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Events > Saturday, February 24, 2018

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Aphrodite’s Switchboard with Chimney Choir

See the performance about the goddess of love, Aphrodite. In a tall office building on the corner of a busy street, Aphrodite is a switchboard operator who discovers that she has the power to control the love lives of mortals with a single phone connection. But beware crossed wires and best-laid plans, as meddling may…

Low Sensory Morning

Attend the museum in a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment offered on select Saturday mornings, before public hours. Loud gallery sounds are turned down, attendance is limited, and tours, hands-on activities, and artmaking projects are available for individuals and families to enjoy. In February, explore the many animals found in Stampede: Animals in Art. Reservations open…

Snowman Stampede

Be part of a flat and fast half marathon, 10K, and 5K race. Participants receive an innovative technical running shirt, and enjoy a finish line expo with vendors and food.

Junior Surgeons and Cutting Edge

Observe and perform dissections to find out how the human body functions. Dissect chicken wings, sheep lungs and hearts, and cow eyes. Examine real bones and listen to your own heartbeat. Junior surgeons is for second and third graders. Cutting Edge is for fourth to sixth graders.

Bumblebee Jamboree

Participate in a unique indoor musical experience, perfect for children ages birth-12 and their parents. Children are invited to dress as a favorite pollinator, such as a bee, butterfly, or bird and dance and sing along with the local musical guests.

Tropical Trails Tour

Explore the lush vegetation, vibrant flowers and warmth of the tropics as you stroll through the Gardens’ tropical collections. This is a one-hour tour led by experienced docents.

CU Wizards

Be informed about the wonders of science, and watch demonstration experiments by renowned University of Colorado professors. This month’s topic is “The Chemistry of Cooking,” presented by Prof. David Nesbitt. Grades 5-9 recommended; all ages welcome.

Bluegrass at the Audi

Enjoy the music of Sally Van Meter & Friends with Follow the Fox, presented by Colorado Bluegrass Music Society. All ages.

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