Life Skills

Taking Control of Your Energy Usage

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Life Skills
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Large Classroom, Community Technology Center - Level 4

Presented by Xcel Energy – Responsible By Nature

As summer approaches, everyone can use a little help to reduce their energy bill. Xcel Energy is committed to partnering with customers to make energy efficiency simple and affordable. Learn about online tools, resources, and next steps you can take right now to save money and make your home as efficient as possible. Energy experts will be available to answer questions, help you sign up for payment and rebate programs, and show you how easy it is to start saving money.

Baby Sign Language / Lenguaje de señas para los bebés

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Life Skills
11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Learn some simple signs with Rina! Children who learn to sign can enjoy many months of communication before they are physically able to talk. For babies and their caregivers. No registration required.

¡Aprende algunas señas sencillas con Rina! Los niños que aprenden a usar el lenguaje de señas pueden disfrutar de muchos meses de comunicación antes de que tengan la habilidad física de hablar. Para los bebés y sus cuidadores. No es necesario inscribirte.

Gardening 101--Canceled

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wish you had a green thumb? This class will be chock full of gardening ideas and inspiration! Learn techniques, tools, and the best plants for Denver gardens. Please register: 720-865-0135 or fclmybranch@denverlibrary.org.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Seed Starting

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn tips for starting seeds indoors to move to your garden. Supplies provided--everyone will leave with the possibility of a seedling. Please register: 720-865-0135 or fclmybranch@denverlibrary.org.

Kids and Dogs: Getting Along

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Over 2,000 children a year are bitten by dogs. Learn simple tips that will not only keep your children safe, but make them friends with dogs. We'll begin with a the first day a baby comes home and look at strategies through adolescence. Presented by professional animal behavior counselor and long-term pet therapy handler and trainer Marie Seelmeyer (www.helpwithcrazypets.biz).

Understanding Pets with the Denver Dumb Friends League

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11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What is a dog trying to tell you when he's wagging his tail? What does it mean when a cat purrs? You'll learn all about animals' body language and vocalizations and the messages behind them with experts from the Denver Dumb Friends League. Knowing some basic body language can help keep both you and your pets safe and happy!

Intuition 101 with Sean Michael Morris

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you ever hear a quiet voice in your head that helps you make the right choice, take the right chance, and stay out of harm's way? That voice is your intuition, and it acts in almost the same way as your intellect in guiding your through your life. This informative, fun seminar will teach you how your intuition--and your imagination--are as accurate as your intellect. Sean Michael Morris is a Denver psychic, medium, and spirit channel with over 25 years' experience.

The ABCs of Bicycle Care

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Peter Roper of the Denver Bicycle Cafe will cover the ABCs of bicycle care & maintenance--Air--Brakes--Chain, as well as cleaning and fixing your bicycle, what tools and parts you need, and bicycle safety and the latest Colorado traffic laws applying to cyclists. BYOB--Bring your own bike! Questions welcome!

Public Speaking 101

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Did you know that fear of public speaking is the number one phobia in the United States? Americans are more afraid of addressing an audience than they are of snakes, heights, or even death! Yet, from job interviews to wedding toasts, public speaking is unavoidable. Learn tips on how to be persuasive, informative, and/or funny when giving a speech, and even try some of these new techniques in front of a small, friendly audience of peers.

Birdwatching 101, Part 2

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10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn tips on how to look for and identify birds in the field. Feel free to join us even if you missed Birdwatching 101, Part 1! Please register: 720-865-0135 or fclmybranch@denverlibrary.org. NOTE: This class will meet at Thatcher Fountain in City Park, just north of 17th Avenue and the City Park Esplanade, across from East High School.

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