Cookie Week Fall 17

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Academy Cookie Week is OCT 3, 4, 5 Simply bring a dozen cookies (or other snack of your choice) on a disposable plate or tray to share at coffee breaks. Homemade is always appreciated but store bought is great as well. Feel free to place your cookies/snacks on the table near the back of Fellowship Hall) when you arrive or at your convenience. And of course, enjoy a treat yourself before or after class! ...

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Where’s My Classroom?

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When school starts, where do you go to find your class? Right Here! Days Courses Meet Fall 2017-sorted by day of Week Click here for your Facility Map  Click here for your DRIVING DIRECTIONS! Welcome to Your First Day(s) of Classes at the Academy Our classes are 1.5 hours long with a very short stretch break (think 5 minutes), but please calendar yourself to stay for two hours! This will allow you to get coffee, talk to classmates, find a good seat. You’ll want to take a map from ...

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Members: Free Monthly Presentations

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FREE MONTHLY EVENTS For Fall 2017 Members: Feathered Dinosaurs, Larry Matten Wednesday, Sept. 27, 11:30 am-1 pm In 1860, a long-tailed, sharp-toothed dinosaur with feathers and claws was described from Middle Jurassic beds in Germany. This single species, Archaeopteris lithographica, stood as the only transitional form between reptiles and birds for 132 years. In 1992, a large number of specimens of dinosaurs with feathers, birds with feathers, and transitional forms with feathers were ...

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Ice Cream Socials First Week of Semester

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Okay, it's frozen yogurt, not ice cream.  But still delicious. $4 cash gets you some yogurt and toppings. Sept. 12, 13 and 14-First week of the semester! (Tues, Wed and Thurs) Noon– 1 pm CBC – Fireplace room – no RSVP (west side of the Fellowship Hall) o Meet classmates & visit with friends o Compare notes on what classes you are taking o Enjoy before, during, after or instead of lunch! Yogurt will be provided by Milk & Cake (just west of the Academy, and a portion of ...

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Eclipse Glasses at Coming Events

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It's the moment(s) you've been waiting for-eclipse viewing glasses. We've run out of glasses. They are available at Amazon.com, or even at King Soopers (we saw them at the customer services desk) Make sure they are ISO certified. Our friend Anne Holland, Community Engagement Director for the Space Science Institute, sent us a whole bunch of these glasses so you can look at the sun anytime you want on August 21 for two minutes and 40 seconds (two to three hours for the partial eclipse). ...

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Hey Cowboys/Girls: We’re Rounding Up!

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The Academy needs to round up some cash in order to update some of the equipment, and fill the scholarship fund so that more lucky people can take courses. Please become an Academy Rodeo Star:  When you register, ROUND UP your payment with an additional DONATION Make your payment a nice even number (a BIG one!) and earn a silver belt buckle in our hearts.  THANK YOU!!! ...

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Film & Propaganda Jul 12

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Academy summer SHORT course  PROPAGANDA & FILM Course leader: Paul Turelli $15 – includes refreshments Proceeds from this event go directly to the Academy technology fund. Wednesday July 12 1 – 3:30 pm (with a short intermission) 6500 E. Girard Avenue (inside Calvary Baptist Church) Fellowship Hall We are more impacted by propaganda today than during Nazi Germany!  Preposterous idea? Perhaps.  But look at the history of film, the corporate media, commercialization and ...

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FREE One-Day Academy-Tell a Friend

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ONE-DAY Academy PRESENTATIONS, COURSE ROUND-UP, ONLINE and ONSITE REGISTRATION + SNACKS aug. 9, 2017, 9:30 am-1:30 pm at The Academy, (CBC, 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver 80224 IT's FREE! Presentations include: Brad Calvert – Future Metro Denver on the Cutting Edge - (class meets Thursdays 1:15 – 3:00). In recent years, “millennials” have been the defining demographic factor for metro Denver growth. Well, “seniors” have become the defining demographic for the future. How is ...

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Solar Eclipse/Calder Talks, FREE

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Tuesday June 13, 1-3:30 pm At The Academy, 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver, CO 80224 (inside CBC) FREE for members and their guests, light refreshments included NO RSVP’s needed. Questions to info@AcademyLL.org or (303) 770-0786 Don't Get Left in the Dark:  the Total Solar Eclipse From NASA, “On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, a total eclipse will cross the entire country, coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. Weather permitting; the entire continent will have the opportunity to view ...

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FREE Concert: Lamont Summer Academy

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Members and their guests are invited to an Honors Concert by the Lamont School of Music Summer Academy Wednesday, June 28, 7:30 pm in the  Fredric C. Hamilton  Hall of the Newman Center Reception at 7 pm in the Joy Burns Plaza FREE parking available at the Newman Center 2344 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO 80208 We can accommodate  up to 100 Academy guests. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR THIS FREE CONCERT The concert will feature the top chamber ensembles from the Summer Academy, ...

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