Calendar

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Breakfast with Santa @ Calvary Church
Dec 7 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Mr. and Mrs. Santa wave at the camera.Join the Golden Chamber of Commerce for pancakes with Santa! The event is from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Calvary Church, 1320 Arapahoe St. It’s a wonderful way to celebrate the season with your little ones. Breakfast includes pancakes, orange juice, and coffee. All kids will receive a goody bag as part of the experience.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there to listen to all of those wish lists! There will be Carol singing with Alli Coffey and holiday readings by Golden Children’s Librarian, Emily Vrotsos. Celebrity chefs from the Golden Volunteer Fire Department and Calvary Episcopal Church will cook up the breakfast.

Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.goldenchamber.org. Adults are $10, kids are $5, and children under three are free. No tickets will be sold at the door. A portion of the proceeds from Breakfast with Santa will go to the Golden Fire Foundation and Lunch and Life program for the Colorado School of mines free lunch program. For questions call 303-279-3113.

Coffee with Councilors @ Harmony Village Common House
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am

Chat with your District councilors for the final Coffee with Councilors meeting of the year on December 7 at 10 a.m. in the Harmony Village Common House at 1001 Cottonwood Circle. Please park on Illinois St. and walk a short distance to the Common House which is located in the center of Harmony Village.

This is a great opportunity to connect with City Councilors about the issues important to you in the community. It’s also a good opportunity to wish Councilor Saoirse Charis Graves well and thank her for two terms of dedicated service as District 1 Golden City Councilor. JJ Trout will be sworn into office as the District 1 City Councilor in January.

For details contact Councilor Saoirse Charis Graves at 303-279-7529, scharisgraves@cityofgolden.net or Councilor Casey Brown at 303-900-2003, cbrown@cityofgolden.net.

Olde Golden Christmas Parade 2019 @ Washington Ave. in Downtown Golden
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Santa rides on a float and waves in the Olde Golden Christmas ParadeOn Saturdays in December, authentic and historic downtown Golden becomes a festive holiday center. Join in the holiday spirit and watch floats, clowns, festive holiday characters, and Santa Claus on the firetruck parade down Washington Avenue. After the parades, head to the downtown area shops and restaurants. Each parade is different, providing the perfect reason to bring the family back to Golden again and again!

The route is down Washington Avenue from 11th to 13th Streets through historic downtown, with lots of activities before and after. The parades are presented by the Golden Chamber of Commerce. Go to www.VisitGolden.com for more information.

Dec
8
Sun
2019
JSO Holiday Concert 2019 @ CSM Green Center
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm

Jefferson Symphony OrchestraA Jefferson Symphony tradition and audience highlight continues with the JSO Holiday Concert. JSO musicians share the stage with vocalists Christie Conover and James Baumgardner in December and return to the newly designed Green Center at Colorado School of Mines. Howard Hanson’s musical homage to the 19th-century “Symphony No. 2 (Romantic)” is programmed alongside Peter Boyer’s bold and brassy “Festivities.”

For more information and to purchase your tickets, please visit www.jeffsymphony.org/holiday-concert.

Dec
9
Mon
2019
Golden Urban Renewal Authority Meeting @ Public Works and Planning Building
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm

The Golden Urban Renewal Authority (GURA) implements urban renewal projects consistent with community values.

The Golden Urban Renewal Authority usually meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. This meeting, however, has been rescheduled to 4 p.m. 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.

Golden Safety Academy @ Golden Fire Department Training Room
Dec 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.

Dec
10
Tue
2019
Economic Development Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm

The Economic Development Commission (EDComm) was established by Golden City Council in June of 1999 and consists of seven 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 Council Chambers at 911 10th Street. If a meeting must be rescheduled for some reason, the date will be noted on the Community Calendar.

Dec
12
Thu
2019
City Council Virtual Town Hall Meeting with GHS Students @ Council Chambers
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During the Thursday evening City Council meeting, Council will conduct a public hearing to amend Chapters 4.96 and 8.04 of the Golden Municipal Code regarding the regulation of nicotine and tobacco products by 1) increasing the age of purchase or consumption to over 21 years of age 2) banning the sale of all flavored nicotine and tobacco products and nicotine-free vapor products and 3) expanding Golden’s current tobacco licensing program to include all nicotine or tobacco products.

At 10 a.m. that morning, prior to the meeting, Council will conduct a virtual town hall meeting with Golden High School students to better understand their viewpoints on the issue.

Regular City Council Meeting @ Council Chambers
Dec 12 @ 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 Laura Weinberg and all six council members.

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Olde Golden Christmas Parade 2019 @ Washington Ave. in Downtown Golden
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Santa rides on a float and waves in the Olde Golden Christmas ParadeOn Saturdays in December, authentic and historic downtown Golden becomes a festive holiday center. Join in the holiday spirit and watch floats, clowns, festive holiday characters, and Santa Claus on the firetruck parade down Washington Avenue. After the parades, head to the downtown area shops and restaurants. Each parade is different, providing the perfect reason to bring the family back to Golden again and again!

The route is down Washington Avenue from 11th to 13th Streets through historic downtown, with lots of activities before and after. The parades are presented by the Golden Chamber of Commerce. Go to www.VisitGolden.com for more information.

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

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