Lectures and Presentations

The Adventures of Magic Man!

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

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.

Safari Sally presents Animal Heroes!

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

Learn about the superheroes of the animal world. Discover the many ways animals benefit the environment, even those animals that are misunderstood. All ages. No registration is required.

Suzalloonz and the Three Best Friends

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

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.

Active Minds: South Africa: Nelson Mandela and the Journey from Apartheid

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

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.

Active Minds

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

Man of a Thousand Songs

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

Share your favorite songs with your little ones. Rob Wivchar will entertain the whole family with a guitar and harmonica while performing storytelling songs with surprising backgrounds.

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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