M W F 8am – 5pm THE NCAR VISITOR CENTER
1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder 80305
Public tours at 12 noon
4/1 April Fools Day
4/3 First Friday Art Walks
Art District on Santa Fe – Artify Your Brain. See, taste and feel the energy that is Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe
Belmar Block 7 Art District – Block 7 will feature four artist–owned working studios, a photographic school and a gallery showcasing a wide range of artwork by local artists. (Located in the Belmar City Center in Lakewood.)
Golden Triangle Museum District – Meet the artists, see new exhibitions, shop for local art and get inspired at the galleries open on First Friday. The neighborhood is also home to the Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, Kirkland Museum, Denver Firefighters Museum and the Byers–Evans House Museum with Plein Air art on display.
Navajo Street Art District – Stroll the district tucked away in the Lower Highlands area of Denver, home to amazing galleries, great performance art and ample parking. Join us for Day of the Dead celebrations. It’s truly one of the best little Art Districts in town to experience art!
Old South Gaylord & South Pearl – Take time to visit these two neighborhoods south of downtown Denver; both are home to many artist’s studios and galleries, along with one–of–a–kind shops and restaurants.
RiNo (River North Art District) – Tour the district “Where art is made!” RiNo is home to creative businesses and more than 60 galleries and studios and 150 artists including painters, media artists, sculptors, photographers, illustrators, designers and furniture makers.
4/5 6am Easter Sunrise Service
Gates open at 4:30am. Parking and service are free. Bring non-perishable food items to contribute to the The Food Bank of the Rockies.
4/10 Rockies Opening Day
4/11 Longmont Museum
400 Quail Rd., Longmont 80501
The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center, housed in a distinctive contemporary building, features changing exhibits in history, art, and science, as well as the award-winning Front Range Rising, a long-term exhibit on the history and culture of this region. An expansion project currently underway will add the 250-seat Stewart Auditorium and Cone-Shortall stage, the Swan Atrium, and the Kaiser Permanente Education Center to the Museum.
4/11, 4/25 2 – 4pm LEGO Maniac
Englewood Public Library Storytime Room, 1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood
Outlook/iCalendarGoogle CalendarYahoo CalendarCrazy about Legos? If you are, you’re invited to join us for our LEGO Maniac workshop. We have LEGOs of all shapes and sizes, and you build it and talk about it, then we’ll check out what others have built. Grades K-5. Parents are invited to help. Space is limited so first come, first served. Tickets will be available starting at 1:30 p.m.
For more information visit call 303-762-2560.
4/15 Molly Brown House Museum
1340 Pennsylvania Street, Denver, 80203
Tours every half hour
DescriptionFree Admission for Residents of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties. http://www.mollybrown.org/
4/25 10am – 12 noon Apex Annual Bike Rodeo
Secrest Youth and Teen Center, 6820 West 66th Avenue
This event is used to educate children on how to safely navigate a bicycle. The rodeo uses stenciled courses to enlighten and educate children. The Safety Village provides children with a “real time” street bike riding experience while navigating in a safe environment off the street. A brain drop station will demonstrate the importance of wearing a helmet. Bike fitting and helmet fitting stations are provided to ensure that each participant starts out their ride safely.
4/25 11am – 4pm Wheat Ridge Kite Flite Festival
Anderson Park, 4355 Field St, Wheat Ridge CO 80033
April is National Kite Month. Come fly with us!
Kite flying is an old-fashioned yet thoroughly modern way to connect people. It makes us think like a kid again, enjoy the sun on our skin and spring breezes that lift kites to the sky. Kite flying creates smiles and a release from winter’s hold.
As you arrive at Anderson Park music will fill the air and kites will fill the sky. An emcee will be announcing a multitude of activities throughout the day that are sure to please every age. Here are just a few:
Kite crafting competition for kids 7-12 in the Anderson Building starting at 8:45 AM the day of the event. Winning kites will be judged by city officials for prizes.
Extensive kids’ arts and crafts in the outdoor pavilion were enjoyed by hundreds of kids last year; a kids chalk art festival; parachute races; drawings for free kites; clowns; hula hoops; food vendors and so much more.
4/25 – 26 Doors Open Denver 2015
Doors Open Denver is a FREE 2-day event celebrating architecture and design. The 2015 theme is “Denver Classics Then & Now.”
4/26 12noon – 2pm DCPA – FAMILY FUN FORUM
1101 13th St, Denver 80204 Robert & Judi Newman Center for theatre Education, 3rd floor
Fun, exciting and hilarious adventures for all. Discover all kinds of performance skills and win tokens redeemable for prizes at our Family Fun Forums. The events are free and open to all ages.
Love Music? Check out these web sites for DU and UCD. There are concerts and recitals by students and faculty for free or very low cost. Guest artists that come for the Colorado Symphony also do mini concerts for the students/public. It is a wealth of excellent music! UCD also offers theater from their drama majors. ♪
Not free but…SCFD 10 for $10
Low cost ticket program supported by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts provides $10 tickets throughout the year. Supported by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, we invite people who have not experienced the joy of live theatre to attend. Each Tuesday at 10am, we will release “10 for $10” – a limited number of $10 tickets for every Denver Center Theatre Company performance in the coming week (up to 25 shows per week). Occasionally, tickets to select Denver Center Attractions shows may be available.