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WEDNESDAY

Create fliers

Learn to create your own flier from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 20, at the Evergreen Christian Outreach Jobs Center, 3721 N. Evergreen Parkway, Suite 6. Learn the skills and have the support to make a flier for a garage sale, party or for seeking a job or house /pet sitting, yard work, etc. For more information, contact beckie@evergreenchristianoutreach.org or call 303-670-7123.

 

Songs of the Old West   

Discover and explore music of Colorado, from the first explorers to statehood, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 20 at Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73. Rex Rideout will present the poems and songs of the first cowboys. No registration necessary. For more information, call 303-235-5275.

 

THURSDAY

Cell phones, tablets and wearables

Become more comfortable navigating your device from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Evergreen Christian Outreach Jobs Center, 3721 N. Evergreen Parkway, Suite 6. Personalized, free hands-on technical instruction and support. For more information, contact beckie@evergreenchristianoutreach.org or call 303-670-7123.

 

Conifer chamber business-after-hours mixer

The Conifer Area Chamber of Commerce business-after-hours mixer will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Conifer Jazzercise and catered by La/Cuisine of Evergreen. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. For more information, visit goconifer.com.

 

Rock It! percussion for kids         

Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73, is offering Rock It! Percussion for kids from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. June 21. Explore hand drumming and percussion, learn the basics of rhythm and make instruments from household materials. For more information, call the library, at 303-235-5275.

 

Blue Spruce Kiwanis meets

Evergreen’s Blue Spruce Kiwanis service club meets at 7 a.m. Thursdays at Lariat Lodge, 27618 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen. The hour-long meetings include breakfast, club business and a guest speaker from a local business or organization. Stop by a Thursday morning meeting or visit BlueSpruceKiwanis.org.

 

FRIDAY

Band art             

Teens and tweens can use their favorite musical genre or band to create an original work of band art from 2 to 4 p.m. June 22 at Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73. Instructors from the Lakewood Cultural Center will facilitate the workshop. All supplies will be provided. Limit 25. For more information, call the library, at 303-235-5275.

 

SATURDAY

Floyd Hill flea market

The Floyd Hill flea market will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23 rain or shine outside Clear Creek High School. Booths are free, and there will be furniture, household items, children’s clothing and toys, tools, sports equipment, arts and crafts, and more. For details, contact Linda at musicats420@ecentral.com or 303-679-3025.

 

Learn to burn 

Learn about the long history of wood burning and how to use different styles of tips to create a pinecone-embellished jewelry box from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Humphrey Memorial Park and Museum, 620 Soda Creek Road, Evergreen. Classes are taught for all skill levels. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. For more information, visit hmpm.org.

 

Mobile food pantry at Ascent Church

Ascent Church, 29823 Troutdale Scenic Drive in Evergreen, will sponsor a mobile food pantry from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday, June 23, in the Lodge. Free food is available with no qualification. For more information, e-mail relations@ascentchurch.co.

 

Conifer summer market

The Conifer summer market will be every Saturday through Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 30405 Kings Valley Drive, Conifer. For more information and registration information, contact mountaincountryfarm.gmail.com.

 

EChO artisans market

Evergreen Christian Outreach will host an artisans market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23, outside its Resale Shoppe, 3763 N. Evergreen Parkway. For more information, visit evergreenchristianoutreach.org.

 

Bailey Day

Bailey Day begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 23, in downtown and features a street fair, Old West gunfights, live music, pancake breakfast, 5K run and auction. For more information, visit www.bailey-colorado.org.

 

100th anniversary of Hiwan Homestead

The Evergreen Mountain Area Historical Society will kick off its celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Hiwan Homestead Museum main building from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, with an exhibit and celebration. For more information, visit jchscolorado.org.

 

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Marmot Fest

Staunton State Park celebrates the fifth annual Marmot Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 23-24. Activities will be available for the whole family. The park entrance fee is $7. See an event schedule and details at cpw.state.co/us/placestogo/parks/Staunton.

 

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MONDAY

Play bridge at Buchanan Rec Center

Play bridge at the Buchanan Rec Center at 11:45 a.m. Mondays. It is free for Silver Sneakers members or $3.50 for non-members. For more information, call 303-842-0578.

 

TUESDAY

‘How America Got its Guns’

William Briggs will discuss his book, "How America Got its Guns," at HearthFire Books and Treats in Bergen Village at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, Noted for its unbiased treatment of the issues, the book is based on more than 10 years of historical and statistical research. For more information, call 303-670-4549.

 

Evergreen farmers market

A farmers market will be held on Tuesdays through Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Evergreen Country Day School parking lot in El Rancho. For more information, visit www.coloradooutdoormarkets.com.

UPCOMING AND ONGOING

HistoriCorps looking for volunteers

HistoriCorps is looking for volunteers to help refurbish to small wellhouses in Bergen Fillius parks. Workers will remove graffiti, stabilize rafters and rehabilitate stone masonry. No experience is necessary. There will be three sessions: July 11-15, July 18-22 and July 25-29. For more information or to register to volunteer, visit historicorps.org/events/bergen-fillius-park-wellhouses-co/.

 

SRC needs volunteer drivers

The Seniors Resource Center is looking for volunteer drivers to help those unable to drive any longer to get to appointments. Call Janice Pusateri at 720-236-1172 for an application or for more information.

 

Evergreen Audubon seeks volunteers

Evergreen Audubon is seeking volunteer visitor assistants for the Evergreen Nature Center and volunteers for other opportunities, whether you prefer to work with children or adults, alone or with others, outside or inside, periodically or regularly. For more information, visit www.EvergreenAudubon.org or contact Colleen Kulesza at encdirector@evergreenaudubon.org or at 303-330-0489.

 

Evergreen Memory Café

Evergreen Memory Café for individuals with early to moderate memory loss and their caregivers is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Seniors Resource Center. The café offers a supportive environment where people can share information, network and participate in fun and educational activities. For more information, call Marilyn Herrs at 720-236-1179.

 

Counter Fit to perform

Counter Fit with Breedin’ Hearts will perform beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, as part of the Evergreen Lake Summer Concert Series. For more information, visit www.evergreenrecreation.com.

 

SRC monthly outing

The Seniors’ Resource Center will sponsor a trip to Georgetown on Thursday, June 28. Visit the Hamill House Museum, Hotel de Paris Museum and Energy Museum, and show and have lunch. The bus leaves the SRC at 9:30 a.m., Green Ridge Apartments at 9:45 a.m. and Rocky Mountain Village at 10 a.m. R.S.V.P. at 303-674-2843.

 

Evergreen Audubon summer day camps

Registration is now open for Evergreen Audubon’s July summer day camps at the Evergreen Audubon Education Center, 29997 Buffalo Park Road. Sign your budding naturalist up for a week of hikes, hands-on learning, outdoor games and crafts. For more information or to register, contact Colleen at encdirector@evergreenaudubon.org or at 303-330-0489, or visit www.EvergreenAudubon.org

 

Henna tattooing

Teens and tweens can try the ancient art of henna tattooing by using design templates or coming up with their own from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73. For more information, call 303-235-5275.

 

Free legal clinic

A free legal clinic for people with no attorney will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at the Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73, Evergreen. The next clinic will be July 5. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure for all areas of civil litigation. Pre-registration for individual 15-minute appointments are available in person or by calling 303-235-5275 the day of the clinic.

 

Sound Effects Lab            

Teens and tweens can explore how sound effects are created with everyday items, then add them into a short video clip from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 6, at Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73. Limit 30. For more information, call 303-235-5275.

 

C&S Railroad History

On Sunday, July 15, at 1 p.m., the Conifer Historical Society welcomes Tom and Denise Klinger, local authors and railroad aficionados, who will take attendees on a trip into the early 1900s to explore the railroads of the C&S narrow gauge along the Platte 'Canon' District and Clear Creek District. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for non-members for the event at the Little White Schoolhouse, 26951 Barkley Road, Conifer. Visit ConiferHistoricalSociety.org or call 303-396-5975 for more information. 

 

Mountain Fold origami club to meet

The Mountain Fold origami club meeting will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at the Evergreen Fire/Rescue Administration Building, 1802 Bergen Parkway. For more information, e-mail Evergreenmountainfold@yahoo.com.

 

Wine on the Rocks

Wine on the Rocks will be from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 4 at T.E.V. Edelweiss in Morrison. Taste up to 180 wines, listen to music eat food. Wine on the Rocks benefits nonprofits in our community. For more information, visit

www.cowineontherocks.com.

 

EChO looking for volunteers

Evergreen Christian Outreach needs volunteers for a variety of positions in its Resale Shop. Help is needed to process incoming donations, display items for resale or work as a cashier. Call the EChO office at 303-670-1796 or e-mail the volunteer coordinator at mary@evergreenchristianoutreach.org.

 

Alzheimer’s caregivers support group

Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice, in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association, offers a support group for caregivers, family and friends of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias on the third Monday of every month from 4 to 6 p.m. The free program is designed to help caregivers cope with emotional as well as practical aspects of the disease. The group meets at the Mount Evans offices, 3081 Bergen Peak Drive. For information, call 303-674-6400.

 

ArtAloha! Club to Meet

The ArtAloha! Club’s Evergreen branch meets the second Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon at various outdoor locations and the third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. in studio. For more information and locations, contact Heather Williams at ArtAlohabyHeather@gmail.com.

 

Ukulele Club to meet

The Ukulele Club of Evergreen meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at Wilmot Elementary School, 5124 S. Hatch Drive, Evergreen. Bring your ukulele, or several will be available to borrow. For more information, contact Matt Cormier at mjcormier72@yahoo.com.

 

Mount Evans offers suicide-loss support group 

Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice offers a support group for people who have lost a friend or family member to suicide. The group, which is facilitated by licensed bereavement counselors, meets the third Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mount Evans office, 3081 Bergen Peak Drive, Evergreen. There is no charge to attend. For more information, call 303-674-6400 or e-mail JPearson@MountEvans.org. 

 

EChO Jobs Center career assistance

The Evergreen Christian Outreach Jobs Center offers free career development. Call Beckie Mosch at 303-670-7123 for an appointment for assistance in job readiness, networking opportunities and the application process. The office is at 3721 N. Evergreen Parkway, Suite 6.

 

Open computer lab

The Evergreen Christian Outreach Jobs Center offers free open computer lab every Tuesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at its office, 3721 N. Evergreen Parkway, Suite 6. Practice newly learned computer skills or work on workforce goals such as resumes or job searching. For more information and to register, call Beckie Mosch at 303-670-7123.

 

EChO Jobs Center tech time

The Evergreen Christian Outreach Jobs Center offers free tech time every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at its office, 3721 N. Evergreen Parkway, Suite 6. One-on-one computer help is available, so bring questions for hands-on answers. For more information and to register, call Beckie Mosch at 303-670-7123.

 

Craft and fiber arts circle at Conifer Library

Conifer Library has a craft and fiber arts circle at 4:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. Conifer Library is inside Conifer High School. For more information, visit jeffcolibrary.org/locations/conifer-library.

 

Meeting space available

Risen Lord Lutheran Church in Conifer has meeting-room space available during the week and some evenings. The church is in the Aspen Park Village Center across from the Conifer post office. For more information, e-mail risenlord@hotmail.com or call303-816-6864. 

 

Volunteers needed at EChO resale shop

Evergreen Christian Outreach’s Resale Shop needs volunteers for a variety of positions at the store. Volunteers are needed to work as cashiers and floor merchandisers, and doing backroom sort and prep. Work a three-and-a-half hour shift a week, twice a month or as a substitute. For more information, call 303-670-1796 or e-mail mary@evergreenchristianoutreach.org 

 

Elk Run looking for volunteers

Augustana Elk Run is looking for volunteers. Fill out an application at 31383 Frost Way or call 303-679-8777 if you are interested.

 

High Country Single Seniors to meet

High Country Single Seniors meets at 10 a.m. the first Saturday of the month at various locations in the foothills. The group plans social and charitable activities. For more information, contact Celia Fenton at 303-816-9646.

 

Mount Evans offers ‘death of a parent’ support group

Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice offers an open educational/support group called “Grieving the Death of a Parent.” The group, which is facilitated by licensed bereavement counselors, is for adults who have lost a parent and would like to explore the grieving process. The group meets the third Tuesday of every month from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Mount Evans office, 3081 Bergen Peak Drive, Evergreen. For more information, call 303-674-6400 or e-mail JPearson@MountEvans.org.

 

Mount Evans offers support groups for bereaved spouses

Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice offers two free monthly support groups for people who have experienced the death of a spouse. The groups, which are facilitated by bereavement professionals, encourage discussion of issues unique to those who have lost a life partner. The “Grieving After the Death of a Spouse” groups meet the fourth Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and the second Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mount Evans office, 3081 Bergen Peak Drive, Evergreen. For more information, call 303-674-6400.

 

Affordable veterinarian clinics

Foothills Animal Shelter offers affordable vaccine, license and microchip clinics to help pet owners keep their pets healthy from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays and from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at the shelter, 580 McIntyre St., Golden. For more information, visit www.FoothillsAnimalShelter.org.

 

Volunteers needed at MRC

Mountain Resource Center is looking for volunteers for it Conifer resale store, events and general office assistance. If interested, e-mail melanie@mrcco.org.

 

Free yoga class for veterans

Veterans are invited to free yoga classes tailored to their needs at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Nick’s Pro Fitness, 2932 Evergreen Parkway behind Kaiser Permanente. For more information, contact Nick’s at 303-674-6902.

 

Alzheimer’s caregivers support group

Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice, in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association, offers a support group for caregivers, family and friends of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias on the third Monday of every month from 4 to 6 p.m. The free program is designed to help caregivers cope with emotional as well as practical aspects of the disease. The group meets at the Mount Evans offices, 3081 Bergen Peak Drive. For more information, call 303-674-6400.