7News list of the 7 things to do this weekend, November 22-24, 2013

DENVER - Every weekend, 7NEWS compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy.  Here are our picks of the 7 Things To Do this weekend.


Thanksgiving Dinner/Party (Sponsored by the Traveling Youth Zone) ONLY Ages 5-12

What: Bring you little ones out for free pizza, fall crafts and fall themed games. Event is only for kids ages 5-12.

Where: Montclair Recreational Center, 729 Ulster Street, Denver


Friday: 6 p.m.-9 pm.

Admission: $2

More Information: Call: 720-865-0560


Parents Night Out

What: Parents, treat yourself to a night out, and treat your kids to an evening at the Apex Center. This is more fun than a babysitter and a lot cheaper. All activities are well organized, supervised, and include a monthly theme. The evening is geared toward kids ages 1 to 10 and includes toys and activities in the Apex Kids’ Clubhouse; pizza in the party room, gym games, a G-rated movie, and snacks. Pre-Registration is a must. Check in and pickup is in the Clubhouse.

Where: Apex Center, 13150 W. 72nd Avenue, Arvada, Colo.


Friday: 4:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

Admission: Residential-$19 residential ($16 for additional children), $29 nonresidential ($26 for additional children)

More Information: http://apexprd.org/apex-parent-night-out or Guest Services, 303-424-2739



Santa Cellar Craft Fair

What: Come and enjoy the annual Santa’s Cellar Craft Fair. This features local crafters from all over the state. You’re snacking needs will be covered as The Ninth Reindeer café will be open at 8 a.m. Santa makes an appearance at noon. Stop by for Christmas shopping, lunch and a visit with Santa. See you at the Fair.

Where: Broomfield Community Center, 280 Lamar Street, Broomfield, Colo.


Saturday: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.broomfield.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=600 or call: 303-464-5536



Turkey Trot on Ice

What: Lace 'em Up Skating is hosting a free Turkey Trot on Ice Skating party. Come join us for free food, drink and fun for the whole family. Please register online as space is limited.

Where: Foothills Ice Arena, 2250 S. Old Kipling Street. Lakewood, Colo.


Sunday: 3 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.laceemupskating.com/


Gold Panner Meet and Greet

What: Come meet original Denver native and gold panner William Green Russell.

Where: History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver.


Sunday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Admission: Included with museum admission.

More information: http://coloradoparent.com/event/gold-panner-meet-and-greet.html


All Weekend Long

The Power of Preschool Photography Exhibit

What: The Denver Preschool Program exhibit, The Power of Preschool, offers a glimpse into the life of a preschool child through the lens of five local, award-winning photographers at the Denver Central Library. The exhibit reveals how preschool nurtures social skills, emotional literacy, critical thinking, creativity and community. The exhibit is presented in English with Spanish translation available.

Where: Denver Public Library - Central Branch, 10 West Fourteenth Avenue Parkway, Denver


Friday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

More information: http://denverlibrary.org/


Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music”

What: When the new music teacher’s instruments go missing, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more come to the rescue and discover instruments they never knew existed. Children learn that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together!

Where: Bellco Theatre, 700 14th Street, Denver


Friday: 6:30 p.m.

Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m.

Sunday: 1:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

Admission: Click here for ticket information:


More Information:  http://sesamestreetlive.com/shows/elmo-makes-music


If you have a future event that you want featured in our 7 Things To Do This Weekend article, send an email to justin.adams@kmgh.com.


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