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Deals: Colorado Gives Day, free CPR training & more!

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I love where I live. Not just because of the great things I think so many know about – the sunny weather, the outdoor lifestyle, the access to great theater, and all of those things. But more important – the generous people! Last Tuesday was GivingTuesday. But this Tuesday, December 5 is Colorado Gives Day with an additional $1 Million Incentive Fund.

For free holiday events, be sure to go to our event calendar. 

The American Heart Association will offer a free infant CPR and choking relief training session at 8 a.m. and free adult hands-only CPR training sessions at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at North High School, 2960 N. Speer Blvd, Denver, CO. Each session will take approximately 45 minutes. All event participants will receive an American Heart Association CPR Anytime Kit that contains a manikin and instructional DVD, which can be used to train other individuals. Attendees are welcome to participate in both the infant and adult training sessions.The training sessions are free and walk-ins are welcome, but attendees are encouraged to RSVP at

Free Days. 

Free Tours. The stately Governor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion is open for FREE tours  Thursday to Sunday, December 7 to 10 and December 14 to 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  No reservations are required and are at your own pace so expect to spend from 20- to 45-minutes. 400 E. 8th Ave. (at Logan St.) Denver. For more information, call 303-866-3682.

PeakMed is like Netflix for health care. It provides unlimited family practice medicine using an affordable monthly-membership model that doesn’t bill insurance. With PeakMed there are no co-pays or doctor bills requiring you to cover what insurance doesn’t. Members can see their physician during clinic hours or communicate (via text, email, video chat or phone) with their doctor 24/7 for illness, disease management, physicals and preventative care. When your family frequently visits the doctor, the membership fee pays for itself and can save you money on after-hours urgent care or emergency room visits. Visit for more information or to become a member.

Get Plus Give. Want to save up to 75% OFF your favorite brand name products & everyday essentials? has all of your favorite brand name toys, baby items, kitchen & home goods, & much more at the lowest prices on the web PLUS we donate 10% of EVERY sale to your school, church, or favorite charity! – You Shop. You Save. We Donate.

Good Buy Garage. DEC 13 POP-UP EVENT! You’re Invited to finish your holiday shopping at the Good Buy Garage! We will have lots of holiday cheer, good buys on gently-loved toys & gifts and more. Make sure to RSVP and invite your friends and family – let’s make this a PARTY! 

FERDINAND! You and your family are invited to an advance screening of 20th Century Fox’s ador-a-BULL new film FERDINAND! For your chance to win an admit-four pass to the screening on December 9 follow the below link and enter all questions in full. Winners will be notified by December 6 with full details. #Ferdinand opens everywhere December 15. Entry Link:

Knightfall (Not a kid show): Do you want to see the first episode of The History Channel’s newest series, KNIGHTFALL, before anyone else? Just click the link to download a printable pass for you and a guest There will be a photo booth at the screening and everyone in attendance will receive a complimentary drink, popcorn and a pair of branded KNIGHTFALL gloves. Plus, the theater is located in the heart of The Shops At Northfield Stapleton, so you can check out the series premiere and get some holiday shopping done at the same time! #Knightfall premiers on The History Channel on Wednesday, December 6!

Holiday Craft Shows. ‘Tis the season to be jolly…and spend lots of money!  This weekend, check-out the Castle Rock Holiday & Home Show, Jackalope Art Fair in the McNichols Building, Thomas Jefferson High School hosts its annual TJ’s ArtFest and kids as young as six hope you’ll buy their handmade products at Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace in Belmar.

King Soopers. Save now with deals every day through December 25th. Each day a special coupon will be posted that you can digitally download to your King Soopers Card. Plus, checkout the holiday recipes each day as well!

 Bonus Deals. Many retails offer a little something extra if you buy their gift-cards directly from them (or if you buy them from a retailer like King Soopers or Safeway who often include bonus gas points).

  • Tokyo Joe’s. Buy a gift card for $25 get and additional card worth $5.
  • Buy a gift card worth $100 get a bonus of $15; buy a card worth $150 get a bonus $25; buy a gift card worth $200 get a bonus of $50.
  • Alamo Draft House. When you purchase a $50 gift card it comes with a $10 snack pass.
  • Chick-Fil-A. Buy the 2018 Calendar for just $8 get free food and/or drinks each month through the year.
  • Cinemark Theaters. Buy a $25 gift card get a $5 concession coupon.
  • Get a $20 Bonus Card when you purchase a gift card for $100. Then get even more when you score an additional $5 for every $50 over the first $100.
  • Wendy’s. Buy the $2 Frosty Key Tag get a FREE Jr. Frosty with any purchase through all of 2018.
  • Spent $50 get $10 bonus at: Yard House, Vesta, Root Down, Red Robin, Red Lobster, Panera, Outback Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Native Foods, Linger, Chili’s, Carrabba’s Grill, Bonefish Grill, Benihana, & Applebee’s.

Ski Deals. Yippee! Ski areas are opening! Finally! There are still a few ways to get deals if you think your family is going to ski. Get season tickets. Really they seem like a lot of money now – but when you break it down by day most them are an amazing deal! Get your 5th Grader the 5th Grade Passport (it’s free and allows 3 days of skiing at the participating ski areas plus a beginner lesson). Larson Ski Swap is this weekend. Score deals there. Did you know there are consignment stores for ski equipment. (Breckenridge has one of my favorites).  Gems Cards are now on sale – for just $25 you get either two 2-for-1 lift tickets or two 30% off lift tickets at the ten Colorado Gems Resorts.

Glenwood Caverns. Get a 50% OFF Tram Ride Admission to the ‘Winter on the Mountain’ experience at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs.  Check out one of the Western Slope’s largest displays of dazzling lights, holiday displays, a giant musical tree, fire pits for roasting s’mores and other family attractions to celebrate the season.  Rides, cave tours, mountain-top dining and more. Go to for seasonal hours then enter promo code MHMAMA. Or, call 800 530-1635 for more information.

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