Yoga and Mala

PranaTonic at 805 14th Street (map) has several new classes lined up this summer.  For more information on any of them, contact the studio at (303) 274-5733 or call the instructor directly.

Tween/Teen Goddess Yoga
Sign Up  |  Instructor: Allegra Wermuth

yoga2Being a girl isn’t easy! Physical changes, emotional changes, societal and educational stresses can be a lot to take in. This workshop is devoted to girls ages 9-18 to learn, open hearts, heal, share, empower, strengthen and transform through journaling, chanting, breath work, and asana practice. Come celebrate your Radiant Self! For girls only, ages 9 – 18.

Dates: May 31 – Aug. 11, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:45-5:45 PM (Options to enroll for both days a week or single days, as well as drop-ins.)  Price: $90 – $185 depending on option, inquire for drop-in price.

Mala Making
Sign Up  |  Instructor:  Allegra Wermuth
We will join together through Mala making and meditation to set positive intentions and deepen our connection to our Self through Love and Healing.  Advanced sign up is REQUIRED for this workshop.  You will receive a Private Consult regarding birth chart, intentions, or chakra balancing AND our 4:30 PM Vinyasa Class is Complimentary for participants in this Mala making workshop!

Date:  August 14th,  1:15 – 2:30 PM. * Advanced registration REQUIRED by August 7th.  Price:  $60

Yin Yoga Sundays
Sign-Up  |  Instructor:  Jennifer McCarron

This is an undeniably trans-formative, rejuvenating and meditative class in which deep-stretching postures are held for 3-5 minutes.  Little or no muscular energy is employed, but props helps your body maintain a shape or posture.  Unlike restorative yoga, you will be challenged to find an appropriate “edge” or feeling of stretching sensation, and abide with it for several minutes at a time.  Stretches and sensations go deep beyond the muscles and into the fabric of the body (connective tissue). Based on Chinese meridian theory, this practice nourishes the subtle and emotional bodies.  Appropriate for practitioners of all levels.

Dates: June 26, July 31, August 28 1:15 – 2:30 PM
Price: $16 drop-in or use your class “punch card”

Saving in Style

Wallaroo Hats at Baby Doe's Clothing

Enjoying Colorado, on a vacation or on the road –  Get out and play!  There’s a Wallaroo hat for whatever you are doing.

Memorial Day Weekend Special
Buy 2 pieces of clothing, save 25% on the second piece.*

Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30
Going casual or dressing up, stop in to shop and save this holiday weekend.

* 25% savings deducted from less expensive item

Baby Doe’s Clothing, Artisan Jewelry & Fine Craft  |  1116 Washington Avenue  |  303-279-8100  |  Map

Help Jesse at Bob’s

Fund-raiser for the Swift family at Bob's Atomic Burgers

Many of us have been closely following the recent incident where intruders pushed their way into the Golden home of the Swift family.  Mr. and Mrs. Swift are both teachers at Bell Middle School.

Bob’s Atomic Burgers will hold a fund-raiser to help the Swift Family on Thursday May 26th.  30% of the day’s sales will go to support the Swifts.  Jesse Swift, who is recovering from stab wounds incurred during the break-in, has impacted many of Bob’s employees, so this one comes from the heart.

Bob’s Atomic Burgers  |  1310 Ford Street  |  303-278-1601  |  Map

Pollinators and Beekeeping

Bees and pollinators

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This Wednesday (May 25th) from 6-8PM, Earth Sweet Botanicals will offer their popular “Supporting Pollinators and Beekeeping Basics” class.

Topics: Safety for People & Bees, Gardening for Pollinators, Basic Beekeeping, Honey & Other Bee Products.

The instructor, Jen Braid, has been keeping bees in Golden for 3 years while a PhD student at the Colorado School of Mines. She is passionate about protecting honeybees and native pollinators, and about educating the public through involvement with the Golden Community Garden. Jen believes that natural and sustainable beekeeping practices are achievable for any beekeeper.

Join us for this fascinating class and learn all about bees, beekeeping, honey and other products from the hive. Jennifer will bring beekeeping equipment and demonstrate how it works.

A free honey tasting will follow the class.  We will debut our new varietal honey line.  You’ll get to taste amazing honey like: buckwheat honey, meadow foam honey from Oregon, raspberry honey from Maine and more.

Jennifer will bring her Colorado honey and beeswax lip balms for purchase after class (cash only please).

Please call the shop to purchase your class:  303-278-1260.  The cost is $30.

Earth Sweet Botanicals  |  1224 Arapahoe St  |  303-278-1260  |  Map

Eating and playing volleyball to help the Fire Department


Join Urban Backyard, the Golden Fire Department, and the Golden Community as they raise money for the people who risk their lives every day to protect their neighbors.

2pm-2:30pm – Volleyball sign up – Teams must consist of 3 or more people, more than 6 people and someone will have to rotate in and out.

3pm – Volleyball games will start. After all teams are registered they will take a quick minute to set up games and start playing right away. There will be prizes for the winners at the end.

They will have a BBQ and music outside all day. $9.95 for the 1/2 lb local burger or a braut and chips.

The fire department will be bringing a fire truck to display so bring your kids and let them check it out.

There will be a raffle taking place with some prizes donated by local vendors and they will be accepting donations all day. Urban backyard will also be giving back a portion of all of their sales that day.

Parking will be a bit of an issue because they have volleyball leagues already playing from 12pm-2pm. please remember just west of the bar on the same block there is a public parking lot up on the right.

URBAN BACKYARD 17999 W. Colfax Avenue 303-278-9000 Map

Happy Birthday, Gold Mine Cupcakes!

Gold Mine Cupcakes

Gold Mine Cupcakes is celebrating their 1st anniversary this weekend, and they’ll have prizes all weekend long!  Friday night they’ll have free small cupcakes.

cupcakeOn Saturday, they will have free hot dogs with a cupcake purchase, while supplies last.  There will also be a doggie adoption from 10AM-2PM and a photo booth from 12-3PM.

On Sunday, you can decorate your own cupcakes.

And did we mention raffle prizes?  Stop in and congratulate them, and partake of their celebratory largess!

Gold Mine Cupcakes  |  700 12th St. #130  |  720-328-9531 |  Map

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