The Light the Night walk on Thursday will shine a light on finding a cure for lymphoma and leukemia, while honoring victims of these diseases. Photo courtesy of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Hops for Habitat: If you’ve been meaning to check out Blue Moon Brewery in RiNo (and surely you have), now is the time. Make a donation to Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver ($25 is suggested) and get a free glass of one of the 10 varieties of Blue Moon currently on tap. Appetizers like fresh...
September 26 2016, 11:30 AM
The annual Our Neighbors, Ourselves fundraiser brings together artists, community members, and local refugees. Photo Courtesy of Project Worthmore
Events to Attend
Mental Health 2016 Colorado Candidate Forum – Denver: This first community event of a four-part series introduces you to this year’s state legislature candidates to discuss the future of mental health policy. Each forum will host a meet-and-greet with about five...
September 19 2016, 12:45 PM
Dueling mascots at Ping Pong on the Plaza. –Photo Courtesy of James Williams, IMA Financial Group, Inc.
Events to Attend
Ping Pong on the Plaza: We can’t think of a cooler place to play ping-pong than on Union Station’s doorstep. This annual event, hosted by the IMA Foundation, is a double-elimination tournament with nearly 300 participants, including the Denver Broncos mascot Miles and...
September 12 2016, 12:00 PM
Food Fight benefits the Rocky Mountain chapter of the Scleroderma Foundation, which helps those with chronic tissue disease. —Photo courtesy of the Scleroderma Foundation-Rocky Mountain Chapter
Food Fight! When chefs from all over the area enter a food competition, there’s only one winner: your stomach. Judge food from 13 local chefs, including the folks at Max Gill & Grill and Seasons 52, in appetizer, main course, dessert, and cocktail competitions. Plus, bid on live and silent...
September 6 2016, 11:45 AM
The Front Range chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace will be handing out these posters throughout Denver on Saturday. Courtesy of JVP
As we've seen time and again, symbolic gestures can resonate. They're controversial almost by definition, but if their witnesses are willing, the acts can also launch broader and productive dialogues about the problems they're attempting to address.
On Saturday, September 3, the Front Range...
August 30 2016, 1:45 PM
Volunteers assist with a Project Helping event at Ekar Farm. Photo courtesy of Elevate Photography
Causes to Care About
Italy Earthquake Relief: Eating for a good cause? That’s the dream. Denver’s Parisi and Firenze a Tavola—co-owned restaurants in the same building at 4401 Tennyson Street—are offering a $10 Bucatini all’Amatriciana pasta dish, and they’re sending 100 percent of each sale to...
August 29 2016, 2:25 PM
Volunteers unload supplies at the Red Cross warehouse in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Help support flood relief efforts with a donation to the American Red Cross this week.
Courtesy of American Red Cross
Causes to Care About
The American Red Cross: Extreme flooding ripped through the state of Louisiana last week, displacing and devastating tens of thousands. Do your part to help those displaced by the natural disaster—which is considered to be the worst natural disaster since Hurricane...
August 22 2016, 10:05 AM
—Photo courtesy of Michelle Kroll Photography
Pins for PAVE: Get a group of friends together, slip on your bowling shoes and head to the Denver Athletic Club for an hour of competitive pin-tipping. The evening benefits Project Pave—a local nonprofit that empowers youth to end the cycle of relationship violence through intervention, prevention...
August 15 2016, 11:05 AM