Lectures and Presentations

Start a Front Yard Farmer's Market

Performance and Presentations
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Would you like to make some cash selling your garden-grown produce? You’ll learn rules for selling and best practices for growing. Free packets of vegetable seeds available for gardeners interested in the Plant a Row for the Hungry program (supply is limited).

Active Minds: Cuba: Past, Present & Future

Performance and Presentations
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Less than 100 miles from the United States, Cuba remains a mystery to many in the U.S. Join Active Minds ( http://activeminds.com/) for a past, present and future look at our communist neighbor to the south. We will cover Castro’s revolution, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Guantánamo Bay and ongoing property disputes. We will also take a look at what the future holds for Cuba after Fidel and Raúl Castro.
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Composting 101

Performance and Presentations
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn all about composting with the Denver Botanic Gardens. Whether starting your first pile, or revamp an existing pile, come learn about best techniques for composting in Colorado.

Henna Tattoos / Tatuajes de henna

Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experiment with applying your own Henna tattoo and receive a small Henna design from a Henna artist. For grades 6-12. Registration is required. Please call to reserve your space.

Aprende acerca de las tradiciones y la historia divertida del tinte henna y ponte un tatuaje. Recibirás un diseño de un artista de henna. Para los jóvenes del 6º al 12º grado. Deberás inscribirte para participar. Por favor, llama para reservar tu lugar.

Three Best Friends / Los tres mejores amigos

Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Help Suzalloonz tell a story with balloon costumes! Unlikely best friends, Lion, Dog, and Duck need help ridding their town of flies. The next day Frog moves into town and soon becomes a new best friend! The moral: Time’s fun when you are having flies! All ages.

¡Ayuda a Suzalloonz a contar una historia con disfraces de globos! Los tres mejores amigos improbables, León, Pato y Perro necesitan ayuda para quitar las moscas de su pueblo. El día siguiente, Rana llega al pueblo y de pronto ¡se convierte en el nuevo mejor amigo! Actividad para todas las edades.

Active Minds: The Civil Rights Act

Performance and Presentations
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Meeting Room

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a landmark piece of federal legislation that outlawed major forms of discrimination against minorities and women. Join Active Minds as we examine the act 50 years later and evaluate its impact on civil rights in the United States. For more information, visit Active Minds at http://activeminds.com/

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Adventure In Reading!

Performance and Presentations
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Mark Hellerstein presents a ventriloquist program of comedy, music, and storytelling. Meet Winston Worm, as he narrates "Jack and the Beanstalk" and Pansy, the lovable baby chimpanzee. Watch a drawing come to life right before your eyes! All ages. No registration is required.

The Super Ann Show!

Performance and Presentations
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Ann Lincoln will perform amazing feats of strength and courage in this one-of-a-kind magic, juggling, and comedy show. Ann will escape from a straitjacket, juggle bowling balls, and even bring along some of her “Wonder Pets” to perform! All ages. No registration is required.

Top Hogs presents Trick Pigs Of The Wild West!

Performance and Presentations
10:30 am - 11:30 am

An amazing, comedy-filled, trick-pig show that is action-packed and fun for the entire family! All ages. No registration is required.

Raptors of the Rockies

Performance and Presentations
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Take an enlightening and entertaining look into the wonders of Colorado’s native raptors. Learn about the raptors’ incredible eyesight, discover the advantages of silent flight, and learn which raptors are found in Colorado. Live raptors will be presented during this program. Ages 5 and up. No registration is required.

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