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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend April 14th – 16th, 2017

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend April 14th – 16th, 2017 | The Denver Ear

Aircrafts, geology, stage performances, fairy wand and bracelet workshops, LEGO® building and more!

Psst… Due to the large amount of Easter 2017 events, we have created a separate guide for those. This article does not include holiday events. To know what to do with kids in Denver for Easter this weekend, visit our guide: ‘Easter 2017 Kids Events‘.

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend April 14th – 16th, 2017

Colorado Mineral & Fossil Spring Show 2017
Colorado Mineral & Fossil Spring Show | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 14th through Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Where: Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center, 15500 E 40th Ave, Denver, CO 80239

Time: April 14th & 15th 9am – 6pm; April 16th 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Colorado Mineral & Fossil Spring Show 2017, Presented by the ​Rocky Mountain Gems and Minerals, will feature over 85 vendors, both retail and wholesale. Vendors will be showcasing a variety minerals, gems, fossils, jewlery, and more.

Psst… There will be cash giveaways every hour!

Free Day | Four Mile Historic Park
Four Mile Historic Park | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 14th 2017

Where: Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S Forest St, Denver, CO 80246

Time: Open 12pm – 4pm; Hay Bales & Tall Tales Story & Activity 12pm – 1pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Travel “back in time” and become a pioneer for the day for free at Four Mile Historic Park this Friday, made possible by your Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

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

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When: Friday, April 15th, 2017

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

Time: 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Cost: Free

Ages: Children ages 2 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 fairy wands to cast spells of kindness! Supplies will be provided.

Teen Lounge | Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Museum of Nature & Science | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 14th, 2017

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Cost: Free; Psst… RSVP Required

RSVP Online

Ages: Teenagers Ages 13 – 18

Teens take over the Denver Museum of Nature & Science at this totally free, uniquely teen night. Venture through Museum exhibits, get hands-on with entertaining activities, jam to live music, and win awesome giveaways. Chill with friends and eat free snacks after hours in the Museum!

Cockpit Demo Day | Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Where: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E Academy Blvd #1, Denver, CO 80230

Time: 10am – 2pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

This Saturday visit Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum for their Cockpit Demo Day! Kids of all ages can climb aboard select Wings aircraft, get a pilot’s perspective of the instruments and controls, and set their imagination free as they soar through the billowing clouds and navigate the sky in these historic aircraft.

Geologists Rock! | Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Museum of Nature & Science | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 10am – 12pm

Cost: Adults Members $12 / Non-Members $15; Children (3-18) Members $8 / Non-Members $10

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Denver Museum of Nature & Science this Saturday, where the whole family can become deep time detectives as you explore rocks and minerals and the amazing stories they can tell. Along with experienced museum educators and scientists, crack the codes found inside the rocks that surround us.

Free Saturday Morning Skateboarding Clinic | The Skatuary

The Skatuary | The Denver Ear

When: Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Where: The Skatuary, 3535 S Irving St, Englewood, CO 80110

Time: 10am – 11am

Cost: Free

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

The Skatuary, an indoor skatepark and youth center, is offering a Free Saturday Morning Skateboarding Clinic for kids of all ages and levels. Bring your board, safety gear, and wear closed toe shoes. Waiver is required.

Adult & Child Intention Bracelets Class | artSPARK Creative Studio
Adult & Child Intention Bracelets Class | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Where: artSPARK Creative Studio, 5743 S Prince St, Littleton, CO 80120

Time: 11am – 12pm

Cost: $39 for One Parent + One Child. Additional Child $19

Register Online

Ages: Children Ages 5 and up

Attend the Adult & Child Intention Bracelets Class, presented by In Creative Bliss, at artSPARK Creative Studio this Saturday.

In this class you will devote time to creating together. Each person will design 1 beaded bracelet, by stringing natural stone beads and 1 charm (optional) onto elastic cord. Your bracelets will become a cherished memento that will remind you both of your connection. After creating your bracelets, Jen will teach you a short and easy way to ground yourself in the moment as well as how to charge your bracelets with intentions and use them for taking deep breaths.

2017 LEGO® Building Contest | Denver Public Library
2017 LEGO® Building Contest | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 14th & Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Where: Multiple Denver Public Library Locations

Find A Location Near You Online

Time: Varies

Cost: Free

Ages: Recommended for Children Ages 12 and under

This Saturday, the Denver Public Library wraps up its 2017 LEGO® Building Contest. Visit a LEGO® building workshop at one of Denver Public Library’s locations and build creations inspired by the Denver Museum of Nature and Science! From the new Viking exhibition to dinosaurs and outer space, there are no limits to what you can create.

Then, drop off your creation at one of the 21 participating branches of the Denver Public Library with your submission form to participate. Judging will take place the following week and winners at each branch will receive a set of tickets to Denver Museum of Nature and Science or a LEGO® themed book.

“Elizabeth Rohn” Meet & Greet | History Colorado Center
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When: Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Where: History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

This Saturday, visit the History Colorado Center and you and your children will have the opportunity to meet and greet “Elizabeth Rohn” in the town of Keota. She’ll be in the Destination Colorado exhibit interacting with visitors and talking about her life in Keota in 1920.

Ugandan Kids Choir | WOW! Children’s Museum
Ugandan Kids Choir | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, April 15th, 2017

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

Time: 1pm – 2pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

WOW! Children’s Museum is hosting the Ugandan Kids Choir for a truly unique musical performance! Touring throughout the United States, the choir consists of ten children, five boys and five girls, ages 8 to 12, who perform traditional African singing, dancing, and drumming with incredible energy and joy.

The choir’s hope is to raise awareness and engage individuals in sponsoring children in the developing world, who are living in poverty, providing them with an education as well as spiritual and ethical training, leading to a better future. This cultural program is sponsored by the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission.

Peter and the Wolf | Miners Alley Children’s Theatre

Peter and the Wolf | The Denver Ear

When: Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Where: Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401

Time: $10

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Recommended for Children ages 12 and under

Miners Alley Children’s Theatre is performing on stage the classic story of Peter and the Wolf, with a new adaption by Rory Pierce.

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