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Dinosaurs on the Loose!

Dinosaur Ridge and Alameda Connects are asking for the public’s help in locating four brightly-painted dinosaurs that are on the loose! These Stegosauruses were last seen heading down Alameda Avenue and will be popping up on Saturdays throughout May and into early June. Do not attempt to capture, just snap a photo, post, and tag us at.

Saturday, May 11, 10am – 2pm  
Green Mt Presbyterian Church at 12900 W. Alameda Avenue

Saturday, May 18, 10am – 2pm 
Mile Hi Church at 9077 W. Alameda Avenue

Saturday, May 25, 10am – 2pm  
Belmar Plaza at 7260 W. Alaska Avenue

Saturday, June 1, 9am-3pm
National Dinosaur Day at Dinosaur Ridge at 16831 W. Alameda Pkwy (Main Visitors Center)

Saturday, June 8, 4:30pm – 8pm  
Rockin’ Block Party, Lakewood Heritage Center at 801 S. Yarrow Street

Click here to get more information!

Join Alameda Connects/ACBID as we host a FREE movie at All-Star Park!

We will be showing THE SANDLOT a classic, family-friendly, baseball movie. “You’re killing me Smalls!” Bring your blankets and plan to enjoy a fun evening under the stars.

  • Please bring a ticket for each attendee over the age of 2 – the park can accommodate 200 people total.
  • You can bring stadium chairs or lawn chairs.
  • Water bottles are great!
  • No alcohol.
  • No pets.
  • No outside food – but we are providing FREE popcorn during the movie
  • We do have a rain date of June 11th (but cross your fingers we don’t need this!)
  • Before the show, you’ll have time to meet your local businesses and chat with them about their services.

Click Here for Tickets

ACBID Board Meeting
May 23, 2019
275 S. Sheridan Blvd. #108
Lakewood, CO 80226
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Alameda Connects Member Spotlight

Eaton’s Green Team is made up of resident volunteers who continue to educate new residents about recycling and monitor all recycling efforts. Eaton Senior Communities is committed to promoting a sustainable environment. Continue Reading

Zero Waste Services

Spring has been an exciting time at the Antonito Home School Consortium (AHSC). AHSC is an educational program of Conejos Clean Water (CCW), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. AHSC specializes in social justice programming utilizing a critical cultural pedagogy curriculum. With the help of Zero Waste Services (ZWS), AHSC was able to obtain funding to implement a zero-waste program at their school. Continue Reading.


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When you join Alameda Connects, you become part of a dynamic, grass-roots organization that connects residents and businesses to enhance the vibrancy of our community here in the heart of Lakewood.  We support our business members through community connections, trainings, and grants.

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Community Connections

Here at Alameda Connects we are all about making the connection between the businesses and the residents. We connect with the community with our weekly eBlast, Monthly eNewsletter and Annual Magazine.

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Alameda Connects works to foster sustainable business practices that result in bottom-line business returns and a greener future for our children.

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The Alameda Corridor Business Improvement District (ACBID) works to promote a vibrant community in the Downtown Lakewood Business Corridor through thoughtful financial stewardship and strategic partnerships. ACBID invests in public art, landscaping, event sponsorships and other projects to improve the corridor.

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