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Spreading Wings Gala

Date:
Nov 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-360-5360 X110

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.

Adam’s Camp Hoops for Hope

Date:
Mar 18, 2018 1 - 4pm
Cost:
$8 in advance (available online or at Adam’s Camp, Partners in Pediatrics offices, or Peak Athletics), $25 for 4-pack, $10 at the door, free age 3 and under
Phone:
303-563-8290

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.

Stanley Harvesting Hope 5K

Date:
Nov 23, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost:
Phone:

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.

Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry

Date:
May 05, 2018 9am - noon
Cost:
$50 per person registration and $25 for youth 12 and younger
Phone:
303-751-5772

Enjoy a 2-mile walk around Wash Park, followed by refreshments, food trucks, contests, dog demonstrations, and shopping for your furry friends at the Flealess Market. Registration required; includes a Furry Scurry T-shirt and walk participation bib.

2017 Mile High Holiday Mart

Date:
Nov 10, 2017 to Nov 12, 2017
Cost:
$10, age 12 and under are free.
Phone:
303-871-7577

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.

9th Annual Jodi’s Race for Awareness

Date:
Jun 09, 2018 7 - 10:30am
Cost:
$40 adults, $30 survivors, seniors 60 and up, and children age 12 and under. Groups of 4 or more receive 10% discount. $10 furry friends
Phone:
720-971-9436

Be part of the country's second largest 1 mile and 5K run/walk fundraiser for ovarian cancer. Families, dogs, strollers, and children help raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. Proceeds benefit the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance.

The Learning Source Book Bash

Date:
Oct 15, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Cost:
custo
Phone:
720-369-9229

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…

Slam Dunk Against Lupus

Date:
Sep 23, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
646-884-6000

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.

Donor Dash

Date:
Jul 15, 2018 8am
Cost:
Free-$35
Phone:
303-329-4747

Participate in the annual 5K run/walk and Diaper Dash to honor the lives of organ and tissue donors. Celebrate the lives of organ and tissue recipients, and recognize those who continue to wait for a lifesaving transplant.

Niwot Rotary Oktoberfest

Date:
Sep 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-652-2433

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…

Growing Gardens Plant Sale

Date:
May 06, 2018 to May 20, 2018
Schedule:
May 5-6, 12,-13, 19-20; 8am-4pm
Cost:
Free admission; cost varies for plants
Phone:
303-443-9952

Find a great selection of organic and bee-safe tomato, vegetable, and herb starts that are grown in Growing Gardens’ greenhouses. All proceeds benefit Growing Gardens’ nonprofit agriculture education programs.

Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk

Date:
Oct 01, 2017 7:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Cost:
Phone:
720-913-0664

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…

PH In The Park

Date:
Aug 27, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:

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.

Superhero Challenge 5K Walk/Run

Date:
Aug 27, 2017 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
720-913-0664

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.

The Gift of Dance

Date:
May 05, 2018 6pm
Cost:
Donations appreciated at the door
Phone:
303-957-6239

Enjoy a student choreography showcase by the Live Love Dance Company Dancers, ages 13 to 15. All proceeds benefit The Gift of Dance scholarship fund which provides dance costumes, shoes, and attire to children in need. Age 3 and up.

Run for the Ring 5K & Kids Fun Run

Date:
Aug 04, 2018 7am
Cost:
$8 and up
Phone:
303-628-5110

Run or walk around the Anschutz Medical Campus in this BolderBOULDER qualifying race on a USATF certified course. Kids 10 and under will have their own track with splash zones, bounce houses, and games. Proceeds support The Guild of the Children's Diabetes Foundation funding research and promoting awareness about type 1 diabetes in children.

The Lemon Climb Denver

Date:
May 12, 2018 8:30am
Cost:
$25 to register
Phone:
866-333-1213

Help kids with cancer while challenging yourself to walk, run, or race up 43 flights of stairs to the top of the 1999 Broadway building. Following the climb, participants of all ages can join the after-party at the top of the building while enjoying light bites and sky-high views.

Stumpy’s Stampede 5K/10K Trail Run

Date:
Aug 06, 2017 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-316-2660

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.

Hero Awards Luncheon

Date:
Apr 26, 2018 11am - 1pm
Cost:
$45 general admission, $30 for people who work directly with youth (case workers)
Phone:
720-420-9780

Enjoy a luncheon including the presentation of scholarships to youth who have overcome significant adversity. Local citizens who work on behalf of at-risk youth in Boulder County will be honored. Reservations required.

Frank Shorter RACE4Kids’ Health 5k and Expo

Date:
Apr 08, 2018 8am - 12pm
Cost:
$40 adult through April 7, $45 on race day; $20 age 14 and under through April 7, $25 on race day
Phone:
303-464-7191

Participate in the 9th annual Frank Shorter RACE4Kids' Health 5K and Expo with your family, to benefit the nonprofit organization Healthy Learning Paths. Try the Applebee's Buzz run for ages 3-5 or Diaper Dash for age 2 and under. Wear a costume for a chance to win a prize.

Denver Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

Date:
Dec 10, 2017 8:00 AM
Schedule:
Visit website for onsite registration and event start times on 12/10.
Cost:
$20 to $75. 100% of registration fees go to charity. Register online until 12/6.
Phone:
720-913-0664

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

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Date:
Oct 22, 2017 8:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:

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.

Scream Scram 5K Run/Walk

Date:
Oct 20, 2017 6:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
720-913-0664

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.

Sleep Tight Colorado’s 8th Annual 5K Pajama Jog

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 8am
Cost:
Registration is $25 online through Aug. 15; $35 at the event
Phone:
720-295-9276

Be part of a professionally-timed 5K which you can choose to run, jog, or walk in which 100 percent of the proceeds goes toward buying sleeping bags for Colorado’s homeless. Wear a costume to be entered to win prizes. Leashed pets are welcome.

Cultiva Farm Dinner

Date:
Aug 05, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:

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.

JDRF One Walk

Date:
Sep 10, 2017 8:00 AM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-770-2873

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.

Climb for Courage

Date:
Jun 23, 2018 8:30am
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
719-266-3021

Compete in a timed stair climb race, covering 2,700 stairs (2.7 kilometers) around Falcon Stadium or participate in a shorter, untimed Fun Wave around the lower portion of Falcon Stadium, perfect for kids and families.

An Evening under the Stars with Colorado Ballet

Date:
Aug 26, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
720-898-7200

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.”

Festival of Wishes

Date:
Jun 16, 2018 10am - 2pm
Cost:
$10 and up
Phone:
303-750-9474

Attend a family-friendly celebration that raises funds to help Make-A-Wish Colorado create wishes for children with critical illnesses. Families, friends, corporations, and schools are invited to enjoy games, prizes, entertainment, classic carnival food for purchase, and lots of wish magic.

Comfort Quilts

Date:
Jul 14, 2018 1 - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-665-5200

Help create and decorate comforting quilts for Lafayette fire and police officers to hand out to children in need. Children welcome when accompanied by an adult.

Rett Syndrome Walk n’ Roll

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-409-2600

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…

Ullrgrass Music Festival

Date:
Jan 26, 2018 to Jan 28, 2018
Schedule:
Friday, 3-8pm, Saturday, 11am-8pm, Sunday, 11-5pm
Cost:
Tickets are on sale now at www. UllrGrass.com (Age 12 and under are free)
Phone:
847-409-7619

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…

Run for the Ring 5K & Kids Fun Run

Date:
Aug 05, 2017 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-628-5110

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.

The Polar Plunge

Date:
Jan 01, 2018 11am
Cost:
$30 adult (before Dec 1), $15 age 12 and under
Phone:
720-524-5402

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

The Waldo Waldo 5K

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
719-886-0088

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…

CF Climb

Date:
Jul 21, 2018 7am
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:

Gather family and friends for a stair climbing and fundraising event that supports the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

2018 Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Date:
Feb 10, 2018 to Mar 11, 2018
Schedule:
Events occur around Colorado on various dates. Check website for specifics.
Cost:
Pledge to participate
Phone:

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…

14th Annual Great Candy Run

Date:
Nov 12, 2017 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
877-789-HOPE

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…

Coldwell Banker Denver Century Ride

Date:
Jun 16, 2018
Schedule:
Start and end times vary depending on route
Cost:
Visit website for registration and pricing details
Phone:
303-375-5475

Choosing one of four bicycle routes, explore the many diverse neighborhoods of Metro Denver while supporting key cycling advocacy groups. Routes run 100, 85, 50, or 25 miles. Courses are designed to accommodate cyclists of all experience levels from novice to expert. Enjoy a post-ride celebration with entertainment, food, drinks and a lifestyle expo.

Run to the Shrine

Date:
May 19, 2018 7:30 - 11am
Cost:
$30-$55
Phone:
719-633-9925

Run for a good cause on the one day of the year foot traffic is allowed on the road to the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun. The 4-mile run/walk course is chip timed, winding through the Zoo with giraffes, elephants, and a rhino lining the course.

Wish Night

Date:
Feb 23, 2018 6 - 10pm
Cost:
$250 and up
Phone:
303-750-9474

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…

Miles for Moms Run/Walk 5K

Date:
Oct 14, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-913-1311

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,

Race for Research

Date:
Aug 19, 2018 9am
Cost:
$30 age 12 and under, $40 age 13 and up. Race-day registration fees are higher
Phone:
303-912-7837

Join in the 22nd Annual Cancer League of Colorado's event that raises money for cancer research. There will be a timed 5K loop, post-race Expo, free pancake breakfast, craft beer garden, and Kid Zone with games, clowns, and a kiddie train.

14th Annual Gorilla Run

Date:
Oct 21, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-524-0272

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.

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

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-750-9474

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.

6th Annual Listen To Your Mother: Boulder

Date:
May 05, 2018 7pm
Schedule:
Doors open at 6pm
Cost:
$22
Phone:
303-442-1411

Listen to a series of live readings about motherhood that take place in cities around the country, to celebrate Mother's Day. Complimentary snacks and wine are available before the show from 5-6:30pm, across the street at the Birth Center of Boulder, 2800 Folsom St. Ten percent of ticket sales benefit A Precious Child.

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

Date:
Aug 19, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cost:
Phone:
720-295-9276

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.

Comeback Trail 5K Run/Walk

Date:
May 06, 2018
Schedule:
8am check-in, 9am opening ceremony
Cost:
Free registration but donations are encouraged
Phone:
1-800-STROKES (787-6537)

Be part of one of the only events in the U.S. solely focused on stroke survivors and education. The walk is open to participants of all abilities and features different paths to accommodate stroke survivors and other attendees in various stages of fitness or recovery. Participants will have the option to complete a 5K trail…

Rise Up Against Addiction

Date:
Jul 21, 2018 8am
Cost:
Visit the website for registration pricing information
Phone:
720-913-1311

Be part of a 5K run/walk to show support for anyone who has been touched by addiction and to bring the disease into the light. There will also be a Shatterproof Community Village, Memorial Gallery, and a Celebrate Recovery area.

Girl Scout Craft Fair

Date:
Nov 11, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-758-2820

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.

Miles for Smiles 5K and Jordyn’s Adaptive Dash

Date:
May 20, 2018 9am
Cost:
$10 and up
Phone:
303-982-6500

Join in a 5K followed by a race for kids using their adaptive equipment (tricycles, wheelchairs, walkers, strollers, etc.) to walk, roll, or ride their way to the 50 yard finish line. Kids receive a special prize for participating. Registration is required for Miles for Smiles but Jordyn's Dash is free, but RSVPs are required…

Hazel Miller Band

Date:
Feb 21, 2018 7pm
Cost:
$32-$39
Phone:
303-460-6800

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.

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

Date:
Oct 06, 2017 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-972-9774

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…

Bobcat Boogie Family Fun Run and 5K

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 9:30am
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
303-233-0401

Enjoy views of the Rockies and run through the Community College Open Space park while being entertained and cheered on by a variety of dance groups. Race day festivities include a 5K race, a one-mile Fun Run, a post-race celebration for participants, music, free photo booth, color hair spray station, face painting, and kids activities.…

Mom UP! Project

Date:
Jan 25, 2018 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:

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…

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