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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 19th – May 21st, 2017

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 19th – May 21st, 2017 | The Denver Ear

Learn and help endangered species & Rhinos, attend multiple different festivals, celebrate spring, watch speciality shows, shop at outdoor markets and garage sales, and much more!

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 19th – May 21st, 2017

Endangered Species Day | Denver Zoo
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When: Friday, May 19th, 2017

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

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: General Admission

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Denver Zoo this Friday for their special event: Endangered Species Day. Denver Zoo honors the diversity of endangered species and encourages you to find out what you can do to positively impact animals and ecosystems.

12th Annual Denver Master Gardener Plant Sale
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When: Saturday, May 20th & Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Where: Denver CSU Co-Op Extension, 888 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO 80210

Time: May 20th 8am – 3pm; May 21st 10am – 3pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The 12th Annual Denver Master Gardener Plant Sale, hosted by CSU Denver Extension – Horticulture Program, will include heirloom tomatoes, New Mexico Chiles, Annuals & Perennials, and Master Gardeners on hand to answer all of your questions.

Bloomapalooza | Butterfly Pavilion
Bloomapalooza | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

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

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: $11 Adults; $9 Seniors (65+) & Westminster Residents; $7 Children (2-12); Free for Children 2 & Under

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Join Butterfly Pavilion for Bloomapalooza and explore the wonderful world of plants and pollinators! As part of their Pollinator Awareness through Conservation and Education (PACE) initiative, this event incorporates fun, hands-on activities that will help you learn more about how you can protect pollinators and their habitats!

Five Points Jazz Festival 2017
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When: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Where: Five Points, Denver

Time: 11am – 5:30pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Five Points Jazz Festival takes place the third Saturday of May and celebrates the history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. Once known as the Harlem of the West, Five Points was home to several jazz clubs which played host to many of jazz music’s legends such as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and many more. Come out to Five Points to enjoy this free festival of music, food, culture and fun.

Psst…Five Points Jazz was also featured in our Spring Festivals 2017 Colorado guide!

Grand Opening: MindCraft Makerspace | Stanley Marketplace
MindCraft Makerspace | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St, Aurora, CO 80010

Time: 11am – 3pm; Flying Competition 11am – 1pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Join MindCraft Makerspace, a brand new concept, as they celebrate their Grand Opening at Stanley Marketplace. Highlights include an age-specific airplane flying competition complete with prizes, refreshments for all, and tours of the space. Adults will be invited to enjoy drinks and appetizers, spin a wheel for prizes and learn about programming, classes, equipment, and future events planned.

MindCraft Makerspace & Digital Fabrication Lab was developed as a place where makers of all ages can learn in a workshop equipped with the types of fabrication technologies and tools that can help you transform your ideas into reality.

ISD International Bash | International School of Denver
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When: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Where: International School of Denver, 7701 1st Pl, Denver, CO 80230

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Join the International School of Denver‘s International Bash, a festive end-of-year carnival-style event that attracts more than 3,500 guests! Imagine an outdoor celebration with games, activities, face painting, a cultural village, international-themed food trucks, student performances and plenty of fun for the whole family. The Bash is one of the largest international festivals in the Denver metro area.

Jefferson Park Farm & Flea Market
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When: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Where: 2500 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 10am – 3pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Jefferson Park Farm & Flea Market will feature 60+ local makers, specialty food vendors, farmers, urban homesteaders, food trucks, face painting, live music from the Highland Ramblers and more. Their May market will be all about planting and there will be seedlings, urban homesteading education and gardening education. Plus family-friendly activities and more.

Morning Family Performance: The Illusionists – Live From Broadway
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When: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Where: The Ellie at Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1385 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 10:30am

Cost: $40

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

The Illusionists Tour, is a mind blowing spectacular that showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. The Illusionists – Live From Broadway has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage.  This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.

Bowling for Rhinos 2017 | AMF Belleview Lanes
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When: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Where: AMF Belleview Lanes, 4900 S Federal Blvd, Englewood, CO 80110

Time: 6pm – 8:30pm

Cost: $100 Family Team; Includes one lane rental for 2 hours up to 6 people & shoe rental.

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

The Rocky Mountain chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers is hosting its annual Bowling for Rhinos event. Enjoy an evening of family bowling, as well as contests during for “Best Dressed Team” and “Best Team Name” as well as a Silent Auction featuring rhino inspired artwork and other miscellaneous goodies.

The American Association of Zookeepers’ Bowling for Rhinos provides zookeepers around the world with an avenue to raise funds and awareness for rhino and habitat conservation.

Psst… 100% of all donations go directly to Bowling for Rhinos!

Hilltop Annual Garage Sale

Hilltop Annual Garage Sale | The Denver Ear

When: Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Where: Hilltop Neighborhood; View Map of Participating Sellers Online

Time: 10am – 2pm; WeeCycle Donation Drop Off 10am – 12pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The 4th Annual Hilltop Garage Sale, presented by Mor Zucker, Founder of The Denver Ear & Broker Associate with Kentwood Real Estate Cherry Creek, returns this Sunday in partnership with WeeCycle, a Denver-based nonprofit that improves the lives of local families in need.

This free community wide event is an opportunity for Hilltop residents to sell their no-longer-needed personal items on a neighborhood wide scale, and to enjoy exposure of their sale in what is widely regarded, as the most well-known and biggest neighborhood garage sales in the city of Denver.

This year, 25 Sellers are putting out their items for sale, allowing you to find bargains and unique items! Shoppers and Sellers also have opportunity to giveback to those in need, by dropping off their new and gently used baby gear at 5235 E. 1st Ave. Denver 80220 between 10am – 12pm.

Family Day: Konstantin Dimopoulos The Blue Trees | Skyline Park
Family Day: Konstantin Dimopoulos The Blue Trees | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Where: Skyline Park, 16th & Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Enjoy a Family Day event, presented by The Denver Theatre District, in Skyline Park and help artist Konstantin Dimopoulos color 200 kid-sized trees in 15-gallon buckets and be a part of the Blue Trees installation! Beyond tree coloring, they will host an art zone featuring environmentally-friendly educational activities and other kids’ entertainment. Additionally, various environmental and city agencies will be on-site to discuss the role of trees in our lives, the Ash Borer Beetle problem, and much more.

Psst… Learn more about Konstantin Dimopoulos’ Blue Trees installation in our featured article!

Autism Resource Fair 2017
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When: Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Where: Autism Community Store, 7800 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO 80231

Time: 11am – 3pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Colorado’s most comprehensive Autism Resource Fair will be held outside at the Autism Community Store parking lot. Over 60 organizations serving the autism community will be on-site, as well as grilled hot dogs and hamburgers, a Bounce House, Banners of Hope – a craft making option and more!

Arts for a Better Tomorrow | Aurora Symphony Orchestra
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When: Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Where: North Middle School Auditorium, 12095 E Montview Blvd, Aurora, CO 80010

Time: 3pm

Cost: $20 General Admission; $15 – Seniors & Military; Free for Children 18 & Under

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Join the Aurora Symphony Orchestra for a musical journey of colorful landscapes and celebrate the joyful excitement of Copland’s Prairie Journal and the pensive spirit of the Rocky Mountain Suite by Colorado’s composer Jonathan Peters. Enjoy the artistry of Samantha Tartamella, winner of the 2016-2017 Young Artist Competition.

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