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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...

Arts Week will showcase free events and artists

Arts Week at The Orchard Town Center is almost upon us! This collaborative seven-day event, spanning various neighborhoods, including Westminster’s new downtown area and the eclectic Historic Westminster, will showcase the talents of the local makers, creators and artists who make up the city’s diverse artistic community.   The kick-off event at the Orchard Town Center will feature a myriad of activities on April 20th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., including live music performances, pottery demonstrations, a painting project hosted by Whimsy Paint & Sip, chalk art participatory opportunities and a community mural where attendees can leave their mark. Additionally, attendees can browse and support local-owned shops, including the Center’s tenant Create Marketplace an...

Tiny Tots Orchestra: Ocean Adventure

On April 2 at 10:45 a.m., blast off on a musical journey into outer space in this Tiny Tots Orchestra Performance for toddlers and early elementary students at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science! Families will join a teaching artist and special guests on an underwater adventure, hearing music that sounds like the ocean and the creatures that live deep within it. Get ready for a deep dive into the orchestra. Tiny Tots programs, brought to the Museum by Inside the Orchestra, are 45-minute immersive, interactive concerts for kids seven and under (and their adults) to get truly “inside the orchestra.” Attendees are seated on the floor and encircled by the 30+ piece orchestra. The orchestral performance is followed by a meet and greet opportunity with the musicians and performers. Visit th...

Denver Summer Camp Guide 2024: Colorado’s Best Camps

Denver summer camp season is almost here and we’ve teamed up with Denver-area summer camps in our Denver Summer Camp Guide to include features of fabulous summer camps below (some are even offering discounts! )  In addition to this directory, we will be featuring a variety of Denver camps over the next few months that give a more in-depth glimpse of camp life so keep checking in.  Also, don’t procrastinate–many spots are filling up quickly!  Check back often for additions to our directory; businesses are posting every day. And don’t delay. Many camps fill up by April. Are you a summer camp? Be sure to go here to add your listing.  Denver Summer Camp Guide 2024 Arts Camps (music, dance, etc.) Academic Camps Outdoor Camps General Camps Sports Camp...

Now in 4 Colorado Locations–Summer Solved with Steve & Kate’s Camp!

If you have children, then you know planning for summer can be a challenge: Choosing a variety of activities. Planning around vacations and friends. Committing to weekly sessions 6 months in advance.  But with Steve & Kate’s Camp in Broomfield, Colorado Springs, Denver, and Greenwood Village, your entire summer could be solved! Steve & Kate’s Camp, which has been a San Francisco Bay Area staple since 1980, is opening up one more Colorado location! Children will create their own summer camp experience by choosing from a variety of activities they love–from moviemaking to sports, coding, and sewing. And parents can buy any number of days, to use whenever they’d like–no weekly sessions required. They’ll even refund any unused days automatically after summer. Ready to learn more? ...

New Orcas exhibit at Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Unleash the magic of the sea with “Orcas: Our Shared Future at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science! Trace the evolution of our beliefs about orcas, from fear to admiration and awe, as we discover their stunning intelligence and complex social structures. Meet a life-sized replica of an orca family as you listen to their soothing harmonies in an immersive underwater environment. Deepen your appreciation for the art of the Indigenous peoples of North America’s Northwest Coast. Discover stories that reveal a profound respect for orcas, highlighting the deep connection between humans and these powerful beings. Examine the global movement to protect our ocean ecosystems, reflect on the consequences of captivity and celebrate the future we share with the fascinating and awe-inspiring o...

CSU Spur offers free activites & events for kids!

If you’re looking for fun, free activities in Denver for the whole family, look no further than 2nd Saturdays at CSU Spur. While CSU Spur is always free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the week, it opens its doors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every second Saturday of the month for a variety of activities and special events. “We have something for all ages – talk to the vets during animal surgeries, play in our mock clinic and mock kitchen, get to know the horses that live at Spur and work in equine-assisted services, experience virtual reality, and more!,” said Kathryn Venzor, director of education for CSU Spur. “Every 2nd Saturday will feature new, hands-on activities, so we hope visitors will come back for more. We’re also very excited to continue to offer all of our progra...

Spring Break in Denver: 100+ Family-friendly activities 2024

Welcome to Spring Break in Denver 2024! Let’s face it: Spring Break in Colorado can be difficult to plan. Will there be snow? Will it be a balmy 70 degrees? Fortunately, we have you covered with our guide to Spring Break in Denver 2024 with indoor and outdoor activities, categorized by geographic area. Don’t miss: Family Vacation: Your Guide to Spring Break in Colorado  15 Affordable Family Spring Break Adventures in Colorado Denver Free Days 2024 Guide to Family Ski Vacations in Colorado Colorado Family Outdoor Adventure: An All-Ages Guide to Hiking, Camping, and Getting Outside 20 Best Places to Go Sledding in Colorado Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Skating in Colorado WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN COLORADO FOR SPRING BREAK 2024? CENTRAL DENVER Bad Axe Throwing. (downtown and Central Wash...

Get your Goat on for these G.O.A.T Denver events!

Are these Denver events the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) or just about goats?  Head to The Shops at Northfield this March to enjoy three special events held in partnership with Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga. Goatflix and Chill – Friday, March 8th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Join us for a family-friendly screening of Pete’s Dragon complete with sociable little goats. Tickets are $20 per person, with 2-for-1 tickets offered for kids under age 12. Northfield Goat Yoga – Saturday, March 9th and March 16th at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Relieve your stress with a playful 60-minute indoor yoga class that is open to all levels, from beginners to advanced yogis. The class is priced at $27 per adult and $15 for ages 12 and under. Advance registration is reques...

St Patrick’s Day in Denver: 7 Family-friendly Events

St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t have to be about green beer and pub crawls. Here are some family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day events in Denver for 2024: St. Patrick’s Day Events in Denver 2024 Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade WHEN: March 16, 2024; 9:30 a.m. WHERE: Downtown Denver Celebrate the luck of the Irish at the Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade! The parade starts on Wynkoop at 19th Street, turns down 17th Street in front of Denver Union Station, and then turns northeast down Blake Street, proceeding all the way up to 27th Street. Olde Town Arvada’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival WHEN: March 16, noon- 6 p.m.  WHERE: Olde Town Arvada Everyone’s Irish at this all-ages St. Patrick’s Day Festival. This street festival features live music, 50+ unique vendors, food, a kids’ zone, and adult...

Win 12 tickets to the Colorado Garden & Home Show!

Mile High Mamas is giving away THREE FOUR-PACKS OF TICKETS to the Colorado Garden & Home Show. Scroll down to enter.  WHAT:    Bellco presents the 65th Colorado Garden & Home Show, Feb. 24 – Mar. 3, 2024, which transforms 400,000 square feet of the Colorado Convention Center into a virtual marketplace of garden and home improvement ideas. The Rocky Mountain region’s largest and oldest garden and home show features: More than 500 companies from 25 states and Canada to introduce new technologies, trends in landscaping, gardening, home improvement, energy-efficient heating and cooling products, windows, siding, flooring, roofing, gutters, decks and sprinklers and irrigation Hot products at the show like artificial grasses and smart pet doors as well as sh...

Denver Zoo’s NEW 570-acre preserve and conservation center

The Denver Zoo is about to get bigger and better than ever! For more than 128 years, Denver Zoo has existed as an urban campus with a finite geographic footprint, historically limiting the space it has available to make a significant impact for wildlife. That will soon change with the opening of The Lembke Family Preserve, an expansive 570-acre facility in Weld County that leads off a transformative year for the Zoo and will serve as a pillar of its future animal care and wildlife conservation efforts. Construction has begun with phase one facilities and infrastructure under development. The Lembke Family Preserve will not be open to the public. “The Lembke Family Preserve represents the start of a new era for Denver Zoo and will dramatically expand our capabilities for our animals an...