The annual “Water Blossom Festival,” sponsored by the Colorado Water Garden Society, will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 18 at Denver Botanic …
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The annual “Water Blossom Festival,” sponsored by the Colorado
Water Garden Society, will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 18 at
Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York St., Denver. (The society
includes many south area gardeners). Demonstrations on planting and
dividing, information and brochures, tours of DBG water gardens,
some free plants. At 1 p.m. Sarada Krisnan, director of
horticulture, will present “Denver Botanic Gardens Aquatic Plants”
in Gates Hall. The event is free, but DBG membership or admission
is required. Contacts: Jim Arneill 303-843-9619 or Duff Kerr
“I’m Getting Murdered in the Morning” by Lee Mueller, presented
by the Parker Arts Council, invites the public to a wedding
reception, which won’t be over until someone is dead. Performances
will be at 7 p.m. July 24 and 2 p.m. July 25 at Victorian Peaks
Collection, 11020 Pikes Peak Drive, Parker. Director Patricia
Goodman leads the Murder Gourmet Ltd. troupe. The antique store
will become a cabaret theater for the weekend, with a buffet
dinner, cash bar and play for $35. Reservations must be at least 24
hours in advance. 303-840-5406.
Reminder to artists: The Annual Kaleidoscope Juried Exhibition
is scheduled July 12 to Aug. 5 in the Colorado Gallery of the Arts
at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton.
Entries will be received only from 9 to 11 a.m. on July 10 at the
gallery. Fee is $10 each (Exact cash). They will be juried from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. Work not accepted can be picked up that day from 1
to 3 p.m.. Submit actual work (no slides). 2-D work must be wired
and ready to hang. 3-D work must be stable, fit on a 17-inch by
17-inch pedestal and light enough for one person to carry. A
reception will be 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 16. Gallery hours:
12 to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July
17. Information: Trish.Sangelo@arapahoe.edu.
Littleton Symphony, directed by Jurgen deLemos, will hold
auditions during July and August for string players and Second
Trumpet. There are required trumpet excerpts and audition
requirements for strings. Call for information and appointment:
303-989-4727 or contact email@example.com.
Curtis Arts and Humanities Center will host its 27th Annual All
Colorado Art Show from July 9 to Aug. 6 at 2349 East Orchard Road,
Greenwood Village. Internationally known painter Quang Ho is the
2010 juror. Quang Ho will lecture on “Good Art, How and Why it
Works” at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 23 at Greenwood Village
City Hall, 6060 S. Quebec, then will move to Curtis to conduct a
gallery walk at 7:45 p.m. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays
through Fridays; 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. Admission free.
“Seussical Jr.” (the one hour version) will be presented by Town
Hall Arts Centers play production camp students July 9 to 18: 7
p.m. July 9, 10, 16, 17; 2 p.m. July 11 and 18. Tickets: $10. Town
Hall is at 2450 W. Main St., Downtown Littleton, 303-794-2787, ext
Missoula Children’s Theater auditions for “The Princess and the
Pea” will be 10 am to noon on July 12, with rehearsals for
successful participants lasting through the week to performances at
7 p.m. July 16 and 3 p.m. July 17 at Highline Church, 6325 S.
University, Centennial. (Across from Goodson). Ages 8 to 18,
$75/$55. 303-730-4612, sspr.org.
Dr. Joelle Suel, pastor of Glory to Glory Christian Center in
Aurora, which has active south area members, will sign copies of
her new book, “Counting the Cost: Essential Truths to Answering
God’s Call,” from noon to 2 p.m. July 10 at Barnes and Noble Books,
8555 E. Arapahoe Road, Greenwood Village.
Theater fans who missed Shadow Theatre’s “Life and Times of Ol’
Alfred” may be able to attend one of two performances scheduled at
El Centro Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, at 7:30 p.m. July
3 and 10. 720-857-8000, firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Digging King Tut” with Dr. William Petty is scheduled at Bemis
Library, 6014 S. Datura St. at 7 p.m. July 13. Petty will talk
about Tut’s place in history and then jump ahead to the discovery
of the tomb by Howard Carter and the story of two trumpets found
there. Free. 303-795-3961.Nature writer Mary Taylor Young of Castle
Rock will again offer summer classes at Rocky Mountain National
Park. Information and registration at www.rmna.org : July 17- 9 a.m. to 12 noon
- “Animal Tracks Detectives” for ages 8 to 12. Learn the story told
by tracks. $15. July 18-9 a.m. to 2 p.m. -“A Bird on the Page”
Observe birds and the natural world along a stream among aspens and
wildflowers. Record in detail, then write a brief piece. $95. Young
is the author of 11 books and will have the first in a new Colorado
Nature Guide Series due in fall 2010.Paperback Palooza used
paperback book sale (50 cents) will be held 9 a.m. July 10 at
Eloise May Library, 1471 S. Parker Road, Denver. 303-LIBRARY.The
popular Body Worlds and the Story of the Heart exhibit at the
Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver,
has been extended through Aug. 15. For information: www.dmns.org, 303-322-7009.Colorado
Theatre Guild will announce the Fifth Annual Henry Awards in a
program at 7 p.m. July 19 in the Space Theatre, Denver Center for
the Performing Arts. The theater-loving public is invited to
attend. Tickets, $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Gloria Shanstrom,
303-931-7241.The Exotic Sports Car Show and Concours D’Elegance, a
benefit for the United Cerebral Palsy Colorado organization which
was washed out in the June 13 monsoons, is happily re-scheduled at
Arapahoe Community College from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 8. Adults
$10, Children under 12 free. www.cpco.org.The Parker Writers Group
will meet at 2 p.m. July 11 at the Parker Library, 10851 Crossroads
Drive, to hear Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers 2009 Writer of the
Year Mario Acevedo present “Getting Published and What’s Next.” He
will bring manuscripts that have been worked over by an editor.
Felix Gomez, his vampire detective is headed for a graphic novel
series. Free, no registration required.Firehouse Quilts 5th Annual
Quilt Show will be held July 16 (Noon to 6 p.m.) and July 17 (9
a.m. to 5 p.m.) at Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 E. Grace
Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Award-winning quilts in varied categories;
music; vendors; onsite café and patio. Firehouse Quilts members
make quilts for firemen to give to children who have suffered a
loss through a home fire. Admission: $7 at the door; $6 in advance.
16th Annual Colorado Irish Festival will be July 9-11 at Clement
Park, 7306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton. Opens 5 to 9 p.m. Friday,
July 9; 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 10 and 11.
Bands, dance, storytelling, sports, cultural village, kids
activities, marketplace. Tickets: $5 Friday; $12 Saturday and
Sunday. On Sunday, two items of non-perishable food gets you in
free until 11 a.m. Discounted advance tickets and information:
on the Frontier” at 7 p.m. July 10 at the Littleton Museum will
show how clothing evolved from hoop skirt to suffragette “rational
dress.” Soldiers, physicians, bathers, mothers, children and
pioneers (staff and volunteers) will model. The Museum is at 6028
S. Gallup St., Littleton. Tickets: $4/FOL/M members; $5
non-members. 303-795-3950.The Vibe Tribe, a four piece Dixieland
band that includes a vibraphone, will play from 2 to 3 p.m. July 10
at Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Free.
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