Active Minds: The History of Denver

History and Genealogy
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meeting Room

Come learn the stories of the Mile High City. You will learn how our city was founded and the roles played by William Larimer, John Evans, and others. We will trace the development of this resilient city that has enjoyed tremendous booms and weathered debilitating busts. Bring your favorite Denver trivia to share!
Active Minds

Holiday Ornament Crafts

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

Make two beautiful but simple holiday ornaments. This program is for all ages.

Photographer's Workshop with Barry Gutierrez

Lectures and Presentations
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Level 5 Gates Room

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Barry Gutierrez will conduct a photographer's workshop. Gutierrez, a photojournalist, created the images for the current exhibit "Breaking the Barriers" that celebrates the accomplishments of Denver diverse tennis pioneers.

Crossing the Net: Denver City Park and the Black Tennis Experience. Documentary film and talk back.

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Level B2 Conference Center

Crossing the Net documents the development of Denver's Black tennis community. This community of athletes prospered at the tennis courts located in City Park. Film includes the history of African American tennis players and interviews with local stars.

Breaking the Barriers Portrait Series Exhibit

Gates Reading Room, Level 5

Art in Action, celebrating the accomplishments of diverse tennis pioneers, contributors, and rising stars in Colorado. Breaking the Barriers features photographs by Barry Gutierrez, photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer.

Card Creations

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

Create some holiday cards at the Hampden Branch! Each participant will craft several unique greeting cards, and leave with some designs that can be crafted at home.

Computer Basics: Practice Lab

Computers and Tech
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Meeting Room

Come practice what you've learned in computer basics classes so far and get your questions answered.

The Art of String

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

Create amazing wall art using wood and string! Each person will use a variety of stringing techniques to create a unique piece of art to take home. Limited to 10 participants, kids over the age of 10 are welcome too!

Halloween Costume Open Sewing

Arts and Crafts
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Meeting Room

Open sewing for anyone to come use our sewing machines or have questions for seamstress extraordinaire, Susan Donaven.

NOTE: We will assist in making an addition to your costume: a cape, a mask... etc, but sewing an entire costume during this workshop is not realistic.

The Pauline Robinson Book Club

Book Clubs
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meeting Room

This month's selection is Obsession in Death, by J.D. Robb. Drop-ins are welcome.

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