The Denver Museum of Nature & Science will host the fourth annual Girls and Science, a one-day event at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. on March 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All ages are welcome. Activities will be oriented to children ages 8 to 13.
The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave will offer free admission to celebrate the western legend’s 172nd birthday. The annual celebration takes place at The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave is located just 30 minutes west of Denver in Lookout Mountain Park, on Sunday, February 25, from noon until 4 p.m. Guests are invited to sing “Happy Birthday” and enjoy free cake and ice cream, photo-opportunities with Buffalo Bill re-enactors, and children’s activities. The Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum opened in 1921 near his grave and currently is owned and operated by the City and County of Denver. The museum is a year round attraction with fine exhibits chronicling the life of one of the great figures of the American West. For more information call 303-526-0744 or visit www.buffalobill.org.
Denver Zoo is going wild over four endangered African wild dog puppies born here on Nov. 20, 2017. For the past three months, the puppies have been behind the scenes in their private maternity den under the protective care of their mother, Tilly. Keepers say the three male puppies, Nigel, Theodore Roosevelt and Livingstone, and one female puppy, Cholula, are healthy, curious and playful, and ready for their public debut. Guests will have a chance to see the puppies every day from 12-2 p.m. in the Pahali Ya Mwana yard in Benson Predator Ridge starting Friday, Feb. 16 through the end of the month, and in various habitats throughout Benson Predator Ridge starting Mar. 1, depending on the weather. Visit www.DenverZoo.org for more information.
Kevin Hines, suicide survivor, mental health activist, storyteller, author, and filmmaker will share his story of attempting to take his own life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge at age 19. Hines is one of only thirty-six to survive the fall. Today, about 18 years later, Hines travels the globe to spread hope to those living in pain due to mental illness, difficult life circumstances, and more. “A Story of Suicide Survival” will take place at South High School auditorium, 1801 Hollywood Drive, Pueblo, on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and local mental health resource tables will be available before and after the presentation. Hines will have a meet-and-greet session after his presentation and sign his memoir titled “Cracked, Not Broken,” which will be available for purchase. This event is sponsored by Health Solutions and the Pueblo City-County Health Department. Reserve free tickets online at
www.Eventbrite.com or call (719) 583-4330.
Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and a leading voice for the human rights of immigrants. He is the founder and CEO of Define American an organization that fights injustice and anti-immigrant hate through the power of storytelling. Join him in a conversation about the hidden truth about immigrants in America at Lory Student Center, 500 University Ave., in Fort Collins on Tuesday February 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Visit www.ramlink.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/dreamersunited for more information.
Su teatro presents The River Bride, an Amazon folklore and lyric storytelling blend into a heart wrenching tale of true love, regret, transformation and the ever present river, giving and taking away. A man with no past who offers both sisters an alluring, possibly dangerous future. A folk tale set along the Amazon River, told with lyrical passion by one of the best poets in Latino playwriting. This presentation will be held at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center 721 Santa Fe. Call Jennie Hurrieta
(303) 296-0219 for more information.