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The Rest of November

Tonight
The Golden Library has “Ukulele Wednesdays” on the last Wednesday of the month–and that’s tonight–from 6-7:30.  Got a Ukulele? Know a few chords or songs? Jam with us and other ukulele enthusiasts the last Wednesday of each month. These are not lessons, just a chance to play with others. Suitable for: Ages 13+

Dinosaur Ridge is having an Everything Dinosaur Talk tonight, about Archosaurs, at 6PM.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a public meeting tonight from 6:30-8PM to discuss bears in the metro area. The meeting will provide an opportunity to discuss the euthanization of the sow and cubs at the Apex Trail in September, ask questions about bear management in Colorado, and discuss how the community can move forward and assist with positive actions for bears locally. Jeffco Open Space Office, 700 Jefferson County Parkway, Suite 100, Golden, CO (map)

Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club

Thursday
The Lookout Mountain Nature Center will hold “Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club: Sketching Mammals” from 5:30-8:30. Want to deepen your love of the natural world, notice nature’s tiniest details and spend time surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors? Then start keeping a sketchbook nature journal! Join us for a free journaling field trip in a Jeffco Open Space Park each month and make this activity a habit.   Registration and more information.

The Golden History Museum is hosting a lecture tomorrow night at 6PM, “Murder and the Shanghai Prize Fighter.” Robert S. “Batt” Battalino was a prizefighter who was good enough to star on the TV sports show The Greatest Fights of the Century, and was evil enough to commit murder in the foothills west of Golden. You will hear the story of Batt’s life, his crime, and the bond he formed with the County Sheriff as he faced death in the gas chamber. Learn more….

Foothills Art Center is having an “Art on Tap – Ugly Sweater Decorating Party” Thursday night from 6-8PM. Bring an old sweater and meet us up in Petersen Classroom to adorn it for the upcoming holiday season. Golden City Brewery will be providing the beer, and we will be providing the decorating supplies (paint, glitter, and a plethora of unique items). Bring a friend or a date and get crafty with Foothills staff members. THIS IS A 21+ EVENT. Admission to Foothills Art Center and the program is free for our Members. Non-members gain free access to the program upon paid admission to Foothills Art Center.  Learn more….

After That
I’ll be posting the preview of December events tomorrow, so I can spend Friday December 1st rhapsodizing about the Candlelight Walk.