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Kids of all ages will love Denver's parks and other activities around town. From the Denver Zoo to the Children's Museum, there's plenty to amaze and entertain the young -- and young at heart.
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Free Days at Denver Museums for 2014
Colorado residents can enjoy free admission on selected days in 2014 to Denver's finest attractions, from the Denver Art Museum to the Denver Zoo.

Unwrap "A Christmas Carol"
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts presents a musical version of "A Christmas Carol." Adapted from the Charles Dickens classic, the productions plays at the Stage Theater from Nov. 29 - Dec. 29, 2013.

Top Eight Hanukkah Activities in Denver
Celebrate the festival of lights in Denver with these top eight activities for the eight nights of Hanukkah on Nov. 27 - Dec. 5, 2013.

Halloween Fun for Kids
Halloween for kids of all ages include Boo at the Zoo and the corn maze.

12 Days of Christmas in Denver
Celebrate the twelve days of Christmas in Denver with these fun family events for 2011. Celebrate Christmas in Denver a different way each day.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Makes Progress on Upgrades
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is making progress on its construction project on the south side of the museum. When it opens in 2014, the new wing of the museum will house science studio classrooms, a temporary exhibition gallery and atrium space for programs.

Denver Public Library to Finish Expanding Hours in April
The Denver Public Library will finish rolling out its expanded hours in April 2013. All public libraries in Denver will be open six days a week, due to funding by 2A.

Alamo Placita Neighborhood in Denver
A profile of Alamo Placita neighborhood in Denver, CO.

2011 Movies in the Parks Series
Denver Parks & Recreation presents the 2011 Movies in the Parks Series. The series shows free films during the summer at Denver parks across the Mile High City.

2011/12 Colorado Ski Passes
Colorado residents can ski until they can't feel their feet with ski passes for the 2011 - 2012 season. From the Epic Pass to the Rocky Mountain Superpass, there's a pass for every snow lover.

2012 Movies in the Parks Series
Denver Parks & Recreation presents the 2012 Movies in the Parks Series. The series shows free films during the summer at Denver parks across the Mile High City.

City Park Neighborhood in Denver
A profile of Denver's City Park neighborhood, which includes the Denver Zoo and Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

A Day in Pompeii
"A Day in Pompeii" chronicles the daily life of citizens in Pompeii, Italy, before Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. The volcano preserved the walled city, which was buried under ash and silt before being rediscovered in the 18th century.

Celebrate July 4th in Denver
Celebrate the fourth of July in the Mile High city with fireworks, free concerts, and more!

Cinco de Mayo 2013
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2013 in the Mile High City with one of the country's largest festivals.

City Park Jazz 2012 Schedule
City Park Jazz serenades Denver's City Park every Sunday at 6 p.m. from June 3 - August 5, 2012. The popular free concert series features local bands in an outdoor setting.

Colorado Fall Foliage
Colorado's peak fall foliage is usually from mid-September to mid-October, and can vary by season. Colorado strikes Aspen gold when the Aspen...

Colorado Remembers 9/11 in Civic Center Park
Colorado Remembers 9/11 featured a ceremony in Denver's Civic Center Park to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

Denver Arts Week 2011 Elevates Mile High City
The Mile High City kicks off its fifth annual Denver Arts Week from Nov. 4 - 12, 2011.

Denver Botanic Gardens Unveils $15 Million Greenhouse Complex
The Denver Botanic Gardens offers a sneak peak of their $15 million Greenhouse Complex, which is scheduled to open to the public by Labor Day 2010.

Denver Botanic Gardens: 2012 Concert Series
The 2012 concert schedule at the Denver Botanic Gardens features Al Green, Diana Krall and the Gipsy Kings.

Denver Haunted Houses
Haunted houses in Denver provide mile-high excitement for Halloween 2011.

Denver Summer Fairs and Festivals
A round-up of 2013 summer fairs and festivals held in Denver, from the Greek Festival to the People's Fair.

Downtown Aquarium in Denver
The Downtown Aquarium in Denver offers aquatic adventures for all ages.

Earth Day in Denver 2012
The Mile High City goes green for Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Stop by the Earth Day Fair or enjoy a free day at the Denver Botanic Gardens.

Easter Sunday 2012 in Denver
Celebrate Easter with Colorado flair in 2012 by attending a service at Red Rocks amphitheater or participating in the largest Easter egg hunt in the state at Copper Mountain.

Elvis Cinemas
Discount movie theater Elvis Cinemas offers second-run screenings of films in the Denver metro area.

Father's Day Events in Denver
Take dad out to the ballgame or City Park Jazz for Father's Day.

Fetching Fashions Offers Local Touch for Dogs
Fetching Fashions is a Denver-based company that offers stylish dog collars for your four-legged friends. The dog collars are sold at specialty stores such as the Wag Shop, Doggie Delights, Lil' Angel Pet Boutique and Zen Dog.

Film on the Rocks 2012
Film on the Rocks features outdoor showings of second-run films at the outdoor amphitheater of Red Rocks. The 2012 line-up includes "Iron Man," "Bridesmaids" and "Spirited Away."

Four Mile Historic Park Photos
The Four Mile Historic Park in Denver contains a preserved farmstead from the turn of the century. Tour the 12-acre site with five full-color photos. All photos taken on August 21, 2009.

Free Days at Denver Museums for 2012
Colorado residents can enjoy free admission on selected days in 2012 to Denver's finest attractions, from the Denver Art Museum to the Denver Zoo.

Free Days Denver Museums 2013
Colorado residents can enjoy free admission on selected days in 2013 to Denver's finest attractions, from the Denver Art Museum to the Denver Zoo.

Free Halloween Events in Denver
Free events for Halloween 2012 include Old South Gaylord Halloween Safe Street.

Harkins Theatres in Denver
Harkins Theatres, a chain of theaters in the Southwestern U.S., features one location in the Denver metro area.

History Colorado Center in Denver
Visit the storied past of the Centennial state at the History Colorado Center in Denver, CO.

June 2012 Events in Denver
Summer is in full swing in June 2012, and make sure to enjoy summertime activities in the Mile High City with this event calendar.

Labor Day Weekend in Denver
Labor Day weekend in Denver offers a variety of events for the whole family.

Lizards & Snakes Exhibit
The Lizards & Snakes exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science showcases animals that slither and slide. The exhibit runs from Feb. 3 - July 8, 2012, and is included in museum admission.

Lookout Mountain
Lookout Mountain is an 110-acre park located 20 minutes west of Denver in Golden, Colo. Bikers, rock climbers and hikers can enjoy the recreation offered by Lookout Mountain.

Memorial Day in Denver
Memorial Day in Denver unofficially kicks off summer in the Mile High City.

Molly Brown House Museum
A profile of the Molly Brown House Museum in Denver, CO.

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver presents an eclectic mix of photography, new media and modern art.

Sports Authority Field at Mile High Football Stadium
Kick off football season with this handy guide to Denver's football stadium, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos.

Outdoor Public Swimming Pools in Denver
Swim your heart out at one of 16 outdoor pools run by the city of Denver. The swimming pools are open June 2 - August 12 in 2012.

Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright displays favorites from her pin collection. Albright often used pins to communicate the nuances of diplomacy during her four-year term. "Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection" is showing from April 15 - June 17, 2012 at the Denver Art Museum.

Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science will exhibit "Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship" from March 4 - August 21, 2011.

Top 10 Free Denver Activities
The Mile High City offers plenty of free things to do all year long. Enjoy Denver without spending a dime with our list of Top 10 Free Denver Activities.

T. Rex Encounter Exhibit
The T. Rex Encounter exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science showcases the Cretaceous period's most infamous dinosaur, the Tyrannosaurus rex.

T. Rex Encounter Photos
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science hosts the T. Rex Encounter exhibit from Sept. 16, 2011 to Jan. 8, 2012. Don't miss your chance to meet Sue, the most complete T. rex skeleton found to date.

Top Five Hikes Near Denver
If the city is stifling your inner hiker, head out of town for these five hikes within a short drive of Denver.

Top 10 Farmers' Markets in Denver
Freshen up your routine with some fresh produce from farmers' markets in Denver. Most markets are held throughout the summer, with fruit and vegetables varying by season. If possible, stock up on famous Colorado peaches while you can from Aug. - Sept.

Top 10 Thanksgiving Restaurants
If you don't feel like cooking a five-course meal this Thanksgiving, visit one of these 10 restaurants instead.

Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Denver
If summer weather leaves you itching to spend time outdoors, look no further than our list of top 10 outdoor events in Denver. From concerts at Red Rocks to visiting the Denver Zoo, there's no shortage of ways to find fun in the sun this summer.

Top Hotels for Weddings
The Mile High City offers several options for weddings in hotels, from downtown to the suburbs. Have your reception and ceremony in one location to make it easier for wedding guests.

Top Outdoor Sites for Weddings
The Mile High City offers several scenic options for weddings held outside, from the Denver Botanic Gardens to Red Rocks.

Vail Cascade Provides a Welcome Getaway
The Vail Cascade Resort & Spa in Vail, Colo., offers a welcome mountain retreat from the summer heat in Denver. During the winter, the resort also allows ski-in, ski-out access to the Cascade Lift at Vail Mountain.

Washington Park Neighborhood
A profile of one of Denver's most desirable neighborhoods, Washington Park.

Vail Offers Family Fun in the Summer
The mountain resort of Vail, Colo., gears up for family fun in the summer. Visit the Walking Mountains nature center or sign up your children for the Vail Kids Adventure Race sponsored by Keen.

Visit Santa Claus in Denver
Santa Claus is a pretty busy fellow, but manages to make several pit stops in Denver before Christmas. Visit Santa Claus at one of these Denver locations during 2012.

Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective
"Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective" presents 40 years of fashion design by the iconic French designer. The exhibit shows at the Denver Art Museum from March 25 - July 8, 2012.

Children's Book Week in Colorado
Children's Book Week, established in 1919, is an annual event designed for young readers. Slated for May 13 - 19 in 2013, local Tattered Cover bookstores will celebrate the week with special events.

2013 Southwest Movies at Skyline Park
The Southwest Movies at Skyline Park series features free movies on Saturday nights from July 6 - Aug. 24, 2013.

"Mary Poppins" Invigorates Classic Tale
"Mary Poppins" flies into Denver with her magical umbrella at the Buell Theatre. The musical adaptation of the Walt Disney film shows at the Buell Theatre from May 1 - 5, 2013.

National Western Stock Show
The National Western Stock Show gallops into Denver every January.The stock show will be held at the National Western Complex from Sat. Jan. 11 - Sun. Jan. 26, 2014.

Top 5 Children's Picture Books by Colo. Authors
Are you looking for the perfect children's picture book as a gift? Look no further than our round-up of books from Colorado authors and illustrators. Some books feature the beauty of Colorado and the West, such as "A B See Colorado" and "Mountain Meadow 123," while other books such as "Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?" cover more general-interest topics.

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Denver
Discover the top 10 things to do with kids in Denver. The Mile High City has plenty of family-friendly options for tourists and locals alike, including several free attractions.

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