City Park Day Was A Blast!!!

On May 31, City Park Day continued its tradition of free ice cream (by Sweet Cooie’s), live music by the Denver Municipal Band with new additions – face painting, caricatures and exhibits from institutions like the Museum of Nature and Science and the Denver Zoo, and neighborhood groups from around City Park.  To celebrate the roots of Denver’s crown jewel park, Victorian dress was in full force. See more photos below. Sponsors included City Council District 9, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Denver Zoo, City Park Friends and Neighbors, Greater Park Hill Community, Inc., and the  Victorian

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Jolon Clark to Speak at CPFAN Annual Meeting, April 2, 5:30 pm, Carla Madison Recreation Center

There will be no CPFAN General Meeting and Program in March. Our Annual Meeting, where the membership will elect Board members for the 2024-25 term and vote on two proposed bylaw changes will take place on April 2 and we encourage all our members to attend.  If you are interested in serving on the CPFAN Board of Directors in 2024-25 please contact Georgia at We welcome your interest and participation. The agenda and protocols for the Annual Meeting will be published in the next newsletter that will go out by March 18, giving fifteen days notice per our bylaws. We are

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Nature Play Update & Slideshow, Feb. 6, 5:30 pm, Carla Madison Rec Center, 2401 E. Colfax

City Park visitors have watched with curiosity and mounting excitement as the outlines of City Park’s new Nature Play project has emerged and filled in with whimsical benches and sculptures, a 20 foot tall climeable Bighorn Sheep, a beaver dam, logs, rocks and rustic swing sets. Nature Play is the result of a partnership between the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) and Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR). Located in the southeast corner of City Park, south of the museum, the project is designed to delight, stimulate and educate while highlighting Colorado’s eight ecosystems in play areas that follow the

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