Active Minds Boulder Area Events January 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018, 2:30-3:30 pm
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 of the various types of wine and their most salient characteristics.
The Carillon at Boulder Creek, 2525 Taft Dr, Boulder, CO 80302.
Cost: Free
RSVP: 720-565-6844
Misc: Valet parking will be available for this event.

Monday, January 8, 2018, 11:00-noon
Benjamin Franklin
As perhaps one of the most colorful Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin lived a life of lasting impact.  As politician, publisher, inventor and diplomat, Franklin left his mark on all he touched.  Join Active Minds as we trace the life of this extraordinary man and tell some of the stories that mark his legacy. This event is sponsored by The Carillon at Boulder Creek and Brookdale Senior Living.
Location: West Boulder Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302.
Cost: Free
RSVP: Boulder Senior Services: 303-441-3148

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 2:00-4:00 pm (2:00 reception, 2:30 program)
Take a Bite of the Big Apple
There’s no place in the world quite like New York City. From Broadway to Wall Street, Little Italy to Central Park, New York has a history and an energy all its own. Join Active Minds as we virtually visit one of the world’s most important cities. We’ll explore the city’s past and present, as well as the important people and places that have shaped this unique city.
Location: Brookdale Meridian Boulder, 801 Gillaspie Dr, Boulder, CO 80305.
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-494-3900

Monday, January 22, 2018, 3:00-4:00 pm
The most popular sport in America, football is both entertainment and big business.  Join Active Minds as we trace the history of the game from Johnny Unitas to Peyton Manning, telling a few of the great stories of the game along the way.  We’ll also cover some of the sport’s current challenges and opportunities, including player concussions and the rise of fantasy football. This event is sponsored by Brookdale Senior Living.
Location: East Boulder Senior Center, 5660 Sioux Dr, Boulder, CO 80303.
Cost: Free
RSVP: Boulder Senior Services: 303-441-3148

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