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NE DENVER/NW AURORA EVENTS
Saturdays—East Colfax Free Bookstore. 4–6pm. Located at Counterpath, 7935 E. 14th Ave. Take as many books as you like or donate and kids books.
Every Sunday 6/5 thru mid-October—Central Park Farmer’s Market. Colorado-grown produce, baked goods, meats, and more at The Green (29th Ave & Roslyn) 8:30am–12:30pm. mca80238.com
Sundays & Mondays—Latin Dance Class with Carmen Dura. Sat. 10am, Mon. 7pm. $6/person. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 N. Dallas St, Aurora. Stanleymarketplace.com
6/2 to 6/24—Central Park Business Assoc June Events. 6/2-happy hour, 6/8-breakfast, 6/21-meeting, 6/24-women in business lunch. Details at centralparkbusiness.com
6/4 Saturday—National Trails Day 1-mile Walk or Bike Ride. 1–4pm. Activities/booths along the way. Register at https://form.jotform.com/221154952212144 (not required)
6/4 Saturday—The Urban Farm Grand Reopening. TUF reopens at the end of May, open house and free admission day to the farm on June 4th. 10200 Smith Rd. theurbanfarm.org
6/4 Saturday—Concert on The Green- Funkiphino. The Green (29th Ave & Roslyn St.) Begins at 6–8pm. mca80238.com
6/4 & 7/2—1st Saturdays Colfax Art Jams. 12–4pm. Free concerts and performances surrounded by true local artisans, and makers. 9800 E Colfax Ave, Aurora. auroraculture.org/events/
6/4 & 6/5—The 9th Annual Park Hill Art Festival Held outdoors at The Park Hill Masonic lodge. 10am–5pm. Painting, sculpture, jewelry, metal, wood, & ceramics. 4819 Montview Blvd. parkhillartfestival.com
6/5 Sunday—Sand Creek Greenway Bike Ride. 9:30–11:30am. Route: Star K Ranch to Sable Blvd. Sign up at www.sandcreekgreenway.org/youth-engagement/public-environmental-education-programs/
6/5 Sunday—The Lowry Beer Garden Anniversary Celebration. To benefit the Lowry Foundation. Check for details at: lowryfoundation.org. Lowry Beer Garden, 7577 E Academy Blvd.
6/9 Thursday—East Colfax Neighborhood Association Block Party. 2–5pm, 11th and Syracuse parking lot. Free food, music, and family fun! For more info, email EastColfaxNeighborhood@gmail.com
6/10 Friday—Movie on The Green-The Sandlot The Green (29th Ave & Roslyn St). 8:45–10:45pm. mca80238.com
6/11 Saturday—District 5 Safety Expo. 10am–2pm. A fun-filled, educational day at Northfield Mall, 7950 Northfield Blvd. on Main St. denvergov.org
6/11 Saturday—The Bicycle Bash. A quick, free safety check up of your bike for summer riding. 10am–2pm. lowryfoundation.org. Eisenhower Chapel, 293 Roslyn St.
6/11 Saturday—Carnival on the Plaza. 11am–3pm. Inflatables, carnival games, face painting, balloon twisting, custom caricature drawings, frozen treats, and more. Fletcher Plaza, 9800 E. Colfax Ave. auroragov.org
6/11 Saturday—Drag Queen Story Hour. 2–2:45pm. For adults. Let your wig down and have some laughs to celebrate Denver Pride with us! Park Hill Library, 4705 Montview Blvd. denverlibrary.org
6/12 Sunday—22nd Annual Park Hill Garden Walk. $15 in advance, $12 for Seniors (65+,) children under 12 free, day of event $20. 9am–3pm. parkhillgardenwalk.org. Greater Park Hill Neighborhood.
6/14 & 6/21—In-person Memory Café. 1:30–3pm. For people experiencing memory loss and their families/caregivers. Schlessman Family Library, 100 Poplar St. denverlibrary.org
6/16 Thursday—Juneteenth 101. 3–4pm. All ages. Join us as we learn about Juneteenth through games, videos and discussion. Pauline Robinson Library, 5575 E. 33rd Ave. denverlibrary.org
6/16 Thursday— MoJaBlu Concert series-Soul X Band Conservatory Green (49th & Valentia.) 6:30–8:30pm. mca80238.com
6/18 Saturday—Sand Creek Volunteer Workday. 9–11am. To register and find out exact location, email Elena Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
6/18 Saturday—Pride Accessories. 12–1pm. All ages. Make wearable accessories to celebrate Pride! Space limited, first come first serve. Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St. denverlibrary.org
6/18 Saturday—Concert on The Green- Thumpin’. The Green (29th Ave & Roslyn St.) Begins at 6–8pm. Mca80238.com
6/19 Saturday—Stanley Movie Night “Film on the Field,” Soul. At dusk. 2501 N. Dallas St, Aurora. Stanleymarketplace.com
6/23 Thursday— MoJaBlu Concert series-Hazel Miller. Conservatory Green (49th & Valentia.) 6:30–8:30pm. mca80238.com
6/10 Friday—Movie on The Green-Encanto. The Green (29th Ave & Roslyn St). 8:45–11pm. mca80238.com
6/30 Thursday— MoJaBlu Concert series-Dotsero. Conservatory Green (49th & Valentia.) 6:30–8:30pm. Mca80238.com
7/2 Saturday—Concert on The Green- That 80s Band. The Green (29th Ave & Roslyn St.) Begins at 6–8pm. Mca80238.com
JULY 4TH/HOLIDAY EVENTS
7/1 & 7/2—Rockies vs. Arizona D-backs at Coors Field. Fireworks display after the game. mlb.com/rockies
7/2 Saturday—Four Mile Historic Park’s Independence Day Celebration. 10am–4pm. Live music, pioneer games, food trucks and live entertainment. Tickets at fourmilepark.org, free for 6 and under and members. 715 S. Forest St.
7/2 Saturday—Glendale Fireworks Show. One of the largest and oldest displays in Denver. Starts at 9:15pm. For best parking and viewing info, go to glendale.co.us/
7/3 Sunday—Civic Center Independence Eve Celebration. Gates open at 4pm, live music starts at 6pm, Colorado Symphony performs at 8:15pm. Fireworks and food truck fare along with beer & wine gardens. More info at denver.org
7/4 Monday—Central Park Pancake Breakfast & Parade. 9–11am. Details at mca80238.com closer to event day.
7/4 Monday—13th Annual Park Hill 4th of July Parade. Floats, music, classic cars, community groups, costumed characters and more! Parade starts at 1:30pm and runs along 23rd Ave. from Dexter St. to Krameria St. parkhillparade.org
7/4 Monday—Aurora 4th of July Spectacular. Free activities from 6–10pm. Live music, delicious food and fireworks at 9:30pm. Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. auroragov.org
7/4 Monday—4th Fest-Colorado Rapids vs. Austin FC. Fireworks after the game. coloradorapids.com
Every Saturday thru 10/29—City Park Farmers Market. Featuring 60+ Colorado-based vendors offering locally made produce and products. 8am–1pm at 2551 E. Colfax Ave. cityparkfarmersmarket.com
Sundays—City Park Jazz Kick-Off Concert. 6–8pm City Park Pavilion and Bandshell, 2001 Steele St. cityparkjazz.org.
6/5: Tribute to Ron Miles Feat. Shane Endsley
6/12: Mariachi Sol de mi Tierra feat. Fiesta Colorado Dance Company
6/19: Hazel Miller & The Collective
6/26: Paa Kow
6/2 Thursday—Salon Series / Women’s Autonomy: My Body, No Choice? 7–8:30pm. Look at the history and politics of women and trans people’s healthcare to better understand where we are today and what life-altering changes may lie ahead. Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St. mollybrown.org
6/3 Friday—Denver Municipal Band Concert. 6:30pm free concert and ice cream social at the City Park Pavilion and bandshell, 1700 N. York St. denvermunicipalband.org
6/3 Friday—First Friday Art Walks. Art District on Santa. 5:30–9:30pm. denver.org/things-to-do/denver-arts-culture/denver-art-districts
6/4 Saturday—Five Points Jazz Festival. Five Points neighborhood. artsandvenuesdenver.com
6/5 to 6/8—Denver Public Library’s Summer Used Book Sale. Featuring over 60,000 items: children’s books, nonfiction and fiction books, CDs, DVD & audio books—all at bargain prices starting under $1. New items added daily. 10am–4pm. denverlibrary.org, 14th Ave. and Broadway.
6/6 to 6/7—Denver Chalk Art Festival. Street-painting festival where 200+ artists turn the streets of Larimer Square into a museum of chalk art. larimerarts.org
6/8 Wednesday—Bold Women. Change History. Colorado’s first Latina State Historian delivers in English, “Una carta de amor para mi comunidad: A love letter to my community.” 7–8pm. History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway. Tickets at H-co.org/BoldWomen
6/11 Saturday—Hike to End Hunger. Virtual event, meaning participants can hike anywhere in CO. Register at hungerfreecolorado.org.
6/11 Saturday—13th Anniversary Jodi’s Race for Awareness. The country’s 2nd largest 5K and 1-mile run/walk fundraiser for ovarian cancer. jodisrace.org. Denver City Park (Pavilions area), 2001 Steele St.
6/17 to 6/19—Denver Greek Festival. Greek food, music, boutique, cathedral tours, etc. 4610 E. Alameda. thegreekfestival.com
6/18 Saturday—Forgotten Spaces- Queer Denver Walking Tour. 10–11:30am. We travel back in time to relearn the spaces and lives of queer Denver from WWII to the late 19th century. Tickets at historycolorado.org
6/18 & 6/19—Juneteenth Music Festival. Historic Five Points Neighborhood in Denver on 27th & Welton St. juneteenthmusicfestival.com
6/22 Wednesday—Bike to Work Day. Water and breakfast stations all over the city – for a specific location or to register, go to biketoworkday.co
6/23 to 6/26—Denver Fringe Festival. 40+ shows at 10 venues in Rino/Five Points. Diverse, artistic voices in all forms of the performing arts. denverfringe.org
6/25 & 6/26—Denver PrideFest. Sunday, 9:30am parade starts at Cheesman Park and spans 14 blocks to Civic Center where the 2-day celebration takes place. denverpride.org/fest
6/25 & 6/26—48th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Downtown Denver in Sakura Square. cherryblossomdenver.org
KIDS AND FAMILIES
Tuesday–Friday—Local Library Storytime. Mornings. All different age groupings and locations. Specifics at denverlibrary.org
Wednesdays—Mornings at the Museum. Ages 3–6, 10:30–11:15am. Free. New programs every week. Aurora History Museum,15051 East Alameda Pkwy. Register at auroragov.org
6/5 Saturday—A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Family-friendly production by the International Youth Ballet. 2:30pm. The Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Ave. newmancenterpresents.com
6/11 Saturday—4EverFit4KIDZ!™. 12–1pm. Ages 5–8. Necessary movements for skill development in a very fun and playful manner. Schlessman Family Library, 100 Poplar St. denverlibrary.org
6/12 Sunday—Chill Out, Make Art. Make art on the sidewalks in front of the museum using ice-chalk (all supplies provided). Free event.1250 Bannock St. clyffordstillmuseum.org
6/12 Sunday—Sensory-Friendly Morning. Early access, dimmed lights, and tools provided to aid and guide a sensory-friendly experience for families. 9–11am. 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy. Ticket reservation required: denverartmuseum.org
6/15 Wednesday—Art Exploration. 10:30–11am. 6mo–5yrs. Enjoy art with your child and help them develop fine motor skills and curiosity. Registration required. Park Hill Library, 4705 Montview Blvd. denverlibrary.org
6/19 Sunday—Spanish Storytime at Tattered Cover Kids. 5pm. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 N. Dallas St, Aurora. stanleymarketplace.com
6/21 to 7/2—The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. A play with music put on by 8–14year olds. Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave. aurorafoxartscenter.org
6/22 & 6/25—Art Crawl. 10:30–11:15am. For caregivers with infants from newborns–14 months. Registration required. 1250 Bannock St. clyffordstillmuseum.org
6/25 Saturday—LEGO Building Workshop. Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation. 9–10am. 1200 N Broadway. historycolorado.org
American Museum of Western Art. Advanced tickets required, admission is $5. 1727 Tremont Pl. anschutzcollection.org
Aurora History Museum. Advanced reservation is required, admission is free. 15051 East Alameda Pkwy. auroragov.org
The Byers–Evans House Museum. Timed tickets required, History Colorado members are free. 1310 Bannock St. Tickets at historycolorado.org
The Children’s Museum. By reservation only at mychildsmuseum.org
Clyfford Still Museum. SCFD Free Day Jun. 10. Jun. 24 free concert 5:30-7:30pm in the outdoor forecourt. 1250 Bannock St. clyffordstillmuseum.org
Denver Art Museum. SCFD Free Day Jun. 5 & 14. Youth 18 & under always free. 100 W 14th Ave. Pkwy. denverartmuseum.org
Denver Botanic Gardens. SCFD Free Day Jun. 7 & Jul. 6. Tickets and member reservations required. 1007 York St. botanicgardens.org
Denver Firefighters Museum. Tues–Sat, 10am–4pm. 1326 Tremont Pl. denverfirefightersmuseum.org
Denver Museum of Nature and Science. 2001 Colorado Blvd. Timed tickets required. dmns.org
Denver Zoo. Reserve tickets at denverzoo.org. 2900 E 23rd Ave.
The Forney Museum of Transportation. Mon, Th–Sat, 10am–5pm; Sun, noon–5pm. 4303 Brighton Blvd. forneymuseum.org
Four Mile Historic Park. SCFD Free Day Jun. 10. Open Wed–Sun, 10am–4pm. 715 S. Forest St. fourmilepark.org
History Colorado. Some exhibits are timed entry and free with museum admission. 1200 Broadway. More info at historycolorado.org
Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art. Tue–Sat, 11am–5pm; Sun 12–5pm. Ages 13+ welcome. 1201 Bannock St. kirklandmuseum.org
Molly Brown House Museum. Tue–Sun, 10am–4:30pm. 1340 Pennsylvania St. mollybrown.org
Museo de las Americas. Tue–Fri, noon-6pm. Sat, noon–5pm. Closed Mon & Sun. 861 Santa Fe Dr. museo.org
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Penny admission 1st Sat. of the month. 1485 Delgany St. mcadenver.org
National Ballpark Museum. 1940 Blake St. Check for days/hours at ballparkmuseum.com
The Urban Farm. Grand reopening—open house and free admission day to the farm on June 4th. 10200 Smith Rd. theurbanfarm.org
Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Cockpit demo day Jun. 11, 10am–2pm. 7711 East Academy Blvd. wingsmuseum.org
6/3 & 6/4—Denver Dance Festival 2022. Eight Colorado artists across multiple dance genres. Fri. 7:30pm, Sat. 2:30pm. The Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Ave. newmancenterpresents.com
6/3, 6/4, 6/10 & 6/11—Rockin’ and Rollin’ with Miss Rhythm. The Story of R&B Legend Ruth Brown. Garner Galleria Theatre at the DCPA. denvercenter.org
Through 6/5—Dear Evan Hansen. Winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award. Buell Theatre at the DCPA. denvercenter.org
6/9 to 6/26—Moulin Rouge! The Musical. A world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur and glory. Buell Theatre at the DCPA. denvercenter.org
6/10 Friday—México en el Corazón. An interactive performance that will bring the heart and soul of Mexico directly to you. Free concert, ticket required. 7pm. Boettcher Concert Hall. coloradosymphony.org
Through 6/12—Quixote Nuevo. Infused with imagination, comedy, and Tejano music. Wolf Theatre. denvercenter.org
6/18 Saturday—Acappellooza. Denver area’s top a cappella groups vie for cash prizes. 7:30pm. The Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Ave. newmancenterpresents.com
Through 6/19—Blackademics. A sharp, surreal satire about who gets a place at the table. Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St, Aurora. vintagetheatre.org
6/22 to 7/17—Dixie’s Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull. Dixie shares lessons learned after a hard night of drinking. Garner Galleria Theatre at the DCPA. denvercenter.org
6/24 Friday—Dan Navarro. An American vocalist, guitarist and voice actor. 8pm, doors open at 7pm. Tuft Theatre, 71 East Yale Ave. swallowhillmusic.org
6/24 to 7/31—Gypsy. The classic musical comedy. Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St, Aurora. vintagetheatre.org
Food For Thought Denver. Striving to eliminate childhood hunger by providing food for students to take home to their family for the weekend. Sign up to volunteer or donate at foodforthoughtdenver.org
Project Worthmore. Help bag and deliver fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy, and household necessities to refugees in Denver and Aurora. projectworthmore.org
Reach Out and Read Colorado. Help sort and pack gently-used children’s books for underserved families. On the Clayton Early Learning Campus, individuals and groups welcome. Email email@example.com for details.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) For volunteer opportunities, email Cathy Law at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ronald McDonald House Charities Volunteer. Go to ronaldhouse.org under “How You Can Help” for info.
Sand Creek Greenway Volunteer Opportunities. For more info, email email@example.com or go to sandcreekgreenway.org/upcoming-volunteer-opportunities/
Single Volunteers of Greater Denver. Volunteer, not-for-profit singles group to meet others and assist nonprofit organizations for events/activities. svgd.org
Village Exchange Center A non-profit formed to serve immigrants and refugees in Aurora & Denver. villageexchangecenter.org
Volunteers of America Colorado Branch For volunteer opportunities go to voacolorado.org/volunteer-opportunities/