Events Archive

Arapahoe Community College will host an art exhibition entitled "Barcelona to Paris: A Visual Journey" from Aug. 29 – Oct. 4 at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC.

Festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  The show will feature paintings and photography from students and faculty who traveled to France and Spain during the summer of 2016.

Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public.  Hours of operation:

MONDAY - FRIDAY:  Noon - 5:00 p.m. (Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.)

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building.  For more information, please contact Trish Sangelo at

2015 Affordable Arts FestivalArapahoe Community College will host the Fifth Annual Affordable Arts Festival on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (new hours) at the Littleton Campus (5900 S. Santa Fe Drive).  The Affordable Arts Festival is managed and promoted by Jim DeLutes, Director of the Denver Arts Festival.


The Affordable Arts Festival will feature fine arts and fine crafts - all for sale for under $100 - from more than 140 artists.  Online tickets for this event are available for $6, and admission at the gate will be $5.  Children age 12-and-under receive free admission.  Proceeds from admission fees will benefit the ACC Foundation.

2016 Affordable Arts Festival“The Affordable Arts Festival will give great artists a perfect venue to sell their existing inventory, new inspirations and past creations, while providing people with a friendly, unintimidating place to see, experience and buy high-quality artwork all for under $100," said DeLutes, who has served as the Director of the Downtown Denver Arts Festival since 2007.  "The Affordable Arts Festival is the fastest growing festival in the region."

The Affordable Arts Festival will take place on the west lawn at ACC's Littleton Campus.  The Southwest Line (C or D) of the RTD Light Rail is located just two blocks east of ACC.  Free parking is also available in designated lots throughout campus.

For more information, please contact Jim DeLutes at or 303.330.8237.

Student Employment and Word Study Job Fair - Aug. 24, 11-1, ACC Littleton CampusThe Arapahoe Community College Career and Transfer Center will host a work-study / student employment job fair on Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge and Second Floor Atrium.



For more information, please contact the ACC Career and Transfer Center at or 303.797.5805.

Join ACC's Student Life team for a Community Drum Circle led by Peak Rhythms, Inc. on Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the west patio at ACC's Littleton Campus.

Feel the rhythm and jump in on drums, maracas, shakers, or tambourines at any time. No experience necessary. This is a great opportunity to get to know other people in the ACC community and relax and get inspired. 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all ACC events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation, please contact:, 303-797-5665

2016 Western Welcome Week logoThis year’s Western Welcome Week celebration will run from Aug. 12-21.  The theme for 2016 is Salute to Educators.

Festivities will include the Family Pancake Breakfast at ACC on Sunday morning, Aug. 14, from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage, as well as orange juice, milk, chocolate milk and coffee, for $5 per person (children age 4 and under are free).

ACC will also host the Kids Games of Old and the Stick Horse Stampede on the morning of Aug. 14.

If you are interested in volunteering at the Pancake Breakfast, please contact ACC Communications Coordinator Jeff Duggan at or 303.797.5709.

Western Welcome Week, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity, dedicated to carrying on the tradition of greater Littleton — yesterday, today and tomorrow — with the annual Western Welcome Week celebration.  With over 40 family-friendly events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

The Kaleidoscope Juried Exhibition closing reception will be held today from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College.  The juror for this show is ACC Art Department Chair Angela Faris Belt.

Admission is free and the closing reception is open to the public.

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building.  For more information, please contact Trish Sangelo at

The Art of AgingHealthONE presents "The Art of Aging" Denver Expo on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Arapahoe Community College Littleton Campus.

More than 100 vendors will be on hand to share knowledge about legal & insurance, travel & technology, real estate & home improvement, and education & recruitment.  Festivities will include 12 guest speaker breakouts by top professionals in Denver, as well as live music and giveaways.  This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsorship and booths are available.

For more information, please contact Sarah Weiss at

Undecided about your major or career path?  Join the Career and Transfer Center for a Career Explorer Workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 9:00 a.m. - Noon at the Littleton Campus.

  • Explore career options
  • Research career information
  • Create an action plan
  • Career assessments include:
    • Strong Interest Inventory
    • Myers Briggs Type Indicator

Registration and pre-assessment is required.  Materials fee is $15 for students and $45 for alumni.  Register through ACC Career Connect or the Career & Transfer Center.

For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Career and Transfer Center at or 303.797.5805.

Arapahoe Community College will offer an opportunity for anyone to begin the process of enrolling in Fall 2016 classes with the Start Now! event on Saturday, July 23, from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Littleton and Parker Campuses.

Start Now! will provide all students who have applied to ACC - but not yet registered - with the opportunity to complete new student orientation and basic skills assessment while receiving assistance with advising, financial aid and registration during this one-day session.

For more information, please call 303.797.5637, email or visit our Start Now! page.

Astronomy Star PartyArapahoe Community College will host an astronomy star party on Wednesday, July 13, from 9:30 - 11:30 p.m. at the Littleton Campus.


ACC star parties, which are free and open to the public, will be held in an open house format (no RSVP necessary; attendees may arrive at their convenience).  ACC will provide telescopes, as well as complimentary hot cocoa and cookies.  Please dress appropriately for these outdoor events.

Join ACC Astronomy Professor Jennifer Jones for your chance to observe the night sky and explore the vastness of the universe.

For more information, please contact or 303.797.5839.