IN MEMORIAM: Lois Martin

In Memoriam
The Academy has lost a dear friend, a tireless worker and a relentless Academy supporter with the passing of Lois Martin. Since the Academy’s inception Lois was always found in numerous classes, taking notes and adding her thoughts and perspective to the discussion.  For many years she led the ‘Experts and Entertainers’ class of lunchtime speakers and discussion. She pursued every lead and every speaker suggestion to line up a broad variety of people and topics for our members’ ...

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Dec. 6 is Your Day-Boost Your Academy Donation

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Support The Academy for Lifelong Learning on Colorado Gives Day! Tuesday, December 6, 2016 is the day thousands of donors will come together to support Colorado nonprofits like ours.  Our goal is to raise $20,000. Your support helps the Academy to: ·        Replace and upgrade classroom A/V equipment ·        Maintain low membership and tuition fees ·        Program up to six special events each year ·        Provide scholarships to those in need ·   ...

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It’s Here. Fall 2017-Tentative Schedule

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Online and Mail Registration opens July 5 at 7 am TENTATIVE SCHEDULE UPDATED-Click Here Fall 2017 term dates are Sept. 12-Nov. 16, 2017.   Three time slots: 9:30-11 am 11:30 am-1 pm 1:30-3 pm Course Descriptions Available on June 30.   ...

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Muffins, Juice-And We’ll Sweeten the Pot

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Join Us Oct. 27 at 9 a.m. for fun and social time. $5 gets you juice, muffin and coffee.  We're also holding a drawing for this beautiful ceramic orb by artist Bil Buhler, our Board president. It was made on a pottery wheel and then raku fired.  If you don’t have class that day, still feel free to come and enjoy. No RSVP necessary. The drawing will be held at the break at 11:15. And here's even more Events for you and a friend to enjoy. Print the Fall 2016 Academy Events Oct. 25, 1 ...

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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

In Memoriam
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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