Local Events Calendar: June 17-July 8

June 17

Pride Ride: 10AM-1PM. Denver Beer Co, 1695 Platte St. Celebrate Pride Weekend with DEFINEDenver and Denver Beer Co. Stop by for a 45-minute spin class and a pint of DBC Pride Beer. All proceeds go to GLBT Community Center of Colorado. $30. https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=787458&stype=-8&sTG=29&sView=day&sLoc=0&date=06/17/17&sessionChecked=true

Help Homeless Youth with Project Helping: 9AM-12PM. Peak Thrift, 4890 Pecos St. Join us at Peak Thrift as we volunteer to restore shelving and create flower boxes for the social enterprise. Free. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-to-help-homeless-youth-with-project-helping-registration-35017166287?aff=efbevent

Pride Fest: 11AM-6PM. Civic Center Park, 110 16th St. It’s time for Colorado’s biggest and proudest celebration of LGBT pride. The festival will feature over 200 vendors, food, drinks, and a community of fun and celebration. Free. http://glbtcolorado.org/pridefest/

Historic Elitch Theater-Sing: 2PM. Historic Elitch Theater, 4655 W. 37th Ave. Following the Matinee sing-along film join the community for an ice cream social on the lawn. www.historictheatre.org

Swingin’ Under the Stars Saturdays: 7:30-10PM. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Grab a scoop of ice cream and a friend, for a night of free swing dancing lessons and live music. 6.17-Flatirons Jazz Orchestra; 6.24 Bourbon Street Bash with DinosAurchestra New Orleans Jazz; 7.1-Paris Swing Set; 7.8-Bringers of Swing. Free. www.littlemanicecream.com

BBQ Demo and Class: 4-4:30PM. Savory Spice Shop, 1537 Platte St. RSVP today for an overview of BBQ sauces and how to make your own rub blends. Free. http://www.savoryspiceshop.com

Mortified Denver- Summer School: 7-11:30PM. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. We have two shows, one at 7PM and one at 9:30PM, featuring a hilarious night where comedians share embarrassing middle school moments and artifacts. $16. https://holdmyticket.com/tickets/28179

Community Bowspring Class: 6:30-7:45PM. Vital, 3955 Tennyson St. All ages and levels of ability are welcome. Enjoy good music and a fun atmosphere as you move to this new and powerful body-mind training that focuses on optimal alignment. Learn how to sustainably sit, stand and stroll while supporting your movements with equal full-body engagement. Free. http://www.vitalbowspring.com/schedule-1

June 18

Happy Father’s Day! Show your daddy some lovin’ this weekend!

Father’s Day Crawfish Boil: 1-7PM. Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W. Colfax Ave. Mile High Cajun brings you the best crawfish boil in town and Seedstock is providing the best brews to pair with it. Get you and dad’s tickets now! $9-12. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fathers-day-crawfish-boil-at-seeedstock-brewery-tickets-34522736434?aff=efbeventtix

2-Millionth Scoop Celebration: 2-5PM. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Celebrate Little Man’s two-millionth scoop with a party on the plaza for Father’s Day that honors Little Man’s namesake, owner Paul Tamburello’s father. Global partners will be joining us so you can see how impactful your scoops of ice cream are around the world. Free. www.littlemanicecream.com

June 19

Vegan Buffet Night: 5-9:30PM. Himchuli- Highlands Indian & Nepali Cuisine, 3489 W. 32nd Ave. Taste over 9 hot entrees, a salad bar, and vegan friendly desserts. RSVP today! $7-18. http://himchuli.brownpapertickets.com

June 20

Chef Michael Scelfo Restaurant Take Over: 5-10PM. Old Major, 3316 Tejon St. Chef Scelfo is taking over the kitchen of Old Major for an unforgettable night of cuisine. Menu announced soon! Meal tickets vary. http://oldmajordenver.com/reservations-2/

June 21

Ignite your Creativity: 10AM-12PM. Carbon Café & Bar, 1553 Platte St. Grab a tasty treat at this month’s FemCity event that will help you refuel your life and business with Jacki Cox of Swirls. Free for business members, $10 for community members. https://www.femcity.com/events/femcity-denver-ignite-your-creativity/

Changing Landscapes- Federal Boulevard Edition: 5:30-7PM. Adams Mystery Playhouse, 2406 Federal Blvd. Historic Denver and the Federal Boulevard BID to discuss the past, present and future of Federal Blvd. Free. http://federalboulevard.com/federal-blvd-business-improvement-district/

Civic Center Eats: 11AM-2PM. Civic Center Park, 110 16th St. Check out the best of the city’s food trucks all in one place every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through October 5th. Free admission, trucks’ meal tickets vary. http://www.civiccenterconservancy.org/event-civic-center-eats-2015_88.html

June 22

iWalkDenver Federal & Over the Colfax Clover: 4-6:30 PM. 3275 W. 14th Ave, Community Room. Over the Colfax Clover site walk & design session. Join the conversation to learn more about the Colfax/Federal interchange, and expert recommendations to bring safety and forward thinking to the streets. Like “Reimagine West Colfax,” committees are planning to rethink this corridor with a demonstration on August 27.

Free Bilingual Yoga in the Garden: 6PM. Sister Gardens at Aria, 2861 West 52nd Ave. Free bilingual yoga classes offered by Cultivate Health/Regis University through a grant from the Colorado Health Foundation. Teachers are Carrie Seay Flemming and Linnea Bjorkman. These classes will be weekly on Thursdays 6-7PM in June, July, and August. Free. www.regis.edu/cultivatehealth

Denver Gypsy Jazz Jam: 7:30-10:30PM. Carbon Café & Bar: 1553 Platte St. Like jazz? Like jamming? Like tasty beverages? Us too! Join us for the monthly Gypsy Jazz Jam. Free. http://www.gypsyjazzdenver.com/event/denver-gj-jam-june-2017/

Lunch and Learn with the Mama’Hood: 11AM-2PM. The Mama’Hood Denver, 2902 Zuni St. Check out Zuni Street Brewing Company next door to the Mama’Hood and learn, mingle, and enjoy lunch on us with other parents like you. Free. Allison@themamahood.com

Crime and Pun-ishment: 7PM. The Old Spaghetti Factory, 1215 18th St. The Murder Mystery Company is performing live in Denver! A crime is going to occur, and it’ll be up to you to figure out whodunnit and why by examining clues and questioning suspects, all while dining on a killer three-course meal. $60-79. https://www.grimprov.com/

June 23

HUMAN | NATURE: 5PM. Walker Fine Art, 300 W. 11th Ave, Suite A. The wonders of natural environments are often known to spark creativity in the human mind. Drawing inspiration from nature, while freeing themselves from representational qualities, these artists evoke natural abstractions through varying media. Free. 303-355-8955

Toddler Playtime: 11-11:30AM. Smiley Branch Library, 4501 W. 46th Ave. It’s time to spend the afternoon at the library playing outdoors with dinosaurs and more. Come early for story time at 10:30AM. https://www.denverlibrary.org/content/smiley-branch-library

To Drift Exhibition: 6PM. Neet, 4903 Lowell Blvd. To Drift is an exhibition by Emily Hollis, featuring watercolor and multimedia works that allow the paint to dictate her response to the media. TJ Raygun, owner of Neet, chose Emily’s work because it furthers his vision for Neet to be a space that is welcoming by showing work that is affordable and accessible. To Drift will run 6/23 – 8/18. Free www.neet.gallery – contact@neet.gallery

June 24

DPD Bike Day: 9AM-2PM. District One Police Station, 1311 W. 46th Ave. Join the Denver Police Department for bike registration. The simple act of registering your bike may help in the recovery of a stolen bike. All bikes registered will receive a specially designed bike license plate. After you register, take a ride with the DPD force to Hirshorn Park for an ice cream social. Free. 720-913-0400

Candy Cane Lane Walk & Bike Ride: 1-3PM. Lakewood Gulch Bike Ride & Ice Cream Social-we missed that. West Colfax BID The way finding signage installed on June 11 will queue up a series of bike rides/walks this summer, beginning June 24th. Kids collect treats from local businesses along the path.

Janet’s Camp 2017: Havana Nights: 5:30PM. Historic Polo Club Neighborhood. Save the date for our 12th Annual Janet’s Camp, June 24, 2017, and make next summer soar for hundreds of at-risk kids. In one night, more than 350 lives will be changed because of you. Varying ticket prices. http://www.denverymca.org/support-y/special-events/janets-camp

Bourbon Street Bash: 7:30-10PM. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Grab a scoop of ice cream, a friend, and your beads and masks for a night of DinosAurchestra’s New Orleans jazz and swing dancing. Free lessons will be available- all levels are welcome! Free. www.littlemanicecream.com

June 25

Highland Ramblers Live: 5-8PM. Jefferson Park, W. 23rd Ave. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy live music from this beloved neighborhood band during the first of Jefferson Park’s Summer Concert Series. Free. https://jpun.org

Tone & Toast Series- Pilé then Rosé: 10-11AM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Earn your way to the bottomless wine bar and light brunch snacks after an hour of yoga with us, every Sunday. $25-20. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tone-and-toast-series-sponsored-by-fitrip-adventures-llc-tickets-34256729801

Bluegrass Sundays: 7-10 PM. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Summer Sunday’s bring live bluegrass to the plaza. Nothing beats a scoop with a twang. www.littlemanicecream.com

Highland Farmer’s Market: 9AM-1PM. 32nd Ave and Lowell Blvd. Celebrate locally grown and artisan foods every Sunday at Highland’s Square. Free. https://www.highlands-square.com/#/

June 28

Bike to Work Day: Join the nation’s 2nd largest Bike to Work Day. Leave your car at home and enjoy your bicycle commute with breakfast stops throughout town from 6:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast stations in North Denver include Highlands United Methodist Church at 32nd & Osceola, SloHi Bike Company on 29th & Tennyson and Little Man Ice Cream at 2620 16th Street. Jinji Cycles offers free tune-ups at Little Man on your way to huge Civic Center bike station festivities. Free. http://biketoworkday.us

Nerd Nite Denver #32: 6:30-9PM. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. Come by for a comedic night of knowledge, drinks, and nerdy folks just like you. $6. https://www.nerdnitedenver.com

Silent Disco Night: 8:45PM-Midnight. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Get your disco on for a hot summer night with Sound Down! Silent movies kick off the celebration at 8:45 PM. Followed by silent disco dancing til midnight. Free. www.littlemanicecream.com

June 30

Comic Con Weekend: June 30-July 2. 10AM-7PM. Colorado Convention Center,You’re your costumes on and explore the coolest comic event in town. Denver’s largest consumer convention and program of education-nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom (PCC). Ticket prices vary. http://popcultureclassroom.org/dcc/tickets/

Historic Elitch Theater-La La Land: 7-10PM. Historic Elitch Theater, 4655 W. 37th Ave. Outside on the lawn features musical guest MSquared followed by the hit La La Land. www.historicelitchtheatre.org

Last Friday: 7-10PM. Lola Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder St. Denver Powderhounds wants you to celebrate the last Friday of June with $5 Post Beer and chicken tacos. Wear a Powderhounds shirt and get free chips and salsa. Free admission, meal tickets vary. http://www.loladenver.com

OUTSIDER SHOW: 6-10PM PIRATE contemporary art NEW Location: 7130 W 16th Ave Lakewood, CO. To celebrate their new location in Lakewood, Pirate brings back its famous “OUTSIDER SHOW” for artists outside of Pirate. This event provides an opportunity for all artists in the community to display their artwork in a salon style setting. free. Through July 16. LOUISRECCHIA@GMAIL.COM

July 1

Jamming on the Jetty: 4-8PM. Sloan Lake, 17th Ave. and Sheridan Blvd. It’s time for another musical evening under the summer sky. Music performed by Dyrty Byrds and activities for all ages will be available. Donations go to Lake International School. https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/office-of-special-events/special-events-calendar/2016/jamming-on-the-jetty.htm

Paris Swing Set for dancers! 7:30 Little Man Ice Cream 2620 16th St. Swing dance on the plaza with NW’s popular gypsy jazz band, Paris Swing Set. free http://parisswingset.wordpress.com/ parisswingset@gmail.com

July 4

4th of July Parade & Picnic: 10AM. Hirshorn Park, 16th and Tejon St. It’s time for the Highland Neighborhood’s favorite Fourth of July parade, picnic and party! Decorate your bicycle at 32nd and Clay and march in the parade to Hirshorn Park for live music, a community picnic, and a 200 ft. sundae from Little Man Ice Cream. Free. www.littlemanicecream.com

July 8

Berkeley Beer & Spirits (and Wine) Fest: 3-7PM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. TBBA and the Horseshoe Craft & Flea Market are coming to Local 46 to host an afternoon party to follow the Horseshoe Market across the road. All proceeds benefit TBBA. $18-25. www.local46bar.com

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