The U.S. Navy is getting tech-savvy when talking about what they do! They brought Virtual Reality using an Oculus Rift to experience the Navy ship, the Nimitz to Thomas Jefferson High School. Specifically aimed at STEM students the Navy the video preview of the Nimitz to show inside the ship and let the kids see what the Navy life might be like. The Navy also introduced a $25,000 enlistment bonus program.
Tax Day Deals. Some of you may be getting money back from your tax return and some pay be paying – in either case you can scoop up some deals on Tax Day – Monday, April 18.
· FireHouse Subs – Buy one sub, drink and chips get one free.
· Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh – Get any Handheld on the menu for only $6. This includes pita, laffa or gyro.
· HydroMassage – Planet Fitness is offering a Free HydroMassage at any of their locations.
· Office Depot/OfficeMax – You can shred up to 5 pounds of documents for free through April 26 (you will need a downloadable coupon).
· Potbelly Sandwich – Buy One Get One Free Orignal Sandwich with you use promo code BOGO on tax day.
· Romano’s Macaroni Grill – If you love Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti, use the coupon PASTA for a Buy One Get One Free on April 18.
· 7-Eleven – Get a whole pizza for just $5 through 7NOW delivery. This includes the 7-meat, cheese and pepperoni pizzas.
· Great American Cookies. Get a free chocolate chip cookie with any purchase on tax day.
GetOut Pass. Get 45% off on GetOutPass! NOW is the time to secure your GetOutPass so you can enjoy Denver’s best attractions like Elitch Gardens, Fat Cats, and Bandimere Speedway all year long for 45% off. The GetOutPass is a 12-month membership to Denver’s best attractions that can be paid for in a few ways, making it affordable for everyone. Use code MILEHIGHMAMAS at checkout.
Mini Photo Shoot. Book a free 30-minute outdoor session with Shoott and capture gorgeous memories without breaking the bank! Shoott offers multiple locations in and around Denver including Centennial, Cheesman Park, Chautauqua, Golden, Union Station + lots of other locations available throughout the area! Check out Shoott’s full schedule HERE and grab a slot — use code MILEHIGH at booking or checkout to receive 15% off 5+ photos.
Summer Camp Discount. Still looking for a summer camp? KidzToPros provides a variety of STEM, arts and sports summer camps for kids ages 3-14 with 13 locations across the Denver area! From Wonder Robotics to sports to improv comedy to graphic design to tennis. Get $50 off with our exclusive code MILEHM-50!https://www.
Earth Day. Earth Day is officially this Friday, April 22. There are several ways you can help celebrate our planet this coming weekend. We have a full round-up here!
Saturday, April 23
· Aurora Earth Day – Enjoy guided nature hikes and walks at the Aurora Reservoir form 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
· Heritage Lakewood – Our Part for the Planet festival including music, food, art and exhibits as well as test drives of electric cards and e-bikes will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
· Larimer Square – Participate in the Earth Scavenger Hunt to win great prizes between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
· Longmont Museum – Booths, performances, animals and more will be on hand between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to celebrate Earth day in Longmont.
· Downtown Aquarium – The annual Party for the Planet will take place between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. with scavenger hunt, animals, demos, education sessions, crafts and more. (There is an admission fee).
Cheryl’s Cookies. If your mom is like mine, she would appreciate something sweet to get flowers or a card. I know I will be snagging this deal for her. At Chery’s Cookies, you can get the Mother’s Day Cookie Sampler (with three cookies) for just $9.99 shipped and also get a $10 Reward Card to be used on another purchase in the next four months.
Venardos Circus. You may already have your tickets to the circus (you can still use the promo code MHMAMAS). The show at Aspen Grove in Littleton on April 14 is nearly sold out but you can still get tickets for Longmont (Collision Brewing Company) on April 27.
Spring Consignment Sales. We have once again compiled a list of the best children’s consignments in town! Bookmark the page for all the details and put these dates on your calendars! This week’s sale is the Just Between Friends of Arvada sale on April 21-24. Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (50% off day); Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (50% off day)
at Flatiron Marketplace.
Lowe’s SpringFest. Are you thinking about your garden this summer? What you might want to grow? Head over to Lowe’s for the SpringFest with hanging baskets 2/$18; 4-pack Annuals 5/$10; Garden Soil Buy 3, Get 3 Free; and more. The sale will go through May 4th.
Travel and Adventure Show. April 30- May 1 the Travel and Adventure show will return to the Colorado Convention Center. You can meet travel celebrities like Andrew McCarthy! (Yes, the same guy you liked in all those movies and on TV) is an awesome travel writer. While you are there, you will have experts to help you find, plan and book your next trip. No more staycations for us! Use promo code DVPRIOR22 for a discount!