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CIVIC MEETINGS AND EVENTS
To 4/13—Denver Decides – 7 Candidate and Issue Forums – May 7 Denver Municipal Election. Get ready for the May Municipal Elections! Denver Decides will hold 7 candidate and ballot issue forums throughout metro Denver. Look for details at DenverDecides.org and on Denver 8 TV. firstname.lastname@example.org/various
4/10 Wednesday—Public Hearing for “Game Plan for a Healthy City.” Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting starts at 5:30pm. Denveright is a set of community-driven plans that shape Denver’s future land use, mobility, parks, recreational resources, and more. denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/denveright.html. Wellington Webb Municipal Building, 201 W. Colfax Ave., Room 4.F.6.
NE DENVER/NW AURORA EVENTS
4/2 Tuesday—Kindness Club. 4–5:30pm. Our inter-generational, all-ages club will focus on kindness to the earth. We’ll plant seedlings and learn about native pollinators. denverlibrary.org/event/kindness-club-7. 2961 Roslyn St.Sam Gary Branch.
4/6 Saturday—Spring Fling at The Urban Farm. 10am–12pm. $5 admission/person, under 2 years old FREE, Members FREE. Join us in the chicken pen with our poultry and rabbit experts. Learn chicken and rabbit facts, pet our feathered and furry friends, feed the roosters and hunt for Easter eggs all around the pen.10200 Smith Rd, theurbanfarm.org
4/11 and 4/25—Knitting Circle. 5:30–7:30pm Bring your knitting or crochet project and join other crafters in conversation around the Sam Gary fireplace. denverlibrary.org/event/knitting-circle-30. Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St.
4/12 Friday—15th Annual Paper Fashion Show. Supports the non-profit Downtown Aurora Visual Arts, a local community organization that provides after-school arts programs for urban youths. The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace, 2501 N. Dallas St, Aurora. Tickets: oneclub.org/chapters/-denver/
4/13 Saturday—Egg Scramble. 10–11:30am. It’s time to put a little spring in your step and hop on down to Runway 35 (8863 E 47th Ave.) for our annual Egg Scramble. Children will be released by age group. Details at stapletoncommunity.com
4/15 Monday—The Big Chill – Free Kona Ice at the Eisenhower Chapel. Free Kona Ice from 3:30 – 5:30 pm, sponsored by the Lowry Foundation. lowryfoundation.org. Historic Eisenhower Chapel, 293 Roslyn St. 303-344-0481
4/16 Tuesday—Greater Stapleton Business Association Monthly Meeting. 8–9am. We are an association of businesses in the Stapleton area whose purpose is to support each other and our neighbors with local goods and services. stapletonbusiness.com. 7350 E. 29th Ave. Ste 300, in the MCA Offices.
4/20 Saturday—Annual Free Shred Event. 8-10am, or until the truck is full. Sponsored by RE/MAX Momentum. New location: 8426 E. Northfield Blvd, Ste 1430. momentumrealtycolorado.com
4/20 Saturday—Mossflower Spring Floral Design Workshop. Learn about the key elements of design: color, form, space and texture. Infinite Monkey Theorem, Stanley Marketplace. mossflower.net
4/23 Tuesday—The Lowry Foundation Speaker Series event featuring Lauren Casteel. An Intimate Conversation with Lauren Y. Casteel, president and CEO of The Women’s Foundation of Colorado. Lauren has won numerous accolades and is a frequent speaker. lowryfoundation.org. Historic Eisenhower Chapel, 293 Roslyn St. 303-344-0481
4/27 Saturday—2nd Annual Community Day of Reflection. 9am–1pm. Please join us in thinking more deeply about the past, present, and the future aspects of our culture. denverlibrary.org/event/community-day-reflection. Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St.
4/28 Sunday—Sam Gary Literary Book Club. This book club will meet at Sam Gary once a month on Sundays at 2pm. April Title: Vox, by Christina Dalch denverlibrary.org/event/copy-copy-copy-sam-gary-literary-book-club. Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St.
5/1 Wednesday—Event Registration (including Kids’ Tri) Available. Registrations will open for Kids’ Triathlon, Beer Fest, and other summer ticketed events. stapletoncommunity.com/event-calendar. 8371 E Northfield Blvd. 303.388.0724
5/1 Wednesday—Spirit Messages. Join beloved psychic medium Heather Hunter for 90 minutes of connections with loved ones in Spirit. 6:30–8pm. momsnightoutproductions.com. Stapleton MCA Community Room, 7353 E. 29th, Suite 300. email@example.com
4/4 Thursday—2019 Spring Brass Ring Luncheon & Fashion Show. Join the Children’s Diabetes Foundation as we honor our Type 1 heroes at the Spring Brass Ring Luncheon and Fashion Show on Thursday, April 4th at the Hilton Denver City Center. childrensdiabetesfoundation.org/event/2019-spring-brass-ring-luncheon-fashion-show. 1701 California St. Sara@ChildrensDiabetesFoundation.org
4/4 Thursday—Inside the Orchestra for Adults 2019. Superheroes of the world! All proceeds support Inside the Orchestra’s music education programs for young children. e.givesmart.com/events/bAJ. McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W Colfax Ave. firstname.lastname@example.org
4/5 Friday—Rockies Home Opener. Coors Field, 2:10pm vs Dodgers www.mlb.com/rockies
4/5 Friday—First Friday Art Walks. Santa Fe Arts District, Tennyson Art Walk, River North (RiNo) Art District, Golden Triangle Museum, Navajo Street Art District. www.denver.org/things-to-do/denver-arts-culture/denver-art-districts
4/6 Saturday—2nd Annual Heart for the Arts Gala. Join us for a Night to Remember at the 2nd Annual “Heart for the Arts” Benefit Gala. augustanaarts.org/gala. 5000 E Alameda Ave.
4/9 to 4/14—Women+Film Festival. 6-days of documentaries, narratives, and short films celebrating the best in women-centric programming; both by and about women. These thought-provoking stories of women from around the world are sure to inspire all. denverfilm.org/women-plus-film-festival. 2510 East Colfax Ave.
4/10 Wednesday—Achieve Gala. The Achieve Gala is the Denver Public Schools Foundation’s annual fundraiser, generating nearly $1 million each year to support the more than 92,000 students in Denver Public Schools. hdpsfoundation.org/get-involved/achieve. 650 15th St. 720.423.3585
4/12 to 4/13—Rodeo All Star Weekend. National Western Complex www.rodeoallstar.com
4/12 to 4/14—Colorado Mineral & Fossil Spring Show. Free admission & parking, minerals, gemstones, activities for kids! coloradomineralandfossilshows.com. Crowne Plaza DIA, 15500 E 40th Ave. email@example.com
4/13 Saturday—Steering Class Shindig. Molly Brown House recreates the experience of the 3rd class passenger on the Titanic. 12+ $45 person 6:30-9pm. www.mollybrown.org
4/13 Saturday—Carabiner Comedy Show. Stand-Up Comedy, Local Craft Beer, & Fiesta Fusion Food Truck! Come join us for a Saturday night of laughs and local food and drinks. This month we have headliner John Novosad, as seen on CBS’s Late Late Show. eventbrite.com/e/carabiner-comedy-show-tickets-58619859578/. 3120 Blake St Unit C. firstname.lastname@example.org
4/17 Wednesday—Cooking with Chef Maggie O’Toole. Featuring Asian Street Food and sake from 6–9pm. Tickets: $65 – $75 at: buytickets.at/mnop/213173 momsnightoutproductions.com. Colorado Sake Co., 3559 Larimer St. 720-841-2545
4/26 to 4/27—Through The Lens of Music: Focus on Soul Stratus Chamber Orchestra Hazel Miller and The Hazel Miller Band with the Colorado Women’s Chorale and Colorado Men’s Chorale. augustanaarts.org/buy-tickets. 5000 E Alameda Ave.
4/28 Sunday—Sabbat Sunday. Join us the last Sunday of each month for a night of art, tarot and spirits. Happy hour specials all night 7pm – close. middlemanbar.com. 3401 E Colfax.
5/4 Saturday—Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry. Help homeless pets and horses at the 26th annual Furry Scurry, Colorado’s favorite dog walk and fun run! furryscurry.org. Washington Park, 303.751.5772
5/4 Saturday—Denver Recycles Annual Mulch Giveaway and Compost Sale. 8am-2pm. Five dig-your-own sites and compost sale at the Havana nursery location only. 311 (720-913-1311) or DenverGov.org/mulch
5/4 to 5/5—Cinco de Mayo Festival. Civic Center Park, 10am-8pm. FREE. www.cincodemayodenver.com
5/4 to 5/5—Fly Fishing Rendezvous. Two days, access to top industry professionals, fly tiers, casting, & best brands in the biz. flyfishingrendezvous.com. 4655 Humboldt St.
HEALTH, WELLNESS, FITNESS
4/1 to 4/30—9Health Fair. FREE Screenings, see website- various locations and times. Advance registration recommended. www.9healthfair.org
4/2 Tuesday—Let’s Talk About Lady Business. Rose Medical Center invites you to join our experts in gynecologic health for an evening of education and empathy. JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., The Elaine Wolf Theatre 6–7:30pm. RSVP: 303-320-ROSE (7673) or visit RoseMed.com/calendar
4/18 to 5/23—Moms of Teen Girls Support Group. Six week Moms of Teen girls support group to learn new ways to support yourselves and your teen girls as they go through one of the most difficult times of their lives. We will use practical and proven methods to help you. thegriefandwellnesscenterofdenver.com. 2373 Central Park Blvd. Suite 100, 720-480-3317
4/20 Saturday—Hoppin Half 5K/10K, Half Marathon. 7am. Central Park in Stapleton. featonthestreet.com
4/22 to 7/15—Anger Management Group for Women. 12-week workshop designed for women to learn to manage, embrace and express anger in a manner where they feel understood and heard. The cost is $395. thegriefandwellnesscenterofdenver.com. 2373 Central Park Blvd., 720-480-3317
4/24 to 6/12—Grief Recovery Workshop. Please join us for a life changing workshop that will help you find relief. thegriefandwellnesscenterofdenver.com. 2373 Central Park Blvd. Suite 100, 720-480-3317
4/28 Sunday—2016 Cherry Creek Sneak. 10 and 5 mile runs, 5K and 1.5 mile sprint; Half mile kids fun run for ages 8 and under. cherrycreeksneak.com
KIDS AND FAMILIES
Every Tuesday—Tattered Tales Storytime. 30 minutes of stories, activities and snacks. 10:30am, 2526 East Colfax Ave. tatteredcover.com
Storytimes! At Bookies. Every Tues. 10:30am, Sat. at 4pm. Free. The Bookies Bookstore, 4315 E. Mississippi Ave. 303.759.1117, thebookies.com
To 11/24—Let’s Roam Denver Scavenger Hunt. There’s one place in Colorado where hip meets history. On today’s epic scavenger hunt of Denver, we make a loop around LoDo and the Business District in search of storied buildings, public art and ballparks! letsroam.com/scavenger_hunt/LoDo_Denver_Scavenger_Hunt. Union Station, 833-202-7626
4/2 to 5/21—Learn Spanish with your Child. Newborn through 6 years in a stress free, fun, musical class. Class at 4:15 on Tuesdays at Neighborhood Music at the Stanley. musiclingua.com/language-classes/colorado/denver/spanish-samantha-cox.php. $160. The Stanley Marketplace, Aurora. email@example.com
4/6 Saturday—Family Night @ the Rec. Bring the whole family activities including a climbing wall, inflatables, family dodgeball, swimming, arts and crafts, family fitness, and more! denvergov.org. Central Park Recreation Center, firstname.lastname@example.org
4/6 Saturday—Home Depot Kids Workshop. 9am-12pm. FREE how-to clinics first Sat. monthly, ages 5-12. Get Home Depot apron, wooden project and project pin. Metro-area Home Depot stores. homedepot.com
4/10 Wednesday—Poetry Party. Celebrate the creation of Denver Public Library’s Children’s Poetry Core Collection with a poem party at 4pm. Ideal for ages 6 and up.denverlibrary.org/event/childrens-poetry-part. Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St.
4/16 Tuesday—Little Wings: Lets Be Space Explorers. 9-10am. Each session will include a reading of an aerospace children’s book and a hands-on STEAM activity. Kids 2–4 with a parent or guardian. Wings over the Rockies Museum, Lowry. wingsmuseum.org
4/16 to 4/17—STEAM: Digital Photography. Learn the basics of digital photography by going on a scavenger hunt! 4pm. Learn about angles, perspective, and framing by using a digital camera. Registration required online at denverlibrary.org/event/steam-11. Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St.
4/23 Tuesday—Let’s Build It – Peep Houses. 4–5pm Build a cozy graham cracker home for a little candy Peep. denverlibrary.org/event/let%27s-build-it-peep-houses. Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St.
4/24 Wednesday—Write & Talk for Teens with Lighthouse Writers. 4–6pm. Interested in exploring the world of creative writing? Join local author Whitney Gaines to try a new genre or topic each month. We’ll try our hands at fiction, poetry, screenwriting, and graphic novels! Registration required denverlibrary.org. Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St.
4/27 Saturday—Inside the Orchestra’s Tiny Tots Concerts. Kids get truly inside the orchestra as they are seated on the floor and surrounded by a 30+ piece orchestra. Kids can moonwalk to bouncy music, dance like aliens, and more in a casual, fun environment the whole family will enjoy! insidetheorchestra.org/tiny-tots-events. 144 W Colfax Ave.
4/27 Saturday—YouthBiz Spring Marketplace. Shop and support local, young entrepreneurs at the ultimate buy-local experience. Find unique, handcrafted gifts for moms, dads, grads, and more. yacenter.org/marketplace. Young Americans Center for Financial Education, 3550 East First Ave. 303-321-2265
To 4/28— Denver Puppet Theater. Brer Rabbit. 3156 W. 38th Ave. denverpuppettheater.com
4/29 Monday—Camping 101: SPREE Holiday Camp. Join SPREE to learn camping skills, and make some treats at our firepit along the South Platte River! thegreenwayfoundation.org/holiday-camps.html. 610 S Jason St.
LECTURES, CLASSES, INFORMATIONAL EVENTS
4/2 Tuesday—Active Minds presents: Kashmir. Join Active Minds as we explore Kashmir and seek to understand its pivotal role in South Asia. 1–11am. Free. activeminds.com. Jewish Community Center, 350 S Dahlia St, 303-316-6359
4/9 to 5/9—Adult Art Classes. Spring Adult Art Classes at Denver School of the Arts. Detailed class information and registration at debrosenbaum.com Printmaking Sampler (Tue) Introduction to Observational Drawing (Wed) Introduction to Color and Watercolor Painting (Thur) debrosenbaum.com. Denver School of the Arts, 7111 Montview.
4/11 Thursday—Active Minds: World War I: The Great War. 1–2pm. Last November marked the hundred year anniversary of the end of World War I, join Active Minds for a look at the “war to end all wars.” denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-21. Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St.
4/14 Sunday—R.A.D.A. ~ Read. Awareness. Dialogue. Action. April’s selection, This Chair Rocks, by Ashton Applewhite examines ageism. denverlibrary.org/event/r-d-read-awareness-dialogue-action-1. Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St.
4/18 Thursday—Science in the News: The Opioid Epidemic. 6:30pm Join three scientists from the University of Colorado as we discuss the biology, public health, and policy surrounding opioids. denverlibrary.org/event/science-news-3. Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St.
4/25 Thursday—Active Minds: Lebanon. 6:30–7:30pm Join Active Minds as we trace the history of the current situation in Lebanon. denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-22. Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St.
To 8/25—Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius. The ultimate Renaissance man remains an inspiration for the ages! Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. dmns.org
To 8/18—Denver Art Museum Presents Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze. Nearly 30 paintings by Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel, now based in Harlem, New York. Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14 Ave Pkwy. 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org
4/13 Saturday—Cockpit Demo Day. 10am–2pm, Wings over the Rockies Museum, Lowry. www.wingsmuseum.org
4/20 Saturday—Earth Day Celebration at The Children’s Museum. 10am–5pm, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr. mychildsmuseum.org
4/28 Sunday—18th Annual Día del Niño Celebration. 10am-5pm. Free general admission, bilingual activities, art making & performances by Comparsa Morelos (Chinelos), ARCINDA, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Fdklòrico, Montbello Drumline & The Denver Children’s Choir. denverartmuseum.org. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
To 4/28—Natura Obscura. Designed and produced by Museum of Outdoor Arts and Prismajic, Natura Obscura is an immersive arts experience featuring more than 30 Colorado-based artists and creatives. naturaobscura.org. 1000 Englewood Pkwy., Englewood
5/5 Saturday—Star Wars at the Hangar. Wings Over the Rockies Museum, Lowry www.wingsmuseum.org
MUSEUM FREE DAYS
Monday–Friday—The Money Museum. Closed weekends and bank holidays. 1020 16th St. kansascityfed.org
Tuesday–Sunday—Aurora History Museum. 15051 E. Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, auroragov.org
4/2 Tuesday—The Children’s Museum Free Day. mychildsmuseum.org
4/3 Monday—Denver Museum of Nature & Science SCFD Free Evening. Evening hours only in April, 5-10pm. dmns.org
4/6 Saturday—Denver Art Museum Free SCFD First Saturday. Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10am. Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14 Ave Pkwy. 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org
4/12 Friday—Four Mile Historic Park SCFD Free Day. 12-4pm. fourmilepark.org
4/14 Sunday—Denver Botanic Gardens SCFD Free Day. botanicgardens.org
4/28 Tuesday—Clyford Still Museum SCFD Free Day. clyffordstillmuseum.org
4/28 Sunday—Denver Art Museum SCFD Free Day. Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10am. Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14 Ave Pkwy. 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org
5/4 Saturday—Denver Art Museum SCFD Free Day. Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10am. Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14 Ave Pkwy. 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org
PERFORMANCE AND THEATRE
4/5 to 4/14—Colorado Ballet – Ballet Masterworks. Opening with George Balanchine’s Serenade, and the second half will include a performance of Carmina Burana for the first time in nearly 20 years. coloradoballet.org/performances/ballet-masterworks. Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 14th Curtis St. 303-837-8888
4/5 to 5/5—Caroline, Or Change. Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave, Aurora. aurorafoxartscenter.org
4/6 to 5/4—Shakespeare In The Parking Lot. Free abridged performances of Romeo & Juliet or A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 4/6 at 2pm: UCHealth Longmont; 4/16 at 4pm: Metro State Univeristiy – Amphitheatre at Tivoli Commons; 4/27 at 1pm & 3pm: The Plaza at Riverfront Park and 5/4 at 2pm: Ford Warren – Denver Public Library Branch. Presented by Denver Center For The Performing Arts. denvercenter.org
4/7 Sunday—The One Night Stand Time Machine. One Night Stand Theater presents “The One Night Stand Time Machine” at 7pm at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora. onenightstandtheater.org
To 4/13—Skeleton Crew. curioustheatre.org/event/skeleton-crew/
4/27 Saturday—Stapleton’s Got Talent Live Finals. Three winners will be awarded a 10-minute spot at one of Stapleton’s outdoor summer concerts. Please visit stapletoncommunity.com for more info. The Cube, 8371 E Northfield Blvd, 303.388.0724
4/27 Saturday—The Aurora Fox Gala Featuring Betsy Wolfe. Annual fundraising gala to support the historic Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave, Aurora. aurorafoxartscenter.org
4/27 to 4/28—Swan Lake Act 3 and Mother Goose Fairy Tales. Ballet Ariel’s season finale will feature Act 3 of the timeless masterpiece Swan Lake, alongside the premiere of Mother Goose Fairy Tales. Sat. performances at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday at 2pm..lakewood.org/tickets. Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S Allison Pkwy, Lakewood, 303-987-7845
To 4/27—Outside Mullingar. Firehouse Theater Company, John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Pl. firehousetheatercompnay.com, 303-562-3232
To 4/28—Other Desert Cities. Cherry Creek Theatre at the Mizel Arts and Culture Center, 350 South Dahlia St. cherrycreektheatre.org
5/3 Friday—Paula Poundstone. Live at the Paramount Theatre soundchronicle.com/tickets/Paula_Poundstone_Denver_CO_2019-05-03_19-30. 1621 Glenarm Place, 802-255-1826
5/4 to 6/15—Sanctions. As the Cats come off sanctions, the racially-divided staff battle out how far they are willing to bend the rules to ensure a win. Every Saturday afternoon. curioustheatre.org/event/sanctions/
To 5/17— The Diary of Anne Frank. Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. arvadacenter.org
To 5/18— The Moors. Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. arvadacenter.org
4/6 Saturday—The BIG Lift. Lifting the communities we serve. Volunteers work on many projects ranging from painting to building walls and fences, picking up trash, and anything in between. coloradouplift.org/big-LIFT. 2960 N Speer Blvd. email@example.com
4/6 & 4/20—Sand Creek Greenway Volunteer Work Days. 4/6 at Sand Creek Park in Aurora, 4/20 – Earth Day festivities, see website for more info: sandcreekgreenway.org/upcoming-volunteer-opportunities/
5/18 Saturday—The Great Denver Cleanup. Sponsored by Keep Denver Beautiful. 9am-2pm. Clear your clutter and recycle it. 4 Denver locations including NE Denver at PW Roslyn Facility, 5440 Roslyn St. C all 311 for more info or denvergov.org/KDB.
Volunteers Needed at Ronald McDonald Family Rooms at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. At Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital. Seeks volunteers for once-a-week commitment, 6-month minimum. www.ronaldhouse.org under “How You Can Help” for info.
Single Volunteers of Greater Denver. Volunteer, not-for-profit singles group to meet others and assist nonprofit organizations for events/activities. www.svgd.org
Reading Volunteers Needed. For students in K-8 grade. 1 hour, 1 student, 1x week. During school hours. firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.316.3944 ext. 241.
Project Worthmore. Nonprofit organization of committed community members give, volunteer, mentor, befriend refugee neighbors. 1609 Havana St., St. 720-460-1393