Sunday, August 28, 2016

Affordable Arts Festival

Submitted by Meg McIntyre on Thu, 06/16/2016 - 12:54pm

Finding beautiful art for your home no longer has to break the bank—this outdoor fair offers quality pieces for $100 or less. With 245 artists from all over the country—including Denver-based jeweler Sean Brown and Littleton-based watercolor artist Bruce White—showcasing a wide variety of styles, you're sure to find stunning decor. Proceeds benefit the Arapahoe Community College Foundation, which provides scholarships and grants for students and faculty. Sun 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

—Photo courtesy of Jim Delutes

Evergreen Kids Triathlon

Submitted by Beau Berkley on Tue, 08/23/2016 - 2:52pm

At this fun morning workout, your kids can have their first three-part race experience. Participants between five and 13 years old can take a dip in the Buchanan Pool, race along Pioneer Trail, and top it off with a bike ride on the Buchanan Trail. Proceeds benefit the Evergreen Parks & Recreation Special Needs Program, which offers camps and classes to individuals living with developmental disabilities.  Mon 9 a.m.

Family Chemistry Bonds

Submitted by Molly Longman on Fri, 06/10/2016 - 7:35am

Molecules aren’t the only things bonding at this scholarly family workshop. Teach your tyke about the world science while working together to construct tremendous density towers and perfect polymers out of household materials such as oil and molasses. Sun 10 a.m.-noon.

Denver Sister Cities Worldwide Festival

Submitted by Paul Albani-Burgio on Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:25am

Travel around the world in one afternoon at this delightful multicultural festival. Watch a musical performance by the Kunming Ethnic Song and Dance troupe, which will fly in from Kunming, China, and an Italian opera performance from Denver's Rebecca Koenigberg, which will consist of a series of Mozart arias as well as some Puccini favorites. Foodies can enjoy an Ethiopian coffee ceremony or crepe cooking demonstration while linguaphiles can partake in fifteen-minute introductions to seven languages, including Swahili and Amharic. Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.