Arrive with one or two of those old “rare” books that Grandma told you were valuable. Denver booksellers Linda Lebsack, Nancy Stevens, and Lyman Rhoades will be on hand to discuss your special adult or children’s books.
Why do we have Christmas trees? Or for that matter holiday lights, egg nog, holly or mistletoe. Join us as we seek to explain the origins of a wide variety of holiday traditions and examine how they have evolved and changed over time. Bring your own fruitcake.
As the world continues to honor the passing of Nelson Mandela, join Active Minds as we explore the history of South Africa, its struggle with Apartheid, Mandela’s legacy, and the country’s journey to rejoin the international community since Apartheid's end in 1994. We will discuss the pivotal role played by Mandela, the impact of immigration/colonialism, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and other important aspects of this story. We will end with a look at the current challenges and opportunities for South Africa.
The issue of race in the military extends from colonial times to the present day. Join Active Minds as we explore a chapter of this story from World War II: the Tuskegee Airmen. This group of African American pilots were the first black military aviators in the U.S. armed forces. We will tell their story of struggle and triumph and bring this issue into a current context.
Did you know that the secrets to living a peaceful, cooperative family life are the same as those for nurturing development in the young child? Learn the secrets to building stress-free relationships and nurturing the best in your toddler from a child psychologist and parent coach who made startling discoveries about what works.
The city of Denver was shaped by the efforts of many great people. Join Active Minds as we focus on the women of Denver and their contributions to the city and the state. We will cover some familiar names as well as some lesser known figures as we trace the impact of these women and their place in history.