‘Youth Painting – Junior Art Masters’
Tuesdays in April, Curtis Arts and Humanities Center, 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village. Throughout the program participants will create a representational, abstract and non-representational painting based on an object of their choice that they must bring the first day of class. Ages 6 – 12. Register at www.greenwood
village.com. Info at 303-486-5773.
‘Estate Planning & Tax: 2013’s New Normal’
March 11 and April 9, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Greenwood Village City Hall, Community Room, 6060 S. Quebec St., Greenwood Village. New 2012 Tax Laws and Changes, Medicare Tax changes, Inheritance, Gift and Estate Tax changes, Multi-Generational IRAs and more. Panera Bread lunch served. RSVP required: Mhoward@cfiemail.com, or call 303-225-8386.
Mental Health First Aid Workshop
March 14 -15, 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m., 155 Inverness Drive West Englewood. Evidence-based, public education and prevention program designed to train citizens in identifying and guiding individuals in mental health crisis to professional treatment. $25/person, includes workbook. Visit www.admhn.org for more info. Call 303-779-9676 to register.
Cooking Class: Homemade Granola
March 21, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Whole Foods Tamarac, 7400 E, Hampden, Denver, Chef Shellie demonstrates the simple steps to making granola and provides a laundry list of ingredients and flavorings for the perfect granola. Register at the Customer Service Desk.
Annual Chamber Gala
March 12, 6 – 9 p.m., The Englewood Meridian, 3455 S. Corona St., Englewood. Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce, 303-789-4473.
Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society
March 19, 1 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 6400 S. University Boulevard, Centennial. ‘Tools for German Genealogy Research’ by Bert Paredes. Visit www.
columbinegenealogy.com or call CJ Backus, 303-355-0731.
Men in Business
March 28, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m., John Elway Chevrolet, 5200 S. Broadway, Englewood. Speaker Tim Gaudette, Outreach manager Small Business Majority.
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes Open House
March 12, 6:30 p.m. and March 14, 9-11 a.m., Denver Learning Center, 10 Inverness Drive East, Suite 150, Englewood. Free event includes a presentation about the research-validated instruction that develops reading, spelling, comprehension, critical thinking, and math skills by addressing the underlying causes of learning difficulties. Attendees can take a tour, register for spring and summer sessions and enjoy refreshments. RSVP at 720-528-8404 or email denver. email@example.com.
College Fair – ‘Educating Our Future’
March 16, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade, Denver, CO. Representatives, recruiters, and financial aid experts from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) give college information to Denver area Middle and High School students, parents, teachers, and principals from metropolitan Denver School Districts. The Center will host a reception for seniors, their parents, and HBCU representatives and recruiters at 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, Denver Stapleton Plaza, 3333 Quebec St., Denver.
Skyview Academy Teacher Candidate Open House
March 16, 9 a.m. – noon, Skyview Academy, Highlands Ranch. Opportunity for prospective teachers to visit expanding charter school looking to fill 15 open positions. Individuals interested in the SVA employment opportunities can view the job postings and find out more about the hiring process by visiting the school’s website at www.skyviewacademy.org.
Smoky Hill High School Spring Craft Fair
March 9, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 1600 E. Smoky Hill Road, Aurora. More than 100 vendors. Free admission and free parking. For info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Celebration of Excellence’
March 15, 11:30a.m. – 1:30p.m., Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center, 7800 E. Tufts Ave., Denver. Cherry Creek Schools Foundation Luncheon, with keynote speaker, “The Science Guy,” Steve Spangler, Emmy Award winning television personality, professional speaker, teacher, science author and toy designer. Honoring Bill and Karen Fisher, this year’s “Champions of Education.”
DTC Healthcare Symposium
March 21, 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., Landmark Meridian Tower, 7600 Landmark Way, Greenwood Village. Free event includes giveaways, free screenings, interactive demonstrations and educational sessions. Breakout sessions every 30 minutes. Wine and Cheese with keynote speaker at 5 p.m.
‘Walk with a Doc’
April 6, 8 a.m., Bible Park, off Yale between Monaco and Quebec streets. Topic: Allergies Spring is Here! Take a free walk and learn about health. Free blood pressure checks, giveaways, coffee and breakfast. Visit www.njhealth.org/walkwithadoc.
‘Life in the Wrong Lane’
March 12, 7 p.m., Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Veteran television journalist Greg Dobbs will share stories of his exciting career as an international correspondent for ABC News and for the television network HDNet as a world correspondent and producer of documentaries. Dobbs will talk about all the funny, dangerous and unbelievable things that journalists experience in reporting a story. For more information call the library at 303-795-3961.
Centennial District 4 meeting
March 14, 7:10 p.m., Smoky Hill Library, 5430 S. Biscay Circle, Centennial. Hosted by Centennial District 4 Council members Ron Weidmann and Stephanie Piko For more information, contact Weidmann at 303-754-3343 or mail to rweidmann@centennial
colorado.com or Piko at 303-754-3374 or email@example.com.
Spencer Swalm Town Hall
March 16, 1:30 – 3 p.m., Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly Street, Centennial. Guest Scott Gessler, Colorado Secretary of State.
Denver Brass St. Patrick’s Day Concert
March 9, 15 – 16, 7:30 p.m.; March 10 and 17, 2:30 p.m., Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver. The Denver Brass and a cast of fiendishly talented guest artists paint a vivid scene of Tommy Knockers, Leprechauns and Pots of Gold Ore. Visit www.denverbrass.org.
Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
March 15, 4:30 – 7:30p.m., Slattery’s Irish Pub@ The Landmark, 5364 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Greenwood Village. Join the DTC/Greenwood Village Chamber of Commerce for food and drink freebies, prize giveaways and live music and entertainment. Info: 303-290-9922.
St. Patrick’s Day Concert with the CSO and Colcannon
March 17, 7:30 p.m., Boettcher Concert Hall, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver. Concert will feature the world premiere of Colcannon’s new work for orchestra, O’Toole and the Goose, a poetic story set to music that tells of the aging King O’Toole, his pet goose and the elusive St. Kevin. Conductor will be Grammy-winning John McLaughlin Williams. Visit www.coloradosymphony.org.
Friends of Roxborough State Park Photo Contest
April 30 deadline. Wildlife, geology, vistas, flowers, weather and seasonal scenes possible themes. Photos must be taken in Roxborough State Park, photographers retain copyright. Panel of independent judges will select 14 photos to be published in the 2014 interpretive calendar. Funds from the contest and calendar sales will support the educational and conservation mission of the Park. Go to www.parks.state.co.us/parks/roxborough/friends for contest details and submission instructions, or call 303-973-3959.
‘The Urban Almanac’ explores Colorado flavor
Erica McNeish and Laurie Smith, food lovers and food “professionals,” have recently announced the launch of The Urban Almanac, a seasonal online guide that features the bounty of food, drink and artisanal products that come solely from Colorado. The Almanac includes feature stories and recipes for breakfasts, lunches, desserts, main courses, hot drinks, cold drinks, cocktails and more, all featuring Colorado products. For more information, visit www.TheUrbanAlmanac.com.
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