Celebrate the gardening season at Spring Plant Sale. Purchase gorgeous and unique flora from 15 plant divisions (fruits/vegetables, annuals, perennials, plant select and more) and get expert advice from the horticulture staff. Free admission Friday and Saturday, Don’t forget to bring a wagon on Sunday May 13 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1007 York Street. Visit www.botanicgardens.org/events/special-events/spring-plant-sale for more information.
Ignite your child’s inner artist with summer classes at the Denver Art Museum, where they can get inspired by the artwork at the museum and create art of their own. Classes are offered for ages 4–11 at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy. For more information visit www.denverartmuseum.org/programs/summer-classes-kids or call 720-913-0130.
Emmanuel Ortega, Mellon Doctoral Fellow from the University of New Mexico, will explore a political approach to martyr images by analyzing examples anchored to the Franciscan missionary history of New Mexico. Emmanuel Ortega will explore Novohispanic Franciscan Martyr Portraits of New Mexico: The Politics of a Hagiographical Misery at the Denver Art Museum Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. Visit www.denverartmuseum.org for more information.
Five Points Jazz Festival, once known as the Harlem of the West, Five Points was home to several jazz clubs which played host to many of jazz music’s legends such as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and many more. Join Denver Arts & Venues on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. for the 15th Annual Five Points Jazz Festival. For more information visit
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in Pueblo with the Cinco de Mayo Parade, Car Show and the Festival in the Park. The parade leaves St. Leander Church (Monument & 7th) at 10 a.m. and heads West on 8th St. into El Centro Quinto Sol (Skate Park) on the Eastside. Live music, good food and plenty of things for kids to do including pony rides. For more information visit www.puebloevents.net/05/07/2017/cinco-de-mayo-parade-festivities.