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. 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. FREE to members and guests, No RSVP necessary At the Academy for Lifelong Learning, 6500 E Girard Ave, Denver 80224 ...

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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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We Moved to Hampden & Monaco

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Where? Calvary Baptist Church, 6500 E Girard Ave, Denver (corner of Monaco and Hampden, 1 mile east of I-25) -Good parking.  -Great social space.  -Many off-site lunch options.  Same Academy experts and fantastic classes. ...

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The Poet of RiNo

Rex Brown teaches, "Pulitzer Prize Winning Poets You Probably Haven't Read," starting March 16 at 1 p.m. The coursework includes reading poems in class and reacting to them in a discussion format. The unofficial mayor of RiNo (that's what the Academy has dubbed him) is a learned artist, poet and business owner in Denver's new hot spot, River North (RiNo). Just North of Coors Field, this area is home to a FREE(!) First Friday art walk (including this Friday night), where you can see Rex and ...

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Not Your Average Crime&Court Show

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Do you like a good Law & Order, CSI or Chicago whatever? Well stop watching it on TV and experience it through people who actually live in the real world of crime, law and society. We have an appellate justice, trial lawyer, attorney general to tell tales of what's really going on in the courtroom and society. CRIMINAL JUSTICE: CURRENT ISSUES IN CONTEXT COURSE LEADER: Barry Mahoney Barry Mahoney has worked on criminal justice issues for over 50 years as a litigating attorney, ...

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