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Deals: SIX free museums for Dia del Nino, summer camp discounts and more!

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Free Museums. Día del Niño (Day of the Children) on Sunday, April 29 is a celebration of traditional Latin American culture. This year, the Wow! Children’s Museum, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center and Byers-Evans House Museum will offer FREE general admission on Sunday; The Denver Public Library Central Branch is also participating. The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art will hold their festivities on Saturday. 

Summer Camp Discounts

  • Avid4 Adventure is one of Colorado’s top outdoor camps where pre-K – 12th graders of all levels and backgrounds learn to kayak, canoe, stand up paddleboard, rock climb, bike, hike and thrive in the outdoors. Camps are offered in Boulder, Superior, Golden, Highlands Ranch, Washington Park, Stapleton, Greenwood Village, Hilltop, Castle Rock, Lafayette and Colorado Springs. Save $20 per session by entering MILEHIGH when registering at Avid4 Adventure.
  • iD Tech is the world’s #1 summer STEM program for kids and teens.  Exclusive to Mile High Mamas readers, receive $75 off when you register with code MILEHIGH18 through 5/31/18. Courses sell-out quickly, so get started today at iD Tech.

Amazon Prime Delivery. Amazon and Whole Foods Market launched free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Denver. Prime Members can shop through Prime Now for bestselling items including fresh produce, high quality meat and seafood, everyday staples and other locally sourced items from Whole Foods Market.  Prime members receive two-hour delivery for free and ultra-fast delivery within one hour for $7.99 on orders of $35 or more. Delivery from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now is available daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Customers can visit www.primenow.com or download the Prime Now app to enter their zip code to see if they are in the delivery area.

Dress for Less. Designer clothes, shoes and accessories for 75% to 90% off? Sign us up! Dress for Success Denver hosts a huge Spring Clean Sale April 27-29 with new and donated clothes, shoes and accessories from some of the city’s top boutiques and designers.

Rock Fun. The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum knows how to rock! On Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29, hundreds of minerals, rocks, fossils, books and maps and more are on sale. The museum is home to one of the state’s two Goodwill moon rocks collected during the Apollo 17 mission and displays mineral, fossil, gemstone, meteorite and historic mining artifact exhibits on two floors.

Broncos Fit 7K Run. The Denver Broncos will host the first of four Broncos Fit 7K runs in Colorado and a ‘Salute to Fans Rally’ on Saturday, April 21, in Fort Collins. The events will take place at the Budweiser Brewery Experience (2351 Busch Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80524), with onsite registration and packet pick-up opening at 7 a.m. and the first waves of the run/walk beginning at 8:30 a.m. Discount: Use the discount code MHM5 for $5 off each registration. The free ‘Salute to Fans Rally’ will include interactive family-fun activities presented by Broncos partners, a Broncos Jr. Training Camp for kids ages 5 to 12, autographs from Broncos players, Miles the Mascot and photo opportunities with the Bronco’s Lombardi trophies. The remaining 2018 Broncos Fit 7K series events will take place in Grand Junction (June 30) and Pueblo (July 21), and concludes with the Broncos Fit 7K & Expo at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 2.  For more information on any of the Broncos 7Ks or to register for any portion of the series, fans can visit www.denverbroncos.com/7kseries.

Half-off Aurora Reservoir. There’s no “Off Season at the Aurora Reservoir! Enjoy walking and biking the trails as well as fishing, archery, playgrounds, cookouts and nature viewing all year long. Celebrate spring with half-price day passes during the entire month of April – use the code #NoOffSeason at the entrance gate and get access to all the Aurora Reservoir has to offer for only $5 per vehicle. auroragov.org 

Elitch Gardens free concerts. Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park announces its 2018 Summer Concert Series, with some of the biggest acts yet! From country, pop, rock, boybands, Hispanic supergroups, YouTube stars and Christian acts there is something for everyone to enjoy this season at Elitch’s. June 2 – Chris Lane with Dylan Scott; June 9 – Jack & Jack; June 17 – Banda El Recodo; June 30 – Why Don’t We; July 14 – Colton Dixon with Sidewalk Prophets; July 21 – Jacob Sartorius; July 29 – La Septima Banda with La Sonora Skandalo; August 4 – Switchfoot. The entire Elitch Garden’s concert lineup is free with any park admission or a 2018 Season Pass.

Auntie Anne’s. Don’t get it twisted: April 26th may be the best day of the year because it’s National Pretzel Day. Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is celebrating with a deliciously good deal. It’s Buy Any Pretzel, Get a Classic Pretzel Free (and by Classic, we mean a variety of flavors, including Original Cinnamon Sugar, Sweet Almond, Sour Cream & Onion and Roasted Garlic Parmesan). Those hoping to get in on the mouth-watering offer must be My Pretzel Perks members, and the deal will appear in the rewards section of the app. The party doesn’t stop on National Pretzel Day, either – the Buy Any Pretzel, Get a Classic Pretzel Free deal is valid until April 29th.

Extra Innings? I love that the whole family can have a day of fun at the ball park when you go to a Rockies Game. You can score inexpensive tickets and we often bring our lunch or snacks into the game. Some games have AWESOME promotional items (I love the $1 hot dogs). Here is a full list of all the bonus deals you can score just by picking the right game to take the family to – we will be at the May 8 Angels game. In addition to the ticket deals, you can also score tacos for just 50 cents when the Rox score seven or more runs.

Summer at YMCA. Summer and Fall cabin reservations are open at the YMCA of the Rockies  (bookings 6/1/18-11/30/18). Both Snow Mountain Ranch and Estes Park Center reservations being taken. Reserve online or by phone at 888.613.9622

·          Snow Mountain Ranch— Get some thrills on the summer tubing hill, bring the pups to the new dog park, check out the brand new Spruce Saddle Adventure Zone with a bouldering wall, pendulum swing and ropes course, or go “lollygaging with llamas”— experience the fun of hiking with a llama by your side.

·          Estes Park Center—  Have the ride of your life on the new 370-foot zip line through beautiful Ponderosa Pines, check out the new hands-on education nature center and two-story indoor climbing wall at Boone Family Mountain Center, sign older youth up for new teen backpacking camps available this summer, or visit during Fall Fest weekends to enjoy pumpkin painting, s’mores around the campfire, square dancing, and more.

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