Open house and adoption day at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 16 at 5530 E. Hwy. 86, Franktown 80116. Take a guided tour, enjoy food and refreshments and see horses available for adoption. No RSVP required. Call 303-751-5772 or visit www.ddfl.org/equine.
Aurora Veterans Affairs Commission Monthly Meeting will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 14 at Fire Station 11, 2291 S. Joliet St. in Aurora. Call 303-739-7000 or go to www.auroragov.org.
A reception will be held in honor of Jesse Ogas from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14 at Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Drive. He has been hired by the Denver Public Schools as director of Community Relations. Visit www.suteatro.net/chicanos-sings-the-blues.
Join Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive, for a special exhibit celebrating the 20th Anniversary with masks never before seen from its permanent collection 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, June 21. $5, free for members. Visit www.museo.org or call 303-571-4401.
Colorado Mestizo Dance performs Mexican folk dances at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 16 at the History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway. For more information visit www.HistoryColoradoCenter.org.
The Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., presents “Legally Blonde” running through Sunday, July 1 in the Main Stage Theater. “Legally Blonde” is written by CU Boulder graduate, Heather Hach, with music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin. Performances are Tuesday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Preview performances are Friday to Sunday, June 8 - 10. Visit www.arvadacenter.org or call 720-898-7200.
Rick’s Tavern, 6762 Lowell Blvd., presents the Father’s Day Dance at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 17. Free dessert and Spin to Win for prizes. For more information, visit www.rickgarciaband.com.
Prairie Playhouse, 1882 East 104th Ave. in Thornton, presents “Into the Woods” at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays on June 15, 16, 22 and 23. Tickets at the door or online at www.prairieplayhouse.com. Call 720-263-0424.
Denver’s finest Latin/Funk/Old School band, “Mighty Nice” will be jammin’ the house again at 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 15-16 at Lechugas’ Italian Restaurant & Lounge, 3609 Tejon St. Call 720-429-1555.
Jet Entertainment presents Colorado Star Search hosted by D.J. 2 Times and Jimmy Abeyta at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Coco Breeze Nightclub, 539 W. 43rd and Fox. All ages. No cover. Win $50 and qualify to win $500. For more information call 720-366-4369 or 720-569-2266.
Firestone Movies in the Park presents Mary Poppins. The film will begin at dusk, between 8:30 and 8:45 p.m. on Friday, June 15. The movie will be showing at Hart Park, 467 Jackson Ave. in Firestone, CO. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs. For more information, visit www.ci.firestone.co.us/Departments/communityEvents.
Cyclists still have time to register for the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter, National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society’s popular annual ride, the 2012 Newmont Bike MS, presented by Great-West Life. There are limited spots remaining for the two-day, 150-mile ride, which takes place Saturday, June 30 – Sunday, July 1. To register or volunteer for Bike MS or the Fort Collins Loop, call 303-698-7470, Option 1 or visit www.bikeMScolorado.org.
Highlands Ranch Community Association presents the 2012 Classic Car Show. The show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 East Grace Boulevard in Littleton. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.hrcaonline.org.
Highlands Ranch Community Association presenta el 2012 Classic Car Show. El espectáculo se llevará a cabo de 10 am a 2 pm en Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 East Grace Boulevard, en Littleton. La entrada es gratuita. Para obtener más información, visite www.hrcaonline.org.
The Denver Botanic Gardens presents the Father’s Day Roundup on Sunday, June 17. Wild West activities include: Hayrides, barrel rides, music, dancing and games from 4 - 7 p.m. A BBQ dinner will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Wild West Gun Show will be from 7- 8 p.m. The Roundup will be at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road in Littleton. For more information, visit www.botanicgardens.org.
El Jardín Botánico de Denver presenta Father’s Day Roundup el domingo, 17 de junio. Actividades de Wild West son: paseos en carruajes, paseos en barril, música, baile y juegos de 4 a 7 pm Una cena de barbacoa será de 5 - 7 pm Wild West Gun Show será de 7 - 8 pm. El Roundup será en el Jardin Botánico de Denver en Chatfield, 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road en Littleton. Para obtener más información, visite www.botanicgardens.org.
Goose Fest at the Colorado Railroad Museum will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17. The event showcases six of the seven Galloping Geese, railcars that ran on the Rio Grande Southern (RGS) Railroad from 1931 to 1952. For more information, call 720-274-5146 or visit coloradorailroadmuseum.org.
Buffalo Bill Historical Center celebrates 31 years of Plains Indian Museum Powwow in Cody, Wyo. The celebration takes place from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 16 and at noon on Sunday, June 17. Take part in the dancing, music, and energy of the Plains Indian Museum Powwow. Dancers, drum groups, and artists gather from across the Northern Plains to celebrate the vibrant cultural traditions and histories of the people of the Plains that are still present today. For more information, visit www.bbhc.org/explore/events/powwow.
The Commerce City Police Department invites you to their Bike Rodeo, teaching children and adults about road safety skills and tips while driving on two wheels. The Rodeo is at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 16 at the Commerce City Civic Center parking lot, 7887 E. 60th Ave. Bring your bicycles and helmets since this day will put our skills to the test. For more information, contact Officer Kayla Fender at 303-289-3925 or visit www.c3gov.com/police.
North Metro Fire Rescue District, the Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum and the City and County of Broomfield will host the 8th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 14 at the Broomfield Amphitheater in Broomfield Community Park. North Metro Fire Rescue District and Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum will be accepting retired flag donations up until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13. Drop-off sites include North Metro Fire Rescue Headquarters, 101 Lamar Street, Broomfield, Monday—Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum, 12 Garden Center, Broomfield, Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., North Metro Fire Station 62, 10550 Huron Street, Northglenn, Monday—Sunday, 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. For more information, contact 303-452-9910 or visit www.northmetrofire.org.
Produced by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of Colorado (The Center), Denver PrideFest 2012 will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 16th and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 17 at Civic Center Park. For more information, visit www.glbtcolorado.org or find “GLBT Community Center of Colorado” on Facebook.
Festival 38 is back from 12-10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4! Dont miss the opportunity to be part of it! The West 38th Avenue Merchants Association Board would like to present all the merchants on the corridor and its surrounding areas the opportunity to be part of the Festival. Festival 38 is a fun filled family event intended to celebrate the growth and development of the Avenue and its surrounding neighborhoods. For more information and to download an application visit: www.w38avedenver.com.