Calendar

Feb
26
Wed
2020
Sustainability Task Force Meeting @ Council Chambers
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Do you have great ideas about sustainability in Golden? Are you ready to dive in and turn the community’s sustainability ideas into action? If so, mark your calendars for an upcoming sustainability task force meeting.

The Community Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB) is looking for interested residents, local experts, and community activists to help in the following tasks:

  • Identify data and resources needed to determine impacts.
  • Review drafts of the 2020 Sustainability Strategic Plan.
  • Help campaign for top priorities.

Each task force meeting will focus on one of the three sustainability goal areas : Water, Waste and Energy. Community members are invited to participate in one or more task forces of interest. To participate, simply show up to one of the task force meetings listed below. Refreshments will be provided.

Water Strategy Task Force
December 4, 2019
5:30 to 7 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers – 911 10th St, Golden
Waste Strategy Task Force
January 22, 2020
5:30 to 7 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers – 911 10th St, Golden
Energy Strategy Task Force
February 26, 2020
5:30 to 7 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers – 911 10th St, Golden

For more information, email goldensustainability@cityofgolden.net.

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

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
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
11
Wed
2020
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
25
Wed
2020
Nature Writing Book Club @ American Mountaineering Center
Mar 25 @ 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
8
Wed
2020
Heart of Golden 2020 Refining Workshop @ Council Chambers
Apr 8 @ 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.

Apr
13
Mon
2020
Hunger Free Golden Meeting @ Public Works and Planning Division
Apr 13 @ 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
COG Mesa

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

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