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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend April 21st – 23rd, 2017

Earth Day Celebration | The Denver Ear

This weekend celebrate Earth, the spring season, nature, animals and more, in and around Denver!

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend April 21st – 23rd, 2017

Earth Day Denver 2017

Earth Day Denver | The Denver Ear

When: Friday, April 21st, 2017

Where: Wellington E. Webb Building, 201 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 10am – 2pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Earth Day Denver 2017 will highlight sustainability-related resources available to Denver residents with a focus on renewable energy.

$5 Day | Butterfly Pavilion
Butterfly Pavilion | The Denver Ear

Photograph Credit: ©Dubi Calmy. Photograph courtesy of ©Butterfly Pavilion

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Where: Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W 104th Ave, Westminster, CO 80020

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: $5 for Adults & Children 2 and up; Free for Members & Children 1 and under

Ages: All Ages

Experience the Butterfly Pavilion and all of its small wonders for only $5! Journey through the new and improved Crawl-a-See-Em, hold Rosie, touch a starfish and make your way through the Tropical Rainforest with 1,600 fluttering butterflies.

Earth Day Celebration | Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

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

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

Celebrate Earth Day with the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Activities abound that focus on our amazing planet including: Earth-themed StoryTimes, glittery henna tattoos and an Encana’s 3D sandbox where you can create geographical landscapes like mountains, rivers and plains.

Other awesome Earth Day activities include: Denver Water activity focused on water pollution, tastings in The Teaching Kitchen, make your own flower seed balls to throw in your yard to blossom throughout the summer, special guest appearance by Dave Johnson, a real zookeeper, plant your own veggie seeds to take home and harvest, Earth Day giveaways and more.

Wild Earth Day | The Wild Animal Sanctuary
Wild Animal Sanctuary | The Denver Ear

Photograph by ©Wild Animal Sanctuary

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Where: The Wild Animal Sanctuary, 2999 Co Rd 53, Keenesburg, CO 80643

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Join The Wild Animal Sanctuary for Wild Earth Day, an event that is designed to not only help “Mother Earth”, but also the animals and humans that inhabit this wonderful planet. A general celebration with arts, crafts, vendors, and special food will add lots of fun to the mix, and more than 450 of the wildest friends you could ever have!

Psst… The Wild Animal Sanctuary is also featured in our article ‘9 Things to do in Colorado this Spring‘!

Bumblebee Jamboree: Rocky Mountain Aardvarks | Denver Botanic Gardens
Bumblebee Jamboree | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Botanic Gardens

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

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

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

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

Register Online

Ages: Recommended for Children Ages 12 and under

Denver Botanic Gardens‘ Bumblebee Jamboree is a unique indoor musical experience where 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. This concert features music by Rocky Mountain Aardvarks.

Family Tour | Clyfford Still Museum
Family Tour at Clyfford Still Museum | The Denver Ear

Photograph by ©Clyfford Still Museum

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Where: Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: Recommended for Children Ages 5-10

Enjoy an art adventure designed for the whole family at the Clyfford Still Museum! Family Tours are full of games, art making and close looking in the galleries, with their professional team of gallery teachers leading the tours.

Earth Day Celebration | Lakewood Heritage Center

Earth Day Celebration | The Denver Ear

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Where: Lakewood Heritage Center, 801 S Yarrow St, Lakewood, CO 80226

Time: 11am – 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Celebrate Earth Day with the City of Lakewood! Their Earth Day Celebration is a fun-filled family-friendly festival at Lakewood Heritage Center, and will feature live music, gardening demonstrations, fitness classes, food trucks and a beer garden.

Spring with the Children’s Chorale
Colorado Children's Chorale | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Colorado Children’s Chorale

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall at Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1000 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 1pm; Doors Open at 12:30pm

Cost: $19 – $75

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Recommended for Children Ages 4 and up

Come play with the Colorado Children’s Chorale this spring, as you laugh, dance and sing your way through life. This concert is filled to the brim with everything from childhood favorites to uplifting music performed by 400 of your favorite children, there is no doubt that this concert will be Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

Cherry Creek Sneak
Cherry Creek Sneak | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Cherry Creek Sneak

When: Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Where: E 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80206

Time: 8am – 12pm

Cost: Free Admission; Races $35 – $50

Register for Races Online

Ages: All Ages

Don’t miss the Cherry Creek Sneak 2017, the best arty party in Colorado with loads of free activities such as the Children Diaper Dash, Costume Contest, music, exhibitor samples, sponsor & vendor booths, a free beer in the Leinenkugel Beer Garden for participants age 21 and over, and races!

Colorado Girls Elevated: Reach Your Peak Expo
Colorado Girls Elevated | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©The Aurora Sentinel

When: Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Where: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, 25690 E Quincy Ave, Aurora, CO 80016

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Cost: Free

Register Online

Ages: Recommended for Teen Girls

Colorado Girls Elevated: Reach Your Peak Expo, Presented by The Aurora Sentinel, in partnership with Mix100 and 7News, is an uplifting, interactive and engaging event designed to empower and inspire teen girls to become strong, confident young women and ‘Reach their Peak’ in life!

Rumpus in the Park
Rumpus in the Park | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©The Fantastic Hosts

When: Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Where: City Park Pavilion, 1700 N. York St., Denver, CO 80202

Time: 12pm – 7pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Fantastic Hosts present a free afternoon of frolic in Denver’s City Park! This is a family friendly picnic event, where you are encouraged to bring your hula hoops, poi, stilts, games, etc. If you do not own a hula hoop, one shall be provided by the fine folks of Hoop It Forward.

The Colorado Home Grown Trunk Show will be in the covered Pavilion at the event, featuring amazing Colorado vendors of crafts and artisan products, and food and drink will be available to purchase by local food trucks.

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