Community News

  • Brighton Fire Rescue hosts CPR class April 14


     Brighton Fire Rescue hosts a CPR class from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 14, at 5 S. Firehouse Road.

    The class covers CPR and first-aid techniques for choking adults, children and infants and provides a two-year certification. Cost is $30. Call safety educator Dawn Blunt at 303-654-8043.

  • Brighton native serves on new submarine

    A Horizon High School graduate and Brighton native is serving aboard the 15th and newest fast-attack submarine in the U.S. Navy, the USS Colorado.

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Brayden Kane is a sonar technician. 

    He received a submarine warfare qualification at the state capitol in December 2015. Kane previously served as a Sonar Damage Control Petty Officer. 

  • Easter Sunday at Northern Hills Church

    Easter services at 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at Northern Hills Church, 5061 E. 160th Ave. Brighton.

  • Night of Worship March 30

    Night of Worship on Good Friday, 6:30 p.m. Northern Hills Church, 5061 E. 160th Ave., Brighton. www.nhills.org

  • Firefighters, police officers, raise money for cancer prevention

    Brighton firefighters challenge Brighton police officers to see which safety group can raise more money for Saint Baldrick’s Foundation, Thursday, March 15 at Big Choice Brewery in Brighton. The participating members of the Brighton Police Department and Brighton Fire Rescue District got their heads completely shaven to support the non-profit children’s cancer prevention center. By the start of the event $16,000 was already raised. Many of the safety providers specifically grew their hair out for the cause.

  • Local Music Week returns week of March 12

    It’s about the music.

    Members of the Euterpean Society of Brighton are bringing back Brighton Music Week March 12 to 16 with music in school classrooms and a concert.

    All sorts of groups – from Boy Scouts and school bands to local choirs and experienced classical musicians used to play during spring weeks of music in the 1950s. The week of events morphed into an annual spring concert.

  • Optimists to host career fair, job expo April 7

    The Brighton Optimist Club will hold a career fair Saturday, April 7, at Fairfield Inn and Suites, 948 Platte River Blvd., for high-school students and employers.

    Business owners are expected to hire students for internships and jobs at the event. Community colleges and military recruiters are expected to be on hand, according to a press release. Brighton community groups plan to offer scholarships to students at the fair who sign up to learn a trade.

  • Garden In A Box kits now on sale; pick-up date is May 17

    Brighton’s utilities department has partnered with the Resource Central’s Garden In A Box Program to offer low-water plants for a $25 discount. 

    For 2018, residents can choose from six “Xeric Garden In A Box” kits with the $25 discount or a “Xeric Greatest Hits” garden along with the “Victory Garden Vegetable Garden In A Box” kits.

  • Eagle View Adult Center hosts educational events in March

    The Eagle View Adult Center is hosting two free educational programs in March.

    “Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior” will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Eagle View, 1150 Prairie Center Parkway.

  • Brighton Cultural Arts to sponsor artist salon March 15

    ‘Reviving Botanical Road Kill’ pen and ink drawings will be highlighted at an artist salon at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Main Street Creatives Gallery, 36 S. Main St. 

    Illustrator Marjorie Leggitt is an award-wining professional science illustrator who began her career at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History, dissecting and illustrating Australian land snails.