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Posted on: February 11, 2016

Retired Denver Police Officer spotlighted in “Spring Enchantment” art exhibit

Artist Lawrence Amman captures the flowing beauty of nature in his beautiful oil, inks and watercolor paintings now on display at Brighton City Hall. Amman’s paintings are part of the Eye for Art program’s “Spring Enchantment” exhibit slated from Feb. 1...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2016

Mayor McLean delivers State of the City address

City of Brighton Mayor Dick McLean delivered the 2016 State of the City address this morning at the Armory Performing Arts Center.

Instead of delivering his speech, Mayor McLean tried something new this year and showed a video featuring each departmen...Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2016

Brighton Historic Preservation Commission working to save sugar factory

The Brighton Historic Preservation Commission (BHPC) shares their enthusiasm for saving one of Brighton's treasured places, the former Great Western Sugar Company complex. Saved by Amalgamated Sugar Company with its purchase in 1985, the main factory buil...Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Brighton City Manager reappointed to Colorado board

Brighton City Manager Manuel Esquibel was reappointed to the Fire and Police Pension Association (FPPA) of Colorado Board of Directors on Jan. 29.

Esquibel has served on the board of directors since 2013. His current term will expire in Sep. 9, 2019.
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Posted on: February 4, 2016

Annual Night of Stars talent show Feb. 12

The City of Brighton and Commerce City will host the Annual Night of Stars talent show from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 at the Armory Performing Arts Center.

Thirty youth from grades k-12 will compete in four categories: music, vocal, dance, and variety...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Brighton Cultural Strategic Team recruiting community members

The Brighton Cultural Strategic Team is recruiting community members to participate in meeting the goals set forth in the Cultural Strategic Plan adopted by Brighton City Council.

The five goals are: 1. to increase access, participation, and engagemen...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2016

City of Brighton hosting Art in the Park festival

The City of Brighton will host its first Art in the Park festival from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at Carmichael Park, 650 Southern Street.

This one-day festival will give attendees the opportunity to visit the artist market, meet and talk with ...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Show kindness with the Eagle View Adult Center

Join the Eagle View Adult Center in a week-long celebration of doing kind acts for others. The center is encouraging residents to show the kindness of the Brighton community by delivering items to the Eagle View Adult Center between Monday, Feb. 8 to Frid...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Brighton United in Orange Day Feb. 5 - Community Pep Rally

To celebrate the achievement of the Denver Broncos, city officials, city staff, and residents will come together as a community for a Broncos Country fan rally in the Brighton City Hall parking lot.

DETAILS:
• The City of Brighton adopted a proclamati...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Selections for “Spring Enchantment” art exhibit announced

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the “Spring Enchantment” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave. The show will open Monday, Feb. 1 with 270 fascinating pieces of winter into spring artwork from 75 lo...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Brighton PD urges residents to follow Colorado “Puffer” Law

The Brighton Police Department has recently experienced a significant increase auto thefts. Residents are leaving vehicles running and unattended and it only takes seconds for a thief to steal it.

As temperatures drop, it is tempting to let the car ...Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Victim Advocate volunteers needed in Brighton and Commerce City

The Brighton and Commerce City police departments are seeking compassionate, caring and dedicated men and women to become victim advocate volunteers. The joint victim services unit supports those who have been a victim of a violent crime or traumatic situ...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

City of Brighton’s Finance Department receives award

The City of Brighton’s Finance Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial re...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Parks and Recreation Department hosting job fair

The City of Brighton Parks and Recreation Department will host its second annual Summer Job Fair from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Brighton Recreation Center.

The department will be looking for summer camp staff, swim instructors, lifeguards, con...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Audition for Annual Night of Stars talent show

The City of Brighton and Commerce City will host auditions for the Annual Night of Stars talent show from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 at the Brighton Recreation Center.

Youth from grades k-12 are eligible to audition in one of the four categories...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Office of Youth Services hosting college preparation nights

The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services will host Our Community Growing Grads events for students and families preparing for college. The program will offer college information, assistance on filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFS...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Office of Youth Services hosting two-day Image Summit

The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services will host its youth-focused Image Summit March 31-April 1 at the Armory Performing Arts Center in Brighton.

Different from last year, this year’s summit will be a two-day event and have statewide attendan...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

Adams County and City of Brighton District Plan neighborhood meeting

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The Adams County Long Range Strategic Planning Office announced today two additional neighborhood meetings will be held in February to solicit public input and feedback on the District Plan, a collabora...Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2016

Brighton Recreation Center now offering Big Kids Club

The Brighton Recreation Center is now offering a Bid Kids Club for youth ages 7 to 12 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. This drop-in childcare program is available for a maximum of 90 minutes for parents using the Brighton Recreation Center’s ...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2016

Big Little Idea contest returns for second year

After a successful launch of the first Big Little Idea contest in 2015, the City of Brighton has decided to bring the contest back for a second year.

The Big Little Idea contest is a city-sponsored contest that will award $500 each to six individuals,...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2016

Brighton Youth Commission recruiting for S.P.E.A.K community board

The Brighton Youth Commission is recruiting community members to participate in a new S.P.E.A.K (Suicide, Prevention, Education, Awareness, and Knowledge) community board. The purpose of the community board will be to create greater community involvement ...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

Brighton Recreation Center first quarter events

The Brighton Recreation Center has released its first quarter events for 2016. The calendar includes events, programs, workshops, youth trips, and classes.

January
• January 2, Annual pass sale began (20 percent off all regular priced annual passes) ...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

Eagle View Adult Center hosts Effective Communication Strategies: Tips for Care Partners

The Eagle View Adult Center is hosting an evening program that can help caregivers, family, and friends create better connections with someone with dementia. “Effective Communication Strategies” is an education program taught by the Alzheimer’s Associatio...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards seeking nominations

The City of Brighton is seeking nominations for the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award (ACMCYA) program. The City is seeking nominations for deserving young adults residing in Brighton who have risen to meet challenges while maintaining a p...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2015

City of Brighton installs electric vehicle charging station

Furthering the City of Brighton’s sustainability efforts and pledge to support energy alternatives, city staff has announced the recent installation of a level two commercial charging station at the west side of Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave. The dua...Read on...