Category Archives: New Meeting Announcements

September Meetings: Drive Electric Week

This year’s National Drive Electric Week is September the 9th through the 17th. More information at: https://driveelectricweek.org. Register to attend any event and complete a short survey for a chance to win $250.

Following is a list of those events scheduled in Colorado:

Greeley

https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=901
Saturday, September 9, 2017
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
The Depot, 902 7th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80631 (map)
Northern Colorado Clean Cities will be joining the Greeley Farmer’s Market to show case electric vehicles, and more! Stop by and bring the kids. Northern Colorado Clean Cities will be sponsoring the kids’ activity booth that will focus on clean transportation.

Golden

https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=932
Sunday, September 10, 2017
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Golden Real Estate, 17695 S Golden Rd, Golden, CO 80401 (map)

You can expect to see several Teslas, Volts, Bolts, and LEAFs at this event, but hopefully you’ll see many other brands, too! The organizer himself owns both a Tesla Model S and a Chevy Volt, and close friends own other EVs and will be attending. Won’t you join them?

Denver

https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=1013
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Civic Center Park, Bannock St & W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204 (map)

We plan to partner with Civic Center Eats (food truck market) where two thousand people eat lunch during the week. We will close Bannock Street in front of the City and County building and host test drives with multiple EV models and e-bikes. The first 100 people to test drive will receive a free lunch at the food trucks. Also along Bannock will be an EV car show where EV owners, City fleet vehicles, and electric business fleets will showcase different models and interact with the public. Vehicles will also be staged at various points throughout the food truck area to interact with attendees and point them to the test drive and EV car show.

Boulder

https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=1081
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boulder Farmers Market, 13th Street Downtown, Boulder, CO 80303 (map)

Electric vehicle owners and dealerships will be there to show their cars and answer questions – no sales pitches, no test drives, just a great opportunity to learn more about the growing options (and falling prices) for Driving Electric. Also present will be charging station providers, integration solutions for combining EV’s with renewable energy sources, electric bikes, and more. Not to mention, the ever-fabulous Boulder Farmer’s Market of fresh local produce, plus many food and beverage vendors.

Summit County – Frisco

https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=1161
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Summit County Community & Senior Center, 83 Nancy’s Place, Frisco, CO 80443 (map)
High Country Conservation Center is celebrating National Drive Electric Week by partnering with the “Breckenridge for 100% Renewable Energy” campaign to showcase multiple makes and models of all-electric and plug-in electric hybrid cars. If you’ve ever considered buying an electric car, this event is for you! Come check out electric cars in person and talk to the Summit County locals who drive them.

Broomfield

(Unofficial National Drive Electric Week event)
Saturday, September 16, 2017
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (Show Cars must be in place & parked prior to 9:30)
Midway Park, W Midway Blvd & Kohl Street, Broomfield, CO (map)

Garry Skinner will be there before 9:00 with his Blue Tesla Roadster, so look for him to gather as a group. This will be part of the Broomfield Days Car Show. A parade takes place from 9:30 to 10:00 and ends in the Park.

August Meeting: Century Chevrolet Car Show

August 25th 2017
7pm – 9pm
Century Chevrolet Broomfield
6105 W 120th Ave, Broomfield, 80020 (map)

Our meeting this month will be a car show on Friday the 25th at Century Chevrolet in Broomfield. Have a EV/Hybrid or another car to show? Please bring it! Refreshments, snacks and activities for both kids & adults will be provided. Planned schedule for the evening:

  • 6:45-7:15 PM Show vehicles arrive
  • 7:15-8 PM Fun for kids of all ages
  • 8:00-8:45 PM Q&A discussion time
  • 8:45-9:00 PM Photo time of the full and small-sized vehicles in lights.

Come see and drive the new Bolt, Volt and Malibu Hybrids. Check out lots of different EV/Hybrids including home-built conversions, Teslas and more. We’re trying to have one or two of several different vehicles to show pros and cons of each. Submit questions early regarding design, features, options, upgrades, maintenance, repairs or anything else to Alex at AlexRCentury@gmail.com or text/call 720-443-1425. To help us plan accordingly we ask that you RSVP by Wednesday, the 23rd with the number of adults and kids (under 10) joining and a description of any full or small-sized vehicles you’d like to bring. See you there!

June Meeting: BBQ & Car Display

Sunday June 18th, 2017
11am-2pm
Berkeley Park, Denver
Map Here (Entrance at 48th Ave S. Drive and Tennyson)

The DEVC summer BBQ is back! Come and join us for a day of food, fun, and of course, electric vehicles.

Bring your electric car, or anything else electric that moves! The DEVC will be supplying burgers, hot dogs, veggie ­burgers, chips and drinks. If you would like, feel free to bring your favorite dish to share.

Flyer: 2017bbq.pdf

RSVP:
This will help us plan the number of people to buy for. It takes less than 1 minute!

http://devc.info/2017-summer-bbq-rsvp/

May Meeting: Horizons EV Club

Horizons K-8 School
4545 Sioux Drive, Boulder (map)
May 6th 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Our May DEVC meeting will be at Horizons K-8 School, 4545 Sioux Drive in Boulder. The School EV Club will have their projects on display and invite those with EV’s to join them for an EV show. Please RSVP to Dave Pence at arhsdave@aol.com or call 303-642-3050 if you will be bringing an EV. Also copies of the Electric Car Insider, EV Buyers Guide will be available for a $6 donation. Join us in support of the EV Club.

April Events

March Meeting 2: Evolve Electrics

Evolve Electrics
5735 Arapahoe Ave #C, Boulder, 80303 (map)
Wednesday March 29th, 3:00pm
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The second meeting for March will be held at Evolve Electrics. This will be on Wednesday the 29th at 3:00PM. In addition to learning about their operation of providing high quality electronic parts and support, we will see an in-process conversion of a Ford Mustang that was originally started by Duke’s Garage, well known for its restoration of classic cars.

March Meeting 1: Colorado Renewable Energy Society

Jefferson Unitarian Church
14350 West 32nd Ave, Golden (map)
Thursday Mar 23 7:00 PM
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We have two meetings for March. The first is with the Jeffco Chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, the JUC Green Task Force, and New Energy Colorado; where their featured speaker will be Rutt Bridges. He will be speaking on Driverless Cars and the Environment. Rutt Bridges is a futurist, entrepreneur, and author of Driverless Car Revolution.

The meeting will be held at the Jefferson Unitarian Church in Golden. The event is free and everyone is invited to stay for a networking reception with food and drinks after the presentation. RSVP not required but helps them plan the food. RSVP here: www.tinyurl.com/jcres-rsvp

January Meeting: DEVC Business

Saturday January 21st, 2017
10AM-Noon
5660 Logan St, Denver, CO 80216 (map)
google-calendar

Our January meeting will be on Saturday the 21st from 10AM to 12Noon at the IBEW68 facility, 5660 Logan St, in Denver (near I-25 & 58th Ave). This will be a business meeting for the annual election of officers for President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. We will also confirm additional DEVC Board Member appointees for Webmaster, Newsletter Editor and Committee Chairpersons. Current committees are: EVSE Charging, EV Conversion, Education Outreach and Facebook. The meeting will then be open for input from the members and visitors on the upcoming 2017 DEVC meetings, events and activities. If you would like to run for any office, be considered for any appointed position, or provide written input, please email David at jdmc44@comcast.net

December Holiday Party

Saturday December 10th, 2016
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
281 W. 104th Avenue, Northglenn (map)
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The December meeting for both the DEVC and the CSEVC will be our annual holiday party at Cinzzetti’s Italian Market Restaurant.. This is an enormous buffet during the last two hours of their Saturday Weekend Brunch and you can check out their Menu at: http://www.cinzzettis.com/colorado/foodmenu/ Coffee, tea or soft drinks are included; espresso or alcoholic beverages are extra.

It would be most helpful if you would arrive between 12:15 and 12:45 so we can get everyone checked in beforehand. Members with annual dues current, get in for FREE. If your dues are not current, or you are not yet a member and would like to join us, dues will be collected at the door (Regular $20, or Sponsor $50). All guests of members will be $10 each. So we can give Cinzzetti’s a heads up on the number attending, please RSVP to me at: jdmc44@comcast.net by the 8th of December and include the number of guests attending with you.

This is a time when we have our largest turnout to a meeting with everyone connecting, or reconnecting, with fellow EV enthusiasts. Make sure you attend, you’ll be glad you did!

November Event: CSEVC Holiday Event at Glen Eyrie Castle

Saturday November 12, 2016
11:30am
3820 N 30th Street, Colorado Springs, CO (map)
google-calendar

The November meeting is a joint event with the Colorado Springs EV Club, and will be their end of year holiday party at Glen Eyrie Castle. http://www.gleneyrie.org. Glen Eyrie was built by, and was the home of, the founder of the City of Colorado Springs, General William Jackson Palmer. It was initially finished in 1906.

The event will be held on Saturday the 12th at 11:30 AM at 3820 N 30th Street, on the west side of Colorado Springs, just North of Garden of the Gods. Come down and meet some new EV supporters in the Colorado Springs area. The following are the instructions from Mac McCauley with the CSEVC:

Park near the castle, there is plenty of parking. DO NOT PARK NEXT TO THE HILL! Bighorn sheep and mountain goats scramble about up there and knock down rocks on cars! The event will be in the King James Dining Room, inside the castle. You cannot enter prior to 11 AM and the meal starts at Noon, the luncheon will be over at 1:00 PM. This will be a sandwich BUFFET, consisting of chips, potato salad, fresh fruit, sandwich bar with condiments, water and soda. The cost will be $20 per person and Mac will collect the money (preferably cash) at the event. You must RSVP to Mac before the 11th at mac.mccauley@csevc.com If you can make it, just let him know who you are and how many people will be with you. He will answer your email by saying you are IN! Only then will your name be on the list.

The full info about the CSEVC event can be found here: http://www.csevc.com/2016/10/holiday-event-announced.html