Around Aurora

A Quieter, Virtual 4th of July

July 2, 2020

There may not be fireworks displays in Denver and Aurora this Fourth of July, but that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty to do, both live and virtually! In keeping with a safer Independence Day celebration, the Colorado Symphony will continue its time-honored tradition of bringing the largest single-day free community event in Colorado to an …

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The Zoo and Air & Space Museum Reopen!

June 25, 2020

Slowly but surely in-person events are coming back to the Mile High City this summer, including the reopening of the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. The Denver Zoo is also offering timed-entry tickets, and there are a few outdoor concerts to be found. Still feeling nervous about venturing out? We’re continuing to …

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Zoo Opens, Father’s Day Run and Online Events!

June 18, 2020

It’s a busy weekend in the Mile High City! The Denver Zoo is now open by appointment with social distancing and masks required. The annual Father’s Day Brew Run is also happening—with a few modifications, like running your own course without the crowds.  And it looks like there are still plenty of online events to …

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Get Ready for Elitch’s!

June 11, 2020

It won’t be long until Denver’s favorite summer park will be open—with new guidelines and safety measures in place. Be ready for opening day by signing up for FREE Pre-K passes for your youngest family members, and deeply-discounted season passes for the rest! Other activities in Denver this weekend are a mix of virtual happenings …

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What’s Opening Up This Weekend?

June 4, 2020

No, it won’t be quite the same this summer, with DCPA and many water parks closed, but here’s some good news—many day camps are opening, with lower capacities and some operating online. So this is a great week to see what you can get the kids signed up for! Other places and activities are opening …

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Concerts and Virtual Events This Weekend!

May 21, 2020

Maybe you are as tired of hearing about “silver linings” as you are the coronavirus itself, but considering this is where we live right now, it’s pretty amazing to think about all the big-name entertainment we’re getting right now in our living rooms. Billboard is constantly updating their schedule of HUGE live events—including an upcoming …

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Best of Summer: Memorial Day Deals!

May 19, 2020

My oh my, it’s a great time to buy! A “day of remembrance” holiday is coming up and with it, all kinds of things for your home and for your life are being offered at deep discounts during Memorial Day sales. And what are the best bets of summer? We checked in with Consumer Reports …

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Local Events Return This Weekend!

May 7, 2020

Slowly but surely, the list of “things to do in Denver and Aurora” is coming back! Yes, many of them are still virtual, but the innovative leaders in entertainment are getting more and more creative. Mother’s Day this year may mean takeout from your favorite restaurant, and whether it’s local stand-up comedians going out on …

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At-Home Haircuts and Workouts

April 21, 2020

With salons shut down for at least another week or so, we’re all trying to figure out how to cut hair – our own and other’s – stay in shape and not go stir crazy from inside our four walls. The pros have offered some timely tips on home hair-cutting and coloring, and we gathered …

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Plan a Zen or Vegetable Garden

April 7, 2020

If you’re feeling anxious about your new normal and an uncertain state of self-quarantine – take to the soil and start planning a garden. Gardening has ALWAYS been a stress reliever and an exercise in left and right brain collaboration. The resulting sprouts, seedlings and blooms can be a rewarding source of satisfaction, and whether …

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