Watercolor group starts fall season at Curtis Center in Greenwood Village


Curtis Center for the Arts, at 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village (just west of University Boulevard) is a beautifully restored red brick schoolhouse-turned-gallery that every art lover should know. Through Oct. 30, it hosts the Watercolor Society of Colorado's “Exploration in Watermedia,” which promises to tell stories in many ways. Juror for this exhibit is Karen Roehl, who lives and works in Denver and teaches at Art Students League of Denver. Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 303-797-1779, greenwoodvillage.com/1247/Curtis-Center-for-the-Arts. Admission free.

Children's theater

Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington St., Golden, presents “Rumplestiltskin” at 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. on Sept. 11 and 18, with Damon Guerrasio as the grumpy, magical old guy. In person. 303-935-3044, MinersAlley.com for tickets. Also: “Before You Go” for big people, written and directed by John Ashton, through Sept. 19 (see above for tickets). Masks and vaccinations required.


The 32nd Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Pow Wow will be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, with an American Indian Cultural Celebration that celebrates diverse indigenous communities across Denver and the Front Range. Food by Tocabe, portion of proceeds support the Denver Indian Center. Dance competitions, artists, vendor booths. 720-865-5000 or denverartmuseum.org.


New location, open meeting, new members welcome — the Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society will hold a meeting at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 8545 E. Dry Creek Road, Centennial at 1 p.m. in person on Sept. 14: “Documenting Heirlooms and Family Memorabilia for the Family,” presented by Becky Clark — and also at 1 p.m. Sept. 21 on Zoom 19th-century America: “Cultural Changes and Their Effects on Records,” presented by Sylvia Tracy-Douglas. CGHS will be holding in-person meetings on the second Tuesday at the new location and via Zoom on the third Tuesdays. New members should go to ColumbineGenealogy@gmail.com to request Zoom listing at least 24 hours in advance. ColumbineGenealogy.com.

Littleton Museum

“Print Renaissance; Mid-century Masters of American Printmaking” will be presented at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton, from Sept. 24 to Oct. 16 in the newly updated gallery. See littletongov.org/museum for current hours. 303-795-3950. Admission free. And ... the Littleton Harvest Festival is planned for Oct. 9, where pumpkins and pumpkins will be available for sale — bring that little red wagon!

Bemis Library

“1000 Books before Kindergarten” is a new program offered for kids birth through beginning kindergartners through Bemis Library. Participants will receive a check-off log and a series of prizes as they progress through a 1000-book goal! Get a log at the Children's Desk at Bemis and begin. (This writer, who advocates reading poetry to that bulge in the tummy, is delighted at this program!) 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton, 303-795-3961, littletongov.org/city-services/city-departments/bemis-library.

Curious Theatre

Curious Theatre's “The Lifespan of a Fact” runs Sept. 18 to Oct. 16 at Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver, directed by Christy Montour-Larson as live theatre resumes. 303-623-0524, curioustheatre.org.

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues, public events frequently are canceled or rescheduled. Check with organizers before you go.


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