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CALENDAR OF MEETINGS/EVENTS • 2019-20
If you would like to join us as a guest for any upcoming chapter program, please contact us to receive location details.


Wednesday | September 18, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Program: Connecting Hearts as We Honor and Celebrate!
Presenter: Colorado State Regent Bethe Clark-Urban
Light Potluck

Friday | September 20, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.
Special Event: Denver Botanical Garden "Pollinator Garden" Tour with Garden Horticulturist | Lunch to follow

Saturday | October 19, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Program: Fort Logan National Cemetery Honor Bell
Presenter: Michelle Mallin, Foundation Director
  • Workshop | Follows the meeting - "DAR Members Course" by Colorado State     DAR Leadership Training Committee Co-Chairman
  • Special Event | Follows the meeting - National Society DAR Museum "Trunk Show" - Gifts purchased support the DAR National Museum

Thursday | October 3, 2019 | Meal to Fisher House by 3:00 p.m.
• Special Event | Providing a Meal for Service Men & Women at the Fisher House | This is a spaghetti dinner with salad, bread, and desert for 16 people. 

Saturday | October 26, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
• Special Event | Lakewood History Museum cataloging licenses plates as part of the "DAR National Day of Service"
• Special Event | Volunteer Day at Lasley Elementary School | Date and Details to follow 

Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Program: Pikes Peak or Bust: Colorado's Women '59ers
Presenter: J.v.L Bell, Colorado author

Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 10: 00 a.m. - Noon
Special Volunteer Event: "Wreaths Across America," Fort Logan National Cemetery

Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Blue Spruce Chapter Holiday Pot Luck Party and Chapter Meeting
Location: Boy Scouts Headquarters

Wednesday | January 15, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
DAR Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Woman's Suffrage
Program: Behind the scenes look at the U.S. Election Process
Presenter: Gerry Cummins, Denver League of Women Voters 
Service Project | Follows the meeting – Valentines for Veterans

Wednesday | February 19, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Program: Understanding how our brains change as we age!
Presenter: Jill Eelkema, Founder, Western Care Partners

Saturday | March 21, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Program: Preserving Records by Digitization
Presenter: Gale Crafton, Colorado State DAR Speaker Staff

Wednesday | April 15, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Program: Opioid Crisis
Presenter: Bill Nagle, VOA and retired from Denver Police Department

April 2020
Special Activity - April date and time to be determined
Create "gazing jars" for the JeffCO School District Autism Program
Program led by Kelley Cvanciger's American History students, at Bear Creek High School

Saturday | May 16, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Program: Patriots' Treasure Chest
Presenter: Robert Hampton
Also Blue Spruce Chapter Annual Meeting with Installation of New Officers

Saturday | June 13, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Program: Blue Spruce Flag Day Celebration


STATE SOCIETY EVENTS • 2019-20

August 23-24, 2019  | Colorado State Fall Board of Management Meeting
Marriott Westminster | 7000 Church Ranch Blvd | Westminster, CO 80021

Make your plans NOW to attend the 129th Continental Congress 
June 24 - 28, 2020, as we “Rise and Shine for America.”

January 24-25, 2020 | Colorado State Winter Board of Management Meeting
Omni Hotels & Resorts | 500 Interlocken Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80021

April 24-26, 2020 | 117th Annual Colorado State Society, NSDAR State Conference Event
    Omni Hotels & Resorts | 500 Interlocken Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80021
    District 3 - Conference Hostess Chapters

EDUCATION:

Whether enjoying an informative speaker at a monthly meeting, or becoming involved working with local schools, or through other community outreach programs, education is key to DAR's success not only in Colorado, but from sea-to-shining-sea.

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FYI:  Our Blue Spruce Chapter does not meet in the months of June, July and August.
The Blue Spruce Chapter typically alternates monthly meetings with Saturday brunch and Wednesday lunch meetings.