Hamilton Lives on April 24, 11 am

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Academy Fundraiser! Enjoy a spontaneous and un-scripted presentation by a historical interpreter and scholar, Hal Bidlack. His performance as Alexander Hamilton will bring history alive for his audiences, and bring back the excitement, frustrations, and brilliance that was the founding of America. Hal Bidlack was a career officer in the United States Air Force, with over 25 years of service, and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 2006. He holds all his academic degrees from the ...

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April 17, 19 MEMBER BENEFIT PRESENTATIONS

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Free, Fun & Food  THE SILENT EPIDEMIC: ESTRANGEMENT FROM FAMILY MEMBERS Course Leader: Tina Gilbertson TUES, 4/17, 9:30-11 am, Lecture, practical tools About one in five people has someone in the family they're not talking to. For those over 50, perhaps the most painful silence is when an adult child intentionally creates distance. Parents who are rejected or ignored by their adult children may feel like they're the only ones with this painful problem. Research-based information and ...

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We’re Listening & We Didn’t Make This Up

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Evaluations and Comments: If you're finishing up a course at The Academy and have any feedback for your course leaders, board of directors or staff, we would love to hear it! Here is something you can print and send or bring in. Course Evaluation Forms 2018 EASIEST: Or, click on this link, fill out the electronic form and be done! Academy Evaluation Spring 2018 Here's just some of what we've heard so far: "Macbeth: I especially liked the comparison with Hamlet such as the global ...

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Academy Finance Expert Makes the ‘WSJ’

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Eileen Sharkey is teaching "Financial Literacy for the 21st Century" on Wednesdays, 1:30pm - 3:00pm beginning 4/4. Click here to register She was featured in the Wall Street Journal. Read full text below, or click on the link here, Sharkey in Wall Street Journal Europe Might Be No Investing Vacation European Markets Won’t Benefit From Stimulus Right Away, She Says By Shefali Anand Published in 2010.   With a rebound in Europe’s economies looking unlikely this year, ...

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Immigration Lawyer Explains the Law

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Course leader Hans Meyer, IMMIGRATION ISSUES IN THE TRUMP ERA,  is the founder of the Meyer Law Office, P.C.  His practice specializes in immigration law and removal defense, criminal defense and postconviction relief, the immigration consequences of crimes, and the civil rights of immigrants.  Recently he's been in the news regarding several cases surrounding deportation from Colorado. (See one such article below.) His five-week course, Wednesdays, beginning 2/21 at 1:30, will begin ...

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IN MEMORIAM: Gloria Kubel

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The Academy remembers Gloria Kubel: teacher, dancer, inspiration. Having just finished her Academy course, Dance American Modern Dance: Isadora to Martha to Merce," The Academy was saddened to hear about the passing of  course leader Gloria S. Kubel. Gloria Kubel received a BA in Education from Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York and a MA in Dance from the University of Colorado.  She studied ballet growing up in New York City and studied modern dance with Martha Graham, ...

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IT’S HERE – SPRING 2018 SCHEDULE UPDATED

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SCHEDULE UPDATED 1/29/18 See the course overview section here for the spring schedule. Registration is underway and many classes are quickly filling up.  Be sure we save you a seat - register today. ONSITE REGISTRATION AT ONSITE CONSULTING IS CANCELED on 2/12. Come to the Academy on Feb. 13 from 9 am-2:30 pm to sign up. ...

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Thank you for giving

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Many thanks TO ALL WHO GAVE TO The Academy for Lifelong Learning on Colorado Gives Day! Academy for Lifelong Learning members came together on Dec. 5, 2017 to raise over $4000.00 for Colorado Gives Day. Soon we will learn how much that will get "boosted" by the Colorado Gives incentive fund. Your donation means we can: -Continue to buy new and refurbished equipment for classroom education -Grant scholarships to those in need -Provide members-only, events in 2018:-Offer ...

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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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