2018 Living Landmarks Dinner & Annual Fundraiser @ Mt. Vernon Country Club Canyon Room
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Golden Landmarks Association (GLA) is hosting its seventeenth Living Landmarks Dinner this year to recognize individuals and organizations whose dedication to Golden has had a positive impact on the City and greater community. GLA is dedicated to preserving Golden’s history and historic places and educating residents and visitors alike about the Golden area.

Honorees will be recognized on Friday, May 4 in the Canyon Room at Mount Vernon Canyon Club in Golden, Colorado. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit,

Coffee with a Councilor – South Neighorhoods @ Bean Fosters
May 5 @ 10:00 am

Coffee with a CouncilorThis is a great opportunity to talk with representatives and residents of the South Neighborhoods, as well as any issue related to the “good of Golden.”

Meet at 10 a.m. at Bean Fosters, located at 720 Golden Ridge Road.

For details, call Councilor Saoirse Charis-Graves at 303-709-7529 or

GHS Community Bike Swap @ Golden High School
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

GHS Bike SwapBuy or sell your bike and bike gear and help support the Golden High School Mountain Bike Team.

The Golden High School Community Bike Swap happens Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Golden High School. Anyone interested in selling a bike can register by emailing

There is a $1 suggested admission donation to attend the bike swap.

Golden Super Cruise 2018 @ South Golden Road
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Super Cruise 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.

CANCELED: Historic Preservation Board Meeting @ Council Chambers
May 7 @ 6:30 pm

*Please note, this originally scheduled meeting has been canceled.

The Historic Preservation Board has a number of responsibilities regarding the preservation and upkeep of Golden’s many historic sites.

The Board meets on the first Monday evening of each month in public hearing in the City Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Study sessions may be scheduled the third Monday of each month.

To see agendas, minutes and audio recordings of past meetings, please visit our Agenda, Minutes, Web Casts, Schedule page.

Economic Development Commission Meeting @ Golden Public Works Building
May 8 @ 6:30 pm

The Economic Development Commission (EDComm) was established by Golden City Council in June of 1999 and consists of eight members. The purpose of the Economic Development Commission is to provide leadership, education, and the tools necessary for the Golden community to optimize appropriate economic opportunities. Their duties include developing a structure and strategy for marketing/promoting the Golden community.

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.

The Economic Development Commission meets regularly on the second Tuesday of each month starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Public Works/Planning building located at 1445 10th Street. If a meeting must be rescheduled for some reason, the date will be noted on the Community Calendar.

Regular City Council Meeting @ Council Chambers
May 10 @ 6:30 pm

The Golden City Council meets in Council Chambers in City Hall every second and fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m., unless rescheduled due to holidays or other events happening in the city.

To download the agenda for the next meeting, or view archived agendas, minutes or web casts from past meetings, please visit the Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page.

Visit the Council Members & Commentaries pages to read about and find contact information for Mayor Marjorie Sloan and all six council members.

Coffee with a Councilor – North Neighborhoods
May 12 @ 10:00 am

Come share coffee and chat with Councilor Casey Brown at the home of Tom and Alice Atkins at 1110 12th St. on Saturday, May 12 starting at 10 a.m.

This is a great opportunity to talk with a representative and fellow residents of the neighborhoods in north Golden, as well as any issue related to the good of Golden.

For details call Councilor Casey Brown at 303-900-2003 or email

9th Annual Greener Golden Event @ Public Works Building & Community Garden
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Greener Golden 2018Please join the City of Golden for our 9th annual Greener Golden celebration to kick-off the growing season!

When: Saturday, May 12 from noon to 3 p.m.
Where: The City of Golden Public Works Administrative building and the Golden Community Garden. Parking is available at 1445 10th St.

  • Pick up your pre-ordered Garden In A Box.
  • Tour the Golden Community Garden and learn about opportunities to participate.
  • Learn about the City’s Sustainability programs, including water conservation and free sprinkler inspections.
  • Find out how to deal with your green waste and how best to divert these materials from the landfill.
  • Pick up free compost to amend your garden soil.
  • Bring your own container to fill – buckets, trash cans, old potting mix bags, etc.
Postal Food Drive
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

stamp out hunger food driveYou don’t have to go any further than your mailbox to help Golden residents in need. The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) holds its annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive on Saturday, May 12 from 3 to 8 p.m.

About a week prior to the food drive, blue bags will be delivered to most Golden neighborhoods. Just put any non-perishable food you are able to donate in the blue bag and set it next to your mailbox on the morning of May 12. If you do not receive a blue bag, you can still put your donated items in any sort of bag by your mailbox. Postal carriers will collect the food and then volunteers will sort and deliver the food to local food banks. What you donate in Golden stays in Golden. Residents donated more than 26,000 pounds of food in 2017!

Volunteers are also needed to help sort and shelf the donated food items. Last year there were 89 community volunteers and six members of the Lions Club who worked the drive. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Mindy Liao at or call 517-449-5956.

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 Did You Know?
Golden was originally chosen as the territorial capital of Colorado in 1862.

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