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Nonprofit Workshop - Be for Impact

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

For Impact | The Suddes Group has helped thousands of organizations raise over $2B in the last 33+ years. Be For Impact is our philosophy and part of our point of view for how organizations can best achieve their impact in the world. This foundational session will help organizations learn how to articulate their impact, add tools around mindset, and just ask for help. Presented by Mike Gemm, Coach with For Impact | The Suddes Group. Please register by emailing tsayles@ppld.org

El Paso County Dept. of Human Services @your library

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Adult Education Room next to the large study room

Meet with a DHS professional and…
•Get questions answered about SNAP, Health First Colorado, Colorado’s Medicaid Program and Open Enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act, and other programs.
•Find out how to apply for assistance.
•Complete your application for SNAP and Health First Colorado, Colorado’s Medicaid Program and Open Enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Monday & Wednesday – 9am to 5pm
Friday – 10am to 5pm

Networking Group of Falcon

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Networking

Tai Chi Basics

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Begin your Tai Chi journey HERE with the Basics. Class is 45 minutes long. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Everyone welcome. Learn from Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Library Explorers Computer Lab

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Open computer lab for Library Explorers, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Tai Chi 24 Form (Beginner)

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. For first-timers: You must take the Tai Chi Basics course. If you feel that you belong in a higher-level class, please arrange for a time to meet with the instructor to evaluate your Tai Chi form. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Falcon Adult Group

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

set up for movie

Falcon Adult Group Movie Day

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Sponsored by Falcon Senior Services for Senior activities

Tai Chi 24 Form (Intermediate)

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. For first-timers: You must take the Tai Chi Basics course. If you feel that you belong in a higher-level class, please arrange for a time to meet with the instructor to evaluate your Tai Chi form. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Yoga Foundations

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue

Join Jen and PPLD staff for this hour-long yoga class @Venue21c. No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Bring your own mat. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Senior Lunch and a Movie

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Inferno - Tom Hanks reprises his role as Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon in director Ron Howard adaptation of the best-selling novel Inferno by Dan Brown. This time out, Langdon teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks to unravel a mystery involving Dante's The Divine Comedy and stop a terrorist from unleashing a devastating biological weapon. (Rated PG-13, 121 minutes, 2016)

Tai Chi 24 Form (Advanced)

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. For first-timers: You must take the Tai Chi Basics course. If you feel that you belong in a higher-level class, please arrange for a time to meet with the instructor to evaluate your Tai Chi form. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

BodhiMind Whole Health

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

For the purpose of finishing a certification as Holistic Health Practitioner, I am holding 12 hours of free classes over the course of 6 days, teaching about herbal remedies and holistic principles.

Class 1: Herbs for Relaxation (Lavender, Chamomile & Catnip)
Class 2: Herbs for the Digestive System (Ginger, Peppermint & Yellow Dock)

El Paso County Health and Human Services Outreach (DHS)

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Representatives from El Paso Health and Human Services (DHS) will be available to assist patrons at the Penrose Library.

AARP Drive Smart

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c Special Rooms-1175 Chapel Hills Drive at 2nd Floor Training Room

Any aged person may attend, but the Insurance Discount only applies to those 55 years old and above and all persons shown on the insurance contract must take the class.
Court Directed persons (those who need a class to regain a driver’s license that the Court has held) are welcomed. Our Instructors are authorized to sign off related court documents.
The class lasts 4 hours
Class sign-in begins 15 minutes prior to the class start time.
Pre-class reservations are requested, but we may accept a few walk-ins, space and materials limited.
Call (719) 685-2242 for reservations.

Colorado Springs Button club

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Meeting

AARP Drive Smart - Moved to the Training Room at Library21c

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

Any aged person may attend, but the Insurance Discount only applies to those 55 years old and above and all persons shown on the insurance contract must take the class.
Court Directed persons (those who need a class to regain a driver’s license that the Court has held) are welcomed. Our Instructors are authorized to sign off related court documents.
The class lasts 4 hours
Class sign-in begins 15 minutes prior to the class start time.
Pre-class reservations are requested, but we may accept a few walk-ins, space and materials limited.
Call (719) 685-2242 for reservations.

Holley Library Explorers

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Activities for adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities. African Percussion and Dance with Ron and Dr. Wanda Cousar
Try out African instruments including Congas, Djembe, Sakara, and Cabasa while learning more about West African music, dance, and traditional dress.


Call 597-5377 to make reservation. Adults only, all adults welcome.

Falcon Adult Group Movie

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

clean up

History Buffs

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

History Buffs

Tech and Gadget Happy Hour--Little Bits

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Drop by and check out tech and gadget kits not limited to Robots, circuitry, lego robots, Cubelets, and other tech related items. Stay the full time, or just spend a few minutes.

Excel Boot Camp

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

30 PM
Description:
Want a quick crash course in Excel, but can't make our normal monthly classes? Excel Boot Camp will cover Excel I-III in one week. We will cover everything from basic spreadsheet creation to complex formulas, Pivot, and macros!


Day 1 (4/24): Excel I
Day 2 (4/26): Excel II
Day 3 (4/28): Excel III

If you would like to sign up for only one class of the series, please call (719)-884-9800 x6351 or email Hannah at hschrank@ppld.org

Cobblestone at Cheyenne Mtn. Ranch HOA

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Board meeting

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225