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Birding by Ear at CCB

It was feathers and bird calls Tuesday morning in our first Birding by Ear class with Alie Mayes, Outreach Coordinator at Bird Conservancy of the Rockies in Brighton. Alie brought casts of bird skulls as well as mounts, giving everyone a sense of various differences in bird anatomy, size and […]

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The Excited Hostess: Hindley’s Mini-meal

Hindley didn’t really cook when she first arrived at the Center. She’d never used a hot oven. That’s all changed, as her mini-meal clearly demonstrated:

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Tactile Art Exhibits Coming to @ArapahoeCC & UCAR @ArtACunningham

Tactile art and art shows are in the works this fall, with collaboration and coordination from the Colorado Center for the Blind’s Ann Cunningham as the common medium. First, Arapahoe Community College’s now-annual “Shared Visions” tactile art show will open with a reception on November 10 at the Colorado Gallery […]

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High Fives at Mile High Academy #MeettheBlind #HowEyeSeeIt

We are always excited to be invited to talk at schools in the area about what it really means to be blind. It’s a great chance to dispel myths and stereotypes and to teach kids that blind people are just folks, too. So, we were delighted when we received a […]

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Body Pads and Karate Punches: Tuesday’s Orange Belts

Another round of testing for the Martial Arts class on Tuesday was followed by an awards ceremony. The entire Center turned out in the gym as five students and Travel Instructor Steve Patten all received orange belts from Karate Denver instructors Rachel and Travis. Steve is a bit of a […]

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Green Tomatoes and Ripe Pumpkins: Last Days in the Garden

The mornings are cool and the colors turning. There were still loads of tomoatoes, green to read, not to mention the ripe pumpkins on wat may be one of the last weeks our sudents work in our Legacy Garden with the Arapahoe Master Gardeners. This week it was the first-hour […]