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Jan
22
Wed
2020
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
29
Wed
2020
Heart of Golden 2020 Visioning Workshop @ Council Chambers
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm

On Wednesday, January 29 and Wednesday, February 12, the City of Golden will host visioning workshops in City Council Chambers to discuss the Heart of Golden 2020: The Future of the Clear Creek Corridor. Both of these workshops will begin with a project update and will have a feedback activity, which will allow direct community comment and suggestions.

There are three key questions for the community to address at this workshop.

1) What does your dream corridor look like?

2) What uses would you like to see and where?

3) What uses are most important to you?

Join us for this unique opportunity to help plan the future and create a legacy in the heart of Golden. Learn more about the project on GuidingGolden.com.

Jan
31
Fri
2020
Golden Restaurant Week 2020 Kicks off @ All over Golden!
Jan 31 all-day
Celebrate Golden’s dining scene and magnificent holiday light display during the annual Golden Restaurant Week, which kicks off on Friday, January 31 and runs through February 9.
Go for a stroll through downtown or stop in to one of Golden’s distilleries to try a fancy cocktail or special before enjoying a meal at one of Golden’s fabulous restaurants. Participating restaurants, breweries, and distilleries will be offering specials each day.
For a list of participating restaurants and more information, visit www.visitgolden.com.
Feb
1
Sat
2020
Coffee with Councilors @ Origin Hotel Red Rocks
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am

Chat with your District councilors at 10 a.m. on February 1 at Origin Hotel Red Rocks, 18485 W Colfax Ave. This is a great opportunity to chat with your District City Councilors and discuss issues in your community important to you.

For details contact District 1 Councilor JJ Trout at 720-880-5084, jtrout@cityofgolden.net or Councilor Casey Brown at 303-900-2003, cbrown@cityofgolden.net.

Feb
10
Mon
2020
Golden Safety Academy @ Golden Fire Department Training Room
Feb 10 @ 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.

Feb
12
Wed
2020
Heart of Golden 2020 Visioning Workshop @ Council Chambers
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm

On Wednesday, January 29 and Wednesday, February 12, the City of Golden will host visioning workshops in City Council Chambers to discuss the Heart of Golden 2020: The Future of the Clear Creek Corridor. Both of these workshops will begin with a project update and will have a feedback activity, which will allow direct community comment and suggestions.

There are three key questions for the community to address at this workshop.

1) What does your dream corridor look like?

2) What uses would you like to see and where?

3) What uses are most important to you?

Join us for this unique opportunity to help plan the future and create a legacy in the heart of Golden. Learn more about the project on GuidingGolden.com.

Feb
18
Tue
2020
Golden United Housing Task Force Meeting @ Presbyterian Church of Golden
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Golden United Housing Task Force will meet on Tuesday, February 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Golden, 17707 W 16th Ave.

The topic will be planning for 2020. Please bring your ideas and implementation plans for activities and thoughts about ways you’d like to participate. Light refreshments will be served.

The Golden United Housing Task Force meets the third Tuesday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m.

Feb
20
Thu
2020
Golden High School Chili Cook-Off & Silent Auction @ Golden High School
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Help support the Golden High School and enjoy some tasty chili or mac and cheese on Thursday, February 20, 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Golden High School, 701 24th St. with the PTA’s largest fundraiser of the year – the 8th Annual Golden High School Chili Cook-Off & Silent Auction.

Funds raised last year provided $7000 in grants to classrooms, student clubs, and organizations as well as five $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors.

To register a chili or purchase tickets, visit the GHS PTA website. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door.
RTD Public Meeting Regarding Proposed Service Cuts @ Council Chambers
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm

RTD will host a public meeting in Golden City Hall Council Chambers on February 20 at 6 p.m. to discuss proposed service changes, which would eliminate the 16L (“limited”) bus, which provides express service between Golden and Denver, and instead increase 16 local bus service hours and pick-up times to fill in the gaps.

RTD is proposing many such service cuts across their service area in an effort to reduce the number of operators necessary to provide RTD transit services. According to RTD, “Currently RTD must excessively mandate operators to work overtime, leading to poor work-life quality and a vicious cycle of recruiting and attrition.”

RTD had originally planned to end the 16L service when the W Line was made operational in 2013. The 16L was maintained longer than planned, however, because the W Line provides an imperfect substitute for the 16L bus due to the higher fare for the light rail, and because the light rail line terminates at Union Station, whereas the 16L takes passengers to the Civic Center end of downtown.

RTD is hosting public meetings all over the Denver metro area to allow RTD customers to learn more about and weigh in on the proposed service changes. The Golden public meeting will occur on February 20 at 6 p.m. in Golden City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th St.

If you are unable to attend the meeting in person, you can also provide your input by emailing service.changes@rtd-denver.com or faxing comments to 303-299-2227 no later than March 5.

Feb
26
Wed
2020
Nature Writing Book Club @ American Mountaineering Center
Feb 26 @ 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

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