Saturday April 27, 12:30 PM – Earth Day Bike Ride

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Weather permitting, Dale Trone will lead a Quiet Streets ride from Jewell Park to Lakewood’s Earth Day Celebration at Heritage Center. Free bicycle valet parking will be provided.







Thursday May 2, 11:30 AM – Neighborhood Luncheon

at Johnny’s New York Pizza, 1000 S Wadsworth Blvd. RSVP to Judy Whitten, 303-986-7157 or [email protected]. Each month we hold a raffle with a prize of $10.00. NOTE:  The Pizza Luncheon in the park, that we have been doing for the May luncheon, will be held on September 5, 2024 in hopes of having good weather.  For the last few years the weather in May has not been the best.



May 4, 1:00 to 3:00 PM – Seed and Plant Swap

at Gables Garden, Green Gables Elementary School. Sponsored by Sustainable Southern Gables. Anyone can stop by and trade seeds, starters and perennials. There will even be seeds available for giveaway if you don’t have any to swap. A master gardener will be there to answer gardening questions.

Tuesday May 7, 6:30 – Southern Gables Neighborhood Annual Meeting

6:30 for the Taco Bar and 7:00 meeting. You’ll be there, right?

Wednesday May 8, 2024 – Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day

A day to celebrate different environmentally friendly and physically healthy safe ways to get to school. Be especially aware of more students on the streets and sidewalks to and from school that day. Easy volunteer opportunity! Crossing Guard Volunteers are needed not only on that day but any school day! Reach out to Jennifer Seltz at Green Gables Elementary, [email protected].

Friday June 7 and Saturday June 8 – Community Garage Sale Weekend

Southern Gables, Valley View, and Parkwest Ridge. Sign up to get on the list: see item on page 1. If you’re signed up we will put your location on a map to be made available to garage-shoppers.

Saturday June 22, 10:00 AM – Rain Barrel Workshop

8341 W. Evans St. Learn the benefits, legal requirements, and limits of collecting rainwater for your own outdoor use.

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

Electrifying flamenco dance highlights the dynamic interplay between the dancers and live musicians. Wednesday, April 17, 2 PM and Thursday, April 18, 7:30 PM. Tickets starting at $25, Lakewood Cultural Center.*

Lakewood Symphony Orchestra presents Isn’t It Romantic

Thursday, May 30, 7:30 PM. Tickets start at $15. Lakewood Cultural Center

Rockin’ Block Party

Rock out to Bad Company and Fleetwood Mac tribute bands, and then shriek in nostalgic fright with the classic summer blockbuster, Jaws. Includes food trucks and a beer garden. Free admission. 5 to 11 PM on Saturday June 1. Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park.

Big Belmar Bash

A community gathering to include music, kids’ activities, 80 local vendors, food, and drinks,
5 to 10 PM, with a drone light show at approximately 9:15 PM. Free. Wednesday July 3, Belmar Shopping District.


Buell Theater. What would the world of Oz be like if you were the Wicked Witch? Wicked? Wicked is the old story in a musical with a different twist. USA Today calls it “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.” Family-friendly. July 24 – August 25.

Friday August 23, 5:00-8:00 PM – Neighborhood Night Out

at Green Gables Elementary School.

Thursday September 5, 11:30  – Pizza Luncheon in the Park

The September monthly luncheon will be held at Kendrick Lake Park, at the picnic shelter on the Jewell side of the lake. (We’ve had this event in May for the last several years but ths change is in hopes of having better weather. The weather in May has been cold and windy every time.) Pizza and drinks $5 cash or Venmo, pay at the park. RSVP to Judy Whitten, 303-986-7157 or [email protected].