News and Events Around Colorado
Events and dates may change, check with Event planners before attending.
Thank you Peter J. Modreski, USGS, Denver, CO, for communicating these events.
Tues., Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m., “Funiculars of Golden Colorado”, by Barb Warden, goldentoday.com; at “Golden Beer Talks” at the Buffalo Rose, 1119 Washington Ave., Golden. For more info see http://goldenbeertalks.org/
Tues., Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m., Denver Café Scientifique 1 at Blake St. Tavern, 2301 Blake St., Denver, "Nuclear Fission: Steady electricity without carbon, but is it worth the radioactivity?", Jerry Peterson, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Colorado Boulder. See https://coloradocafesci.org/.
Tues., Dec. 10, 5:00-7:30 p.m., “Beer for Water”; Join WEco (Water Education Colorado) for a drink, a game of water trivia, and a celebration, at Jagged Mountain Brewery, 1139 20th St., Denver. For every beer sold, Jagged Mountain will donate $1 to WEco. Celebrating:
-The one-year anniversary of Fresh Water News in July
-The regular publication of Headwaters magazine, with a new issue focused on Drought Contingency Planning in the Colorado River Basin
-The new Citizen's Guide to Where Your Water Comes From
To RSVP or for more info, see https://www.watereducationcolorado.org/beer-for-water-2019/
Fri.-Sat.-Sun., Dec. 13-15, Flatirons Gem & Mineral Show, “Rocks & Rails”, Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont CO, Main Exhibit Building. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day. Held in conjunction with the Boulder County Model Railroad Club Show. We’ll have a USGS booth here—with free topo maps—use them for gift-wrapping, or whatever you like!
Thurs., Dec. 19, 5:30 p.m., Colorado Scientific Society Annual Meeting, 2019 President’s Address (Tom Casadevall, USGS), and potluck dinner. Featuring “Geological heritage: a new frontier for the Earth Sciences” (or something related to that topic) by Dr. Tom Casadevall, Scientist Emeritus, U.S. Geological Survey, and 2019 CSS President. Shepherd of the Hills Church, 11500 W. 20th Ave., Lakewood. All are welcome. It's a good time to come and join the Society! Regular dues are $20 if paid before Jan. 30. For more info, see https://coloscisoc.org/.
Other Area Geology Club's Meetings
Lake George Gem and Mineral Club - The Club meets on the second Saturday of each month at the Lake George Community Center, located on the north side of US Highway 24 on the east edge of town, sharing a building with the county highway shops. In the winter, meeting is at 10:00AM. From April through October, meeting is at 9:00AM, to allow more time for field trips. http://www.lggmclub.org/www.lggmclub.org/
Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society, meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Mt. Carmel Veteran’s Service Center, 530 Communication Circle, Colorado Springs. http://www.csms1936.com
Columbine Gem & Mineral Society, meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30PM in the meeting room, Mt. Shavano Manor, 525 W. 16 th (at J St.), Salida. https://rockaholics.org/
Pueblo Rockhounds, meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30PM in the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10 University Circle, Pueblo. http://www.pueblorockhounds.org/
Colorado Mineral Society - General membership meetings start at 7:30 PM on the first Friday of each month, October through May, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, at 10th and Garrison in Lakewood. http://www.coloradomineralsociety.org/
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
2019 Hike and Program Schedule
(Bob Hickey, Linda Julia)
See below. Click on image to download a copy.
Contact AHRA at (719)539‐7289 if you would like to sign up for a hike, to request more information, or if you have any questions
Colorado School of Mines