One Saturday in mid-October my family and I were coming back from the store, and noticed a car show being set up at the Rec Center at Del Mar Park. We went to have lunch before coming back.
It actually turned out to not be an actual car show, per se. But it was open to the public and it was free. It was actually a BBQ put on by a local car club. Still, we got to see a lot of great cars.
Afterwards, we visited the nearby park where they had recently put in new playground equipment.
Then there's this pretty person...
And this pretty person... who really likes her stroller toy monkey.
And probably my favorite photos of the day...
All in all, it was a great day! After this, we even went to a yard sale where they were giving stuff away just so they didn't have to bring in back in!
Lots of free family fun can be had in Aurora. You just have to know where to look!
The Mile High City (Denver) seems to have something for everyone with its rich and diverse culture. Hotels and motels to suit a variety of lifestyles and budgets abound in Denver. Choose hotels and motels from areas such as the lower downtown (LoDo) district, the historical City Park neighborhood, Capitol Hill and even the business-savvy Denver Tech Center (DTC).
Denver offers a fair taste of family fun, shopping, nightlife, a great view of the mountaintops from many angles and a friendly, inviting atmosphere, all from the comforts of hotels and motels that meet your needs. Depending on what time of year you utilize Denver hotels and motels, you might catch the Denver Arts Festival, the Taste of Colorado, the Shakespeare Festival, the Stock Show or even a holiday parade.
Staying in Capitol Hill hotels and motels will put you right in the center of Denver, where you'll experience a taste of many different cultures and lifestyles. Capitol Hill is home to many interesting shops, eateries and cultural events. Be sure to make reservations for hotels and motels in advance of your visit to ensure your spot, especially near holidays and other special events.
LoDo is downtown Denver's hotspot for a variety of reasons. LoDo features some of the best hotels and motels in Denver that also happen to be a few steps away from fun. Some of the finest dining in Denver can be found near LoDo hotels and motels. Also, a big part of the LoDo experience is shopping. When you've satisfied your taste buds and your inventory, enjoy the well-reputed LoDo nightlife.
City Park hotels and motels offer a stay in a historical part of Denver. Many of the houses and buildings in the City Park area are a big part of Denver's history. The City Park neighborhood also houses the Denver Zoo, the Museum of Nature and Science and even the Museum of Dolls and Miniatures.
DTC hotels and motels will be an attraction for business-minded individuals. While not just for the career-oriented, DTC is known well by this crowd because of all it offers. There also is great shopping and eating in this busy neighborhood.
Stapleton is a fairly new but busy, family-oriented Denver neighborhood that is still growing. Hotels and motels in this area provide access to great shopping and dining.
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Are you homeless? Just need something more affordable to house your family? Looking to buy a forever home, but need a little assistance? No matter the reason you need housing, there is probably a program in or near Englewood that may be able to help you. If you are in need, don't go another day without applying for housing.
Should You Apply for Housing Assistance in Englewood, CO?
If you are even considering applying for this type of assistance, it's possible that you qualify, at least by income. Aside from determining whether you fit income guidelines, there are many other reasons you may want to apply. Perhaps if you scrape by you can find other housing. But if you apply for housing assistance in Englewood, you may be able to qualify for something better, depending on which program you participate in. Are you embarrassed to apply? Don't let that be your reason not to. If you need the help, by all means, ask. If you have children, consider that they may have a bigger space to live in if you qualify and are accepted.
What Qualifications Are Required For Housing Assistance in Englewood?
Qualifications will vary for each program. But all will have income guidelines to meet. Because of this, be sure you have proof of all your income. If you receive any money benefits (SSI, child support, food stamps, etc), you will need proof of that as well. You also will need proof of age and citizenship for each household member (driver's license, birth certificates, social security cards, etc), as well as proof of your current address (lease, bills, etc). Phone and utility bills also may be needed. If you have children, you may also be asked for their immunization records. These are all the basic things you will need to have with you to prove that you qualify. Depending on your circumstances, you may also be asked for other items.
Different Types of Housing Assistance Available in Englewood. CO
When applying for housing assistance in Englewood, remember that there are several types. If you are interested in more than one, you may need to go through a separate application process for each. If you need rental assistance, there are programs that will help you pay your current rent. There also are programs that offer housing in specific units. Some of these are for families, some for those with disabilities, and some for seniors. There is also Section 8, which is a voucher that pays a portion of your rent in your chosen home, provided the landlord accepts this voucher from the state. If you are looking to buy instead of rent, there are also programs that assist those in lower income brackets with purchasing a home.
Where Can I Apply for These Programs?
Some Englewood and Denver housing assistance programs are run by government organizations. Others are offered through private ones. Because of this, you cannot apply to them all in one place. The most common are listed below. Also, many of these organizations work together and if one cannot help you, they may be able to refer you to another. Don't be afraid to ask. One 'no' answer does not mean you don't qualify for something else.
Englewood Housing Authority
3460 S. Sherman Street, Suite 101
Englewood, CO 80113
1544 Pearl St.
Denver, CO 80203
Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation
670 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
For more listings, such as emergency shelter and other government housing options, check the HUD.gov website
* I originally published this via Yahoo Contributor Network
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