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Denver Deal: King Soopers Fuel, Library Book Sale & WaterWorld

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My kids  jumped off a mountain!  My brave kids jumped off a zip line at Zip Adventures just West of Vail.   The course has six zip lines that get progressively longer and faster.  My son wasn’t so excited to go on the first one (in fact, the fantastic guide, Brian went tandem with him just to show him how simple, easy and fun it really is).  My daughter, on the other hand, was so excited I thought she would jump off before the guide was finished giving a small instructional speech.  I was not worried as they explained to me that they have had kids as small as two years old go and a lady as old as 91 join them.  The lines are safe and one couple we were with said they wanted to come back with their kids.

This weekend we will stay closer to home with a slew of great free concerts.  This week we highlight King Soopers new fuel rewards points program where you can accumulate enough points to save up to $1 off a gallon!  The downtown Denver Library central branch is hosting one gigantic book sale and WaterWorld will cool us down – Lazy River here I come!

King Soopers Fuel

Starting this Wednesday (June 8), you will be able to save up to $1 off per gallon of fuel!  Yes!  The program is really simple.  You will just need to shop like you normally do at King Soopers (and City Market) stores.  For every dollar spent you earn a point (you can also earn points for filling prescriptions and buying gift cards).  When you go to a King Soopers Fuel station you will be asked if you would like to redeem your points.  If you have accumulated 1,000 points that means you will get $1.00 off per gallon for that fill up.  Plus, Shell stations will still offer the 10 cents off per gallon.  This month you can rack up even more fuel points by purchaing gift cards!

Get Outdoors & Go Camping America…It’s Easy!

Did you realize that camping is actually good for you AND your family?  Get the kids away from the TV and game consoles and realize that camping means fun spending family time together in the outdoors, healthy benefits that the outdoors has to offer, especially in the fight against childhood obesity and affordable as a family getaway.  Visit to receive huge discounts on all-things camping, including a 20% off regular night stays at parks (includes some Yogi Bear & KOA type parks) and discounts for camping gear at, and even discounted RV Rentals!

Denver Library used book sale

Don’t miss the Denver Public Library’s 36th Annual Gigantic Used Book Sale. Over 70,000 items will be available, including children’s books, nonfiction and fiction books, along with CDs, DVDs and books on tape — all at bargain prices starting at only $.50. New items added daily. Open Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, June 12 starting at 10 a.m. each day.  Prices: Hardbacks: $3, Trade paperbacks: $1, Mass market paperbacks: 50 cents, DVDs: $1, CDs: $1, Audiobooks: $1, Better Books: priced as marked.   Throughout the sale, teachers with ID receive a 25% discount coupon.  And what’s even better if for those of us who are not so good at carrying cash they will accept:  Cash, checks and credit cards (MasterCard, Visa and Discover) accepted.

Free Concerts

Chris Daniels & the Kings will be at FlatIron Crossing this Thursday as part of the FlatIron Crossing Thursday Summer Concert Series.  Thursday is Kidtopia at  Southlands in Aurora 5:30p-7:30p special guests will give kids fun and amazing things to do (this week will be the Butterfly Pavillon) and on Friday Southlands presents free concerts.

Bath and Body Works

Bath and Body Works starts the semi annual sale on June 10.   Great lotions, home fragrance refills, anti- bacterial soaps and sanitizers.

Downtown Aquarium

Celebrate Summer Family nights at the Aquarium Monday through Thursday through August 18.  The kids menu is only $2.99, reduced price exhibit tickets, mermaid shows, underwater story time, animal exhibits, crafts and more!

Water World

Woo Hoo for WaterWorld!  Several of the MileHighMamas will be there on Wednesday. It’s the perfect day to be there…wait – EVERYDAY this summer is the perfect day to be there.  When the temps start to get really hot (like they are supposed to this week) looking for a fun and exciting way to cool down is not hard.  Get to WaterWorld!  The best deal in town is the season splash pass.  With different passes to choose from and 64 acres of fun you can’t go wrong.

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Author: Gretchen

Gretchen loves to be outdoors! She is addicted to coupons and finding the best deals or entering sweepstakes (one day she will win something really great!)

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