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Posted 12/14/09

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Funds have been set up for each family involved in the Thanksgiving-Dumont Fires. Send your donations to Mutual of Omaha Bank, P. O. Box 3309, Idaho Springs, CO 80452.

Dec. 9

A band concert performed by students in grades five through 12 will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at Clear Creek High School. The concert will include students from elementary schools, the middle school and the high schools.

Dec. 11

John Adams presents “A Rocky Mountain Christmas” featuring music of John Denver at 7 p.m. Tickets at $15 in advance or $18 at the door. Advance tickets made are available on John Adams’ website, johnadamsmusic


Dec. 12 & 13

Georgetown Christmas Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13. There will be an outdoor European marketplace, holiday entertainment, horse-drawn wagon rides, appearances by St. Nicholas, high tea, train rides and Santa Lucia children’s procession.

Dec. 9

Judging for the residents of Georgetown’s holiday decorating contest will be start at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9. There will first, second, third place and honorable mention winners from each ward in Georgetown. Judging will include best-decorated business in historic downtown, Gateway District in Georgetown and best bridge decorations. Judges will drive through neighborhoods after 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 9. Winners will be announced in the local newspaper, and certificates will be delivered to the winners. For more information, call Beth Luther at 303-519-0357.

An introduction to photo editing class will be offered from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at United Gathering Place, 1422 Colorado Blvd. All classes are free, although a suggested donation of $10 is requested. To register, e-mail or mail Bob Burnham, PO Box 2070, Idaho Springs, CO 80452.

Dec. 11

Light Up Idaho Springs! To enter, decorate your house with Christmas lights before Dec. 11. Awards will be presented at the Jan. 11, 2010 City Council meeting. Prizes for home and business winners.

Dec. 12 & 19

Celebrate the holidays in Victorian Christmas style on Dec. 12 and 19 at Hamill House Museum. Enjoy wassail and toasts, traditional lighting of the Christmas tree, Yule log presentation, special entertainment, caroling with the Silver Plume Singers, open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres. For reservations, call 303-569-2840.

Dec. 18, 19, 20

The Evergreen Chorale Holiday Concert will feature 80 voices from Idaho Springs and Evergreen singing songs of the season. Evening and matinee performances are available at 27608 Fireweed Drive. For information, times and reservations, call 303- 674-4002 or visit www.evergreen


H1N1 vaccine shots are available from 3 to 6 p.m. on Mondays and 7 a.m. to noon on Fridays at the Clear Creek Public and Environmental Health Community Resource Center, 1531 Colorado Blvd., Idaho Springs. No appointment is necessary. For information, call 303-567-3148.

Surviving the Holidays program will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Loaves and Fishes Learning Annex in Idaho Springs. You will learn to deal with depression and stress, find health resources for senior adults, talk with a facilitator, and get information and referrals. For additional information, call 303-679-2386.

Children’s Story Time at

John Tomay Memorial Library in Georgetown offers preschool play and stories with a language program that encourages pre-reading skills and social bonds at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays and children story and craft hour from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.

Pray for City Prosperity in Idaho Springs will meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday each month at Wildfire Restaurant starting in December. For more information, call 720-276-7634.



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