Keep up with Parker news and happenings with our list of five things to know for March.
Go green with St. Patrick’s Day activities:
If you enjoyed meeting Buddy the Elf last December, get excited to meet his good pal Lucky the Leprechaun.
Lucky will be strolling along Mainstreet from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays March 13 and 20. The friendly leprechaun will also be hiding shamrocks around the community from March 13 to 20. If you spot Lucky or any of his shamrocks hidden around town, take a photo and email it to Special Events Coordinator Brooke Spain at firstname.lastname@example.org or share your photo on the Town’s Facebook page to be entered into a drawing for a prize basket.
Check out the Community Events webpage for complete details.
Town Council special election approaches:
The Town of Parker will hold a special election on Tuesday, April 20 to fill two open seats on the Parker Town Council. The two new elected Councilmembers will serve until the next regular municipal election, which will be held in November 2022.
Ballots will be arriving in Parker residents' mailboxes in March and can be returned by mail or dropped off at one of Parker’s 24-hour ballot drop box locations.
• Parker Town Hall, 20120 Mainstreet
• Parker Police Department, 18600 Lincoln Meadows Pkwy.
• EchoPark Stadium, 11901 Newlin Gulch Blvd.
• Douglas County Facilities Building, 9040 Tammy Lane
Additional information and candidate biographies will be published on the 2021 Special Election webpage.
Programs and activities ramping up:
Parker Arts will host its first in-person performances of the year in March. Visit the Shows and Events Calendar for a lineup of upcoming theater, music and comedy acts. Due to current health protocols, seating is limited. Patrons may gain early access to tickets by purchasing a Family Circle Membership.
Enrollment is also open for additional winter programs.
For information about Parker Parks and Recreation offerings, click here
For information about Parker Arts offerings, click here
How to sign up for Town email/text notifications:
The Town of Parker provides many resources to help our residents stay aware of Town news and happenings. Through the Notify Me system, residents may sign up to receive text or email updates and alerts from the Town on a variety of topics. Notification lists include general news items, citizen involvement opportunities, community events, roads and transportation, Town calendars, agendas for public meetings, facility closures, snow operations updates and several others. Sign up or manage notification list subscriptions anytime at www.ParkerOnline.org/Email.
Monthly public meetings:
Please note, Town Council Meetings and Planning Commission Meetings continue to operate in hybrid or entirely virtual formats. For details on how to view these public meetings, including how to participate in public comment, visit our Virtual Meetings Page.
Parker Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Mondays, March 1 and 22. The Council will hold study sessions at 5 p.m. on Mondays, March 8 and 29.
The Parker Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Thursdays, March 11 and 25.
The Parker Special Licensing Authority will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 18
Agendas, minutes and meeting packets for all Town meetings can be found here.