Community News

  • Anythink Library to host mySummer kickoff May 26

    Join Anythink Brighton 327 E. Bridge St., as we celebrate the start of mySummer! Sign up for programs, talk with staff and learn more about the exciting opportunities that await you this summer. All ages welcome.

    Become a mySummer member Saturday, May 26, and celebrate the season with interactive opportunities for all ages. It’s hosted in partnership with Colorado Parks & Wildlife.

  • Friends of Barr Lake to raise money for programs June 15-16

    Enjoy an evening of music and dancing at sunset to support a great organization. 

    A fundraising concert June 15 and 16 for the Friends of Barr Lake will aid efforts for education, recreation and conservation at Barr Lake State Park.

    Tickets are available. They are $5 more ($15) at the door the day of the performances. Call 303-659-6005 for details.

  • Outreach program needs exhibitors Aug. 9

    Commerce City officials want qualified exhibitors to be a part of the Neighborhood Outreach event Aug. 9 at Pioneer Park, 5950 Holly St. 

    Event attendees enjoy free food and entertainment while learning more about the city and local organizations and businesses.

  • Sheriff's office open house July 14

    The Adams County Sheriff's Office plans to host a career expo and open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Flatrock Regional Training Center, 23600 E. 128th Ave., Commerce City.

    To book a tour (you must be at least 14 to take part), visit www.bit.ly/2JZAkj8. To see a vide, go to youtube.com/watch?v=Lg3doyBh1Q.

  • Breakfast planned to raise money for cancer May 19

    Have breakfast at Chili’s Grill and Bar in Brighton to help raise money for Team CURE for the Relay for Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, from 7 to 10 a.m., Saturday, May 19.

    The Chili’s restaurant is at 2211 Prairie Center Parkway. 

    Tickets are $10. Call 303-378-4231 for details.

  • Fiber Art Show May 24

     “Needle and Thread, Love and Warmth” is the new fiber art show May 24 to 26 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong St.

    Visitors to the art show can vote for their favorite piece in quilts, needlework, crochet and knitting. 

    First and second place in each category will receive a cash prize.

  • City wants artists for rec center; deadline April 30

    Commerce City officials want to find artwork from teachers in the Adams 14 school district to display at the new Bison Ridge Recreation Center, East 112th Avenue and Colorado Highway 2.

    The deadline to submit entries is April 30. Teachers must work or live in Commerce City and have existing or proposed artwork. The exhibition period is from June to September.

  • Paint recycling April 28

     Adams County, Paint Care and the city of Thornton are teaming up for a paint recycling event for businesses and households. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at 12450 Washington St., Thornton.

  • National drug take back day April 28

    The Adams County Sheriff’s Department is among many law enforcement agencies taking park in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Take Back event. It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, 332 N. 19th Ave.

  • Victim services unit open house April 4

    Brighton and Commerce City police departments are looking for volunteer victim advocates.

    Interested citizens get a first-hand look into the process during an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Brighton Police Department, 3401 E. Bromley Lane.