ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Echoes of the Emerald Isles
March 9 and 10, This riveting Celtic celebration features all your favorites along with new pieces performed by the Celtic Colorado Pipes and Drums, Rick Seaton – Pipe Organ and Aubrey Jacobs, Soprano. 3 p.m. Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased at newmantix.com/denverbrass. 303-832-4676.
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.
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.
Register for Down Foundation Fashion Show Model Auditions
Beginning March 5, The Global Down Syndrome Foundation invites individuals with Down syndrome ages 7 and older who have not previously walked in a fashion show to register for Model Auditions for the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show in November. The auditions will be held April 19 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the University of Denver. 303-321-6277.
McNeil receives Distinguished Eagle Scout Award
March 8, Charles S. McNeil of Cherry Hills Village will receive the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award during an event at the Denver Renaissance Hotel, 3801 S. Quebec St. Over the 108 -year history of Boy Scouts of America, only 0.1 percent of those achieving the rank of Eagle Scout have received the DESA national award. Tickets are $45 and can be obtained by contacting email@example.com.
Pet Adoption Event
March 8, Stop by the Only Natural Pet Store, 5900 S. University Blvd. from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for adoptions with Denver Dumb Friends League.
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 Sant Fe Drive. $35 per person or $60 per couple. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-328-2357.
Kempe Foundation Believe in Magic Luncheon
March 14, The Kempe Foundation’s signature luncheon will honor Kempe as a Center of Excellence in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Jason Bishop, an illusionist and magician will perform and share his story of how he turned his difficult childhood into a life of hope and magic. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center. Tickets on sale now! Register at the event website: secure.acceptiva.com or contact Denise Jendrusch at email@example.com.
A Photo with You and Your Pet
March 16, Get a free digital photo of you with your pet by pet photographer Amanda Engel. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Only Natural Pet, 5900 S. University Blvd. Book appointment online at AmandaEngelphotography.com.
Yoga with the Alpacas
March 16, As an added attraction at the National Alpaca Show the Alpaca Owners Association is offering a free hour-long yoga class with a group of alpacas. The class will take place at the National Western Complex at 12 p.m. For information on the show: alpacanationals.com.
Englewood Business Resource and Lenders Expo
March 22, Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about business resources designed to help your small business succeed. 8 – 9:30 a.m. Englewood Civic Center, 2nd Floor Community Room. Light refreshments and free parking. Let them know you’re coming at englewoodco.gov/doing-business-training.
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.
Colorado Republican Centennial Dinner
March 29, Featuring Grover Norquist the founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, the dinner program will honor the 2019 Republican of the Year and introduce the 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees. General Reception 7 p.m. at the Hilton Inverness Hotel – DTC, 200 Inverness Drive West. Online reservations are closed. If available, tickets will be $50 per person at the door.
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.
Denver Academy Symposium
March 8, The theme of this presentation, “Communication is Key”, centers around the important topic of communication between parents and children. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Wendy Mogel, a clinical psychologist and New York Times best-selling author. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the Denver Academy Campus, 4400 E. Iliff Avenue. Free for DA parents and staff. $50 per person for non-DA members. Denveracademy.org/symposium.
Lifelong Learning Classes
April 1, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) classes will commence for eight weeks. Classes are two hours each, Monday through Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. No tests. No grades. Just great discussions. Classes cover diversified subjects including: public affairs, economics, history, science, technology, health, religion, performing arts, literature and writing. For $130 attend as many of the classes as you wish at the University of Denver and several additional metro sites. Course information and on-line registration: portfolio.du.edu/olli.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Group
Through 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.
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