Lectures and Presentations

Active Minds: ISIS

Lectures and Presentations
2:00 pm

Known variously as ISIS, ISIL, or the Islamic State, this extremist Sunni Muslim organization has horrified the world with its brutal acts of terror. Born of the political chaos of the wars in Iraq and Syria, ISIS has gained territory in that region in their pursuit to reassert the caliphate, or Islamic State. We’ll trace the rise of this group and seek to understand the challenge this represents to the region and the world.

Just Say NO to Sandwiches with Local Caterer Monica Kadillak

Lectures and Presentations
2:00 pm

Tired of packing just sandwiches for lunch? Get some new ideas for your midday meals.

Healthy Living

Lectures and Presentations
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Community Room 3

For centuries we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. Now science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Couponing

Lectures and Presentations
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn tips for extreme savings with Authorized Couponing Instructor, Erin Lamberte. Discover secrets the pros use to slash grocery bills by hundreds of dollars a month with just a few hours a week. Sign-up with “coupon” at erin.eventbrite.com.

Active Minds: Summer Olympics 2016

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

The Olympic Games, born of diplomatic and political design, have always played an important role in international politics. The Olympics provide a stage for both international cooperation and peaceful competition, as well as international conflict and confrontation. Join Active Minds as we explore the rich history of the Olympic Games and how the games have been involved in a variety of international political issues over the years.

Active Minds

Beginning Birding for Kids

Lectures and Presentations
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Off-site: Bear Creek Lake Park, 3550 S. Raleigh St., Lakewood, CO

Enjoy an evening outdoors with the family to learn about birds and how to identify them. We'll meet at the large parking lot at the end of the road.
Off-site: Bear Creek Lake Park, 3550 S. Raleigh St., Lakewood, CO

Safety First: Preventing True Crime

Lectures and Presentations
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Floor 1, Hoyt Reading Room

Meet Snow White, the popular Denver Police Community Relations Officer for District 6! Learn how to keep you and your neighborhood safe.

Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share: A Community Discussion on Regenerative Thinking and Urban Resilience

Lectures and Presentations
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Floor 1, Hoyt Reading Room

Regenerative systems are the next wave of the sustainability movement and are emerging all throughout the Front Range. This panel of local change-makers will lead a discussion on eco-social systems and how we can each be stewards of change in our own neighborhoods.

Geocaching 101

Lectures and Presentations
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Looking for an outdoor adventure for you and your family? Geocaching offers exploration, problem solving and fun on mountain tops, at local parks, and even within your local library. Come to our Geocaching 101 event and learn the basics of this fun and rewarding high-tech treasure hunt.

Break for Coffee Table Books

Lectures and Presentations
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Floor 1, Burnham Hoyt Book Club Room

We stop for oversized books! Cool off with an ice coffee as we share our favorites. Learn about new, forthcoming titles, too. Kramer would approve!

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