The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is hosting an extraordinary Mayan exhibit from February 14th to August 24th, 2014. Join Active Minds for an overview of Mayan history, culture, art, and science. This program will provide attendees with a solid understanding of Mayan civilization and can serve as a perfect primer for those interested in attending the exhibit. Either way, attendees will leave with a greater appreciation for one of the great civilizations in the history of the world.
This program is being brought to you by the Stapleton Master Community Association and Active Minds®.
As the world honors the passing of Nelson Mandela, join Active Minds as we explore the history of South Africa, its struggle with Apartheid, Mandela’s legacy, and the country’s journey to rejoin the international community since Apartheid's end in 1994. We will discuss the pivotal role played by Mandela, the impact of immigration/ colonialism, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and other important aspects of this story. We will end with a look at the current challenges and opportunities for South Africa.
David Braden will discuss how to create a community of neighbors who work together to improve the local habitat. David will also show how to create your own "Swarm Trap." Learn how to help our bees and other pollinators thrive!
Learn about the history of henna and practice henna tattoos! Then have a henna design applied to your hand or arm! For grades 6-12. Registration is required. Please call to reserve your space. Limited to 25 teens.
Join Connie and her hilarious cast as they wow you with magic and laughter. Come see what happens when you take rabbits on your vacation. Good for all ages. No registration is required.
Connie y sus graciosos actores te impresionarán con sus trucos de magia y mucha risa. Ven a ver qué pasa cuando llevas unos conejos contigo de vacaciones. Para niños de todas las edades. No es necesario inscribirse.
In this exciting concert, music and words come together to take the audience on a journey through opera, art song, jazz, and spirituals - all highlighting the many ways African Americans have made a lasting impact on several genres of music. Featuring Stephanie Ann Ball, Lyric Coloratura Soprano, Michael Tilley, piano and Russell Costen, narrator.
This is a musical story about an Arctic tern named Flit who is blown off her 12,000 mile migration journey. To find her way back she travels across the continents meeting other migratory and sedentary animals. She also learns about the unique nature of each new friend, their uncertain relationships with the environment, and the importance of her missing family. Perfect for ages 3-9. No registration is required.
Master Magician Mark Strivings is at it again! He's been tinkering in his lab and will be showing you some of his crazy contrivances, daffy devices, wacky widgets, goofy gadgets and all kinds of fabulous flummery! It's magic like you've never seen before and so much fun it shouldn't be legal! Be there! No registration is required.
This one hour program takes the audience on an eye opening and fascinating journey as it explores the mysterious lives of the various species of owls found here in Colorado. Throughout the program, audience members broaden their understanding of these reclusive yet remarkably successful raptors by participating in activities that focus on the awesome adaptations of owls. Live owls are presented during the program. No registration is required.
Did you hear that? What makes that sound? Get a chance to get up close and personal with some amazing animals with Safari Sally. From invertebrates, reptiles to mammals have a great time while you learn some amazing facts about these animals. From preschool to adults, there’s nothing more fun than learning about animals and even getting a chance to touch them and hear what sound they really do make! No registration is required.