1. Get out: Tackle an Urban Adventure

  • Why you should go: This month’s cover story compiles 50 (yes, 50!) near-to-home adventures. What are you waiting for? Get going.
  • Details: Your choice, Front Range

2. Get Involved: Amp the Cause’s 10th Annual Community Day

  • Why you should go: Join more than 1,000 Coloradans as they spruce up local nonprofit locations by helping with tasks like xeriscaping the outdoor space at North Denver’s Children’s Outreach Project.
  • Details: April 25, various locations

3. Play: wheat ridge Kite Flite Festival

4. See: History Colorado’s Día del Niño


  • Why you should go: The perfect antidote to the movie-and-dinner date night: Ponder the soul via art curated by the Art Students League of Denver.
  • Details: April 2 to 25, Space Gallery, Denver

6. RUN: Wash Park Pub Run

  • Why you should go: Looking for a free meal? Sign up for this weekly run through the park and nosh on a Whole Foods-catered dinner at the finish.
  • Details: Wednesdays, Washington Park, Denver

7. Browse: Stop by the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Branch library

8. GO GREEN: Earth Day Denver

  • Why you should go: This annual celebration of Mother Earth is packed with need-to-know information (composting) and need-to-try activities (test drive an electric vehicle).
  • Details: April 22, Civic Center Park, Denver


10. Relax: listen to a Colorado Rockies game

  • Why you should go: This month marks the official start of baseball season. And while Coors Field has plenty of cheap ticket options, we’d also suggest setting up in City Park—you can have a view of the real Rockies—with a picnic lunch and a radio tuned to the game.
  • Details: Your choice, City Park, Denver

Looking for more things to do in Denver? Check out our events calendar.

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