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This October—Project Cure-Ebola
Montview is sponsoring one or more Disaster Relief Shipping Containers of emergency medical supplies to help treat Ebola. The containers will be sent through Project CURE. Make a financial or supply donation (duct tape, safety goggles, rubber or other impermeable gloves, hand held sprayers that are 1 liter or bigger). Visit www.projectcure.org or contact Susan Schneider at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rev. Sheri Fry at email@example.com.
Through October—Power of Preschool Photography Exhibit
During October the Sam Gary Branch Library offers a glimpse into the life of a preschool child through the lens of five local, award-winning photographers. Sam Gary, 2961 Roslyn. For more information about the Denver Preschool Program, visit dpp.org.
Through Jan. 4, 2015—RACE: Are we so different?
Sept. 20 through Jan. 4, the History Colorado Center will present the exhibit, RACE: Are we so different? RACE is the first national exhibit to tell stories of race from biological, cultural and historical points of view. http://historycoloradocenter.org/exhibits/race/
Oct. 11, 12—Palletfest
Join Colorado’s first Certifiably Green event including live music and art, upcycling fashion show, food and beer. Everything is built out of recycled shipping pallets. Sponsored by Mayor Michael Hancock. First Sculpture Park, and is totally FREE. The festival will feature live music and art, an upcycling fashion show, food and beer, and most importantly everything will be built out of recycled shipping pallets. Free. 10am to 9pm on Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday at Sculpture Park. http://www.palletfest.com/
Oct. 11—Seminar: Alternative Halloween treats that kids will love
Learn about and sample alternative Halloween treats at an Oct. 11 seminar hosted by the NE Denver Co-op. Free to co-op members. $10 for non-members. 3:30-4:30pm at Sam Gary Branch Library.
Oct. 18-19—Free Fall Festival at City Floral
Celebrate fall with games and fun: pumpkins, scavenger hunt, make scarecrows, run through a straw maze and meet The Urban Farm’s barnyard animals from 11:00am – 2:00pm each day. Enter to win or be a judge in our Chili Cook Off. Also hosting a Paws adoption event. Wear Halloween costumes and take photos in the pumpkin patch. Vendors will include: Rolling Smoke Barbeque and Farm to Truck food trucks, The Real Dill, Mountain Man, 100th Monkey Mushroom. City Floral Greenhouse, 1440 Kearney St, 303.399.1177
Chili Cook-off: Register on the website for the Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, October 18th, from 12pm to 1:30pm. Any kind of chili is welcome: meaty, green, red, spicy, gringo. www.cityfloralgreenhouse.com.
Oct. 18—Harvest at the Hangar Chili Cook-off & Pie Bake-off
Isabella Bird Community School and Stanley Marketplace are hosting the first Harvest at the Hangar from 4-8pm on Oct. 18. The event will include live music, adult beverages, a chili cook-off and pie bake-off, carved pumpkin contest, build-a-scarecrow, face painting and more.
Free to the community. 12 -3 pm. Bladium Sports & Fitness Club, 2400 Central Park Blvd Denver, CO 80238. bladiumdenver.com
Oct. 18—Refuge Day
On Oct. 18, the National Wildlife Refuge will host Refuge Day at the visitor center from 10am to 3pm. Activities include: wildlife activity booths, wildlife tours, arts & crafts, live raptors (Birds of Prey Foundation), live animals (Denver Zoo), and bison chip toss. Visit http://www.fws.gov/refuge/rocky_mountain_arsenal/
Oct. 26—Free Parenting Workshop Behavior & Discipline, Part I
Stapleton residents Dr. Alison Auster and Lauren Ross offer free workshops on parenting. The second workshop is 4-5pm on Oct. 26, in the Sam Gary Branch Library (2961 Roslyn) meeting room and will discuss behavior and discipline approaches in the early childhood years (babies, toddlers & preschoolers), as discussed in the following books: Love & Logic Magic for Early Childhood by Jim Fay, Playful Parenting by Lawrence Cohen, and1-2-3 Magic by Thomas Phelan. All parents are welcome. Participants are not required to read the books before attending any of the workshops. RSVP is not necessary.