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Activities

Check out Denver’s guide to activities, craft ideas, Steve Spangler Science experiments and so much more!

New "Whales" exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science opens with a splash

Huge. Ancient. Intelligent. And swimming into a museum near you. As the subject of the latest temporary exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, whales practically sell themselves. “Everybody loves whales because they’re such cool animals,” said John Demboski, curator of vertebrate zoology at the museum. “They’re smart. They have language and dialects. […]

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The Ultimate Family Activity: Geocaching!

Are you forever on the lookout for something your whole family can enjoy without spending a fortune?  Look no further, because I have the answer for you right here in this blog post.  Are you ready for it?  Here it is…GEOCACHING!   Geo-WHAT? Geocaching (jee-oh-kash-ing) is a global treasure hunt.  No kidding, although I’m taking some […]

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Denver Botanic Gardens opens new $6 million Science Pyramid

The new exhibit at the Denver Botanic Gardens is now open to the public. The 5,258-square-foot, $6 million Science Pyramid showcases the Denver Botanic Gardens’ research activities and invites visitors to see the world of plants through a scientific lens. In this inaugural season, learn about Colorado ecosystems, how plant scientists explore our world by […]

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New Dinosaur Ridge Discovery Center opening!

There’s a new kid in town and he is about 65 million years old. The new Dinosaur Ridge Discovery Center near Red Rocks will be officially open to the public on Sept. 23. In 2013, the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge obtained this new property on the west side of Dinosaur Ridge, an ideal location for […]

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