The City of Golden Sustainability department and the Community Sustainability Advisory Board invites community members to Golden Sustainability Night from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the American Mountaineering Center (AMC), 710 10th St.
Golden Sustainability Night will kick off with a sustainability expo from 5 to 8 p.m. in the AMC Conference Center, and will feature refreshments from area food trucks and beer from local breweries. During the expo, attendees can browse a variety of sustainability vendor booths, learn about local green resources and chat with industry experts. Topics will range from green building and renewable energy to alternative transportation and water conservation resources. With prize drawings, giveaways, and hands-on learning activities, Golden’s Sustainability Night is the perfect event for families to learn about the City’s green initiatives.
Sustainable Energy Policy Analyst, Ken Regelson, will give two short presentations in the Foss Auditorium, interspersed with short films for kids and adults alike. As the founder of EnergyShouldBe.org, Ken makes short videos encouraging action toward a 100 percent renewably-powered world by 2035. Regelson has many awards for his work in renewable energy and a Masters Degree in electrical engineering.
Starting at 7:30 p.m., a keynote address will be given by Colorado State Historian Patty Limerick. Patty is the Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she is also a professor of environmental studies and history. In addition, Patty currently serves as the Colorado State Historian. She is the author of Desert Passages, The Legacy of Conquest, Something in the Soil, and A Ditch in Time.
For more information on Golden Sustainability night, contact Golden Sustainability Coordinator Theresa Worsham at TWorsham@cityofgolden.net or 303-384-8117.