Used book sale, discount movies, horses, unicorns and more cheap, free things to do in Denver

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A budget guide to having fun and finding some steals around Denver

Used book sale, discounted movies, horses, unicorns and more cheap deals in Colorado this June (via thknwco)

A budget guide to having fun and finding some steals around Denver

It’s National Donut Day on June 3, when everyone celebrates the sweet goodness of the iconic and popular treat.10:14AM Historic Eitch Theatre [ { "name":"Related Stories / Support Us Combo", "component":"12017627", "insertPoint":"4", "requiredCountToDisplay":"6" }, { "name":"Air - Billboard - Inline Content", "component":"12017623", "insertPoint":"2/3", "requiredCountToDisplay":"7" }, { "name":"Air - MediumRectangle - Inline Content - Mobile Display Size 2", "component":"12017624", "insertPoint":"12", "requiredCountToDisplay":"12" },{ "name":"Air - MediumRectangle - Inline Content - Mobile Display Size 2", "component":"12017624", "insertPoint":"4th", "startingPoint":"16", "requiredCountToDisplay":"12" } ] This first weekend of June is packed with events.May 31, 2022 at 6:00 a.By June 3, 2022 at 6:16 am (CBS4) — Firefighters were up early Friday responding to a fire at an abandoned building in the Denver Ballpark District.

To mark the occasion, Dunkin’ is offering a free Classic Donut with the purchase of any beverage at regular price.Through June 21, DD Perks members in Denver can enjoy a medium iced coffee for just $2 at the popular donut shop.But there are plenty of events worth the price of admission, too.There are more National Donut Day giveaways and deals expected from other chains, including LaMar’s Donuts, Krispy Kreme and Shipley Do-Nuts.m.Plus, Denver has many great local donut shops and bakeries, so you may want to stop by to check for any National Donut Day specials.m.dunkin.

com Jefferson County Used Book Sale Mark your calendars, bookworms on a budget.m.Create Cooking School business partners Diego Coconati, Michelle Nguyen and Erasmo Casiano say they didn’t set out to open a restaurant that celebrated the cooking traditions of the Americas.There’s an ocean of deals at the Jefferson County Library Foundation’s Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale.The event runs from 9 a.m.m.We wanted to kind of explore the Latin Americas, and show people how those dishes were derived.to 5 p.There will be cider, mead and beer for the adults; artisans selling wares; live role-playing quests and, for the kids, a LEGO hunt.

m.on June 3 and 4 and from 11 a.Show Caption Expand At their Create Cooking School in the Stanley Marketplace, the team focuses more on Continental European fare.m.to 3 p.m.Just as approachable are the cocktails and “dulces,” which are already bringing in regulars for happy hour and requiring them to linger until dessert.

on June 5.Held in the massive exhibit hall of the Jefferson County Fairgrounds (15200 W.6th Ave.“We wanted a space that was great from beginning to end,” Casiano said.) in Golden, the sale boasts more than 90,000 books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, puzzles, games and more.Prices run from 50 cents to $2.

50 on most items., lucinaeatery.Sunday is Bag Day, when $8 buys you as many items as can fit into a standard grocery-size bag.Admission is $5 each day.Die-hard bargain bibliophiles can beat the crowds on Friday with early admission at 8 a.(From the Hip Photo, Provided by Sky Bar) Sky Bar (Stanley Marketplace – Aurora) From the Hip Photo, Provided by Sky Bra A gimlet poses for a portrait in front of one of the aviation-themed walls at Stanley Marketplace’s new Sky Bar.m.

for $10.jeffclf.After taking the elevator up (by Sweet Cow), you’ll arrive at this throwback airport lounge, where you can order from a list of destination-themed cocktails and refined classics, from martinis to daiquiris and gimlets.org Regal Cinemas’ Summer Movie Express All aboard, bored kids! Regal Cinemas has scheduled 16 weeks of family-friendly flicks at select theaters for its popular (and budget-friendly) Summer Movie Express, from May 24 to Sept.7.During the summer film series, selected G- and PG-rated movies show every Tuesday and Wednesday, the first show of the day, usually around 10 a.Just remember: Kids are allowed everywhere in the market, but it’s grown-ups only in the lounge.

m.(Showtimes vary by location.) Each week, there are two family-friendly flicks and both play each day.com Josie Sexton, The Denver Post The new Carrera's Tacos in Greenwood Village specializes in "West Coast" Mexican street food.Here in Colorado, the series starts June 7 at most participating locations, with a few getting started May 31.The series is not available at all locations, so be sure to check first.

Tickets are just $2 each and can be purchased at the box office or online.Find Baja fish tacos, birria and elote on the menu.regmovies.com Urban Market Find a cornucopia of local arts and crafts sold directly by the artist, including clothing, jewelry, antiques, furniture, unique treasures, delicious food and more at the Urban Market in Skyline Park in downtown Denver.Have fun in the sun while supporting local artists and businesses.“Cali” burritos stuffed to the brim with steak, crema, salsa, cheese and fried potatoes are a house specialty, as are the birria tacos with griddled cheese and consomme for dipping.Plus, there will be a live concert at each market starting at noon.

This summer, the Urban Market is held most weekends, with an occasional Thursday market.It’s open June 3, 4, 5,11 and 12; July 9, 10, 23 and 24; Aug.As this Arapahoe Entertainment District takes shape, Carrera’s is already positioned to be one of the neighborhood’s best local food options.13, 14, 19, 20 and 21; Sept.22; and Oct.8, 9, 15 and 16., carrerastacos.

Hours are 11 a.m.to 7 p.On the right, the Luk Thung features peanut sauce, long beans, bean sprouts and a hard-boiled egg.m.in June to September and 11 a.

m.His loaded fries — most similar to poutine — come in combinations like the K-Pop, with crispy pork belly and kimchi, or the Mariachi, with pickled jalapeños and salsa verde.to 6 p.m.in October.A patio just opened for the season and a liquor license shouldn’t be far behind; for now, you can order sodas, Thai iced teas and Vietnamese iced coffees on a hot summer day.Admission is free.

Free Fishing Weekend Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) invites anglers of all ages and skillsets to participate in its annual Free Fishing Weekend on June 4 and 5.Although no license is required, all other rules and regulations apply., streetfeud.It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy a favorite pastime or bait a hook for the first time.The CPW website is a river of helpful of information, including stocking reports, bait fishing basics and the best spots to take kids fishing.If you’re fishing for other savings, kids (15 and under) always fish for free and seniors (Colorado residents 65 and older) can obtain an annual fishing license for $10.Show Caption Expand Milk Tea People (Downtown) You probably didn’t know you needed a cheese tea, ube jasmine latte, strawberry matcha or watermelon teaki in your life.

23.cpw.state.S.co.us DFL Harmony Horse Expo Horse around with fellow horse lovers at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center (5540 E.

Hwy.Related Articles.86) in Franktown for the Harmony Horse Expo on June 10 and 11.The free event gives visitors the opportunity to take guided tours of the 168-acre property, learn more about horses and meet adoptable horses.Attendees will enjoy a variety of workshops and training demos.The event is open Friday from noon to 5 p.

m.and Saturday from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m.

In addition, the center is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a free concert by Brenn Hill on June 11 from 4 to 7 p.m.Bring a picnic basket and chairs to enjoy the festivities.Harmony Equine Center is a private rehabilitation and adoption facility for horses, ponies, donkeys and mules that have been removed from owners’ care by law enforcement.Harkins Theatres’ Summer Movie Fun Harkins Theatres offers blockbuster savings with its Summer Movie Fun series.

The family-friendly series shows one kids’ flick every weekday at 9:45 a.m.from June 6 to July 29.Tickets are just $2 each.Or you can buy a Summer Movie Fun Pass for $8, making each movie just $1.

With the pass, you must select a specific theatre and day of the week and attend each screening accordingly.This year’s line-up includes “Sing 2,” “Tom & Jerry,” “Space Jam: A New Legacy” and more.Harkins Theatres include Northfield 18 (8300 E.Northfield Blvd.) in Denver and Arvada 14 (5550 Olde Wadsworth Blvd.

).harkins.com Andy Cross, The Denver Post DENVER, CO – JUNE 22: The Asteria dance group performs traditional Greek dances on the main stage at the 54th annual Denver Greek Festival at The Assumption of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Cathedral June 22, 2019.The Greek festival runs through Sunday and features traditional song and dance, vendor booths, food and drink, live music and more.(Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post) Greek Festival Opa! Eat, drink and dance like a Greek at the Greek Festival June 17-19 on the grounds of Assumption Greek Orthodox Cathedral (4610 E.

Alameda Ave.) in Denver.With more than 25,000 attendees every year, the festival offers homemade Greek food, live music, dance performances and a boutique stocked with jewelry, clothing, fine art and more.Plus, don’t miss the tours inside one of the coolest historic and cultural landmarks in Denver, “The Gold Dome” of the Assumption Cathedral of the Theotokos.Tickets are available online for $5, with seniors getting in for $3 and children (12 and under) at no cost.

The festivities run from 11 a.m.to 11 p.m.on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.

m.to 6 p.m.on Sunday.thegreekfestival.

com Infinity Park’s Music & Movie Nights Infinity Park (4599 E.Tennessee Ave.) in Glendale is offering families a night of fun under the stars with its Music & Movie Nights this summer.Bring your chairs or big blanket and secure your spot on the lawn for a relaxing summer evening.Pack a dinner and snacks to complete the experience.

Each night, the live music from a local band fills the air at 6:30 p.m.and the movie starts at 7:30 on the park’s stadium-quality jumbo screen.Gates open at 6 p.m.

The band-movie line-up for 2022: June 24, Dumm Friends League and “Happy Gilmore”; July 8, SuperMagik and “Cruella”; July 22, Cass Clayton Band and “Sing 2”; and Aug.12, Classic Vinyl and “Yesterday.” Admission is free..

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