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September 2021

Bold Women. Change History. Linda Alvarado

September 15, 2021

Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month during an evening with barrier breaker and business leader Linda Alvarado. Barrier Breaker. Business Leader. First Hispanic Woman to own a MLB Team. Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month during an evening with barrier breaker and business leader Linda Alvarado. Overcoming adversity and financial challenges in her youth to become the wildly successful owner and CEO of Alvarado Construction, Linda made history as the first Hispanic (male or female) owner of a major league baseball franchise—our…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=bold-women-change-history-linda-alvarado;instance=20210915190000,

Active Minds presents: Afghanistan

September 20, 2021

Join Active Minds for a look at the story of Afghanistan, both before and since 9/11. Time: 1:00-3:00pm Cost: Free RSVP: required (limited seating): 303-466-2422 Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. has announced its intention to withdraw combat troops from Afghanistan. In the immediate aftermath of the attacks, the U.S. led a coalition invasion of Afghanistan seeking to oust the ruling Taliban and find Al Qaeda leaders, including Osama bin Laden. Join Active Minds for a look at the…

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

October 2021

Active Minds presents: The Nobel Prize

October 4, 2021

Join Active Minds as we trace the history of the Nobel Prize, highlighting notable laureates, notable omissions, and a controversy here and there. Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Cost: Free RSVP required (limited seating): 303-751-5150 Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, established the Nobel Prize in his will in 1895.  For over a century the prize has stood for extraordinary accomplishment in a variety of fields throughout the world. Join Active Minds as we trace the history of the Nobel…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
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Ludeman Family Center for Women’s Health Research – Annual Community Event

October 5, 2021

This free educational livestream event will feature renowned cardiologist Jennifer Mieres, MD, as she shares heart smart solutions for improving your health. When: October 5, 2021 at 12 p.m. MT Register: https://cvent.me/mAWzwa Please join us for the 2021 Annual Community Event Livestream presented by the Ludeman Family Center for Women’s Health Research. This free educational livestream event will feature Jennifer Mieres, MD, as she shares heart smart solutions for improving your health from her books and films. Because of our…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: cvent.me/mAWzwa,

Authentically You: Embracing Change in Challenging Times

October 16, 2021

A 9am-4pm gathering to explore and celebrate one’s authentic self, featuring six speakers to uplift and inspire you! Dr. Jonathan Ellerby, Ashley Cornelius, Mimi Madrid, Bob Bongiovanni & Rev Mary Jo Honiotes. Lunch included. Sliding fee $30-45

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Religious/Spiritual
Website: bit.ly/altheasymposium,

InSights & InPerson Connections: Exploring the Coors Brewery with Heidi Harris

October 27, 2021

Join Heidi Harris, Archivist at Coors, show audiences around a rarely seen bar in Coors Brewery. Join Heidi Harris, Archivist at Coors, show audiences around a rarely seen bar in Coors Brewery. This bar was completed in 1977 and is still located on the 6th floor of the Brewery Office Complex. The Quality Assurance department used this bar until 2018 to evaluate the beer, and for many years served as an executive bar to entertain guests. There are many treasures…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=insights-inperson-connections-exploring-the-coors-brewery-with-heidi-harris;instance=20211027120000,

Active Minds presents: Salem Witches

October 28, 2021

Join Active Minds as we seek to understand this astounding moment in our country’s early history. Time: 10:00-noon Cost: Free RSVP required : 303-693-0200 In 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts an extraordinary series of events coupled with the hysterical reaction of the community, resulted in what is referred to as the Salem Witch Hunt. Hundreds of individuals were tried for the crime of witchcraft and many were executed as a result. Join Active Minds as we seek to understand this astounding…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Seniors
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November 2021

Active Minds presents: Franklin Delano Roosevelt

November 5, 2021

Join Active Minds as we look at the life and leadership of one of our nation’s most admired presidents. Cost: Free Time: 1:00-3:00pm RSVP required: 303-466-2422 Reflecting on Roosevelt’s presidency, his biographer commented that FDR “brought the United States through the Great Depression and World War II to a prosperous future. He lifted himself from a wheelchair to lift the nation from its knees.”  Join Active Minds as we look at the life and leadership of one of our nation’s…

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

Bold Women. Change History. Dr. Carlotta Walls LaNier

November 10, 2021

Civil Rights Advocate. Author. National Women’s Hall of Fame Inductee. Civil Rights Advocate. Author. National Women’s Hall of Fame Inductee. At the age of 14, Dr. Carlotta Walls LaNier was the youngest of the nine Black students known as the Little Rock Nine who integrated Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Carlotta endured constant harassment, intimidation, and threats as she courageously fought for school desegregation, becoming a Civil Rights icon. Join us as she shares her story of strength…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=bold-women-change-history-dr-carlotta-lanier;instance=20211110190000,

Mindful Looking Online with the Denver Art Museum

November 16, 2021

Slow down and spend time with a single work of art from the Denver Art Museum. In November, take a closer look at Henry Ossawa Tanner’s dramatically rendered religious scene, The Resurrection of Lazarus. Join us online the third Tuesday of each month to discover overlooked details, pose questions, and explore ideas as we linger, look and connect from home with art and with each other. This is a free program which currently occurs online every third Tuesday of each…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Museums
Website: www.denverartmuseum.org/en/calendar/mindful-looking-online,

Active Minds presents: Native Americans of Colorado

November 23, 2021

Join Active Minds as we tell the stories of the original inhabitants of Colorado. Cost: Free Time: 1:30-3:30 RSVP: Tobias Keller: 303-873-2038 Other: Limited seating, social distancing. Masks required (even if vaccinated). Join Active Minds as we tell the stories of the original inhabitants of Colorado. From Mesa Verde to the high plains, we will trace the civilizations of the Ute, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Pueblo and other tribes as we seek to understand Colorado’s Native American history and legacy. Cost: Free…

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

December 2021

InSights & InPerson Connections: Following the Trail to Justice for Anna Mae Aquash with Retired Denver Police Detective Abe Alonzo

December 15, 2021

Hear Retired Denver Police Detective Abe Alonzo present his story and work on the kidnapping and murder of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash in 1975. Hear Retired Denver Police Detective Abe Alonzo present his story and work on the kidnapping and murder of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash in 1975. In 1994, Detective Alonzo and US Marshal Ecoffey worked together on this investigation along with Bureau of Indian Affairs investigator Mitch Pourier, Oglala tribal member and FBI Special Agent James Graf, to…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=insights-inpersonconnections-following-the-trail-to-justice-for-anna-mae-aquash-with-retired-denver-police-detective-abe-alonzo;instance=20211215120000,

February 2022

Lowry Speaker Series Presents: “Navigating the Education System with an Exceptional Child”

February 8

Join us at 7pm for a discussion with Lowry residents (and mother and son) GG Johnston and Gregor Owens. They will talk about Gregor’s learning differences and how they’ve advocated for each other on his educational journey. Separately GG Johnston and Gregor Owens think differently; but together, they navigate the same path, advocating for each other. Their differences make them a strong, loving and sometimes feisty team. What to do when your 2E (twice-exceptional) kid doesn’t fit into the boxes…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Schools and Education
Website: lowryfoundation.org/events,

March 2022

Security of the U.S. Today: Domestic Unrest, Russia & China

March 3

Don’t miss this timely ONLINE national security event featuring Ambassador Nikki Haley, Jeremy Bash, and Bret Stephens Tickets are $10.00 per person and can be purchased at www.tinyurl.com/CELLForum2022

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Politics
Website: www.tinyurl.com/CELLForum2022,

Sushi Rolling Class

March 3

Learn to roll sushi with one our sushi chefs. Learn 3 different styles of sushi inside the Colorado Sake Taproom while sipping on premium sake. 1 – 8 piece roll, 1 – hand roll and 1- 6 piece roll All ingredients, tools and 2, 1/2 glasses of sake per person included. Protiens Include: Tuna, Salmon and Crab Mix This event also happens on March 17,2022 and March 24,2022 @ 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Categories: Food and Cooking, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/13957/t/tickets,

Bold Women. Change History. Pat Schroeder

March 23

Former Congresswoman. Feminist Icon. Women’s Rights Champion. Celebrate Women’s History Month by joining us for a talk with former, two-term Congresswoman Pat Schroeder. Enduring sexism and what was considered at the time a long-shot run for office, Pat became Colorado’s first Congresswoman. On the cusp of the 50 year anniversary of her historic run, Pat shares stories that will make you laugh, cry and cringe as she blazed a trail for a new generation of women onto Capitol Hill.

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=bold-women-change-history-pat-schroeder;instance=20220323190000,

InSights & InPerson: Introduction to Research at History Colorado

March 29

History Colorado’s collections include a wealth of materials for those interested in Colorado history and beyond. History Colorado’s collections include a wealth of materials for those interested in Colorado history and beyond. Join our Stephen H. Hart Research Center staff in exploring how to access History Colorado’s archives, images, artifacts, and newspapers in an introductory program designed for researchers of all experience levels. This is a free virtual class that will take place on Zoom.

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=insights-inperson-introduction-to-research-at-history-colorado;instance=20220329120000,

April 2022

State-Approved Museums and Repositories Confab

April 14

Many small local museums have avocational archaeological collections. Typically these consist of donated projectile points or other stone tools collected by a local person from their area. Many small local museums have avocational archaeological collections. Typically these consist of donated projectile points or other stone tools collected by a local person from their area. Colorado, especially Eastern Colorado is almost completely unknown to any professional studies or official recordings. Recently Dr. Jason LaBelle, his former graduate student Marie Matsuda and…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=state-approved-museums-and-repositories-confab;instance=20220414130000,

InSights & InPerson~Connections: Quilts that Settled the West

April 21

Join Jeananne Olsen Wright IN PERSON as she traces the westward movement of America’s pioneers on the Oregon (Overland) Trail from 1843-1870. Her passion and knowledge of quilts and the Trail entertains and educates her audiences. Join Jeananne Olsen Wright IN PERSON as she traces the westward movement of America’s pioneers on the Oregon (Overland) Trail from 1843-1870. Her passion and knowledge of quilts and the Trail entertains and educates her audiences. She shows more than 36 antique quilts, including…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=insights-inpersonconnections-quilts-that-settled-the-west;instance=20220421130000,

How to Become a Writer of the Future

April 23

On Saturday, 23 April at 2 pm, Writers of the Future contest winner John M. Campbell relates his journey from science fiction reader to award-winning author. This entertaining talk is a free event showing pictures, videos, and the prizes he won. Along with prize money, Writers of the Future winners receive air fare and hotel expenses in Hollywood to attend a writer’s workshop where they learn about writing and publishing from established authors in the science fiction and fantasy community.…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, NE Denver/NW Aurora Events
Website: www.johnmcampbell.com/,
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