Things to Do

Three Things to Do for Free in Denver This Week, October 12-15

This may be National Moment of Frustration Day, but there are many moments of free fun ahead this week. Take in a horror movie, let out plenty of laughs, and then find out how conservation can be entertaining at a major festival. Check the online Westword calendar for more activities, and drop us a comment if we missed any bargains.
The Wolf Man at Denver Central Library (7 p.m. Tuesday, free)
If you haven't started catching up on old horror movies, there's not a moment to waste. Get to the library to see one of the original scary movies: The poor Wolf Man just wanted to be a normal person, but his animalistic tendencies was too powerful. After the film, you'll have a chance to talk about the duality of human nature — talk about horror!

Comedy Night at Ratio Beerworks (8 p.m. Wednesday, free)
It's friggin' hump day: Laugh away your cares with free comedy from Owen StrawKevin O'BrienDavid LeonMitch Jones,Cody Spyker, Preston Tompkins and Damian Burford in the back room of a top-notch brewery, all hosted by Cool Shit MC Andrew Bueno. No joke!

Americas Latino Eco-Festival at Auraria Campus (8 a.m. Thursday, free)
Latinos account for the fastest-growing minority in the country, and the Latino Eco-Festival is growing, too. The fest, which got its start in 2013, has moved to Denver for its third edition, "Climate of Hope: Where Conservation Meets the Future," for lectures, performances and other programs focusing on conservation all weekend. It kicks off today at St. Cajetan Church on the Auraria Campus, with a forum that spans the entire day. Hear from amazing environmental leaders, politicians, authors and musicians as you plan how to spend the rest of the weekend at the Americas Latino Eco-Festival, when activities will move to the Denver Art Museum and History Colorado.