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COFFEE TALK: Progressive Parents will present a Coffee Talk (because coffee is stronger than tea) at 9:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Ice House Café downtown. This is a forward-thinking, family-focused organization where you can learn, share and act. Come to discuss current events and make your voice heard. There is no time or monetary commitment. We also meet at other times if these are inconvenient for you. For more information, e-mail progressiveparents@gmail.com or visit www.progressiveparents.blogspot.com.

NETWORKING MEETING: WOW Networking Group (Wonderful Opportunities for Women) meets from 8 to 10 a.m. twice a month. The group meets the first Thursday of the month at IHOP, 12634 W. Indore (off West Ken Caryl Avenue), and the third Thursday at Evergreen South Café, 7071 Highway 73 at North Turkey Creek in Marshdale. The group is open to all women in business. For more information, contact Denise at 720-924-0885, or Jo Ann at 303-670-1028.

NETWORKING MEETING: WOW Networking Group (Wonderful Opportunities for Women) meets from 8 to 10 a.m. twice a month. The group meets the first Thursday of the month at IHOP, 12634 W. Indore (off West Ken Caryl Avenue); and the third Thursday at the gas station at Evergreen South Café, 7071 Highway 73 (at North Turkey Creek), Evergreen. The group is open to all women in business. For more information, contact Denise at 720-924-0885 or Jo Ann at 303-670-1028.

CHAMBER’S WOMEN 2 WOMEN group: Join women in business to network and develop your business support system. Women 2 Women meets every second and fourth Wednesday at 9 a.m.. Locations vary. For more information, Call Angela at 303-378-1113.


BOOK CLUB FOR YOUNG READERS: A book club for readers ages 9 to 12 is forming at HearthFire Books in Bergen Village. For information, e-mail info@hearthfirebooks.com, call 303-670-4549 or stop by the store.

TABLE TENNIS GAMES: Table tennis anyone? If you're interested in playing ping-pong, contact Urban Quint at 303-670-1140.

PIRATES SEEKING MEMBERS: The High-Altitude Pirates, a cross-country running club for third- through eighth-graders, is seeking members. The club, under the supervision of Evergreen High School track coach Rob Wright, is a learning club with an emphasis on competition. The $70 membership fee supports the EHS cross-country team. For information, e-mail Wright at rwright@jeffco.k12.co.us.

PALESTRINA SINGERS: The Palestrina Singers, a choral group that performs Renaissance and pre-Baroque music, is seeking additional members. The ability to read music is not required. The group meets from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Laurence Church, 26812 Barkley Road, Conifer. For more information, call Joanne at 303-526-0380.

WOMEN NETWORKERS: Join women in business to network and develop a business support system. The group meets the first and third Wednesday at the Business Center on the third floor above Ice House Cafe in downtown Evergreen. For more information, call 303-378-1113.

LEADS GROUP: The group meets every other Thursday from 11:30 a.m. To 12:45 p.m. in the RE/MAX board room above chamber office. For information, contact Bob Campbell at 303-526-3000.

EVERGREEN RANCH SORTERS ASSOCIATION: Interested in cattle sorting with fun folks? All ability levels welcome. For more information, contact Linda at 303-674-0340 or Jerry at 303-619-3479 or 303-674-5096.

VOLUNTEERS IN PLACE: The Evergreen Chamber of Commerce offers a VIP (Volunteers in Place) program for adults, young adults and retirees to assist with activities and events that support members and staff. Join us in welcoming visitors to our community, promoting member benefits, greeting in the Visitor Center, and helping with community events. Training session are held at 3 p.m. every second Tuesday at the chamber office. To register, call 303-674-3412.

MODEL RAILROADING CLUB: Interested in model railroading? Contact Tom Gillen at 303-670-0293.

TOPS (Take off Pound Sensibly): meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Evergreen Christian Church, 27772 Iris Drive. Everyone is welcome. The group offers information on nutrition and lots of fun fellowship.

PROGRESSIVE WOMEN OF COLORADO: meet the second Tuesday of the month. For more information, visit http://progressivewomencolorado.org.

INTERCESSORS OF THE TRINITY: a healing/teaching prayer group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at The Barn at Evergreen Memorial Park, 26624 N. Turkey Creek. The weekly meetings are led by Deacon Brian and Dee Kerby and a team of people who rely on scripture and the Holy Spirit to help people of all denominations. The format includes praise music, teaching, and scripture meditation. For information, call 303-697-3743.

MOUNTAIN TOASTMASTERS: meetings held monthly from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday evening, at the Seniors' Resource Center on Highway 73. Meetings are open to all. For more information, e-mail contact@mountaintoastmasters.com.

THE INTERMOUNTAIN HORSE ASSOCIATION: The group meets the third Tuesday of each month at Beau Jo's in Evergreen. Each month there is a speaker on horse related topics. The meetings start at 6:30 p.m., and all are welcome. If you have questions, e-mail Carolyn Knapp-Nelson at equinehands@comcast.net.

THE FOOTHILLS & VICINITY WRITERS GROUP: The group meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at at the office of JM Colton Communications & Publishing, 6851 Highway 73, Suite 109. The group offers a varied monthly agenda and an opportunity for writers of all skill levels to exchange information and resources. Prospective members are always welcome. For more information, call JM Colton at 303-670-1028.

MOTHERS AND MORE: Mothers and More offers an organized way of meeting other moms in the Conifer, Evergreen and Bailey areas. Offering play groups, book club, cooking club, nibble night, game night, a monthly mom’s night out, children’s activities, run/walk group, dinners for new moms, a monthly newsletter with activities calendar and much more. For information, contact Susan Woods at 303-960-9534 or e-mail swevergreengirl@msn.com.

WEIGHT WATCHERS EVERGREEN: Weight Watchers will hold meetings with weigh-in and registration at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting at 9 a.m. Mondays at the Evergreen Elks Lodge, 27972 Iris Drive. If you are a current member of Weight Watchers, bring your membership book to the first meeting. For information, contact Weight Watchers at 800-651-6000 or visit www.weightwatchers.com.

EVERGREEN AMERICAN LEGION: Evergreen American Legion Post 2001 meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Evergreen Elks Lodge. Membership is available for veterans that served on active duty during any war period. Membership is not required to visit post meetings. For information, call 303-670-8935.

LA LECHE LEAGUE: Conifer/Evergreen La Leche League meets from 10 a.m. to noon the fourth Tuesday monthly at Evergreen Lutheran Church, 5980 Highway 73. Meetings are open to women interested in breastfeeding. All moms, pregnant moms, babies and children are welcome. Call Jeannine at 303-838-5336 or e-mail mtnmamaj9@aol.com.

ROLLING THUNDER: The major function of Rolling Thunder Chapter 1 is to publicize prisoner of war/missing in action issues, and the group is committed to helping American veterans from all wars. Rolling Thunder is not connected with any political party, and no funds are raised for profit. One need not be a veteran to join, but you must be willing to donate time. Meetings are at 1 p.m. the third Sunday monthly at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2461, 1350 S. Broadway. Call Don Marsh at 303-514-7916 or visit www.rollingthunderco1.org or e-mail Gary Newkirk at membership@rollingthunderco1.org.

EVERGREEN CIVIL AIR PATROL MEETING: The Civil Air Patrol is the official volunteer auxiliary of the U.S.Air Force with a focus on aerospace education, emergency services and cadet programs for youths ages 12 to 18. Adult membership is available for those 19 or older. CAP is a civilian organization, so there is no military commitment. Leadership training, technical education and participation in aviation-related activities are just a few of the benefits CAP offers. Learn more at one of our Monday meetings held evenings at Evergreen Lutheran Church, 5980 Highway 73. For more information, call Capt. Oleh Stefaniuk at 303-674-9191 or e-mail olehs@comcast.net.

ALPINE QUILTERS: The group meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. (except December) at Rockland Community Church, 17 S. Mount Vernon Country Club Road in Golden. Anyone interested is welcome.

MOONLIGHT GARDEN CLUB: meets in the evenings on the second Tuesday of each month in members' homes. It is open to all those interested in gardening and related topics in our high altitude environment. For more information on the club or the forthcoming program, contact president Lyn Barrie at LynBarrie@msn.com or 303-674-1421.

YELLOW HOUSE CAFÉ: at the Seniors’ Resource Center has reopened. The cost will still be $4, and transportation will be provided from Green Ridge Meadows and Rocky Mountain Village. The public is invited for a meal, fellowship and entertainment when possible.

CROP ’TIL YOU DROP: It’s the best scrapbooking party in town, and it’s every second Friday night of the month at 5 p.m. Enjoy six hours of scrapbooking, socializing, dinner, drinks, door prizes and more. Space is limited. For more information or to R.S.V.P., contact Melissa Allen at 303-656-8426 or e-mail melissa.a.allen@gmail.com.

PROGRESSIVE PARENTS: will present its Coffee Talk (because coffee is stronger than tea) at 9:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Ice House Café, 28065 Highway 74, Evergreen. This is a forward-thinking, family-focused organization where you can learn, share and act. Come to discuss current events and make your voice heard. There is no time or monetary commitment. We also meet at other times if these are inconvenient for you. For more information, e-mail progressiveparents@gmail.com or visit www.progressiveparents.blogspot.com.

MOUNTAIN WRITERS: meets from 9 to 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month at the Seniors’ Resource Center. For more information about this event or the group’s monthly program agenda, contact Louise M. Mitchell at 303.386.4235.

PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS: (PFLAG) Evergreen/Mountain Area is committed to promoting the well being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy. For more information, call Paul at 303-674-7951.

MOUNTAIN GENEALOGISTS SOCIETY: The group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Church of the Hills in Evergreen. For information, call Marjorie Clinton at 303-670-0110.

EVERGREEN PARK DISTRICT BOARD: The board of directors of the Evergreen Park and Recreation District holds meetings at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at either the Wulf Recreation Center (WRC), 5300 S. Olive Road, or the Buchanan Recreation Center (BPRC), 3200 Ellingwood Trail at Evergreen Parkway and Old Squaw Pass Road. Meetings are open to the public. For information see evergreenrecreation.com.

285 TECHCONNECT RADIO CLUB: The club is for ham radio enthusiasts interested in technical aspects of the hobby. For more details, visit www.na0tc.org or e-mail ai0w@evcohs.com or k0nnc@arrl.net. Note the change in date for this meeting.

MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN WORKS: The group meets at 7:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at Le Peeps in Bergen Park. Bring your business or ministry info that you want to share with the group for a short presentation of three minutes. For more information, e-mail PJ Clark at info@travelproadvantage.com or Marsha O'Keefe at mo6700@gmail.com.

ROTARY CLUB OF CONIFER: meets every Tuesday morning from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Mountain Resource Center on Kitty Drive in Conifer. Rotary Club members volunteer their time, talent and resources to assist their local and international communities. Weekly morning breakfast meetings feature scheduled speakers on topics of interest to members in an atmosphere of good will and friendship. To learn more attend a meeting as a guest and/or call Conifer club President Sharon Perdue at 303-549-7447.

EVERGREEN MOONLIGHT GARDEN CLUB: Programs, field trips and community activities are open to all those interested in gardening and living in our high-altitude environment. Meetings are at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in homes of members. For more information, contact Linda Rebeck 303-670-8748 or lindajrebeck@comcast.net.

CONVERSATIONS WITH SPIRIT: Explore deep answers to your core questions with the Rev. Erika Niemann from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. every first and third Tuesday of the month at Rocky Mountain Log Furniture, 27945 Meadow Drive. For information, call 720-561-1540.

SPIRIT CONNECTIONS: 10 a.m. second and fourth Sundays. Promoting world peace and empowering visions. Call Amara at 303-670-4977.

DUCKS UNLIMITED EVERGREEN CHAPTER: the group meets third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at Evergreen Beau Jo's. For information, contact Sharon Ryan 303-679-8751.

INTERESTED IN LADIES BUNKO? A group plays from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second Thursday at the Stagecoach Sports Bar, 30790 Stagecoach Blvd., Evergreen. The group needs members and subs. For more information, contact Katherine at 713-899-9989.

ENABLE: Evergreen North Area Balanced Land Use Effort is an umbrella group of North Evergreen area homeowner associations. ENABLE meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday at the United Methodist Church. Call Tandy at 303-674-2445.

EVERGREEN CAMERA CLUB: The club meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at Evergreen Fire Station No. 2 in Bergen Park. The meeting includes a program with speakers and member photo contests. For information, call 303-674-7554, or visit www.EvergreenCameraClub.com

EVERGREEN KIWANIS: Meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays at Tuscany Tavern, 32214 Ellingwood Trail, Evergreen. Contact Bob Poirot at 303-674-7219.

BLUE SPRUCE KIWANIS: 7 a.m. every Thursday at the Stagecoach Sports Grill, 30790 Stagecoach Blvd. No. 101, Evergreen. Call John Ellis at 303-670-4022.

EVERGREEN BUSINESS NETWORK: The group meets at noon each Tuesday of the month at Rocky Mountain Log Furniture, 27945 Meadow Drive in Evergreen. All areas of business are welcome to network, build relationships, find new customers, exchange ideas and learn. Bring lunch if you like; coffee will be available. Cost is $3. For information, e-mail AspenConsulting1@aol.com. No phone calls, please.

EVERGREEN BACKGAMMON CLUB: The club is seeking players; it meets Thursday evenings at the Aspen Grill Restaurant by Evergreen Lake. All levels are welcome. If you are interested in joining, call 303-808-3619. Leave your name and a phone number.

EVERGREEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMMITTEES AND LEADS GROUPS:

• AMBASSADOR COMMITTEE: meets at 4 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Evergreen Conference & Business Center. For more information, contact Mia Foley at 303-674-3701 or e-mail sales@mtnconnection.com.

• THE LUNCH BUNCH — LEADS GROUP 3: meets every other Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Conference and Business Center. Fore more information, visit www.leads3.org/events.asp or call 303-526-3000.

• Leads Group No. 3 (Lunch Bunch) meets at 11:30 a.m. every other Thursday at Evergreen Chamber Business Center. Chair: Bob Campbell, 303-526-3000 or bob@incognitosolutions.com.

MOPS (MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS) MEETINGS:

• 9 to 11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from September to May 10 at Conference Baptist Church in Marshdale. For information, call Catherine Kuck 303-399-9199. Child care provided. Speakers, crafts, brunch and more.

• meets from 9 to 11:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Lookout Mountain Community Church in Genesee. For information, contact Jessie Ragain at njragain@aol.com or call 303-567-4615.

EVERGREEN MOUNTAIN TOASTMASTERS: The group meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at the Seniors’ Resource Center, 5120 Highway 73, Evergreen. Come to a free, open meeting where everyone is welcome. For information, call Art at 303-670-7724.

EVERGREEN INVESTMENT CLUB: The club meets once a month and is looking for new members. Each member makes a monthly contribution. You will be required to have a computer and Internet access. For information, call Darlene Fjeldsted at 303-674-8842.

ROTARY CLUB OF EVERGREEN: The group meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. every Friday at Evergreen Country Day School, 1093 Swede Gulch Road. Enjoy a hearty buffet breakfast and informative speakers. For information, call 303-670-8930 or visit www.evergreenrotary.org.

NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION: The group will hold its monthly meetings at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. For location and information, call 303-679-1892.

EVERGREEN CHAPTER OF DUCKS UNLIMITED: The group meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Beau Jo's. For information, call Sharon Ryan at 303-679-8751.

WINGS: Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse provides therapist-facilitated peer support groups in which survivors are believed, accepted and no longer alone. There are three groups meeting in Lakewood, a group on Friday at noon and Thursday evening for women, and a Wednesday evening group for men. For information, contact the WINGS office at 303-238-8660 or visit www.wingsfound.org.

MOUNTAIN SINGLES: The group will meet at 9:30 a.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Mountain Resource Center on Kitty Drive behind the Conifer Marketplace. Everyone who is single and aged 55-plus is welcome to join us and help plan community services and social events. For information, call Marilyn at 303-838-5842 or Margarita at 303-989-0933.

EVERGREEN TROUT UNLIMITED: The group meets at 6:30 p.m. for social hour and 7 p.m. for a meeting every third Wednesday of the month at Beau Jo's in downtown Evergreen. For information, call John Ellis at 303-670-4022.

PEOPLE’S CAFE: Discuss progressive politics, philosophy and another way. Grab a cup at Aspen Perk and wander into Mountain Books for a respectful dialogue that is fun, stimulating and supportive. First and third Fridays of each month at 8 a.m. in Aspen Park. For information, call Debbie at 303-697-0267 or Patti at 303-697-5900.

AMBASSADORS: 4 p.m. first Thursday of each month. Evergreen Chamber Business Center. Call Karen Vieira at 303-670-3200.

COMMUNITY-CHAMBER RELATIONS: 7:30 a.m. first Thursday of each month. Evergreen Chamber Business Center. Call Jane Weinberger at 303-674-2843.

JEFFERSON COUNTY HOURSE COUNCIL: 6:30 p.m. fourth Thursdays at Beau Jo’s in downtown Evergreen. Non-members welcome. Call David Richards at 303-638-0653.

MOMS IN TOUCH: 2 to 3 p.m. Fridays. Non-denominational group of Wilmot moms meet to pray for school and students. Call Evette at 303-670-8022.

EVERGREEN PEACE: 6 to 8 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. Call Marcie for location. Call 303-670-0034.

LETIP INTERNATIONAL: Professional networking organization, Tuesday mornings at El Rancho Restaurant. Call Bill Morrow at 303-770-8453.

ROTARY CLUB OF CONIFER: 7 a.m. Tuesday at the Mountain Resource Center. Public welcome. Call Brian Good at 303-816-4007 or www.coniferrotary.org.

CONIFER KIWANIS CLUB: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Aspen Perk Coffee House, 25797 Conifer Road, next to Mountain Books in Aspen Park. Contact Vince Fisher at 303-697-0960.

EVERGREEN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (board meeting): 4:45 p.m. the third Wednesday at Evergreen Chamber Business Center. Call 303-674-3412.

EVERGREEN BUSINESS BUILDERS: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Le Peep Restaurant in Bergen Park. Call Don Alvarado at 303-670-2779 or visit www.evergreenbusiness.org.

EVERGREEN PIECEMAKERS QUILT GROUP: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Church of the Hills. All levels welcome. Call Tina Nelson at 303-670-7738.

INTERMOUNTAIN HORSE ASSOCIATION: 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesdays of the month at Beau Jo's Pizza, downtown Evergreen. Members and non-members invited. Call David Richards at 303-674-8681.

EVERGREEN LEADS KONNECTION: The group meets the first and third Thursdays of each month at 11 a.m. at Le Peep in Bergen Park. For information, contact RJ Baxter at 303-670-0137 or e-mail rjbaxter@primelending.com.

ROTARY CLUB OF MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS: Rotary Club of Mountain Foothills meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Mount Vernon Country Club. For information, call Jerry Lautigar at 303-886-6463.

EVERGREEN RODEO ASSOCIATION: The Evergreen Rodeo Association meets the last Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Ice House in the Evergreen Hotel on Main Street. For more information, call Sharon Ryan at 303-679-8751.

SQUARE AND ROUND DANCE CLUB: The Ridge Runners Square and Round Dance Club gathers on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Aspen Park Community Center, three blocks west of the King Soopers Center on Sutton Road, for fun and exercise. For information, call Bill and Carol at 303-816-1842 or Harold and Carolyn at 303-523-6765.

LADIES BUNKO GAMES: We play once a month from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at the Stagecoach Sports Bar, 30790 Stagecoach Blvd. We need members and subs. For more information, contact Katherine at 713-899-9989.

ABATE: ABATE of Colorado District 16, Colorado’s No. 1 nonprofit motorcycle organization, is seeking new members. All brands of motorcycles welcome. The group meets at 9 a.m. the second Sunday of each month at Crossroads Restaurant in Pine Junction. Call Stump at 303-816-0909.