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Seal the 50th Anniversary Time Capsule

Monday, May 4
1:30 p.m.
Second Floor Atrium

Join us for the festivities as we seal the Arapahoe Community College 50th Anniversary Time Capsule on Monday, May 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Atrium.  May 4, 2015, marks the official 50th anniversary of the founding of ACC.  We have taken your suggestions, now come see what's going inside!  This Time Capsule will be locked away and opened at ACC's 75th Anniversary celebration in 2040.  Refreshments will be served.


50th Anniversary Gala

50 Years of Excellence at ACC

Thursday, May 21
7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Cielo at Castle Pines

The ACC Foundation will host a 50th Anniversary Gala on Thursday, May 21, from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. at Cielo at Castle Pines.  Join us for hors d'oeuvres, networking, music, a fashion show and much more as we conclude the year-long celebration of ACC's 50th anniversary in style.  Tickets are $75 apiece for faculty and staff, and $100 apiece for the general public.  Please purchase tickets by May 12.  The ACC Foundation is a charitable, non-profit corporation dedicated to developing friends, raising funds and providing broad-based community support for ACC's students and programs.  For more information, please contact the ACC Foundation at foundation@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5881.  REGISTER


 

Past Events

Western Welcome Week Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, August 10
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Find your photo booth picture, on our Facebook page!


Tie Dye Like It’s 1965

Tuesday, September 9
Starting at 11:30 a.m.
West Lawn
Help us celebrate 50 years of ACC by doing a Throw Back Tuesday and tie dying a free t shirt! Get groovy!
For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs, room M2820, or 303.797.5668.


50th Anniversary Movie Series: The Sound of Music

Thursday, September 18
Starting at 6 p.m.
Half Moon/M1800
Released in 1965…The hills are alive with “The Sound of Music!” Escape for a night with your family and friend at ACCs showing of the classic film. For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs, room M2820, or 303.797.5668.


50th Anniversary Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, October 15
2 p.m.
Second Floor Atrium
ACC employees, students and members of the community are encouraged to attend an ice cream social on Wednesday, Oct. 15, as part of the 50th Anniversary festivities.  The event will begin 2:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Atrium.  Join us as we unveil the "50 Years of Excellence" visual displays.


Give Pints for Half Pints: Blood Drive

Wednesday, October 22
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Parking Lot F
Benefitting Children’s Hospital Colorado. Sign up in advance at Student Affairs.
For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs, room M2820, or 303.797.5668.


50th Anniversary Movie Series: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Thursday, October 23
6 p.m.
Half Moon/M1800
Released 1975…Let’s do the time warp again! Free admission and popcorn with interactive props provided. Open to the public.
For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs, room M2820, or 303.797.5668.


Halloween Costume Contest and Crafts

Thursday, October 30
11:30 a.m.
Student Lounge
Prizes given in a variety of categories and themes! Get creative! Get a group together and dress from one of the decades of AC existence (1965 -2015). For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs, room M2820, or 303.797.5668.


Victory in Laughter: Stand- Up Comedian & Veteran, Bobby Henline

Thursday, November 6
Starting at 6 p.m.
Waring Theatre/M2900
In commemoration of Veteran’s Day, Bobby will share his story using the gift of laughter to spread joy, hope and motivation that life is beautiful!
For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs, room M2820, or 303.797.5668.


Fifth Annual Grapes to Grads

Thursday, November 13
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Mike Ward Infiniti (Highlands Ranch)

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation will host the Fifth Annual Grapes to Grads Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Mike Ward Infiniti (1800 Lucent Court in Highlands Ranch). LIDO Wine Merchants will be providing samples of many different wine and craft beer selections.  Enjoy music, networking, food from Littleton-area restaurants and a silent auction.  EVENT REGISTRATION

Tickets are $30 apiece, and $25 apiece with the purchase of two-or-more tickets.  Tickets for ACC employees, alumni and students are also $25 apiece.  All food, wine and beer samples are included in the ticket price, and all proceeds raised from this event will support the mission of the ACC Foundation to create public awareness and secure funding resources that provide financial assistance and broad-based community support for ACC’s students and programs.


“Climb to Glory: Legacy of the 10th Mountain Ski Troopers”

A documentary by Warren Miller
Thursday, November 13
Starting at 6 p.m.
Half Moon/M1800
In collaboration with The Colorado Ski Museum, Warren Miller Entertainment produced this 45-minute documentary that tells the story of the 10th Mountain Division Ski Troopers and how they transformed the U.S. Ski Industry after World War II. For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs, room M2820, or 303.797.5668.



50th Anniversary Movie Series: Back to the Future

Wednesday, December 3
Starting at 12:30 p.m.
Half Moon/M1800
Released 1985… Load up the “Delorean” because we’re going Back to the Future.  Bring your friends and family to ACC’s showing of this timeless classic!  Swing by Student Affairs (Room M2820) beginning at Noon to see how you can earn refreshments for the movie!  For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.


PJs with Santa

Friday, December 5
Starting at 5:30 p.m.
Multi-Purpose Room/M1900
Share in an evening of holiday cheer with dinner, dessert, storytelling and a special appearance by Santa himself.  Open to the public.  $3/kids $4/adults


 50th Anniversary Exhibition

The commemorative 50th Anniversary Exhibition will run from Dec. 9 - Jan. 14.  Admission is free and the exhibition is open to the public.


 50th Anniversary Trivia Tournament

Join us for the 50th Anniversary Trivia Tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 3-4, beginning at 2:30 p.m. both days in the Second Floor Student Lounge.  Students vs. employees.  Register your three-or-four-person team in advance at the Student Affairs Office and prepare to test your knowledge of decades trivia.