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‘Lazy Days of Summer’ is theme of gallery exhibition in Littleton


The "Lazy Days of Summer” is open at the Depot Art Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave., Littleton, through July. Winners will be announced by juror Tanis Bula at 7 p.m. July 7, during a reception held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. See depotartgallery.org.

More summer exhibits

South Suburban Parks and Recreation District’s Public Art Committee selects three local artists to exhibit work at its recreation centers. July’s schedule includes: Lenna Kay, Littleton, metal arts at Buck Recreation Center in Littleton; Bill Utter, Centennial, photography, Lone Tree Recreation Center; Arturo Garcia, Lakewood, paintings about the American bison, “Tatanka: The Spirit of the Land,” Goodson Recreation Center in Centennial; Front Range Photography Group, photography, Lone Tree Golf Club and Hotel, through August.

Outdoor artworks

“Sculpture on the Green” presents work of four Colorado artists — Patricia Aaron, Virginia Folkstad, Erik C. Johnson and Dimitri Obergfell — at selected locations around Fiddler’s Green Circle through April 2018. Free.

Bemis Library programs

In addition to its Summer Reading Program for children, Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton, is emphasizing its 2017 Adult Summer Reading Program, with awards for those who log in the most books. Bemis programs: “Ending Homelessness: Why We Haven’t, How We Can” is Donald Burnes’ topic at 7 p.m. July 11. Copies of his book, “Ending Homelessness,” will be on sale. The Legendary Ladies will appear at 2 p.m. with “Bold Women of the West.” Free movie at 2 p.m. July 29 is “The Zookeeper’s Wife.” 303-795-3961.

Kid Camp screenings

Alamo Drafthouse at Aspen Grove, 7301 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, has a Kids Camp Film Series, with July proceeds going to Douglas County Libraries Foundation. Planned for kids, age 3-12, July releases will include such favorites as: “The Iron Giant,” “Trolls,” “Muppets From Space” and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.” Families can pick a ticket price: $1, $3 or $5, and may buy tickets online to reserve seats in advance: drafthouse.com/theater/littleton. (See calendar for times.)

Hudson Gardens fireworks

Two nights of concerts with fireworks at Hudson Gardens and Event Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton: July 3-Super Diamond and July 4-Firefall. Tickets: altitudetickets.com. Prices vary. 303-797-8565.

ACC art students

Work by Arapahoe Community College art students is exhibited at Littleton Adventist Hospital, 7700 S. Broadway, Littleton, in collaboration with the Healing Arts Program, which promotes “an environment that calms and revives the senses during times of stress and anxiety.” Display is in the hall to the left as one enters the lobby, through Aug. 30.

Summer party

The Denver Lyric Opera Guild, which has members throughout the metro area, will have its annual Summer Party on July 11 (program: 11 a.m.; lunch, noon) at Mount Vernon Country Club, 24933 Club House Circle, Golden. The program will feature soprano Emily Pulley, who stars in the Central City Opera production of “Carmen” this summer. Reservations: $40, through PayPal on the DLOG website: denverlyricoperaguild.org or by sending a check, made out to DLOG, to Nicole Campbell, 891 Beech St., Golden, CO, 80401.

All Colorado Show

The annual Western Welcome Week exhibit at the Depot Art Gallery, the All Colorado Show, at 2069 W. Powers Ave., Littleton, has a call to artists through July 7. See the entry form on CallForEntry.org.


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