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Join us at the Littleton Campus for a Halloween costume contest on Thursday, Oct. 31, beginning at 11:30 a.m. (please check in at 11:00 a.m.). Prizes will be awarded for most creative and best overall costumes. Earn bragging rights for a whole year and have your group name engraved on a plaque for posterity. Sign up in advance at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the costume contest, which will be preceded by the annual Child Development Center costume parade at 11:15 a.m. Both events will take place in the Second Floor Student Lounge.
Additional festivities at ACC on Halloween will include goodies, games, music and a best-costume contest throughout the day at the Castle Rock Campus, as well as face painting and trick-or-treating from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. during a spooktacular evening at the Parker Campus.
The ACC Psychology Club will host guest speaker Toni Saiber, the Executive Director of the Eating Disorder Foundation, on Wednesday, Oct. 30, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Room M4010. Saiber will present on living with, and recovering from, eating disorders.
For more information, please contact Allison Hagood, Psychology Professor and Psychology Club faculty advisor, at email@example.com or 303.797.5785.
Science Café will facilitate a presentation by guest speaker Professor Thomas Checkley entitled "Addiction and the Brain" on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Half Moon.
Professor Checkley will discuss how the normal reward pathway in the brain can be hijacked by drugs, dessert and even Facebook. The discussion will explore the biochemical pathways in the brain and where in those pathways these addictive substances and behaviors wreak their havoc.
Professor Checkley is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Biology department and has a specialty in neurobiology.
Refreshments will be provided at this event, which is free and open to the public.
For more information, please contact Celia Norman, Biology Faculty, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.797.5851.
Arapahoe Community College and Camp MissFits will host the Seventh Annual Pumpkin Boot Camp on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. outside of the ACC Fitness Center (Littleton Campus).
The theme for this year's event is "Be a Rock Star", and participants are encouraged to come workout in their best rock star outfits. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes, and participants are asked to bring a 6-10 lb. pumpkin to the workout.
Enjoy rockin' music, kids games and prizes galore as you embark upon the most rockin' workout you'll ever do! Participants of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to attend.
The schedule for the Seventh Annual Pumpkin Boot Camp will be as follows:
8:00 a.m. - same-day registration opens
8:45 a.m. - warm-up with jammin' rock music
9:00 a.m. - Pumpkin Boot Camp (please register according to your fitness level)
9:00 a.m. - Kids Pumpkin Boot Camp (ages 4-10; please register with kids ticket)
10:00 a.m. - post-pumpkin-pumpin' treats (free and open to all participants)
10:30 a.m. - costume contest on Catwalk (wear your best rock star costume and win a prize from our sponsors)
Suggested donation amount is $25 for adults (ages 11-and-up) and $12 for kids (ages 4-10). All proceeds from the Seventh Annual Pumpkin Boot Camp will benefit the ACC Foundation in support of the ACC Fitness Center.
For more information, or to inquire about sponsoring the event, please contact Priscilla Freed, Pumpkin Boot Camp Director and Director of Camp MissFits, at email@example.com or 720.951.0101.
The Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College (Littleton Campus) will host a juried exhibition entitled "This is Colorado" from Oct. 21 - Nov. 15. The festivities will also include a reception with light refreshments on Friday evening, Oct. 25, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The juror for this show, which will be comprised of drawings, paintings and mixed media by artists throughout Colorado, will be Phyllis Vandehaar.
Admission is free and the exhibition is open to the public. Hours of operation at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts for this exhibition are as follows:
MONDAY - FRIDAY: Noon - 5:00 p.m. (open Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.)
SATURDAY / SUNDAY: closed
The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building. For more information about the "This is Colorado" juried exhibition, please contact Marykay Jacobus, President of The Heritage Fine Arts Guild Board of Directors, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.741.5875.