Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, May 31-June 2

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This may be a short week, but it will be long on free fun as many summer series get under way. This week you can listen to music, learn about comics or watch a movie — without ever opening your wallet. Here are our favorite three free events this week; check out the Westword calendar for even more entertainment options.

Bands on the Bricks
Pearl Street Mall
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, free
The first in a series of ten weekly concerts kicks off in Boulder tonight, when you can get down to the funky, euphoric orchestra sounds of Euforquestra. The beer garden opens at 5:30 p.m., featuring brews from the West Flanders Brewing Company as well as wine and margaritas. Music begins at 6 p.m.

The Mother**ker in the Cape: Mutiny Comics Podcast
Mutiny Information Cafe
7 p.m. Wednesday, free
Whether you're just a fan or an aspiring web-comic creator, you won't want to miss this live podcast taping. Melanie Gillman, writer and artist of the award-winning web comic As the Crow Flies, and Jay Potts, creator of the Internet's #1 Blaxploitation comic, World of Hurt, swing by Mutiny to discuss how they rose to the top of their field.

Theatre on the Green Presents The Wedding Singer
Founders Green Park
7 p.m. Thursday, free
You know summer is almost here when you get to sit in a park and watch a movie. The outdoor cinematic season gets off to a good start with a classic 8'0s movie made in the '90s: The Wedding Singer. BYO lawn chair, pack the cooler or grab treats from the food trucks, and plan on some big fun in Stapleton.

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