Northglenn Events – Dec. 2023

Bike Giveaway

Stonehocker Farmhouse at 10950 Fox Run Parkway on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Free refurbished bicycles of all sizes will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is not needed; just stop by before they’re all gone!

Olde Fashion Christmas

Stonehocker Farmhouse on Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Enjoy holiday music in the city’s oldest standing building. Kids can head upstairs for photos with Santa, and afterwards, they’ll receive a free book.

Senior Activity: Gaming with the Chief

Northglenn Senior Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway on Dec. 5 at 10:45 a.m.

Challenge Chief Jim May in Crokinole – a disk-flicking dexterity board game. No cost – just come on by! 

 www.northglennarts.org for show tickets

www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn for rec center activities

Northglenn Arts: Santa & the Slay

Parsons Theatre on Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Santa and the Slay, from the creator of MOTONES & JERSEYS, is a holiday-themed variety show that combines amazing music, hilarious comedy, and a cast of talented performers – it’s the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! 

The show follows Santa Claus as he takes a break from his busy schedule of toy-making and gift-delivering to put on a show. Santa and the Slay features an array of musical performances, ranging from classic Christmas carols to modern pop hits, and side-splitting comedy, Santa’s mischievous elves and other special guests ensure that there’s never a dull moment – they will have the audience laughing all night long! Santa and the Slay is a festive and fun-filled variety show that is sure to become a beloved holiday tradition for audiences of all ages.

Tickets: https://bit.ly/NGARTS-Santa-and-the-Slay

Teen Activities: Gingerbread House Competition:

Northglenn Recreation Center on Dec. 9 from 3 until 6 p.m. Ages 10 to 17.

Can you build the best, most creative or most unique gingerbread house? Participants will receive supplies and are welcome to bring their own. While competing, enjoy a winter-themed movie, music, snacks and hot drinks. Contest rules and guidelines are at www.northglenn.org/teens. The cost is $5. Please register by Dec. 2.

Northglenn Arts: Caroling, Caroling, Now We Go! A Kantorei Holiday

Parsons Theatre on Dec. 10 at 2 p.m.

Kantorei celebrates the season with some of your favorite carols old and new, including some of John Rutter’s most famous settings including Candlelight and Angels’ Carols. British Jazz/Classical composer Alexander L’Estrange infuses holiday standards with his colorful harmonies and Kantorei sopranos and altos will perform American Composer Daniel Pinkham’s Company at the Creche accompanied by the tenors and basses playing bells; A glorious way to ring in the holiday season.

Included:

Company at the Creche -Daniel Pinkham

Carols arranged by John Rutter and Alexander L’Estrange

Other seasonal favorites

Kantorei has released two recordings on the Naxos label: 1) “Sing, Wearing the Sky”(2020, reached the #3 best-selling classical album on iTunes) choral music of Jake Runestad and 2). “Infinity: Choral Works of Kim Andre’ Arnesen” (2018, climbed to the #2 best-selling classical album on iTunes). 

Tickets:https://bit.ly/NGARTS-Kantorei-Caroling

Senior Activity: Holiday Potluck

Northglenn Senior Center on Dec. 15 at noon

Bring a side dish or dessert and your singing voice for this fun holiday lunch with friends. Entertainment will be provided. Please register by Dec. 13.

Northglenn Arts Jarabe Mexicano’s “A Bordeňo Soul Christmas!”

Parsons Theatre on Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Make it a “Feliz Navidad” as Jarabe Mexicano brings their fun-loving exuberance to the stage! Featuring standout vocalists Tavo Alcoser, Kevin Lomes, and Eddy Valencia as well as the dynamic stylings of guitarist Esteban Smith and host Danny Brito on drums, you’ll be entertained with bilingual songs and stories from both sides of the border and beyond! Sing along to classics made famous by Bing Crosby, Brenda Lee, Elvis, José Alfredo Jiménez, and Tony Camargo. enjoy Jarabe’s breathtaking Spanish rendition of Schubert’s “Ave Maria” in honor of Mexico’s Lady of Guadalupe. 

You won’t want to miss “A Bordeño Soul Christmas!”
Tickets: 
https://bit.ly/NGARTS-Jarabe-Mexicano-Christmas

JARABE MEXICANO

Jarabe Mexicano captures the nostalgic spirit of their border roots with their charismatic brand of “Bordeño-Soul,” which honors the musical tastes and cultural influences of its members. Jarabe, which translates to “concoction,” highlights the eclectic mix of genres they perform ranging from Mexican Folk, Rock & Roll, and Norteño/Tex-Mex to Latin Rock, Trío Romántico, and popular Cumbia. 

Northglenn Arts: Irish Christmas in America: The Show

Parsons Theatre at 2 p.m. on Dec. 17

The Holidays with an Irish Twist! Irish Christmas in America brings a fascinating performance of music, song, dance, and stories, selling out all over the US since 2005. Produced by Sligo fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada, the hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in humor and boundless energy.

This family-friendly performance features lively instrumental tunes on fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes and harp, along with thrilling Irish dancing. In addition, evocative photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions of Ireland. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as the finest traditional artists from Ireland, bring you on a fun-filled start to the holiday season of 2023.

Take a Sneak Peak of Irish Christmas In America

Tickets:https://bit.ly/NGARTS-Irish-Christmas

Northglenn Senior Center, Adult Night Out

Northglenn Recreation Center on Dec. 21 from 5:30 until 8 p.m.

Need a night out to get some shopping done, have a nice dinner, run errands, or just get some quiet time? Bring your kids over to the rec center, where they can bustle around the indoor playground and children’s classroom. We’ll have fun, games, crafts, pizza, and plenty of playtime. Children must be potty trained. The cost is $18 for residents and $25 for non-residents. A second child will receive a discount of $13 for residents and $19 for non-residents.

Teen Activity: Video Game Days

Northglenn Recreation Center on Dec. 16 from 1 to 6 p.m.

Have some festive fun while playing local pick-up competitive games! We have gaming laptops, PS5, Xbox S, and Nintendo Switch consoles. Snacks and drinks were provided. Having an account to log into systems is encouraged, but not required. The cost is $5. Please sign up by Sept. 16. RecTrac Code: 30921001 

Get Active: Sound Bath

Northglenn Recreation Center on Dec. 16 from noon until 1:30 p.m.

Experience what sound vibration immersion can do for your body, mind, and energy field. The cost is $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Please register Nov. 15

Senior Activity: Book Club: “Find Me”

Northglenn Senior Center on Dec. 19 at 1 p.m.

The disappearance of a young woman leaves her best friend reeling and an NYPD homicide detective digging into her own past in this twisty mystery about the power of female friendships. Stop by the center or call 303.450.8801 to reserve a copy.

Gingerbread House Competition

Senior Activity: Holiday White Elephant Brunch

Northglenn Senior Center on Dec. 22 at 9 a.m.

One last holiday celebration before the end of the year as you join us for brunch! Make sure you bring a wrapped item of value for a white elephant gift exchange after we eat. The cost is $10 per person. Please register by Dec. 20.

First Friday Flick

Northglenn Senior Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway, on Dec. 29 and Jan. 5  at 1 p.m.

Hang out and enjoy a movie and free popcorn. Titles will be announced one week prior at the center and online. Please sign up in advance.

Northglenn Senior Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway, on Dec. 29 & Jan. 5 at 1 p.m.

Hang out and enjoy a movie and free popcorn. Titles will be announced one week prior at the center and online. Please sign up in advance.

Family-Friendly New Year’s Party

Northglenn Recreation Center,  1 E. Memorial Parkway on Dec. 31 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Bring the family to ring in the New Year and still get to bed on time. Head to the community rooms for games, treats, dancing, a noon-year countdown, and more! The cost is $% for residents and $6 for non-residents. The cost is free for children under 2-years-old.

Teen Adventures:

Jan. 2 through 5 and Jan. 8 & Jan. 15 at the Northglenn Recreation Center from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Celebrate a day off from school by going on an adventure! Each Day, head to a regional attraction for some fun. 

  • Jan. 2: APEX Indoor Pool
  • Jan. 3: Urban Air Adventure
  • Jan. 4: Boondocks
  • Jan. 5: Frisco Adventure Park
  • Destinations may change depending on the weather. Please bring a sack lunch, water bottle, cold-weather clothing, and swimming attire as appropriate. The cost is $45 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Registration is due two weeks prior to each trip date except for the 15th, which is one week.

EYG Basketball Camp

Northglenn Recreation Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway from 1:30 until 4:30 p.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Players learn how to dribble against pressure, score in a variety of ways and beat the defender to create great shots. Emphasis will be on scoring, shooting and ball-handling skills. Cost is $70 for residents, $78 for non-residents. Registration is open until the day of the camp, unless full. RECTRAC CODE: 30855003

Get Active: New Year’s Yoga Workshop

Northglenn Recreation Center on Jan. 5 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

Welcome the new year with intention and positivity. This workshop is designed to help you kick-start your resolution and create a strong foundation for a healthier and more balanced year ahead. Begin by setting intentions followed by an energizing and goal-oriented yoga session. Next, complete a vision board that will visually represent your goals. Finish with breathwork to align your mind, body and spirit. This class is suitable for all experience levels. Register by Jan. 3. The cost is $15 per resident and $20 for non-residents.

Get Active: 6 feet and under tournament

Sat., Jan. 13, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Ages 18+

Northglenn Recreation Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway

Adults 6 feet tall and under can hoop it up in this 4 vs. 4 tournaments. Rims are set at 8.5 feet tall, and dunking is allowed.  Teams have four to eight players, and they must provide white and black shirts or jerseys. The single-elimination tourney is limited to 12 teams. All squads play at least three games. Cost is $140 per team. Please register by Jan. 8. RECTRAC CODE: 10746003

Try the Indoor Triathlon!

Sun., Jan. 7, 8 a.m. – noon, ages 12+, Northglenn Rec Center

Kick off 2024 with a triple threat – swim for 10 minutes, cycle for 30, then run for 20. Whether you’re a seasoned triathlete or new to the challenge, this is a great way to set your year in motion. Awards for top finishers in men’s, women’s, master’s, and 17 & under categories. Register by Jan. 2 RECTRAC CODE: 10750001

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