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Published on August 08, 2019
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Looking to make a difference this weekend?

From a scavenger hunt for a good cause to multiple opportunities to celebrate summer outdoors at the park with local organizations, there's plenty to do when it comes to making a positive impact in Denver this upcoming week. Read on for a rundown.

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Hunt for a Cause: Charity Scavenger Hunt in Lodo

From the event description:

Bring your family and friends, and challenge your foes to join in on this summer's ultimate adventure — a scavenger hunt race that takes you through the landmarks and hidden wonders of Lower Downtown, Denver. Teams of one to five people can battle through clues and challenges, race for the grand prize and support a good cause. This is an independently produced event, with all proceeds benefiting the Nathan Yip Foundation. Your support will go directly towards developing educational resources for children in rural China!

When: Sunday, Aug. 11, 9-11 a.m.
Where: LoDo
Admission: $20

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Face-to-Face Colorado Summer Picnic at Fred Thomas Park

From the event description:

Join your Colorado Cleft Community for a fun day at the park! We'll have activities for the whole family, lunch, face painting and special guest appearances (spoiler: Toby, the cleft pup!). Plus, you'll get a chance to hang out with your cleft buddies. We can't wait to celebrate the summer with you!

When: Sunday, Aug. 11, noon-2 p.m.
Where: Fred Thomas Park Pavillion, 2400 Quebec St.
Admission: Free

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Volunteer Appreciation BBQ at Barnum Park with Extreme Community Makeover

From the event description:

We appreciate you! And we want to celebrate you. Join Extreme Community Makeover for our annual volunteer appreciation barbecue. We will be at one of Denver's best parks, Barnum Park, with games, food and fun for the whole family, along with volunteer awards. Thank you for volunteering, and for making the impact Extreme Community Makeover has in Denver neighborhoods possible!

When: Sunday, Aug. 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Barnum Park, 360 Hooker St.
Admission: Free

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