Join Mary Louise Sanchez, local author and winner of the Tu Books New Visions Award, as she discusses her new historical chapter book, “The Wind Called My Name.” Writing of her own family’s migration to Wyoming from New Mexico during the Great Depression, Sanchez “deftly weaves together rich historical and cultural details in this unique American pioneer story.” Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration required. The first 50 people to register will receive a free copy of this award-winning middle grade novel.
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Don’t miss this once-in-a-life time chance to hear Franklin J. Macon, one of the original Tuskegee Airman, tells stories of how he overcame life’s obstacles to become one of the first black US Airmen. His book, I Wanted to be a Pilot, encourages kids to recognize history and reach for their dreams. No registration required.
Join founder of Citizen University and director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program Eric Liu as he discusses themes from his book, “You’re More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen’s Guide to Making Change Happen.” This dialogue on civic engagement will include opportunities for attendees to participate in large and small group conversations. The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited; registration required. The first 100 people to register will receive a free copy of Liu’s book. Light refreshments will be served.
Travel Colorado with renowned ski mountaineer and author Dr. Jon Kedrowski. Learn more about the best ski descents the state has to offer. Kedrowski will discuss preparation, gear selection, planning, and analysis of weather and snowpack for skiing in the backcountry. Hear exciting first-hand stories from the Colorado wilderness, and get inspiration for adventures of your own. Dr. Jon Kedrowski is a Colorado native who has climbed to the top of Mount Everest and has been featured on Dateline NBC, the Discovery Channel, CBS and CNN. No online registration necessary.