January 2020 Around Town

Local Author Emily Bybee Celebrates Newest Book Fans of up-and-coming local author Emily Bybee celebrated the release of Fatal Magic during her book-signing party at Lost Coffee on Dec. 15. Her second book in a six-book series characterized as magic rooted in science, she continues to build her presence in the literary world from here … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Dillon Wilson Awarded Eagle Scout Rank with Challenger Flag Present Dillon Wilson of Troop 261 in Castle Rock was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout in a Court of Honor Ceremony on Nov. 2 at New Hope Presbyterian Church. This memorable event was made even more special by the honor of hosting the Challenger Flag, … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Hide in Plain Sight 2019 Charity Benefit Join other caring, charitable individuals and professionals 5-11 p.m. at the Infinity Park Event Center for an amazing evening that will raise money to support Colorado’s students who are homeless, at-risk and living in poverty. This beautiful night of delicious food, music and fundraising will help Hide In … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

Autumn Art Walk 2019 Mark your calendars for the Autumn Art Walk coming up on Saturday, Oct. 19! Join us for an afternoon of fun and relaxation 2-5 p.m. while you sip and browse your way through the work of several talented local artists, such as Carol Hein, Jeanne Trueax, Tomiko Watada Takeda, Cindy Welch, Donna Martin, … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

DCSD and Kaiser Permanente Partner for Mental Health In August, the Douglas County School District and Kaiser Permanente Colorado announced a collaboration in an effort to provide more mental health resources to students and staff. Joining five other Colorado school districts, DCSD is now a part of Kaiser Permanente’s Thriving Schools, a group that advocates … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Enjoy the Perfect Night at Vino in the Village Wine and whiskey connoisseurs and epicureans, take note! It’s time for Vino in the Village, the perfect opportunity to enjoy a beautiful summer night of unlimited fine wine and whiskey tastings paired with delectable, unlimited gourmet food bites. Presented by the Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Bombers for Bones Benefiting IFOPA and Caleb Burgess Come down to Metzler’s Ranch Park on July 20 and support a great cause by participating in a home run derby and skills competition benefiting the International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association. The IFOPA is a nonprofit organization that supports research for the cure and treatments of FOP. … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Live Colorado Gemstone Cutting Event at Castle Rocks & Jewelry Gemstone fanciers flocked to Castle Rocks & Jewelry’s live gemstone cutting event on Saturday, April 27 for the opportunity to watch local artist Robert Michael of Robert Michael Gems transform raw stone into intricately faceted, light-filled works of art. Known for painstakingly mining many of the raw … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Rotary Ducky Derby 2019 The Rotary Club of Castle Rock and Castle Rock High Noon Rotary will hold their annual Ducky Derby on Saturday, June 8 to support local charities. Festivities will be held at Festival Park in Downtown Castle Rock from 11 a.m.–5 p.m., with the race at 3 p.m. One ticket is $5, with $20 buying five … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

Senior Seminar: The Facts about the New Reverse Mortgages If you’re age 62 or older, your home type, home value and rates all figure into the reverse mortgage process (home equity conversion mortgage) that lets you retain ownership while receiving an allotment of tax-free cash. If you’ve wondered whether a reverse mortgage may be right … Continued