Soar Into the Weekend!

Discussing mysteries, volunteering, hearing authors, learning about Colorado's aviation history. What makes your mind soar?

Fresh City Life My Branch's offerings this weekend aren't scary, just fun and thought-provoking. Join us for a program this week!

On Thursday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m., Bear Valley's Mystery Book Club meets. October's book is Bryant and May Off the Rails: A Peculiar Crime Unity Mystery by Christopher Fowler. Haven't read the book? Come anyway to catch up on mystery news, new titles, and to share your favorite titles!

The Wings Over the Rockies Speakers Bureau is hosting 2 events at libraries this week! On Thursday, October 27, 6:30 p.m. at the Ross-University Hills Branch, Phil Waters will be your guide for Wings Over the Rockies: A Virtual Tour. Learn all about Colorado's own air and space museum in this audio and visual tour, and discover all the aviation history it has to offer for visitors of all ages. Mr. Waters is a retired Navy pilot and retired FBI Special Agent. On Sunday, October 30, 2:00 p.m. at Schlessman, Chuck Stout presents Colorado Aviation History. This narrated slide show includes the history of both civil and military aviation in Colorado. Mr. Stout is the director of the Colorado Aerospace History Project, and has been an active general aviation pilot for 39 years.

Always wondered about volunteer opportunities in Denver and the wider world? Find out where you can volunteer, how to find the best place to volunteer, and how to get the most out of your volunteer experience with You: Volunteering: How to Help Others and Feel Great on Friday, October 28, 11:00 a.m. at the Ross-University Hills Branch. DPL employee and volunteer Chelsea Jordan-Makely shares stories of her volunteer experiences in Africa and here in Denver, and DPL Volunteer Coordinator Veletta Hopes will share advice on choosing the right opportunity to fit your time and talents.

Our Colorado Authors Series continues on Saturday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. at Schlessman with Tracy Ross. Ms Ross is an award-winning journalist and contributing editor at Backpacker Magazine. Her essay "The Source of All Things" (on which her memoir of the same name is based) won a 2009 National Magazine Award. The Source of All Things is is a very personal look at the people and landscapes that shaped Ross's life.

Written by Becker on October 24, 2011

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