Every year, thousands of people flock to the CSU Lory Student Center for a day of fun, hands-on science at the Little Shop of Physics Open House. This year’s event is Saturday, February 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s FREE, open to the public and appropriate for folks of all ages, from pre-K to gray. Along with over 300 hands-on homemade science experiments, you can check out interactive presentations and activities. [Read more…] about Free ‘Little Shop Of Physics’ Open House at CSU
A dazzling Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show comes to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds under the auspices of the Denver Gem & Mineral Guild, Friday to Sunday, February 28 to March 1. Attendees will find displays of minerals from around the world, ancient fossils, meteorites, rocks that glow in the dark and handcrafted jewelry. [Read more…] about Dazzling Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show in Golden
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.
Luckily, Denver has much to do and see for frugal families, bargain hunters, savvy seniors and anyone who’s limited on funds — festivals, concerts, movies, workshops, tours, sporting events and more.
And, for weekend planners, we’ve done all the work for you… [Read more…] about 53 Free & Cheap Things To Do in Denver This Weekend
For Safeway shoppers who enjoy playing the “grocery game” (as in “How much can I save this trip?”), you can play an actual game and win big prizes. Yes, Safeway’s popular Monopoly game is back!
Through Tuesday, May 5, earn “Shop, Play, Win!” game pieces and fill your game board for your shot at $250 million in prizes, including three $1 million cash prizes, a vacation home, a boat, home theater, gift cards and lots of smaller prizes, including cash and products. [Read more…] about How To Play Safeway’s Monopoly Game…and Maybe Win Big
Want to get the family out of the house for snow tubing and beer? Head to Conifer’s Aspen Park Village shopping center where the community embraces winter with its annual 285 Winterfest on Saturday, February 29.There’s a snow tubing competition, snowman carving, craft brew crawl, free family movie screening and activities for all ages at Aspen Park Village. [Read more…] about 285 Winterfest in Conifer
The Colorado Garden & Home Show brightens the Colorado winter with 11 inspiring and beautifully landscaped gardens (not to mention 10,000+ blooming flowers) and sparks homeowners’ ideas for remodeling, building and redecorating. More than 650 exhibitors fill the Colorado Convention Center presenting new technologies and trends in landscaping, gardening and home improvement on Saturday, February 22 through Sunday, March 1.
Adult admission is $12, senior admission is $10 (children 12 and under are FREE), but there are three ways to save: [Read more…] about 5 Ways To Save on Colorado Garden & Home Show Tickets
Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of Emma. Handsome, clever and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless “queen bee” without rivals in her sleepy little English town. In this glittering satire of social class, Emma must navigate her way through the challenges of growing up, misguided matches and romantic missteps to realize the love that has been there all along. [Read more…] about Movie Sneak Preview – ‘Emma’
Westminster residents may know that its History Center tells the tale of how the city came to be through exhibits, archives, live programs and walking tours. But this repository of Westminster’s past also partners with The Friends of Westminster Library to distribute FREE books to children and teens. A variety of books are stocked, from picture books for tots to young adult novels. Some are even Spanish-language for bilingual readers. [Read more…] about Free Books For Children at Westminster History Center
If you have a case of wanderlust, good news…Denver’s largest consumer travel event, the Denver Travel & Adventure Show, returns to the Colorado Convention Center on Saturday & Sunday, February 22 & 23. The show offers thousands of vacation options from more than 150 destinations worldwide, as well as travel experts, educational seminars and cultural performances. [Read more…] about Save On Tickets To Denver Travel & Adventure Show
Get ready for some delicious food with a side dish of savings. Denver Restaurant Week is back. The annual celebration of all things food runs Friday, February 21 to Sunday, March 1. More than 200 restaurants are participating. Each offers a multi-course dinner (usually three courses) for a “mile high” fixed price, plus tax, tip and beverages. You’ll want to make reservations now. [Read more…] about Make Reservations Now! Denver Restaurant Week – Here Are The Participating Restaurants
Emily Griffith Technical College has been training Colorado’s cosmetologists for more than 75 years. Of course, students need experience, so that’s where Emily’s Salon & Barbershop comes in. The menu of services is very comprehensive and ranges in price from just $6 for a beard trim to $50 for curl reformation. [Read more…] about Emily’s Salon Offers Low-Cost Shampoo, Haircut & Style
With our busy lives, it’s easy to lose track of the small things. A rebate check, that bank account you opened to get a free toaster or maybe a security deposit? According to the Colorado State Treasurer’s office, more than $600 million in cash and property has gone unclaimed by 3 million people.
The good news is money or property turned over to the State Treasury for safekeeping always belongs to the owner or heir of the account and there are no time limits for filing your claim. Are you on the list? [Read more…] about Does Colorado Owe You Money? Get It Now.
Xcel Energy is willing to pay you $50 for any second refrigerator you might own. C’mon you know the one that seemed like a good idea at the time and now just takes up valuable garage or basement space (plus costs you $100 or more in higher electric bills). Xcel will recycle your fridge for FREE. They’ll even pick up the beast at no charge and give you $50.
The refrigerator must be a second unit at your home, work, and get cold enough to make ice. It must be at least 10 to 30 cubic feet and have been in the house for at least two months. As an added bonus, Xcel Energy will throw in two CFL light bulbs for you to use wherever you want. For more info call 1-866-552-8755.
Even if you’re expecting a tax refund, this time of year can be, well, taxing on your wallet when it comes to paying for tax preparation services. The good news is that, if you qualify, you can get FREE help filing your return and not spend a dime. Here are some programs to investigate: [Read more…] about Where To Find Free Help With Your Taxes
Furniture retailers are notorious for their mark-ups, especially high-end items. That’s why fans of HW Home eagerly await the furniture seller’s Annual Warehouse Sale. This year the event is once again at the former site of Bed Bath & Beyond at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center (west end), Friday to Monday, February 14 to 17 and February 21 to 24. [Read more…] about HW Home Annual Warehouse Sale Held In Cherry Creek