Active Minds Boulder Area Events February 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019, 1:00-3:00 pm (1:00 reception, 1:30-2:30 program) Kashmir Since the formation of India and Pakistan in 1947, both countries have fought over the region known as Kashmir. Containing a Muslim majority, but ruled by Hindu dominated India, Kashmir has been the trigger of two separate wars between India and Pakistan, and even […]

Active Minds Boulder Area Events – Sept. 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018, 11:00-noon The Lewis & Clark Expedition Join us for a program focusing upon Lewis & Clark’s expedition that opened the West over 200 years ago. We will discuss the achievements and challenges of the expedition as well as the legacies it left for the young nation. Building upon the experiences from […]

Boulder Senior Services – July 2018

East Boulder Senior Center: 5660 Sioux Drive, Boulder, CO 80303 – 303-441-4150 West Boulder Senior Center: 909 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder, CO 80302 – 303-441-3148 Duplicate Bridge: Declarer Play Strategies Course #12514 Begins Tuesday, July 10 East Senior Center 12:30 – 4 p.m. Fee: $55 This class focuses on principles of declarer play at Duplicate Bridge. […]

Active Minds Boulder Area Events July 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 2:30-3:30 pm The Challenges of Mexico With the recent Presidential elections on July 1, 2018, join Active Minds for an in-depth look our neighbor to the south. We will cover Mexican history and recent events as we seek to understand how this country fits in the regional puzzle of North, Central […]

New Mental Health Partners’ Website Expands Access to Services

Launch Coincides with National Mental Health Awareness Month Mental Health Partners (MHP) is proud to announce the launch of their redesigned website, which can still be found at www.mhpcolorado.org. The redesign specifically kept the client experience in mind and features a modern layout, dynamic imagery, mobile responsive elements and functionality that makes it more convenient […]

Nominate Someone Who Took A Stand Against Elder Abuse

Do you know someone who took a stand against elder abuse?  Someone who took the time to notice that something was not quite right?  Nominate them! Anyone can prevent elder abuse.  Past recipients include store clerks, grocery delivery drivers, volunteers, bank employees, as well as police officers and detectives.  And it can be anyone in […]

Active Minds Boulder Area Events May 2018

Monday, May 14, 2018, 11:00-noon Dinosaurs! Join Active Minds as we look at new discoveries that have changed the thinking about Dinosaurs, one of the most fascinating creatures ever to inhabit our planet. From the beginnings of the Dinosaur era to the mass extinctions that eliminated their presence, we’ll look at the types, habits, and history […]

Altavita Senior Living Residences: Longmont’s First Continuum of Care

On the current AltaVita campus in Southwest Longmont, there is excitement in the air as construction is underway for their newest addition to the AltaVita Senior Residences family. The Macy family is at last realizing their dream to provide for their Longmont community three levels of senior care residences in one location. Currently on the […]

Active Minds Boulder Area Events – April 2018

Origins of the Blues Join Active Minds as we look at the early days of the blues, from its roots in African American oral tradition to its rise as a mainstream American musical style.  We’ll explore the role of classic blues and prominent blues musicians in the early 20th century, examine the musical characteristics that make […]

Active Minds Events, Boulder/Longmont – Feb. 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018, 1:00-3:00 pm (1:00 reception, 1:30 program) North Korea Join Active Minds for a discussion of the history of North Korea and the development of the North Korean nuclear program. We will cover the successes and shortcomings of diplomatic efforts between North Korea, the United States and other countries. North Korea’s place […]

Active Minds Boulder Area Events January 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018, 2:30-3:30 pm Wine The story of wine is as rich and diverse as the lands where the grapes are grown. It is a tale intertwined with the influences of civilizations, agricultural methods, cuisines and more. Join Active Minds as we describe the history of wine as well as give an overview […]

Active Minds Boulder Area Events – Dec. 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017, 1:00-3:00 pm (1:00 reception, 1:30 program) Saudi Arabia With over 20% of the world’s proven oil reserves, the importance of Saudi Arabia to the United States (and the world) has been clear for some time. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of Saudi Arabia. We will cover Saudi history, […]

Active Minds Boulder-Longmont – Nov. 2017

Boulder Area Events November 2017 Monday, November 13, 2017, 11:00-noon Charlie Chaplin & the Silent Film Era Join Active Minds for a journey to the era of the silent film and a visit with one of its greatest stars, Charlie Chaplin. We will explore the unique artistic elements that make silent films appreciated by audiences young […]

Active Minds Events for October 2017 – Boulder/Longmont Area

* * * Special Event * * * Monday, October 2, 2017, 1:00-3:00 pm (1:00 reception, 1:30 program) Argentina Argentina can fairly be described as “up and coming” again. Once one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Argentina suffered economic disruption and political instability after the Great Depression that lasted into the early 21st […]

Active Minds Boulder – Sept. 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017, 11:00-noon The National Parks 2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service. The world’s first national park, Yellowstone, was created by an act of Congress in 1872. Today, the national park system includes over 400 units (58 national parks), over 84 million acres of land, and […]