5 things you can do in Douglas County this week

Natasha Lovato

Natasha Lovato / NewsBreak Denver 

(Douglas County, Colo.) Stay up-to-date with events in Douglas County. This week's events include everything from a wildfire safety summit to a comedy show. 

Here are five events happening between May 9 and May 15 to consider adding to your calendar: 

Larkspur Area Chamber monthly mixer 

5:30 p.m. May 9 at Jellystone Park located at 650 Sky View Lane in Larkspur 

The Larkspur Area Chamber's monthly mixer is open to all interested in networking with other Larkspur business peers. Light drinks and appetizers will be served and more information is available here. 

Wildfire safety summit 

6-8 p.m. May 12 at the PACE Center located at 20000 Pikes Peak Ave. in Parker 

The Town of Parker's Office of Emergency Management, the Parker Police Department, South Metro Fire Rescue, the Parker/Lone Tree Emergency Communications Center, the Douglas County Office of Emergency Management and other contributors will join together to talk about preventative strategies as well as emergency notification systems and evacuation plans. The community is invited to the free summit and must register online here. 

The Great Guitars 

8 p.m. May 14 at the Lone Tree Arts Center located at 10075 Commons St. in Lone Tree 

The Great Guitars cover legendary guitar solos dating back to the 1970s and feature artists Martin Taylor, Bruce Forman, and John Jorgenson. Ticket prices range from $35- $45 and are available here. 

The Great Guitars featuring Martin Taylor, Bruce Forman and John Jorgenson.Lone Tree Arts Center

Canine adoption event 

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. May 14 at Petco located at 6378 Promenade Pkwy. in Castle Rock 

Douglas County Canine Rescue hosts an adoption event for all adoptable, vaccinated, microchipped, and fixed puppies and adult dogs. Find out more about adoption fees and get pre-approved for adoption here. 

Canine adoption event.Petco

Comedy night 

8 p.m. May 14 at the Studio@Mainstreet located at 19604 Mainstreet in Parker 

Rion Evans will present at comedy night, a night featuring regional and local comedians. Tickets are $18 and are available for purchase here. 

Comedy night in Parker.The Studio@Mainstreet

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