Dec. 5 is Your Day-Boost Your Academy Donation

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Support The Academy for Lifelong Learning on Colorado Gives Day! Tuesday, December 5, 2017 is the day thousands of donors will come together to support Colorado nonprofits like ours.  Our goal is to raise $20,000. This 24-hour movement is a chance to increase the value of your donation thanks to the $1 Million Incentive Fund. Created by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, the fund proportionally boosts every dollar donated.  For example, if the Academy receives 10 percent of the ...

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Members: Free Monthly Presentations

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DON'T MISS THE LAST FREE MONTHLY EVENTS For Fall 2017: Music of Latin America: From Mambo to Tango, Lorenz Rychner Tuesday, Nov. 7, 11:30 am-1 pm This lively presentation will take us on a journey through the fabulous diversity of melodies and rhythms, from Cuba and Puerto Rico via Mexico and Bolivia to Brazil and Argentina.  We’ll compare styles and influences, watch historic footage, and try to keep our tapping toes in check. We’ll need to be careful not to crank the music too loud ...

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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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Book Discussion/Tattered Cover Book Fair

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Nov. 7-9, 9:30-1:30 p.m.  A great way to support The Academy and find some wonderful books. The Academy for Lifelong Learning is proud to announce a book fair of Colorado authors taking place at The Academy, 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver 80224, The Tattered Cover will give the Academy 10 percent of its sales to benefit the our scholarship and technology fund. Citizen, An American Lyric, Book Discussion-FREE Assetou Xango, the City of Aurora's Poet Laureate 1:30 pm, Fellowship Hall. ...

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Cookie Week Fall 17

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Academy Cookie Week is OCT 3, 4, 5 THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED.  IT WAS A GREAT WAY TO BRIGHTEN UP A DREARY WEATHER WEEK! 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 ...

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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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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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