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Fun garage sale at the DMNS museum shop!

Discover incredible deals and unique finds at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science’s Museum Shop Garage Sale! Whether you’re a science enthusiast, a curious mind or simply looking for the perfect gift,  this sale has something for everyone. Friday, July 26 | 9 a.m. Begins at 8 a.m. for members and 9 a.m. for public. Sale ends once all items are sold. Exclusive Early Bird Shopping for members only begins at 8 a.m. Sale opens to everyone at 9 a.m. and ends when all items have been sold. No other discounts apply. Bring your own bag and a bargain-hunting attitude. Questions? Email [email protected]

4 ways families can find afforable Internet in Denver

In today’s digital age, having fast and affordable internet is key to meeting our family’s needs, whether that’s joining a video call for work, tuning in to classes remotely, accessing healthcare or staying connected with loved ones. However, due to recent changes to a federally funded program, some families are finding it harder to afford internet that helps them meet these daily needs. Until recently, more than 23 million households received financial support from the federal government to ensure their families could access reliable internet and stay connected. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provided families a $30 monthly benefit, but this program expired in April. If your family was affected by this policy change and is having trouble paying for your current internet option,...

Six Ways to Make Your Life Easier with Faster Internet – And How to Get It

Whether you and your family are joining a Zoom call from home, streaming live sports or taking an online class, a reliable internet connection is a must to ensure parents and kids alike can meet the demands of daily life. Some internet providers, such as Xfinity, automatically provide faster speeds at no cost but be sure to check with your provider to see if any upgrades are available. A fast and reliable internet connection is no longer just a luxury – it’s a necessity for meeting your personal and professional goals. Check out six ways a fast internet connection can save you time and help improve daily life: Smooth video calls: In today’s world, video conferencing is important for many reasons: remote work, virtual learning and connecting with family and friends. Fast internet supports h...

Empowering Creativity: The Scarf Studio Lets Kids Design Smiler-Maker Gifts for Mother’s Day

Move over Hermès, there’s a new wave of scarf designers on the scene this Mother’s Day, and they’re not your typical fashion moguls – they’re kids. The Scarf Studio, a Denver-based company, is revolutionizing the world of fashion by giving children the opportunity to design their own scarves, resulting in truly magical creations. What started as a brick-and-mortar endeavor has expanded into the online space, allowing kids everywhere to turn their artwork into heartfelt gifts for Mother’s Day, birthday and beyond. The process is simple yet enchanting. Grown-ups can visit The Scarf Studio’s website to print out a template. Kids then unleash their creativity using crayons, markers, or paint to design their masterpiece. Once the artwork is complete, adults upload it and...

Denver Center Theatre announces date night & kid-friendly productions

Denver Center Theatre Company Artistic Director Chris Coleman recently announced the 2024/25 season for the regional producing theatre arm of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA). The new Theatre Company season kicks off performances on September 13 and will feature eight mainstage productions that includes one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, iconic sci-fi musical Little Shop of Horrors, the 30th anniversary of A Christmas Carol, and the 2021 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, The Hot Wing King.    “It is always exciting to share a new season with our community, but I will confess that I am particularly jazzed about the lineup for the 2024/25 season,” said Artistic Director Chris Coleman. “Launching with a new production of Hamlet, includ...

Denver Children’s Consignment Sales Spring 2024 Schedule

Welcome to Denver’s Spring Consignment Sale for 2023! Twice a year, Mile High Mamas does a round-up detailing Colorado’s popular children’s consignment sales. Thousands of shoppers find bargains on kids’ clothing for newborn-preteen, toys, strollers, furniture, baby equipment, books, shoes, maternity items and more…all at 50-90% below retail. Be sure to check out the following fabulous sales. Always double-check the website for times, admission prices and any changes. Denver Children’s Consignment Sales 2024 March 8 Mothers of Multiples Society Sale Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Road, Castle Rock mothersofmultiples.com March 21-24 Just Between Friends of Aurora Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (25% off sale)...

Colorado Rockies Opening Day Family Fun 2024

As soon as that first pitch is thrown, spring has sprung in Denver and that glorious day will be Friday, April 5th! The Colorado Rockies will begin their season with home games against the Tampa Bay Rays at Coors Field at 2:10 p.m., Saturday, April 6th at 6:10 p.m. and Sunday, April 7th at 1:10 p.m.  Colorado Rockies Opening Day Events 2024 Opening Day at Denver Union Station. Celebrate the start of the 2024 Colorado Rockies season with a Denver Union Station Patio Party on Friday, April 5th. The family-friendly festivities will kick off on the Terminal Bar patio starting at 10 a.m. Enjoy live DJ entertainment, delicious food & drink specials, a visit from Rockies mascot Dinger, face painting, a photo booth and more.    LoDo’s Dairy Block mi...

Colorado Gift Guide: 50+ Ideas for Denver Moms

The season is giving is here and we’ve curated the perfect Colorado gift guide for Denver moms. We’ve teamed up with Colorado.com for ideas (plus, we have thrown in some of our favorites). Need more inspiration? See 75 Best Gifts for the Holidays with many Colorado favorites and don’t miss out on our Guide to Denver Holidays: Events, Lights and Fun and scroll down for some experiential fun for mom. Colorado Holiday Gift Ideas Take Them Outside Colorado is, perhaps, best known for its epic mountains, an abundance of state parks, expansive vistas and adventures. Bridgestone Winter Driving School is the most fun you’ll have on ice. Give the gift of exploration, with park passes to a Colorado State Park or a subscription to Colorado Outdoors Magazine. Give ...

Educational tech tips for kids in the digital age from Comcast

Do you feel like you’re in the swing of managing your kids’ back-to-school routines or do you feel a bit overwhelmed trying to keep up?  Technology doesn’t have to be part of that overwhelm. In fact, it can be a valuable tool for education. Comcast has some awesome tips for how to use it mindfully and with supervision to ensure a positive and constructive learning experience for your child. Don’t miss these great technology tips for parents to help their children succeed in the digital age. Create a productive workspace. Agree to a dedicated, organized and comfortable workspace for your child with good lighting and all the necessary school supplies. Be sure to find a place that minimizes distractions. Check your internet connectivity. Make sure your home has a stable and reliable inte...

Contest: Win tickets to Archery Games: fun-filled activities for kids and adults

It’s your chance to win a four-pack of tickets, a $120 value, to play Archery Dodgeball or Nerf Wars at Archery Games Denver. Participate in our exclusive giveaway contest below and secure your chance to experience the ultimate fun of either of these exhilarating activities. Archery Dodgeball Archery Dodgeball combines the rules of traditional dodgeball with the precision and excitement of archery, offering you a unique and thrilling gaming experience. To participate, you do not need to have any prior experience with archery. Each session starts with 15 minutes on the practice range to teach players how to shoot, and Archery Games has bows suited for both kids and adults. Following the training session, your group will be allocated one hour in the arena to engage in a series of mini-...

Summer in Boulder: Top 25 Fun Activities for Families

When planning a summer family activity, head to Boulder, Colorado to make it a day to remember!  From Pearl Street o a bike park to museums, Boulder has something for everyone. Looking for more Colorado fun? Be sure to check out Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs: Getaways, Outdoor Recreation Bites and Brews and scroll down for our summer activity guide with 200+ Denver activities. Family Fun in Boulder Hike, eat or catch a concert at Colorado Chautauqua.  Check out the pop-jet fountain and animal sculptures on Pearl Street.  Grab a kite at Into the Wind. Walk, run or bike the paved Boulder Creek Path.  Valmont Bike Park. 42 acres of terrain park for family fun Pick up a book or two at the  Boulder Book Store.  Grab a cookbook, gadgets and utensils at t...

Calling All Supermoms: Unleash the Power of Music for a Summer Full of Melodic Fun!

Hey, busy moms! Are you tired of the constant couch potato syndrome plaguing your kids this summer? Do you yearn for a magic formula that will boost their confidence, improve test scores, and pry them away from screens? Littleton School of Music and Parker Music Academy Well, have we got news for you! It’s time to embrace the symphonic solution: music lessons!  We would love to introduce you to the Littleton School of Music and Parker Music Academy, and reveal limited lesson time slots that you’ll want to snatch up ASAP.  Boosting Confidence: Did you know that wielding a musical instrument can transform your child into a confident maestro? Numerous studies have shown that learning to play an instrument boosts self-esteem and nurtures a sense of accomplishment. Just im...