Aug
31
Mon
Denver Botanic Gardens Free Day @ Denver Botanic Gardens (York St)
Aug 31 all-day

Denver Botanic Gardens began in 1959, and has grown to include beautiful themed gardens showcasing plants and design techniques from all over the world. In the new Mordecai Children’s Garden, kids of all ages can explore Alpine plant and animal life, hunt for bugs, enjoy imaginative storytelling and more.  

Sep
1
Tue
Children’s Museum of Denver Target Tuesdays @ Children's Museum of Denver
Sep 1 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 2 @ 2:00 am

Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Target, families play for free the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm. Engineer buildings, get messy in the art studio, hop, dance, wiggle and play! The Children’s Museum of Denver believes in kid-powered imaginative play, and has inspired fun and learning since 1973.

Sep
3
Thu
Ladies Night @ Shoot Indoors
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Shoot Indoors is the north area’s premiere new indoor shooting range. 10 spacious, well-ventilated lanes, free gun safety classes, special events and activities, and friendly, knowledgeable staff. 

It’s Ladies’ night from 6PM to 9PM! Ladies shoot for just $10!!! We have pink targets and free gun rentals!! (New shooters still have to do the one time $10 New Shooter Fee to get you in the system)

While you’re here, be sure to stop by the ChArmed and Dangerous booth for beautiful jewelry and accessories handcrafted from spent bullet casings. 

 

Sep
4
Fri
Boulder Creek Hometown Festival @ Downtown Boulder
Sep 4 all-day

Just as the Boulder Creek Festival® kicks off the summer in Boulder County, the Boulder Creek Hometown Festival is the perfect bookend to close out the summer event season in downtown Boulder. Started in 1998, this hometown celebration features over 100 arts & crafts exhibitors in Central Park and on the Boulder Public Library lawn along the creek, great live performances at the Bandshell, an interactive Sports & Kids Expo, the 6th Annual Hometown Festival 5K, food court & beer garden, the infamous 18th Annual Chili Inferno Cook-Off, 4th Annual LETR StarLite Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, and an entire children’s area with carnival rides and exhibitors, the Great Zucchini Race, Big Wheel 300 races, and much more! Don’t miss out on the festivities of this unique community event!

Four Mile Historic Park Free Day @ Four Mile Historic Park
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Travel back to 1859…for free! Enjoy a tour of the Four Mile House Museum – a Denver Landmark, panning for gold, and meeting our many farm-animals! On the first Friday of each month, Four Mile Historic Park is offering free general admission, courtesy of the support provided by your Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

APEX Center Family Night Out @ Arvada APEX Center
Sep 4 @ 11:00 pm – Sep 5 @ 3:00 am

Spend some QT with your family at the premier recreation center in the state. Fee includes dinner and snacks, all APEX activities (ice skating, rock wall climbing, swimming, indoor playground, basketball, volleyball) as well as special games and programming. 

Advance registration is required

Kid’s Night Out Across America @ A Rec Center Near You
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Kid’s Night Out is a safe, supervised, FUN weekly event for kids ages 7-14, where they can dance, swim, play games, hang out and win prizes! 

Every week is a new theme, and depending on the location there are various activities to choose from. Rock wall, swimming pool, video games, basketball…just to name a few! 

A live DJ spins tunes that are pre-approved for kids, and all activities are supervised to ensure kids are being safe and appropriate. 

Each rec center sets their own rates, so admission costs vary. Generally between $10 and $15 per kid. Find a location near you to check cost, hours, and activities available and sign your kids up today! 

Sep
5
Sat
Boulder Creek Hometown Festival @ Downtown Boulder
Sep 5 all-day

Just as the Boulder Creek Festival® kicks off the summer in Boulder County, the Boulder Creek Hometown Festival is the perfect bookend to close out the summer event season in downtown Boulder. Started in 1998, this hometown celebration features over 100 arts & crafts exhibitors in Central Park and on the Boulder Public Library lawn along the creek, great live performances at the Bandshell, an interactive Sports & Kids Expo, the 6th Annual Hometown Festival 5K, food court & beer garden, the infamous 18th Annual Chili Inferno Cook-Off, 4th Annual LETR StarLite Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, and an entire children’s area with carnival rides and exhibitors, the Great Zucchini Race, Big Wheel 300 races, and much more! Don’t miss out on the festivities of this unique community event!

Denver Art Museum Free Day @ Denver Art Museum
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 14 @ 9:00 am

The first Saturday of every month is a free day at the DAM! Saturdays are a great time to bring the kiddos-on weekends, the museum checks out backpacks and Art Tubes to families that contain games, puzzles, art activities, and a family friendly guide through the galleries. Also on weekends are the Create and Take stations, where staff instructs your children in a fun and creative activity to bring home! 

The Art Museum has something for everyone, boasting one of the largest and most comprehensive collections in the western US.

Sep
6
Sun
Boulder Creek Hometown Festival @ Downtown Boulder
Sep 6 all-day

Just as the Boulder Creek Festival® kicks off the summer in Boulder County, the Boulder Creek Hometown Festival is the perfect bookend to close out the summer event season in downtown Boulder. Started in 1998, this hometown celebration features over 100 arts & crafts exhibitors in Central Park and on the Boulder Public Library lawn along the creek, great live performances at the Bandshell, an interactive Sports & Kids Expo, the 6th Annual Hometown Festival 5K, food court & beer garden, the infamous 18th Annual Chili Inferno Cook-Off, 4th Annual LETR StarLite Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, and an entire children’s area with carnival rides and exhibitors, the Great Zucchini Race, Big Wheel 300 races, and much more! Don’t miss out on the festivities of this unique community event!

Boulder History Museum Free First Sundays @ Boulder History Museum
Sep 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Boulder History Museum provides engaging educational experiences for people to explore the continuing history of the Boulder region. The Museum collects, preserves and presents Boulder history in order to connect them with the past, provide a context for the present and inspire a vision for the future.

The Boulder History Museum is located in the Harbeck-Bergheim House, a designated Historic Landmark, and is adjacent to Beach Park which provides a great picnic spot and play area after your Museum visit. 

Explore Boulder’s rich history within the interactive exhibits, and let the kids run off some energy in the Discovery Room!

Sep
7
Mon
Boulder Creek Hometown Festival @ Downtown Boulder
Sep 7 all-day

Just as the Boulder Creek Festival® kicks off the summer in Boulder County, the Boulder Creek Hometown Festival is the perfect bookend to close out the summer event season in downtown Boulder. Started in 1998, this hometown celebration features over 100 arts & crafts exhibitors in Central Park and on the Boulder Public Library lawn along the creek, great live performances at the Bandshell, an interactive Sports & Kids Expo, the 6th Annual Hometown Festival 5K, food court & beer garden, the infamous 18th Annual Chili Inferno Cook-Off, 4th Annual LETR StarLite Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, and an entire children’s area with carnival rides and exhibitors, the Great Zucchini Race, Big Wheel 300 races, and much more! Don’t miss out on the festivities of this unique community event!

Sep
9
Wed
Denver Botanic Gardens Free Day @ Denver Botanic Gardens (York St)
Sep 9 all-day

Denver Botanic Gardens began in 1959, and has grown to include beautiful themed gardens showcasing plants and design techniques from all over the world. In the new Mordecai Children’s Garden, kids of all ages can explore Alpine plant and animal life, hunt for bugs, enjoy imaginative storytelling and more.  

Sep
10
Thu
Ladies Night @ Shoot Indoors
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Shoot Indoors is the north area’s premiere new indoor shooting range. 10 spacious, well-ventilated lanes, free gun safety classes, special events and activities, and friendly, knowledgeable staff. 

It’s Ladies’ night from 6PM to 9PM! Ladies shoot for just $10!!! We have pink targets and free gun rentals!! (New shooters still have to do the one time $10 New Shooter Fee to get you in the system)

While you’re here, be sure to stop by the ChArmed and Dangerous booth for beautiful jewelry and accessories handcrafted from spent bullet casings. 

 

Sep
11
Fri
Kid’s Night Out Across America @ A Rec Center Near You
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Kid’s Night Out is a safe, supervised, FUN weekly event for kids ages 7-14, where they can dance, swim, play games, hang out and win prizes! 

Every week is a new theme, and depending on the location there are various activities to choose from. Rock wall, swimming pool, video games, basketball…just to name a few! 

A live DJ spins tunes that are pre-approved for kids, and all activities are supervised to ensure kids are being safe and appropriate. 

Each rec center sets their own rates, so admission costs vary. Generally between $10 and $15 per kid. Find a location near you to check cost, hours, and activities available and sign your kids up today! 

Sep
12
Sat
YA Center’s Second Saturdays @ Young Americans Center for Financial Education
Sep 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us the second Saturday of each month for a unique learning experience, designed especially for youth, ages 3-8, and their parents.  Families attending our Second Saturdays classes will be treated to an interactive tour of Young Americans Bank, the only bank in the world for young people. Then, students and parents will participate in games and activities that teach young people about the importance of money and banking — and how parents can reinforce those lessons at home.

  • Coin Carnival: for ages 3-5; a variety of money-themed games that teach coin recognition and counting
  • Scavenger Hunt: for ages 6-8; explore Young Americans Bank by taking part in a special Scavenger Hunt

Second Saturdays are perfect for the family wanting to open a bank account.  Once the games are finished, kids have the opportunity to take advantage of a real-life, hands-on learning experience by opening a new savings account.

If your child already has an account with Young Americans, Second Saturdays are an ideal way to participate in our referral program.

 

Snowboard on the Block Festival
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kick off Colorado’s snowboarding season with a huge block party featuring films, demos, skate ramp, live music from Dressy Bessy, Wiredogs, Talib Kweli, and more, and a massive gear sale. 

Sep
17
Thu
Ladies Night @ Shoot Indoors
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Shoot Indoors is the north area’s premiere new indoor shooting range. 10 spacious, well-ventilated lanes, free gun safety classes, special events and activities, and friendly, knowledgeable staff. 

It’s Ladies’ night from 6PM to 9PM! Ladies shoot for just $10!!! We have pink targets and free gun rentals!! (New shooters still have to do the one time $10 New Shooter Fee to get you in the system)

While you’re here, be sure to stop by the ChArmed and Dangerous booth for beautiful jewelry and accessories handcrafted from spent bullet casings. 

 

Sep
18
Fri
Kid’s Night Out Across America @ A Rec Center Near You
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Kid’s Night Out is a safe, supervised, FUN weekly event for kids ages 7-14, where they can dance, swim, play games, hang out and win prizes! 

Every week is a new theme, and depending on the location there are various activities to choose from. Rock wall, swimming pool, video games, basketball…just to name a few! 

A live DJ spins tunes that are pre-approved for kids, and all activities are supervised to ensure kids are being safe and appropriate. 

Each rec center sets their own rates, so admission costs vary. Generally between $10 and $15 per kid. Find a location near you to check cost, hours, and activities available and sign your kids up today! 

Sep
19
Sat
Centennial Chalk Art Festival @ Centennial Center Park
Sep 19 all-day

For the first time, the Rocky Mountain region’s preeminent Italian chalk art festival is expanding to a second event scheduled for September 19 and 20, 2015.

Centennial Center Park
13050 E Peakview Ave
Englewood, CO 80111

Join us for this free event and watch as talented artists bring masterpieces to life right at your feet. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at what is sure to become Centennial’s most colorful weekend:

  • Meet the artists
  • Delight in live music
  • Savor food and beverage offerings
  • Have fun in the Kids’ Circle

 

Teddy Bear Clinic @ Denver Zoo
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bring your stuffed animals and their kid caretakers to our second annual Teddy Bear Clinic on Saturday, September 19, presented in partnership with Children’s Hospital Colorado. Families can walk around the Zoo to different stations where volunteers and staff will provide “medical” procedures for stuffed animals while educating young guests about healthy habits. Guests will also learn about the excellent care zookeepers and veterinarians provide the animals here at the Zoo and get to meet Elbert, the Zoo and Children’s Hospital Colorado’s mascot, at the Zoo’s Explore the Shore Play Area, Presented by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Bumping Into Nature @ Majestic View Park
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Bumping Into Nature runs the third Saturday of every month. An interactive family program that will leave you curious for more…and more is what you will get! After the program, go home with follow-up ideas focusing on that month’s topic.  Pre-registration required, call 720-898-7405