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Denver Events

Find Denver-area activities for kids in our event calendar!  

New feature: You may now add your own family-friendly event to our calendar below for free! Please no fundraisers, camps, or ongoing events (longer than a week).  Only two listings per organization per month. Events must be geared to families or will not be approved. 

Apr
24
Mon
April Open House @ Bright Horizons Montessori at Interlocken
Apr 24 – Apr 28 all-day

Come see for yourself why Bright Horizons® Montessori is the perfect place for children to learn, explore, and grow!

• Meet our engaging teachers
• Visit our bright and beautiful classrooms
• Learn about our world-class curriculum
• Discover how your child’s interests are incorporated into the classroom experiences
• Find out how parent/teacher partnerships contribute to your child’s success;

For more information visit, brighthorizons.com/interlocken

April Open House @ Bright Horizons Montessori at Greenwood Plaza
Apr 24 – Apr 28 all-day

Come see for yourself why Bright Horizons® Montessori is the perfect place for children to learn, explore, and grow!

• Meet our engaging teachers
• Visit our bright and beautiful classrooms
• Learn about our world-class curriculum
• Discover how your child’s interests are incorporated into the classroom experiences
• Find out how parent/teacher partnerships contribute to your child’s success;

For more information visit, brighthorizons.com/greenwoodplaza

Apr
27
Thu
Just Between Friends of Arvada @ Flatiron Marketplace
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm

It’s finally here! Twice a year, Mile High Mamas does a round-up detailing Colorado’s popular children’s consignment sales. Thousands of shoppers find bargains on kids’ clothing for newborn-preteen, toys, strollers, furniture, baby equipment, books, shoes, maternity items and more…all at 50-90% below retail.

Thursday-Saturday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (Saturday: tags without stars 50% off); Sunday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (tags marked “donate 75% off)

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown @ Red Rocks Community College Theatre
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm

LAKEWOOD, CO – Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) Theatre Arts and Dance Department presents the musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. This beloved classic is directed by Kelly Jo Eldredge and choreographed by Marilynn Toth. It is presented by special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc., New York. Performances will be April 27, 28, and 29 at the Red Rocks Community College Theater.
Based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schultz, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown features six iconic characters: Lucy, Schroeder, Linus, Sally, Charlie Brown, and everyone’s favorite beagle, Snoopy. This lively musical features a book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner, with updated music written for the 1999 Broadway revival of the show. The production is suitable for audiences of all ages.

Apr
29
Sat
Día del Niño @ Denver Art Museum
Apr 29 – Apr 30 all-day

Celebrate Día del Niño at the Denver Art Museum with family-friendly programming and FREE general museum admission for all visitors. Special performances will occur from noon to 4 p.m.; lineup to be announced. For more information on the museum’s Día del Niño celebration, email cricciardi@denverartmuseum.org with DDN 2017 in the subject line, or call 720-913-0072.

Día del Niño at the DAM is made possible thanks to the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).

Girls in STEM day! @ Keystone Science School
Apr 29 all-day

At Keystone Science School we believe that curiosity and critical thinking have the power to change lives. Girls in STEM does just that, by empowering girls to ask questions, develop solutions, dream big and to embrace challenges that can be the next big thing!
MAXIMIZING MOMENTUM
Saturday April 29, 2017: 10am to 5pm
Harness the power of physics to explore math, astronomy and more.
Fee: $15 Scholarships available upon request
Who: Girls grades 3rd-8th

Healthy Kids Day at YMCA of the Rockies @ YMCA of the Rockies
Apr 29 all-day

Healthy Kids Day at YMCA of the Rockies is one of over 1,000 events happening at YMCAs across the country on Saturday. Free activities are geared towards getting families outside and appreciating being active and creative in nature. Schedule includes:
11 am: Create and decorate planters made from recycled goods
11:30 am: Tag games
1 pm: Nature Scavenger hunt
1:45 pm: Family minute to win-it
3 pm: Create miniature gardens
3:30 pm: Bubble making
Ongoing — chalk art, gnome home making, family crest making, basketball, miniature golf, gaga ball and other outdoor sports & rentals

Wolfpack Ninja Obstacle Race Tour in Denver @ University of Denver
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

The Wolfpack Ninja Tour is a show, a competition for EVERYONE to challenge themselves, a chance to hang out with all the top ninjas and a place for kids to take classes from their TOP NINJA Heroes such as Geoff Britten, Jessie Graff, Meagan Martin, Joe Moravsky, Brian Arnold and many more!

During the weekend there will be waves of competitors and CLASSES WITH THE TOP NINJAS! Imagine First American Ninja Warrior Geoff Britten, The Weatherman Joe Moravsky or Jessie Graff teaching your kids how to be ninjas! Kids/families are welcome to come play on the kid’s-sized obstacles. Kids will learn how to do amazing obstacles and grow their confidence and athletic abilities. The Wolfpack Ninja Tour is dedicated to getting you and your family healthy through the super fun sport of obstacle running. Enjoy trying the many obstacles that have made these Ninjas famous and learn from the Ninjas themselves in small classes for the kids! OBSTACLES RANGE IN DIFFICULTY SO THAT ALL SKILL LEVELS MAY ENJOY! Come meet all the superstars and give your kids an experience that will shape them and motivate them for years to come.

Come back to watch the Wolfpack Ninja Tour FINALS on Finals night! Who will win the competition, the glory and THE MONEY!? Qualify for a shot to race against the Pros and earn some of the incredible prize money and swag! With over $30,000 of PRIZE MONEY on the line and ALL your favorite Top Ninja Athletes in attendance, join the Wolfpack Ninjas for a fun weekend of excitement, athleticism, health & fun for the whole family!

Box City @ Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Box City is a FREE event for children—grades K-5—where participants learn about the process of urban development and the principles that make for sound architecture, design, and planning. Students start with a Building Permit for their desired building type, make a draft sketch of their building in the Design Studio if they want, stop at the Hardware Store to get their cardboard and paper supplies, then head to the Construction Zone to make their Box City structure. After completing the Building Inspection process, students head to the Box City street grid where an Urban Planner helps them select an appropriate building site. Finally, children finish the process by picking up their Certificate of Occupancy that includes a photo of them with their building.

Opening Day @ Elitch Gardens
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Today. We Play.

Rocky Mountain Steam Fest
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm

The Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest is two fantastical days of science and arts. Every exhibitor (100+) designs a hands-on experience that lets you hack, tinker, create, build, learn, and smile. An all-ages event, STEAM Fest is mostly indoors and happens rain or shine! Still accepting exhibitor and volunteer applications as well. Learn more at MakerBolder.com

Scout Show @ National Western Complex
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Kids of all ages can check out the world of Scouting at the annual Scout Showon Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Western Complex. The Scout Show is an opportunity for young and old alike to see what Scouting is all about as Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops showcase what Scouting has to offer. There will be more than 260 booths to visit, each offering an activity, a game or a “hands-on” experience.

You can climb to the roof of the arena, cross a rope bridge, catch a trout, try camp cooking, paddle a canoe, give blood or just hang and enjoy the entertainment. A number of local businesses host booths with food, drinks and items for sale.