Junk, Chili, and Feeding Your Bugs

Last night, City Council voted to approve the new 44-unit affordable housing complex at 24th and Ford.  The vote was 5-2, with councilors Gould and Behm opposing it.

Councilor Brown is hosting Coffee with a Councilor tomorrow morning from 10-11 on the 2nd floor of the Community Center.

The Beautiful Junk Sale, which supports the Jeffco Action Center, is open from 8:30-7 today and 8-4 tomorrow.  The sale takes place at the Jeffco Fairgrounds.  Admission is $4.  Bring two or more non-perishable food donations and receive $1 off of admission!  Learn more….

Golden Chamber Beer Tasting and Chili Cook-Off

The Chamber of Commerce Beer Tasting and Chili Cook-Off is tomorrow, from 1-4, on Arapahoe between 12th and 13th.  Come on down and enjoy tasting of more than 40 beers and many, many chilis made at the site. The COORS musical RV, specials in stores and restaurants, entertainment in businesses on Washington Ave. and on side streets, and the list will go on.  Presented by the Golden Chamber of Commerce & Coors Distributing. Proceeds will benefit the Golden Chamber of Commerce, its community projects, and St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Your ticket includes free samples from all the chili competitors including red, green, and white chilis. You will be voting on your favorite chili for the People’s Choice Award. The Chili & Beer ticket also includes free samples of numerous types of beers. Call 303-279-3113 for more information. It’s going to be a great day of fun, food, drinks and music. The weather should be perfect!


Golden City Brewery is also doing a chili cookoff tomorrow!  Their 16th ANNUAL CHILIFEST goes from 12-3.  They will have several chilis to try and FOUR TYPES of chili beer!  Proceeds from their event goes to the Golden Christian Action Guild food pantry.

Earth Sweet Botanicals is having a Super End of Summer Sale today through:  20% off all summer products  in their greenhouse!

They’re also hosting a free Food Talk this afternoon (10/14) from 5:30-6:  Feed Your Bugs.  Join Cheryl Rojic, Holistic Chef & Health Coach as she discusses the benefits of healthy bugs.  Learn how fermented foods contain probiotics that help improve digestion and allow you to absorb nutrients from your food. Discover how healthy bugs help to decrease bloating, gas and digestive discomfort and improve your immune system giving you a over-all feeling of well-being. 

The moon is full tonight at 10:23.