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THURSDAY
Coffee Club
Evergreen Christian Outreach sponsors a Coffee Club every Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at 3721 N. Evergreen Parkway, Suite #6, above the EChO Resale Shop. On Thursday, May 24, Kim Grogan will present animal assisted therapy. For more information, call 303-670-7123.

SATURDAY
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, May 26, in the Lodge. Free food is available with no qualification. For more information about the food giveaway, e-mail relations@ascentchurch.co.

EChO’s artisans’ market
Evergreen Christian Outreach will host an artisans’ market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, outside its Resale Shoppe, 3763 N. Evergreen Parkway. For more information, visit evergreenchristianoutreach.org.
TUESDAY
EChO’s Tech Time
Evergreen Christian Outreach’s Tech Time offers one-on-one assistance from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays with Windows 7 & 10, smart phones, computer navigation, Microsoft Office Suite, computer organization of your documents and files. Tech Time is in the EChO Jobs Center, 3721 N. Evergreen Parkway, Suite 6. For more information,
 contact beckie@evergreenchristian
outreach.org or call 303-670-7123.

Medlen School Days
Learn about what school was like for mountain-area children in the 1920s at camps at the Evergreen Mountain Area Historical Society’s Medlen School, a one-room schoolhouse on South Turkey Creek Road. Sessions are May 29-May31, June 5-7, June 12-14, and each session runs from 9 a.m. to noon, and the cost is $30. For more information and to register, visit jchscolorado.org or call Jo Ann Dunn, program coordinator, at 303-674-1695.

UPCOMING AND ONGOING
Digg with Dead Floyd
at Evergreen Lake Concert
Digg with Dead Floyd will perform from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Evergreen Lake as part of the Evergreen Lake Summer Concert Series. For more information, visit http://evergreenlakepresents.com/#about.

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.

Summer reading kickoff
Evergreen Library, 5000 S. Highway 73, will host its summer reading kickoff from 1 to 3 p.m.
Friday, June 1, with crafts and other activities. For more information, call the library at
 303-235-5275.
Sculpture Evergreen’s
sculpture placement
Sculpture Evergreen places new sculptures for its Sculpture Walk from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, in various locations around Evergreen and Kittredge. The public is encouraged to attend. Artists and installation crews will leave from the Taco Bell parking lot at 8 a.m. The installation schedule and locations will be available at the parking lot and on Sculpture Evergreen’s website: www.sculpture
evergreen.org.

Life-sized Pac-Man at Evergreen Library
Tweens and teens can be Pac-Man or other game characters and navigate a maze from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 2 at Evergreen Library, 5000 S. Highway 73. For more information, call the library at 303-235-5275.

TechConnect Radio Club to meet
The 285 TechConnect Radio Club for ham radio enthusiasts interested in its technical aspects, will hold its monthly meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 2, at Inter-Canyon Fire Station No. 3, 8445 S. U.S. 285, Morrison. For more information, visit www.na0tc.org.

Cocktails on the Rocks
Taste 30 Colorado distilleries’ spirits, cocktails, ciders and wines at Cocktails on the Rocks, a benefit for the Posner Center for International Development, a nonprofit that collaborates for global solutions. The event will be from noon to 4 p.m. June 2 at T.E.V. Edelweiss overlooking Red Rocks Park in Morrison. For more information, visit www.cococktailson
therocks.com.

Indian Market and Powwow
The 18th annual Tesoro Cultural Center Indian Market and Powwow will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2-3 at The Fort, 19192 Highway 8, Morrison. Cost is $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under. For more information, visit www.tesoroculturalcenter
.org/18th-annual-powwow-2018/.

Gymkhana buckle series
The Conifer area Gymkhana buckle series horse show will begin at 8 a.m. June 3 in the McKeever Arena, 12086 Old Ridge Road, Conifer. There is no charge to watch the events. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ConiferGymkhana/.

Foothills Fire pancake breakfast
The 58th annual Foothills Fire & Rescue pancake breakfast will be from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday, June 3. Proceeds are used by the department’s auxiliary to buy equipment for the firefighters. The breakfast is at the Lookout Mountain Station, 67 S. Lookout Mountain Road, Golden. For more information, visit www.foothillsfire.org/auxiliary.htm

EPAD’s golf tournament
The Evergreen Public Access Defibrillation’s 16th annual golf tournament will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, June 4, at Hiwan Golf Club, 30671 Clubhouse Lane, Evergreen. Learn more about player registration and sponsorships at www.evergreenpad.org.

Evergreen farmers market
A farmers market will be held on Tuesdays from June 5 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.

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 June 7. 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.

Grand opening party
at Epic Estate Treasures
Epic Estate Treasures will have its grand opening party on Friday, June 8, at its new location, 26290 Highway 74 in Kittredge. For more information, visit www.epicestatetreasures.com or 303-484-9497.

VOC needs volunteers to build trails
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado is seeking volunteers aged 12 and up for a volunteer project on National Get Outdoors Day, Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Floyd Hill Open Space. The project will utilize up to 100 volunteers to break ground on a new, multi-use trail system that will eventually connect to Clear Creek Canyon and the Peaks to Plains Trail. To register for the project, visit www.bitly.com/floydhill or contact Jamie Burke at 303-715-1010 ext. 116.

Cocktails on the Rocks
Taste 30 Colorado distilleries’ spirits, cocktails, ciders and wines at Cocktails on the Rocks, a benefit for the Posner Center for International Development, a nonprofit that collaborates for global solutions. The event will be from noon to 4 p.m. June 2 at T.E.V. Edelweiss overlooking Red Rocks Park in Morrison. For more information, visit www.cococktailsontherocks.com.

Electronics recycling, shredding event
An electronics recycling and shredding event will from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 2 at the Genesee Fire Protection District, 23455 Currant Drive, Golden. Cost is $10 per car for shredded paper, there are prices for electronics. The event is sponsored by the Evergreen Alliance for Sustainability.

Memorial golf tournament
A memorial golf tournament for Teddy Wetzel, who died last August, will begin at 4 p.m. June 4 at Hiwan Golf Club. The tournament is a nine-hole, five-person scramble. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. Cost for golf and dinner will be $70 and dinner only will be $23. This is also a charity event to raise money for his memorial field at EHS. Sign up can be done online at teddywetzelgolf.weebly.com.

Evergreen chamber member breakfast
The Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly member breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, at The Wild Game. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. For more information, visit www.evergreenchamber.org.

Photo exhibit opening
Evergreen Audubon and Center for the Arts Evergreen are sponsoring a national Audubon art exhibit of 2017’s best photography at the arts center, 31880 Rocky Village Drive. An opening reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. June 7. Several additional events and workshops will be held in conjunction with the exhibit. For more information, visit www.evergreenaudubon.org.
 
Conifer summer market
The Conifer summer market will be every Saturday from June 9 to 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.

‘Eating, Drinking and Giving Liberally’
Clear Creek County Democrats present “Eating, Drinking and Giving Liberally” on Saturday, June 9, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Rocky Mountain Village Easter Seals Camp, 2644 Alvarado Road, Empire. Cost is $45 per person and tickets can be bought at www.clearcreekdems.net/support.

Evergreen Garden Club to meet
The Evergreen Garden Club will meet June 12 at the Evergreen Fire/Rescue Administration Building, 1802 Bergen Parkway. Rather than a formal program, members will bring plants to swap. Regular meetings resume Sept. 10. Visit www.evergreengardenclub.org for more information.

Ute Indian prayer trees
On Sunday, June 10, at 1 p.m. the Conifer Historical Society welcomes author John Wesley Anderson as he shares the story of the Ute Indian Prayer Trees at the Little White Schoolhouse, 26951 Barkley Road, Conifer. Learn about the advanced culture of the deeply spiritual people behind the trees. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers.  Visit ConiferHistoricalSociety.org or call 303-396-5975 for more information.
 
Molly-Dharma Run
The 12th Annual Molly-Dharma Run for motorcyclists will be Sunday, June 10. The event benefits four area animal shelters including Inter-Mountain Humane Society and the Evergreen Animal Protective League. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Platte River Bar & Grill, 5995 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, with the ride starting at 10:30 a.m. with a party from 1 to 5 p.m. at T-Bird Roadhouse, 9701 W. 44th Ave., Wheat Ridge. Cost is $20 for a single rider and $30 for two-up riders. For more information and to register, visit molly-dharmarun.org.

Candidate Weiser to speak
Phil Weiser, candidate for Colorado attorney general, will speak at the June 12 Indivisible Evergreen meeting at United Methodist Church of Evergreen, 3757 Ponderosa Drive. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. For more information, e-mail IndivisableEvergreen@gmail.com.

Evergreen chamber monthly mixer
The Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly mixer from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at CityWide Bank in the Bergen Village Shopping Center. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. For more information, visit www.evergreenchamber.org.

Book talk on Quimby’s ‘Inhabited’
Suzanne Dahlberg will host the second of five book talks at HearthFire Books and Treats in Bergen Park on Tuesday, June 19, at 6 p.m. She will lead the book discussion of Charlie Quimby’s “Inhabited,” a sister novel to “Monument Road,” the author’s debut novel that takes place in Grand Junction. Quimby’s book will be highlighted at the Rocky Mountain Literary Festival in October.

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.

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.

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

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.