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July 2017
Get your sweet tooth ready for the Ice Cream Social
The Ice Cream Social is coming up July 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Civic Green Park.
 
The event is presented by the Highlands Ranch Metro District, Littleton Fire Rescu and sponsored by Safeway, who graciously donated the ice cream, toppings and supplies. 

Stop by for $2 all-you-can-eat ice cream and snow cones, live music and food trucks including Simply Pizz a, El Toro the Tot and Barbed Wire Reef. Littleton Fire Rescue will be on site for an extraction demonstration using their Jaws of Life. They will also have their w ater rescue team on site.

Listed below is the entertainment schedule:
6:15 pm - Entertainer Paul Borrillo performs
6:45 pm - Littleton Fire Rescue Jaws of Life demonstration
7:15 pm - Swing Shift Band
8:15 pm - Highlands Ranch Concert Band
 
All proceeds from the Ice Cream Social will be donated to Bonfils Blood Center. They have proudly served as Colorado's premier nonprofit community blood center since 1943, ensuring a safe and ready blood supply for patients statewide and beyond. 

For more information visit, highlandsranch.org. 
Smart Irrigation Month

Centennial Water is celebrating Smart Irrigation Month by helping customers save water, save money and see better results.
 
Smart Irrigation Month is a public awareness campaign to promote efficient water use. Focused on July, traditionally the month of peak demand for outdoor water use, the campaign highlights simple practices and innovative technologies to:
  • Make maintaining green spaces easy and convenient.
  • Minimize overwatering while keeping lawns, gardens and landscapes beautiful and healthy.
  • Save money on utility bills.
  • Help protect community water supplies for today and the future.
Smart irrigation is particularly important during the hot, dry conditions we're currently experiencing. Please be sure to practice smart irrigation techniques to conserve and efficiently use this precious natural resource. 

For more information about how Centennial Water can help homeowners, businesses and property managers, visit centennialwater.org
 
Smart Irrigation Month is an initiative of the Irrigation Association, a non-profit industry organization dedicated to promoting efficient irrigation. Visit smartirrigationmonth.org to learn more.
Plein Air event at the Mansion
Enjoy a free day visiting with local fine artists while they create their work on the beautiful grounds of the Highlands Ranch Mansion on July 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the lawn, wander the grounds of the Mansion while the artists paint and draw, and take a self-guided tour of the Mansion. Wine and beer will be available for purchase.  No reservations are necessary.

Learn more at highlandsranchmansion.com or call 303-791-0177.
Household Chemical Roundup is coming up
The Highlands Ranch Household Chemical Roundup is Aug. 12 at Shea Stadium at Redstone Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A contribution of $25 is requested to help offset the high cost of hazardous waste disposal. 
The event is open to all residents of Douglas County, and is sponsored by the Metro District and Centennial Water & Sanitation District. Please bring a utility bill, phone bill or driver's license to verify your address.

Accepted items include: 
  • House, garden and pool chemicals
  • Paint and paint products
  • Automotive fluids
  • Fuels
  • Propane tanks (1-20 lbs.)
  • Vehicle and household batteries
  • Items containing mercury
  • Aerosols
  • Fluorescent light bulbs, CFLs
  • Passenger vehicle and pickup truck tires (remove from rim)
Items NOT accepted include: 
  • Business and commercial waste 
  • Radioactive waste
  • Electronic waste
  • Explosive waste
  • Smoke detectors
  • Waste containing asbestos
  • Tractor tires
  • Scrap metal
For more information visit tchd.org
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Ice Cream Social - July 12
Plein Air painting - July 22
Nature Camp  - July 24 - 28
Yoga in the Park - Saturdays thru Sept. 2*
Pilates in the Park - Tuesdays thru Aug. 8*
*With a few exceptions due to special events.
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