Discuss global water sustainability, water poverty and
gender equity with the Humanists
of Colorado, Sun., April 10, at First Universalist Church (Colvin Commons Community Room), 4101 E. Hampden
Deiadra Swartz presents this second talk in the Sustainability
series. Potluck at 6p.m.,
presentation at 7. Public welcome. Info: Call Richard, 720-256-6161, or visit humanistsofcolorado.org.
Explore 20th-century South American politics as seen
through Carolina de Robertis’ The Invisible Mountain at the Travel
Lovers Book Club’s Mon., April
11, gathering, at Tattered Cover, 2526 E. Colfax Ave., 5:30-6:30p.m. Info:
Wild Bird Center owner Candice Stuart talks about birds
in spring, nesting seasons and what they need most in this climate at the Wed., April 13, meeting
of FANS (Friends and Neighbors of Washington Park), at Washington Park’s Dos
Chappell Bath House, 600 S. Marion Pkwy., 6-7p.m. She’ll also share tips for enjoying FANS’ upcoming Washington
Park Bird Walk, Sun., April 17 (See Odds, pg. 44). Open to the public,
Sen. Michael Bennet’s staff explains the Federal budget
at the next meeting of NARFE Chapter #1119, Fri., April 15, at the
Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post of the American Legion, 5400 E. Yale Ave. Optional lunch at 11a.m.,
program at noon. All current and retired Federal employees (and guests) are invited. NARFE Chapter #1119 are
members of a national organization formed to champion the rights of retired and
current Federal employees. Info: call Hank, 303-779-4268.
Patients and caregivers will meet separately to discuss
issues & problems and share successes & failures they experience in
dealing with Parkinson’s disease at the Tues., April 19, 10a.m. meeting of the
Englewood Parkinson’s Support Group, on the 8th floor of Englewood Meridian
Retirement Community, 3455 S. Corona St. Parkinson’s disease patients, caregivers and family are welcome. Info:
Financially Fit Females invites women who want to be
financially savvy and take control of their financial futures to its monthly meetings at Alliance Française,
571 Galapago St. Author and DU professor Bob Melvin is guest speaker at the
Thur., April 21, gathering. FFF provides education, support, encouragement and
guest speakers. New members welcome; first meeting free. Info: 303-993-3939.
Denver Cherry Creek Rotary Club meets every Tuesday,
7a.m., for breakfast at the Inn at Cherry Creek, 233 Clayton Lane, to renew their commitment to
“Service Above Self.” Hear Daniel Ritchie, CEO of the Denver Center for
Performing Arts speak on The Education Disaster, Tues., April 5 –
the talk will coincide with that morning’s “Membership Fair.” No breakfast
charge for first-time guests.
Info: Peter MacMillan,
Have a green thumb, or just want to develop one? Check
out the just-formed Denver Garden Club, meeting the third Monday of the month (April 18), 7p.m., at the
Colorado Federation of Garden Clubs, 1556 Emerson St. April’s topic is pruning.
Visitors welcome, no obligation to join. Questions? Call Glenda Condon,
303-377-3580, or Ellen Connole, 303-320-5983.
A new Nar-Anon family group meets every Wednesday, noon,
at Evanston United Methodist Church, 2122 S. Lafayette St. Nar-Anon is a free, self-help, 12-step,
anonymous, confidential meeting for families and friends of addicts. Info:
Looking for a job? In a career transition? Come get
expert career advice at Career Connect Coffee Club, meeting Tuesdays, 9a.m., at
Stella’s Coffee Shop, 1476 S. Pearl St. Senior Career Consultant Kate Culligan, M.Ed., facilitates 90-minute
networking meetings with topics such as Discovering The Hidden Job Market
and Interviewing Skills That Connect. $5 materials/beverage. Info: call
303-832-8108 or visit manageyourcareertransition.com.
The George Washington Masonic Lodge is a brotherhood of
men who come together for a common bond, meeting the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month (members only),
7p.m., at 15 E. Iowa Ave. For information or date of the next open house for
the community, call Ray Curry, 303-777-9743.
Shaking in your shoes when you think about public
speaking? Daybreak Toastmasters can work for you! Meets Fridays, 7-8:30a.m., in the State
Administration Building, 1525 Sherman St., Rm B-70 – doors open 6:45a.m.