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Ancient Worlds: Greeks and Mythology at Idaho Springs Public Library, 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20.
The Idaho Springs Annual Civic Pride Day and 18th Annual CleanUp will be on Saturday, May 21. Meet at Courtney Reily Cooper Park at 9 a.m. Come back at noon for picnic lunch. For more information, contact City Clerk Tami DuBois at 303-567-4421.
Games Night at John Tomay Memorial Library in Georgetown, 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 27.
Healthy Minds and Healthy Bodies Program at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Idaho Springs Public Library. The event is hosted by the Clear Creek Public and Environmental
Health Department. For information, call 303-567-2020
OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR CLEAR CREEK FAMILIES: Families who wish to enroll their children in a school other than their neighborhood school have the option of participating in Clear Creek County Schools’ choice enrollment process for the 2011-12 school year. Clear Creek County Schools offer free all-day kindergarten, middle school sports, an international baccalaureate program at King-Murphy Elementary, honors programs at the middle school and honors and AP classes at the high school, plus small class sizes in all schools. Students will be accepted on a space-available basis. Contact Carlson Elementary in Idaho Springs at 303-567-4431, King-Murphy Elementary in the Evergreen area at 303-670-0005 and Clear Creek Middle/High Schools on Floyd Hill at 303-679-4600 for further information.
GEORGETOWN COMMUNITY SCHOOL is a charter school that is open to all students in the district on a first-come basis. Our class sizes are limited to 20 students in K-3 and 24 in 4-6. We have Open Court Reading, Saxon Math, Core Knowledge Science and Social Studies, Vision/Rhythm Music, and a Stepping Out Program that explores Nature and History. We serve children from 6 weeks to 6th grade. Contact Georgetown Community School at 303-569-3277.
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.
FRIDAY NIGHT BINGO is held at the Senior Center in Idaho Springs across from Tommyknockers (14th and Miner 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 501(c)3 nonprofit.
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 to 11 a.m. every Monday or by appointment. 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 at 1402 Miner St. in Idaho Springs.
PRAY FOR CITY PROSPERITY in Idaho Springs meets 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? The group meets at 6:30 p.m. every third Thursday at the 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.
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.
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.