October Neighborhood News & Events

Leaf peeping – the experts are thinking we are two weeks behind our regular peeping schedule (see this cool foliage map) which means this weekend is PEAK(ish)!  Use this list of colorful fall hikes (an oldie but a goodie) to guide the way and get you out of the house!  READ MORE HERE

The Hilltop Halloween Picnic committee announces sponsors and reminds you to get cracking on that awesome costume!  READ MORE HERE

Hilltop Civic Association Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Elections – City Council Member Amanda Sawyer and State Rep Chris Hansen will discuss ballot measures & propositions on the Coordinated November ballot.  Our Denver Police Dept Community Resource Officers will attend to provide an update on crime statistics for Hilltop and answer questions. Committee reports and a slate of Directors will be elected to a three-year term.  Nominations for Directors may be sent to [email protected] or sent to P.O. Box 201142, Denver, CO 80220 and must be received 5 days prior to meeting.  READ MORE HERE

Did someone or something this summer inspire you to consider installing solar? Solar United Neighbors has set up info sessions to help you.  READ MORE HERE

Release your inner child and give your input!  Robinson Park’s Playground is getting an upgrade – share your ideas.  READ MORE HERE

Steck Fall Book Fair – the annual event to support both Steck and your child’s love of reading.  Join the fun and volunteer!  READ MORE HERE

October Events – 
Wishing our neighbors Peace and Joy during the High Holy Days which began this week.  Shanah Tovah um’tukah!

Great American Beer Festival – Oct 3-5
Run – don’t walk.  Only two days left.  READ MORE HERE

Film Screening – Charlie Russell’s Old West at DAM – Oct 9
See the world premiere which focuses on Russell’s artistic genius and role in chronicling a pivotal moment in the history of the American West—the end of the open range.  READ MORE HERE

Mortified Colorado – angst written – Oct 10
Making Awkward Memories is back in Denver!  READ MORE HERE

Pumpkin Festival – Oct 11-13
Activities for the kiddos, artisan and craft booths, food trucks, the corn maze, and plenty-o-pumpkins to choose from all at Chatfield Farms.   READ MORE HERE

Denver DA Citizens Academy – Oct 12
Join the DA’s office for all or part of this community engagement event that provides practical information about this important municipal office. The agenda will include how cases come to the DA’s office, overviews of their special units, victim services, and diversion and community programs.   READ MORE HERE 

Forum on ERPO Implementation – Oct 15
Colorado’s Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) law takes effect January 1, 2020. Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser discusses the implementation at this Forum.   READ MORE HERE 

In the Trenches Opens at the Wolf Theatre – Oct 19
Part of the JAAMM Festival, this musical comedy by two Colorado songwriters, explores the hilarious, touching and messy moments involved in parenting young children.  READ MORE HERE 

Sunday School for Atheists – Oct 20
Warm Cookies of the Revolution – a self described Civic Health Club – takes on the internet “community” and all its mysteries.  READ MORE HERE 

Denver Film Festival – Oct 30 – Nov 10
12-day celebration of international, domestic and local cinema with over 250 films to see and an international focus on Brazil this year.  Tickets go on sale in mid October.  READ MORE HERE

We value and would love your contributions to the newsletter! If you have a relevant and appropriate neighborhood event and/or news article you would like to share, please email [email protected] and we will let you know if we are able to include it a future Hilltop e-newsletter. 

Our events and activities are made possible by the financial support of our members and the generous spirit of our volunteers.  We invite you to join us and help our civic association thrive and add even more activities for our residents.

Please join or renew your support:

  • Online at our Website (preferred as it saves our volunteer’s time). We conveniently accept Visa, MasterCard or PayPal. $1 Fee.
  • Or mail a check* to:
    Cranmer Park/Hilltop Civic Association
    PO Box 201142
    Denver, CO 80220
    *For Business checks, please be sure to include your family name and neighborhood address. 
  • Pay by check, cash or card at any of our upcoming neighborhood events:  2018 Events Calendar

Your investment in and support of the Association is greatly appreciated!

Thank you.
Ann Spoor, CPHCA Membership Committee