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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend April 7th – April 9th, 2017

Disney On Ice | The Denver Ear

This weekend Denver families can enjoy Disney shows, Easter & Passover events, on stage performances, baseball, museums and exhibits and more!

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend April 7th – April 9th, 2017

Homeschool Day at the Capitol
Homeschool Day at the Capitol | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©CHEC

When: Friday, April 7th, 2017

Where: Colorado State Capitol, 200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203

Time: Starting from 8:45am

Cost: Free

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

The annual CHEC Homeschool Day at the Capitol will feature over a thousand people from around the state for a fun field trip and lots of activities like self-guided Capitol tours, a Liberty Celebration, a fife & drum parade, a big rally on the Capitol steps, and more.

Final Weekend: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume | Denver Art Museum
Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 7th through Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Museum Hours

Cost: $18 Adult Members / $24 Non-Members; Children (6-18) $5 or Free with Family Membership; Free for Children 5 and under

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

The Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume Exhibit at Denver Art Museum will be on display for the final time this weekend. The exhibit will take you on a unique journey into the Star Wars™ universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 70 original costumes.

The exhibit closely examines the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in all seven films of the Star Wars series, from Queen Amidala’s lavish gowns to Darth Vader’s imposing black armor.

Psst… Check out our featured article for this exhibit!

Disney On Ice presents Dream Big
Disney On Ice | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 7th through Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Where: Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216

Time: April 7th 11am & 7pm; April 8th & 9th 11am, 3pm & 7pm

Cost: Starting from $15

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Enter a world where adventure is awaiting and courage leads the way at Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. Characters include: Tinkerbell, Ariel, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Belle, Anna and Elsa, Olaf, Jasmine, Snow White, Aurora, Tiana, and of course, Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse.

Opening Home Game Weekend: Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
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When: Friday, April 7th through Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Where: Coors Field, 2001 Blake St, Denver, CO 80205

Time: April 7th 2:10pm; April 8th 6:10pm; April 9th 1:10pm

Cost: Opening Day Starting from $90; Weekend Starting from $20

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Ages: All Ages

Baseball season is officially restarted this weekend with the Colorado Rockies‘ Opening Day + weekend games vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Psst… Check out our featured article for ‘Colorado Rockies Opening Day 2017 Denver‘ events!

Mr. Popper’s Penguins | Parker Arts And Inspire Creative

Mr. Popper's Penguins | The Denver Ear

When: Friday, April 7th & Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Where: Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center (PACE), 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker, CO 80138

Time: April 7th 6:30pm; April 8th 10am

Cost: $12

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Presented by Parker Arts And Inspire Creative, tells the tale of Mr. Popper, a simple painter, who supports himself and his family. The addition of twelve penguins makes it impossible to make both ends meet, until Mr. Popper has a splendid idea, he will turn the talented penguins into a traveling vaudeville act!

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

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When: Saturday, April 8th, 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 kicks-off its 2017 LEGO® Building Contest. Visit a LEGO® building workshop this Saturday 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 between Saturday, April 8th and Saturday, April 15th 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.

Low Sensory Morning | History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, April 8th, 2017

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

Time: 8am – 10am

Cost: Free

RSVP at shannon.voirol@state.co.us or (303) 866-4691

Ages: All Ages

History Colorado Center is hosting a Low Sensory Morning exclusively for families that prefer a lower sensory environment. The museum will be closed to the general public, attendance limited, and the sound in exhibits turned down.

Safe Kids Day Fair | The Orchard Town Center
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When: Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Where: The Orchard Town Center, 14697 Delaware St #850, Westminster, CO 80023

Time: 11am – 2pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Join The Orchard Town Center the 4th Annual Safe Kids Day Fair, a fun afternoon focused on safety. Safety booths and activities, explore a fire truck, bike helmet fitting and rodeo, police cars and K9 demonstrations, and the chance to win some cool prizes! Presented by Safe Kids Denver Metro, Children’s Hospital Colorado and Westminster Fire & Rescue.

Spring Festival | Historic Downtown Brighton

Spring Festival | The Denver Ear

When: Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Where: Historic Downtown Brighton, E Bridge St & S Main St, Brighton, CO 80601

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Celebrate the spring season at Historic Downtown Brighton‘s Spring Festival. Hop throughout the downtown collecting Easter Eggs filled with candy and treats. Shop at the street fair from over 100 different businesses and vendors, and enjoy delicious food and treats. Kids activities include face painting, a bouncy house, cupcake walk, donut bobbing, a balloon artist, and more.

Psst… Don’t forget to bring your camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. 

KidX Club Easter Eggstravaganza | Town Center at Aurora

KidX Club Easter Eggstravaganza | The Denver Ear

When: Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Where: Town Center at Aurora, 14200 E Alameda Ave, Aurora, CO 80012

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Cost: Free; Registration to KidX Club Free Membership Required

Register at Check-In Area

Ages: All Ages

Hop along & join the fun as Town Center of Aurora hosts their Annual KidX Club Easter Eggstravaganza Event. Kick-off spring time with an Easter egg hunt, arts & crafts, face painting, egg decoration and testing their green thumbs by planting spring time flowers that you can take home with you!

Food for Thought in the Teaching Kitchen | Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, April 9th, 2017

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

Time: 10am – 12pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

Join the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus for tasty samples of homemade food, live demonstrations or a special StoryTime that is all about food.

Seder Plate Workshop Home Depot | Chabad of NW Metro Denver
Chabad of NW Metro Denver | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Where: The Home Depot, 7125 W 88th Ave, Westminster, CO 80021

Time: 12pm – 2pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Chabad of NW Metro Denver is hosting a special workshop in celebration of Passover. Children and adults alike are invited to The Home Depot to build their own Seder plate.

The Jungle Book | Denver Children’s Theatre
The Jungle Book | Denver Children's Theatre | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Children’s Theatre at MACC

When: Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Where: Mizel Arts and Culture Center (MACC), 350 S Dahlia St, Denver, CO 80246

Time: 1pm

Cost: $12 Adults; $10 Seniors, Students & Children

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Recommended for Children Ages 6+

Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the Denver Children’s Theatre presents The Jungle Book. This new adaptation of the beloved Rudyard Kipling story finds a child lost in the Indian jungle, where he is adopted by Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther, and all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness home. This fast-paced retelling keeps you perched on the edge of your seat as young Mowgli comes face-to-face with sneaky monkeys, noisy vultures and his mortal enemy: the tiger, Shere Khan.

Passport to Culture: The Buffalo Bill Experience | Lone Tree Arts Center
Lone Tree Arts Center | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Where: Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St, Lone Tree, CO 80124

Time: 1:30pm

Cost: $5

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Lone Tree Arts Center‘s Passport to Culture program is specifically designed for children and families to experience arts and culture outside the classroom and inside a world of imagination through performances, workshops and pure entertainment.

This week the program features The Buffalo Bill Experience, a chock full of all the wagon train driving, Army scouting, Indian fighting, and Pony Express riding adventures that made Buffalo Bill an American icon, gathering legendary friends like Wild Bill Hickok, Kit Carson, Annie Oakley, General George Armstrong Custer, and Sitting Bull along the way.

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