Northglenn events – Mar. 2024

Springtime in Mourning

Parsons Theatre on Feb. 29 & March 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Exciting and evocative, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (2nd company) presents “Springtime In Mourning” in celebration of the power of the human spirit and the promise of Hope! Featured works will include “Springtime In Mourning” by Cedric D. Hall set to the music of Aaron Copeland, “Check Cashing Day” by Cleo Parker Robinson and “Timber” by Winifred R. Harris. Tickets $23-30. www.northglennarts.org

 Senior Activity: Gaming with the Chief

Northglenn Senior Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway on March 5 at 1 p.m.

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

 Senior Activity: Wii Bowling

Senior Center on March 5 at 1 p.m.

The controllers are out and we’re ready to throw some strikes. The best score wins a prize. Sign up until the day of the event. Free. www.northglenn.org/seniors

 Youth Class: American Sign Language

Thursday from March 7 to May 2 from 4 to 5 p.m. for children 7 to 11, Northglenn Recreation Center.

Embark on a journey into the vibrant world of American Sign Language. Our beginner ASL class is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in learning this expressive visual language. During this course, kids learn ABCs, numbers, animal signs, food signs, and much more! The cost is $52 for residents and $57 for non-residents. Please register by March 4. www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn

Coffee with the Chief

Safeway Starbucks, 500 E. 120th on March 8 from 8 to 9 a.m.

Why pay for your coffee when you can get it for free? As a bonus, have a chat with Chief Jim May about any police or public safety concerns you may have. www.northglenn.org

Northglenn Arts: Trekking Mexico

Parsons Theatre, 1 E. Memorial Parkway on March 9 at 1 p.m.

In TREKKING MEXICO, take a deep dive into folk traditions, both ancient and contemporary. This colorful educational show takes you on a Mexican expedition of historic and geographic regions through folkloric music and dance. From feeling the rumbling drums of Tenochtitlan to the sweet sounds of the stringed Jaranas of Veracruz, audiences are transported to the jungles of Tabasco and trek the mountains of Guerrero, this multimedia show will whisk you away on a joyful ride through this culturally rich republic. Tickets are $11-15. www.northglennarts.org

 Teen Activity: Video Game Days

Northglenn Recreation Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway, on March 9 from 2:30 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 March 6. RecTrac Code: 30921001 www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn

 Teen Activity: Table Top Game Days

Northglenn Recreation Center on March 9 from 2:30 to 6 p.m.

Gather together for some fun pen-and-paper games led by a local game master! Test out a new game world including Dungeons and Dragons, Dishonored, Cyberpunk, Honey Heist and more. Snacks and drinks are provided. Please register by March 6 and the cost is $5. www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn

 Teen Adventures:

March 11 and then each day April 1 through 5 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. The March 11 trip is Boondocks, the rest TBA. $45-50 per day. www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn

 Dungeons & Dragons Game Day

Senior Center on March 12 at 1 p.m.

Do you like fantasy adventure? Puzzles? Thinking quick on your feet? Then join a group of friends to save the innocent and defeat the wicked. Come exercise your imagination, creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving skills playing this iconic game. www.northglenn.org/seniors

Fun Summer Jobs! Pools, Parks, Preschoolers & More — Northglenn Job Fair March 13

Who: Job seekers ages 15 & up

What: Job Fair for a wide variety of City of Northglenn seasonal positions

When: 3-7 p.m., Wednesday, March 13

Where: 1 E. Memorial Pkwy., Northglenn, CO 80233

Why: To learn about the different job opportunities, ask questions, apply, & interview. There will also be water tests for interested lifeguard candidates.

How: Come in person. Please bring information needed to complete a job application.

If you are unable to attend the job fair, applications may be submitted online: www.northglenn.org/jobs. For more information call 303-450-8761.

Senior Activity: Anythink Library presents: Crafts with Kirstie at the Northglenn Senior Center on March 14 at 12:30 p.m. at the Northglenn Senior Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway

Anything is in the house with a series of fun craft projects. For this class, learn how to make dried flower bookmarks. Free. www.northglenn.org/seniors

 Senior Activity: St. Patrick’s Day Potluck

Northglenn Senior Center on March 15 at noon

Get your Irish on for this fun annual event. The Northglenn Senior Organization provides the corned beef and cabbage you supply as a side dish or dessert. Free. www.northglenn.org/seniors

Get Active: Sound Bath

Northglenn Recreation Center on March 16 from 11:30 until 1 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 by March 13. The cost is $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn

 Senior Activity: Tie Dye Day

Senior Center on March 15 at 1 p.m.

Rock out and get crazy making a one-of-a-kind tie-dye shirt. Make sure to let us know your t-shirt size when registering. The cost is $10. www.northglenn.org/seniors

 Northglenn Arts: Miss Holmes

Parsons Theatre, various times between March 21 and April 7

When a young wife suspects her new husband of murder, she finds herself with no one to turn to except Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson – two women struggling to be taken seriously in a community that overlooks them. This reimagining of the world’s most famous detectives pits their wits not only against a cunning criminal – but also against the restrictive grip of Victorian society. Can Miss Holmes and Dr. Watson catch the killer while breaking free of the gendered and ableist roles they have been put into? Tickets $15. www.northglennarts.org

 Farmers’ Highline Canal Clean-up

Various locations, 9-11 a.m., Saturday, March 23 (March 30 weather date)

Join us for the Farmers’ Highline Canal Cleanup where hundreds of volunteers from Northglenn and Thornton spend one Saturday morning in March scouring parks, riverbeds and trails picking up garbage and debris. This 27-year long tradition ensures the canal is clear before the water for the canal is turned on in April and gets our parks and trails ready for the spring and summer. We collect more than 300 bags of trash each year plus large items including tires, carts, and other random bits.  A thank-you lunch is served afterward. www.northglenn.org/FHCC

 Senior Activity: Senior Book Club: “Central Park West — A Crime Novel”

Senior Center on March 26 at 1 p.m.

In the thrilling first crime novel from James Coney, former director of the FBI, a murder investigation reveals deadly connections between high-ranking politicians and the mafia. The cost is free, but please call or stop by the center to reserve a copy of the book. www.northglenn.org/seniors

Senior Activity: Murder Mystery Lunch

Senior Center on March 29 at noon

Have a small bite for lunch before taking a big bite out of crime in this interactive event. Please register by March 26 and the cost is $20. www.northglenn.org/seniors

Egg Hunt Splash-In

March 30 at the Northglenn Recreation Center; Ages 0 to 6 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and for children 7 to 17 from 11 a.m. until noon.

Splash into the indoor pool and see how many eggs you can collect before time runs out! Participants will be separated into different pools based on age and swim skill level. The cost is $5 per person. Ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Please register by March 23. www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn

 Spring Break Learning: Wilderness Medicine Camp

Northglenn Recreation Center from April 1 to 5 from 9 a.m. until noon

Participants will role-play emergencies in the wild and learn how to prepare for natural disasters. These future emergency medics will learn about snake bites, hypothermia, tourniquets, poisonous plants, edible plants, distress signals, forest fires, tornadoes, mosquito bites and more. The cost is $310 for residents and $372 for non-residents. www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn

Spring Break Learning: Mad Science: Bubbling Beakers

Northglenn Recreation Center from April 1 to April 5 from 1 until 4 p.m. for children ages 6 to 12 years old

Discover a whimsical world of molecules and magic with bubbling beakers and all kinds of radical reactions in this exciting science-themed camp! Prepare your own potions and all sorts of concoctions to take home. Learn about the many types of chemical solutions and find out how different chemicals react when mixed together. The cost is $245 for residents and $294 for non-residents. www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn

Get Active: Weight Room Orientation

Northglenn Recreation Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway, on April 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The weight room offers a variety of workout equipment and resources. If you are new to it, this is a great place to start! The cost is free, but RSVP by March 29. www.northglenn.org/playnorthglenn

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