TONIGHT: Volunteers Needed for West Colfax BID Event Planning

Please join the West Colfax Business Improvement District (BID) tonight to help with last minute planning for the design demonstration and festival coming up this Sunday, August 16th.  If you can help please meet the planning team TONIGHT, August 11th at 6:00 pm at 4500 W. Colfax. Information on the Sunday event can be found in the flyer below.

West Colfax BID August 2015



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SLCG Mexican Fiesta Potluck

Meican Potluck

Bring your family and friends to the Sloan’s Lake Citizens’ Group (SLCG) Mexican Fiesta Potluck at the 23rd Avenue Sculpture Studio (3500 W 23rd Ave).

Membership is not required to participate in this great neighborhood event!

Bring your favorite Mexican dish, salad, or dessert to share. We will provide beverages, and paper tableware.

Our new District 1 City Councilman, Rafael Espinoza, and the District 3
Councilman, Paul Lopez, have been invited. Come meet and greet them and share your neighborhood concerns.

Help us help those in need in our community. We are collecting school supplies for the families at the Del Norte Veterans’ Apartments (27th and Federal).

Items needed include wide-lined notebook paper, wide-lined spiral notebooks, pencils, pens, 24-count crayons, glue, rulers, binders, folders, colored pencils, markers, construction paper, highlighters, erasers, Kleenex, pencil pouches or boxes, sharpies, trapper keepers, composition notebooks, and calculators.

Don’t have time to grab supplies? We are also accepting cash/check donations to help us purchase school supplies. Checks can also be sent to the SLCG at PO Box 140663; Denver, CO 80214. If we get enough donations, supplies will be distributed among local schools.

See you there!

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Denver Arts Festival at Sloan’s Lake Park


This weekend, August 8 & 9, the Denver Arts Festival will be at Sloan’s Lake (17th & Utica). This great event features:

  • Juried national fine arts
  • 2 day live music stage
  • Kids art station
  • Delicious Foods

The art booth hours are Saturday 9:30 am – 7:00 pm and Sunday 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

There will also be a Saturday Sunset Concert. The opening act, Doc & Kit, starts at 6:00 pm with the main act, Rail Ramblers, starting at 7:00 pm. Arrive early and enjoy artists and food vendors. There is limited covered seating so lawn chairs are encouraged. Pets welcome.

More details at

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TODAY: Parking Restrictions for Kenny Chesney – Jason Aldean Concert

As country fans rock out to Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver Public Works Right of Way Enforcement Agents will be enforcing posted parking regulations today, Saturday, August 8, during the concert. Residents and visitors to the Sports Authority Field area on Saturday should follow all posted parking regulations.

Heavy traffic delays are expected after 1pm on Saturday. It is advised to get to the stadium early and allow up to an extra hour of commuting time. Use of public transportation to the event is highly encouraged. Sports Authority Field at Mile High is easily accessible by light rail or bus. Sports Authority Field is also conveniently located adjacent to Denver bike paths and the stadium is equipped with over three hundred individual bike racks to secure bikes once on site.

A limited amount of cash parking will be available in the stadium lots for $20-30 a space. For more information on these parking lots, please visit Once on-site parking has sold out, overflow parking will be available at Auraria Campus and the Pepsi Center for $10 a space.

Posted signs in the stadium area restrict parking to vehicles with the correct residential parking permit posted in the window from 12:00pm to 9:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. Those vehicles that park without appropriate permits will be cited.

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TONIGHT: Bluegrass Sunday at Jefferson Park

Get ready for Bluegrass Sunday!

Highland Ramblers Bluegrass band will be at Jefferson Park (23rd Ave and Eliot St) TONIGHT from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to showcase their unique brand of front porch boot stompin’ music.

Lounging on the grassy bowls of the park is a great way to watch this FREE concert. It is a great way to meet friends and neighbors, enjoy some great food and music.

Come early stake out a picnic spot or enjoy food from our local restaurants Sexy Pizza as well as Little Man Ice Cream.

See you there!

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