Greater Denver Metro Area Events

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Events requiring advanced registration/planning:

Active Minds Partner Events (details in right hand column)
Knee Replacement Seminar - April 26 (Denver)
Denver Silent Film Festival - April 28-30 (Littleton)
9HealthFair - April 29 (Lone Tree)
Diet, Cancer & Inflammation Workshop - May 1 (Lone Tree)
Osteoarthritis Pain Seminar - May 2 (Thornton)
Foot & Ankle Pain Seminar - May 3 (Englewood)
Knee Pain Seminar - May 8 (Denver)
Mastering the Art of Dementia Care - May 11 (Denver)
Knee & Hip Seminar - May 11 (Highlands Ranch)
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar - May 11 (Thornton)
Breast Cancer Support Group - May 16 (and every 3rd Tues of month in Lone Tree)
Stroke Survivors Support Group - May 17 (and every 3rd Wed of month in Lone Tree)
Low Back Pain Seminar - May 19 (Thornton)
Chronic Tendon Injuries Seminar - June 6 (Thornton)
CardioPulmonary Support Group - June 13 (Lone Tree)
Poetry for those with memory loss - June 15 (Denver)
Salute to Seniors - June 24 (Denver)
Blood Drive - July 12 (Thornton)
Acid Reflux Seminar - July 13 (Lone Tree)
Back Pain Seminar - July 18 (Thornton)
Heart Health Seminar - August 16 (Thornton)

MindForAllSeasons
Mastering the Art of Dementia Care
Join Eric Collett, a nationally recognized expert in dementia care, for a comprehensive one-day seminar designed to help attendees develop the essential skills that are crucial to successfully supporting persons living with dementia. Click here for more info. This program is sponsored by Active Minds.
When: Thurs, May 11, 9 am - 4 pm
Where: Brookdale Parkplace, 111 Emerson St, Denver, CO 80218... map
Misc: Program is eligible for CEU credits
Cost: $199 includes lunch and all materials
Register: Click here
Questions: 208-571-2475
www.AMindForAllSeasons.com

Upcoming Events:

* * * Special Event * * *
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9:30-11:30 am (9:30 reception, 10:00 program)
Take a Bite of the Big Apple
There’s no place in the world quite like New York City.  From Broadway to Wall Street, Little Italy to Central Park, New York has a history and an energy all its own.  Join Active Minds as we virtually visit one of the world’s most important cities.  We’ll explore the city’s past and present, as well as the important people and places that have shaped this unique city.
Location: Rosemark at Mayfair Park, 833 Jersey, Denver, CO 80220... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-770-7673

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm
The Age of the Vikings
Join Active Minds as we trace the rise and fall of the Age of the Vikings.  We will describe their origins in Scandinavia and how they extended their reach into Europe, North America, and beyond.  We will explain the culture and traditions of the Norse Warriors, including their distinctive horned helmets and unique ships.  Finally, we will discuss their legacy in modern times (besides the football team). This program makes a great accompaniment to a visit to the Vikings program running at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science March 10th through August 13th, 2017.
Location: Castle Rock Senior Center, 2323 Woodlands Blvd, Castle Rock, CO 80104... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-688-9498

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:45-7:45 pm
The United Nations
Join Active Minds for a look at the United Nations.  We will examine the origins and history of the U.N. as well as its current and future role in the world.  This program is brought to you by the Stapleton Master Community Association.
Location: Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80238... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Friday, April 28, 2017, 10:00-11:00 am
Iran
Join Active Minds for an in-depth look at the country of Iran.  We will discuss the thorny issue of Iran's nuclear program, the relationship between Iran’s religious and political leadership, and challenges presented by regional turmoil.  In particular, we will discuss how the rest of the world is responding to the various challenges presented by Iran. This event is sponsored by Welcyon Fitness After 50, Porter Adventist Hospital and Autumn Heights Health Care Center.
Location: Malley Senior Center, 3380 S Lincoln St, Englewood, CO 80113... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-762-2660
Misc: If parking in the lot, get pass from inside center

Friday, April 28, 1:30-2:30 pm
Pope Francis
Pope Francis has a favorability rating that is among the highest in modern papal history.  Join Active Minds as we seek to understand why Catholics and much of the non-Catholic world find Pope Francis so appealing.  We will cover his background as the first pope from the Americas, his impact so far since becoming pope in 2013, and what the future may hold for the Catholic Church under his leadership.
Location: Platt Park Senior Center, 1500 S Grant St, Denver, CO 80210... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 720-865-0630

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 10:00-11:00 am
Iran
Join Active Minds for an in-depth look at the country of Iran.  We will discuss the thorny issue of Iran's nuclear program, the relationship between Iran’s religious and political leadership, and challenges presented by regional turmoil.  In particular, we will discuss how the rest of the world is responding to the various challenges presented by Iran. This program is sponsored by Rosemark at Mayfair, Home Care Resources, and JFS Senior Solutions.
Location: Jewish Community Center, 350 S Dahlia St, Denver, CO 80246... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required; for info, call Lil Shaw: 303-316-6359

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 2:30-3:30 pm
Take a Bite of the Big Apple
There’s no place in the world quite like New York City.  From Broadway to Wall Street, Little Italy to Central Park, New York has a history and an energy all its own.  Join Active Minds as we virtually visit one of the world’s most important cities.  We’ll explore the city’s past and present, as well as the important people and places that have shaped this unique city.
Location: Atria of Applewood, 2800 Youngfield St, Lakewood, CO 80215... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-233-4343

Friday, May 5, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm
The Soviet Union: The Road After Collapse
What was known as the Soviet Union dissolved twenty-five years ago this past December.  Join Active Minds as we explore the history of the Soviet Union as well as the causes of its failure.  In addition, we will discuss the continued relevance of the Russian Federation, the influence of Vladimir Putin, and ongoing challenges to democracy in the region.
Location: Virginia Village Library, 1500 S Dahlia St, Denver, CO 80222... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

* * * Special Dial in Phone Program * * *
Monday, May 8, 2017, 10:00-11:00 am

Putin's Russia
Having influenced the country far beyond the term of his first official Presidency and now having returned to the role and consolidated his power, Vladimir Putin’s leadership of Russia suggests a return to an authoritarianism that, for some, feels similar to the days of Soviet control and the Czars of old.  Join Active Minds as we examine the story of Russia under the influence of Vladimir Putin, including Russia’s involvement in Ukraine and other current issues.
Location/Instructions: This is a virtual phone in class. Call 303-502-5189 to participate. Callers will be muted as they join. Press ** to unmute to ask a question. Limited to first 100 callers.
Cost: Free
Info: Jefferson County Public Library: 303-235-5275

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 12:30-1:30 pm
Take a Bite of the Big Apple
There’s no place in the world quite like New York City.  From Broadway to Wall Street, Little Italy to Central Park, New York has a history and an energy all its own.  Join Active Minds as we virtually visit one of the world’s most important cities.  We’ll explore the city’s past and present, as well as the important people and places that have shaped this unique city. This program is sponsored by CarolCARE.
Location: Tattered Cover, 2526 E Colfax, Denver, CO 80206... map
Cost: Free
Info: 303-322-7727

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm
The Age of the Vikings
Join Active Minds as we trace the rise and fall of the Age of the Vikings.  We will describe their origins in Scandinavia and how they extended their reach into Europe, North America, and beyond.  We will explain the culture and traditions of the Norse Warriors, including their distinctive horned helmets and unique ships.  Finally, we will discuss their legacy in modern times (besides the football team). This program makes a great accompaniment to a visit to the Vikings program running at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science March 10th through August 13th, 2017.  This event is sponsored by Cherry Creek Retirement Village, 1st Reverse Mortgage USA, Garden Plaza of Aurora, and Porter Adventist Hospital.
Location: Heather Gardens (Auditorium), 2888 S Heather Gardens Way, Aurora, CO 80014... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-751-1811

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 3:00-4:00 pm
Afghanistan
In October of 2001, the U.S. led a coalition invasion of Afghanistan seeking to oust the ruling Taliban and find Al Qaeda leaders, including Osama bin Laden in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Join Active Minds for a look at the story of Afghanistan, both before and since 9/11. We will also take a look forward at what the future holds for this war-torn country.
Location: RiverPointe, 5225 S Prince St, Littleton, CO 80123... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: RiverPointe: 303-797-0600

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 6:00-7:00 pm
U.S. Immigration Policy
Join Active Minds for a look at the history of immigration in the U.S. and how this issue is currently playing out at both the federal and state level.  We will discuss the economics and politics of various aspects of U.S. immigration policy and how these elements are viewed by various constituencies within the U.S.
Location: Aurora Public Library, 14949 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6:45-7:45 pm
Spices
From the bland diets of Europeans in the early 16th century to the myriad of culinary flavors available today, spices have had a huge impact in the world.  Join Active Minds as we trace the rise of spices from colonialism and the spice trade to the hundreds of varieties that are commonly stocked in nearby supermarkets.  This program is brought to you by the Stapleton Master Community Association.
Location: Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80238... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Monday, May 15, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm
America’s Classical Music Tradition
It is often thought that classical music in this country was simply imported from Europe.  While this is largely true, the uniquely American influences on classical music in this country are unmistakable.  Join Active Minds as we explore how the institutions and individuals of 19th century America left their mark on this important musical style and how classical music left its mark on American culture.
Location: Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge, 11180 Irving Dr, Westminster, CO 80031... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Keystone Place: 303-465-5600

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm
Afghanistan
In October of 2001, the U.S. led a coalition invasion of Afghanistan seeking to oust the ruling Taliban and find Al Qaeda leaders, including Osama bin Laden in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Join Active Minds for a look at the story of Afghanistan, both before and since 9/11. We will also take a look forward at what the future holds for this war-torn country. This program is sponsored by Alexander Properties.
Location: Washington Street Community Center, 809 S Washington St, Denver, CO 80209... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-733-4643

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 1:45-3:30 pm (program at 2:00)
Brexit: What Does the Future Hold for the UK and the European Union?
On June 23, 2016 British voters elected to exit the European Union, sending global stock markets sharply down and provoking global reactions running the gamut from horror to congratulations.  Join Active Minds as we place this pivotal event in its historic context and explore where this high stakes path may lead, not only for the UK, but also the EU and the rest of the world.
Location: Covenant Village of Colorado, 9153 Yarrow St, Westminster, CO 80021... map. CRC does not discriminate pursuant to the Fair Housing Act.
Cost: Free
Misc: Doors open at 1:45; please arrive and be seated by 2:00 for the start of the program.

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm
Oil
Over the past couple years the price of oil has gone from over $100 per barrel to, at times, less than $30 per barrel.  This has had profound effects all over the world.  Join Active Minds as we explore the causes and consequences (positive and negative) of this dynamic.  We will cover the role of China, the impact on Fracking and the oil sector in the U.S., as well as the role of OPEC in addressing the fluctuating price of this commodity so crucial to the global economy.  This event is sponsored by Springbrooke, Porter Adventist Hospital, Paradyme Mortgage, and Friends For Life.
Location: Windsor Gardens, 597 S Clinton St, Denver, CO 80247... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 2:30-3:30 pm
Eleanor Roosevelt
As the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, Eleanor Roosevelt was both outspoken and, at times, quite controversial.  Join Active Minds as we examine her life and the impact it had on important causes such as human rights and the successful launch of the United Nations.
Location: Atria Inn at Lakewood, 555 S Pierce St, Lakewood, CO 80226... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-742-4800

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 3:00-4:00 pm
The Age of the Vikings
Join Active Minds as we trace the rise and fall of the Age of the Vikings.  We will describe their origins in Scandinavia and how they extended their reach into Europe, North America, and beyond.  We will explain the culture and traditions of the Norse Warriors, including their distinctive horned helmets and unique ships.  Finally, we will discuss their legacy in modern times (besides the football team). This program makes a great accompaniment to a visit to the Vikings program running at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science March 10th through August 13th, 2017.
Location: Ross-University Hills Library, 4310 E Amherst Ave, Denver, CO 80222... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Saturday, May 20, 2016, 2:00-3:00 pm
American Popular Music in the 19th Century: Street, Stage and Home
Popular music in the United States is a big industry with a long history. But what was this music like before the days of radio, recordings, and digital technologies? Who were the pop stars of yesteryear, what did they perform, and who was listening? Join Active Minds in exploring 19th century American popular music, focusing on the places and spaces that such music was made available to the public: the street, stage and home. We will listen to a wide variety of music, from parade bands and Sousa marches, to minstrel variety shows, musical theatre and parlor songs by Stephen Foster.
Location: Woodbury Library, 3265 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80211... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Monday, May 22, 2017, 2:30-3:30 pm
Take a Bite of the Big Apple
There’s no place in the world quite like New York City.  From Broadway to Wall Street, Little Italy to Central Park, New York has a history and an energy all its own.  Join Active Minds as we virtually visit one of the world’s most important cities.  We’ll explore the city’s past and present, as well as the important people and places that have shaped this unique city.
Location: Springbrooke, 6800 Leetsdale Dr, Denver, CO 80224... map
Cost: Free
RSVP Required (Limited Seating): Springbrooke: 303-331-9963
Important Special Note: This location always fills up. Attendees need to RSVP well in advance and it is unlikely there will be spots for folks that do not RSVP. No groups please.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 1:30-3:30 pm (program at 2:00)
Iran
Join Active Minds for an in-depth look at the country of Iran.  We will discuss the thorny issue of Iran's nuclear program, the relationship between Iran’s religious and political leadership, and challenges presented by regional turmoil.  In particular, we will discuss how the rest of the world is responding to the various challenges presented by Iran.
Location: Garden Plaza of Aurora, 14221 E Evans Ave, Aurora, CO 80014... map.
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-750-0820

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm
The Soviet Union: The Road After Collapse
What was known as the Soviet Union dissolved twenty-five years ago this past December.  Join Active Minds as we explore the history of the Soviet Union as well as the causes of its failure.  In addition, we will discuss the continued relevance of the Russian Federation, the influence of Vladimir Putin, and ongoing challenges to democracy in the region.
Location: The Inn at Greenwood Village, 5565 S Yosemite St, Greenwood Village, CO 80111... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-327-7340 (Limited seating. Call for availability.)

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 5:00-6:00 pm
The Struggle of Syria
Since gaining its independence from the French in 1946, Syria has had a rocky and troubled history and recent events are no exception.  Located in one of the most conflict ridden parts of the world, Syria's turmoil has involved both its regional neighbors as well as its own internal factions that have made self-rule a challenging goal.  Join Active Minds as we seek to understand Syria's history and recent atrocities and how this informs current and future challenges for this pivotal player in the Middle East. This program is sponsored by Rosemark at Mayfair.
Location: Tattered Cover, 2526 E Colfax, Denver, CO 80206... map
Cost: Free
Info: 303-322-7727

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm
The Soviet Union: The Road After Collapse
What was known as the Soviet Union dissolved twenty-five years ago this past December.  Join Active Minds as we explore the history of the Soviet Union as well as the causes of its failure.  In addition, we will discuss the continued relevance of the Russian Federation, the influence of Vladimir Putin, and ongoing challenges to democracy in the region.
Location: Castle Rock Senior Center, 2323 Woodlands Blvd, Castle Rock, CO 80104... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-688-9498

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 6:45-7:45 pm
Philippines
The Philippines is fighting a brutal war on drugs that some have termed “out of control.”  Recently elected President Rodrigo Duterte campaigned on a promise to fight drugs in the country and is leading a bloody crackdown that many say is encouraging vigilante execution of drug dealers and addicts.  Join Active Minds as we review the history of the Philippines in an attempt to understand the context for the current situation and gain insight into where this important U.S. ally in the region may be heading in the future.  This program is brought to you by the Stapleton Master Community Association.
Location: Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80238... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Friday, May 26, 2017, 10:00-11:00 am
Spain
From its heights as the dominant country in the world in the 16th century, Spain is now one of the European countries struggling with debt.  Join Active Minds as we explore the roots and legacy of the Spanish Empire and how this important country fits into the regional and global puzzle today. This event is sponsored by Porter Adventist Hospital.
Location: Malley Senior Center, 3380 S Lincoln St, Englewood, CO 80113... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-762-2660
Misc: If parking in the lot, get pass from inside center

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 2:30-3:30 pm
Winston Churchill
As one of the key architects of the Allied victory in World War II, Winston Churchill is widely regarded as one of the most important political leaders of the 20th century.  Join Active Minds as we examine Churchill’s life before becoming prime minister of England, his years in the job, and his lasting impact on his country and the world.
Location: Atria of Applewood, 2800 Youngfield St, Lakewood, CO 80215... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-233-4343

Friday, June 2, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm
Chocolate
The story of chocolate is a "rich" tale indeed.  It involves aristocracy and slavery, innovation and coincidence.  Pivotal roles were played by both Christopher Columbus and Hernando Cortéz.  Join Active Minds as we describe how extremely bitter cacao beans are transformed into one of the world's most sought after flavors and tell chocolate stories such as the rise of the luxury chocolate industry in Switzerland and the origins of the Hershey company.
Location: Virginia Village Library, 1500 S Dahlia St, Denver, CO 80222... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 3:30-4:30 pm
Muhammad Ali
Born Cassius Clay, the professional boxer known as Muhammad Ali was widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and controversial sports figures of the 20th century.  Known for his outspoken approach, Ali fought for Civil Rights in both words and actions.  He was an outspoken critic of the Vietnam War and was banned from boxing for over three years for refusing to be inducted after being drafted.  Despite losing these years in the prime of his career, Ali’s accomplishments in the ring remain unmatched.  Join Active Minds as we review the life and legacy of the man often referred to simply as “The Greatest.”
Location: Blair-Caldwell Library, 2401 Welton St, Denver, CO 80205... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

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Monday, June 5, 2017, 1:00-3:00 pm (1:00 reception, 1:30 program)
Turbulent Waters: Conflict in the South China Sea
The South China Sea is an incredibly strategic body of water located between China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.  At stake is one of the busiest trade routes in the world as well as oil and fishing rights.  Recently China has been pressing its claim to long disputed parts of the South China Sea, raising concerns as to what may happen as tensions rise.  Join Active Minds for a closer look at this delicate situation.
Location: Sunrise at Flatirons, 400 Summit Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80021... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-466-2422
Parking: Complimentary parking is available. Please ask the Concierge about the parking when you make your reservation.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 11:00 am - noon
The Refugee Crisis
Millions of refugees are fleeing from danger zones in Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere, creating a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions.  Many are dying in transit and the nations receiving them are being overwhelmed.  Join Active Minds as we explore how the migrants and the international community are struggling to cope with these challenges.
Location: Gonzales Library, 1498 N Irving St, Denver, CO 80204... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 3:00-4:00 pm
Turkey
A failed coup attempt and a flood of refugees have challenged the leadership of Turkey’s President Erdogan.  A strong U.S. ally during the Cold War, Turkey is now one of the world's largest Muslim democracies.  Join Active Minds as we explore Turkey's past and current challenges, including its struggles with its Kurdish minority, its role in the rise of ISIS, and what appears to be its warming relations with Russia.
Location: Hampden Library, 9755 E Girard Ave, Denver, CO 80231... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6:45-7:45 pm
Muhammad Ali
Born Cassius Clay, the professional boxer known as Muhammad Ali was widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and controversial sports figures of the 20th century.  Known for his outspoken approach, Ali fought for Civil Rights in both words and actions.  He was an outspoken critic of the Vietnam War and was banned from boxing for over three years for refusing to be inducted after being drafted.  Despite losing these years in the prime of his career, Ali’s accomplishments in the ring remain unmatched.  Join Active Minds one year after his death as we review the life and legacy of the man often referred to simply as “The Greatest.”  This program is brought to you by the Stapleton Master Community Association.
Location: Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80238... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 10:00-11:00 am
History of the Atomic Bomb
August 6th and 9th mark the anniversary of the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ushering in the nuclear age.  Join Active Minds for a look at the origins and history of atomic weapons.  We will discuss the achievements of the Manhattan Project and the subsequent nuclear arms race during the Cold War.  We will end with a discussion of current nuclear proliferation concerns. This program is sponsored by Rosemark at Mayfair, and Home Care Resources.
Location: Jewish Community Center, 350 S Dahlia St, Denver, CO 80246... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required; for info, call Lil Shaw: 303-316-6359

Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 12:30-1:30 pm
Winston Churchill
As one of the key architects of the Allied victory in World War II, Winston Churchill is widely regarded as one of the most important political leaders of the 20th century.  Join Active Minds as we examine Churchill’s life before becoming prime minister of England, his years in the job, and his lasting impact on his country and the world. This event is sponsored by Vi Living and Gardens at Columbine.
Location: Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove Shopping Center, 7301 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120... map
Cost: Free
Info: 303-470-7050

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm
Iran
Join Active Minds for an in-depth look at the country of Iran.  We will discuss the thorny issue of Iran's nuclear program, the relationship between Iran’s religious and political leadership, and challenges presented by regional turmoil.  In particular, we will discuss how the rest of the world is responding to the various challenges presented by Iran. This event is sponsored by Cherry Creek Retirement Village, 1st Reverse Mortgage USA, Garden Plaza of Aurora, and Porter Adventist Hospital.
Location: Heather Gardens (Auditorium), 2888 S Heather Gardens Way, Aurora, CO 80014... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-751-1811

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 3:00-4:00 pm
Buddhism
Buddhism is the sixth largest religion in the world with estimates of over 350 million followers.  Join Active Minds for an examination of its origins, teachings, beliefs and practices.  We will discuss the life and teachings of Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) and discuss the various types of Buddhism, including Zen Buddhism, Tibetian Buddhism, and others.
Location: RiverPointe, 5225 S Prince St, Littleton, CO 80123... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: RiverPointe: 303-797-0600

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm
The Soviet Union: The Road After Collapse
What was known as the Soviet Union dissolved twenty-five years ago this past December.  Join Active Minds as we explore the history of the Soviet Union as well as the causes of its failure.  In addition, we will discuss the continued relevance of the Russian Federation, the influence of Vladimir Putin, and ongoing challenges to democracy in the region.  This event is sponsored by Springbrooke, Porter Adventist Hospital, Paradyme Mortgage, and Friends For Life.
Location: Windsor Gardens, 597 S Clinton St, Denver, CO 80247... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 2:30-3:30 pm
Afghanistan
In October of 2001, the U.S. led a coalition invasion of Afghanistan seeking to oust the ruling Taliban and find Al Qaeda leaders, including Osama bin Laden in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Join Active Minds for a look at the story of Afghanistan, both before and since 9/11. We will also take a look forward at what the future holds for this war-torn country.
Location: Atria Inn at Lakewood, 555 S Pierce St, Lakewood, CO 80226... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-742-4800

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 3:00-4:00 pm
Take a Bite of the Big Apple
There’s no place in the world quite like New York City.  From Broadway to Wall Street, Little Italy to Central Park, New York has a history and an energy all its own.  Join Active Minds as we virtually visit one of the world’s most important cities.  We’ll explore the city’s past and present, as well as the important people and places that have shaped this unique city.
Location: Ross-University Hills Library, 4310 E Amherst Ave, Denver, CO 80222... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm
The Refugee Crisis
Millions of refugees are fleeing from danger zones in Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere, creating a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions.  Many are dying in transit and the nations receiving them are being overwhelmed.  Join Active Minds as we explore how the migrants and the international community are struggling to cope with these challenges.
Location: Athmar Park Library, 1055 S Tejon St, Denver, CO 80223... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Monday, June 19, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm
The Age of the Vikings
Join Active Minds as we trace the rise and fall of the Age of the Vikings.  We will describe their origins in Scandinavia and how they extended their reach into Europe, North America, and beyond.  We will explain the culture and traditions of the Norse Warriors, including their distinctive horned helmets and unique ships.  Finally, we will discuss their legacy in modern times (besides the football team). This program makes a great accompaniment to a visit to the Vikings program running at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science March 10th through August 13th, 2017.
Location: Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge, 11180 Irving Dr, Westminster, CO 80031... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Keystone Place: 303-465-5600

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 1:00-3:00 pm (program at 1:30)
Putin's Russia
Having influenced the country far beyond the term of his first official Presidency and now having returned to the role and consolidated his power, Vladimir Putin’s leadership of Russia suggests a return to an authoritarianism that, for some, feels similar to the days of Soviet control and the Czars of old.  Join Active Minds as we examine the story of Russia under the influence of Vladimir Putin, including Russia’s involvement in the current situation in Ukraine.
Location: Arvada Estates, 7175 Kipling St, Arvada, CO 80002... map.
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-412-5480

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm
Iran
Join Active Minds for an in-depth look at the country of Iran.  We will discuss the thorny issue of Iran's nuclear program, the relationship between Iran’s religious and political leadership, and challenges presented by regional turmoil.  In particular, we will discuss how the rest of the world is responding to the various challenges presented by Iran. This program is sponsored by Alexander Properties.
Location: Washington Street Community Center, 809 S Washington St, Denver, CO 80209... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-733-4643

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 1:45-3:30 pm (program at 2:00)
The Nuremberg Trials
Seventy years after the world brought charges against individuals for their actions in World War II, crimes against humanity are still part of the fabric of the world in which we live (ISIS, Syria, etc).  Join Active Minds as we look back at the series of trials known as the Nuremberg Trials and trace its impact on the creation of the International Criminal Court and how the world views war crimes.  We will discuss how this legacy applies to events in the modern world as well as the current challenges of implementing this area of international law.
Location: Covenant Village of Colorado, 9153 Yarrow St, Westminster, CO 80021... map. CRC does not discriminate pursuant to the Fair Housing Act.
Cost: Free
Misc: Doors open at 1:45; please arrive and be seated by 2:00 for the start of the program.

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm
The Nuremberg Trials
Seventy years after the world brought charges against individuals for their actions in World War II, crimes against humanity are still part of the fabric of the world in which we live (ISIS, Syria, etc).  Join Active Minds as we look back at the series of trials known as the Nuremberg Trials and trace its impact on the creation of the International Criminal Court and how the world views war crimes.  We will discuss how this legacy applies to events in the modern world as well as the current challenges of implementing this area of international law.
Location: Castle Rock Senior Center, 2323 Woodlands Blvd, Castle Rock, CO 80104... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-688-9498

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 6:45-7:45 pm
Iran
Join Active Minds for an in-depth look at the country of Iran.  We will discuss the thorny issue of Iran's nuclear program, the relationship between Iran’s religious and political leadership, and challenges presented by regional turmoil.  In particular, we will discuss how the rest of the world is responding to the various challenges presented by Iran.  This program is brought to you by the Stapleton Master Community Association.
Location: Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80238... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Monday, June 26, 2017, 2:30-3:30 pm
Vivaldi & Venice
In the early 1700s, few European cities were more stimulating to live in than Venice, Italy – especially for music lovers. Opera and ballet were being invented, along with new and exciting possibilities for orchestra and chamber groups – glorious music by such inspiring composers as Arcangelo Corelli, Alessandro Marcello, Tomaso Albinoni and, above all, Antonio Vivaldi. In this Active Minds program, we'll sample their work and marvel at their brilliance.
Location: Springbrooke, 6800 Leetsdale Dr, Denver, CO 80224... map
Cost: Free
RSVP Required (Limited Seating): Springbrooke: 303-331-9963
Important Special Note: This location always fills up. Attendees need to RSVP well in advance and it is unlikely there will be spots for folks that do not RSVP. No groups please.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 5:00-6:00 pm
Tuskegee Airmen
The issue of race in the military extends from colonial times to the present day.  Join Active Minds as we explore a chapter of this story from World War II: the Tuskegee Airmen.  This group of African American pilots were the first black military aviators in the U.S. armed forces.  We will tell their story of struggle and triumph and bring this issue into a current context.  This program is sponsored by Rosemark at Mayfair.
Location: Tattered Cover, 2526 E Colfax, Denver, CO 80206... map
Cost: Free
Info: 303-322-7727

Friday, June 30, 1:30-2:30 pm
The Nuremberg Trials
Over seventy years after the world brought charges against individuals for their actions in World War II, crimes against humanity are still part of the fabric of the world in which we live (ISIS, Syria, etc).  Join Active Minds as we look back at the series of trials known as the Nuremberg Trials and trace its impact on the creation of the International Criminal Court and how the world views war crimes.  We will discuss how this legacy applies to events in the modern world as well as the current challenges of implementing this area of international law.
Location: Platt Park Senior Center, 1500 S Grant St, Denver, CO 80210... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 720-865-0630

* * * Special Event * * *
Monday, July 10, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm (program at 2:30)
The National Parks
2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service.  The world's first national park, Yellowstone, was created by an act of Congress in 1872.  Today, the national park system includes over 400 units (58 national parks), over 84 million acres of land, and hosts over 300 million visitors per year.  Join Active Minds as we tell the story of the development of our national parks system and highlight some of the more notable parks and their stories.
Location: MorningStar Senior Living at Dayton Place, 1950 S Dayton St, Denver, CO 80247... map.
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-751-5150

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 10:00-11:00 am
The Age of the Vikings
Join Active Minds as we trace the rise and fall of the Age of the Vikings.  We will describe their origins in Scandinavia and how they extended their reach into Europe, North America, and beyond.  We will explain the culture and traditions of the Norse Warriors, including their distinctive horned helmets and unique ships.  Finally, we will discuss their legacy in modern times (besides the football team). This program makes a great accompaniment to a visit to the Vikings program running at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science March 10th through August 13th, 2017. This program is sponsored by Rosemark at Mayfair, Home Care Resources, and JFS Senior Solutions.
Location: Jewish Community Center, 350 S Dahlia St, Denver, CO 80246... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required; for info, call Lil Shaw: 303-316-6359

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 12:30-1:30 pm
The Age of the Vikings
Join Active Minds as we trace the rise and fall of the Age of the Vikings.  We will describe their origins in Scandinavia and how they extended their reach into Europe, North America, and beyond.  We will explain the culture and traditions of the Norse Warriors, including their distinctive horned helmets and unique ships.  Finally, we will discuss their legacy in modern times (besides the football team). This program makes a great accompaniment to a visit to the Vikings program running at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science March 10th through August 13th, 2017. This program is sponsored by CarolCARE.
Location: Tattered Cover, 2526 E Colfax, Denver, CO 80206... map
Cost: Free
Info: 303-322-7727

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 12:45-1:45 pm
Native Americans of Colorado
Join Active Minds as we tell the stories of the original inhabitants of Colorado.  From Mesa Verde to the high plains, we will trace the civilizations of the Ute, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Pueblo and other tribes as we seek to understand Colorado's Native American history and legacy. 
Location: Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd, Thornton, CO 80229... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-255-7850

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm
Women of Denver History
The city of Denver was shaped by the efforts of many great people.  Join Active Minds as we focus on the women of Denver and their contributions to the city and the state.  We will cover some familiar names as well as some lesser known figures as we trace the impact of these women and their place in history.
Location: Highland Senior Center, 2880 Osceola St, Denver, CO 80212... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 720-865-0600

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 6:45-7:45 pm
The Story of Salt
The word “salary” comes from “salt” and indicates the historic value placed on this important commodity.  Used as a method of trade and currency, the role of salt in the history of civilization cannot be overstated.  Join Active Minds as we tell the story of salt, from its key role in preserving food, to its influence in political conflict, to modern angles including gourmet salt and health concerns surrounding high blood pressure.  It’s a salty tale indeed!   This program is brought to you by the Stapleton Master Community Association.
Location: Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80238... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Monday, July 17, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm
Spain
From its heights as the dominant country in the world in the 16th century, Spain is now one of the European countries struggling with debt.  Join Active Minds as we explore the roots and legacy of the Spanish Empire and how this important country fits into the regional and global puzzle today.
Location: Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge, 11180 Irving Dr, Westminster, CO 80031... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Keystone Place: 303-465-5600

* * * Special Event * * *
Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 1:45-3:30 pm (program at 2:00)
Turbulent Waters: Conflict in the South China Sea
The South China Sea is an incredibly strategic body of water located between China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.  At stake is one of the busiest trade routes in the world as well as oil and fishing rights.  Recently China has been pressing its claim to long disputed parts of the South China Sea, raising concerns as to what may happen as tensions rise.  Join Active Minds for a closer look at this delicate situation.
Location: Covenant Village of Colorado, 9153 Yarrow St, Westminster, CO 80021... map. CRC does not discriminate pursuant to the Fair Housing Act.
Cost: Free
Misc: Doors open at 1:45; please arrive and be seated by 2:00 for the start of the program.

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm
Music of Aaron Copland and the American West
Join Active Minds for a musical journey into the American West.  We will focus upon works by Aaron Copland who was so instrumental in forging a distinctly American style of composition with works such as Rodeo and others.  Along the way we will explore some of the cowboy tunes that were important ingredients in some of Copland’s music.  This event is sponsored by Springbrooke, Porter Adventist Hospital, Paradyme Mortgage, and Friends For Life.
Location: Windsor Gardens, 597 S Clinton St, Denver, CO 80247... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 5:00-6:00 pm
Nuclear Energy
Nuclear power has a checkered history that includes the Chernobyl disaster, Three Mile Island, and the more recent incident after the earthquake in Japan.  Advocates, however, point to advantages such as zero carbon emissions and cite the example of France, which produces over 75% of its electricity from nuclear power and is the world’s largest exporter of electricity due to its very low cost of generation.  Join Active Minds, over 30 years after Chernobyl and six years after the Japanese nuclear accidents, as we evaluate the pros and cons of this controversial source of power. This program is sponsored by Rosemark at Mayfair.
Location: Tattered Cover, 2526 E Colfax, Denver, CO 80206... map
Cost: Free
Info: 303-322-7727

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:45-7:45 pm
Turbulent Waters: Conflict in the South China Sea
The South China Sea is an incredibly strategic body of water located between China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.  At stake is one of the busiest trade routes in the world as well as oil and fishing rights.  Recently China has been pressing its claim to long disputed parts of the South China Sea, raising concerns as to what may happen as tensions rise.  Join Active Minds for a closer look at this delicate situation. This program is brought to you by the Stapleton Master Community Association.
Location: Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80238... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 12:30-1:30 pm
Brexit: What Does the Future Hold for the UK and the European Union?
On June 23, 2016 British voters elected to exit the European Union, sending global stock markets sharply down and provoking global reactions running the gamut from horror to congratulations.  Join Active Minds as we place this pivotal event in its historic context and explore where this high stakes path may lead, not only for the UK, but also the EU and the rest of the world. This event is sponsored by Vi Living and Gardens at Columbine.
Location: Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove Shopping Center, 7301 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120... map
Cost: Free
Info: 303-470-7050

Monday, August 14, 2017, 7:00-8:00 pm
Wildfires
For those who live in areas subject to fire, few things can be more frightening.  Join Active Minds as we as we address the issue of wildfires from a variety of perspectives.  We will take a look at how fires are fought once they are burning and the role of forest policy, weather, and newer challenges such as huge swaths of dead trees in many areas due to the pine beetle infestation.  We’ll also look at the role of fire in nature and how areas have recovered from devastating burns.
Location: Koelbel Library, 5955 S Holly St, Centennial, CO 80121... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-542-7279

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 5:00-6:00 pm
The Soviet Union: The Road After Collapse
What was known as the Soviet Union dissolved twenty-five years ago this past December.  Join Active Minds as we explore the history of the Soviet Union as well as the causes of its failure.  In addition, we will discuss the continued relevance of the Russian Federation, the influence of Vladimir Putin, and ongoing challenges to democracy in the region. This program is sponsored by Rosemark at Mayfair.
Location: Tattered Cover, 2526 E Colfax, Denver, CO 80206... map
Cost: Free
Info: 303-322-7727

* * * Special Dial in Phone Program * * *
Monday, September 25, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm

Colorado Ghost Stories
Join Active Minds as we tiptoe through the haunted houses and ghoulish graveyards of the area.  We will tell the ghost stories associated with the Stanley Hotel, Cheesman Park, the Molly Brown House, and more as we visit the past and the past visits with us a bit.
Location/Instructions: This is a virtual phone in class. Call 303-502-5189 to participate. Callers will be muted as they join. Press ** to unmute to ask a question. Limited to first 100 callers.
Cost: Free
Info: Jefferson County Public Library: 303-235-5275

Friday, September 29, 1:30-2:30 pm
The Refugee Crisis
Millions of refugees are fleeing from danger zones in Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere, creating a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions.  Many are dying in transit and the nations receiving them are being overwhelmed.  Join Active Minds as we explore how the migrants and the international community are struggling to cope with these challenges.
Location: Platt Park Senior Center, 1500 S Grant St, Denver, CO 80210... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 720-865-0630

* * * Special Dial in Phone Program * * *
Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:00-7:00 pm

The Story of Beer
Join Active Minds as we tell the story of beer.  We will discuss the origins and history of beer, how it is made, different types of beer, as well as the rise of several great American brewers and beer families.  We will end with a discussion of the current trends of microbrews and craft beers and their strong Colorado connections.  Cheers!
Location/Instructions: This is a virtual phone in class. Call 303-502-5189 to participate. Callers will be muted as they join. Press ** to unmute to ask a question. Limited to first 100 callers.
Cost: Free
Info: Jefferson County Public Library: 303-235-5275

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm
Winston Churchill
As one of the key architects of the Allied victory in World War II, Winston Churchill is widely regarded as one of the most important political leaders of the 20th century.  Join Active Minds as we examine Churchill’s life before becoming prime minister of England, his years in the job, and his lasting impact on his country and the world.
Location: Highland Senior Center, 2880 Osceola St, Denver, CO 80212... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 720-865-0600

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 12:45-1:45 pm
Football
The most popular sport in America, football is both entertainment and big business.  Join Active Minds as we trace the history of the game from Johnny Unitas to Peyton Manning, telling a few of the great stories of the game along the way.  We’ll also cover some of the sport’s current challenges and opportunities, including player concussions and the rise of fantasy football.
Location: Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd, Thornton, CO 80229... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-255-7850

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Swedish
Knee & Hip Seminar
Join Dr. John Woodward for a FREE seminar on knee and hip pain and potential treatment options including total replacement techniques.
When:
Wed, April 26, 6-7 pm
Where: Westridge Recreation Center, 9650 Foothills Canyon Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129... map
RSVP: 866-779-3347 or click here
www.OrthoPhysicians.com
 

DSFF
Denver Silent Film Festival 2017
Mark your calendar for the 2017 Denver Silent Film Festival.
When:
April 28-30, 2017
Where: Alamo Drafthouse, 7301 S Santa Fe Dr, #850, Littleton, CO 80120... map.
Visit the website below for information and tickets.
www.denversilentfilmfest.org
 

Sky_Ridge
9HealthFair
We will provide eye, lung, breast, prostate, skin and pediatric screenings, just to name a few.
When: Sat 4/29 from 7 am to noon

Where: Sky Ridge Medical Center, 10101 RidgeGate Pkwy, Lone Tree, CO 80124... map
RSVP: Click here
www.SkyRidgeMedCenter.com
 

Sky_Ridge
Diet, Cancer & Inflammation
This FREE monthly interactive workshop, led by Dr. Ed Carriere, is open to cancer survivors, caregivers, and others interested in learning more about food options to reduce inflammation and cancer risks.
When: 1st Mon of each month from 5-6 pm. Next meeting: 5/1

Where: Sky Ridge Medical Center, Women's Atrium Classroom (east side of campus in Women's Hospital entrance), 10101 RidgeGate Pkwy, Lone Tree, CO 80124... map
RSVP: 720-225-2229 or click here
Other: Complimentary parking in garage; exit garage, take stairs into building; classsroom is at end of hall.
www.SkyRidgeMedCenter.com
 

North Suburban
Osteoarthritis Pain Seminar
Join Dr. Matthew McAuliffe for a FREE seminar to learn about non-surgical treatment options for osteoarthritis, including Platelet-rich Plasma therapy.
When:
Tues, May 2, 1-2 pm
Where: Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd, Thornton, CO, 80229... map.
RSVP: Not necessary
www.NorthSuburban.com
 

Swedish
Foot & Ankle Pain Seminar
Join Dr. Fran Faro for a FREE seminar on foot and ankle pain and arthritis and potential treatment options.
When:
Wed, May 3, 6-7 pm
Where: Ponderosa Room, Swedish Medical Center, 501 E Hampden Ave, Englewood, CO 80113... map
RSVP: 866-779-3347 or click here
www.OrthoPhysicians.com
 

Rose OSC
Knee Pain Treatment Options
Join Rose Orthopedic & Spine Center orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ryan Caufieldfor a free seminar on knee pain including surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
When:
Monday, May 8, 6-7 pm
Where: Rose Medical Center Wolf Building Auditorium, 4600 E Hale Pkwy, Denver, 80220... map.
Parking: Free parking in garage
RSVP: 303-320-7673 or click here
www.RoseOrthoSpine.com
 

MindForAllSeasons
Mastering the Art of Dementia Care
Join Eric Collett, a nationally recognized expert in dementia care, for a comprehensive one-day seminar designed to help attendees develop the essential skills that are crucial to successfully supporting persons living with dementia. Click here for more info. This program is sponsored by Active Minds.
When: Thurs, May 11, 9 am - 4 pm
Where: Brookdale Parkplace, 111 Emerson St, Denver, CO 80218... map
Misc: Program is eligible for CEU credits
Cost: $199 includes lunch and all materials
Register: Click here
Questions: 208-571-2475
www.AMindForAllSeasons.com
 

Swedish
Knee & Hip Seminar
Join Dr. Joseph Assini for a FREE seminar on knee and hip pain and potential treatment options including total replacement techniques.
When:
Thurs , May 11, 6-7 pm
Where: Westridge Recreation Center, 9650 Foothills Canyon Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129... map
RSVP: 866-779-3347 or click here
www.OrthoPhysicians.com
 

North Suburban
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Join Dr. Georgescu for a FREE seminar to learn about options for weight loss surgery.
When:

    Thurs, May 11, 6-8 pm
    Thurs, July 13, 6-8 pm
    Thurs, Aug 10, 6-8 pm
Where: North Suburban Medical Center, 9191 Grant St, Thornton, CO 80229... map
RSVP: 303-451-7800 or click here
www.NorthSuburban.com
 

Sky_Ridge
Breast Cancer Support Group
This group is comprised of breast cancer survivors, newly diagnosed patients, Sky Ridge team members and community partners to provide support, compassion and information.
When: 3rd Tues of each month from 5:00-6:30 pm. Next meeting: 5/16

Where: Sky Ridge Medical Center, 10101 RidgeGate Pkwy, Lone Tree, CO 80124... map
Info: 720-225-2273, option 1
www.SkyRidgeMedCenter.com
 

Sky_Ridge
Stroke Survivor Support Group
Join stroke survivors, Sky Ridge stroke team members, and community partners for support, compassion and information.
When:
3rd Wed of each month from 10 am to noon. Next meeting: 5/17
Where: Sky Ridge Medical Center, 10101 RidgeGate Pkwy, Lone Tree, CO 80124... map
Questions: 303-814-2863
www.SkyCliff.org
 

North Suburban
Low Back Pain Seminar
Join Dr. Peter Ray for a FREE seminar to learn about how to address low back pain from a licensed chiropractor.
When:
Fri, May 19, 12:45-1:45 pm
Where: Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd, Thornton, CO, 80229... map.
RSVP: Not necessary
www.NorthSuburban.com
 

North Suburban
Chronic Tendon Injuries Seminar
Join Dr. Matthew McAuliffe for a FREE seminar to learn about Platelet-rich Plasma therapy for chronic tendon injuries, especially tennis elbow.
When:
Tues, June 6, 1-2 pm
Where: Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd, Thornton, CO, 80229... map.
RSVP: Not necessary
www.NorthSuburban.com
 

Sky_Ridge
CardioPulmonary Support Group
Come join the FREE CardioPulmonary Support Group at Sky Ridge Medical Center. Family and friends invited. Bring a healthy snack to share.
When:
    Tues, June 13, 6:00-7:30 pm
    Tues, Sept 19, 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Sky Ridge Medical Center, CardioPulmonary Center of Excellence, Aspen Medical Office Bldg, 10101 RidgeGate Pkwy, #106, Lone Tree, CO 80124... map
More info: 720-225-1318
www.SkyRidgeMedCenter.com
 

Spark
Poetry Reminiscences
The Alzheimer's Association SPARK! program invites those with early stage memory loss and their families to join Active Minds for a FREE interactive poetry program designed specifically for this audience. The program draws material from well-known classics and other material with strong thematic and evocative elements. The objective is to revisit and enjoy familiar poems and use poetry to trigger memories and enjoy those reminiscences together.
When: Thurs, June 15, 1:30-2:30 pm
Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204... map
Register: Call Denver Art Museum at 720-913-0130
www.alz.org/co
 

Salute to Seniors
Come join the fun! Entertainment, resources, prizes and more!
When: Sat, June 24, 9 am-4 pm
Where: Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom, 700 14th St, Denver 80202...map
Cost: Free admission, free parking/shuttle from Pepsi Center
Info: 303-333-3482
www.senioranswers.org
 

North Suburban
Blood Drives
Give the gift of life! Donate blood on the dates below.
When:
10-11:40 am, 1-3:30 pm on:
    Wednesday, July 12th
    Wednesday, December 20th
Where: Education Room, North Suburban Medical Center, 9191 Grant St, Thornton, CO 80229... map
Info: 303-363-2300
www.Bonfils.org
 

Sky_Ridge
Acid Reflux Seminar
Join Dr. John Weaver for a FREE seminar to learn about gastroesophageal reflux disease and surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
When:
    Thurs, July 13, 6:00-7:30 pm
    Thurs, Sept 14, 6:00-7:30 pm
    Thurs, Nov 9, 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Sky Ridge Medical Center, Garden Level Auditorium, 10101 RidgeGate Pkwy, Lone Tree, CO 80124... map
RSVP: 720-225-2229 or at
www.SkyRidgeMedCenter.com
 

North Suburban
Back Pain Seminar
Join Dr. Matthew McAuliffe for a FREE seminar to learn about non-surgical treatment options for back pain.
When:
Tues, July 18, 1-2 pm
Where: Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd, Thornton, CO, 80229... map.
RSVP: Not necessary
www.NorthSuburban.com
 

North Suburban
Heart Health Seminar
Join Dr. Ria Pitts for a FREE seminar to learn about heart health. Attendees will learn about risk factors, signs of a heart attack and lifestyle choices that can maximize your heart health.
When:
Wed, Aug 16, 12:45-1:45 pm
Where: Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd, Thornton, CO, 80229... map.
RSVP: Not necessary
www.NorthSuburban.com
 

CareNow
Urgent Care in Greenwood Village
CareNow Urgent Care Clinic is now open in Greenwood Village on University, just south of Orchard. Call, walk-in, or check-in online.
Location: 5990 S University Blvd, Greenwood Village, CO 80121 ... map
Tel: 720-446-5890
www.CareNow.com
 

North Suburban
Seeking Volunteers
Donate your time serving patients, visitors, staff and the community.
Where: North Suburban Medical Center, 9191 Grant St, Thornton, CO 80229... map.
Contact: Lorie Ward, Volunteer Manager, 303-450-4601 or Lorie.Ward@HealthONECares.com
www.NorthSuburban.com/Volunteer
 

HealthONE
HealthONE Emergency Rooms
ER seconds count. HealthONE Emergency Rooms are fast and close. Experts are on staff 24/7 to care for you. Know your closest location:
Rose Medical Center ER   map
4567 E 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80220.
Tel: 303-320-2455
Rose Stapleton ER   map
4930 Wabash St, Denver, CO 80238.
Tel: 303-577-1500
Presbyterian/St Luke's ER   map
2001 High St, Denver, CO 80205.
Tel: 720-754-4111
Medical Center of Aurora ER   map
1501 S Potomac St, Aurora, 80012
Tel: 303-873-2780
Swedish Medical Center ER   map
501 E Hampden Ave, Englewood, CO 80113. Tel: 303-788-6911
North Suburban Med Center ER   map
9191 Grant St, Thornton, CO 80229.
Tel: 303-450-4482
Centennial Medical Plaza ER   map
14200 E Arapahoe Rd, Centennial, CO 80112. Tel: 303-669-3060
Belmar ER   map
260 S Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80226. Tel: 720-417-7200
Southwest ER   map
6196 S Ammons Way, Littleton, CO 80123. Tel: 303-932-6911
Northeast ER Thornton   map
12793 Holly St, Thornton, CO 80241.
Tel: 303-280-6640
Northwest ER Westminster   map
11230 N Benton St, Westminster, CO 80020. Tel: 720-460-3900
Sky Ridge ER   map
10101 RidgeGate Pkwy, Lone Tree, CO 80124. Tel: 720-225-1000
Saddle Rock ER   map
22500 E Dry Creek Rd, Aurora, CO 80016. Tel: 720-376-6400
 

GardenPlaza
Garden Plaza of Aurora
Experience the retirement of your dreams. Garden Plaza of Aurora offers the best in Independent Living and Assisted Living on a full Continuum-of-Care Campus, where residents enjoy exceptional services and amenities with the peace of mind that all future care needs can be provided. Call: 303-750-0820
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SpringwoodSpringwood Retirement Community
Springwood Retirement Community has the lifestyle to fit your needs. Our 15 acre campus offers beautiful maintenance free cottages, active adult apartments, independent living, assisted living and secure memory care. Visit our campus at 6550 Yank Way in Arvada. Call: 303-424-6550
www.springwoodretirement.com
 

HistoryColorado History Colorado Classes!
The History Colorado Center offers a wide variety of educational programs for adults of all ages. Click here to view a list of classes.
Registration: Call 303-866-2394 and mention Active Minds to get special discount pricing.
www.historycolorado.org
 

PSL
Denver Public Library
Access the world of information through Denver's 25 branch libraries. Come in and browse or request books online and have them delivered to the branch library closest to you.
www.denverlibrary.org
 

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