Lectures and Presentations

Active Minds: Spices

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

From the bland diets of Europeans in the early 16th century to the myriad of culinary flavors available today, spices have had a huge impact in the world. We’ll trace the rise of spices from colonialism and the spice trade to the hundreds of varieties that are commonly stocked in nearby supermarkets.

L'Chaim! A Celebration of Sholem Aleichem's Legacy in Story and Song

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

The Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents:
L'Chaim! A Celebration of Sholem Aleichem's Legacy in Story and Song

Join the Colorado Hebrew Chorale and actor Albert Banker in a family-friendly evening of music and stories centering around Sholem Aleichem (1859-1916), the acclaimed Yiddish writer whose stories of Tevye and his daughters gave birth to the musical "Fiddler On the Roof."

Active Minds: Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Eleanor Roosevelt, the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, was both outspoken and, at times, quite controversial. We’ll 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

My Teenage Angst

Lectures and Presentations
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Did you hold on to journals, yearbooks and notes from your teenage years? Megan Nyce invites you to dust them off and join her for a hilarious trip down memory lane. Listen to friends and strangers read these keepsakes aloud and get to know your neighbors in a whole new way. Due to possible subject matter, attendees must be 18 or over. Sign up to read your journal aloud at reader@myteenageangst.com, or visit www.myteenageangst.com.

Recalibration: Honoring the Sacred Journey of Womanhood - Artists' Reception

Lectures and Presentations
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room

Seven artists explore both their individual and collective journeys navigating the world as women of color, mothers, daughters, sisters and more. This show is the result of five months of collaboration through art, confession and sharing wisdom. Artistry includes painting, jewelry, mixed media and spoken word. Light Refreshments Served.

On Display Until May 27
Cousins Gallery - Level 3

For more information about the exhibit or reception please contact curator Helen Littlejohn at (303) 907-4589 or email helenwlittlejohn@gmail.com.

Backyard Poultry Keeping 101 with the Urban Farm at Stapleton

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

Would you like to have fresh, chicken eggs right from your own backyard but don’t know where to begin? Learn what kind of housing and supplies you need to keep chickens, how to acquire chicks or adult chickens who are ready to lay, the right kind of breed for your needs, how to properly care for your feathered friends from feed to health checks and medication. Why does my chicken do that? Learn about natural behaviors and special poultry talents. Finally, what are my options when the chickens stop laying?

What's In Your Water?

Lectures and Presentations
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hoyt Reading Room, Floor 1

Do you know where your drinking water comes from? Are you curious how drinking water is treated and stays safe on the journey from the treatment plant to your home? ​

Join us for a lively panel discussion on water quality and public health, brought to you by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver Water and the Denver Public Library. Stick around to participate in our tap vs. bottled water taste test.

Exploring Colorado Wineries

Lectures and Presentations
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Beehive

Travel through Colorado's wine country with author Paula Mitchell. Learn about the history of Colorado's wine industry, discover its distinct wine regions, and get suggestions on visiting wineries as she discusses her book, Exploring Colorado Wineries: Guidebook and Journal.

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