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MARCH 15

Devil's Gate History Club of Historic Georgetown presents "The Multi-faceted Lives of Charley Utter" by Anne Marie Cannon on Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at the Georgetown Community Center, 613 Sixth St. This event is free and open to the public.

 

MARCH 15

Clear Creek High School is hosting a carnival from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, at the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge, 1600 Colorado Blvd. The event benefits the Yeatts Family Narcolepsy Fund. Tickets are two for $1, 10 for $5 or 25 for $10.

 

MARCH 21

Don Allan and Dean Clark will present a photographic history of Idaho Springs at the Friends of the Idaho Spring Public Library annual meeting on Thursday, March 21, at 6 p/m/ at the Idaho Springs Library. 

 

MARCH 25

Mike Winchell, certified Colorado Master Gardener and owner of Mill Creek Designs, specializes in mountain landscaping and will share his expertise for creating beautiful and hardy rock gardens from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 27 at the Georgetown Heritage Center, 809 Taos St. Tips on the best design, location, soil and plants for our elevation. RSVP by March 25 for this free seminar at https://csurockgardens2019.eventbrite.com.

 

MARCH 30, 31

The Foothills Home, Garden & Lifestyles Show will be at Evergreen High School March 30-31. Check out everything about the show by visiting FoothillsHomeShow.com.

 

MARCH 31

Churches of Idaho Springs sponsor community worship services on the fifth Sunday of the months that apply. The next service will be at the United Center at 10:30 a.m. March 31.

 

April 6, 7, 13, 14, 27, 28

The People for Plume will present its 42nd melodrama, "From Whines to Witches" April 6, 7, 13, 14, 27 and 28 at the George Downing Playhouse in Silver Plume. Performances are at 6 p.m. Saturdays and 5 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $35 for adults and $30 for seniors (Sundays only), and includes a buffet dinner. Call 303-569-2023 for reservations.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

The Clear Creek High School Alumni Association is offering two $2,500 scholarships: one for scholastic achievement and another vocational scholarship to a student who has a goal of any type of vocational training. CCHS 2019 graduating seniors can apply at the counseling office at the high school by March 22.

 

The Rotary Club of Clear Creek 2000 will award one scholarship to pursue vocational training at an accredited school or training institution. Students graduating from Clear Creek High School in May 2019, students who are residents of Clear Creek County and completing home-schooling in 2019, and Clear Creek County residents aged 20 or under as of next June 30 planning to attend a postsecondary education program next fall are eligible. The scholarship will be for tuition, fees, books and materials/tools, up to $2,000. The award will be announced in May 2019.

 

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.