On September 10, 2016, The annual Rocky Mt . PBS Kids Fair was running from 10 AM to 2 PM. The packed street fair was held at Bannock and 11th in the downtown Denver area. It was open to the general public, and focused on kids who love the PBS Kids TV shows.
The Denver Zoo recently introduced four new ‘cubs’ to their Predator Ridge exhibit. Born on May 17 2015, the four brothers Kito (meaning jewel), Bahati (meaning lucky), Usiku (meaning night), and Jasiri (meaning adventurous) have caused newfound excitement to sprout within the zoo. “They're kind of like the second generation of Predator Ridge,” Hollie Colahan, Vice President of Animal Care says, “The cats that we opened this exhibit with over ten years ago are gone and now we have this new group.”
Maxwell Jaynes who came for the first time this year says, “Being able to go and be a part of a community, talking and relating about costumes and stuff is really great!” The event first started in 2012 and has only grown since. There are so many aspects at this event anyone can enjoy.
Author and activist, Richard Louv, has grown up writing about nature, from his first article published in the town paper when he was 13 to nine published books, he has raised much awareness on, ‘Nature Deficit Disorder’, which is becoming a seemingly common diagnosis for many kids around the world.