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Deals: Royal Gorge, online learning, COVID-19 resources and more

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Easter may look different this year – but that doesn’t mean that you can’t celebrate! That egg hunt may be in your front or back yard, that church service may be on your TV and you may have fewer people around the table eating the dinner you either picked up or proudly took the day to prepare.

Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is offering half-price season passes to residents of Colorado, April 1-30. The passes are good for one year from the date of purchase with unlimited visits. A 2020 adult season pass regularly $72, is now $36 for Colorado residents, a child season pass, regularly $60 is $30, and a family season pass for four regularly $220, is $110.    Passes can be purchased at www.royalgorgebridge.com.  You will need to give their valid Colorado address and the Promo Code HFCOIN.

Scholastic. Scholastic has launched a “Learn at Home” website specifically designed for kids continued learning. Lessons are broken out by grade level. Kids can learn on their own, learn with the family or even with their teachers! https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

 Learn Something. There are several companies that are offering free online instruction in the time that you are stuck at home.

·         BluPrint is offering all kinds of classes including quilting, knitting, crochet, cooking, drawing and more. Learn individually or do it as a family. Classes are free through April 9.

·         Fender is well known as a guitar maker. Learn guitar or ukulele with easy online classes.

·         Coursera offers free online collegiate level classes (I loved the Laurie Santos Science of Well Being – which also has a great sister podcast with some special episodes speaking to Covid19).

·         Rosetta Stone. Students can learn a new language (or stay on top of what they are learning in school) with a free three months!

VISIT DENVER, Boulder Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, Eat Denver and the Colorado Restaurant Association have collaborated to create ToGoDenver.com, a free resource for Denver and Boulder restaurants that remain open for takeout and/or delivery service during the current dine-in shut down.

 Library – Did you know that Hoopla Digital can be accessed with your library card. Audiobooks, music and movies delivered to you digitally and FREE!  

 Denver Zoo is reaching out to the community with a new resource to help families stay connected to its animals and stave off cabin fever during this difficult time. Zoo to You: Virtual Safari will be updated daily with new animal videos, wildlife-themed activities and other ideas that families can do at home. 

 COVID-19 Resources

 Taco Bell Doritos Locos Taco. When you drive through Taco Bell on Tuesday, April 7 you can score a free Doritos Locos Taco! Plus, they will be donating $1 Million to No Kid Hungry.

 CBS All Access. Get one month free of CBS All Access through April 23 when you use the promo code ALL at checkout.

HBO NowHBO now is offering a free seven-day free trial.

 

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