Mingle with the People

While we can appreciate our someet new friendslitude from time to time, human beings tend to crave socialization as well. According to PsychologyToday, maintaining healthy social connections can improve your overall well-being. This month, get out and into the crowd. Mingle with those you know, and make an effort to meet some new friends. Here are five places to do that.

Catch a Rockies Game

Keep an eye on the weather and when it’s just right head to the ballpark! Tickets are usually fairly affordable and no matter where you sit there’s always a great view. Whether it’s the field, the mountains or the city – there’s not a bad seat in the house. It’s a great way to spend the day outdoors with your fellow Coloradans.

FivePoints Jazz Festival

This festival is free and takes place on May 21st. It celebrates the rich history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood which used to be home to numerous jazz clubs where you could find popular jazz musicians such as Miles Davis or Thelonius Monk.

Denver Day of Rock

This free music event aims to raise awareness of the children in our community.  It takes place on May 28th from 2:30pm – 9:30 pm on the 16th Street Mall. There will be 5 stages set up around the mall area with a variety of rock bands performing.

ArtStir Denver

If art is more your thing, this event takes place May 28th and 29th at the Denver Pavilions. The event will showcase numerous works including paintings, illustrations, furnishings and locally designed and crafted goods.

45th Annual People’s Fair

Take in the art and music while mingling with others. The fair runs June 4th and 5th at Civic Center Park and aims to bring together a diverse population to celebrate “family, entrepreneurial spirit and community.” At the fair, you have the opportunity to explore gifts, wine, craft beer and a variety of music. Plus there are plenty of free and low-cost activities for children. Before you go to the People’s Fair, stop by our 9HealthFair at the Fillmore and we’ll be handing out free pedometers! It’s also your last chance to attend a 9Health Fair this Spring.