Kids in the Kitchen

Sign up to learn how to make a homemade dish. Kids will learn about kitchen safety practices, food preparation, ingredients, measuring, following recipes, proper use of kitchen tools and appliances. The class also enjoys sampling the treats they make and taking home recipes.

Min/Max: 4/8 Cost: $30

Age DayDateTimeSession
7-12WedJan 8, 15, 225:30 - 7 p.m.410030A
7-12 ThuMarch 5, 12, 195:30 - 7 p.m.

Location: Brighton Recreation Center  Deadline to register: Jan 1 & Feb 26

Babysitters Coursebabysitting-web

This course is designed for the 11-14 years of age, to give the knowledge necessary for the first time babysitting. Participants will learn pediatric CPR and First Aid including two-year certification, personal safety, growth and development, discipline, illness and injury prevention, basic childcare such as diapering, feeding, and bathing. advancedcarecpr@comcast.net

Min/Max: 5/20                                                                                             Cost $75 (bring a lunch)

11-14SatJan 259 a.m. - 3 p.m.210001A
11-14SatApril 119 a.m. - 3 p.m210001B

Location: Brighton Recreation Center

For more information, contact Valerie Rodriguez at 303-655-2221


Volunteer Opportunities ages 13-18

  • Festival of Lights - Saturday, December 14 • 7 hours
  • Father Daughter Dance - Saturday, February 1, 2020 • 3 hours
  • Egg Dash - Saturday, April 3, 2020 • 3 hours

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved. We look forward to meeting you.

Contact Megan Thompson for more information: 303-655-2225 or Mthompson@brightonco.gov 

Night of the Stars Talent Show

“Night of the Stars” talent competition for youth in grades K-12. Calling all singers, dancers, musicians, actors, magicians, and more to compete. Winners from the local competition will move on to compete against other cities at the state level. The entry fee covers the audition only and does not guarantee you a spot in the local show. Participants must be able to commit to all dates.

There are four age categories to be judged during the competition. They are grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. 

VOICE: includes singers performing to a recorded track or live accompaniment (not-self ). 

MUSIC: includes any instrument and/or combination of instrument and voice

VARIETY: includes all movement performances (without instruments), comedy, martial arts, and other

DANCE: traditional dance styles to include: ballet, tap, jazz, world, hip hop, etc. 

Audition date: Feb. 11 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Brighton Recreation Center. 

There is a $6 audition fee. Priority audition will be given to pre-registered participants

SessionAudition TimeMin/Max
410109A5:30-6 p.m.1/4
410109B6:15-6:45 p.m.1/4
410109C7-7:30 p.m.1/4
410109D7:45-8 p.m.1/4

Dress Rehearsal: Feb. 26 at 5:30 p.m. at The Armory at Brighton Cultural Center; 300 Strong St. Brighton, CO 80601.

Local Competition: Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m. at The Armory at Brighton Cultural Center; 300 Strong St. Brighton, CO 80601. There is a $6 admission fee for an audience ages three and above. The local competition is a combination of talented performers from Brighton & Commerce City.

State Level Competition: Top-rated acts at the local competition will be chosen to compete at the state level in March. Time and place TBD.