Calendar – aug. 16 – broomfield enterprise

The Knights of Columbus Council 10961 (Nativity of our Lord) will host its second Holy Rollers Charity Car Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18 on the lawn of Midway Park. The car show is part of the annual Nativity Days parish festival and was specifically created to raise funds for Nativity’s conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. SVDP is a Catholic lay ministry that provides direct person-to-person assistance to our neighbors in need with necessities like rent, groceries, utilities and transportation.

The Broomfield Farmers’ Market is every Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, 1700 W. 10th Ave., through the end of September. The event has grown into a community gathering spot, where neighbors find fresh food, great music, food trucks and fellowship.


For special events, music and info on the Farmer’s Market, visit holycomforterchurch.net.

The Broomfield Citizens for a Drug Free Community will be meeting monthly on the third Tuesday of each month beginning at 7:45 p.m. Aug. 21 at in Ryan Hall at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 900 W. Midway Blvd. The goal is to keep recreational marijuana businesses from coming to Broomfield. This effort is not a church project but a community effort, and the leadership at Nativity is providing space to meet. All are welcome. Some guest speakers will be scheduled. For questions, call 720-251-3685 or email citizensforadrugfreebroomfield@yahoo.com.

So far, the school has been able to fund at least 95 percent of the requests each year over the last nine years. The move from the spring to fall is in order to separate the sport-fundraising event from the many activities taking place in the community each spring, and to take some pressure off of the many community sponsors that receive an enormous amount of donation requests.

The Broomfield LEADers leads group also meets at noon every Wednesday to generate business opportunities for chamber members by providing a structure where members may pass qualified sales leads in a non-competitive and mutually supportive environment and learn useful business skills for success. Anyone can visit the group as a guest. At The Burns Pub and Restaurant, 9009 Metro Airport Ave. Cost is $80 if someone chooses to join after two free visits. Details: business.broomfieldchamber.com.

The chamber’s Friday Afternoon Club is a casual networking event for all industries. Whether looking to connect with new businesses or network with individuals in the community, this event is for all. The event is held the last Friday of every month at Rails End Beer Company. The event is free and open to all, with beverages available for purchase. Beginning at 4 p.m. at Rails End Beer Company, 11625 Reed Court, #B, Broomfield. Info: broomfieldchamber.com.

The Monday Means Business leads group meets at noon Mondays to generate business opportunities for chamber members by providing a structure where members may pass qualified sales leads in a non-competitive and mutually supportive environment and learn useful business skills for success. Anyone can visit the group as a guest. At The Egg and I, 799 U.S. 287, Suite A. Cost is $80 if someone chooses to join after two free visits. Details: business.broomfieldchamber.com.

The Broomfield Chamber Breakfast Club leads group meets at 7:30 a.m. every Wednesday to generate business opportunities for chamber members by providing a structure where members may pass qualified sales leads in a non-competitive and mutually supportive environment and learn useful business skills for success. Anyone can visit the group as a guest. At Flatiron Mall Food Court, 1 W Flatiron Crossing Drive. Cost is $80 if someone chooses to join after two free visits.

A Precious Child needs individuals, families, youth and teen, churches, schools, clubs, and corporate groups to volunteer in its Broomfield warehouse. Volunteers help make basic essentials accessible to disadvantaged families shopping in its adjacent resource center. Families in need pay nothing for these essentials. A Precious Child is one of the few organizations that accommodates larger groups perfect for corporate community engagement. Volunteer shifts are offered weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Email volunteer@APreciousChild or visit APreciousChild.org for more information.

Birds of Prey Foundation, a Broomfield raptor rehabilitation program, is seeking dedicated volunteers to give their time and effort one day per week. Volunteers can participate in this important program any day of the week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteer efforts will help continue to rehab and release injured and orphaned raptors back into the wild. Training is provided. If you enjoy dealing with wildlife, visit our website at birds-of-prey.org to fill out a volunteer application.

Colorado House Rabbit Society in Broomfield is needs volunteers to help clean one Sunday per month for four hours. The tough, but rewarding, work helps to keep adoptable bunnies pens’ clean. Interact with cute rabbits and make a difference by keeping them healthy and making them more adoptable. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Colorado House Rabbit Society, 12601 Lowell Blvd. Details: coloradohrs.org.

Dive into reading with fellow teens. Pick up the book for each month’s meeting at the Broomfield Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library Teen Zone Desk. For teens in grades 9 to 12. Registration is required at the Teen Events page at broomfield.org/libraryteenevents, or call the library’s Young Adult Department at 720-887-2360. Club meetings are at the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library, 3 Community Park Road.

Teens in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to join TAB. TAB members help plan the library’s teen classes, give input on opportunities for teens, and make recommendations for teen items at the library. No prior registration is required to attend meetings, but those interested in joining can pick up an application at the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library Teen Zone Desk, 3 Community Road. Details: 720-887-2360.

At Broomfield Community Center, 280 Spader Way. Free with annual pass, SilverSneakers membership, drop-in membership card or $1 per program per day. Bridge: 12:30 to 4 p.m. Monday. Play begins promptly at 12:45 p.m. Group plays party bridge; not an instructional bridge program, new members should have basic knowledge of bridge. Pinochle: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Information: Donna, 303-466-7208. Bunko: 1 to 4 p.m. last Tuesday of month. Information: Jean, 303-466-9377. Bring snacks to games. Jam session: 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. All musicians and instruments welcome. Mexican Train tile game: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Needlework: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Fridays. Drop-in crochet, knitting, cross-stitch, embroidery, quilting. Photo Club: 6:30 to 9 p.m. fourth Tuesday of month. Bring photos to share. Information: Donna, 303-466-7208 Woodcarvers: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Bring tools. Woodshop: 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Work on a project or learn from woodshop supervisor. To make sure someone is available call ahead: 303-464-5526 or 303-464-5501.

The cancer support group provides a time and space for patients, survivors, caregivers, and family members of any cancer diagnosis to connect with one another and receive information on resources and support. Dinner is provided. Meetings are the first Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Health and Human Services, 100 Spader Way. Free, but RSVP is required. Contact Jane at jane.harris@cancer.org or at 720-588-6415.

Meetings feature a guest speaker at 10:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Broomfield Community Center, 280 Spader Way. Open to all with Parkinson’s, their care partners, and anyone needing support with, or interested in learning about Parkinson’s Disease. Please contact Kathie Schumacker at kathieschu@gmail.com or 720-887-5968; or Ellen Howard at eehoward@comcast.net or 303-997-9609 for further information.

Every Thursday night, parents come together at Sandstone Care and help each other as they navigate the challenges of helping their teen or young adult who struggles with drugs, alcohol, and mental health concerns. Be in an open, judgment-free space Share your thoughts, feelings, experiences. Listen to other parents. Parent support groups are free, and open to all parents to attend. No program affiliation is required. From 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Sandstone Care, 350 Interlocken Blvd. Details: bit.ly/2pgZpj0.