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[ARCHIVED] 5 Things To Know For June

The original item was published from May 30, 2023 9:45 AM to August 3, 2023 8:53 AM

Two saxophone players, a guitar player and two singers performs on the Discovery Park stage.

Keep up with Parker news and happenings with our list of five things to know for June.

Discovery Park Summer Concert Series Returns:

Parker Arts’ free Discovery Park Summer Concert Series kicks off another season June 1. 

Shows will take place at the Discovery Park amphitheater from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays in June and July, with the exception of June 8. 

Feel free to bring your picnic baskets, lawn chairs, and beach blankets to enjoy the open green space and soak in the sounds of summer!

Find the series lineup on the Parker Arts Shows and Events Calendar.

Cattle Crossing Race on June 17:

Celebrate the beginning of summer and Parker’s rich rural history with the Cattle Crossing 5K & Family Fun Trek on June 17 at Tallman Meadow Park.

Part of the Parker Parks and Recreation Run Series, this unique themed 5K run/walk is professionally timed, and western costumes are encouraged! The Family Fun Trek is about one mile of laid-back, outdoorsy fun and includes a "duck hunt" for kids. Registered 5K participants receive a commemorative item. All registrations include pancakes and a souvenir bib number.

Find more information and register on the race webpage. 

Bike to Work Day June 28:

Ditch your car and grab your bike for Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, June 28. The Town of Parker and Kaiser Permanente invite you to stop by the Town of Parker Breakfast Station located at the Cherry Creek Trail under the E-470 overpass from 6 to 9 a.m.

The first 250 cyclists will receive a custom Parker Bike to Work Day t-shirt. Breakfast includes bagels and coffee, grab-and-go nutrition bars and fresh bananas, plus water refill stations. Bike technicians will also be onsite to assist with minor repair needs.

Visit the event page for full details.

Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Plays At PACE Center:

Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville will be performed at the PACE Center from June 23 to July 16. 

A musical comedy featuring the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” “Margaritaville,” “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” “Fins,” “Volcano,” and many more, this hilarious, heartwarming musical is the party you’ve been waiting for!

Tickets are available to purchase online or from the PACE Center Box Office.  

Monthly Public Meeting Dates:

Parker Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 5 and Tuesday, June 20. The Council will hold study sessions at 4 p.m. Mondays, June 12 and 26. 

Parker Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Thursdays, June 8 and 22. 

Parker Special Licensing Authority will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 15.

Agendas, minutes and meeting packets for all Town meetings can be found here.