MANY EVENTS in OCT/NOV

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Academy Event Calendar--Now Put It On Your CALENDAR Oct. 25, 1 p.m.: The Academy Readers Theatre Group is performing its coursework, Arsenic and Old Lace, in the Music Room, 161, on Oct. 25 at 1 p.m. No need to RSVP. All Academy members are invited. There are 60 seats. Oct. 27, 9:00: Sweeten the Pot! Muffins/Juice/Drawing , Just for the Fun of It. $5 per person. We’re hoping you’ll join us for a light breakfast before class. Please come at 9:00 for friends and frivolity! If you ...

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Social Security Reform this Thurs, Noon

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From AARP:  "If our leaders don’t act, people will soon face a 25% cut to benefits. That means seniors will need to make ends meet with almost $10,000 less a year." This Thursday, Oct. 13 at noon at The Academy, AARP Colorado is hosting an information session on the challenges faced by social security. This session is your opportunity to ask questions social security and learn about Take A Stand, a new grassroots effort pressuring candidates to take action & put forward plans for social ...

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IN MEMORIAM: Ralph Plimpton

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With the recent death of Ralph Plimpton, The Academy has lost a friend, active participant, former Board President, and proud supporter of The Academy and lifelong learning in general.  Ralph's allegiance to The Academy was a testament to lifelong learning as seen here, in an excerpt from a Denver Post article from 2010: "Following his retirement as owner of a successful consulting business, Ralph Plimpton found himself in the same unchartered waters that many seniors navigate when ...

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Cookie Week Fall 16

Academy Cookie Week is Oct. 4, 5, 6 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 coffee/tea (back of Fellowship Hall) when you arrive or at your convenience. And of course, enjoy a treat yourself before or after class or during the break! ...

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Tattered Cover Hosts Book Fair at Academy

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Nov. 1-3, 10-3 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, You may purchase books by Ausma Zehanat Khan, along with a wide-range of other selections from Colorado authors. The Tattered Cover will give the Academy 10 percent of its sales to benefit the our scholarship and technology fund. CLICK HERE TO ...

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Meet Ausma Zehanat Khan + Book Fair

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Author Presentation by: Ausma Zehanat Khan A Muslim Detective in an Anti-Muslim World. Thurs., Nov. 3, Noon-1 pm. Book signing afterward. Ausma Zehanat Khan is the author of The Unquiet Dead (2015) and The Language of Secrets (2016). Both novels received widespread critical acclaim, including a Publishers Weekly starred review, and reviews in the LA Times and The New York Times. Her first novel builds upon her expertise in human rights and war crimes in the Balkans, while the second ...

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Newbies Answer Questionnaire

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Our Newest Course Leaders Answer the Proust Questionnaire. Not really, but still a fun read. Click on the Course Title below to find out more and to register. Course Leader Name: Matt Wigdahl Course Title:  Film- The Essence of the Art. 10 -12:45 WED AM, 10/19-11/16 $55   Viewing, Discussion Why do you love teaching? I love teaching for the surprises it yields. What new thing did you learn while preparing for your course? I learned that rubber cement is a more effective ...

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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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Mars: Straight from the Telescope July 27

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To Welcome you to our new home, The Academy presents: EXPLORING MARS ONE GIANT IMAGE AT A TIME Wednesday, July 27, 1-3 pm followed by reception and classroom tours Presentation by Dr. Jim Bergstrom, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Although this amazing telescope launched over 10 years ago, the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera remains the largest telescope ever sent to another solar system body. Since arriving in Mars’ orbit in March 2006, it has collected ...

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Fall 2016 Days Courses Meet

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What Room? What Door?When school starts, where do you go to find your class? Right Here! Click here to find out the Room…Feb 11 2016academyll.org Days Courses Meet Click here: Days Courses Meet While Your Looking around: Please take a moment to orient yourself with online registration.  Online Registration Directions Classes begin SEpt. 13, 14, 15 ...

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