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Kids Events

Find something for every child in our robust schedule of fun ongoing events for kids. NOTE: Some events are currently suspended due to COVID-19.

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Bark for Books

Castle Pines

Primary Age Group: Ages 6-12
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Second Monday, 4-5:30PM
Kids boost their literacy skills by reading aloud to trained therapy dogs.

Bark for Books

Castle Rock

Primary Age Group: Ages 6-12
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: First Wednesday & Fourth Tuesday, 4-5:30PM
Kids boost their literacy skills by reading aloud to trained therapy dogs.

Bark for Books

Highlands Ranch

Primary Age Group: Ages 6-12
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: First & Third Saturday, 2-3:30PM
Kids boost their literacy skills by reading aloud to trained therapy dogs.

Bark for Books

Lone Tree

Primary Age Group: Ages 6-12
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: First & Third Thursday, 4-5:30PM
Kids boost their literacy skills by reading aloud to trained therapy dogs.

Bark for Books

Parker

Primary Age Group: Ages 6-12
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Second Thursday, Third & Fourth Wednesday, 4-5:30PM
Kids boost their literacy skills by reading aloud to trained therapy dogs.

Bark for Books

Roxborough

Primary Age Group: Ages 6-12
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School & Weekend
Day & Time: Third Thursday, 4:30-6PM & Fourth Saturday, 10:30AM-12PM
Kids boost their literacy skills by reading aloud to trained therapy dogs.

Bricks & Books

Parker

Primary Age Group: Grades 3-5
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Last Wednesday, Odd Months, 4:30PM
Kids discuss a great book and build with LEGO blocks.

Castle Rock Chess Club

Castle Rock

Primary Age Group: All Ages
Genre: Games
Time of Day: CEvening
Day & Time: Mondays, 6-8:30PM
Friendly drop-in competition for all ages and abilities.
No registration required

Club CUENTO

Parker

Primary Age Group: Grades K-2
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Last Wednesday, Even Months, 4:30PM
Kids read a fun Spanish picture book and get creative with an accompanying activity. All experience levels welcome.

Crafternoons

Castle Pines

Primary Age Group: All Ages
Genre: Arts & Crafts
Time of Day: DWeekend
Day & Time: First Saturday, Even Months, 1-3PM
Needlecraft, painting, leatherwork, jewelry making, drawing and more.

Graphic Novel Book Club

Highlands Ranch

Primary Age Group: Grades 4-6
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Second Monday, Even Months, 5PM
Kids meet every other month to discuss graphic novels.

Junior Page Turners

Castle Pines

Primary Age Group: Grades 1-3
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: First Thursday, 5-6PM
Kids read and discuss fiction and nonfiction easy books.

Junior Page Turners

Castle Rock

Primary Age Group: Grades 1-3
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Fourth Thursday of Each Month, 4:30-5:30PM
Kids read and discuss a different book each month.

Junior Page Turners

Highlands Ranch

Primary Age Group: Grades 1-3
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Third Wednesday, Even Months, 5-6PM
Kids read and discuss a different book each month.

Kids' Zone

Highlands Ranch

Primary Age Group: Ages 8-12
Genre: STEAM
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Second Thursday & Fourth Wednesday, 4-5PM
Join us for fun and learning!

Kids' Zone

Roxborough

Primary Age Group: Ages 6-12
Genre: STEAM
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: First Wednesday, 4:30-5:30PM
Join us for fun and learning!

Parker Chess Club

Parker

Primary Age Group: All Ages
Genre: Games
Time of Day: CEvening
Day & Time: Thursdays, 7-9PM
Friendly drop-in competition for all ages and abilities.

Play Chess!

Highlands Ranch

Primary Age Group: All Ages
Genre: Games
Time of Day: CEvening
Day & Time: Second & Fourth Wednesdays of Each Month, 7-9PM
Friendly drop-in competition for all ages and abilities.

READ Book Club

Lone Tree

Primary Age Group: Grades 3-4
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Second Monday, Selected Months, 4:15PM
Read a book and do a STEAM-y craft.

Simple Sewing

Castle Pines

Primary Age Group: Ages 10+
Genre: Arts & Crafts
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: FEB 5, MAY 6, SEP 2, NOV 4, 4-6PM
Learn new skills and work on a new project each session.

STEAM Book Club

Highlands Ranch

Primary Age Group: Grades 4-6
Genre: STEAM
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Third Wednesday Every Other Month, 5PM
Kids discuss a different STEAM-based book each meeting.

STEAMWorks

Highlands Ranch

Primary Age Group: 6-12
Genre: STEAM
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: First Wednesday of Each Month, 4-5PM
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.
No registration required

The Page Twisters

(Virtual) Castle Rock

Primary Age Group: Grades 4-6
Genre: Literacy
Time of Day: BAfter School
Day & Time: Fourth Monday of Each Month, 4:30-5:30PM
Read and discuss a different book each month.