Associated Press Colorado Daybook

Dec. 1

10:30 a.m. — CoPIRG issues its 29th annual Trouble in Toyland report and list of dangerous toys.

Location: Timbuk Toys, 2780 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver

Contact: Lisa Ritland, CoPIRG Foundation, (608) 220-1928, (303) 573-7474 ex 316 office, lisa@copirg.org

Dec. 3

7 p.m. — Archaeological Institute of America lecture "Citizen-Soldiers in Classical Antiquity"

Location: University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, Paleontology Hall, Boulder

Contact: Antonette Hrycyk, 303.492.3396

Dec. 31

10:30 a.m. — Denver kids, families and volunteers gather for a postal event celebrating the 10 million Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts collected this season for needy children overseas_800,000 of which will be prepared for shipment right here in Denver.

Location: 16304 E. 32nd Ave., Bldg. 19, Aurora,

Contact: Karen Dye, 404.538.8591

Dec. 6

10 a.m. — Mark Dudzic, leader of the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Healthcare, leads call for further health care reform.

Location: Sheet Metal Workers' International Association, Local Union #9, 7510 W. Mississippi Ave., Suite 200, Lakewood

Contact: Donna Smith, (720) 523-0689

Dec. 8

9 a.m. — The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell. Immediately after the hearing, Sister Loriane Marie Maguire, the mother provincial of the Little Sisters of the Poor, will speak to reporters about the case for the first time immediately after the hearing.

Location: Byron White United States Courthouse, 1823 Stout St., Denver

Contact: Mike Rudin, mrudin@sbpublicaffairs.com, (703) 739-5920.

Jan. 14-16

Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police hold three-day conference on "Marijuana Impact on Public Health and Safety in Colorado."

Location: Lone Tree Performing Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree

Contact: cacpleadership@gmail.com

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AP, Denver