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Friday, April 18
Boulder
Good Friday Service Friday, April 18th 7:00pm Boulder Unity Church
at 07:00 PM
On Good Friday the choir will perform beautiful music. Jack will reveal the mystical truths of the last supper & the crucifixion, as well as answer the deepest spiritual questions of the ages.
Child Care Available
Unity Spiritual Center
Location: 2855 Folsom Street, Boulder
Information: 303-442-1411 
Denver
Things Are Not as They Seem: A Multimedia Presentation Lighthouse Writers Workshop
at 06:30 PM
Scott Kinnamon and Friends will present a multimedia, sensory meditation on Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson. Utilizing music, sound, text, visual imagery, and performance to capture the transparency of identity that is a central theme of the book. Family-friendly, artistically intriguing. 
Lafayette
Honeybees & Me Program WOW! Children's Museum
at 10:30 AM
Learn all about honeybees and how important they are to pollination and our food with an interactive program presented by Growing Gardens. This special program is included with Museum admission. For more information call: (303) 604-2424. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave. in Lafayette. 
Superior
Ayurvedic body therapies 2082 Grayden Ct, Superior, CO 80027
at 06:30 PM
INTRODUCTION:
History, philosophy, and principles behind Ayurvedic hands-on therapies
Role in detoxification and rejuvenation processes.
(cost of evening can go towards the cost of the actual class)
APRIL 18th-20, 25-27 TECHNIQUES:
Abhyanga (massage with warm herbalized oil)
Garshana (dry, exfoliating massage)
Udvartana (exfoliating/lymphatic massage with warm herbal paste)
Vishesh (deep tissue massage)
Shirodhara (streaming warm herbalized oil over the forehead and scalp)
 
Saturday, April 19
Denver
Buffalo Exchange Dollar Day Sale April 19 benefits environmental Buffalo Exchange Irvington Pl., south of 1st Ave
at 04:00 AM
You can help preserve natural habitats by shopping our Dollar Day Sale.
All proceeds from Buffalo Exchanges 2014 Dollar Day Sale on Saturday, April 19 will benefit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is one of the nations leading outdoor, living museums. Its purpose is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert region. 
Bunny Trail EggVenture Children's Museum of Denver
at 10:00 AM
Its the finest spring festival in town! Jump, hop and bounce from one eggsploration station to the next at our spring extravaganza! Bunny Trail EggVenture is filled with all kinds of blossoming fun including egg-dyeing, springtime artwork, tasty treats and StoryTime with Big Bunny.

Activities included with general Museum admission.
 
Field Production Workshop Open Media Foundation
at 11:00 AM
The Field Production workshop takes students into the process of cinematography, lighting and audio. Learn how to use manual shutter speed, iris, focus, and audio like a pro to get the highest quality video possible. Upon completion of this class DOM members will be certified to use the advanced digital video cameras, lighting and audio equipment available through DOM to make their own shows and films for our channels. 11a-6p 
Once Upon a Race X Bar
at 11:00 AM
The race takes place in Downtown Denver beginning early in the day with check-in at XBar at 9am, the race beginning at 11am. Teams of 2 to 6 racers (21 +) will face a course designed to stump them at every turn. Participants or racers will solve clues that guide them to check points throughout Denver within an approximate 5 mile radius. At each location teams of competitors will be required to perform a magical fete (challenge) based on a fairy tale or Disney theme. 
Evergreen
Mountain Area Earth Day Fair evergreen Lakehouse
at 10:00 AM
Celebrate Earth Day 2014 at Evergreen Lake

You can Celebrate a Milestone at the 25th Annual Mountain Area Earth Day Fair. Not only will our friends from the federal, state, and local communities be present, but this year we will again offer a Speaker Series in the cozy Octagon Room at the Lakehouse. At 11 am, local talent Tupper and Karla Briggs of EAS+Y will be doing a puppet show for the children about the importance of taking reusable bags to the grocery store instead of asking for paper 
Fort Collins
Policulture w/ Cold River City Hodi's Halfnote
at 08:00 PM
Live music by Boulder up-and-comers Cold River City and the Roots Reggae sensation Policulture. 
Grand Junction
MOG Outdoor Fest Main St. Downtown
at 10:00 AM
The 11th annual MOG Outdoor Fest is coming Friday & Saturday April 18-19th to downtown Grand Junction! The action starts Friday at 7:30pm with Telluride Mountain Film on Tour at the Mesa Theater. Saturday kicks off with the MOG Sale and COPMOBA Bike & Gear Swap from 10am to 9pm on Main Street. Take advantage of epic deals on outdoor, cycling and ski gear, and apparel and accessories by top brands. Enjoy ADMISSION, the all-day beer garden, kids activities, and live music from 7 to 9pm. 
Littleton
PALS Scholastic Chess League Tournament Platte River Academy (in the Gym) 4085 Lark Sparrow St
at 09:00 AM
Time: 9am-2pm (or 3pm for those staying for Bughouse and Chess Mazes). Participants may receive a half-point bye for any missed rounds due to soccer games or other morning activities.

Prizes: Trophies, and medals for all particpants. Trophies to top three in each section, large medals for 4th-10th, and medals for all others. "Chess Queen" trophy awarded to girl with the best result. Additional prizes for a special "Chess Maze" competition. 
Loveland
Public Hog Butchering Class Sunrise Ranch
at 10:00 AM
You can join Sunrise Ranch Chef Ace Linne-Speidel and Rocky Mountain Institute of Meat (RMIM) for a hog butchering class on April 19. Chef Ace and RMIM hope to revive butchery's popularity, dubbing it a lost art. The Sunrise Ranch farm takes a sustainable approach to raising animals, while RMIM focuses on ethical slaughtering and butchering. The class ends at 2:45 p.m. (includes lunch and 12-15 lbs. of take-home meat per person). 
Superior
Indian Cooking with Gluten Free Flours 2082 Grayden Ct, Superior, CO 80027
at 11:00 AM
Indian Cooking with Gluten Free Flours
Learn to cook with variety of gluten free Indian
flours and vegetables!
Gluten free Indian Cooking Class with Mrs. Anupama Vaidya
Date and Time: April 19th 2014, Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm
Location: 2082 Grayden Court, Superior, CO 80027
Whether its a dietary restriction or lifestyle choice, eating gluten free can be a challenge. Anupama
Vaidya, a great cooking instructor, will be introducing to variety of gluten-free Indian flours such as
Jawar, Bajar 
Sunday, April 20
Boulder
Easter Sunday Services April 20th - 9am &11 am Boulder Unity Church
at 09:00 AM
"Christ Awaits Our Calling To Life"
Easter Sunday Services April 20th - 9am &11 am
Unity of Boulder is proud to present: The Unity Choir at the Service
Experience the most powerful heart opening music performed by the acclaimed Unity Choir & Band. 303-442-1411 2855 Folsom Street Boulder, CO 80304
Pick up your tickets in the lobby or the bookstore.
Children's Spiritual School & child care provided for all services. 
Monday, April 21
Denver
Food and Water Watch Free Screening of GASLAND 2 Denver Central Library
at 06:30 PM
In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox takes a broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil. The film demonstrates that the gas industrys portrayal of natural gas as a clean and safe alternative to oil is a myth. For more information please visit Colorado@fwwatch.org. Post meeting discussion with questions and answers are to be determined
 
Tuesday, April 22
Boulder
Peace Corps Info Session and Earth Day! University of Colorado - Boulder, Hellems 267
at 06:00 PM
Graduating next year? Got plans for the summer? Now is an excellent time to start your Peace Corps application!

WHAT: Peace Corps Info Session
WHERE: Hellems 267
WHEN: Tuesday, 4/22, 6pm-7:30pm

In addition to breaking down the application process and benefits of Peace Corps service we'll have guest Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Therese Glowacki, share her pictures and stories of service.

 
Wednesday, April 23
Boulder
Internet Addiction - Epidemic or Fad? Dairy Center for the Arts
at 11:00 AM
This forum, hosted by Temple Grandin School and Autism society of Boulder County, challenges residents to consider the relationship between our society and technology. Tracy Markle and Anthony Riske of Collegiate Coaching services will talk about what a healthy and unhealthy relationship with technology can look like.

Space is limited, so please R.S.V.P. to events@templegrandinschool.org

For more information call 303.554.7363 
Denver
Intro to 3D Animation Using Blender Open Media Foundation
at 06:00 PM
Have you ever wanted to be able to make your own logo and character animations? Blender is an open-source 3D animation program. In this class, you'll learn the basics and more of 3D animation using Blender, and you will leave knowing how to make a custom logo animation. Intro to 3D Animation is intended for beginning users, but students must have basic Mac skills/experience. April 23rd & 24th 6-9pm 
Intro to Studio Production Open Media Foundation
at 06:00 PM
You can make your own TV show! The Intro to Studio Production Workshop will cover basic use of all studio equipment, including camera operations, lighting theory, color, and audio mixing, as well as control-room equipment, such as the studio switcher, audio mixer, and camera controls. Participants will be required to volunteer on one real-world studio shoot before receiving certification, after which DOM members will be certified to use both DOM studios. 
Thursday, April 24
Denver
Dining Out for Life 250 participating restaurants in Denver and Boulder
at 07:00 AM
You can help people fighting HIV/AIDS by dining out with your friends and family on Thursday, April 24. In a single day, 250 restaurants in the Denver-Boulder area will donate 25% of food sales to Project Angel Heart, an organization that provides nutritious, life-sustaining meals to those fighting a variety of life-threatening illnesses, including HIV/AIDS. You can help support a great cause by going out for breakfast, lunch, or dinner at one of 250 participating restaurants on April 24.
 
Friday, April 25
Denver
Vagabond Happy Hour Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Drive
at 06:00 PM
The Denver community has spent the past few months being inspired by Housekeeping, the nuanced and beautiful novel by Marilynne Robinson, and now its time to celebrate, to honor, and to share all that was learned about belonging, sisters, trains, and hoboes. Its also time to applaud the winners of the Big Read photo and writing contests, and to be mesmerized by all the creative work inspired by Housekeepingincluding films, poems, stories, paintings, and more.
Join us for the Vagabond Happy Hour 
Lafayette
Earth Day in Your PJ's WOW! Children's Museum
at 07:30 PM
Celebrate Earth Day in your pajamas! Come dressed in your pajamas and go green at this special after hours event at WOW! Childrens Museum. Activities include: Gardening and seed planting, Earth Day crafts, snacks and refreshments, musical performance by Kristin McLean of FamilySong Music, and playtime in the Museum. Tickets: $13 per child; $6 per child for WOW! Members and free for adults. For more information call: (303) 604-2424. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave. in Lafayette. 
Longmont
Sweeney Todd Longmont Theatre
at 07:30 PM
April 2014, 25, 26, 27*
May 2014, 2, 3, 4*, 8, 9, 10

www.longmonttheatre.org or call 303-772-5200

* Sunday performances are at 2:00 pm.
All others are at 7:30 pm

If you like Alfred Hitchcock you will love they styling of this show. This chilling, suspenseful, heart-pounding masterpiece of murderous barber-ism and culinary crime tells the infamous tale of Sweeney Todd, the unjustly exiled barber. 
Saturday, April 26
Boulder
Dream Kitchens are Cooking! Various houses
at 10:00 AM
You can tour Boulder's finest kitchens & see several inspiring demonstrations to bring out the foodie and designer in everyone! Dream Kitchens Are Cooking! showcases kitchens by top Boulder County architects, interior designers, and home-builders, as well as demonstrations by members of the renowned food community and the gracious hospitality of home owners who have opened their doors to welcome the community and raise funds for the Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program for low-income youth 
Saturday Physics Lecture Series, "Quantum Matter" by Professor M CU - Duane Physics - G1B32
at 02:00 PM
The Saturday Physics Lecture is a public lecture on the CU Boulder Campus, intended for adults and high school students. Our esteemed faculty present lectures about their particular fields of research in a comprehensive, fascinating way! This week, Professor Michael Hermele Presents, "Quantum Matter". In this lecture, Professor Hermele will explore the mechanical laws of quantum matter, and how quantum mechanics affect macroscopic forms of matter as well. 
BIONEERS Salon: The Human Role in Nature Arborwood Clubhouse, Boulder
at 06:00 PM
This month's BIONEERS Salon will feature a discussion of the human role in Nature, led by Biomimicry expert Marie Zanowick-Bourgeois and Naturalist-entrepreneur Martin Ogle. We will show videos by Janinine Benyus, author of "Biomimicry" and Jay Harmon, entrepreneur and author of "The Shark's Paintbrushc" from the 2013 Bioneers Conference in California. At the end of the evening we'll show short films from "Sonatas of Soil". This is a potluck event and is . Located in the clubhouse in the center 
Dance for Freedom Unity Church
at 06:00 PM
Fundraiser for S.T.O.P. India, Boulder. Stop Trafficking and Oppression of People.
S.T.O.P. India rescues, rehabilitates and renews lives of girls and women victimized by human trafficking. Join us for a fun evening and support a great cause! Evening will feature 1) Roma Debrata, founding mother of S.T.O.P. India; 2) Dance Show by acclaimed Mudra Dance Studio; 3) Performance by dance visionaries Melissa Michaels and Namita Khanna; 4) Indian Food and Bazaar . Doors open 5:30. 
Denver
One Day in Denver - "Your Day. Your City. Your Future." Denver Metropolitan Area
at 01:00 AM
One Day in Denver-"Your Day. Your City. Your Future." will take place on April 26th and involved the entire Denver Metropolitan Area in a participatory, media gathering project for which not-for-profit organizations, inspired citizens & filmmakers will investigate and capture footage to address questions about the future of our city. The resulting media will be shared via interactive, geo-tagged, participant pages & a 3-part PBS series. Filming may be done using any available video technology. 
One Day in Denver - "Your Day. Your City. Your Future." the entire Denver Metropolitan Area
at 04:00 AM
Sign up to participate and examine questions related to the future of Denver through YOUR lens. There are no specific technical requirements and films can be shot on any equipment including phones, iPads etc. Raw footage will be uploaded immediately following the event and should you be interested in creating a short film, the recommended length is 1-4 minutes; there is a 4-week time period during which to edit. People all over the city are gearing up to give voice to their passions and work. 
Unbound: The Story of the Romero Theater Troupe Film Premier Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Drive
at 07:00 PM
The Romero Theater Troupe and film director Michael Kilman Novus present the premier showing of Unbound: The Story of the Romero Theater Troupe. This documentary film about community, solidarity, resistance and of course theater is the result of more than year spent filming and doing research with the Romero Troupe as part of a graduate program in Applied Anthropology. 
Base Camp Bash RedLine Denver
at 07:00 PM
The Base Camp Bash is the Cottonwood Institute's main fundraising event and annual excuse to get together, have fun, eat local food from Snooze, drink local wine, local margaritas from Coyote Gold, local beer from Wynkoop Brewing Company, enjoy live music, and bid on fabulous silent auction items, trips, unique experiences, and date nights from the best local businesses and restaurants. The Base Camp Bash helps raise the critical funds we need each year to connect students to the outdoors 
Sunday, April 27
Denver
Dia del Nio Celebration DAM, Clyford Still Museum, Byers Evans House, Molly Brown House,
at 11:00 AM
Enjoy open museum admission and family-friendly programming that celebrates children from around the world at the DAM, Denver Public Library, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center, Byers-Evans House Museum, Molly Brown House Museum and the McNichols Civic Center Building. Take part in a variety of activities for toda la familia including hands-on crafts, live performances and more. No reservations required. Special ticket required for Modern Masters. 
5th Annual 'Same Love, Same Rights' LGBT Wedding Expo in The Curtis Doubletree Hilton
at 12:30 PM
5th Annual 'Same Love, Same Rights' LGBT Wedding Expo in Denver
Produced by Rainbow Wedding Network

Sunday April 27th, 2014
(12:30-3:30pm)

The Curtis a Doubletree by Hilton
1405 Curtis Street
Denver, CO 80202

Doors will open at 12:30 PM with the raffles starting at 2:15PM. You can bring your family, friends and wedding party!
Advance tickets ! Gay friendly wedding & travel professionals, wedding tips, amazing raffles, fashion, music & more!


 
Film: Bay of all Saints Mercury Cafe
at 02:00 PM
Bay of all Saints, a documentary film about a sea-side shantytown near Salvador, Brazil. Personal testimonies from the inhabitants about their daily lives. the inefficiency of government assistance, and their uncertain future. 74 minutes.

Sponsored by the Colorado Committee on Africa and the Caribbean

CONTACT: (303) 329-5881 
Nederland
Wild Earth Day Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center
at 11:00 AM
13th annual Wild Earth Day! Come one come all to celebrate this magnificent planet with Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center as we celebrate Earth Day together! Wild Earth Day is a action-packed day of entertainment and hands-on activities to learn about and celebrate this magnificent earth! Dance to the Marimba music and engage in hands-on experiential activities with masters in the field of environmental education and enjoy this magical experience to celebrate Earth Day! This FREE event takes pl 
Tuesday, April 29
Boulder
Craig Childs: Apocalyptic Planet Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
The earth has died many times, and it always comes back looking different. In an exhilarating, surprising exploration of our planet, Craig Childs will take the audience on a journey to some of the world's most extreme environmental landscapes: the driest deserts of Chile, the genetic wastelands of central Iowa and the vast Greenland Ice Sheet. Mr. Childs reveals the ways our world is constantly moving toward its end and how we can change our place within the cycles and episodes that rule it. 
Kathy Kelly: Seeing through the Smokescreen: War and Peace in A First United Methodist Church
at 07:00 PM
During each of 14 trips to Afghanistan, Kathy Kelly has lived alongside ordinary Afghan people in a working class neighborhood in Kabul. She spent most of this winter in Kabul. Kelly says that the U.S. plans for maintaining special operations forces and drone warfare in Afghanistan will prolong and exacerbate war in a country where ordinary people struggle with impoverishment, hunger, disease. Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center, 7 p.m. Donations appreciated. 
Denver
Adobe After Effects Workshop Open Media Foundation
at 06:00 PM
Are your video projects just missing something? Are you looking to create and add lower thirds, animated logos or dynamic introductions or credits to you masterpiece? Adobe After Effects is the industry leading solution for creating sophisticated motion graphics and effects by blurring the line between 2-D and 3-D interfaces. This introductory class is designed for students new to the program with an interest in learning the basics of the interface and capabilities of the program. Class 6-9pm 
Wednesday, April 30
Denver
Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro Open Media Foundation
at 06:00 PM
This workshop will cover basic editing skills and get students familiar with Adobe's editing software, Premiere Pro. This class will ensure that students receive the support they need to acquire solid editing skills. The focus will be on learning the interface, basic tools, file management and editing tips. Basic computer literacy skills are a prerequisite. Upon completion of this course, students will have a thorough introduction to Premiere Pro as well as hands-on experience with basic editing 
The Invisible War Tivoli Turnhalle Ballroom
at 06:30 PM
The Veteran Student Organization at CU Denver partnered up with the Women Veterans of Colorado to put on a fundraiser by exclusively screening The Invisible War, followed by a panel of professionals addressing sexual assault, on Auraria Campus.

All proceeds go to help both organizations provide support for the Student Veterans and Women Veterans of Colorado. A minimum donation will get you a swag bag while supplies last. We are not able to accept cash on site, so please send your donations 
Friday, May 02
Boulder
Syria: Hunger Strike Under Siege Boulder Friends Meeting House, 1825 Upland
at 07:00 PM
In November, 2013, Syrian civil society activist and citizen journalist Qusai Zakarya declared a hunger strike that lasted 33 days. This act inspired an international solidarity hunger strike that called for an end to the brutal siege of cities across Syria and demanded that humanitarian agencies be allowed unfettered access into these areas. Zakarya's blog: http://stopthesiege.wordpress.com/ 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center. Donations appreciated.
 
Denver
Starfest 2014 Denver Marriott Tech Center
at 04:00 PM
Weekend entertainment/sci-fi convention. Guests include Tim Russ, Amanda Tapping, Nichelle Nichols, Sam Witwer, Suzie Plakson, and Billy Dee Williams 
2014 Sunset Gala The Cable Center
at 06:00 PM
The Sunset Gala is an Annual Cocktail Reception and Dinner Event boasting of delicious food, cocktails, entertainment, a silent auction, and a live auction a completely unforgettable evening. All proceeds from the event directly support people with ALS and families in our local community. The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter is funded solely by the generosity of others like you. 
Saturday, May 03
Boulder
Denver Mini Maker Faire National Western Complex
at 09:00 AM
Maker Faire is an annual festival to make, create, learn, invent, craft, hack, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired. Maker Faires are multi-generational gatherings sweeping across the country and around the world. And now coming to Denver!

Saturday, May 3, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Boulder Derby Party CU Stadium Club
at 01:00 PM
Front Range HIppotherapy hosts the Boulder Derby Party at CU Stadium Club, Folsom Field. Tickets include all you can eat/drink (you have to try our mint juleps!), live music, silent and live auctions, and the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby on the JumboTron at Folsom. Wear your derby finest (and don't forget your hats!) All eligible for the hat contest so the sky's the limit. We look forward to seeing you there.
 
Greeley
Pins for Partners 2454 8th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631
at 07:00 PM
Pins for Partners is being held on May 3, 2014 at Chippers Lanes in Greeley, CO! You can sign up today at http://raceroster.com/events/2014/2195/pins-for-partners

Teams of 6 can register to compete in this unique fundraising Bowling Tournament!

If bowling isn't for you, play in our Pinball Tournament!

All proceeds benefit Partners Mentoring Youth 
Tuesday, May 06
Denver
Making Music with GarageBand Open Media Foundation
at 06:00 PM
Making Music with GarageBand introduces students to the world of making your own music tracks! GarageBand comes free with most Apple computers, so it's easier than you think to get started! Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create audio for your film or videos, edit existing audio tracks, record podcasts and even create a personalized ringtone! Runs 6-8pm. 
Friday, May 09
Denver
SPARK Training Series Denver West Office Park 1626 Cole Blvd, Building 7 Lakewood, CO
at 08:00 AM
The SPARK Training Series brings together specialized business consultants from around Colorado for an intense six week business transformation program. SPARK is the leading program in the Denver Metro region for creating fast results and building big wealth in your company.

You will walk away from this training series with clear 3 year goals for your business and a roadmap for how to achieve them. Become laser focused on your target market, develop a cutting edge marketing plan. 
Art for Life Abend Gallery
at 06:30 PM
You can enjoy Art for Life, an evening of food and fine art in support of Project Angel Hearts home-delivered meal program. Guests will have the opportunity to view and bid on works of art from more than 100 local and internationally recognized artists, while also enjoying delicious cuisine and spirited wine and cocktails. As an added bonus, you'll get to watch artists create works of art in front of your eyes! A select group of artists will paint and draw live models. 
Holly Roberds & Woodhouse Herman`s Hideaway
at 09:00 PM
Holly Roberds is a Colorado based singer/songwriter who plays guitar and sings like a siren. The unique sound is characterized by vocal range and angst. All the songs are written originals and the sound can be primarily categorized as 'That guy's a bastard' music. Now backed by the band Woodhouse, the rock wails will have you reaching for the whiskey and leather.

Influences include such artists as Brandi Carlile, The Pretty Reckless, and The Black Keys. www.hollyroberds.com 
Saturday, May 10
Boulder
Community Acupuncture Mother's Day Donation Day Community Acupuncture Clinic
at 09:00 AM

To honor Mothers day, the Community Acupuncture Clinic will donate all proceeds to the womens shelter. Give a gift of rejuvenation and relaxation to your family and friends and help our community giving day be a big success.

An hour session including a hand and foot massage combined with Acupuncture is offered at a discounted price.
Reserve your space by calling us at 303 4470443, and bring your family and friends for a remarkable experience 
Mother's Day Open House BeadforLife Studio
at 11:00 AM
This is a special Open House at our retail Studio in support of women working their way out of poverty. Our jewelry and Shea butter products are the perfect gifts for graduates and moms!! Each purchase helps to create positive change in the lives of motivated, hardworking women in Uganda! Join us this World Fair Trade Day to learn more about our programs. There will be a craft table where you can make your own gift and refreshments will be provided. 
Wild Asparagus Ball Avalon Ballroom
at 08:00 PM
This is our 59th Wild balla long standing and wonderful tradition. The Mostly Strauss Orchestra (Denver Pop Orchestra) will play waltzes and polkas by Strauss, Shostakovich as well as down-to-earth 20th century dances by Mancini, Leroy Anderson and Duke Ellington. Doors open at 7:30pm, the Grand March is at 8, dancing until 11:30. Attire is formal and semi-formal. Dance cards available. Doors open at 7:30pm

Tickets are available at www.fotd.org
 
Denver
Recycle & Shred Event 1745 Shea Center Drive, Highlands Ranch
at 04:00 AM
The 4th annual recycling and shredding event benefit will be on Saturday, May 10th from 9am to 1pm at the Shea Center Drive Offices (off Lucent Blvd, mile south of C470, the west parking lot). Electronics recycling and shredding is offered no charge, donations are encouraged with all proceeds going to the Crisis Center, a local non-profit Creating a World Free of Violence." Due to this event, over 50,000 lbs of technical and electronic items has been recycled, keeping this universal and hazard 
Intro to Studio Production Open Media Foundation
at 11:00 AM
Make your own TV show! The Intro to Studio Production Workshop will cover basic use of all studio equipment, including camera operations, lighting theory, color, and audio mixing, as well as control-room equipment, such as the studio switcher, audio mixer, and camera controls. Participants will be required to volunteer on one real-world studio shoot before receiving certification, after which DOM members will be certified to use both DOM studios. Class from 11am-6pm 
Lyons
SHAPE Diva Dash Bohn Park
at 09:00 AM
The Shape Diva Dash is a womens only 5k obstacle run where a dozen obstacles challenge runners along the 3 mile course. This event is open to runners of all ages and abilities. You can wear costumes, boas, and bling to make it all the more fun. Create a team or go solo and join in! Enter code AXLOCAL to get discounted registration.
 
Monday, May 12
Longmont
The Jordan World Circus 2014 Boulder County Fairgrounds
at 04:30 PM
The Jordan World Circus is back !!

With three rings of affordable family fun, "The Jordan World Circus" will thrill fans of all ages. You can see the death-defying aerial acts, animal attractions including tigers and elephants. In addition to the performing acts, kids will have the unique opportunity to ride and pet different types of animals.

This years circus will definitely surprise you Witness a human shoot out of a cannon, Camels, White Tigers, Clowns, Elephants, Globe of Death Riders, Ze 
Tuesday, May 13
Denver
Pre-Production Basics Open Media Foundation
at 06:00 PM
You can learn the basics of how to make sure your project is a success! Taking the time to do pre-production correctly will save you plenty of time and resources in both the production and post production phase, yet it's often overlooked by beginning producers as being unnecessary. The Pre-Production Basics class takes students through the process of pre-production for location AND studio shoots. 
Saturday, May 17
Boulder
Lisa Lampanelli "Fat Girl Interrupted" Fox Theatre
at midnight
Doors: 06:00PM Show: 07:00 PM
All Ages (but under 18 not recommended) 
Operamania! Opera for kids Boulder Library: Main Branch
at noon
Boulder Opera presents Operamania!, a lively performance of Opera scenes that introduces children of all ages to the wild world of Opera. Created by Douglas Kinney Frost, Operamania! appeared for two seasons on PBS, and has been performed over 10000 times. Opera highlights include excerpts from: "The Magic Flute", "Cinderella", "Carmen", Porgy and Bess", and "La Boheme". 
2014 Kaleidoscope "Springtime in Paris" Gala UCAR Event Center
at 05:30 PM
Kaleidoscope significantly impacts our ability to provide services for youth in crisis. You can mark your calendars and join us to celebrate Springtime in Paris and support Attention Homes. Seating is limited to the first 300 guests. Please register online now by clicking the image above or visiting our website at www.attentionhomes.org.

Tickets to the event will include:
Wine, beer, and Parisian cuisine
Live and silent auctions
Dancing, dining, and general merriment akin to visiting Pari 
Denver
Valverde Bazaar 1-Day Pop-Up Market Eron Johnson Antiques
at 09:00 AM
Recently voted Denver's Best New Flea Market by Westword, the Valverde Bazaar brings together emerging artisans and small independent Colorado businesses selling a mix of vintage, antique and hip handmade products. Over 60 businesses and food trucks will set up shop for a 1-Day only Pop-Up market in the outdoor space of Eron Johnson Antiques, surrounded by garden and architectural antiques. Sellers can apply for booths at valverdebazaar.com.

Saturday, May 17, 2014
9-4pm

60+ Vendors
Food Truck 
Tuesday, May 20
Denver
Narrative Scriptwriting Open Media Foundation
at 06:30 PM
The Narrative Scriptwriting class walks students through the process of scriptwriting. Students are taught basic story-telling and dramatic principles, writing a treatment, scene structure, different avenues and genres, and writing a script. The Narrative Scriptwriting class also introduces students to Celtx, a program that can be used for scriptwriting, storyboarding, shotlists, and production budgets. Students are not required to have experience, class held on 4 consecutive Tuesday nights 
Wednesday, May 21
Boulder
Marx Brothers' Duck Soup Chautauqua Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
Regarded as the comedy legends funniest & most popular film & selected for the National Film Registry, this comedy classic features some of the most hilarious sequences ever filmed & remains as entertaining as it was when it was released in 1933.After being appointed dictator of Freedonia, Rufus T. Firefly brings the mythical nation to a halt, showing up late & insulting everyone. Two spies are sent from neighboring Sylvania & war is declared between the two nations with outrageous results. 
Denver
Intergenerational Show and Tell Mix Tape McNichols Event Center, 144 W Colfax Avenue
at 06:00 PM
Come together to create a musical mix tape exploring and celebrating GLBTQ life in our community. 
Friday, May 23
Denver
Beta Rho Sigma Denver Alumnae Chapter,Golden 50th Anniversary De Hyatt DTC
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Beta Rho Sigma Denver Alumnae Chapter Golden 50th Anniversary Debutante Celebration Reunion
Friday May 23rd through Sunday May 25th 2014
Hyatt DTC Hotel 7800 Tuffs Ave Denver CO 80237
May 23rd Meet & Greet 7-10; May 24th Luncheon 12:00; May 25th Debutante Presentation 5-8: and Golden Gala 8-Midnight 
Saturday, May 24
Boulder
Grand Opening Settembre Cellars Tasting Room Settembre Cellars 1501 Lee Hill #16 Boulder CO 80304
at 01:00 PM
After 7 vintages Settembre Cellars is moving to a larger facility with space for a tasting room. We cannot wait to share our new space with you! 
Georgetown
Hotel de Paris Museum 2014 Tour Season Hotel de Paris Museum
at 10:00 AM
Hotel de Paris Museum, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, opens its tour season to the public on Saturday, May 24. Open daily May 24-September 30; weekends from October 1-December 14. The museum shop offers cookbooks, aprons, sachets, soaps and more. 
Friday, May 30
Broomfield
Detoxifying with Ayurveda. Public Lecture with Vasant Lad Broomfield Community Center280 Spader Way
at 07:00 PM
COLORAMA (Colorado Ayurvedic Medical Association) and Friends of Ayurveda are honored to host renowned Ayurvedic teacher Vasant Lad, M.A.Sc. in May/June. This is an amazing opportunity to experience one of pioneers of Ayurveda and discover ways in which we can empower ourselves with Ayurveda's wisdom. These events are suitable for anyone wishing to deepen their exploration of Ayurveda. Events with Vasant Lad take place throughout the weekend May 30-June 1, 2014, in Broomfield, Boulder and Denver 
Denver
9th Annual MRBES Success Summit & Expo Marriott DTC
at 08:00 AM
The Mountain Region Black Economic Summit (MRBES) presents the 9th Annual MRBES Success Summit: Connect2Success! A host of accomplished business leaders are slated to share their key to success with more than 500-750 attendees at the full-day economic empowerment summit. The luncheon guest is Wil Haygood, author of "The Butler: A Witness to History" on which the movie, Lee Daniels "The Butler" is based. 
Saturday, May 31
Boulder
Murmuration Chautauqua Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
The Colorado dance community comes together for a night of musicians & dancers performing in unexpected pairings to celebrate the communitys talent, creativity & diversity. The show pioneers artistic relationships between different styles of dance, from break dancing to ballet, with musicians from DJs to drumlines. It is incredibly uncommon to have such a large group of talented individuals from across Colorado together on one stage. Coordinated by theSide by Side Dance Company. 
Monday, June 02
Boulder
Living Arts School Summer Camp 63rd Street Farm
at 09:00 AM
For children ages 7-12

Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm

Weekly summer camps at the Living Arts School are a time to be with each other, and make things with our hands. We know that our world today can be fast-paced and media-saturated, and we offer a timely and satisfying alternative, returning to our roots through the work of our hands. Each week children will gain hands-on experience learning skills and creating useful objects, to be put into use at our end of the week celebration! 
Longmont
2014 Golf Tournament to Benefit I Have a Dream Fox Hill Country Club
at 06:30 AM
This year's Golf Tournament features great prizes, a sleeve of golf balls, and a voucher for a round of golf at Fox Hill for every golfer!This is a great chance to promote your company at a charitable event where all the benefits go directly back into the community via the "I Have a Dream's" drop-out prevention program for low-income youth. Funds raised will go towards the programming and scholarships that help low-income youth stay in school and go on to attend college. 
Saturday, June 07
Denver
5th Annual Jodi's Race for Awareness Denver City Park
at 08:30 AM
Colorado's largest 5k run/walk fundraiser for ovarian cancer. Jodi's Race increases awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, honors those who have battled the disease, and raises funds to benefit the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance (COCA). This is a family-friendly event with hundreds of runners and walkers participating, including ovarian cancer survivors with their families and friends and others running/walking in memory of loved ones who died from ovarian cancer. 
Tuesday, June 10
Denver
The Huddle McNichols Event Center, 144 W Colfax Avenue
at 04:00 PM
You can come watch the U.S. take on Ghana in the World Cup in Brazil on the big screen! After the match, we'll discuss political and civic issues related to sports. 
Thursday, June 12
Boulder
Steve Earle Chautauqua Auditorium
at 08:00 PM
A protege of legendary songwriters Townes Van Zandt & Guy Clark, Earle quickly became a master storyteller with his songs recorded by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings, Joan Baez & countless others. 1986 saw the release of his debut record, "Guitar Town," which shot to number one on the country charts & immediately established the term New Country. What followed was an extremely exciting and varied array of releases, including three Grammy Award Winning albums. 
Friday, June 13
Boulder
The Dairy Center for the Arts presents 3rd Law Dance/Theater in Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:00 PM
3rd laws end of season concert pays homage to The Dairys contribution to dance in Boulder. The Dairy Center for the Arts serves as a roof over our head and shelters dance as a component of the cultural scene in Boulder. Guided by 3rd Law artistic co-directors Katie Elliott and Jim LaVita, 3rd Law will present excerpts from works that were premiered at the Dairy over the last 10 years. 
Friday, June 20
Boulder
Andrew Bird & The Hands of Glory with Tift Merritt Chautauqua Auditorium
at 04:00 AM
Chicago-based film score composer, multi-instrumentalist and lyricist Andrew Bird picked up his first violin at the age of four. As a teen Bird became interested in early jazz, country blues and folk music, synthesizing them into his unique brand of pop.Since beginning his recording career in 1997 he has released 11 albums and played thousands of shows. Bird has recorded with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and perform at New Yorks Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, and festivals worldwide. 
Wednesday, June 25
Boulder
Mavis Staples & Marc Cohn Chautauqua Auditorium
at 08:00 PM
Staples is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, and a National Heritage Fellowship Award recipient, and was listed as one of Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. After winning a Grammy for his soulful ballad Walking in Memphis," Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generations most compelling singer/songwriters. 
Saturday, June 28
Boulder
Angelique Kidjo Chautauqua Auditorium
at 08:00 PM
The multi-talented, Grammy Award-winning Anglique Kidjo released a new studio album, Eve,  a live album "Spirit Rising" and an autobiography entitled, Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, which features a forward by Alicia Keys and a preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Boasting a 30-year musical career with countless awards and distinctions, Anglique has worked with Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel, Alicia Keys, Josh Groban and many more to bring her uplifting music to the world. 
Saturday, July 05
Boulder
Bela Fleck & Brooklyn Rider String Quartet Chautauqua Auditorium
at 08:00 PM
Just in case you aren't familiar with Bela Fleck, there are some who say hes the premiere banjo player in the world. Others claim that Bela has virtually reinvented the image and the sound of the banjo through a remarkable performing and recording career that has taken him all over the musical map and on a range of solo projects and collaborations. If you are familiar with Bela, you know that he just loves to play the banjo, and put it into unique settings. 
Saturday, July 12
Boulder
Peter Kater & R. Carlos Nakai Chautauqua Auditorium
at 08:00 PM
Multi-platinum selling Pianist/Composer Peter Kater has been leading innovator of contemporary instrumental music for over 3 decades. His music has been heard all over the world from Healing Centers to the Olympics and Carnegie Hall. Of Navajo-Ute heritage, R. Carlos Nakai is the world's premier performer of the Native American flute. Since 1983 he has released over 35 albums on the Canyon Records label plus many albums and guest appearances on other labels. 
Friday, July 18
Boulder
Loudon Wainwright III and Iris Dement Chautauqua Auditorium
at 08:00 PM
Considered one of America's most astute lyrical commentators,Loudon Wainwright IIIcame to fame when Dead Skunk became a Top 20 hit in 1972. His recording career consists of 25+ albums, including the five-disc retrospective 40 Odd Years and his newest album Older Than My Old Man Now. 16 years after her last collection of songs, folk singer & two- time Grammy nominee Iris DeMent will treat audiences to songs from her new album Sing The Delta & ones that've become cultural touchstones. 
Saturday, September 13
Denver
Walk to Defeat ALS City Park
at 04:00 AM
More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS is The ALS Associations biggest annual event, which raises funds that allow our local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year. 
Thursday, October 02
Broomfield
17th Annual Dream-Maker Luncheon Omni Hotel
at 11:30 AM
The 17th Annual Dream-Maker Luncheon is the largest I Have a Dream benefit of the year, which raises awareness and funds to provide educational support for low-income youth (Dreamers) in Boulder County! There will be testimonials from current Dreamers, parents of Dreamers, alumni, and staff members on how I Have a Dream has impacted them. You can learn more about I Have a Dream and how you can get involved as a sponsor, tutor, mentor and more. 
Saturday, October 18
Denver
15th Annual Victorian Ball Diamond Cabaret & Steakhouse
at 07:00 PM

15th Annual Victorian Ball
Colorados Original Costume Mandatory Erotic Party
by Kevin Larson Presents

Sat, October 18, 2014
7 pm - 4 am
Diamond Cabaret - 1222 Glenarm, Denver, CO 80204
21+
The Nationally Renowned Erotic Event
Sold out 14 years!!! 1,200 people!!!

The 15th Annual Victorian Ball will be an artistically erotic event with a maze of ethereal environments, various proclivities and phenomenal performances. Spellbinding immersion into eroticism allowing ones imagination to take wing, 
Friday, October 24
Denver
Mile High MMAyhem Infitinity Park
at 06:00 PM
Mile High MMAyhem is a black-tie event benefiting ACE Scholarships. Mile High MMAyhem features a card of MMA bouts culminating in a professional title match as well as a Del Friscos steak dinner, hand-rolled cigars, premium beverages, and exceptional scenery.

ACE Scholarships is a 15-year-old Colorado nonprofit that provides scholarships to children from low-income families in grades K-12.
 
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