In coordination with the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and World Pride, CHAC invites you to their June show “Amor es Amor: Celebrating the LGBTQ community within Chicanisma/o,” at CHAC Gallery-Denver, 222 Santa Fe Dr. on Friday June 7, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. In a first-of-its-kind exhibition, CHAC is celebrating the LGBTQ within Chicanisma/o. At a time when many messages are focused on what separates us, Amor es Amor is a bold step in sharing what we have in common. Defined by a history where oppression and violence led to a lack of visibility, both celebrate their strength in community, self-reliance, and family; and capacity for love through vibrant visual art, writing, music and dance.
Get Outdoors Day Colorado and SouthWest Denver Coalition are joining forces to host Safe Summer Kick Off on Get Outdoors Day (SSKO GO), Saturday, June 8, at Garfield Lake Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This FREE, family-friendly event is designed to promote access to healthy and safe outdoor spaces, support under-resourced communities, and celebrate nature exploration. Learn more about the event and how you can become an Exhibitor or Sponsor visit www.metrodna.org/ssko-go/.
Join the Golden Farmers Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1010 10th St. in Golden. Various vendors and entertainment will be available each week. To check out entertainment, a weekly vendor list and sponsors visit www.realfarmersmarketco.com/golden-farmers-market/.
Summer officially starts when Thorntonfest is here. On Saturday June 8, join the City of Thornton at 108th Ave. and Colorado Blvd. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for tons of fun for the entire family. Live music, activities for the kids and many vendors will be out to help you kick off summer the right way. Visit http://bit.ly/2YYrAR8 for more information.
A Taste of Puerto Rico (ATOPR) Festival is one of the largest Latino Festivals in the State of Colorado. Attracting over 25,000 attendees each year and growing. Come out and enjoy the Puerto Rican culture from music, dances, art, and food. This event will be held at Denver’s Civic Center Park on Sunday June 9th. Visit http://bit.ly/2WgD2uF for more information.
Taste of Fort Collins returns for another big year on June 7-9 (Friday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.), in the heart of Fort Collins. This year’s headliners are Rick Springfield, Uncle Kracker, Lovelytheband & Dreamers. For more information visit http://bit.ly/2KgfvCD for more information.
Pueblo Toyota presents Movies on the River. This FREE community event is fun for everyone. Sit back and relax at the AMR Confluence Plaza while watching the movie Trolls and snacking on some popcorn. Grab a blanket and some lawn chairs and head to the Riverwalk on Saturday, June 8th for Movies on the River. The movie will start once the sun has gone down, weather permitting. Visit http://bit.ly/2XkpUkv for more information.