Tag: history

November 12, 2020 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Show your civic spirit and join our experts from the Molly Brown House Museum as they dive into the battles and victories of the suffragist movement. As part of this talk, you will be invited to craft along with us as we recreate banners with suffrage messages.

Supplies will be available to pick up at Anythink York Street starting November 5. Registration required. This program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting room will be sent out via email to registrants.

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History
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Adult
March 26, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Margaret “Molly” Brown was involved in everything from politics and reform efforts to women’s suffrage. Learn about several of the causes she was involved in to help all Coloradans. Then, create a poster for an issue you care about. Appropriate for kids in grades 3-6. 

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Children
April 6, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Travel back in time for a show about real women who have made an impact on Colorado, human rights and America. Hear about Helen Hunt Jackson’s dedication to Indian rights, Maude Nelson’s time as a baseball barnstormer and other stories from the Unconventional Women of the West. 

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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
March 28, 2020 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Hear ye, hear ye! Visit ye olde Medieval Faire brought to you by The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) and stroll through various booths showcasing medieval wares and tools, and learn about this fascinating time in history. The SCA is an educational group dedicated to the study and recreation of life before 1600 CE. They will host many demonstrations including armored fighting and rapier combat among other historical battle equipment. Artisans will be on hand to demonstrate and talk about their artistic recreations including topics that may range from calligraphy and illumination, to period clothing reconstruction, woodworking, and so much more.

All ages welcome. No registration required.

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Family
February 25, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

No passport needed for this inter-continental journey! Join our ongoing series of exploring cuisine and culture from around the globe. Each month we “travel” to a new country – this month we’re headed to China. Come prepared to whip up some delicious eats, learn new things and make new friends. 

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Family
February 18, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Blast off into the past to discover the food, art, people and events that have shaped history. This month, we travel to the Roaring 20s to learn the Charleston, create a lie detector and flip some flapjacks.  Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

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Children
January 23, 2020 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Learn the history of hip-hop’s founding fathers: DJ Kool Here, Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa. Learn how to use the techniques they innovated that ushered in the early days of hip-hop. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Teen
January 21, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Blast off into the past to discover the food, art, people and events that have shaped history. This month, we travel to different dynasties from ancient China to learn the art of papermaking, create a shadow puppet show and drink tea like an emperor.  Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

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Children
January 28, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

No passport needed for this inter-continental journey. Join us as we kick-off a new series that explores cuisine and culture from around the globe. Each month we’ll be “traveling” to a new country. First up: India. Come prepared to whip-up some delicious eats, learn new things and make new friends. 

Age: 
Children

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