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12 Denver Events for Mother’s Day Weekend

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Happy (almost) Mother’s Day! There are plenty of events in Denver this weekend including Cinco de Mayo, a kid’s fishing derby, Amazing Animals Moms, 5Ks, brunches and more. See our event calendar for additional information and also our guide to the Denver area’s Mother’s Day brunches and lunches

LEGO Club at Longmont Public Library 
May 6, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Calling all Lego Lovers! We’ve got the club for you! Visit the Library on the first Friday of each month to accept Lego building challenges.

Pamper & Play Event Mother’s Day Weekend at The Family Room at the Family Room 
May 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Mothers and mother-figures get a special day of pampering this holiday at The Family Room in Wheat Ridge. The Pamper & Play event features free, open play time for the children and complimentary food and beverages to enjoy throughout the day.

Kids Fishing Derby at Metzger Farm Open Space
May 7 at 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
For ages 6-12. Join the city of Broomfield for this free fishing derby. Instruction, poles and bait are provided.

Free Day at Denver Art Museum 
May 7 ,  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
General daily admission to the Denver Art Museum is FREE to all youth ages 18. The first Saturday of each month, the public is free as well.

Furry Scurry at Washington Park 
May 7,  9:00 am – 10:30 am
Your registration and participation in the Furry Scurry help the Dumb Friends League care for more than 20,000 homeless pets each yea

Amazing Animal Moms at The Hudson Gardens & Event Center
May 7,  10:00 am – 11:00 am
Celebrate Mother’s Day the animal way! Did you know that not all birds build nests? Or that some reptiles don’t lay eggs? From feathers to scales, eggs to live babies, you’ll learn all about how different animal moms (and even some dads) care for their young. 

Four Loves ~ Family Musical Event at Pine Street Church
May 7, 10:00 am – 10:45 am
This special musical event for families will feature award-winning pianist Hsing-ay Hsu and BCO musicians. This interactive musical performance is all about love, just in time for Mother’s Day. Kids will get to engage with classical music while making cards for loved ones and learning all about the language of love.

2016 Stapleton/Lowry Community Baby Fair, Montclair Recreation Center 
May 7, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
The FREE Community Baby Fair will offer Stapleton and Lowry-area families the opportunity to connect with health and safety resources with 20 local exhibitors representing health and safety organizations, baby-focused businesses, and community groups, as well as a breakout session beginning at noon for parents to ask questions and learn about maternal and childhood immunizations from experts.

Cinco de Mayo, Downtown Denver 
May 7-8
The 2016 Cinco de Mayo Festival will feature 2 large stages of live musical and dance performances, a parade and much more. 

Mother’s Day Scented Journey at the Scented Studio 
May 7,  11:00 am – 1:00 pm
This Mother’s Day Scented Journey is roughly a 2-hour of DIY fragrance workshop.

“Hats off to Mothers” Mothers Day Luncheon at  Craig Hall, University of Denver 
May 7 , 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Mothers, wear your favorite hat, take a glimpse of Paris, and enjoy your day with a delicious luncheon and musical performances. 

Introduction to Love and Logic, Schlessman Lowry Library
May 7,  1:00 pm
Have you ever wondered what Love and Logic Parenting is all about?Attend this FREE introductory parent education program, Love and Logic.

Mother’s Day Bird Banding Breakfast at the Audubon Nature Center at Chatfield 
May 8, 9:00 am – 9:00 am
The Audubon Society of Greater Denver would love to connect your family with Colorado birds and nature at the Audubon Nature Center on Sunday May 8th for our annual Mother’s Day Bird Banding Breakfast. 

Mother’s Day 5K & Brunch at City Park 
May 8, 10 a.m.
The 2016 Mother’s Day 5K & Brunch is on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Denver’s City Park and this family-friendly event promises to be better than ever.

Jewish culture through stories for Kids – at  the Wheatridge Library 
May 8, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Storytelling has been part of Jewish culture from earliest times, and to this day remains a defining aspect of Jewish life. With humor, warmth and wisdom, Jewish stories entertain, teach and fascinate listeners of all ages and backgrounds. Book to be read: The Littlest Mountain. 

Children’s Chorale’s Spring Fling Sing at the Bethany Lutheran Church 
May 8, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrate Mom with the best gift ever this Mother’s Day! Spend the afternoon with Concert Choir and Transitions while they sing and dance their way through sacred, contemporary, classical and pop a cappella favorites. You don’t want to miss this popular concert.

New feature: You may now add your own family-friendly event to our calendar below for free!

Amber Johnson
Author: Amber Johnson

Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas, travel writer and former columnist for The Denver Post. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.

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