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Today's Features

  •  Melissa Rippy’s dad was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in September 2017. He passed away Dec. 27 after a long life and happy marriage of 45 years to his wife. Following his passing, Melissa felt she had to do something to honor his legacy.  

  • Stop by the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, 6550 Gateway Road, Commerce City, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, and help improve wildlife habitat by removing weeds, such as mullein, musk thistle and houndstongue. The schedule calls for one to five hours of weeding, so wear closed-toed shoes and long pants and bring water. Geared to those 12 and older. Call 303-289-0930.

  • Share your knowledge, experiences and enthusiasm with other Barr Lake visitors and volunteers during a walk and talk at he park at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 13401 Picadilly Road. Dress for the weather. Call 303-659-6005.

  • The second annual Gummball 5K is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Riverdale Regional Park, East 124th Avenue and Brighton Road.

    The run is in memory of former Adams County sheriff’s deputy Heath Gumm, who died in the line of duty in 2018.

    Proceeds will go to Concerns of Police Survivors and to the Colorad0 Fallen Heroes Foundation.

    Email aoverton@adcogov.com with questions.

  • Free food, entertainment and a chance to learn about the city are part of the effort behind Commerce City’s Neighborhood Outreach program.

    The Thursday, Aug. 8, installment features a concert by the Moses Jones Band from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pioneer Park, 5950 Holly St.

  • A chance to explore Barr Lake State Park’s nine-mile trail at dusk starts at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at the park, 13401 Picadilly Road.

    Twilight is a quiet time in the park, according to a statement, and wildlife is plentiful. The tour is limited to 25 participants. Call 303-659-6005.

  • The last Cine en el Parque free movie night is at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, at Fairfax Park, 6850 Fairfax Drive. The featured movie is “Infinity War.” Bring a blanket and pack a picnic supper.

  • The Commerce City Cultural Council’s Concert in the Park series continues at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 25, with a performance by Jim Hyatt in Reunion Park, 10792 Ritchfield St. The program continues until 8 p.m. It’s in partnership with the second annual police and fire department open house in the Commerce City Civic Center parking lot. That event begins at 4 p.m.

     

  • The Commerce City Cultural Council’s Concert in the Park series continues at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 18, with a performance by Jim Hyatt in Reunion Park, 10792 Ricthfield St. The program continues until 8 p.m.