The early reviews are in and Baby Groot and the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy are a hit! Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid. Enter our exclusive ‘Mile High On The Cheap’ contest to be one of the first to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 before it even hits theatres! For your chance to win a pair of reserved (guaranteed) seats to attend the special 3D advance screening on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. in Denver, please email MarvelPromosDenver@gmail.com with your full name, address and phone number. You must include I AM GROOT in the subject line for your entry to be valid. Entry deadline is Monday, May 1 at 9 a.m. Winners will be contacted via email. Remember, duplicate entries are not allowed. Only one entry per household.
Free This Week
Calling all Denver foodies! The new documentary Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent is a character exploration of the legendary chef and the enigmatic mystery of his genius. Tower says he was compelled to create beauty ‘to keep the darkness at bay’ and layers of his personal story are intimately revealed through his own deeply self-aware remembrances. MHOTC readers are invited to a special advance screening on Wednesday, May 3 at the Landmark Mayan. Here’s how this pass system works: Go here and type in the requested information. Where is asks “Where did you hear about this contest?,” type in MHOTC. Then, click on “Submit.” Deadline to enter is noon, Sunday, April 30. Winners will be notified by email by noon on Monday, April 1 with screening instructions. Remember, passes do not guarantee admissions. Preview screenings are always overbooked to ensure a full house, so arrive early.
The Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace features more than 75 “kid” entrepreneurs ages 6 to 21, all displaying and selling their products or services. While the group is noted for its popular holiday event, a spring sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Young Americans Center, 3550 E. 1st at Madison. All products are handmade and personally sold by the owners. You will find beaded jewelry, bath products, artwork, home-baked goodies, and much more – perfect for gift giving (ahem… have you got something for mom for Mother’s Day?), no matter the time of year. The event is FREE to the public and has nearby FREE parking! 3550 E. 1st (at Madison), Denver, 303-321-2265.
It’s never a good idea to keep expired or unused medication around the house, but what do you do with them? Well, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29 offers an opportunity to safely discard them for FREE. Bring any over-the-counter or prescription medication for proper disposal to any one of the drop-off sites throughout the Front Range from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Find sites by clicking on the “Find a Collection Site” link on the event website. However, the following items cannot be accepted: needles & sharps, mercury thermometers, oxygen containers, chemotherapy/radioactive substances and pressurized canisters.
How low can they go? The 2017 Entertainment Books are holding a HUGE one-day sale through today, Wednesday, April 26. Get Entertainment Book for most U.S. cities, including Denver, for just $10. The book regularly sells for $35, so it’s quite the savings! The offer is loaded with even more savings because it includes FREE shipping. Plus, membership includes access to mobile and online printable coupons. To order, click here and use the promo code FLASH at checkout.
Inside the Denver edition, find coupons for many everyday activities, including restaurants, groceries, shopping, services, movie tickets, travel, car care, sports attractions, home furnishings and so much more. With just a few uses, it pays for itself, especially with its many 50% off and 2-for-1 coupons. In fact, the publisher claims you can save thousands of dollars annually.
I like to keep an extra book in my car’s back seat, so that I never leave home without it. Before I dine out, I always give it a quick glance for what’s nearby.
Learn some of the intricacies of grilling and smoking on Thursday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at the Erie Community Library. Lew Miller, a Kansas City Barbecue Society certified judge and Erie resident walks you through smoking and grilling farm to table fruits and vegetables including portabella mushrooms, asparagus, grilled pineapple, fruit kabobs and more. Registration is required. This class fills quickly every year so to sign up for this FREE program, call 1-888-861-7323 or visit the library website. 400 Powers St., Erie.
SONIC Drive-In just introduced a new menu item for a limited time. Chill out with its Ice Cream Slushes, including cherry, strawberry, orange, grape, blue raspberry blue coconut. Today, Wednesday, April 26, they’re serving small Ice Cream Slushes for just 79¢ each — all day. To get the sweet savings, you must mention the offer. In addition, there’s a limit of 5, so bring a friend along — if you’re picking up lots of treats.
Bored on a budget? You’ve come to the right place! Mile High On The Cheap is the answer for Coloradans wanting to live large for less. Fortunately, our community has it all “on the cheap” — entertainment, concerts, festivals, movies, workshops, tours, sporting events and more. And we’ve done the work for you! Keep up with the latest deals, discounts and FREE events in the Denver/Boulder area by signing up for our daily e-newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter. (If you know of any upcoming weekend events, send them to email@example.com.) Be sure to check out our constantly-updated list of upcoming Mile High events, which you can view by day or by month. Here are our top picks for FREE and cheap things to do this weekend: [Read More…]
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of FREE events around Denver. Check back often, as the list is updated daily. Looking for FREE and low-cost things to do? You’ll find more listings on our Mile High Events Calendar, which you can view by day or by month. If you don’t already, keep up with the latest deals, discounts and freebies by signing up for our daily e-newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Click on each link for details, as some events may require registration. Here’s what’s happening this week: [Read More…]
The best way to start your day is with savings! Every Wednesday in April, Chick-fil-A is serving up a FREE breakfast entrée from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at participating locations in the Denver metro area. Mark your calendar (or set reminders on your smartphone) for April
5, 12, 19 and 26.
On Wednesdays, each location will offer a FREE breakfast entrée “of the restaurant’s choice.” As a result, the item will vary by location each week. The morning freebie is valid in-restaurant and at the drive-thru. No purchase necessary. Limit one per person, per visit. There are more than 20 locations in the Denver metro area.