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Oct
23
Wed
2019
Pro Bono Day at Jefferson County Court @ Jefferson County Courthouse Atrium
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Pro Bono Day at Jefferson County Court is an opportunity to receive free legal advice. Members of the public will have up to fifteen minutes to speak with an attorney for various areas of law. No registration is required for this service; it is first-come, first-served.

The event will be held in the main atrium of the Jefferson County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Oct
24
Thu
2019
Golden United Housing Task Force @ Golden Public Library
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 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.

All are welcome for this meeting on Thursday, October 24 from 6 to 7:45 p.m. in the Golden Public Library. Ann Norton will lead a discussion about preservation of affordable housing.

Oct
26
Sat
2019
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day @ King Soopers
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Drug Take Back poster October 26 10 am to 2 pmOn Saturday, October 26, 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 King Soopers in the Golden Town Center at 17171 S. Golden Road.  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.

Oct
30
Wed
2019
Mayor’s Community Celebration, Oct. 30 @ CSM Ben H. Parker Student Center
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm
Crowd gathered for the Mayor's Community Celebration.

Join Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan for the 2019 Mayor’s Community Celebration.

This free event begins at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30 at the Student Center on the Colorado School of Mines campus.

Join the Mayor in recognizing Goldenites who have contributed greatly to making a difference in the community. Following the presentation of the awards, we are pleased to introduce Dr. Martín Carcasson as the evening’s keynote speaker.

Martín Carcasson, Ph.D., is a professor in the Communication Studies department of Colorado State University (CSU), the founder and director of the CSU Center for Public Deliberation (CPD), which was recently awarded a “Civvy” Award in Washington, D.C. as a national example of a best practice in civic collaboration and collective action. Dr. Carcasson’s research focuses on helping local communities address “wicked problems” more productively through improved public communication, community problem solving, and collaborative decision-making. The CPD is a practical, applied extension of his work, and functions as an impartial resource dedicated to enhancing local democracy in Northern Colorado. Dr. Carcasson and the staff train students to serve as impartial facilitators, who then work with local governments, school boards, and community organizations to design, facilitate, and report on innovative projects and events on key community issues.

Dr. Carcasson will talk about how conversations between neighbors, and strong community dedication to deliberate engagement, can result in respectful and collaborative community results.

There is no need to RSVP for this free event. Simply come and celebrate the contributions of members of the Golden community!

Nov
2
Sat
2019
Coffee with Councilors @ Cafe 13
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm

Chat with your District councilors at 3 p.m. at Café 13, 1301 Arapahoe St.

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.

Nov
4
Mon
2019
DeLong Park Planning Public Meeting @ Golden Community Center
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm

DeLong Park sign over Public Meeting, we want your inputPlease join us for the second DeLong Park planning meeting on November 4, 6:30 p.m. at the Golden Community Center. Your participation and input is valuable during this design phase.

Staff and architects will present three conceptual renderings, followed by discussion.

To learn more about the planning process, read the drainage report for the area, view ideas for the new park or leave your own, or to ask a question, visit www.guidinggolden.com/delong-park. For questions, contact Stacy Turner, sturner@cityofgolden.net or 303-384-8191. Hope to see you at the meeting!

Nov
5
Tue
2019
Election Day!
Nov 5 all-day
Graphic with star and stripes for Election Day 2019Today is Election Day!

This election is mail ballot, conducted by Jefferson County, but don’t worry if you didn’t get yours in the mail (and please don’t mail it now!) – you have until 7 p.m. this evening to drop it off!

There are numerous locations for ballot drop off in Jefferson County. One of those locations is the 24-Hour Ballot Drop Box located at Golden City Hall, 911 10th Street.

For other locations, visit jeffco.us/3907/Find-Voting-Locations.

Go to jeffco.us/elections/results for election results after the final count is in tonight!

Nov
11
Mon
2019
Fall PAYT Yard Waste Collection Days
Nov 11 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 Wastes 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.

Golden Safety Academy @ Golden Fire Department Training Room
Nov 11 @ 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.

Nov
12
Tue
2019
Fall PAYT Yard Waste Collection Days
Nov 12 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 Wastes 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.

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