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Mexican Cultural Center Since 1989, Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) has distributed funds from a 1/10 of 1% sales and use tax to cultural facilities throughout the seven-county Denver, Colorado metropolitan area. The funds support cultural facilities whose primary purpose is to enlighten and entertain the public through the production, presentation, exhibition, advancement and preservation of art, music, theatre, dance, zoology, botany, natural history and cultural history.

Upcoming Free Days

Wed, Jul 23 •  Broomfield Cultural - Free Concert
Thu, Jul 24 •  Apex PRD Free Summer Concert in Arvada
Sat, Jul 26 •  MOA - Museum of Outdoor Arts
Sun, Jul 27 •  City Park Jazz - Dan Treanor's Afrosippi Band Featuring Erica Brown & Merri
Free Days Calendar

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Do you help your school find and fund educational field trips/assemblys? Our funded organizations have made it easy for you. Check out this great resource:

Scientific & Cultural Collaborative
Cultural membership organization serving the Denver metropolitan area

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Join us 11:30am today at the The Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder. Our Board will be interviewing the following SCFD funded organizations: The Wildlife Experience, Central City Opera, Swallow Hill Music, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, Colorado Music Festival, @Colorado Mountain Club, @Colorado Colorado Children's Chorale, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Clyfford Still Museum

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Mon, Jul 21, 2014
Did someone say snack? So there!

Children's Museum of Denver

We are making deliciously healthy snacks with Western Dairy Association today! Join us any time between 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. to whip up yogurt parfaits, pudding shakes and "snack stacks". YUM! (Activities included with Museum admission. Snacks and tastings available while supplies last.)

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Fri, Jul 18, 2014
We always love to celebrate birthdays...

Butterfly Pavilion

Join in our 19th Birthday Bash, Insectival, tomorrow from 9am to 5pm for family FUN! We have 3 GIANT sales to celebrate (membership, summer camp, and gift shop!) and tons of fun events!

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Fri, Jul 18, 2014
Look what our friends over at Foothills Parks and Rec have going on!

Foothills Park & Recreation District

Shakespeare in Clement Park begins tonight at 7pm and it's FREE! Foothills Theatre Company performs A Midsummer Night's Dream, a comedy you won't want to miss!Get your dinner TO-GO from Hurricane Grill & Wings | Littleton and bring it to the park - mention "Shakespeare in Clement Park" and you'll receive $5 off a $25 or more order.

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Fri, Jul 18, 2014
It's finally here! The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival this weekend at Sloans Lake.

#CDBFselfie Contest!
With Deborah Boyd and Michael Boyd at Sloan's Lake.
We're holding a CDBF Selfie Contest this weekend during the festival! Come back here for full details and rules on Thursday, July 17!

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Tue, Jul 8, 2014
Free summer concert - Dakota Blonde set to perform at 6:30pm tomorrow night at EB Rains Park in Northglenn!

FREE Summer Concert - Dakota Blonde | Northglenn Web Site
Concerts are on Wednesday evenings starting at 6:30 pm. PLEASE NOTE: inclement weather, may cause cancellation of a show. If poor weather is visible (or predicted) by 4pm, the concert will be moved indoors to the D.L. Parsons Theatre across the street at the Northglenn Recreation Center. Concerts mo…

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Tue, Jul 8, 2014
Come hear the Butterfly Pavilion talk about bees at Bluff Lake Nature Center Fireside Chat this Thursday, July 10, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Get a close up look of life inside the hive and understand how these important pollinators affect your everyday life.

Top it off with a marshmallow roast by the fire!
Suggested donation $1.

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Tue, Jul 8, 2014
Dawson/Wallace Dance Project is selling their Nutcracker costumes and more? Come to a sale July 13 from 11am - 4pm at the Ballet Ariel studio at 1930 South Broadway in Denver. Costumes include 2 purple classical tutus, romantic snow tutus, Nutcracker prince and cavalier tunics, Spanish, Arabian, Chinese, Russian, soldiers, mice, children's costumes, masks, props, etc. Also, 2 large black platforms on wheels and a large backlight box, Arabian set piece, and chandelier. Dance directors and teachers can make pre-sale appointments for Saturday, July 12th by calling 303-945-4388.

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