Beach Ball

Last time I checked, the beach was hundreds of miles away. Makes it kinda tough to lounge the day away on the sand, soaking up rays, cooling off in the water, catching up on summer reading and ogling the scantily clad hotties meandering past. But before you pack up the car for a road trip, consider both the ridiculous gas prices and the fact that Aurora Water is sponsoring A Day at the Beach today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Aurora Reservoir, 5800 South Powhaton Road.

The party is essentially a great big thank-you from Aurora Water in recognition of the city's conservation efforts. It will feature music by Wendy Woo, Al-tune & the Kool Kompany and Rebecca Folsom, plus low-cost food, games, activities and more. Admission is free, but parking is limited, so get there early; you'll want some extra time to babe-watch, anyway. Visit or call 303-739-7370 for information.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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