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Community News

  • Wildlife viewing tours Feb. 23

     The Rocky Mountain Arsenal, 6650 Gateway Road, Commerce City, will host a wildlife viewing tour from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. The tour will be in search of bald eagles, ferruginous hawks, bison, coyotes and deer. Groups of up to 10 are welcome.

  • Brighton High School student follows his family line

    Riley Keith McDonald, of Brighton, will follow the foot prints of four generations of Marines from his family. After high-school graduation in May, he will start his boot camp at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base in San Diego.

  • Call for Sulpture-On-Loan artists

     The city of Brighton’s Eye for Art program is looking for artists to participate in its Sculpture-On-Loan Program. This yearlong sculpture exhibit is at Brighton’s Carmichael Park, 650 Southern St.

    The Sculpture Walk at Carmichael Park is part of the city’s Eye for Art Sculpture-on-Loan Program. Artists are invited to display their outdoor sculptures in this 12-month exhibit. Sculpture with visible presence as well as durability for Colorado weather is sought for this outdoor venue. 

  • Growing grads night Jan. 10

     Assistance for parents who need to file a free application for federal student aid and other scholarship information are part of the Growing Grads FAFSA program from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Front Range Community College, Brighton chapter, 1850 E. Egbert St. The program is free.

  • Birds of winter camp Jan. 2-4

     Start off the new year with Bird Conservancy of the Rockies’ first-ever Birds of Winter Camp, and exploration of what it takes for birds to survive the winter at Barr Lake. It’s for kids 5 to 12 and runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 2 through Jan. 4 at the Environmental Learning Center, 14500 Lark Bunting Lane, Brighton.

  • Brighton gets painted up for Winterfest
  • Pop-up market Dec. 14-15

     Looking for things you won’t find in most stores? The Fairfield by Marriott in Brighton (948 Platte River Blvd.) is hosting a holiday pop-up art market from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15.

    More than 25 vendors plan to be on hand to help customers find that perfect gift in time for Christmas. There will also be a chance to meet the author of a new Christmas story.

    Bring a teddy bear to donate to the Richard Lambert Foundation and reedive a free or discounted holiday portrait.

  • Milk and cookies with Santa Dec. 22

    Santa needs a break from Christmas preparations, and most folks need a break from shopping. So the Alli Event Center, 100 S. Third Ave., will host Milk and Cookies with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22.

    It's the second annual event. Bring cameras.

  • Christmas celebration Dec. 7

    Main St. Creatives, 36 S. Main St., will host its Christmas event from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, complete with refreshments, gift ideas and a chance to meet the business' artists. Call 720-408-8937.

  • Homes for Hope opens in Adams County

     Homes for Hope officially opened to provide up to a month’s emergency foster care for children in Adams County up to age 18 while alternative kinship home, foster home, or return to parent(s) options are explored.