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Free Landscaping and Gardening Workshops

Learn gardening and landscaping techiques that fit into the adverse Colorado weather conditions. These workshops are free and open to everyone. Dryland Gardening and Plant Select Class - FREEÂ This is a must attend class for all gardening enthusiasts held April 6 at 1 p.m. at Thornton Fire Station #5, Community Room, 14051 Colorado Blvd. Mike Bone, Curator of Steppe Collection at the Denver Botanic Gardens and Plant Explorer will teach about plants that thrive in our climate and are indispensable when creating an enduring, environmentally responsible landscape. Mike will draw upon his professional expertise in Rocky Mountain native and steppe climate plants. Weather permitting, there will be an outdoor demonstration in the Plant Select Water-Wise Garden onsite.
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Trees for Tomorrow Registration Begins March 23

Registration for this program will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013, from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Margaret W. Carpenter Recreation Center, 11151 Colorado Blvd. Trees are available for purchase at a discounted rate to single family residences only, within the corporate boundaries of the City of Thornton. Tree pricing is not available at this time but generally the tree costs range from $150-$200 each, depending on species. This year the available trees are Washington Hawthorn, Greenspire Linden, Chanticleer Pear and Swamp White Oak....
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Northglenn City Clerk’s Office Participating in Passport Day on March 9

Northglenn, CO – The Northglenn City Clerk’s Office will be joining the US Department of State and other passport acceptance facilities across the country to participate in "Passport Day in the USA 2013" on Saturday, March 9. On Passport Day, individuals can apply for a passport at the City Clerk’s Office, located in City Hall, 11701 Community Center Drive, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The office will accept applications and take passport photos on site. No appointments are necessary. ...
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2013 Community Read Event - Martial Arts Demonstration and Learn About Acupuncture!

TASHCO and the Thornton Arts & Culture Division invite you to join us for the 2013 Community Read series based on the "My Story" theme. We will be exploring the three main cultures found in Adams County (White, Hispanic and Asian) through a series of thoughtful first person books and activities that will help us discover ourselves and learn more about those around us. ...
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Thornton Offers FREE Wellness Seminars in February

All of these workshops are FREE and held at the Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd....
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Thornton Community Read 2013 - Asian Dinner with sushi demonstration Jan 30

Join us for the weekly Community Read "My Story" events at the Thornton Arts & Culture Center, 9209 Dorothy Blvd. Most events are FREE. There is a small fee for the food-related presentations (January 30, March 6, April 10). Please register for any of these three presentations by calling 720-977-5885....
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Discover Thornton Community Walk Jan 26

On Saturday, January 26, we will begin the 4th year of this monthly community walk program, as we walk along the Big Dry Creek Trail. We will meet in the parking lot of the Big Dry Creek Park located at 1700 W. 128th Avenue. To get there go west on 128th and go approximately 0.6 miles west of Huron, and the park will be located on your left. (If you get to Zuni street, you have gone about .25 miles too far west.) We will depart promptly at 9 a.m. This walk will be an out and back course that can be 2-6 miles; everyone can walk at his/her own pace and go as far as they feel like on that morning. This trail will include some pavement but mostly granite fines, a softer surface.  Please remember to dress for the weather and wear good walking shoes. If you are interested in participating in the program, but can’t come on January 26, please make sure to send us your email address and we will keep you apprised of the dates, locations and distances for upcoming walks. Please send those inquiries to The February event will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013....
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Vote for your favorite Thornton business

Nominate your favorite Thornton business to be recognized at the Thornton Business Expo held in April. The categories are: Best Green Business – This award will recognize a Thornton business that has demonstrated innovation in environmental impact reduction. Best Business Citizen“ This award will recognize a Thornton business that has made significant contributions to the Thornton community through civic engagement, volunteer and charitable efforts. Best Job Creator“ This award will recognize the Thornton business that has exhibited the greatest year over year percentage job creation with the greatest overall economic impact to the City in 2012. Best Small Business“ This award will recognize a Thornton business with 20 or fewer employees that is determined through nominations to have made a significant impact on the community in 2012. Best Large Business - This award will recognize a Thornton business with 21 or more employees that is determined through nominations to have made a significant impact on the community in 2012....
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Free Homebuyer workshop

The next free homebuyer workshop in Thornton will be held January 28 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Thornton City Hall, 9500 Civic Center Dr....
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Christmas Tree drop off

On Saturday, January 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only. Thornton residents may bring their natural Christmas trees to the Infrastructure Maintenance Center, 12450 Washington St., for recycling. Proof of residency is required....
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