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Charles Wilkinson - Celebrating the Wilderness Act: A Wonder of Law, Past, Present and Beyond

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History and Genealogy
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Training Room - Level 7

Charles Wilkinson, distinguished professor and author of "Fire on the Plateau" and "Crossing the Next Meridian," will deliver his lecture about the Wilderness Act, followed by audience remarks and book signing.

John Fielder: A Celebration of 50 Years of Colorado Wilderness

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History and Genealogy
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
B-2 Conference Center

Acclaimed photographer, author, and advocate will present a slide show of his photographs. Presentation will include music and signing of books, calendars, and posters.

The Legacy of Wilderness: An Exhibit Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

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Vida Ellison Gallery, Level 7

Legacy of Wilderness, Vida Ellison Gallery - Level 7
From the Conservation Collection of the Denver Public Library in partnership with The Wilderness Society.
Includes Photographic Exhibits "Colorado Wilderness 50" by John Fielder, September 3 thru October 1, and "The Ansel Adams Wilderness" by Peter Essick, October 3 thru November 2.

Author Event: Zachary Lazar, I Pity the Poor Immigrant, September 12

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Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vida Ellison Gallery - Level 7

With his distinctive writing style and a clever sense for blending the lives of fictional characters into the stories of true life, Zachary Lazar is an author for the new century. Denver Public Library is thrilled to host Lazar for an exclusive reading and talk about his most recent novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant, called 'brilliant' in the New York Times Book Review. Artfully blending the history of mobster, Meyer Lansky, with an eccentric cast of real and imagined characters, Lazar’s novel has been garnering fantastic reviews from readers and critics alike.

Connect 4 Health Colorado Outreach Tables / Información sobre seguros de salud

Life Skills
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Boomers Leading Change in Health, an assistance site for Connect for Health Colorado, will provide answers to your questions regarding insurance. If you have it and need to know how to use it; if you don't have it and need to know how to get signed up. We are here to answer your questions and set up one on one appointments if necessary.

Seniors in September

Health and Wellness
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, followed by luncheon at noon in Central Library, Level B2 Conference Center

Denver Commission on Aging and Denver Office on Aging present
Seniors in September
Shining a Light on the Services for Older Adults in the Community

Free Information Resource Fair Sponsored by Optum—10 a.m.-noon, Denver Art Museum
Talk with representatives to learn about services available for Denver’s older adults.

Health Fair Sponsored by Optum— 10 a.m.-noon, Denver Art Museum
Blood Pressure Check, Blood Sugar Check, Memory Assessment and Diabetic Foot Check

iPod, iPhone & iPad 101

Computers and Tech
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn the basics of using Apple gadgets including customizing appearance, changing settings, and using iCloud. If you're thinking about buying an Apple device, come for the beginning of the class to hear what makes them different. Bring your device and your questions!

Active Minds Presents- Aviation: From Kitty Hawk to Today

Performance and Presentations
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Join Active Minds for a review of aviation in the United States. We will begin the story with the Wright Brothers and end with a look at the airline industry today. In between, we’ll visit Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, aviation in the military, and the impact of 9/11.

Active Minds®: expanding lives and minds with community- based educational programs. Sponsored by the Stapleton Master Community Association.

Active Minds Presents: Saudi Arabia

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Performance and Presentations
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

With over 20% of the world's proven oil reserves, the importance of Saudi Arabia to the United States (and the world) has been clear for some time. That does not mean, however, that Saudi Arabia's place in the world is simple or straightforward; far from it. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of Saudi Arabia. We will cover Saudi history, the current impact of the Arab Spring, and the complicated role played by Wahhabi Islam and Sunni Islam in the country and the region.

Las Comadres & Friends Nationals Latino Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room - basement

Meeting every fourth Saturday of the month in the basement Community Room.
We welcome any book-lover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information or to join the book club and view the books for upcoming months visit: http://lascomadres.com/latinolit/latino-book-club/portfolio/2014-book-month.
The September book selection is Take This Man: A Memoir by Brando Skyhorse.

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