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Community Game Night…At Home!

January 14, 2021

This Friday, Aurora Public Libraries will host a fun community trivia game online—with a twist! In Wits & Wagers, you don’t have to know the right answer; you bet on what you think sounds like the right answer! There will be three different WebEx sessions—one just for teens, one for families and all ages, and …

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Spread Your Wings This Weekend!

January 7, 2021

Start the New Year by getting outside your normal routine! Spread your wings and glimpse the bald eagles and bison at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Nature Refuge or take a walk back in time at the Four Mile Historic Park! Drive a little further and immerse yourself in the wonder of trains at the Colorado …

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Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

December 31, 2020

Even if you aren’t typically a fan of New Year’s Eve, EVERYONE will be celebrating the end of 2020. With fewer in-person options, take advantage of some amazing virtual NYE celebrations—like “traveling” to Times Square or Rio De Janeiro for FREE live streaming events! You can top off the celebration by tuning in to Vienna’s …

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Santa Clause is Coming to Town!

December 24, 2020

It’s all about Santa and his monumental journey this weekend! Kids can still see Santa today, but you’d better hurry—he’s got a sleigh to pack! Later, when you are settling in with your family on Christmas Eve, you can enjoy re-broadcasts of a Kantorei Christmas, Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker, and The Parade of Lights. We’ve …

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Fresh Air Outdoor Events for the Holidays

December 17, 2020

Lucky for us, the Mile High City has lots of outdoor holiday events to enjoy! In addition to all the festivities downtown, you can take a short drive to Federal Heights to enjoy an extravaganza of sights and sounds at the spectacular Christmas in Color drive-through holiday light display! There are also outdoor Christmas markets …

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Christmas Parade in Southshore Last Weekend!

December 14, 2020

The fun started at the Lakehouse on Saturday night in Southshore, with Santa organizing toys and picking up letters from his mailbox. He worked doubly hard to make sure he had all the good little girls and boys’ presents in his sleigh before he took off through the community! Charles Dickens carolers tried to keep …

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Zoo Lights and Festival of Wreaths This Weekend!

December 3, 2020

It’s the 30th year of the WILDEST holiday light display in Denver! Zoo Lights features over a million lights illuminating their 80-acre park, which is also the home of 550 beautiful and fascinating wild animal species. Treat your family to this and one other very special holiday tradition: the Festival of Wreaths!

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Alternative Holiday Events Begin This Weekend

November 26, 2020

There will be no shortage of your favorite holiday traditions since Denver area artists and performers are coming up with creative alternative ways to enjoy them! Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker will be performed in a special broadcast on Rocky Mountain PBS, and DCPA’s popular Camp Christmas has moved online—so there’s no need to miss out …

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Downtown Denver’s Winter Wonderland!

November 19, 2020

Get in the holiday spirit this weekend with downtown Denver’s Winter Wonderland! The holiday season begins a week earlier than usual with the Lighting of the Lights on Friday night in an online celebration. Live events downtown include the Denver Christkindl Market, the Mile High Tree, and the 16th Street Mall Holiday Market.

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Theatre and Cosplay Online This Weekend!

November 12, 2020

It’s still too soon to attend the theatre, but DCPA is bringing the theatre to you! For one night only this weekend, you can be in the audience of an exciting livestream event, direct from New York City! Award-winning singer and actress, Laura Benanti, will be putting on a show filled with Broadway songs and …

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