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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.”

The Elitch Gardens Water Park is active after hours. Watch a Dive-In Movie from the Wave Pool (with a thousand of your closest friends)!

“Toruk - The First Flight” by Cirque Du Soleil inspired by James Cameron’s Avata

The Western Conservative Summit July 1-3 , 2016, was a respectful gathering of conservatives. The weekend was highlighted by speeches from Donald Trump and Sarah Palin.

Make sure you see the temporary exhibit of Butterflies at Chatfield before they fly away (in September)

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. 

 44th annual Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Sakura Square.

Fun summer fun for everyone!

Fun with STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Making

Alice has grown up. But after meddling with time and encountering many things from Wonderland’s past, will she be able to part with her childhood and Wonderland?

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.

In Centennial, CO, Girl Scout Troop 4103 donated 130 boxes of cookies and many,many bags full of stuffed animals to the Arapahoe County Sheriff Office on May 2,2016.

   When is the last time you’ve been to the Denver Botanical Gardens? Now is a good time to go.

Denver Public Schools and Denver Center for Performing Arts celebrated the 32nd annual Shakespeare Festival.

For the past few years, RTD has been building a brand new railway that runs trains from Union Station to Denver International Airport (DIA). The A-Train Route was completed and officially opened to passengers on April 22, 2016.

Living History Days is a reenactment of 18th century Concord, Massachusetts and is designed for attendees to experience life back then.

Jonathan Jaramillo, 11, is an aspiring dancer that recently had the life-changing opportunity of dancing back-up for Justin Bieber at one of his concerts that was part of the ‘Purpose’ tour.

Almost everyone knows of Winnie the Pooh, one of the most beloved bears of all time. However, almost no one knows that Winnie the Pooh was based on a true story—and a real bear. 

Over one million people attended one of the biggest events in Colorado history - the 2016 Denver Broncos Super Bowl 50 Parade.

Everyone has done a poetry unit in school, where they learn about famous poets and devices. Still, there aren’t many students who identify themselves as poets. Slam poet Jovan Mays hopes to change that by teaching youth the power of poetry. 

Milk chocolate, Dark chocolate, Chocolate galore! The new upcoming exhibit at the Denver Nature and Science Museum, Chocolate: The Exhibition,  has a complete chocolate theme.

Like so many others who attended the CCIRA (Colorado Council of International Reading Association), Illya Kowalchuk simply wants to change the way literature is taught to kids for the better and get kids excited about learning the literature being taught.

Children’s books are a booming

This true story about an American hero will leave you wanting more!