Just For Kids

Aspen Grove has a treasure trove of fun for kids! Looking for something to do this summer? With crafts, books, pampering, events, and yummy treats, come make memories at Aspen Grove.


  • RED HEN CREATERY: an arts and crafts studio for drop-ins, birthday parties, kids camps, and more. PLUS, they have fun events for adults, too.
  • THE CREATERY WORKSHOP: a community space offering camps, workshops, and event space.
  • BUTTERSCOTCH GROVE: not just a cupcake shop but a dessert destination!
  • TIMBUK TOYS: a local, independent, toy store with a goal to connect you with the joy of play. Use their deluxe gift-wrapping option or sign up for their birthday club for a special discount.
  • STORY PLAYTIME WITH MR. PAUL – Join Mr. Paul and Timbuk Toys for a morning of storytime fun. Every Friday morning at 10:30 am, you will find Mr. Paul outside between Timbuk Toys and Qdoba hosting a fun kid-friendly story playtime. You’re invited!
  • ANTHONY VINCE’ NAIL SALON – escape and rejuvenate with spa services for yourself or large groups, including a kid’s menu for little princes and princesses.
  • TATTERED COVER BOOK STORE: an independent bookseller offering a variety of kids’ books, toys, and storytimes. The host their kids storytime every Wednesday at 11 am.
  • ROX ARTS GALLERY: offers fun art classes for kids, including an annual banner making class.
  • HUNGRY? Check out our restaurant mix offering kid-favorites and kid’s meals! Then stroll over to our BARBOX Garden where we have chairs, picnic tables, umbrellas and greenspace to let your kids (and you) burn off some summer energy.
  • BEMIS PUBLIC LIBRARY has a wonderful monthly STORYWALK where you and your kids can read through the pages of a special book. Start at Panera Bread and then head north to ULTA. On select store windows, a page of the book is on display for your family to read.

FUN THINGS TO DO: (Click on listings below for more information)

Aspen Grove Event Calendar

Red Hen Createry Calendar of Events and Activities

Timbuk Toys

Tattered Cover Book Store Events and Kids Books Club

Carson Nature Center Programs and Classes

ROX Arts Gallery Classes


Aspen Grove has the perfect birthday party package for kids and teens!

Book a birthday party at Red Hen Createry and get 15% off at Timbuk Toys and Butterscotch Grove! Red Hen Createry will host the event and provide a fun, craft activity, then share a discount on cupcakes at Butterscotch Grove and on gifts or favors at Timbuk Toys to pull it all together!

Book your party at: www.RedHenCreatery.com or email info@redhencreatery.com

Timbuk Toys offers a Birthday Club for kids 10 and under. Click to signup and receive a $10 discount by email on your birthday!

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