Fun Things to Do This Weekend
July 7, 2016
Ready for the weekend? Check out all the warm weather things to do in Southshore and around town this weekend and beyond. Dance to the beat of an amazing U2 tribute band, or sit back and soak up the smooth artistry of one of Denver’s jazz greats. Take your pick of movies, music, learning activities or fun and games!
Things to Do:
STARTS TODAY: July 7 to August 11
TEEN SEWING CLASS
Does your teenager want to learn how to sew? All you need is a working sewing machine; this six-week class will handle the rest. Geared for teens ages 12 to 18, the class starts today with basic stitches for hemming and repairing clothes, etc. Instructors will also help students make a simple project.
Meadowood Recreation Center, 3054 S. Laredo St., Aurora 6:30-8:30 p.m.
COST: $74 for Aurora Residents
TONIGHT (July 7)
SOUNDS OF SOUTHLANDS: Under a Blood Red Sky
This acclaimed U2 tribute band passionately recreates the music of the beloved, award-winning Irish rock band. Covering tunes like With or Without You, In the Name of Love, and Sunday Bloody Sunday, this is the only U2 tribute band to have played Red Rocks to 9,000 fans. Come sing and sway and stomp to Under a Blood Red Sky!
Southlands Mall Town Square, 6:00 p.m.
MORE INFO: http://www.shopsouthlands.com/news/sounds-of-southlands-summer-concert-series/2129995344
AURORA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Hazel Miller
Hazel Miller’s jazzy R&B style has made her a sought-after performer in the region for 24 years. Miller, a gifted singer, has opened for Herbie Hancock, James Taylor and Michael McDonald and performed at every major jazz festival in Colorado. Enjoy a Subway meal while you listen to the soulful artistry of Hazel Miller.
Meadowood Park, 3054 S. Laredo St., Aurora 6:30-8:00 p.m.
MORE INFO: https://www.auroragov.org/cms/one.aspx?pageId=2037792
Friday, July 8
OUTDOOR SUMMER FILM SERIES
Calling all Spielberg junkies! If you’re willing to venture beyond the neighborhood, join your fellow shark fans for a showing of Jaws on the front lawn of the Historic Elitch Gardens Theatre. Gates open at 7:00 p.m. with live music entertainment until the film starts at dusk. Bring your lawn chairs and your blankets; sandwiches and drinks will be available for sale with proceeds benefitting the theatre restoration.
ADMISSION: $5 suggested donation
Historic Elitch Gardens Theatre, 4655 W. 37th Ave., Denver 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 9
GAME NIGHT AT THE Y!
Are your kids in search of new things to do on Saturday nights? For an evening of movies, fun and games bring them to the YMCA Teen Center at Southlands. Located on the NW corner of Main Street and E. Commons Avenue in Suite 220, young people aged 6 to 15 can play Ping-Pong, board games or watch movies in the movie room from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
ADMISSION: $5, Ages 6 to 15
Denver YMCA Teen Center, Southlands Shopping Center, 6155 S. Main Street, Suite 220, 6:00-10:00 p.m. Phone: 720-870-2221
Wednesday, July 13, Event Registration Deadline
KIDS’ NIGHT OUT!
You deserve a break today – and so do your kids! Drop the wee ones off at The Lakehouse next Friday, July 15, for dinner and games, plus a showing of Disney’s The Lion King in the Lakehouse theater. Register by Wednesday, July 13th here for the movie night on July 15.
27151 E Lakeview Dr., Aurora, CO, 6:00-10:00 p.m.
ADMISSION: $15 for one child; $10 for additional children
Don’t Live Here Yet?
Well, you better put “shopping for a new home” at the top of your list of things to do this weekend! Spend some time touring our beautiful model homes and deciding which one is right for you. Village Homes offers two collections and some “quick move-in” homes so you won’t miss any of the summer fun at Southshore!
Have a good weekend, everybody!