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We’d like to know about interesting events or activities. E-mail items of 125 words or less to couranteditor@evergreenco.com.


 
Sept. 15
The Adult Cooking Class will be held in Georgetown on Sept. 15 for six weeks. The classes will be on Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Community School. The program is hosted through the public health department. No child care will be provided and applicants must pre-register by Sept. 12. Call 303-679-2386 for information and to apply.

Sept. 16
National POW/MIA Recognition Day will be Sept. 16 at the Elks Lodge in Idaho Springs at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is $10 per person. This event is sponsored by American Legion Post 98 and the General Irving Hale VFW Post 4121.

Sept. 17
CardioPlus Community Fair will be from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Community Resource Center, 1531 Colo. Blvd., Idaho Springs. This is a low-cost and free screening for cardiovascular risk including fingerstick bloodscreens, Ultrasound, EKG, Body Mass Index, blood oxygen and more. Fasting encouraged but not required. Community Resource Center, 1531 Colo. Blvd, Idaho Springs. For information call 303-679-2387.

Sept. 19-22
The Scholastic Book Fair coming to Carlson Elementary Sept. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 21 from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 22 from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Or visit the book fair online at www.scholastic.com/schoolbookfairs on Sept. 12- Oct. 2.   

Sept. 24-25
Friends of Charle’s Place is hosting their semi-annual fall yard
sale to raise monies to help support the Clear Creek/Gilpin Animal Shelter. The event will take place on Sept. 24 and Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Argentine Street in Georgetown. Donations are being accepted contact Donna Gee at 303-668-0924 or email FOCP292@gmail.com for more information.
 
Sept. 27, 29 and
Oct. 4, 6

A hunter Education Class taught by the Colorado Department of Wildlife will be held in Evergreen on Sept. 27, 29, Oct. 4 and 6 at the Bergen Park Fire Station. Each night the class will go from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information e-mail ty.petersburg@state.co.us

Oct. 11
Colorado Poet Laureate David Mason journeys to Georgetown from 5 to 7 p.m Oct.11.Mason, the seventh Colorado Poet Laureate, an accomplished poet and co-director of the creative writing program at Colorado College, intends to visit all 64 counties in Colorado during his four-year journey serving Colorado. As poet laureate, Mason promotes an appreciation of poetry and fosters literacy in Colorado communities.  

 ONGOING



Storytime at the Idaho Springs Library
Join other parents, infants, toddlers and preschoolers in this fun, social time with books and crafts, Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
 


Games Night at the Library
Every second Friday evening of the month at the Idaho Springs Public Library, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and
Every fourth Friday evening of the month in Georgetown from 4 p.m to 6 p.m.


CHILDREN’S STORY TIME: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at the John Tomay Memorial Library in Georgetown.
 Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to the library for preschool fun and stories. Preschool story time entails fun and socialization.


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.

THE AMERICAN LEGION will be meeting at the Idaho Spring’s Elks Club the last Wednesday of each month
at 7 p.m.


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 Clear Creek Public Health 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., 1600 Colorado Blvd., Idaho Springs.

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 Evergreen United Methodist Church, 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.