ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
All Horse Art Exhibit in Greenwood Village
Jan. 7-Feb. 23. Curtis Center for the Arts presents two exhibits celebrating the art of the horse. “Horse Power” is an exhibit featuring works from contemporary artists from across the country at the Curtis Center for the Arts. The exhibit will include several life-size, horse sculptures by internationally renowned artist Doug Owen. “Caballo de Fuerza” is a display of historical, horse artifacts on loan from Musco De Las Americas in Denver’s Santa Fe Arts District. These works will be on display at the Greenwood Village City Hall.
What Is Natura Obscura?
Jan. 11-April 28. Brought by the Creative Minds at The Museum of Outdoor Arts (MOA) and Prismajic, Natura Obscura is an immersive arts experience that is like stepping into your favorite painting but where you can hear, smell, touch and explore everything around you. Experience the wonder of a new form of art as you wander among the trees and fantastical woodland creatures. The installation encompasses about 5,000 sq. ft. of MOA’s indoor gallery space and is created by over 30 local artists, craftsmen and creative. Tickets: Naturaobscur.org Info: 303-806-0444.
Curtis Center for the Arts Now Offering Evening Classes
January classes will begin with new instructors. Portrait painting, abstract landscapes, abstract experimentation and glass sculpture. Info: greenwoodvillage.com/art or call Chris, 303-708-6110.
Ballet Production -The Wizard of Oz
Feb. 1-10. At the Ellie Caulkins Opera House for 10 performances. Tickets: coloradoballet.org or call Patron Services at 303-837-8888 ext. 2. Feb. 7, 5:30 p.m. An Evening in Oz Gala Auction.
Home Selling To The Highest Bidder
Feb. 1, 1:07 p.m. Live Auction of home located at 15660 E. Indian Brook Cir., Parker. Preview the Property Jan. 19, 12-3 p.m. or Jan. 26, 12-3 p.m. Call 877-612-8494 or visit PrestigeAuction.com/lBVAO1.
Acrylic Exploration with Lance Green
Feb. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County will host this workshop. Green will share his philosophy, knowledge and application of color and expressionism. He is a colorist and expressionist but more than that he is storyteller. Pre-registration for artists 18 years and older. Registration form: heritage-guild.com/currentworkshops.html $30 for Guild members, $50 for non-members.
Colorado Athletic Club-DTC Opens New ATLAS Arena
Now open. This 5,200 square-foot cutting edge space was opened. A space designed for a whole different kind of workout.
Greater Englewood Chamber Events
Jan. 22, 5-7 p.m. Business After Hours at The Guild, 3435 S. Inca St.
South Metro Denver Chamber Economic Forecast Breakfast
Jan. 18, 7 a.m. at CU South Denver. Questions and nights for succeeding in a changing political landscape. Colorado State Univ. Chief financial officer Henry Sobanet will share his understanding on how Colorado businesses will fare under the new legislature, and J.J. Ament, CEO of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp., will speak about current industry trends and the regional outlook for 2019. Lone Tree Mayor Jackie Millet will moderate discussions. RSVP: bestchamber.com of call 303-795-0142.
Colorado Water Congress Annual Convention
Jan. 30, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Jan. 31, 7:30 a.m. Jan. 30, Variety of Workshops from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 7:30 a.m. State Legislator Forum, Colorado’s Political Landscape. Moderators; Chane Polo and Dianna Off and Colorado’s Political Landscape: Floy Ciruli. The Westin Westminster, 10600 Westminster Boulevard, Westminster. Call 303-410-5000.
Audubon’s 50th Celebration
Jan. 23, 6-9 p.m. Rolling out a new name, new logo and a new strategic plan. Mark Obmascik, the author of the Big Year will speak about the true story. The Barn at Raccoon Creek, 7301 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton. Register online at denveraudubon.org.
Connections through Memorial Loss
Jan. 24, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. A bridge connection care partners and their loved ones. Speaker for 25 minutes, catered lunch, and 25 minutes of entertainment at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1701 W. Caley Ave., Littleton. Pastor John Larson and a few from his congregation started this social lunch for care partners. Open to anyone. RSVP: email@example.com or call 303-794-4636.
Preview the High Line Canal Framework Plan
Jan. 23, 24, 5-7 p.m. Community Open House on the Framework Plan to preserve and enhance the future of the High Line Canal. Jan. 23 at Euclid Middle School – 777 W. Euclid Ave., Littleton or Jan. 24 at Eloise May Library – 1471 S. Parker Road., Denver. Both house meetings will be identical. The mission of the High Line Canal Conservancy is to ensure that the historic Canal is protected and enhanced for future generations. Info: visit highlinecanal.org/framework.
Alexander Hamilton with Active Minds
Jan. 28, 2 p.m. Journey back to our nation’s early history and visit the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, his friends, his enemies, and the principles he fought (and perhaps died) for at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Info: 303-795-3961.
Beaux Arts Ball presents The World’s Greatest Showman
Feb. 23, Presented by Morgridge Family Foundation benefiting National Jewish Health. Honoring Grand Marshals, Faye and Steve Demby, Kathleen and William J. Hybl, Wendy and Jimmy Miller and Kate Paul and Michael Passmore. Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, 650 15th St., Denver. Info: Clem Connolly at 303-728-6546 or ConnollyC@njhealth.org.
Junior League of Denver “The Journey.”
March 22, 6 p.m. Featuring keynote speaker Molly Bloom, at the League’s 100th Anniversary year. “Bloom will speak about coming back from failure and will share stories from her past to prove that when you bet on yourself, you can win.” Bloom is an American entrepreneur and the bestselling author of Molly’s Game, chronicling her journey from college student to building and operating the largest and most notorious private poker game in the world. Reggie Rivers will serve as master of ceremonies and auctioneer. Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Info: JLD.org or 303-692-0270.
The Art Students League of Denver Presents Art and Soul
Feb. 7, 6-9:30 p.m. The annual gala event benefiting the mission of the organization offers awfully inspiring community evening with artwork, an art auction and art demonstrations. At the history ASLD building, 200 Grant St., with ticket sales directly benefiting the organization’s programming, art and community. 50 fabulous fine art pieces for sale, featuring a broad variety of mediums and techniques. Footers Catering will provide food. A VIP experience from 6-7 p.m. with general admission at 7 p.m. Visit asid.org to purchase tickets.
Imagine 2019 Believe in Magic
March 14, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Jason Bishop, Luncheon Keynote, an illusionist and magician. Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center, 650 15th St. Event MC Reggie Rivers, former Denver Bronco. Register: 303-864-5308 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TLC Meals on Wheels
“Feed 50 Clients for 50 Weeks” campaign. Goal to raise $62,000 on their 50th Anniversary in serving the South Metro Denver Community. Go to tlcmealsonwheels.org to donate.
The Highline Canal public open houses
Jan. 23, 5-7 p.m. Euclid Middle School, 777 W. Euclid Ave. or Jan. 24, 5-7 p.m. at Eloise May Library, 1471 Parker Road Explore and prioritize future enhancements and protections for the High Line Canal. Learn more at highlinecanal.org/framework.
Wellshire Church Activities
Jan. 23, 30. The Gift of Music, Celebration singers, 6-7 p.m. and Sanctuary choir, 7-8 p.m. Looking for strong singers for Sunday services. Jan. 28, Feb. 11 and Feb. 25. MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) 9:30-11 a.m. in Fellowship 1. Child care is provided. Contact Abbie at email@example.com. Jan. 27, noon Behind the scenes look at the One Wellshire renovation with Dr. Bell.
Colorado Skies Academy Taking Flight Fall 2019
A tuition-free public middle school for all young people in grades 6-8. Regardless of background or ability, students united in a passion for flight, study and explore the science of aerospace and aviation through individually tailored. STEAM-driven, Project-based learning. Located at the Centennial Airport in partnership with Wings Over the Rockies Museum and the Boeing Blue Sky Exploration of Flight Center. Apply ASAP at ColoradoSKIESAcademy.org and select application to enroll.
Historic Lecture Series
Jan. 19, 4 p.m. at Lone Tree Hub, 8827 Lone Tree Pkwy and Jan. 20, 6 p.m. at The Fort, 19192 Hwy 8, Morison. “Why Charles Bent Had To Die,” by Dr. Lance R. Blyth.
Tesoro Cultural Center
Jan. 19, 4 p.m. at Lone Tree Hub, 8827 Lone Tree Pkwy and Jan. 20, 6 p.m. at The Fort, 19192 Hwy 8, Morrison. Topic: “Why Charles Bent Had to Die,” Dr. Lance R. Blyth.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Group
Feb. 20-April 10. 4-5 p.m. Jewish Family Service (JFS) Therapist Deborah Goodman, LCSW, will facilitate an eight-week group, entitled “ACT for your life. Discussion topics include: Decreasing avoidance, Empowerment tome meaningful goals and life changes, Mindfulness and living in the present, Self-compassion and Personal values. $15/session. RSVP: Deborah Goodman, 720-248-4594 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lung Infection and Cognition in Down Syndrome
Jan. 29, noon – 1 p.m. Discuss the connection between lung infection and cognition in Down Syndrome by Michel Yeger, PD,clinical associate professor, Univ. of Colorado- Anschutz Medical Campus. Global members – free and non-members – $10. Register: 303-321-6277.
Kempe Uniting Communities for Kids
Feb. 7, 7:30-9 a.m. Panel Discussion: A Conversation on the Myths of Mental Health- what is being done to ensure our youth get the help they need. Over 200,000 kids and teens have diagnosable mental health conditions in Colorado, but less than a quarter of them receive any type of professional care. At breakfast, hear from the panel of experts on mental health issues facing children and their families and learn what can be done to protect and heal our youth. Moderator: Don Mares – Exec. Director, Denver Dept. of Human Services. Panelists: Steven Berkowitz, M.D. – Visiting professor of psychiatry, Univ. of Colorado, School of Medicine; Evelin Gmez, Phd – assistant professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, Kempe Center and Shannon Van Deman, Ph.D. – vice president, Pediatric Mental Health Institute, Children’s Hospital Colorado. Register: 303-864-5300. “Our children’s future and the world’s future are one.” Dr. C. Henry Kempe.
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