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Community Events and Classes for Kids and Adults

POSTED November 17, 2016

Community events like the popular Starlighting festivities in downtown Castle Rock, complete with fireworks and hot chocolate are set for this weekend! Plus, classes for all ages and activities that entertain you all weekend long!

TONIGHT | Thursday, November 17

AN EVENING OF MUSIC
Drop for an enjoyable evening of classical, pop and other seasonal musical favorites as the Clarinets Fourtissimo of the Denver Concert Band perform.

Lone Tree Library, 10055 Library Way, Lone Tree
7:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-701-7323

Friday, November 18

VETERANS’ HISTORY PROJECT
As part of lifelong learning Fridays for adults 50 and over, the library will celebrate veterans’ contributions to our community and our country as well as learn about the Douglas County History Research Center’s Veteran’s History project.

Highlands Ranch Library, James H. LaRue, 9792 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

WYNONA AND THE BIG NOISE
Five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author, Wynonna is not just a singer-songwriter; she’s a great storyteller. Whether performing alongside her mother as one half of the legendary duo The Judds, or pushing the boundaries on her own mega-successful solo path, Wynonna’s has the consummate artist’s ability to touch the human heart. Wynonna has sold over 30 million albums, enjoyed 20 number-one hits and won over 60 industry awards.

Wynonna and her band The Big Noise, led by her husband/drummer/producer, Cactus Moser, will perform some of her old favorites, I Saw the Light and No One Else on Earth, as well as music from her latest album, The Big Noise.

Parker Arts Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:30 p.m.
Phone: 303-805-6800
TICKETS: $70-$75

CASTLE PINES AFTER DARK
If your teen is looking for a place to hang out on Friday nights, bring them to the library for after-hours community fun, games, prizes, food and movies! Open to kids aged 13 to 18.

Castle Pines Library, 360 Village Square Ln., Castle Pines
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

Friday-Sunday, November 18-21

DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
In this gripping adaptation, newly discovered writings from the poignant diary of Anne Frank, as well as survivor accounts, are interwoven to create a contemporary story of the people persecuted under Nazi rule. Adapted from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, edited by Otto Frank, winner of the 1956 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Critics Circle Award, and virtually every other coveted prize of the theatre. Very few plays have moved the Broadway critics to write such glowing notices, receiving the unanimous acclaim of all the top New York reviewers.

Parker Arts Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 2:00 and 7:30 p.m., Sun., 2:00 p.m.
TICKETS: $20

LAST WEEKEND: 30 PLAYS IN 60 MINUTES!
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind first opened in 1988 and is still playing today as the longest-running show in Chicago history. This raucous experiment presents 30 Plays in 60 Minutes, with each two-minute play performed in random order with an interactive audience. An onstage 60-minute timer keeps everything to time. This is a witty collection of comic, tragic, political, personal and abstract plays. Ready, set, GO!

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
8:30 p.m.
TICKETS: $20 ($18 members)

Saturday, November 19

SATURDAY SURPRISE!
This is a learning-oriented event, always a surprise, so if you have a spontaneous, adventurous nature, drop by and find out something new that the library says will delight you.

Castle Rock Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
10:00-11:30 a.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323
[email protected]

ROX ‘N’ ROLL YOGA
This active yoga workout set to music is designed to get you up and moving and is open to all ages!

Roxborough Library, Lockheed Martin Room, 8357 N. Rampart Range Rd., Littleton
2:00-3:00 p.m.
304-791-7323
REGISTER: Open to everyone

LEGO ROBOTICS
Want to build your own mini-Lego robot? This hands-on community program will allow families to build and program a robot on a beginners’ level. Perfect for ages 8 and older. Email to wait-list below.

Parker Library, 20105 E. Mainstreet, Parker
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323
[email protected]

CALLIGRAPHY AND CARDS
A professional calligrapher will teach you how to give your holiday cards a little lettering pizazz.

Lone Tree Library, 10055 Library Way, Lone Tree
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323
[email protected]

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The annual Starlighting event

ANNUAL STARLIGHTING EVENT!
The Castle Rock “Lighting of the Star” is an annual community event dating back to 1936! This year’s celebration will include: hot chocolate, holiday carols, nonprofit booths, strolling entertainers and Santa, who will be ready to pose for photos with the littles, or with you! The Rink at the Rock, an outdoor ice skating rink in downtown Castle Rock, will be open for the festivities, and for $5 you can snag a bowl of chili from the Castle Rock Firehouse (4:00-7:00 p.m.). A fireworks display from atop “The Rock,” will close out the evening, so don’t leave early!

Check the schedule of events for information about parking, walking routes and shuttle rides.

Downtown Castle Rock, Historic Wilcox Square
2:00-7:00 p.m.; Ceremony, 5:00 p.m.; Starlighting, 5:30 p.m.

STARLIGHTING SANTA AND PUPPET SHOWS
This is practically an institution that takes place every year during Castle Rock’s Starlighting festivities! Beloved children’s librarian Kathleen DiLeo brings joy and entertainment to audiences of all ages.

Castle Rock Library, Philip S. Miller Room, 100 S. Wilcox Room, Castle Rock
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323
[email protected]

TURKEY TROT DANCE PARTY
It’s a night of ballroom, Latin, salsa, swing and tango dancing to DJ-spun music. Refreshments and beverages and a fun time!

Adventures in Dance, 1500 W. Littleton Blvd. #207, Littleton
8:00-9:30 p.m.
Phone: 720-276-0562
COST: $20

Sunday, November 20

LOCAL AUTHOR SHOWCASE
Enjoy light refreshments as you listen to local authors talk about their books.

Highlands Ranch, James H. LaRue, 9792 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323
[email protected]

Monday, November 21

ADVANCED GENEALOGY COURSE
Learn how to apply the genealogical proof standard to your family research, and how to use the latest advanced research methodologies.

Castle Rock Library, Philip S. Miller CR Bank Room, 100 S. Wilcox Room, Castle Rock
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

The Crystal Valley Community

There’s no place we’d rather be, especially this time of year, than in Crystal Valley. If you’d like to live here too, drop by and study the new-home designs in the Richmond American Homes, collections. Both ranch and two-story models are priced from the $300s.

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