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Family Discovery Series


General Information

Families are invited to discover at Parker Arts and experience new forms of arts, culture and science through our one-hour performances intended for families with young children.

Tickets are $10. Children ages 2 and under are free.

2022/2023 Season

Hunk Ta Bunk Ta Music by Katherine Dines
Saturday, Sept. 17, 10:00 a.m. at The Schoolhouse Theater
Bring the whole family and sing along with Katherine Dines a multi award-winning, Grammy-nominated songwriter. Her performances of original and traditional songs, are highly interactive and include audiences of all ages with dance, stories, zany props, sign language and global instruments.
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School of Breaking
Saturday, Oct. 15, 10:00 a.m. at The Schoolhouse Theater
Join us for this unique blend of entertainment and education designed to teach the fundamentals of Breaking, Hip Hop, culture and history. The performance will be followed by an interactive segment designed to get the audience moving. Come along and learn some new dance moves and get in the spirit of peace, love, unity, and having fun! School of Breaking is the premier school in the Denver-area to learn, develop, and thrive as a Colorado Bboy or Bgirl.
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The ZOOmobile – Animal Mythbusters
Saturday, November 5, 10:00 a.m. at the PACE Center
Can Porcupines shoot their quills? Do cockroaches serve any purpose? Learn the truth about some well known animal myths. After these myths you’ll be seeing wildlife in a whole new way! The ZOOMobile, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s community outreach program, brings the Zoo to YOU! This experience brings animals out into the community to engage with guests of all ages, and is a great addition to any event!
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The Pirates of Penzance
Saturday, Feb. 11, 10:00 a.m. at The Schoolhouse Theater
Full of sentimental pirates, blundering policemen, absurd adventures, and improbable paradoxes, we bring you a brand-new production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s hilarious farce! The story follows the misadventures of young Frederic, an orphan apprenticed to a raucous band of pirates until his twenty-first birthday. After leaving the pirates’ way of life, Frederic falls for the beautiful Mabel, whose father is Major General Stanley. But, when Frederic’s former boss, the Pirate King discovers the Major General’s secret plot, complications abound. Set sail with this classic comedy that boasts some of the most memorable tunes in operetta.
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Celtic Steps
Saturday, March 18, 10:00 a.m. at the The Schoolhouse Theater
Celebrate Irish Culture with Celtic Steps School of Irish Dance featuring traditional and modern Irish dancing steps. Learn the origins and evolution of the music and costumes going back to ancient Irish roots. Audience members of all ages may participate in easy and enjoyable dances. Don’t miss this beautiful display of Irish dance. A show for all ages!
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Animal Farm
Saturday, Apr. 1, 10:00 a.m. at The Schoolhouse Theater
Animal Farm performs original music and educational comedy for children and families exploring themes of social and emotional learning, community, self-expression, and the environment through the eyes of our furry, feathered, scaly, and shell-dwelling friends. Blending music, educational comedy, and interactive storytelling, their interactive and energetic performances delight listeners of all ages.
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The Falcon: Music of Flight
Saturday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. at The Schoolhouse Theater
The Music of Flight is a short, humorous two-person play for ages 8+  by Josh Hartwell, combined with live music about birds performed by the Colorado Chamber Players, by Rameau, Haydn and Maria Newman.  The play is directed by Betty Hart (DCPA, Aurora Fox, Local Theatre, Town Hall credits) Darlene–a child with a vivid imagination- conjures up a friendship with her favorite winged comic book superhero, the Falcon.  Darlene takes on several make-believe characters, and helps her superhero connect with a strong identity and sense of belonging.
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Please visit Parker Arts Tickets and Events Page for show details.