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SEPT. 20, 21

The Carlson Elementary School Book Fair is in its final two days Sept. 20-21 at the school. The fair accepts credit cards and secured debit cards. The fair will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call the school at 303-567-4431.

 

SEPT. 20

Joscho Stephan and Gypsy Cattle Drive will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Georgetown Heritage Center. The musicians will conduct workshops at 5 p.m. before the concert. Cost is $40 for the workshops and concert, and $20 for the concert. Tickets are available at georgetowntrust.org.

 

SEPT. 21

Idaho Springs is holding its third annual Take Back Our City Community Cookout starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. There will be a ribbon cutting at Colorado Boulevard and 16th Avenue at 5 p.m. followed by a cookout in Citizens Park.

 

SEPT. 22

Devil's Gate History Club of Historic Georgetown presents "Let's Meet Governor Ralph Carr" by Jim Wilkins. Wilkins will give a first-person portrayal of Colorado's 20th governor, who was noted for his staunch defense of American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II, on Friday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Georgetown Community Center, 613 6th St. This event is free and open to the public.

 

SEPT. 28

CSU Master Gardeners will conduct a wine jelly workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Georgetown Heritage Center, 809 Taos St. For more information, visit georgetowntrust.org.

 

OCT. 7

The John Denver Festival will be in Georgetown on Oct. 7. John Adams will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Georgetown Heritage Center, 809 Taos St. For more information, visit georgetowntrust.org.

 

THROUGH OCT. 28

Colorado Then and Now Photography exhibit will be on display at the Georgetown Heritage Center, 809 Taos St., on Saturdays and Sundays from July 22 through Oct. 28, including Labor Day. For more information and tickets, visit georgetowntrust.org.

 

UPCOMING AND ONGOING


HAVE AN INTEREST IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION? The City of Idaho Springs is seeking volunteers to serve on the Historic Preservation Review Commission. Meetings are held as needed on the third Tuesday of the month. Interested applicants should contact City Hall, 1711 Miner St., or call 303-567-4421.

 

CASA is seeking Clear Creek volunteers: CASA of the Continental Divide is accepting applications from Clear Creek-area residents who are interested in becoming court-appointed special advocates. The training course spans 30 hours and teaches participants how to advocate for abused and neglected children in their community. For more information, visit www.mtncasa.org or call 970-513-9390.

 

A RELAPSE PREVENTION group meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Awareness Counseling Center, 217 16th St., Idaho Springs. Awareness Counseling Center is licensed by the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health to provide drug and alcohol treatment, relapse prevention and DUI classes. Call 303-349-5114 for further information.

 

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Ascent Church, 29823 Troutdale Scenic Drive in Evergreen. NA is a nonprofit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Visit www.AscentChurch.co/get-connected/narcotics-anonymous for details. This is the only NA meeting offered between Golden and Breckenridge.  

 

CLEAR CREEK ADDICTION AND RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP: People with any addictive behaviors are welcome. Meetings are Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Idaho Springs, 100 Colorado Blvd. Contact Joel for more information at 720-551-2831.

 

VFW POST 4121 meets the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in Idaho Springs.

 

FREE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK ASSESSMENT for residents 18 years and older. Call Carolyn Kennedy at 303-521-7978 for an appointment and information. Sponsored by Heart Healthy Solutions and Clear Creek Public/Environmental Health.