Centennial news in a hurry


B-17 comes to town

Celebrate the Greatest Generation when the Experimental Aircraft Association’s B-17 “Flying Fortress” comes to Centennial Airport June 5-9. Step back in time and experience World War II history by catching a flight or a ground tour on the Aluminum Overcast, a historic heavy bomber, during the B-17 fly-in.

Bring the family and enjoy static aircraft displays, pedal planes and flight simulators. For more information, visit www.WingsMuseum.org; to purchase advance tickets for flights, visit www.B17.org. Flight times and details are subject to change due to weather and other factors. B-17 flights depart Signature Flight Support, 8123 S. Interport Blvd., located on the south side of the airport, just off of South Peoria Street.

Swalm hosts town hall

State Rep. Spencer Swalm, R-Centennial, will host a town hall meeting on June 22 at the Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Swalm will provide an update of the past legislative session’s accomplishments. Residents are encouraged to attend, to bring questions and discuss any issues of concern.

Reggae concert set

Two-time cancer survivor and Denver Nuggets Head Coach George Karl is leading the way to raise money for holistic cancer treatment with Centennial’s second annual Reggae in the Park concert. This year’s event will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. July 27 at Centennial Center Park and features the original Grammy-nominated Wailers and Policulture.

General admission tickets begin at $40. To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit www.reggaeintheparkdenver.org. Centennial Center Park is located at 13050 E. Peakview Ave., Centennial.


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