Monthly Archives: July 2018

Around Town – Casa Bonita Dining Experience

Join us at Casa Bonita Mexican Restaurant and family entertainment destination on Sunday, August 5 at 5:30 p.m. One of the nation’s top ten roadside attractions with cliff divers, caves, puppet shows, and more, Casa Bonita has been delighting audiences for over 40 years. 6715 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood (Colfax & Pierce) (303-232-5115). Gamma Phi’s, family, and friends are invited. Note: We are getting in line at 5:30 p.m. as they do not take reservations. RSVP by August 3 to Leanne Thompson at lthompson_gpb@hotmail.com or 720-273-2761.  Hope to see you there!Casa Bonita

Young Alums & Around Town – Film on the Rocks (The Black Panther) – Save the date and buy tickets early

Join us for a band and movie at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Monday, August 13. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., bands begin at 7 p.m., movies start at dusk at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W Alameda Parkway, Morrison. Cost $15.00 + $3.25 service fee (http://www.redrocksonline.com/fotr/ ). Select the date/show. MAKE SURE YOU ARE AT THE AXS WEBSITE and not a third party reseller where the tickets are $60+). Gamma Phis, family, and friends of all ages welcome! Tickets sell out, so purchase early. Contact: Taylor McGowen at tmcgowen28@gmail.com or 303-810-7188 to let her know you are attending and to coordinate carpooling or where to meet.  Hope you can join us!

Beginner’s Bridge

Join us to learn and practice playing bridge on Saturday, July 28 from 4 – 6:30 p.m. at Cheryl’s home, 1193 S Allison St, Lakewood (~Wadsworth and Mississippi). Gamma Phis, significant other, and friends welcome. Cheat sheets provided. Experienced players are needed to coach. Free. RSVP: by July 26 to Cheryl Haskell at Cheryl_Haskell@msn.com or 303-507-6132 to attend or for questions.

Book Club – Hidden Figures

Reading and discussing Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. Join us even if you haven’t finished the book or started it on Monday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Departure, 249 Columbine St, Denver (in Cherry Creek North) (720-772-5020). Gamma Phis and friends are welcome. RSVP: to Leigh Ann Kudloff at lkudloff@comcast.net or 303-986-5073. Hope you can join us!

Gamma Phi Gets Fit – Paddleboarding+

Join us for paddleboarding on Saturday, July 21 at 10:00 a.m. – ~11:00 a.m. (~1 hour) at Bear Creek Lake Park (Big Soda Lake Marina) near Morrison, 15600 W Morrison Rd, Morrison (~C470 & Morrison Rd) (303-697-6159).  Bring a picnic lunch or concession stand available.  Gamma Phi’s, family, and friends of all ages are welcome!  More: Park Day Pass (per vehicle): $10 General, $5 Senior (62+).  Rental $20.00 cash or $22 credit card per hour on a first come basis (303-697-1522).  We can meet to carpool.  Sharing a board or other water sport (e.g., kayak) is an option.  RSVP by July 19 to Taylor McGowen at tmcgowen28@gmail.com or 303-810-7188 to let her know you are attending.  Hope to see you there!

Around Town – ‪City Park Jazz‬

Join us for La Pompe Jazz & Friends, a Denver band with other musicians playing gypsy-jazz, blues, American jazz, and French tunes on Sunday, July 8 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the City Park lake pavilion, 17th Ave & Colorado Blvd, Denver.  Gamma Phis, family, and friends welcome. Free. More: Bring blanket/chair, a picnic supper or food trucks available, 3.2 beer (no glass), no marijuana, umbrellas/rain gear, Bike Corral from 5 – 8:30 p.m. bring a lock and get a claim check, park ONLY at Denver Museum of Nature and Science lots and garage or Denver Zoo entering off Colorado Blvd at 22nd or 23rd St follow signs for parking and don’t park on city streets. http://cityparkjazz.org/  RSVP: by July 6 to Leanne Thompson at lthompson_gpb@hotmail.com or 720-273-2761.Join us! Look for the pink balloons!

East (South)/North/West Side Dining & Lunch Bunch – Grand Lake Lunch

We are having a special get together for all dining groups on Saturday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. at Pat and Richard Thorpe’s cabin, 418 N Inlet Rd, Grand Lake for a social time before lunch at a local restaurant at 11:30 a.m. Lunch only is an option. Explore Grand Lake or Rocky Mountain National Park after lunch. Gamma Phis and guests are welcome! RSVP by July 12 to Peggy Hutchinson at peggy_hutchinson@msn.com or 303-697-8963 or 303-517-3798 (cell).
Hope you can join us!