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This is a calendar of events other than concerts and arts events. It does include art sales.
Events listed on this calendar are often used for the Community Calendar’s on air announcements every weekday at about 8 am between Democracy Now and The Morning Magazine. Please listen to see if your event is announced.
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Saturday, December 03
Fort Collins
Market with a Mission Everyday Joes Coffee House
at 09:00 AM
A partnership of six local programs and organizations are working to promote how northern Colorado residents can make a difference this holiday season through a new Market with a Mission event. The event will feature 15 vendors with products that have positive impacts on people in countries around the world, youth activities to increase global awareness, and a gallery of local organizations working to improve the lives of people in northern Colorado. 
Lafayette
The Protection of Boulder County:Fracking and Community Defense Lafayette Public Library
at 03:00 PM
Join Cliff Willmeng, community organizer for East Boulder County United and the Colorado Community Rights Network, and Thomas Linzey Esq, Executive Director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, for an afternoon presentation and discussion. Bring your questions and together let's protect and defend Boulder County for all the generations to come. 
Longmont
The Longmont Gift of Home Christmas Tour Longmont Senior Center and 4 homes in Longmont
at 09:00 AM
The Longmont Gift of Home Christmas Tour, a fundraiser for Longmont Meals on Wheels, will be December 1st through 3rd. The tour features 4 houses decked out for the holidays. General admission is Friday, December 2nd, from 9am to 8:30pm and Saturday, December 3rd, from 9am to 3pm. For more information please call Longmont Meals on Wheels or visit the website at TheGiftOfHome.org. 
Nederland
Holiday Mountain Market & Silent Auction Nederland Community Center
at 10:00 AM
Holiday Mountain Market. Handmade Craft and Art - 60 Mountain Artisans/Crafters. HUGE Silent Auction 250 Items benefits nonprofit Nederland Area Seniors. Restaurants, services, and shops from Boulder to Black Hawk to Lyons have offered gift certificates and items, so find something for everyone on your list! Live Music, Choral, and Dance Performances all day, both days. 50/50 Cash Split Raffle. Festive hot foods. Photos with Santa, Noon- 3pm both days. 
Sunday, December 04
Boulder
Boulder Wine Reads Settembre Cellars Winery & Tasting Room
at 04:00 PM
T Introducing Boulder Wine Reads. This month, our winemaker has selected "Champagne" by Don & Petie Kladstrup (2006). Please take time to read this book, and then join our exploration of wine's story. 
Standing Rock Sioux Water Protectors Fundraiser Boulder Friends Meeting
at 07:00 PM
Please join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary film Two Rivers and raise funds to support the Standing Rock Sioux Water Protectors in North Dakota. This is a moving story of reconciliation and healing between Native and non-Native peoples. What would this look like in Boulder? Lets talk about it. Please make generous donations to support the Standing Rock Sioux and allied tribes that are courageously protecting the Missouri River watershed in North Dakota. 
Nederland
Holiday Mountain Market & Silent Auction Nederland Community Center
at 10:00 AM
Holiday Mountain Market. Handmade Craft and Art-60 Mountain Artisans/Crafters. HUGE Silent Auction 250 Items benefits nonprofit Nederland Area Seniors. Restaurants, services, and shops from Boulder to Black Hawk to Lyons have offered gift certificates and items, so find something for everyone on your list! Live Music, Choral, and Dance Performances all day, both days. 50/50 Cash Split Raffle. Festive hot foods. Photos with Santa, Noon- 3pm both days. 
Monday, December 05
Loveland
Emotional Mastery with Emotional Intelligence Sunrise Ranch
at 04:00 AM
This program continues the exploration of emotional intelligence (EQ) which allows us to have the range and flexibility to respond to challenges in ways that are often outside our comfort zone. 
Tuesday, December 06
Boulder
Out Boulder County Holiday Party Conor O`Neill`s
at 05:00 PM
Join us for our annual holiday party that coincides with Colorado Gives Day! This year, we are meeting at Conor O'Neills. They're closing the bar from 5:30-8 just for us! Light appetizers will be provided, drink specials and happy hour prices as well.
This is our celebration of a year full of hard work by our volunteers, board members, staff, and our community. Eat, drink, and be merry at this special event. 
Denver
Edge of Seven: Holiday Mixer Posner Center for International Development 1031 33rd Street, St
at 06:00 PM
Fundraising for Edge of Seven: Help us Rebuild Nepal
RSVP: www.eventbrite.com/edge7spring 
Lafayette
Music Lingua Demo Class WOW! Children's Museum
at 10:00 AM
In this demo class presented by Music Lingua, see how you and your child can learn Spanish through music, movement, storytelling and art! Classes are taught in thematic units and geared towards preschoolers and toddlers. The theme for this demo class is: "On the Farm. Music Lingua class is included with Museum admission. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave, Lafayette. 
Wednesday, December 07
Boulder
Robert Crifasi: A Land Made from Water Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
A Land Made from Water chronicles how the appropriation and development of water and riparian resources in Colorado changed the face of the Front Range. Join us as author Robert Crifasi explains how settlers planned ditches, irrigation systems and reservoirs, and instigated war to wrest control of the region from the local Native Americans. 
Boulder In-the-Round Vapor Distillery
at 07:00 PM
2nd Anniversary show for this Songwriter Showcase. Featuring: Antonio Lopez, Bethel Steele, Pamela Machala, and Theresa Peterson. Drink Specials and Live Painting. 
Lafayette
Yoga for Kids WOW! Children's Museum
at 03:30 PM
Join us for a fun, encouraging beginner level yoga class for all ages (toddlers too)! In this 30 minute session, youll learn basic poses that help to create healthy energy, offer physical challenge and inspire your imagination. No mat necessary, just bring a smile and wear comfortable shorts or pants. Parents are welcome to join too! Included with Museum admission. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave, Lafayette. 
Friday, December 09
Lafayette
Integral Steps Presents Music & Movement WOW! Children's Museum
at 01:00 PM
High energy, exciting and fun, this program allows children to dance and play through a combination of music, movement, biology, and art! This music and movement program is presented by Emma Shubin of Integral Steps and is included with Museum admission. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave, Lafayette. 
Saturday, December 10
Boulder
Snow Much Fun Bandshell
at 05:00 PM
Take a Ride on the Polar Express. Boulder Parks and Recreation will host a free showing of this family favorite in Central Park. Also dont forget to plan a stroll through the Boulder Civic Area this holiday season. The Park will be illuminated with more than 250,000 LED lights. To learn more about Snow Much Fun, visit snowmuchfun.org. 
Sunday, December 11
Aurora
75th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Remembrance and Salute to Veterans Wings Over the Rockies
at 02:00 PM
75th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Remembrance and Salute to Veteransat the Wings Over the Rockies
December 11, 2016 from 2pm to 6pm http://wingsmuseum.org/The exciting Wings over the Rockies flight simulators have been reserved. http://wingsmuseum.org/feeltherush/ and https://aviationxtreme.com/
There will be a Silent Auction with items like artwork, mercantile, a pilot bag and airplane rides.
If you are a civilian, wear your best Hawaiian Shirt to represent a typical 1941 Sunday morning on Oahu. 
Longmont
Heartland Quartet@the Library! Longmont Public Library
at 02:00 PM
Enjoy a rousing performance of Dickens-era holiday carols by the Heartland Quartet of the Longmont Chorale. Please call 303-651-8472 for more information. 
Monday, December 12
Boulder
Meet the Dream Chaser, America's Spacecraft Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
NASA selected the Dream Chaser spacecraft to transport cargo to and from the International Space Station. The development team from Sierra Nevada Corporations Space Systems, the owner and integrator of the Dream Chaser, will discuss the American spacecraft's upcoming missions and future implications. 
Tuesday, December 13
Westminster
Night with a Futurist: How to Thrive and Succeed During Our Curr DaVinci Institute
at 06:30 PM
Social Futurist and author Chet W. Sisk has spoken around the world and the United Nations about this change. He'll share evidence-based models and a solutions-oriented approach to the next 5-7 years by providing a list of the top things you must do right now to thrive and succeed in this transforming world. 
Wednesday, December 14
Lafayette
Yoga for Kids WOW! Children's Museum
at 03:30 PM
Join us for a fun, encouraging beginner level yoga class for all ages (toddlers too)! In this 30 minute session, youll learn basic poses that help to create healthy energy, offer physical challenge and inspire your imagination. No mat necessary, just bring a smile and wear comfortable shorts or pants. Parents are welcome to join too! Included with Museum admission. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave, Lafayette. 
Thursday, December 15
Boulder
Keeping Civil Rights Alive and Well in a Trump Era First Congregational Church of Boulder
at 07:00 PM
In the aftermath of the recent election, many of us are concerned about what the future holds for us as individuals, as local communities, and as a nation. Please join One Act a Day of Boulder and Denise Maes of the ACLU for an overview of the most pressing issues we face under the new administration. The discussion will highlight concrete actions we can take to protect our civil liberties. All are welcome-please bring your questions. 
Saturday, December 17
Boulder
Dairy Comedy presents Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald & Friends Dairy Center for the Arts
at 08:45 PM
HEADLINING Dairy Comedy on December 17 is Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald.
FEATURING on this show is the incredible Miss Timmi Lasley.
Also performing on this show are Todd Couch - an improvisational comedian big into immersive character work and making you laugh!
And since you were wondering, YES, Nolawee "Firesauce" Mengist is performing on this show as well. So you're finally getting your way this holiday season!
As normal, James Gold will be hosting this show. 
Tuesday, December 20
Lafayette
Discovery Days Science Program WOW! Children's Museum
at 10:00 AM
Discover your inner scientist! Drop-in and explore our monthly hands-on science program. This month, we're learning about and playing with our favorite toys and games. Discovery Days activities are included with Museum admission. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave, Lafayette. 
Wednesday, December 21
Lafayette
Discovery Days Science Program WOW! Children's Museum
at 10:00 AM
Discover your inner scientist! Drop-in and explore our monthly hands-on science program. This month, we're learning about and playing with our favorite toys and games. Discovery Days activities are included with Museum admission. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave, Lafayette. 
Yoga for Kids WOW! Children's Museum
at 03:30 PM
Join us for a fun, encouraging beginner level yoga class for all ages (toddlers too)! In this 30 minute session, youll learn basic poses that help to create healthy energy, offer physical challenge and inspire your imagination. No mat necessary, just bring a smile and wear comfortable shorts or pants. Parents are welcome to join too! Included with Museum admission. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave, Lafayette. 
Saturday, December 31
Denver
Resolution NYE 2017 Curtis Hotel
at 09:00 PM
As the clock winds down on an old year, its time we gather to raise a toast and celebrate at the Denver New Years Eve party our city has come to love, Resolution NYE 2017! Located at Downtown Denvers Curtis Hotel, Resolution NYE 2017 is a revelry of elegance and indulgence dedicated to the seasoned party goers of Colorado. Experience a truly interactive and high class, all-inclusive 21+ PREMIUM OPEN BAR hotel takeover, featuring two levels of holiday adorned hallways and more. 
Resolution NYE 2017 - Denver New Years Eve Party A DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 1405 Curtis Street, Denver 80202,
at 09:00 PM
As the clock winds down on an old year, it's time we gather to raise a toast and celebrate at the Denver New Year's Eve party our city has come to love, Resolution NYE 2017!
 
Lafayette
New Year's Eve Party #1 WOW! Children's Museum
at 10:00 AM
Ring in the New Year with WOW! before bedtime! Join us for noisemaker crafts, face painting, family photo station, a musical performance by Kristin McLean, and refreshments - all leading up to a grand countdown celebration! Tickets: $10 per child; $6 per Member child and $5 per adult. WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Ave, Lafayette. 
New Year's Eve Party #2 WOW! Children's Museum
at 01:00 PM
Ring in the New Year with WOW! before bedtime! Join us for noisemaker crafts, face painting, family photo station, a musical performance by Kristin McLean, and refreshments - all leading up to a grand countdown celebration! Tickets: $10 per child 
Saturday, January 07
Boulder
2017 Boulder Polar Plunge benefitting the American Cancer Societ Boulder Reservoir, 5565 N 51st St., Boulder, CO 80301
at 10:00 AM
The Boulder Polar Plunge was first held on New Years Day in 1982 and hosts hundreds of spectators bearing witness to hundreds of brave individuals as they take the plunge into the freezing waters of the Boulder Reservoir to ring in the New Year.
Your participation allows the American Cancer Society to help people facing cancer today and find cures to end the disease tomorrow. Through sponsorship, and the fundraising efforts of our participants, we will finish the fight against cancer.
 
Thursday, January 19
Boulder
Liz Thomas: Hiking the Triple Crown Trails Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Trek 7,900 miles on North America's longest trailers with hiker Liz Thomas. Liz Thomas is among the most experienced female hikers in the U.S. She broke the womens unsupported speed record on the Appalachian Trail. She has completed the Triple Crown of Hiking and has backpacked over 15,000 miles across the U.S. on 16 long distance hikes. 
Saturday, January 21
Washington DC
March on Washington DC The Mall DC
at 08:00 AM
On January 21, 2017 we will unite in Washington, DC for the Womens March on Washington. We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families -- recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.
The rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized, and threatened many of us. Please unite for an historic event 
Wednesday, January 25
Boulder
Mark Sundeen: The Unsettlers Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Mark Sundeen, author of the best-selling book The Man Who Quit Money, will share his newest work The Unsettlers. Join us as he traces the search for the simple life through the visionaries, ascetics, and artists that inspired three very different couples to walk away from the life they knew in order to find (or create) a better existence. 
Friday, January 27
Boulder
Antarctic Edge 70 Degrees South Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
In the wake of devastating climate events like Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Katrina, oceanographer Oscar Schofield and his team race to understand climate change in the fastest winter-warming place on earth, and the worlds most perilous environment, the West Antarctic Peninsula. For more than 20 years, these scientists, part of the National Science Foundation's Long Term Ecological Research Project, have witnessed the Peninsula's rapid change as well as the fragile and rapidly declining Adelie 
Sunday, February 12
Boulder
Engineering Discovery: The Webb Telescope Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Since 1964, Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) has revealed insight into the origin of the universe becoming a pillar of evidence for the Big Bang. Learn about the history of CMB observations, what they have taught us, and the story of the scientists who continue the search for the universes earliest origins.
Speaker: Nils Halverson, Ph.D., APS
 
Thursday, February 16
Boulder
Chris Fisher: City of the Jaguar Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Over the past year, the excavation of an ancient city in Honduras has yielded a trove of remarkable stone artifacts from a mysterious, unnamed Pre-Columbian civilization. A joint American-Honduran team of archaeologists led by CSUs Dr. Chris Fisher uncovered and removed more than 200 sculptures from the base of a large earthen mound at the center of the site, which is being called the City of the Jaguar. 
Wednesday, February 22
Boulder
Erika Krouse: Contenders 'Edgy Characters' Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Nina Black is a happy thief and street fighter until one of her marks, a Denver cop and MMA comeback contender, wants his walletand his dignityback. Avoiding retribution is difficult enough alone, but it becomes impossible once Nina gets unexpected custody of an orphaned eight-year-old niece she didnt know existed. 
Friday, February 24
Boulder
The Last Man on the Moon Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Hear an Apollo astronauts epic story of fulfillment, love and loss.
with Dr. Jack Burns, CU Boulder, CASA
 
Denver
Brackets For Good 2017 Denver Tournament Online
at midnight
Indianapolis-based Brackets For Good, which pairs with corporate and nonprofit sponsors to host online, bracket-style fundraising tournaments in philanthropic communities around the United States each March, has raised more than $2.75 million for local charities since its 2012 kick-off contest in Indianapolis. 
Friday, March 03
Boulder
Yarn Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Knitting and crocheting have turned into hipster pastimes for men and women of varying ages. But although they might no longer be seen as the domain of grannies, knitting and crocheting still largely suffer from the perception that they are but a crafty hobby, not a medium for art. Yarn is a new documentary by Montreal-based Icelandic director Una Lorenzen that focuses on a handful of global artists whose work explores the possibilities contained in a skein of yarn. 
Monday, March 13
Boulder
Birth of Stars and Planets Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Dr. John Bally will discuss the formation of stars and planetary systems and share incredible results from the new ALMA telescope in Chile. Recent ALMA results indicate a protostellar merger occurred behind the Orion Nebula about 500 years ago releasing more energy than the Sun puts out in 10 million years.
Speaker: Dr. John Bally, APS, Boulder.
 
Thursday, March 16
Boulder
Amelia Earhart: A Modern Day Global Flight Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
In 2014, Amelia Rose Earhart departed on a flight around the world to complete her lifelong goal of recreating and completing her namesakes ill-fated journey. She flew a Pilatus PC-12NG with co-pilot Shane Jordan along a 28,000-mile course, landing in sixteen different countries, over the course of eighteen days. Amelia became one of the youngest women in the world to complete this flight.
 
Wednesday, March 22
Boulder
Mark Stevens: Allison Coil Mysteries Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Set in the Flat Tops wilderness of western Colorado, the Allison Coil Mystery series draw upon hot topics from Colorado events: poaching and animal rights, fracking, for-profit prisons and immigration, climate change and anti-government terrorist. Writer Mark Stevens will discuss his research, his writing and a preview of what is coming next. 
Thursday, April 06
Boulder
Jon Kedrowski: Sleeping on the Summits Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
In 2011, Dr. Jon Kedrowski became the first person to camp and spend the night on the top of Colorado's 55 official 14ers (peaks over 14,000'). He achieved the feat from June 23 to September 28 2011, a stretch of only 95 days from start to finish.

In 2012, Dr. Jon successfully climbed Mount Everest, May 26th, 2012. His story has been chronicled extensively as he was a witness and survived the worst tragedy on Everest since the 1996 disaster.
 
Friday, April 07
Boulder
Physics & Jung Community United Church of Christ
at 07:00 PM
Lecture and Q & A on Carl Jung and Wolfgang Pauli: A meeting at the margins of science and psychology, lead by Stephen Foster, Jungian Analyst. While there was a 25-year age different between Carl Jung and Wolfgang Pauli, these two powerfully intelligent men developed a friendship of sorts, and Jung wrote a number of key publications that were influenced by his discussions with Pauli. 
Monday, April 10
Boulder
Venus, Earth's Evil Twin Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
The similarity in size, density and proximity of Venus to Earth earn Venus the title of Earths twin. Learn how Venus' climate and geological conditions could represent the fate of the Earth making Venus an essential target for further exploration.
Speaker: Dr. Larry Esposito, LASP & APS
 
Wednesday, April 19
Boulder
Leslie Irvine: My Dog Always Eats First Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Its a common sight in cities everywhere: A weary-looking man stands at an intersection, backpack at his feet. Curled up nearby is a mixed-breed dog, unfazed by the passing traffic. The man holds a sign that reads, "Two old dogs need help. God bless." Homelessness and stigma go hand in hand, and nowhere is this more apparent than pet ownership among the homeless. Through qualitative research, Leslie Irvine gives provides a glimpse into how homeless people provide for both themselves and pets 
Friday, April 21
Boulder
Unlocking the Cage Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Unlocking the Cage follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans. Arguing that cognitively complex animals such as chimpanzees, whales, dolphins and elephants have the capacity for limited personhood rights, Steve and his legal team are making history by filing the first lawsuits that seek to transform a chimpanzee from a thing with no rights to a person with legal protections. 
Saturday, April 22
Fort Collins
A Truly WOLF Affair: Wolfstock Auction Fundraiser The Hilton Fort Collins
at 05:00 PM
W.O.L.F.s annual A Truly WOLF Affair gala is a major fundraiser that allows us to continue providing high-quality care for animals at our sanctuary. The gala brings together 200+ supporters who enjoy a gourmet dinner, unique auction items, and an opportunity to contribute directly during our paddle raiser event. 
Thursday, May 04
Boulder
Craig Childs: Footsteps of the First People Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Who were the first people in North America and how did they get here? This is a question that many have asked and researched but few have tried to retrace like Craig Childs. Finding the footsteps of these First People was the goal for Craig as he adventured to replicate their travels to North America down the coast and into the continent. How many years, the routes, and the hardships these people endured will be the subject of Craigs talk. 
Monday, May 08
Boulder
Future Astronomy for Ancient Questions Chautauqua Community House
at 07:00 PM
Is life possible beyond Earth? Ball Aerospace has been advancing space technology for over 60 years, but it is the next generation of technology that will shed light on this question. Dr. Makenzie Lystrup will share a glimpse into the future of astronomy and aerospace technology.

Speaker: Dr. Makenzie Lystrup, Ball Aerospace.
 
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