Quiet Start to a Busy Week

June 24, 2019

Monday Events:
– Let’s Dance at the Library (Babies, Preschoolers and Toddlers)
12:15PM – Preschool Time at the Library
6:15PMNew Terrain Brewing Run Club (weather and trail dependent)
6:30PM – Open Mic at Dirty Dogs Roadhouse
9PM – College Night at Woody’s Pizza (All you can eat pizza – $7 with ID)

Tuesday Preview:
7:30AM – Golden Chamber’s Coffee Connections at Cafe 13
11:30AM – ED Talks at the Geology Museum
12PM – Power Lunch Lecture – NREL Wind Research: Looking Toward the Future of Wind (must register in advance by calling 303-384-6565 or emailing education.center@nre.gov)
6PM – Mobility & Transportation Advisory Board
6PM – Golden Bicycle Cruise – Theme: Cartoon Characters

This week starts out quiet, but revs up quickly as we approach the weekend. I expect these three Thursday events to sell out, so here’s your last-minute warning.

Thursday June 27th, 6-8:30PM
Hoppy Hour to Benefit Foothills Animal Shelter
Experience tastings from local breweries, live music, food trucks, prizes, and, most importantly, our adoptable pets. Learn more and buy tickets….

Thursday June 27th, 5:30-9:30PM
3rd Annual Golden Summer Jam to Benefit the Golden Civic Foundation
Live music by Dorado, Bowregard, and The Great Salmon Famine, three bands with Golden connections. Train rides, bouncy castles, food by Bob’s Atomic Burgers, the Crock Spot, and Moontime Crepes and beer by New Terrain Brewing Company. Learn more and buy tickets….

Thursday June 27th, 6:15-8:15PM
Cooking Class – Flower Power! at Earth Sweet Botanicals

Such a stunningly beautiful cooking class from cocktails to appetizers – hugely popular last year! Learn about the nutrients that edible flowers offer for our health and well-being, as well as how they can add that special flavor and visual pop to your dishes. Join us and eat your way through the colorful flower garden! Menu: dependent on what flowers are available at class time. Cost:  $40. Instructor:  Cheryl Rojic, Holistic Chef & Nutritionist. Call the store to register: 303-278-1260

Preview of June Events in Golden

June 1, 2019

Miners Alley Playhouse – Queen of Conspiracy through June 23rd

Foothills Art Center – Otto Kuhler: Designing the Future (through June 10th), Amuse Yeux: A Small Delight for the Eyes (Starts June 7th), Evolving Perceptions, Studio Art Quilt Associates (Starts June 28th), Alex McLeod: NPC Hell

Golden History Museum – Golden Above the Clouds, Craft Beer and Pizza, Malted Milk, Epic Events, Legendary People, History Lab, The Salon, Touch Gallery

7AM-1:15 PM – Senior Law Day
8AM-1PM – Golden Farmers Market
9AM-5PM – Wild West/Steampunk Days at the Railroad Museum
9AM-5PM Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale at the Jeffco Fairgrounds (map)
9AM-3PM – Babysitting Course for 11-14 year olds at the Community Center Register – Class #452410
9AM-12PM – Build a tabletop putting green with your child at Home Depot
9-10AM – Yoga in Parfet Park (Donation based)
10AM-12:30PM – Julie Richardson performs live music on the patio at the Golden Visitors Center
10AM-12PM – Summer Reading program blasts off at the Library
10AM – Brewery Boot Camp at Holidaily Brewing
10AM – Coffee with a Councilor
11AM-3PM – Fund-raiser for the Golden Fire Dept at Colorado Plus 49 Cidery & Pub
1-5PM – Golden Optimists Volunteer Open House
3-9PM – Excellence in Climbing Celebration at the Mountaineering Center with carnival games, museum tours, vendors, food trucks, and local beverages
5-8:30PM – Golden Super Cruise
5-7:30PM – Robbery at the Railroad Museum
7:30 – Queen of Conspiracy at Miners Alley Playhouse
Live Music:
GOLDEN VISITORS CENTER – Julie Richardson, 10AM-12:30PM
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke, 9PM
The Buffalo Rose – Idol X – The Billy Idol Live Experience, 7PM
Cast Iron Tavern – Slyjax, 2-5PM
Dirty Dogs Roadhouse – Band of Brothers, 3-7PM, Shot in the Dark, 7-11PM
Wrigley’s Chicago Bar & Grill – Midnight Vinyl, 4-8PM

Coffee with a Ranger, 8AM
Antique Motorcycle Swap Meet 9AM-7PM
Wild West Days at the Colorado Railroad Museum, 9AM-5PM
For the Love of Pride Film Festival, 1-4:30PM
Pick-Up Soccer Games, 4PM
Robbery at the Railroad, 5PM

Tributary Hall Food Hall & Drinkery Job Far
Complimentary Wine Tasting at Indulge
Astronaut-ka-doodle at the Library
Of Mines and Beer! at the History Museum
Sight Singing Classes with the Golden Concert Choir

Train Talks at the RR Museum
Visioning the Future of Golden at Foothills Art Center
Parks, Rec, and Museums Board Field Trip: North Golden Open Space

TriceraTOTs at Dinosaur Ridge
Yoga & Tea at Old Barrel Tea Co.
Young Adult Lit Lovers (Y’ALL) at the Library
Planning Commission – Phase 2 of R2 Zoning Changes
SCRIPTprov at Miners Alley Playhouse

Public Art Commission
Wee Create: Outdoor Art at the Library
Farm to Table Cooking Class at Earth Sweet Botanicals

Colorado & the Transcontinental RR Symposium at the RR Museum
Rummage & Bake Sale at the Golden Gate Grange
Universe of Surprise with Magic Rob at the Library
Art Rocks the Toad! with Jesse Crock
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue
Healthy Skin Summer Essentials at Earth Sweet Botanicals

Colorado & the Transcontinental RR Symposium at the RR Museum
Rummage & Bake Sale at the Golden Gate Grange
Golden Farmers Market
Walk with a Geologist at Dinosaur Ridge
Rocket Blast Mini-Camp at the Community Center
Kids Bike Rodeo
Support Our Troops Pig Roast at American Legion Post 21
Quick Class: Tasty Tumeric at Natural Grocers
Dance & Yoga Night at YourAshtanga Yoga
Golden City Historic Ghost Tour & Pub Crawl
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

SPARK! Alzheimer’s Assn Program at Foothills Art Center
Teen DIY: Bubble Tea at the Library
Sunday at the Quilt Museum: History of an Obsessive Quilter
Pick-up Soccer Games at Southridge Park

MOMS Club of Golden
Solar Printing at the Library
Golden Safety Academy – Animal Safety
Trailblazers Free Open Climbing – CMC Members 20-40
Space Junk at the Library
GURA Board Meeting

Sew Together Bag at Golden Quilt Company
Space Junk at the Library
VIBE@Five with the Chamber at the Goosetown Events Center
Transportation Master Plan Community Open House
Anxiety, Depression, Brain FUNK at Natural Grocers
Golden Beer Talks – Jim Clawson
EDComm Meeting

Hand Embroidery Basics with Rita Meyerhoff
La Freeway: Long’s Peak to the Arapahos in 16 Hours at the Mountaineering Center

Invisible Forces: A Physics Challenge at the Library
City Council Business Meeting

Free Legal Advice – Elder Law & Probate
Friday Tour at the RR Museum – Locomotives
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

Certified Food Protection Manager ServSafe Training at the Elks Lodge
Golden Farmers Market
Father’s Day at the Railroad Museum
Sketching with Watercolors with Janet Nunn at Foothills Art Center
Dinosaur Discovery Day – Family, Fun & Fossils at Dinosaur Ridge
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

Father’s Day at the Railroad Museum
Responsible Service of Alcohol Class at the Elks Lodge

Full Moon
Blast Off: Apollo Art
NREL Walking Campus Tour
Western Women through American Art at the Golden History Museum
Downtown Development Authority
Story Time Under the Stars at the Library

Downtown Merchants Association Meeting
Director’s Storytime and Craft at the RR Museum
ED Talks: Pikes Peak Batholith – Colorado Precambrian at the Geology Museum
MUFON: UFOs in America at the Library
Local Liquor Licensing Authority Meeting
Tuesday Night Book Group: Beauty in the Briken Places at Allison Pataki at the Library
Utility Rate Citizen’s Committee
Negotiating Off Trail Rocky Terrain at the Mountaineering Center
Parks, Rec, and Museums Board Meeting

Planning Commission Study Session

Golden Young Professionals (Chamber)
Sustainability Series at Golden Real Estate: Water Conservation
Armchair Traveler – Trekking Nepal Photographic & Food Tasting Evening at the Mountaineering Center

Rocky Mountain Quilt Study Group at the Quilt Museum
Friday Tour at the RR Museum
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

Golden Farmers Market
Yoga in the Park
Critique Class with Lea McComas at the Quilt Museum
Golden City Historic Ghost Tour
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

Golden Gran Fondo (Bike Race)
Golden Library Textile Society
Pick-Up Soccer Games at Southridge Park

ED Talks: Pikes Peak Batholith – Pegmatites at the Geology Museum
Mobility & Transportation Advisory Board Meeting
Golden Bike Cruise – Costume Theme is Cartoon Characters

Bike to Work Day Breakfast Stations
Bike to Work Day Party Station (After Work)
Sustainability Board Meeting
Everything Dinosaur Talk: Thyreophora Part 2 (Ankylosaurs) at Dinosaur Ridge
Ukulele Wednesdays at the Library

Library for All – Interactive Program for Adults with Disabilities
Golden Summer Jam – Fund Raiser for the Golden Civic Foundation
Hoppy Hour at Foothills Animal Shelter (Fund Raiser)
Member Preview – Evolving Perceptions: Studio Art Quilt Association at Foothills Art Center
Flower Power Cooking Class at Earth Sweet Botanicals
City Council Regular Business Meeting

Friday Tour at the Railroad Museum: Cabooses
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue
Art and Conversation: Morality within the realm of Artificial Intelligence with Foothills Art Center at the Golden Library

Golden Farmers Market
Homesteaders Day at the Golden History Park
Celestial Henna for Teens and Adults at the Library
Natural Perfume Making Workshop – Part 1 at Earth Sweet Botanicals
Be a Foster Event with Foothills Animal Shelter
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

Now You See It: Saving Your Family Photos at the History Museum
Pick-up Soccer Games at Southridge Park

FREE Carnival, Horse Lecture, Scavenger Hunt

March 16, 2019

The JOY (Jamboree for Outstanding Youngsters) event at the School of Mines will be held indoors, in the Volk Gymnasium (1451-1489 Illinois St. – Map). This 10AM-2PM event is a FREE carnival, full of STEM-related activities. All are welcome.

Golden High School and Stage Right Productions will perform Big Fish – The Musical today at 1:30 and 6:30. Tickets – Adults $10; Students/Seniors/Thespians $5 (Map).

The is the final day for the Beautiful Junk Sale at the Jeffco Fairgrounds (map). They’re open from 8:30AM-4PM. Admission is $5 for either one or TWO people!

For horse-oriented people: the Horse Protection League is hosting a talk today from 1-3PM on Equine Behavior and Ground Manners. The event is free and open to the public. (Map)

The CSM Geology Museum (map) is offering a free scavenger hunt this weekend, and the first four kids who complete it will get free emeralds! The Museum is open 9AM-4PM.

Live Music:
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke at 9PM
The Buffalo Rose – Weatherbee and the Gnarbillys, 8PM, Dorado album release party at 9PM
Dirty Dogs Roadhouse – Dave Frisk Band, 7-11P

Sunday Preview
The Buffalo Rose will host a St. Patrick’s Day Variety Show from 4:30-11:30 tomorrow night with Green Beer, Entertainment, and Fresh Food Specials.

The Library will have Teen After Hours: St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt from 5-7PM.