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Posted 5/3/21

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We'd like to know about events or activities of interest to the community. Visit www.clearcreekcourant.com/calendar/ and post your event online for free. Items will appear in print on a space-available basis.

MAY 5

Parents and other concerned individuals who would like to help a young person dealing with the repercussions of trauma are invited to a free Zoom presentation Wednesday, May 5, at 7 p.m. sponsored by Resilience1220. Presenter Art Ginley will discuss what trauma is, how to support someone who has experienced trauma and what resources are available. The presentation is free, but registration is required to get the Zoom link. Register at Resilience1220.org.

MAY 6

Clear Creek County's CSU Extension will host a four-week virtual introduction to quilting class on April 15, 22, 29 and May 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Led by Dana Jones, participants will learn the steps of cutting, piecing, quilting and finishing a Log Cabin block. Create a small quilt or a pillow sham from start to finish. Tickets are $40 for all four classes. Visit Eventbrite.com for more information and to sign up.

MAY 8

Canine on the Creek 5K and 1K will start at 10:30 a.m. May 8 in Dumont. The event is a fundraiser for Friends of Charlie's Place animal shelter and the Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation Center. For more information and to register, visit www.friendsofcharliesplace.org.

MAY 12, 19, 26, JUNE 5

Team Evergreen is hosting a weeknight short-course enduro series with a Saturday finale at Floyd Hill Open Space Park. The series will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays, May 12, 19 and 26, with a finale from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, June 5. Parking lots and trails at the park will be busy for the events. Registration, which is limited to 200 riders, is open at www.teamevergreen.org. For more information, contact Josh Kravetz at 303-408-0747 or josh@adventurefit.com.

MAY 22

Pianist Joshua Sawicki will perform in person at 6 p.m. May 22 at the Georgetown Heritage Center, 809 Taos St., Georgetown. Tickets for both in-person or livestreaming the event are between $35 and $125. For more information and tickets, visit Georgetown-colorado.org.

MAY 28-31

Georgetown Days, including the opening of the Guanella Pass Scenic Byway, burro races and more are happening. On May 28, meet Parker the Snow Dog, who is Georgetown's honorary mayor, from 8-11 a.m. in Strousse Park. A $5 breakfast will be available. On May 29, the Hotel de Paris will be open for tours, and the burro races start at 11 a.m. May 30 is Georgetown Business Day. On May 31, a memorial ceremony will be at noon at Library Park.

JUNE 26

The Slacker Half Marathon will start at 8 a.m., beginning at Loveland Ski Area and ending in Georgetown. For more information and to register, visit slackerhalfmarathon.com

JUNE 27

The Mount Evans Ascent, a 14.5-mile race considered America's highest road race, will be June 27 and is capped at 500 runners. The race starts at 6:30 a.m. For more information and to register, visit www.racingunderground.com/mtevans.

ONGOING

COVID-19 VACCINES are available in Clear Creek County by visiting www.clearcreekcounty.us/covid19 to get information on clinic dates and available appointment times. You must have an appointment to get the vaccine. For assistance, call 303-670-7528.

COVID-19 TESTING is available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays at the EMS station, 411 Chicago Creek Road, Idaho Springs. Appointments are not necessary. To reduce wait time, pre-register at covidcheckcolorado.org.

EVERGREEN AUDUBON IS SELLING nest boxes, also known as bird houses, made in Evergreen. Boxes come with installation instructions and if you have any problems or questions, you can contact a local expert through the Audubon website. For more information and to purchase, visit www.evergreenaudubon.org

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY HAS LAUNCHED a COVID-19 community impact survey to better understand the needs of the community. Every household in the county will be mailed a paper copy of the survey. For more information on the survey and countywide COVID-19 recovery efforts, contact Alyssa Dinberg at 970-389-4269 or adinberg@clearcreekcounty.us. Visit the CCIS Survey Page on the County website at http://bit.ly/COVID19CommunitySurvey.

YOUR PEOPLE 12 TO 20 can get free counseling through an Evergreen-based organization called Resilience1220. Comprised of licensed therapists, Resilience1220 serves individuals and groups in the foothills including Clear Creek County. They also facilitate school and community groups to build life skills in wellness and resilience among youth. For more information or to schedule a counseling session, visit www.Resilience1220.org, email Resilience1220@gmail.com or call 720-282-1164.

RESILIENCE1220 HAS STARTED a support group called College Age Community that meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For information and the Zoom link, email lior@wisetreewellness.com.

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