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Nov
15
Fri
2019
Fall PAYT Yard Waste Collection Days
Nov 15 all-day

A still from the Yard Waste collection videoFor residents who participate in the Pay as You Throw (PAYT) program, the Fall Yard Waste Collection is scheduled for the week of November 11 – 15.

Yard Waste will be collected by a separate truck on your designated trash collection day and should be placed at or near where your trash is collected by 7 a.m. Material may be placed in reusable containers of your choice or in compostable bags available for purchase at Meyers Hardware, The Home Depot and other home improvement stores. Yard Waste for this collection is limited to grass clippings, pine needles, leaves, weeds, branches, sawdust, ground or chipped wood.

Guidelines do apply, so please visit our Yard Waste Collection Days page for more information.

Shelton Elementary 2018-2019 Kindergarten Open House @ Shelton Elementary School
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Shelton Elementary 2018-2019 Kindergarten Open House allows parents and future students (Class of 2032) to meet this year’s kindergarten teachers, the Principal and other staff members.

After a brief introduction from the Principal and kindergarten teachers there will be time for questions and answers.

To conclude the evening, there will be staff-guided tour of the school and the opportunity to see kindergarten classrooms.

Call Shelton directly with questions at 303-982-5686.

Shelton Elementary
420 Crawford Street
Golden, CO 80401

Nov
19
Tue
2019
Golden United Housing Task Force @ CSM Arthur Lakes Library "Fish Bowl" Meeting Room
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The community driven Golden United Housing Task force is advancing actions to improve access to affordable housing for all income levels while preserving Golden’s unique small town character.

The full Housing Task Force will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This will feature a discussion with CSM on how we can work together to address and manage student housing needs.

Following that, the Preserving Existing Housing Subgroup will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to participate in this subgroup.​

All are welcome to both meetings on Tuesday, November 19 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the “fish bowl” meeting room at the Colorado School of Mines Arthur Lakes Library.

8th Street Redesign Public Meeting @ Golden Community Center
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On Tuesday, November 19, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Golden Community Center, 1470 10th St., the City will hold a meeting to discuss the redesign of 8th Street.

City staff will conduct an initial meeting to discuss the preferred goals and outcomes of a redesign of the 8th St. Streetscape. This meeting will specifically target goals and outcomes as opposed to specific design details. Once gathered, City staff will utilize the prioritized goals to draft an initial approach to street design.

Nov
30
Sat
2019
Small Business Saturday @ Golden Visitors Center
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

a man and woman shopping on small business saturdayKick-off the holiday season during Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30! Shop and dine in Golden all day long. Doing business in Golden helps our entire community by providing jobs, supporting local business owners, and stimulating the economy. It’s a perfect chance to support your city and help Golden thrive while also finding great gifts for your friends, family, and for you.

Stop by Visit Golden’s Shop Small Welcome Station from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 30 to pick up a tote bag and sip a hot drink before experiencing all of Golden’s five shopping areas. The welcome station will be located in front of the Golden Visitors Center, 1010 Washington Ave. (weather permitting) and will be marked by balloons.

Learn more at www.VisitGolden.com.

Dec
6
Fri
2019
2019 Candlelight Walk @ Foothills Art Center
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm

Candlelight WalkExperience the beauty of the holiday season as you walk through downtown Golden, candle in hand, singing holiday carols during this annual tradition. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for photos before the walk, then gather at 6 p.m. at the Foothills Art Center, 809 15th St. on Friday, December 6. The walk begins at 6:30 p.m. down to the Visitors Center for a holiday show, the countdown to the lighting of the lights by Mayor Marjorie Sloan, and a short fireworks display from the roof of the Golden Hotel.

Enjoy the lights that will shine all along Washington Avenue and Clear Creek, along with various activities for everyone to enjoy.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
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.

GHS Holiday Bazaar 2019 @ Golden High School
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hoiday Bazaar flyer with snowmen. December 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Come do some Christmas Shopping at the Annual Golden High School Holiday Bazaar held by the PTA of Golden High. With one-of-a-kind gifts from over 90 different local artists, you can make a big dent on your holiday shopping list.

This is a fund raiser for the students at Golden High School, helping with scholarships, after prom party, grants, and more.

The Holiday Bazaar will be held at the Golden High School, 701 24th St, Golden on Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Includes free parking and admission.

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
9
Mon
2019
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.

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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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