Join Denver Sloan’s Lake Art & Music Festival, at Sloans Lake, Saturday, August 10 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Sunday August 11th (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) a featured event with 2 day live music stage featuring Hazel Miller, AJ Fullerton, Soda Blue, Doc & Kit, Pint & A Half, and more. Juried arts and crafts, kids creative station, facepainter, and delicious foods. Free admission. Please visit www.ColoradoEventsAndFestivals.com for more information.
Join the Wash Park - Mojablu Festival - Stapleton, at the Conservatory Green at Stapleton, at E. 49th Pl. in Denver on Thursday, August 8th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for an evening of high powered dance music on the North Green for the last MoJaBlu Concert of 2019. They will be featuring, Wash Park Band, so bring your friends and neighbors at this free concert with food trucks available. Visit www.stapletoncommunity.com/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=167473 for more information.
From co-directors Saul Kak (Zoque) and Charles Fairbanks along with Indigenous Film and Arts Festival and the Museum of Nature and Science brings you the film La Selva Negra, which presents a portrait of a small Zoque village in Mexico beset by outside forces. The film documents the influences of capitalism, the allure of a pyramid-scheme-marketed nutritional supplement hyped as a medical miracle, and the impact of filmmaking on Kak’s community. In Zoque and Spanish with English subtitles. This film contains some adult language. Co-director Charles Fairbanks will lead and audience discussion and Q&A following the screening. This screening is free and open to the public (suggested donation: $5 at the door).
Greeley-Evans School District 6 invites you to the 6th Annual School Kickoff Community Celebration on Saturday, August 10th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Island Grove Regional Park. This event is Free to attend and will feature back-to-school information, live entertainment and valuable community information booths. More than 3,000 backpacks filled with school supplies will be given out to District 6 students the day of the event (*while supplies last - 1 backpack per District 6 student). Plenty of Golden Tickets will be stuffed randomly inside select backpacks for awesome prizes. Come out and enjoy the fun and festivities welcoming in the 2019-2020 school year. Visit www.greeleyschools.org/kickoff for more information.
Join the First Responder Day and learn about, meet, and share your appreciation of First Responders on this special Community Free Day at the Arts Center on Sunday August 11 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe in Pueblo. Help a firewoman hold the hose as gallons of water gush from a firetruck. Ask a policeman how to turn on their siren when you get to look inside a police car. Made possible by the W. Brett Kelly Trust. Basic admission fees are waived all day. Visitors on this day are asked to please consider making a donation of admission - at any level - when visiting the Museum.