From Earth Day projects to free concerts and more, here are 10 ways to give your wallet a break (while having fun) this month.
Bear Creek Lake Park
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Why: From art pop-ups on the Clyfford Still museum lawn to jazz at Union Station and a play premiere at the Byers-Evans House, this annual event pairs architecture and art in fascinating—and free!—ways.
Why: Celebrate Earth Day by getting your hands dirty and helping with some projects around the park.
Why: In this month’s issue, we round-up activities to do on what could be April’s warmest day , including a stroll through this 30-acre garden.
Why: Why not combine your lunch break with a gratis mini concert?
Why: Denver’s eastern neighbor is celebrating its big day with face painting, walks, and, of course, birthday cake.
Why: If you didn’t get tickets to the Colorado Rockies’ Opening Day at Coors Field, touring Coors Brewery is a nice alternative.
Why: Visit this exhibit to see painter Karen Fisher’s portrayal of her father as his Alzheimer’s disease progresses.
Why: In this month’s issue, we found out that Colorado is home to some less well-known hall of fames , including this free ode to musical educators.
Why: If you’re a never-summer kind of person, there’s still time to celebrate powder as a spectator at this snowmobiling contest in Crested Butte.
Why: The popular free, outdoor fitness class series returns this month, meaning that it is time to strike a Tree pose in Civic Center Park.
Looking for more things to do in Denver? Check out our events calendar .
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