Pancakes, Pumpkins and Gothic Plays!

October 5, 2016

Pancakes Are Healthy, Right?

Don’t miss the pancakes and pumpkins this weekend as people of all ages toss the orange gourds for fun and prizes. And that’s not all! Southshore and Southlands celebrate 10 years of building community memories with pancakes and other festivities all day long at the mall.

Today/Tonight, October 6

It’s nothing but net for boys and girls from preschool to sixth grade. Young hoopsters will learn about air balls and double dribbles, fast breaks and alley oops at these basketball camps set for family-friendly schedules. Check times and days to sign up your little basketball player.

The Lakehouse at Southshore, 27151 E. Lakeview Dr., Aurora
Phone: 720-870-2221, Contact: Shawn Ming
Cost for YMCA Members: $52 to $64

He was Ol’ Blue Eyes and Chairman of the Board, but however you remember him, Frank Sinatra was one of a kind. The pop singer has been gone for 17 years, but his fans will gather to enjoy his inimitable musical style once more in this free Active Minds program.

Smoky Hill Library, 5430 S Biscay Circle, Centennial
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-542-7279

Friday, October 7

Drop the kiddos off for dinner and games, plus a showing of Sony Pictures’ Hotel Transylvania at The Lakehouse on Friday, October 7. The movie begins with monsters who want to get away from it all, and go to Count Dracula’s Hotel Transylvania, a lavish resort where they can be themselves without humans around to bother them! For (potty-trained) children up to 10 years of age. Call to reserve a space.

The Lakehouse at Southshore, 27151 E. Lakeview Dr., Aurora
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Phone: 720-870-2221

It’s craft night for teens and tweens at the teen center in Southlands. The craft this week is making tie-dyed socks, but kids can shoot pool on the brand new pool table, play Wii games, watch DVDs, play foosball and enjoy good times with good friends. Ages 10 to 15 welcome.

Teen Center, Southlands Shopping Center, 6155 S. Main St., Suite 220, Aurora
6:30-10:00 p.m.
Phone: 720-274-5759
Cost: $10 per person

Friday-Sunday, October 7-9

A thrilling drama of suspense and Gothic romance set in Europe at the end of the Victorian Age. With its spine-tingling score, the story follows the famed vampire as he lusts for new blood. A special gala event on Saturday night at 6:00 p.m. with food, wine and a silent auction will be held before the performance.

Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora
Fri./Sat., 7:30 p.m., Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-739-1970
Tickets: $16-$37

Saturday, October 8

Don’t miss the festivities all-day-long at Southlands Mall to celebrate the shopping center’s 10th anniversary. The day’s events begin with a one-mile family fun walk followed by a pancakes and a variety of activities for the kids.

8:00 a.m. Pick Up Number for One-Mile Family Fun Walk
9:00 a.m. One-Mile Family Fun Walk Starts
9:15-11:00 a.m. Community Pancake Breakfast — Eat pancakes to your heart’s delight!
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Kid’s Crafts, Activities, Hula Hoop Contest, Bounce House, Musical Entertainment, Social Media Contests and More!
12:00-1:00 p.m. Fall Trends Fashion Show emceed by Leah Block from the hit TV show, The Bachelor
3:00-5:00 p.m. Concert featuring a cappella sensation, FACE, plus food from some of Southland’s favorite eateries!

Southlands Shopping Center, 6155 S. Main St., Aurora
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Phone: 720-274-5759
Cost: Pancake Breakfast, $10 per person

Stop in to shop for hand-crafted and specialty items at this annual school fundraiser for Overland High School.

Overland High School, 12400 E. Jewell Ave., Aurora
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday, October 8-9

pancakesThis signature fall event presented by the city of Aurora draws pumpkin chunkers from all over the state! The competitors, kids and adults, will see how far they can make their pumpkins fly using a variety of creative catapults, air cannons and other wild and wily contraptions! Come to compete or come to watch, there will be plenty of food and drink – including an assortment of beers and ales.

Visitors can pick their own pumpkins from the patch and enjoy pony rides, face painting, crafts and other family activities, plus a car show exhibit from Central Colorado Corvettes. A live concert will mark the festivities with chart-topping country groups the Josh Abbott Band and Colorado’s own Buckstein.

Arapahoe Park Racetrack, 26000 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora
Sat., 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sun., 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Parking: Free; Ages 13 and Older: $5; Concert: $15-$18

The Signature Homes at Southshore

We’re celebrating a 10 wonderful years as a community with all the people who call Southshore home. If you’re not one of them, we can change that, right away! Stop by Richmond American and Village Homes model and consider all that Southshore has to offer. Priced from the $400s to the $700s.