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March 2020

Kindness Club

March 25, 2020

4:00pm – 5:00 pm Join the Kindness Club to promote kindness through simple acts. Our intergenerational, all-ages club will focus on how to keep kindness in our everyday lives by making a “kindness gumball machine” full of kind ideas

Categories: Kids and Families, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/kindness-club-8,

Generations at Play: Colorado Ballet

March 25, 2020

12:30pm – 1:30pm Dance with creative movement provided by the Colorado Ballet. Everyone is welcome.

Categories: Kids and Families, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/multigen-playground-2,

Knitting Circle

March 26, 2020

5:30pm – 6:30pm Bring your knitting or crochet project and join other crafters in conversation around the Sam Gary fireplace.

Categories: Interest and Support Groups and Meetings, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/knitting-circle-52,

Ukulele Workshop

March 28, 2020

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

Categories: Music, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/ukulele-workshop-6,

April 2020

Generations at Play: Singing Storytime

April 1, 2020

12:30pm – 1:30pm Join the Sam Gary librarians and we sing some classic books. Everyone is welcome. No registration required.

Categories: Kids and Families, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/multigen-playground-3,

May 2020

Urban Folk Music Revival of the 1950s and ’60s

May 16, 2020

Join Active minds as we explore the relationship between the revival of urban folk music and its musical origins. The urban folk music revival reached certain heights in the 1950s and 1960s, serving as an alternative to mainstream pop and rock genres, introducing young audiences to traditional and diverse musical styles, and providing a platform for political commentary. We’ll explore the relationship between the revival and its musical origins, the “discovery” of folk musicians such as Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly,…

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

August 2020

Active Minds Webinars

August 4, 2020 - August 6, 2020

For class descriptions and access to lectures visit Upcoming Events at activeminds.com North Korea: August 4, 2:00pm The Challenges of Mexico: August 5, 2:00pm History of the Atomic Bomb: August 6, 3:00pm For access to lectures visit Upcoming Events at activeminds.com North Korea: August 4, 2:00-4:00 pm (program from 2:30-3:30 pm) Join Active Minds for a discussion of recent developments as well as a review of North Korean history. We will cover the dynastic leadership of the Kim family as…

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

Active Minds Webinar: Prohibition

August 13, 2020

Join Active Minds as we review the origins and history of prohibition. Time: 2:00mst Free Please go to Upcoming Events page at www.activeminds.com for log on information The production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages was constitutionally outlawed in the U.S. from 1920 to 1933. Join Active Minds as we review the origins and history of prohibition, the rise of bootleggers and organized crime, and the persistence of “dry” counties in the U.S. that still exist to this day.…

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

Active Minds Webinars August

August 14, 2020 - September 25, 2020

Women’s Suffrage in the U.S. August 14, 2:00pm Putin’s Russia August 18, 2:00pm Alexander Hamilton August 25, 1:30pm Please go to Upcoming Events page at www.activeminds.com for log on information Women’s Suffrage in the U.S.: August 14, 2:00-4:00 pm (program from 2:30-3:30) Join Active Minds as we tell the story of women’s right to vote in the United States 100 years later. We will highlight the role of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and others as well as discuss…

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

September 2020

Active Minds Webinar: Saudi Arabia

September 2, 2020

Join Active Minds as we tell the story of this complex nation. Time: 2:00-4:00 pm (program from 2:30-3:30) Please go to Upcoming Events page at www.activeminds.com for log on information Free With over 20% of the world’s proven oil reserves, Saudi Arabia continues to be important to the global economy. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of this complex nation.  We will cover Saudi history, the recent generational transition of power in the Saudi Royal family, and the complicated role played…

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

Active Minds Webinar: Iceland

September 9, 2020

Join Active Minds as we review Iceland’s history and explore some its unique characteristics. 10:30 am-12:30 pm Mountain Time (program from 11:00 am-noon) Free Please go to Upcoming Events page at www.activeminds.com for log on After many years of strong economic growth, Iceland’s banking system collapsed in 2008 resulting in a severe economic depression. After recovering, the economy grew again and Iceland became a popular tourist destination. Join Active Minds as we review Iceland’s history and explore some of the…

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

October 2020

Active Minds Webinars

October 3, 2020 - October 8, 2020

Colorado Ballot Oct 3 11:00-noon, Oct 7 1:30-2:30 pm & Oct 8 noon-1:00 pm Iraq Oct 5 1-3:00 pm Brazil Oct 5 2-3:00 pm Italy Oct 5 2-4:00 pm Malcolm X Oct 8 1-2:00pm Please go to Upcoming Events page at www.activeminds.com for log on info Colorado Ballot 2020: October 3, 11:00-noon October 8, noon-1:00 pm October 7, 1:30-2:30 pm Join Active Minds for an objective review of the current initiatives and referenda on the Colorado statewide ballot this fall.…

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

Active Minds Webinars

October 10, 2020 - October 15, 2020

Colorado Ballot: Oct 10, 1:00 & Oct 13, 6:00 Van Gogh: Oct 12, 2:00 Japan: Oct 14, 10:30 Germany: Oct 14, 3:00 The History of Minstrel Songs: Oct 15, 2:00 Monsters & Legends: Oct 15, 2:00 Free *For event info go to www.aciveminds.com Colorado Ballot 2020: October 10, 1:00-2:00 pm & October 13, 6:00-7:00 pm Join Active Minds for an objective review of the current initiatives and referenda on the Colorado statewide ballot this fall. Van Gogh: October 12, 2:00-3:00…

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

November 2020

Active Minds presents: The Legacy of World War I

November 11, 2020

Join Active Minds for a look at how the agreements made at the Paris Peace Conference after “the Great War” sowed the seeds of conflict soon thereafter, as well as to the present day. Please go to activeminds.com to access login information. It’s been over a hundred years since the Treaty of Versailles and the end of World War I. Join Active Minds for a look at how the agreements made at the Paris Peace Conference after “the Great War”…

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

Active Minds presents: China’s Belt & Road Initiative

November 13, 2020

Join Active Minds as we discuss China’s massive $1 trillion international transportation and trade infrastructure construction program known as the Belt & Road Initiative. Please go to activeminds.com to get logon information. In 2013, China announced a massive $1 trillion international transportation and trade infrastructure construction program known as the Belt & Road Initiative. This program, which is well underway, aims to finance, build, and supply material for roads, bridges, tunnels, railway lines, sea ports, and airports for over 100…

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

Virtual Kindness Club

November 18, 2020

Who couldn’t use more kindness in their life? Each session we will embark on a kindness adventure together! Looking for ways to feel connected during COVID? We’ll focus on ways to be kind on social media.

Categories: Denver Metro Events, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/virtual-kindness-club-0,

Medicare, What you don’t know Can hurt you!

November 19, 2020

Designed for people within 6 months of entering Medicare What you have to do at age 65 Enrollment Periods Lifelong Penalties Supplement v Medicare Advantage Email info@medicareinsurancedenver.com to register

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Seniors
Website: www.medicareinsurancedenver.com,

January 2021

Active Minds presents: Origins of the Blues

January 4

Join Active Minds as we look at the early days of the blues, from its roots in African American oral tradition to its rise as a mainstream American musical style. Go to www.activeminds for links to all our virtual programs. 2:00-4:00 pm Free Join Active Minds as we look at the early days of the blues, from its roots in African American oral tradition to its rise as a mainstream American musical style.  We’ll explore the role of classic blues…

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

Active Minds presents: Australia

January 13

Join us as we review Australia’s beginnings as a prisoner settlement, its role in numerous global conflicts and its modern challenges to protect its unique features. For links to virtual programs: www.activeminds.com 10:30am-12:30pm Free Australia, or The Land Down Under as it is affectionately known, is a country, an island and a continent. It is a land of diverse physical beauty, unique wildlife and many historical similarities to the United States. Join us as we explore the history and landscape…

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

Active Minds presents: Magellan

January 19

Join Active Minds as we discuss the historical context, life, and legacy of one of the most influential navigators ever. Go to www.activeminds.com for links to all our virtual programs. Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Cost: Free Ferdinand Magellan was one of the most significant explorers of all time. Five hundred years ago, his three-year voyage (which he did not survive) was the first successful circumnavigation of the globe.  What ensued was the expansion of European exploration and colonization of Asia, Africa…

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