Friday, June 10, 2011

Commerce City celebrates its 12th Derby Daze...

Commerce City celebrates its 12th annual Derby Daze street festival on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Derby Daze has grown from a sidewalk entertainment event to three closed-off blocks filled with 100 booths, two stages, children’s events and the “Salud Health Street” offering low and no-cost services.

Recycle Bicycles will be attending, fixing up and giving away over 100 bikes to kids. Dr. Shannon Rich will be offering low-cost pet vaccinations.

This year, the new community garden behind the non-profit Partnerships for Health Communities will be offering children’s gardening activities.

Music and cultural entertainment range from Aztec dancers and Mariachi to Alex Goot, a YouTube phenom. Derby Daze is free. Come on by between 11 and 5 on Saturday to 72nd and Magnolia-in Commerce City which is between Quebec Street and Highway 2. It is a free event.

Come and enjoy the entertainment and food from local vendors and celebration. The event is presented by Community Enterprise and sponsored by The Denver Foundation; Commerce City One Community; Bank of the West; the City of Commerce City; Adams 14 ; and Gonzalez Insurance.

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