Local Events Calendar: January 12 – February 11

January 12

The Denver Food Vision: 3-4:30PM, Mile High United Way, 711 Park Avenue or 6-7:30PM Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa St. Denver will soon be one of about a dozen communities nationwide that has set forth a comprehensive approach to develop the local food system. The Denver Food Vision provides a blueprint for a healthier, stronger and more resilient city. Learn more about the draft vision at January 12th public meetings, or provide your input online. https://youtu.be/WZZsSTUzhDs

Moms Night Out: 6-8PM. American Cultures, 3233 Tejon St. Enjoy your first flight of kombucha on us and enjoy a night of self-care, smart phone photography fun, and sanity maintenance in 2017. Free. americancultures.com 

Huckleberry TNT Latte Art Competition: 6-11PM. Huckleberry Roasters, 4301 Pecos St. Compete or simply enjoy an evening of coffee-fueled fun and artistry. Free to watch, $ 5 to compete. huckleberryroasters.com

Buffalo Bill’s Dinner: 7PM. Lola Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder St. Come by for an evening inspired by Buffalo Bill, the culinary and agricultural history that accompanies his Colorado story, and the state’s Mexican heritage. $ 50. loladenver.com

Full Moon Blindfold Yoga: 7-9PM. Kindness Yoga, 1539 Platte St. Bring your journal and a blindfold in for a whole new sensory and spiritual experience during this blindfolded yoga class with Christine Miller. $ 25, 20% off for members. kindnesscollective.com

Women’s Avalanche Awareness: 8-10PM. Wilderness Exchange Unlimited, 2401 15th St. #100. This class will cover identifying hazards, observing weather, terrain and snowfall, and self-rescue. No registration required. Free. wildernessx.com

January 13

Rogue 2: 9PM-12AM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Get away from the cold and dance away with the Local 46 crew, a good drink, and tasty grilled favorites. Free. local46bar.com

Sexy Circus- L’Estrange Menagerie: 11PM. The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Join us on Fridays for a late night show of acrobatics, contortionists, and mind-blowing performances. 21+ only. $ 25-35. lannies.com

Oz vs. Wonderland Night: 9PM-2AM. Tracks Denver, 3500 Walnut St. Get set for a night of dancing your way through the clashing, ominous worlds of Oz and Wonderland. $ 5. ominousdenver.com

January 14

Mile High Harmonica Workshop: 9AM-6PM. Ziggies Saloon, 4923 W. 38th Ave. This one-day workshop includes a variety of classes to choose from to perfect your Harmonica skill and knowledge. $ 85. harmonica123.com

Community Cupping: 10-11AM. ACR Tennyson, 4040 Tennyson St. RSVP for an intimate morning of coffee tasting. Space is limited! Free. (720) 630-8157

Kids DIY Pizza Party: 10AM-1PM. Denver Deep Dish LoHi, 1200 W. 38th Ave. This month’s kids event will allow your kiddo to play with their food and eat it, too! Meal and drink deals for the whole family. $ 12. denverdeepdish.com

Intro to Ayurveda: 12-1:30PM. White Lotus Therapeutics, 2554 Irving St. Ayurveda is yoga’s sister science! Join us to learn more about the practice and bring us your questions. $ 10. whitelotustherapeutics.com

Sandi Calistro Art Opening: 6-9PM. Ritualcravt, 2842 W. 44th Ave. Come see this paint and tattoo artist’s latest exhibit and enjoy drinks and cocktails with us to celebrate her work. Free. ritualcravt.com

January 15

Brewhouse Yoga: 11AM-12PM. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. Join Mary Susan for a morning of yoga rejuvenation followed by a taste-bud rejuvenation with a Factotum brew. $ 15. factotumbrewhouse.com

January 17

Digital Marketing 101: 6:15-8:30PM. General Assembly, 2420 17th Street, 3rd floor. Order your ticket today for a free class to expand your digital marketing usage and understanding. Free. generalassemb.ly

Treatments for Hip Pain: 12:00 p.m. Lutheran Medical Center 8300 W. 38th Ave. Hip pain is one of the most common mobility pains that most of us will get at some point in our lifetime. Naturally as we age, arthritis and other conditions will begin to plague our joints. Learn the causes of and latest treatment options for hip pain with this free educational seminar, hosted by Ian Weber, MD. FREE answerline@sclhs.net, 303-689-4595

January 18

NHS Tequila Tasting Fundraiser: 5:30-7:30PM. Lola Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder St. Come support North High’s production of “In the Heights” by enjoying appetizers and tasty tequila drinks. Tickets at the door or at North High School for pick-up. $ 50. RSVP to rebecca_caldwell@dpsk12.org

Poverty, Inc. Screening: 6:30-8:30PM. Park Church, 3025 W. 37th Ave. Join us for a screening of the award winning Poverty, Inc. and be inspired to take care of your community and increase your wealth distribution awareness. Free. povertyinc-denver.eventbrite.com

No Enemies: Awakening: 8-9:30PM. North High School, 2960 N. Speer Blvd. Join famed musicians like the Flobots and the Colorado Children’s Chorale for a night of community music. $ 10. childrenschorale.org

January 19

Environmental Justice and Mining: 7-8:30PM. Highlands United Methodist Church, 3131 Osceola St. Current mining is causing everlasting damages to the Chiapas community and it is time for us to come together and talk about the environmental justice issue and advocate for change! Free. denjustpeace.org

Gluten Free Beer Dinner: 7-10PM. Denver Deep Dish LoHi, 1200 W. 38th Ave. Join us a 100% gluten free, five-course beer dinner with beers from Holidaily Brewing Co. out of Golden. Menu and prices TBD. denverdeepdish.com

January 20 

Black Sheep Friday’s Public Records: 6PM. Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. Join musicians for an evening of impromptu performances and take home a record with MEEP records. $ 5. mcadenver.org

Sunnyside Brewhaha: 8-10PM. Diebolt Brewing Company, 3855 Mariposa St. This month’s Brewhaha will have you laughing with local comedians Katie Bowman, Zach Welch, Byron F. Graham and Mitch Jones. Free. dieboltbrewing.com

January 21

Beer and Cookie Pairing: 11AM-5PM. Denver Beer Co, 1695 Platte St.  DBC is joining forces with Deb’s Traveling Bakery to bring you a cookie and beer pairing Santa will be sad that he missed. One ticket gets you 5 cookies and 5 of DBC’s 4 oz. beers. $ 20. nightout.com

Coupon Class: 2-3:30PM. Smiley Branch Library, 4501 W. 46th Ave. Learn about the power of saving with coupon experts and instructors. Free. denverlibrary.org

January 24

I-70 Community Townhall: 6-8PM. Denver Bookbinding Company, 1401 W 47th Ave. Join Dennis Gallagher and Rafael Espinoza to review the current I-70 Central Denver expansion project and its implications. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ditchtheditch/

Gentrification in Denver: Jan. 24-26. 5:30-8:30PM. The Alliance Center, 1536 Wynkoop St. 3-evening symposium focuses on gentrification challenges, possibilities and the people. Free. For details see www.northdenvertribune.com. For questions: Jenna Oliver at joliver003@regis.edu. Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com

Bluegrass Lounge: 7-10PM. Mackinzie’s Cocktails and Wine, 2240 Clay St. Bring your instrument and come jam with us while enjoying drink specials for all musicians. Free. (720) 900-3958

Open Mic with Soul Daddy: 7PM. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. Show Denver what you’ve got going on with a night of lyrical fun and tasty treats! Come perform or join us for dinner. No cover. opheliasdenver.com

January 26

Coffee in the Community: 4-6PM. Highland Cork & Coffee, 3701 W. 32nd Ave. Meet with District 1 Councilman Rafael Espinoza to discuss issues in the neighborhood. Follow Rafael Espinoza, Denver District 1 Councilman on FB for updates and locations.

Phantom Circus: 8-11PM. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. Check out the best contemporary circus in Denver and be blown away in awe and merriment. $ 12 kids, $ 25 adults. (720) 504-7993

January 27

Winter Brew Fest:  6-10PM. Jan 27 & 28. Mile High Station, 2027 Old West Colfax Ave. The 13th annual Winter Brew Fest is going to be another great one! There will be over 45 breweries pouring each night at the Mile High Station. Both nights the event runs from 7-10pm with a limited admission, exclusive VIP hour from 6-7 pm. The Friday headliner- The Drunken Hearts. On Sat- 80’s band, The Goonies. $ 35-45 info@brewfestevents.com

January 28

Coffee and Clutter: 9-10AM. Sunnyside Station, 4047 Tejon St. Grab a cup of joe and learn how to make your New Year’s resolution of getting organized into a reality. Free. eventbrite.com

Cocina Catracha: A Honduran Cooking Experience: 7-10PM. Holiday Event Center, 2644 W. 32nd Ave. Try your hand at making Honduran dishes and basics and celebrate the Chispa Project’s continued expansion and non-profit work. $ 25. chispaproject.org

January 29

2nd Annual Chili Cook Off: 12:30-4PM. Little Machine beer, 2924 W. 20th Ave. Show us your chili expertise in the categories of red, green and “I’m Special.” Free. Sign up at chili@littlemachinebeer.com

January 30

el Camino Design Contest: 12AM-11PM. el Camino Community Tavern, 3628 W. 32nd Ave. We need creative people to enter our contest for out 2017 merchandise design. Show us what el Camino means to you and to our community! Winner receives a $ 250 bar tab. Questions and submissions to grant@elcaminotavern.com

January 31

DPS School Choice Forms Due: Your completed SchoolChoice form must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2017. For more information Call 720-423-3493.

February 2

Brown International Academy CSC: 4-7PM. Brown International Academy, 2550 Lowell Blvd. Come join your neighborhood collaborative school committee meeting to discuss Brown Academy and its immediate community. Free. brown.dpsk12.org

February 4

Gypsy Flamenco Passion: 8PM. The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Enjoy an evening of authentic gypsy flamenco dance and song with René Heredia and members of his Flamenco Fantasy Dance Theatre. $ 25. lannies.com

February 7

SUNI Sipper: 6-8PM. Denver Deep Dish LoHi, 1200 W. 38th Ave. Meet your neighbors for an informal meeting of chatting and mingling about the SUNI community and events. Free. sunnysidedenver.org

February 8

Dine Out for Valdez: 4-9PM. Pizzeria Locale, 3483 W. 32nd Ave. 50% of sales from meals at Pizzeria Locale from 4-9PM will be donated to the Escuela Valdez PTO as long as you mention the school by name! Meal prices vary. escuelavaldez.org

February 9

Chocolate, Bubbles + Cheese: 7-8:30PM. Cheese+Provisions, 2432 W. 44th Ave. This class will prepare you for Valentine’s Day and teach you how to pair your favorite cheeses, drinks, and chocolates to surprise that special someone. $ 50. nightout.com

February 11

Pimp Your Denim Party: 2:30-5:30PM. Midnight Rambler Boutique, 2438 W. 44th Ave. Come embroider, pin, and patch your favorite denim or buy a new vintage piece at our boutique! $ 25. midnightramblerboutique.com

Gathering of Soulmates bRUNch: 9AM-12PM. Linger, 2030 W. 30th Ave. Our annual pre-Valentine’s Day party will be held on February 12th during brunch at Linger. Tickets will include the run, an entrée, two drinks, tax and gratuity. $ 35-40. brunchrunning.com

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