Led by Denver Public Relations guru Wendy Aiello and restauranteurs Jacqueline and Frank Bonnano, a group of former New Jersey residents now living in Denver is hosting a fundraiser to support relief efforts in the wake of "Superstorm" Sandy.
Dubbed "Operation Sandy Rescue," the event will be held at the Bonnano's newest restaurant, Vesper Lounge, 233 E 7th Avenue in Denver, next Tuesday December 18 from 5:00 to 11:00pm.
The cover charge is $20 at the door, and all proceeds from the cover and food and liquor sales will go to the Westfield NJ Rotary Club for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.
Please share this invitation with your friends and neighbors!
You're invited! RTD FasTracks Station Design Aesthetics Meeting for Central Park Station in Stapleton.
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) and its contractor building the East Rail Line to Denver International Airport, Denver Transit Partners, invite you to a meeting to view the station design plans for the Central Park Station [located in Stapleton].
Come meet the design team and ask questions about the upcoming station.
WHEN: Thursday September 20, 2012
WHERE: Central Park Rec Center, 9651 E Martin Luther King Blvd.
TIME: Doors open at 5:45pm, Presentation starts promptly at 6:00pm.
Light refreshments will be served.
For additional information, special needs requests, or to request Spanish translation, please contact Joshua Solis at 303-297-5284 or email [email protected]
Stapleton United Neighbor's 9th Annual Stapleton Kickball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, September 15 at Central Park in Stapleton. The games will begin at 10:00am.
Come support your friends and neighbors! Bring your chairs and refreshments and join the community for a great day of kickball.
All proceeds from the event will go towards purchasing trees for planting in Stapleton on Earth Day 2013. SUN would like to thank Jim N Nick's, Forest City and the Stapleton MCA for sponsoring the event.
To bring a beautiful summer to close, Denver Parks and Recreation needs your help at Washington Park and City Park on Saturday, Oct. 13, to help remove annual flowers for storage in the DPR greenhouse and "turn over" the next season.
Please call 720-913-0330 or click here to email for more information.
Take advantage of Denver vaccination clinics to ensure pets are protected against rabies
Due to a number of recent cases of wildlife that have tested positive for rabies in Denver, Denver Animal Shelter (DAS), and Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) are teaming up the weekend of Sept. 8 and 9 to host extended and added pet vaccination and license clinics to ensure pets are protected from this potentially deadly virus.
Vaccination costs include:
- $35- includes rabies vaccination, parvo/distemper combo, and a one year pet license;
- $55- includes rabies vaccination, parvo/distemper combo, and a three year pet license.
Vaccination clinics will take place the following days:
- Denver Animal Shelter, located at 1241 W. Bayaud Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (click here for map)
Do you like to swim?
Do you have four legs?
If so, don't miss your chance to splash around in Stapleton's F-15 Pool this Sunday, September 9, 2012. It's the 4th Annual Dog Daze event!
Dog Daze has become one of the crazier events in Stapleton each year, with dozens of dogs enjoying a chance to swim in the pool without humans to distract them. Start times for swimming are split up by weight (good thing they don't do this for humans):
- Small dogs, under 40 lbs, from 1:00 to 1:45pm
- Large dogs, over 40 lbs, from 2:00 to 3:00
Registration is $5 per dog, with proceeds going to Planned PEThood Plus, Inc. For more information, visit the Stapleton Master Community Association website.
Just a reminder that the summer is coming to end and all four Stapleton pools will close on Monday, September 3. Each pool will be equipped with a DJ on September 3 from noon until 4:00pm to celebrate the summer season with music and games!
Remember to check the lost and found for lost items. All items left at the pools after Labor Day will be donated to Goodwill.
Bring your picnic and family and enjoy an afternoon of sunshine!
2012's last wine tasting at the Stapleton pools will be held at Jet Stream on September 7 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm and will feature wines from Spain and Portugal. Tastings are divided into sections around the pool - featuring a new wine (provided by The Grape Leaf), sommelier and an assortment of cheese plates (provided by Whole Foods Market - Cherry Creek). Tickets are $10 for Stapleton residents and $20 for all non-residents. All patrons must be least 21 years of age and must present a valid ID to enter.
To purchase tickets to the Spanish Wine Tasting, please CLICK HERE.
Just a quick reminder from the Stapleton MCA:
The Stapleton Beer Festival is scheduled for this Saturday, August 18 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm on The Green! This is the last chance to purchase tickets at the discounted rate of $35. Ticket prices will be increasing to $40 per person on Saturday and will only be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration will include access to the Beer Festival, a tasting glass, wristbands and $9 worth of vouchers (located on the wristbands - there will be total of 3 tabs valued at $3 a piece). Wristband tabs can be used at the food trucks, merchandise booth and concession stand.
Residents may purchase tickets by CLICKING HERE.
Non-residents may purchase tickets by filling out the "Non-Resident Registration Form" located on the stapletoncommunity.com website. Please CLICK HERE to view the form.
Please remember to bring a valid ID to the check-in station on event day.
We've had a few requests to publish a list of sales scheduled for Sunday July 21, so we edited the full list and posted a Sunday Sale list. this list includes both sales scheduled for Sunday only and those scheduled for both Saturday and Sunday.
Since the two day sales might have canceled their plans for Sunday if they sold well on Saturday, we also highlighted the 20 Sunday only sales in green on the list.
You can download the Sunday Sale list on the garage sale website at www.BuildingStapleton.com/garagesale
The FINAL, updated list of participants for the 2012 Stapleton Community Garage Sale has been posted at www.BuildingStapleton.com/garagesale
This is the complete list of 333 homes participating in the sale, with a neighborhood map. The list also includes which day(s) each home will be holding a sale, and a brief description of what they have for sale.
The 2012 Stapleton Community Garage Sale will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22 from 8am to 1pm.
Registration for the 2012 Stapleton Community Garage Sale is now closed.
Once again, we have a record number of homes registered to participate in the sale this weekend: 334 homes over the two day sale! We are now working to compile and create the final list of participants and the community map. We hope to have it posed online at www.BuildingStapleton.com/garagesale around noon today (Friday, July 20).
As we approach 300 homes participating in the 2012 Stapleton Community Garage sale (we're at 295 as of 8:00pm on July 18), we've posted the preliminary participant list at www.BuildingStapleton.com/garagesale
Note that this is a preliminary list, sorted alphabetcially, and does not include a map. The list is not yet divided into zones, as this takes several hours of work to complete and we're continuing to receive additional registrations.
The final list will be posted around noon on Friday, July 20.
With 9 days to go until the 2012 Stapleton Community Garage Sale, over175 homes have registered to participate! With the usual last minute surge of registrations, we expect to have over 300 homes participating again this year!
Have you registered yet? If not, you can sign up online at www.BuildingStapleton.com/garagesale
...and once you register, make sure to stop by at one of the Stapleton pools to pick up your yard sign!
Denver Public Library Friends will be hosting a special sneak-preview of the Sam Gary Library (Stapleton) on Thursday July 19th to thank current donors. Members of the public are welcome to attend for the cost of $25 per person. The $25 includes a first look at the new library, refreshments and a $25 discount on paver purchases.
Space is limited. If interested visit www.dplfriends.org or call 720 -865-2050.
This weekend, The Shops at Northfield Stapleton is celebrating the Grand Opening of the Central Park Boulevard connection!
The grand opening is celebrating the bridge and interchange connection that now links The Shops at Northfield Stapleton to homes south of Interstate 70. Don't miss out on the exciting events that will be happening this Saturday on Northfield Stapleton's Main Street in-between Harkin's Northfield 18 and Macy's.
Satuday, July 14, 2012 from 2pm - 7pm
Planned events include a wine walk, live concerts, kids' entertainment, and movie pass giveaways.
Get more information online.
Yard signs for the 2012 Stapleton Community Garage Sale are now available at any of the Stapleton pools. Just stop in and pick up a sign and a stake - please pick them up on your way out, as we don't want anyone injured on the stakes in or around the pools.
Remember, we will NOT be collecting signs after the sale this year.
Haven't signed up yet? Do it online at www.BuildingStapleton.com/garagesale