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U-Hills Neighborhood Newsletter | May 2023

Spring has sprung and summer is coming up fast! There are lots of activities and long summer nights to enjoy.

Thank you to all the volunteers, sponsors, and neighbors who joined us for the Egg Hunt, it was a massive success!


 

In the Neighborhood...


U-Hills Farmer's Market | University Hills Plaza | Saturdays, May 13 - Oct 28 | 9 AM - 1 PM

Located in the University Hills Plaza parking lot (2500 S Colo Blvd, Denver, 80222). For more information go to Farmer's Markets Colorado.


U-Hills Community Meeting with Councilwoman Kendra Black | Thursday, May 18 | 7:30 PM | Zoom

Join to learn about the possible zone changes coming to the U-Hills North neighborhood. Presented by Councilwoman Kendra Black, hosted by UHNA. Q&A session to follow. Zoom link to be distributed to UHNA's email list and as per request, email UHNAinfo@gmail.com with subject: U-Hills North Rezoning.


U-Hills Food Trucks & Live Music | Eisenhower Park | Summer 2023 | Alternating Fridays, June 2 - Aug 11 | 6:00 PM

Held every other Friday, starting June 2nd and ending August 11th, at Eisenhower Park at the corner of Highline Place and East Dartmouth. Everyone welcome! Bring your friends, fur babies and family! There'll be delicious food, live music, and activities provided in collaboration with the Eisenhower Rec Center. Hosted by UHNA. For more information go to UHNA Summer 2023 Food Trucks!


U-Hills Movie Under the Stars | FREE EVENT | Friday, Aug 25 | 6:00 PM | Bradley International School Playground & Field

Join us for our annual U-Hills neighborhood movie night! There'll be food trucks and lots of fun things to do. Bring your camping chairs and picnic blankets and we'll see you there! The movie will begin at dusk at Bradley International School sports field (Plum Pl and Dahlia St). Hosted by UHNA. For more information and updates go to UHNA Summer 2023 Movie Night!


Your Donations Make it Possible We work hard to ensure U-Hills neighborhood events are free so everyone can participate. However, all of the events UHNA hosts cost money. Please consider donating to help keep our U-Hills neighborhood events going. If you have a business, please consider becoming a UHNA sponsor; contact UHNAinfo@gmail.com to learn more about becoming a business sponsor.


 

Heads up!


Water Use Rules in Effect, May 1 to Oct 1

We live in a dry climate. Saving water helps depleted reservoir levels, preserve life and healthy ecosystems throughout the region, and it's the right thing to do for our community. For more information visit the Denver Water website.


New Changes to Compost Collection

It's simple: ONLY food scraps, yard debris, and plant trimmings can go in your compost bin. For more information visit Denver's Compost webpage.


Eisenhower Rec Center Programs & Events

Our Eisenhower Rec Center is full of fun activities for all ages and skills! To checkout their calendar, go here. To learn more about rec center hours of operation, contact info, and lots of other useful stuff, visit their website.


Ross-University Hills Branch Library Resources & Programs

Did you know that Denver Public Libraries provide access to computers and internet?----among many other great things, including technology help, meeting and gathering space, and much more! Make sure to check out their calendar of activities, website and follow them on Facebook.

Denver Parks and Rec is Hiring

Multiple positions available, including lifeguard positions at our Eisenhower Rec Center & Pool! For more information visit the Denver Job Center.


 

Around Town...


Denver Mayoral Runoff Election | Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Ballots will be mailed soon, make sure to learn about candidates Kelly Brough and Mike Johnston.


Denver Days Registration Now Open

Apply for FREE permits to close-off your street for a neighborhood party and more! This year, Denver Days runs August 4 - 6. Denver Days makes it easier to host and organize neighborhood block parties, social events, and community service projects. Application deadline is July 21. For more information visit denvergov.org/denverdays.


 

There are lots of resources available to you!

Here's a list of a few neighborhood favorites:

  • The Southeast Denver Scoop is a newsletter published monthly from District 4 Councilwoman Kendra Black containing neighborhood news and city updates. Sign-up to receive the e-newsletter.

  • The DenverTrack Program is a new program coordinated by the Denver Police Department to help stop vehicle theft. DenverTrack works with any vehicle with an installed tracking device, GPS, or Bluetooth to track stolen cars real-time. You must register for DenverTrack to preauthorize DPD access to the location data (only accessed if the vehicle is stolen.) To learn more and register a vehicle, visit DenverTrack program.

  • 311 & Denver's Online Services Hub (formerly PocketGov) is where you can report issues to the city. The more reports that come in for a particular issue, the higher priority an issue gets. Note: Due to staff shortages and other challenges, the city's response may be delayed. Call 3-1-1 via telephone, or go to Denver's Online Services Hub.


Suggestions? Comments? Let us know at UHNAinfo@gmail.com.





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