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Olde Town Water Fountain Updated
Explore / Recreation and Sports

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The Olde Town Water Fountain will open for the 2018 season on May 1, 2018. 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...

Street Maintenance Projects Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / Street Maintenance Projects

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The information below is updated regularly. If you need real-time project details, please see contact information below. Money spent for 2018 Street Maintenance Projects: Concrete Total: $455,252.00 Mill & Overlay Total: $150,000.00 Crack Seal Total:  Mill and Overlay...

Emerald Ash Borer Alert Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Trees (Urban Forestry)

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Emerald Ash Borer ( EAB ) is an invasive insect that has killed more than 50 million Ash trees in 30 states since the initial discovery in Michigan in 2002. This insect is considered to be one of the most destructive, invasive species the United States has faced. A recent survey shows that...

Trees (Urban Forestry) Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Trees (Urban Forestry)

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The City of Arvada is home to a diverse and beautiful array of wildlife and plants. Trees are a major part of the City’s infrastructure, providing both beauty and supporting vital ecosystems. Our goal is to help promote and preserve Arvada's urban forest.   Topic Spotlight:...

Banquets Updated
Explore / Culture and Community / Banquets

Arvada Events offers a variety of unique venues for weddings, receptions, social events, and more! Arvada Center Banquets The Arvada Center offers a unique setting for your Wedding Reception, Social Event, Corporate Meeting, Annual Dinner or Conference. Our flexible meeting space will...

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. Overlook the lake, prairie grasses and wetland...

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 Spring 2018 Brochure under resources. All programs require registration, unless specified otherwise.    Register...

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

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Volunteering at the Nature Center Our mission is to provide environmental education and interpretive sciences to our community. Staff and volunteers work towards this mission by teaching public programs, leading interactive activities, attending outreach events and more.  The...

School & Outreach Programs Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Majestic View Nature Center

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Field Trips The Nature Center is the City of Arvada's environmental education facility. We offer many school and group programs to engage kids with nature. Using the nature trails, wetland areas and prairie ecosystems to explore, we connect kids with Arvada's parks...

4th of July Fireworks Show Updated
Explore / Culture and Community

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Fireworks Display Wednesday, July 4 Gates open to vehicles at 7 p.m. Fireworks begin approximately 9 p.m. Stenger Sports Complex (W. 58th Ave. and Oak St.) The 4th of July in Arvada Since 1979, the City of Arvada has celebrated Independence Day with a spectacular fireworks display at...