Lectures and Presentations

Active Minds presents: Cybersecurity

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

Computer networks now run much of the world. With this technology have come risks associated with potential terrorist attacks and criminal activity aimed at compromising the security of these networks. Join Active Minds as we take a look at how governments and the private sector are responding to these threats. We will also examine the potential impact these forces have in the realm of U.S. international relations.
Active Minds

Active Minds: The Story of Tea

Lectures and Presentations
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Other than water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world and one of the oldest, tracing its roots (so to speak) to at least the 5th century BCE. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of tea, including the role it played in colonial empire building, the different types of tea, how it is grown and processed, who grows and drinks the most (which are not the same), and much more.
Active Minds

Active Minds: The Civil Rights Act of 1964

Lectures and Presentations
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

As the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, Eleanor Roosevelt was both outspoken and, at times, quite controversial. Join Active Minds as we examine her life and the impact it had on important causes such as human rights and the successful launch of the United Nations.
Active Minds

Tarot Reading with Sterling Moon

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

Local tarot reader Sterling Moon will introduce you to the art of tarot. Learn about the mystery and mythology surrounding its history, get a basic overview of the cards and how to do a reading.

Active Minds: National Parks

Lectures and Presentations
11:00 am - 12:00 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

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/

Active Minds

Zooper Heroes

Lectures and Presentations
3:00 pm - 4:00 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. No registration is required.

The Super Ann Show

Lectures and Presentations
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Large Conference Room - Level 1

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.

For more information contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at (720) 865-2401 or email askblaircaldwell@denverlibrary.org.

Ann Lincoln 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.

Zooper Heroes

This event has already happened. Try a search for similar upcoming events.
Lectures and Presentations
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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. No registration is required.

Syndicate content