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Teen Spirituality: Mindfulness and Life Skills Group for Teens

Date:
Oct 01, 2019 to Oct 30, 2019
Schedule:
Mon, 7-8pm, Oct. 17-Nov. 11
Cost:
$25 per session
Phone:
480-229-7022

Attend a program for teens who want to have a better understanding of who they are, what type of impact they have on others, and how to use specific skills to navigate life mindfully, appropriately, and confidently. Ages 13-17. Space is limited and registration and initial group intake required.

Vietgone

Date:
Aug 24, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the "dramedy" that is an ode to the real-life courtship of Playwright Qui Nguyen’s parents. Forced to leave their country during the height of the Vietnam War, two refugees find themselves at the same relocation camp in Arkansas. Contains consistent profanity, sexual dialogue and sexuality, and some simulated drug use. Age 16 and up.

National Geographic Live: Life on the Vertical

Date:
Dec 27, 2019 8pm
Cost:
$22-$36
Phone:
720-509-1000

Hear Mark Synnott speak about his experiences making the first ascents of some of the world’s tallest, most forbidding walls, from Baffin Island to Pakistan. Learn how he is breaking scientific ground, reaching inaccessible environments in search of rare species. For families with kids in middle school and older.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Date:
Apr 12, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
Schedule:
April 12-14 and 19-21, 7:30pm; April 22, 2:30pm
Cost:
$20 adults, $10 students with ID
Phone:
303-556-2296

See the play set within the context of a dispute over land claimed by two communes in the Soviet Union after World War II. The main action of the play consists of a parable that is performed to celebrate the decision in the dispute. The parable, set during a feudal insurrection in the 13th century,…

John Tole

Date:
Dec 21, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 21, 7:15pm; Dec. 23, 3pm
Cost:
$7-$22
Phone:
720-274-6800

Attend an all-ages show starring John Tole, a Denver-based comedian, writer, voice actor, philosopher, and metal head. He’s contributed to The Howard Stern Show and is a regular on The Tin Foil Hat Podcast on All Things Comedy. He also hosts his own podcast called Moving Weight Live.

Hallowteen

Date:
Oct 04, 2019 to Oct 20, 2019
Schedule:
Grades 6–8: Oct. 4, 7–9pm; Grades 9–12: Oct. 20, 7-9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-370-6000

Take over the museum and check out frightening creatures, both dead and alive, fun activities, and freaky food, especially for teens. Costumes are welcome.

Free Workshop: Designing Mobile Apps

Date:
Jul 22, 2019 10am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
484-841-4744

Learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a project concept and present it for feedback to help you make informed design decisions. Learn techniques to help you communicate a concept, create low-fidelity wireframes, user flows, prototypes, and to work within a team. For middle school girls entering grades 6-9. Registration…

Back-to-School Lounge

Date:
Aug 06, 2018 to Aug 12, 2018
Schedule:
Mon-Fri, 3-7pm; Sat-Sun, noon-5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Relax in the back-to-school lounge with complimentary manicures and blow-outs, enjoy lite bites, take a photo in front of the selfie wall, preview teen fashion trends, and learn about the latest tech gear.

Teen Open Mic

Date:
Sep 09, 2018 5:30 - 7pm
Schedule:
Signups start at 5:30pm, open mic starts at 6pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
303-284-0194

Attend an event that teams up Denver Writes and BookBar for young artists ages 12 and up. Teens present artwork or stories they've been working on.

MacBeth

Date:
Sep 15, 2017 to Oct 29, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the re-imagining of Shakespeare’s brutal tragedy. Age 14 and up. Contains scenes of violence. $30 and up.

Teen Intergalactic Encaustics

Date:
Apr 04, 2018 to Apr 25, 2018
Schedule:
Wed, 4:30-6pm
Cost:
$50
Phone:
303-797-1779

Find inspiration in the stars, planets, and galaxies. Students will start with pencil sketches and move onto painting and oil pastels to create a preliminary image that will then be recreated using wax and pigment through the medium of Encaustics. Ages 12-16. Supplies are included.

Gutsy Girls: The Power of Getting Outdoors

Date:
Feb 08, 2018 6 - 7:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Join Girls Leadership—experts in girls' social-emotional development—to discover how and why girls can benefit from getting outdoors. This free interactive presentation is geared toward middle school age girls (fifth grade and up) and their parents. The evening will reveal the power girls develop from taking risks, getting outdoors, and escaping the pressures they face. Participants…

Stay F.R.E.S.H. Entrepreneur Summer Program

Date:
Jun 06, 2019 to Jun 27, 2019
Schedule:
Thu, noon. Attend one session or all four
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-854-8079

Attend a course that better equips teens ages 13-19 with a foundation for how to create and run their own business. The program is in collaboration with the Young Americans Center for Financial Education. Attendees will learn a wide range of business and entrepreneur concepts such as sales, advertising, branding, and marketing.

Vaping and E-Cigarettes Education Tour

Date:
Feb 13, 2019 to Feb 15, 2019
Schedule:
Feb. 13: 5:30-7pm Feb. 15: 11:30am-1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
877-752-2737

Join acclaimed e-cigarette and vape researcher Dr. Stan Glantz, PhD, who will present an interactive discussion on the latest research and trends for parents, students, physicians, and the general community. The Surgeon General recently declared vaping as an epidemic, and current statistics show that Colorado is significantly higher than the national average for high school…

Dead Zone Scream Park

Date:
Oct 05, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
Schedule:
Fri and Sat, Oct. 5-27, 7-11pm; Thu, Oct. 18 and 25, 7-10pm; Sun, Oct. 14, 21 and 28, 7-10pm
Cost:
$27, $37 Fast Pass
Phone:
720-865-3500

Get plenty scared in the Corn Stalkers Haunted Maze, After Dark Maze, and a haunted hayride. Recommended for age 13 and up.

Almost, Maine

Date:
May 31, 2019 to Jun 09, 2019
Schedule:
Fri-Sun, hours vary by date
Cost:
$17-$19
Phone:

See the StageDoor Theatre production about a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter in a mythical town of Almost, Maine. The show features the Senior Company (9th-12th grade). Rated PG.

Teen Lounge: Hallowteen

Date:
Oct 19, 2018 7 - 10pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-370-6000

Take over the museum at this uniquely teen night. Check out frightening creatures, partake in fun activities, and enjoy freaky food. Costumes welcome. Ages 13-19.

Teen Lounge

Date:
Jan 25, 2019 7 - 10pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-370-6000

Take over the museum at a uniquely teen night with free snacks, entertainment, and activities. For ages 13-18.

XQ Super School Live

Date:
Mar 08, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$17
Phone:
719-255-3232

Attend the Denver stop of an immersive storytelling tour. Expect a night of high school drama full of stories, selfie confessionals, viral gratitude, and multimedia adventures that celebrate the everyday heroes transforming America's high schools.

Papier-Mâché Sculpture Class for Kids

Date:
Sep 04, 2018 to Sep 25, 2018
Cost:
$50. Includes all materials
Phone:
303-797-1779

Create large sculptures of dogs out of papier-mâché. Students will learn how to create armature, add muscles, and a furry texture all out of paper. Bring in a photo of your favorite dog to create. Ages 9-12.

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.

XQ Super School Live

Date:
Mar 07, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$29
Phone:
888-929-7849

Attend the Denver stop of an immersive storytelling tour. Expect a night of high school drama full of stories, selfie confessionals, viral gratitude, and multimedia adventures that celebrate the everyday heroes transforming America's high schools.

Ladies’ Fishing on the Fly

Date:
Aug 24, 2018 to Aug 25, 2018
Schedule:
Classroom, Fri, Aug. 24, 6-9pm; Outdoor Classroom and Field Trip, Sat, Aug. 25, 8:30am-1pm
Cost:
See website for details
Phone:
303-791-2500

Learn the art of fly fishing. There is one classroom session and an outdoor classroom and field trip. Ladies age 16 and up.

Teen Batik

Date:
May 09, 2018 to May 30, 2018
Cost:
$50 includes all supplies
Phone:
303-797-1779

Learn the art of Batik using wax and pigment to create a banner full of prayer flags. Each flag will have a different meaning and design. Ages 11-16.

Robbery at the Railroad

Date:
Jul 13, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Cost:
$55
Phone:
303-279-4591

Be part of an interactive, outdoor theater experience of the old west. Ride a real steam train complete with robbing, gunfights, outlaws, clues, and mystery. Age 16 and up.

Star Wars After Dark

Date:
May 03, 2019 6 - 10pm
Cost:
$25
Phone:
303-360-5360

Climb into your favorite Star Wars costume and head to the museum for live music by The Fabulous Boogienauts, Bounty Hunter Training Camp, Star Wars trivia, plus themed food and drink. Age 18 and up.

Introduction​ ​to​ ​Virtual​ ​Reality​ ​(VR)

Date:
Jul 27, 2019 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-865-0170

Learn about how VR works, create 360-degree photos, and code up your very own virtual world using simple JavaScript. After the workshop, take your Google Cardboard VR headset home and continue exploring the new frontier of VR. For middle school girls entering grades 6-9. Registration required.

National Geographic Live: Nature Roars Back

Date:
May 18, 2018
Schedule:
10am and 8pm
Cost:
$18-$35
Phone:
720-509-1000

Join the acclaimed cinematographer and filmmaker Bob Poole for unforgettable images and stories of the majestic animals of Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, and learn how the wild places we’ve broken can be put back together. For middle and high school students.

A Doll’s House Part 2

Date:
Sep 06, 2019 to Nov 24, 2019
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the follow up to Part 1 in which, fifteen years later, Nora’s unexpected return cuts through the subtext to confront her decisions head-on in this Tony-nominated, contemporary sequel. Age 16 and up.

Rent School Edition

Date:
Apr 05, 2019 to Apr 20, 2019
Schedule:
April 5–7 and 18-20. Hours vary
Cost:
$17-$19
Phone:

See the story loosely based on Puccini's opera, La Boheme. Rent School Edition follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists, struggling to survive under the shadow of HIV/AIDS, and the personal conflicts that coming of age present. Rated PG-13.

Youth J.I.V.E Job Fair

Date:
Oct 27, 2018 10am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
719-235-2206

Attend a job fair with around 40 businesses offering internship, job, and volunteer opportunities in all different career fields. There will be on-site interviews so participants should come dressed to impress and bring a resume. Ages 15-21.

Teen Q&A with Jordan Casteel

Date:
Feb 02, 2019 2 - 2:45pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Join in a teen-led conversation with artist Jordan Casteel in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze. Registration is required through the website listed.

BackStory Theatre Presents The Realm

Date:
Apr 12, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Schedule:
April 12, 7pm; April 13, 7pm; April 14, 2pm
Cost:
$10 adults, $5 students
Phone:
720-263-0836

Step into the dystopian world of The Realm, where words have powerful meaning and young heroes are faced with pivotal choices in creating or unmaking their reality. This dramatic play is developed and performed entirely by the teen members of BackStory Theatre's Youth Leadership Program and teen cast members. Age 8 and up. Purchase in…

A Doll’s House

Date:
Sep 06, 2019 to Nov 24, 2019
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See part one of the performance about a woman whose life is picture-perfect, complete with a doting husband, gleeful children, and the small pleasures of her 1870s Norwegian home. But underneath her wide-eyed demeanor lies a deceit that she fears will tear her family apart. Age 16 and up.

Gymnastics, Ninja and Cheer: Winter Sports Break

Date:
Dec 26, 2018 to Dec 28, 2018
Cost:
$19 Lakewood resident / $29 nonresident
Phone:
720-987-5400

Do a half-day camp or sign up for all three to try a new activity each day: gymnastics on Wednesday; ninja on Thursday; cheerleading on Friday. Register for activity #351000-03 to -05. Ages 5-12.

Designing Mobile Apps Workshop

Date:
Apr 29, 2019 10am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
484-841-4744

Work in teams to select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present the final product to the class. Learn techniques to help you communicate a concept, create low-fidelity wireframes, user flows, and prototypes as a team. Registration required. For middle school girls, grades 6-8.

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.

Teen Lounge

Date:
Apr 13, 2018 7 - 10pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-370-6000

Venture through museum exhibits, get hands-on with entertaining activities, and win giveaways. Chill with friends and eat free snacks after hours. Ages 13–18.

Investigate Water Pollution Sources Using ArcGIS Online

Date:
Sep 15, 2018 Noon - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
484-905-1230

Turn on your investigative thinking hats to learn more about drinking water and what's in it. This workshop uses a combination of a water quality dataset and an online map-making tool to investigate where a fictitious source of groundwater pollution (based on real world data) may be originating. Students will learn about water quality issues,…

Teen Electro-Swing Dance Workshop

Date:
Nov 10, 2018 11:30am - 2:30pm
Cost:
$25
Phone:
720-336-3440

Learn to swing dance to electro-swing music and then test your moves with ElectroSwing DJ Toby Reaper of Seigyn. Learn East Coast swing, Charleston, and solo jazz that will fit with the EDM beat backing the swing tunes. The workshop is followed by a dance party. Ages 14-18.

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