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JAN. 16

“All People Considered” on KYGT-FM will be an interview with Annie Waesche, yoga instructor and massage therapist, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. The program will repeat on Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. Also stream it at clearcreekradio.com.

 

JAN. 18

Devil's Gate History Club of Historic Georgetown, Inc. presents "Memories of Historic Georgetown Families" by Coralue Anderson, Tom Elliott, and others on Friday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Georgetown Community Center, 613 Sixth St. This event is free and open to the public.

 

JAN. 23

“All People Considered” on KYGT-FM will be an interview with Otto Van Geet, York Gulcher and NREL solar specialist, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23. The program will repeat on Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. Also stream it at clearcreekradio.com.

 

JAN. 30

Create a whimsical garden to entice fairies at a Fairy Garden Workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Georgetown Heritage Center, 809 Taos St., Georgetown. The workshop is sponsored by the CSU Extension. Cost is $20 per person.

 

FEB. 23

The annual Silver Plume Cabin Fever Dance will be from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Large Town Hall. There will be live music and dancing, plus hors d’oeuvres. Bring a snack to share. Prizes will be awarded for bests 1930s-1940s attire.

 

UPCOMING AND ONGOING


 

IDAHO SPRINGS LIONS CLUB meets at noon the first and third Thursdays of the month at Hilldaddy’s Wildfire Restaurant. The club provides eye exams for the needy, sponsors the 9Health Fair, provides scholarships for Clear Creek County students, performs KidSight vision screening for preschoolers, and conducts projects at the local, state and international level.

 

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Loaves & Fishes, 545 Highway 103, Idaho Springs, and 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 https://nacolorado.org/denver/index.html for details. This is the only NA meeting offered between Golden and Breckenridge.  

 

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.

 

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CLEAR CREEK 2000 meets from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays at Marion's Restaurant in Idaho Springs. Rotary International is a non-profit service-above-self organization focusing on youth in Clear Creek County.

 

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.

 

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.