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October 2017

Storytime for Preschoolers!

October 10, 2017 - November 6, 2018

Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., our littlest booklovers gather around our storyteller, who brings stories to life! Meet other families from the community and stay afterwards to browse the shelves and play in our playhouse! Free! The Bookies bookstore, 4315 E. Mississippi Avenue (303) 759-1117 info@thebookies.com

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.thebookies.com,
March 2018

Dead Sea Scrolls

March 16 - September 3

Special exhibit, Separate ticket required.

Categories: Museums
Website: www.dmns.org,

Drawn to Glamour: Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard at the Denver Art Museum

March 25 - August 5

“Drawn to Glamour: Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard” presents the award-winning editorial work by artist Jim Howard, a well-respected member of Denver’s fashion community. More than 100 works on paper showcase Howard’s four-decade fashion illustration career, starting with his early advertising campaigns for Neiman Marcus in the late 1950s, and through the ‘70s and ‘80s when the fashion illustration industry was at its height. The exhibition offers a nostalgic look at fashion trends set by top ready-to-wear designers, high-end fashion…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/drawn-glamour,
May 2018

Community Reading and Discussion of Citizen: An American Lyric by author Claudia Rankine with Conversations on Race, Social Justice and Community

May 6 - July 22

Montview Presbyterian Church invites you to participate in an upcoming four-session discussion series centered around the NY Times best-selling book, Citizen: An American Lyric by author Claudia Rankine. Citizen, the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, was the focus of a six-week Denver Talks program last fall, which also inspired Montview’s discussions. This series will be facilitated by Bill De La Cruz, Director of Equity and Inclusion, Denver Pubic Schools and City-Wide Facilitator. All events will be held…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.montview.org/all-church-readdiscussion-citizen/, www.montview.org/

Blending & Bottling Party

May 8, 2018 - May 8, 2019

Join us for a Blending & Bottling Party at Wild Women Winery in Downtown Denver! This is the most unique event in Denver! Enjoy two hours blending and bottling a minimum of 2 bottles of wine that have your own personalized wine labels! We provide the snacks and you provide the pallet for tasting wines, choosing a blend, bottling the wine, and choosing or designing a label. Inclusions: Blending and Bottling Experience 5 Tastings of wine Light Food Pairings (Fruit,…

Categories: Denver Metro Events, Food and Cooking
Website: www.milehighwinetours.com, www.bookeo.com/milehighwinetours?type=3151RJNWNX162E2641F2F
June 2018

Summer of Adventure

June 1 - August 11

Sam Gary Branch Library 2961 Roslyn St. 80238 720-865-0325 asksamgary@denverlibrary.org First day to register: June 1 First Day to pick up Registration Prize: June 1 First Day to pick up Completion Prize: June 30 Last day to register: July 28 Last day to for prizes: August 11

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: summerofreading.org/,

Stanley Farmers Market

June 1 - August 24

Produced by the Local Colorado, the Stanley Farmers Market features upwards of 40 Colorado vendors with an emphasis on fresh locally grown produce, local foods, and Colorado artisans. Our Stanley Farmers Market takes place in The Field at Stanley every Friday this summer from 9AM to 2PM.

Categories: Food and Cooking, Seasonal/Holiday events
Website: stanleymarketplace.com/events/,

Farmers’ Market at Northfield

June 2 - August 25

Join us and support local farmers and businesses for our first Farmers’ Market by Williams Family Markets. Offering fresh produce, specialty foods and handmade products by local artisans. Find treasures like: boutique-style apparel, baked goods, pastas, fresh meats, healthy produce, handmade soaps, tasty treats and more. Every Saturday, June – August from 8 am – 1 pm on 47th Avenue and Main Street. And don’t forget about our Saturday Gift With Purchase! Spend $50, get $25 (including Farmers’ Market receipts).…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Food and Cooking
Website: www.northfieldstapleton.com, www.facebook.com/Northfield-Farmers-Market-458614137924669/

The DeLaney Mobile Farm Stand at Stanley

June 20 - October 10

Launching on June 20, World Refugee Day, the DeLaney Mobile Farm Stand at Stanley will feature up to 30 different vegetables and herbs grown organically by refugee farmer trainees of DeLaney Community Farm, just six miles from Stanley Marketplace. Organic fruit, gourmet mushrooms, and free-range eggs will also be available from partner farmers of DeLaney. DeLaney Community Farm is a collaboration between Denver Urban Gardens and Project Worthmore, a long-time nonprofit partner of Stanley’s. The farm’s mission is to support…

Categories: Charity Event, Food and Cooking
Website: stanleymarketplace.com/events/,
July 2018

Thursday Night Bazaar at Stanley Marketplace

July 5 - September 6

DenverBazaar is taking over The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace with 45+ local makers on the First Thursday of the month from 5-9:30PM! Shop, Sip & Mingle with Colorado’s finest craft, fashion & art makers while sampling local Wine, Cider, Beer & Spirits at Thursday Night BAZAAR. Explore the BAZAAR while listening to local DJ’s spin the best funk, soul, and oldies, then take a trip into Stanley Marketplace to redeem special discounts from select retailers! Monthly Vendor Lineup: http://bit.ly/TNB2018 General…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Nightlife
Website: stanleymarketplace.com/events/, www.denverbazaar.com/thursdaynightbazaar/

Career Program at Hope Communities, Inc.

July 12 - September 13

Hope Communities is an affordable housing development organization with several properties, one located at 4919 E. Thrill Place in Park Hill. In partnership with the Denver Office of Economic Development, we are facilitating a new and free Career Program for the property and the surrounding community which starts on July 12. The series will be weekly, on Thursday evenings, for seven weeks to culminate in a Hiring Event.

Categories: Jobs and Employment Events
Website: ,

Would You Be Lonely Without Me? by Daisy Patton

July 12 - August 3

Art Gym Gallery is very honored to show a new series by Daisy Patton. Would You Be Lonely Without Me? is a series of oil portraits depicting women whose deaths were directly caused by a lack of access to safe reproductive care. Abortion is a highly contentious issue and one that is debated today, making Patton’s series relevant and timely. In her artist statement for the series, Patton said “let us remember the women lost during this barbaric era [pre-Roe…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Charity Event
Website: www.artgymdenver.com/event/would-you-be-lonely-without-me-by-daisy-patton/,

Vacant Spaces

July 12 - August 3

Join us for Vacant Spaces in the Common Space Gallery at Art Gym Denver, open from July 12-August 3. Opening reception July 12 from 5-8PM. Virginia Diaz Saiki will show work from her series My Neighborhood. The etchings and block prints grew out of her nostalgia for Denver during its rapid transformation. She records the change and movement she sees as she walks through the city. “I know some of these houses won’t last very long. So, I’m creating a…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: www.artgymdenver.com/event/vacant-spaces/,

Introduction to Etching with Maxwell Roath

July 14 - July 21

This is a two day introductory workshop. On day one participants will go through the etching process including preparing and cleaning a copper plate for hard ground, application of ground, stencil transfer to ground, drawing on the plate, and etching in Ferric Chloride. On day two participants will learn how to set up for printing and create an edition of 8 prints to take home. All materials are included in the price. July 14 from 10AM – 5PM July 21…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.mtotheaxwell.com/prints/introduction-to-etching-workshop, www.artgymdenver.com/programs/workshops/

State of the City

July 16

On July 16, Mayor Michael B. Hancock will deliver the 2018 State of the City Address to the people of Denver, thanking them for the continued partnership that has made Denver the exceptional city it is today. Mayor Hancock will outline new and continued work to improve, strengthen and add to the city we love, together. Following the speech, the Mayor, Police Chief and other cabinet members will get cookin’ burgers and hotdogs at the annual cookout starting at 12…

Categories: Civic Meetings and Events, Food and Cooking
Website: www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/mayors-office/programs-initiatives/state-of-the-city.html,

Animal Adaptations w/ Safari Sally

July 17

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 2:00pm – 3:00pm Meet a variety of live animals up close and personal as you work together and learn to understand various biomes and adaptations which the animals have to help them survive. Invertebrates and reptiles from around the world will be featured in this fun and informative program

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/animal-adaptations-w-safari-sally,

An Evening with Harry Connick, Jr. and Jill Connick

July 17

An Evening with Harry Connick, Jr. and Jill Connick Date: July 17, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Location: The Cable Center Information: On July 17, Harry Connick, Jr. and Jill Connick will host Coloradans for an educational, entertaining and inspirational evening out at The Cable Center from 6 – 8 p.m. The event is free of charge, but space is limited and restricted to individuals whose registration is confirmed via New50.com/Denver.* Why are Harry and Jill coming to Denver? As…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: New50.com/Denver,

Destination: Healthy Skin – Free Skin Cancer Screenings!!

July 17 - July 18

Walgreens has joined The Skin Cancer Foundation on the road this year in support of its Destination: Healthy Skin mobile education program – a national effort to educate consumers about the importance of effective sun protection for skin cancer prevention, and the importance of early detection. During the nationwide tour, consumers will have access too: Trained Dermatologists – To provide FREE skin cancer screenings to consumers in the interactive RV truck, share insights on skincare do’s and don’ts, and tips…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: Destinationhealthyskin.org,

Tie Dyed T-Shirts

July 18

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 2:00pm – 3:00pm Learn the art of tie dye and make a groovy t-shirt. Registration is required and space is limited.

Categories: Kids Camps and Classes, Teens
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/tie-dyed-t-shirts,

Infertility Support Group

July 18

Infertility can be an enormous challenge on many levels – physically, emotionally, spiritually, financially, and interpersonally. But it can also be an opportunity to grow emotionally and spiritually. This FREE monthly support group at Acupuncture Denver is a place for women to come and share their experiences and feelings with other women who are facing difficulties having a child. The sessions will begin with a sharing circle and centering breathwork and end with a guided meditation. There is no charge…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Interest and Support Groups and Meetings
Website: www.acudenver.com, events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=6wsmyscab&oeidk=a07efhrqnu412e013bd

Active Minds presents: The Violin

July 19

The idea is simple: A string stretched over a piece of wood will create a note when plucked or bowed. Press down with a finger and the note will sound higher. Add more strings and bingo – you have a violin. Or a cello or any of a number of stringed instruments. The concept goes way back in time, as we’ll discover in this music-filled Active Minds program. From the era of ancient, wandering troubadours to the brilliance of today’s…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
Website: www.activeminds.com, www.windsorgardensdenver.org

Summer in the City

July 20

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. July 20 – Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn August 1 – Mission Viejo Park The city of Aurora, Colorado invites you to join us this summer for some FREE, fun entertainment. It’s a great way to get the kids outside this summer! This event just for kids offers fun throughout the summer. There will be free, healthy snacks, inflatables, board and field games, an opportunity to try your hand at golf and the gymnastics team…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Kids and Families
Website: www.auroragov.org/events,

Food Truck Rodeo

July 20

11:00AM- 2:00PM Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn 15151 E. Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO 80012 Take a break from bagged lunches and have something extraordinary at the Food Truck Rodeo! The food trucks are here to serve up delicious eats and treats at the Aurora Municipal Center. Spend your lunch time break with us on our great lawn area while tasting some yummy food! Ride the Light Rail Train! Plan your ride – the RTD R Line is open! End your…

Categories: Food and Cooking
Website: auroragov.org/events,

Movement Storytime w/ Colorado Ballet

July 20

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 2:00pm – 3:00pm Engage your families with younger students in movement games, songs and basic ballet vocabulary. Students will learn about a variety of dance concepts, such as, size, balance, rhythm, levels, shapes, and energy. The class will develop spatial awareness, problem solving, and strengthening the body and brain.

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/movement-storytime-w-colorado-ballet,

Jr. Ranger Explorer Series

July 21

Do you have what it takes to be a Jr. Ranger!? Come find out in our Jr. Ranger program! Discover the park’s natural and historical areas, learn stewardship, and explore recreational opportunities. Each session includes a hands on project related to either parks and park rangers, plants, animals, planet earth, conservation, or people. Sign up for one Junior Ranger day or both! Program is from 10:00am-12:00pm at Standley Lake Regional Park Program is offered on July 21st and July 22nd.…

Categories: Kids Camps and Classes, Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

Tales from an Uncertain World: What Other Assorted Disasters Can Teach Us About Climate Change, With Author Lisa Gardiner

July 21

Author L.S. Gardiner will share her quest to learn how people deal with disasters and how we can draw upon our experience as we attempt to quell the climate catastrophe and be resilient. Books available for sale and signing. July 21 at 2:30 p.m. at the Park Hill Branch Library, 4705 Montview Blvd. 80207

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/tales-uncertain-world-what-other-assorted-disasters-can-teach-us-about-climate-change-author,

Scibabe’s Guide to Bad Science Detection

July 21

Detoxes, fake medicine, and Gwyneth Paltrow, oh my! In the internet landscape of health and science, we frequently find ourselves confronted with fantastical information that sounds a lot like science. But how can you tell if something is science or pseudoscience? This giggle-inducing talk will ensure you never need to waste another minute or dollar on bad science. Lowry Conference Center, 7:00 pm. Secular Hub members: $12 in advance, $15 at the door, Nonmembers: $20 tickets at https://www.secularhub.org

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.secularhub.org,

Mile High Adventure Camp

July 23 - July 27

We are excited to launch a NEW summer day camp this year, Mile High Adventure Camp! This day camp provides your child with the opportunity to discover some of the most exciting and historic areas in Denver and surrounding areas. Not only will your child get to experience outdoor rock climbing with our certified instructors, they also will explore museums while learning about different cultures, art, astronomy, animals, and more!

Categories: Kids and Families, Kids Camps and Classes
Website: www.coloradoadventurepoint.org/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2308418&OrgKey=3096, www.facebook.com/coloradoadventurepoint/

Pollinator Basics

July 23

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 2:00pm – 3:30pm Learn about different types of bees and wasps—honeybees, native bees, friendly wasps, useful wasps, defensive wasps—and how to help them out. Sarah McGregor, beekeeper at the Urban Farm, will discuss these topics and show you some bee hives, houses and habitat. We might even go looking for neighborhood bees! Suggested for ages 10 and up.

Categories: Kids and Families, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/crafternoon-2,

LocoMotion: The Science & Circus Arts Show

July 24

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 2:00pm – 3:00pm National Juggling Champion and kinetic comedian Peter Davison performs amazing juggling, balancing, unicycle riding, clowning and more, and explains the science behind the artistry. This show is packed with audience participation, education, and entertainment!

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/locomotion-science-circus-arts-show-0,

Gear & Beer

July 24

Gear & Beer is a festival celebrating emerging brands in the outdoor, travel, adventure, and lifestyle industries and the innovative hustling entrepreneurs behind them. Join us to demo gear, shop to your heart’s content, win some swag, eat, drink, and revel in our gear obsession! We’ll have music throughout the night and several gear giveaways and raffles! July 24, 2018 4-10PM Wayfinder Co-op | 525 Santa Fe Dr. Denver, CO 80204 Facebook event site: https://www.facebook.com/events/199777587304927/ Free Sponsored by Bedrock Sandals,…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Nature and Outdoors
Website: www.facebook.com/events/199777587304927/,

Cupcake Decorating w/ the Church of Cupcakes

July 25

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 2:00pm – 3:00pm Ideal for ages 9 to 17. Have you ever seen those fancy cupcakes and wondered how the decorating was done? This workshop will teach you the basics of cupcake decorating…and yes, you’ll get to eat one! Registration is required and space is limited.

Categories: Kids and Families, Teens
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/cupcake-decorating-w-church-cupcakes,

Daisy Patton – Artist Talk

July 25

Join us for an artist talk with Daisy Patton on July 25 from 6 – 8PM. Art Gym Gallery is very honored to show a new series by Daisy Patton. Would You Be Lonely Without Me? is a series of oil portraits depicting women whose deaths were directly caused by a lack of access to safe reproductive care. Abortion is a highly contentious issue and one that is debated today, making Patton’s series relevant and timely. In her artist statement…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Classes
Website: www.artgymdenver.com/event/daisy-patton-artist-talk-would-you-be-lonely-without-me/,

Knitting Circle

July 26

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 5:30pm – 7:30pm Bring your knitting or crochet project and join other crafters in conversation around the Sam Gary fireplace.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/knitting-circle-12,

Active Minds: The Year 1968

July 26

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 6:45pm – 7:45pm The year 1968 was a year of chaos, conflict and change—all brought into America’s living rooms by television. It began in January with the Tet Offensive in Vietnam and ended with the successful completion of the Apollo 8 moon orbit mission. In between we saw civil rights struggles, student protests, political upheaval, and the assassination of both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy. Join Active Minds…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-year-1968,

Bluff Lake “Restaurant Night” with Sazza

July 26

July is national Lakes Appreciation Month, and a great way for people to celebrate it is by going to Sazza at the Stanley Marketplace on July 26th between 5pm and 9pm (dine in or take-out) and mention that you are there for Bluff Lake Nature Center. Sazza has generously agreed to donate 15% of all proceeds to be given to Bluff Lake Nature Center. The money will be used to help protect and promote the importance of Bluff Lake. Lakes…

Categories: Food and Cooking, NE Denver/NW Aurora Events
Website: www.blufflake.org/, www.sazzarestaurant.com/Stanley_Marketplace/

Full Moon Hike

July 27

Have you ever wondered what the lake looks like under the glow of the moon? Join our park naturalist for a moonlit stroll and see firsthand the lake in a whole new light! We will not be using flashlights. Class is offered from 8:00-9:00pm at Standley Lake Regional Park Class is free! Park day entrance fee or pass required. Ages 10 and up. Class is limited to 15 spaces. For more information call 303-658-2796 or email lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Kids and Families, Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast

July 27 - August 18

An alien invasion throws humanity into chaos in the classic sci-fi novel The War of the Worlds–but all it took to cause real-life panic in the streets was Orson Welles’s 1938 radio adaptation, which listeners took for news. Now, ten years later, the WBFR radio ensemble recreates the colorful events surrounding the infamous evening, including the full original broadcast. Complete with vintage commercials and live sound effects, this radio-play-within-a-radio-play is a thrilling homage to the form’s golden age and timely…

Categories: Movies and Film, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.lostandfoundproductions.net,

Untitled: Gregg Deal at the Denver Art Museum

July 27

In July, join former native arts artist-in-residence Gregg Deal for a creative takeover of Untitled Final Fridays exploring the art of activism. Produced with local creatives, Untitled Final Fridays is the museum’s monthly late night program featuring workshops, performances and tours with a twist. Experience the museum in an entirely different way—every time. College students with valid ID receive 2-for-1 admission to Untitled Final Fridays. Untitled Final Fridays are presented by Your 6 Hometown Toyota Stores. Image: Gregg Deal. Image…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/untitled-gregg-deal,

Pit-to-Plate Whole Hog Roast

July 27

We’re going whole hog in the Mile High City! 120 pounds of smokey swine goodness….complete with from scratch sides and desserts. You’ll be in the center of the action, next to the smoker….dress appropriately as you will smell like delicious BBQ smoke when you leave (if you’d like to bring extra clothes to take the smell home, you are welcome to do so!) Price is $40 per person / BYOB

Categories: Food and Cooking, Nightlife
Website: www.pittoplatedenver,

in Stitches Quilting Meeting

July 27

Monthly meeting of In Stitches, a “Grands” sewing, quilting and friendship group. This volunteer group makes quilts for Children’s Hospital, University Hospital and the community. Meeting Friday, July 27, 9:30 a.m. at 5273 N. Beeler Street, Denver, CO 80238 Contact: Cheryl at 720-498-3823

Categories: Arts and Culture, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: ,

Urban Wild Edible Walk

July 28

Every season there are wild edible and medicinal plants growing at Standley Lake! Join the Urban Forager Kate Armstrong to learn how to identify and prepare these natural treasures. Class is from 9:00am-10:00am Ages 10 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $8 per person. Class is limited to 40 spaces. For more information call 303-658-2796 or email lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

Kids Cooking Class by Chef Richard Sandoval

July 28

Take a break from the kitchen and let your kids do the cooking! Join us with your niños (ages 7+) for an interactive cooking class with celebrity Chef Richard Sandoval. Your family will get an exclusive lesson on Chef Sandoval’s cooking tips and tricks, and the history behind traditional Latin cuisine, all while your kids prepare a chef-inspired menu. In this hands-on class, your child will learn how to prepare a variety of dishes inspired by the La Sandia menu…

Categories: Food and Cooking, Kids and Families
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-cooking-class-by-chef-richard-sandoval-tickets-45821189411?aff=ehomecard,

School of Snakes

July 29

They slither and coil, have forked tongues, and eat rodents. Yes, it’s a snake! School of Snakes features live animals to see the importance of these scaly creatures. Participants will get to meet Betty the bullsnake to get an up close look at our slithering friends. Class is offered 9am-10:30am Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages: 5-8 Class is free! Park pass required. For more information call 303-658-2796 or email lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

01-20-2019

July 29

“Eyes On: Julie Buffalohead” will showcase new work by the Minnesota-based artist, who is a citizen of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma. Buffalohead uses metaphors, iconography, and storytelling narratives in her artwork to describe emotional and subversive American Indian cultural experiences, and often analyzes the commercialization of American Indian cultures. Buffalohead frequently includes animals as subjects, and her eclectic palette and whimsical subjects evoke a childlike innocence. While she works in a variety of mediums, including painting, printmaking, drawing, illustration,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/eyes-julie-buffalohead, tickets.denverartmuseum.org/DateSelection.aspx?item=314

“Eyes On: Shimabuku” at the Denver Art Museum

July 29, 2018 - January 20, 2019

“Eyes On: Shimabuku” will showcase a video by Japan-based artist Shimabuku titled “Do snow monkeys remember snow mountains?” This video illustrates the adaptation of a group of Japanese snow monkeys living in a Texas desert sanctuary since they were brought to the U.S. in 1972. Initially featured at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, this film analyzes the displacement of the monkeys from their natural habitat in the snow-capped mountains of Japan. The film also symbolically explores human migration and…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/eyes-shimabuku,

All American Street Organ Jamboree

July 31

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 2:00pm – 3:00pm Master magician Mark Strivings brings the entire family a festival of music, laughter, fun, magic and much more! Using a genuine street grinder organ, Mark will share music, history and laughter (and some amazing magic along the way!). Does he have a monkey? Come and find out! Hope to see YOU there!

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/all-american-street-organ-jamboree,
August 2018

Summer in the City

August 1

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. August 1 – Mission Viejo Park The city of Aurora, Colorado invites you to join us this summer for some FREE, fun entertainment. It’s a great way to get the kids outside this summer! This event just for kids offers fun throughout the summer. There will be free, healthy snacks, inflatables, board and field games, an opportunity to try your hand at golf and the gymnastics team will be onsite as well. The library will…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Kids and Families
Website: www.auroragov.org/events,

Teen Digital Art Workshop

August 2 - August 9

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 4:00pm – 6:00pm Ideal for ages 11 to 18. Joins us for a 2-part workshop series on digital art creation. Participants will use Wacom drawing tablets to create their own digital art pieces. Participants will have the option of including their work in a printed anthology book. This workshop is open to students entering 6 – 12 grade in the Fall. Please register

Categories: Teens
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/teen-digital-art-workshop,

Denver’s Historic Mountain Parks System

August 4

W. Bart Berger, President and founder of the Denver Mountain Parks Foundation will give a historic overview of the creation of this unique park system, and explore the current predicament it finds itself in. He will discuss the unrealized potential of these parks and open spaces for outdoor recreation and education; the formation of the Foundation, and the work that has been done to revitalize this important Denver amenity. At the Park Hill Branch Library, 4705 Montview Blvd. 80207, August…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Nature and Outdoors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/denver%27s-historic-mountain-parks-system,

Run for the Ring 5K & Kids Fun Run

August 4

The 4th Annual Run for the Ring 5K and Fun Run will bring together Barbara Davis Center patients, loyal supporters, and running enthusiasts to run for the brass ring—the cure. Run for the Ring is a certified 5K course & BolderBOULDER qualifying race. Proceeds support programs and research at the Children’s Diabetes Foundation and Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes

Categories: Charity Event, Health, Wellness, Fitness
Website: www.runsignup.com/runforthering,

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum

August 4

On the first Saturday of every month, you can enjoy the art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum without spending a dime! Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am. Some special exhibitions may require additional ticket. Free First Saturdays are made possible by Your 6 Hometown Toyota Stores and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). #ThanksSCFD

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/free-first-saturday,

Nature’s Beauty Hike

August 5

Snap some pictures on this guided hike around Margarets Pond in July and Standley Lake in August and view the season’s abundance of colorful wildflowers, foliage, and gorgeous vistas! While getting exercise and fresh air we will learn about the environment, including flower names and common wildlife. Dress appropriately. Bring sunscreen and water. Program is from 8:00am-10:00am All ages welcome. Class is free! Park pass required. Class is limited to 12 spaces. For more information call 303-658-2796 or email lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Kids and Families, Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

Ice Cream Social & Community Resource Fair

August 5

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 1:30pm – 3:00pm Come meet your neighbors and learn about ways to get involved in your community. We’ll have ice cream, a photobooth, and games!

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/ice-cream-social-community-resource-fair,

08-10-2018

August 6

We are excited to launch a NEW summer day camp this year, Mile High Adventure Camp! This day camp provides your child with the opportunity to discover some of the most exciting and historic areas in Denver and surrounding areas. Not only will your child get to experience outdoor rock climbing with our certified instructors, they also will explore museums while learning about different cultures, art, astronomy, animals, and more!

Categories: Kids and Families, Kids Camps and Classes
Website: www.coloradoadventurepoint.org/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2308452&OrgKey=3096, www.facebook.com/coloradoadventurepoint/

Shake It Up: Cocktails and Cuisine

August 7

Mix and mingle under the stars on the Boulder Brands rooftop deck: At Shake It Up: Cocktails and Cuisine, enjoy bites and signature cocktails from top Boulder restaurants, a cocktail presentation, short cocktail films, and silent and live auctions. Proceeds to benefit the upcoming 2018 Flatirons Food Film Festival, a 501c3 non-profit.

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Food and Cooking
Website: flatironsfoodfilmfest.org,

Active Minds presents: Puerto Rico

August 7

Devastated by hurricane Maria this past September, Puerto Rico is still far from fully recovered. Total losses from the storm are expected to exceed $100 billion. Hundreds have died and the rebuilding of infrastructure has been much slower than many had hoped. Join Active Minds as we review the history of this important U.S. Territory, including how U.S. policies have impacted its economy and its people over the past century. We will end with a look forward as to what…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
Website: www.activeminds.com, www.jccdenver.org

Lowry Speaker Series Presents: An Evening with Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

August 7

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies joins the Lowry Speaker Series on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 for a talk about the importance and wonders of birds. They will discuss the typical birds we can expect to find in our backyards and how to identify them. They will also talk about bird banding and its importance in conservation and invite the audience to participate in a bird banding demonstration, extracting felt birds from a mist net and collecting data from the birds…

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Nature and Outdoors
Website: ,

Concert: Odessa Rose West

August 8

Join us for an outdoor concert at the Park Hill Branch Library. Odessa Rose West is a Denver-based Americana Swing band specializing in classic Tin Pan Alley era jazz favorites and original compositions. Bring a camp chair or a blanket and enjoy their unique sound on the lawn – starts at 6:30 p.m. 4705 Montview Bvd. Denver, CO, 720-865-0250

Categories: Music
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/odessa-rose-west,

William “Bill” Roberts – Incoming/New Moms Night Out

August 9

Mom’s Night Out Productions is all about connecting moms and building community. With that, book a sitter, come out for a few hours and mingle with fellow incoming (and existing!) Bill Roberts moms before the ’18-’19 school year begins! We will be viewing the action comedy, “The Spy Who Dumped Me” starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. All attendees receive a swag bag with offers from local busineses and $10 from every ticket will be donated back to Bill Roberts…

Categories: Charity Event, Movies and Film
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/william-bill-roberts-new-moms-night-out-tickets-46454637070?aff=efbeventtix, www.momsnightout.buzz

Active Minds: The Great Depression

August 9

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 6:45pm – 7:45pm Join Active Minds for a look back at the Great Depression. We will examine the origins of the depression and its legacy as well as take a look at it through the lens of our current economic environment.

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-great-depression,

ALL SCHOOLS – Mom’s Movie Night Out

August 9

Join fellow moms for a summer night out! We will be viewing the action comedy, “The Spy Who Dumped Me” starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. This event benefits all schools! Tickets are $25. Location: Harkins 18 Northfield. All attendees receive a swag bag with offers from local businesses and for this event, $8 from every ticket will be donated back to the school of your choice. Check-in begins at 6:15pm. Please be in seats by 6:40pm for introductions and…

Categories: Charity Event, Movies and Film
Website: www.momsnightout.buzz, www.facebook.com/events/892525244267287/

Four Mile Free Day—August 10

August 10

Take a tour of the Four Mile House Museum, check out historic demonstrations, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from our summer kitchen, and greet our farm animals. 12:00-4:00 pm at Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S Forest St, Denver. We’ll also be offering our Hay Bales & Tall Tales story time from 12:00-1:00 pm. General admission is free thanks to the support provided by your Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. Horse-drawn wagon rides, if offered, are an additional…

Categories: History, Museums--Free Days
Website: fourmilepark.org/,

Food Truck Rodeo

August 10

11:00AM- 2:00PM Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn 15151 E. Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO 80012 Take a break from bagged lunches and have something extraordinary at the Food Truck Rodeo! The food trucks are here to serve up delicious eats and treats at the Aurora Municipal Center. Spend your lunch time break with us on our great lawn area while tasting some yummy food! Ride the Light Rail Train! Plan your ride – the RTD R Line is open! End your…

Categories: Food and Cooking
Website: auroragov.org/events,

Denver Police Department Safety Expo

August 11

Saturday, August 11 from 10 am – 2 pm in the parking lot near GameWorks. Bring the kiddos and join us for a fun and informative day with the Denver Police. learn more about the bomb robots, canines, horse patrol, safety vehicles to include: bomb unit, crash car, fire engines and more! There will be some food vendors and other sponsors!

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.northfieldstapleton.com/event/Denver-Police-Department-Safety-Expo/2145504698/,

Sprout City Farms Brewery Takeover

August 11

Many thanks to Hogshead Brewery, who has made Sprout City Farms the charity partner for Wednesday, July 11th from 5pm til closing at their brew pub! It’s just 15 blocks up Sheridan Blvd from Mountair Park! $1 from every pint our volunteer “beertenders” pour will go to support SCF’s food access and education programs across the city. We’ll also have Sprout City merch and some goodies to auction off from local businesses! So tell your friends and come on down…

Categories: Charity Event, Food and Cooking
Website: sproutcityfarms.nationbuilder.com/brewery_takeover,

S’more Stories

August 12

Standley Lake and Westminster Public Library have teamed up to share their appreciation for nature, wellness and literacy with you! Gather round the campfire for delicious s’more stories and enjoy what the outdoors has to offer by taking a short nature walk and feeling animal pelts. Program is from 7:30-8:30pm Children must be accompanied by adults. All ages welcome. Class is free! Park pass required. Class is limited to 40 spaces. For more information call 303-658-2796 or email lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Kids and Families, Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

Swigert – Incoming/New Moms Night Out (Corrected)

August 13

Mom’s Night Out Productions is all about connecting moms and building community. With that, book a sitter, come out for a few hours and mingle with fellow incoming (and existing!) Swigert moms before the ’18-’19 school year begins! We will be viewing the action comedy, “The Spy Who Dumped Me” starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. All attendees receive a swag bag with offers from local busineses and $10 from every ticket will be donated back to the Swigert PTA.…

Categories: Charity Event, Movies and Film
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/swigert-new-moms-night-out-tickets-46455816598, www.momsnightout.buzz

10th Annual High Hopes Golf Tournament

August 13

Join the Children’s Diabetes Foundation on Monday, August 13 for a gorgeous day out on the course, prizes, silent auction, and awards reception at the beautiful, newly remodeled Columbine Country Club. Proceeds from this event benefit the programs of The Guild of the Children’s Diabetes Foundation to raise funds for research, promote diabetes awareness and education, assist families in need, provide scholarships, and sponsor activities for children and their families.

Categories: Charity Event, Sports
Website: www.childrensdiabetesfoundation.org/event/high-hopes-golf-tournament/,

High Tech Elementary – Incoming/New Moms Night Out

August 14

Mom’s Night Out Productions is all about connecting moms and building community. With that, book a sitter, come out for a few hours and mingle with fellow incoming (and existing!) High Tech Elementary moms before the ’18-’19 school year begins! We will be viewing the action comedy, “The Spy Who Dumped Me” starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. All attendees receive a swag bag with offers from local busineses and $10 from every ticket will be donated back to High…

Categories: Charity Event, Movies and Film
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/high-tech-new-moms-night-out-tickets-46454355227, www.momsnightout.buzz

Westerly Creek Elementary – Incoming/New Moms Movie Night Out

August 15

Mom’s Night Out Productions is all about connecting moms and building community. With that, book a sitter, come out for a few hours and mingle with fellow incoming (and existing!) Westerly Creek moms before the ’18-’19 school year begins! We will be viewing the action comedy, “The Spy Who Dumped Me” starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. Tickets are $25. Location: Harkins 18 Northfield. All attendees receive a swag bag with offers from local businesses and $10 from every ticket…

Categories: Charity Event, Movies and Film
Website: www.momsnightout.buzz, www.facebook.com/events/921557701350410

Isabella Bird Community School – Incoming/New Moms Movie Night Out

August 15

Mom’s Night Out Productions is all about connecting moms and building community. With that, book a sitter, come out for a few hours and mingle with fellow incoming (and existing!) Isabella Bird Community School moms before the ’18-’19 school year begins! We will be viewing the action comedy, “The Spy Who Dumped Me” starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. Tickets are $25. Location: Harkins 18 Northfield. All attendees receive a swag bag with offers from local businesses and $10 from…

Categories: Charity Event, Movies and Film
Website: www.momsnightout.buzz, www.facebook.com/events/605592399817863/

An Evening with Pam Grout, #1 New York Times best-selling author of “E-Squared”

August 16

Join us for a special speaking engagement with Pam Grout, #1 New York Times best-selling author of “E-Squared”, “Thank & Grow Rich” and 17 other books, with more than a million books in print in over 40 languages. The Evening’s Talk: “Don’t Face Reality, Change Reality” Using the experiments in “E-Squared”, “E-Cubed” and Pam Grout’s other 17 books, you’ll learn that reality is up for grabs and that by changing the focus of your thoughts, you can create a life…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.momsnightout.buzz, www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-pam-grout-1-new-york-times-best-selling-author-tickets-46166468149

Underground Comedy Club: Deacon Gray

August 16

Headliner Deacon Gray, a 27-year comedy veteran, has performed at the Aspen Comedy Festival, and was the winner of the inaugural Great American Comedy Festival, held at the Johnny Carson Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m. Eighteen and over only due to adult content. At the Park Hill Branch Library, 4705 Montview Bvd. Denver, CO, 720-865-0250

Categories: Nightlife
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/underground-comedy-club-deacon-gray,

Active Minds presents: The Future of Bees

August 16

Found on every continent except Antarctica, bees are vital pollinators, making possible much of the food humans eat. In recent years, however, crucial bee species have experienced significant loss. Since the 1990s, the bumblebee population has plunged almost 90%. Additionally, since 2006, a malady called Colony Collapse Disorder has afflicted honeybee populations.  Join Active Minds as we dive into the world of bees and examine the factors that are affecting these important species. This event is sponsored by Springbrooke, Porter Adventist Hospital, Garden Plaza…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
Website: www.activeminds.com, www.windsorgardensdenver.org

The Importance of Being Earnest

August 17 - August 25

Denver Theatre Collective and Four Mile Historic Park are teaming up to bring you The Importance of Being Earnest set in the Old West. Get another perspective and experience Oscar Wilde’s best known play in a way you’ve never seen. John Worthing has been using the persona, Earnest, for years to party and live wildly when he travels to the city. At home he is a perfect gentleman of society, and Earnest is his wicked younger brother. There’s only one…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: fourmilepark.org/,

Global Fest

August 18

Saturday, August 18, 2018 11AM – 6PM Celebrating its 5th year, Global Fest is an annual gathering that engages and infuses culture and community. The event features a Parade of Nations, Fashion Show, 30+ Local Vendors and Globally inspired food vendors. With over 170 languages spoken in our municipality this festival provides a unique opportunity for our community to become one. Aurora R-Line is now open! Don’t want to drive or mess with event parking? Our RTD R-Line is now…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: auroragov.org/globalfest,

Tree Climbing Adventure!

August 18

Climb to the top of Westminster’s urban trees in this entry level tree climbing class! On this tree climbing adventure at Standley Lake Regional Park, discover the importance of trees and enjoy the views of the surrounding landscape, nature, wildlife, and more. This class is very hands-on, experiential, and designed to give your child an unforgettable experience. A certified City of Westminster Forestry instructor will get you up into the trees safely by using ropes and safety equipment. Class is…

Categories: Kids Camps and Classes, Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

What’s All the Buzz?

August 19

Are you considering beekeeping as a new hobby? Buzz on over to discover the ins and outs of beekeeping with Bee Guru, Gregg McMahan. “Bee” ready to safely see an active bee hive! Class is offered from 1:00pm-2:30pm at Standley Lake Regional Park All ages welcome. Class is free! Park pass required. Class is limited to 20 spaces. For more information call 303-658-2796 or email lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

Cancer League’s Race for Research

August 19

Cancer League of Colorado will present the 22nd Annual Race for Research, a 5K run/walk on Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Denver’s Washington Park. The Race for Research is held each year in memory of Michele Plachy-Rubin, a young wife, mother and kindergarten teacher who was diagnosed with brain cancer in 1996. Michele’s family and friends founded the Race for Research in an effort to raise money for cancer research. Sadly, Michele lost her fight with cancer in 1998, but…

Categories: Charity Event, Health, Wellness, Fitness
Website: race4research.com,

Auditions

August 21

Upcoming Casting Calls in Denver Location: Provided via email Company Info: https://www.princessparty.com/ Send headshots, measurements, resume and preferred audition time to casting@princessparty.com We are seeking actors who have the ability to impersonate popular princess characters for our Denver troupe. As a member of our team, you receive: -Training -Paid Performances -Flexibility that allows you to choose gigs based on your schedule -A fast-paced growth environment -Networking and collaborating with the finest professional local actors and members of the performing arts…

Categories: Jobs and Employment Events, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.princessparty.com/,

In Stitches Quilting Meeting

August 24

Monthly meeting of In Stitches, a “Grands” sewing, quilting and friendship group. This volunteer group makes quilts for Children’s Hospital, University Hospital and the community. Meetings are the 4th Friday of the months January through October at 9:30 a.m. at 5273 N. Beeler Street, Denver, CO 80238. Contact: Cheryl at 720-498-3823

Categories: Arts and Culture, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: ,

Prairie Dog Town

August 25

Prairie dogs have adapted to life on the prairie in several ways. Take an easy hike to our prairie dog town and observe their impactful behavior in our ecosystems and discover just how complex the lifestyle of our black tailed friends can be. Class is offered 9am-10:30am All ages welcome. Class is free! Park pass required. For more information call 303-658-2796 or email lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

Full Moon Hike

August 26

Have you ever wondered what the lake looks like under the glow of the moon? Join our park naturalist for a moonlit stroll and see firsthand the lake in a whole new light! We will not be using flashlights. Class is offered from 7:30pm-8:30pm at Standley Lake Regional Park Class is free! Park day entrance fee or pass required. Ages 10 and up. Class is limited to 15 spaces. For more information call 303-658-2796 or email lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Kids and Families, Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

Stories in Stone: The Enchanted Russian Gem Carvings of Vasily Konovalenko

August 29

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is home to 20 remarkable gem-carving sculptures by Vasily Konovalenko, the largest and best public display of his work outside of Moscow. What exactly are “the Konovalenkos”? How did they arrive in Denver? Join Park Hill resident and author Steve Nash for an exuberant trip through time to learn more about this remarkably artistic resource that is unique to Colorado. Konovalenko’s story includes Cold War intrigue and stunning twists and turns. Documentary filmmaker…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Museums--Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Website: ,

The Cake

August 30 - October 13

25 Dates · Aug 30 – Oct 13 The Cake by Bekah Brunsetter Curious Theatre Company Jen lives in New York but has always dreamed of getting married in her small north Carolina hometown; so she heads down South to ask Della, her late mother’s best friend, to do the honors of baking the wedding cake. Della’s cakes are legendary, even earning her a spot as a contestant on the “Great American Baking Show.” She is overjoyed at Jen’s request,…

Categories: Performance and Theatre
Website: Www.curioustheatre.org/event/the-cake/,
September 2018

Food Truck Aurora

September 7

11:00AM- 2:00PM Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn 15151 E. Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO 80012 Take a break from bagged lunches and have something extraordinary at the Food Truck Rodeo! The food trucks are here to serve up delicious eats and treats at the Aurora Municipal Center. Spend your lunch time break with us on our great lawn area while tasting some yummy food! Ride the Light Rail Train! Plan your ride – the RTD R Line is open! End your…

Categories: Food and Cooking
Website: auroragov.org/events,

Stanley Arts Festival, produced by CherryArts

September 7 - September 9

The 4th Annual Stanley Arts Festival, produced by CherryArts, features national art and local flavor and takes place at Stanley Marketplace, located at the border of Stapleton and Aurora on September 7 (4 pm), 8 (10 am), 9 (10 am), 2018. Complementing the FREE festival experience are family activities, live music and interactive art installations. Since 1991, the CherryArts 501c3 nonprofit mission provides access to arts experiences and supports art education via the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, CherryArts Festival at…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: stanleymarketplace.com/events/,

Tour de Cure Colorado

September 8

Welcome to 2018 Tour de Cure Colorado Many Roads. One Purpose.. . The Tour de Cure Colorado is an event where no matter what road you take, you will be joining thousands of people from around the country who have the same passion as you to fight diabetes and its burdens. All riders, runners and walkers will be treated to lunch and a fantastic celebration party for all to enjoy. The Tour de Cure Colorado is bigger and better than…

Categories: Charity Event, Health, Wellness, Fitness
Website: main.diabetes.org/site/TR/TourdeCure/TourAdmin?fr_id=12337&pg=entry,

Fall Clean-Up!

September 8

The Urban Farm 10200 Smith Road Denver This is the most fun ever! Join us as we beautify our Farm. Bring your friends, neighbors, gloves, water and get ready to help prepare the Farm for winter weather! The animals and our visitors will love you for it! Register below to volunteer.

Categories: Nature and Outdoors
Website: theurbanfarm.wufoo.com/forms/x18417m40ybcfp0/, www.theurbanfarm.org

Westy Family Camp Night

September 8 - September 9

Come say goodbye to summer at our 4th annual Westy Family Camp Night! Enjoy canoeing, cookouts, s’mores by the fire, outdoor nature programs, arts and crafts, performances, and much more with your loved ones. A schedule with all the available activities will be sent to you a week before the scheduled camp night. Check in will begin at 1:00pm on Saturday, September 8th, at Standley Lake Regional Park. For all ages. Cost is $9 per person (resident), $12 (non-resident). Camp…

Categories: Kids Camps and Classes, Nature and Outdoors
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.188371496.1239626040.1519252212-920945114.1519252212,

Compassion Cultivation Training led by Dr Kerry Makin-Byrd

September 10

Dr Kerry Makin-Byrd will begin teaching Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) on Monday September 10th at 6 PM at Stanley Marketplace. Tickets on sale now. WHAT: CCT is an 8 week educational course developed at Stanford by Thupten Jinpa, PhD, the Dalia Lama’s long time English language translator, in collaboration with a team of psychologists, neuroscientists and contemplative scholars. WHY: CCT is a secular, science-based eight-week program designed to help everyone develop the qualities of compassion, empathy, and kindness for oneself…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Interest and Support Groups and Meetings
Website: drkerrymakinbyrd.com/compassion-training/,

Four Mile Free Day

September 14

Take a tour of the Four Mile House Museum, check out historic demonstrations, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from our summer kitchen, and greet our farm animals. 12:00-4:00 pm at Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S Forest St, Denver. We’ll also be offering our Hay Bales & Tall Tales story time from 12:00-1:00 pm. General admission is free thanks to the support provided by your Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. Horse-drawn wagon rides, if offered, are an additional…

Categories: History, Museums--Free Days
Website: fourmilepark.org/,

Colorado Mountain Winefest (All-inclusive Experience)

September 15 - September 17

This is Colorado’s largest and longest running festival, not to mention that “USA Today named it the best wine festival in the nation of 2017”. The main event takes place on Saturday, September 16th. The festival will feature over 50 Colorado wineries, grape stomping, demonstrations and live music all in a beautiful mountain setting! Mile High Wine Tours will be providing an all-inclusive wine festival package as well as a round trip transportation only option for those of you who…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Food and Cooking
Website: www.milehighwinetours.com/coloradowinefestival, www.milehighwinetours.com/
October 2018

Punkin Chunkin Colorado

October 6 - October 7

Celebrating its 19th year, Punkin Chunkin is one of Colorado’s favorite fall festivals. Grab your family & friends to see how far pumpkins can fly using a variety of air cannons, catapults and other wild contraptions. Eighteen teams of Chunkers came from across Colorado, Texas & Oklahoma to participate in the competition in an effort to break world records and gain bragging rights. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday/Sunday, Oct. 6 & 7 at the Arapahoe Park racetrack. In…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.auroragov.org/punkinchunkin,

Punkin Chunkin Colorado

October 6 - October 7

Celebrating its 19th year, Punkin Chunkin is one of Colorado’s favorite fall festivals. Grab your family & friends to see how far pumpkins can fly using a variety of air cannons, catapults and other wild contraptions. Eighteen teams of Chunkers came from across Colorado, Texas & Oklahoma to participate in the competition in an effort to break world records and gain bragging rights. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday/Sunday, Oct. 6 & 7 at the Arapahoe Park racetrack. In…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Seasonal/Holiday events
Website: www.auroragov.org/events,

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado Annual Luncheon

October 10

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado’s (WFCO) Annual Luncheon is designed to educate and engage diverse sectors and communities statewide around the issues affecting Colorado’s women and their families. The Annual Luncheon supports women’s economic advancement, while raising vital funds for The Foundation. Join nearly 3,000 diverse supporters at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver to power our community, philanthropy, and impact so that Colorado’s women and their families of every background and identity can prosper.

Categories: Charity Event
Website: www.wfco.org/connect/annual-luncheon,

Four Mile Free Day

October 12

Take a tour of the Four Mile House Museum, check out historic demonstrations, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from our summer kitchen, and greet our farm animals. 12:00-4:00 pm at Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S Forest St, Denver. We’ll also be offering our Hay Bales & Tall Tales story time from 12:00-1:00 pm. General admission is free thanks to the support provided by your Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. Horse-drawn wagon rides, if offered, are an additional…

Categories: History, Museums--Free Days
Website: fourmilepark.org/,

Food Truck Rodeo

October 12

11:00AM- 2:00PM Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn 15151 E. Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO 80012 Take a break from bagged lunches and have something extraordinary at the Food Truck Rodeo! The food trucks are here to serve up delicious eats and treats at the Aurora Municipal Center. Spend your lunch time break with us on our great lawn area while tasting some yummy food! Ride the Light Rail Train! Plan your ride – the RTD R Line is open! End your…

Categories: Food and Cooking
Website: auroragov.org/events,
November 2018

The Humans

November 1 - December 22

The most lauded play of the 2016 Broadway season, Stephen Karam’s The Humans is an uproarious, hopeful, and heartbreaking play that takes place over the course of a family dinner on Thanksgiving. Breaking with tradition, Erick Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate and give thanks at his daughter’s apartment in Lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside the ramshackle pre-war duplex and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the Blake clan’s deepest fears and greatest follies…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.curiostheatre.org/event/the-humans/,
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