The Official Publication for Residents and Friends of The Meadows Castle Rock, Colorado 80109
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Table of Contents YOUR Neighborhood | 4 MNC Staff Assessment Payment Info Board of Governors Info All About Trash New Coupon Books Grange & Taft Rental information Pool Season is Here! Pool Hours for this Season Meadows Neighborhood Rules and Policies Meadows Parkway Construction
Flick ‘n Float
YOUR Events and Leisure Guide | 11 Youth Classes PJ’s & StoryTime Parent-Child Bug Cookie Parent-Child Paint Babysitters Training with Pediatric CPR/First Aid Week Long Camps Creative Tween Camp Cake Decorating Tween Terrific Tuesday Kids Night Out Discover Scuba Adult Classes Cake Decorating Jewelry Chalkboard Class Pinots and Pallets Blood Drive Exercise Classes Weekly Yoga Beginning Yoga Water Aerobics Upcoming SPECIAL EVENTS! Pool Bash Garage Sale Music In The Meadows Blood Drive Bourbon & Brew 4th of July Red, White and You Patriotic Parade & Festival Flick ‘n Float Movie In The Park Doggie Dive Food Truck Frenzy WineFest
YOUR Clubs | 26
The Grange........................................ 303-814-2358 Taft House/MNC Admin Office.......720-476-4006 3570 Celestial Avenue Castle Rock, CO 80109 Clear Sky Elementary.......................303-387-5900
Home & Garden | 28
Meadow View Elementary..............303-387-5425
New Homeowner Orientation Free Exterior Painting Class Good Neighbor Award Xeric Landscaping Class Curb Appeal Contest
Soaring Hawk Elementary...............303-387-5825
YOUR Community | 32
Ascent Classical Academy.............. 720-840-3256
School District News Tammy’s Tips Farmers’ Market in Festival Park Western Heritage Welcome Douglas County Fair & Rodeo Rotary Ducky Derby WineFest Bourbon & Brew
Electric – IREA...................................303-688-3100
The Grange Summer Hours Monday-Thursday 9 am-5 pm Friday 9 am-4 pm Saturday 10 am-5 pm Sunday- Closed Facebook.com/ TheMeadowsatCastleRock
WHO TO CALL…
The Meadows Hiking Club 6202 Cycling Club Bridge Club Mah Jongg Club Playgroup at The Grange Bunco Second 50’s Club
MNC Admin Office-Taft House Office Hours Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5 pm
Aspen View Academy......................720-733-3436 CR Middle School.............................303-387-1300 Castle View High School..................303-387-9000
Gas – Black Hills.............................. 888-890-5554 Water and Sewer .............................303-660-1373 Town of Castle Rock Castle Rock Motor Vehicle.............. 303-660-7440
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The official publication of the Meadows Neighborhood Company This newsletter is delivered to all homeowners in the Meadows Neighborhood Company five times a year. This newsletter is also distributed to surrounding businesses and office complexes. You have received this publication because your HOA believes you take pride in your home environment and community. This newsletter provides you with HOA information and home product advertising that enhances your home comfort and increases the value of your home. We are always interested in your comments or suggestions. While efforts to ensure accuracy are exercised, the publisher assumes no liability for the information contained in either editorial or advertising content. The Meadows Neighborhood Company does not endorse any commercial products or information that may be advertised in the newsletter.
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Neighborly News Assessment Payment info In accordance with Section 8.8 of the Community Declaration, Annual Budgets; the Board of Governors for The Meadows Neighborhood Company (MNC) has adopted the 2018-2019 Annual Budget. Effective July 1, 2018, the MNC quarterly assessments are increasing and will be $215 per quarter, there are no increases for Tyler and Stewart Park Alleyway - they will remain $49 per quarter and the Tyler Park Shared Driveway assessments will remain $45 per quarter. Stewart Park Shared Driveway Assessments of $65 per quarter will also remain the same for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The Board has been able to adopt a responsible budget without increasing dues for the past two years. This proposed increase, from a quarterly $205 to $215 is a 5% increase which we found necessary to fund the operations, the reserve fund, our loan for the Taft House and the general increases in costs over the past two years. The budgets are included in the mailing and a detailed budget of the operating, capital and reserve accounts can be found at www.meadowslink.com. The newly adopted summary budget can also be found on page 6 of this newsletter. As of July 1, 2018, assessment payments for all homes in The MNC are $215 and are due quarterly. Assessments are due quarterly-they cannot be paid monthly, or late fees will be assessed. There are various rates for HOA assessments depending on the neighborhood you live in. Assessments are $215 per quarter for the MNC Master Association for each property whether a single family, paired home, carriage home, or townhome. They are due January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1. Late fees are assessed on the 11th of the month in which they are due in the amount of $30. If your home is within the following neighborhoods, additional assessments are due: • Upland Park - $215 plus an alley assessment of $49 per quarter • Tyler Park - $215 plus an alley assessment of $49 per quarter and/or a shared driveway assessment of $45 per quarter • Stewart Park Carriage Homes - $205 plus an alley assessment of $49 per quarter and/or a shared driveway assessment of $65 per quarter • New Haven - All the homes on New Haven will pay $205 per quarter to the MNC and the sub-association payment will be paid directly to the sub-association, Advance HOA Management Inc. Chrissie Brown 303-482-2213 ext. 280 • The Villas at Stewart Park - $215 plus $49 for alleyway assessments. These homes are within a sub-association and also pay assessments to MSI Debbi Marr 720-974-4152. • Morgans Run - $215 per quarter payable to the MNC. These homes are within a sub-association and also pay assessments to the Morgans Run HOA. Please contact Carrie at BRC Real Estate at 303-495-2212 There are several ways to pay your assessments: • In person at MNC Admin Office-Taft House, or at The Grange • 24/7 after-hours drop box located at The Grange to the left of the front doors or Taft House on the south side of the Docket Room. • Online at www.Meadowslink.com, download the ACH form, complete and submit with a voided check to have your assessments withdrawn on the fifth of each quarter the assessment is due, or you can pay by credit card ($11 fee for credit card payment through the website) • Payments can be mailed to the lockbox and sent to: MSI, PO Box 173307, Denver, CO 80217-3307 If you utilize an online bill payment service, please update your account number and payment address so that your payment will be processed correctly. If you have any questions regarding payments, please do not hesitate to contact the MNC at 720-476-4006.
The Grange in The Meadows 3692 Meadows Blvd. Castle Rock, CO 80109 303-814-2358 Taft House 3570 Celestial Avenue Castle Rock, CO 80109 720-476-4006
Meadows Neighborhood Company Michele Ray-Brethower Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org 303-814-3952 Kent Krause Assistant Director email@example.com 303-814-3958 Charise Kirtright Community Standards Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 720-476-4002 Terri Swearingen Community Relations Coordinator email@example.com 720-476-4003 Taylor Brown Recreation Supervisor firstname.lastname@example.org 303-814-3953 Molly Gigax Assistant Recreation Coordinator email@example.com 303-468-5212
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Board of Governors Meetings at the Grange Wondering how your HOA does business? Have a question or comment you want to discuss with the Board? Come to a meeting at Taft House. Homeowners are welcome and encouraged to attend. Most Board meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month and in order to accommodate different homeowner schedules, there are both afternoon and evening meeting times. The schedule for the Board of Governors upcoming meetings are: June 13 2 pm Taft House July 12 2 pm Taft House August 2 2 pm Taft House Homeowners are welcome to provide input, comments or ask questions at the beginning of every regular monthly Board meeting during a time called Open Forum. Homeowners may also request that an issue be discussed at the meeting by contacting your Community Standards Manager- Charise Kirtright 720-476-4002 Minutes from the Board of Governors Meetings are available on Meadowslink.com in the Document Section.
MNC Board of Governors Charlotte Jensen Don Jensen Joe Knopinski Larry Canepa Kelsy Rooney
President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Governor at Large
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2018 District Delegates Tim Dietz Jim Goings Paul Berens Tanya Childs Michael Liimatainen Jennifer Waiton Rita Ruderman
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Harris Grove, Patina, Suncatcher, Feathergrass Morgans Run, Briscoe Ranch Morningview, Watercolor, Weathervane, Fuller Bluff Sweetwood, Plainsong. Leafdale, Gambel Oak Upland Park, Tyler Park New Haven, Starling Hill Stewart Park
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Neighborly News 2018-2019 Budget Approved
GOT TRASH? We have a contract with Waste Management for continuation of our trash services here in The Meadows Neighborhood Company. There are some changes coming that will take all of our efforts to assist Waste Managementâ€™s efficiency in trash collection by utilizing all the fully mechanized, current automatic collection capabilities. One of the big changes is all the trash must be contained in a Waste Management provided trash cart to allow the truck to pick up the can and collect the garbage with its mechanized arms, which will no longer require the driver to get out at every house to load up all the trash that is on the curb. Additional bags and boxes full of trash curbside will not be available for pickup. Customers who have already purchased 2nd trash or recycle carts may continue to use them at no charge, but no refunds will be issued on the previously purchased equipment. If you need more than 2 trash carts, or 2 recycling carts, there will be a fee for any additional carts that are needed at a property. There will be a special leaf and yard waste pick up offered in the Fall during leaf season, where 10 bags of leaf/yard waste will be picked up curbside. There will also be a spring yard waste pick-up offered the first Friday of every June, which will allow for 10 bags of yard waste curbside.
Meadows Parkway Reconstruction Starting in late-May, the Town of Castle Rock is investing in a smoother drive along Meadows Parkway. The road is 30 years old and in need of repair. Between US Highway 85 and Prairie Hawk Drive, crews will remove the concrete and replace it with asphalt. The Town intends to maintain one lane of traffic in each direction. Still, you might consider an alternate route: North Meadows Drive, Coachline Road or Prairie Hawk Drive. Before this work begins, a right-turn-only lane will be added from North Meadows Drive to Butterfield Crossing Drive. For more information on this project, visit CRgov.com/MeadowsParkway. Questions? Contact the Town at MeadowsParkway@CRgov.com or 720-724-2022.
Otherwise, all leaf and yard waste must be disposed of in the carts. To provide for this new efficiency, Waste Management is now offering a second cart for trash and/or recycling for every home in The Meadows free of charge email us at tswearingen@meadowslink. com to have an additional cart delivered to your property. Cardboard boxes will still be picked up, but they must be flattened, and set next to your cart on either regular trash day or recycling day. Service will remain on Friday. Any missed pickups reported on Friday prior to close of business, shall be collected on Saturday. All changes will be transitioned by April of 2018, but we ask for your assistance now and help us become more efficient, order your additional carts, and start placing all trash inside the carts for pickup. If you have any questions, please contact us at 720-476-4006. Just a reminder that trash collection is every Friday and recycling is every other Friday. For a calendar on pickups, see our website www. meadowslink.com If your pickup was inadvertently missed, or to request a bulk pickup, please call 303-797-1600, or you can report a missed pickup at www. wm.com. If you are setting up service for the first time, we make it easy, just visit www.meadowslink.com. Under the Resource tab, the drop down menu provides the trash important information page. You can complete the brief on-line form to establish service. Additionally, should you require repair or customer service assistance from Waste Management, please visit www.wm.com. The site is very user-friendly and provides 24/7 access. Under the Customer Service tab click the Report service issue or submit request.
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The Grange and Taft House Rental Information The Grange offers a beautiful, affordable venue for your wedding, birthday party, or private event up to 125 people. If you are looking for an intimate, rustic setting, look no further! The Taft House is a smaller meeting space that is great for smaller events up to 25 people. Please visit www.meadowslink.com for all of our rental information including fees, policies, and procedures or call 303-814-2358 for more information. Please note that all setup, decorating, and cleanup times must be included in the overall rental period and are done by the renter. All rentals are required to have a 2-hour minimum rental time. The capacity for The Grange is 125 people while Taft House is approximately 25 people. Tables and chairs are included with all rentals at The Grange or the Taft House. Linens, silverware, glassware, napkins, etc. are not included nor are they available for rent.
GRANGE RENTAL RATES Meadows Neighborhood Company Residents Meadows Community Association Residents Non-Profit Community Use Non-Resident Use Business Use Grange Damage Deposit
FEE $75-$125/hour $150-$200/hour $150-$200/hour $225-$275/hour $225-$275/hour $500-$1000
TAFT HOUSE RENTAL RATES Meadows Neighborhood Residents Taft House Damage Deposit
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Pool Season is Here household member a key fob. A key fob will not be distributed to any member not physically present, nor can you pick up a key fob for someone else. You may download the registration form from Meadowslink.com. If you have just recently closed on your home, it would be a good idea to bring your closing paperwork, as it can take some time for your information to get entered into our system. Are you an MNC resident and already have a key fob? If you are a MNC homeowner, and received a key fob last year, you do not have to do anything except come in and update your children’s photos. If you have misplaced your key fob, you may purchase a new one at The Grange or Taft for a $10 replacement fee.
It is pool season! The MNC pools are open from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm seven days a week. Depending on our weather we may extend the swim season for a couple more weekends, watch social media for details as the time comes. There is one date the pools will close early due to a special event at the pool. August 10, Taft House pool will close at 7 pm for the Flick n’ Float Movie, as the movie Coco will be shown. We hope you register for this special event. . More details on this events is listed on page 22 of this newsletter. Each pool member has, or will need to be, registered with The Grange or Taft House, and pool fobs can be picked up during regular office hours. Please like our Facebook page, download The Meadows App or follow www.meadowslink.com to stay up to date on all things pool related this summer. Every member of your household who will be using the pool must have their picture taken at The Grange or Taft House for identification purposes. As always, owners must be current on assessments in order to enjoy use of the pool. There is no charge for a pool pass if you are a MNC resident. MNC Pre-Paid Guest Daily Pass Fees Prepaid guest passes are only available at The Grange/Taft House and not for sale at the pool entrance. All guests must be accompanied by a member or current pass holder. No refunds or exchanges, and the MNC is not responsible for lost, stolen, or destroyed/damaged tickets. Maximum of 8 guests per day, 40 guests per season per household on a space available basis only. Passes have no cash value and are valid for the 2018 season only. Cost for the prepaid daily guest passes are 1-$5, 5-$23, 10-$45, 15-$65, or 20-$85. MNC Caregiver Passes: One caregiver pass will be issued per family upon request. They are transferable. Caregiver may only come accompanied by the child/children in that household. Caregiver may not be the primary or secondary resident listed on the member information form or other member of the common household group. New MNC Homeowner or Resident without a FOB If you are a new Meadows Neighborhood home owner, or if adding a new member to your household, or a resident that has not received a key fob yet, please complete a registration form and bring each and every family member to The Grange or Taft during the times listed and get a picture taken and we will issue each 8
Lap Swimmers Please Note: You may request a lane to be put up during regular pool hours in the lap pool at The Grange. Lap swimming only is available Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00 am-10:00 am June 2 through September 1. Lap swimming is defined as actively moving forward with some continuous effort. A lifeguard will be on duty to monitor the lap swimming. Always misplacing your key fobs? Download the Key Ring or Pocket Binder app to scan all your key fobs so they are in one device and you can use your smart phone to scan the fobs to get into the pool! The cost for misplaced key fobs are $10/fob, or if the entire family has lost their fobs and you need them replaced the fee is $25. Pool Closures Please be aware that the pool facilities may be closed due to inclement weather, lightning or special events. Please watch Facebook for up-to-date posts on pool closures due to weather or lightning, as these type of temporary closures are typical during the summer in Colorado. As a reminder, the following will result in loss or suspension of swim privileges: • Homeowner association assessment balance is not current • Failure to comply with any policies or procedures of The MNC including, but not limited to, The MNC Pool Facility Rules • Misuse of pool facility and/or equipment
Pool Hours for the Season GRANGE POOLS Daily 10 am-8 pm Lap Swimming June 2-September 1 Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 am-10 am TAFT POOL HOURS 10 am- 8 pm August 6-September 3 Monday through Friday 3:30 pm-7 pm Saturday and Sunday 10 am-8 pm
MEADOWS NEIGHBORHOOD RULES AND POLICIES Did you know the Board of Governors has adopted rules and policies to help govern how the community is operated? It includes items such as animal nuisances, architectural control process, fine process, how to submit an architectural application to paint your home, and when your privileges can be suspended and you not be allowed to utilize the community amenities, and much more information that all residents should be knowledgeable of when living in The Meadows. To find the guide in its entirety, go to www.Meadowslink.com, MNC Info tab, Document Center, and then All MNC Rules and Policies. If residents are experiencing excessively barking dogs, dogs off leash, roaming cats and other animal nuisances, you report the issue to the Town at 303-663-6100 or you can go online at www.crgov. com and click the link, â€œreport a concernâ€?. With it being summer, the recreational vehicles will be out and about, just remember they are not allowed to be parked at your home for more than 24 hours in a 7 day period. They are permitted to be driven to your home to load and unload only. If your recreational vehicle is sited on the street for more than 24 hours in a 7 day period, you will be given one notice, after that, each and every time it is seen within the next year, parked on the street in the neighborhood, you are given a fine automatically to your account, there is no longer a cure period and you are con-
sidered a repeat offender, and so the escalated habitual/repeat offender fines apply. You will have the right to appeal the fines, but if staff has photographic evidence that your recreational vehicle is a frequent visitor and you exceed the amount of time it is to be in the neighborhood, it is highly unlikely the fines will be waived. The pool rules are also listed in the guide. Safety breaks are usually taken on the hour, every hour, for 15 minutes, so that restroom breaks, reapplication of sunscreen, and rehydration occur. The following will result in the loss or suspension of swim privileges: homeowner association assessment balance not current, failure to comply with any policies or procedures of The MNC including but not limited to all the pool facility rules, misuse of pool facility and/or equipment, harassment of other users or MNC personnel, or obstructing lifeguarding personnel from completing job requirements. Another pool rule that is often unknown, is that flotation devices are not permitted at The MNC pools, such as water wings, rafts, or swimsuits with built in flotation rings or devices incapable of self-correction of buoyancy are not allowed. Be sure to check out the entire guide, all about vehicle parking, what is acceptable and what to avoid. If you have any questions, you can always call staff at 720-476-4006.
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Birthday Parties at the Taft House! Join us at the Taft House for birthday party fun! Enjoy swimming in our vortex pool, challenge your friends on the water-climbing wall, or relax in the bubble pit. We are now booking birthday parties for summer. Choose from a selection of colors for your party room theme and leave the set up and clean up for your personal party host! There are food options available for an additional cost that include pizza or hot dog meal deals. All the birthday party food must be purchased through the Taft House concessions.
Birthday Party Rental: $135 The deposit is $100 at time of booking, and total party rental fees must be paid 14 days in advance. There is a $25 cancellation fee if cancelled within 14 days of the party rental. Please note, the $135+ party rental fees are due in addition to the $100 deposit. The deposit is refunded after the party. This includes a two-hour party rental for 10 swimming guests. Each person over the initial 10 is an additional $5 for a maximum of 20 people. Please note the birthday child, siblings and parents who want to swim will all be included in the â€œswimming guestâ€? count. The maximum count for total guests (swimming and nonswimming) cannot exceed 25 people.
For additional information, please visit www.Meadowslink.com under the events and programs tab. Call Molly Gigax at 303-468-5212 or firstname.lastname@example.org to book your next party.
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Events & LEISURE Your
YOUR Events and Leisure Guide
To register for Classes and Programs To register for any class or program, either stop into The Grange, call us at 303-814-2358, or go to www.Meadowslink.com under the Events and Programs tab, then click Register for Classes and Activities. Cancellation Policy Registrations can be cancelled by contacting The Grange at least one week prior to the start of the scheduled program or class. Registrants are entitled to a full refund less a 15% processing fee (minimum $5 cancellation fee). Registrations cancelled less than one week prior to the start of the programs, classes and activities are not refundable. Eligible refunds will be issued within 30 days of the request to cancel. Special Notes Please register for all classes and programs by the registration deadline date. MNC has two amenities, classes will be offered at The Grange and the Taft House. Please pay special attention to the location under each program description. MNC Addresses: The Grange- 3692 Meadows Boulevard, Castle Rock, 303-814-2358 Taft House- 3570 Celestial Avenue, Castle Rock, 720-476-4006 If you have a special talent or skill and you would like to teach a class or if there is a program that you would like to see us offer, then please contact Tbrown@meadowslink.com to submit a class suggestion/idea, or your resume to teach a class.
Youth Classes PJâ€™S AND STORYTIME Put pajamas on the kids and come down to The Grange for storytime! Each month will feature a different theme. Mr. Cliff from Storytime Parties will entertain the kids with his own unique style of reading, audience interactive storytelling, and songs. Date September 12
Time 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Theme A Splash of Color
PARENT-CHILD BUG COOKIES In this class, you and your child will learn how to make grass and a variety of adorable bugs from basic round tips. Learn to make a bumble bee, butterfly, caterpillar, worm, ladybug, etc. Each participant will learn the proper way to fill and hold a decorating bag, followed by techniques and tips to make a variety of cookies. Participants will each take home a dozen cookies. Date: June 10 Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Cost: $20 Resident/$25 Non-Resident (per person) Age Requirement: Child 5+ Accompanied by Adult 18+ Registration Deadline: June 4 Location: Grange Special Note: The class is designed for parents/guardians to register and attend the class with their child/children. At least one parent/guardian needs to register and also attend the class. They will need to sit with their children to monitor them and assist them during the class. Multiple children can attend the class with each parent/guardian.
PARENT-CHILD PAINTING Take a couple hours with your child and get creative together at The Grange. Weâ€™ve made it easy and convenient for you by having all of the supplies, subject and the snack all set, along with professional instruction. We will provide step-by-step instruction during the class so that each parent and child pair can follow along and make the same painting together. Paintings will be done on a 16x20 inch canvas and light refreshments will be served. Come create a memory with your child, all while they are learning about a famous artist and his work! Age Requirement: Child 7+ Accompanied by Adult 18+ Special Notes: The class is designed for parents/guardians to register and attend the class with their child/children. At least one parent/guardian needs to register and also attend the class. They will need to sit with their children to monitor them and assist them during the class. Multiple children can attend the class with each parent/guardian. Date: June 9 Time: 9:30 am-11:30 am Cost: $27 Resident/$32 Non-Resident (per person) Registration Deadline: June 2
Date: August 18 Time: 9:30 am-11:30 am Cost: $27 Resident/$32 Non-Resident (per person) Registration Deadline: August 11
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BABYSITTERS TRAINING COURSES The American Red Cross is the nation’s leader in babysitter training and will prepare you to be the best sitter in your neighborhood. In fact, 8 in 10 surveyed parents said they would pay more for a trained babysitter who is certified by the American Red Cross. Start your babysitting business on the right foot and learn how to be a safe, professional and reliable sitter. BABYSITTERS TRAINING WITH PEDIATRIC CPR/FIRST AID During this Babysitter’s Bootcamp, you will learn all about children’s ages and stages of development, how to hold and feed infants, and how to change diapers. You will also learn pediatric rescue breathing, CPR, first aid, and business savvy! Date: Option 1: June 9 and June 10 (two day course) Option 2: September 15 and September 16 (two day course) Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Cost: $120 Resident/$130 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 11-15 Registration Deadline: June 2 or September 8 Location: Taft House Special Note: This course is a two-day course. In order to receive the Babysitters Training Certification and the CPR certification, participants must attend both Saturday and Sunday sessions.
PLAY-WELL LEGO Play-Well is an engineering LEGO program designed for kids ages 5-12. Kids are already naturally gifted creators. Then they get added inspiration from specially trained instructors. They will get to dive into the massive collections of LEGO® and build elaborate objects, structures and vehicles and explore fundamental principles of engineering and physics. They also learn to collaborate and create without fear of mistakes. The experience is joyful, the impact long lasting. Check out all the new programs coming this spring and summer! Super Hero Engineering with LEGO® Save the world with LEGO® Super Heroes! Build the hideouts and vehicles of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but Super Hero Engineers! An experienced PlayWell instructor guides young heroes as they design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict. Date: June 11-15 Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Age Requirement: 5-6 Cost: $170 Meadows Resident/$180 Non-Resident Registration Deadline: June 4 Location: Taft House
PLAY-WELL LEGO CONT. Super Hero Master Engineering using LEGO® Materials LEGO®Super Heroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains as they threaten LEGOpolis! Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but super engineers. An engineering curriculum designed by Play-Well challenges heroes to design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict. Date: June 11-15 Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Age Requirement: 7-12 Cost: $170 Meadows Resident/$180 Non-Resident Registration Deadline: June 4 Location: Taft House Jedi Engineering with LEGO The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets, and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire! Date: July 23-27 Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Age Requirement: 5-6 Cost: $170 Meadows Resident/$180 Non-Resident Registration Deadline: July 16 Location: Taft House Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build projects from LEGO® Materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away. Date: July 23-27 Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Age Requirement: 7-12 Cost: $170 Meadows Resident/$180 Non-Resident Registration Deadline: July 16 Location: Taft House
We Need Volunteers!! VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Our events are possible because of the hard work of our volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved in your community, please contact us to see how you can volunteer at the events. It is a great way for High School students to earn community service credit. Please contact Taylor Brown at 303-814-3953 or email@example.com for more information.
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Youth Classes CRAYOLA® – WORLD OF DESIGN CAMP THINK IT! DRAW IT! MAKE IT! World of Design is a summer camp that takes kids on a journey to the edges of their imagination – and beyond! Take a journey to the farthest reaches of the imagination while learning about the rainforest, Hollywood, Mars, and a futuristic city! Use the design thinking process to solve real-world problems in these different environments.
CAKE DECORATING FOR TWEENS!
Experiment with Crayola® products and a wide variety of art techniques like sculpting, collage, and mixed media. Discover design careers like graphic design, fashion design, and architectural and urban design.
Date: July 30 Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Cost: $45 Resident/$50 Non-Resident (per child) Registration Deadline: July 23 Registration Maximum: 10 Students Age Requirements: 10-15 Location: Grange
Date: June 25-29 Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Cost: $225 Meadows Resident/$235 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 5-12 Registration Deadline: June 18 Location: Taft House
N EW CREATIVE TWEENS CAMP Give your child the gift of letting their imaginations soar as they create, explore, and discover this summer in Creative Kids Camp. Each of these classes will give your child the opportunity to create in their own unique way and find their own individual voice. We will start out the summer by creating a Gratitude Art Journal, which we will write in each week your child attends. At the beginning of each class, we will create a page in our journals that focuses on what we would like to express gratitude for. This will be a warm-up exercise to prepare for our main project. We will take on a different project each week. We will be creating an abstract painting in acrylics. We will create mixed media art, using many different materials to discover many ways and styles to express our own creative voices. We will create with clay and we will dive into watercolor painting. If you long to give your child a memorable and creative art experience this summer, check out Creative Kids Camp! All supplies and snacks are included. Your child may attend one or all classes. Date: Every Wednesday in June. (June 6, 13, 20, 27) Time: 1:30 pm-3:00 pm Cost: $35 Resident/$40 Non-Resident (per session, per student) Age Requirement: 9-13 Registration Deadline: One week before the start of each session. Registration Maximum: 8 students per session Location: Grange
Buttercream Workshop Join us for a fun class where students will learn a variety of techniques to make swirls, shells, ruffles and an assortment of flowers and leaves. We will cover how important icing consistency is, tricks for getting a smooth surface, as well as bag striping to achieve a striking look on your cupcake creations. This 3-hour class will cover everything a young baker needs to know to start baking for their family and friends. All the tools, supplies, cupcakes and frosting are provided.
Fondant and Gum Paste Workshop In this 3-hour class, the students will learn the basics of working with fondant and gum paste. We will cover handling, preparing, storing, tinting and rolling fondant. We will then cover ruffling, and imprinting and the use of cutters, ejectors and molds. Students will learn how to make blossoms, daisies, roses, a calla lily and leaves. They will learn how to add curves and “movement” to your flowers and leaves to create a lifelike look. All the tools, supplies, fondant and gum paste, and cupcakes and frosting are provided. Date: August 1 Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Cost: $45 Resident/$50 Non-Resident (per child) Registration Deadline: July 25 Registration Maximum: 10 Students Age Requirements: 10-15 Location: Grange
TERRIFIC TUESDAY Come join us for Terrific Tuesdays! Parents, this is a great opportunity to drop your kids off for a few hours to get some errands done. Each week will consist of fun educational presentations, arts and crafts, games, and much more! Please check out the descriptions for each session below. You can register for one date or all, but you need to pre-register as space will be limited each week! Date: Every Tuesday, June 12-July 31 (No program on July 3) Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Cost: $10 Resident/$12 Non-Resident (per session, per child) If you sign up for all seven weeks by June 1, receive the one free week- Pay $60 instead of $70. Please note if you purchase the discount option, we will not be able to issue a refund if your child is unable to attend one of the weeks. Age Requirement: 5-11 Registration Deadline: Sign up no later than the Friday before. Please remember spots are filled on a first come, first served basis. Sign up early because space is limited! Registration Maximum: 50 children per session Location: Grange
TERRIFIC TUESDAY June 12 – Fun-Damental Forces Gravity, inertia, centripetal force… who could ever imagine that an introduction to physics could be so much fun?! We will experience these awesome forces for ourselves and build some cool devices to watch them at work! June 19 – Harnessing Heat This week we will learn and observe the basic properties of heat by play-acting the role of atoms, as well as observing the effects and behavior of warm air and water. The children will witness a tea bag rocketlaunch, a gravity defying candlelighting, and even take part in a senseconfusing temperature test. The course is capped off with a taste bud pleasing demonstration of heat at work, transforming solid sugar crystal into the spun floss of cotton candy! June 26 – Under Pressure Join Bernoulli and Newton as we take this exciting look at the science behind aerodynamics and the properties of air… under pressure. Use a vortex generator to create air pockets with a punch, and levitate ping-pong balls in defiance of gravity! July 10 – Minute to Win it This week your kids will compete in Meadows Minute to Win It! We will have an entire afternoon full of silly games and crafts. No one stands still for this great day; it will be time for a nap, or a quick swim at the pool after this fun afternoon! July 17– Super Sticky Stuff Stick it to the walls in this adhesive hour on things that cling! Push the power of tape to the limits! Explore mechanical adhesion alongside chemical adhesion! July 24 – Up, Up and Away This spellbinding special event introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft will help children understand the power of air. July 31 – Star Lab The Children’s Museum of Denver will be visiting The Grange and they are bringing their Star Lab! This portable planetarium measures 18 feet high and covers 25 square feet. Your kids will get to explore the beautiful night sky! Participants will learn to identify and locate constellations and enjoy star-inspired myths and legends from diverse cultures. This is one exciting journey that you definitely don’t want to miss!
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Youth Classes KIDS NIGHT OUT Need an evening without the kids? Kids Night Out gives parents the opportunity to take a well-deserved break. Go out for a night on the town with the confidence that your kids are safe and having fun. The program will take place at the Taft House in the Docket Room. We will be showing a PG-rated movie, serving pizza for dinner, and offering a variety of activities and crafts. Pre-registration is required and parents will need to fill out a waiver form before dropping their kids off for the evening. The waiver form can be filled out when you arrive or may be downloaded from the reminder email to bring with you. Please contact Molly Gigax, the Assistant Recreation Coordinator, if you need to make special accommodations for your child regarding medical concerns or dietary restrictions. She can be reached at 303468-5212 or firstname.lastname@example.org Date: August 24 Time: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm Cost: $12 Resident/$15 Non-Resident (per child) Age Requirement: 4-11 Registration Deadline: August 17 Registration Maximum: 20 Kids Location: Taft House DISCOVER SCUBA Discover Scuba Diving lets you experience the fun of scuba diving without becoming certified. This FREE course offered by Planet Scuba, provides you with a brief introduction to diving’s basic skills and an actual dive in The Grange Pool! All equipment is provided for the class. Just register, show up in swim attire and be ready to have fun! Date: June 23 or July 28 Time: 8:00 am-10:00 am Cost: FREE (Must have a current season pool pass) Age Requirement: 10+ (Kids 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult of 18+) Registration Deadline: One week before the class – June 16, July 21 (Pre-registration is required) Location: Grange Pool 16
Adult Classes CHALKBOARD CLASSES Time to get creative! Do you love the look of those pretty chalkboard signs? Now you can paint your own without the fuss and the mess. Participants will take a 12x12 cradled birch board canvas, prime it, and then paint on the background color. Once it dries, we will do some “smudging” to get the look of chalk on the background. We will then sand the edges to distress it and use a stencil to add our wording to the sign. It may sound complicated but it’s super easy to create this beautiful work of art for your home. All supplies are included. You can choose your stencil design from one of several patterns. These pictures are just a couple of examples of what you could make. Date: July 7 Time: 9:30 am-11:30 am Cost: $37 Resident/$42 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 15+ Registration Deadline: June 30 Location: Taft House PAINTING DOOR HANGERS Join us for a fun evening out with friends while you paint a door hanger! This will be the perfect summer décor for your front door. Customize your painting to fit the décor style of your own home. All supplies are included in the cost of registration. Please choose from option 1 or 2 when you call to register. Option 1: USA Flag Option 2: Sweet Summertime Date: June 13 Time: 5:30 pm-8:30 pm Cost: $35 Resident/$40 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 15+ Registration Deadline: June 6 Location: Grange
CAKE DECORATING The courses will be taught by Lu Ann Brown who is a certified cake decorating instructor. She has taught over 500 students and has 35 years of experience. Come and expand your decorating skills and don’t miss out on the fun!
RUSSIAN PIPING TIPS – CAKE DECORATING Back by popular demand! These Russian piping tips make a complete flower with petals and centers all at the same time. Come and try these amazing tips and impress your friends with stunning cupcakes. All supplies, frosting and cupcakes are included. Date: June 16 Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm Cost: $30 Resident/$35 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 13+ Registration Deadline: June 9 Location: Grange GUM PASTE AND FONDANT Have you wanted to try working with gum paste/fondant? We will cover all the basics of handling, storing, coloring, and shaping it into beautiful lifelike flowers such as a calla lily, daisy and a rose. Date: August 25 Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm Cost: $30 Resident/$35 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 13+ Registration Deadline: August 18 Location: Grange
BEGINNERS BEADING BRACELET AND EARRINGS This beginners class will cover all the basics for beading. You will learn crimping, looping, adding clasps, names of findings and using soft flex wire as a stringing material. Use an assortment of glass beads to create a simple drop earring and bracelet set to take home. Once you learn to securely finish a bracelet, you will be able to create endless designs! Date: August 16 Time: 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Cost: $45 Resident/$50 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 15+ Registration Deadline: August 9 Location: Taft House JEWELRY In this class, you will learn the A-B-C’s of jewelry metal stamping, including learning about metal gauges, practicing stamping on different metals (brass, copper and aluminum), proper filing techniques, texturizing your jewelry blanks to create a hammered effect, and more. By the end of the class, you will walk away with three beautiful new pieces to call your own. Your class fee includes all metal needed for projects as well as tool used to make them. You are welcome to bring your own blanks to use in class but not necessary. Be sure to bring your favorite sayings and messages with you to stamp the class away. Date: September 29 Time: 10:00 am-1:00 pm Cost: $58 Resident/$63 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 15+ Registration Deadline: September 22 Location: Taft House
WIRE WRAP RINGS Create two wire wrapped rings in this jewelry class! Silver-plated, gold-plated or copper wire and two glass beads are included in the class price. If you would prefer to use stone beads, the instructor will have those available for an additional cost. You can purchase them directly from her the night of the class with the 15% class discount. Date: July 19 Time: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm Cost: $33 Resident/$38 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 15+ Registration Deadline: July 12 Location: Taft House
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Adult Classes PINOTS & PALETTES Channel your inner artist, glass of wine in hand, as Artist Donna Martin teaches you how to create a painting on a canvas at The Grange. You’ll enjoy a fun evening of painting and chatting while you all work towards making the same painting with your friends and neighbors by your side. All supplies will be provided and each participant will leave with a piece of art to remember this fun experience. The wine is included in your registration fee. Please bring your driver’s license to verify your age. JUNE PINOTS Date: June 29 Time: 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Cost: $40 Resident/$45 Non-Resident Age Requirement: 21+ Registration Deadline: June 22 Location: Grange
Online Registration Instructions Go to www. Meadowslink.com and click on the title bar “register for classes” which will take you to the Web Trac registration page. If you do not have an online Web Trac class registration login you will need to create an account. It is not the same login as your www.meadowslink. com login/password. Complete the household information form and click “Finish”, add family members and click “done”. You will receive your account confirmation via email within 1 business day. You will then be able to begin registering using the online system. If you cannot remember your password, click the “forgot password” link. If you cannot remember your login information, you may call 720-476-4003 and we can tell you your login and then you can reset your password. Once you log in, you can either access the classes available under the menu column on the bottom left-hand side, or you can select the opportunities by category, youth programs, adult programs, fitness programs, clubs or volunteer. The offerings are then displayed by availability. You may add the classes you wish by selecting the shopping cart on the left-hand side of each class. The class will appear at the bottom of your screen, click the “enroll now” button. You will then select the household member you are trying to register, and then click the “add to cart” button. You will proceed to checkout and add your form of payment from this window to complete the transaction, unless you want to continue to register for more classes. Upon completion, you will receive a confirmation email for the classes you registered for within the online system. Please contact us if you have questions on how to register, we are happy to help!
Health and Fitness WEEKLY YOGA – EVENING Looking for a yoga class to get energized while helping you build strength and flexibility? Fitness instructor Jasmine Rinehart will be at the Taft House to teach a unique yoga class. Using a Power Yoga format, this fast-paced intense practice combines breath-linked movement to improve coordination and balance and increase range of motion and flexibility. It is an essential component of any cross-training fitness plan when you are striving for that “one extra degree”. Dates: Tuesdays June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28; September 4, 11, 18, 25 Time: 5:30 pm-6:30 pm Age Requirement: 16+ Cost: $40 Resident/$45 Non-Resident (per month) Registration Deadline: One week before the start of each month Location: Taft House Special Note: Must pre-register for entire month-long class. Please bring your own yoga mat. BEGINNERS YOGA – DAYTIME CLASSES Yoga is an important component to any “workout” or “fitness” program for individuals of all levels. Athletes and beginners alike benefit from improved coordination, increased range of motion and flexibility and endurance. Studies show tremendous value in yoga as part of a “cross-training” and injury prevention routine. Often times the fast pace of a “flow” class can be confusing or too advanced for beginners. Without a foundation of the fundamental poses, students may be confused or even risk injury. This class breaks down the most common poses (ASANAS) from the ground up, in a slower-paced format. Students will learn proper alignment in order to help protect the body and at the same time, learn to make adjustments or modifications in their own body to get the most benefits. This class is perfect for beginners or yogis looking to enhance their practice and anyone who desires a deeper understanding of alignment. Dates: Tuesdays; August 7, 14, 21, 28; September 4, 11, 18, 25 Time: 10:30 am-11:30 am Cost: $40 Resident/$45 Non-Resident (per month) Registration Deadline: One week before the start of each month Location: Taft House Special Note: Must pre-register for entire month-long class. Please bring your own yoga mat. WATER AEROBICS Come join us at The Grange for this moderate cardio fitness class. Emphasis is put on getting the heart rate up and focusing on upper, mid and lower body. In this class, improve strength, mobility, flexibility and endurance with low impact to joints and back. This class is great for all levels. Punch passes can be purchased at The Grange front office. Classes Start: Monday, June 4 and runs through August 31 Date and Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 am-9:30 am Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Cost: $7 drop-in, 10-punch pass - $50 – (Expires at the end of the pool season) Age Requirement: 16+ Location: Grange Pool
Pool Bash Party Join us at The Grange pools for a Pool Bash Party to celebrate school getting out! The event will feature a live DJ, free ice cream sundae bar, and some games/activities. The event is completely free but is only open to MNC and MCA residents who have a pool pass. Date: June 8 Time: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Cost: Free (Participants must have a pool pass) Location: Grange Pools (3692 Meadows Blvd., Castle Rock, CO)
Blood Drive at The Grange The Children’s Hospital Colorado is bringing their mobile blood drive to The Grange and we need to know, can we count you in? Every year at Children’s Hospital Colorado, 8,000 units of blood products are transfused into sick and injured infants, children and teens. Without this blood, many of the lifesaving procedures performed at Children’s Hospital Colorado would not be possible. Blood donation does not cost money and requires little time. It does, however, make a big difference. If you are interested in participating, please visit www.MeadowsLink.com and click on the Events and Programs tab at the top of the page and then click on the Blood Drive drop down tab. Then read the eligibility requirements and if you qualify you can sign up online.
Date: September 17 Time: Timeslots available 8:30 am-12:15 pm Registration: Please sign up on www.meadowslink.com Registration Deadline: Please try to sign up as soon as possible and at least a week prior to the blood drive to ensure we get all of the spots filled. Location: The Grange Parking Lot (3692 Meadows Blvd., Castle Rock, CO) Special Note: Please bring your driver’s license to your appointment.
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Music in The Meadows
Join us this summer for our Music in the Meadows Concert Series! The concerts are free and will feature a variety of talented bands, local food trucks, and giveaways. Times: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Cost: Free Location: Butterfield Park (3952 Butterfield Crossing Dr., Castle Rock, CO)
June 14 – Renegade Road
Renegade Road is a country band that was formed right here in Castle Rock! The music backgrounds and experience of the band members add an edgy blues/rock vibe to their modern, southern rock style country sound.
June 28 – The Radio
The Radio is a band that loves to tell their clients “you pick the station, we’ll play the hits” and they pride themselves on delivering jaw-dropping concert-style performances every night. They will be playing a variety of top 40’s style cover songs when they visit us in The Meadows.
July 12 – Forever in Blue Jeans
Some of the best musicians in Denver came together to form a one of a kind Neil Diamond Tribute band, “Forever in Blue Jeans”. Forever in Blue Jeans creates an authentic Neil Diamond experience that’s sure to please by playing all the classic hits.
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July 26 – 17th Avenue All Stars
The 17th Avenue All Stars are an acappella vocal band and will be bringing a unique twist to the Music in the Meadows concert series! The Allstars have been named the official anthem singers of the Denver Broncos and are celebrating their 29th year as one of Colorado’s top shelf acts. They cover a variety of songs from classic oldies to modern hits.
4th of July Red, White, and You Patriotic Parade & Festival Join us at Bison Park on Wednesday, July 4th to celebrate the nationâ€™s birthday! All residents are encouraged to participate in this yearâ€™s parade by decorating their bicycles, wagons, or strollers in preparation for the annual parade. We want all of you joining us as we parade the park. This fun, family friendly event continues with music, concessions, inflatable rides, trackless trains and activities for all the family to enjoy. Visit www.MeadowsLink.com for additional details. The parade will begin at 11:15 am Date: July 4 Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm (Parade starts at 11:15 am) Cost: FREE Age Requirement: All Ages Welcome Location: Bison Park (1390 Clear Sky Way)
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Relax to the movie Coco (Rated PG) at the Taft House Pool. This is ultimate SUMMER FUN! Pool noodles will be available to use for the movie. Personal pool tubes or rafts will not be allowed. Please feel free to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. We will also have pool lounge chairs available for seating. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the concession stands. Must pre-register due to limited space! Date: August 10 Time: The movie will begin at sunset (Approximately 8:30) We will begin allowing people into the pool at 8 pm. Cost: $5 per person - This event is for residents who have a current season pool pass. Residents may bring non-resident guests. Registration Deadline: August 5 - Please remember spots are filled on a first come, first served basis. Sign up early because space is limited! Location: Taft House Pool (3570 Celestial Ave.)
Doggie Dive Summer is coming to an end and the pools will be closing for the year. To humans that is… Bring your dog and join us at the Taft House pool for our Doggie Dive event! No humans are allowed in the pools but your dog is free to swim and play to their heart’s content. This event is free to the public but you must be a Meadows resident and have a season pool pass to attend. Participants will need to bring their pool key FOB’s to get in. Please note that for safety reasons it is best to not bring very small children to the event because there will be many dogs and sometimes large dogs running around the pool facility and it is hard to prevent accidental collisions. Date: September 8 Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm Cost: FREE (Must be Meadows resident with a season pool pass to attend) Ages: All ages welcome Location: Taft House Pool (3570 Celestial Ave.) Special Note: Participants must bring their pool key FOB’s to get in
Movie in the Park
Pack a blanket or lawn chairs and join us for an outdoor movie night at Paintbrush Park behind The Grange. We will be showing Peter Rabbit (Rated PG). Attendees are welcome to bring a picnic dinner and we will have free popcorn available. The movie will begin approximately at sunset. Date: August 18 Time: The movie will begin at sunset Cost: FREE Age Requirement: All Ages Welcome Location: Paintbrush Park (3492 Meadows Blvd.)
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Food Truck Frenzy
Come hungry and join us behind The Grange for lunch and entertainment for the whole family at this fun new event! We will be bringing in several of the Front Rangeâ€™s finest food trucks. The entire event is free but we encourage participants to visit the food trucks to purchase dinner. We will also be having live music as well as inflatable rides for the kids. Admission to attend the event is free but the food trucks will be charging and their prices vary. Please visit www.meadowslink.com and go under the Events & Programs tab at the top of the page for more information and to see which food trucks will be attending. Date: September 22 Time: 11:00 am-2:00 pm Cost:Admission to the event is FREE â€“ Food truck menu items vary in price Ages: All ages welcome Location: Grange (3692 Meadows Blvd.)
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YOUR Clubs THE MEADOWS HIKING CLUB
The purpose of The Meadows Hiking Club is to provide an opportunity for those interested in hiking to meet other hikers on a regular basis and experience a variety of different hikes. Our hiking experience will range from less strenuous evening hikes (Thursdays) to more aggressive and difficult hikes (Saturdays) up some of Colorado’s highest mountain peaks. If you have questions or if you would like to join, you may e-mail RJ Daskevich at email@example.com.
Come join us and learn to play Mah Jongg (Mahjong, Mjiang)- Regardless of the spelling, it is a four player Chinese tile game of skill and strategy similar to Rummy. The object is to be the first player to complete a valid hand of 14 tiles. Players do this by assembling tiles into one of many pattern-based combinations or “hands”. For more information, call Naarah Turpen- 303-947-9640 Dates: Tuesdays – Due to summer programming, Mah Jongg will meet at a different location for June and July. Please contact Naarah for additional details. Times: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Cost: FREE Location: Grange
There is a new club offered at The Grange! On the third Friday of every month we will offer Bunco. As it is played today, Bunco is a social dice game involving 100% luck and no skill. Each attendee is asked to bring a snack or drink to share. You must reserve your spot ahead of time with Diana Fabia at 209-607-3064. Dates: The third Friday of every month Times: 10:00 am-1:00 pm Cost: FREE Location: Grange
6202 Cycling was formed in December 2005 by a group of Castle Rock-based cyclists who wanted to share their love of bicycling and their community. 6202 Cycling welcomes bicyclists of all styles – casual riders, racers, mountain and road cyclists, men, women and families. Club members participated in several organized local and regional rides including Elephant Rock, Triple Bypass, and the Courage Classic. 6202 Cycling is a member of the League of American Cyclists, a non-profit membership organization which promotes cycling for fun, fitness and transportation through advocacy and education. More information can be found on the club website: www.6202cycling.org
Dates: 2nd and 4th Mondays Times: 1:15 pm-4:30 pm Location: Grange
Ages: 0-5 Dates: Every Thursday Times: 10:30 am-12:00 pm Location: Grange
Join in for a friendly game of Bridge twice a month at The Grange. Players must have some Bridge playing experience, but all levels are welcome. If you would like to join the group or would like more information, please contact Therese (Terry) Clements at 740-360-7118.
Grab your little ones for a playgroup every Thursday at The Grange. For kids ages 0-5, this group is fun, relaxed, and provides a great opportunity for you and your children to meet others in your neighborhood. An attentive parent or caretaker must accompany all children. If your little one is under the weather, please keep him or her at home until they are feeling better.
SECOND FIFTIES LADIES CLUB Pre-Registration is required for each month’s activity. Please call The Grange to reserve your spot. The Second Fifty Women’s Club is back! Join us the second Thursday of every month for an activity coordinated by the Meadows. The club’s objectives are to help broaden our circle of friends, expand knowledge of the world around us, and above all, be fun. Women over 50 years of age who are curious about their community, town, state and are interested in meeting other women like themselves, are invited to attend. Please see below the activity schedule for each month. Each month will have a different activity and fees may vary.
June 14 Canvas Painting Let your creativity soar, glass in hand, as local artist Donna Martin of Martin Fine Art guides you step-by-step toward creating a painting that will be uniquely and individually yours. Whether you’ve painted before or not, the Grange is the perfect setting to unwind, unplug, and create...no experience is necessary. You’ll have so much fun tapping into your creative side, creating a beautiful piece of art with friends and neighbors by your side. Each participant will leave with a 14x18 piece of art to remember this fun experience. All the supplies are included. Drinks and light refreshments are also included in your registration fee.
August 9 Movie Join us at the Castle Rock Movie Theater for a fun afternoon out while you watch the movie Mama Mia – Here We Go Again. Since it is too early for movie times to be released, please check back at www.meadowslink. com as the date gets closer for a specific movie time. We will plan to meet at the movie theater. Transportation and the movie ticket will be on your own. Please let the Meadows know if you plan to attend so we know approximately how many to expect. You may call The Grange at 303-8142358 to notify us. Date: August 9 Time: Please check Meadowslink.com for updated information. We will plan to go to an afternoon movie rather than the evening. Location: AMC Castle Rock 12 (3960 Limelight Ave, Castle Rock, CO 80109) Cost: Tickets will be purchased at the theater on your own.
Date: June 14 Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Location: The Grange 3692 Meadows Blvd., Castle Rock 80109 Cost: $30 per person Registration Deadline: June 7
July 12 Make your own Jewelry! This month we will make memory wire bracelets. We will use a variety of beads and colors so you can customize your bracelet for your own style. All supplies will be included. Please pre-register by July 6th so the instructor knows how many supplies to provide. The picture is just an example of what can be made. Date: July 12 Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Location: The Grange 3692 Meadows Blvd., Castle Rock 80109 Cost: $30 per person Registration Deadline: July 6
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Home & Garden New Homeowner Orientation Welcome to The Meadows! To all our new Neighbors, you are invited to a New Homeowner Orientation at The Grange on Tuesday, August 7 at 6:30 pm.
Free Exterior Painting Class Offered for Meadows Residents on June 6 Let’s face it; walking into a paint store with the thousands of paint colors to choose from can be a daunting task. Staring back at you are the brightest shades of colors with little guidance on how to put them together. Ultimately, in the larger scheme of things, streetscapes, blockscapes and elevations are some of the most artful, foundational elements of a livable community. Join staff at The Grange on June 6 at 6 pm for a training to take the thousands of options at the paint store and make them customizable to your home. Bring your home photos, paint chips, and ideas for guidance on the perfect exterior palette. The MNC Architectural Guidelines require homeowners to seek Architectural approval for new and existing house painting projects. Colors must coordinate with the stone, brick, stucco or other exterior materials on the home and must be compatible with the color palette in your neighborhood. Please remember, the main body colors cannot be the same as homes adjacent to yours or the homes’ located directly across the street from yours. A home “across the street” is any home with a portion of its front property line across the street from a portion of your front property line, or your backyard property line. Along curves and in cul-de-sacs more than one home may be “across the street” from your home. The color matrix of the home must be maintained. For example, if you have a home with two body colors, you are not permitted to change to only one body color. Homeowners desiring to have their color selections submitted for approval, or need guidance on the perfect exterior palette choices, please bring the completed Architectural Review Application, as well as developed photos of the current exterior colors on your home and developed photos of the homes adjacent to, across the street, and directly behind you with a drawing indicating where each of the homes exists with relationship to yours. Due to limited space, pre-registration is required to attend this class by calling The Grange at 303-814-2358 or Taft House at 720-4764003. If you have received a notice that your house is in need of painting, attending the class will provide you a 30 day extension of your paint project. 28
Good Neighbor Award The Good Neighbor Award recognizes the ongoing efforts of neighbors within The Meadows who are making exceptional contributions to improve the quality of life in their neighborhood, or to other neighbors; all by being NEIGHBORLY! Please give some thought of those in your neighborhood who might qualify for the Good Neighbor award. The award is open to anyone, an individual, a couple, a family, and there is no age limit to whom can be nominated. Is there a neighbor that goes above and beyond? Ie., Watching your house while on vacation, taking care of your pet, mowing your lawn, bringing your trash cans from the curb while you are on vacation doing snow removal when you are unable, or even bring you a meal when you are ill. Recognize the good neighbor in your neighborhood and nominate that special resident today! Please send an email to mray-brethower@meadowslink. com and include the nominee and their address that you are recommending for the award and what they have done to be deserving of the nomination or how they make your neighborhood better. Be sure to include your name and contact information, email and phone, and we will make sure that special Meadows resident is recognized!
Curb Appeal Contest Nominate yourself, nominate your neighbor and MNC Staff will be searching for contestants too. Winners receive a $50 gift card to a local nursery or home improvement store. Send an email to mray-brethower@ meadowslink.com with the address of the home you are nominating (we would love for pictures to be submitted, but not required). We will collect nominations from June 1st through August 1st. Staff will announce winners and honorable mentions on the website the end of August and in September/October Meadows Living magazine.
Pick Up After Your Dog: ‘There is No Poop Fairy’ Colorado is known as a dog-loving state, but with more dogs moving in, there is a big problem piling up. “A lot of dog owners think that the poop ‘just goes away,’ Not only is dog feces unpleasant to look at and smell it can also make people and other dogs sick. Dog waste contains harmful bacteria and parasites such as E. coli, giardia and salmonella that pets or people can pick up if they come in contact with it. Bacteria from dog waste can also contaminate groundwater and bodies of water such as creeks, rivers and lakes. People who swim in contaminated water can become sick. Dog waste also does not biodegrade as quickly as other animal waste. Because of the type of food that dogs eat, dog waste can take up to a year to decompose. The more hard waste left behind, the more it accumulates.
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that you should know and consider and how you can apply for a rebate through the Town when reducing the amount of turf in your front or back yard. You must pre-register for this free class by calling either The Grange at 303-814-2358 or Taft House at 720-4764003.
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Home & Garden Frequently Asked Questions Q: Can I park my RV in the street or my driveway all summer if I plan to use it every weekend? Even if we change the question to be, can I park my spare house in the street when I’m not using it? A: You have 24 hours in a 7 day period to load/unload your RV and get out of the neighborhood. No portion of the Neighborhood Company Area, including, but not limited to, the streets, driveways, or fire lanes, unless specifically designated by the MNC, shall be used as a parking, storage, display or accommodation area for any type of house trailers, camping trailers, boat trailers, hauling trailers, boat or boat accessories, trucks larger than three-quarter (3/4) ton, any truck with a topper that extends above the height of the cab of the truck, golf carts, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, or recreational vehicle or equipment (collectively “recreational vehicles”), except as a temporary expedience or emergency. Temporary expedience allows for you to prepare your RV for use or storage no more than 24 hours in a seven day period. What does this mean? Your RV can be in the neighborhood for no more than 24 hours in a 7 day time period. Please note: You cannot run an extension cord over a pedestrian walkway to charge your recreational vehicle. Q: My car has a flat tire, can I leave it parked on the street until I can get it fixed? A: No abandoned or inoperable vehicles of any kind shall be stored or parked on the property unless fully screened from view in a garage. An “abandoned or inoperable vehicle” shall mean any automobile, truck, motorcycle, van, trailer, house trailer, camper, recreational vehicle or other device for carrying passengers, goods or equipment which has not been driven under its own propulsion for a period of two (2) weeks or longer, or which does not have installed within it an operable propulsion system, or which does not have a current registration and license plate sticker, or which has one or more f lat tires. If the MNC determines a vehicle is abandoned or inoperable, it shall provide written notice that the vehicle has been deemed abandoned. Notice may be delivered personally to the owner or by affixing notice to the vehicle. If the vehicle remains abandoned or inoperable for seventy-two (72) hours after delivery of the notice, the MNC may seek removal of the vehicle at the owner’s expense. No portion of real property within the Neighborhood Company Area, including, but not limited to the streets, driveways, or fire lanes, unless specifically designated by the MNC, shall be used as a parking, storage, display or accommodation area for any type of commercial vehicle. Currently, the MNC has no “designated parking or storage areas” for commercial vehicles except for garages. Any vehicle that meets one or more of the characteristics in either Table 1 or Table 2 is considered a commercial vehicle and may not be parked or stored anywhere in the Neighborhood Company Area, except in garages. This prohibition on commercial vehicles will not be enforced against contractor or service vehicles parked as a temporary expedience for loading or unloading, delivery or emergency; provided, however, that this exclusion does not extend to an Owner/resident who parks a commercial vehicle at home. 30
Table 1 Types of Vehicles Considered “Commercial Vehicles” (regardless of vehicle payload capacity) 1. Box Vans, Box Trucks 2. Tow Trucks 3. Trucks without a Bed 4. Buses 5. Tractor Cabs 6. Tractor Trailers 7. Vehicles with two or more rear axles 8. Hazardous Material Transport vehicles 9. Taxi Cabs 10. Limousines Table 2 Other Commercial Vehicle Identifiers 1. Any vehicle having a manufacturing payload capacity greater than three-quarter (3/4) ton 2. Any vehicle that has commercial markings or signage that exceeds 50% of the vehicle’s visible surface (excluding the roof, tires, wheels, hood and windshield) 3. Vehicles with racks, ladders or panels designed to carry equipment other than personal, recreational or equipment for physically impaired 4. Vehicles with scrolling lighted signs and exterior warning lights Q: I have an electric car, is it permitted? Can I run an extension cord over the sidewalk to charge my car? A: Extension cords connected to a vehicle parked in the driveway serving a Dwelling Unit are permitted, but no vehicle shall connect to power cords or other utility lines that extend beyond the driveway that serves the Dwelling Unit. You cannot utilize an extension cord to plug into any vehicle, unless it is in your driveway, so it cannot be ran over your sidewalk and impede the crosswalk for pedestrians. Q: As long as I move my vehicle so that it is not sitting in the same place it is legal to keep the recreational vehicle or trailer at my property? A: Rotation of vehicles owned by the same Owner/resident or periodic movement of a vehicle, either under its own propulsion or by other means, for the purpose of circumventing these Rules and Regulations, will not exempt an Owner/resident or vehicle from the provisions of these Rules. Q: My vehicle is in need of repair, and if I need to jack it up and work on it in my driveway, is that acceptable? A: No maintenance, repair, rebuilding, dismantling, repainting, or servicing of any kind of vehicle, trailer or boat may be performed anywhere in the real property within the Neighborhood Company Area, including in the driveways, on the streets, or in fire lanes. Owners/residents may perform such maintenance and repair activities in their garages upon vehicles that they own, lease, or utilize, provided that no disruptive noise or noxious odor results and that Owners/residents properly dispose of any materials resulting from such activities. This does not prohibit washing or polishing vehicles. Please see the MNC website, www.Meadowslink.com, click on Document Center and then the MNC Community Rules and Policies, the parking regulations are in their entirety in this document. Please note that if your recreational vehicle is in violation for more than 24 hours in a seven day period, you will be provided a Notice of Violation. If the alleged violation of parking your recreation vehicle in the neighborhood for more than 24 hours in a seven day period occurs a second time within a one year period, the violation is considered a repeat violation and fines can be placed on your account immediately by the Board of Governors.
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School District News Graduations, swim team and grilling out with neighbors - summer is literally just around the corner. It’s hard to believe that it is May and we will soon say goodbye to our graduating seniors in the Douglas County School District. As our seniors and their families look back at all they accomplished in school over the last 13 years, I am certain many fond memories will come to mind. After all, it was just last year that my daughter Celeste graduated from Castle View High School. My wife, Amy and I, look back and don’t know where the years went. We are feeling the same way with our daughter, Nina, who is about to wrap up her freshman year at CVHS. I am so proud to serve as the DCSD Board of Education Director for District B, which includes the Meadows, our vibrant and growing community. Despite this growth, our school district is facing significant funding challenges. DCSD is home to 68,000 students and 89 schools. As a Board of Education member, I want to ensure that each and every single student in our district has access to the best possible education. We must provide excellent education resources and programming, enhance the security of our schools, provide additional mental health support, and increase career and technical education opportunities. We know, as your elected Board of Education, we must have the best teachers for our students. We need to have the means to provide competitive pay to retain and recruit excellent teachers. Two challenges face us in Douglas County: there is a current teacher shortage, not just in Colorado, but nationally. Also, we must be able to compete with neighboring districts so we have the best teachers possible in front of our students every day. Did you know that our average teacher salary is $17,000 less than Cherry Creek and $13,000 less than Littleton? That is simply unacceptable. DCSD has many aging school buildings that must be updated. Due to funding shortages, some maintenance issues have been deferred. While we also do everything we can to ensure our school build-
ings are safe, there are some schools in desperate need of items such as updated heating and cooling systems, roofs and more. So how do we find ourselves in such a difficult financial situation? This is a question I often get asked, especially given that we live in Douglas County - one of the wealthiest counties in the country. The short answer is that school funding is incredibly complicated. DCSD has worked hard to cut spending and the Board makes sure that as many dollars as possible are allocated to classrooms. However, state education funding is limited, and the addition of new homes and funding sources such as marijuana money are not providing DCSD with the additional funding needed to significantly increase teacher pay or to catch up on building maintenance. Adding to the problem is the fact that our neighboring districts have been passing bond and Mill Levy Override ballot initiatives over the past 10 or so years. As a result, Cherry Creek School District receives $1,635 more per student in Mill Levy Override funding than DCSD. When you take that difference and multiply it by the number of students here in Douglas County, it equates to more than $100 million annually. That is an incredible difference that leads to market disparities, especially when Cherry Creek can offer teachers much higher salaries. We are just beginning the community discussion about our funding needs and challenges. If you want to join the conversation, I strongly encourage you to check out https://www.dcsdk12.org/ funding to learn more. Despite our funding challenges, we are about to send a few thousand graduates out into the real world. Whether their next step involves college, the military, or a career, I know they are all going to be success stories. How am I so certain? Because they are proud DCSD graduates and have been set on the right path by their loving families and amazing teachers. I am honored to be a volunteer, a father and a member of your DCSD Board of Education. Thank you for trusting us with your most precious resource - your children. Anthony Graziano is the DCSD Board of Education Director for District B.
TOWN OF CASTLE ROCK ZONING TIPS It’s that time to get out and enjoy the beautiful Colorado weather! Keep in mind that all grass must be trimmed to 6” and anything over 12” will result in a Zoning Violation. This also includes any area between the sidewalk and your property. All trees and shrubs are to be trimmed, so they do not impair vision or obstruct travel on the sidewalks or the roadways. Thank you for your pride in our wonderful Town! Any questions, please feel free to contact me: Tammy King Zoning Manager 720-733-3557 (fax) 720-733-2231 firstname.lastname@example.org 32 JUNE-AUGUST 2018
Farmers’ Market in Festival Park Head over to Festival Park every Sunday for fresh produce, local vendors, handmade, nuts, herbs and spices, essential oils, gluten free, fresh breads, cheese, coffee and more! Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018 Time: 11 am- 3 pm Address: 300 Second St. Castle Rock, CO 80104
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ROTARY DUCKY DERBY 2018 Saturday, June 9 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Race at 3 pm Downtown Castle Rock Festival Park, Second & Wilcox St. “Family Fun For Everyone” One of the best known and highly rated special events in Castle Rock as determined recently by a survey conducted for the Town Council. The biggest annual fund raiser for local Castle Rock Rotary Clubs. Proceeds support local Castle Rock charities such as the Douglas Elbert Task Force, Women’s Crisis Center and Wellspring. The event features the well known Ducky Derby race of thousands of little rubber Duckys racing along Plum Creek. Prizes are awarded to Ducky ticket holders depending on the finish position of “their” numbered ducky. Three Ducky tickets have a chance at $1,000,000.
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YOUR Community Classic Rock Cruise In Car Show Street Party & Concert Date: June 15 & 16, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Location: Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO 80104 Cost: Free
Douglas County Fair Parade The Douglas County Fair and Rodeo is a family tradition featuring two entertainment stages, three PRCA Rodeos, Xtreme Bulls, Carnival, Antique Tractor Pull, Mutton Bustin’, Stick Horse Rodeo, Pancake Breakfast, 4-H and FFA exhibits – including livestock, general projects and the Jr. Livestock Sale. The Fair Parade, which originated in 1954 and has long since become a staple of the summer’s liveliest weekend of the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo’s public events. Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 Time: 9:30 am Location: Downtown Castle Rock
Western Heritage Welcome Friday, July 27, 2018 While Castle Rock may be a thriving community, the Town’s western heritage is alive and well. Don’t miss a weekend of activities to celebrate Douglas County’s history and honor a longstanding tradition – the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. The Western Heritage Welcome kicks off the celebration and is a tribute to the historical Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. Cowboys and city folk alike are invited to join the celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 27 in Downtown Castle Rock. The Old West will truly come to life. Watch as cowhands drive a herd of longhorn steer and cattle through Downtown. Starting at Rock Park, the herd will continue along Perry Street, before completing the journey right in front of the Castle Rock Police Department. Lots of Western activities will take place in Festival Park, too! The Western Heritage Welcome kicks off the celebration and is a tribute to the historical Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. Residents are invited to grab a seat along Perry Street for the best views. The cattle drive will officially begin around 6 p.m.
Douglas County Fair & Rodeo Douglas County Fair & Rodeo is a 5-day event being held from 2nd August to 5th August 2018 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock... This event showcases products like 2 entertainment stages, 3 PRCA Rodeos, Xtreme Bulls, Carnival, Antique Tractor Pull, Mutton Bustin, Stick Horse Rodeo, Pancake Breakfast, 4-H and FFA exhibits - including livestock, general projects and the Jr. Livestock Sale and more etc. in the Gifts & Handicrafts, Horticulture & Floriculture industries. Douglas County Fair Hours August 2 2 pm-10 pm August 3 12 pm-11:30 pm August 4 10 am-11:30 pm August 5 10 am- 4:30 pm Carnival Hours August 2 2 pm-10 pm August 3 2 pm-11:30 pm August 4 10 am-11:30pm August 5 10 am-4:30 pm
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Taste of Douglas County Join friends and family for the 16th annual Taste of Douglas County. The premier food sampling event in the county, your ticket entitles you to enjoy food from the Viewhouse Restaurant, John Holly’s Asian Bistro, Trestles Coastal Cuisine, Kneaders Bakery & Café, Black-eyed Pea, and many, many more. Beverages from the Pepsi Bottling Company, Castle Rock Beer Company, and Enchanted Grounds coffee are also available. Music, fun, good food, a chefs cooking competition, and more. Date: August 23, 2018 Time: 5 pm-8 pm Location: Douglas County Event Center
Pool Bash Party, The Grange Pools, June 8 Neighborhood Garage Sale, June 2 Blood Drive, The Grange, September 17 Music in the Meadows, Butterfield Park, June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26 4th of July Red, White, and You Patriotic Parade & Festival, July 4 Flick ‘n Float, August 10 Doggie Dive, September 8 Movie in the Park, August 18 Food Truck Frenzy, September 22
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