Carrie Vaughn writes the popular werewolf/Denver DJ Kitty Norville series, and has written standalone novels as well, including After the Golden Age, Steel, and Discord's Apple. She grew up as an Air Force brat, and currently lives in Boulder. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Have a sustainable holiday season! Learn how to make your own evergreen wreaths, cinnamon pine cones, and seed bomb gift bags for urban gardeners. Reuse items that the land has to offer to make the winter season brighter for yourself and your family. Bring a little bit of the outside in and have fun doing it! Taught by Kelly Watson of The Permaculture Project, http://facebook.com/thepermacultureproject. Please register: 720-865-0260 or email@example.com.
Chuck Stout will present a narrated slide show detailing the history of aviation, both civil and military, in Colorado. Chuck has been an active general aviation pilot for 39 years. He is also the director of the Colorado Aerospace History Project. Before this, he also enjoyed careers as a museum exhibit designer, small businessman, and engineer. Come share his passion for Colorado aviation!
Tracy Ross is an award-winning journalist and contributing editor at Backpacker Magazine. Her essay "The Source of All Things: (which her memoir of the same name is based on) won a 2009 National Magazine Award and has been selected for inclusion in The Best American Sports Writing and The Best American Magazine Writing. Ross's assignments have taken her to the wilds of Alaska, the ski slopes of Iran, and the most remote reaches of Ecuador. She writes about exotic places and intriguing people, but mainly about the wilderness and how it intersects with the most important issues in our lives.
Phil Waters will lead you through the Wings Over the Rockies Museum in this audio and visual tour. Wings is Colorado's air and space museum, with wonderful aviation history to discover for visitors of all ages. Mr. Waters is a retired Navy pilot, retired FBI Special Agent and currently works in security.
Have you always considered volunteering, but held back because you weren't certain about finding the opportunity right for you? This program is designed to inspire you and to help you find the right organization with which to share your time and talents. DPL employee/volunteer Chelsea Jordan-Makely will share stories from her experiences as a volunteer in Africa and here in Denver, and DPL volunteer coordinator Veletta Hopes offers advice on how to get the most out of your volunteer experience.
Dr. Robert Greer is the author of the C.J. Floyd mystery series. He has lived in Denver for over 30 years, is a professor of pathology at the University of Colorado Health Science Center, and also owns a cattle ranch in Wyoming. He is the founder of the High Plains Literary Review, and also reviews books for Denver's NPR affiliate.
Ms. Shank's novel The Ringer tells the story of Patricia Maestas, the wife of a Mexican immigrant killed by Denver police, and Ed O'Fallon, the officer who shot her husband, as their sons end up playing in the same competitive youth baseball league. The Ringer is a finalist for the 2010 Reading the West Book Award.
The Way of the Happy Woman: Millions of women trying to do it all, all the time, end up feeling depleted and defeated. In this inspiring afternoon, Ms. Stover will show women how to connect with their innate happiness through refreshingly simple practices that bring them back in sync with their own cycles and those of nature. Stover's suggestions nurture the body, invigorate the mind, and lift the spirit, yielding the same benefits as a getting away from it all retreat. Find out more about Sara at her web site: http://www.SaraAvant.com