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Arts and Culture Updated
Explore / Culture and Community / Arts and Culture

Interested in the Utility Box Call for Entry? Visit our Arvada Box Art Project page. In 2016, the Arvada City Council created the Arvada Arts and Culture Commission (AACC). The Commission's mission is to support, cultivate, and advocate for a variety of arts, culture, and heritage...

Arvada Box Art Project Updated
Explore / Culture and Community / Arts and Culture

The Olde Town Utility Box Art Call for Entry is now open.  See below for more details. Olde Town Utility Box Art Call for Entry The City of Arvada’s Arts & Culture Commission (AACC) and the Olde Town Arvada Business Improvement District (BID) are requesting proposals in an open...

Emergency Closure:  Simms St Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / My Commute (Major Routes)

UPDATE: Simms Street has reopened and water service has been restored to all customers.  Simms Street is closed from 75th Ave to 76th Pl for an emergency water line repair. The City will post an update when the road re-opens. The road is anticipated to be closed for at approximately 24...

Indiana Street and 72nd Avenue Intersection Upgrade Project Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / My Commute (Major Routes)

Expect intermittent single-lane closures (Monday - Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) on Indiana Street and 72nd Avenue. Update for the week of Sept 22, 2019 Continue placing permanent pavement markings Continue Croke Canal and box culvert slope paving Continue work on project punch list...

Public Classes Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Majestic View Nature Center

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Programs Explore nature and experience outdoor fun at the Nature Center! Browse our upcoming programs by visiting our Active.com registration or view our Fall 2019 Brochure under resources. All programs require registration, unless specified otherwise.  Register at...

Majestic View Nature Center Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Majestic View Nature Center

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General Information Majestic View Nature Center has hands-on displays, wildlife exhibits, a kids' activity area, classrooms and meeting spaces. Connected is the Majestic View Community Park, with over 80 acres to explore. Are looking to enjoy the park trails when the Nature...

The Future of Meyers Pool Updated
Explore / Recreation and Sports

Meyers Pool (7900 Carr St.) is owned by the City of Arvada, and operated and maintained by the  Apex Park and Recreation District. Elected officials from the City of Arvada, Apex Park and Recreation District and  Jeffco Schools have been meeting to discuss its future. Understanding...

West Arvada Dog Park Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Parks and Open Space

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Volunteer "Friends of the West Arvada Dog Park" will be hosting the following events at the dog park: Dog Park Cleanup Day, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 5; bring shovels, rakes, wheel barrels, pooper scoopers, gloves and other tools for cleaning up. Bags will be provided. Weather...

Olde Town Water Fountain Updated
Explore / Recreation and Sports / Water Activities

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The Water Fountain will be closing for the season on Sept. 30, 2019! May 1 - September 30, 7 days a week * Days and Hours of Fountain Operation 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. * The fountain may be shut off at any time...

Road Salt Field Study Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / Street Maintenance

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Project Overview Dan Pumphrey of the Streets Division pitched a proposal to senior students at the Colorado School of Mines to conduct a field research project to test the efficacy of salt and other materials used on our roadways to manage snow and ice. Six students from Mines will participate in...