Mid-Week Buzz

ukuleleThe Library is having a ukulele jam session from 6-7:30 tonight. From 6:15-7:15, Bent Gate will offer a presentation about mountain climbing by author Garry Harrrington. The Sustainability Board will meet at 6:30 in City Council chambers. They will discuss creating a program that provides energy efficiency advice for businesses and residences.

Tomorrow night
4PM – As part of the School of Mines Homecoming celebration, they will hold the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new Coorstek Center. Long pants and close toes shoes are required, as this is still a construction zone.

6PM – RTD Public Meeting at the Community Center. Please come to ask the board and staff to NOT reduce the level of light rail service to Golden.

7PM – City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed Capital Improvement Plan for 2018. If there’s something you think the City should be funding, or something you think they should not be funding, this is the time to mention it. Council will also consider establishing a citizen task force to investigate community priorities with regard to future spending plans.

Buglet Solar  - Golden ColoradoXcel is asking Council to support a plan that would retire some coal-fired power plants but would also affect residents’ ability to install rooftop solar and invest in community solar projects. See the meeting packet to learn more about any of these issues.

7PM – the Colorado Renewable Energy Society will present Dr. David Renné speaking about The Transition to 100% Renewable Energy: Solar’s Role Worldwide. The meeting will be held at the Unitarian Church, 14350 West 32nd Ave. (map).

7:30PM – Miners Alley Playhouse will host the second annual Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret. This is a celebration of songs and scenes from shows that have been censored or challenged on America’s stages. This event was created to raise awareness around issues of censorship and free expression in the theater. Come see some of the Denver area’s favorite actors perform selections from amazing shows, such as Cabaret, Chicago, Spring Awakening, Rent, Angels in America, Anything Goes, and Assassins. The performance is FREE, although donations to the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund are appreciated. Reserve your free tickets here.