16 Apr 2019
Deals: Easter, Earth Day, 9Health Fair & more!
posted by: Gretchen
I went to school in Boulder. One of the best things about going to school there was the fun atmosphere of the campus – that and a fantastic margarita from Rio Mexican Grill! I am excited to experience the “numerous changes that will leave me awestruck” tThis afternoon as they celebrate their reopening of the Boulder location at 1101 Walnut Street.
9Health Fair. Several years ago, my dad discovered he has high blood pressure, thanks to a 9Health Fair. Over 100 communities bring health screenings to their residents. Volunteers organizes the free (or inexpensive) fairs in locations all across the state offering health screenings. To find one near you, visit https://www.9healthfair.
Treble by Train. Nothing says fun to me more than great music, friends and dancing! Denver Union Station is offering Treble by Train, featuring LaPOMPE a new weekly jazz series in the Great Hall every Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Plus Swingin’ Denver is offering FREE dance lessons on the first Tuesday of each month (at 8 p.m.)
Earth Day. Earth Day is Monday, April 22 and there are several fun events all weekend long!
· McGuckin Hardware in Boulder. Saturday April 20 will have demos, info, food and a tree giveaway from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
· National Parks Free Day. Yes, visit one of our great National parks for FREE on Saturday, April 20.
· Earth Day and Arbor Day in Westminster. Live presentations, tree climbing, tree purchases, electric vehicle test drives and more from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 20.
· Wild Animal Sanctuary. From 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. on Monday, April 22, bring a potted tree or other large plant to donate – get free admission.
Dave and Busters. Wednesday may not be the day you plan to go out – but why not especially if you can play games for ½ price at Dave and Busters. Yes, ½ price games all day every Wednesday.
ARC Thrift Stores. I love to find something great at a thrift store. Not only do I get something for a pretty inexpensively, but I am also being good to the environment by recycling and repurposing stuff that is already out there. When you visit any local store pick up a game piece to win daily discounts AND be entered to win a weekly drawing for $25.
Easter. In addition to the many egg hunts that are likely in your neighborhood (and great fun) and usually free.
· The Outlets at Castle Rock is having an Easter Bunny Breakfast on April 20. For just $5 per person you get a photo with the bunny, pancakes, Easter bunny ears, face painting, music and more! Even better – in lieu of purchasing a $5 ticket you can bring a food item as a donation (snacks, canned soups, cereal, mac& cheese, canned chili).
· Adult Easter Egg Hunt in Englewood on Friday, April 19 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Eggs will include discounts, candy and other freebies from the shops at 3299 S. Broadway.
· Also on Friday – Evergreen Park & Rec will host their annual water Easter egg hunt at the Buchanan Pool starting at 5:30 p.m. (there is a nominal cost of just $2.50 per in-district family and $5 for out of district).
· Saturday Egg hunts include: Broomfield, Glendale, Golden, Family Sports Dome, Highlands Ranch, Hyland Hills, Longmont, Loveland, Mile High Flea Market, and several big area churches.
Elitch Gardens. Anyone else excited about the Meow Wolf-inspired Kaleidescape? I honestly have not been as excited about a ride in a long time! Parents with little ones (children three to five years of age), you have until May 19 to register your child online for the Pre-K Pass. Adult guests can purchase their 2019 Season Pass for just $69.99 which includes unlimited visits, free parking, free tickets for friends, free concerts and more. Available at ElitchGardens.com or at King Soopers.
Rockies. The Rockies season is almost upon us.
· The team has announced their promotional calendar. This means not only do you get the great entertainment of a baseball game but you can get some other fun Rockies stuff.
· Keep a heads up at the bottom of your King Soopers receipts for up to four tickets at just $20 each (when you spend $25 or more).
· Wells Fargo customers can score two for one deal on club level tickets (up to 250 tickets per game available – some games not available). Tickets must be purchased online, paid for by at WellsFargo account and using promo code WELLSFARGO.
Aspen Snowmass. All the extra snow this season means extra skiing/snowboarding. Aspen Snowmass announced two bonus weekends on April 19-21 and April 26-28. There is still time to plan that awesome weekend getaway!
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