Black History Month calendar of events

There are various events going on around Colorado in honor of Black History Month

There are various events going on around Colorado in honor of Black History Month:

Juanita Gray Community Service Awards

Annual celebration of community service in honor of Denver’s first African American Librarian

Saturday, Feb. 4 – 1:30 p.m.

Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

2401 Welton St. Denver, CO 80205

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Free

Celebration of “Daddy Bruce”

Honoring the life and legacy of Daddy Bruce Randolph with awards to students and community members

Wednesday, Feb. 15

Bruce Randolph School

3955 Steele St. Denver, CO 80205

Black History Live Tour

Featuring the story of Harriet Tubman as portrayed by Chautauqua scholar Becky Stone

Feb. 13, 10 a.m.
Program for children
Robert Hoag Rawlings Library
100 East Abriendo Ave.
Pueblo

Feb. 13, 7 p.m.
Robert Hoag Rawlings Library
Ryals Room, 4th Floor
100 East Abriendo Ave.
Pueblo

Feb. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Pueblo Community College
Fortino Ballroom, Student Center 201
900 West Orman
Pueblo

Feb. 15, 10:30 a.m.
This event is for students and not open to the public.
Blair Caldwell African American Research Library
Conference Room
2401 Welton St.
Denver

Feb. 15, 1:15 p.m.
Red Rocks Community College
The Den
13300 West 6th Ave.
Lakewood

Feb. 15, 6 p.m.
Front Range Community College
Flagstaff Academy
2040 Miller Drive
Longmont

Feb. 16, 11 a.m.
Metropolitan State University
Tivoli Room 320
890 Auraria Parkway
Denver

Feb. 16, 6 p.m.
Community College of Aurora

Fine Arts Building F100
16000 Center Tech Parkway
Aurora

Feb. 18, 2:30 p.m.
Blair Caldwell African American Research Library

Conference Room
2401 Welton St.
Denver

Feb. 19, 2 p.m.
D.I.N.E. (Dinner, Ideas 'N Exchange) with Harriet Tubman at Brio Tuscan Grill, Denver. Three-course luncheon and Becky Stone's performance of Harriet Tubman. Reservations required. $50 per person.

Feb. 20, 1 p.m.

Aims Community College
Cornerstone Conference Center
5401 West 20th St.
Greeley

Feb. 21, 4:30 p.m.
Spring Valley Campus, Colorado Mountain College
New Space Theatre
3000 County Rd. 114
Glenwood Springs

Feb. 22, 4:30 p.m.
Rifle Campus, Colorado Mountain College
Clough Auditorium
3694 Airport Rd.
Rifle

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Feb. 23, 2017
Arapahoe Community College
Campus Library
5900 South Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Betty Jo Brenner at brenner@coloradohumanities.org or 303-894-7951 x17

““The Box Marked Black: Tales from a Halfrican American Growing up Mulatto (with Sock Puppets)!”

Solo theater autobiographical piece written and performed by Damaris Webb

BOULDER

Thursday, Feb. 23 and Saturday Feb. 24 – 8 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 24 – 7 p.m.

The Boulder Creative Collective Warehouse

2500 47th St., Unit 10, Boulder, CO.

DENVER

Thursday, Thursday, March 2 and Saturday, March 4 – 7 p.m.

Friday, March 3 – 8 p.m.

Buntport Theater

717 Lipan St., Denver, CO

Tickets: http://boxmarkedblack-practicing.brownpapertickets.com or (800) 838-3006

$18 general admission; $12 students; $14 seniors

2-for-1 Thursdays (Feb. 23 and March 2)

46th Annual Awards & Gospel Music Festival

with special guest Ms. Anita Wilson

Sunday, February 12th | 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Awards and Music Festival

Saturday, Feb. 11 | 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Adult Music Workshop

led by Gospel Singer Anita Wilson

Saturday, Feb. 11 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Children’s Workshop

led by Pastor Michael Williams and Sis. Karen Moham

New Hope Baptist Church

3701 Colorado Blvd.

Denver, CO 80205

Christine Fontenot: Chromatic Attraction

Solo Art Exhibition

Exhibition Dates:

February 1 - March 24, 2017

Artist Reception:

Saturday February 18 | 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Location:

Cousins Gallery

Blair Caldwell Library

2401 Welton Street

Denver, CO 80205

Jefferson Symphony Celebrates Black History

Guest Artist: Ron Miles, Internationlly-known trumpeter

Suite from “The River” – Duke Ellington

Trumpet Concerto – Grace Mary Williams

Afro-American Symphony – William Grant Still

Sunday, Feb 19 – 3 p.m.

Green Center – Colorado School of Mines

924 16th St., Golden

Tickets: $20 (senior), $25 (adult) **discounts for students and children**

www.jeffsymphony.org or 303-278-4237

“Black Women in Medicine”
Colorado premiere of documentary featuring rarely-seen documentation of Black women practicing medicine during critical operations, emergency room urgent care and community wellness sessions. Tells the story of trailblazing African American women in medicine.
Airing, Sunday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m.
Colorado Public Television
DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2k2uioR

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“Incognito”

A one-man play starring Michael Fosberg detailing the journey of discovery after learning that he is part African-American. A question-and-answer session with Fosberg will follow. Part of Aurora Race Forum Series.

Wednesday, Feb. 15 – 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Community College of Aurora CentreTech Campus – 15900 E. Centretch Pkwy. – Aurora, CO 80011

FREE – RSVP required due to limited seating: AuroraGov.org/forums.

“Targeted Delivery”

Presentation and forum with Don Logan, victim of a suspected hate crime in which he received a mail bomb. Logan will talk about his experience, his recovery and his advocacy for diversity and inclusiveness. Part of Aurora Race Forum Series.

Thursday, Feb. 23 – 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

City Council Chamber in the Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. Aurora, CO 80012

FREE - RSVP required due to limited seating: AuroraGov.org/forums.

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Facilities Fundraiser

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, tour the Cleo Parker Robinson dance facilities and hear from the legendary Cleo Parker Robinson, who will be honored for her accomplishments (Presented by Keller Williams Downtown RH Luxe Group).

Saturday, Feb. 25 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance – 119 Park Ave. West – Denver, CO 80205

FREE - RSVP at info@rhluxegroup.com or via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1808766889377081/

Book launch: “The Presidents’ Kitchen Cabinet”

James Beard Award-winning author Adrianne Miller will launch his new book which details the lives and works of African American cooks and chefs in the White House.

Saturday, Feb 18

4 p.m. - VIP reception (ticketed event)

5:30 p.m. – public reception (FREE)

History Colorado Center (1200 Broadway Denver, CO 80203)

See award-winning author Toni Tipton-Martin

Wednesday, Feb. 22

4-6 p.m.

CentreTech S100 Rotunda, Community College of Aurora

Enjoy food and a lecture with Toni Martin, author of The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks

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Book signing is also available.

Historic Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Fair

Saturday, March 4, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

East High School

Event will feature workshops and interviews with on-site college representatives. Students are encouraged to "dress for success."

Registration: $5 before Feb 24; $7 after.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Hosted by Ethnic College Counseling Center

Mail payments to:

Ethnic College Counseling Center
PO Box 221710

Denver, CO 80222

This event is open to all students.

For more info, call 303-751-9731