Composting Classes Through October 1
Free composting classes held at the Denver Compost Demonstration Site at the Gove Community Garden, 13th Ave. and Colorado Blvd. Sign up by calling 303-292-9900 or visiting www.dug.org/compost.
The Stapleton Farmers Market will be every Sunday through mid-October from 8:30am–12:30pm on The Green (29th & Roslyn).
Concert on The Green-Funkiphino
Saturday, Sept. 3, 7 to 9pm
Join the MCA for the Concert on The Green! The concert will feature the Funkiphino on The Green (29th & Roslyn) starting at 7pm. Concerts are free to attend and open to the public.
The Big Wonderful Blues and Brews Festival at Stanley
Saturday, Sept. 3, 7 to 9pm
Otis Taylor, Michael Hornbuckle, Justus League
$5 online, includes one beverage, 12 and under free, thebigwonderful.com
DJ’s at the Pools Monday
Monday, Sept. 5, Noon to 4pm
DJ’s @ the Pools/Pools Close 12–4pm, all Stapleton pools*
Stapleton Rocks…a Concert for a Cause
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and 10
Our annual Stapleton Rocks Concert will be held on Friday, Sept. 9 from 6–10pm and Saturday, Sept. 10 from 3–10pm on The Green at 29th Ave. Get ready for two days full of great music, games and other activities! The schedule for the bands is available online at www.stapletoncommunity.com.
13th annual SUN Kickball Tournament
Saturday, Sept. 10
Go to https://sites.google.com/site/sunwebsite1/SUNKickball for more info.
Horses Fun Day at the Urban Farm
Saturday, Sept. 10, 11am to 1pm
Riding demonstrations by our expert youth riders, and meet our mule, miniature horses, and donkey. 10200 Smith Rd, Denver 303-307-9332 www.theurbanfarm.org. Members Free, Non-members $5
Family Block Party
Saturday, Sept. 10, 1 to 5pm
Family Block Party with food and interactive events that focus on health and wellness in the African American community, 1–5pm, 3401 Eudora St (Dahlia Campus for Health and Well-Being)
Street Mural Painting
Saturday and Sunday, Sept 10 to 11am
Street mural painting, Clinton St. between Montview and 23rd. Volunteers can join in. RSVP required.
Saturday, Sept. 10, 1 to 3pm
On Saturday, Sept. 10 before winterizing the pool for the season, F-15 will open its gates once again to offer an afternoon of fun for our furry friends. All dogs will have plenty of room to run, swim, fetch and socialize throughout the afternoon. A DJ will be poolside pumping out fun-themed tunes and taking special requests from the crowd.
The following schedule is based on the size of your pet:
Small Dogs (Less than 40 lbs.) 1:00-1:45pm
Pool Cleared 1:45-2:00pm
Large Dogs (Over 40 lbs.) 2:00-3:00pm
Cost is $5 Early Event Fee, $10 at the door (with space available)
The Exchange Pop-Up Farmers Market
The MCA will host an evening farmers market on Thursday evenings 5–8pm at Conservatory Green. Come and shop at the vendors featuring a variety of local produce and goods. We look forward to seeing you on Conservatory Green.
StapletOM Yoga Festival on The Green*
Friday & Saturday, September 16 and 17
More info at www.stapletOM.com
The Trails Go Where?
Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 to 11am
Experts and free maps will show how to use the Denver Regional Trail System to connect by foot or bike within and beyond Stapleton. Northeast Transportation Connections (The Hub) 8230 Northfield Blvd. Ste. 1350, 303-507-7280 or EatWalkLearn@gmail.com
The Fourth Annual Our Neighbors, Ourselves Art Gallery & Fundraiser for Project Worthmore
Saturday, Sept. 24, 6 to 10pm
Tickets free 12 and under. $50 early bird/$60 general admission. Stanley Marketplace. More info: projectworthmore.org/OurNeighbors
Friday Night Flights-Wine Tastings
Friday, Sept. 23, 6 to 8pm
The MCA and the Grape Leaf are excited to present Friday Night Flights! The second Friday Night Flight will be held on Friday, Sept. 23 at the West Crescent. Tickets are $15 for residents and $20 for nonresidents. Visit stapletoncommunity.com to purchase your tickets today!
Stapleton Open Studios
Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 24 & 25, 11am to 5pm
Stapleton Open Studios, a free, self-guided studio tour of Stapleton artists. More info at www.stapletonarts.com
Saturday Night Live…For Kids Only!
Saturday, Sept. 24, 6 to 9pm
Stapleton MCA and Central Park Recreation Center are partnering to host a night of fun for children ages 7–12. The second SNL will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Central Park Rec Center. Register at your activenet account or at the MCA office.
Sweet William Market
Saturday, Sept. 24, 9am to 2pm
The Sweet William Market will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 The Green at 29th Ave.
Stapleton Open Studios
Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 and 25, 11am to 5pm
Stapleton Open Studios is a free, self-guided studio tour of Stapleton artists. This year’s tour is intended as a way for local artists to demonstrate their creative processes, show off works in progress and finished pieces, and educate the public about what they do. For more information, visit www.stapletonarts.com.
Active Minds Seminar
This is a free, no-reservation-needed public program brought to you by the Stapleton MCA. Location: Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St.
Thursday, Sept. 8, 6:45 to 7:45pm
China’s Economic Evolution
Thursday, Sept. 22, 6:45 to 7:45pm
Farm Fest at The Urban Farm at Stapleton
Saturday, October 1, 10am to 2pm
Farm Fest at The Urban Farm at Stapleton, 10200 Smith Road, Denver, 80239. 303-307-9332, www.theurbanfarm.org
Saturday, Oct. 1, 4 to 8pm
Night Market celebrating Hispanic and Asian heritages, 4–8pm, George Washington HS, sponsored by Denver Language School. Carnival games, performances and food trucks.
Environmental Issues Forum, “Green Values and Political Choices”
Saturday, Oct. 8, 10am to Noon
Messiah Community Church, ELCA, 1750 Colorado Blvd.
More information on these events at www.stapletoncommunity.com
The Green: E. 29th Ave. and Roslyn St.
Sam Gary Library: 2961 Roslyn St.
Aviator pool: 8054 E. 28th Ave.
Puddle Jumper pool: 2401 Xenia St.
F15 pool: 2831 Hanover St.
Jet Stream pool: 3574 Alton St.
Runway 35 pool: 8863 E. 47th Ave.
Maverick pool: 8822 Beekman Pl.
The Cube: 8371 E. Northfield Blvd.