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December 2014 • Online Edition
 

PROFILE ONLINE: Check out our flipbook

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PUBLISHER:
Push has finally come to shove

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BUSINESS: 9th & Colorado redux moves forward

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PEOPLE:
Creating a place for vitality to flourish

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THE HOLIDAYS: All manner of fun for all of you

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SCHOOL NEWS: Grant lab facilitates blended learning

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Classes, Lectures & Forums | Print |  E-mail

HC members! It’s a weekend of perks,  with Behind-the-Scenes Open House at History Colorado, Sat., Dec. 6, 10a.m.- noon, 1200 Broadway. See how collections are stored and get up-close with historic holiday photos and artifacts that belonged to some of Colorado’s most notable personalities. Other Appreciation Weekend activities on Sat., 6:Flintknapping Demonstration, 10a.m.-3p.m.; Holiday Crafts, 10a.m.-1p.m. All ages, free for members.

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Kid Stuff | Print |  E-mail

Hey, kids! Have you got a MY Denver card yet? Now it offers perks at Denver cultural institutions! All Denver students ages 5-18 have free, year-round access to the city’s 23 recreation centers and 29 pools with the MY Denver card – it also serves as a Denver Public Library card. (NOTE: Previously issued MY Denver Cards are no longer active. DPR is now taking registration online. Bring ID, proof of guardianship/residency to any rec center to receive child’s printed MY Denver card.)

     New! Cultural institutions throughout the city are partnering with MY Denver to give youth and their families discounted admission benefits at various cultural partners’ locations during different months of the year. Info on discount options/application: denvergov.org/mydenvercard.

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Odds & Ends | Print |  E-mail

Local artistans have been busy elves! Denver Potters Association’s Holiday Show and Sale, Fri.-Sun., Dec. 5-7 at Sixth Avenue United Church, 3250 E. 6th Ave., spotlights one-of-a-kind functional and sculptural ceramics, + jewelry, woodworking & glass, Fri., Dec. 5, 10a.m. -7p.m.; 6, 9a.m.-6p.m.; 7, 11a.m.-3p.m. Free. Info: 303-377-5535 or denverpotters.com.

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Seniors | Print |  E-mail

 

A Little Help shines at annual Holiday Party, Thur., Dec. 11, 6p.m. at Shaver Ramsey, 2414 E. 3rd Ave. Volunteers and staff are the stars who have made ALH glow brightly this year. Savor delicious catered food and bountiful social opportunities. Cost: $8-15, RSVP needed.

    Senior Social Cooking Class – Mon., Dec. 8, 3-4p.m., Wash Park Whole Foods, 1111 S. Washington St.; holiday dishes can be healthy, see and taste how!

     Colorado Gives Day – is Tues., Dec. 9, all day, sponsored by FirstBank. Donations to ALH increase quality of life for elders and their neighbors. Visit: coloradogives.org.

     RSVP for all offerings: 720-242-9032 or alittlehelp.org.

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Meetings | Print |  E-mail

Citizens Climate Lobby meets twice a month; meetings are open to all concerned about climate issues. Attend CCL gatherings first Wednesdays (Jan. 7), 6:30-8p.m. at Wash Perk, 853 E. Ohio Ave., to savor good coffee and craft strategies to influence Congressional representatives. Also, second Wednesdays (Dec. 10, Jan. 14), 6:15-8p.m. in Natural Grocers Community Room, 2053 S. Colorado Blvd.

     Questions, Betsey House, call 303-918-6964 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it Information: citizensclimatelobby.org.

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