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January isn’t just National Mentoring Month—it’s also I Haven’t Given Up On My Resolution Yet Month. If you’ve pledged to be a better person in 2016, we suggest paying tribute to both edicts through the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver’s Reach & Rise program, which pairs at-risk kids with adult...
The cast of DCPA's production of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"
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BALLS! A Holiday Spectacular: This year will mark the 7th and final year for “Balls!”, a variety show with sock puppets, local musicians, actors, and audience participation. This year the event will benefit The Gathering Place, the only daytime drop-in center for women, children, and...
December 14 2015, 11:00 AM
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Colorado Gives Day: This Tuesday in Colorado is dedicated to giving. The statewide initiative celebrates and encourages philanthropy throughout the state through online donations to local nonprofits and do-good organizations. Make a donation to one of your favorite causes—there are more than 1...
December 7 2015, 11:38 AM
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1. Free Day at the Denver Art Museum | Dec. 5
Why You Should Go: It looks like the Saturday forecast predicts a chilly day, which is all the more reason to spend time inside admiring art. Bonus: You’ll log plenty of steps as you tour.
2. Southwest Rink at Skyline Park | Through Feb. 15
December 2 2015, 10:40 AM
Join Gobbles the Turkey at the Mile High United Way Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving. —Photo courtesy of Jen Morris
DCPA Holiday Cabaret: If you're not sure which show to catch at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) this month, this performance is your chance to get the best of all four. For the first time in DCPA history, cast members from all of the Center's current productions—The Lion King, A...
November 23 2015, 11:46 AM
Action Center clients shop for goodies at last year's Santa Shop. —Courtesy of The Action Center
Guys’ Night Out: Bro out at the fourth annual Guys’ Night Out at Casselman’s in RiNo this Thursday. The fest—which is an awareness event for suicide prevention and men’s health issues—includes a scotch tasting, barbecue, oversized beer pong, a football-throwing contest, and a mustache contest....
November 16 2015, 12:25 PM
Schedule a donation online for Colorado Gives Day to support the FIRE Within, a youth suicide prevention program through the Carson J Spencer Foundation, and thousands of other charitable causes. —Image courtesy of the Carson J Spender Foundation
Colorado Gives Day: Couch potatoes rejoice—thanks to Colorado Gives Day, you can help out your favorite local or national charity without ever leaving your house. Schedule a donation online before the event on December 8. With more than 1,500 organizations to choose from, including ...
November 9 2015, 10:53 AM
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1. Shop at Paris Holiday Market | Nov. 7 & 8
Why You Should Go: Just imagine how good it would feel to finish your holiday shopping at this art and craft market weeks before Black Friday.
2. Take the Ski and Snowboard Tuning Basics Class at Lakewood’s REI | Nov. 11
Why You Should Go:...
November 5 2015, 10:10 AM