3 things to do for free in Denver this week, June 2-5

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You've just paid the June rent, and there's nothing left in the bank. Not to worry: We've found plenty of things you can do for free in Denver. This week you can check out some dinosaurs, learn about nudity in the arts...and laugh your skirt off.

Check out our complete online Westword calendar for more things to do this week, and share info about other bargains iin the comments section below.

See also: The ten best movie events in Denver in June

Free Day at Denver Museum of Nature and Science (Monday, free) If you've never been to the Museum of Nature and Science, today is the day -- admission is free! So are the added features of face painting, scavenger hunts and African drummers, as well as the regular lineup of impressive exhibits including some devoted to dinosaurs. Rated "R" On Stage at Curious Theater (Tuesday, free) A community panel of directors, actors and arts organizers will discuss sex, violence and nudity in the performing arts, explaining why artists take such gutsy risks on stage and screen. Did you see Nymphomaniac? Make sure to reserve your tickets on the Curious website.

Some Like It Hot at Central Library (Tuesday, free)

Sex, crime, greed and big laughs, with Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis disguised as ladies. Some Like It Hot remains a very hot movie, and it will screen tonight in conjunction with the library's current Classic Film Series, "He's a Lady: A brief history of drag in film." We dare you go a minute at this film without cracking up.

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