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Denver Deals: Tax day, Denver Aquarium & More

Did you go out to see the eclipse? It was such a short time – but did you notice that crickets were chirping like night-time during the middle of the day? Did you see it? Did you care? Did your kids tell you all about it? Rockies Tacos at Taco Bell. Taco Bell is continuing the annual tradition of when the Rockies score 7 or more runs in a game, the next day you can buy four tacos for $2. I can’t tell you how many times during the summer we are excited to have tacos so cheap! Target Circle Days. Target has some really awesome deals this week, during Target Circle Days! Rug sale, where rugs are 40% off. Books and games are buy two get one free. Old Spice spray/Secret Whole Body spray when you use the $4 off coupon + $4 back on Ibotta app and $10 money back from Target these end up being...

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...

Celebrate Children Around the World at Día del Niño (FREE!)

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will host its 22nd annual Día del Niño (Day of the Child) celebration on Sunday, April 28, with free general admission for all, bilingual activities, hands-on artmaking, musical and artistic performances and more. The museum will join its Golden Triangle neighbors, including Clyfford Still Museum, Center for Colorado Women’s History, History Colorado Center and the Denver Public Central Library for a neighborhood-wide festival to honor children around the world.   WHAT: 22nd Annual Día del Niño Celebration WHEN: Sunday, April 28, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. WHERE: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy. BILINGUAL INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: Clara Ricciardi, Senior Spanish Language and Community Engagement Liaison at the DAM. DAY-OF...

Puppy Yoga: Brings people and puppies together

You may have heard of goat yoga but how about PUPPY YOGA?!  Join Lifeline Puppy Rescue at The Source Hotel for an hour-long all-levels puppy yoga class, led by instructor Julianne Rodriguez (@julgrace) and accompanied by the sweetest puppies imaginable! When: Saturday, April 20, 2024 Time: 11 am – 12 pm Where: The Source Hotel RiNo (3330 Brighton Boulevard Denver, CO 80216) Price: $15  CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR SPOT Don’t miss out on this unique and fun experience, grab your yoga mat and get ready to downward dog with some furry friends! Please bring a yoga mat, towel, and water bottle.

Strengthening Families and Preventing Child Abuse: Essential Tips and Resources

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month reminds us to come together to focus on supporting families because by doing so, we strengthen them and can prevent child abuse from happening. Why Child Abuse Prevention Matters Preventing child abuse is crucial for several reasons. It protects children from immediate harm and supports their overall well-being and development. Prevention efforts can also break the cycle of abuse, helping future generations grow up in healthier families and communities. Prevention also strengthens families and keeps them together. Strategies for Strengthening Families and Preventing Child Abuse Proven ways to help parents grow and maintain strong families: Educate Yourself and Your Children: There is no perfect parent, but knowing what to expect does make t...

Deals: Arvada Kite Festival, Rockies Opening Day & More!

Springtime is known as the time of renewal. I’m excited to be writing again. I took several weeks off writing weekly deals for you as I was on a trip of a lifetime with my daughter. We went to Paris and London. If you have not done an individual child trip, I highly recommend it. It doesn’t even have to be as far away as Paris but spending time with just one child really was a great bonding time. And now we have a ton of inside jokes (not that we didn’t before). Rockies Tacos at Taco Bell. Taco Bell is continuing the annual tradition of when the Rockies score 7 or more runs in a game, the next day you can buy four tacos for $2. I can’t tell you how many times during the summer we are excited to have tacos so cheap! Rockies Opening Day. There is always a lot of festivities around Coors...

Kids: Become a Ninja at Summit Sensory Ninjas Summer Camp!

Does your child crave sensory-seeking activities? Does your child enjoy continuous movement? Summit Sensory Ninjas is an exciting group for children of all ages to participate in a range of physical activities and explore their senses. Summit Pediatric Therapy’s experienced pediatric therapists will provide guidance and support in their advanced sensory gym, teaching the kids about our EIGHT different sensory systems: Touch, Taste, Sight, Smell, Hearing, Proprioception, Vestibular and Interoception.  Through a series of fun, engaging activities, children will learn to identify what makes them feel calm, excited, focused, or silly. Working together in teams and designing obstacle courses, kids will develop an understanding of their own individual sensory needs. Join us a...

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...

Eclipse Extravaganza in Denver!

On Monday, April 8, buckle in for a family presentation on all things Eclipse at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science’s Planetarium! Learn about: What makes an Eclipse an Eclipse Characteristics of this Total Eclipse How to safely view an Eclipse Lead by DMNS’s Educator Performers, this presentation in our state-of-the-art Planetarium will leave you with fast facts to show off! The presentation will be followed by an opportunity for brief questions from our audience. These 30-minute adventures will take off at 9:30 am, 10:15 am, 11:00 am, and 11:45 am. Join them outside afterward to enjoy the Eclipse!   

Calling All Super Moms: Getting your kids off the tablet and into music this summer!

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? 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 imagine your little one strumming a guitar or pounding...

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...