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Mayor's School Supply Drive

Help our Thornton students and teachers start the school year more prepared, confident and safe during Thornton Mayor's School Supply Drive.

August 11 City Council Meeting

The 1512th Regular Meeting of the Thornton City Council. To see the entire meeting with agenda item jump to points visit: http://www.ThorntonCO.tv.

Free COVID-19 Testing

The Thornton Fire Department is offering FREE, drive-up COVID-19 testing every Tuesday and Friday through September for all adults and children 12 years and older.

Ad Hoc Committee on Equity

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The Ad Hoc Committee on Equity is charged with reviewing topics such as police oversight, communications and technology, amenities and transportation and developing recommendations for discussion by the full Thornton City Council, prior to consideration of the 2021 Budget. Join us for our next virtual Zoom committee meeting on August 19. Spanish translation will be available. The August 19 meeting will include a community amenities and transportation presentation. Follow the link for more information about the committee, upcoming meetings, to listen to previous meetings, and other ways to join or visit https://gocot.net/committeeonequity.

Free Concerts in the Park

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Join us for our free Concerts in the Park and Ice Cream Socials in August. Upcoming ice cream socials include Ward 4, August 20 and Ward 2, August 27. This year, due to COVID-19, we will be following safety guidelines at our concerts which includes physical distancing, face masks, clean hands, reservations and touchless check-in. Please note safety protocols may change during the summer concert season in order to comply with evolving state and county public health guidelines. Follow the link for the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 safety procedures and for a complete listing of all the summer concerts with performers and dates.

Healthy Farmer's Market

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Anythink is hosting weekly farmer’s market at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave. on Thursdays and at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St. on Tuesdays, through October 1. This event is hosted in conjunction with city of Thornton, Tri-County Health Department, the American Heart Association and Lulu's Farm. Working with local farmers and food producers, the Healthy Farmer's Markets are committed to making healthy, fresh produce options accessible and affordable to all in the community. Attendees can learn more about cooking and nutrition and food assistance services like SNAP and WIC are accepted.

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