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FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE CENTER – MARCH 2015

Expires:03/27/2015

twos & threes outdoors, a clear springs ranch hike, and a spring break nature camp are all on the calendar at fountain creek nature center in march.

•Contact Info: 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain
•Phone: 719-520-6745
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•Web: WWW.ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
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COLORADO OWL FESTIVAL 2015

Expires:03/27/2015

a weekend of ‘all things owl’ will include live owl demonstrations, owl crafts, an owl hooting competition, owl pellet dissection, and presentations by owl experts.it all happens friday, march 27 & saturday, march 28th in pueblo.

•Contact Info: Nature And Raptor Center Of Pueblo, Rawlings Library, Pueblo Zoo, Pueblo Mountain Park, Lake Pueblo State Park $3 Per Person 10 And Up, Workshops May Have Additional Fees.
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•Contact Person: EVENTS AT THE PUEBLO LIBRARY ARE FREE.
•Web: www.natureandraptor.org
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AFICIONADOS SPEAKER SERIES

Expires:03/27/2015

the hulbert center for southwest studies hosts the aficionados speaker series on april 1st at noon. indigenous film: refocusing the lens from a native perspective is the title of the talk that will explore images of american indians in film, from hollywood stereotypes to more authentic portrayals from indigenous filmmakers.

•Contact Info: Guest Lecturer Will Be Jeanne Rubin. Buffet Luncheon: $17.00 In Gaylord Hall Of The Worner Student Center
•Phone: more information or to make a reservation, Please call (719) 389-6334
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•Email: swshulbert@coloradocollege.edu



BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER – MARCH 2015

Expires:03/28/2015

a ute pass hike, a bird beak buffet, kids night out, and frolicking foxes are all on the calendar at bear creek nature center in march.

•Contact Info: 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-520-6387
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•Web: WWW.ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
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PIONEERS MUSEUM – MARCH 2015

Expires:03/28/2015

the colorado springs pioneers museum has a calendar full of events in the month of march. windows into history tours will be offered every saturday, the pikes peak regional history lecture series continues with history in stone: the story of red rock canyon, and children’s story hour is on the calendar twice.

•Contact Info: 215 S Tejon Street, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-385-5990
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•Web: www.cspm.org
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MARCH YOUTH SERVICES

Expires:03/28/2015

story time, dr. seuss’ birthday party, the smart cookie club, and march movies are all happening as part of youth services at the john c. fremont library in march.

•Contact Info: 130 Church Avenue, Florence
•Phone: 719-784-4649
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HAWAIIAN LUAU

Expires:03/28/2015

north colorado springs rotary club foundation is hosting an hawaiian luau to benefit care and share’s send hunger packing program on saturday, march 28th. event will include authentic hawaiian food, beer, wine and soft drinks.l

•Contact Info: 2605 Preamble Point, Colorado Springs8am-8pm
•Phone: 719-440-5022
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FRIENDLY FARMERS FORUM

Expires:03/28/2015

the earth mountain education farm and trinidad community farmers market is an education and exchange forum to share ideas, techniques and resources to improve the quantity, quality and access of our local food supply. this years event is on saturday, march 28th, from 11-5pm in trinidad, co.

•Contact Info: Mt. Carmel Health, Wellness And Center, 911 Robinson Ave., Trinidad, Co 81082. Hwy 12 West, Mt. Carmel Will Be A Refurbished Church On Your Right
•Phone: 719-680-0215 Joni or Carter anytime
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•Web: www.earthmountainfarm.org
•Email: earthmountainfarm@gmail.com



LANDSCAPES THAT WORK

Expires:03/30/2015

a rockies project speakers series at cc on monday, march 30th looks at working landscapes and landscapes that work”. this culminating event of the state of the rockies project will convene experts and practitioners from the nonprofit, ranching, and conservation community discussing the diverse approaches to land management in the west and the effects those practices have on communities, economies and environments.

•Contact Info: 7 P.m., Gates Common Room, Third Floor Of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (East Of Tutt Library), Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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VIETNAM VETERANS WELCOME HOME

Expires:03/30/2015

the american legion post 39 in manitou springs will have a vietnam veterans welcome home celebration on monday march 30th starting at 3pm. it’s pizza and beverages for all vietnam era vets.

•Contact Info: Eber Duclo Post 39 At 634 Manitou Ave. 80829
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MAKE THE JOB FAIR WORK FOR YOU!

Expires:03/31/2015

the pikes peak workforce center announces its popular workshop: how to make the job fair work for you! just in time for the spring job fair on april 2nd. all workshops will be held at the ppwfc main office, except for one each at the fountain library community room, the woodland park library resource center, and at sand creek library. check the website for all the dates and times.

•Contact Info: 1675 Garden Of The Gods Road, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-667-3730
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•Web: WWW.PPWFC.ORG
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ORIENTALISM AND ITS LEGACIES

Expires:03/31/2015

“orientalism and its legacies” is the second in a series of interactive presentations focused on the idea space exhibition ‘reorientations’. idea cabaret is an ongoing series of informal, gallery-based events that invite colorado college faculty, visiting artists, and the general public to engage in conversations about art and ideas. you are invited to this event on tuesday, march 31st in the cornerstone arts center, 825 n. cascade ave.

•Contact Info: This Idea Cabaret Features Gale Murray, Professor Of Art History, And Tip Ragan, Professor Of History. 4:30 P.m.
•Phone: 389-6607
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TAX HELP

Expires:04/01/2015

if your familys income is under $52,000, your tax return may be eligible to be prepared and filed for free by irs-certified students at pikes peak community college. the tax site at ppccs centennial campus, 2nd floor rotunda is open saturdays from 9 am – 4 pm through april 4th.

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•Phone: For more information Dial 2-11 (its a free call).
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DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT

Expires:04/01/2015

the depression and bipolar support alliance offers free support groups every week. support groups for teens and young adults are held on tuesday evenings at 7pm at the dbsa offices on 2132 e. bijou street in colorado springs.

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•Phone: (719) 477-1515.
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•Web: www.DBSAColoradoSprings.org
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NICOTINE ANONYMOUS

Expires:04/01/2015

a nicotine anonymous support group meets from noon -1pm on wednesdays in the ‘the dwelling place’ (at 508 north tejon – part of first congregational church)

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•Phone: 632-3990
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CROP HUNGER WALK

Expires:04/01/2015

la puente will host the san luis valley crop hunger walk on sunday, april 12th at 2:00 pm. crop walk is the annual hunger advocacy event headed by the church world service. the crop hunger walk in the san luis valley will not only benefit foreign hunger relief, but also provide funds to the local san luis valley food bank network

•Contact Info: If You Are Interested In Participating This Year, Register To Walk Online. Also, If You Have Any Questions Or Are Interested In Volunteering Call Or E-Mail
•Phone: 719-587-3499
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•Web: www.crophungerwalk.org/alamosaco
•Email: stephanie.lapuente@gmail.com



MCCLELLAND SCHOOL ENROLLING

Expires:04/01/2015

the mcclelland school in pueblo is now enrolling grades preschool through eighth grade for the upcoming school year.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-543-5271; 8am through 4pm, Monday – Friday. Ask for Jo Nesbit.
•Contact Person: MCCLELLAND SCHOOL-415 E. ABRIENDO AVE PUEBLO, CO 81004
•Web: www.mcclellandschool.org
•Email: jnesbit@mcclellandschool.org



ALL AMERICAN REJECTS

Expires:04/01/2015

recording artists the ‘all american rejects’ will help celebrate the end to the 2015 spring semester at csu-pueblo with a concert at 8 p.m. on friday, april 10th at massari arena. non-student tickets may also be purchased.

•Contact Info: $25 Online, 9 A.m.-4 P.m. Wed & Thurs At Arena Box Office. Csu-Pueblo Students Must Obtain Tickets ($10 Each, At The Massari Arena Box Office Only.
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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu/concert
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CANYONS & PLAINS REGIONAL MEETING

Expires:04/01/2015

canyons & plains of southeast colorado will hold its regional meeting at the industrial center, north of springfield, co on thursday, april 2nd, from 9 a.m. to 11 am. the topic of the meeting will be canyon journeys.

•Contact Info: Presented By Laneha Everett From Pritchett, Colorado.
•Phone: Rick Manzanares, 719.688.5026
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CATAMOUNT INSTITUTE NEEDS YOU

Expires:04/01/2015

the catamount institute is looking for interested volunteers who would like to assist with spring field trips from visiting schools and special events. a volunteer orientation for all interested volunteers, new & returning, is set for wednesday april 1st.

•Contact Info: 4:30pm – 6:30pm. Location: Catamount Institute – 740 W Caramillo St. 80907
•Phone: lease RSVP with Chris Aaby at 719-471-0910 ext 106
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SCIENCE AND PSEUDOSCIENCE

Expires:04/01/2015

science and pseudoscience in everyday life: a field guide for evaluating extraordinary claims. that is the title of a lecture with professor scott lilienfeld who will be at colorado college to present on wed. april 1st.

•Contact Info: 7 P.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person: SABINE DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN PSYCHOLOGY:
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SPRING JOB FAIR

Expires:04/02/2015

the pikes peak workforce center invites employers and hiring managers, with open positions, to its spring job fair. the fair will take place on thursday, april 2nd at the hotel elegante in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 2886 S. Circle Drive, Colorado Springs9:30am-3:30pm
•Phone: 719-667-3730
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•Web: WWW.PPWFC.ORG
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LITERACY INTERVENTION

Expires:04/02/2015

colorado college is hosting an overview presentation of the summer session two-year literacy intervention specialist training and certification program on thursday, april 2nd in the worner center.

•Contact Info: 14 E. Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs3:30-5pm
•Phone: 719-389-6655
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•Web: COLORADOCOLLEGE.EDU/SUMMERSESSION
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A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN

Expires:04/02/2015

the acclaimed ambient, postmodern, classical group, ‘a winged victory for the sullen’ will make a rare colorado appearance, performing their album, atomos, at the trilakes center for thearts in palmer lake on april 3rd.

•Contact Info: With Strings, Piano, The Occasional Horn, And Electric Guitars Processed Into Ambient Washes And Scrawls..
•Phone: 7194810475
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•Web: www.trilakesarts.org
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ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS OF LEADVILLE

Expires:04/02/2015

eric twitty, author, archaeologist and founder of the mountain states historical group, will help us explore the archaeological remains of the leadville mining region. this lecture and presentation happens thursday, april 2nd at the western museumm of mining and industry. to or

•Contact Info: Reception At 6pm, Lecture At 7pm. As Always, Heritage Lectures At Wmmi Are Free. Please Rsvp!
•Phone: 719-488-0880
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•Email: rsvp@wmmi.org



ANNUAL SPRING JOB FAIR

Expires:04/02/2015

the pikes peak workforce center is hosting the annual spring job fair at the hotel elegante conference and event center on thursday, april 2nd. over 100 hiring companies will be participating.

•Contact Info: 2886 S Circle Drive, Colorado Springs11am-3:30pm
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•Web: www.ppwfc.org
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“LOSING THE WEST”

Expires:04/02/2015

losing the west is a documentary about the protection of open space and agricultural lands. the film explores whether small ranching and farming and this fiercely independent lifestyle can survive as they collide with inevitable population growth in the west and its dwindling natural resources. the screening is also set for thursday april 2nd in armstrong theatre.

•Contact Info: 6:30pm. Also A Pre-Event Dinner By Seeds Caf And Discussion Panel By Cc Food Coalition And Alex Warren (Director)
•Phone: 389.6334 / 389-6607
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SPOTLIGHT ON A POSITIVE NOTE

Expires:04/02/2015

the resource exchange and the colorado springs conservatory are partnering to cast a spotlight on a positive note as they celebrate the joy and power of music for youth with developmental disabilities. the event is set for april 2nd, 6 pm at the mezzanine, 20 north tejon.

•Contact Info: Tickets Are $20 And More Information Is Available Online.
•Phone: 719-661-3628
•Contact Person: BETH BYER
•Web: www.csconservatory.org
•Email: bbyer@tre.org



VISITING WRITERS SERIES AT CC

Expires:04/02/2015

playwright, scholar, journalist and noted short story writer heather dundas reads from her work and discusses her writing process at cc on thur. april 2nd.

•Contact Info: 7 P.m., Gates Common Room, Third Floor Of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (East Of Tutt Library), Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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CONSEQUENCES OF UNCERTAINTY

Expires:04/02/2015

professor lars peter hansen, of the university of chicago, talks about the consequences of uncertainty in a free lecture at cc on thur. april 2nd.

•Contact Info: 7 P.m., Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
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KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL

Expires:04/03/2015

the kiwanis club of pueblo invites area service clubs, organizations, student groups, and businesses to help them celebrate the 100th anniversary of kiwanis international and the 95th anniversary of the pueblo kiwanis club with a day of service on saturday, april 11th at the colorado state fairgrounds. event organizers aim to package 100,000 meals to be distributed to a variety of local agencies and organizations that serve the hungry.

•Contact Info: Kiwanis Is Requesting Donations And Intent Notifications On Or Before April 3. Additionally, Volunteers And Donations Will Be Accepted At The Door.
•Phone: For more info – Chiarito at 719-214-1331 or Cora Zaletel 719-549-2810.
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STEP & DANCE COMPETITION

Expires:04/04/2015

omega psi phi fraternity, inc. invites the public to participate in the colorado springs all city high school step & dance competition. the event will be held on saturday, april 4th at colorado college.

•Contact Info: 14 East Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs4-8pm
•Phone: 225-448-7620
•Contact Person: DONALD FLEMING
•Web: www.coloradospringsques.org
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BIG COOL SCIENCE FESTIVAL

Expires:04/04/2015

the big cool science festival happens at colorado college saturday, april 4th, from 10 am – 3 pm. families will find dozens of fun hands-on science activities, shows and tours on the cc campus presented by local non-profits, museums, schools, clubs, companies and other organizations (including krcc!).

•Contact Info: Barnes Science Center (And Surrounding Area), Activities Primarily Targeted To Kids Grades K-8th, But Fun For All. Free!
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•Web: www.coolscience.org
•Email: Twittter @CScoolscience



RAINWATER HARVESTING (LEGALLY!)

Expires:04/04/2015

the green cities coalitions water working group offers a presentation on legal rainwater harvesting. the event will happen on saturday april 4th, from 2:00pm – 4:00 pm at penrose carnegie reading room (20 north cascade)

•Contact Info: Learn About Hugelkultur And Raingardens. Donations Happily Accepted!
•Phone: 719-638-6876 / Becky Elder 719-685-0290
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•Web: http://greencitiescoalition.net
•Email: becky@blueplanetearthscapes.com



“GROUNDED”

Expires:04/04/2015

“grounded” by george brant tells the story of an unexpected pregnancy that ends an ace fighter pilots career in the sky. reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside las vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. there will be two performances – 8 & 9:30pm in taylor theatre in bemis hall (920 n. cascade ave.) fri. april 3rd.

•Contact Info: A Fail Better Production Directed By Andrew Manley And Performed By Isabella Egizi. Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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EASTER BAKE SALE

Expires:04/04/2015

holy theophany orthodox church will hold its easter bake sale saturday april 4th, from 9am to 2 pm. proceeds will go to the project mexico mission team who will be involved in the building of homes for families in need this summer.the church is located at 2770 north chestnut.

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•Phone: any questions to 719 473-9238
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•Web: www.projectmexico.org
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THE MYTH OF WORK/LIFE BALANCE

Expires:04/06/2015

the uccs school of public affairs presents a talk titled “the myth of work/life balance” on monday, april 6th at 6:30 pm in the university center theatre on the uccs campus.

•Contact Info: A Presentation By Uccs Provost Mary Coussons-Read, Part Of The School Of Public Affairs Community Conversations Series
•Phone: 719.255.3406 (Pam Sawyer)
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•Web: www.uccs.edu
•Email: psawyer@uccs.edu



“LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP IN HAMLET”

Expires:04/06/2015

a presentation of “love and friendship in hamlet,” happens at cc on monday, april 6th. showtime is 7 p.m. in the cornerstone arts center, 825 n. cascade ave.

•Contact Info: David Bevington,Renowned Shakespearean Scholar And Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus At The University Of Chicago.
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person: TICKETS: WORNER DESK, FREE
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THE BIG IDEA

Expires:04/07/2015

the big idea is a business pitch competition in which colorado college student teams develop startup ideas and compete for $50,000 yes, $50,000! in seed funding for their ventures. at the big idea competition, april 7th at 4:00pm, in the cornerstone arts centerstudent teams will present their ideas and make compelling cases for their ventures to a judging panel. the public is invited.

•Contact Info: Event Is Free.
•Phone: 719-389-7083; 9am through 5pm, Monday through Friday.
•Contact Person: THE INNOVATION INSTITUTE AT COLORADO COLLEGE
•Web: www.coloradocollege.edu/other/bigidea
•Email: jill.lange@coloradocollege.edu



CHARACTERIZING CULTURES

Expires:04/07/2015

on tues. april 7th there will be a discussion on the ways in which popular culture representations of the islamic world found in fine art, film, cartoons and literature reflect and reinforce enduring and divisive stereotypes. the event begins at 4:30 p.m. in the cornerstone arts center, 825 n. cascade ave.,

•Contact Info: Jane Murphy, Associate Professor Of History, And Rashna B. Singh, Visiting Professor Of English. Free
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•Contact Person: FINAL IDEA CABARET PRESENTATION AT CC
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ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET

Expires:04/07/2015

the st. lawrence string quartet has developed an undisputed reputation as a world-class chamber ensemble. the quartet will perform at colorado college on tue. april 7th. this concert is a pre-season event for the 2015 summer music festival at cc. for more information about the upcoming season, visit

•Contact Info: 7:30 P.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Tickets: Available At Worner Desk Or Ticketswest.com; $5 (Non-Cc Students With Id) For Students, $20 General Admission
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•Web: www.coloradocollege.edu/musicfestival
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COURTHOUSE RECORDS RESEARCH

Expires:04/08/2015

the pikes peak genealogical society presents courthouse records research on wednesday, april 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the penrose public library, 20 n. cascade ave. this event is free and open to the public.

•Contact Info: By Dick Kautt. Courthouse Records Are Still One Of The Primary Research Records For The Avid Genealogist
•Phone: (719)-531-6333 x 2253, 10 am – 6 pm, Monday – Friday, Ask for Dennis Daily.
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•Web: www.ppgs.org
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AN EVENING OF SPOKEN WORDS

Expires:04/08/2015

an evening of spoken words with artist john trudell happens wednesday, april 8th in the celeste theatre, in the cornerstone arts building. there will also be some cc students performing some poems/spoken word pieces before john takes the stage. john trudell is a native american activist and musician. he was chairman of the american indian movement through most of the 70s and was one of the leaders of the occupation of alcatraz island in the late 60s.

•Contact Info: 7:00pm. Showing The Documentary Film Trudell The Day Before (At 7:00) In The Wes Room At Cc
•Phone: 389-6607
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“MUSIC AT MIDDAY”

Expires:04/08/2015

a “music at midday” concert at colorado college on wednesday, april 8th features cc music students presenting vocal and instrumental pieces.

•Contact Info: 12:15 P.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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TAX ASSISTANCE

Expires:04/09/2015

the irs volunteer income tax assistance program will provide free income tax return preparation this year in both salida and buena vista. tax assistance will be done, by appointment, on saturdays in salida, beginning january 31st through april 9th. the buena vista site will be open tuesdays and thursdays beginning february 5th through april 9th.

•Contact Info: Salida Community Center, Lower Level, Corner Of F & 3rd Buena Vista Community Center
•Phone: 719-221-5596 (SALIDA) 719-293-0291 (BUENA VISTA)
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BEFRIEND THE PARK

Expires:04/09/2015

the trails and open space coalition is asking you to consider befriending black forest regional park. the park was badly damaged in the black forest fire. a new forest management plan has set restoration priorities and now its time to get to work. you’re invited to a community meeting thursday, april 9th to learn how you can help restore your park and help form a black forest park friends group.

•Contact Info: 7-9pm At The Lodge At Cathedral Pines (13977 Milam Rd) No Experience Necessary. Teens With Service Hour Requirements Welcome!
•Phone: For more information, call TOSC at 633-6884.
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SURPRISES FROM COLLECTIONS DEPARTMENT

Expires:04/9/2015

recent reorganization has caused the old colorado city historical society to uncover some hidden treasures. diane karlson, local museum professional, will present some of those finds on friday, april 10th. the event begins at 11:00 a.m. with doors opening at 10:30.

•Contact Info: Seating Is Limited. Light Refreshments Will Be Served. Members Attend For Free And Non-Members Pay $5.
•Phone: 719-630-8384
•Contact Person: OLD COLORADO CITY HISTORY CENTER 1 SOUTH 24TH STREET
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WINONA LADUKE AT UCCS

Expires:04/09/2015

winona laduke presents “indigenous thinking in a time of climate change” on thursday, april 9th, from 7-8 p.m. in berger hall at uccs. this presentation is part of the annual ‘sustainnovation’ event -celebrating innovation in sustainability. this years event includes speakers, student and faculty panels, representatives from community organizations, a research poster contest, and more.

•Contact Info: Parking For The Event Is Free In Lots 222 And 224 Only
•Phone: UCCS Office of Sustainability at 719.255.3089
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•Web: www.uccs.edu/sustain
•Email: sustain@uccs.edu



CITIZENS’ RELIGIOUS FREEDOM INSTITUTE

Expires:04/10/2015

what (event name and brief description): on april 11th participants will learn how the law defines religious freedom in a public school setting, best practices for teaching about religion without endorsing it, and how to be an advocate to ensure your school protects your rights. citizens project will facilitate this discourse from 8am -12:30 pm at cheyenne mountain high school (1200 cresta road).

•Contact Info: Continuing Education Program For Teachers, $15 Before March 15, Add $5 If Seeking Continuing Education Credit.
•Phone: 719-520-9899; 8am through 5pm, Monday through Friday.
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•Web: www.citizensproject.org/events
•Email: info@citizensproject.org



WALDEN FUNDRAISER

Expires:04/10/2015

the fifth annual walden fundraiser is scheduled for saturday, april 11th, from 5:30-9:30pm at the st joseph parish center gymnasium in salida. the theme is “passport to the caribbean: escape with walden”. live music will be provided by the wooden rain marimba ensemble. this tropical evening includes island cuisine, cash bar, dancing and silent and live auctions.

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•Phone: Tickets are available on line at or by calling (719)395-2097.
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•Web: www.waldenchambermusic.org
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SPACE LUNCHEON’

Expires:04/10/2015

the colorado springs regional business alliance and the space foundation will hold a ‘space luncheon’ on thursday, april 16th. the keynote speaker will be jay lindell, usaf major general (ret) and the topic: “state of the aerospace and defense industry”.

•Contact Info: 11:30 A.m. – Registration, Broadmoor | Main Ballroom. $45 Per Person, Includes Admission To The Space Symposium’s Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Exhibit Center
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•Contact Person: RSVP: REGISTER BY FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
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“CASH CREEK”

Expires:04/10/2015

pikes peak posse of the westerners presents “the cash creek miners and the lake county war” on april 13th at 6pm. in the colorado springs masonic hall (1130 panorama drive). gayle gresham presents this history piece on the “cash creek” mining camp near granite and the miners’ connections to the lake county war that culminated in the lynching of judge elias dyer in 1875.

•Contact Info: Program Format Is In A Casual, Catered Dinner Setting At A Cost Of $17.Reservations Suggested By Friday Prior, 10:00 Am.
•Phone: (719) 473-0330 – Ask for Bob DeWitt
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•Email: posse@dewittenterprises.com



ADELANTE PROGRAM HAS HOUSING OPENINGS

Expires:04/10/2015

la puente’s adelante program in alamosa currently has openings for homeless families needing a 2 or 3 br home. they are interviewing families who are ready to make a two-year commitment to intensive case-management. program requirements include weekly home visits, life skills classes, and counseling; clients are also expected to be in school, working, or actively seeking employment.

•Contact Info: Program Provides Subsidized Housing, Financial And Material Assistance, And Direct Support From Our Team Of Case Managers
•Phone: call Adelante at (719) 587-0538 to learn more and schedule interview.
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DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Expires:04/11/2015

the cheyenne mountain chapter of daughters of the american revolution will hold prospective member workshop april 11th in the library 21c community meeting room.

•Contact Info: 1 – 3 Pm. 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, Co 80920. Free
•Phone: C.J. Ratz at 719-634-3257 or Judy Hoe at 719-494-7102; 9 am through 7 pm.
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CITIZENS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM INSTITUTE

Expires:04/11/2015

on april 11th you can learn from a constitutional law attorney how the first amendment to the us constitution protects religious freedom in public schools and also best practices for respecting religious freedom. the event takes place in cheyenne mountain high school.

•Contact Info: 8:00am-12:30pm. Inservice Hours Available.
•Phone: Call (719) 520-9899 for details
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.citizensproject.org
•Email:



FOUNDERS TALK

Expires:04/11/2015

the horticultural art society founders talk is april 11th at 10 am. leslie holzmann, certified colorado gardener and teacher, will bring her wisdom and tricks for veggie gardening to the penrose house at 1661 mesa avenue.

•Contact Info: Free For Members, $5 For Non-Members And A Tour Of The El Pomar Site Is Included.
•Phone: Pam Hamamoto 632-3212
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UTE INDIAN PRAYER TREES

Expires:04/11/2015

the pikes peak regional history lecture series for saturday, april 11th at the col. spgs. pioneers museum is “discovering the historic and sacred ute indian prayer trees of the pikes peak region”.

•Contact Info: $5 Suggested Donation, Free For Members. 2:00 3:00 Pm
•Phone: Reservations Required Call (719) 385-5990
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.cspm.org
•Email:



SQUARE DANCE GRADUATION

Expires:04/11/2015

the monarch mavericks square dance club will get together saturday afternoon, april 11th in salida. this is square dance graduation for the winter class of dancers. guests are always invited to come watch the fun.

•Contact Info: With Caller Bob Riggs, 1:30-4:00 At The Salida Community Center, 3rd & F Sts
•Phone: Call 539-7877
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: mavericks@yahoo.com



2ND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES

Expires:04/12/2015

you’re invited to the 2nd sunday concert series highlighting local musicians. the gypsy jazz stylings of mango fan django will be featured april 12th at library 21c

•Contact Info: Free. . 2:00 Pm In Library 21c (1175 Chapel Hills Dr).
•Phone: 719-884-9800
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.ppld.org
•Email:



WORLD CULTURES THROUGH FOOD

Expires:04/12/2015

world cultures through food is a new concept in teaching food and nutrition. it’s presented by csu extension- pueblo county. participants cook and share a meal while learning the food culture of different countries from around the world. the cuisine and culture of romania will be featured on friday, april 17th.

•Contact Info: From 5:30 P.m. -8:30 P.m. For New Participants. A Second Class For Past Series Participants Will Be Held Monday, April 20, From 5:30 P.m. -8:30 P.m.
•Phone: CSU Extension at 583-6566 for more information.
•Contact Person: $20.00 (MEAL INCLUDED)
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EVERGREEN CEMETERY KARMA HOUR

Expires:04/14/2015

the evergreen cemetery benevolent society will benefit from a karma hour event at bristol brewing company on april 14thth, from 5:00-9:00pm. april 14th, 1912, is the evening the titanic hit the iceberg and sank. the society intends to recreate the 3rd class party from the movie titanic. so you’re invited to dress in your finest 1st class, 2nd class or 3rd class costumes or just come as you are for a fun evening of music and history.

•Contact Info: Anam Chara, Providing Celtic Music.
•Phone: Dianne Hartshorn, ECBS Director 630-7328
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PHOTOGRAPHY WALKS

Expires:04/15/2015

the downtown partnership of colorado springs is offering a new way to explore downtown colorado springsfrom behind the lens. you can join photojournalist bryan oller for monthly lunchtime photography walks that will highlight different locations and topics each month, and will offer photography tips along the way.the hour-long walks will be held monthly on the 3rd thursday each month at noon. all levels of photography and camera types are welcome.

•Contact Info: Tours Meet Outside The South Tower Entrance To Plaza Of The Rockies, At 121 S. Tejon Street. $5 (Cash Only, Free For Downtown Partnership Members
•Phone: call 719 886.0088 for membership/discount details)
•Contact Person: NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED, WALKS HAPPEN IN ALL TYPES OF WEATHER
•Web: www.downtowncs.com/tours
•Email:



CAREGIVER WORKSHOP

Expires:04/15/2015

the uccs aging center will present a free caring for the caregiver workshop to help navigate the challenges of caring for an aging loved one. it will include presentations by caregiving experts, and a comprehensive caregiver handbook. it will happen friday, march 20th, and be repeated april 17th.

•Contact Info: And Goody Bags. Refreshments Served.
•Phone: RSVP to the UCCS Aging Center, (719) 255-8002 ask for Nancy or Miranda
•Contact Person: IN THE LANE CENTER, 4863 N. NEVADA (ACROSS FROM UNIVERSITY VILLAGE)
•Web:
•Email: mshaw3@uccs.edu



SUMMIT FOR RECYCLING

Expires:04/17/2015

the colorado association for recycling announces its sixth annual summit scholarship program. this fund is available for college students in the state to attend the summit for recycling, june 7th through the 9th, at the vail marriott mountain resort in vail, colorado.

•Contact Info: Responses Due By Friday, April 17, 2015 By 4pm
•Phone: 719-583-4309 OR 303-975-6975
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.SURVEYMONKEY.COM/S/2015SUMMITSCHOLARSHIP WWW.CAFR.ORG/SUMMIT
•Email:



CHAFFEE HOME AND GARDEN SHOW

Expires:04/17/2015

the salida sunrise rotary club will present the chaffee home and garden show on april 18 & 19th. this event will be held at at the chaffee county fairgrounds in salida & poncha springs colorado. there will be special activities for kids 3-10 yrs old, free seminars, and 80 vendors.

•Contact Info: Tickets $2. For Adults – Kids Under 12 Free. See Website For More Information
•Phone:
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•Web: www.chaffeehomeandgarden.com
•Email:



THROUGH THE SEASONS”

Expires:04/17/2015

pikes peak permaculture invites you to study authentic sustainability at the upcoming through the seasons” permaculture design certification course. classes will be held the third weekend of every month, beginning april 18-19 and running through nov. 21-22. each weekend will be held at a different site in the region and the course includes hands-on learning from some of the states top permaculturists.

•Contact Info:
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.pikespeakpermaculture.org
•Email: rselder@comcast.net



FOOD SAFETY TRAINING

Expires:04/17/2015

if you are interested in bringing your home-made food products to market, csu extension- pueblo county will provide food safety training required by the colorado cottage food act. two sessions of food safety training will be presented. the first is on saturday, april 4th. this training will be repeated on wed., april 22nd.

•Contact Info: Registration Fee Of $20 (Cash Or Check Only) Is Required In The Office Four (4) Days Prior To Class To Register.
•Phone: call 719-583-6566
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2015 SALIDA SUNFEST

Expires:04/17/2015

the 2015 salida sunfest is seeking young djs and live music acts to perform at a family-friendly, youth festival in the riverside amphitheater on friday, may 29th. musicians should submit a video or audio recording of 1-3 songs they would perform on stage, and djs should submit a song list and a short bio. submissions will be accepted from wednesday, march 18th through friday, april 17th.

•Contact Info: Salida Sunfest, 1239 D St., Salida, Co
•Phone: 719-207-3422
•Contact Person:
•Web: BONESDRUMS.COM
•Email: BONES@BONESDRUMS.COM



BENEFIT FOR YOUNG VISION

Expires:04/18/2015

‘benefit for young vision’ is a nonprofit arts organization that provides arts programming to at-risk teens in the pikes peak region.now through april 18th there’s an exhibit at the colorado springs conservatory featuring artwork by youth from urban peak. proceeds support ongoing art programs at urban peak.

•Contact Info: Art Is Available For A Suggested Donation. Hours: 10 Am To 5pm Weekdays And 10am To Noon On Saturday
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STREET BEAT AUDITIONS

Expires:04/18/2015

the pueblo arts alliance will hold auditions for street beat performers saturday, april 18th, from 1-3:30 p.m. this will be an opportunity for the community to hear local talent for free.

•Contact Info: On The Grand Staircase Of Pueblo Riverwalk.
•Phone: Becca Klock, 719-242-6652
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.PuebloArts.org
•Email:



HOME & GARDEN SHOW

Expires:04/19/2015

visit the third annual home & garden show on saturday and sunday, april 18th and 19th at the chaffee county fairgrounds. the show will feature over 80 vendors concerning landscaping and home projects.

•Contact Info: 10165 County Road 120, Poncha SpringsSat. 9-5pm; Sun. 10am-4pm
•Phone: 719-539-5413
•Contact Person: LEE
•Web: WWW.CHAFFEEHOMEANDGARDEN.COM
•Email:



ABENDMUSIK CHAMBER CHOIR

Expires:04/19/2015

abendmusik chamber choir will present its spring concert, stages of life, seasons of love on sunday april 19th at 3 pm at first congregational church, located on the corner of st. vrain and north tejon. the concert is a musical journey through the stages of the human experience and the stages for which music has been written- opera, light opera, broadway.

•Contact Info: Free. Abendmusik Is A 35-Voice Auditioned Community Based Choir Since 1974.
•Phone: for further information, please contact Ginger Littleton, 719-237-6502
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BOULDER BASSOON QUARTET IN WETCLIFFE

Expires:04/19/2015

on sunday, april 19th, in concert – westcliffe is hosting the boulder bassoon quartet, performing a variety of genres through new arrangements and original compositions. there will be an art show before, during intermission, and after the oncert at the studio adjoining the theater.

•Contact Info: 2p.m. At The Jones Theater , 2nd And Main St. $15 For Adults And $5 For Students, Advance Tickets At Candy’s Coffee And Loan-A-Ranger In Westcliffe.
•Phone: 719-783-9709
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APPLICATIONS FOR GIVE!

Expires:04/20/2015

the applications for the indie give! 2015 campaign are available as of march 19th. the application submittal process will close at midnight on april 20th.

•Contact Info:
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•Web: www.INDYGIVE.COM
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JOHN C. FREMONT LIBRARY – APRIL 2015

Expires:04/20/2015

the john c. fremont library has named maria westy bush as the featured artist in april. a variety of programming and a silent auction for mother’s day are also on the april calendar.

•Contact Info: 130 Church Ave., Florence
•Phone: 719-784-4649
•Contact Person:
•Web: FLORENCECOLIBRARY.ORG
•Email:



THE AGE OF WATER

Expires:04/21/2015

arkansas river basin water forum discusses “the age of water” april 22/23rd in the pueblo community college fortino ballroom. this will be a chance to learn what has been achieved and where we head next in water planning for the arkansas river basin. all persons interested in preserving and protecting water in that basin are welcome to attend.

•Contact Info: 8 Am-4pm. 900 W. Orman Ave. $60 For Two Days, Including Lunch And Snacks.
•Phone: 719-584-0212, 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday, Paul Fanning
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.arbwf.org
•Email:



ADA BASIC TRAINING

Expires:04/22/2015

the americans with disabilities act will celebrate its 25th birthday in july 2015. to commemorate this milestone, the aceso foundation will offer a brief overview of the legislation on wednesday, april 22nd at the carmel community living center in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 4740 Flintridge Drive, #220, Colorado Springs3-4pm
•Phone: 719-253-2299
•Contact Person: CINDY POWELL
•Web: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/EVENTS/740609646026828/
•Email:



LEADERSHIP PIKES PEAK AWARDS GALA

Expires:04/23/2015

the 2015 leadership pikes peak awards gala happens at the air force academy’s doolittle hall on saturday, april 25th beginning at 5:00 pm. the evening will include hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine choices, silent and live auctions and the presentation of the community innovation leadership awards.

•Contact Info: Corporate Sponsorships Available
•Phone: For more information, contact Leadership Pikes Peak or 719-632-2618.
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FASHION SHOW AND AUCTION

Expires:04/23/2015

the pikes peak therapeutic riding center presents ‘the country couture fashion show and auction’, the latest in western wear fashions on friday, april 24th. retired denver bronco, jeff byers, makes his runway debut that evening. all proceeds benefit pikes peak therapeutic riding center at this event which happens in the colorado springs city auditorium (221 e. kiowa).

•Contact Info: Beginning At 6pm
•Phone: 719-495-3908
•Contact Person:
•Web: http://pptrc.org/countrycouture.html
•Email: anthony@pptrc.org



TOBACCO TARGETS YOUTH

Expires:04/23/2015

el paso county public health and kaiser permanente are co-hosting a free community event to explore the problem of tobacco use by our youth. this event is slated for april 23rd in centennial hall, 200 s. cascade ave.

•Contact Info: How The Tobacco Industry Targets Youth, Minorities And Low-Income Communities. With La Tanisha Wright, A Former Tobacco Industry Insider.
•Phone: 719-578-3287; 7:30am through 4pm, Monday through Friday.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.elpasocountyhealth.org
•Email: healthinfo@elpasoco.com



APRIL WORKSHOPS FOR PPWFC

Expires:04/23/2015

the pikes peak workforce center has announced its april workshop schedule. most workshops are held at the ppwfc main office at the citizens service center.

•Contact Info: There Is No Charge To Attend Any Workshop.
•Phone:
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•Web: www.ppwfc.org
•Email:



FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE CENTER – APRIL 2015

Expires:04/25/2015

mammal mania, twos & threes outdoors, girl scout day are just some of the activities on the calendar at the fountain creek nature center in april.

•Contact Info: 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain
•Phone: 719-520-6745
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com
•Email:



BOYS & GIRLS CLUB CASINO NIGHT

Expires:04/25/2015

the chaffee county boys & girls club casino night fundraiser is an 1800′s saloon style event at the chaffee county fairgrounds on april 25th. from 6pm-10pm. there will be poker, black jack, roulette and live music by evelyn roper and the johnny kongo allstars. tickets for the event can be purchased on the chaffee county boys & girls club website or at any high country banks.

•Contact Info: Nterested Sponsors For Event Can Contact Miki Hodge Via E-Mail. Tickets Are $25 For Individual Or $40 Per Couple. Open Beer & Wine Bar, Heavy Appetizers Included.
•Phone:
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•Web: http://bgcchaffee.org
•Email: mikihodge@gmail.com



STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL 2015

Expires:04/25/2015

the victor steampunk festival 2015 is saturday, april 25th at the historic gold coin club in victor. the festival will feature a brief history of steam power and will include models of working steam engines.

•Contact Info: 4th & Diamond, Victor10:30am
•Phone: 719-689-5509
•Contact Person:
•Web: VICTORCOLORADO.COM
•Email:



A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

Expires:04/25/2015

on saturday, april 25th, manitou chamber music festival presents a little night music at the manitou art center/hagnauer gallery.

•Contact Info: 6-9pm
•Phone: 719-231-7202
•Contact Person:
•Web: MANITOUCHAMBERMUSICFESTIVAL.COM
•Email:



STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL

Expires:04/26/2015

the victor lowell thomas museum presents a variety of steampunk events during victor’s 3rd annual steampunk festival beginning on friday, april 24th. the list of events and locations are available at victorcolorado.com.

•Contact Info: 3rd & Victor Ave., Victor, Co
•Phone: 719-689-2675
•Contact Person:
•Web: victorcolorado.com
•Email:



FUNDRAISER FOR BANCROFT PARK

Expires:04/26/2015

a fundraiser for bancroft park will take place sunday, april 26th from 1-4pm. expect over 30 craft beers, wine, spirit, and food vendors,live music by j miller band, live demos by local artists and a chance to win dinner for 2 in old colorado city for a year.

•Contact Info:
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•Web: www.TasteofOCC.com
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TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Expires:04/28/2015

teens in grades 6th thru 12th grade are invited to the john c. fremont library on april 29th to learn about the 2015 teen summer reading program.

•Contact Info: 2:00 Until 4:00 Pm. Kids Will Participate In Many Activities Including Creating Their Own Super Hero And Villain. Snacks Will Be Provided.
•Phone: Any questions, please contact Robin at (719) 784-4649 ext. 2
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GOVERNOR’S SUMMER JOB HUNT

Expires:04/29/2015

the pikes peak workforce center announces the annual governor’s summer job hunt, which connects young adults with local businesses to help them find short term summer employment. the ppwfc will host three young adult job fairs: april 9th in colorado springs; april 23rd in woodland park; and april 29th in cripple creek.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-667-3730
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.PPWFC.ORG
•Email:



TRIBUTE TO WOMEN

Expires:04/30/2015

ywca of pueblo proudly presents the 14th annual tribute to women awards dinner on thursday, april 30th at the pueblo convention center. the ywca will honor exceptional women in the community and nominations are now being accepted through march 31st. this year’s keynote speaker is vicki lawrence.

•Contact Info: 801 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Pueblo
•Phone: 719-542-6904
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.ywcapuelbo.com
•Email:



BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER – APRIL 2015

Expires:04/30/2015

a chocolate bunny walk and egg hunt, a fermentation class, and birding for beginners are just some of the many events on the calendar at bear creek nature center in april.

•Contact Info: 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-520-6387
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com
•Email:



7TH ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE

Expires:04/30/2015

one nation walking together will be collecting non-perishable food and cash in march and april at three drop-off points in colorado springs:big train restaurant, criterium bicycles, and one nation office. this drive assists impoverished native americans locally, and tribal regions in six other western states.

•Contact Info: Big Train Restaurant, 3050 N NevadaCriterium Bicycles, 6150 Corporate DriveOne Nation Offices, 3150 N Nevada
•Phone: 719-329-0251
•Contact Person:
•Web: onenationwt.org
•Email:



WEATHER SPOTTER TRAINING

Expires:04/30/2015

the national weather service in pueblo provides severe weather awareness and spotter training sessions. the sessions are scheduled through early may, and are a cooperative effort of local government officials and the national weather service. the sessions are free of charge and usually open to everyone.

•Contact Info: Rsvp Required If You Plan To Attend. Typical Session Lasts Between 1 1/2 Hours And 2 Hours. Snacks And Beverages Are Usually Not Provided.
•Phone:
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•Web: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/pub/
•Email:



RUN TO THE SHRINE

Expires:05/01/2015

cheyenne mountain zoo invites world class runners and families alike to ‘run to the shrine’ on saturday, may 16th. both the 5k and the 10k options curve through the zoo and some of the most stunning mountain scenery this side of the rockies.

•Contact Info: The Races Conclude With A Party At The Lodge At Moose Lake. 7:15 A.m. – 11 A.m.
•Phone: 424-7847
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.cmzoo.org/run
•Email: jbutterfield@cmzoo.org



LEGENDARY PUEBLOANS HONORED

Expires:05/01/2015

four legendary puebloans — neta and eddie derose, jack quinn, and henry roman — will be honored as part of the 2015 presidents gala on friday, may 15th at csu-pueblo. proceeds from the gala directly benefit future generations of csu-pueblo students through scholarships and programs.

•Contact Info: The Name Of A Fifth Medallion Recipient, For Distinguished Alumni Achievement, Will Be Announced In March. 125 Per Person Or $1,500 For A Corporate Table Of 8.
•Phone: CSU-Pueblo Foundation, 719-549-2380
•Contact Person: IN THE OCCHIATO UNIVERSITY CENTER (OUC) BALLROOM.
•Web: www.csupueblogala.com
•Email:



RMFI NEEDS YOU

Expires:05/01/2015

the rocky mountain field institute is gearing up for another season of trail building and fire restoration work. volunteers are always needed.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: Molly Mazel, Volunteer Coordinator – 719-471-7736 ext. 4#
•Contact Person: RMFI 815 SOUTH 25TH STREET, SUITE 101 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80904
•Web:
•Email: molly@rmfi.org



NEW SUPPORT GROUP

Expires:05/01/2015

the depression and bipolar support alliance offers a new support group for teens and young adults on monday evenings at 7pm at the penrose st. francis medical center north in northern colorado springs.

•Contact Info: Feeling Alone? Depressed? Hopeless? You Dont Have To Deal With A Mood Disorder On Your Own. The First Meeting Will Be Monday, March 9th
•Phone: (719) 477-1515.
•Contact Person: SPONSORED BY THE DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE.
•Web: www.DBSAColoradoSprings.org
•Email:



SK8-STRONG

Expires:05/01/2015

sk8-strong is a local non-profit working to help young skateboarders improve their skills and stay on the right path. sk8-strong is gearing up for this summer’s activities and trying to bring out some pro skaters to hold clinics for the local kids at area skateparks. there are several ways you can help sk8-strong achieve their goal.

•Contact Info: Donating Air Miles Or Sponsoring A Clinic… All Donations Are Fully Tax Deductible.
•Phone: (719) 776-0719
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: theboard@sk8-strong.org



YMCA CAMP JACKSON

Expires:05/01/2015

ymca camp jackson, located at the base of greenhorn mountain 45 minutes south of pueblo, would like you to know their 2015 summer camp registration is now open. programs are available for ages 7-17 including rock climbing, rafting, horseback riding and leadership camps for teens.

•Contact Info: Ymca Camp Jackson Is Dedicated To Youth Development, Healthy Living And Social Responsibility.
•Phone: 719-543-5151
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.campjackson.com
•Email: mclark@puebloymca.org



VETERAN ASSISTANCE

Expires:05/01/2015

la puentes outreach services center is looking to assist san luis valley veterans through a variety of services including medical and non-medical gas vouchers, household provisions, interview or work clothing, and help with tuition or job training. eligible veterans are able to receive gas vouchers for appointments within the san luis valley and throughout the state of colorado.

•Contact Info: If You Are Unsure Whether Or Not La Puente Outreach Can Help You, Please Call For More Info. Funding Limited, So Contact Soon.
•Phone: Andrea can be reached at 719.587.3781 ext. 30, or through email
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: andrea.outreach.lapuente@gmail.com



FIRE AND ICE FASHION SHOW AND DINNER

Expires:05/01/2015

the womens resource agency presents the fashion to the rescue fire and ice fashion show and dinner on may 1st. doors open at 6 at swan house manor. ticket sales support the womens resource agencys programs that help women get jobs and keep at-risk teen girls in school.

•Contact Info: Attendees Are Treated To The Latest In Spring And Summer Fashion Trends From Five Locally Owned Boutiques.
•Phone: 719-434-3386
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.wrainc.org
•Email:



BRINGING HOPE RUN

Expires:05/01/2015

the ‘bringing hope run’ (5k & 10k) on may 2nd. will benefit colorado springs food rescue and several other area non profits who are in turn committed to freeing individuals from poverty, slavery, addiction and oppression on a global scale.

•Contact Info: Sponsors Are Being Sought.
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.coloradospringsfoodrescue.org
•Email:



CADDIS FESTIVAL BANQUET AND AUCTION

Expires:05/01/2015

the collegiate peaks anglers chapter of trout unlimited presents the 30th annual caddis festival banquet and auction on may 2nd, from 5:30 to 9:30 pm at the chaffee county fairgrounds. proceeds help support kids fishing derbies, college scholarships, and environmental projects.

•Contact Info: $25 Advance, $30 At Door.15 And Under Get In For $15. Sponsorships Include Free Tickets ($100 Silver-2 Tickets; $200 Gold-4 Tickets; $300 Platinum-6 Tickets; And $400 Titanium-8 Tickets)
•Phone: Barbara Plake at 719-395-0478
•Contact Person: 10165 COUNTY ROAD 120, PONCHA SPRINGS, CO
•Web: www.collegiatepeaksanglerstu.org
•Email: bplake@unl.edu



39TH ANNUAL PINE FOREST SHOW

Expires:05/02/2015

the tri-lakes women’s club presents its 39th annual pine forest show, featuring antiques, home decor and garden exhibits, bakery and bistro dining, and also garden plants for sale. the event runs may 2nd and 3rd, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in lewis-palmer high school. proceeds benefit qualified non-profit educational and service organizations in the tri-lakes community.

•Contact Info: 1300 Higby Rd, Monument I-25 Exits #158 Or #161. Ticket Price At The Door Is $6 Per Person
•Phone: 719-488-8196 Suzanne
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.tlwc.net
•Email: publicity@tlwc.net



CORPSMEMBERS NEEDED

Expires:05/03/2015

mile high youth corps is hiring for the 2015 summer of service. young adults between the ages of 18-24 are encouraged to apply before may 4th.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-630-7421
•Contact Person: MILE HIGH YOUTH CORPS 417 E VERMIJO ST. COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80903
•Web: http://milehighyouthcorps.org
•Email: alexanderm@mhyc.net



EXPERIENCE THE SPRINGS!

Expires:05/07/2015

meet community decision makers and industry leaders as you build new relationships and establish community ties. on the evening of wednesday, may 6th and all day thursday, may 7th leadership pikes peak is hosting a gathering where you will learn about the city’s history, economy, arts, education, local government, infrastructure and challenges facing the pikes peak region.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-632-2618
•Contact Person:
•Web: leadershippikespeak.org
•Email:



BREW LA LA

Expires:05/09/2015

‘brew la la’ is the major annual fundraiser for the fremont center for the arts in canon city. this event, which features statewide brewers, food courts, music and fun will be held saturday, may 9th, from 3-9pm at veterans park in canon city.

•Contact Info: On The West End Of Hwy 50 At 3rd Street
•Phone: 719-275-2790 Tuesday thru Saturday, 10am-4pm
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.fremontarts.org
•Email: fca@fremontarts.org



BRAS SCHEDULE

Expires:05/15/2015

concerts, music jams, workshops, and more are all on the calendar this spring at the black rose acoustic society.

•Contact Info:
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.BlackRoseAcoustic.org
•Email:



4TH ANNUAL MAYORS CUP GOLF TOURNAMENT

Expires:05/15/2015

the 4th annual mayors cup will be held on thursday, may 21st on the west course of the broadmoor golf club. all proceeds will benefit the citys spirit of the springs initiatives to cultivate future city government leadership and enc

•Contact Info: Golfers Can Register And Get More Information Online. To Sponsor The Mayors Cup, Please Contact Cathy Matthews-Kane By Email
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.bachsoffice.com
•Email: cmatthewskane@cheyennemountain.com.



SPRING GARDENING CLASSES

Expires:05/19/2015

csu extension is offering spring gardening classes on saturdays beginning on march 21st through may 19th at devry university and repeated on tuesday afternoons at the extension office. topics include composting, drip irrigation, vegetable gardening, soil enrichment, lawn care, herbs and perennials.

•Contact Info: Devry University, 1175 Kelly Johnson Blvd., Colorado SpringsCsu Extension Office, 17 N Spruce Street, Colorado SpringsSats.10am-Noon; Tues. 2-4pm
•Phone: 719-520-7688
•Contact Person: DIANA RHODES
•Web: http://elpasoco.colostate.edu/hort
•Email:



COMMUNICATION AND SERVICE ANIMAL TRAINING

Expires:05/20/2015

on wednesday, may 20th, the aceso foundation will offer an effective communication and service animals training course at the carmel community living center in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 4740 Flintridge Drive #220, Colorado Springs3-4pm
•Phone: 719-253-2299
•Contact Person: CINDY POWELL
•Web: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/EVENTS/323259477861257/
•Email:



CRT DAY CAMPS

Expires:05/25/2015

day camps with the creede repertory theater are back for summer 2015. day camps return with the very best theatre professionals teaching kids the fundamentals of improv, puppetry, movement, and song.

•Contact Info: Under The Direction Of New Education Director Johamy Morales, Financial Aid Is Available Upon Request.
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.creederep.org
•Email: johamy@creederep.com



BLUEGRASS AT THE FAIR

Expires:05/27/2015

the 26th annual bluegrass at the fair is being held at the colorado state fairgrounds in pueblo from friday, may 29th through sunday, may 31st. camping is available.

•Contact Info: Proceeds Benefit The Robyn Barst Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Research Fund.
•Phone: For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 545-2617.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.bluegrassatthefair.com
•Email:



ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATE GAMES

Expires:05/31/2015

registration is now open for colorado amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels to compete in the 2015 rocky mountain state games, a multi-sport festival for athletes of all ages and athletic abilities, including those with physical disabilities or visual impairment. the state games will primarily be held over two weekends this summer, july 17-19th & july 24-26th with more than 10,000 athletes from across the state expected to compete in 40+ sports.

•Contact Info: Swimming And Figure Skating Will Take Place Outside The Two Primary State Games Weekends On June 19-21 And September 16-20, Respectively.
•Phone:
•Contact Person: REGISTER TO COMPETE OR VOLUNTEER ONLINE OR BY EMAIL
•Web: www.RockyMountainStateGames.org
•Email: info@thesportscorp.org



VOLUNTEERS FOR OUTDOOR COLORADO

Expires:05/31/2015

on saturday and sunday, may 30th and 31st, volunteers for outdoor colorado is looking for volunteers to establish a new sustainable trail to the top of cheyenne mountain. the minimum age to volunteer is sixteen.

•Contact Info: 8am-4pm
•Phone: 303-715-1010
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.VOC.ORG/PROJECTS
•Email:



TRIPLE CROWN OF RUNNING

Expires:06/01/2015

this year marks the 39th running of the garden of the gods 10 mile run. this road race begins in manitou springs and then loops through the garden of the gods park along a challenging but beautiful course. this race is the 1st leg in the triple crown of running series.

•Contact Info: June 14, 2015 7:00am – Registration Fee: $40 (Online); $45 (Ail-In); $50 (Day Of)
•Phone: 719-473-2625 – Mary Baldwin
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.garden10mile.com
•Email: info@pikespeakmarathon.org



ART IN THE PARK

Expires:06/01/2015

the spanish peaks arts council has announced ‘art in the park’ in la veta, colorado on july 4 & 5th. applications for artist ,food vendors, antique dealers, and farmer’s market vendors are now being accepted.

•Contact Info: Please No Imported Or Manufactured Goods.
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.spanishpeaksarts.org
•Email:



DON’T FEAR THE FAFSA!

Expires:06/01/2015

the trio educational opportunity center will assist you in completing the free application for federal student aid (fafsa) and help you enroll at the college of your choice. trio eoc has many offices in southern colorado, and can also assist you in northern new mexico.

•Contact Info: Satellite Offices In Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Trinidad/Walsenburg, La Junta/ Lamar, And Raton, New Mexico. Ongoing, Appointments Encouraged. 8 Am- 5 Pm Monday-Friday
•Phone: 719-549-2457
•Contact Person: MAIN OFFICE AT 2200 BONFORTE BLVD, PUEBLO, CO. OFFICE IS IN LARC 365.
•Web: www.trioeoc.com
•Email: Michael.manos@csupueblo.edu



SENIOR MOBILE DENTAL

Expires:06/01/2015

dental services are available for qualified low income adults through grant funding and adult medicaid dental benefits. dental clinic locations are available in colorado springs, pueblo and denver thursdays and fridays.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-310-3315 for info, scheduling and qualification for dental support.
•Contact Person:
•Web:
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TOURS INTO PICKET WIRE CANYONLANDS

Expires:06/15/2015

the u.s. forest service will offer guided tours into picket wire canyonlands south of la junta on the comanche national grassland. spring tours begin the first saturday of may and run through late june. these primitive canyons are home to the largest dinosaur track site in north america.

•Contact Info: All Day Tours (8 A.m. 4p.m.) Are Offered On Saturdays In May, June, September And October For A Small Fee.
•Phone: 877-444-6777 U.S. Forest Service in La Junta, CO at 719-384-2181
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.recreation.gov
•Email:



ZOO BY MOONLIGHT

Expires:06/22/2015

you can mix and mingle under the stars at a unique, adults-only evening event at the zoo on june 25th. the event features unlimited samples of beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks with eats from area restaurants. local musicians will set the mood throughout the zoo so you can dance and taste the night away.

•Contact Info: 6 P.m. – 10 P.m.
•Phone: 719-424-7847
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.cmzoo.org/moonlight
•Email: specialevents@cmzoo.org



CC SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Expires:06/30/2015

‘whiz bang science’ and ‘conversations for humankind programs’ are among colorado colleges summer programs for children in 1st 10th grades this year. online registrations are being accepted.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-389-6330.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.coloradocollege.edu/academics/dept/education/childrens-summer-programs/
•Email:



SUMMER ROUNDUP TRAIL 12K

Expires:07/01/2015

the ‘summer roundup trail 12k’ takes place in bear creek park and comprises the 2nd leg of the triple crown of running series.

•Contact Info: Bear Creek Park, 21st And Argus St. July 12, 2015 7:00 Am. Registration Fees: $30 (Online); $40 (Mail-In); $50 (Day Of)
•Phone: 719-473-2625 – Mary Baldwin
•Contact Person: PIKES PEAK MARATHON, INC AND THE TRIPLE CROWN OF RUNNING
•Web: www.summerroundup.com
•Email: info@pikespeakmarathon.org



COLORS OF THE SOUTHWEST

Expires:09/27/2015

colors of the southwest come to sangre de cristo arts center on thursday june 4th and runs through sunday, september 27th. the exhibition features life and perspectives of the southwest, with artists and subjects native to the southwestern lifestyle.

•Contact Info: 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo
•Phone: 719-295-7200
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.SANGREDECRISTOARTS.ORG
•Email:



CHILDREN OF LUDLOW: LIFE IN A BATTLE ZONE

Expires:09/30/2015

on september 20th, el pueblo history museum will open a dynamic and poignant exhibit which examines a turbulent period in southeastern colorado’s history, the ludlow massacre. the exhibit presents the experiences of the children living in the ludlow tent colony and the subsequent massacre.

•Contact Info: 301 North Union, Pueblo
•Phone: 719-583-0453
•Contact Person: DAWN DIPRINCE OR DEBORAH ESPINOSA
•Web:
•Email:



CITY OF SUNSHINE

Expires:12/12/2015

downtown partnership of colorado springs and the colorado springs pioneers museum will offer city of sunshine, a new core culture tour, starting on saturday, march 14th. the tours are a great introduct\ion to the city’s history as a center for health. the hour long tours start at the wild goose meeting house and will continue on the second saturday of each month through december 2015.

•Contact Info: 401 N Tejon St., Colorado Springs10am
•Phone:
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•Web: www.downtowncs.com/tours
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