Classes & Events– RSVP’s appreciated (303) 582-9106
Wildfire Preparedness Saturday, April 21 1:00-4:00pm Rec Center (250 Norton Dr) FREE We’ll discuss everything from creating a defensible space (more insurance companies are requiring this), to evacuation preparedness, to situational awareness and how to stay appraised of the fire situation, to how to help your firefighters save your house.
FREE CPR class Saturday, April 28 1:00 – 5:00 pm Gilpin Rec Center (250 Norton Dr.) You will earn a certificate at the end of the class; the class will also teach you how to use a defibrillator. If you work with children, seniors, or spend time outdoors, this class is a must-do. Registration is REQUIRED : 303-582-9106; there is a minimum number of 6 people to make the class go, and a maximum of 10.
Trees, Shrubs & Small Fruits for the Mountains Tuesday, May 1 6:30pm
Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.) $5
Pollinator-Friendly, Drought Resistant Native Plants for the Mountains
Tuesday, May 29 6:30pm Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.) $5
Wilderness CPR and 1st Aid June 2 & 3 Rec Center (250 Norton Dr.) Approx $140 Requires CPR Certificate to register.
MUST PRE-REGISTER, call for more info.
Mountain Plant Sale Saturday, June 9
9:00 sharp Behind the Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.)
Living in the Mountains Saturday, June 16
1-4 pm Rec Center (250 Norton Dr.) FREE Class will cover well and septic, living with wildlife, and more.
4-H Youth Mountain to Metro Adventure June 26-28 For ages 10-12 Contact the Office for more information
Weed ID and Control Saturday, July 14 2:00-3:30pm Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.) FREE Learn to ID the noxious weeds growing in your yard and learn how to control them in this friendly class.
Wildflower Seed Sale and Weed Booth at the Gilpin County Fair August 18 and 19
Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.)
Collecting and Sowing Wildflower Seeds Saturday, September 15 2-4 pm Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.) $5
Discover science, technology, engineering, art and math. Taught by our 4-H specialist, located at the Gilpin County Library. Register through the Library (303-582-5777).
For ages 8-19, meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday 3:30-5:00
For ages 10+, meet every 2nd and 4th Thursday 3:30-5:00
4-H Afterschool at the Community Center
For youth grades K-5, join us during the Gilpin Community Center Afterschool program. Please contact our 4-H specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information including exact dates and times.