Large Classroom, Community Technology Center - Level 4
Are you interested in learning how to create or customize a website? Learning HTML and CSS will let you build pages from scratch and customize platforms like WordPress. In this first class in a four-part series, we will learn what HTML is and how to format text, insert images, and create links in HTML. Must have an email account and intermediate internet skills to attend this class.
Join John Murgel, a horticulturist with the Denver Botanic Gardens as he educates us on the topic of high consequence plant pests and pathogens. The headline-making Emerald Ash Borer is one such pest, and a recent arrival to our state. Learn how you can help protect trees by becoming a National Plant Diagnostic Network first detector.
The great English poet William Cowper once said “Variety’s the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour.” Now, imagine putting that quote into context in your own kitchen. 5280 Magazine’s Food Editor Amanda M. Faison teams up with Denver-based Savory Spice Shop to show how freshly ground spices can bring unexpected depth to your cooking. The program will reference Yotam Ottolenghi’s best-selling cookbook Jerusalem. Plus: recipes!
Join Anna Frances, RN, Certified Hypnotherapist as she talks about techniques for natural relaxation. Learn about hypnosis in general then practice a simple technique for achieving light trance and relaxation. Self hypnosis is safe and easy to learn. Come and enjoy a fun, relaxing evening.
Learn some basics of acrylic painting! You'll get step-by-step instruction and go home with your own masterpiece. Perfect for beginners, or anyone who feels like dabbling in some paint. We won't get too messy, but it's a good idea to wear something you don't mind getting paint on, just in case. All art supplies are provided. Registration required 720-865-0120
April is National Poetry Month, so let's celebrate! Join poet Marilyn Raff as she guides you through exercises and writing tips to stimulate your imagination and give your poems a "kick". We'll explore how to use the senses, and how to be specific with word choices.
Join us for a tea party with Molly Brown as she traces her life from her early childhood in Hannibal, Missouri to Leadville, Colorado where she met and married J.J., and finally to her days of glory in Denver and New York.
Jared Orsi, Associate Professor at Colorado State University will discuss his new book, which provides the first modern biography of soldier and explorer Zebulon Pike. Join us for a fun evening learning about the explorer for whom Pikes Peak was named.