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Posted on January 29, 2018 at 8:56 AM by Ryne Dittmer
Now that we’re into the swing of a new year, things are
picking up around the Town of Parker. Keep pace with local events this month
by reading our list of five things to know for February.
Love 'em or Leave 'em Valentine's Day 5K/10K:
It’s almost time to lace up your running shoes and kick
off another Parker Parks and Recreation Run Series season.
The Love 'em or Leave 'em Valentine's Day 5K/10K on Saturday, Feb. 10, invites runners and walkers
to traverse a course around Bar CCC Park. Start for the 10K is 10 a.m. with the
5K at 10:05 a.m. A professionally-timed event, the overall male/female
finishers, as well as the top three finishers in each of the following
divisions of the 5K and 10K will be awarded: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39,
40-49, 50-59 and 60.
Preregistration ends Wednesday, Feb. 7 at noon, but
walk-up registrations are accepted on race day.
Coffee with a Cop Feb. 14:
The Parker Police Department’s popular Coffee with a Cop
events are returning for another year. The first of the quarterly gatherings
has been set for 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Kneaders Bakery & Café,
19190 Mainstreet. Coffee with a Cop is the perfect setting for kids to form
positive connections with officers, for folks to talk about careers in law
enforcement and for citizens to ask questions about areas of concern in their
The Schoolhouse reopens:
After years of remodeling, The Schoolhouse will once
again welcome residents into its historic halls. The fully-renovated structure
opens with a full weekend slate of events beginning with Friday Night Jazz on Friday,
Feb. 16 (sold out), and followed by Comedy & Cocktails on Saturday, Feb. 17 (sold out), and a
performance from the DU Lamont School of Music on Sunday, Feb. 18. A ribbon
cutting and open house celebrating the renovation is planned for Saturday, Feb.
Town Hall will be closed Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of
Monthly public meetings:
Parker Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5
and Tuesday, Feb. 20 in the Council Chambers at Town Hall, 20120 E. Mainstreet.
The Council will hold study sessions at 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 12 and 26 in
the Pikes Peak Community Room at Town Hall.
The Parker Planning Commission will hold meetings at 7
p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 8 and 22 in the Council Chambers at Town Hall.
The Parker Special Licensing Authority will meet at 7
p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 in the Council Chambers at Town Hall.
Agendas, minutes and meeting packets for all Town
meetings can be found here.