Archives - July2019

Back-to-School Tips and Tricks

July 30, 2019

It’s hard to believe kids will soon be heading back to school – the summer break evaporated like morning dew on a freshly mowed lawn! And it’s likely the Southshore students in your house will be a bit more anxious than the adults about returning to the deadline-oriented routine of school! Here are some tips …

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Jack Black, Salsa Showdown and On-Tap Beer Fest!

July 25, 2019

Looking for ways to beat the heat? A Salsa Showdown or an On-Tap Beer Festival might be just the ticket! Or maybe laughter is the best antidote to the warm weather with an evening of comedy at the Denver Zoo! Family activities also abound, including day-trips to Wonderland and the funnest health fair you’ve ever …

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Summer Life at the Lake

July 23, 2019

The 90-degree days we’ve been enjoying in Aurora make the 800-acres of water in the Aurora Reservoir an inviting recreational hot spot for sunbathers and swimmers, scuba divers, kayakers, anglers and beach babies! There’s so much to do at the lake, don’t miss these last days of water fun before school starts to soak up …

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Goat Yoga, Apollopalooza and Michelangelo!

July 18, 2019

The original Renaissance men, Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo will be making special-exhibit appearances in Aurora and Denver this weekend! The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is presenting 500 years of the creative genius of Da Vinci, or view a replica of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel at the Hangar at Stanley in Stapleton! The wild …

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Planting Now For Fall Harvest!

July 16, 2019

This is the time of year to give your garden its second wind. After harvesting all the salad greens, peas and rhubarb, you can still grow some root and other vegetables now, and reap veggie rewards in the fall! The Old Farmer’s Almanac calls it succession gardening for fall, a period of planting in mid-to-late summer …

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Apollopalooza, Willie Wonka and Mozart in Moonlight!

July 11, 2019

This month marks one of the most exciting anniversaries any of us have ever witnessed: it was fifty years ago this week that Apollo 11 blasted off, landing on the moon four days later. It was the first time a person ever set foot on the moon, when astronaut Neil Armstrong uttered those famous words, …

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How Much House Can You Afford?

July 9, 2019

Buying a house is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll likely ever make. It’s not something we do every day, or every few years like other big-ticket items such as cars, boats and RVs. In fact, a house is usually the biggest purchase you’ll make in your lifetime. Think about it, how often …

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Fabulous Fourth of July Fun!

July 3, 2019

America’s having a birthday party, and you’re invited! All of your favorite family summer activities can be found in Aurora and Denver this weekend, with an emphasis on FOOD! Kick off the long weekend with a July 4th parade and pancake breakfast, and indulge in an all-day food truck rally! It wouldn’t be the Fourth …

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Cool, Refreshing, Summer Treats

July 2, 2019

The warmer the weather, the more we like cold desserts, icy treats and cool confections for dessert. Whether you like your sweets creamy or fruity (or both) there’s a recipe here sure to please your palate! If you have a sweet tooth for ice cold desserts when the temps start to soar, read on for …

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