Great Teamwork and Great Fun! On Havana Street helps organize, market and host the annual grocery cart races at Safeway at 1677 S Havana with our partners from Mile High Behavioral Health and Safeway. Over 30 teams raised funds to participate in this year’s event. Several major corporate sponsors also stepped up in a big way. This
Families had a great time creating Valentine’s Day crafts and cards at The English Tea Cup at our Gummy Heart Festival on Saturday, February 11, 2017. By far, the most popular project was the magic color scratch hearts, but the lace heart butterflies, candy gift bags, and stickers and glitter glue used to create Valentine’s Day
On January 25, Aurora Planning commission approved the site plan for Phase III of the big retail redevelopment of Kimco’s Village on the Park Shopping Center located on the NW corner of Havana and Parker Road. Phase I and II included façade upgrades on the TJ Maxx and Shoe Carnival buildings, along with the shops in the center
On Saturday, December 3, 2016, our Secret Santas and Santa’s Helpers hit the street to spread Holiday cheer by distributing gift cards and candy canes to thank people for doing their Holiday shopping On Havana Street. Over 630 gift cards totaling $7,000 were purchased by the Havana Business Improvement District (BID) from its stakeholder businesses along Havana for
FREE CONCERT TUESDAY AUGUST 23, 2016 AT 6 P.M. SIX FOOT JOE AND THE RED HOT RHINOS HORN-DRIVEN ROCK ‘N’ CONCERT When: TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016 TIME: 6-8 p.m. COST: FREE WHERE: In the rose garden plaza at The Gardens on Havana, located just south Maurice’s & Dick’s Sporting Goods. To GPS this location, use
Earth Day Electronic Recycling Event (No document shredding at this event. See the Events Page for free shredding options at Curbside, Inc. in June and October for Aurora residents.) When: Saturday, April 23, 2016 What time: 12 pm – 3 pm Where: The Waterpark Office building big parking lot, 2530 S Havana Street, Aurora CO
The teams and their sponsors gathered at Safeway at 1677 S Havana Street just prior to the start of the 6th Annual Grocery Cart Races to Benefit the Comitis Crisis Center. The teams raised over $46,000 for Comitis, Aurora’s only homeless shelter, at this event. All of the food goes to restock the pantry at
James Gillespie from Comitis and Kris Staaf from Safeway appeared on the 9News Colorado & Company program to discuss the upcoming 6th annual grocery cart races held at Safeway on Havana Street to benefit Comitis Crisis Center. Comitis is Aurora’s only homeless shelter.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt and Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, both at The Gardens on Havana, were featured on 9News Colorado and Company to discuss our Frozen Treats event on July 19, 2015.
Come Celebrate Community Spirit at the East West Fall Fest along Havana street, where SE Denver meets West Aurora. Two weeks of events and celebrations including Oktoberfest, Tapas & Tea Festival, Free Electronic Recycling Event, a football pregame party for the Broncos/49ers game, and lots of fun Halloween trick or treating events and costume contests.
A little rain and some hail did not stop the fun at the 2014 Cruzin’ Havana Car show and Poker run on June 14, 2014. Video Courtesy of Brian Molitoris Photography.
The 7th Annual Cruzin’ Havana Car Show & Poker Run, presented by Havana Auto Parts, on Saturday, June 14, 2014.
WHAT: Dotsero Contemporary Jazz Concert WHEN: 6 p.m. on Tuesday July 26, 2016 WHERE: In the Rose Garden Plaza at The Gardens on Havana, East Garden Drive and South Ironton, along the back row of stores between Dick’s Sporting Goods and Petco. Use the address 1350 S Ironton, Aurora, CO 80012 in your GPS to
Cruzin’ Havana from 2012 This event draws a huge crowd, come check it out! Save the date flyer Here is the Cruzin’ Havana logo from 2012
43 restaurants will be celebrating Havana Street Restaurant Week from Oct 13-21, 2012, by preparing delicious special “two-fer” menus and offers.
The Havana Business Improvement District co-sponsored this Asian Pacific Business Networking Event at the Aurora History Museum on August 15, 2012. Over 150 attended this special event. Special Guests: CONSUL GENERAL JEONG GWAN LEE, the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco. CG Lee discussed the recent United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement.
Video taken by photographer, Brian Molitoris, at the 2012 Cruzin’ Havana Car Show and Poker Run, June 16, 2012.
We celebrated National Hamburger and Hot Wing Month with a Hot Wings Eating Contest at Gibby’s Sports Saloon on Friday, May 18, 2012. Dina Pradia, in the red and white shirt, finished her plate of hot wings first and won the $100 cash prize. Dina works at the Summit Rehabilitation and Care Community in the
This is your community, help make it beautiful! WHEN: Saturday, May 7, 2016, 9-11 a.m. WHERE: In the Rose Garden Plaza at The Gardens on Havana, located on the back row of stores in between Dick’s Sporting Goods and Petco (corner of Garden Drive and Ironton Street). COST: Free and you get a free lunch
The Team from the Collector Car Council of Colorado at the Starting Line of the 2012 Grocery Cart Races at Safeway to Benefit Comitis Crisis Center.
The Silver Division of the Grocery Cart Racers compete on January 24. Teams include the Rock Stars from Comitis Crisis Center.
JANUARY 24, 2012: 21 teams raised donations to race through Safeway gathering groceries to restock the food pantry at Comitis Crisis Center.
Petco at The Gardens on Havana in Aurora CO is hosting its annual pet/owner costume contest at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Great prizes for the winners. Start planning your costume today!
Video of the 2011 Cruzin’ Havana Car Show & Poker Run, filmed by Les Rhoades at The Stampede Festival Site on June 18, 2011
Cruzin’ Havana is featured on Martino TV
Nidal Allis went on Martino TV on Fox 31 to talk about our earth Day Event and the services that R2 Stewardship offers.
The First Annual Grocery Cart Races took place January 26 at the Safeway on S Havana Street in Aurora, CO. 23 teams raced through Safeway using the private donations they raised to shop for groceries to restock the food pantry at Comitis Crisis Center. What Fun!
The Aurora Channel interviews Dick Thompson from the Old Car Council of Colorado to talk about the 2010 Cruzin’ Havana Car show. In 2010 there were over 10,000 visitors that came to see over 4,000 cars. This is an annual event and is fun for the whole family!