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Stanley Harvesting Hope 5K

Attend the 3rd Annual race featuring a friendly and competitive 5K Run/Walk complete with participant prizes and swag. Because the race benefits research to eliminate the challenges of Prader-Willi Syndrome, the leading cause of life-threatening childhood obesity, there will also be a kid's 1k fun run, free for children under the age of 10.

2018 Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Take a chilly dip for the signature event raising funds and awareness for the mission and programs of Special Olympics. Run into the water wearing your finest costumes and be automatically entered into the costume contest. Attend the party pre-Plunge with hot food and drink and a DJ spinning tunes. Plunges are happening at multiple…

Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk

Participate in a 5K run to support Free to Breathe, a lung cancer research and advocacy organization dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022. Online registration ($30, or $15 for youth ages 12 and under) closes Sep 27. Mail-in registration ($30, or $15 for youth ages 12 and under) closes Sep 25. Register event…

Slam Dunk Against Lupus

Attend a family event filled with sports, pro-athletes, entertainment, prizes, and philanthropy, with 100% of proceeds going to lupus research. Hosted by Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried and Lupus Research Alliance.

The Polar Plunge

Support the American Cancer Society by plunging into icy cold water, either as an individual or as part of a group. Reservations required.

Adam’s Camp Hoops for Hope

Join Adam’s Camp campers with special needs plus local celebrities, former professional and collegiate athletes, and the providers from Partners in Pediatrics for a unique game of basketball. In addition to the game, there will be mascots from Colorado’s sports teams, face-painting, and a silent auction.

The Waldo Waldo 5K

Join thousands of Waldos and Wendas and take to the streets in this family-friendly 5K walk and fun run. Registration comes with a Waldo or Wenda costume kit (characters from the popular "Where's Waldo?" children’s books) and the money raised benefits local nonprofits that support Waldo Canyon recovery and trails and open space maintenance in…

Rett Syndrome Walk n’ Roll

Attend the signature event to bring the community together to raise awareness and money to help find a cure for Rett Syndrome. There will be a free chuck wagon lunch, silent and live auctions, face painting, balloon magician and fairy princesses for the kids. The event is free, but a suggested donation of $5 per…

Niwot Rotary Oktoberfest

Enjoy live bands, storytellers, face painting, pumpkin painting, bouncy castle, beer garden and more. Proceeds from the event benefit Coal Creek Meals on Wheels, Attention Homes, and Colorado Friendship Mobile Food & Clothing. Tickets available now at www.niwotoktoberfest.com. Tickets: Early bird $30, At event $35, VIP $75 Kids & non-drinkers are welcome - admission is…

An Evening under the Stars with Colorado Ballet

Join the stars of Colorado Ballet under the stars for a program featuring excerpts from upcoming and past productions as well as other classical and contemporary works. The production will close with a performance of Serenade by choreographer George Balanchine to Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings in C.”

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Join in the American Cancer Society's event to raise funds for breast cancer research grants and patient programs. The 5K event is dog- and stroller-friendly with love music, a kids zone, food and drink.

Stumpy’s Stampede 5K/10K Trail Run

Support the JCC Ranch Camp Camper Fund and participate in a 5K or 10K trail run. The race includes the Mac-A-Dash Kids obstacle course and fun run, post-race snacks and entertainment. $5 - $35.

Cultiva Farm Dinner

Feast under the stars at Growing Gardens, a Boulder non-profit dedicated to cultivating community through urban agriculture. The 18th Annual Cultiva Farm Dinner features a bountiful five-course dinner prepared by award-winning local chefs, an open bar, and auction. Parents/adults. See website for details.

Sleep Tight Colorado’s 7th Annual 5K Pajama Jog

Join in a timed 5K for people to run, jog, or walk. 100% of the proceeds goes toward buying sleeping bags for Colorado’s homeless. There will also be a costume contest for men, women and kids. Registration is $25 online through August 17th 11:59PM and $35 at the event.

PH In The Park

Participate in the eighth annual " Colorado PH In The Park" event to support Pulmonary Hypertension research and education. There will be a 5K and 1-Mile Run/Walk, Educational Booths, and a Kids' area. $40 5k general public, $35 PH patients, $5 dogs.

Girl Scout Craft Fair

Support youth entrepreneurs in your community by shopping at the Girl Scout Craft Fair. Shop for baked goods, handmade crafts and other goodies. All proceeds will benefit local Girl Scout Troops. Open to the public. Free Entry.

Ullrgrass Music Festival

Dress in Viking regalia to celebrate Ullr, the Norse God of winter. Enjoy a bluegrass music lineup with artists from Nashville to Colorado, including the UllrGrass All-Stars (with members of Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, Lyle Lovett Band, CORAL CREEK, Hot Buttered Rum, and Hot Rize). On Saturday, sample craft brews and ciders from more than…

2017 Mile High Holiday Mart

Times vary by date. Join the Junior League of Denver for a unique and exclusive shopping experience while giving back to the Denver metro community. $10, age 12 and under are free.

Make-A-Wish® Colorado Walk For Wishes & 5K Run

Attend a family-friendly, community event that raises funds to help Make-A-Wish® Colorado grant wishes to children battling life-threatening medical conditions. Participants are encouraged to form teams and join the fun by taking part in the 5K Run or Walk. The expo will feature games, activities, and free food.

14th Annual Gorilla Run

Wear a full gorilla or banana costume (provided...yours to keep!) and help raise funds for the Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund, the international charity working to save the world's last remaining mountain gorillas and keeping Dian Fossey's dream alive for the past 32 years.

Spreading Wings Gala

Attend a fund-raiser fine dining evening that will include special stories of the rescuers and the rescued, opportunities to mingle with first responders, entertainment and more. Adult event, but parents may bring children. RSVP required. Go online for ticket prices.

Hazel Miller Band

Join the Broomfield Council on the Arts and Humanities for its annual benefit featuring Hazel Miller Band and comedian Dave Shirley as host. Proceeds benefit cultural programming for all ages. Age 21 and up.

Superhero Challenge 5K Walk/Run

Participate in an event that honors patients, survivors and family members affected by prostate cancer. Superhero attire is encouraged. There will be prizes for best-dressed teams, individuals, and little superheroes. $20, free for prostate cancer survivors.

Miles for Moms Run/Walk 5K

Help raise awareness and funds in support Florence Crittenton Services. Each participant will receive a free t-shirt, optional race bib and timing chip, goody bag, snacks, and access to all event activities. Activities for the whole family include face painting, pumpkin decorating, and balloon animals,

Scream Scram 5K Run/Walk

Race through Washington Park in costume (if you choose) and support Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver. There'll be costume contests, the 100M Spooky Sneak for little kids, Trick-or-Treat Street and giveaways. $20 and up.

Mom UP! Project

Receive a swag bag loaded with offers/samples from participating businesses, shop at more than 60 pop up shops inside the hangar, listen and learn during the 30 UP! Showcase Presentations, and get a drink (or two) from the cash bar. $8 from every ticket will be donated back to the school PTA of the attendee’s…

Wish Night

Join Make-A-Wish Colorado for the journey of a wish selection by an 8-year-old girl battling a critical illness to the granting of the wish. In addition to this rare insider’s view, there will also be performances by local wish kids and a special acoustic set by Joe King from The Fray, as well as a…

JDRF One Walk

Check-in @ 8am; Race starts @ 10am Join the cause to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Raise money for life-changing research for the millions affected by this devastating disease. Visit the website for full details.

14th Annual Great Candy Run

Join thousands of runners and walkers at a sweet race for a sweet cause, benefitting the Fetal Health Foundation. There will be a 5K Run/Walk a competitive Stroller Division for those pushing little ones and a free Jelly Bean Kids Fun Run. Plus, lots of sweet extras: on-course entertainment, costume contests, prize money, sweet medals…

Denver Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

Join in a Denver holiday tradition with a holiday-themed costume contest and fun for the family.

The Learning Source Book Bash

Join us for an enchanting evening with bestselling author Peter Heller at the 2017 Book Bash! Support the mission of The Learning Source by joining us at the Tattered Cover for a fun-filled evening with a special presentation and book signing with Peter Heller from his new novel Celine, silent auction, delectible hors d’oeuvres, and…

Run for the Ring 5K & Kids Fun Run

Raise funds and awareness for people with diabetes in this walk/run around the Anschutz Medical Campus. Kids will enjoy their own track with splash zones, bounce houses and DJ.

St. Philip Early Learning Center’s 26th Annual Children’s Consignment Sale

Shop a large selection of gently used children’s clothing (boys and girls sizes 0-14), shoes, toys, books, DVDs, baby equipment, furniture, linens, decor and more. FlashConsign.com, an internet based program manages the sale. Visit the website to sign-up as a Seller and/or Volunteer. Seller Sign-up is now open, on a first come – first served…

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