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The 6th Annual Backpack to School Event

JAMMIN’ 101.5 and FLO 107.1 are sending kids back to school in style. The 6th annual “Backpack to School” events are back and better than ever for 2019!

Dates: 
08/17/2019
1 PM – 3 PM
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Location:

Metro by T-Mobile
4000 Colorado Blvd Unit 103,
Denver, CO, 80216,
United States

Phone:

303-872-1500

Back to School Dinner with Anna and Elsa- Oblio's Pizzeria

Put on your favorite dresses and crowns and join us for this magical event! Event includes meet and greet with each dining table, one-on-one time and photo opportunities. Listen to Anna and Elsa sing beautiful songs and tell stories of their magical lives. Each child will receive their very own magical snowflake from Elsa and Ice Princess Face Painting!

Dates: 
08/26/2019
4:30 PM and 6:30 PM seating
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Organization:

Oblio's Pizzeria

Location:

​6115 E 22nd Ave
Denver, CO, 80207
United States

Phone:

303-321-1511

BACK 2 School BASH- Alexa’s Dance Factory

Activities 4 All!

Dates: 
08/24/2019
1 PM – 3:30 PM
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Location:

3911 Norwood Dr. Unit D
Littleton, CO, 80125
United States

Phone:

303-495-3577

Party on the Plaza

This year, we're partying like... well, it's our birthday! Join us for our 50th birthday celebration featuring buskers, balloons, cake, live music & so much more! Live Music will feature top hits from 1969 by The Modniks & School of Rock Golden/Lakewood

Dates: 
08/23/2019
4:30 PM – 8 PM
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Location:

470 S. Allison Pkwy.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Asian Elephant Appreciation Day

Celebrate Asian elephants at Denver Zoo! Join us for zookeeper talks, elephant demonstrations, activities and more to discover the importance of Asian elephants in the wild and how you can help this endangered species from right here in Denver!

Dates: 
08/16/2019
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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Organization:

Denver Zoo

Location:

2300 Steele St.
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

Phone:

720-377-1400

Wildlife Watching at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Being an early riser can have its advantages to seeing wildlife. Join us bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at Camper Services to go on an easy 1.5-mile hike. We may have the chance to see the parks resident wildlife. Hiking shoes and binoculars are advised, but not required.

Dates: 
08/23/2019
9 AM – 10 AM
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Location:

410 JL Ranch Heights
Colorado Springs, CO, 80926
United States

Phone:

(719) 576-2016

Free Summer Meals for Kids- Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library

Eat a FREE nutritious lunch at the library, Monday-Friday, 12-2 p.m. All children (1–18 years) are welcome.

Dates: 
08/16/2019
12 pm - 2 pm
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Location:

1498 Irving St
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

(720) 865-2370

Touch-A-Truck in Erie

Honk the horn, turn the wheel and touch the buttons at Touch-A-Truck! Your kids will love checking out trucks of all shapes and sizes.

Dates: 
08/17/2019
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Location:

Erie Community Park
450 Powers St
Erie , CO, 80516
United States

Phone:

303-926-2550

Aurora Public Library Pop-Up at Stanley

Oh hey! Aurora Public Libraries will send their pop-up library back to Stanley this summer.

Dates: 
08/16/2019
08/23/2019
08/30/2019
10 AM – 1 PM
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Organization:

Stanley Marketplace

Location:

2501 Dallas St
Aurora, CO, 80010
United States

Phone:

(303) 355-2787

Baby Animal Snuggle and Brunch Fundraiser

Want to snuggle the babies and all of the animals at Broken Shovels Farm Sanctuary but want to skip the huge crowds? Cant make it to our regular Open Sanctuary events on Sundays? Want a chance to have a fantastic brunch in our beautiful farm setting on a relaxing Saturday morning?

Dates: 
08/24/2019
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
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Organization:

Broken Shovels Farm

Location:

8640 Dahlia St
Commerce City, CO, 80640
United States

Free Back To School Supplies for Your Child- Lakewood

Score a new backpack and school supplies for your student at a participating Boost Mobile location during our Back To School event! No purchase necessary. There will be music, games and fun for the whole family! Plus, register online now to win a moto g7 PLAY just in time to keep track of your kids and their after-school activities – enter here --> http://bit.ly/2LlDXnB Limit one backpack per customer while supplies last. #BackToSchoolWithBoost #BackpackGiveaway

Dates: 
08/17/2019
1-3 pm
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Location:

Boost Mobile- Lakewood
95 S Sheridan Blvd
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Free Summer Music Series at Stanley

Oh hey, we're hosting FREE live music from local bands all summer long on the west patio of Stanley Marketplace. Every Thursday night from 7 PM to 9 PM -- grab drinks and snacks from your favorite Stanley businesses and enjoy beautiful Colorado summer nights with friends and neighbors.

Dates: 
08/22/2019
08/29/2019
7 PM – 9 PM
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Organization:

Stanley Marketplace

Location:

2501 Dallas St
Aurora, CO, 80010
United States

Phone:

(303) 355-2787

The Rocky Mountain Puppet Palooza

The FIRST EVER Rocky Mountain Puppet Palooza is an all day festival full of puppets, entertainment, workshops, education, merch, a silent auction and more! This is a family-friendly celebration of all things puppet and performative. This outdoor event will be held on Saturday, August 17th at the phenomenal Stanley Marketplace.

Dates: 
08/17/2019
10 AM – 3 PM
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Organization:

Stanley Marketplace

Location:

2501 Dallas St
Aurora, CO, 80010
United States

Phone:

(303) 355-2787

Touch-A-Truck- Brighton

The City of Brighton is bringing out the heavy machinery! This event is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, at Brighton City Hall, 500 S.4th Ave.

Dates: 
08/24/2019
10 AM – 2 PM
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Organization:

Town of Brighton

Location:

500 S. 4th Ave.
Brighton, CO, 80601
United States

Phone:

303-655-2000

National Thrift Store Day at Treasure Trunk Community Thrift

Help Family Tree celebrate National Thrift Store Day at Treasure Trunk Community Thrift Store! We will have special sales, games, and a door prize. Make sure to stop by for some fun!

Dates: 
08/17/2019
10 AM – 4 PM
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Location:

5892 W. 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO, 80212
United States

Phone:

(303) 421-9205

Campfire Cookin' at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Visit Site 19 to learn how to cook on the open fire using a Dutch oven. We will be making a breakfast casserole that will contain: eggs, cheese, summer vegetables, and meat. Feel free to bring along camp chairs and reusable dishes.

Dates: 
08/17/2019
9 AM – 11
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Location:

410 JL Ranch Heights
Colorado Springs, CO, 80926
United States

Phone:

(719) 576-2016

Wildflower Wednesdays at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Join us for a wildflower walk in the park! Meet at the Visitors Center.

Dates: 
08/28/2019
9 AM – 11
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Location:

410 JL Ranch Heights
Colorado Springs, CO, 80926
United States

Phone:

(719) 576-2016

Nocturnal Hurdles at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

How do your senses stack up against those of our park’s wildlife? Meet us at Camper Services and find out! Join us for a moderately easy hike that will test your senses.

Dates: 
08/24/2019
8 PM – 9 PM
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Location:

410 JL Ranch Heights
Colorado Springs, CO, 80926
United States

Phone:

(719) 576-2016

Joy Park Free Nights

Explore 30,000 square feet of outdoor fun for FREE! We're keeping the exhibit open after hours on the third Friday of every month, May - September, in collaboration with Denver Parks and Recreation.

Dates: 
08/16/2019
09/20/2019
Friday, August 16, 4 - 7:30 pm; Friday, September 20, 4 - 6:30 pm
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Location:

2121 Children’s Museum Drive
Denver, CO, 80211
United States

Phone:

303.561.0100

Free Story Time- Brighton Recreation Center

Come join us for a FREE Story Time. Stories Told by Laura Deal from Rocky Mountain Story Tellers.

Dates: 
08/20/2019
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Location:

Brighton Recreation Center
555 N 11th Ave
Brighton, CO, 80601
United States

Phone:

303-655-2000

Back 2 School: Backpack Give Back

Its that time of year again! Time to go back to school! On August 16th, Mile High Flea Market will be giving away backpacks full of school supplies! Backpacks are one per family, while supplies last, so get here early! Also enjoy free amusement rides from 10 am to 3 pm!

Dates: 
08/16/2019
1 PM – 2 PM
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Organization:

Mile High Flea Market

Location:

7007 E 88th Ave
Henderson, CO, 80640
United States

Phone:

303-289-4656

Denver Modernism Show

Put on your gas masks and get ready to duck and cover, because this year's Denver Modernism Show is the bomb!

Dates: 
08/23/2019
08/24/2019
08/25/2019
varies
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Location:

National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt St,
Denver, CO, 80216
United States

Phone:

303.347.8252

Teddy Bear Clinic

Bring your stuffed animals and their kid caretakers to our 5th annual Teddy Bear Clinic on Saturday, August 24th, presented in partnership with Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Dates: 
08/24/2019
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Organization:

Denver Zoo

Location:

2300 Steele St.
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

Phone:

720-377-1400

Back to School Bash- Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library

Join us for our annual festivities! Games, prizes, community resources, refreshments, and more are all a part of this free family event.

Dates: 
08/17/2019
1:30 PM – 4 PM
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Location:

1498 Irving St
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

(720) 865-2370