Make the most of Mother’s Day
The Aspen Times
Restaurants are closed, the weather looks less than promising and it’s offseason. What’s a good kid to do for their mom on Mother’s Day?
Have no fear, Aspen still has a few tricks up its sleeve for Mother’s Day. Here’s a few ideas of things to do with your family:
Learn about gummy capsules, magnetic fluids, kinetic sand, 3-D printers and oobleck — Mom and Dad might learn something too — at Science Sundays at Jimmy’s restaurant, a family-friendly series hosted by the Aspen Science Center. This week, participants will get to create something for Mom, too.
Skip the breakfast in bed and take Mom out for brunch. Justice Snow’s, Hops, Sage at the Snowmass Club and bb’s kitchen are just a few of the local restaurants offering something special.
If Mom is a music lover, check out “The Winds of Spring Concert” at 4 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium. Put on by Symphony in the Valley, this weekend’s concert includes a wind ensemble, selections from “The Marriage of Figaro” featuring two local vocalists and a piano concerto. Upvalley, a recital by young Suzuki violin and piano students will be at the Aspen Chapel at 4:30 p.m.
The Mother’s Day Mile is a one-mile race held annually in Glenwood Springs. A fundraiser for the Advocate Safehouse Project, the race involves other activities such as “Roses for Moms,” a silent auction and other fun stuff. Pre-register at http://www.active.com.
The Aspen Art Museum has a new exhibit of photographer Anne Collier’s work, and the Wheeler is showing “Belle,” a film adaptation of the life of a mixed-race woman in pre-abolition England. In the Wyly Annex, a new exhibit showcasing photography and sculpture by two Anderson Ranch faculty members just opened. And, of course, there’s always the art you create. (We hear moms are big fans of that kind.)
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