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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Presidents’ Day Weekend 20177 min read

What to do with Kids in Denver this Presidents Day Weekend 2017 | The Denver Ear

This weekend’s guide features an extra day, Monday, February 20th, for Presidents’ Day and an extra day off school. Children can enjoy workshops, new museum exhibits, gardens, grand-openings, concerts, special school-break camps, and more!

What to do with Kids in Denver this Presidents’ Day Weekend 2017

Presidents’ Day Super Sale Weekend | Colorado Mills Mall
Presidents’ Day Super Sale Weekend | Colorado Mills Mall | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, February 17th through Monday, February 20th 2017

Where: Colorado Mills Mall, 14500 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80401

Time: Friday – Saturday & Monday 10am – 9pm; Sunday 11am – 6pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Colorado Mills is hosting its Presidents’ Day Super Sale, where Denver-area residents have an exclusive chance to receive deep discounts and blow-out deals. Presidents’ Day is the first major shopping weekend of the year and the final days for power shoppers to receive the lowest prices on winter merchandise.

Build It WOW! Exhibit Grand Opening | WOW! Children’s Museum
Build It WOW! | The Denver Ear

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When: February 17th through September 1st 2017

Where: WOW! Children’s Museum, 110 N Harrison Ave, Lafayette, CO 80026

Time: Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm; Saturday 10am – 6pm; Sunday 10am – 6pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: Recommended for Children ages 1 to 11 years old

WOW! Children’s Museum has unveiled its latest exhibit, Build It WOW!, open from this weekend through September 2017.

In the Build It WOW! exhibit, children learn how different shapes form the basic building blocks of more complicated structures. A variety of building toys reinforce the learning of geometry, engineering, design, and technology through play. Children develop concepts of shape and balance along with creativity. This play-based exhibit sets an early foundation for STEM learning.

Fairy Friday | Firebird Books & Toys
Firebird Books & Toys | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, February 17th 2017

Where: Firebird Books & Toys, 2800 E 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80206

Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Cost: Free

Ages: Children ages 3 and older

Drop-in or Register at (303) 534-1974

Firebird Books & Toys is hosting a free workshop: Fairy Friday. Children will create their unique and cozy fairy house to place somewhere special in their garden or yard for fairies to use. Supplies will be provided.

Bumblebee Jamboree | Denver Botanic Gardens
Bumblebee Jamboree | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, February 18th 2017

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Cost: $12 Adult / $10 Member Adult; $7 Child / $5 Member Child; Free for Children 2 and younger

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Recommended for Children ages 12 and younger

Bumblebee Jamboree is a unique indoor musical experience at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Children are invited to dress as a favorite pollinator such as a bee, butterfly or bird and dance and sing along with the musical guests.

Each family-friendly indoor concert features original and traditional songs by a different musical performer, and this week’s performer is Dr. Noize.

Grand Opening | We Rock the Spectrum
We Rock the Spectrum | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, February 18th 2017

Where: We Rock the Spectrum, 8601 West Cross Drive, Suite B6-2, Littleton, CO 80123

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: $12 for Open Play. Psst… 20% of the proceeds go to the non-profit My Brother Rocks the Spectrum

Ages: All Ages

We Rock the Spectrum is an indoor sensory gym for all children and all abilities. Join them for their grand opening, for a day of sensory play on their specialized equipment including suspended swings, a trampoline, a zip line and more. There will be face painting, food from local restaurants, prizes, giveaways, local vendors and fun.

Craft Bonanza | Denver Public Library

Craft Bonanza | Denver Public Library | The Denver Ear

When: Saturday, February 18th 2017

Where: Children’s Library – Denver Public Library, 10 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Children’s Library at Denver Public Library‘s central location this Saturday for a Craft Bonanza Day. They’ll have a variety of supplies on hand for kids and caregivers to get creative. Drop-in anytime during the day.

Free Playtime | HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area
HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, February 18th 2017

Where: HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area, 6005 Ron King Trail, Littleton, Colorado 80125

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Spend your Saturday morning at the Backcountry Wilderness Area Base Camp. They will introduce your family to their two ponies and 10 hens as you get information on all the programs they offer. The camp area is filled with fort building materials and will be open for unstructured exploration. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the fresh air.

Peter and the Wolf | Broomfield Symphony
Peter and the Wolf | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, February 18th 2017

Where: Broomfield Auditorium, 3 Community Park Rd, Broomfield, CO 80020

Time: 3pm

Cost: $18 Adults; $15 Seniors (65+); $8 Students (12-22); $4 Children (0-11)

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The Broomfield Symphony presents the children’s classic “Peter and the Wolf”, as well as “L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2” (Bizet) and the March from “The Love of Oranges” (Prokofiev). They will be joined by Broomfield’s own Paul Derda for “Peter and the Wolf,” and Dance Arts Studio dancers will perform during the “L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2.” All conducted by Music Director David Brussel.

Artist-in-Residence Open Studio | Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Artist-in-Residence Open Studio | Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, February 19th 2017

Where: Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus this Sunday and join professional artist, Kia Neill, in the Artist-in-Residence Studio to see her work, pick her brain and even collaborate on an art piece. Kia Neill is a multidisciplinary artist working in mixed media drawing, painting and sculpture.

Family Concert, BBQ & Ice Cream: Honeycomb FUNK | The Music Train
Family Concert Series | The Music Train | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, February 19th 2017

Where: The Oriental Theater, 4335 W 44th Ave, Denver, CO 80212

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Cost: $8- -$10 Adults; $4 Children; Free for Children  2 and under

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Join The Music Train for their monthly Family Concert Series at the Oriental Theater, for an afternoon of great music, BBQ by Revned, ice cream by Little Man Ice Cream, and performance by Honeycomb FUNK.

Free Day | Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens | The Denver Ear

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When: Monday, February 20th 2017

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Denver Botanic Gardens for free this Presidents’ Day 2017, made possible by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).

Winter Safari Growing Up Wild | Denver Zoo
Safari Mini-Camps | Denver Zoo | The Denver Ear

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When: Monday, February 20th 2017

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 9am – 4pm

Cost: $49 Child Member / $53 Child Non-Member

Register Online

Ages: Children in School Grades Pre-K – 3

Enroll your child in the Denver Zoo‘s Winter Safari Growing Up Wild Mini Camp, this Presidents’ Day. Children will get the inside scoop on some of the zoo s most popular animal families and explore how the cute and adorable zoo babies grow up, in the zoo and in the wild.

School’s Out Camp: Field Trip to X-Arena | Camp Shai at JCC Denver
What to do with Kids in Denver this Presidents Day Weekend 2017 | The Denver Ear

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When: Monday, February 20th 2017

Where: JCC Denver, 350 S Dahlia St, Denver, CO 80246

Time: 9am – 4pm Psst… Early & Late Care Available

Cost: $68 Child Members; $81 Child Non-Members

Register Online

Ages: Children in School Grades K-5

Drop off your camper at the JCC Denver for an enriching, fun, camp experience where they will have opportunities to learn, play, and connect with peers. This Presidents’ Day, campers will go on a field trip to the X-Arena Denver.

School Break Day: Junk Instruments | The Craftsman & Apprentice
School Break Days | The Craftsman & Apprentice | The Denver Ear

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When: Monday, February 20th 2017

Where: The Craftsman & Apprentice, 1325 E 22nd Ave, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 9am – 3pm

Cost: $78

Register Online

Ages: Children ages 5 to 11 years old

The Craftsman & Apprentice is hosting a School Break Day with Junk Instruments. In this school break camp, they’ll use cans, scrap wood, cardboard, rubber bands, sticks and more to invent and create some truly one of a kind musical instruments.

Drop In Discovery | Majestic View Nature Center
Majestic View Nature Center | The Denver Ear

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When: Monday, February 20th 2017

Where: Majestic View Nature Center, 7030 Garrison St, Arvada, CO 80004

Time: 10am – 10:30am

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Investigate the amazing natural world from the Majestic View Nature Center. Explore different themes using hands on activities, books, puzzles, crafts, and other interactive items.

Happy Presidents’ Day Weekend 2017 Denver!

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