Free Storytimes, Workshops, and Classes for Kids in August

There’s a variety of places that do a free or cheap craft or storytime event for kids every month – be sure to check out the following places for their events that are going on each month. Barnes & Noble: Free storytime and Lego Club, usually on Fridays and Saturdays. Go here for the B&N […]

Family Favorite Recipe: Sichuan Green Beans

I made Cook’s Illustrated’s Sichuan Green Beans quite a few years ago, and it’s been a family favorite ever since.  Actually, that’s not true – it is now a family favorite but it was one of those recipes that I had to serve multiple times before my kids started to like it.  Now they love it! […]

Free Jazz Concerts in Black Forest

Correction: Concerts are on Thursdays, not Saturdays as originally posted.   There will be free jazz concerts held at Log School Park at the corner of Black Forest and Shoup on select Thursdays in July and August!  I saw an ad in the Black Forest newspaper and wasn’t able to find a website to link to, but […]

Discounted Admission to The Michael Garman Museum

A friend recommended the Michael Garman Museum as a fun stop for families and I’ve been wanting to check it out… Maybe this discount will be the impetus I need to get there! As part of Family Fun Month in August, The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery is hosting BE A KID admissions to Michael […]

Hike to Breckenridge’s Fairy Forest (Detailed Directions)

We recently spent a few days in Breckenridge with my sister and her family, and took a fun hike to the “Fairy Forest”, which is one of the top things you’ll find if you search for things to do with kids in Breckenridge.  Our kids, especially the girls ages 5-10, really loved the Fairy Forest […]

B1G1 Free Entree at Chipotle via Text Message

Thanks to Brian for this Chipotle tip: you can go here and create a playlist, then enter your cell phone number and they’ll text you a coupon for a free entree with the purchase of another!  The coupon is valid through August 31st.

Free T-Shirt, Aquarium Tickets, and More with Broncos Bunch Membership for Kids (Plus $5 Off Code)

If your family’s a Broncos fan, you might be interested in the Broncos Bunch membership for kids under twelve.  For $25, they can join the Broncos Bunch club and receiving the following: Broncos Bunch T-shirt Miles the Mascot Growth Chart NFL Trading Cards and Sticker Books courtesy of Panini One kid pass to the Downtown Aquarium […]

Why My Freezer Contains Glow Sticks

A friend taught me this trick last year and while it probably would have been good to share this before the 4th of the July, the day after is the best I can do.😝  If you put glow sticks in the freezer, they last a long time. I bought red, white, and blue glow stick wands at […]

Free Storytimes, Workshops, and Classes for Kids in July

There’s a variety of places that do a free or cheap craft or storytime event for kids every month – be sure to check out the following places for their events that are going on each month. Note that with summer vacation now upon us, some places may have different schedules so it’s never a […]

Free Concerts in the Garden on Friday Evenings

Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church is hosting a “Jazz in the Garden” summer concert series, with free performances in their north tower garden at Tejon and Monument streets on select Friday evenings in June, July, and August.  See their full lineup of artists and more info about attending the series on their website.