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 family-friendly Robin Hood ball to a tap performance.

Here are five events happening from Jan. 30 to Feb.5 to consider adding to your calendar: 

Seniors’ Council Monthly Meeting

10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St. in Castle Rock

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Denver is an adult learning membership program designed for adults over 50 to experience learning in a relaxed, non-competitive atmosphere with no grades or homework.  The class will cover the philosophy of OLLI and a sample of a class experience.

The meeting is free to attend.

Winter Cultural Series

6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 Grace Blvd. in Highlands Ranch

The cultural series will kick off with a jazz concert featuring the sextet, After Midnight. The setlist covers songs by Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lionel Hampton, Nat King Cole, and Frank Sinatra.

Tickets range from $10-$12.

The Winter Ball 

6-9 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Rd. in Castle Rock

Fathers, daughters, mothers, sons, and families will have the chance to step into a wintery enchanted forest within Castle Rock’s Winter Ball. No matter the size of the family or the kids' age, everyone is invited to enjoy a night of refreshments, dancing, raffles, professional photos, and more. 

More information on other dances is available here.

Tickets are $15 per person and are available at the door.

Fairy Tale Ball: Robin Hood

5-7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Parker Library, 20105 Mainstreet in Downtown Parker

Families are invited to dress in costume for an evening of fairy tale fun to jump into the world of Robin Hood. Guests can craft, dance, and more, all while interacting with the merry band of characters. 

The event is free, but registration is required.

Chicago Tap Theatre

8 p.m. Feb 4 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St. in Lone Tree

Chicago Tap Theatre is a vibrant dance company that bridges the gap between tap and other forms of concert dance, such as jazz, ballet, and modern, by adopting a conceptual and narrative approach to its work. 

Tickets range from $35-$55.

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