Start: 5:30 pm
Active Minds Lecture Colfax Avenue: Why do we have Christmas trees? Or for that matter holiday lights, egg nog, holly or mistletoe? Join us as we seek to explain the origins of a wide variety of holiday traditions and examine how they have evolved and changed over time. PDF of the Active Minds Lecture Series.
Start: 7:30 pm
Historic LoDo: Kevin Ryan, one of the country's most respected child advocates, is President of Covenant House International, which reaches 56,000 at-risk and street youth in more than twenty cities across six countries. Tina Kelley was a staff writer for the New York Times for ten years and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for the paper's coverage of the September 11 attacks. Ryan and Kelley will discuss and sign their new book Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope (Wiley). Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: firstname.lastname@example.org