Concerts, Racing, Crafts and More!

August 11, 2016

It’s mid-August, and this weekend marks the last of the Sounds of Southlands outdoor summer concerts, AND the final series of world-class horse racing events at Arapahoe Park. Plan now to catch some music, a play, a craft night or some indoor golf – in and around Southshore this weekend!

Love Chris Daniels & The Kings Concerts!

Tonight, Thursday, August 11

SOUNDS OF SOUTHLANDS: Chris Daniels & the Kings


Chris Daniels & the Kings

Chris Daniels & the Kings have toured their way through two continents and appeared with the likes of B.B. King, Blues Traveler, The Neville Brothers, Sheryl Crow, Robert Cray and Bonnie Raitt. The band plays enough rock, soul and funky blues to get your blood pumpin’ and your heart thumpin’, tonight! Don’t miss this free concert!

Southlands Mall Town Square, Aurora
6:00 p.m.
Admission: Free

Friday, August 12

Build It With Beads!
From musical concerts to a concert of creativity! At Build It With Beads, you can create simple hearts and stars, 3-D boxes, jewelry and much more. The possibilities are endless with Perler™ beads. Check out the 1,001 things you can make, then sign up for a class at the Mission Viejo Library and let your creative juices flow!

Mission Viejo Library, 15324 E. Hampden Circle, Aurora
4:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-326-8600

Crafty Teens Unleashed
This is one awesome specialty crafts night geared toward teens. Kids ages 7 to 14 will enjoy a fun evening with friends as they create one-of-a-kind pencil jars to use or give as gifts. And with ping-pong, guitar hero or rock band videos, foosball, and other board games, they’ll never be BORED!

Denver YMCA Teen Center, Southlands Shopping Center, 6155 S. Main Street, Suite 220, Aurora
6:00-10:00 p.m.,
Phone: 720-870-2221
Cost: Early registration $5/ Drop-in: $8

Friday-Sunday, August 12-14

SUMMER THEATER:  Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
A critical and popular success, this bittersweet comedy traces the unlikely romance between two middle-aged “losers.” For mature audiences only.

1468 Dayton St., Aurora, CO
Friday-Saturday: 7:30 p.m., Sunday: 2:30 p.m.
Phone:  303-856-7830
Tickets:  $24-30

A Day At The Races
It’s your last chance to experience the best in Colorado horse racing Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14 at Arapahoe Park. The three breeds that race at the park are Thoroughbreds, Quarter Horses and Arabians, and the first race starts at 1:00 p.m. Close out the season with high-energy excitement at the park!

Arapahoe Park, 26000 East Quincy Avenue Aurora
1:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-751-5918
General Admission: $5; Children under 17 and Seniors 55+: Free
Active Duty Military with Valid Military ID – $1

Saturday, August 13

Golf Between the Books
Golf in the library? Absolutely! Experience mini-golf like never before at this after hours event. It’s fun for the whole family!

Mission Viejo Library, 15324 E. Hampden Circle, Aurora
7:00-10:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-326-8600

Tuesday, August 16

Free Computer Tutoring!
The library is the place to be for free 30-minute, one-on-one tutoring on a variety of computer topics for 4th graders to adults. You can learn all about e-Readers, Microsoft Office programs, how-to craft a resume, and more. Call 303-326-8600 to reserve a date and time and to specify a topic.

Mission Viejo Library, 15324 E. Hampden Circle, Aurora
6:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-326-8600


Thrill O’ The Grill
If you’re hankering for something hot off the grill when you get done paddling around the Aurora Reservoir, remember you can rent one for $10 an hour (two hour minimum) instead of loading and lugging your own. And for 60 tasty grill-tested recipe ideas, click HERE. Bon Appétit!

Aurora Reservoir, 5800 S. Powhowtan Rd., Aurora
Dawn to Dusk
Phone: 303-326-8425

Is Southshore Calling Your Name?

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Have a good weekend, everybody!