Local Events Calendar: April 29-May 14

May 13th – Honeycomb & Co Mother’s Day Pop-Up Shop

April 29

People’s Climate March on Denver: 10AM-2PM. Denver Civic Center Park, Colfax and Bannock. A follow up from the March for Science, this is a chance to tell our elected officials at the local, state and national level that the environment matters. This is a nonpartisan issue that affects ALL of us. We must stand together to send a clear message that the health and protection of our people, environment and wild places matters more than corporate profits. #denverclimatemarch. https://www.facebook.com/peoplesclimateofcolorado

Opening Historic Elitch Theatre: 10AM-4PM. Historic Elitch Theatre, 4655 W. 37th Ave. Doors Open Denver are helping you take the stage and explore this historic site- come check out one of our most treasured landmarks! Free. www.doorsopendenver.com

Bosler House Tour: 10, 12, and 2PM Tours. The continuing improvements of this jewel in our crown can be seen on the “Doors Open Denver” tour on April 29-30. $10.00. Tickets available at www.doorsopendenver.com

Oyster and Stout Festival: 12-5PM. Denver Beer Co, 1695 Platte St. Seattle Fish Company, Blue Island Oyster, and Denver Beer Co are bringing you the best Oyster Stout around, oysters to munch on, and more brews to sip on. $20-30 tickets. www.denverbeerco.com

West Sloan’s Lake Walking Tour: 11AM-1PM. Phil Goodstein presents a walking tour of the West Sloan’s lake neighborhood. Meet at the torpedo near West 17th Ave. and Zenobia Street. The walks are both informative and fun for newcomers and old-timers. $20. Mention the North Denver Tribune to receive a discount. 303.333.1095

Our Mothering Story: 1-4:30PM. The Sanctuary Denver, 3101 W. 31st Ave. Come be a part of this seminar on storytelling and the value of discovering and listening to stories during out journeys as mothers. $45-55. www.rubicreativeretreats.com/rubi-creative-retreats.html

Belgian Brew Fest: 1-5PM. Bruz Beers, 1675 W 67th Ave (near Pecos). Bringing all Colorado made Belgian styles to one festival, ten breweries are coming together to celebrate Belgian beer and pour some amazing styles to the public. Food trucks, music and more. $48 info@belgianbrewfest.com

Local 46 Turns 5: 2PM-2AM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Keep the Totally Tennyson party going and help Local 46 celebrate their 5-year anniversary! There will be a Silent Disco, food, and drinks all night long. Free with Totally Tennyson VIP ticket purchase. www.local46bar.com

Totally Tennyson: 4-10PM. Tennyson St, between 38th Ave. and 44th Ave. This North Denver community classic continue to benefit Edison with another thrilling year of adult-only fun that will take you back to the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Get ready to snack, dance, and party the night away! $35-75. www.totallytennyson.com

HD 4 Spaghetti Dinner: 5:30PM, Highlands United Methodist Church. 3131 Osceola St. Join us for the annual House District 4 Spaghetti Dinner with keynote speaker, CO State House Representative Joe Salazar. Suggested donation $25.00 adults, $10 children under 12. Purchase tickets at http://bit.ly/2nn92s0.

Olde Towne Swing Band: 7:30-11PM. Klines Beer Hall, 7519 Grand View. Come out for some Jump Blues and Swing with this sensational six-piece band in the hip and happening Old Town Arvada.

Community Class: Every Saturday, 6.30 pm Vital – Center for Mind-Body Health 3955 Tennyson Street Denver 80212 Come and sample a free Bowspring class every Saturday 6.30 – 7.45 pm. All ages and levels of ability are welcome. The Bowspring is a new and powerful body – mind training. The practice accentuates the body’s natural curves and focusses on functional movement and optimal alignment. You will find increased agility and higher performance. Learn the mo Free Vital – Center for Mind-Body Health 303-477-8545 www.vitalbowspring.com admin@vitalbowspring.com

April 30

Makeup How-To Class: 11AM-1:30PM. Union27, 3275 W. 14th Ave. #101. Learn step-by-step tools and tricks to contouring, highlighting and more just like the pros. Mimosas and snack provided! $55. www.union27.com

Hersterics- A Night of Standup Comedy: 7-10PM. The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. Female humor will fill the Bug Theatre halls with topics from motherhood to menopause. $20-25. www.andreavahl.com/standup-comedy-show

The Jungle Book: 10AM and 1PM. Elaine Wolf Theatre, 350 S. Dahlia St. The Denver Children’s Theatre welcomes this fresh take on a treasured classic, running now through April 30th and through May 5th for school groups. $10-12. www.maccjcc.org

Mile High Swappers Food Swap: 2-4PM. Huckleberry Roasters, 4301 Pecos St. Bring 5 or more of your own homemade and/or homegrown grub to swap with your neighbors! Free. www.milehighswappers.com

May 1

Dad’s Group: 5:45-7PM. The mama’hood, 2902 Zuni St. Meet dads like you for a night of connection, support, ideas, and more. Free. www.clients.mindbodyonline.com

3rd Annual NW Denver Diaper Drive: May 1st-May 31st, 8:00am Many low-income families struggle to obtain enough diapers for their babies as diapers are not covered by assistance programs like food stamps and WIC. We are collecting disposable diapers, pull-ups and wipes that will be donated to local non-profits that fight poverty such as Bienvenidos Food Bank, for distribution to our neighbors who need them. 0 https://www.facebook.com/diaperdrive/ NWDenverdiapers@yahoo.com

May 2

Power Networking Lunch: 11:30AM-12:30PM. Sunnyside Station, 4047 Tejon St. One hour of casual networking, a catered lunch, and the chance to network with some of Denver’s best business professionals. $12-14. www.sunnysidestation.com

SUNI Sipper: 6-8PM. The Thunderbird Imperial Lounge, 3759 Lipan St. Meet you Sunnyside neighbors and munch on Thunderbirds tasty appetizers with us. Free. www.sunnysidedenver.org

Citizens Academy: 6PM. District 1 Police Station, 1311 W 46th Ave. Powerful ten week course for citizens to discover police, procedures and “why we do, what we do” according to Community Officer Bob Anderson. Classes range from visits to the Denver Police Academy and the FBI building to riding in a patrol car.

Civic Center EATS: Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday through October 5, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Civic Center Park Colfax & Broadway, Denver, CO 80204 Delicious food, fresh air, gorgeous views, live music and a great cause – Metro Denver’s largest gathering of gourmet food trucks provides an opportunity for downtown employees, residents, and visitors to experience the beauty of Civic Center, enjoy a delicious outdoor lunch, listen to live music and connect with the community. Varies by vendor 303-861-4633; http://www.civiccenterconservancy.org/event-civic-center-eats_88.html?ref=home

May 3

Pet Dental Clinic: 10AM-4PM. Mouthfuls Pet Supply, 4224 Tennyson St. This anesthesia-free clinic brings safe and gentle dental care to your kitties and pups! Schedule your appointment today. $185. (720) 885-7505

May 4

Affordable Housing Forum: 5:30PM. Mercury Café, 2199 California. Join all in Denver for a forum on the Enterprise-All In Denver affordable housing poll. As a top priority for Denver voters, bolder policies that protect renters and generate more civic capital for affordable housing will be presented. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-in-denver-affordable-housing-forumhappy-hour-tickets-33819895217?aff=eac2

“What is Sanctuary:” 6-8PM. McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. This special evening of “Stupid Questions, Stupid Talents” will be all about what a Sanctuary is and what it means for immigrant rights. There will be cookies! Free, $5 suggested donation. www.warmcookiesoftherevolution.org

90s Hip Hop Throwback Thursday: 6-10PM. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. Transport yourself to the best era of hip hop and sip on some craft brews with us. Free. www.factotumbrewhouse.com

Monthly Foosball Tournament: 8-11PM. Highland Tavern, 3400 Navajo St. Grab a partner and sign up today to compete in this month’s foosball fun. Prizes and swag are waiting for you! $20 per team. www.highlandtavern.com

May 5

Sara-Lou Klein & Mary Recchia: 6 pm to 10 pm ZIP 37 Gallery 3644 Navajo St. Denver, CO 80211 New work by Sara-Lou Klein and Mary Recchia free LOUISRECCHIA@GMAIL.COM

Seniors Resource Fair: 9AM. Lutheran Medical Center, 8300 W. 38th Ave. Caregivers & Seniors are invited to this free resource fair for valuable information and options to plan for the years ahead. Health & safety assessments, screenings & more. FREE Answerline, answerline@sclhs.net, 303-689-4595, www.seniorresourcefair.org

Embracing the Feminine: May 5 and May 6. Highland Event Center, 2945 Julian St. Annual women’s empowerment event where fifteen female facilitators come together to host a dynamic, education safe space where women can explore many aspects of the feminine from movement, yoga and dance to art, leadership, social justice, ancient medicine and health sexuality. www.embracingthefeminine.org

Student Serenade for Cinco de Mayo: 7-8PM. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Join students from Denver as they salute the tradition of Cinco de Mayo and celebrate Northwest Denver’s heritage through traditional music and stories.

Pregnant Yoginis & How Not to Freak Out About Them: Friday-Sunday, 6PM Kindness Yoga- Hilltop 455 S. Hudson St. Denver CO 80246 Are you a yoga teacher who is secretly a little terrified when a pregnant woman steps into your class? Pregnancy is a normal part of life, not an injury or limitation! Come learn how to apply and use the science of yoga during pregnancy: anatomy and physiology, philosophy and more. Only Requirement: RYS 200 Cert. All Genders Welcome. $250-$300 Call: (303) 388-3000 http://www.kindnesscollective.com/events/workshops?mobile=false&options%5Bids%5D=4914&options%5Bsite_id%5D=4724

May 6

Cinco de Mayo Community Parade: 11AM-12PM, Denver Civic Center Park, Colfax Ave. and Bannock St. Celebrate Denver’s Mexican heritage with our city’s beloved Cinco de Mayo parade. Traditional dress, music, dancing and more will fill the streets. Free. www.cincodemayodenver.com

30th Anniversary Cinco de Mayo Celebration: May 6, 7 at Civic Center Park. Live music, food, Quieceanera fashion show, Taco eating contests, and Chichuahua Races are just some of the fun that will celebrate Latino culture. The event is hosted by NEWSED who’s mission is to promote and develop economic, community programs and projects that raise the income, educational and political levels of West Denver residents. www.cincodemayodenver.com

Coffee & Conversation with the Councilman: 9-11AM. Common Grounds Coffee House, 2139 W. 44th Avenue Weekly get together to discuss issues pertaining to NW Denver. Venues and dates subject to change. To stay informed: https://www.facebook.com/CD1Rafael

May 7

Mile High 5 for Cooper: 10AM-12PM. Sloan Lake, 17th and Sheridan Blvd. Proceeds from this afternoon of running, skipping, playing and picnicking will go towards Cooper Deming and helping Cooper’s family with pediatric cancer patient care. $15 suggested donation. https://sites.google.com/a/tayloredfitnessonline.com/mile-high-5-2017/home

May 12

Coffee & Conversation with the Councilman: 3-5PM. Rise & Shine Biscuit Kitchen and Café, 5126 W. 29th Avenue. Weekly get together to discuss issues pertaining to NW Denver. Venues and dates subject to change. To stay informed: https://www.facebook.com/CD1Rafael

Spring Plant Sale: 8AM-6PM, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. Get ready for the gardening season with fellow plant lovers and an endless array of plants to purchase from. Share gardening hacks and spend the afternoon with Denver’s floral finest. Free. botanicgardens.com

May 13

A Pint for a Pint Blood Drive: 10AM-3PM, Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th Street. Give back to our children by signing up for a Bonfils blood drive that honors the courage of local student, “Cooper the Brave.” The 13 year old has fought valiantly against a brain tumor with help from the doctors and nurses at Children’s Hospital. For each pint you donate, Little Man will give you a pint in return. To sign up: basha@littlemanicecream.com

Honeycomb & Co Mother’s Day Pop-Up Shop: 12-5PM, Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th Street. Join Jenna Rice May 13 and May 14 for a pop-up shop that features beautiful flowers and gifts for mamma.

May 14

My Heart Belongs to Mamma: 12-5PM, Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th Street. Celebrate your mother with “My Heart Belongs to Mamma.” Enjoy music from local students and a live band, a seedling sale and paint a pot or make-a-card for your mom. www.Littlemanicecream.com

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