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NE DENVER/NW AURORA EVENTS
To 1/5—Camp Christmas. Tickets start at $8. All ages. Over-the-top indoor immersive installation turns the holiday spirit all the way up. denvercenter.org. The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St, Aurora.
1/6 to 1/17—Denver Treecycle 2020. Recycle your tree by removing all decorations/lights and set out for collection on scheduled trash day by 7am. denvergov.org, 311 or 720-913-1311
1/8 Wednesday—Community Sing-Along. An intergenerational sing-along with a live band. 6:30–7:30pm. Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. denverlibrary.org
1/9 Thursday—Active Minds: The History of Radio. Trace the history and impact of the radio. Free. 1–2pm. activeminds.com. Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St.
1/9 Thursday—Knitting Circle. 5:30–6:30pm. Join other crafters in conversation around the fireplace. Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. denverlibrary.org
1/10 Friday—Family Game Night. 5–9pm. Free open-house style game night. The Cube: 8371 Northfield Blvd. stapletoncommunity.com
1/15 Wednesday—Sam Gary Literary Book Club. 2–3pm. January Title: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. denverlibrary.org
1/22 Wednesday—Kindness Club: Mindfulness Jars. 4pm. Inter-generational, all-ages club. Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. denverlibrary.org
1/23 Thursday—Active Minds: Venezuela. Explore how this once budding democracy has wound up in an ongoing state of unrest. Free. 6:30–7:30pm. activeminds.com. Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St.
1/24 Friday—Family Film Series: The Princess Bride (PG). 56pm. The Cube: 8371 Northfield Blvd. Purchase tickets at stapletoncommunity.com
1/25 Saturday—5th Annual Speakeasy Soiree. Live music, vendors & performances. 7:30pm. The Hangar at Stanley, 2501 Dallas St. speakeasysoiree.com/tickets
1/28 Tuesday—Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America meeting. Aurora meeting starts at 6pm. Aurora Central Library, 14949 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora. Momsdemandaction.org
1/28 Tuesday—Middle School Teen Lounge. Grades 6–8. Free. 7–9pm. Spots limited, bring photo ID. Denver Museum of Nature and Science. 2001 Colorado Blvd. dmns.org
1/31 to 2/2—The Urban Farm Rug and Fine Art Show. Fri. 5–8pm, Sat. 10am–4pm, Sun. 10am–2pm. The Cube at Stapleton, 8371 E Northfield Blvd. theurbanfarm.org
Through February—Winterskate. Old-fashioned, outdoor ice skating. More details at: northfieldstapleton.com
1/9 Thursday—District 5 Neighborhood Watch Meeting. DPS offers suspicious behavior training 6–7pm. RSVP to: email@example.com. 4890 N Argonne St, Green Valley Ranch Rec Center. denvergov.org
1/15 Wednesday—Lowry United Neighborhoods Quarterly Meeting. 6:30pm. Two topics: Big Changes are Coming to Denver Neighborhoods and Vehicle, Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety. Eisenhower Chapel, 293 Roslyn St. firstname.lastname@example.org
1/29 Wednesday— US Senate Democratic Candidate Forum. Indivisible Stapleton hosts a Candidates Night to introduce the Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate. State Attorney General Phil Weiser will speak. 6:30–8pm. For more info, contact Rita Hughes at email@example.com. The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora.
1/3 Friday—First Friday Art Walks. Santa Fe Arts District, Tennyson Art Walk, River North (RiNo) Art District, Golden Triangle Museum, Navajo Street Art District. denver.org/things-to-do/denver-arts-culture/denver-art-districts
1/6 to 1/10—Youth at DAVA Holiday Unite Show and Sale. Downtown Aurora Visual Arts youth exhibit. 10am–5pm. 1405 Florence St. davarts.org
1/9 to 1/12—Denver International Sportsman’s Expo. Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. Tickets $16, active military and youth 15 & under are free. Thurs/Fri 12–8pm, Sat 10am–7pm, Sun 10am–5pm. sportsexpos.com
1/11 Saturday—Womxn’s March Community Workshop. An interactive discussion of incidences that have divided our communities. 9:30–11:30am. UCC, 2600 Leyden St. womxnsmarchdenver.org
1/11 to 1/26—National Western Stock Show. Kick off parade, Jan. 9 at noon in Downtown Denver. 4655 Humboldt St. nationalwestern.com
1/17 to 1/19—39th Annual Indian Market and SW Showcase. Fri & Sat 10am–7pm, Sun 10am–5pm. Denver Merchandise Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. indianmarket.net
1/17 to 1/19—Denver Boat Show. Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. Fri. 12-9pm, Sat. 10am-9pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Sat-Sun non-perishable food item discount. denverboatshow.com
1/18 Saturday—The 2020 Womxn’s March Denver. Rally first followed by the march. 10am. Denver’s Civic Center Park. Indoor events at McNicols Civic Center Bldg. womxnsmarchdenver.org
1/20 Monday—Martin Luther King Jr. Marade and Program. Largest in U.S. Gather in City Park at Colfax and Columbine, and march to Civic Center Park. Program starts at 9:30am, Marade starts at 10:45am sharp from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Memorial in City Park. drmartinlkingjrchc.org
To 1/20—Denver International Airport’s Ice Skating Rink. 9am-9pm. Free; complimentary skates available. denevents.flydenver.com
1/20 to 1/21—National Western Stock Show Extreme Dogs Show. Mon. 3pm, Tue. 6:30pm. Family 4-pack starts at $79. 4655 Humboldt St. nationalwestern.com
1/25 Saturday—Denver Winter Brewfest. 7pm. Mile High Station, 2027 West Lower Colfax Ave. Tickets start at $30. Benefits Swallow Hill Music. denverbrewfest.com
1/28 Tuesday—Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America meeting. Denver meeting starts at 7pm. First Mennonite Church of Denver, 430 W 9th Ave. Momsdemandaction.org
1/28 Tuesday—Trivia Night. An opportunity to show off your trivia skills and bookish knowledge. Hosted by local experts from Geeks Who Drink to challenge yourself and compete for prizes. Ages 21+. 7–9pm at Zuni Street Brewing Co., 2355 W 29th Ave. denverlibrary.org
To 2/16—Downtown Denver Rink. FREE entry; bring skates or rent: $7/kids 12 and under, $9/13 and older. downtowndenver.com
HEALTH, WELLNESS, FITNESS
1/4 Saturday—The Resolve 1M, 5K, 10K. Denver City Park. featonthestreet.com
1/5 Sunday—Resolution Rush 1M, 5K, 10K. 8am. Central Park, 8801 MLK Jr. Blvd. bodiesracecompany.com
1/19 Sunday—Polar Bear 5K. 10am. Washington Park, 1000 S Downing St. letsdothis.com
KIDS AND FAMILIES
Every Tuesday—Tattered Tales Storytime. 30 minutes of stories, activities and snacks. 10:30am, 2526 East Colfax Ave. tatteredcover.com
Every Thursday—Star K Kids. 9:30 and 11am; kids 5 and under. Morrison Nature Center, 16002 E. Smith Rd., Aurora. auroragov.org
Every Saturday—Little University. 10:30–11am. Various kids’ programming, changes weekly. Schlessman Library, 100 Poplar St. denverlibrary.org
Baby, Toddler & Preschool storytime. Denver Library. Various locations, times and days. Details at denverlibrary.org/events.
1/2 to 1/3—STEAM Winter Workshops. Space-themed lessons open to children ages 7–10 and 11–13. Wings over the Rockies Museum, Lowry. wingsmuseum.org
1/2 to 3/1—Denver Puppet Theater. Rumplestiltskin. 3156 W. 38th Ave. denverpuppettheater.com
1/4 Saturday—Cuentos del Arte. During free first Saturday listen to cuentistas tell the tales of artworks during the storytelling program. denverartmuseum.org. 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
1/4 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
To 1/5—$1.00 Kids’ Admission! Ages 4–16, 3 and under always free. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Blvd. wingsmuseum.org
1/6 Monday—New Year New You. Let’s start 2020 off remembering just how awesome each of us is! 4890 Ironton St., Unit 6A. neighborhoodartstudio.com/school-out-camps
1/8 Wednesday—Create Playdate: Drop-in Artmaking Program for Kids 3-5. 10am–1pm. Tots and their grownups enjoy story time, art making, and more. Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave. Pkwy. denverartmuseum.org
1/10 Friday—Kids’ Irish Dance Class. Kids learn the basics of Irish dance. 4:30–5:15pm. Park Hill Library, 4705 Montview Blvd. denverlibrary.org
1/11 Saturday—8th Annual Preschool Showcase. Need help finding a preschool? Free for families, 9am–noon. At the Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. dpp.org/showcase
1/14 Tuesday—Lego Party. 4–5pm. Make some Lego-themed crafts. Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. denverlibrary.org
1/19 to 1/20—Build a Fairy Garden. $15 non-members; $12 members. 1007 York St. Preregister at: botanicgardens.org
1/20 Monday—“I Have a Dream” Camp. To honor the man we celebrate on this day we will create art that celebrates our dreams. 4890 Ironton St., Unit 6A. neighborhoodartstudio.com/school-out-camps
1/21 Tuesday—Little Wings: Let’s be Artists. 9–10am. Ages 2–4. With one adult. $1 off admission. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Blvd. wingsmuseum.org.
1/21 Tuesday—Let’s Build It – Cityscapes. 4–5pm. Use paint chips and watercolors to design an amazing cityscape. Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. denverlibrary.org
1/26—Fourth Sundays at Four Mile Historic Park. Story time and free wagon rides and hot cocoa & cider. Adults $7, youth (7-17) $5, under 6 free. Get here early! 715 S Forest St. fourmilepark.org
1/28 Tuesday—Inside the Orchestra for Homeschoolers. This two-part concert series engages young learners with the orchestra and performing arts. Additional enrichment activities also included. Pre-register to claim your 10% discount. The People’s Building, 9995 E Colfax Ave, Aurora. insidetheorchestra.org
2/5 Wednesday—Firehouse Tales for Tots. Free with general admission. 11am–12pm. Denver Firefighters Museum, 1326 Tremont Pl. denverfirefightersmuseum.org
To 5/8—LEGO Brick Building Contest. For youth 3-18. Winning creations will be displayed. Required theme is nature and science. Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. dmns.org
LECTURES, CLASSES, INFORMATIONAL EVENTS
1/7 Tuesday—Active Minds: Tobacco. The story of tobacco, from its roots to its leaves.. Free. 10–11am. activeminds.com. The Jewish Community Center, 350 S Dahlia St.
1/9 Thursday—Bold Women. Change History. Lecture Series. Susan Helms, Pioneering Woman Astronaut. Complimentary childcare. 1200 Broadway. H-co.org/BoldWomen
1/14 Tuesday—Smartphone & Tablet Basics. Please bring your own device. 2–3:30pm. Park Hill Library, 4705 Montview Blvd. denverlibrary.org
1/18 Saturday—Effects of Toxins on the Developing Brain. Dr. Bruce Lanphear MD talks on destructive, cumulative impacts of even low-level exposure to environmental contaminants (such as lead). Free. Registration starts at 1pm, presentation at 1:30pm. Rita Bass Education Center, 190 6th Ave. www.littlethingsmatter.ca
1/22 Wednesday—The Civil Rights Movement in Colorado. Watch Rebels Remembered. Discussion follows with director and activists featured in film. 6:30–8:30pm. Park Hill Library, 4705 Montview Blvd. denverlibrary.org
1/25 Saturday—Refresh, Remodel, or Relocate? A Make-Ready Workshop. A Renewal workshop. $10 admission fee will be donated to Food Bank of The Rockies. Door prizes. Register at admin@NPREco.com. Hosted by NPRE Team | Compass. The Cube, 8371 Northfield Blvd.
1/8 Wednesday—Monthly Indigenous Film Festival. Free. Phipps Theater, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 6:30-8:30pm. This month’s titles at dmns.org
1/11 Saturday—Cockpit Demo Day. 10am–2pm, Wings over the Rockies Museum, Lowry. wingsmuseum.org
1/12 Sunday—Music in the Galleries: Miguel Espinoza and Flamenco Fusion. 1–3pm. Free with general admission. Clifford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. clyffordstillmuseum.org
To 2/2/20—Claude Monet The Truth of Nature. Exhibition features more than 120 paintings spanning Monet’s entire career. Ticketed event. Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14 Ave Pkwy. denverartmuseum.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
1/4 and 2/1—Denver Art Museum Free SCFD 1st Saturdays. Free for all ages. Kids 18 and younger are free every day. Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14 Ave Pkwy. 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org
1/4 and 2/1—One Cent Saturdays at the MCA. For Colorado residents. 1485 Delgany St. mcadenver.org
1/7 and 2/4—Chatfield Farms SCFD Free Day. 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
1/7 and 2/4—The Children’s Museum Free First Tuesday Nights. 4–8pm. mychildsmuseum.org
1/7 and 1/27—Denver Museum of Nature & Science SCFD Free Days. 2001 Colorado Blvd. dmns.org
1/9 Thursday—Denver Firefighters Museum SCFD Free Day. 10am–4pm. Denver Firefighters Museum, 1326 Tremont Pl. denverfirefightersmuseum.org
1/10 Friday—Four Mile Historic Park SCFD 2nd Friday Free Day. 12–4pm. 715 S. Forest St. fourmilepark.org
1/12, 1/18 and 2/2—Denver Zoo SCFD Free Days. 2300 Steele St. Daily schedule at DenverZoo.org/Visit
1/16 Thursday—Plains Conservation Center SCFD Free Day. 10am–2pm. 21901 E. Hampden Ave., Aurora. botanicgardens.org
1/20 Monday—Botanic Gardens SCFD Free Day. 1007 York St. botanicgardens.org
1/3 to 2/9—Frost/Nixon. One man is looking to save his career, the other is looking to redeem his place in history. vintagetheatre.com. Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St, Aurora.
1/4 Saturday—The Whiffenpoofs. World’s oldest and well-known acapella group, 14 Yale men. Newman Center for Performing Arts, DU campus. 2pm and 7:30pm. newmancenterpresents.com
To 1/5/20—Jimmy Buffet’s Escape to Margaritaville. Tickets start at $28. denvercenter.org. The Buell Theatre, 1385 Curtis St.
To 1/5/20—Tuck Everlasting. Musical celebration is perfect for the whole family. vintagetheatre.org. Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St, Aurora.
1/11 to 2/22—The Secretary. This explosive black comedy takes aim at the trope “guns don’t kill people, people kill people” with an all-female cast..1080 Acoma St. curioustheatre.org
1/14 Tuesday—Black Violin: The Impossible Tour. Join together to break down cultural barriers. 8am. Paramount Theater,1621 Glenarm Pl. paramountdenver.com
1/14 Tuesday—Free Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. Get tickets online at coloradosymphony.org
1/17 to 2/9—The Squirrels. A fiery look at race and class in America. Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave. aurorafoxartscenter.org
1/17 to 2/23—World Premiere: You Lost Me. Tickets start at $30. Ages 14+. denvercenter.org. The Ricketson Theatre, 1400 Curtis St.
1/28 to 2/9—Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Tickets start at $45. Ages 12+. denvercenter.org. The Buell Theatre, 1385 Curtis St.
1/31 to 2/9—Peter Pan. A high-flying adventure to Neverland. Ellie Caulkins Opera House. coloradoballet.org
To 2/16—Goodnight Moon. Tickets start at $16. Ages: PreK-2nd grade. The beloved bedtime story comes to life on stage for a whimsical musical adventure. denvercenter.org. Randy Weeks Conservatory Theatre, 1101 13th St.
Denver Snow Buddy. Volunteers are paired with seniors within a 2-mile radius of one another, helping clear their walkways after two or more inches of snow has fallen. Application to volunteer at voacolorado.org/Volunteer/Snow-Buddies or call Tiffany Harris at 303-297-0408. Please note, there is a one-time fee of $25 for a background check.
Every third Saturday—Volunteering Orientation 9–10am. Urban Farm at Stapleton offers opportunities for individuals and families. RSVP: theurbanfarm.wufoo.com/forms/zia2rpb0ou3ew1. 10200 Smith Rd.
Mentoring high-performing, low-income students. Minds Matter is recruiting our next class of college access mentors to help high-performing, low-income high school. mindsmatterdenver.org
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. 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. 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., 720-460-1393