Register to enable kids to help other kids, face-to-face so that the givers get to see and feel the difference that they've made for another child. See Denver Nuggets, KOOL105 Radio, and hear the Colorado Children's Chorale perform. Registration opens late October but December 9 is the date for giving. Later dates can be arranged.
Explore the wisdom and playfulness of nature and celebrate Earth Day. In this two-hour family friendly program, take a gentle 3-mile walk along the Highline Canal with camera in tow. Registration is required one week in advance at highlandsranch.org/signmeup.
Listen to live musicians play customary Las Posadas songs, participate in a reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s journey to Bethlehem as depicted in the Christian bible and enjoy complimentary biscochito cookies with hot cider and Mexican hot chocolate.
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.
$15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children and free under age 2. Admission includes unlimited rides on the Steam Engine as well as entertainment throughout the grounds. Tickets available online or at the door.
Hop on the train that features the 1880s vintage passenger coach, and experience what it was like to travel 100 years ago. The Easter Bunny will be handing out candy, and the Depot General Store will have gift ideas for Easter baskets.
Buy local from young business owners who display and sell their unique products to the local community. All products are handmade and personally sold by the owners. Find beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more.
Watch the lighting of tens of thousands of lights after a consecutive countdown from Denver Union Station up the 16th Street Mall to the City and County Building and then enjoy them throughout the season.
Walk through the mazes and pumpkin patch; pet the animals and purchase organically grown produce at a Boulder family farm. On weekends, ride a steam engine, learn about farming methods from the early 1900s or take a hay ride for $3.
Watch as a chosen honoree lights the farolitos – paper bags filled with sand and illuminated with candles – in the open-air courtyard of The Fort in an alternative tree lighting ceremony. Hot cider, Mexican hot chocolate and biscochito cookies are served.
Gather around the Town Tree and join the Mayor and the Parker Chorale in a Sing-a-long to Silent Night to kick off the event before the official lighting. Once the park is lit up, stroll around O’Brien Park and take in the sights of the fun holiday ice sculpture displays, or run into some holiday…
Sign up to run a fast and scenic 10K or 2 mile course with family and friends. $18-$20 for 2 mile; $20-$24 for 10K. Sample goodies in the Vendor Village after the race. Reservations required. Call for group rate information.
Celebrate spring in downtown Boulder with the Tulip Fairy, along with a parade of pint-size fairies and elves around the Pearl Street Mall to "wake up the tulips." Features special activities for kids.
Enjoy dancing to a DJ, crafts and refreshments. Semi-formal attire encouraged. For dads with daughters ages 3-8. Reservations required through the Louisville Recreation and Senior Center. Reference code: 12021-1.
Take a train ride, wearing your cozy pajamas where Santa's elves entertain. After a 30 minute ride, the train reaches the "North Pole" where Santa boards the train to pass out a holiday bell to each child as he visits with the children. $30-$69.
Remember those who died serving in the armed forces around the world with a silent ride inspired by Scott Harrison, U.S.M.C. who created a menagerie of whimsical animals, restoring a carousel for others to enjoy.