parker colorado: Welcome to 11210 Night Heron Drive in Bradbury Ranch! - 06/26/19 10:21 AM
Enjoy the benefits of patio home living in this roomy ranch style home. The HOA includes maintenance of the common areas, front yard moving, snow removal from the steps & sidewalk and trash removal!
 
The inviting front porch welcomes family, friends and neighbors. The spacious family room has a gas fireplace with a granite tile surround and lots of windows for natural light. The comfortable dining room is perfect for intimate meals or entertaining some company. Gleaming hardwood floors will be found in the front entry hall, family room, dining room and kitchen.
 
 
 
 
The efficiently designed gourmet kitchen features stainless steel Frigidaire Gallery … (5 comments)

parker colorado: Canterberry Crossing Market Report: December 2016 - 01/24/17 02:45 PM
Canterberry Crossing Market Report: December 2016
 
 
About the neighborhood
Canterberry Crossing (also know as Villages of Parker) is a golf course community of 2700+ single family homes and small group of townhomes (Creekside West), located off of Mainstreet in Parker, Colorado.
Builders in the neighborhood include Beazer, David Weekly, DR Horton, Engle, Meritage, Pulte, Standard Pacific (now Cal-Atlantic), Richmond American and Village Homes. Toll Brothers is currently building off of Canterberry Parkway.
The community has its own pool. There are a few parks and trails in the area also.
About the homes
Most of the homes have 3-5 bedrooms, 1700-3500 square feet (above ground) and feature a 3 … (4 comments)

parker colorado: The Opportunity to Serve Others - 11/17/16 01:43 AM
The Opportunity to Serve Others
When I read about Belinda Spillman's November AR contest, I didn't know what to write about. Like many of you, I do things throughout the year, not just at the holidays. Also, I'm not really looking for "credit" for these things.
When I finally made the decision about my "topic" I ran out of time! The contest ended on Wednesday and I was busy with a new listing. So here I am. I'm still writing my post because I started it and I want to finish it!
 
 
 
 
 
A few years ago, Rich and I decided we wanted to find a … (12 comments)

parker colorado: Holiday Happenings in Parker, CO: Christmas Carriage Parade 2016 - 11/02/16 08:48 AM
Holiday Happenings in Parker, CO: Christmas Carriage Parade 2016
We have several holiday traditions in the Town of Parker and the annual Christmas Carriage Parade is one that stands out. Hosted by the Town of Parker, Colorado Driving Society and Xfinity, this year's theme is "Magic on Mainstreet".
This year there will be a few other activities going on in downtown Parker. From 10:30am-3pm one can experience holiday ice sculpting, a petting zoo and pony rides! There will also be a Winter Market open from 10am-4pm.
After the parade, be sure to visit Santa inside the new Douglas County Library, Parker location across from … (9 comments)

parker colorado: Happy Halloween from Parker, Colorado - 10/26/16 02:03 PM
Happy Halloween from Parker, Colorado
We live just east of Downtown Parker and quite often we drive down Mainstreet on our way home from our business day, running errands, meeting friends and clients for lunch or wherever life takes us. A few weeks ago the local businesses started decorating for Halloween in anticipation of our big event...Trick or Treat on Mainstreet hosted by the Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club.
This year Parker was ranked #5 in cities across the US for Halloween treats. (Read the article on Nextdoor.com here.) This reminds me that our town is Family Friendly and fun. Join me in … (8 comments)

parker colorado: National Prescription Take Back Day - 10/22/16 - 10/08/16 08:15 AM
National Prescription Take Back Day - 10/22/16
When was the last time you checked your medicine cabinet, or under the sink, in the kitchen, on your nightstand...for prescription drugs that might be expired? Now is the time to do it! You can take your unused and expired prescription drugs to the Parker Police Department for disposal.* It's doesn't get much easier. You just drive up to the main entrance, drive through and drop off !
 
When: Saturday, October 22, 2016; 10am-2pm
Where: Parker Police Department, 18600 E. Lincoln Meadows Parkway, Parker, CO 80134
 
*CANNOT except: needles and sharps, mercury (thermometers), oxygen containers, chemotherapy/ radioactive substances, pressurized … (8 comments)

parker colorado: 2016 Election Candidates Forum - 10/08/16 06:45 AM
2016 Election Candidates Forum
 
Unsure of your voting strategy for the upcoming election? You may not have the opportunity to "rub elbows" with the Presidential and Vice Presidentials candidates. You CAN meet your local candidates! This is your opportunity to hear first hand the intentions of our potential elected officials.
Election Day 2016 is less than a month away. Be an informed voter. Mark your calendar and join your neighbors in Downtown Parker for the 2016 Election Candidates Forum.
 
What: Candidate Forum
When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016; 6pm-8:30pm
Where: Parker Arts, Culture & Events (PACE) Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Drive, Parker, CO 80138
Candidates include: Parker Mayor, Parker … (4 comments)

parker colorado: Living/Aging Well in Douglas County: Seniors' Council October 2016 Mtg - 09/28/16 07:13 AM
Living/Aging Well in Douglas County: Seniors' Council October 2016 Mtg
Douglas County is one of the fastest growing counties in the country when it comes to folks 60 and older. What's the best way to be prepared for this growth explosion? Education and communication and that's what the Douglas County Seniors' Council is all about.
Please join us for our next monthly meeting. We meet on the first Thursday of every month (except for July and August). Our meeting venues vary from month to month, but they are always in Dougals County. (This allows for residents across the county from Deckers to Larkspur … (4 comments)

parker colorado: What did you do today? I moved the library! - 09/24/16 10:25 AM
What did you do today? I moved the library!
 
About a month ago, Rich and I registered to be part of the bookworm. What's that you ask? I long line of humans (the library guestimated about 1200 people registered) to pass books from the old library to the new library (a little bit less than a mile apart).
At 10:00 am, we started passing 21 books. Why 21? To represent the age of the old library which opened in 1995. Among the books were: Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss, Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins … (8 comments)

parker colorado: Parker, Colorado: Library Grand Opening 2016 - 09/08/16 01:00 PM
Parker, Colorado: Library Grand Opening 2016
On August 31st, the Parker Library closed in preparation for the big move to the new location across from Town Hall. The new building will be ready for it's official "unvailing" and Grand Opening in a few weeks. What's planned for the celebration? The day will begin at 9:00 am.
 
When: Saturday, September 24, 9:00 am - 5:00p
Where: Douglas County Libraries, Parker location, 20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO 80138
 
You can be a part of Parker history! Sign up to be part of the human bookworm that will move books from the old library to the new library, … (7 comments)

parker colorado: Town of Parker Photo Contest for 2017 Calendar! - 09/06/16 09:34 AM
Town of Parker Photo Contest for 2017 Calendar!
Would you like to have your photo included in the 2017 Town Parker Calendar and 2016 Annual Report? You might be the winning photographer! Last year's calendar and report included photos of wildlife, scenes from parks and trails, extreme weather, Parker Days, art around town, fireworks, historic sites and sunsets. What do all the photos have in common? They pull at your heart strings and remind you of what Parker is all about.
Here are some other ideas for your photos: local businesses and people, local events and celebrations, the view from our backyard. Just … (6 comments)

parker colorado: Things To Do in Parker, CO: Parker Oktoberfest 2016 - 09/03/16 06:09 AM
Things To Do in Parker, CO: Parker Oktoberfest 2016
Have you ever wondered why Oktoberfest is in September? I have! Here's the short answer:
Oktoberfest began in Munich, Germay on October 12, 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese. It became an annual event. Since the weather in October can be miserably cold, the celebration was moved to September! Makes sense to me!
 
Founded and hosted by the CACC (Council of Arts, Science and Culture) formerly the PAC (Parker Arts Council) and presented by Erdinger Weissbrau, the authentic German brewing company, the 11 Annual Parker Oktoberfest promises to bring … (4 comments)

parker colorado: Parker, Colorado: September 2016 Community Calendar - 09/03/16 05:38 AM
Parker, Colorado: September 2016 Community Calendar
What's happening in Parker, Colorado is September? Town meetings, education, celebrations and fundraising, networking, festivals, concerts, recreation and the grand opening of the new library. There's no shortage of activities! Get involved in the community and plan on attending the events that fit your personal schedule.
 
Celebrations, Festivals, Concerts and Fundraising:
Parker Oktoberfest
>Friday, September 16 thru Sunday, September 18; times vary
>O'Brien Park, 10975 Victorian Drive
>For more information, call 303.261.8059.
Hot Rods and Heroes Gala
>Saturday, September 17, 5-9pm
>Vehicle Vault Museum, 18301 Lincoln Meadows Pkwy
>Cocktails, dinner, live auction, music and entertainment
>$75 or $115 VIP
>For additional information, please call 970.776.8387.
Tour de Cure Colorado
>Saturday, September 24, … (4 comments)

parker colorado: Parker, Colorado: This Town LOVES Its Residents - 08/28/16 02:17 PM
Parker, Colorado: This Town LOVES Its Residents
 
If you ask 10 different people, "What do you LOVE about where you live?" you will likely get varying answers. Location. School district. Amenities. Home values.
Most of the folks that live in Parker will tell you it's the small town feel. I've written blog posts before about the reasons folks love to live here, interesting facts, my top 10 things I love. In this post I want to share something that is very important to me and makes Parker special.
 
This Town LOVES Its Residents
 
What leads me to this conclusion?
 
 
I've been a part of several meetings … (5 comments)

parker colorado: Serendipity Sunday: Art in the Park - 08/28/16 12:54 PM
Serendipity Sunday: Art in the Park
On Friday night we noticed tents going up in the park in Downtown Parker. What was that about, we wondered. Well this morning we found out the answer. Celebrating 15 years of fine art, the Parker Arts Guild was hosting Art in the Park. An exhibition of local artisans in the categories of paint, photography, glass, wood, metal, jewelryy, pottery and more! Admission was free, parking was free and the weather was lovely...no rain (while we were there) and mild temperatures.
We strolled along and admired all the artwork. We made one purchase at the very end … (3 comments)

parker colorado: Things To Do in Parker, CO: PACE Center Patio Party - 08/14/16 11:37 AM
Things To Do in Parker, CO: PACE Center Patio Party
 
Throughout the Summer months, the Parker Arts, Culture & Events (PACE) Center hosts monthly patio parties. What is a patio party and when are they? I'm glad you asked! A patio party is a FREE concert on the patio at the PACE Center. (Makes senses, huh?) You can bring your own chair (seating is very limited without your own chair) and you can bring your own food, water and soft drinks but NO alcohol. You can however purchase alcohol at the venue. Food is also available for purchase.
The parties are held on … (2 comments)

parker colorado: Things to do in Parker, CO: 2016 Senior Stroll - 05/10/16 05:03 AM
Things to do in Parker, CO: 2016 Senior Stroll
No, I'm not talking about High School seniors! I'm talking about seasoned adults! What better time of year to get outside, then a beautiful day in May?
Join your community for a day of exercise and socializing! This a FREE event and it features a one-mile "fun run" or walk on the paved Cherry Creek trail, followed by breakfast and prize giveaways! I'll be there, will you?
 
What: 8th Annual Senior Stroll, hosted by Parker Parks and Recreation and sponsorted by Hearing Rehab Center and Life Care Center of Stonegate
When: Wednesday, May 25 at 10am
Where: … (6 comments)

parker colorado: What's New In Parker? - 03/01/16 03:32 AM
What's New In Parker?
Want to be in the Know?
It's Easy!
 
I live, work, play, eat, shop and exercise in Parker! I've lived here for close to 20 years and I love it. I also like to know what's going on in Parker. There's a good deal of new construction near Costco. First to the finish is Gander Mountain. Next we'll have a new Car Wash and Boondocks .
 
How do I know what's happening? I'm connecting and involved! How do you take advantage of the flow of information? It's easy. Here's a list of the most common ways:
 
Contact the Mayor or Town Council
Email: Council@ParkerOnline.org
Mail: 20120 … (5 comments)

parker colorado: Parker Colorado's Best Kept Secret - 06/23/15 01:33 PM
Parker Colorado's Best Kept Secret
 
Every town and city, no matter how big or how small has a secret to tell. What is Parker, Colorado's best kept secret? I've lived her since the late 90s and it took me a few moments to come up with the answer, but once I did, I knew I had to share it!
Parker, Colorado is known for it's hometown feeling. It's one of the top reasons why folks move here and why they stay. (It's one of the reasons why we call Parker home!)
Parker has the amenities we need and want - local library, recreation center, … (12 comments)

parker colorado: Things to do in Parker, CO: Old Town Parker Wine Walks 2015 - 06/23/15 08:20 AM
Things to do in Parker, Colorado: Old Town Parker Wine Walks 2015
 
Are you new to Parker? Have you lived here for 10 or 20+ years? It doesn't matter if you are life long resident, or if you live in a neighboring town or state for that matter! Enjoying what Old Town/Downtown Parker has to offer is open to EVERYONE!
Old Town Parker Wine Walks is a great way for adults to explore Parker's Mainstreet area of Parker. Come with your spouse, friends, neighbors or co-workers to visit the businesses, restaurants and retailers who are opening their doors to meet you. Spend some time … (10 comments)

 
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