Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Dr., presents Ask A Mexican columnist Gustavo Arrellano at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30 for a book signing (“TACO USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America”), featuring music by Sangre Chicana and great Mexican food on sale. $3/ donation for event. Call 303-296-0219.
Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Drive, presenta el columnista de Preguntele al Mexicano, Gustavo Arellano a las 6 pm el miércoles, 30 de mayo para una firma de libros (“TACO USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America”), con música de Sangre Chicana y comida mexicana a la venta. Donación de 3 dólares para el evento. Llame al 303-296-0219.
La Biblioteca Pública de Denver se complace en anunciar que, empezando en junio de 2012, ofrecerá clases de computación gratuitas en español. Las clases se llevarán a cabo en el Centro Comunitario de Computación, 10 W. 14th Avenue Parkway (Community Technology Center — CTC), un espacio enorme que cuenta con más de 120 computadoras públicas y un aula con tecnología de última generación. Para que los padres de familia puedan asistir a estas clases, se ofrecerán actividades bilingües gratuitas para los niños al mismo tiempo que las clases de computación. Para más información sobre el Centro Comunitario de Computación (Community Technology Center), visit www.denverlibrary.org/ctc.
Denver Botanic Gardens’ seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children, ages 18 months to six years, to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants and their importance. Classes include interactive explorations, nature walks and stories for children and their caregivers. Seedlings programs are offered for three different age groups and are modified to fit the developmental needs of each group. Classes are on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For more information, visit www.botanicgardens.org.
The 2012 Small Business Forum will be held from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 1 at Johnson & Wales University, 7150 E. Montview Blvd. Get the resources your business needs to thrive. For more information, visit www.milehighbiz.org/sbf2012.
Free days for Colorado residents are held throughout the year at both Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Free Day at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield takes place on Friday, June 1. Visit www.botanicgardens.org for details.
The Toyota Elephant Passage opens to the public on Friday, June 1. The exhibit will occupy 10 acres and will be the world’s largest bull elephant habitat. For more information, visit denverzoo.org.
Denver Ballet Theatre Academy presents its Spring Dance Concert, which will be the premiere of a new ballet by acclaimed choreographer, David Taylor. “The Invisible City of Kitezh” is a classic story of love, romance, drama and sword fighting. Denver Ballet Theatre Academy’s Spring Dance Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. Tickets are available from the Pace Center box office or online at www.denverballettheatreacademy.com.
Downtown Fort Collins is hosting a World music and food celebration from 1-10:30 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at Old Town Square and Stage. The Downtown Business Association is producing a day and evening event of world style music including Latin American Salsa, Celtic and West African drumming and dance as well as visiting the traditions from other parts of the world. Free admission. Visit www.DowntownFortCollins.com.
The 11th annual Arvada Trails Day takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 as Arvada celebrates National Trails Day hosted at Majestic View Nature Center, 7030 Garrison St. and at Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge, W. 80th Ave. just east of Kipling. This free outdoor celebration coincides with National Trails Day and features walks, bicycle rides, nature exhibits, live animal presentations, an Eco-Fair, free food and more. Parking is available at Majestic View Park parking lot near 72nd Ave. and Carr St. and the Medical Center parking lot on the northeast corner of 80th and Kipling. There is a Free shuttle service between the two centers. Visit www.arvadafestivals.com for more information and updates.
The Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce announces the 58th Annual Berthoud Day Celebration on Saturday, June 2. Events will include a pancake breakfast hosted by the Boy Scouts, a 5K run hosted by Berthoud Habitat for Humanity, Northern Colorado’s best parade, children’s activities, vendors, food, beer and entertainment in Berthoud Town Park. For more information about Berthoud Day 2012 and the Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce call the Chamber office at 970-532-4200 or email@example.com.
The 41st Annual CHUN Capitol Hill People’s Fair will be held from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Civic Center Park in Downtown Denver. visit www.peoplesfair.com.
The Vintage Motorcycle Show will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 3 at Heritage Square, 18301 W Colfax Ave in Golden. For more information, contact Bob Kelly by phone at 720-837-9090 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, visit www.bmacinc.com.
The City of Lakewood will host INSPIRE Arts Week Lakewood from Wednesday, June 6 to Saturday, June 16 with a broad array of free and discounted events presented by art and cultural organizations throughout the city. This 11-day event will encourage local residents to get out and experience Lakewood’s heritage, culture and arts. For a complete listing of events, visit www.Lakewood.org/Inspire, or visit the websites of the participating organizations.
The Downtown Democratic Forum will be held on Friday, June 8 at Le Grand Bistro, 1512 Curtis Street. 6:45 A.M. breakfast; program begins at 7 a.m. and ends at 8 a.m. Buffet breakfast is $15 with reservations (please honor your RSVP). Bette Iacino, director of Education and Advocacy, Colorado Coalition of the Homeless, will describe Coalition efforts to assist the homeless finding lasting solutions and the ramifications of the camping ban. There will time for questions following the briefing. The public is invited. RSVP: 303-861-8050 or email@example.com by noon on Wednesday, June 6.
Bayaud Enterprises will be hosting the 3rd Annual Healthy Family Fair. The Fair will run 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 31 at 333 W Bayaud Ave. in Denver. Everyone attending will receive a free healthy lunch and a goody bag to take home. Register to win one of several bicycles, learn from health educators, and have fun! The entire event is free. For more information, contact Christina Gonzalez at 303-830-6885 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bayaudenterprises.org.
Fly fishing’s most celebrated annual event, the Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T), the original and largest event of its kind arrives at The Wildlife Experience Friday, June 1. With footage from across the globe, a party atmosphere, an anglers dream silent auction, and audience giveaways, it is the sport’s most anticipated event. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 1 at the Wildlife Experience, 10035 South Peoria Street in Parker. For more information and ticket prices, visit www.thewildlifeexperience.org.
The North Denver High School Alumni Association will have an All Classes Reunion at Lakeside Amusement Park on Thursday, June 21. Anyone identifying themselves at the gate as a former North High School student will be admitted to the park free along with a guest. Reduce-rate, unlimited-ride wrist tags will be available for $10. The Association will host a dinner for Association members, friends and their guests in the Royal Pavillion next to the Kiddie Land beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner will be $7.50 per person. Advance registration can be made by sending a check to the North Denver High school Alumni Association (North Denver High School 2960 North Speer Blvd. Denver, CO 80211). Dinner reservation deadline is through June 19. For more information call 303-431-0103, 303-477-4125 or 303-934-4383.