Events Archive

The Arapahoe Community College Clay Club will host the annual Arapahoe Ceramic Guild Holiday Clay Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4-6, at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC.  Thursday's festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments.

Admission is free and the sale is open to the public.  Hours of operation at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts for this sale are as follows:

Holiday Clay SaleTHURSDAY, DEC. 4:  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. (opening reception)
FRIDAY, DEC. 5:  9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, DEC. 6:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Participating artists will designate specific pieces as "Pink Dot Pots", and proceeds from the sale of those items will be donated to the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building (map).  For more information about the Holiday Clay Sale, please contact Marianne McKee at

Released 1985...load up the Delorean, because we’re going Back to the Future.  Bring your friends and family to ACC’s showing of the timeless classic!

Swing by Student Affairs (Room M2820) beginning at Noon to see how you can earn refreshments for the movie!

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs at or 303.797.5668.

Don’t take finals on an empty stomach!

The Arapahoe Community College Music Department proudly presents a concert by the ACC String Orchestra (directed by Rene Knetsch) on Tuesday, Dec. 2, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Waring Theatre.

The concert is FREE and open to the public.  For more information, please contact Dr. Hidemi Matsushita at or 303.797.5867.

Don’t take finals on an empty stomach!

The ACC Library & Learning Commons will be hosting therapy dogs on Monday, Dec. 1, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Having a RUFF day?  PAWS and take a break with the therapy dogs.  For more information, please contact ACC Reference and Outreach Librarian Lindsay Roberts at or 303.797.5727.

Writers Studio
will begin accepting submissions for its 2015 Literary Contest on Monday, Dec. 1.  ACC students and all residents of Colorado are encouraged to submit poetry and prose.

First-place winners in poetry, fiction and nonfiction are published the following year in Progenitor, ACC's Art & Literary Journal.

The 2013 winners (listed below) also earned Writers Studio's 2014 nominations for Pushcart Prize XL.  The Pushcart Prize is a yearly publication of the best literary work nominated by little magazine and small book press editors throughout the world.

Rosemerry Trommer for Doce Pequeños de Nicaragua (poetry)
Kathy Kaiser for Barbara and the Bear (fiction)
Tiffany Hauck for Developed (nonfiction)

For additional details, please contact Kathy Winograd at or 303.797.5815.

Writers Studio will host Open Mic on Thursday, Nov. 20, beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge.  All are welcome!


Grocery Stores: Food or Foe?The Arapahoe Community College Parker Campus will host Grocery Stores: Food or Foe? on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Room 103.

Learn about the “end cap trap” and how to budget and make healthier choices at the grocery store.  Don’t forget to bring your lunch!

This event is free and open to the public.  Please RSVP at the Parker Campus front desk or call 303.734.4822.

Arapahoe Community College will host an American Indian Speaker Series on Nov. 5, 12 and 18 in honor of American Indian Heritage Month.

These events will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre.

Wednesday, Nov. 5
Craig Moore

* Park Ranger, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Red Moon: Then and Now
This program traces the history of Cheyenne camp from the northern plains to present-day western Oklahoma with emphasis on Chief Yellow Wolf and his son, Chief Red Moon, as well as Bent's Old Fort and the Sand Creek Massacre.
Alexa Roberts
* Superintendent, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
History of the Establishment of the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
This program will trace the eight-year process of the effort to locate the massacre site by Cheyenne and Arapaho community leaders, scholars and federal and state officials including the oral history project and the passage of three federal legislations that guide work at the site today.

Wednesday, Nov. 12
Rocky Mountain PBS Producer Mariel Rodriguez-McGill and Director Julie Speer
Preview screening of the Rocky Mountain PBS documentary Colorado Experience: Sand Creek Massacre

Tuesday, Nov. 18
George E. "Tink" Tinker, Ph.D. (wazhazhe, Osage Nation)
* Clifford Baldridge Professor of American Indian Cultures and Religious Traditions at the University of Denver's Iliff School of Theology
Christians and the Sand Creek Massacre
This session will explore the moral and Christian implications surrounding the involvement of prominent Methodist leaders John Evans and John Chivington in the Sand Creek Massacre and how Christians today reconcile the tragedy.

These events, which will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Waring Theatre, are free and open to the public.  For more information or accommodations, please contact the Student Affairs Office at or 303.797.5668.