Women's Open Lab

Computers and Tech
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Small Classroom, Community Technology Center - Level 4

A staffed open lab for women to work independently or collaborate on subjects of their choice, from computer basics to job search to Facebook. Verification of attendance is available.

Food Lover's Book Club: Pie, Lovely Pie

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pie is a delicious juxtaposition: it's simple yet celebratory. It's at home at both the backyard barbecue and the holiday table. Its image is invoked to reference a slice of Americana, and it's a source of heated debate (butter vs. shortening). Join 5280 Food Editor Amanda M. Faison and Shauna Lott of the Long I Pie to discuss the magic of the dessert through the pages of "Four and Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book." Read and cook through the book (salted caramel apple, black currant-lemon chiffon, strawberry-balsamic!), and come prepared to chat recipes, baking secrets, and more. Bonus: Samples!

Alexandra Leclere: Seeing the Dead, Talking with Spirits

Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join author Alexandra Leclere as she discusses her book, Seeing the Dead, Talking with Spirits: Shamanic Healing through Contact with the Spirit World.

Phil Goodstein: Ghosts & Haunts of Denver

History and Genealogy
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

How is it that there are more than 2000 bodies in Cheesman Park and what do they do? Are there floating heads beneath the Capitol Building? And how did the true Spider Man operate in Denver? Hear these creepy stories and many more with author Phil Goodstein.

Sunday School for Atheists: Forgiveness

Life Skills
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This is for everyone: Recovering Catholics, “Spiritual but not Religious,” Evangelicals, Atheist Jews, Mormon Bicyclists, Amateur Philosophers, Circus Performers, Muslim Accountants, Plumbers, people who read “The Secret,” and Snake Handlers…yes, Snake Handlers! Warm Cookies of the Revolution will discuss the topic of forgiveness: Is it harder to forgive or be forgiven? Are there unforgivable acts? Is forgiveness something we do for others or ourselves? Cookies and milk provided!

Colorado Ballot Issues 2014

Life Skills
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The fall Colorado ballot promises to stir up strong emotions in the state. With a variety of complex issues coming to a vote, it is important that we understand the ballot and what is at stake. Join Active Minds for an objective review of the ballot issues and a presentation of the arguments on each side of the proposals.

Plaza ArtC / Plaza de arte: Denver Art Museum

Arts and Crafts
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Come join a presenter from the Denver Art Museum to make an art piece and learn about the history and culture at the museum. Free Denver Art Museum family passes for attendees!

Experience new mediums of self-expression through art to share your unique voice, background, and see your community in a new light.

Sit 'n' Knit

Arts and Crafts
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Community Room

Join a group that is sure to please any fiber maven. If you are an experienced knitter, this is your opportunity to share your knowledge and if you’re a beginner, this is your chance to increase your knitting know-how. Fiber host: Charlotte Updike.

Hand Embroidered Birds

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room

Join Lalania Simone and learn to craft lovely and colorful hand-embroidered felt birds. Great for display, ornaments, or as gifts.

Custom Gift Bows with Deb Courtner

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room

Create fanciful gift bows from stationery, yarn, buttons and other materials. Use the bows to decorate your gifts for the holidays and other special occasions, or as ornaments on their own!

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