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Looking for something a little out-of-the ordinary this year? These Halloween costume ideas are a mixture of creative concepts, DIY challenges, and grab-things-around-the-house convenience. So, grab your dog, or your buddy, or even your baby, and get started! Dressed up in one of these costumes, you are sure to grab attention—and garner plenty of treats. With a baby - Follow these easy steps to sew...Read More
From art classes at Parker Monart to exciting performances at the Parker Arts Culture & Events Center, Pradera residents don't have to travel far to enjoy the arts. Experience the Art Parker Artist’s Guild invites you to A Solo Exhibition of abstract works by Tadashi Hayakawa on October 4th from 5-8 p.m. Be sure to attend the special artist’s reception for Origin II. From now...Read More
Education is a priority in Parker, and the Douglas County school district offers many public options to choose from at all levels. These schools are highly ranked for teacher quality, curriculum design and implementation, the variety of extracurricular activities, and even environmental sustainability and creativity. Additionally, there are 9 private schools in Parker, giving Pradera residents plenty of options for their kids' education. Here is...Read More
Believe it or not, the cooler weather of fall is nearly here. This is a great time to use warm-weather weekends to get your home ready for the coming cold weather months. Consider these tasks to assist you in preparing your home for fall/winter in Colorado. Exterior: 1. Inspect the exterior of your home for any penetrations that need to be sealed with caulking. 2....Read More
Our summer evenings are getting shorter, which means that fall is just around the corner. To help you prepare for pumpkins, ghouls, goblins, apples, and harvest moons, here’s a fun list of upcoming events and festivals in Parker. The Parker Oktoberfest is Friday, September 15. This twelfth annual fall festival will feature local, special-brewed Paulaner beer, German food, games, contests, live music, mustache contests (yes,...Read More
You know the routine. Your family wants to eat out and your kids are all calling for the same chain restaurants.  Are you growing weary of the same menu every week? It’s time to branch out! Parker has a flavorful variety of options for dining. You don’t have to sacrifice flavor for a kid-friendly atmosphere. Here’s our top five choices for dining out in Parker...Read More
In preparation for the summer season, the Club at Pradera underwent significant upgrades this past winter and spring. The clubhouse and grill were outfitted with brand-new furniture as well as new HDTV's throughout. In addition, a community table has been added as a focal point in the lounge and has quickly become a popular gathering place for Club members. The outdoor seating area overlooking the...Read More
The warm weather of summer provides you with an excellent opportunity to keep your home in tip-top shape. Carve out some time over the coming days and weeks and consider tackling these tasks: 1. Replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. This should be done every 6 months. 2. Install a new furnace filter and consider having your air conditioning system inspected/serviced...Read More
The Metro Denver real estate market continues to show strength as 2017 progresses. Local real estate has consistently been in the top 5 markets nationally for price appreciation. February's 8.5% increase, reported in the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, placed 4th nationally marking the first time Denver has fallen outside of the top 3 in the past 12 months. Read more about home price appreciation in this...Read More
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