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Mar
6
Fri
2020
5th Annual Jeffco International Women’s Day 2020 @ Baldoria on the Water
Mar 6 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

International Women's Day in Jeffco 2020 logoCelebrate women at the 5th annual Jeffco International Women’s Day on March 3 at Baldoria on the Water, 146 Van Gordon Street in Lakewood. The event is sponsored by SCL Health Lutheran and the City of Golden, with additional corporate sponshorships from Genesee Mountain Foundation, IX Power Clean Water, and corporate contributor, Coach Stacy’s Healthy U. Proceeds will benefit Porchlight Family Justice Center and the Jefferson County Library Foundation.

CU Regent Heidi Ganahl & founder of “Camp Bow Wow” will be the keynote speaker at this event during lunch. The winner of the “Unsung Heroine” Award will be announced as well, and Marjorie Sloan will be presented with the “Shattered Glass” Award. Come early to network and learn “The truth about personal & cyber security  today from a genuine, female Denver FBI agent”.

Purchase your tickets online at Eventbrite.com.

For questions, contact Deborah Deal at the IX Power Foundation, 303-277-9520.

Mar
7
Sat
2020
Coffee with Councilors @ Cafe 13
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm

Chat with your District councilors at 3 p.m. on March 7 at Cafe 13, 1301 Arapahoe St. 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.

Mar
8
Sun
2020
Daylight Saving Time Begins
Mar 8 @ 3:00 am
Mar
9
Mon
2020
Hunger Free Golden Meeting @ Public Works and Planning Division
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Hunger Free Golden logoHunger Free Golden is a community collaborative with a common focus of identifying and addressing the challenges many members of our community face in providing for their food needs. Participating organizations include the following with open doors to any other community stakeholders or residents interested in contributing to food security in Golden:

  • Golden Backpack Program
  • GoFarm – Golden Farming Cooperative
  • City of Golden
  • Golden area schools
  • Together Church of Golden
  • Jeffco Public Health – Food Policy Council
  • Hunger Free Colorado
  • Centura Health
  • Christian Action Guild
  • CSM – Fighting Hunger at Mines
  • Food Bank of the Rockies
  • Rotary Club
Golden Safety Academy @ Golden Fire Department Training Room
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Golden Safety Academy PosterThe Golden Safety Academy was created to help educate and empower citizens with information and resources that enhance their personal safety and crime prevention. This free academy is held once a month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second Monday of every month in the Golden Fire Department. You may attend one, several or all sessions.

Please visit our Golden Safety Academy page for more information on this informative educational series, including topics to be covered at each class, and to sign up for a class online.

Mar
10
Tue
2020
Proposed Heritage Square Exchange Community Meeting @ Hotel Origins Red Rocks
Mar 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Jeffco Open Space (JCOS) will host two community meetings, on Tuesday, March 10 and Thursday, March 19 from 5:30 – 7 p.m., about the potential Heritage Square Land Exchange. Both meetings will take place at the Origins Hotel Red Rocks, 18485 W Colfax Ave.

In 2019, JCOS received a proposal for a land exchange with Martin Marietta Materials (MMM). The proposed HSE agreement includes the exchange of 64 acres of JCOS property to expand the current Specification/Aggregate mine located on US 40, north of I-70, for approximately 131 acres of MMM property.

The public is encouraged to join one of the upcoming community meetings to learn more about, and comment on, the proposed exchange. Each meeting will include a presentation and question/answer session.

Mar
11
Wed
2020
Mental Health in Golden Community Conversation @ Golden Community Center
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A Community Conversation about Mental Health in GoldenJoin Golden Community Partners in a conversation about the value of mental health and community access to services.

The event features former Colorado First Lady Jeannie Ritter, a long-time advocate in raising awareness for mental health and Mental Health Ambassador for Mental Health Colorado.

Hear from a panel of mental health service providers, as well as people with powerful personal stories to share. Come engage in the sharing of ideas to help our community grow better together.

Organizations, businesses and providers promoting mental health and wellness in our community will be available as well.

Dinner is served at 5 p.m. and the presentation begins at 5:30 p.m. The event is free, but please register in advance on eventbrite.com.

For more information, contact Saoirse Charis-Graves at 720-221-8354 or scharisgraves@benefitsinaction.org.

Heart of Golden 2020 Refining Workshop @ Council Chambers
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm

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.

Mar
18
Wed
2020
Planning Commission Study Session @ Council Chambers
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm

The Planning Commission, established in 1948, affords residents the opportunity to actively participate in the planning of the City and its welfare; to learn all facets of the regulations governing such functions; interact with a wide variety of citizens participating in the shaping of Golden’s future; and assume an active role in any regulation changes involving zoning and subdivision activity.

Planning Commission Study Sessions recur on the third Wednesday of each month. Study Sessions are open to the public, but are for information only, and no public hearings or votes will take place during the meeting. To participate in a Planning Commission public hearing, those meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers (unless otherwise noted).

To download the agenda for the next meeting, or view archived agendas, minutes or listen to audio from past meetings, please visit the Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page. Visit the Planning Commission page to learn more about their responsibilities and duties.

Mar
19
Thu
2020
Proposed Heritage Square Exchange Community Meeting @ Hotel Origins Red Rocks
Mar 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Jeffco Open Space (JCOS) will host two community meetings, on Tuesday, March 10 and Thursday, March 19 from 5:30 – 7 p.m., about the potential Heritage Square Land Exchange. Both meetings will take place at the Origins Hotel Red Rocks, 18485 W Colfax Ave.

In 2019, JCOS received a proposal for a land exchange with Martin Marietta Materials (MMM). The proposed HSE agreement includes the exchange of 64 acres of JCOS property to expand the current Specification/Aggregate mine located on US 40, north of I-70, for approximately 131 acres of MMM property.

The public is encouraged to join one of the upcoming community meetings to learn more about, and comment on, the proposed exchange. Each meeting will include a presentation and question/answer session.

COG Mesa

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

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