvenues.com.

Cricut Design: Tote Bags: 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. Customize a tote bag using The Studio’s Cricut design space and printer. Supplies are limited; registration recommended. Call 303-405-3200 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

FOOD/COOKING

Chili Cook0ff: noon Friday, Jan. 19 at the Northglenn Senior Center, 11801 Community Center Drive. Enter the Northglenn Senior Organization’s 12th annual chili cookoff. Red and green chili are judged in separate categories. Bring your chili entry or a complementary side dish for the potluck. Sign-up list is available at the center. Cost is free. RSVP by Jan. 17. Stop by the center, call 303-450-8801 or go to www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn.

Cooking with Kids: Making Edible Paper: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St., Thornton. For kids ages 6-12. Space is limited; registration required. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

Coq au Vin Cooking Class: 3-5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29 at The Avenues Crofton Park, 12431 King Court, Broomfield. Chef Sean Clark of Clark’s Custom Catering will teach attendees how to prepare Coq au Vin and will send them home with a sample of the dish as well as a grocery list to recreate the dish on their own. All skill levels are welcome. RSVP at 720-328-9548. Go to www.LiveTheAvenues.com.

WRITING/READING

Barkin’ Books: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. Ages 6-12 practice their reading skills by reading out loud to a therapy dog. Registration is recommended. Contact aeasley@anythinklibraries.org or call 303-405-3250 to register.

Senior Book Club: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the Northglenn Senior Center, 11801 Community Center Drive. Book is “The 100-Year-Old Man Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared.” In one day, Allan Karlsson turns 100. A big celebration is in the works at his nursing home, but he decides to embark on a hilarious unexpected journey. It would be the adventure of a lifetime for anyone else, but Allan has a larger-than-life backstory. For ages 55 and over. Cost is free. Call 303-450-8801 or stop by the center to reserve a copy.

EVENTS

Bringing Constitutional Republic Political Power Back to Colorado: 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22 at Davies’ Chuck Wagon Diner, 10151 W. 26th Ave., Wheat Ridge. Jefferson County Republican Men’s Club welcomes Jon Caldara, president of the Independence Institute. Contact Fred Holden, club president, 303-421-7619.

Bucket of Doooooom: 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23 at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. Come up with ways to escape near-death scenarios when we play Bucket of Doom, a card game in the style of Apples to Apples. Call 303-405-3200 or go to anythinklibraries.org. 

Code Club: 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. Learn coding basics and use them to help a group of Minecraft YouTube gamers escape certain in-game doom. Appropriate for grades 2 and up. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. Call 303-405-3200 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

Blow Off Some STEAM: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 (Strawbees Engineering) at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton. Activities include science, technology, engineering, art and math. For elementary school-aged kids and their grown-ups. Space is limited so registration is required. Call 303-452-7534 or go to anythinklibraries.org.

Volunteer Job Fair: 12:30-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26 at Eagle View Adult Center, 1150 Prairie Center Parkway, Brighton. Local non-profit organizations will share volunteer opportunities.

Colorado Youth Adventures: Breckenridge Snow Sculptures & Lunch: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27; meet at the Northglenn Recreation Center, 11801 Community Center Drive. Head to Breckenridge to check out snow sculptures. Group will participate in the junior snow sculpture event; theme is animals. Learn the basics of snow sculpting in a fun environment. Dress for the weather. Fee includes lunch. Call 303-450-8800 or go to www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn to sign up.

HEALTH

Fascial Stretch Therapy: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22 at Eagle View Adult Center, 1150 Prairie Center Parkway, Brighton. Donna Gill is a certified fascial stretch therapist providing services at Eagle View twice a month. Fascial stretch therapy can decrease aches and pains and increase mobility. Sign up for an hour-long whole body stretch or a 30-minute localized body stretch. Wear comfortable, loose clothing for your session. The stretch is pain-free and relaxing. Call Eagle View at 303-655-2075 for an appointment. Pay therapist at the time of service.

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