Denver Moving Resources

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Your friends at All My Sons Moving & Storage, Denver, want to help make your move to Denver seamless. Here are some resources we hope you will find useful.

Denver Resources: Public Schools

Public schools in Denver and surrounding area

If you’re planning a move to Colorado, this link is to a Web site listing all Colorado public school districts and systems with links to each:

http://www.cde.state.co.us/utility/k12schls.htm

If you’re planning a move to Denver or the surrounding Denver area, these are the school districts you will probably be interested in visiting:

Denver Public Schools
http://www.dpsk12.org/

Adams County
http://www.greatschools.net/schools.page?district=12&state=CO

Arapahoe County
http://www.co.arapahoe.co.us/Community/SchoolDist/SchoolDistricts.asp

Douglas County http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/1douglasco.htm

Cherry Creek
http://www.greatschools.net/schools.page?district=41&state=CO

Elizabeth
http://www.greatschools.net/schools.page?district=66&state=CO

Englewood
http://www.englewoodschools.org/

Jefferson County
http://www.jeffersoncountyschools.org

Brighton Public Schools http://www.brightonps27j.k12.co.us/Schools/default.asp

Denver Professional Sports Teams

Denver Broncos Football Team (NFL)
http://www.denverbroncos.com/

The Denver Nuggets Basketball
http://www.nba.com/nuggets/

Colorado Rockies baseball team (MLB) http://colorado.rockies.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=col The Denver Nuggets

Basketball http://search.live.com/results.aspx?srch=105&FORM=IE7RE&q=denver+nuggets

Resources - Entertainment

Detailed list of Entertainment, Venues, Night Spots, Restaurants http://bcn.boulder.co.us/entertainment/index.html#Events

The Denver Theatre Scene
Adams Mystery Playhouse
Denver's Only Murder Mystery Dinner Theater!
2406 Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO 80211; Tel. 1.888.203.1975 Adventurous Denver theatergoers are brought to the Adams Mystery Playhouse, Colorado's only theater specializing in interactive dinner mysteries. The murder mystery dinner theater at Adams Mystery Playhouse focuses on providing a fun, comfortable & interactive atmosphere for dinner guests. Regardless of age or personality, whether you’ve just moved to Denver, these murder mystery dinners offer a well-rounded dose of humor for a wide range of audiences. More information about Adams Mystery Playhouse

Buntport Theatre
717 Lipan St., Denver CO 80204; Tel. 7220.946.1388
A quirky Denver Theatre company collaborating on a live comic sitcom, Magnets on the Fridge, performed at the company's black box style theatre.

Community Artists' Theatre
PO Box 991, Westminster CO 80030
North Denver's affordable community theatre for quality musicals reflecting the talents of resident thespians and local artists.

Curious Theatre Company
1080 Acoma St., Denver CO; Tel. 303.623.0524

Denver's Curious Theatre brings is a non-profit powerhouse of intelligent theatre, playing Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas and impressive new works in Denver's Acoma Center, located in the Golden Triangle Arts District near the Denver Ballet and the Denver Art Museum. The Curious Theatre produces 3 to 5 plays a year and co-produces the annual Denver Art Museum Film Series. Denver Civic Theatre 721 Santa Fe Dr., Denver CO 80204; Tel. 303.309.3773 A fun place to take visitors after your move to Denver is the Denver theatre in the Golden Triangle Arts District, the Denver Civic Theatre is part art gallery and part theatre, presenting off-beat theatrical productions (like the past Puppetry of the Penis, music, dance and hosting private parties (the DCT has a full bar). Denver Theatre Group 1200 Downing St., Denver CO 80218; Tel. 303.777.3292

The Denver Theatre Group's Theatre on Broadway division imports on and off-Broadway plays premiering in Colorado and has won awards from the Denver Drama Critics Circle and the Denver Post. Don’t miss this theatre when you’re settled after your move to Denver. Hunger Artists Ensemble Theatre PO Box 40408, Denver CO 80204; Tel. 303.893.5438 With passionate and powerful drama at affordable ticket prices,

Hunger Artists Ensemble Theatre has won reader's choices for Best Denver Theatre categories for the last two years running and garnered 32 awards for excellence from the Denver Drama Critics Circle. Another good one to show off to visitors from back home when you move to Denver.

Impulse Theatre
1634 18th St., Denver CO; Tel. 303.297.2111
In historic Lower Downtown Denver (LoDo), the Impulse Theatre is a zany Denver theatre for improv comedy, theatre and audience interaction. Playing to sold-out houses, the Impulse Theatre's antics are also praised by the local media for their professionalism and awe-inspiring artistry. Paragon Theatre
PO Box 18898, Denver CO 80218; Tel. 303.300.2210
One of Denver's newest theatres, the Paragon is a non-profit, professional Denver stage for moral and politically-mindful productions, focusing on powerful classics and potent new works. The Paragon is currently showing at Denver's Phoenix Theatre.

Rattlebrain Theatre Company
1601 Arapahoe St., Denver CO 80202; Tel. 720.932.7384
The self-professed home of "Relentless Comedy," downtown Denver's Rattlebrain Theatre is a hip and witty Denver theatre company located in the historic D&F Clock Tower. The Rattlebrain Theatre's 5,000 square foot space has a relaxed martini bar ambiance and its irreverent and improvised comedy has garnered accolades from the Denver Post. Show off to visitors from back home after your move to Denver.
Su Teatro
4725 High St., Denver CO 80216; Tel. 303.296.0219

In the Chicano/Latino Cultural Arts Center, Su Teatro ("Your Theatre" in Spanish) produces culturally-grounded plays, musicals and visual arts exhibitions reflecting the unique cultural experiences on the Chicano community, as well as offering education programs for the youth. This is an ideal place for Chicano/Latino parents to take their children before moving to Denver, where the family, especially the children, can feel a sense of community while enjoy expressing themselves.

University of Denver Department of Theatre
2199 S. University Blvd., Denver CO 80208; Tel. 303.871.2518

The University of Denver's Department of Theatre offers undergraduate and graduate coursework in the theatre arts and produces student works at the schools' circular Byron Theatre.

Unique, Historic Setting for your Child’s Birthday Party
When your family has moved to Denver and you want to start your children’s life here with a memorable occasion, book their next birthday party here. The Denver Firefighters Museum is located in historic Denver Fire Station No. 1. The building was constructed in 1909 for Engine Company No. 1 by Glen W. Huntington, noted Denver architect, as one of the largest fire house ever built in Denver. The building served as a working fire station until 1974. The building was designated a Local Landmark on February 11, 1974 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 14, 1979.
Today the Denver Firefighters Museum is open to the public six days a week year round. Hands-on activities combined with the Museum’s exhibits, provides information about fire safety and prevention as well as the history of the Denver Fire Department and historic Fire Station No. 1. Try on firefighting equipment, slide down a pole and ride on our fire truck designed just for kids as you pretend to put out fires. Or watch videos and play video games to find safe ways out of the house on fire. Plan your next children’s birthday party after you move with your family to Denver!

Museum Hours: Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Admission: Adults $6.00, Seniors and Students $5.00, Children 12 and under $4.00.

Group Tours: Scheduled at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Please call for reservations and group rates.

The mission of the Denver Firefighters Museum is to preserve the history of the Denver Fire Department and firefighting through the collection and preservation of artifacts, documents and photographs. The purpose of the Museum is to educate the public about fire safety and the history of firefighting in Denver from its inception to the present. This is accomplished through interpretive exhibits, educational programming and scholarly research.

Education is the primary focus of programs at the Museum. Educational program content is guided by it’s relevance to the mission statement. Programs are designed to provide the participants with opportunities to understand how fire safety and prevention directly affect their daily lives.

It is the vision of the Denver Firefighters Museum to present exhibits that are tangible expressions of the history of the Denver Fire Department. The goal in presenting exhibits is to entertain, educate, and guide the public in the pursuit of new interests. Exhibits also are designed to provide the public with a better understanding of the origins and growth of present community interests, activities, and attitudes. These goals are accomplished by using objects, documents and photographs to interpret the Denver Fire Department’s past and present experiences with the community.

And for that “research” trip before moving to Denver, look here for some great hospitality, places to see and things to do: http://www.denver.com/

Red Rocks
http://www.denver.com/red-rocks/

Red Rocks Visitor Center Hours of Operation May - September: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. October - April: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The concert schedule generally begins being announced in March. On concert dates, the Visitor Center and Amphitheatre generally close after lunch for sound checks and other technical work. From time to time, a concert set-up might require an earlier closure time. Occasionally there will be a show with an early afternoon start time, and that will require an early closure. Generally you can visit during morning hours without a problem.

If you wish to visit and want to check on closure times, the Amphitheatre office number is 720-865-2494. This number is staffed on the day of shows by our dispatcher at Red Rocks. She will be able to give you accurate closure information for that day. On non-show days, please call the Visitor Center at 303-697-4939.

Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre Visitor Center
18300 W. Alameda Parkway Morrison, CO 80465

Cherry Creek
http://www.denver.com/cherry-creek/

Central City Opera House
http://www.centralcityopera.org/index.cgi?CONTENT_ID=3

Downtown Denver, Colorado Downtown Denver is the pivot around which the rest of the city rotates. It is the tenth largest downtown area in the nation, providing such a variety of activities, shopping and entertainment that it is seldom necessary to leave the metro area. And the view? 21 visible miles of the Rocky Mountains bolster the city's reputation as one of the most beautiful in the country. No wonder everyone wants to move to Denver!

Central City Opera House For a preview of the 2008 season: http://www.centralcityopera.org/index.cgi?CONTENT_ID=923:

The Bug Theatre
3654 Navajo St., Denver CO 80211; Tel. 303.477.9984
Denver's alternative arts and media center just north of downtown Denver, The Bug fosters Denver's artistic diversity in its renovated 1912 nickelodeon movie house. Decidedly unpretentious, the Bug produces new and unique plays and hosts the Bug's Children's Theatre Series for Denver's younger set. You must take the kids here when you move to Denver.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts
1245 Champa St., Denver CO 80204; Tel. 303.893.4000
In the heart of downtown Denver, with views of the Rockies and city lights all around, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is Denver's multi-faceted epicenter of small theatre and big Broadway. The complex's Tony Award-winning Denver Center Theatre Company showcases live theatre on four stages, from classics to newly-generated contemporary, while the Denver Center Productions imports touring Broadway hits. The Center's Voice laboratory is also one of the country's leading focal points for voice research. Don’t miss this when you’re considering a move to Denver