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See the Okee Dokee Brothers perform a family-friendly show on April 28. Photo courtesy of Alex Johnson of Alex Johnson Photography

5 Things to Do with Your Family in April

With a family-friendly concert, Earth Day celebrations, free days at local museums, and more, April is full of fun and inexpensive ways to spend time with your family.

Disney’s Aladdin

April 7-28

Make way for Prince Ali… the hit Broadway production of Disney’s Aladdin is heading to the Buell Theatre this month. See all of your favorite characters live on stage for the first time. Follow the story of Aladdin, a poor “street rat” who falls in love with a beautiful princess, Jasmine, with the help of his new friend Genie and three magical wishes. Aladdin features songs from the hit Disney film, as well as Broadway originals. Recommended for age six and up. Tickets start at $25.

Photo courtesy of Deen van Meer

Sheep to Shawl at Littleton Museum

April 14

Springtime is haircut time for the sheep at the Littleton Museum. Spend the day exploring the free museum and step back in time to an 1860s farm to learn how wool is made at this annual event. See the sheep shearing process and wool processing demonstrations, from washing and dyeing the fleece, to carding the wool, spinning it into yarn, and weaving it into textiles.

Earth Day Celebrations

April 21-22

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, celebrate by taking the family to enjoy a day of fun activities that showcase the amazing planet we live on. Various locations throughout the metro area are hosting special events, with Earth-themed activities and plenty of opportunities to get your hands dirty. Looking for an event near you? We rounded up eight fun ways to celebrate Earth Day with your family around the Denver area.

Photo courtesy of Alex Johnson of Alex Johnson Photography

Okee Dokee Brothers

April 28

See a family-friendly, all-ages performance from the Okee Dokee Brothers at L2 Church. The Grammy Award-winning duo, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing, were childhood friends who grew up exploring the great outdoors in Colorado. Their passion for the outdoors is at the heart of their music, inspiring children and their parents to get outside. The toe-tapping American folk sounds will have all ages dancing and singing along. Purchase tickets online; $20 adult, $14 age 12 and under.

Día del Niño

April 29

To celebrate the Day of the Child, the Golden Triangle Creative District is offering families free admission and special activities at select museums: Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, Byers Evans House, and History Colorado. Activities vary by venue but include hands-on art activities and live performances that celebrate children around the world. Denver Museum of Nature & Science and WOW! Children’s Museum are also offering free admission and special activities to honor the day.

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