Kids

GVR Library Computer Gaming Party / Fiesta de videojuegos

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Fun Games and Gaming
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Play on Green Valley Ranch Branch Library computers before the library opens!
Lunch generously provided by Chipotle Mexican Grill, 3455 N. Salida St. in Aurora! If you have special dietary needs, please bring your own lunch.
When: Sunday, March 2, 11 a.m.-1p.m.
Where: Green Valley Ranch Branch 720-865-0310
For: Kids and Teens 8-18 years old.
Registration: Registration and permission slips required. See library staff at the Green Valley Ranch Branch for details. Limited to 35 people – register and get your permission slips in as soon as you can, but no later than March 1 before 5 p.m.

Lego Contest Kickoff Party

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Arts and Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meeting Room

Get ready for the Denver Public Library’s 2014 Lego Building Contest! Help us kick off the the competition with Lego games and activities for the whole family!

Top Hogs

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Performance and Presentations
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meeting Room

Join us at 11 AM on the first Saturday of every month for family programming at the Sam Gary Library! Top Hogs presents an amazing, comedy-filled trick pig show that is action-packed and fun for the entire family! Get ready for non-stop thrills, audience participation, and education in this three act show- you might even catch a pig on a SKATEBOARD!

Weekend Music Series- The Kindred Spirits

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Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Throw on your best Ren Faire gear and come to the Denver Public Library to enjoy an inspired concert in our great hall – and yes, it’s safety dance. The Kindred Spirits is a musical ensemble comprised of professional, accomplished and experienced musicians based in Colorado and performing as a group since 1992. Their unique selection of Renaissance and traditional Celtic music, pairs beautifully with their period and eccentric concert dress. And, in the spirit of anachronism, don’t be surprised to hear a modern tune as well. Don’t miss the fun!
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Weekend Music Series- Renaissance Lute and Guitar with Peter Schimpf

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Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Playing a variety of pieces from the 16th and early 17th centuries on a variety of historical instruments, including the four-course Renaissance guitar, seven-course Renaissance lute, and the 14 string theorbo, no one conjures the sound of Shakespeare’s world like talented musician, Peter Schimpf. His repertoire includes intricate and lively pieces from England, France, and Italy between the years 1500 and 1640.
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Weekend Music Series- Sweet Song: Hammered Dulcimer with Peter Hebert

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Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

An expert instrumentalist, Peter Hebert plays the evocative hammered dulcimer and its cousin, the psaltery, with masterful ease – filling the air with the ancient sounds of Medieval Europe. The Graeco-Roman dulcimer (sweet song) derives its name from the Latin dulcis (sweet) and the Greek melos (song). Find out how perfectly named this haunting instrument can be when Peter Hebert makes his dulcimer sing a sweet song.
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Created Equal Film Series - Freedom Riders with Special Guest Rev. James Peters

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Performance and Presentations
5:30 pm

In celebration of Black History Month, the library will present Freedom Riders, an important documentary about the time period during civil rights era when people came together to stop segregation. Special guest Rev. James Peters, Jr. will lead a powerful and insightful discussion along with showing clips of the film.

Weekend Music Series- Avant-garde Cello: Helen Gillet

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Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Fresh City Life is pleased to host Helen Gillet, one of the most talented cellists touring the U.S. and the world. The modern usage of the phrase ‘avant-garde’ may have lost all of its power for being used to describe things that are shocking instead of genuinely new, different and deeply creative. Remind yourself what avant-garde truly means with Helen Gillet’s encore concert at Denver Public Library.

Weekend Music Series- Ambient Harp with Star Edwards

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Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Performing an eclectic repertoire of music that includes classical, Renaissance, medieval, South American, folk, Celtic and cinematic themes, soloist Star Edwards delivers a concert that is redolent with cultural connections and the musical images of ancient times. Her harp playing recalls the legendary harp from Celtic cultures. Star will also be sampling several of her own compositions for harp. This is music that combines the rhythm of the heart with the spirit of the world.
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ZINE 15: Self-publish Your Own Original Magazine

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Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Self-publish your own original magazine. All you need is some paper and markers, a photocopier, and something to say! In ZINE 15 you will design 1 zine and produce 15 copies. ZINE 15 encourages you to keep 5 zines, trade 5 zines for other peoples' zines, and distribute 5 zines to library customers.

All ages are welcome and we encourage the entire family to participate. There is no cost to attend and light refreshments will be provided.

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