Events Calendar for the Roaring Fork Campus

Jul
10
Thu
20-Minute Wonders @ Glenwood Springs
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
depiction of a chef juggling veggiesClass Description

Chefs Tammy and Louie Girardot help with the time crunch that often comes with cooking a healthy dinner in a busy world. Students will learn tricks to help streamline your meal prep and be provided with recipes for staples that keep well for quick use. Cost: $43; Refund: 7/8.

Syn# 83757
Cost $43
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Jul
16
Wed
“Ice Age to Space Age” with Dr. Ron Carsten @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, July 16, 6:00 p.m.

“Ice Age to Space Age: A Year of Following Childhood Dreams” with Dr. Ron Carsten

Rarely as adults with busy careers do we get the opportunity to pursue childhood dreams. Serendipitously, the year 2011 provided just such an opportunity for Dr. Carsten. He started the adventure as a Denver Museum of Nature and Science Teacher Digger at the ice age Ziegler site and continued the adventure by watching the launch of the Mars Space Laboratory Curiosity rover at Cape Canaveral. This lecture will focus on the discoveries at the Ziegler site while waxing fondly about how random events coalesce to bring childhood dreams alive 40 years later.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.

Jul
23
Wed
“Young and Old Alike” with Sarah Schmidt @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, July 23, 6:00 p.m.

Young and Old Alike with Sarah Schmidt
Join Sarah Schmidt for an evening of hands-on, family-oriented activities while exploring the process of excavation at the Zeigler site.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.

Jul
30
Wed
“Walk on the Wild Side” with Garry Zabel @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Jul 30 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, July 30, 4:30 p.m.

Walk on the Wild Side with Garry Zabel
Discussion at the Ice Age Discovery Center from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Later, 5:30 to 7 p.m., there will be a hike up the Rim Trail above the reservoir for a glaciology/geology walking lecture. Come prepared to hike and provide your own transportation to the trailhead.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.

Aug
6
Wed
“How to Get a Date (on a fossil)” with Sandy Jackson @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 6:00 p.m.

“How to Get a Date” with Sandy Jackson

CMC Adjunct Faculty Member Sandy Jackson will discuss the dating techniques used to determine the ages of fossil remains from the Ziegler Reservoir site.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.

Aug
13
Wed
“Bringing Back Ice Age Beasts” with Tom Cardomone @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 6:00 p.m.

“Bringing Back Ice Age Beasts: Can We Really Clone a Mastodon?” with Tom Cardomone

Serious scientists in North America, Korea and Siberia have sequenced the DNA of Wooly Mammoths and some are restoring the grassy mammoth steppe ecosystems once widespread during the Ice Age. After all, once cloned, they’ll need a place to live. Could Colorado’s wildlife once again include mammoths, mastodons, giant-horned bison, huge short-face bear and other magnificent mammals that actually roamed the mountains and plains quite recently? The critical steps from cloning, to de-extinction, to re-wilding are challenging, and our discussion will be enlightening.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.