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May
11
Sat
2019
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
May 11 @ 7:00 am

stamp out hunger food driveMay 11, 2019 is the 27th annual Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, when postal workers all over the country collect food from patrons on their routes and deliver those contributions to local community food banks.

To participate, simply put non-perishable food in a sack next to your mailbox in the morning and your donation will be collected and used to help fellow Golden residents in need.

10th Annual Greener Golden Event @ Golden Public Works Building and Community Garden
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Greener Golden 2018Join the City of Golden for our Annual Greener Golden celebration to kick-off the growing season on Saturday, May 11 from noon to 3 p.m. at the City of Golden Public Works Administrative building and the Golden Community Garden. Parking is available at 1445 10th St.

  • Pick up your pre-ordered Garden In A Box.
  • Tour the Golden Community Garden and learn about opportunities to participate.
  • Learn about the City’s Sustainability programs, including water conservation and free sprinkler inspections.
  • Find out how to deal with your green waste and how best to divert these materials from the landfill.

If you have not ordered your Garden In A Box yet, visit ResourceCentral.org/Gardens to find your perfect garden. Gardens are on sale for a limited time and supplies are limited.

May
13
Mon
2019
Spring Yard Waste Collection Week 2019
May 13 @ 7:00 am – May 17 @ 5:00 pm

Yard Waste Collection DaysCustomers who subscribe to the City of Golden’s trash service through Alpine Waste can participate in the semi-annual spring yard waste collection from May 13 to 17.

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.

Place material in reusable containers of your choice, or in compostable bags available from home improvement stores. Yard waste for this collection is limited to grass clippings, pine needles, leaves, weeds, branches, sawdust, ground and chipped wood. Please see our Yard Waste Collection page for full guidelines on what can and cannot be collected.

May
18
Sat
2019
9NEWS Shred-a-thon @ Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
May 18 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pack up your unneeded receipts, bank statements and other documents and bring them to the 2019 9NEWS Shred-a-thon on Saturday, May 18 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The 2019 Shred-a-thon is a partnership of 9NEWS, Shred-it, Inc., Iron Mountain, Metro Denver Crime Stoppers and metro area law enforcement.

The Shred-a-thon is a yearly fundraiser for the Metro Denver Crime Stoppers program. For a donation to help fight crime in your community, you can have up to three legal-sized paper boxes or kitchen sized garbage bags of personal documents shredded on the spot. Seven locations are participating in the event, including one in Golden at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, 200 Jefferson Co. Pkwy, Golden.

Community Pride Days 2019 @ City Shops
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Golden Community Pride DaysIt’s that time of year again – Community Pride Days! That means, if you’re a Golden resident, you can bring your unwanted junk for free disposal at the 1300 Catamount Drive on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19.

You’ll need a current driver’s license with your address in order to participate. (Don’t know if your house is within City limits? Check Jeffco.us/awiz/ to find out for sure).

For more information about what is and is not accepted, please visit our Community Pride Days page.

*Please note, paper shredding will ONLY be available on May 18, NOT on May 19.

May
19
Sun
2019
Community Pride Days 2019 @ City Shops
May 19 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Golden Community Pride DaysIt’s that time of year again – Community Pride Days! That means, if you’re a Golden resident, you can bring your unwanted junk for free disposal at the 1300 Catamount Drive on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19.

You’ll need a current driver’s license with your address in order to participate. (Don’t know if your house is within City limits? Check Jeffco.us/awiz/ to find out for sure).

For more information about what is and is not accepted, please visit our Community Pride Days page.

*Please note, paper shredding will ONLY be available on May 18, NOT on May 19.

Jun
4
Tue
2019
Envisioning the Future of Golden Community Workshop @ Foothills Art Center
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The City of Golden, in partnership with Golden United and the Foothills Art Center, invite you to a community workshop to discuss the future of Golden. We will talk about visions for Golden and how we can manage development to align with key goals, including preserving our small town character, access to affordable housing, and sustainability.

Together, we will brainstorm options for regulating land-use and development, as well as strategies for strengthening communication and engagement of residents in planning and zoning processes.

The community workshop will be held at Foothills Art Center, 809 15th St, on Tuesday, June 4, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Please register online for this free event so we can get an estimate of people, seats, and materials.

Please email jj@sjjtrout.com with any questions.

Jul
16
Tue
2019
Leadership Golden Meet and Greet @ Old Capitol Grill
Jul 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Now in its 36th Year, Leadership Golden is accepting applications for the 2019-20 Program.  This tuition-free program provides local learning about Golden with 11 sessions that run from Sept. 7 to May 7, 2020.  Topics include Golden history, government, public works, finance, growth and development, education, arts and recreation, and the justice system.  Great program for newcomers and long-time residents interested in the fabric of Golden.  Visit leadershipgolden.org for all the details and complete an application form online.  The application deadline is July 31.

To meet with the Leadership Golden Board of Directors, Steering Committee, and Alumni, you are invited to attend the “Meet and Greet” reception from 5:50 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16 at the Old Capitol Grill, 12th & Washington.  Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be provided.

Aug
6
Tue
2019
National Night Out 2019 @ Parfet Park
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

National Night Out - August 2The Golden Police Department invite you to our 19th annual National Night Out event from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6 in Parfet Park on the corner of 10th Street and Washington Avenue. Join us for live music, performances, raffle prizes, free food and drink, and much more!

National Night Out is an annual community event that promotes police-community partnerships in a fun and relaxing environment.

Sep
7
Sat
2019
Be a Tool Day of Service @ Hillside Community Church
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Be a tool logoGolden will be bustling with volunteers armed with paint brushes, hammers, and other home improvement tools for this year’s annual Be a Tool Neighborhood Rehab Project (NRP) on September 7!

Since 2011, the NRP has enlisted kind-hearted neighbors to help homeowners make improvements to their homes to keep them warm, dry, and safe. The program was started in Golden, but has since spread to also include Arvada, Englewood, and Idaho Springs.

Using an innovative model of community support and volunteers, over 734 homes have been improved since the program began.

22,483 volunteer hours were donated which resulted in labor savings of more than $525,000. Yet to the homeowners who benefit from the program, the help is priceless.

Find out more about this project and how you can help at www.beatool.org.

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

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