July 2021 Neighborhood News & Events

Fireworks Tonight!
Join us for our 4th Annual Community Picnic & Concert at Cranmer Park TONIGHT starting at 6pm.  We have some great food trucks lined up for you and a concert by The Denver Municipal Band.  This fun family event is co-hosted by your Cranmer Park/Hilltop Civic Association and District 5 City Councilwoman Amanda Sawyer’s office and is sponsored by our friends at milehimodernOverture @ 9+CO and The Rotary.

Civic Association:
Hilltop Summer Movie Night – The Cranmer Park/Hilltop Civic Association is thrilled to bring back Summer Movie Nights at Robinson Park! On Thursday, July 15th we will be showing the movie Onward. Entertainment and treats will be provided by Big Air Jumpers from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Bring blankets and low chairs (for optimal viewing) and settle in. We will have food and dessert trucks available starting at 6:30 p.m. so you can have a summer picnic with your family and connect with long-lost neighbors. Our final summer movie night of the summer will be on Thursday, August 19th where we will visit, picnic and watch Croods: A New Age. Hope to see you all there! Many thanks to our sponsors at milehimodernLevin Orthodontics, Myra Skinner of Perry & CO Real Estate, Councilwoman Amanda Sawyer, and Big Air Jumpers.

Parks and Recreation:
Civic Center Park – The City and the Civic Center Conservancy have partnered to revitalize and guide the park’s evolution to ensure it meets the needs of Denver residents for the Next 100 years.

Ways To Get a Free Tree in Denver – Thanks to the Office of the City Forester, there are three ways Denver property owners can qualify for a free tree.

Culinary Dropout – One of the new businesses in 9+CO has applied for their Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License. A virtual hearing on this application will be on 7/21/2021 9:00 AM.

Local Government:
Disposable Bag Fee Goes Into Effect on July 1 – To help reduce the number of disposable bags used, littered, and landfilled, the Denver City Council adopted a fee on disposable bags and requires retail stores in Denver to charge $0.10 for each disposable bag – plastic, paper, or other material including but not limited to compostable material, provided to customers at checkout beginning July 1st.

Denver Moves Everyone 2050 – Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is seeking input on the Citywide Transportation Plan – this very brief survey will put you in the mix for future communication about the plan and it will give you an opportunity to offer some high-level input — your values related to transportation, your priorities, generally, and your own travel behavior.

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