October 5, 2011
Halloween is a constant conversation piece at our house these days. What are you going to be? What is he going to be? What should I be? These are all questions that are flying around our house! I tend to be a last minute costume shopper as my kids seem to change their minds a million times before the big night. Do you have a little prince or princess, a ghost or goblin? What are your kids going to be this Halloween?
This weeks newsletter is full, and I mean ...
Eggland's Best Is Once Again Supporting Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Eggland’s Best is proud to once again support Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer advocacy organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer.
From now until November 15th, Eggland's Best eggs will turn their distinctive red "EB" stamp into a pink "EB" alongside the signature Susan G. Komen for the Cure Running Ribbonon all varieties of EB farm fresh eggs . These special eggs will bring increased awareness to this very important cause.
In addition to ...
My favorite part of this project (aside from the chocolate) is what the acorn represents to me as a ...
6728 County Road 3 ¼, Erie, CO
Open September 23 - October 31
Hours vary check website for complete schedule
There are so many fun things to do at Anderson Farms you don't want to miss out on any of it! Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch - On your way to the pumpkin patch the wagon stops by Animal Acres to say hello to Miles the buffalo and our Scottish Highland cattle. Visit the barnyard and meet our animals.
Get Lost in our 30 acre corn maze ...
October is upon us and so is this fun tradition
Last year was my first October in Georgia, and I was still growing accustomed to the traditions of the South....the warmer weather, the SEC mania, the grits (okay, I'm still not used to those!). So imagine my surprise when my doorbell rang around 9 pm one night, and when I opened my door, all I found was a goodie bag filled with treats and a sign that said "You've Been Boo'ed!" I've been what?
I quickly learned that this fun tradition was a popular activity ...
Thursday, September 29 through Sunday, October 9 - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Fully Charged!
Where: The Denver ColiseumWhen: Times varyWho: EveryoneHow: Ticketmaster: 1-800-745-3000 or at www.Ticketmaster.com/RinglingDenverCost: Ticket Prices:Adult tickets: $15.50, $20.50, $26.50, $40.50 (VIP), $60.50 (Front Row) and $80.50 (Circus Celebrity)Enter code: FFAKID at http://www.ticketmaster.com/RinglingDenver to get kids’ tickets for only $10. (Valid on all performances; excludes VIP seating; additional fees may apply. Limit 4 kids tickets per 1 adult ticket.)
Where: Wheat Ridge LibraryWhen: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: This is an after-school program for students in grades 4 and above. Participation is limited to 30 students.How: No registration required. Just come down and have fun!Cost: FREEFor more info: In inclement weather, this program will be held at an alternate location. Please check with Information staff at the Wheat Ridge Library the day of the program.
Where: Downtown GoldenWhen: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come out and enjoy the fun!Cost: FREEFor more info: Sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Merchants Association. For more information, please call 303-279-3113
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield 8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road in LittletonWhen: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come out and enjoy the fun!Cost: Admission for members and non-members:
$6 Adult, $4 Child (ages 3-12), $5 Member Adult, $3 Member Child(ages 3-12)
Children 2 and under free. Children in costume admitted free Super Ticket gets admission to both the Pumpkin Festival and the Corn Maze and one jump on the Jumping Pillow.
$14 Adult, $8 Child (ages 3-12), $13 Member Adult, $7 Member Child (ages 3-12)For more info: Proceeds from the event will support the Gardens’ conservation and education programs. Admission to the Pumpkin Festival does not include the Corn Maze. www.botanicgardens.org
Where: All local Lowes Home Improvement StoresWhen: 10:00 AMWho: For kids 3 years and upHow: You can register online at www.lowesbuildandgrow.comCost: FREEFor more info: Each participant also receives a free apron, goggles, a project themed patch, and a certificate of merit.
Where: Littleton Museum 6028 South Gallup Street
Littleton, CO 80120
Ph: 303-795-3950When: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come out and enjoy the fun!Cost: Admission is free to the museum; wagon rides, cider and other refreshments will be available for purchase. A food concessionaire will be selling frankfurters and other tasty treats as well as beverages outside the east entrance to the main museum building.
Where: Foothills Art Center, 809 15th Street, GoldenWhen: 10:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come down and enjoy the funCost: FREEFor more info: For more information please visit www.foothillsartcenter.org or call 303-279-3922
Where: The Denver Firefighters Museum
1326 Tremont Place
Denver, Colorado 80204When: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Free Day events and activities are from 10 - 2 but the museum is open until 4 pm.)Who: EveryoneHow: Just come learn about safety!Cost: FREEFor more info: www.denverfirefightersmuseum.org
Where: Dinosaur Ridge
16831 W. Alameda Pkwy.
Morrison CO 80465
phone 303-697-3466When: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come out and enjoy the day with usCost: FREEFor more info: www.dinoridge.org
Where: Lair o' the Bear Park
22600 State Highway 74
Idledale, CO 80453When: 10:00 AMWho: All agesCost: FREE
Where: Your local Michael's Store www.michaels.comWhen: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: Ages 3 and upHow: Just show up and create with us. While supplies last.Cost: Craft is free with purchase of pumpkin.
Where: Lookout Mountain Nature Center
910 Colorow Road
Golden, CO 80401When: 2:00 PMWho: Ages 6-adultCost: FREE
Where: Belmar Baptist Church 480 S. Kipling, Lakewood , COWhen: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come join us and find your perfect pumpkin.Cost: FREE Pumpkins are anywhere from $3 to $15 depending on size.
Where: Your local Michael's Store www.michaels.comWhen: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: Ages 3 and upHow: Just show up and create with us. While supplies last.Cost: FREE
It is Sunday afternoon and the kids are restless. What do you do? We know a place, the perfect location, in Old Town Arvada on Grandview Avenue called the D Note. Every Sunday the kids, from 1 month to 12 years old, come and enjoy music, both by listening to it, playing it and dancing to it. Parents relax at their tables, watching the kids dance and play together - great entertainment in and of itself. The children make new friends and greet some old ones. Some even make this a weekly gathering spot.
Where: The D Note 7519 Grandview Avenue, Arvada, CO www.dnote.usWhen: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just jump in the car and come on down!Cost: The cost for the event is, get this, FREE!
Where: 14055 W. 20th Avenue, GoldenWhen: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come down check out our new stationCost: FREE
Where: Located in Denver's City Park, the Zoo's main entrance is on 23rd Avenue between Colorado Boulevard and York Street. Our address is 2300 Steele Street, Denver, CO 80205.When: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: All Colorado residentsHow: Just show your Colorado IDCost: FREEFor more info: www.denverzoo.org
Where: Bear Creek Lake Park, located at Morrison Road and C-470 in Morrison, ColoradoWhen: 5:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Register by calling 303-697-6159 Registration closes the Monday before the eventCost: Park entry fee is required but program is free. Park entry is $5 per car.
Where: Columbine LibraryWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: This program is for children of all ages.How: For tickets please contact your local library's children's desk.Cost: FREE
Where: Bemis Public Library 6014 S. Datura St.
Littleton, CO 80120When: 3:00 PMWho: Just for Kids in Grades K-5.How: Please call 303-795-3961 beginning Sept. 29 and ask for the Children’s Room to reserve your place.Cost: FREE
Where: Edgewater LibraryWhen: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: This program is for children of all ages.How: For tickets please contact your local library's children's desk.Cost: FREE
Where: Wheat Ridge LibraryWhen: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: This is an after-school program for students in grades 4 and above. Participation is limited to 30 students.How: No registration required. Just come down and have fun!Cost: FREE
Where: Belmar Baptist Church 480 S. Kipling, Lakewood , COWhen: Friday night 5 - 8, Sat. 10 - 6, and Sunday 1 - 5Who: EveryoneHow: Just come join us and find your perfect pumpkin.Cost: FREE Pumpkins are anywhere from $3 to $15 depending on size.
Where: Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 W. 6th Avenue
Golden, CO 80401When: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Early Bird sale on Saturday 7:30 - 8:30 am)Who: This family friendly event boasts something for everyone!How: Come and show for a great cause!Cost: General admission is $2 and kids (15 and under) get in FREE The Early Bird Shop is $20For more info: For more information about the Beautiful Junk Sale, please visit www.theactioncenterco.org
or call 303-237-7704.
The 100-Acre Wood: Enjoy activities straight out of the adventures of Pooh and his friends - pooh sticks, forest walks, and Tiggers abound.
Where: South Platte Park
3000 W Carson Dr, Littleton, CO 80120When: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: All AgesCost: Non-District Price:$9.00
Family (District, same address or surname):$17.00
Family (Same address or surname):$24.00
Youth Non Dist:$7.00
•Pumpkin Patch exploration •“Hall of Flame” pumpkin masterpiece display and pumpkin carving demonstrations •“Meet the Beekeeper” question and answer sessions •“Hearty-Har-Harvest” storytimes •Herb demonstrations •Spider plant potting •Leaf art •Apple pressing demonstration with samples •Scavenger hunt •Hay rides •Face painting •Decorative hay bale art •Demonstrations from CSU Extension Service •Straw bale maze exploration
Where: Hudson Gardens
6115 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, co 80120
303.797.8565When: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come out and enjoy the funCost: $1.50 a personFor more info: www.hudsongardens.org
Where: Lookout Mountain Nature Center
910 Colorow Road
Golden, CO 80401When: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: If you would like to go on one of the guided hikes you will need to register for the event HERECost: This event is free, there is a suggested donation of $10 per family.For more info: More information HERE
Where: Bemis Public Library - Meeting Room
6014 S. Datura St.
Littleton, CO 80120
Ph: 303-795-3961When: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come enjoy the showCost: FREE
Where: The D-Note
7519 Grandview Ave Old Towne Arvada 80002When: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: For reservations please call 303.GO.DNOTE (303-463-6683)Cost: $7/Adults $3/child FREE for 1 and underFor more info: www.ridethemusictrain.com
Where: Belmar LibraryWhen: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PMWho: This program is for children of all ages.How: For tickets please contact your local library's children's desk.Cost: FREE
There are a lot of places in the metro area that have Kids Eat Free (or practically free) Nights! Here is a list of ones that we know of, and we would love to hear about any that you know to add to our list! Always call ahead to confirm that they are still having a Kid's Eat Free Night because restaurants can change these at any time.
Also if you find out we have something wrong please let us know.
Las Fuentes (Lakewood) - One free kids meal ...
Are you new to the area? Even if you are not, maybe you are looking for other moms to hang out with (with kids and maybe sometimes without!). Local mom's groups are a great way to meet new friends, and find support. And your kids will make new friends as well!
I've created a list of area Mom's Clubs in the new Business Directory (Many thanks to everyone who contacted me and submitted information.) I know there are more, so if you are a member of a ...
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Have you spent all week sifting through the papers, stacks of magazines, pamphlets and flyers, only to get to the car on the day of, and not have the address? Then you have to unload everyone, head back in and look up the address, print out the page, only to arrive exhausted, and late.
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