Calendar

Apr
2
Tue
2019
Women Who Startup Basecamp Jeffco Launch @ Connects Workspace
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Women Who Startup imageWomen Who Startup (WWS) is launching Basecamp Jeffco at Connects Workspace, 1301 Arapahoe St Suite 105, Golden, on April 2, 6 – 8 p.m. Basecamp Jeffco will shine a spotlight on women entrepreneurs and innovators in Jefferson County and build a supportive community around the community’s Women Who Startup, those who work for them, support them, invest in them, and mentor them.

Learn more at womenwhostartup.com or email hello@womenwhostartup.com.

Apr
10
Wed
2019
CANCELED: Auto-friendly Bicyclist Course @ Golden Community Center
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Auto-friendly Bicyclist Course

* Please note, this class has been canceled due to weather. The class will be rescheduled at a later date.

The City of Golden has partnered with Bicycle Colorado to provide FREE Auto-Friendly Bicyclist and Bicycle Friendly Driver Courses to the Golden Community!

The Auto-Friendly Bicyclist Course is designed to teach people who ride bicycles best practices for sharing the road with drivers. It will be held on Wednesday, April 10 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Golden Community Center, located at 1470 10th Street.

The 1.5 hour, interactive class covers the following topics:
Common causes of crashes between motorists and bicyclists and how to avoid them.
Legal and illegal behavior for motorists and bicyclists.
How to navigate on-street bicycle infrastructure like shared lanes, bike lanes, and green paint.
Why sharing the road is the safest option for both motorists and bicyclists.
What laws and etiquette we teach motorists.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an Auto-Friendly Bicyclist certificate and sticker to display on their bicycle!

Sigh up today for the Auto-Friendly Bicyclist Course on April 10.

Please email Molly, Community Safety Coordinator for Bicycle Colorado, with any questions at molly@bicyclecolorado.org.

Apr
11
Thu
2019
CASA Champions for Children Breakfast 2019 @ Denver Marriott West
Apr 11 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

On Thursday, April 11, 7:30 a.m., start the day off at the Denver Marriott West with free breakfast while learning about CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties. In the past year, approximately 800 children were involved in 600 open cases of abuse and neglect in Jefferson and Gilpin counties. CASA Jeffco/Gilpin advocated for 385 children.

At this free breakfast event, you’ll hear from someone who personally benefited from CASA Jeffco/Gilpin and learn how you can get involved as a volunteer and/or donor and help the organization advocate for more children.

Please RSVP by Friday, April 5 to Kerry Bishop at kerrybishop@casajeffcogilpin.com. Learn more at www.casajeffcogilpin.com.

 

Apr
12
Fri
2019
Western on Washington: A Saloon Stroll @ Buffalo Rose
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Western on Washington Saloon StrollDon your Wild West best, stroll among Golden’s finest saloons for food and drink tastes and specials, then party at the awesome new Buffalo Rose with live music by Wood Belly, the 2018 winner of the Telluride Bluegrass Band Contest. All while supporting a good cause! Proceeds from Western on Washington: A Saloon Stroll go to support the Mitchell Elementary PTA Playground Update Project

Tickets are available online at www.WesternOnWashington.com.

Rocky Mountain Storytelling 2019 Story Seeds Concert @ American Mountaineering Museum
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

story seeds conferenceRocky Mountain Storytelling (RMS) is a nonprofit, volunteer-led organization of storytellers, story listeners and story lovers based in Golden, CO. Their 2019 Story Seeds Conference takes place April 12 – 14 with a public concert open to all on April 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. The concert will feature Carolina Quiroga-Stultz, Angel Vigil, and Liz Weir.

Visit www.rmstory.org for more information about the concert and the conference.

Apr
13
Sat
2019
Rocky Mountain Storytelling 2019 Story SLAM @ American Mountaineering Museum
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

story seeds conferenceRocky Mountain Storytelling (RMS) is a nonprofit, volunteer-led organization of storytellers, story listeners and story lovers based in Golden, CO. Their 2019 Story Seeds Conference takes place April 12 – 14 with a story SLAM on April 13, 7 to 9 p.m. at the American Mountaineering Museum. The theme of the story slam is “Illusion.” Come with a five minute story and put your name in the hat. One by one names will be drawn and the storyteller will take the stage. Story can be true or a traditional tale, but no notes can be used. The winner will be selected by a panel of judges.

Visit www.rmstory.org for more information about the story SLAM and the conference.

Apr
23
Tue
2019
Bicycle-friendly Driver Course @ Golden Community Center
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Bicycle Friendly Driver CourseThe City of Golden has partnered with Bicycle Colorado to provide FREE Auto-Friendly Bicyclist and Bicycle Friendly Driver Courses to the Golden Community!

The Bicycle Friendly Driver Course is designed to teach drivers best practices for sharing the road with people who ride bicycles. This course will be held on Tuesday, April 23 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Golden Community Center, located at 1470 10th Street.

The 1.5 hour, interactive class covers the following topics:
– Common causes of crashes between motorists and bicyclists and how to avoid them.
– Legal and illegal behavior for motorists and bicyclists.
– How to navigate on-street bicycle infrastructure while driving a motor vehicle.
– Why sharing the road is the safest option for both motorists and bicyclists.
– What laws and etiquette we teach bicyclists.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a Bicycle-Friendly Driver certificate, a sticker to display on their vehicle, and the option to pledge to be a Bicycle-Friendly Driver!

Sign up today for the Bicycle-Friendly Driver Course on April 23.

Please email Molly, Community Safety Coordinator for Bicycle Colorado, with any questions at molly@bicyclecolorado.org.

Apr
27
Sat
2019
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 2019 @ Golden City Hall
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

National Drug Take Back 2019On Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Golden Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give you the opportunity to get rid of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. By getting rid of these types of potentially dangerous drugs, you can prevent pill abuse and theft. Bring your pills for disposal (the DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps, only pills or patches) to the Golden Police Department at 911 10th St, Golden, CO.  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. In addition, Americans are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines (flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash) both pose potential safety and health hazards.

May
11
Sat
2019
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
May 11 @ 7:00 am

stamp out hunger food driveMay 11, 2019 is the 27th annual Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, when postal workers all over the country collect food from patrons on their routes and deliver those contributions to local community food banks.

To participate, simply put non-perishable food in a sack next to your mailbox in the morning and your donation will be collected and used to help fellow Golden residents in need.

10th Annual Greener Golden Event @ Golden Public Works Building and Community Garden
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Greener Golden 2018Join the City of Golden for our Annual Greener Golden celebration to kick-off the growing season on Saturday, May 11 from noon to 3 p.m. at 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.

If you have not ordered your Garden In A Box yet, visit ResourceCentral.org/Gardens to find your perfect garden. Gardens are on sale for a limited time and supplies are limited.

COG Mesa

 Golden has 402 acres of open space
and maintains 253 acres of parks right within the city itself.

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