Museum News and Appreciating the Unappreciated

February 17, 2019

The Colorado Railroad Museum will be closed today through Friday for remodeling. Their big news is that they just received three new railcars, donated by the Pikes Peak Cog Railway. The PPCR is closed this year for restoration, and when they re-open, it will be with all new equipment. Fortunately, they have given some of their antique rolling stock to our Railroad Museum!


The Golden History Museum posted a photo of a crocus from their garden yesterday–plus, they’re offering free admission all year, so there are two good reasons to visit today.

Dennis Potter’s lecture on “The Story of Reuben Benton Hayward’s Murder – Part 2” (Weds night at 6PM) is SOLD OUT. They will have a waiting list that night, so if you didn’t get a ticket, show up at 5:30 and ask to be put on the list.


The Buffalo Bill Museum is gearing up for their annual Buffalo Bill Birthday Celebration, which will be next Sunday (2/24) from 10AM-5PM. This is always a fun event, with free admission, crafts, living historians, and free birthday cake. Plan to attend next Sunday.


The Quilt Museum has two exhibits right now: It Takes Two to Tango: Collaboration Quilts and All in the Family: Family and Album Quilts from the RMQM Collection. Both are fabulous, of course.

The Museum offered a class last month, as part of the previous exhibit, on Paper Art Quilts by Jane Mathews. Jane Mathews taught a class on how to create paper quilts, and it SOLD OUT. They are offering it again next Saturday, the 23rd. That one is almost sold out, so sign up soon!


Foothills Art Center will be closed tomorrow (Presidents Day), but they’re open today from 12-5PM. It’s a good day to visit the 2019 MEMBERS’ SHOW and the POWER OF PROCESS: A JEFFCO STUDENT EXHIBITION.


Appreciating the Unappreciated
The Jefferson County Coalition is looking for nominations for their Annual Good News Breakfast. This year’s theme is “Unsung Heroes…Not all Heroes Wear Capes.” Each and every day there are people in our community who are quietly doing good things to make our community better. These are people and/or organizations who go above and beyond, with little fanfare or expectation of being praised or recognized. You know who they are. They have done extra special things for their community, those in need, or for someone unable to do things for themselves. Help us find and share the stories of these Unsung Heroes doing good things for Jefferson County! We will honor them at the 2019 Good News Breakfast on April 30th. Nominations are due by Friday, February 22nd. Learn more and nominate someone….

Goldens in Golden

February 3, 2019

The City of Golden is partnering with Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies to celebrate International Golden Retriever Day. Golden retrievers and their humans are invited to gather at the Visitors Center (10th and Washington) at noon for a free dog photo and a bag of doggie treats. At 12:30PM, the group will walk through Golden, pausing for a group photo at the Welcome arch and another at the history park. The walk will end at Parfet Park.


Golden Rotary is offering a free program this Tuesday evening from 6-7:30: Raising Confident, Caring Young People.

As parents and adults working with children and youth, we spend a lot of time thinking about what we don’t want our children to do or become. It’s even more important, though, to have a clear idea of what we do want. Using a strengths-based framework, we an work together to help raise healthy kids. Speaker: Lori Hoffner is a nationally recognized speaker and has been offering training for positive youth development since 1997.

The event will be held in Miners Alley Playhouse. Seating is limited to 130 people. For more information, please call 303-278-2823.

Monday Preview:
Tomorrow night, the Golden History Museum will host a lecture: Rowdy Colorado. Shell games, dollars hidden in soap bars, shoot-outs in saloons and in the streets, fawning ladies of the night, swarms of migrating rattlesnakes, and cattle rustling dandies all play their part in Colorado history. Join us for a boisterous look at the early days of Colorado spanning from 1859-1930. Laughter encouraged. $0 Members; $10 non-members. Register

150 Years Ago

December 23, 2018
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The frenetic pace of Golden’s holiday celebrations is finally slowing down. Tomorrow, I’ll post the schedule of Christmas church services, but today I’m returning to one of my favorite pastimes of reading old Colorado Transcripts. I checked the issue from 150 years ago today–December 23, 1868. This ad on the front page caught my attention:

NEW STORE!!!
Clark & Doolittle,

Wholesale and Retail Detail in
all kinds of
Family Groceries,
and
RANCH PRODUCE,
CIGARS, TOBACCO & LIQUORS
City and Country Trade Solicited.
Foods sold as low as they can be bought
in Denver City
For Greenbacks
or
COUNTRY PRODUCE
Remember the place
ON WASHINGTON AVENUE
Golden City.

I mention that ad because one of my favorite old pictures of Washington Avenue shows that store, with Castle Rock in the background.

Other advertisements in that issue promote Edward Berthoud–Civil Engineer, a new blacksmith shop at the corner of Garrison (now 10th Street) and Washington; the Overland House Hotel (now the Buffalo Rose), and Barnes’ Premium Flouring Mills (now the Golden Mill). The Golden Paper Mill, which operated at 9th & Cheyenne, offered to sell wrapping paper.

The Astor House, Seth Lake, Proprietor advertised that This is an entirely new and commodious stone hotel, finished and furnished in good style, with entirely new furniture, bedding, etc., and the traveling public will find it a pleasant and desirable place of entertainment. Suite of rooms, suitable for families if desirable. Terms Reasonable.

People were excited about the upcoming Christmas Ball, which would be held at “Harrison’s Hall” (the building that now includes Creekside Jewelers).

In national news, the paper reported on President Andrew Johnson’s annual address to congress.

The Golden Transcript (originally called the Colorado Transcript) has been publishing since 1866. The Golden History Museum has been working on digitizing the old issues, and they’re currently up to June of 1948. They expect to post digitized issues up through 1961 early next year. You’ll find old Transcripts online at coloradohistoricnewspapers.org.  You can contribute to the cost of the digitizing project with a donation to the Golden History Museum.

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Beer Talks, EDComm, Clear Creek, and Future Park Plans

November 13, 2018

Golden Beer Talks - 1918 Influenza Epidemic - Golden CO

Golden Beer Talks happens tonight at Windy Saddle Cafe. This monthly lecture series has covered a huge range of topics, including the use of science in murder investigations, maps, political responses to drought, African Archaeology, caves, wildland fires, lasers, soul food, growing hops, how to spot fake news, injecting microbots for removing blood clots, blood-sucking insects, the Theory of Relativity, bacteria, locusts, the space program, soul food, bees, microbes, and many other obscure and interesting topics. Tonight, Frank Blaha will tell us about the 1918 Influenza Pandemic. The lecture starts at about 6:35, but people begin arriving at about 6PM to stake out a table. Almost all of the past Beer Talks have been recorded and are available on the site or as a podcast.

Carriage Rides in Downtown Golden COThe Economic Development Commission (EDComm) meets tonight at 6:30 at the Public Works building, 1445 10th Street. The Golden Chamber, which is currently between presidents, is short of funding for the Olde Golden Christmas festivities. Visit Golden is going to pay for the brochures and advertising in the Golden Transcript. The City will rent extra porta-potties for the Candlelight walk. The Chamber will request that EDComm pay $1,500 for the horse-drawn carriages, which will be in the 3 Saturday morning parades and will offer free carriage rides on Saturdays and Sundays (December 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th). They will also discuss their recent request for proposals to replace the Golden Business News campaign with a Local Awareness Campaign, which would focus less on stores and restaurants and more (75%) on service businesses. They received only one proposal (from Goldentoday.com) and will discuss whether to accept that one or re-issue the RFP. They will also discuss their 2019 Work Plan, which will focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. To learn more about any of these topics, see the meeting packet….

The Parks, Recreation & Museums Board will also meet tonight, at 7PM at the Community Center. They will discuss Clear Creek Usage in the City. Topics may include use of the trail along the creek, impact to the surrounding neighborhoods, in-creek uses, the creek bank, communicating to the users, economic impacts, managing parking, and safety and law enforcement. They will also review the project descriptions that Parks has contributed to the Golden Investment Forum: Bachman Park ($3,000,000), a new history museum ($11,029,000), expanding the aquatics section in the community center ($5,500,000), improvements to Grampsas Park ($10,400,000), Lions Park improvements ($4,309,000), expanding Splash ($1,725,000), and developing DeLong Park ($780,000).  See the meeting packet….

Holiday Craft Fair/Bake Sale at the Golden Gate Grange

November 10, 2018

Holiday Craft and Bake Sale at the Golden Gate GrangeThe Golden Gate Grange is having a Holiday Craft Fair/Bake Sale today from 9AM-4PM. Browse a wonderful selection of items from local crafters and artists including an array of items including the photography of Barb Bliss; books by local author Mary Ramstetter; photos, calendars, cards by Mr. P’s Pics; pottery by local artist, Judy Madison; an array of spectacular jewelry and accessories by Helene Arendt, Starfire Studios, Elle Phillips, Vicki Renee Originals; leather and western accessories by Kismet Designs, beautiful handmade dragons for kids; handcrafted wooden toys and art; Christmas decorations, artwork, jams, jellies, soaps, candles, gift baskets, antiques and vintage treasures, unique pocket knives, bee and bat boxes, natural oils, baked goods and much more!! Lunch will be available. Free admission.  The Golden Gate Grange is located at 25201 Golden Gate Canyon Road just 4 miles west of Route 93 in Golden (map).


Janet Nunn class at Foothills Art Center - Golden COAt 10AM Foothills Arts Center offers “Painting Notecards with Janet Nunn.” In this class participants learn to paint notecards with watercolor techniques. We cover splattering paint, washes, masking the white of the paper, all on notecards. This small format makes it easy to put a painting together. What a perfect time of year to create your own note cards. $5 materials fee. Non-members $105 / Members $90.


At 10AM, there will be a Suicide Prevention & Remembrance WalkThis is a community-wide walk that will start in Parfet Park in downtown Golden and end on the Colorado School of Mines campus on Kafadar Commons in front of the CoorsTek building.  Learn more….


11AM:  A Mental Health Wellness Fair will be held immediately following the community walk at the CoorsTek Center (1523 Illinois Street) and will conclude the week’s suicide prevention events. Booths will be hosted by campus and community organizations working to support suicide prevention and mental health. A variety of resources will be made available to the public for free.


From 12-3PM, the three new stores in the Foss Building will celebrate a joint grand opening and ribbon-cutting.  Stop by and check them out!


Barrels & Bottles is celebrating the 243rd Birthday of the United States Marines today from 3-10PM. They will donate a portion of sales from today through Monday to the DAV. They will also accept gently used coats, warming layers, Gloves, scarfs, and hats.


Live Music Tonight
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke, 9PM
Golden Moon Speakeasy – Soultyme, 8PM
Mountain Toad Brewing – Kenny Lee Young with Chris Carter, 6-8PM


Mines Little Theater - She Kills MonstersSee Mines Little Theatre’s performance of “She Kills Monsters,” by Qui Nguyen! “She Kills Monsters” is an action-adventure dramedy about loss, discovery, and a Dungeons and Dragons campaign.  The performance will take place in the theater at the Mountaineering Center (10th & Washington). Tickets can be purchased at the door (cash or check only). Tickets are $7 for students and faculty and $10 for community members.  Doors open at 6:30 and seats are first come first served.


Sunday Preview

The Golden History Museum will open the 1968 Golden Time Capsule tomorrow morningWitness the exciting and long-anticipated opening of Golden’s 1968 time capsule, which has been buried in front of Golden City Hall. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with a day of celebration, programs, and free admission to the Golden History Museum. The Museum opens at 10 a.m. and ceremonies begin at 11 a.m

The Quilt Museum will host Sunday at the Museum from 2-4 tomorrow, with the intriguing name, “A Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black and White Quilts.”

World War I Lecture at the History Museum

November 8, 2018

World War I Uniform from the Golden History Museum CollectonTonight’s lecture at the History Museum, World War I: Making the World Safe for Democracy, starts at 6 and will run till about 7:30. Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Martin C. Babicz, Ph.D. will explore America’s role during the Great War and how the so-called “War to End All Wars” impacted life in the United States. Dr. Babicz will examine how the Wilson administration directed the war effort and managed American society to quickly and efficiently convert a nation of 100 million people into a well-organized war machine. He will also look at the turmoil that erupted in the United States following the end of the war. $0 Members; $10 non-members. Register here.

Big Ring Cycles is hosting a Guy’s Night tonight from 6:30-8:30, with Bike talk, Barbecue, Bourbon, Brews, and more.

The Long I Pie Shop will be at Mountain Toad tonight from 6-9PM. Come and try 4 amazing seasonal pie flavors from The Long I Pie Shop paired with 4 Mountain Toad craft brews. Flavors include Salted Honey Lavender, Chocolate Bourbon Pecan, Classic Pumpkin, and Grandma’s Apple Pie! Pairing cost is $20

Don’t forget The Art of the Holiday Party at Period Six Studio tonight from 6-8PM. Enjoy appetizers while shopping for handmade hostess gifts, table settings, cards, and more.

Tonight’s Music:
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke at 9PM
New Terrain Brewing Company – Music by the Mesa – Acoustic Mining Co, 6-9PM

CPR, First-Aid, and AED Class
There will be a CPR, First-Aid, and AED Class at the Golden Elks Lodge this Saturday at 9AM. Participants will receive ASHI Certification. The cost is $40 per person. RSVP was required by yesterday (sorry!) but if you need that training, contact the club to see whether they can still include you – Kirk: leadk.gel2740@gmail.com or Byron: golden2740@gmail.com.

Coffee with a Councilor, Craft Shows, Costumes, and Free Admission at this Golden History Museum

November 3, 2018

Coffee with a Councilor - Golden CO

As mentioned yesterday, Councilor Reed is hosting Coffee with a Council this morning at Bean Fosters.  A couple of different times have been published, so take note–it definitely starts at 10AM.


Craft Fairs:
The Methodist Church Craft Fair is open from 9AM-3PM (1500 Ford Street – map).  The Golden Terrace Village annual craft fair Saturday from 9AM-3PM (17801 W. Colfax Avenue – map).


Also Happening Today:
Demon Dash 5K Run/Walk
 9AM

Class at Foothills Art CenterFigure Drawing from the Model: Step-by-Step 12:30-5:30PM

Free workshop for kids at Home Depot: build a model military helicoptor (in honor of Veterans Day) 9AM-noon.


NIGHT AT THE MUSEUMS – FREE ADMISSION
Golden History Museum (5-9PM)
Golden History Museum opens its doors with free admission from 5 to 9 pm for Night at the Museums.  Explore the Museum with a scavenger hunt to find clues and solve the mystery at Golden History! Test your answers on our interactive switchboard and win a prize if you hear the joyous sounds of your victory.

See brand new exhibits, including Legendary People which includes biographies of important locals, as well as Epic Events, a timeline of the major events and discoveries that shaped Golden. The entire family will want to take a selfie in front of a huge photo backdrop depicting tourists with donkeys – once a common sight in Golden.  Free. All ages. There is no registration for this event.

Dinosaur Ridge (4-9PM)
The Dinosaur Ridge gift shop, track site, and exhibit hall at Dinosaur Ridge will be open after dark from 4-9 pm!

* Take a 30-minute flashlight tour of the world-famous Dinosaur Ridge track site.
* Learn from our docent in Trek Through Time, our hands-on, indoor exhibit hall.
* Enjoy track paintings and dinosaur mask making.
* Explore our gift shop. Start your holiday shopping early!

The activities at the Visitor Center will be FREE. Bus tours will be $4/person OR walk to the track site and join a flashlight tour for free.  We hope to see you after dark!


Live Music:
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke, 9PM
Golden Moon Speakeasy – Anthony Russo Band, 8PM
New Terrain Brewing Company – Heavy Beauty, 6-9PM
West Side Live! Presents Wasted on the Young 7PM
Join West Side Live! Presents as it rocks its way into the 2018-2019 season! We are thrilled to have the dynamic rock cover band Wasted on the Young jamming on the WSLP stage!  Wasted On the Young is known for their covers of the masters of rock, including The Eagles, Bob Seger, Beatles, Joe Cocker, Matthew Sweet, Elton John and more.  Tickets: $17.  Tickets are available at the JUC office, in the commons area on Sundays, or at westsidelivepresents.org.


Fandomonium - Golden ColoradoNo matter what your brand of nerd-dom, you’ll enjoy the Library’s Fandomonium, which they liken to a mini-ComiCon.  They encourage you to dress as your favorite story character.  They’ll be at the Jeffco Fairgrounds from 4-8PM.

Jefferson County Public Library is proud to host this comic con-like event! Unleash your inner Wonder Woman, channel the Caped Crusader or magically transform into the Boy Who Lived. You could win a $100 Target gift card when you arrive in costume and cosplay to Fandomonium.  Visit the Fandomonium event page for more information.


Don’t forget to set your clocks back tonight.  The world is descending into darkness, but on the upside, you’ll get an extra hour of sleep tonight.

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Preview of November Events in Golden

November 1, 2018

November Events in Golden Colordo

To learn more about any of these events, check the Goldentoday.com calendar of events.

1
Friends of the CSM Geology Museum “Let’s Talk” (in place of their monthly lecture)
2
Holiday Craft Fair at the Methodist Church
Preschool Nature Nuts: Talkin’ Turkeys
Concert in the CSM Library
Freaky Friday (early school dismissal)
Teens After Dark at the Library: Video Game Night
Colorado Rails and Cocktails: Train Wrecks
Mines Little Theater presents Rumors
A Night at the Caberet Miners Alley Fund-Raiser
3
Holiday Craft Fair at the Methodist Church
Preschool Nature Nuts: Talkin’ Turkeys
Fandomonium at the Jeffco Fairgrounds
Coffee with Councilor Saoirse Charis-Graves
Demon Dash at Golden High School
Holiday Craft and Bake Sale at Golden Terrace Village
Figure Drawing from the Model at Foothills Art Center
Night at the Museums (Golden History Museums and Dinosaur Ridge)
Mines Little Theater presents Rumors
West Side Live! Presents Wasted on the Young
Backcountry Bash – Colorado Mtn Club
5
STEM Girls at the Library
Golden Area Band and Orchestra Festival at the High School
6
English Paper Piecing
So You Want to Write a Memoir at the Library
Golden Library Textile Society
7
2018 Mines’ Summit Beyond Closure – Repurposing Mines
TriceraTOTs
Materials Recycling Facility (The MERF) Tour
Woman’s Wilderness for Teens at the Library
Untamed – Medicine in Wilderness : Wilderness As Medicine at the Mountaineering Center
Trout Unlimited
Pulk (Winter Sled) Building Clinic
Golden High School Information Night
Mines Little Theater presents She Kills Monsters
8
Let’s Dance (toddlers) at the Library
8th Grade Parent Night
World War I: Making the World Safe for Democracy
9
Free Legal Advice – Elder Law & Probate
Paths to Publication at the Library
Mines Little Theater presents Rumors
10
SWE Girl Scout Engineering Day at Mines
CPR/First Aid Class at the Elks Club
Painting Notecards with Janet Nunn at Foothills Art Center
11
Golden History Museum Opens the 1968 Time Capsule
Sunday at the Quilt Museum – A Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black and White Quilts
Golden United’s “Flavors of Golden” Dinner
12
Fall Yard Waste Pick-Up (all week)
Breakfast for Veterans at Golden High School
MOMS Club of Golden
Teen DIY: Interactive Comics
Golden Safety Academy – Identity Theft
13
Golden High School PTA Meeting
Golden Beer Talks – 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Infuenza Epidemic
14
Community Blood Drive
Colorado Community Summit – Colorado’s Energy Future
Extreme Science: Buzzing with Energy at the Library
Library XYZ: Subversive Cross-Stitch
15
Foothills Art Center Holiday Art Market Opens
International Night at Shelton Elementary
16
Concert in the Mines Library
Mines Little Theater Productions presents She Kills Monsters
17
Homesteaders’ Day at the Clear Creek History Park
3D Printer Design at the Library
Golden History Roundtable at the Library: Councilor Paul Haseman discusses Charles Welch
Active Shooter Preparedness Class at the Elks Club
Mines Little Theater Productions presents She Kills Monsters
International Day at the School of Mines
18
Women’s Self Defense at the Lookout Mountain Nature Center
Global Sundae at the Library
19
NREL Walking Campus Tour
20
Director’s Storytime and Craft at the Railroad Museum
Book Group at the Library: Aunti Poldi and the Sicilian Lions
22
Thanksgiving
23
Opening Night of A Christmas Carol at Miners Alley
24
Be a Tool 5K Run
Miners Alley Children’s Theater: the Story of the Nutcracker
25
Fall Storytelling and Walk at the Lookout Mountain Nature Center
27
Front Porch Golden Book Club: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
28
Ukulele Wednesdays
Everything Dinosaur Talk: Archosaurs
29
Art on Tap – Ugly Sweater Decorating Party at Foothills Art Center
Responding to Climate Change
30
Concert in the CSM Library
Candlelight Walk

Book Sale, Music, Golden History and ChiliFest in Golden

October 19, 2018

Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale to Support Jefferson County Libraries - Golden Colorado

The Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale continues today at the Fairgrounds. They’re open today from 9AM to 5PM. If you want to get a jump on the other shoppers, you can pay for early bird admission between 8 and 9AM for $10.

The Arthur Lakes Library on the School of Mines campus is having a free Concert in the Library today from 12-1PM. Please join us for an eerie and fun Spooktacular Halloween Hangout as Animal Friends returns for their 2nd engagement at the Concert Series. The public is welcome. Learn more about the free concert….

Yesterday, I mentioned that there would be paranormal investigators at the Railroad Museum tonight. Turns out, that will be next Friday, the 26th.

Music:

D.W. Doucet will perform from 6-9PM tonight at Barrels and Bottles.

The Golden Mill (1012 Ford Street – map) is going to be remodeled into a food hall, but in the meantime, there are a lot of interesting events happening in that space. Here’s what’s going on tonight: Come out and enjoy the GLDN SOCIALS second concert series for the month of October! This will be a night filled with great local musicians, amazing local art, and a great atmosphere to connect as a community!! We have a stacked line up this night so you won’t wanna miss a second of the action. We have “West Hues”, “Los Arctic Cumbia Bois (The Los Narwhals in punk form)”, “Marafiki” , and “Los Mocochetes” on the electrical stage in the front room. and in the Forrest stage in the back we have “Sean Christian McDonell” doing a rare vinyl showcase. “12th gage w/ binge cult”!!!!! A “babybabydjset” and our own “purple” ! Please come out and have some fun with us !  This Clear Creek Freak-Out starts at 9PM tonight.

Saturday Preview:
There will be a Golden History Roundtable at the Library tomorrow from 11:30AM-1PM. Nathan Richie, director of the Golden History Museum, will talk about “the boarding house phenomenon that provided a home away from home for one third of Americans and challenged social and cultural conventions.” How does this tie into Golden? We used to have a bunch of boarding houses, including the Astor House, the Burgess House, and others. Learn more about the importance of boarding houses in Golden specifically and in America in general.  Any questions?  Call Barb Warden at 303-278-2701.

Golden City Brewery Chili Fest to Benefit the Golden Christian Action GuildGolden City Brewery is hosting ChiliFest21 tomorrow, starting at noon. This is a fund-raiser for the Golden Christian Action Guild. A $10 donation gets you a limited edition printed mug and unlimited chili samples (for as long as the chili holds out).

October 18, 2018

1968 - The Year of Turmoil - at the Golden History Museum

At 10:30 this morning the Golden History Museum (map) will present 1968 – The Year of TurmoilAmerica is more divided today than it was at any time since the Civil War. Or is it? Martin C. Babicz, Ph.D., will look at the tumultuous year of 1968, a year in which assassinations, riots, and war nearly tore the country apart. Dr. Babicz will also explore how the United States became divided in the late 1960s and the impact that polarization had on the future. $0 Members; $10 non-members.

As of last night, there was ONE TICKET LEFT FOR THE NOON CEMETERY TOUR on Saturday the 27th.  Buy it before anyone else does!

If you registered to participate in the Town and Gown book club–discussing Matthew Walker’s 2017 book Why We Sleep, Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams–don’t forget, today is the day, from 12-2!

Bell Middle School’s Talent Show is 6-8 this evening, as is Shelton Elementary’s Math and Science Night.

City Council has a study session ( no public comment) tonight at 630 in City Council Chambers. Jeffco Open Space staff will present an update on design and construction plans for the next segment of the Peaks to Plains Trail at the Mouth of Clear Creek Canyon. Council will consider proposed changes to the Pay as You Throw program. They will review the City Manager’s recommendation for the 2019-2020 Operating Budget and proposed rate/fee changes. They will discuss a funding request by The Action Center, which provides basic human needs and pathways to self-sufficiency for Jefferson County residents.

Weekend Preview:
The Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale starts tomorrow, but if you’re a member of Friends of the Library, you can attend the member’s preview tonight from 6-8PM

Halloween Events in Golden ColoradoFriday night offers some Halloween-ish events, including a Murder Mayhem and Madness Tour and paranormal investigators at the Railroad Museum. The Teens After Dark steampunk murder mystery at the Library is full.  Stake out all your Halloween plans by checking our special Halloween calendar at www.goldenhalloween.com



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