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February 2019

Write & Talk for Teens with Lighthouse Writers

February 20

4:00-6:00 pm Are you interested in exploring the world of creative writing? Join local author Whitney Gaines to try a new genre or topic each month. Registration required Are you interested in exploring the world of creative writing? Join local author Whitney Gaines to try a new genre or topic each month. We’ll try our hands at fiction, poetry, screenwriting, and graphic novels, with plenty of time for freewriting and conversation each month. Registration required

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Teens
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/write-talk-teens-lighthouse-writers-0,

Active Minds presents: Tobacco

February 21

Join Active Minds as we tell the story of tobacco, from its roots to its leaves. This event is sponsored by Springbrooke, Garden Plaza of Aurora, All the Comfort of Home, and Paradyme Mortgage. Time: 2:00-3:00 pm Cost: Free The global tobacco market exceeds half a trillion dollars annually. If tobacco were a country, it would be roughly the 20th largest economy in the world. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of tobacco, from its roots to its…

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Seniors
Website: www.activeminds.com,

Science in the News: The History and Science of Vaccines: What, How, WHO, Why

February 21

6:30-7:45 pm Join three local scientists from the University of Colorado to discuss the history, science, and medicine of vaccinations. In 2000 the United States declared measles was eradicated thanks to the MMR vaccine; two decades later, the World Health Organization has reported that outbreaks are on the rise. Vaccines are a powerful tool for protecting ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities from disease. But many fear that they carry their own risks, and don’t participate. So what are…

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/science-news-1,

Free Encore Career Workshop for BabyBoomers!

February 21

Boomers Leading Change hosts–“Power Up Your Game: Encore Career Strategizing”– a Free Workshop, 5:30-7:30 pm, Thurs, Feb 21 at Carla Madison Rec Center to guide BabyBoomers with Encore Careers. Call: 303-426-6637. www.BoomersLeadingChange.org As part of our Colorado Encore Network program, Boomers Leading Change will host a workshop–“Power up your game: Encore Career Strategizing”— from 5:30-7:30 pm., February 21, 2019 at Carla Madison Recreation Center 2401 E Colfax Ave Denver, CO 80206, Our panel of 4 career and recruiting experts will…

Categories: Jobs and Employment Events, Lectures and Classes
Website: www.boomersleadingchange.org,

Coiled Basket Art Workshop with Elizabeth Morisette

February 23

Current exhibiting artist Elizabeth Morisette will teach how to create a basket using the ancient technique of coiling. Using a variety of papers, participants will experiment with texture and color to form a unique paper vessel. Current exhibiting artist Elizabeth Morisette will teach how to create a basket using the ancient technique of coiling. Using a variety of papers, participants will experiment with texture and color to form a unique paper vessel, much like those on display in out current…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Classes
Website: thedairy.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=AdultWorkshops,

Active Minds: Kashmir

February 28

6:30-7:30 pm Join Active Minds as we explore Kashmir and seek to understand its pivotal role in South Asia. Since the formation of India and Pakistan in 1947, both countries have fought over the region known as Kashmir. Containing a Muslim majority, but ruled by Hindu dominated India, Kashmir has been the trigger of two separate wars between India and Pakistan, and even drawn China into the conflict. Add to the mix, the nuclear arsenal of both countries and it’s…

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-20,
March 2019

Effective Weight Loss, Intermittent Fasting and Your Body

March 9

Mom’s Night Out Productions welcomes Dr. Jason Fung for a 2-hour special talk with Q&A session. Dr. Fung is a Canadian nephrologist and world-leading expert on intermittent fasting and LCHF (low carb, high fat). Jason Fung is the best-selling author of “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss”, “The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting” and “The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally”. Dr. Jason Fung is a…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Lectures and Classes
Website: jasonfungmd.eventbrite.com,

Active Minds: Italy

March 14

1:00pm – 2:00pm Join Active Minds as we review the rich history of Italy and its current turmoil. W After a contentious election one year ago that included rumblings about possibly leaving the European Union, Italy has formed a fragile government under the leadership of Giuseppi Conte. Join Active Minds as we review the rich history of Italy and its current turmoil. We’ll visit Italy’s roots in Holy Roman Empire, its rich artistic and scientific contributions of the Renaissance, its…

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-italy,

Science in the News: Optogenetics

March 21

6:30pm – 7:45pm Optogenetics is a groundbreaking technology that allows scientists to control cells and proteins in real time with light. Join three scientists from the University of Colorado as we explore the exciting world of optogenetics. In 2016, a blind woman was injected with light-sensitive proteins from algae to restore her vision. Optogenetics is a groundbreaking technology that allows scientists to control cells and proteins in real time with light. Its uses are many – from creating new therapeutics…

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/science-news-2,

Sam Gary Literary Book Club

March 24

2:00-3:00 pm March Title: Me Talk Pretty One Day, by David Sedaris This book club will meet at Sam Gary once a month on Sundays and rotate between fiction, nonfiction, and reader’s choice selections! All meetings will take place in the Sam Gary Branch Meeting Room at 2 p.m. March Title: Me Talk Pretty One Day, by David Sedaris

Categories: Interest and Support Groups and Meetings, Lectures and Classes
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/copy-copy-sam-gary-literary-book-club,

Active Minds: Chicago: Biography of a City

March 28

6:30pm – 7:30pm Join Active Minds for the story of the Windy City. Join Active Minds for the story of the Windy City. We will begin with the French explorers, missionaries, fur traders and Native Americans that inhabited the region in the early 1800s. We will cover the Great Chicago Fire and how it impacted the development of the city. And as we bring things all the way up to the present, we’ll cover the politics, crime, food, culture, and…

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-chicago-biography-city,
April 2019

Adult Art Classes

April 9 - May 9

Spring Adult Art Classes at Denver School of the Arts. Detailed class information and registration at debrosenbaum.com Printmaking Sampler (Tue) Introduction to Observational Drawing (Wed) Introduction to Color and Watercolor Painting (Thur) Whether you’re new to art making or looking to get back to a neglected practice, adult art classes at Denver School of the Arts offer fun, accessible and no-stress instruction.    Class size is limited to 10 students to meet individual needs at any level.  Students must be…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Classes
Website: debrosenbaum.com,
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