The University Park Mothers Club is a social, supportive, and educational group for families with young children living in the University Park neighborhood and surrounding area. While activities center on the University Park area (Colorado Blvd to University Blvd and Yale to I-25), mothers from across Denver are welcome to join – and dads are always welcome too.
The Mothers Club provides an excellent opportunity for mothers and their children to make friends, share interests, information and ideas, as well as get involved in their community. All families with children ages and expectant families are welcome. This inspired group has over 80 families, which involves over 100 children and is adding more everyday!
Join the University Park Mothers Club today. It is a wonderful way to meet other parents and children.
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Upcoming Events of the University Park Mothers Club:
Slotted Spoon Event to Grow Prairie Park April 29th 11am till 10pm
Imagine a more beautiful Prairie Park at the Buchtel Trial right here in University Park- one that all folks can enjoying walking, biking and/or sitting, with paved and unpaved trails, where kids can learn to ride a bike, with colorful, interesting landscape, that is home to butterflies, birds and other life, where you can learn about and see native plants and the history behind this area. Help make this a reality and support our the efforts going on now to renovate this area. Take a night/day off from cooking and eat at the Slotted Spoon Meatball Eatery check out their website at www.slotted-spoon.com 10% of sales will go directly to the Historic Buchtel Blvd Trail and Prairie Park Fund.
Mark your calendars for Monday April 29th and eat at the Slotted Spoon- mention you are there to support the Prairie Park!
If you would like learn more or get involved contact jennifer Engleby at firstname.lastname@example.org or Diana Helper at email@example.com
Thanks in advance for your support!
Observatory Playground Clean Up and Pot Luck May 19th 4pm
4th Of July Parade - Thursday, July 4
Sing and Sleigh Bells - Sunday, December 1
The Mom’s Club is sponsoring a program for
teen mothers called Hope House of Colorado
Beginning in 2012, UPMC has decided to provide support to the non-profit Hope House of Colorado. This organization's mission is to empower teenage moms to strive for personal and economic self-sufficiency. They provide education, support and counseling to teen mothers through their mentoring, GED and residential programs. We feel that the best asset of UPMC is our strong sense of community, so our support of Hope House will focus primarily in extending our community to include these young mothers. In addition, we will help provide supplies for their pantry through drives like our "Stuff the Trailer" efforts this past December. We invite you to learn more about Hope House and its programs by visiting their website at www.HopeHouseofColorado.org.
Recent happenings of the University Park Mothers Club:
Annual Easter Egg Hunt March 30th 10am - Noon at Dino ParkEveryone had a blast at the UPMC 2013 Easter egg hunt! It was great to see so many families enjoying themselves and just hanging out talking and playing with their kids.
Parent Child Art February 9th 10-11:30 at ABC Framing.
Girls Night Out - Thursday, January 24th, 7pm till 11:30pm
Margarita Night at Las Delicias
Open House at Swallow Hill Music, Tuesday January 22nd
Holiday Moms Night Out - Wednesday, December 12th
Thank you to all that participated in the Holiday MNO it was a great evening! Thank You Susan Dolson for hosting and Thank You Holly Garin for organizing with Hope House and your continued connection and support with them on behalf of the Mom's Club.
The gifts that were brought for Veronica (the Mom from Hope House) were perfect! Super cute things: adorable comforter, frames, cute jeans, cute shirts, pajamas, nail polish, lotions and more.... we wrapped everything for her and will deliver them today as they have their party tonight! I am sure she will feel extra special!
We also received excellent donation for their supply closet, but we can still accept more items. Hope House is in the process of moving to a bigger location so we need to wait to deliver the supply closet items. If you would still like to donate to their supply closet you may drop off items at my home 1910 S. Fillmore Street (just North of Evans) you may leave them on the porch. Items still needed are toiletry items for Mom, baby food, diapers, baby lotions, and grocery store gifts card. Visit their website to learn more about Hope House!
Thank you all for your generosity and love shown to the young Mom's at Hope House.
Annual Sing & Sleigh
Another Christmas memory was made on Sunday, December 2nd. The best Santa in town, beautiful clydesdale horses, carolers and cookies were enjoyed by all!
Meet the Principal Night
Melinda Davis' Home •1910 S Fillmore Street
Our Meet the Principal night went well with about 9 people in attendance and Dana Williams brought all 3 kindergarten teachers and it was a nice opportunity to share and learn
Couples Night Out at Snarf's!
The couples night sounded very fun.
The Halloween party was a spooky good time! See pics below!
Mom'preneur Marketplace 2012
The Mom'preneur Marketplace was just excellent this year! The day included perfect weather, over 50 vendors selling great things, Dad's cooking hot dogs, Mom's Club members selling burritos and ice tea, a live band, a huge carnival with 3 bouncy houses and tons of cute carnival games with prizes, face painting, balloon artist and more. Plus the one mile Fun Run around Observatory Park and back. University Park Elementary School organizes and puts on the Fun Run and Carnival and our club does the Mom'preneur Marketplace, Raffle and the Burrito Mama's Stand. It's a true collaborative effort! We raised over $5600 for UPark Elementary School! We gave out close to 300 goodie bags full of treats and coupons from neighboring businesses. What special community day it was!
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Parenting Safe Children Seminar
Our Parenting Safe Children Seminar on Oct. 2nd was a great success! Thank you to our presenter Feather Berkower for her expertise and knowledge, as a presenter she is a true expert in this area and to Maya Pingle for organizing the evening. We had over 35 attendees and several couples, it's funny how Dad's seem to bring things to life- it was great having a "father's perspective". An important evening of learning! If you had to miss but are interested in a PSC workshop please visit the Parenting Safe Children website for workshops going on in our area. www.parentingsafechildren.com Our community is safer because of these learning opportunities.
Ice Cream Social
Our Ice Cream Social was a bit soggy this year but thank you to all that turned out anyway to huddle under our new cool canopy, of course weather never seems to hold kids back from playing and THANK YOU for very generous donations to our young mother's at Hope House. We keep learning more about our events person Danielle -not only can she put together wonderful events she is an awesome face painter... see the pics below!
July 4th, 10am Parade & Spray
Thank you to all that attended the July 4th Parade. We had the BIGGEST turn our ever and with the proceeds from the refreshment sales, the UPark Moms Club donated $650 to the 2012 Colorado fire relief efforts.
Monday, May 28, 4:30 pm till 6:30 pm Family Dinner Potluck & Park Clean Up at Observatory Park
Thank you to all who turned out to care for our playground on Monday! We repaired our toy bin, threw out broken toys, replenished some, the Dads turned over the sand, and did a general clean up. As you can see it looks great! We have put a request into the city for a refresh on mulch and sand. When your at the play ground please feel free to throw away any broken or unsafe toys. Have children return toys to the bin when you leave- one for each year they are old can work. We love having toys there but will need to maintain and be mindful so we can keep this privilege from the city. Also a special thank you to Garlic Knot for donating pizzas and awesome knots for all of us. The potluck was delicious- we certainly have some cooks in our group!
The Annual Easter Egg Hunt to take place at Observatory Park
This years egg hunt was extra special! THANK YOU all for helping /volunteering and making today come alive for the children and parents.... it was a wonderful family day.
A special thanks to Danielle who's attention to detail, thoughtfulness, organization and baking (400 muffins) was tremendous! We THANK YOU so much AWESOME job!
Our Bunny was extra adorable and had such a gentle way of connecting with everyone. We love you. Hip-ity Hop-ity. Your a natural Jeff and thanks a ton!
The University Park Mothers Club is a social, supportive, and educational group for families with young children living in the University Park neighborhood and surrounding area