Calendar

calendar2017-2018

| July 2017 | August 2017 | September 2017 |
| October 2017 | November 2017 | December 2017 | January 2018 |
| February 2018 | March 2018 | April 2018 | May 2018 |
| June 2018 |

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SAVE THE DATE! AAUW Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, Salt Lake City UT, June 22-24

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State/National
Activities

Branch Events/Meetings

July 2017
  • Colorado eNetwork — Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR)’s Policy and Program Director Karla Gonzales Garcia will share the HERstory! of COLOR, the organization’s activities as a Reproductive Justice Organization and COLOR’s role in the CO Reproductive Rights, Justice & Health Coalition and respond to your questions. Tues., July 18, 7:00-8:30 p.m. MDT. Click here to RSVP.
  • Gunnison — 43rd Annaual Art in the Park fundraiser, Sun., July 23, Legion Park, Gunnison CO 81230 [on E. Tomichi Ave. (U.S. Hwy. 50) between Loveland St. and N. Teller St.)
August 2017 Fall Leadership Conference, Fri. & Sat., Aug. 25-26, DoubleTree by Hilton in Thornton
  • Douglas County — Tacos & Tunes fundraiser for local scholarships & high school girl STEM awards, Tues., Aug. 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Plum Creek Golf Club, 331 Players Club Dr., Castle Rock 80104. Tickets $25.00 each. Tickets & info: Doris MacDougall at dorismacd@hotmail.com or Dorothy Nugent at dorothynugent@comcast.net
  • Grand Junction –“Women of Excellence” exhibit celebration, Sat., Aug. 26, 1:00-5:00 p.m., Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction CO 81501. The AAUW Grand Junction (CO) Branch is a cosponsor of this exhibit. Lecture by Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Founder M. L. Hanson at 2:00 p.m. in the Whitman Education Center. Exhibit tour at 3:00 p.m. Cookie and lemonade reception at 4:00 p.m.
  • Boulder — Wednesdays, Wine, and Women’s Issues Happy Hour. Wed., Aug. 30, 5:00-7:00 p.m., St. Julien Hotel, 900 Walnut St., Boulder CO 80302
September 2017
  • Grand Junction — Presentation by Dr. Angela Christensen, coordinator of the School District 51 Foundation. Attendees welcome to ask questions about School District 51’s upcoming bond election. Thurs., Sept. 7, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Home Loan Building Community Room, 205 N. 4th St., Grand Junction CO 81501. Please park at nearby city garage or parking meters on street.
  • Aurora — City of Aurora Homelessness Program Director Shelley McKittrick will discuss Aurora’s approach to homelessness. Sat., Sept. 9, Program 9:30-10:45 a.m. Branch business meeting 11:00-11:30 a.m. Aurora History Museum, 15051 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora CO 80012
  • Lakewood — Local “Wonder Women” Representative Brittany Petterson and Action Center Executive Director Mag Strittmatter will share their inspiring stories. Thurs., Sept. 14, Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling St, Lakewood CO 80215. 5:30 p.m. social time, 6:00-7:00 p.m. salad supper, 7:00 p.m. program
  • Fort Collins — AAUW American Fellow and CSU Affiliate Faculty Theresa Nogiere will discuss the role of urban agriculture in a secure, healthy, and sustainable food system. Sat., Sept. 16, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins CO 80521
  • Boulder — Fall Membership Tea with guest speaker Director of the CU Women’s Resource Center Amanda Linsenmeyer.  Sun., Sept. 17, 3:00-5:00 p.m., Koenig Alumni Center, 1202 University Ave., Boulder CO 80302
  • Longmont — Salad supper and presentation by AAUW Colorado President Amy Blackwell on “AAUW: From the UN to Town Square and Beyond.” Mon., Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m., Firehouse Art Center, 667 4th Ave., Longmont 80501
  • Douglas County — Branch 40th anniversary celebration with a review of branch history and presentation of college scholarships. Wed., Sept. 20, 6:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1200 South St., Castle Rock 80104
  • Colorado Springs — Welcome Coffee featuring guest speaker Pikes Peak Community College Communication Department Chair and Women’s Forum Director Dr. Regina Lewis. Sat., Sept. 23, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 S. 33rd St., Colorado Springs CO 80904
  • Loveland — Branch meeting at a member’s home, Mon., Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m.  Contact branch for location.
October 2017
  • Grand Junction — School District 51 Chief Academic Officer and Title IX Administrator Tony Giurado will discuss Title IX information as it relates to local school students and staff. Mon., Oct. 2, 4:00-5:30 p.m., Career Center, 2935 North Ave., Grand Junction 81504
  • Durango — Annual Fall Luncheon featuring speaker Rep. Barbara McLachlan and a report on the 2017 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) from the branch’s scholarship recipients. Sat., Oct. 7, 11:30 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Durango, 501 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301. Ticket cost: $45 per individual for members and the public, $20 per student. $15 of each ticket is tax deductible. Register by Oct. 4. Make checks payable to Durango/AAUW and send to Grace Deltscheff,  56 Red Cliffs Rd., Durango CO 81301.
  • Fort Collins — Ballot issues presentation with speaker from the League of Women Voters, Sat., Oct. 7, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins CO 80521
  • Longmont — “Conscious Conversations” Workshop, Part I.
    Learn techniques to improve your ability to successfully discuss challenging topics with your family and friends … techniques that can enhance routine conversations as well. Tues., Oct. 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Longmont Public Library, 409 4th St., Longmont 80501
  • Lakewood — Jeffco School Board Candidate Forum, Thurs., Oct. 12, Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling St, Lakewood, CO 80215. 6:30 p.m. social, 6:45 p.m. Jeffco library presentation, 7:00 p.m. candidate forum
  • Aurora — Aurora City Council At-Large Candidate Forum , Sat., Oct. 14, 9:30-10:45 a.m., Aurora History Museum, 15051 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora 80012. Business meeting 11:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Littleton-South Metro — Former CU Women’s Basketball Coach Ceal Barry will speak about “Title IX Today.” Sat., Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Edwin A. Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton 80120. Water, coffee, and snacks provided. Bring a sack lunch if you wish.
  • Loveland — Conversations with Authors fundraiser for scholarships featuring Lydia Reeder, Veronica Patterson, and John A. Daly. Sat., Oct. 14, 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Best Western Conference Center, 5542 E. U.S. Hwy. 34, Loveland 80537. $50 per person, includes lunch. For reservations or more information, contact Emily at 970-461-3681 or ethomerson@msn.com.
  • Longmont — “Conscious Conversations” Workshop, Part II.
    Learn more about successful discussion techniques. Tues., Oct. 17, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Longmont Public Library, 409 4th St., Longmont 80501
  • Aurora — Annual scholarship fundraiser, Sat., Oct. 21, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 2088 S. Abilene St., Aurora 80014. $18 per person with seating 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Designate to-go or eat-in when ordering tickets, which are available from branch officers.
  • Gunnison — Gunnison High School Senior Joslyn Hays will share the knowledge and experiences she had during her two months in Japan this summer. Sat., Oct. 21, 10:00 a.m., home of Sharon Schlegel, 423 N. Iowa, Gunnison 81230
  • Loveland — Loveland Chamber of Commerce CEO Mindy McCloughlan will talk about her journey into her position and the state of women in business in Loveland. Mon., Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m., Artspace, 1140 W. 3rd St., Loveland 80537
  • Boulder — Wednesdays, Wine, and Women’s Issues. Wed., Oct. 25, 5:00 p.m., Bartaco, 1048 Pearl St., Ste. 101, Boulder 80302
  • Grand Junction — Candidates and Ballot Issues Forum — co-sponsored with League of Women Voters of Mesa County, KWSI 100.3 LP Radio, and Colorado Mesa University Sociology Club. Wed., Oct. 25, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Colorado Mesa University’s Meyer Ballroom at the University Center, 1455 N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81501
  • Boulder — AAUW Start Smart salary negotiation workshop for CU-Boulder students. Thurs., Oct. 26, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Dennis Small Cultural Center (UMC 57). Free but advance registration required.
  • Colorado Springs — Author’s Day Luncheon to benefit local scholarships featuring authors Anna Blake (Stable Relation), Barbara Nickless (Blood on the Tracks), and Fran Pilch (Invisible).  Sat., Oct. 28, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Colorado Springs Shrine Club, Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 S. 33rd St., Colorado Springs CO 80904. Cost: $40.00 per person. See branch website for payment info. Reservation deadline is Oct. 18.
November 2017
  • Grand Junction — Info exchange between branch members and Western Colorado Community College and Colorado Mesa University women students, Thurs., Nov. 2, 4:30-6:00 p.m., WCCC’s Chez Lena Restaurant, 2508 Blichmann Ave, Grand Junction 81505. Appetizers served. $12 per person to cover food costs and contribute to WCCC scholarship fund
  • Fort Collins — Public Service Credit Union Community Involvement Specialist Nancy Patton will present “Hacked About ID Theft?” Sat., Nov. 4, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins CO 80521
  • Boulder — CU-Boulder Women’s Resource Center Program Assistant Sarah Rimmel presenting “Wait Your Turn: Recognizing and Interrupting Sexism.” Wed., Nov. 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m., George Reynolds Library, 3595 Table Mesa Rd., Boulder 80305
  • Lakewood — Mental Health Colorado CEO Andrew Romanoff will speak about “Mending Colorado’s Mental Health.” Thurs., Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling St, Lakewood 80215
  • Aurora — International photographer and Iraq war veteran Marla Keown will speak about PTSD and suicide. Sat., Nov. 11, 9:30-10:45 a.m., Community College of Aurora’s Rotunda, 16000 E Centretech Pkwy., Aurora 80011. Business meeting 11:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Littleton-South Metro — Sheridan High School Principal Dr. Shirley Miles will present “Supporting the Future of Sheridan High Graduates: Meeting Unique Needs.” Sat., Nov. 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Sheridan High School Community Room, 3201 W Oxford Ave, Denver 80236
  • Douglas County — Barbara Martin-Worley, Gerontologist, MA, Director, Consumer Fraud Protection Office of the District Attorney, 18th Judicial District, will speak about identity theft. Wed., Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m., Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S Wilcox St, Castle Rock 80104
  • Colorado Springs — “Colorado Springs: Tossed Salad or Melting Pot?” five-person panel discussion, Sat., Nov. 18, 10:15 a.m., Carnegie Room of Penrose Library, 20 N Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs 80903. Important branch business meeting immediately following
  • Gunnison — Branch meeting at a member’s home. Please contact President Sharon Schlegel at sharonlee3@me.com for more info.
  • Colorado eNetwork — Webinar featuring the Colorado Fiscal Institute’s overview, “Federal Tax Plans in Congress.” Tues., Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m. MST. Questions and RSVP to johnsen.melissa@gmail.com.

    INSTRUCTIONS FOR JOINING THE WEBINAR: Join the Colorado eNetwork broadcast online (using your computer’s microphone & speakers) at https://www.freeconferencec all.com/wall/coenetworkaauw

    1. Click the green ‘Join this meeting’ button
    2. Allow your computer to open the FreeConferenceCall app 
    3. Then enter your name and email as prompted.
    4. The next pop-up will ask you to click on ‘mic & speakers’ to connect your audio.
    5. Finally, click the telephone icon that appears on the left in the grey control bar, and make sure your speaker volume is on and turned up on the laptop.
    6. You can also open the list of attendees and click the microphone in order to mute your line.
    7. You will be able to
      • See the presentation,
      • Listen to the presenter,
      • and participate in the online chat.
  • Loveland — A representative of the Colorado Education Network will speak about school financing. Mon., Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m., Artspace, 1140 W. 3rd St., Loveland 80537
December 2017
  • Boulder — Holiday celebration and fundraiser, Sat., Dec. 2, 2:00-4:00 p.m., A View of the World Gallery, 1930 Central Ave., Ste. A, Boulder CO 80301. Tickets $35 per person. See branch website for further details.
  • Fort Collins — Annual holiday breakfast with CSU Adjunct History Professor Dr. Clara Kent speaking about women’s contributions in the history of the holidays. Sat., Dec. 2, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins CO 80521
  • Longmont — Holiday open house at a member’s home. Sun., Dec. 3, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Please contact the branch for more info.
  • Littleton-South Metro — Branch member Dr. Laurie Weiss and spouse Dr. Jonathan B. Weiss will offer ways for de-stressing our lives. Mon., Dec. 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bemis Public Library, 6014 S Datura St, Littleton 80120
  • Lakewood — Members-only Holiday Social at a member’s home. Thurs., Dec. 7, 4:00-7:00 p.m. Branch members: Please see the latest issue of the branch newsletter for more info.
  • Gunnison — Holiday brunch at a member’s house. Sat., Dec. 9. Please contact President Sharon Schlegel at sharonlee3@me.com for more info.
  • Grand Junction — Informal holiday luncheon at president’s home. Attendees asked to bring finger food and donation for the Colorado Mesa University Food Closet (food or feminine hygiene products). Sat., Dec. 9, 11:30 a.m. Please contact branch for more info.
  • Douglas County — Holiday party and gift basket drawing, Sat., Dec. 9, 12:00 p.m., The Pinery Country Club, 6900 N. Pinery Pkwy., Parker 80134
  • Loveland — A United Way of Larimer County WomenGive recipient will speak. Mon., Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m., Rabbask Designs Local Artisan Boutique & Gallery, 243 E. 4th St., Loveland 80537
  • Colorado Springs — Holiday luncheon & presentation by historians Tammila and Erick Wright, “The Historic Briarhurst Manor, and Its First Lady, Cara Bell.” Sat., Dec. 16, 11:30 a.m., Briarhurst Manor Estate, 404 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs 80829. $30.00 per person, payable by Dec. 6. Click here for more info and online payment.
January 2018
  • Colorado eNetwork — Branch virtual meeting to discuss programs and topics for 2018. Wed., Jan. 3, 6:30-8:00 p.m. http://www.freeconferencecall. com/join/coenetworkaauw OR call 641-715-3580, access code 863465#.
  • Grand Junction — Grand Junction Police Department Victim Services Coordinator Mary Harmeling will speak. Thurs., Jan. 4, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., The Egg & I, 120 Park Dr. #107, Grand Junction 81505
  • Boulder — Wednesdays, Wine, and Women’s Issues Happy Hour. Wed., Jan. 10, 5:00 p.m., St. Julien Hotel, 900 Walnut St, Boulder  80302
  • Lakewood — Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains President and CEO Vicki Cowart will share her journey “From State Geologist to Women’s Healthcare Champion.” Thurs., Jan. 11, Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling St, Lakewood, 80215. Social 5:30 p.m., “comfort food” potluck dinner 6:00 p.m., program 7:00 p.m.
  • Aurora — Aurora Public Schools Superintendent Rico Munn will speak. Sat., Jan. 13. Program 9:30-10:30 a.m. Business meeting 10:45-11:30 a.m. Aurora History Museum, 15051 E. Alameda Pkwy., Aurora 80012
  • Colorado Springs — Nancy Swartz will present “Beijing, the Yangtze River and the Women of China” about her personal observations of the status of Chinese women during a two-week visit. Featuring family-style Chinese meal. Sat., Jan. 13, 11:30 a.m., Silver Pond Chinese Restaurant, 6523 Academy Blvd N, Colorado Springs 80918. $17.00 each payable by Jan. 8. Click here for more info and online payment.
  • Fort Collins — Psychotherapist and Huffington Post Contributor Carol Smaldino will talk about “The Human Climate — Where Empathy Fits In.”  Sat., Jan. 20, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins CO 80521
  • Gunnison — Western State Colorado University Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Title IX Administrator Chris Luekenga will speak about Title IX issues. Sat., Jan. 20, 10:00 a.m., Upper Gunnison Water Conservancy District, 210 Spencer Ave # B, Gunnison 81230
  • Longmont — International dinner featuring speaker Professor of Geography and International Affairs Ian Feinhandler. Sat., Jan. 20, 6:00 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1303 S. Bross Ln., Longmont 80501. Attendees encouraged to bring a covered dish or dessert with an international flair to share. Space limited. RSVP to aauwlongmont@gmail.com by Jan. 18.
  • Loveland —  Former CSU Women’s Athletic Administrator Marcia Smeltzer will speak about Title IX on campuses. Sat., Jan. 27, 10:00 a.m., Artspace, 1140 W. 3rd St., Loveland 80537
February 2018 AAUW Colorado Public Policy Day, The Golden Hotel, Golden, Sat., Feb. 3

 

  • Grand Junction — “STEM Schools … STEAM Schools?” panel featuring New Emerson STEAM School Founder and Principal Terry Schmalz, West Middle School MESA Program STEM Advisor Heidi Ragsdale, and New Emerson STEAM School Teacher Aubrey Hoffmann. Tues., Feb. 6, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Mesa County Central Library, 443 N. 6th St., Grand Junction 81501
  • Boulder — Wednesdays, Wine, and Women’s Issues happy hour. Wed., Feb. 7, 5:00 p.m., Murphy’s North, 2731 Iris Ave., Boulder 80304
  • Aurora — New Member Tea, Sat., Feb. 10, 9:30 a.m., Aurora History Museum, 15051 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora 80012
  • Colorado Springs — “Ladies Luncheon of Laughter” community outreach event featuring Birgitta de Pree, Sat., Feb. 10, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., Colorado Springs 80905
  • Longmont — Joint meeting with Delta Kappa Gamma featuring a “Mental Health in Our Community” panel. Sat., Feb. 10, 8:45-11:00 a.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1000 15th St., Longmont
  • Fort Collins — Recipient Brenda E. L. Charles will present “The Value of an AAUW International Fellowship.” Sat., Feb. 17, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins CO 80521
  • Gunnison — Presentation of 50 years history play at the president’s home. Sat., Feb. 17, 10:00 a.m.
  • Douglas County — Pat Smith will speak about robotics. Wed., Feb. 21, 9:30 a.m., Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S Wilcox St, Castle Rock 80104
  • Durango — Discussion of public policy issues affecting women, Thurs., Feb. 22, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Smiley Cafe, 1309 E. Third Ave., Durango 81301
  • Boulder — Expanding Your Horizons STEM conference for Girls, Sat., Feb. 24, 10:00-2:00 p.m., CU-Boulder Engineering Center, 1111 Engineering Dr, Boulder 80309
  • Loveland — Elder law attorney Rikki Liske will speak. Mon., Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m., Artspace, 1140 W. 3rd St., Loveland 80537
March 2018
  • Colorado Springs — Branch is cosponsor of International Women’s Day 2018 Celebration, Sat., Mar. 3, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St., Colorado Springs 80905. Click here for info and registration.
  • Grand Junction — Financial Advisor and Grand Junction City Council Member Barbara Traylor Smith will speak about financial planning for women. Tues., Mar. 6,  11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., The Egg & I, 120 Park Dr #107, Grand Junction 81505
  • Boulder — Wednesdays, Wine, and Women’s Issues, Wed., Mar. 7, 5:00 p.m., St. Julien Hotel, 2731 Iris Ave., Boulder 80304
  • Lakewood — “Immigration 101 — Understanding Immigration Issues” with CU Law School Professor and Immigration Lawyer Violeta Raquel Chapin. Thurs., Mar. 8, Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling St, Lakewood 80215. 6:30 p.m. social, 7:00 p.m. program
  • Longmont — AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop, co-sponsored by Front Range Community College and Longmont Branch. Thurs., Mar. 8, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Classroom Bldg., Community Room, 2121 Miller Dr., Longmont 80501. For college students. Free but registration required. Click here to register.
  • Aurora — The Equity Project’s Chief Catalyst Nita Mosby Tyler, Ph.D., will lead a discussion on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Sat., Mar. 10, 9:30-11:45 a.m., Aurora History Museum, 15051 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora 80013
  • Littleton-South Metro — AAUW Colorado President Amy Blackwell will discuss some aspects of her life in “From Town Hall to the UN: One Leader’s Journey,” a Women’s History Month presentation at a member’s home, Sat., Mar. 10. Social and lunch (attendees to bring salad toppings) 11:00 a.m.-noon, followed by brief business meeting before Blackwell speaks at 12:15-1:30 p.m. Contact branch for meeting location.
  • BoulderAAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop cosponsored by AAUW Boulder, CU-Boulder Women’s Resource Center, and CU-Boulder Career Services. Wed., Mar. 14, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Dennis Small Cultural Center (UMC 457) on the CU-Boulder Campus. Free and open to students but seats limited and registration required. Click here to register.
  • Longmont — Coffee and Conversation, Wed., Mar. 14, 9:00-10:00 a.m., Main floor at Cheese Importers, 103 Main St., Longmont 80501
  • Boulder — “Imagine Boulder AAUW in June of 2020” Appreciative Inquiry Summit, Sat., Mar. 17, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., A View of the World Gallery, 1930 Central Ave., Ste. A, Boulder 80301
  • Durango — Book and Author Luncheon featuring Esther Belin with her new book of poetry, Of Cartography. Belin will be joined by Dr. Karlene Stange (The Spiritual Nature of Animals: A Country Vet Explores the Wisdom, Compassion, and Souls of Animals) and Rebecca Claussen (The Tragedy of the Commodity). Sat., Mar. 17, 11:30 a.m., Vallecito Room, Fort Lewis College. Two ticket options — 11:00 a.m. salad buffet with author program $45 per person (of which $20 is tax deductible), $20 students; 12:30 p.m. author program only: $20 per person (of which $20 is tax deductible), $5 students. Make your reservation by Mar. 14 and mail your check payable to AAUW/Durango to Grace Deltscheff, Treasurer, 56 Red Cliffs Rd., Durango, CO 81301.
  • Gunnison — Branch-sponsored high school student Joslyn Hays will report on her trip to Japan last summer. Sat., Mar. 17, 10:00 a.m. at the home of Branch President Sharon Schlegel, 423 N. Iowa St., Gunnison 81230
  • Douglas County — Dr. Art Strasburger will speak about end-of-life options. Wed., Mar. 21, 6:30 p.m., Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S Wilcox St, Castle Rock 80104
  • Durango — Discussion of public policy issues affecting women, Thurs., Mar. 22, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Smiley Cafe, 1309 E. Third Ave., Durango 81301
  • Fort Collins — Dr. Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant will speak about “The Women’s Land Army and Victory Garden Movements.” Sat., Mar. 24, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins CO 80521
  • Loveland — Journalist Aimee Heckel will speak. Mon., Mar. 26, 6:30 p.m., Artspace, 1140 W. 3rd St., Loveland 80537
  • Colorado Springs — Founding Ladies of the Fine Arts Center Tea and Museum Tour. Sat., Mar. 24, 10:00-11:30 a.m., Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College — Docent Studio, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs 80903
  • Colorado eNetwork — Webinar with Denver District Attorney Beth McCann, continuing the conversation about human trafficking started at the 2018 AAUW Colorado Public Policy Day conference. Thurs., Mar. 29, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Mountain. RSVP by clicking here. Webinar link: https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/coenetworkaauw
April 2018 AAUW Colorado State Convention, Hilton Garden Inn, Highlands Ranch, Fri.-Sat., April 27-28
  • Grand Junction — Colorado Mesa University’s Dr. Tom Acker will speak about “Human Trafficking in GJ???” Mon., Apr. 2, 5:00-7:00 p.m., CMU Campus, Houston Hall, Room 111, 1150 North Ave., Grand Junction 81501. Organized by the new AAUW at CMU student organization. Potluck dinner. Free evening parking between Houston Hall and the Moss Performing Arts Center. RSVP by March 31 to jeanniedunn01@gmail.com.
  • Boulder — “The Sad Reality of Human Trafficking”: Photographer Cary Jobe will present her photographs of child trafficking and the Odanadi Safe House in Nepal and India, and Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance Human Trafficking Program Manager Angelika Carns, LCSW, will give an update on human trafficking in Colorado.  Sat., Apr. 7, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Boulder Public Library – George Reynolds Branch, 3595 Table Mesa Dr., Boulder, 80305. Bring a snack to share. Drinks will be provided.
  • Littleton-South Metro — Girl Scouts of Colorado Manager of Community Partnerships Lori Thompson will speak. Bring a sack lunch! Drinks and dessert provided. Sat., Apr. 7, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Southglenn Library, Public Meeting Rooms, 6972 S. Vine St., Centennial 80122
  • Longmont — Coffee and Conversation, Wed., Apr. 11, 9:00-10:00 a.m., Cheese Importers, 103 Main St., Longmont 80501
  • Lakewood — AAUW Colorado President Amy Blackwell will speak about “From Town Hall to the UN and Beyond: An AAUW Journey,” Thurs., Apr. 12, Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling St., Lakewood 80215. Social 6:30-7:00 p.m., program 7:00 p.m.
  • LakewoodAAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop, cosponsored by AAUW Lakewood and Red Rocks Community College. Fri., Apr. 13, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Free and open only to RRCC students. Click here to register.
  • Aurora — African Leadership Group Member Elsa Fissehaye will tell her story of fleeing from Eritrea to Sudan on foot before coming to Colorado as a refugee. Sat., Apr. 14, 9:30-11:45 a.m., Aurora History Museum, 15051 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012
  • Longmont — AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop sponsored by the AAUW Longmont Branch at Front Range Community College for college women students. Tues., Apr. 17, 12:00-2:00 p.m., FRCC Community Room, Classroom Bldg., 2121 Miller Dr., Longmont 80501. Free but registration required. Click here for info and registration.
  • Douglas County — Presentation of high school STEM awards. Wed., Apr. 18, 6:30 p.m., Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S Wilcox St, Castle Rock 80104
  • Colorado Springs — Co-author Jill S. Tietjen, P.E., will present on Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America. Sat., Apr. 21, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church – Parlor, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs 80903. Brunch catered by Her Story Cafe. $15.00 per person. RSVP and pay online by Apr. 14 by clicking here.
  • Fort Collins — Larimer County Behavioral Health Project Director Laurie Solton will speak about the upcoming detox ballot issue and educating voters. Sat., Apr. 21, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins 80521
  • Gunnison — Dave Primus will discuss the research done to produce the four maps showing various Gunnison country access routes. Sat., Apr. 21, 10:00 a.m., 423 N. Iowa St., Gunnison 81230
  • Loveland — AAUW Colorado President Amy Blackwell will speak about “From Town Hall to the UN and Beyond: An AAUW Journey.” Mon. Apr. 23, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln Gallery, 429 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland 80537
  • Durango — Discussion of public policy issues affecting women, Thurs., Apr. 26, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Smiley Cafe, 1309 E. Third Ave., Durango 81301
May 2018
  • Boulder — Wednesdays, Wine, and Women’s Issues Happy Hour, Wed., May 2, 5:00 p.m., St. Julien Hotel, 900 Walnut St., Boulder 80302
  • Grand Junction — Branch annual meeting and presentation of a unique history of the branch by board members and Student Affiliate Tatiana Lopez, Thurs., May 3, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., The Egg & I Restaurant, 120 W Park Dr. Ste. 107, Grand Junction 81505
  • Littleton-South Metro — Community projects fundraiser at Memory Lane, a one-of-a-kind museum featuring ready-to-play (free) pinball machines, free ice cream sundaes served in a 50s-style diner, miniature train town, private collection of 13 classic cars, and more. Sat. May 5, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Tickets $30 per person and on sale as of October 2017. Get your tickets at any branch meeting or from any branch board member. Ticket info –> 2president1719@gmail.com
  • Loveland — Luncheon with scholarship winner celebration and speaker from the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame, Sat., May 5, 11:30 a.m., Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano, 5929 Sky Pond Dr., Loveland 80538
  • BoulderAAUW Work Smart salary negotiation workshop, presented in collaboration with YWCA of Boulder County. Wed., May 9, 5:00-7:00 p.m., YWCA Boulder County, 2222 14th St., Boulder 80302. RSVP link pending
  • Longmont — Coffee and Conversation, Wed., May 9, 9:00-10:00 a.m., Cheese Importers, 103 Main St., Longmont 80501
  • Lakewood —  Red Rocks Community College President Dr. Michele Haney will speak about “Community Colleges of the Future.” Thur., May 10, Red Rocks Community College, Room 1013, 13300 W. 6th Ave., Lakewood 80228. 11:30 a.m.: Social/lunch with beverages and cookies provided. Please bring your own sack lunch.  Speaker at 12:00 p.m.
  • Colorado Springs — Geranium sale to benefit the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund. Fri., May 11, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sat., May 12, at 1:00 p.m. at 3217 Larkspur Dr., Colorado Springs 80907. Plants $8.00 each in red, pink, and salmon. If you wish, feel free to reserve your order for lay-away by contacting Candy Crumb.  dccrumb02@aol.com
  • Aurora — Annual spring luncheon with presentation of 2018 scholarship winners & installation of officers. Sat., May 12, 11:30 a.m, DoubleTree by Hilton Denver-Aurora, 13696 E. Iliff Pl., Aurora 80014
  • Longmont — Spring Fling with awarding of scholarships and community action grants, recognition of past presidents, and business meeting. Sat., May 12, 9:30 a.m. Contact branch for further details.
  • Durango — 4:30-5:00 p.m. branch annual meeting, 5:10-5:50 p.m. La Plata County Manager Joanne Spina speaking, and 6:00-6:30 p.m. appreciation reception for retiring Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas. Mon., May 14, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 910 E. 3rd Ave., Durango 81301.
  • Douglas County — Annual meeting, catered dinner, and tour of the Charles Schwab campus. Wed., May 16, 4:00-6:30 p.m., Charles Schwab Corporate Campus, 9800 Schwab Way, Lone Tree 80124. Please contact the branch regarding specific location in this secure facility and price of catered dinner.
  • Colorado Springs — Scholarship luncheon, Sat., May 19, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Patty Jewett Golf Clubhouse, 900 E. Espanola St., Colorado Springs 80907. Southern comfort lunch buffet. $24.00 per person. RSVP and pay online by May 12 by clicking here.
  • Fort Collins — Climate Reality Project Climate Mentor Colleen Cope will present “Solving the Problem of Energy, Carbon, and Climate.” Sat., May 19, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1709 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins CO 80521
  • Gunnison — Annual May brunch at a member’s home, Sat., May 19. Contact Branch President Sharon Schlegel at sharonlee3@me.com for more details.
  • Boulder — Annual meeting featuring a keynote by new YWCA Boulder County CEO Debbie Pope, Tues., May 22, 6:00-8:00 p.m., A View of the World Gallery, 1930 Central Ave., Boulder 80301
  • Grand Junction — Special event with members of the AAUW Colorado Springs Branch featuring a speaker on the uniqueness of the Grand Valley. Thurs., May 24, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Pineapple Place, 510 Main St, Grand Junction 81501
  • Durango — Discussion of public policy issues affecting women, Thurs., May 31, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Smiley Cafe, 1309 E. Third Ave., Durango 81301
June 2018 AAUW Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, Salt Lake City UT,  June 22-24
  • BoulderAAUW Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop for Boulder Chamber Young Professionals, Tues., June 5, 11:30 a.m., RE/MAX of Boulder, 2425 Canyon Blvd. #110, Boulder 80302. $20 cost includes lunch. Contact Kathy Olivier at katolivier@msn.com for more info.
  • Durango — Discussion of public policy issues affecting women, Thurs., June 28, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Smiley Cafe, 1309 E. Third Ave., Durango 81301