2/1, 2/18 Denver Zoo
2/2 Chatfield Farms
8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd. Littleton 80128
2/2 Ground Hog Day
2/2 Groundhogs, Whistlepigs and Woodchucks, oh my
Bring the family to learn about Groundhogs and some of their furry rodent friends. From beavers to squirrels to marmots. All ages. Registration required 720-898-7405.
2/3 6:30pm Mining in Colorado
Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker 80138
Mining is essential to our daily lives. From the time we get up in the morning to the time we go to bed at night, we use mineral products. And even more surprising, perhaps, is that many of these are produced here in Colorado.
2/4, 2/6, 2/11, 2/13, 2/18, 2/20, 2/25, 2/27 Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum
12 Garden Center, Broomfield 80020
2/4 7pm US Air Force Academy Falconaires, jazz band
Newman Performing Arts Center – Gates Concert Hall, Lamont School of Music
The Falconaires follow in a long blue line of talented Air Force Academy bandsmen who are dedicated to serving our great nation and representing the young men and women at the academy.
2/5 First Friday Art Walks
2/5 6pm First Friday Movie Night
Georgetown Heritage Center, 809 Taos St., Georgetown
2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 Clyfford Still Museum
1250 Bannock St. Denver 80204
2/6 Denver Art Museum
2/6 10am – 4pm Burn Awareness Free Day
Denver Firefighters Museum, 1326 Tremont Pl. Denver 80204
Fun activities, important safety lessons, and the chance to meet real firefighters! Take this chance to tour our historic 106-year-old firehouse for free. Visitors of all ages are welcome to attend, free of charge. Activities are available 10:00am-2:00pm.
2/6 10 – 11:30am Estate Planning
Conifer Community Church, Conifer
Do you need a trust or a will? Do you want to leave a legacy or just make sure you don’t run out of money. How to minimize taxes and pass along the most possible. Make sure your wishes are carried out. Taught by Ruth Moore, Estate Planning Attorney and Pat Frederiksen, Retirement Income Specialist. RSVP 303-919-1020 No cost to attend. Complimentary planning materials. No products sold at this event.
2/6 8am February Birds
Lookout Mtn. Nature Center, Lair o’ the Bear Park, 22600 State Highway 74, Idledale 80453
Second in a series of monthly hikes to observe birds, their numbers, and habitats at the same location for one year.
Join our naturalist to learn techniques for identifying, describing, and remembering each bird you see. You will also learn facts about different birds and have your many bird questions answered. This program will visit Lair o’ the Bear Park once a month for the whole year with the purpose of documenting which birds are present each month, in what numbers, and in which habitats.
2/6 7pm John Heins Accordion & Piano Concert
Broomfield Auditorium, Community Park Road, Broomfield, CO 80020
ACCORDIANA – World Music and Standards from the 30’s & 40’s. Accordion solos and duos with Piano.
2/7 Denver Museum of Nature and Science
2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver 80205
2/8 Chinese New Year
2016 is the year of the Red Monkey. The color of fire is connected to Red. Red is the calendar character corresponding to Monkey. Therefore 2016 is the Red Fire Monkey year. People born in the Year of the Monkey are characterized as quick-witted, curious, innovative and mischievous.
Therefore, we will deal with more financial events in the year of the Monkey. Monkey is a smart, naughty, wily and vigilant animal. If you want to have good return for your money investment, then you need to outsmart the Monkey.
If your are born in these years 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968… you are a monkey!
2/9 12 noon St John’s Cathedral Music at Noon – Brittney Lee, vocalist
1350 Washington St. Denver 80203
A local talent with a love for classic Hollywood movies, Brigitte has been called “the little girl, with a big voice.” Her penchant for these films and stars will be self evident in this Valentine’s Day program. Music at Noon concerts are free performances held on the second Tuesday of each month.
2/9 Shrove Tuesday /Mardi Gras
2/10 Ash Wednesday
2/10, 2/13, 2/17, 2/19,2/27 Museum of Outdoor Arts
1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood
2/11 9am -4pm Aurora History Museum
15051 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora
2/11 11am – 2pm Valentine’s at the Mansion
Highlands Ranch Mansion, 9950 E. Gateway Dr., Highlands Ranch
Treat yourself to a little fun this Valentine’s Day at the beautiful Highlands Ranch Mansion. Guests can enjoy music, dancing, complimentary coffee, tea, sweet treats and tours of the historic home. Bring your sweetheart, come with a group of friends or bring your kids and treat yourself to a morning of fun. All ages are welcome. Feel free to stay a little or awhile at this annual Valentine’s event.
A $5 suggested donation will benefit the American Heart Association in recognition of American Heart Awareness Month.
2/11 6 – 7:30pm 401k and IRA do’s and don’ts
FUEL Financial 550 S. Wadsworth, Lakewood (1st Bank Building in Belmar)
Is a Roth IRA right for you? How much money do you need? How do you convert and pay the least amount of taxes. How do you rollover your 401k? Taught by Jo-Ann Holst, Certified Financial Planner. RSVP to 720-287-5880 No cost to attend. Complimentary planning materials. No product sold at this event.
2/11 12 noon Concert – Lamont Ragtime Ensemble
Lamont School of Music, Newman Center for the Arts Joy Burns Plaza,
Concert – Lamont Ragtime Ensemble
Complimentary parking in the Newman Center garage one hour prior to the performance (Enter on E. Wesley Ave.)
2/12 12noon – 4pm Four Mile Historic Park
715 S. Forest St. Denver 80246
2/12 – 2/14 Loveland Fire and Ice Festival
Friday 5pm – Saturday and Sunday 10am
4th Street Loveland 80537
It’s time to experience how the Nation’s Sweetheart City celebrates Valentine’s Day. Bring your loved ones and celebrate the passion of the season at the Loveland Fire & Ice Festival, the largest Valentine’s Day celebration in the nation where fire, ice, entertainment and fun collide. This free, family-friendly event transforms downtown Loveland with Valentine-themed lighting displays, stunning ice sculptures, live entertainment, a spectacular light show choreographed to music and fireworks.
2/12 Lincoln’s birthday
2/14 Valentines Day
2/15 Presidents Day
2/19 5pm Jazz – Flo’s Underground
Lamont School of Musiv, Newman Performing Arts Center – Recital Salon
2/19 7pm Pink Champagne – 40s Serenade
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 8545 E. Dry Creek Rd., Centennial 80112
Step back in time for a nostalgic tribute to the great music of the 1940s with Pink Champagne, a delightful women’s trio reminiscent of the Andrew Sisters.
Pink Champagne has been captivating audiences for over 20 years with their authentic 40s vocal blend and sparkling personalities. So get ready for a “Sentimental Journey” of hits from Cole Porter, Glen Miller, The Andrew Sisters and more. This concert is part of Good Shepherd’s Music with a Mission Concert Series and is free of charge.
2/20 10 – 11:30am Social Security and Income Planning
FUEL Financial, 550 S. Wadsworth, Lakewood (1st Bank Building in Belmar)
Find out about the new Social Security laws and what you can do before May. Increase lifetime benefits by tens of thousands of dollars. How to ensure life-long income. Strategies to reduce Social Security taxes. Taught by Jo-Ann Holst, Certified Financial Planner. RSVP to 720-287-5880. No cost to attend. Complimentary planning materials. No products sold at this event.
2/22 George Washington’s birthday
At the time, England and its colonies were following the Julian calendar , instituted in 46 B.C. by the eponymous Julius Caesar. By that calendar, Washington was born on Feb. 11, 1731. But in 1752, England switched to the Gregorian calendar, which is still in use today, and that threw everything off.
2/22 Hudson Gardens
2/22 6:30 – 8pm Full Moon Hike
Highlands Ranch Park & Mansion, 9930 E. Gateway
Hike by the light of the moon around the Highlands Ranch Historic Park to look and listen for animal sights and sounds. Learn the history of the Mansion as well. Bring your flashlight and dress appropriately for weather.
2/29 Leap Day
Southwest Rink at Skyline Park
On the corner of Arapahoe and 16th Sts.
Take a whirl on the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park with your sweetheart, right in the heart of downtown Denver. It’s a cheap date, too – if you bring your own skates, the rink is free (and skate rentals are just $2).
Denver Story Trek
Historic Denver, 1628 16th St. Denver 80203
Denver Story Trek is a self-guided exploration through Denver using historic landmarks as guides. The treks include dozens of historic sites, five museums and free audio recordings. Create your own trek on our Website. Maps available at participating museums and at the Visitors Information Center at 1575 California St.