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Activities

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

Mommy & Me Ski Class at Echo Mountain (Win it!)

There are Mommy & Me sign language, yoga and swim classes but why should it stop there? At Echo Mountain it keeps going—straight down the mountain in their Parent and Me private ski lessons for 3-year-old skiers and his/her parent. The concept is brilliant and simple: Take a one-hour lesson with your child to prepare […]

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It's Never too Early to Start Thinking About (Sanborn) Camp!

Yep, the kids are back in school, the decorations have been boxed (almost), and the leftovers have all been consumed. Families have returned from epic “vacations” after which most of us needed an additional vacation. By and large, we are all happily settling back into our pre-holiday routines, going strong with our fitness resolutions, and […]

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How to stay fit this winter

Outdoor-workout enthusiasts reveled in a balmy autumn, running, hiking and cycling for as long as possible before the snow finally fell. But as colder days and earlier nightfall give way to freezing temperatures, slippery snow and numbing winds can kill motivation for even the most hard-core exercisers. Instead of hibernating, fitness experts say that transitioning […]

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Event round-up: Noon Year's Eve, Extreme Rodeo & More!

Friday. Little ones get a New Year’s party all their own at the Children’s Museum of Denver’s “Noon Year’s Eve” bash. The plaza outside the museum turns into a mini-Times Square, complete with a sparkly ball-drop – every hour, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., revelers can gather and count down to the drop. Sheets […]

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Event Round-up: Zoo Lights, Schoolhouse Rock & More!

Through Jan. 2. The Denver Zoo is all aglow for the 20th anniversary of the park’s Zoo Lights. Light displays twinkle in the trees and along pathways, some in the shape of the zoo’s residents. Warm up at warming stations scattered throughout, and take a break for a live animal demonstration or a visit with […]

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Decorating with Science for the Holidays

Have you decorated your home for the holidays yet? They are coming up quickly and if you haven’t finished sprucing up the home, why not try decking the halls with a little science? First, you’ll need to head out to your local craft store, garden store or science supply store, like SteveSpanglerScience.com and purchase a […]

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Free Holiday Activities in Denver

Some of the Mile High City’s greatest winter attractions and events are for FREE. Don’t miss this great list compiled by our friends at Visit Denver: FREE HOLIDAY FESTIVALS & EVENTS The Ice Palace at Cherry Creek Shopping Center Nov. 12 – Dec. 24 www.shopcherrycreek.com The Ice Palace, an extensive new, free holiday experience features […]

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Colorado in December: Celebrate the season with our daily guide

From train rides to light shows to tons of tubas, there’s something going on every December day. December 1 Sign-language Santa: Cherry Creek Shopping Center continues its annual tradition of providing hearing-impaired children with a special visit with Santa, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. 3000 E. First Ave., 303-388-3900 2 Christmas Sing-in: The Lutheran […]

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