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Holocaust Memorial Observances
151 Bayside Circle
Windsor, CO 80550

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 22

7 P.M.
INTERFAITH MEMORIAL SERVICE
Beth Israel Congregation, 1625 Reservoir Road, Greeley, CO
Rabbi Sara Gilbert officiating
All are invited to gather for an interfaith service to pay homage to those who lost their lives, give thanks for those who survived, and honor those who risked their lives to save others. Musical selections will be offered by Susan McKenzie, voice; Kati Rittner, voice, piano; Jason Pace, violin.

MONDAY, APRIL 23

12 P.M.
BROWN BAG LUNCH: DEUTSCHER WIDERSTAND: GERMAN RESISTANCE TO THE NAZI REGIME
Riverside Library - 3700 Golden Street, Evans, CO
Presented by Michelle Dukette, Director, Rampart Library District
In Hitler's Germany, during a time when pro-Nazi propaganda was oppressive, a small portion of the population resisted its ideologies and stood firm in their beliefs with active opposition, often sacrificing their lives to do so. Join us to discuss these individual stories.

 

7 - 8 P.M.
HOLOCAUST LITERATURE BOOK DISCUSSION: TRAIN by DANNY COHEN
Centennial Branch Library, High Plains Library District
2227 23rd Avenue, Greeley, CO
Over ten days in 1943 Berlin, six teenagers witness and try to escape the Nazi round-ups. This thriller gives voice to the unheard victims of Nazism.
Meet the author Danny Cohen via Skype beginning 7 p.m.
Discussion moderators: Jeri Kraver, Ph.D. and Mary Billings
Register at www.MyLibrary.us
Complimentary copies of the books for the first twenty registrants. Questions? Call 970-506-8622.

TUESDAY, APRIL 24

9 - 11 A.M.
HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR PRESENTATION: DR. ALFRED MÜNZER
Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Avenue, Greeley, CO
Open to District 6, 8th grade students only.
Transportation will be coordinated by the schools.


11 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
LITANY OF THE MARTYRS
UNC University Center, Fireside Lounge
20th Street & 11th Avenue, Greeley, CO
Help us remember the victims who perished in the Holocaust.
Volunteers are welcome to join us and read names as we honor their memory.
To sign up, call Joe Bluestein at 970-686-9923.


3 - 4:30 P.M.
HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR PRESENTATION: DR. ALFRED MÜNZER
Aims Community College - Cornerstone Conference Center
5401 W. 20th Street, Greeley, CO
Can’t make it to the event? This program will stream live at www.aims.edu/radio/webcam

7 P.M.
HOLOCAUST FILM SERIES: THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE
Kress Cinema - 817 8th Avenue, Greeley, CO
Arrive early, seating limited to 80. 127 min (rated PG-13)
Discussion facilitator: Khris Gamer
The Zookeeper's Wife tells the heroic account of Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who saved hundreds of Jews in the Warsaw Zoo during

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

10 A.M.
HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR PRESENTATION: DR. ALFRED MÜNZER
Northridge High School, 100 71st Ave, Greeley, CO
Open to Northridge High School students only.


7:30 P.M.
HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR PRESENTATION: DR. ALFRED MÜNZER
UNC – University Center Ballrooms, 2101 10th Avenue, Greeley, CO
Musical selections will be offered by Susan McKenzie, voice; Kati Rittner, voice, piano; Jason Pace, violin.

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

12 P.M.
BROWN BAG LUNCH: STORIES OF LOOTED ART AS THE SPOILS OF WAR IN WWII
Greeley Senior Center, 1010 6th Street, Greeley, CO
Presented by Connie Stewart, Professor of Art at UNC
Dr. Stewart will talk about how many affluent families in Europe were forced to flee and were reduced to pauper status by the Nazis. Her presentation will explain the importance of the art that was taken by the Nazis and eventually found, some in really obscure places. Learn how those incidents have shaped the world of art in current times.


2 - 3 P.M.
HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR PRESENTATION: DR. ALFRED MÜNZER
Eaton High School - 200 Park Avenue, Eaton, CO
Call school for seating availability: 970-454-3374


4 - 5 P.M.

RECEPTION WITH DR. ALFRED MÜNZER
Eaton Public Library, 132 Maple Ave, Eaton, CO


7 P.M.
INTERNATIONAL FILM SERIES: FLAME AND CITRON
Lindou Auditorium, UNC Michener Library
1400 22nd Street. Greeley, CO - Lower Level
130 min (not rated)
Discussion facilitator: Khris Gamer & IFS
A drama centered on two fighters in the Holger Danske World War II resistance group.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

1 P.M.
HOLOCAUST FILM SERIES: NO PLACE ON EARTH
Farr Library, High Plains Library District
1939 61st Avenue, Greeley, CO
Film screening followed by discussion. 83 min (rated PG-13)
Discussion facilitator: Khris Gamer
A cave exploration in Ukraine leads to the unearthing of a story of World War II survivors who once found shelter in the same cave.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

10:30 A.M. - 12 P.M.
THE COLORADO HOLOCAUST EDUCATORS PRESENT: IDENTITY AND EMPATHY:
THE IMPORTANCE OF ART IN HOLOCAUST STUDIES

Centennial Branch Library,
High Plains Library District, 2227 23rd Avenue, Greeley, CO
Presented by Dr. Mark Thorsen, Colorado Holocaust Educators
Join us for an exploration of the importance of art in Holocaust studies. Dr. Mark Thorsen of the Colorado Holocaust Educators will look at the power of the arts to inform our understanding of Holocaust History and its importance in contemporary discourse.
Questions? Contact: Khris Gamer 970-506-8622

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

1 P.M.
KLEZMER BAND CONCERT
Unitarian Universalist Church
929 15th Street, Greeley, CO
The entire genre of Klezmer music was nearly wiped out during the Holocaust, but has seen a major revival in recent years. Join Sam Henline's group Shmuel and the Mentshn for an afternoon concert and lecture about music by Jewish composers who died during the Holocaust and other marginalized groups who were almost erased from history by the Nazi regime. Featuring a selection from Dimitri Shostakovich's seventh symphony.


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