The January 31st deadline is fast approaching for Colorado Ski Country USA’s 5th and 6th Grade Passport applications. The 5th Grade Passport provides participants with three FREE days of skiing or snowboarding at each of the association’s 22 member resorts. The 6th Grade Passport Program provides four days of skiing or snowboarding at each of those 22 member resorts for $130 for a potential 84 days on the slopes. Whether these passports are used for all possible days or just a few, they are still the best value in Colorado.
As part of the “Walk with a Doc” movement, the City of Boulder and Boulder Community Health promote this FREE community program that combines the health benefits of walking with the chance to have questions answered by local physicians. At each walk, participants can learn about a current health topic, walk and talk with a local doctor, and enjoy free refreshments, blood pressure checks and giveaways.
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Is there anyone who attended school in metro Denver who has not been to the remarkable Denver Museum of Nature & Science in City Park? On weekday mornings during the school year, a fleet of yellow buses is parked outside while youngsters explore the dinosaur skeletons, the brilliant minerals, artifacts from space exploration or a myriad of other collections.
FREE days are scattered throughout the year. Do note that while admission is free on these days, it does not include the Planetarium or IMAX. [Read more…] about Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The 2020 Boulder PubPass is a small book that gets you a FREE beer at 20 of the Boulder area’s fine bars and breweries, including Collision Brewing, Endo Brewing, Gunbarrel Brewing, Liquid Mechanics and more. It’s formatted like a passport, with a page for each participating bar. Get the $20 passport stamped after receiving each free beer. There’s no additional shipping charge wither. You have all of 2020 to use it so you can explore the city and try beers at your own pace. Great stock stuffer for the beer on your list. Click here to purchase.
Each year, Tesoro Cultural Center hosts renowned scholars, historians and authors to share their expertise on topics pertaining to the early 19th century American West. Tesoro’s Historic Lecture Series is supported by the Western History Department at Yale University and runs October 12 through April 26. There are several ways to watch each lecturer and experience each lecture weekend: an evening lecture accompanied by dinner at The Fort; a FREE afternoon session at the Denver Central Library; or a FREE late afternoon lecture at various South Suburban Parks & Recreation Center locations. [Read more…] about Free Western History Lectures
Open Studios, the Boulder area’s annual fall artist tour, spans three weekends, Saturday and Sunday, October 5 & 6, October 12 & 13 and again October 19 & 20 from noon to 6 p.m. each day. This FREE annual event, now in its 25th year, features more than 135 studios, homes, garages and wherever else artists create their works. The working spaces in all media are not only in Boulder but also in Louisville, Superior, Eldorado Springs and Longmont. Note that some studios are open on just two of the three weekends. Some have special kids’ activities, and some are wheelchair accessible. [Read more…] about Visitors Welcome at Boulder Artists’ Studios
Colorado Ski Country USA’s Gems Card has long provided skiers and snowboarders with savings at smaller, lower-key ski areas all over the Colorado Rockies. Invest just $30 for two ways to save: either two 2-for-1 lift tickets or two 30% off lift tickets at each of the 11 Colorado Gems resorts. Gems ski areas are Arapahoe Basin, Cooper, Echo Mountain, Eldora, Granby Ranch, Hesperus, Kendall Mountain, Loveland, Monarch Mountain, Powderhorn and Sunlight. [Read more…] about Gems Card Savings at 11 Smaller Ski Areas
Boulder’s Greenwood Wildlife Thrift Shop and Consignment Gallery is running a great bag sale on kids’ clothes in the downstairs thrift shop. Through Friday, February 8 fill a bag with children’s clothing for just $1. With all the money you save, you might head upstairs to find a nice household item or even a piece of good jewelry. 3600 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-245-0800.
Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy’s winter supplement sale is going on through January 29, with 25% off multivitamins, omegas, sports nutrition, minerals and homeopathy. There are three Pharmaca locations in Boulder (1647 Pearl St., 2700 N. Broadway and Table Mesa Shopping Center, 645 S. Broadway) and one in Greenwood Village (5910 S. University Blvd.).
Being furloughed without pay from a job is always difficult, but coming right on the heels of the holidays when budgets are further stretched compounds the financial misery. Several food panties are waiving their normal income requirements to help furloughed government employees. Here are a few that we know about (and please let us know if there are others): [Read more…] about Food Pantries Open to Furloughed Government Workers
With the holidays coming right up, make interesting gifts for those on your list, save money and keep unwanted odds and ends out of landfills by shopping at Art Parts, a not-for-profit “creative reuse center” in Boulder.
Inventory includes jewelry/parts/supplies, frames, art/craft/school/office materials, fabric, yarns, sewing and other needlework supplies for serious artists and crafters, an eclectic assortment of other reusable industrial surplus and DIY items suitable for children’s projects that the store resells at 30 to 90% off. [Read more…] about Bargain Supplies for DIY Crafts & Gifts
Rockin’ Robin’s, Boulder County’s go-to store for vintage clothing and other consignment items, is at the end of its run. The owner is moving and everything must go. The closing sale begins today, November 9 at 10 a.m. with bargains aplenty. The discounts are generous and promise to get better every week until everything — clothing, accessories, costumes, jewelry, fixtures and all — is gone. [Read more…] about Vintage Clothing Sale in Longmont
Shake Shack is known far and wide for burgers, hot dogs, fries and shakes. It is now offering a way to burn off some of those calories. Shake Shack Track & Field hosts FREE community runs on the second Tuesday of each month beginning on August 14. The runs, which are open to all ages and abilities, take off from and return to two metro Denver Shake Shack locations — RiNo and Highlands Ranch. Upon return, the first beverage back at “the Shack” is FREE.
Click here to register, and then meet the group meet at the Shake Shack of your choice at 6:30 p.m. for the 3- to 4-mile loop led by Boulder Running Company. The RiNo Shack is at 995 Larimer St.. Denver, 720-543-8609. The south suburban Shack is at 1509 Park Central Dr., Suite 100, Highlands Ranch, 720-452-1007.
Pop! is a new downtown Boulder pop-up gallery featuring local artists’ works in the expansive space vacated when Starrs Clothing closed. Its FREE grand opening is this evening, Friday, June 29, 6 to 9 p.m. Meet the artists, enjoy a complimentary glass of Decadent Saints wine (21+ of course) and light apps. Be sure to enter to win a $100 gift card. 1630 Pearl St., Boulder.
The ViewHouse celebrates the first birthday of its Littleton location with four days of fun. Everyone is welcome. [Read more…] about 4-Day Party at Littleton’s ViewHouse