Life Skills

The Shop My Closet Project

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you find thrift shopping overwhelming? Are you convinced that it’s impossible to find great clothing and shoes at the thrift store? Join Michelle from The Shop My Closet Project and learn how to incorporate thrift shopping into your reqular clothes shopping rotation. We will finish the talk at the Goodwill on 1st and Broadway to test our new skills. Please register: 720-865-0135 or fclmybranch@denverlibrary.org.

Taxco, Mexico: The Silver Jewelry Capital of North America--Canceled

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the beautiful sterling silver jewelry of Taxco, Mexico and gain practical skills to boot, such as how to buy and sell pieces yourself.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this program has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tax Planning Strategies 2012-2013

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6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

We’ll discuss the ever-changing tax environment, including some of the expiring tax rules of 2012 as well as ways you will be able to position yourself for the 2013 tax season to have a more efficient tax return. How will changes in the political environment affect your future finances?

A Good Retirement

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about non-income factors that affect success and happiness, with Lanay James.

Getting the Most Out of Your Denver Public Library

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you know about your Denver Public Library’s lesser-known resources, which include one-of-a-kind special collections, free access to genealogical databases, and info sessions for small businesses? Visit our informative series and learn to take advantage of Western History/Geneaology, Central Reference, and the Community Technology Center services. Bring your questions.

Basics of Alzheimer's

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn about the differences between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages of the disease, caregivers, research, and other up-to-date resources from the Alzheimer’s Association.

Parenting from Your Heart: Compassionate Communication in Your Family Life

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2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Our children are important to us, yet sometimes we struggle to parent in ways we feel good about. Join with other parents to learn how to use compassionate communication to understand the developmental stage needs behind your children's behavior and how to transform conflicts into trust-building opportunities.

In conjunction with the Colorado Ballet's Light: The Holocaust & Humanity Project. For more information, see: http://www.coloradoballet.org/performances-1/light-the-holocaust-humanit...

Living with a Compassionate Heart: Introduction to Compassionate Communication

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1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

When we transform the way we communicate, we transform our world. Learn & practice the fundamentals of Marshall Rosenberg's Nonviolent Communication, i.e. empathy for self and others and everyone's needs matter. Presented by Susan Kaplan, M.S.W., M.P.A. (Accredited Facilitator, Rocky Mountain Center for Compassionate Communication).

“I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world.”
~ Ranier Maria Rilke

When we transform the way we communicate, we transform our world.
Practice empathy for self and others.

Planning Ahead for Disability or Death: What You Need to Know

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Kathleen Negri, Attorney at Law, to learn about important topics such as power of attorney, wills, trusts, and estates, dealing with real estate, long-term care planning, and much more. Kathleen has helped families plan for legal and financial issues raised by long-term illness and death since 1992. She was elected by her peers to be a Fellow of the Colorado Bar Association Foundation in 2000, and is the author of the book Mom, Are You There? Finding a Path to Peace Through Alzheimer's.

Plaza - Services for New Immigrants: Conversation Table (English) / Plaza - Servicios para nuevos inmigrantes: Mesa de conversación (Inglés)

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From beginning to advanced conversationalists, join in lively conversations with people from your diverse community to practice speaking English.

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