September 8, 2010
Another opportunity to win a family 4 pack!!
We had the great opportunity to give away a family 4 pack of tickets to Day Out With Thomas™: The Celebration Tour 2010 this week and now we have another one to give away!! So if you didn't win last week hang on, you have one more chance!!!
All aboard for the best birthday party ever! Thomas the Tank Engine™ is coming to town to celebrate with all of his fans. Thomas, the beloved and courageous storybook engine, is set to roll into the Colorado Railroad Museum for the ...
And we have another great contest in the works!
Although technically it is still summer, every morning I smell the change in the air. You know that crisp fall like air, or in my case the toilet that one of my 3 boys has forgotten to flush. OK, that was probably TMI. With school back in full swing and football taking over our lives, I am struggling to find balance. I am also still struggling to find enough hours in the day to get everything done. I am faced with the realization that once again my volunteering spirit has ...
A modern day treasure hunt
Geocaching is treasure hunting for GPS users.Okay, so treasure hunting might be a bit of an overstatement, since the treasures are trinkets left by like-minded adventurers rather than ancient Spanish coins, but the fun is in the journey, and isn't that a lesson worth learning?
So, if your kids balk at the thought of an afternoon hike, this is the perfect way to entice them. Go online to www.geocaching.com and enter your zip code. The site will list all the "caching" locations in your area. Take ...
Your chance to win tickets to see your favorite Nick Jr. characters!
This is the second week of our fabulous Storytime Live! contest. We will be picking a winner next Tuesday, September 14th at 10 p.m.
Nickelodeon and Broadway Across America bring Storytime Live! to 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, CO from September 25th – 26th. Storytime Live! is the first-ever live family theatrical tour featuring characters from four of the current top-rated preschool shows on television today : Dora the Explorer, The Backyardigans, The Wonder Pets! and Ni Hao, Kai-lan;. Preschoolers and their parents can see their favorite Nick Jr. characters ...
History is fun and educational, especially at Highlands Ranch Days! Come celebrate your community's heritage at the Highlands Ranch Mansion. Explore the Mansion and discover bygone eras when fur trappers, gold panners, pioneers, hayrides and Native Americans roamed the land that we know as Highlands Ranch.
- Historical Re-enactments
- Hay Rides
- Western Entertainment
- Livestock Displays
- Mansion Tours
- Petting Zoo
Where: Highlands Ranch Mansion 9900 Ranch Road
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126When: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Tickets sold at the gate.Cost: Admission: $4 for adults, $2 for children (kids 2 and under are free).
Where: Golden Community Center 1470 10th Street
Golden, CO 80401When: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PMWho: All ages are welcome.How: To register, call the City of Golden at 303.384.8100.Cost: $25 for up to 4 ppl. $5 for each additional person.For more info: http://www.abrakadoodle.com/co05/
Where: The Lakewood classes will be held in the back room at Full Moon Books in Lakewood (south east corner of 6th and Garrison).When: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (This is a 10 week session)Who: This class is for babies from 6 months to 2 years.How: To register by check: send a check made out to Rina Coury to: 1653 S. Beech Street, Lakewood, 80228. To register by credit card online: Go to www.SigningChild.comCost: For first time students in the Beginner class, materials include the Signing Smart Beginner Parent Handbook, an ASL Glossary DVD and the Treasure Chest 1 DVD for children. The cost is $155 if you pay by check, or $160 if you enroll online .For more info: For first time students in the Beginner class, materials include the Signing Smart Beginner Parent Handbook, an ASL Glossary DVD (with over 130 signs), and the Treasure Chest 1 DVD for children.
Where: Elitch Gardens 299 Walnut Street, Denver, CO 80204When: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: You can purchase the specially priced ticket at www.ElitchGardens.comCost: A special $29 admission ticket is available. This ticket, which is $11.99 off the main gate price, includes entrance to the park, admission to the event, a souvenir pilsner mug and one free beer pourFor more info: www.elitchgardens.com
Where: Golden Community Center, 1470 10th Street, Golden, COWhen: 7:00 PM - 10:30 PMWho: Ages: 8-14 yearsHow: Just come on inCost: Fee: $10 cash. Late pick-up fee: $5 per 10 mins.
Where: The Parade will start from 57th and Old WadsworthWhen: 9:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoyCost: FREEFor more info: www.arvadaharvestfestivalparade.com
Saturday, September 11 through Sunday, September 12 - Day Out With Thomas: The Celeberation Tour 2010
Where: Colorado Railroad MuseumWhen: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Thomas will also be at the museum on 9/18, 9/19 and 9/25 and 9/26)Who: EveryoneHow: Tickets for Day Out With Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2010 are on sale now and available by calling Ticketweb toll-free 866-468-7630, or by visiting http://events.hitentertainment.com or www.ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org.Cost: Ticket prices are $18 plus tax for ages 2 and up (service charges and fee may apply).
Where: Working with Artists is located at 445 S. Saulsbury, Lakewood, CO 80226When: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Kids ages 6 - 10How: Contact Working with Artists at 303-837-1341Cost: FREE ($5 donations suggested)For more info: http://www.workingwithartists.org/
Where: Table Mountain Ranch 19000 W. 58th Place, Golden, CO (Hwy 93 and 58th Place)When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and find some great deals!Cost: $1 admission to be paid at checkout if you make a purchase - come back on Sunday for the 1/2 price sale for free with your paid receipt from Saturday!For more info: For more information you can email [email protected]
Where: Mountain Resource Center 11030 Kitty Drive Conifer, CO 80433When: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: This activity is geared towards families with children ages five and under.How: This class will fill up! To reserve your spot or to learn more, please contact Mary Alice at 303.838.7552 x30 or [email protected]Cost: Cost: $5 per child and parents are free.
Where: All local Lowe's Home Improvement StoresWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: You can register online at http://www.lowesbuildandgrow.com/ChooseAClinic.aspxCost: FREE!!For more info: www.lowesbuildandgrow.com
Where: Dinosaur Ridge 16831 West Alameda Parkway
Morrison, CO 80465-9703 Dinosaur Ridge is located just west of the C-470 exit at Alameda Parkway.When: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just stop by for a fun time.Cost: Hiking the trail is free; our shuttle will be available for $3.00 per person, five and under ride free.For more info: www.dinoridge.org
Where: Belmar Lakewood, COWhen: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoy the funCost: FREEFor more info: www.belmarcolorado.com
2010 Colorado Walk
for Children with Apraxia of Speech
Benefitting Apraxia Programs and Research
Join us at the Lake Arbor Park for a walk around the beautiful lake. Kids can participate in a Stick Horse Ride around the lake, so don't forget your horse. Don't worry though because if you don't have one, we will have extras. There will also be activities, treats and raffles.
Where: LAKE ARBOR PARK
6400 POMONA DRIVE
ARVADA, CO 80003When: 10:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: Register here: http://www.apraxia-kids.org/faf/home/waiver.asp?ievent=435785&lis=1&kntae435785=0F9A1302AF3D41388E14E990EC0B698ACost: Adult walker $20Child walker $10Adult Walker: $20.00
Register as an adult walker. Child Walker: $10.00
Register a child under age 8 for the walk
Where: McIlvoy Park in Old Town Arvada Check festival website for directionsWhen: 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM (Kids Zone is open from 12 - 6 on Saturday and 11:30 - 3 on Sunday)Who: EveryoneHow: Just come on down and enjoyCost: FREEFor more info: www.arvadaharvestfestivalparade.com
Where: Washington Avenue, Golden, COWhen: 11:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoyCost: FREE
Saturday, September 11 through Sunday, September 12 - Local Foods Festival at the Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield (in and around the Green Farm Barn) 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO 80128When: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoy!Cost: FREE! The press release says the festival is free but the normal cost of attending the Botanic Gardens is: Members of Denver Botanic Gardens: free
Non-members: $5 per passenger vehicle.
Where: Jefferson County Fairgrounds 15200 West 6th Avenue, GoldenWhen: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and shop until you dropCost: $1 per person
Where: Working with Artists is located at 445 S. Saulsbury, Lakewood, CO 80226When: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PMWho: Kids ages 11 & upHow: Contact Working with Artists at 303-837-1341Cost: FREE (a $5 donation is suggested)For more info: www.workingwithartists.org
Where: Arvada Air Park 7608 Highway 93, Golden, COWhen: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoyCost: FREEFor more info: www.arvadamodelers.com
Where: Starz FilmCenter, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204When: 3:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoyCost: FREEFor more info: http://www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter/detail.aspx?id=21360
Where: McIlvoy Park Pavilion at Ralston Road and Upham StreetWhen: 3:30 PMWho: Everyone, ages 12 and under, are eligible to participate.How: Make your way over to the pavilion by 2:45pm Saturday, September 11, 2010 to register your kids for THEIR parade!Cost: FREE
Where: The Arvada Library 7525 W. 57th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80002When: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoyCost: FREE
Interested in watching our 8 foot bullsnake Jim eat his supper? Come visit with MNHM Herpetoculture Research Associate Ann Sarg and lean about captive care techniques and the biology of Colorado's reptiles and amphibians.
Where: Morrison Natural History Museum 501 Hwy 8, Morrison, ColoradoWhen: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just visit the museum during the programCost: Admission to the museum is as follows $5 for adults, $4 for kids ages 4-12, and kids 3 and under are FREE
Curious George, The Cat in the Hat and Clifford the Big Red Dog will be meeting and greeting throughout the day. Activities include: a bounce house, climbing wall, The Urban Farm, stagecoach, storytellers and much, much more!
On the outdoor stage, we'll have performances by Miss Rosa and others!
So come on out, explore and get ready to have FUN!
Where: Rocky Mountain PBS Studios
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204When: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoy!Cost: FREE!For more info: Donate a gently used children's book to Reach Out and Read®, a program that prepares America's youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. http://www.rmpbs.org/calendarEvents/?event=8225
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: Belmar Library 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
Lakewood CO 80226When: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: The club is open to children in grades 3-7How: Call 303-235-JCPL (5275) for more informationCost: The club is free
Where: The Children's Museum 2121 Children’s Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211When: 4:00 PM - 7:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: Wear you PJ's and get $2 off of admission!!!! Kids under 1 - Free Kids Age 1 - $5.50 Kids over 1 and Adults: $7.50 Members are freeFor more info: www.mychildsmuseum.org
Where: Golden Pilates, 10th Street and Washington Avenue, Golden, COWhen: 3:00 PMWho: High School studentsHow: Please call 303-279-8008 to register.Cost: FREEFor more info: www.goldenpilates.net
Shoppers across Denver line up Friday and Saturday to shop thousands of gently used brand name items, including: clothing, cribs, stollers, books and toys, maternity equipment, swings, and infant essentials. Sunday we will have a 1/2 price sale on many of the items at the sale. This is the most unique place to bargain shop. It's an event you will not want to miss
Where: National Western Complex I-70 and Brighton Blvd. , Denver, COWhen: Times vary each dayWho: EveryoneHow: Just come on down and shop until you dropCost: $1 admission on Friday and Saturday, Sunday is the half-price sale and FREE admission dayFor more info: Check out the website for information on being a consignor or volunteer. http://denver.jbfsale.com
Where: Lakewood - Borders
14500 W. Colfax Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80401When: 11:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoyCost: FREE
T-shirt or onesie
Where: Denver Children's Museum 2121 Children’s Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211When: 9:00 AM (Mini Meets and Activities are from 10 am - 2 pm)Who: EveryoneHow: Register the whole family for the race that's just their size! Infant Crawl - 10 feet, Toddler Trot - 100 yards, Kid Course - 1/8th of a mile (220 yards). http://www.runraceregister.com/regliveCB.aspx?eventyear_id=74Cost: 5K Registration FEE: Curernt Registration~ $30.00 ~ (08/22/10-09/17/10)
Just In Time Day-Of Registration ~ $35.00 ~ (09/19/10) MINI MEET REGISTRATION FEES*:
Wait For Me Registration ~ $12 ~ ((08/22/10-09/17/10)
Just In Time Day-Of Registration ~ $15 ~ (09/19/10)For more info: All proceeds support the Children’s Museum of Denver's innovative programming, one-of-a-kind exhibits and sponsored admissions. www.mychildsmuseum.org
During the show, horses cavort with the many artists in front of a constantly changing background digitally projected onto a wide screen, drawing spectators into dream-like virtual environments. The audience faces a single stage, which allows the horses space to gallop at full speed, at times running completely free unfettered by bridles or halters.
Where: Under the White Big Top at the Pepsi CenterWhen: Check Cavalia website for specific dates and timesWho: EveryoneHow: You can purchase tickets online here http://www.cavalia.net/pages/denver.aspx?lang=EN-CA or you can call 1-866-999-8111 (TOLL FREE NUMBER)Cost: Ticket prices range from $34.50 to $99.50. For guests desiring an extraordinary outing, the show can be customized for an extended experience from $129.50 - $189.50For more info: www.cavalia.net
Where: 1st Bank Center Broomfield, COWhen: Shows begin at 11am, 2pm and 5 pm on both daysWho: EveryoneHow: Tickets for Storytime Live! at 1STBANK Center can be purchased at www.TicketHorse.com or order by phone, 866.461.6556.Cost: Check www.tickethorse.com for ticket prices.For more info: For more information, visit www.nicklivetour.com.
Where: Bear Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Highway 8 and Summer StreetWhen: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoyCost: FREE
Sundials provide a valuable lesson to kids on time and the way the Earth's position changes throughout the day. They are easy and inexpensive to make, and can be displayed all year round on a sunny
porch, patio or backyard.
You will need:
rocks or chalk
1 cup of playdough (optional)
watch or clock
Find a sunny spot in a lawn or even on a sidewalk.
Put the stick in the ground. If it is a sidewalk, put the stick in the playdough and use that to hold ...
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 ...
am very excited to publish our Macaroni Kid Business Directory. I hope that this will be a great resource to you and be helpful in finding great products and businesses in our area.
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