Events Archive


The Rocky Horror Picture ShowStudent Life will host a showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6:00 p.m. in the Half Moon.

Originally released in 1975, this musical comedy horror film is a timeless classic.  Let’s do the time warp again!  Popcorn and interactive props will be provided.  This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Life (Room M2820) at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.


The Arapahoe Community College Career and Transfer Center, along with the ACC Transfer Club, will host a "Lunch and Learn" session about Metropolitan State University of Denver on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge.

Considering a transfer to MSU Denver?  Join us for lunch and an information session about the transfer process.  Hear from a panel of students who transferred from ACC to MSU Denver.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations (please provide three days advance notice), please contact careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.


The Arapahoe Community College Psychology Club welcomes guest speakers Cheri Bishop and Sheila Benentendi from National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) on Wednesday, Oct. 28, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Waring Theatre (Room M2900).

Cheri and Sheila will present about the support services and advocacy NAMI offers for people with mental disorders and for their loved ones.  NAMI is instrumental on a local, state and national level in advocating for changes in policy and treatment structure to better serve citizens with mental illness.  In addition, Cheri will discuss her experiences as a parent of a child with a severe mental illness, and Sheila will discuss her experiences living with schizophrenia.

For more information, please contact ACC Psychology Faculty Allison Hagood at allison.hagood@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5785.


Student Life will facilitate a chili cook-off on Thursday, Oct. 27, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Second Floor Atrium.

Please sign up in advance at the Student Life Office (Room M2820).

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Life at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.


This is ColoradoThe 'This is Colorado' Juried Exhibition opening reception will be held today from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.

The juror for this exhibit, which runs through Nov. 13, is ACC Adjunct Painting Instructor Marsha Wooley.  Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public.  Hours of operation:

MONDAY - FRIDAY:  Noon - 5:00 p.m. (open Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.)
SATURDAY / SUNDAY:  closed

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building (map).  For more information about this exhibit, please contact Judy Purcell, Publicity Director for the Heritage Fine Arts Guild, at media@coraclegroup.com.


The Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host a "star party" on Thursday, Oct. 22, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Parker Campus.

ACC will also host a star party on Nov. 20 at the Littleton Campus.

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Astronomy Star PartyStar parties will be held in an open house format, and attendees are welcome to arrive at their convenience.  ACC will provide a telescope at the star parties, which are free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary; please dress appropriately for these outdoor events).  Complimentary hot cocoa and cookies will be served.

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 jennifer.jones@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5839.


The ACC Animal Advocacy Club presents a showing of the movie Blackfish on Wednesday, Oct. 21, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Room M4130.  This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Diana Hornick, Communication Professor and Animal Advocacy Club Faculty Advisor, at diana.hornick@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5256.


The ACC Parker Campus will host "Dessert with Diane" on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Join ACC Vice President of Instruction Diane Hegeman, Ph.D., for a sweet treat while participating in a dialogue with other members of the ACC community.

For more information, please call 303.734.4822.


The Arapahoe Community College Student Life Office and Political Science Department are sponsoring HOT TOPICS: The U.S. Role in the Middle East on Wednesday, Oct. 21, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge.

Guest speakers will include Dr. Don Walker (ACC History Faculty), Joan Anderssen (ACC Economics Faculty) and Dr. Martin Widzer (Adjunct Faculty at the University of Denver, Colorado State University and University of Colorado Denver).  The event will be moderated by Mary Carr (ACC Political Science Faculty).

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact mary.carr@arapahoe.edu.


This is ColoradoThe 'This is Colorado' Juried Exhibition opens today.  The exhibit runs through Nov. 13.  The festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments on Friday, Oct. 23, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The juror for this exhibit is ACC Adjunct Painting Instructor Marsha Wooley.  Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public.  Hours of operation:

MONDAY - FRIDAY:  Noon - 5:00 p.m. (open Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.)
SATURDAY / SUNDAY:  closed

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building (map).  For more information about this exhibit, please contact Judy Purcell, Publicity Director for the Heritage Fine Arts Guild, at media@coraclegroup.com.