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Upcoming Events

50th Anniversary Exhibition

The commemorative 50th Anniversary Exhibition opens on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts.  The exhibition runs through Jan. 14.  Admission is free and the exhibition is open to the public.  Hours of operation for this exhibition are as follows:
MONDAY - FRIDAY:  Noon - 5:00 p.m. (open Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.)
SATURDAY / SUNDAY:  closed
ALSO CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS:  Dec. 23 - 26; Dec. 31 - Jan. 2


50th Anniversary Gala

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.  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.


 

Past Events

Western Welcome Week Pancake Breakfast

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


Tie Dye Like It’s 1965

Tues., Sept. 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

Thurs., Sept. 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

Wed., Oct. 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

Wed., Oct. 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

Thurs., Oct. 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

Thurs., Oct. 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

Thurs., Nov. 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

Thurs., Nov. 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
Thurs., Nov. 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

Wed., Dec. 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

Fri., Dec. 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