Register Now for the Urban Water
Cycle Tour of Cherry Creek!
The Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority is
hosting an Urban Water Cycle Bike Tour along Cherry Creek. The tour will
start at 9 a.m. Friday, June 23 and finish around 1 p.m. with a delicious
fried chicken lunch at the 17-mile house sponsored by SPLASH
(Stormwater Permittees for Local Awareness of Stream Health), made up of
Arapahoe County Stormwater discharge permit holders.
The tour is FREE, all you need is a bike, an interest in the
upper Cherry Creek watershed, and an appetite! Register HERE to join us for a fun day of
learning about this very special watershed.
FREE! Space is limited.
Friday June 23
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Meet at Challenger Regional
Park (Parking lot at trail head on north side of ball fields)
Itinerary for the day!
1. Challenger Regional Park - See the
work that has gone into the protection of Cherry Creek by the Town of
Parker and a little history about the work along Cherry Creek that has
occurred over time and things to look for.
2. 17 Mile House Creek section - Learn
about the ecosystem and see some of the work finished and proposed to
continue protecting the creek.
4. Arapahoe Road Trailhead at Cherry Creek
- Transforming Cherry Creek into the highly used amenity has required
investment of public dollars. Learn about where the funding comes from
and the benefits resulting from protecting water quality.
5. Circle back to 17 - Mile House - Fried chicken!! And, we'll learn
about how the City of Centennial protects water quality and about the
history of the area.
An optional shuttle back to Challenger Regional Park will be available.
The City of Centennial is currently accepting applications to
fill openings on the Senior Commission. This is an Advisory Board to
City Council to foster a greater understanding of the concerns of senior
citizens and their contributions, and to encourage greater senior citizen
participation in community issues. Applicants should be at least 60
years of age and residents of the City of Centennial.
All terms are for a period of two years. Meetings are
from 3 - 5 p.m. the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the City's Eagle Street
facility located at 7272 South Eagle Street, Centennial, CO 80112. An application may be obtained on
the City website,
or from the City Clerk, 303-754-3324. The deadline for applying is
Friday, June 30, 2017 at 5 p.m.
Summer Events in Centennial Center Park
Next Saturday, June 24 the City and Arapahoe
Libraries are hosting an evening full of family fun and
entertainment Saturday, June 24. Local band favorite, 6
Million Dollar Band will be performing live, followed by a
screening of The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (not rated). The event
starts at 6 p.m. with food trucks, games and giveaways. Live music begins
at 7 p.m. It's lawn seating so bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show!
6 - 7 p.m. Games, giveaways and an opportunity to learn about
the technology available at Arapahoe Libraries
7 - 8:30 p.m. Live music: 6 Million Dollar Band
8:30 - 10 p.m. Movie: "The Librarian: Quest for the Spear