ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Feb. 23, The Pillars of African-American Art Songs. The People’s Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora at 7 p.m. $5 Students, $10 Adults. For information: PeoplesBuilding@gmail.com.
All Horse Art Exhibit in Greenwood Village
Through 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?
Through 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.
New Thrift Shop Hours
The Assistance League of Denver’s Thrift Shop at 6265 E. Evans Avenue, Suite 8 is now open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. We have many estate sale items. Check our weekly specials online at assistanceleague.org/Denver. 303-322-5205.
The Briggs and Riley Sales event is in progress at Paradise Baggage Co., 4442 S. Broadway, Englewood. Receive 20 percent off select items from the Sympatico Collection to the Baseline and Kinzie Collections. The sale is good while supplies last.
Through Feb. 28, The 5th Annual “A Case For Giving” event will be held at Paradise Baggage Co., 4442 S. Broadway, Englewood. Receive up to a $100 credit toward a new Briggs and Riley when you trade in your luggage. These trade-ins will be donated to the Denver Rescue Mission and the Arapahoe Foster Program.
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.
Business after hours
Feb. 26, Englewood Chamber Business After Hours 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Broadway Brew Supply, 2501 W. Oxford St. Admin@myenglewoodchamber.com.
Meet Maya Angelou
Feb. 21, Renowned storyteller Becky Stone will present a living history portrayal of poet Maya Angelou providing insight into how she wrote and why. Bemis Public Library, 5014 S. Datura St. at 2 p.m.
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.
How is racism manifested
Feb. 26, How is racism manifested in our country? Join an OLLI instructor and explore the history of racism and learn about the varying perceptions of racism in our country. 2 p.m. at the Bemis Public Library. 303-795-3961.
Metro Denver EDC Awards Luncheon
March 5, the 15th Annual Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation Awards will be presented at the Seawell Grand Ballroom in the Denver Center For The Performing Arts from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Individuals $110, Chamber members $90. Corporate table for 10 – $1,200. Register online at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-620-8034. Deadline to register is March 1.
Advocates For Children Casino Night
March 8, Show your support by enjoying casino games while sampling a variety of appetizers and adult beverages. 8 – 11 p.m. at the Space Gallery, 400 Santa Fe Drive. $35 per person or $60 per couple. For information email email@example.com or call 303-328-2357.
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 ferny 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.
Food drive for Lakota Reservation
Feb. 23, The Tipi Raisers are hosting a food drive and fundraiser from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Academy, 4545 S. University Blvd. in Englewood. This event is being held to raise awareness and ease the conditions of poverty and hunger of the Lakota people on the Pine Ridge Reservation. For information call Maria Wischmayer at 720-227-2579.
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.
Feb. 25. MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) 9:30-11 a.m. in Fellowship 1. Child care is provided. Contact Abbie at email@example.com.
CSU Cam the Ram’s Birthday Party
Feb. 23, Join your Colorado State University Alumni Association for the celebration and help blow out the candles on his cake. 10 a.m. to noon. Monkey Bizness, 9950 E. Easter Ave., Suite 200. No cost but reservations are required. RSVP by Feb. 22. 303-376-2121.
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.
Kent Denver Gala
March 7, 6-10 p.m. in Schaden Dining Hall. Money raised for Breakthrough increases the education and social opportunities of financially under-resourced, middle and high school students and training college students for careers in education. Live jazz music from Quincy Avenue Rhythm Band. Tickets: e.givesmart.com/events/7UC.
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.
Learn to be a Naturalist
Feb. 21, Roxborough State Park invites the public who are interested in sharing the unique beauty of the park and becoming a volunteer naturalist to an open house from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.; For information or to register call 303-973-3959.
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