Calendar

Jul
2
Mon
2018
Canceled: Historic Preservation Board Meeting @ Council Chambers
Jul 2 @ 6:30 pm

*Please note, this 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.

Jul
3
Tue
2018
Mobility & Transportation Advisory Board Study Session @ Public Works Building
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm

The Mobility & Transportation Advisory Board offers a venue to evaluate the relationship between mobility of all types and the economy, sustainability, safety, land use, neighborhood integrity, and emergency response times; and study the importance of transportation access to health care, employment, education, housing, business, and recreational facilities.

The MTAB will meet in study session on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Public Works Building unless otherwise noted.

Jul
4
Wed
2018
Lions Club 4th of July Celebration 2018 @ Lions Park
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 9:30 pm
July 4 CelebrationCome out to celebrate with the 47th annual Lions Club Fourth of July celebration in Lions Park.

Enjoy the day in the park, listening to the great line up of live music provided by the Lions Club.  Pack your own picnic or purchase food from the American Legion who will be cooking up hot dogs, brats and other items. This year gluten free and vegetarian options will be available from two food trucks that will be on site for the event. Beer will be available to those over 21 and provided by Miller Coors and the Golden City Brewery.  Remember that outside alcohol may not be brought into or consumed in the park.

Don’t forget to get your raffle tickets for the many great prizes donated by generous community partners and merchants to the Lions Club.  All the proceeds go to fund the many community projects the Lions Club does for the community.  Friendly and leashed dogs are welcome.

The fun starts at 11 a.m. and doesn’t end until the fireworks display begins, approximately 9:30 p.m., weather and fire conditions permitting.

Musical Line Up:

12 – 3 p.m. – Rocking Country with Union Gray

3:30 – 6 p.m. – Rockabilly with Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene

6:30 – 9:15 p.m. – Rock and Roll with Something Underground

Park Rules to keep in mind:

If you are planning to bring your own grill, please be aware of park rules governing the use of grills in Lions Park: Use of a portable propane camp stove is permitted if the stove’s propane tank has a capacity of 2 pounds or less. Ordinance No: 2046

Jul
6
Fri
2018
Golden Weekends @ Downtown Golden
Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Downtown GoldenEvery Friday and Saturday night from June 1 through August 31, 5 to 8 p.m., Golden’s downtown comes alive with activity for the whole family to enjoy.

Dozens of Golden businesses stay open until at least 8 p.m. and offer specials, in-store demonstrations, samples and more.

Live music on the street corners, free carriage rides, and merchant special activities bring the festivities outdoors onto the sidewalks and in stores and restaurants throughout the summer weekend evenings.

The Downtown Golden Merchant Partners (DGMP) is hosting the events, with support from the Downtown Development Authority, in appreciation of the Golden community.

Participating businesses will be marked by a gold balloon at their front doors. Golden Weekends will not take place during Buffalo Bill Days weekend nor on Super Cruise Saturdays.

Free parking during the evenings will make it easy for families and visitors to come enjoy Golden Weekends.

For more information, please visit Golden Weekends on Facebook.

Jul
7
Sat
2018
2018 Golden Farmers Market @ Golden Library Parking Lot
Jul 7 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farmers MarketFind local produce, prepared foods, and items for the home and garden as well as educational experiences, promotional opportunities and social gathering space every Saturday, June 3 through Oct. 7, 2018 (excluding Saturday, July 29 for Buffalo Bill Days) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Market is located in the parking lot just west of the Golden Library near the corner of 10th and Illinois Streets.

For more details, visit GoldenChamber.org/farmers-market.

Coffee with a Councilor – South Neighorhoods @ Bean Fosters
Jul 7 @ 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 scharisgraves@cityofgolden.net.

Golden Super Cruise 2018 @ South Golden Road
Jul 7 @ 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.

Jul
9
Mon
2018
Golden Safety Academy @ Golden Fire Department Training Room
Jul 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, except for the June class, which will be on Tuesday, June 12 in Council Chambers. 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. You can also download the full safety academy calendar below.

Golden Urban Renewal Authority Meeting @ Council Chambers
Jul 9 @ 6:30 pm

In 1989, the Golden City Council created the Golden Urban Renewal Authority (GURA) to support the economic vitality of downtown Golden. When the Golden City Council created GURA, it also adopted an Urban Renewal Plan to provide guidance to GURA. The organization implements urban renewal projects, consistent with community values.

The Golden Urban Renewal Authority meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. To learn more, visit our GURA page. To view agendas, minutes and webcasts for GURA meetings, visit our Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page.

Jul
10
Tue
2018
Economic Development Commission Meeting @ Golden Public Works Building
Jul 10 @ 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.

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

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