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WEDNESDAY

Moonlight Bloom performs at Evergreen Lake concert

Moonlight Bloom with El Javi will perform from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Evergreen Lake as part of the Evergreen Lake Summer Concert Series. For more information, visit www.evergreenrecreation.com.

 

Book Group: Dust Bowl Girls       

The author of “Dust Bowl Girls,” Lydia Reeder, will discuss her book from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 13 at Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73. No registration necessary. For more information, call 303-235-5275.

 

THURSDAY

Mountain Genealogists to meet

Certified genealogist Carol Darrow will talk about marriage, separation and divorce, and how these events are a challenge for genealogists at 6 p.m. June 14 in the basement at Church of the Hills, 28628 Buffalo Park Road, Evergreen. 

 

‘How We Grow’ film night

Evergreen Alliance for Sustainability will show the movie “How We Grow” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Evergreen Fire/Rescue Administration Building, 1802 Bergen Parkway. The film is about farmers building community around locally grown food in the Roaring Fork Valley. R.S.V.P. to easy2sustain@gmail.com.

 

Benefit for the Alderfers

A music event to benefit Hank and Barbie Alderfer will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Lariat Lodge in Evergreen. Listen to John Erlandson, Subject2Change and friends while supporting our good mountain neighbors. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/199701777317090/.

 

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.

 

EChO’s Coffee Club

Evergreen Christians Outreach’s Coffee Club meets every Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m.  On Thursday, June 14, Beckie Mosch will present “Social Media and More.” Coffee Club is in the EChO Jobs Center, 3721 N. Evergreen Parkway, Suite 6. For more information, contact beckie@evergreenchristianoutreach.org or call 303-670-7123.

 

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.

 

SATURDAY

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.

 

Bailey Hundo

The Bailey Hundo and Hundito will kick off at 6 a.m. Saturday, June 16, on Main Street in Bailey. Support two youth-biking initiatives in this 100-mile bike ride that starts and ends in Bailey. For more information, visit www.baileyhundo.com.

 

ECO’s jazz gala

The Evergreen Chamber Orchestra’s jazz gala will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Hiwan Golf Club, 30671 Clubhouse Lane, Evergreen. Bill Hill and Friends will perform. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit evergreenchamberorch.org.

 

Evergreen Rodeo weekend events

Evergreen Rodeo weekend has a host of events on June 16-17. For more information, visit www.evergreenrodeo.com.

Saturday

• The Kiwanis pancake breakfast will be from 7 to 9 a.m. in the downtown Evergreen community parking lot.

• The Main Street Rodeo Celebration will begin at 9 a.m. in downtown Evergreen with the parade starting at 10 a.m.

• The PRCA Rodeo will be at 5 p.m. at the Evergreen Rodeo Arena on Stagecoach Boulevard. Gates open at 3 p.m., and mutton bustin’ will be before and during the performance.

Sunday:

• PRCA Rodeo's second performance begins at 2 p.m. at the Evergreen Rodeo Arena. Gates open at noon. Mutton bustin' will be held before and during the performance, and rodeo royalty will be crowned during the performance.

 

Barbecue at Evergreen Elks Lodge

The Evergreen Elks Lodge, 27972 Iris Drive, will host a barbecue after the Evergreen Rodeo Parade on June 16. For more information, visit evergreenelkslodge.com.

 

Evergreen Western Art Celebration

The Evergreen Western Art Celebration — a juried fine art and fine craft show of 50 artists — will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 17, in the Evergreen North parking lot, 3719 N. Evergreen Parkway. For more information, visit evergreenwesternartcelebration.com/index.html.

 

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

Mountain Republican Women's Club to meet

Mountain Republican Women's Club will meet Tuesday, June 19, at 6 p.m. at the Rendezvous Tap & Kitchen in The Wild Game in Bergen Park. Cost for the buffet is $17. Thomas Tudor will discuss life as a tomb sentinel guarding the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. R.S.V.P. to mountainrepublicanwomensclub@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

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.

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@evergreenchristainoutreach.org or call 303-670-7123.

 

UPCOMING AND ONGOING

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

‘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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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.