Dec. 6, Nature Play Becomes Reality

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City Park Friends and Neighbors is honored to host Jacqueline Altreuter, Project Manager for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science’s (DMNS) Nature Play project, for a presentation on the final design for Nature Play. The program and slideshow will take place on Dec. 6 in the Multi-Purpose Room at Carla Madison Recreation Center, 2401 E. Colfax Ave. at 6:30 pm. This is an in-person event.  There is parking behind Carla Madison. After five years of gathering community input and working and re-working designs reflecting the public’s vision for this extensive natural play area, Jackie speaks for the museum when

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Kristina Maldonado Bad Hand to Speak, Oct. 4, 6:30 pm, Carla Madison Recreation Center

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CPFAN is honored to host a presentation by artist, activist and educator Kristina Maldonado Bad Hand at its October 4 Board Meeting/Program. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 5:30 pm. Kristina’s program will begin at 6:30 pm. Kristina is a Sicangu Lakota and Cherokee artist who hails from Taos, NM, but Denver is her home now – luckily for us! In describing her “A Story of Denver” mural featuring treasured Denver landmarks (an interactive artwork created through the Storytelling Studio at the Denver Art Museum), she says:  “From the moment I came here to attend

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East High School Sustainability Club calls for Change

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September is going to be a special month at CPFAN, starting out with a presentation by the East High Sustainability Club at our monthly Board Meeting and Program on September 6 at the City Park Pavilion. The Board Meeting will start at 5:30 pm and the program will begin at 6:30 pm.  Please join us to learn about the many ways the East High Sustainability Club benefits the community. The club’s mission is to “create a conscious culture of sustainability across our school and in the broader Denver-metro area. We’re all about inspiring action to take action against climate change.

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