Monday, January 31, 2022

February is for lovers.




To help limit the spread of COVID-19, event goers are encouraged to get vaccinated, get a booster dose of the vaccine, wear a mask in public spaces, wash their hands frequently, get tested if they have symptoms or were exposed, and practice physical distancing.



Side Stories 2022: Love Stories

Cinematic Art on the Urban Exterior


Side Stories returns, Feb. 11 - 20! Five local artists (below) have been selected to project their cinematic art on the exterior walls of buildings in the RiNo Art District. The wall art will stretch from 28th and Walnut to 33rd and Larimer Streets.


This year's theme is Love Stories; giving artists the opportunity to express the traditional and non-traditional ways that love keeps us all going. Here's the line-up:


1.  Travis Vermilye – 28th St and Walnut St (wall faces 28) 

2.  Natalie Einterz  29th St and Walnut St (wall faces 29) 

3.  Xadie James Antonio  30th St and Walnut St (wall is across from Epic Brewing)

4.  Ella Vance  32nd St and Larimer St (wall on Infinite Monkey Theorem, facing 32)

5.  Andi Todaro  33rd St and Larimer St (wall on Dry Ice Towers, facing Larimer)



Downtown Denver Ice Rink Still Slick Through Feb 20

The Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park at 16th and Arapahoe Streets remains open through Sunday, Feb 20 and offers fun for all ages!


The rink is open:

Mon - Thurs: 12 pm - 5 pm

Friday - Saturday: 10 am - 10 pm

Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm except for Super Bowl Sunday, Feb 13, when it closes at 3 pm.


BOGO! It’s Buy-One, Get-One FREE skate rentals for Industry Night, every Tuesday, 3-5 PM. Bring your business card or work badge to get the deal.


Think ice hockey in sneakers - the BROOMBALL CHALLENGE is back! Gather a team, challenge a rival, and pick a date and time to play every Monday through Thursday 5:30pm, 6:30pm & 7:30pm through February 10. There are a limited number of game slots so register your team today! Registration is a $500 tax-deductible donation per game. Registration proceeds will benefit the Parade of Lights.



Runs and Walks are Hot! Even in February



It's never too cold or snowy to run in Colorado! Check out the line up of runs and walks scheduled for February in Denver parks.


Super Bowl 5K Run/Walk

Sat, Feb 6

9 – 11 am

Washington Park

Denver City LAX Dash

Sat, Feb 13

9 – 11 am

City Park (and virtual option)

Valentines Day 4 Mile Run/Walk

Sat, Feb 13

9 – 11 am

Washington Park








THANK YOU! 2021 Giving Tree a Success!


Supporters of Mayor Hancock's 2021 Virtual Giving Tree are true believers in the 'season of giving'! A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to the 2021 campaign. Together we collected nearly 500 warming and personal care items that were donated to the Department of Human Services' (DHS) GIVE Center which distributes them to Denver families and individuals in need.