Active Minds Boulder/Longmont Area Events Feb 2020

Monday, February 3, 2020, 1:00-3:00 pm (1:00 reception, 1:30-2:30 program)
The production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages was constitutionally outlawed in the U.S. from 1920 to 1933. Join Active Minds as we review the origins and history of prohibition, the rise of bootleggers and organized crime, and the persistence of “dry” counties in the U.S. that still exist to this day.
LocationSunrise at Flatirons, 400 Summit Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80021
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-466-2422
Parking: Complimentary parking is available. Please ask the Concierge about the parking when you make your reservation.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm
The History of Colorado
Come discover the stories of Colorado History. You will learn about the competing claims to Colorado dating back to the Native Americans who originally lived here. We will cover the 15 year struggle to become the 38th state as well as the role of mining and oil in the evolution of the state. Bring your favorite Colorado stories to share! This event is sponsored by The Carillon at Boulder Creek and Brookdale Meridian Boulder.
LocationWest Boulder Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Cost: Free
RSVP: Boulder Senior Services: 303-441-3148

Friday, February 14, 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm
The Civil Rights Act
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a landmark piece of federal legislation that outlawed major forms of discrimination against minorities and women. Join Active Minds as we examine the act over 50 years later and evaluate its impact on civil rights in the United States today.
LocationLongmont Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Ave, Longmont, CO 80501
Cost: $2 residents, $3 non-residents
Call to register : 303-651-8411

Monday, February 24, 2020, 3:00-4:00 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It’s been over 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Join Active Minds for a look at his life and legacy. We will trace Dr. King’s rise to prominence from a Baptist pastor to Nobel Prize winner and leader of the civil rights movement. We will examine how Dr. King’s efforts impacted history and how his ideas continue to influence our society today. This event is sponsored by Brookdale Meridian Boulder.
LocationEast Boulder Senior Center, 5660 Sioux Dr, Boulder, CO 80303
Cost: Free
RSVP: Boulder Senior Services: 303-441-3148