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Gayle Jetchick at On Havana Street

MAY 2, 2015: ANNUAL COMMUNITY ROSE GARDEN CLEAN-UP

  • May 2, 2015 9:00 AM - May 2, 2015 11:00 AM
  • In the Lisa Strawn Memorial Rose Garden at The Gardens on Havana (former Buckingham Square Mall site)  See the link to the map below.

    There are no vendor booths available at this event.

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Below is the event flyer and the waiver/hold harmless agreement that needs to be signed before you can work in the rose garden.   The Gardens on Havana has new owners and the new owners are requiring that this agreement be signed and on file before the rose garden clean up.  Please RSVP to Gayle by phone or text to 303-514-0958 to let her know you want to help so we can get a lunch voucher for you and make sure we have this agreement on file for you. 

ROSE GARDEN CLEAN UP FLYER--CLICK HERE

RELEASE/WAIVER--CLICK HERE

(Click here to view the Sample Waiver if you have questions about how to fill it out)

Come help with our annual rose garden clean up from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, May 2.  Bring sturdy gloves and a pair of pruning shears if you have them.  Members of The Denver Rose Society will be on hand to instruct you on how to correctly prune shrub roses.  Our 2015 summer rose garden concert series starts May 26, so we want the garden to look beautiful for the concerts.  

We will meet at the rose garden at 9 a.m.  The clean-up will last until approximately 11 a.m.  Everyone volunteering to help with the garden clean up will receive a voucher for a free lunch.  You will need to sign a waiver, as above, prior to the event to work in the rose garden. 

If you want to Google Map this location, please use the address 1350 S Ironton St, Aurora CO 80012

The Rain/Snow Date for this clean-up is the following Saturday, May 9, same place and time.

There are no vendor booth opportunities at this event.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick
www.OnHavanaStreet.com
303-360-7505

5th ANNUAL GROCERY CART RACES TO BENEFIT COMITIS CRISIS CENTER

  • May 12, 2015 6:00 PM - May 12, 2015 8:00 PM
  • Safeway at 1677 S Havana, Aurora, CO  80014

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IMPORTANT!  The link below contains the revised grocery wish list for the 2015 grocery cart races.  This new list was created after an inventory of the food pantry on April 6, 2015. 

CLICK HERE for the 2015 registration packet with the revised grocery wish list and all of the event details! 

Calling all grocery cart race teams and their pit crews!  It's time to have some fun and raise funds for the Comitis Crisis Center.  Last year the teams raised $17,000 for Comitis which provided meals for clients at the crisis center through mid-September!  This year our goal is $25,000.  This is a crazy fun way to support the community. 

There are no vendor opportunities at this event that takes place inside of Safeway on South Havana St.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, 303-360-7505

MAY 26 ROSE GARDEN CONCERT: DOTSERO JAZZ

  • May 26, 2015 6:00 PM - May 26, 2015 8:00 PM
  • In the Lisa Strawn Memorial Rose Garden at The Gardens on Havana SE Corner of Mississippi & Havana Google the address 1350 S Ironton, Aurora CO 80012 to pinpoint location of the garden

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There are no vendor booths available at this concert.

WHEN:  TUESDAY, MAY 26, 6-8 P.M.

WHERE:  IN THE ROSE GARDEN PLAZA AT THE GARDENS ON HAVANA, SE CORNER OF MISSISSIPPI & HAVANA, JUST SOUTH OF DICK'S SPORTING GOODS.

COST:  FREE!          

DOTSERO kicks off our summer rose garden concert series for a third year!  Taking their name from a small mountain town in the Rocky Mountains of  Colorado,  DOTSERO  means  “Something  Unique”  according  to Ute Native American legend to some. It means  DOT-ZERO on the earliest geographical  railroad  maps to others, but to  jazz  fans worldwide  DOTSERO  means  Smooth  Jazz  at its best, full of life energy and spontaneity that few artists in the genre have been able to match. A no nonsense sax and guitar driven thrill ride of energy and excitement. As  much fun to watch as they are to listen to. The band has performed at major jazz festivals; Red Rocks Amphitheatre, JVC Winter Park Jazz Fest,  Jazz Trax  Catalina Island  Jazz Fest  and The Cancun Jazz Festival, among others. From Ala Carte Ala Park in San Francisco to West Palm Beach’s Sunfest,  DOTSERO  has crisscrossed the nation performing their exciting brand of  jazz.

Bring your lawn chair or blanket and join us for a wonderful, free summer concert series.  Everyone in attendance will receive a ticket for the door prize drawings (no purchase necessary). 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick
303-360-7505

8th Annual Cruzin' Havana Car Show & Poker Run, Presented by Havana Auto Parts

  • Jun 13, 2015 10:00 AM - June 13, 2015 5:00 PM
  • Along the Havana Corridor, 6th Avenue to Dartmouth.  Five Festival Sites.

    VENDOR INFORMATION IS INCLUDED ON THE LANDING PAGE LINK BELOW.

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SAVE THE DATE!  SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2015, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 

GET ALL THE DETAILS ON THE EVENT LANDING PAGE:  CLICK HERE
 

Cruzin' Havana is presented by Havana Auto Parts and is a benefit for the new Aurora Police program "Aurora for Youth" which includes D.A.R.E. and also a benefit for the Collector Car Council of Colorado.
 
 
VENDOR BOOTH INFORMATION, PROGRAM AD PRICING AND SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION IS INCLUDED IN THE LANDING PAGE LINK.
 
 
See over 5,000 of the region's best classic cars parked at five festival sites & in a poker run along Havana Street in Aurora CO (click on the map links below to view the location of each site). Five festival sites with free music, food and lots of classic cars on display!
 

FAQ's:

 
HOW DO I ENTER MY CAR?   There is no need to "sign up" or "enter" your car--just come out to one of the festival sites listed below. This is a free event. 
 
COST:   Free, there are no entry or registration fees, so bring the family!

HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR THE FREE POKER RUN?   Starting at 10 a.m., get your poker run registration sheet at the poker run booth at any of the festival sites.  The poker run starts at 10 a.m. from each festival site and ends at 5 p.m. at the Concorde Festival Site at 1st Ave & North Havana Street.  Prizes include:
 
  • Poker Run Grand Prize:  A 5-day/4-night ocean cruise for two courtesy of Cruise Holidays at the Ranch.
  • Poker Run 2nd Place Prize:  A 2-piece, 13-drawer stainless steel tool chest from Havana Auto Parts
  • 2nd Chance Drawing:  If you end up with a losing poker hand at the end of the poker run, deposit your losing registration sheet in the 2nd chance drawing box at the Concorde Festival Site poker run booth for a chance to win $200 cash. 

No purchase is necessary to win any of the poker run prizes.

 
Try your luck at the Fuzzy Dice Roll at each festival site with a chance to win gas cards (no purchase necessary to win).  Pick up your free collector's edition Cruzin' Havana calendar/program at a poker run booth at any of the festival sites. 
 

Five Festival Sites with classic cars, music and food from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  CLICK THE LINKS TO VIEW THE MAPS:


VENDORS:  HERE IS THE BOOTH INFORMATION/REGISTRATION

 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, On Havana Street, 303-360-7505
Dick Thompson, Collector Car Council of Colorado, 303-939-5533

HAVANA FARMERS' MARKET AT HAVANA EXCHANGE SHOPPING CENTER

  • Jun 22, 2015 10:00 AM - September 29, 2015 2:00 PM
  • Havana Exchange Shopping Center Parking Lot
    (Along Havana in front of Bicycle Village)
    2802 S Havana Street
    Aurora CO  80014
     

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CANCELLED for the 2015 season:

The Denver Metro Farmers Market board of directors has decided to cancel their Monday and Tuesday markets for the 2015 season due to a shortage of produce farmers.  It does not make economic sense to hold a farmers' market without the farmers as customer attendance drops if there is no produce available, so the Monday and Tuesday markets have been cancelled for 2015.  We will check back with the Denver Metro Farmers Market in 2016.

Contact Info

John the Market Manager
303-809-2865

Gayle Jetchick
303-360-7505

http://www.denverfarmersmarket.com

JUNE 23 ROSE GARDEN CONCERT: RON IVORY & MILES APART (R&B, MOTOWN, FUNK, SOUL)

  • Jun 23, 2015 6:00 PM - June 23, 2015 8:00 PM
  • In the Lisa Strawn Memorial Rose Garden at the east end of Garden Drive at The Gardens on Havana.   There are no vendor booths available at this event.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2014, 6-8 P.M.

Cost: Free

You are in for a treat!  Local Aurora Artist, Ron Ivory, is bringing his Mile Apart Band to perform your very favorite Old School  R&B, Motown, Funk and Soul hits!  You won't want to miss this free concert!

Everyone coming to the concert will get a ticket and be eligible for door prizes (no purchase necessary).  Bring your lawn chair or blanket and join us in and around the rose garden plaza at The Gardens on Havana. 

There are no vendor booth spaces available at this event.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick
www.OnHavanaStreet.com
303-360-7505

FROZEN TREATS PROGRESSIVE PARTY!

  • Jul 19, 2015 12:00 PM - July 19, 2015 4:00 PM
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    At 5 ice cream, frozen yogurt and frozen custard shops along Havana Street.  There are no vendor booth opportunities at this event.

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It's National Ice Cream Day!  Get your free samples of ice cream, frozen custard and frozen yogurt & enter the drawing for a chance to WIN A FAMILY PACK OF WATER WORLD TICKETS! 

WHAT:  FROZEN TREATS PROGRESSIVE PARTY

WHEN:  SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015

TIMES:  12 NOON TO 4 P.M.

Enter the drawing at the shops on the day of the event for a chance to win a family pack of tickets to Water World.  (No purchase necessary to enter)

HOW DOES THIS WORK?

  • Stop in for FREE SAMPLES of ice cream, frozen custard, frozen yogurt & soft serve, and pick up your registration sheet at the participating shops listed below.  
  • Each participating shops will stamp your registration sheet to indicate that you visited the shop and received your free sample. 
  • Once you have 4 stamps on your registration sheet from 4 different shops listed below, deposit your stamped registration sheet in any of the entry boxes located at the participating shops to enter the drawing for the Water World Family Packs of Tickets.  You are welcome to visit all 5 shops and get your free samples from each if you have time, of course! 
  • The drawing for the Water World tickets will take place at 5 p.m. with the winner notified by phone.

PARTICIPATING SHOPS:

  • Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard, 1105 S Havana
  • Hamburger Stand Tastee Freez, 938 S Havana
  • Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, 10601 E Garden Drive at The Gardens on Havana
  • Baskin Robbins, 1155 S Havana
  • Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, 1103 S Iola St, at The Gardens on Havana 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick 303-360-7505

http://www.onhavanastreet.com/frozentreats

JULY 28 ROSE GARDEN CONCERT: SIX FOOT JOE AND THE RED HOT RHINOS

  • Jul 28, 2015 6:00 PM - July 28, 2015 8:00 PM
  • The Rose Garden Plaza at The Gardens on Havana (former Buckingham Square Mall).  There are no vendor booth opportunities at this event.

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SAVE THE DATE:  Tuesday, July 28, 2015,

6-8 P.M.

COST:  FREE

The horn-driven rock 'n' roll of Aurora's very own Six Foot Joe and the Red Hot Rhinos will have you up on your feet dancing in the street!  This is also our annual Pizza Party with the first 400 or so in attendance receiving free pizza.  We will be purchasing pizza from Uncle Maddio's, StevO's, Papa Johns, Big Daddy's Pizza and Pizza Hut to support our local businesses. 

Everyone in attendance will also receive a ticket for our door prizes (no purchase necessary).  We will be drawing tickets for door prizes at around 7 p.m. at the break between sets. 

Bring your lawn chair, a blanket, and some water to drink and join us for this free concert.

The rose garden is located at the east end of Garden Drive at the former Buckingham Square Mall Site.  From Dick's Sporting Goods, go south on South Ironton about half a block.  The garden is located in the plaza by the big 30 foot tall obelisk sculpture.  For a Google Map, use the address 1350 S Ironton St, Aurora CO  80012 to see exactly where the rose garden plaza is located.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick
303-360-7505

AURORA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BRASS QUINTET & AURORA SINGERS IN CONCERT & ICE CREAM SOCIAL

  • Aug 25, 2015 6:00 PM - August 25, 2015 8:00 PM
  • In and around the rose garden plaza at The Gardens on Havana (Former Buckingham Square Mall Site).  The rose garden plaza is located along the back row of stores south of Dick's Sporting Goods.  There are no vendor booth opportunties at this event.

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Join us Tuesday evening, August 25 at 6 p.m. for an evening of symphony music and roses as the Aurora Symphony Orchestra's brass quintet and the Aurora Singers wrap up our 2015 summer concert series.  The first 450 people in attendance will receive a ffree ice cream, frozen yogurt or frozen custard!   Bring a lawn chair and join us at 6 p.m. Viridian at The Gardens on Havana has stepped up to provide free bottled water, but we recommend you bring a nonalcoholic beverage of your own, too, since the free water goes quickly. 

We will be announcing the People's Choice Winner in our Art 2C on Havana Exhibition at this concert!

 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick 303-360-7505

HAVANA MOTOR MILE 4-WHEELIN' EVENT

  • Sep 21, 2015 10:00 AM - September 21, 2015 5:00 PM
  • The dealership Show & Shine is taking place in the parking lot at The Gardens on Havana by Dick's Sporting Goods, 1200 S Ironton, 80012.  The Gardens on Havana is the former Buckingham Square Mall site at the SE corner of Mississippi & Havana.    There are no vendor booth opportunities.

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TAILGATING GAMES, 4X4'S AND AWD DRIVE VEHICLES ON DISPLAY!

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

Dealership Show & Shine in the Dick's Sporting Goods Parking Lot:  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Twenty Havana Motor Mile dealerships will be displaying their best new and pre-owned 4x4 Trucks, SUVs and AWD in the parking lot for our "Show & Shine".  Come see and compare the best vehicles for tailgating, winter weather, off roading fun and anything else Colorado Weather can throw your way!   No vehicle sales will take place at this show & shine, but if you see a vehicle you are interested in you can stop by the dealership on the Havana Motor Mile for a test drive and to get your questions answered. 

Entertainment:  To Be Announced closer to the event.

Enter the drawing for Cash & Prizes at the Dealerships

Stop by the individual Havana Motor Mile Dealerships for a test drive and for more tailgating fun and food.  Sign up at the dealerships and Auto Parts Stores for our prize drawings including $500 in cash and fuel cards! (No purchase necessary to enter the drawings and the winners will be notified by phone.)

The dealerships are planning tailgating events/cookouts and special vehicle displays. 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, 303-360-7505

EAST WEST FALL FEST

  • Oct 12, 2015 8:00 AM - October 26, 2015 4:00 PM
  • At various locations along Havana Street at the East Denver/West Aurora border.

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At our East West Fall Fest you can experience authentic International cuisine & beverages at our ethnic restaurants, come to a tapas & tea festival, an Oktoberfest, & witness the unveiling of our incredible Art 2C on Havana sculpture on the street exhibition,.  Rediscover Havana Street! 

Where?  On Havana Street where East Denver meets West Aurora.

When:  October  12-26, 2015

We will be holding a drawing and giving away restaurant gift cards (no purchase necessary).  More details will be posted here closer to the event.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, 303-360-7505

Fall Electronic Recycling Event & Glove Drive for Aurora Warms the Night

  • Oct 17, 2015 12:00 PM - October 17, 2015 3:00 PM
  • In the parking lot at The Stampede, 2430 S Havana, Aurora CO  80014

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In the parking lot at The Stampede, 2430 S Havana, Aurora CO  80014, NOON TO 3 P.M.

Do your part for the environment.  Please bring pairs of gloves and mittens for Aurora Warms the Night.

FREE RECYCLING OF USED ELECTRONIC ITEMS:

Techno+Rescue, a Veteran-owned and operated Colorado full-service Green IT company, will have their “Green Team” and trucks in the parking lot at The Stampede, 2430 S Havana St, on Saturday, October 18, 2014, from noon-3 p.m. They will quickly unload your vehicle and safely recycle your old electronic devices domestically here in the States.  To learn more about Techno+Rescue, go to www.technorescue.com

Free Recycling:  We will accept used/old electronic devices including but not limited to PCs, CPUs, towers, laptops, notebooks, cell phones, office phones, pagers, monitors, keyboards, printers, copiers, faxes, mice, wires, cables, cords, compact fluorescent bulbs, AND TELEVISION SETS (Limit of 2 big TVs per family recycled for free).   If you have more than 2 TVs to recycle, we will be charging $40/TV for the extra ones. 

NO DOCUMENT SHREDDING WILL TAKE PLACE AT THIS EVENT

 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick
Gayle@OnHavanaStreet.com
303-360-7505

6th ANNUAL SPOOKY WALK TRICK-OR-TREATING EVENT

  • Oct 31, 2015 12:00 PM - October 31, 2015 4:00 PM
  • The Gardens on Havana, Mississippi & Havana (Former Buckingham Square Mall Site

    There are no Vendor Booths available at this event.

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When:       Saturday, October 31, from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Where:      The Gardens on Havana, Mississippi & Havana (Former Buckingham Square Mall Site)

Cost:         Free

What:         Quick schedule

12-noon to 4 p.m.:  Go Trick-or-Treating at the merchant shops at The Gardens on Havana

12-noon to 2 p.m.:  Get your picture taken in costume for free in the Rose Garden Plaza Spooky Photo Kiosk.  By getting your picture taken, you will automatically be entered into the costume contest.  Click the link to the Event Landing Page above to see the costume contest categories and prizes.  No purchase necessary to enter or win prizes.  We have the photographer from noon to 2 p.m. only, as the photographer has another event to attend after that, so we will stop taking professional photos right at 2 p.m.  You are welcome to bring your own camera and get more pictures of your family in costume using the Spooky Halloween Kiosk backdrop, too.  The photo shoot and costume contest will be cancelled if it rains or snows.

2 p.m.  PET COSTUME CONTEST AT PETCO--Bring your pets in costume to enter the Petco Pet/owner costume contest!  Register at Petco at The Gardens on Havana.  See the separate event listing below on this page. 

There are no vendor booths available at this event.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, 303-514-0958

PET/OWNER HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST

  • Oct 31, 2015 2:00 PM - October 31, 2015 3:00 PM
  • PETCO AT THE GARDENS ON HAVANA 1350 South Ironton Street, Aurora, CO 80012

    There are no vendor booths available at this event.

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Petco at The Gardens on Havana is hosting its annual Pet/Owner Halloween Costume contest on Saturday, October 31 at 2 p.m. Prizes for pet costumes and pet/owner look alike costumes will be awarded. We will do a pet parade around the inside of PETCO so the judges can pick the winners.  This is a free event, but you do need to register at Petco.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, 303-360-7505

HOLIDAY CAROLING WITH THE AURORA SINGERS

  • Nov 28, 2015 2:00 PM - November 28, 2015 4:00 PM
  • Go caroling through the Gardens On Havana..

    There are no vendor booths available at this caroling event.

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Meet up with the Aurora Singers at Toys & Babies "R" Us at The Gardens on Havana at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 29, to go caroling.  We will be going store-to-store through The Gardens on Havana singing your favorite Holiday carols and spreading the good cheer.  The Aurora Singers have a new director, James Leguna, who is adding lots of enthusiasm and new carols to their repertoire.  They have a new and exciting "Fa La La" ready to go! 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick 303-360-7505

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