Things to Do

Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, July 5-7

The Fourth of July flew right by, so there's no time to waste if you want to enjoy the summer. This week's calendar boasts plenty of free fun and games, including a movie at Denver International Airport. Check out the Westword calendar for even more events, and let us know if we missed any bargains.

Wednesday Game-Night Meet-Up
Black Sky Brewery
6 p.m. Wednesday, free

Start a new hump-day tradition that lets you explore both the city and lands far, far away. Members of this meet-up crew are down to play just about any card or board game you can think of, and willing to teach as well. The gathering takes place every Wednesday at a different brewery; find more info here
Film on the Fly: Top Gun
Denver International Airport
5 p.m. Thursday, free

Now that the train goes to the plane, DIA is starting to become a destination. Tonight a new series (postponed by storms last week) will take off at the airport: outdoor movies, starting with Top Gun. There's limited seating available, so bring chairs, blankets and beverages. An '80s tribute band will get the evening started.
Talkin' Shop with Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald
Mutiny Information Cafe
7 p.m. Thursday, free

Kevin Fitzgerald is a conservationist, a veterinarian, a former People Magazine most eligible bachelor and a veteran of Denver's comic scene. He's worked security for some of the most famous rock-n-rollers of all time, and been featured on a reality show. Tonight you can hear all about it from Fitzgerald himself, when he's the featured guest at Talkin' Shop. If you can't get to Mutiny Information Cafe, you can listen to the podcast here
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