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February 2020

Active Minds presents: Climate Change

February 20

Scientists predict a global average temperature increase of 2.5 to 10 degrees over the next century. Join Active Minds as we examine predictions and politics given the US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord. Time: 2:00-3:00pm Cost: Free Scientists are predicting a global average temperature increase of 2.5 to 10 degrees over the next century. Likely impacts include more droughts and heatwaves as well as stronger and more frequent hurricanes. Sea levels are predicted to rise 1-4 feet by 2100,…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
Website: www.activeminds.com,

R.A.D.A. Inspired Workshop: Talking With Kids About Race in Current Events & Children’s Media

February 22

2:00pm – 4:00pm How do we talk to the children in our lives about race, social justice and equity? A children’s activity, ideal for ages 3-8, accompanies the workshop

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, NE Denver/NW Aurora Events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/talking-kids-about-race-current-events-childrens-media,

Let’s Talk: Conversations about Women’s Health

February 25

Guarding your heart: Cardiovascular news you can use Presented by Center for Women’s Health Research at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus 5:15-6:00pm Registration and Light Dinner 6:00-8:00pm Program Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Please join us during heart health month for the next Let’s Talk and be better equipped to guard and protect your heart. Experts at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will teach you about sex…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.cwhr.org,

Active Minds: The Civil Rights Act

February 27

6:30pm – 7:30pm Join Active Minds as we examine the act over 50 years later and evaluate its impact on civil rights in the United States today.

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-46,

Ukulele Workshop

February 29

2:00pm – 3:30pm Grab your ukulele or borrow one of ours to join us in an accessible, beginner level workshop.

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Music
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/ukulele-workshop-5,
March 2020

Author Visit: Mona Siegel on Women’s Rights and the Suffrage Movement

March 1

2:00pm – 3:00pm Her talk will examine American women’s historic battle for suffrage rights in the context of global movements for women’s rights.

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/author-visit-mona-siegel-womens-rights-and-suffrage-movement,

Author Visit: Mona Siegel on Women’s Rights and the Suffrage Movement

March 1

2:00pm – 3:00pm Mona Siegel is the author of the new book Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women’s Rights After the First World War

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/author-visit-mona-siegel-womens-rights-and-suffrage-movement,

Active Minds presents: California

March 3

Join Active Minds as we explore the Golden State together and learn about what makes it unique! Time: 10:00-11:00 am Cost: Free RSVP: Not required; for info, call Lil Shaw: 303-316-6359 With more people than any other state and an economy that would put it ninth in the world if it were a country, the importance of California is clear to most Americans. It is, however, a complex state with a colorful history and significant current challenges, including wildfires. Join…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
Website: www.activeminds.com,

The New Faces of Representation

March 5

6:30pm – 7:30pm Learn what political scientists have discovered about what the new faces of representation mean for American politics moving forward.

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/new-faces-representation-0,

The New Faces of Representation

March 5

6:30pm – 7:30pm Learn what political scientists have discovered about what the new faces of representation mean for American politics moving forward. Taught by Dr. Robert Preuhs of MSU.

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/new-faces-representation-0,

Free Community Talk: 3 Key Steps to Prevent or Reverse Prediabetes

March 5

85 million Americans have prediabetes yet only 1 in 10 know they have it. Learn what prediabetes is and the 3 steps research shows are critical for prediabetes prevention and reversal to avoid diabetes. Questions? nora@cheatdiabetes.com We’ll also discuss the most common unhealthy behaviors that increase risk for prediabetes and diabetes, and review the new recommendations for limiting added sugars. At the end of the talk I’ll challenge you to consider the one healthy change you REALLY WANT TO MAKE…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.cheatdiabetes.com/,

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s 2020 National Educating America Tour Comes to Denver

March 12

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)’s Educating America National Tour, featuring AFA’s free Concepts in Care educational conference, free memory screenings, and much more, comes to Denver. The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)’s Educating America National Tour, featuring AFA’s free Concepts in Care educational conference, free memory screenings, and much more, comes to Denver on Thursday, March 12. The free program is open to families affected by Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers, and anyone interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease. The…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: alzfdn.org/event/educating-america-tour-colorado-2/,

Evolution Women’S Conference

March 12

The purpose of the conference is to inspire, energize and empower women to grow. Key features of the conference include powerful talks by leading businesswomen, luncheon with an inspiring keynote speaker, Women’s Expo, breakout sessions & more. The Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Evolution Women’s Conference on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Waymire Dome in Brighton, Colorado. The last two years we have sold out our venues, this year…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.brightonchamber.com/events/details/3rd-annual-evolution-women-s-conference-8544,

College Admissions 101

March 12

6:00pm – 7:30pm Let a former college admissions director answer all your questions and dispel any myths. How soon should you start planning (academically)? How can you best help your young adult prepare? Is out-fo-state even possible?

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Teens
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/college-admissions-101,

Active Minds: The Discovery of the South Pole

March 12

1:00pm – 2:00pm Join Active Minds as we discuss the discovery of the South Pole by Roald Amundsen, “the last of the Vikings.”

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-47,

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s 2020 National Educating America Tour Comes to Denver

March 12

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)’s Educating America National Tour, featuring AFA’s free Concepts in Care educational conference, free memory screenings, and much more, comes to Denver on Thursday, March 12. The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)’s Educating America National Tour, featuring AFA’s free Concepts in Care educational conference, free memory screenings, and much more, comes to Denver on Thursday, March 12. The free program is open to families affected by Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers, and anyone interested in learning more…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
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Active Minds presents: Leonardo Da Vinci

March 19

Join Active Minds as we review his life, work, and lasting impact.  Cost: Free Time: 2:00-3:00 pm Inventor, artist, scientist, engineer, architect, philosopher, and more. Leonardo da Vinci was a true “Renaissance Man” and a clear creative genius. Join Active Minds as we review his life, work, and lasting impact. This event is sponsored by Springbrooke, Garden Plaza of Aurora, Five Star Residences of Dayton Place, and All the Comfort of Home. Cost: Free Time: 2:00-3:00 pm

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
Website: www.activeminds.com,

The Green Amendment with Maya van Rossum

March 19

6:30pm – 7:30pm Maya van Rossum is the Founder of Green Amendments For the Generations, a grassroots nonprofit organization inspiring a nationwide movement to secure constitutional recognition and protection of environmental rights

Categories: Interest and Support Groups and Meetings, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/green-amendment-may-van-rossum,

Active Minds: Ukraine

March 26

6:30pm – 7:30pm Join Active Minds as we review the history, present issues, and future challenges of this former Soviet satellite country.

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/active-minds-48,
September 2020

DENVER DECIDES – 10 Candidate and Issue Forums

September 18, 2020

Denver Decides (consortium of League of Women Voters of Denver, Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation and Denver 8 TV) will hold candidate and ballot issue forums for the upcoming November 2018 election. Forums can be viewed live on Denver 8 TV and Forums can be viewed live on Denver 8 TV at the times listed below. They can also be viewed on the Channel 8 website along with taped candidate introductions. Election Day Tuesday, November 6 Ballots will be mailed on October 15…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Politics
Website: www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/denver-decides.html,
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