Man works on project at Kilroy's under American flag

Outings report: January 2024

This is going to be another year of adventure that brings hope and healing. We‘re off to a strong start!

Antique Landscapes Using Rice Paper

Colorado Springs, January 15
Participants: OTF

Our thanks to the Cottonwood Center for the Arts and Instructor Alisha for this fun introduction to the traditional Asian arts of rice-paper making and painting.

Watercolor Painting Basics

Denver, January 16
Participants: Craig Hospital and the VA

From fish to fruit, painters focused on the subjects of their choice, and everyone left with a masterpiece! Our thanks to Instructor Deb Rosenbaum and the Art Students League of Denver.

Blacksmithing and Welding with Kilroy‘s Workshop

Colorado Springs, January 20
Participants: OTF, SRU, VA

Kilroy’s is a welcoming place where participants learn the basics of the trades through projects, such as knife forging, and are invited to dive deeper into metalworking during one of dozens of classes held throughout the year. Our thanks to Kilroy’s instructors, who helped beginners and participants who returned to advance a project they’ve been working on over time.

Archery with RMS Gear & Lunch

Wheat Ridge, January 21
Participants: Craig, OTF, VA

Guided by expert instructors, a large and enthusiastic group learned the fundamentals and more advanced techniques for shooting a recurve bow. After a morning of slinging arrows, everyone enjoyed a great lunch from Gondolier Italian Eatery.