Calendar

Apr
8
Wed
2020
CANCELED: Heart of Golden 2020 Refining Workshop @ Council Chambers
Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm

* PLEASE NOTE: In an effort to mitigate spread of the coronavirus, we have suspended all public meetings. But we’re moving forward with the Heart of Golden 2020 project! Please visit us at GuidingGolden.com/heart-of-golden-refining to see the initial design options and weigh in on how we should move forward!

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On Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m., the City of Golden will host refining workshops in City Council Chambers to discuss Heart of Golden 2020 and the Clear Creek Corridor.

This workshop will begin with a project update and will have a feedback activity, which will allow direct community comments and suggestions.

The key questions for the community to address at this workshop are:

  1. What do you like most about each option presented?
  2. What do you like least?
  3. What is missing?

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.

Apr
17
Fri
2020
CANCELLED: Colorado School of Mines E-Days @ Colorado School of Mines
Apr 17 all-day

The Colorado School of Mines Engineering Days, or E-Days, is back! Most events are open to the public, including the popular Cardboard Boat Races on Clear Creek and of course the spectacular Fireworks Display.

 

Friday, April 17

7:30 am      Ore Cart Pull

1:30 pm      Tesla Coil Demonstration

2:30 pm      Trebuchet Competition

 

Saturday, April 18

9:00 am     Cardboard Boat Races

9:30 pm     Fireworks*

*weather dependent

 

For the full schedule of events visit the E-Days website

E Days Fireworks
Apr
18
Sat
2020
CANCELLED: Colorado School of Mines E-Days @ Colorado School of Mines
Apr 18 all-day

The Colorado School of Mines Engineering Days, or E-Days, is back! Most events are open to the public, including the popular Cardboard Boat Races on Clear Creek and of course the spectacular Fireworks Display.

 

Friday, April 17

7:30 am      Ore Cart Pull

1:30 pm      Tesla Coil Demonstration

2:30 pm      Trebuchet Competition

 

Saturday, April 18

9:00 am     Cardboard Boat Races

9:30 pm     Fireworks*

*weather dependent

 

For the full schedule of events visit the E-Days website

E Days Fireworks
Apr
21
Tue
2020
Virtual Golden United Housing Task Force Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Golden United Housing Task Force meeting will be held virtually from 6 to 8 pm via Zoom. Join the meeting here or type https://zoom.us/j/187269193 into your browser.  All are welcome and no registration is needed.

 

The Golden United Housing Task Force meets the third Tuesday of the month, from 6 to 8 pm.  Click here for more information about the Task Force.

Apr
22
Wed
2020
Nature Writing Book Club @ American Mountaineering Center
Apr 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

Apr
23
Thu
2020
Water-wise Seminar – Best Water-wise Plants for Golden Yards @ Golden Community Center
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Resource CentralJoin Kenton Seth of Paintbrush Gardens at the Golden Community Center on April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. for a free seminar on how to successfully transform your existing water-thirsty yard into a low water landscape. Learn what real life problems crop up between those “before” and “after” pictures of Xeriscape yard transformations in magazines, and get tips on how to avoid those issues for a beautiful and sustainable landscape.

For more info and to register at ResourceCentral.org.

The Water-Wise Landscape Seminar Series is brought to you in partnership between the City of Golden and Resource Central. These expert-led seminars educate and empower Colorado residents to save water on their landscapes through low-water landscaping and other sustainable gardening practices.

May
2
Sat
2020
Golden Super Cruise 2020 @ South Golden Road
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Super Cruise Hot Rod CarOnce a month, car lovers gather along South Golden Road to watch hot rods, classic cars, and custom rides of all kinds do what they do best – cruise! This is Colorado’s biggest annual car cruise, and it happens on the first Saturday of each month, May through October.

Learn more at www.goldensupercruise.com.

May
13
Wed
2020
Heart of Golden 2020 Funding Workshop @ Council Chambers
May 13 @ 6:30 pm

On Wednesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m., the City of Golden will host workshops in City Council Chambers to discuss funding for the Heart of Golden 2020 and the Clear Creek Corridor.

This workshop will begin with a project update and will have a feedback activity, which will allow direct community comments and suggestions.

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.

May
26
Tue
2020
Golden Bicycle Cruise
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Get your costumes ready and pump up your tires! The Golden Bicycle Cruise is back for another fun season of music, beer, food, and the always popular costume-themed cruise rides around Golden.

Golden-based New Terrain Brewing Company will pour two local brews each night, while local bands provide the music and Bob’s Atomic Burgers provides the food. If you plan on purchasing food or drinks, please note that this is a cash-only event.

There are prize drawings for adults and kids during every ride. Adults earn prize tickets with the purchase of beer, and kids can earn tickets by (1) showing up (2) wearing a costume and/or (3) bringing nonperishable food donations for a local food pantry.

The family-friendly event, sponsored by the Golden Community Commons group, takes place on the last Tuesday of the month, May through September. Gather at 6 p.m. in the parking lot next to the library for music, food and beer. Ride starts at 7 p.m. and ends back at the library lot where the fun continues until 9:30 p.m.

 

Stay tuned for 2020 Cruise Themes and Bands

May 26:

June 30:

July 28:

August 25:

September 29:Bicycle Cruise Captain America

Jun
6
Sat
2020
Golden Super Cruise 2020 @ South Golden Road
Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Super Cruise Hot Rod CarOnce a month, car lovers gather along South Golden Road to watch hot rods, classic cars, and custom rides of all kinds do what they do best – cruise! This is Colorado’s biggest annual car cruise, and it happens on the first Saturday of each month, May through October.

Learn more at www.goldensupercruise.com.

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 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

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