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Wii games night is set at the Georgetown Library on Feb. 17. The fun starts after school and continues until the library closes at 7 p.m. Play Wii on two projectors, play board games with friends and family, create your own puzzles and eat dinner at the library. The games will be held every second Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Project Support Senior Center will hold its annual meeting at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 17 at 1402 Miner St. All Clear Creek County residents are invited to participate.
Devil’s Gate History Club is presenting the lecture “Glory Hole at Urad and Henderson Mines” on Feb, 18 at 7 p.m. at the Georgetown Community Center, 613 6th Street. This is a free event open to the public.
Suicide Awareness/Prevention Training: This is a free event and will be held on Feb. 23 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the St. Paul’s Parish Hall in Idaho Springs. Call 303-679-2386 to reserve a space.
The United Gathering Place is offering a class on General Introduction to Personal Computing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The United Gathering Place (TheUPG) continuing education classes are intended for anyone interested. The classes are held at The UPG, 1422 Colorado Blvd. Idaho Springs, Colorado, contact the instructor Bob Burnham 303-619-8835. The website is www.TheUGP.org. All classes are free, donations gratefully accepted; no one will be turned away due to cost. However, class size is limited, please sign up as early as possible to reserve you seat.
The Buffalo Restaurant is presenting Boo Daddy on Feb. 25. Doors open at 6 p.m. and music goes from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. All proceeds go to benefit Carlson Elementary. Tickets are $7 in advance at Calson, Two Brothers Deli and the Buffalo Restaurant.
Health care law meeting: Get the Facts on the health care law during a community meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, at the Evergreen Fire/Rescue Auditorium, 1802 Bergen Parkway. Speakers will be Lorez Meinhold, a senior health analyst for Gov. Hickenlooper, and Ashley Wheeland, a project associate with the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative. Presented by the local volunteers of Mountains Organizing for America. For more information, e-mail mountainsOFA@gmail.com.
The First Friday’s series is hosting a Indoor Picnic from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Georgetown Community Center. There will be free games, prizes and health information. For details call public health at 303-567-3144.
UPCOMING and Ongoing
American Legion Post 98 is meeting in Idaho Springs at 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of every month at the Elks Club.
MOTHERSHIP DRUM CIRCLE: Are you pregnant? If we get enough interest, we will start a drum circle for pregnant mothers. Let is know if you want to join. Contact the Georgetown Community School music teacher, Todd Strandberg, at email@example.com or leave a message at Georgetown Community School 303-569-3277.
CASH DONATIONS for the Davies family can be made to the Davies Benefit Fund at Evergreen National Bank, 28145 Highway 74, Evergreen, CO 80439. Or gift card donations are being accepted at Carlson Elementaryís front office. For info, call Rebecca Kish at 303-567-2667.
CHILDREN’S STORY TIME: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at the John Tomay Memorial Library in Georgetown. Parents and Grandparents, bring your toddlers and preschoolers to the library for preschool fun and stories. Preschool story time entails fun and socialization. Just bring your smiles!
FRIDAY NIGHT BINGO is held at the Senior Center in Idaho Springs across from Tommyknockers (14th and Mine streets). $10 per player at the door, additional game cards $1 each. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit STI, a 501C3 nonprofit.
THE UNITED STRENGTH AL-ANON FAMILY group provides help, understanding and anonymity for friends and family of alcoholics and addicts. Meetings are at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the white house at 1422 Colorado Blvd. in Idaho Springs next to the United Church. For more information, call Cheryl at 303-567-4623 or Mary Ann at 303-567-0885.
FREE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS are offered to those 18 and older by Colorado Heart Healthy Solutions and Clear Creek Public Health. Cholesterol screenings, diabetes check, cardiac assessment, education, navigation, referrals and resources are offered from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Monday or by appointment at other times. Please allow 30 minutes for the screening. For more information, call Carolyn Kennedy at 720-837-8343.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for the Project Support Senior Center Thrift Shoppe and Warehouse. Call 303-567-2382, or stop in at 1402 Miner St. in Idaho Springs.
PRAY FOR CITY PROSPERITY in Idaho Springs will meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Wildfire Restaurant. For more information, call 720-276-7634.
GRIEF GROUP: Have you recently experienced a loss? It meets at 6:30 p.m. every third Thursday at Clear Creek County Metropolitan Recreation Center. For more information, call 303-679-2426.
COLUMBINE GARDEN CLUB meets the second Thursday of the month at noon at the Elks Lodge.
The Mill Creek Historical Society meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Dumont School House.
NARCOTICS GROUP IN EVERGREEN meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturdays at 3757 Ponderosa Drive across from Evergreen Safeway.
SUPPORT GROUPS FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: The Clear Creek County Advocates offer support groups to children, men and women who are victims of domestic violence. These groups meet once a week and are free. For more information, call 303-679-2426.
A BLUEGRASS JAM, Bluegrass at the Buff, takes place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Buffalo Restaurant in downtown Idaho Springs. Never jammed or played with others before? This will be a great environment to learn. For information, call 303-567-2729 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The First Columbine Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. the second Thursday of the month. For more information, call 303-670-3106.
Clear Creek Rock House Teen Center offers Monday night Bible study at 6 p.m.; on Tuesdays, learn Spanish at 12:15 p.m.; Wednesday at 4 p.m. is a 12-step program. Wednesday night has open mic at 6 p.m. On Thursdays at 4 p.m. learn Spanish; Friday night movies are at 6 p.m. The Rock House is open from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.