Calendar

Dec
11
Wed
2019
Free Pictures with Santa at the GPD @ Council Chambers
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Santa reads letters from girls and boysSanta is coming by the Golden Police Department on Wednesday, December 11 and wants to meet you!

Come get your picture taken with Santa and meet police officers with the Golden Police Department. Officers will also be collecting letters and making sure Santa receives them. There will be snacks, coloring, crafts and much more holiday fun!

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.

Dec
21
Sat
2019
Olde Golden Christmas Parade 2019 @ Washington Ave. in Downtown Golden
Dec 21 @ 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.

Jan
4
Sat
2020
Coffee with Councilors @ Cafe 13
Jan 4 @ 3:00 pm

Chat with your District councilors at 3 p.m. at Café 13, 1301 Arapahoe St. This is a great opportunity to meet the new District 1 City Councilor, JJ Trout, who was elected to the office in the November election!

For details contact Councilor JJ Trout at 720-880-5084, jj@jjtrout.com or Councilor Casey Brown at 303-900-2003, cbrown@cityofgolden.net.

Jan
15
Wed
2020
Hunger Free Golden Community Conversation @ Golden Community Center
Jan 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Hunger Free Golden logoJoin us for a community conversation on Wednesday, January 15 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Golden Community Center to learn about the results of our recent food assessment. You’ll also have the opportunity to give your input on strategies to increase food security in our community.

Both dinner and childcare will be provided free of charge. Please help us anticipate numbers and register online for your free ticket.

Jan
16
Thu
2020
Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering @ American Mountaineering Center
Jan 16 – Jan 19 all-day

Colorado Cowboy Poetry GatheringThe true spirit of the cowboy lifestyle comes alive at the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, January 16 – 19 at the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St.

The weekend event features an all-star and award-winning roster of cowboy poets and musicians to celebrate the heritage of the Old West through storytelling, song and poetry.

Visit www.coloradocowboygathering.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

Jan
21
Tue
2020
Golden United Housing Task Force @ First Presbyterian Church
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Golden United Housing Task Force will meet on Tuesday, January 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 17707 W 16th Ave.
9to5 Colorado will give a presentation about manufactured housing homeowner resources and recent statewide legislation. Light refreshments will be served.
The Golden United Housing Task Force meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.
Jan
22
Wed
2020
Sustainability Task Force Meeting @ Council Chambers
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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

Jan
24
Fri
2020
Ullrgrass Music & Beer Festival @ Parfet Park
Jan 24 all-day

Ullrgrass Music & Beer Festival returns to Parfet Park in downtown Golden for a 6th year.  The three day festival features diverse music styles and samplings of craft brews and ciders from across Colorado.

UllrGrass Music and Beer Festival is named after the Norse God of Winter – Ullr. It was created to toast the winter and celebrate great music and craft beer – viking costumes optional!

For tickets and the festival schedule: www.ullrgrass.com

 

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

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