Things to Do

Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, September 22-25

Summer's over, but the fun is just beginning. This week, you can dance, learn about Iceland cocktails and explore society through hip-hop -- with dead prez -- all for free.

For a complete list of events around town, visit the online Westword calendar. And feel free to share information about other great free events in the comments section below. See also: Seven Ways to Celebrate the Fall Equinox

Vinyl Mondays at Hi-Dive (Monday, free) Sure, it's only Monday and next weekend seems light years away -- but that's no reason not to have fun.At the Hi-Dive tonight, the records will be spinning live as DJ goes up against DJ. And the pool is free, too.

Sankofa Lecture Series at Metropolitan State University of Denver (Wednesday-Thursday, free) This Afrocentric event invites the public to consider society through art, film and music. Check out the screening of Black and Cuba on Wednesday, and don't miss the discussion led by dead prez on Thursday. Click here to RSVP.

Reyka Vodka Cocktail Classes at Bistro Vendôme (Thursday-Saturday, free) Experience vodka in a whole new way as you learn the history of cocktails in Iceland during this class, part of a special Taste of Iceland lineup that culminates with a free concert on Saturday. Space at the cocktail classes are limited, so call 303-825-3232 to reserve a spot.

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Alex Brown is a freelance writer from Denver, Colorado. You can find him around town falling off his skateboard, eating burritos and petting dogs.
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