Governor Jared Polis attaches his padlock to the Love Locks sculpture after stamping some of the first Valentines on Monday, February 4, 2019 to mark the first stamping day for the 2019 Loveland Valentine Remailing Program at the Loveland Chamber of Commerce in to begin with East Loveland. (Jenny Sparks, Loveland Reporter-Herald)
Lovelands Treasure Festival
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in America’s “Most Beautiful” City. Lovelands annual Treasure festival: love, locks and lights is a way to celebrate the season with free fun for all ages. Purchase a customizable lock to secure the Love Lock sculpture, one of the largest in the United States. Stroll through the Tunnel of Love, a series of a dozen 8-foot arches adorned with lights. The affair includes interactive art installations, live entertainment, a Family Fun Zone, a stroll through the art gallery and much more. Share love on February 14th from 5pm to 9pm and on February 15th from 2pm to 9pm
Another reason to love Loveland: this is where you post your postmarks Valentine’s day Cards and love letters. The Sweetheart City has officially launched its 74th annual re-mailing program. Send your stamped cards in a larger envelope to: Postmaster: Attention Valentines. 446 E. 29th St., Loveland, CO 80538-9998. You must have the correct postage on all cards and letters, as well as on the larger outer envelope. The deadline for US targets is February 7th. For these Colorado recipients, February 10th and the international deadline is February 1st. Every year thousands of Valentines from around the world, including all 50 states and 110 countries, are featured in the program. .
Alamo Season Pass
The latest addition to the subscription service trend is from Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. The chain just announced that their Alamo Season Pass is now available for the greater Denver area. Members can watch a movie at the regular price per day for $ 19.99 per month. (There is an additional fee of $ 1.99 per ticket for special formats. Standard online convenience fees also apply.) Seats can be reserved up to seven days in advance. You can also purchase a multi-seat Alamo Season Pass for an additional $ 18.99 per additional seat (up to $ 4 per account). The pass is only available in the Alamo app. So you need to have a smartphone or mobile device to participate. The pass does not include the chain’s special events, including movie parties, film festivals, or other shows with premium tickets. There are three locations in Colorado: Denver, Littleton, and Westminster.
Aurora’s new Best Buy Outlet
It doesn’t often happen that you get huge savings on equipment, computers, and electronics. Thankfully, the Denver subway area has been hooked up to one of the best places for big discounts. A new Best Buy Outlet just opened around 1600 S. Abilene St. in Aurora. With only 13 locations domestically, the stores offer savings of up to 50% on electronics, televisions, appliances, computers, accessories, and more. Outlets only sell open box and clearance items. Inventory changes frequently, so regular visits can be helpful in identifying the best deals. Additionally, all purchases are covered by the chain’s return and exchange policy, as well as any warranty coverage. The sales point is only open three days a week from Friday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Harkins Theater discounts
For those non-soccer fans who won’t be watching the big game on Sunday, it’s time to shop, run errands or go to the movies. Harkins Theater get ready for the big game with a special offer for movie fans. On February 2, the chain is offering its loyal members tickets for just $ 5 each. (My Harkins Awards membership is free. Register at the box office.) For non-members, tickets are $ 8. Offers films in all formats, including new releases, 3D, Cine 1 and Cine Capri films. The only exception is special daytime programming. There are two locations in Colorado: Arvada and Denver. harkins.com
National Frozen Yogurt Day in Denver
National Frozen Yogurt Day is sure to leave you out in the cold, but in a good way. To celebrate the chilly day, Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is offering a one-time purchase on February 6th from 3pm to 7pm. Yogurtland offers a free 5-ounce cup of the dessert from 4 to 7 p.m. Finally, TCBY is whirling free frozen yogurt and toppings for the first 6 ounces throughout the day. (If your sweet tooth demands more, just pay the difference.) Each sweet offer is limited to one per customer at participating locations while supplies last. menchies.com; yogurt-land.com; tcby.com
The Oscars at the Sie FilmCenter
If you want to see the 92nd Oscars in a big way, check out the You FilmCenter (2510 E. Colfax Ave.) in Denver on February 9th for a fun evening with fellow movie fanatics. And it’s free. The doors open at 4 p.m. The awards show starts at 6. With film-themed cocktails, food trucks, and multiple screens, this is the perfect backdrop for any cinephile. Movie fans can predict the winners in the main categories to win prizes. The ballot papers cost $ 10. True movie buffs can get started with Denver Film as early as 2020 Oscar prediction panel on February 4th at 7 p.m. The $ 10 entry fee includes a ballot for entry to the big night. The Denver Post reporter and critic John Wenzel, the director of the Denver Film Society Festival Britta Erickson, and Dr. Andrew Scahill, Assistant Professor in the Department of English at CU Denver, will share their insights and knowledge of who will be on the podium and thank their agents and attorneys.
Get married for free in Denver
If you’re in the marriage mood but don’t want to spend a ton of money on a ceremony, you can opt to walk down the aisle for the 13th Anniversary of the Denver Clerk and Recorder Valentine’s Day celebration. On February 14th, judges and clergymen will be present from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for free wedding ceremonies. Food and drinks are served. Also, local businesses donated gifts for giveaways throughout the day. Note: You will need a valid marriage certificate, which is $ 30. Interested couples are advised to apply online in advance to save time. The wedding will take place in the Webb Building (201 W. Colfax Ave., Department 101) in Denver.
Black History Live
As part of the Colorado Humanities Black History Live Tour For 2020, see a portrayal of civil rights icon Rosa Parks by actress and scholar Becky Stone. The program will provide an insight into the crucial act of resistance by Parks. The performances will be followed by a question-and-answer session with Stone as the Park and then with Stone himself. 12 performances are planned across the subway area from February 24th to March 3rd. Entry is free and public. Visit the Colorado Humanities website for the full schedule.
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