Cookin’ Up Hot Jazz on January 31
Join an evening of jazz and food on January 31 at American Classic Piano, 2007 Dallas St. in Aurora. Starting at 6pm meet and greet legendary jazz performers, and enjoy a buffet dinner, desserts, and wine and beer. Performances by The Hazel Miller Trio, The Annie Booth Trio, Marlo Mortensen, and Warren Niles Baker will begin at 7pm. Tickets are $65 per person and a portion of the proceeds go to The Telluride Society for Jazz Student Education Programs. For more information or to register, visit thinkfunexcursions.com.
Monday–Friday Weekly Stapleton Walks
Monday through Friday weekly, join the free Stapleton walks hosted by Chris at EatWalkLearn and Ed at StapletonWalks, two volunteers for Walk2Connect, a Colorado-based social group creating connections between people and their neighborhoods through walking. These walking movement leaders head these walks in Stapleton, which are 2.5 miles or one-hour long.
- Monday, Westerly Creek Trail
Meet at 9:50am at the Westerly Creek Trail east of Central Park Blvd. and south of MLK Blvd. The Westerly Creek Trail is very stroller friendly. We meet at the Bus Stop at Beeler Street and 29 th Avenue
- Wednesdays, Conservatory Green & Northfield Mall
Meet at 7am at the Northfield Mall Starbucks,
8340 Northfield Blvd.
- Thursdays, Conservatory Green Uplands Park
Meet at 2:50pm at the fire pit in Conservatory Green Park, south of 49th Pl. between Valentia Ct. and Valentia St.
- Fridays, Alzheimer’s Garden in Central Park and Westerly Creek
Meet at 7am at the Central Park Rec Center,
9651 MLK Blvd.
For the full calendar of walks, visit walk2connect.com/events/ or contact walk leader Chris Englert at email@example.com.
Friday Morning Meditation at Stapleton MCA
Stapleton resident and stress counselor Sandra Thebaud hosts meditation sessions every Friday from 9-10am at the Stapleton MCA community center, 7350 E. 29th Avenue. She gives tips for meditating at home, including: find undisturbed space, sit comfortably with eyes closed, watch your thoughts enter and allow them to leave your mind, practice for 20 minutes a day. RSVP at stressintel.com.
Classes at Share Denver
Share Denver is a 1,600 square-foot community craft space at 29th and Fairfax. Every month classes focus on a different craft from crochet, embroidery and cross stitch, to tarot, to kombucha brewing. All of the teachers live in the community. www.sharedenver.com.
“Tear, Cut & Paste: The Art of Collage”
Now through February 14, the exhibit “Tear, Cut & Paste: The Art of Collage” will showcase some of Colorado’s finest collage artists. Talks by the artists will be January 16, 23 and February 6. Visit the Art Gym Denver at 1460 Leyden. Visit www.artgymdenver.com for the full details.
Downtown Aurora Visual Arts “Mysteries of the Season”
Now through Fri., Jan 22 visit Downtown Aurora Visual Arts “Mysteries of the Season” exhibit. Youth artists prepare projects year round for the exhibit, which is free and open to the public. Visit 10am-5pm Mon-Fri. 1405 Florence. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, call 303-367-5886 or visit www.davarts.org.
DPS community meeting about McAuliffe
6pm on Wednesday, January 6, McAuliffe Principal Kurt Dennis will present his proposal for a larger McAuliffe in 2017-18. 6pm. Smiley auditorium, 2540 Holly.
Denver Preschool Program’s Annual Preschool Showcase
10am-2pm on Saturday, January 9 at Green Valley Ranch Recreation Center, 4890 Argonne Way, speak with principals and get to know the preschools available in Denver.
Cocktails for a Cause February 9
Cocktails for a Cause (CFAC) will be hosting their next event in support of Father Woody’s Haven of Hope, a local Denver nonprofit, from 5:30-10pm on February 9, 2016 at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. Father Woody’s Haven of Hope is a day shelter serving the homeless and indigent in the Denver metro area. Their mission is to provide food, shelter, clothing, counseling, rehabilitation and hygienic services to the homeless. In addition to a $10 attendance fee, all event attendees are asked to bring suggested items found on our website http://www.cocktailsforacauseco.org/events/father-woodys-haven-of-hope/ as their “admission ticket” into the event where wine and food is served. To learn more about Cocktails for a Cause and the event in honor of Father Woody’s Haven of Hope and to RSVP go to the website, www.cocktailsforacauseco.org or contact Rene Harding @ email@example.com.
80s Hangar Dance February Saturday, February 13
From 6-11pm on Saturday, February 13, celebrate Valentine’s Day at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. Slip on leg warmers, crimp your hair and let loose with all your 80s dance moves. Whether you want to Moon Walk or do the Electric Slide, you’ll feel like you’re walking on sunshine, because That Eighties Band and Denver’s own Slick Ricky Springs will be playing your favorite songs all night long.
- Learn how to do the Robocop, the Whop, the Worm, the Sprinkler and the Carlton
- Contests for Best 80s Outfit, Best 80s Hair and Best 80s Dance Moves
- Test your 80s pop culture knowledge with our trivia battles!
- Enjoy tastings and dinner from Denver’s top caterers!
For more information and to register, visit WingsMuseum.org.
Lowry Speak Series “An Evening with Paula Burger: Holocaust Survivor, Artist, Author” February 18
The Lowry Speaker Series presents “An Evening with Paula Burger, Holocaust Survivor, Artist, Author” from 7-8:30pm on Thursday, February 18 at the Eisenhower Chapel, 293 Roslyn Street. Paula will discuss her childhood journey through the Holocaust and her triumph over trauma through art and the love of her family. Admission is free. No reservations necessary. For more information, contact Karen House at 303.757.7658 or firstname.lastname@example.org.