Calendar

Jan
16
Thu
2020
Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering @ American Mountaineering Center
Jan 16 – Jan 19 all-day

Colorado Cowboy Poetry GatheringThe true spirit of the cowboy lifestyle comes alive at the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, January 16 – 19 at the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St.

The weekend event features an all-star and award-winning roster of cowboy poets and musicians to celebrate the heritage of the Old West through storytelling, song and poetry.

Visit www.coloradocowboygathering.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

Jan
21
Tue
2020
Golden United Housing Task Force @ First Presbyterian Church
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Golden United Housing Task Force will meet on Tuesday, January 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 17707 W 16th Ave.
9to5 Colorado will give a presentation about manufactured housing homeowner resources and recent statewide legislation. Light refreshments will be served.
The Golden United Housing Task Force meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.
Jan
22
Wed
2020
Nature Writing Book Club @ American Mountaineering Center
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
nature writing bookclubJoin fellow nature lovers to discuss the “literature of the environment” from 6 – 7 p.m. in the library of the American Alpine Club in the basement of the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St. on the fourth Wednesday of every month.

For more information and book selections, please visit www.PackAnimalMagazine.com/bookclub.php

Jan
28
Tue
2020
Free screening of “Dark Waters” @ Colorado School of Mines Bunker Auditorium
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm

The Colorado School of Mines will host a free screening of the major motion picture, “Dark Waters” on January 28 at 7 p.m. in the Bunker Auditorium on the Colorado School of Mines campus. The public welcome and tickets are not required.

This free screening is offered in advance of the keynote address and panel hosted on January 29, featuring Rob Bilott, the environmental attorney who inspired the film.

Jan
29
Wed
2020
Heart of Golden 2020 Visioning Workshop @ Council Chambers
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm

On Wednesday, January 29 and Wednesday, February 12, the City of Golden will host visioning workshops in City Council Chambers to discuss the Heart of Golden 2020: The Future of the Clear Creek Corridor. Both of these workshops will begin with a project update and will have a feedback activity, which will allow direct community comment and suggestions.

There are three key questions for the community to address at this workshop.

1) What does your dream corridor look like?

2) What uses would you like to see and where?

3) What uses are most important to you?

Join us for this unique opportunity to help plan the future and create a legacy in the heart of Golden. Learn more about the project on GuidingGolden.com.

Mines presents: Future of Forever Chemicals in Colorado – Keynote & panel with Rob Bilott @ Colorado School of Mines Bunker Auditorium
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm

Rob Bilott, the environmental attorney who inspired the movie “Dark Waters” and author of the book “Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-Year Battle against DuPont,” will speak at the Colorado School of Mines, Bunker Auditorium on January 29 at 7 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. The event is free, but tickets are required and available online.

A panel discussion and Q&A will follow immediately after with Chris Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering; Tracie White, Mines alumna and state remediation program manager; and other state and national PFAS experts. A poster session featuring Mines researchers and industry partners will kick off the evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Mines will screen “Dark Waters,” the movie inspired by Bilott, the day before on January 28 at 7 p.m. in Bunker Auditorium. The screening is also free and open to the public.

Feb
1
Sat
2020
Coffee with Councilors @ Origin Hotel Red Rocks
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am

Chat with your District councilors at 10 a.m. on February 1 at Origin Hotel Red Rocks, 18485 W Colfax Ave. This is a great opportunity to chat with your District City Councilors and discuss issues in your community important to you.

For details contact District 1 Councilor JJ Trout at 720-880-5084, jtrout@cityofgolden.net or Councilor Casey Brown at 303-900-2003, cbrown@cityofgolden.net.

Feb
12
Wed
2020
Heart of Golden 2020 Visioning Workshop @ Council Chambers
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm

On Wednesday, January 29 and Wednesday, February 12, the City of Golden will host visioning workshops in City Council Chambers to discuss the Heart of Golden 2020: The Future of the Clear Creek Corridor. Both of these workshops will begin with a project update and will have a feedback activity, which will allow direct community comment and suggestions.

There are three key questions for the community to address at this workshop.

1) What does your dream corridor look like?

2) What uses would you like to see and where?

3) What uses are most important to you?

Join us for this unique opportunity to help plan the future and create a legacy in the heart of Golden. Learn more about the project on GuidingGolden.com.

Feb
20
Thu
2020
Golden High School Chili Cook-Off & Silent Auction @ Golden High School
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Help support the Golden High School and enjoy some tasty chili or mac and cheese on Thursday, February 20, 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Golden High School, 701 24th St. with the PTA’s largest fundraiser of the year – the 8th Annual Golden High School Chili Cook-Off & Silent Auction.

Funds raised last year provided $7000 in grants to classrooms, student clubs, and organizations as well as five $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors.

To register a chili or purchase tickets, visit the GHS PTA website. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door.
Feb
26
Wed
2020
Nature Writing Book Club @ American Mountaineering Center
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
nature writing bookclubJoin fellow nature lovers to discuss the “literature of the environment” from 6 – 7 p.m. in the library of the American Alpine Club in the basement of the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St. on the fourth Wednesday of every month.

For more information and book selections, please visit www.PackAnimalMagazine.com/bookclub.php

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 Golden has 402 acres of open space
and maintains 253 acres of parks right within the city itself.

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