Tonight: Your beer money benefits Community Food Share at Pizzeria Basta

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Forgot to donate on Colorado Gives Day? Then you might want to head down to Pizzeria Basta, 3601 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder, for a beer.

The alcohol will take the edge off your guilt, and so will the fact that your beer money's going straight to Community Food Share, a food bank that serves Boulder and Broomfield counties.

"Hoppy Face donated two kegs of beer for a party," says co-owner Alan Henkin. "So we're hosting Hoppy Holidays Bluegrass Charity Jam."

Which will feature bluegrass, as the name suggests. Specifically, Coleman Square and Red Vanryders, which will roll in around 6 p.m. to play together. And while that's going on, Basta will pour Hoppy Face amber ale for a suggested donation price (though what you want to fork over is entirely up to you). Everything the pizzeria collects for the beer will go right to the food banks -- so drink up, and pay up.

Throughout the party, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m., Pizzeria Basta will also be serving its regular menu. For more information, call 303-997-8775.

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