Calendar

Sep
23
Mon
2019
Golden Investment Forum Task Force Meeting @ Council Chambers
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm

The Golden Investment Forum advises City Council on potential courses of action regarding appropriate levels of community investment in capital infrastructure and amenities in Golden.

The group will meet on September 23 at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers to review the Capital Improvement Program.

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Golden Farmers Market 2019 @ Golden Public Library Parking Lot
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Golden Farmers MarketFind local produce, prepared foods, fresh flowers and items for the home and garden as well as educational experiences and social gathering space every Saturday, June 1 through October 5, 2019 (excluding Saturday, July 27 for Buffalo Bill Days) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Market is located in the parking lot just west of the Golden Library near the corner of 10th and Illinois Streets.

For more details, visit GoldenChamber.org/farmers-market.

Oct
3
Thu
2019
Helping Kids Thrive Parent Conference & Community Wellness Fair @ Bell Middle School
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Golden Helping Kids Thrive Parent ConferenceThe Rotary Club of Golden and Jefferson Center have joined forces to present a free event at Bell Middle School, 1001 Ulysses Street on October 3 from 5 to 8:45 p.m. for the Golden community, providing resources and hands-on practical information for parents, caregivers and guardians to help children of all ages grow in positive ways.
Participants can choose two classes from a number of educational opportunities available. While adults learn from expert educators, children will enjoy fun, supervised activities, and a light dinner. Drinks and sandwiches will be served to all participants.

To register and read a description of all the classes available, visit www.jcmh.org/events/helpingkidsthrive.

Spanish translation is also available by calling 303-432-5325.

LGAA Candidates Forum @ Council Chambers
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm

The Leadership Golden Alumni Association (LGAA) is hosting a Candidates Forum in connection with this year’s Golden election of City Councilors.

The forum will allow each candidate to make an opening and closing statement. In between, candidates will respond to questions developed by the LGAA membership and the public.

The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 in Council Chambers, 911 10th St.

The Candidates Forum will also be broadcast live and re-broadcast on Cable Channel 8/880 as well as the city website on the Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page.

For more information, contact Bill McKee at wmckee@comcast.net.

Oct
5
Sat
2019
Golden Farmers Market 2019 @ Golden Public Library Parking Lot
Oct 5 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Golden Farmers MarketFind local produce, prepared foods, fresh flowers and items for the home and garden as well as educational experiences and social gathering space every Saturday, June 1 through October 5, 2019 (excluding Saturday, July 27 for Buffalo Bill Days) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Market is located in the parking lot just west of the Golden Library near the corner of 10th and Illinois Streets.

For more details, visit GoldenChamber.org/farmers-market.

Oct
9
Wed
2019
Community Sustainability Initiatives Public Meeting @ American Mountaineering Center
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

community sustainability initiative meetingLast year, the Golden community weighed in on updating the 10-year old Sustainability Goals. With your help, Golden adopted new goals this past February. Now we need your help again to prioritize the great ideas for projects and policies that came from the community. Join us Wednesday, October 9 at the American Mountaineering Center to give your input to the Community Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB) on numerous sustainability initiatives. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with a presentation starting at 7 p.m. The event will conclude at 9 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Your input will be used to prioritize and inform recommendations of new programs by the Board and will also be used to update the City of Golden Sustainability Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan is a roadmap to meeting Golden’s ambitious sustainability goals, including new policies and plans for the next five years. For more information, contact Golden Sustainability at goldensustainability@cityofgolden.net.

Prioritizing Our Community’s Sustainability Initiatives @ American Mountaineering Center
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sustainability GoalsLast year, the Golden community weighed in on updating the 10-year old Sustainability Goals document. With your help, Golden adopted new goals this past February. We need your help once again to prioritize the great ideas for projects and policies that came from the community.

Join us from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St., to give your input to the Community Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB) on numerous sustainability initiatives.

Your input will be used to show community support (or opposition of) recommendations of new programs and will also be used to update the City of Golden Sustainability Strategic Plan.

Oct
10
Thu
2019
Organic Compost Facility Tour @ City Hall
Oct 10 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Compost facilityAs part of the City’s waste diversion goals, we transport recyclables and yard waste to regional facilities. Join us on an upcoming tour of the organic compost facility on October 10.

In this behind-the-scenes tour on October 10, you will see how your food and yard waste is processed into a valuable soil amendment. The City’s waste contractor, Alpine Waste and Recycling, operates a Class II compost processing facility at its East Regional Landfill campus, where it actively turns Golden’s collected compostable material into nutrient rich and valuable compost for sale to the landscaping and agricultural industries.

How to Participate
Participants should plan to meet at City Hall (911 10th St, Golden) at 1:30 p.m. Transportation to the facility will be provided and it is about an hour drive. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather as the tour is outside. Expect the tour to last an hour. The tour will return to Golden around 6 p.m. Space is limited, so sign up today by emailing goldensustainabilty@cityofgolden.net.

Oct
11
Fri
2019
Materials Recycling Facility Tour @ City Hall
Oct 11 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Alpine Waste Recycling FacilityAs part of the City’s waste diversion goals, we transport recyclables and yard waste to regional facilities. Join us on an upcoming tour of the Materials Recycling Facility (MERF) on October 11.

Open your eyes to the fascinating world of recycling! Where does my Recycling go? Can I leave the tops on my containers? How do tiny pieces of glass get sorted? What’s the deal with China anyway? All of these questions and more will be answered during a tour on October 11.

How to Participate
Participants should plan to meet at City Hall (911 10th St, Golden) at 2:30 p.m. Transportation to the facility will be provided. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Expect the tour to last around an hour and a half. The tour will return to Golden around 5:30 p.m. Space is limited, so sign up today by emailing goldensustainabilty@cityofgolden.net.

Oct
12
Sat
2019
Coffee with Council Candidates @ Golden Terrace Village Clubhouse
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am

Coffee with a Councilor and CandidatesTwo of our current city councilors host a monthly “Coffee with a Councilor” meeting as an opportunity to discuss issues important to you, in an informal setting. In October, the event will be a special version of the meeting, to include the council candidates.

The first 45 minutes will be devoted to the regular discussion of topics and questions residents bring to the table. After that, each council candidate will have an opportunity to introduce themselves to the group, followed by an informal meet and greet to chat individually with candidates.

Coffee with a Councilor will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Golden Terrace Village Clubhouse, 17601 W. Colfax Ave.

For more details, contact Councilor Saoirse Charis-Graves at 303-279-7529 or scharisgraves@cityofgolden.net.

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