Denver has some cute events on its schedule this week. Start empowering at WorldDenver International Women’s Day and end it by raising funds and chewing on a National Pi Day Zoom Party. Wherever the week takes you, take a look at this recap of what’s happening in Denver.

Reminder, masks, and social distancing are mandatory at any of these in-person events.

Wednesday March 10th

Tattooed goods

Photo courtesy of Balefire Goods on Facebook

When: March 10th – 31st

Where: Balefire Goods, 7513 Grandview Ave., Arvada

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Balefire Goods presents Tattooed Goods – a collection with local artist Alicia Hatfield. The collection includes a flash sheet of 20 different designs from Hatfield that you can tattoo on various items such as rings, decanters, water bottles and more with the help of Lauren Tuggle and Crown Trophy.

The Gin & Jazz series

Photo courtesy of Fireside at Five on Facebook

When: March 10th – 31st

Where: Different places

Costs: You can find different prices here

The lowdown: Fireside at Five is back with The Gin & Jazz Series. The series features local musicians and ensembles who embody the historical culture “Harlem of the West”. This Wednesday you can play sweet pieces from the Rico Jones Trio.

American Regional: Rocky Mountain

Photo courtesy of Cook Street School of Culinary Arts on Facebook

When: March 10, 6 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.

Where: Cook Street School of Culinary Arts, 43 W. 9th Ave., Denver

Costs: $ 119 per person here

The lowdown: Test your cooking skills with a cooking class from American Regional: Rocky Mountain. During the delicious evening you can prepare corn fritters, a rack of lamb with fried potatoes and a seasonal fruit cake.

Blood memory

Photo courtesy of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Facebook

When: March 10, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is hosting a discussion on the film Blood Memory. The film examines the stories of survivors of the Indian Child Welfare Act as well as current political and legal issues. You can hear from a group of speakers including Chrissi Ross Nimmo, Brett Lee Shelton, and Mervyn L. Tano.

Thursday March 11th

Sushi rolling class

Photo courtesy of Denver Sushi House on Facebook

When: March 11, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 53- $ 80 get tickets here

The lowdown: Make your own sushi at home with the help of an instructor from Denver Sushi House during a sushi rolling class. The ticket price includes all the ingredients for three types of sushi and a bottle of sake to enjoy with your meal.

Friday March 12th

Look at spaceballs

Alamo Drafthouse via Facebook

When: March 12, 4:20 p.m.

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 4255 W. Colfax Ave., Denver

Costs: Get $ 10.50 tickets here

The lowdown: The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema offers a tour of the fun and wild spaceballs. The film, which parodies Star Wars, is filled with a quirky cast including Rick Moranis, Joan Rivers, and Dom DeLuise.

Saturday March 13th

Women in their infinite forms

Photo by Jeff Fierberg

When: March 13th – 31st

Where: Milk Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Dairy Block and Denver Milk Market partner with Athena Project to showcase women in their infinite form. The exhibition features 11 local female artists who (where) turned mannequins into art that tells stories about female power and reinvention.

Pop Up Puppy Pub

Photo courtesy Denver Union Station

When: March 13th

Where: Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Denver Union Station celebrates St. Patrick’s a little early with a pop-up puppy pub. You can dress in green and bring your furry friend to snag some St. Paddy’s Day specials in the plaza and raise funds for the Denver Animal Shelter. $ 1 will be donated for every item sold.

Detroit Day with Hops and Cakes

Photo courtesy of Hops & Pie

When: March 13, 12 noon

Where: Hops & Cake, 3920 Tennyson St., Denver

Cost: Free entry

The lowdown: Hops & Pie Denver is serving up some hot slices on Detroit Day. Instead of just celebrating National Pi Day, celebrate Detroit Day all day long with Detroit-style pizzas and a brew to wash off.

Sunday March 14th

National Pi Day in Smok

Photo courtesy Smok

When: March 14, 11 a.m.

Where: Smok Barbecue, 330 Brighton Blvd. # 202, Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Satisfy your sweet tooth on National Pi Day in Smok with a seasonal fruit cake. You can purchase a strawberry and rhubarb hand pie from Chef Bill Espiricueta for just $ 3.14 while supplies last.

Steuben’s hand pies

Photo courtesy Steuben’s Uptown

When: March 14, 9 a.m.

Where: Steubens Arvada, 7355 Ralston Rd., Arvada and Steubens Uptown, 523 E. 17th Ave., Denver

Costs: $ 3.14 per pie

The lowdown: Enjoy some treats with Steuben’s Hand Pies during National Pi Day. You can purchase a fruit hand pie from pastry chef Nadine Donovan for $ 3.14 all day.

Maria Empanada’s National Pi Day

Photo courtesy Maria Empanada.

When: March 14, 9 a.m.

Where: Maria Empanada, 2501 Dallas St. # 186, Aurora

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Enjoy freshly made empanadas from Maria Empanada on National Pi Day. You can try chicken chimichurri, ham with egg and cheese, or pears in marsala tart for a sweeter bite.

National Pi Day Zoom Party

Photo courtesy Hinman’s Pies.

When: March 14, 6 p.m.

Where: Kendall Court, 5604 Kendall Ct., Arvada

Costs: $ 12- $ 50 get tickets here

The lowdown: John Hinman from Hinman’s Pie teams up with cake expert John Lehndorff for a National Pi Day Zoom Party. You can join in with a Square Pi package that contains three 6-inch cakes, a Zoom invite, recipes, and more. Part of the profits from the event will benefit CHOW.

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Mark your calendar

Octopus Initiative Lottery

When: March 15, 11 a.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free RSVP here

Beer dinner with La Chiva

When: March 16, 6 p.m.

Where: Dos Luces Brewery, 1236 S. Broadway, Denver

Costs: $ 55- $ 280 tickets are available here

In the archive: photography from the Colville reservation

When: March 18, 6 p.m. – 6.45 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for free

Pizzeria Locale Dough From Scratch Class

When: March 23, 6 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 25 tickets available here

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