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Welcome to the finest...and most active...Meetup group in Colorado!

We extend our warmest invitation to YOU to join our amazing family, amazing adventures, and discover why SO many refer to DFO as their home group!

Chances are, you didn't join Meetup to sit still. We couldn't agree more!

With us, You're immersed fast. Right away, you'll have a wealth of opportunity for getting together with all of us. 'Facebook' stays at home, ...we get Face2Face!

The perfect formula for anyone; Great enjoyment, Fascinating locations, Limitless variety...AND...making a positive difference for our community at the same time.

Here's a little preview video to tell the story for you:

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ALSO! .....PLEASE DO check out our extensive photo album which further highlights our incredible story!

SPECIAL NOTE! .... Since we are indeed a very active group, we do tend to generate MANY emails. Good News... you can tailor email activity to your preference to reduce these substantially. After joining us, simply go to MY PROFILE ... EMAILS AND NOTIFICATIONS .... Then just select, or deselect, whichever items you'd prefer.

- We discover MANY more attractions, activities, and VERY cool happenings of what Colorado offers in and about the region than even some natives realized were there!

-Want to join us in making a difference in the lives of some fantastic kids?? Whether it's serving up a good meal, or spending some time just hanging out, reading a book together, kicking the ball, drawing.....to make some HUGE smiles?? We get the job done!

-MUSIC....ABSOLUTELY! From local symphonies to top artists, from our neighborhood parks to Red Rocks....Let's Go!

-Our VERY OWN 'IRON CHEFS' Creating some amazing dishes for ANY occasion! (Our Potluck-Style parties and gatherings are simply NOT to be missed! )

-SOMEONE MENTION HIKING? ....YES!! So many great trails....and MANY great people to do it with! Best part?....No extreme marathons here. Just great strolls with great folks in the best spots!

-How about sacred nights of campfires and quiet conversation under the evergreens??? Or maybe just a candlelit night walk.....3000+ CANDLES for a nighttime walk you won't believe!

-PLUS! ALL our members can suggest and/or organize their own events giving ANYONE a chance to catch up with fellow members for a drink, eats, sports,.... you name it....at ANYTIME in addition to main, scheduled events.....Get together when YOU want to!

Your choice, Your calendar....There's really only one thing left to do......

JOIN US NOW!!

Upcoming events (5)

Spices

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Thursday, July 9, 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm Mountain Time (webinar) Spices From the bland diets of Europeans in the early 16th century to the myriad of culinary flavors available today, spices have had a huge impact in the world. Join us as we trace the rise of spices from colonialism and the spice trade to the hundreds of varieties that are commonly stocked in nearby supermarkets. Cost: Free To Join Program: A few minutes before the program start time click here to join the live webinar (when prompted to join audio, select computer or internet audio). https://zoom.us/j/92374322616?pwd=c244MUw1NnRtVzFlR21NS05lVUFQUT09 Other: If for any reason you are unable to use the webinar link above, it is possible to join by phone with audio only. For info on dialing in using your phone click here for audio only dial-in instructions. 7/9/20 at 1:00 pm, Spices; ID:[masked]#; Pwd:[masked]#

Say Cheese!

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Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00-3:00 pm Mountain Time (webinar) Say Cheese! The history of cheese goes back as far as 6000 BCE, long before the Ancient Egyptians and Homer. There are thousands of varieties of cheese, with local flavor differences influenced by subtle factors such as the type of grass eaten by the cows. Join us as we trace this cheesy history, including an overview of how it is made and the major categories of cheese. We’ll even cover a couple controversial topics debated by cheesophiles (yes, that’s a word!). Cost: Free To Join Program: A few minutes before the program start time click here to join the live webinar via WebEx (you may have to download WebEx if it is your first time). https://meetingsamer9.webex.com/webappng/sites/meetingsamer9/meeting/info/7a37c217c25c4a118b5d5d6076e6a7d3?siteurl=meetingsamer9&MTID=m3f5a9d4cf75555cb5c0c22cb65d0f5c5 To dial in by phone, call[masked] and enter the access code:[masked]#. Program limited to first 100 participants.

History of the Atomic Bomb

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 12:30-1:30 pm Mountain Time (webinar) History of the Atomic Bomb August 6th and 9th mark 75 years since the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ushering in the nuclear age. Join us for a look at the origins and history of atomic weapons. We will discuss the achievements of the Manhattan Project and the subsequent nuclear arms race during the Cold War. We will end with a discussion of current nuclear proliferation concerns. Cost: Free To Join Program: A few minutes before the program start time click here to join the live webinar (when prompted to join audio, select computer or internet audio). https://us02web.zoom.us/j/227936910?pwd=VUlvY3pONVlYdGtEenFzMTZHUUFCQT09 Other: If for any reason you are unable to use the webinar link above, it is possible to join by phone with audio only. For info on dialing in using your phone click here for audio only dial-in instructions. 7/14/20 at 12:30 pm, Atomic Bomb; ID:[masked]#; Pwd:[masked]#

California

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 1:30-2:30 pm Mountain Time (webinar) California With more people than any other state and an economy that would put it ninth in the world if it were a country, the importance of California is clear to most Americans. It is, however, a complex state with a colorful history and significant current challenges, including wildfires. Join us as we explore the Golden State together and learn about what makes it unique! [masked] Cost: Free To Join Program: A few minutes before the program start time click here to join the live webinar (when prompted to join audio, select computer or internet audio). https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87276305795?pwd=QmIyZXJrSmh1b0hJSWtLRXFndHRVdz09 Other: If for any reason you are unable to use the webinar link above, it is possible to join by phone with audio only. For info on dialing in using your phone click here for audio only dial-in instructions. 7/15/20 at 1:30 pm, California; ID:[masked]#; Pwd:[masked]#

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The Challenges of Mexico

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