Often referred to as the "oldest living religion," Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world, with over a billion followers, most of whom live in India. Join us for an examination of its origins, teachings, beliefs, and practices.
Join Kathleen Negri, Attorney at Law, to learn about important topics such as power of attorney, wills, trusts, and estates, dealing with real estate, long-term care planning, and much more. Kathleen has helped families plan for legal and financial issues raised by long-term illness and death since 1992. She was elected by her peers to be a Fellow of the Colorado Bar Association Foundation in 2000, and is the author of the book Mom, Are You There? Finding a Path to Peace Through Alzheimer's.
The story of chocolate is a "rich" tale indeed. It involves aristocracy and slavery, innovation and coincidence. Pivotal roles were played by both Christopher Columbus and Hernando Cortez. We will describe how extremely bitter cacao beans are transformed into one of the world's most sough after flavors and tell chocolate stories such as the rise of the luxury chocolate industry in Switzerland and the origins of the Hershey company.
Local, Pulitzer Prize winning author Jerry Cleveland explores how the modern bicycle attracted the attention of forward-thinking military commanders worldwide by using cutting edge technology and design when it was developed. Although eventually overshadowed by such legendary transporters as the jeep, "deuce and a half," C-47 Dakota and LST, the bicycle nevertheless played an important role. Inexpensive, efficient, and easy to maintain, bicycles are still in use in some military units.
Learn about the rich military history of Denver's two oldest cemeteries, Fairmount and Riverside, going all the way back to the Civil War, including eight Medal of Honor recipients. Bring an unopened toiletry item to be donated to the Denver Veteran's Hospital for veterans in need. Presented by Fairmount volunteer Garry O'Hara.
A representative from the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum in period dress will show and tell the story of the quilt that walked to Golden, an actual piece from the Museum's collection which has been immortalized in Sandra Dallas's book of the same name. The story is a peek into the lives of the Burgess family, among the first people to settle in the young territorial capital.
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