May 16, 2013
School is almost out and the weather has been gorgeous! I just can't believe that summer is really almost here! My toes are rejoicing that they get to come out of hiding and hang out in flip flops!
Make sure you are checking out our calendar throughout the week! I am constantly adding things to the calendar between publishing dates so make sure you are checking the calendar through the week so you don't miss out on any great events!
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- An empty egg carton
- Paints and paintbrushes
It's been a long winter for some of us in northern climates, but it looks like it's finally spring and time to get ready for outdoor activities.
Here’s part of my spring to-do list to help you get ready for kid-friendly outings.
- Check “spring” jackets and rain coats to see if they fit.
- Check out last year’s rain boots and try them on.
- Locate ball caps and sun hats.
- Spend some time with your kids trying on summer shoes, t-shirts, and shorts to ...
Perfect for Mother's Day!
You will need:
Tooth picks or skewers
- Prepare pancake batter as stated on box.
- Gather topping and cook, wash, slice as needed.
- Heat skillet and cook pancakes as directed on package. We made "bite-size" pancakes, about 2 inches wide - some plain and some chocolate chip ...
Where: Audubon Society of Greater Denver
9308 South Wadsworth Boulevard
Littleton, CO 80128When: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: To Register: 303-973-9530 or firstname.lastname@example.orgCost: $5 ASGD members $12 ASGD member families; $8 non-members; $20 per familyFor more info: www.denveraudubon.org
Visitors can take part in demonstrations presented by culinary experts, craftspeople, masons and ranchers to experience Colorado’s extraordinary heritage. Go to see: Taiko Drumming, Adobe brick-making, Meet Molly Brown, Design your own cattle brand, Log notching, Music from Swallow Hill and more.
Where: History Colorado
Denver, CO 80203When: n/aWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and join the funCost: Cost - Includes general museum admission:
$6 children 6 to 12
Children 5 and under are freeFor more info: Visit http://www.historycolorado.org/archaeologists/hands-heritage-festival-schedule for full schedule.
Where: Pine Valley Ranch Open Space Park
30400 Crystal Lake Road
Pine, 80470When: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: Activities are designed for kids aged 7-16, but all are welcome.How: No registration required.Cost: FREE
Where: Your local Michael's Craft Store.When: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (30 minute sessions begin every half hour)Who: EveryoneHow: Just head on down! See a store associate to get started.Cost: $2For more info: www.michaels.com
Gather the family and join a park naturalist and members from the Buerau of Land Management and Forest Service as we explore the spring floral display on William Frederick Hayden Park on Green Mountain. Bring water, comfortable hiking shoes and appropriate clothing for weather conditions.
Where:William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain1000 S. Rooney Rd.,Lakewood CO 80228When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Register online at http://www.lakewood.org/bclp/Cost: FREE
Where: The Downtown Aquarium
700 Water Street
Denver, ColoradoWhen: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Come down and enjoy the fun!Cost: Adults (12-64) $15.99
Seniors (65+) $14.99
Children (2 and under)FREEFor more info: http://www.aquariumrestaurants.com
Where: Columbine Library
Littleton, ColoradoWhen: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Tickets are required and available through our Calendar of Events (www.jeffcolibrary.org) one week in advance.Cost: FREE
• Train Rides • Bounce Castle • Petting Zoo
Helicopter • Kid’s Products for Sale • Free Snacks
Laser Tag • Prizes • Lunch for Purchase
Where: Denver JCC
350 S. Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80246When: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PMWho: Families with Children Newborn—Age 8How: Just come down and enjoy the funCost: FREE
Where: Lakewood Library
Lakewood, ColoradoWhen: 4:00 PMWho: All agesHow: Just come join the fun.Cost: FREEFor more info: www.jeffcolibrary.org
Where: Belmar Library
555 South Allison Parkway
Lakewood, COWhen: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: For ages 8-13.How: Just come join the fun.Cost: FREEFor more info: www.jeffcolibrary.org
Museums, Rec Centers, Animal Adventures and More!
This article is a work in progress, we will be continuing to add links. If you know of any great places we should add please let me know.
We live in an amazing city, with an amazing amount of places to have fun with our children. This is by no means a complete list of places in the metro area but it is a complete list of great places in Lakewood, Littleton, Golden & Wheat Ridge as well some great spots in the Denver area.
Museums and Historical Sites
Buffalo Bill ...
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.
Bridgewater Grill at the Golden Hotel - after ...
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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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