Preschool arts program launching
South Suburban’s Lone Tree Recreation Center kicks off its new preschool arts programs at 4 p.m. Sept. 17 with the free Preschool Arts Commotion. The event features a performance by Katherine Dines, creator of the Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta children’s recording series, and an art activity for children and parents.
The new program includes art and music classes for toddlers to age 5.
The Lone Tree Recreation Center is located at 10249 Ridgegate Circle in Lone Tree.
For more information call 303-708-3513, or visit www.sspr.org.
Bennett to speak at arts center
Former U.S. Secretary of Education Bill Bennett will speak at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Bennett is considered an influential and respected voice on cultural, political, and education issues, and will speak about education and Colorado schools. His visit is sponsored by the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce.
Tickets start at $500. For tickets and information, visit www.bestchamber.com.
Home Depot donates to school
The SkyView Academy preschool through 12th-grade charter school in Highlands Ranch recently received donations from local Home Depot stores to help maintain the school grounds and building. SkyView’s facility at 6161 Business Center Drive was a former Home Depot Supply.
SkyView renovated the building to accommodate 1,115 students and 120 staff members.
Donated supplies include a shed, lawn mowers, fertilizer and spreaders, a power washer and paint supplies.