February is almost over, but Denver has some great events to keep you going. Start your week by helping feed the homeless at Monday Sandwich Making and end it by stretching your limbs at Sun Sheerutations. However you spend your week, make sure to check out this roundup of events in Denver.

Monday, February 19

Monday Sandwich Making

Photo courtesy of Feeding Denver’s Hungry on Facebook

When: February 19, 2 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Cheesman Wildcrest, 1265 Race St., Denver 

Cost: $5 suggested donation here

The Lowdown: Start out your week right at Monday Sandwich Making. You can help volunteer to make sandwiches for the homeless that will be handed out later in the day. The $5 donation covers food costs for the sandwich making. Dial #100 at the front door for entry.

A Retrospective of Doug Dawson

Photo Courtesy of Art Students League of Denver

When: February 19 – March 23, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Where: Art Students League of Denver, 200 Grant St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Art Students League of Denver honors co-founder and faculty member, Doug Dawson at A Retrospective of Doug Dawson. The retrospective features Dawson’s work from the last three decades of Art Students League of Denver.

Tuesday, February 20

Silent Disco Glow Flow

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When: February 20, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop, 2015 Market St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop, SoundOff Colorado, CorePower Yoga and The Infinite Monkey Theorem join together for Silent Disco Glow Flow. The free yoga class features a 60-minute experience led by Claire Ewing of CorePower Yoga. While you bend you can listen to beats by DJillE with wireless LED headphones to keep your flow going.

Sankofa Storytime 

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When: February 20, 3:30 p.m.

Where: Pauline Robinson Branch Library, 5575 E 33rd Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Denver Public Library celebrates Black History Month with Sankofa Storytime. The word Sankofa means “to go back and get it.” The storytime brings the definition of the word to life with the African American storytelling tradition from local authors, artist and more.

Ratio Quiz Show

Photo Courtesy of Ratio Beerworks on Facebook

When: February 20, 8 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Flex your knowledge on pop-punk at a Ratio Quiz Show. Ratio Beerworks is back at it again with some great trivia focusing on pop-punk. Video clips from popular bands such as Green Day, blink-182 and Jimmy Eat World are projected during the night to keep your trivia going. Make up a team of five people and compete for sweet prizes.

House Plant 101

Photo Courtesy of Rosehouse on Facebook

When: February 20, 7:30 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Rosehouse, 14 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Magee from Rosehouse teaches you how to keep your plants alive at House Plant 101. Learn how to properly care for your houseplants by watering, cleaning and more. Participants receive a houseplant care worksheet to help you better care for your lovely flora.

An Evening with Common

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When: February 20, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Cultural Events Board presents An Evening with Common. Common, a critically acclaimed actor and musician keeps breaking barriers with his success in diverse roles. Common is a great example of what The Cultural Events Board aims to create in diversity, culture and social awareness.

Nerd’s Night Out

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When: February 20, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Pride and Swagger, 450 E 17th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Player 2 joins forces with Pride and Swagger for Nerd’s Night Out. You can grab a beer or cocktail and settle in to play video games, board games and more. You can also take a try at virtual reality.

Wednesday, February 21

Side Stories

When: February 21 – March 2, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Exterior walls from Broadway to 36th Street and Blake to Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Experience the artistry of Side Stories on the walls of RiNo. Ten Colorado artists’ works are projected on blank walls showing stories about the surrounding neighborhoods. Each digital work spans from three to five minutes long and will stay up until March 2.

READ: A 10 Day Short Film Festival Will Play Outside on RiNo Walls Next Month

Women’s Entrepreneurship Resource Showcase

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When: February 21, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: ELEMENTS, 2501 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Ladies, raise your entrepreneurial game at a Women’s Entrepreneurship Resource Showcase. The showcase features more than 30 exhibitors that join together to help you get your businesses started and growing. The local organizations are dedicated to supporting you in your endeavors.

Bill Cunningham Private Viewing

Photo Courtesy of Fashion Group International of Denver on Facebook

When: February 21, 6 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Colorado Photographic Arts Center, 1070 Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: $12-$35 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Colorado Photographic Arts Center hosts a Bill Cunningham Private Viewing. The event gives a private experience of the On the Street With Bill Cunningham exhibition featuring works from Bill Cunningham, a renowned New York Times street fashion photographer.

Thursday, February 22

Boulder International Film Festival

Photo Courtesy of Boulder International Film Festival on Facebook

When: February 22 – 25, 5 p.m.  

Where: Boulder Film Festival, 2338 Broadway St., Boulder

Cost: $60 – $375 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Celebrate all things cinema at the Boulder International Film Festival. The four-day festival features films from local, national and international filmmakers and creators. You can get in on gala events, filmmaker happy hours and of course watch some great films. If you try hard enough, you can even spot some celebrities.

Art of Philanthropy

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Photo by Hayley Krichels

When: February 22, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: RedLine Denver, 2350 Arapahoe St.,  Denver

Cost: $35-$2000 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Social Venture Partners presents Art of Philanthropy, a night celebrating philanthropy, civic engagement and more. Help raise funds to keep the philanthropy going and see some great art at RedLine Denver.

Throwback Thursday Movie Night

Photo Courtesy of ViewHouse Eatery & Bar on Facebook

When: February 22, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop, 2015 Market St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Grab a blanket and relax at Throwback Thursday Movie Night. View Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on a big screen in ViewHouse’s heated courtyard tent. Bring your own blanket and wear an ’80s or ’90s outfit to keep cozy. You can also dig into a free popcorn to boot.

Friday, February 23


Casey Kawaguchi, Artopia

Casey Kawaguchi live painting at Artopia in 2017. Photo courtesy of Casey Kawaguchi

When: February 23, 7 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. 

Where: The Church Nightclub. 1160 Lincoln St., Denver 

Cost: $15-$35 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Westword hosts Artopia, a celebration of art, fashion and culture. Artists come together at The Church Nightclub to paint, sculpt and more, all in front of you in real time. You can sip on cocktails and listen to DJs while you peruse the art and immersive art performances.

Creatures of Light

Photo Courtesy of Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Facebook

When: February 23 – June 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

Cost: $16.95 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents Creatures of Light, a magical exhibition featuring bioluminescent organisms. The exhibition explores creatures around the world that present bioluminescent abilities to light up their surroundings.

Untitled: The Narrators

Photo courtesy of Denver Art Museum on Facebook

When: February 23, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Untitled at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy., Denver 

Cost: $10 at the door

The Lowdown: Listen to stories inspired by art at Untitled: The Narrators. Untitled at the Denver Art Museum hosts live performances from illustrators, interactive exhibits and more. The series is created by The Narrators, working with Denver Zine Library, From the Hip Photo and FUNK CLUB.

Art Fitness Training

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Photo by JC Buck

When: February 23, 6 – 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany St., Denver 

Cost: $10-$25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Flex your artistic muscles at Art Fitness Training. The three-part series helps you build an understanding of how to appreciate contemporary art. You can learn all about the basics of contemporary art at the museum and then show off your skills at other museums, collections and galleries. You can pick and choose one of three or attend all of the courses.

Horror Fiction Reading

BookBar. Photo by Kenneth Coles.

When: February 23, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Listen to some horror stories at a Horror Fiction Reading. 13 horror fiction authors read from their works and offer book signings at the event. You can also snag book giveaways and get in on wine and coffee specials.

Saturday, February 24

Colorado Home & Garden Show

Photo Courtesy of English Garden Fence on Facebook

When: February 24 – March 4, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

Where: Colorado Convention Center,  700 14th St., Denver 

Cost: $8-$10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Learn about home improvement and gardening at the Colorado Home & Garden Show. For the 59th year in a row, the Colorado Home & Garden Show presents different vendors to show you how to make your home and garden look its best.

Pillow Fight

Photo courtesy of Denver Union Station on Facebook.

When: February 24, 2 – 3 p.m. 

Where: Denver’s Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Let out some stress from the week at a Pillow Fight. The pillow fight will commence in a flash mob style (bring your own pillow) and put a smile on your face. Whatever you do, do not bring a bed bug infested pillow to the fight.

Paint the Gallery

Photo Courtesy of ReCreative Denver on Facebook

When: February 24, 11 a.m. 

Where: ReCreative Denver, 765 Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Help paint the walls of ReCreative Denver at Paint the Gallery. ReCreative Denver is in need of volunteers to help paint their walls white again so they can prepare for their next showcase. Lunch and beer are provided to anyone willing to help volunteer.

Sunday, February 25

Foul-Mouthed Cross-Stitch

Photo courtesy of Grandma’s House on Facebook

When: February 25, 12 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Grandma’s House, 1710 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $5 at the door

The Lowdown: Make some naughty works of art at Foul-Mouthed Cross-Stitch. Grandma’s House hosts the embroidery class to get you excited about cross-stitching. When you purchase a full beer, all materials for the cross-stitch are provided for free or are $5 without a drink.

Free Lululemon Pop-Up Workout

Photo Courtesy of The REBEL Workout on Facebook

When: February 25, 10 – 11 a.m. 

Where: Lululemon Highlands Square, 3420 E 32nd Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The REBEL Workout hosts a Free Lululemon Pop-Up Workout. You can get sweaty and tired with Alejandra Morse and Michael Bales from Rebel workout. Bring your water and a mat and get ready to move.

Heavy Metal Flea

Black Sky Brewery. Photo by Dustin Hall of The Brewtography Project.

When: February 25, 12 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Black Sky Brewery, 490 Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Black Sky Brewery brings back its Heavy Metal Flea. You can get your metal on with tons of great vendors. You can also grab a brew at Black Sky Brewery to keep you company as you peruse all of the merchandise.

Sun Sheerutations

Photograph by Kyle Cooper.

When: February 25, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Where: The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St., Denver

Cost: $15 at the door

The Lowdown: Kady from Big Booty Yoga leads a Sun Sheerutations yoga class. You can bend into vinyasa while listening to Ed Sheeran in the background. After class, you can sip on a beer or mimosa to quench your thirst. Bring your mat and get ready for some sheer joy. All levels are welcome, register here.

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Mark Your Calendars


When: March 1-April 1, 7:30-10 p.m. 

Where: Denver Center for the Performing Arts 

Cost: $75-$165 tickets available here

Colorado Dragon Film Festival 

When: March 2-4, 4:30 p.m. 

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver

Cost: $10 tickets available here

Denver Home Show

When: March 23 – 25, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver 

Cost: $9 tickets available here