Memorial Day came and went, so now we can pretend it's full-on summer. This week you can welcome the warmer temps at a pool party, birthday bash or hilarious video game. Don't forget to check the Westword calendar for more events, and if we missed a bargain, tell us in the comments section.
Kegs with Legs at Taxi Community Pool (5:30 p.m. Thursday, free)
Taxi, the all-in-one-business/residential/community complex that was a pioneer in RiNo, is hosting the first pool party of the season. The pool is probably the coolest one you'll ever see: It's made out of a storage container. Enjoy free Dry Dock beer and enter a contest for a chance to win more free beer — enough for a year — while you network and drop cannonballs.
Goldyn's 8th Birthday Party at Goldyn (6 p.m. Thursday, free)
Goldyn has been keeping Denver in style for eight years. And now, in addition to helping us look good, Goldyn will let the good times roll at an eighth birthday party. Enjoy tunes to groove to from Mile High Soul Club, make memories in the photo booth and plop down a few bucks for a stick-and-poke tattoo. Little Man Ice Cream and Denver Beer Co. will supply the party favors. Congrats, Goldyn.
Videogames. Live!: Super Mario Bros 3 at Deer Pile (7:30 p.m. Thursday, free)
Help comedians Jordan Doll, Nathan Lund, Timmi Lasley and many more free the princess in a game of Super Mario Bros 3. A drunken game of Super Mario might be one of the easiest ways to party,and nobody talks better jive than comedians. Come on down for the epic battle and comedy with some of Denver's best jokesters and gamers.