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Real Baby Storytime

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 10:30am - noon
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
303-284-0194

Bring your real babies for stories and get a coupon to Real Baby. Get 1/2 off cafe beverages, crafts, and snacks from 10:30am. Stories start at 11am.

Thrive: New Moms Workshop to Thrive in the First Year of Motherhood

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 1 - 5pm
Cost:
$35 before July 31; $60 after July 31
Phone:
415-816-7837

Attend a a workshop designed to help expecting moms and new moms move from surviving to thriving in that first year. Learn the most common challenges new moms face and how to prepare for them, and hear what "experienced" moms wish they knew in their first year. Registration is required online.

LEGO Building Workshop

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 9 - 10am
Cost:
$45 (members pay $40) and includes one adult and one child museum admission as well as the LEGOs and instructions in the kit
Phone:
303- 447-8679

Build (and keep) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation. Build the LEGO City Hot Dog Cart and Vendor Kit together. The set will take about 30 minutes to build and is best for ages 5-12. Register online.

James and the Giant Peach Jr.

Date:
Aug 18, 2018
Schedule:
Noon and 4pm
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

See the play about a boy who discovers a magic potion, resulting in a tremendous peach and a journey of enormous proportions. Age 5 and up.

Low Sensory Morning

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 8:30 - 10am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0074

Enjoy a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment before public hours, with tours, hands-on activities, and art-making projects. Loud gallery sounds are turned down and attendance is limited. Reservations are free, but general museum admission rates apply. Reserve your spot in advance starting one month ahead, then purchase general admission at the door on day of event.

Teddy Bear Day

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 9am - 4pm
Cost:
$9.75 ages 3-11 who bring their favorite plush friend, age 2 and under are 75 cents, free for members
Phone:
719-633-9925

Bring a teddy friend and see special animal shows throughout the day. Stop by the Teddy Bear Clinic for a free stuffed animal "checkup." Volunteers from Children’s Hospital Colorado will administer stitches, splints, or any necessary “medical” procedures to stuffed animals that are in need of a little TLC.

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.

Global Fest

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 11am - 6pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-739-7160

Celebrate culture and community with a Parade of Nations, fashion show, vendors, and globally-inspired food venders.

Kids Consignment Sale by MOMS

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Admission is $2
Phone:
720-733-6900

Attend the sale hosted by Mothers of Multiples Society. Shop clothing and items for babies and kids at 50-90 percent off retail.

World Honeybee Day

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 9am - 5pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-974-1877

Discover the incredible world of honeybees and their important contributions to our world with this dynamic event featuring live animals, themed activities, crafts, and games.

Lafayette Peach Festival

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 9am - 4pm
Cost:
Free admission, some activities vary
Phone:

Enjoy peach pies, peach cobbler, peach smoothies and more. Children’s activities, live entertainment and music throughout the day.

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