The activities and destinations below are open throughout the year or they repeat throughout the year. Click here for one-time events, or click here to submit suggestions for this list.
CENTRAL PARK EVENTS
Sundays from Father’s Day through mid October, 8:30am – 12:30pm. The Green, E. 29th Ave. and Roslyn.
DENVER METRO EVENTS
FREE tours by foot, bike, scooter, for art/architecture lovers. Reservations required. Schedule/signup online. Also download PDF of Denver www.denvergov.org/publicart
Complete listing of concerts, classes,events and festivals. www.swallowhillmusic.org
Hunting, fishing and marine seminars offered throughout month. 720.385.3600. www.BassPro.com
KIDS AND FAMILIES
Denver Art Museum
100 West 14th Ave Parkway, www.denverartmuseum.org
1880 Gaylord St. www.dmmdt.org
Nonprofit agency that owns and manages unique urban wildlife refuge and outdoor classrooms in northeast Denver. 3400 Havana Way. http://www.blufflakenaturecenter.org. 303.344.0031.
Reservations required for events unless noted. Hours: Mon.-Sun., 6am-6pm. Visitor Center: Wed-Sun., 9am-4pm. Refuge closed federal holidays. 303.289.0930. Directions/events: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/rocky_mountain_arsenal/
For children’s story hours, book club info, crafts sessions and complete program list visit www.denverlibrary.org
4705 Montview Blvd. 720.865.0250. Closed Sun. www.denverlibrary.org
5575 E. 33rd Ave. 720.865.0290. Closed Sun. www.denverlibrary.org
Sam Gary Library
2961 Roslyn St. 720.865.0325 www.denverlibrary.org
100 Poplar St. (1st and Quebec). Closed Fri. 720.865.0000. www.denverlibrary.org
4670 E. 17th Ave. 303.322.3901. www.unityontheavenue.org
Seeks members to help underserved in metro Denver. Programs for victims, students, children, seniors. 303.322.5205, www.denver.assistanceleague.org
Kids/families free course on budget shopping and preparing healthy, affordable meals. Volunteers needed at multiple locations/days to help. Learn Share our Strength Cooking Matters and all opportunities at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With thousands of girls on waiting lists, Girl Scouts of Colorado critically needs adult volunteers. Contact: email@example.com or 1.877.404.5708. girlscoutsofcolorado.org
In need of volunteers, particularly working on adult units, providing clerical services, staffing the Ronald McDonald Family Rooms and serving as greeters and escorts. Contact Lorie Klumb, Director of Volunteer Services, firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-839-6107.
Volunteers for teams (6-month commit) to assist Burmese refugees by www.projectworthmore.com
At Odyssey School or Venture Prep Middle School for 2014-15 school year to share one-on-one reading with kindergarten through eighth graders. One hour a week. No experience necessary. Email Julie@PartnersinLiteracy.org or call 303-316-3944 ext 241
Reading Partners works with school districts to provide one-on-one tutors in school-based reading centers. The program is looking for passionate community volunteers to work in one of 9 schools in Denver Public Schools. Volunteer tutors implement literacy intervention skills with Reading Partners’ easy-to-use curriculum. No previous tutoring or teaching experience is required, and the commitment can be as little as one hour per week. Please sign up at http://info.readingpartners.org/volunteer-in-colorado or call 720-369-7269 for more information.
Year-round volunteers needed to read with students/assist in office. 303.381.3738, www.summerscholars.org
Seeks adults 55+ with lower incomes who love working with kids and can give 15/more hours/week. Small stipend given; transportation reimbursed.303.297.0408. www.voacolorado.org
For kids summer camps and classes, check our Resource Guides including Summer Camp Guide and our Guide to Music and Art Teachers at FrontPorchNE.com
Programs for kids/teens. 303.778.6990, www.ASLD.org
Drama classes ages 4 and up. Lisa Mumpton: 303.739.1573, www.aurorafox.org
Variety of programs for kids grades K-5. www.jcc.org
Classes for dancers all ages/skill levels: modern, ballet, jazz, tap, repertory, hip hop. Info: www.kimrobardsdance.org
Private and group instruction, piano, voice, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, violin and drums. Ages 3 and up. Skye Barker Maa. 720.353.6622, www.neighborhoodmusicstapleton.com
Classes ages 4 and up. Adult evening classes also. 6100 E 23rd Ave, Park Hill. www.artgaragedenver.com
Embracing Horses. email@example.com, www.theurbanfarm.org
Weekly themed day camps, sports camps and leadership camps for kids ages 4 and up. over 20 metro locations. www.denverymca/summer
Every Wednesday, 8-11am. Bluff Lake Nature Center. 303.945.6717 blufflake.org
7351 E. Lowry Blvd., Denver CO 80230.
2nd Tuesday, 8:30am. 7350 E 29th Ave, 2nd Fl. Lcorrell@dotnet.net
4th Thursday, 7:30-9am. 7350 E. 29th Ave., 2nd fl. 303.393.7700