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October 2019

Donate to KGNU’s 2019 Fale Oct. 9 – Oct. 20 and Support Community-Powered Radio for Colorado

October 9 - October 20

KGNU’s Fall Membership Drive, is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 20. The fall membership campaign is one of two major fundraising drives held by the station each year and contributes to the resources that will help keep you KGNU works 24/7 to connect communities on and off-air highlighting overlooked or under-represented voices in the community through our diverse music and news programs and radio training programs for youth and adults. 70 percent of KGNU’s funding comes from…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Charity Event
Website: KGNU.ORG,

Knitting Circle

October 10 - October 24

5:30pm – 7:30pm 10/10 and 10/24 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-43,

Mrs. Warren’s Profession by George Bernard Shaw

October 11 - November 9

Young Vivie Warren, emancipated, intelligent and self sufficient is astounded to learn her mother rose from poverty to riches through prostitution, and also that she is now part owner and operator of a chain of brothels. Young Vivie Warren, emancipated, intelligent and self sufficient is astounded to learn her mother rose from poverty to riches through prostitution, and also that she is now part owner and operator of a chain of brothels. Mrs. Warren ably justifies her past, attacking a…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.germinalstage.com,

The Improvised Shakespeare Company

October 15, 2019 - March 22, 2020

Tickets start at $42 Based on one audience suggestion (a title of a play that has never been written), The Improvised Shakespeare Company® creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece right before your eyes. Nothing has been planned out, rehearsed, or written. All of the dialogue is said for the first time, the characters are created as you watch, and if ever you’re wondering where the story is going…so are they! See the show TimeOut Chicago calls “Staggeringly Brilliant” and “Downright…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/the-improvised-shakespeare-company/,

Cutting Room Floor

October 17 - October 30

Join Control Group for an immersive ghost tour of the Aurora Fox – a world of spectral regrets and paths not taken. An immersive ghost tour of the Aurora Fox – a world of spectral regrets and paths not taken Join Control Group for a journey into the depths of this historic theater, as we unearth resonant histories and unnerving fictions built from the building’s past. In this haunt-inspired immersive performance, the ghosts of the Fox come alive around us……

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.controlgroupproductions.org/oct-17-30-cutting-room-floor/,

Evergreen Players presents “Laughing Stock”

October 18 - November 10

When The Playhouse, a rustic New England summer theatre, schedules a repertory season of Dracula, Hamlet and Charley’s Aunt, comic mayhem ensues. When The Playhouse, a rustic New England summer theatre, schedules a repertory season of Dracula, Hamlet and Charley’s Aunt, comic mayhem ensues. We follow the well-intentioned but over-matched company from outrageous auditions to ego-driven rehearsals through opening nights gone disastrously awry to the elation of a great play well told and the comic and nostalgic season close. October…

Categories: Performance and Theatre
Website: www.evergreenplayers.org,

The Carousel Ball

October 19

The Carousel Ball is an elegant gala to raise funds for the Children’s Diabetes Foundation and Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes. Guests will enjoy cocktails, silent and live auctions, dinner, and musical performances featuring Reba McEntire. The evening will be dedicated to raising awareness and, ultimately, finding a cure for diabetes. (Diabetes, which afflicts more than 30 million people in the United States alone, is on the rise. It is estimated that one in three babies born today will have…

Categories: Charity Event, Entertainment
Website: www.childrensdiabetesfoundation.org/event/the-2019-carousel-ball,

Native Lands

October 19

Long before Colorado became an area recognized for an abundance of gold, it was a home to numerous Native American tribes. Discover the culture and traditions of the indigenous and how their descendants carry them on today. ALL AGES A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

Categories: Kids and Families
Website: www.cityofwestminster.us/ParksRecreation/Parks,TrailsOpenSpace/StandleyLakeRegionalPark/activitiesnatureprograms,

Park Hill Artists Open Studio Tour

October 19 - October 20

Park Hill artists open their Studios to the public for two days. Visit 22+ artists at 11 different locations, from Southeast to Northeast Park Hill, including Art Garage. Original work by nice variety of potters, painters, wood-workers, etc. The tour features original art and face-to-face neighborly interaction with artists. Brochure with map available at Art Garage, 6100 east 23rd avenue, and each location on the tour, from 1430 Birch St. to 2690 Krameria St.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: parkhill studioartists.com or joyce4972.wix.com/joyce ,

Symbols Past and Present

October 19

3:00pm Symbols structure our lives in important ways. Come learn about symbols from cave painting to modern advertising, including the history of hate symbols. We will also look at evidence from psychology and how symbols affect us emotionally.

Categories: Lectures and Classes, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/symbols-past-and-present,

Ballet Ariel presents ‘Peter and the Wolf’

October 19 - October 27

Ballet Ariel’s season opener Peter and the Wolf is captivating classical ballet of the story of a young boy, Peter, and his animal friends Cat, Bird and Duck, as they bravely venture into the Russian forest to hunt for the Wolf. Ballet Ariel’s season opener Peter and the Wolf is perfect for a family afternoon outing. Peter and the Wolf, Prokofiev’s timeless symphonic tale becomes a charming ballet in the hands of Ilena Norton, Ballet Ariel’s Artistic Director. Prokofiev’s clever…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: www.balletariel.org,

Carabiner Comedy Show

October 19

Stand up comedy w/ Django Gold. Django Gold is an Emmy-nominated Writer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Before joining The Late Show, Django was a Senior Writer for The Onion. Stand-Up & Craft Beer with DJANGO GOLD! Django Gold is an Emmy-nominated Writer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Before joining The Late Show, Django was a Senior Writer for The Onion. Catch Django in action while enjoying freshly brewed draft beer at 14er Brewing’s newest location!…

Categories: Entertainment, Nightlife
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/carabiner-comedy-show-tickets-73008597681?aff=ebdiglgoogleseo,

Elementary STEAM

October 19

We LOVE encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and problem solving, and Ms. Chantel (a former Stapleton elementary teacher) will put forth challenges of all kinds for the kids to solve in small groups. Have you ever wondered what is going on inside your child’s head when they are playing creatively? Maybe they are a natural at tinkering. Perhaps that’s a strength you’d like for them to work on, but you aren’t sure how to support them in building this skill. That’s where…

Categories: Kids and Families, Kids Camps and Classes
Website: neighborhoodartstudio.com/workshops%2Fdate-nights,

“How Adams County is Meeting the Challenge of Poverty”

October 20

Paolo Diaz, Poverty Reduction and Outreach Manager, will describe Adams County’s plan to reduce poverty through housing access, health and wellness and neighborhood empowerment. The forum meets at 9:30 am in the McCollum Room of Montview Church. The October 20 program is part of a multi-week social justice emphasis at the Montview Presbyterian Church Contemporary issues Forum, which meets in the McCollum Room at Montview. The church has served Park Hill and metro Denver for more than 100 years. The…

Categories: Civic Meetings and Events, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.montview.org,

Sam Gary Literary Book Club

October 20

2:00pm October Title: From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death, by Caitlin Doughty

Categories: Interest and Support Groups and Meetings, Seniors
Website: ,

Halloween Mansions

October 21

Schools are out for Fall Break, and we have a great camp! Kids can spend their day creating a mini Halloween mansion in our Creation Station, along with Halloween themed art. With All Hallows Eve around the corner, it’s the perfect time for your child to join us to build their own Halloween Mansion using repurposed materials. Furniture, decorations, spooky nooks, and unique spaces. Your child can even create their own creatures that live in the mansion. There’s no end…

Categories: Kids and Families, Kids Camps and Classes
Website: neighborhoodartstudio.com/school-out-camps-1,

Macroinvertebrate Mayhem: SPREE Holiday Camp!

October 21

Macroinvertebrates are small animals without a backbone that can be seen with the naked eye. These cool critters can be juveniles of insects like dragonflies, or worms and crustaceans. Join SPREE to discover and catch the macros of our River! SPREE= South Platte River Environmental Education Who: Campers in Kindergarten (must be 6)- 5th Grade Where: Johnson Habitat Park (SPREE HQ) Cost: $55/camper/day. Aftercare $7/camper/day Hours: 8AM – 9AM: Flexible drop-off time, free explore and craft time 9AM – 3PM:…

Categories: Kids Camps and Classes, Nature and Outdoors
Website: www.thegreenwayfoundation.org/holiday-camps.html,

Inside The Orchestra’s Tiny Tots Concerts

October 22

Kids get truly inside the orchestra as they are seated on the floor and surrounded by a 30+ piece orchestra. This fall, come play with music all about planes, trains, and automobiles in a casual, fun environment the whole family will enjoy! Tiny Tots gets children truly inside the orchestra by seating the audience on the floor and surrounding them with a 30+ piece orchestra. Designed for children six and under, this 45-minute program gives young ones the chance to…

Categories: Kids and Families, Music
Website: insidetheorchestra.org/tiny-tots-events/,

Blue Man Group Speechless Tour

October 22 - October 27

Tickets start at $35 Ages: 4+ If you like normal, think again — ‘cause Speechless is full of joy, art, music, and hilarious absurdity. Join us and experience a new blue. Over 35 million people on our blue planet have experienced the surprising and exciting show that is Blue Man Group. And now, the Blue Men return with a new touring show—Blue Man Group Speechless Tour.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/blue-man-group/,

Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead

October 22

It’s the last day of Fall Break, and you need something to get the kiddos out of the house. Check out our camp where kids can learn and do art themed around this meaningful Mexican celebration. Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos A very special tradition in Mexico is just around the corner, and while in America we dress up and collect candy, in Mexico people honor their ancestors and celebrate family! This will be a great opportunity for…

Categories: Kids and Families, Kids Camps and Classes
Website: neighborhoodartstudio.com/school-out-camps-1,
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