Lectures and Presentations

Active Minds: The Civil Rights Act

Lectures 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!

Lectures 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!

Lectures 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!

Lectures 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

Lectures 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.

Active Minds: National Parks

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

The world's first national park, Yellowstone, was created by an act of Congress in 1872. Today, the national park system includes 392 sites (58 national parks), over 83 million acres of land, and hosts over a quarter million visitors per year. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of the development of our national parks system and highlight some of the more notable parks and their stories.
Active Minds

Denver Zoo - Zooper Heroes

Lectures and Presentations
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come and learn the stories of animals from the Denver Zoo who have fantastic adaptations to help them survive the perils of the natural world. Spiderman and Ironman have nothing on these amazing Zooperheroes! All ages.

Please note this program is at an earlier time than our other programs though the summer.

Up In The Air

Lectures and Presentations
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Award-winning juggler, dancer, and kinetic comedian, Peter Davison, brings ordinary objects to life in amazing ways. See THINGS differently! All ages.

Three Best Friends

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

Sound Ideas

Lectures and Presentations
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Take a fun, hilarious, and interactive journey around the world with musical instruments. You’ll even get to play some! Includes the theme song “Heroes”. All ages.

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