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Denver Events

Find Denver-area activities for kids in our event calendar!  

New feature: You may now add your own family-friendly event to our calendar below for free! Please no fundraisers, camps, or ongoing events (longer than a week).  Only two listings per organization per month. Events must be geared to families or will not be approved. 

Apr
22
Mon
Wild Earth Day @ The Wild Animal Sanctuary
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for an event that is designed to not only help “Mother Earth”, but also the animals and humans that inhabit this wonderful planet!

A general celebration with free entry for each person that brings a live potted tree to plant – includes great food and amazing animals that will add lots of fun to the mix, so plan to celebrate your “Wild Earth Day” with us and more than 500 of the wildest friends you could ever have!

Earth Day Denver @ Webb Building Atrium
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Find out how you can make a difference! Meet with Denver departments that have resources to help you green you business and neighborhoods, and meet teams that are taking action in Denver. FREE and Open to the Public. 
 
Theme: Green Teams in Action
Hosted by: Denver Department of Public Health and Environment
Stand Against Racism Week @ Boulder, Colorado
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 9:00 pm

During Stand Against Racism Week, the YWCA will unite our community in a bold demonstration that delivers a clear message: we are on a mission to eliminate racism. 

Events are planned in nearly every state across the country including engagement in public policy and advocacy, community education, and public proclamations. Here in Boulder County the YWCA will holding the following events:

  • Tuesday, April 23: free film screening of the documentary, 13th, by Director Ava DuVernay, who also directed Selma, followed by a community discussion facilitated by Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty and Deputy Director of Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Juston L. Cooper, M.P.A. The screening and discussion will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Nomad Theater located at 1410 Quince Avenue in Boulder. Please RSVP by calling the YWCA at: (303) 443-0419.
  • Tuesday, April 23: Reading to End Racism for students at Alicia Sanchez International School in Lafayette, Colorado.
  • Thursday, April 25: YWCA Boulder County Community Open House from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the YWCA’s offices located at 2222 14th Street in Boulder. Please join us to learn about the YWCA’s mission to eliminate racism, share perspectives and goals for community members and agencies, and help develop strong next steps in creating a more welcoming and equitable community. Those interested in being part of the discussion should contact Debbie Pope at dpope@ywcaboulder.org.
  • Saturday, April 27: Fourth Annual THRIVE Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Front Range Community College Boulder County Campus located at 2190 Miller Drive in Longmont, Colorado. The THRIVE bilingual conference is aimed at helping Boulder County residents needing to build assets such as homes, businesses, post-secondary education, health insurance, and social justice. Participants will learn about resources that are available to them and will leave the conference with clear next steps. This conference is free of charge and lunch is provided. Children activities are included to make it easier for working parents to attend. Please RSVP to 2019ThriveConf.Eventbrite.com
  • Monday, April 29: Reading to End Racism for students at Birch Elementary School in Broomfield, Colorado.

Participants in YWCA’s Stand Against Racism range from schoolchildren to elected officials, from owners of small businesses to church leaders, and many others. For more details, to register your own event or look up a participating site, visit www.StandAgainstRacism.org. For more information on local events, please contact the YWCA Boulder County at (303) 443-0419. 

Colorado Rockies vs. Washington Nationals @ Coors Field - Home of the Colorado Rockies
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 24 @ 9:30 pm

Enjoy exciting major league baseball and come out to this series between the Colorado Rockies and the Washington Nationals.

Apr
23
Tue
Petite Musique: The Three Bears @ Hampton Hall
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

This specially designed program introduces the instruments of the orchestra to very young children in venues throughout the metro area. our 16-piece orchestra and narrator perform an interactive program which incorporates storytelling, singing, and movement with music. This year’s program, The Three Bears will delight young children, teachers, and parents.

Cost: $5 per child/adult. For groups of 20 or more, the coordinating teacher attends free.

Pandas Home @ Lone Tree Arts Center
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 25 @ 10:00 pm

Venture into the culture and history of distant China by following footprints left by a panda. Through the use of dance, sound, interactive projected images, and play, the performers and children alike will encounter bamboo forests, monsters, fireworks, and kites as they explore the five elements of Wu Xing—wood, fire, earth, metal, and water.

Apr
26
Fri
Wild Dreams Overnight @ Downtown Aquarium
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Bring your sleeping bag and snooze amongst the sharks and rays! Have an exciting night at the Downtown Aquarium to explore the exhibits, learn about the animals and their habitats, make a craft, play games and much more. T-shirts & breakfast included.

Ages: 5-11 (adult chaperones are required)
will receive 1 free adult with every 5 paid children.
Pre-registration is required, call 303-561-4444 for information.

 

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Glendale Raptors vs. Rugby United New York @ Infinity Park Event Center
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Major League Rugby Season continues with the Glendale Raptors hosting Rugby United New York at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado!

Apr
27
Sat
Boulder County Kids Sale @ Boulder Valley Christian Church
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

It’s finally here! 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.

 

Inside the Orchestra’s Tiny Tots Concert @ McNichols Civic Center Building, Denver Arts & Venues
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Tiny Tots gets children truly inside the orchestra by seating the audience on the floor and surrounding them with a 30+ piece orchestra. Designed for children six and under, this 45-minute program gives young ones the chance to interact with the music and learn about the instruments in the process. Tiny Tots audiences receive an up-close-and-personal performance in a casual, fun environment. The experience is one-of-a-kind!

Highlights of the Spring Series: At the beginning of the concert we will blast off with music that sounds like a rocket ship during takeoff! Then moonwalk with some bouncy, gravity-defying music, dance like silly aliens, fly through space, and come back to Earth with a bumpy landing, all as the music is being performed. Musical selections include orchestral classics, children’s singalong favorites, and soaring movie music that the whole family will love.

Family Discovery Series: OOPS @ The Schoolhouse at Mainstreet
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Through slapstick humor, audience interaction and shadow play, Suzzie Sazzypants and her assistant Felix present a fantastical story about learning from failure and finding joy in imperfection.

Presented by Parker Arts

Story Agent Suzzie Sazzypants and her assistant Felix present a most perfect story… except everything goes wrong. Delightful Disaster takes center stage as they create “the most perfect mess that ever was.” Through side-splitting humor, slapstick, audience interaction and shadow play, OOPS becomes a fantastical story about learning from failure and finding joy in imperfection.

 

Ideal fo kids 4-11 years old.

Super Kids Expo @ Orchard Town Center
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come explore everything your community has to offer for families this summer! Camps, schools, classes, fun, demonstrations and freebies. Plus, tons of free entertainment! Battle of Superheroes, Pony Rides, Bouncy Castle, Rock Climbing Wall, Sports Demos, Kids Performances, Camp Giveaways, and more!

*This event is rain or shine!  In the event of snow, the event will be rescheduled.