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October 2018

Let’s Roam Denver Scavenger Hunt

October 27, 2018 - November 24, 2050

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! What You’ll See: Union Station, Coors Field, Daniels and Fisher Tower, Larimer Square

Categories: History, Kids and Families
Website: www.letsroam.com/scavenger_hunt/LoDo_Denver_Scavenger_Hunt,
July 2019

SummerSkate Outdoor Roller Skating Rink

July 5 - September 29

The WinterSkate ice skating rink at The Shops at Northfield is being converted into a summer roller skating rink! SummerSkate is produced by Boulder Creek Events and will be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings. Hours of Operation: • Friday & Saturday: 5pm – 10pm • Sunday: 3pm – 8pm *Hours are subject to change due to inclement weather and/or management’s discretion. Please visit our website for holiday hours Admission: Adults: $10.00 Kids (ages 4-12): $9.00 Children 3 & under:…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.bceproductions.com/,
September 2019

Bedtime Story Art- September

September 20

Bedtime Story Art Let us handle some of the bedtime routine (plus dinner!). Each month we’ll offer a new bedtime story that our teacher will read aloud and have a craft around the book for kids to do. It’ll still be great fun, Bedtime Story Art Here’s a new idea! Let us handle some of the bedtime routine (plus dinner!). Each month we’ll offer a new bedtime story that our teacher will read aloud and have a craft around the…

Categories: Kids and Families, Kids Camps and Classes
Website: neighborhoodartstudio.com/sep-workshops%2Fdate-nights,

Edible Foraging Stroll

September 21

In the Front Range, edible and medicinal plants can be found wherever you look. Identifying these plants is made easy when you walk alongside Kate Armstrong, a practiced urban forager. AGES: 10 and older

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.cityofwestminster.us/ParksRecreation/Parks,TrailsOpenSpace/StandleyLakeRegionalPark/activitiesnatureprograms,

Edible Foraging Stroll

September 21

In the Front Range, edible and medicinal plants can be found wherever you look. Identifying these plants is made easy when you walk alongside Kate Armstrong, a practiced urban forager. AGES: 10 and older Sa Sep 21 10 a.m.-noon $8 A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.cityofwestminster.us/ParksRecreation/Parks,TrailsOpenSpace/StandleyLakeRegionalPark/activitiesnatureprograms,

2nd Annual Givetoberfest

September 21

Enjoy all the fun of Oktoberfest and help raise money for Stapleton elementary schools at the 2nd Annual Givetoberfest Charity Event with traditional German music, food, and beer, plus kids activities. Costumes encouraged and prizes awarded. The Second Annual Givetoberfest invites you to come dressed in your lederhosen and drindls and dance to “Rick Borger and the Average German Band.” The event features Oktoberfest brews, as well as a full bar with wine, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. German food on…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.givetoberfest.com/,

9th Annual FarmFest

September 22

SCFD Free Day – Come celebrate the Farm with a full-day of fun for the whole family and support the annual benefit event for The Urban Farm at Stapleton. There will also be ticketed activities, games, hayride, music, food trucks, and drinks. Free activities include: animal interactions, cow beanbag throw, carding wool, color a bookmark, farm animal craft, horseshoeing demo, lasso a bull, make a sheep craft, music, obstacle course, spinning wool demo, storybook farm, Nature’s Educators. Purchase 12 tickets…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: theurbanfarm.org/farmfest-2019-september-22-900am-to-200pm/,

Let’s Build It: Ramps

September 24

Come build and explore ramps for ages 5-12

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/lets-build-it-ramps,

Thursday Tot Time

September 26

Nature programs designed for our youngest explorers! Tots discover the park using all their senses and hands-on activities to help these young explorers gain a better appreciation of their surroundings. Fees fund craft supplies. AGES: 3-5 years. A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.cityofwestminster.us/ParksRecreation/Parks,TrailsOpenSpace/StandleyLakeRegionalPark/activitiesnatureprograms,

Celebrate Fall

September 27

Inspire has another day off of school and we have a camp to help keep the kids inspired. We’ll do arts and crafts having to do with the fall season! The Autumnal Equinox was a few days ago, so we’ll celebrate the beginning on fall. Changing leaves, cooling temperatures, and shorter days are all part of the season. We’ll do some fall-themed art and a project in the Creation Station! Help Inspire’s PTA earn 10% of your registration fees and…

Categories: Kids and Families, Kids Camps and Classes
Website: neighborhoodartstudio.com/school-out-camps-1,

Energy Day Colorado

September 28

Energy Day is a FREE family festival showcasing interactive exhibits focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics to teach students that through STEM education, they can find an exciting career in the energy industry! Energy Day reinforces what students learn in their classrooms, making learning fun and hands-on. With the help of partner schools and institutions, children young and old can get a better idea of the importance of STEM education and the development of new energy technology. Energy Day…

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: energydayfestival.org/colorado/,

Pride of Colorado

September 28

Coloradans are known for their immense pride of the Centennial State. From alpines to mesas, this beautiful land offers numerous habitats for a large range of wildlife. Discover the native animals of the Front Range who call Colorado home year r A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or…

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.cityofwestminster.us/ParksRecreation/Parks,TrailsOpenSpace/StandleyLakeRegionalPark/activitiesnatureprograms,

DPS Far Northeast Regional Town Hall

September 28

DPS is excited to invite families and community members to attend the Far Northeast regional town hall! Join us on Saturday, Sept. 28 for a Q&A with the superintendent, activities, performances, refreshments and more! Learn more at dpsk12.org. DPS is excited to invite DPS families and community members to attend the Far Northeast regional town hall on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Join us for a special Saturday event featuring: • DPS informational sessions • Youth activities •…

Categories: Kids and Families, Schools and Education
Website: www.dpsk12.org/fne-regional-town-hall/,

Appreciating Autumm

September 29

Venture into autumn to witness the changing season and the animals preparing for the upcoming cold. On this easy walk, embrace fall at Standley Lake by enjoying the changing colors and feeling the cool, crisp air. ALL AGES A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.cityofwestminster.us/ParksRecreation/Parks,TrailsOpenSpace/StandleyLakeRegionalPark/activitiesnatureprograms,

Mother & Daughters Self Defense Class (ages 5-12)

September 29

Led by the Battle Mom Team, mothers and daughters (ages 5-12) will learn practical techniques using effective strikes to defend themselves in close and mid-range attacks. 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Fee: $45/person; Class capacity: 15 Learn more at battlemom.com and momsnightoutproductions.com

Categories: Kids and Families, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: buytickets.at/rep,
October 2019

Migratory Bird Walk

October 5

Did you know Walnut Creek Golf Preserve is an internationally recognized Audubon area? Walk the Walnut Creek trail in search of the many migratory birds who make the open space a temporary home. Don’t forget your binoculars! ALL AGES A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.cityofwestminster.us/ParksRecreation/Parks,TrailsOpenSpace/StandleyLakeRegionalPark/activitiesnatureprograms,

Pumpkin Palooza

October 5 - October 26

Pumpkin Palooza at Punch Bowl Social Stapleton Every Saturday and Sunday in October from 11am – 5pm Pumpkins available for purchase and Pumpkin Decorating Halloween Drinks and Treats Activities for the whole family (no cost to attend)

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.punchbowlsocial.com/location/stapleton,

Family of Four: Free Family Concert with the Ivalas Quartet

October 6

Join Friends of Chamber Music for a FREE family-friendly musical afternoon featuring the dynamic Ivalas Quartet. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2:00 PM. We’ll have refreshments and hands-on activities in the lobby following this interactive program. The Ivalas Quartet will explore how the quartet – a family of another kind – works through various family dynamics to reach true musical harmony. Fun for all ages! Program includes works by Joseph Haydn, Astor Piazzolla, and George Walker. Founded in Ann Arbor in 2016,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: friendsofchambermusic.com/archives/concerts/family-of-four-free-family-concert-2-2,

Fall Sweet Treats

October 17

Izzy B and Inspire are out of school, so let us help you out and keep the kids engaged with this sweet camp making all kinds of sweet art without the sugar! The Sweetest Day is the third Saturday in October, so we’re going to have a mini Sweet Treats camp! Using household items, we’ll create realistic looking “treats” that show off your child’s artistic abilities. Cardboard gingerbread houses, cinnamon playdough gingerbread men, and more! Help your school’s PTA by…

Categories: Kids and Families, Kids Camps and Classes
Website: neighborhoodartstudio.com/school-out-camps-1,

Face Painting Frenzy

October 18

Many schools are out this day, but you might still have to work. We can help and your kids can have a blast with Adriana as they learn some simple techniques to learn to face paint! Isn’t your child’s excitement the BEST when they have their face painted?? How do you think they’ll feel when they learn some tricks of the trade for themselves? Who better to learn from than Adriana, our famous neighborhood face-painter? We’ll also have the kids…

Categories: Kids and Families, Kids Camps and Classes
Website: neighborhoodartstudio.com/school-out-camps-1,
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