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/
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.
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.
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.
Magic Man, Mark Strivings, will take your family on a thrill ride through the world of superheroes. We’ll meet a few heroes you know, as well as some that you don't. We might even find some superheroes in the crowd! All ages. No registration is required.
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.
As the world continues to honor the passing of Nelson Mandela, join Active Minds as we explore the history of South Africa, Mandela’s legacy, its struggle with apartheid and the country’s journey to rejoin the international community since its end in 1994. We will discuss the pivotal role played by Mandela, the impact of immigration/colonialism and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, ending with a look at the current challenges and opportunities for South Africa.