Nature & Rapture Center @ Mountain Valley Schools
Apr
30
3:00 PM15:00

Nature & Rapture Center @ Mountain Valley Schools

Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo is a nature preserve, formerly known as "Greenway and Nature Center of Pueblo," which is located in Pueblo, Colorado, United States. It is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt corporation and includes a raptor rehabilitation facility.

Sitting on the banks of the Arkansas River, it includes a blend of aquatic, riparian, transition, and semi-arid grassland habitats. The mission of the Nature and Raptor Center is to provide unique experiences in education, conservation and recreation that environmental stewardship. (Source)

Visit their website to learn more: https://natureandraptor.org/ 

Join them in Saguache to meet and learn about different birds of prey and more!
 

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The event will be held at Mountain Valley School and open to the public. Don't forget to check in at the office!

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Taiko Drummers at Moffat School
Apr
19
3:00 PM15:00

Taiko Drummers at Moffat School

Taiko is an ancient Japanese form of percussion using large drums. The drums range in size from roughly a snare drum (" shime"), to drums as large as a car (the "o-daiko"). The most common drum size in taiko is the "chu-daiko" which is the size of a wine barrel. (Source)

Join the Taiko drummers from Shumei International Institute for a banging good time!

Here's a video from 2012 of them performing for Shumei's 10 year anniversary.

The event will be held at Moffat School and open to the public. Don't forget to check in at the office!
 

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Taiko Drummers at Center High School
Apr
4
11:45 AM11:45

Taiko Drummers at Center High School

Taiko is an ancient Japanese form of percussion using large drums. The drums range in size from roughly a snare drum (" shime"), to drums as large as a car (the "o-daiko"). The most common drum size in taiko is the "chu-daiko" which is the size of a wine barrel. (Source)

Join the Taiko drummers from Shumei International Institute for a banging good time!

Here's a video from 2012 of them performing for Shumei's 10 year anniversary.

The event will be held at Center High School and open to the public. Don't forget to check in at the office!
 

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Samba Bateria at Crestone Charter School
Mar
30
11:30 AM11:30

Samba Bateria at Crestone Charter School

Adams State University Samba Bateria is  coming to the Crestone Charter School! Open to the public, family and community are invited to come enjoy the show. 

This ensemble has multiple marching drummers playing Latin percussion instruments such as: Surdo (a large, low-tuned drum, the heartbeat of the samba), Caixa de guerra (a snare drum), Chocalho (a rattle, made up of rows of jingles), Tamborim (a frame drum played with a flexible beater), Agogô (a double cow bell). This group has been performing together for 3 years.    

You don't want to miss this!

For more information, give us a call! 719-256-4533.

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Mik Tochia Aztec Drum and Dance @ Haskins Elementary
Mar
15
12:30 PM12:30

Mik Tochia Aztec Drum and Dance @ Haskins Elementary

 Mik Tochia Aztec Song and Dance

This ensemble features Enrique Maestas and the Mik Tochia Dancers.  Enrique is a master teacher in pre-Columbian dance and music based in Aztec, Maya, and many native traditions from the American Southwest, such as his own Nde (Apache) traditions called Danza. They use steps that follow the path of constellations such as the Big Dipper and reflect the movements of deer and turkeys and the natural elements.  We play drums, rattles, flutes, to follow the dancer’s movements in the four directions.

The event will be held at Haskins Elementary School and open to the public. Don't forget to check in at the office!

 

For more information, call us! 719-256-4533.

 

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Mik Tochia Aztec Drum and Dance @ Saguache Schools
Mar
14
12:30 PM12:30

Mik Tochia Aztec Drum and Dance @ Saguache Schools

. Mik Tochia Aztec Song and Dance

This ensemble features Enrique Maestas and the Mik Tochia Dancers.  Enrique is a master teacher in pre-Columbian dance and music based in Aztec, Maya, and many native traditions from the American Southwest, such as his own Nde (Apache) traditions called Danza. They use steps that follow the path of constellations such as the Big Dipper and reflect the movements of deer and turkeys and the natural elements.  We play drums, rattles, flutes, to follow the dancer’s movements in the four directions.


 

For more information, call us! 719-256-4533.

 

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