Community News

  • Anythink Library programs for October 2014

     Special Programs


    Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. — Learn to carve and scoop out the innards of large pumpkins that will be displayed in Brighton’s Explore Outdoors classroom. Also decorate a smaller pumpkin to take home. Appropriate for all ages.


    Children’s Programs

  • October events at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton

    Cancer Support Group

  • Grief seminar Aug. 16

    The Richard Lambert Foundation, in partnership with Peaks & Creeks, is presenting a one-day grief seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Brighton High School, 270 S. Eighth Ave.

    The seminar will be led by a board-ceritified clinical chaplain specializing in grief counseling. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Cost is $35 per individual, and financial assistance is available for those in need.

  • Pennock self-expression, mindfulness class starting in August

    Pennock Center for Counseling will be hosting a mindfulness and creative self-expression group class from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays from Aug. 7 to Oct. 2.

    The class, which is designed to help individuals find their center and develop a healthy outlet for self-expression, is open to adults 18 years of age or older and costs $10 per group session. 

  • Adams County History Museum open house July 16

    The Adams County Historical Society Museum open house and free lunch for seniors is set for Wednesday, July 16.

    The event begins with lunch at 11:30 a.m. and tours following lunch. You must have a reservation to attend.

    In order to attend, please call the museum, located at 9601 Henderson Road, at 303-659-7103 by Saturday, July 12, between 10 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

  • Brighton Applebee's teams up to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

     BRIGHTON — The Brighton Applebee’s is one of 850 locations in the nation to be teaming up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to join the fight against childhood cancer. Throughout the month of July the Brighton Applebee’s lemonade stand is holding contests every day to raise funds for the Foundation. 

  • Brighton Youth Commission seeks adult representative

    BRIGHTON — The Brighton Youth Commission is currently seeking an adult member to fill an open position on the commission. Requirements for the position are as follows:

    • Must live within the city limits of Brighton;

    • Be between the ages of 19 and 30;

    • Members must commit to a two-year term. Meetings are held twice a month at 5:30 p.m. Additional meetings may be necessary.

    • Be open to engaging in and fostering effective youth-adult partnerships.

  • Concerts at Carmichael series in Brighton kicks off during July 4 festivities

    The City of Brighton Special Events division will be kicking off its summer concert series – Concerts at Carmichael – during this week’s Fourth of July celebration. Swerve will be performing from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 4. They perform rock, classic rock, modern country and a variety of other material.

    The summer concert series will also feature Thumpin’ from 7 to 9 p.m. July 25 and Buckstein from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 1. 

  • Mike Brashear benefit dinner, dance set for July 18 in Brighton

    BRIGHTON — Michael Brashear, 39, was diagnosed with acute leukemia on May 17. He was hospitalized for a month and is set to undergo chemotherapy treatments for at least six months.

    He’s the father of three children, ages 13, 11 and 9. His wife, Laura, has been studying online to get her master’s degree, leaving Mike the sole breadwinner of the family. He boards, trains horses and gives clinics. Due to his illness, he is unable to work for at least six months and perhaps longer.

  • Ken Mitchell Park, Open Space neighborhood public meeting June 26

    The city of Brighton Parks and Open Space division and consultant Norris Design will host a second neighborhood public input meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 26, regarding the Ken Mitchell Park and Open Space master plan.

    The meeting will provide an opportunity for the community to hear the results from the input provided at the first neighborhood meeting on May 29. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 500 S. Fourth Ave.