The American Numismatic Association’s Spring National Money Showwraps up today with family activities, exhibits, educational programs, hundreds of numismatic dealers and coins, coins and more coins. There are pieces from the ANA Money Museum and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science along with private collections. Children can take home a special Mother’s Day coin for their moms. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing). Admission is $6 (but check the website for coupons). It’s free for children 12 and under and ANA members. Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., 719-482-9849, NationalMoneyShow.com
Pet-iquette lessons for the dog park
Denver Dog is an all-volunteer nonprofit that advocates for off-leash areas in the Denver metropolitan area. This spring and summer, the organization is offering four one-hour Dog Park Training Classes with an experienced trainer to help you keep Fido in line and learn a paw-erful passel of “park manners.” Dates and locations include today at Stapleton Dog Park, June 16 at Fuller Dog Park, July 14 at Lowry Dog Park and Aug. 18 at Josephine Dog Park. All one-hour classes begin at 9 a.m. The cost is $10, free for Denver Dog members. Register at DenverDOG.org.
On your mark, get set…
LIVE Urban Real Estate, a local residential real estate brokerage, presents the inaugural “Race to Your Next Place” May 19 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The timed event (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) sends teams of two to solve house- and neighborhood-related mysteries, answer trivia questions and complete challenges. The registration fee is $50 per person ($100 per team) and benefits Habitat for Humanity of Colorado. There is a maximum of 250 teams. Participants receive a t-shirt, refreshments, entertainment and tote bag with coupons. The winning team receives a $10,000 cash prize to use toward a down payment on a new home or a renovation or remodel project on an existing home. Visit RaceNextPlace.com for more information.
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