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
Classes & Workshops
The Womxns March Denver is offering three Community Workshops (same content, three convenient dates, times, and locations) to facilitate a discussion of incidences that have divided our community, locally, nationally, and globally. Participants will be invited to engage in an interactive community art component that allows opportunity to share stories of adversity and healing. [Read more…] about Womxns March Denver Hosts Community Workshops
Hungry to learn more about…well everything? Check out Active Minds which offers 20 to 25 FREE classes each month across metro Denver, Boulder and Longmont. Topics run the gamut from Cuba: Past, Present & Future and The Music of Frank Sinatra to Aviation: From Kitty Hawk to Today and The Story of Beer. [Read more…] about Active Minds Offers 20+ Free Classes Every Month in Denver/Boulder
You don’t have to go to Hawaii to learn the ins and outs of playing the ukulele. The instrument is easy to carry, easy on the fingers and simple to try. Musicians from Swallow Hill teach a ukulele class on the second Thursday of each month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ford-Warren Library.
Learn a couple of chords and simple, singable songs. Come for any or all of this workshop series. Ukuleles will be provided by Swallow Hill Music, but you are welcome to bring your own. The event is FREE. 2825 High St., Denver.
How do you make learning fun? Try board games, cosplay and comic books. That’s the philosophy of Pop Culture Classroom, the nonprofit organization behind Denver Comic Con. The group is hosting a series of after-school educational workshops for local kids on topics they already love. Most workshops are priced at an affordable $10. [Read more…] about Pop Culture Classroom: Low-Cost, Fun Educational Workshops For Kids
Would you like to save money with coupons but think it’s too complicated? Laura dives deep into coupon waters during Coupons 201: Beyond The Basics. The FREE workshops is Saturday, February 24 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Smoky Hill Library (5430 S. Biscay Cir., Centennial). [Read more…] about Win Gift Card at Free ‘Coupons 201: Beyond The Basics’ Workshops
Libraries can teach you the basics (and not so basic) about computers for FREE. Jefferson County Public Library is another system that hosts a number of classes. Virtually all its libraries including Arvada, Belmar, Evergreen, Golden, Lakewood, and Standley Lake, offer classes ranging from Internet basics and social media to workshops on using Word and Excel. Here’s a link to their current schedule. There are even special interest classes such as how to sell your stuff online. All classes are FREE, but you do need to register by calling 303-235-5275.
If you’re looking to hit a high-note this summer, we’ve created a Mile High Summer Concerts Guide. Because we’re “cheapskates”, we’re not covering any of the biggies at major venues, like the Pepsi Center or Red Rocks (who can pay those prices?) — just the local shows in the park or as part of a festival/fair. Luckily, the Front Range is jam-packed with many summer concerts — many of them FREE… our favorite kind! To ensure you don’t miss out on any live music, we’ve created this helpful guide sorted by day of the week. Clicking on a link will take you to our event listing for more details, including who’s performing, showtime, location, any restrictions (what you can and can’t bring) and other notable information. If we’ve missed any in your part of town, be sure to drop us a note. Let the music play!