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SCFD Bear at Highlands Ranch DaysSince 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

Sat, Oct 25 •  MOA - Museum of Outdoor Arts
Mon, Oct 27 •  Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Mon, Oct 27 •  Hudson Gardens
Tue, Oct 28 •  Aurora History Museum
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Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Enjoy a free live performance of opera favorites by Opera Colorado's Young Artists. The performance begins at 1:30 pm in the Grand Court, at Cherry Creek Mall on Saturday, Oct. 25. The performance will feature a program of greatest hits from opera and musical theatre, as well as a preview of this season's Madama Butterfly. http://operacolorado.org/education/young-artists/

Young Artists - Opera Colorado
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Opera Colorado’s Young Artists are post-graduate emerging professional opera singers in an seven-month residency with Opera Colorado. Young Artists play a vital role as the voice and face of Opera Colorado in the community. They perform throughout the season in school and community centers across th…


Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Receive a discount on @Denver Zoo admission tickets by sporting a beard in support of National Bison Day on November 1. Those who wear a beard will receive discounted tickets -- $5 for kids and $10 for adults. http://www.denverzoo.org/events/national-bison-day

National Bison Day | Denver Zoo
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Receive a discount on Zoo admission tickets by sporting a beard in support of National Bison Day on November 1. The largest land mammal in the country, the bison, helped shape the Great Plains and the lifestyle of the Native Americans who lived there. Bison have been important for centuries to our h…


Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Join us on Nov. 7 to learn how SCFD funded organizations impact our economy. Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) will present their 2014 report. Tickets can be purchased at: http://cbca.org/programs/economic-activities-study/

Economic Activities Study | Colorado Business Committee for the Arts
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Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Did you make it to Broomfield County's check ceremony last night? 28 organizations received $158,546.83. Many of these funded groups perform at the Broomfield Auditorium. Check out upcoming events at http://www.broomfield.org/index.aspx?NID=242

City and County of Broomfield - Official Website - Events
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Auditorium, events, Audi Events, Broomfield Auditorium, cultural affairs, jazz, bluegrass, theatre, concert series, music, orchestra, studio, culture, cultural, dance, theater, plays, choreography


Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Wish you knew more about the Denver Metro theatre scene? Check out this fun 5280 spread. You can find where the best seats are, cheap tickets and how plays come to life. http://www.5280.com/cultureandevents/magazine/2014/09/5280-fall-theater-preview?page=full

5280 Fall Theater Preview | 5280
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There is no mistaking the drama of a night at the theater: Lights dim over the audience, the first note of music hangs in the air, a moment of anticipation fills the space before the opening line is delivered. To borrow the words of Daniel Ritchie, one of Denver’s most philanthropic supporters of th…


Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Fri, Oct 17, 2014
Last nights Arapahoe County Tier III Check Ceremony was a huge success! Thank you to all of the Arapahoe County Cultural Council members for their many hours of volunteerism this grant season.



Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Thu, Oct 16, 2014
Join the Arapahoe County Cultural Council 7pm at 5334 S Prince Street, Littleton, CO 80166. They will be distributing over $1,300,000 SCFD dollars to 83 arts, cultural and science organizations. http://www.co.arapahoe.co.us/

Arapahoe County, CO - Official Website
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Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Thu, Oct 16, 2014
Fun Fact: Did you know that the virtuosic dancers who make up the Hannah Kahn Dance Company vary in age from 21 to 40?



Scientific & Cultural Facilities District on Wed, Oct 15, 2014
Fun Fact: The @Boulder International Film Festival inaugurated a designated venue last year just for students (BIFF Youth Pavilion) that offers films and workshops (13-18) for free during the film festival. http://www.biff1.com/

BIFF - Boulder International Film Festival | March 5 – 8, 2015
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In Memoriam Bill Vielehr, our dear friend, award winning sculptor, and President of our Board of Directors passed away October 11. We are honored his family has designated the Festival to receive special donations in his memory. [Click for more] Submit Your Film for BIFF 2015 We’re now accepting fea…



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