Community Calendar

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONNECTIONS RETREAT

Expires:09/16/2014

the environmental connections retreat is for for pre-school, elementary and high school teachers, nature center / zoo / outdoor education center staff, or anyone interested in nature education. it happens september 19 – 20th at the mountain park environmantal center.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-485-4444
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•Email: guestrelations@hikeandlearn.org outreach@caee.org



LOVE, LOSS & WHAT I WORE

Expires:09/17/2014

clothes, and the memories they evoke, take center stage in the international hit ‘love, loss & what i wore’, at the fine arts center.directed by local actress/director eve tilley, the show features an all-woman cast that packs an enormous amount of talent into five stylish black dresses. performances run sept. 18 – 28th.

•Contact Info: Shoppers From Terra Verde Can Save Their Receipt For Purchases At The Store For A $5 Discount On Tickets To The Show. Tickets Are $20
•Phone: 719.634.5583.
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•Email: csfineartscenter.org



SALES TAX WORKSHOP

Expires:09/18/2014

the colorado department of revenue will offer a workshop on sales tax law fundamentals in salida on thursday, september 18th. the workshop will offer information on common sales tax topics to help businesses remain in compliance with colorado tax law. pre-registration is required.

•Contact Info: 8-10am & 12:30-2:30pm
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•Web: WWW.TAXSEMINARS.STATE.CO.US
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VOLUNTEER NEEDED

Expires:09/18/2014

the city of colorado springs is seeking a volunteer to serve on the citizens’ transportation board. the board advises the city council on matters relating to trails, bicycling and pedestrian issues, neighborhood issues, public transit issues, trucking and freight movement issues, and land development and construction issues. applications are due by sept. 19th.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 385-5453
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•Email: sgunther@springsgov.com



TRANSMITTING TESLA

Expires:09/18/2014

during his lifetime and beyond, nikola tesla has been portrayed as an iconoclast genius, a consummate showman, a failed businessman, and as the prophet of a new spiritual age. in a presentation on september 18th at cc you can explore the ways in which tesla has been depicted in film and more recent new media venues.

•Contact Info: With Dylan Nelson And Clay Haskell, 4:30 P.m., Screening Room, Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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SHAKESPEARE ANECDOTALLY

Expires:09/18/2014

shakespearean scholar paul menzer traces and treats the anecdotes that have most durably accompanied shakespeares plays across the ages. this free lecture starts at 7 p.m., in gates common room, third floor of palmer hall at cc on sept. 18th

•Contact Info: , 1025 N. Cascade Ave.
•Phone: 389-6607
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WALK TO END ALZHEIMERS

Expires:09/19/2014

the alzheimers association walk to end alzheimers is on saturday september 20th at american the beautiful park in colorado springs. registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the walk festivities begin at 9am.

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•Phone: eight hundred two seven two thirty nine hundred
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•Web: coloradoalzwalk.org
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INVESTMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE NEEDS

Expires:09/19/2014

the city of colorado springs seeks applicants to fill openings on the city investment advisory committee. the committee advises city council and city staff on investment policies and procedures of the city. ideally, applicants with experience in banking are preferable.members serve three-year terms and meet twice per year.

•Contact Info: Applications / Resume To Samantha Gunther To City Council, Attn: Samantha Gunther, P.o. Box Colorado Springs, Co 80901. Applications By 9/19.
•Phone: Samantha, (719) 385-5453.
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•Web: http://www.springsgov.com/CCBIndex.aspx
•Email: sgunther@springsgov.com



PICASSO COMES TO PUEBLO

Expires:09/19/2014

the most important artists of the 20th century come to the pueblo arts center starting september 19th. season tickets for the center stage performing arts series are now on sale at the sangre de cristo arts center in pueblo.

•Contact Info: Tickets $8 Discounted Admission For Military, Seniors, And Children
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•Web: www.sdc-arts.org
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FATE, DESTINY AND CHOICE

Expires:09/19/2014

on riday, september 19th, the c.g. jung society of colorado springs presents a lecture that will differentiate between fate and destiny.

•Contact Info: Lecture By: Jeffrey Raff, Jungian Analyst. $8 – Members; $12 – Non-Members. 7-9 P.m. Location: Unity Spiritual Center In The Rockies, 1945 Mesa Road
•Phone: 527-0622
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•Web: www.csjung.org
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MEET THE ASPEN

Expires:09/19/2014

the florissant fossil beds offers a chance to meet the aspen up close on a ranger guided hike on september 20th. a park ranger will lead a 1-2 hour hike that day. the hike will start at the visitor center at 10am.

•Contact Info: The Regular Park Entrance Fee Of $3.00 Per Adult (16 And Older) Covers The Program. Interagency Federal Passes Are Accepted.
•Phone: Space is limited, please call ahead for details at (719) 748 3253 ext. 202
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•Web: www.nps.gov/flfo
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ANNUAL GREAT COLORADO RIVERS CLEANUP

Expires:09/19/2014

the colorado chapter of trout unlimited has a cleanup day scheduled for saturday, september 20th on the south platte river in the happy meadows area near lake george.

•Contact Info: Meet At The Parking Lot Just After The Happy Meadows Campground (Watch For Our Signs) At 9:00 Am. Volunteers Should Bring Work Gloves And Waders/Hipboots
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•Contact Person: F YOU CAN PARTICIPATE PLEASE RESPOND TO DON LOGELIN VIA EMAIL
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•Email: d2jm@msn.com



SPECIAL KIDS SPECIAL FAMILIES

Expires:09/20/2014

a bowlathon for zach’s place will take place on saturday, september 20th at king pin lanes in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 3410 North Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs2-5pm
•Phone: 719-447-8983
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•Web: WWW.SKSFFUNDRAISERS.ORG
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BIKES & BREWS

Expires:09/20/2014

on saturday, september 20th, fremont adventure recreation will host the second annual bikes & brews, which will begin and end at macon plaza in downtown canon city.

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•Web: BIKESANDBREWS.ORG
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VAN BRIGGLE TOUR

Expires:09/20/2014

the womens educational society of colorado college is hosting its annual tour of the van briggle pottery building at uintah and glen avenue on saturday, september 20th, from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm. this is a rare opportunity to see the inside of this fascinating building, listed on the national register of historic places and learn about the tragically short life and pioneering work of internationally acclaimed ceramics artist, artus van briggle, one of colorado springs most renowned artisans.

•Contact Info: Tickets Are $10 Per Person At Door. 12 And Under – Free. All Proceeds Benefit The Womans Educational Society Scholarships And Programs For Cc Students.
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•Web: www.coloradocollege.edu/wes
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“FOOD TALKS”

Expires:09/20/2014

“food talks” will take place in colorado springs during local food week (sept. 13-21st). “food talks” will be happening in colorado colleges cornerstone arts center and various other venues around town. the week will showcase real progress and big ideas from farmers at both the national and local level and provide opportunities to dive into the latest trends in real local food reform.

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•Web: http://cspublicmarket.com/LocalFoodWeek2014/
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ADVENTURES IN PERMACULTURE

Expires:09/20/2014

pikes peak permaculture invites the community to attend theadventures in permaculture dvd release party featuring the newdocumentary by local journalist steven saint. the party takes place from 7-9 p.m. on sept. 20 at the tim gill center for pubic media, 315 e. costilla st.

•Contact Info: Screening Is $5; A $10 Ticket Includes Your Own Copy Of The Dvd. Refreshments Provided.
•Phone: For more information, call Becky Elder at (719) 685-0290
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•Email: ssaint01@gmail.com



STOMP THE PROMPT!

Expires:09/20/2014

toastmaster clubs of colorado springs present “stomp the prompt!” on saturday september 20th, from 6pm-9pm at the cottonwood center for the arts in colorado springs. a brief presentation titled “putting the power in powerpoint” will be followed by impromptu table topics and story telling.

•Contact Info: 427 E. Colorado Ave, This Is A Free And Hilarious Toastmaster After Hours Event Open To The Public. Cash Bar Available.
•Phone: 949-413-4828; 8am through 5pm, Monday through Friday. Ask for Sheila.
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•Web: http://www.meetup.com/tmd26s/events/203910162/
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HISTORIC VAN BRIGGLE BUILDING TOUR

Expires:09/20/2014

on saturday, september 20th the womans educational society of colorado college is sponsoring a one-day opportunity to tour the historic van briggle pottery building in colorado springs. proceeds benefit wes scholarships and student programs.

•Contact Info: From 9 A.m.-3 P.m. Tickets At The Door, $10, Children 12 And Under Free
•Phone: (719) 389-6607
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•Web: www.coloradocollege.edu/wes
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BE OVARY AWARE 5K RUN 3K WALK

Expires:09/20/2014

september is ovarian cancer awareness month. there is no early detection test for ovarian cancer but knowing the symptoms can save lives. september 21st is the 6th annual be ovary aware 5k run 3k walk at america the beautiful park. the race starts at 8:30am. this event benefits a local non-profit that assists southern colorado women with ovarian cancer. you can register online.

•Contact Info: Symptoms Include: Bloating That Is Persistent, Eating Less But Still Feeling Full, Abdominal Pain And Bladder Issues.
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•Web: www.BeOvaryAware.org
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PCCLD IN SEPT.

Expires:09/20/2014

the pueblo city / county library district has plenty of classes and events for patrons of all ages in the month of september.

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•Phone: (719) 562-5675
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•Web: www.pueblolibrary.org
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3RD FRIDAY ART WALK WEEKEND IN MANITOU

Expires:09/21/2014

the 3rd friday art walk weekend in manitou springs (sept. 19-21) will feature live music, art demonstrations, appetizers and other creative enterprises.

•Contact Info: 3rd Friday Art Walk Weekend Also Includes Clayfest And Manifest Events.
•Phone: 719.200.1272
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•Email: manitouartctr@gmail.com



OWL PELLET DISSECTION

Expires:09/21/2014

the nature and raptor center in pueblo invites you to check out its many programs and events in september, including an owl pellet dissection, a fun discovery project for kids of all ages.

•Contact Info: Examine A Regurgitated Pellet Made Of Undigested Fur And Bones Of Their Prey. 3 For Members/$5 Or Non-Members/$2 For Jr. Naturalist Participants
•Phone: Nature Center at (719) 549-2414
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•Web: www.natureandraptor.org
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SCIENCE IN POP CULTURE

Expires:09/22/2014

any and all science geeks are invited to an evening of demonstrations and presentations about science in pop culture. this months topic is chemicals, toxins, and hangover cures. the event is set for 7pm, monday, september 22nd at ivywild school.

•Contact Info: Admission Is Free. Telescope Viewings By The Colorado Springs Astronomical Society (Weather Permitting). Ivywild School Gymnasium, 1604 S Cascade Ave
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•Contact Person: C. SPGS ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY / THE PIKES PEAK SKEPTICS SOCIETY.
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HELP DEVELOP PARK PLAN

Expires:09/23/2014

the community is invited to participate in developing an updated master and management plan for ute valley park, a regional park in the citys northwest corridor, which significantly increased in size in 2013. the community involvement process begins with a series of small group meetings on aug. 12th. the process will continue with the first in a series of open community meetings on september 23rd.

•Contact Info: 8/12/ – 6:30 P.m. @ Fire Station 18, 6830 Hadler View; 9/23/ @ 5:30 In Eagleview Middle School, 1325 Vindicator Drive; Additional Meeting November 12, Open House On January 27, 2015.
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•Contact Person: UTE VALLEY PARK WAS DONATED TO THE CITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS IN 1969.
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•Email: sbryarly@springsgov.com



MAKE THE JOB FAIR WORK FOR YOU!

Expires:09/23/2014

the pikes peak workforce center is bringing back its popular workshop: ‘make the job fair work for you!’ the workshops purpose is to help job seekers prepare to be successful at the upcoming job fair this fall.

•Contact Info: To Register For This Workshop Job Seekers Should Go Online And Then Click On Adult Workshops. Fall Job Fair Scheduled For Oct 8 At Hotel Elegante,11 A.m. To 3:30 P.m.
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•Web: www.ppwfc.org
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CREEK WEEK CLEAN-UP

Expires:09/23/2014

the fountain creek watershed flood control and greenway district has partnered with numerous community organizations for the first annual creek week clean-up september 27 through october 5th. businesses, churches, schools, non-profits, neighborhood associations, youth groups, service clubs and individuals are encouraged to form a volunteer creek crew, pick a work date, pick a location, and ‘pick it up’.

•Contact Info: Registration Details And Available Locations, Can Be Found Online Under The Creek Week Icon, Beginning September 1st.
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•Web: www.fountain-crk.org
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LA PUENTE HOME IS IN NEED OF FOOD

Expires:09/23/2014

la puente’s homeless shelter in alamosa serves 3 meals per day, 365 days a year to guests and community members. the shelter is currently accepting donations of food.

•Contact Info: They Accept Cooked And Un-Cooked Food, Perishable And Non-Perishable.
•Phone: 719-589-5909
•Contact Person: AT 913 STATE AVENUE IN ALAMOSA
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NATURAL GAS SYMPOSIUM

Expires:09/23/2014

the natural gas symposium is being held in denver on september 24 & 25th. the first two sessions will be live-streamed on september 24th at colorado state university extension offices throughout the state, including col. spgs. questions can be submitted during the presentations by attendees at the viewing sessions. attendees will also have a chance to comment on the state of oil and natural gas development.

•Contact Info: 9/24, 8:15 Am Noon (Can Attend All Or Part Of Session) Free, But Pre-Registration Is Required. Register Online
•Phone: Extension Office at 719-520-7688
•Contact Person: COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION OFFICE 17 N. SPRUCE, ROOM 226
•Web: http://naturalgas.colostate.edu/live-streaming-sessions
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SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL

Expires:09/23/2014

soroptimist international of colorado springs will be the beneficiary of karma night at bristol brewery on tuesday, september 23rd. soroptimist is an international non-profit service organization whose mission is to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and around the world.

•Contact Info: 5-9 P.m. Bristol Brewery, 1604 S. Cascade Proceeds From Karma Night Will Be Used To Provide Financial Support For Local Women To Pursue Their Career Dreams.
•Phone: Beth Norton at 719-337-3871
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•Web: www.soroptimist.org www.soroptimistinternational.org www.soroptimist-cs.org
•Email: soroptimist.cs@gmail.com



ST. MARY’S FALLS TRAIL PROJECT

Expires:09/24/2014

volunteers are needed to help repair erosion damage, improve drainage, and stabilize the trail. ‘friends of the peak’ are organizing this work day for the st. mary’s falls trail on thursday, september 25th.

•Contact Info: Volunteers Meet At The 4-Way Parking Lot At The Intersection Of North Cheyenne Canyon Road, Gold Camp Road, And High Drive. , 7:45 A.m. To About 2:00 P.m.
•Phone: 719-527-1384
•Contact Person: FRIENDS OF THE PEAK
•Web: www.fotp.com
•Email: info@fotp.com



PIONEERS MUSEUM

Expires:09/25/2014

two community events are on the calendar in september at the colorado springs pioneers musuem. on september 17th, a children’s history hour about mr. penrose’s carriages, and on thursday, september 25th, an historical characterization entitled “will roger’s story as america’s story” will be offered.

•Contact Info: 215 S Tejon Street, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-385-5990
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•Web: www.cspm.org
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FALL GARDENING/LANDSCAPE CLASSES

Expires:09/25/2014

fall gardening and landscape classes will be presented by colorado master gardeners on tuesday afternoons and thursday evenings. these classes are designed for beginners and provide participants with gardening insights for fall/winter lawn and garden care. tuesday afternoons are at the csu extension offices and thursday evenings are at garden ranch ymca.

•Contact Info: Csu Extension Office, 17 N Spruce, Rm 226a, Colorado SpringsGarden Ranch Ymca, 2380 Montebello Dr W, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-520-7688
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•Web: elpasoco.colostate.edu/hort/hort/shtml
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JOHN C. FREMONT LIBRARY – SEPTEMBER 2014

Expires:09/25/2014

september’s celebrated artist will be charles wilcox, who will display his bright acrylic paintings of southwestern landscapes. also on september’s calendar at the john c. fremont library are interesting programs and tuesday night at the movies.

•Contact Info: 130 Church Ave., Fremont
•Phone: 719-784-4649
•Contact Person: NATALIA GRAY
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PUEBLO WEST COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP

Expires:09/25/2014

the annual pueblo west community clean-up will be held saturday, september 27th from 8:00am to 1:00pm. seniors and disabled residents may request curbside pick-up assistance by signing up when tickets are purchased.

•Contact Info: At The Pueblo West Public Works Department, 280 E. Mcculloch Boulevard. Tickets Are On Sale For A Level Pick-Up Truck Load At $15 Each.
•Phone: 583-4309 with any questions or clarifications.
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MAS “CURE” ADE BALL

Expires:09/26/2014

rachael’s ribbons of hope foundation is hosting a mas “cure” ade ball on friday, september 26th at the shrine club in colorado springs. all proceeds from the event will go towards finding a cure for children stricken with pediatric brain tumors. the victorian-themed ball will include a dj, dancing, photo spot, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and cash bar.

•Contact Info: 7-11pm
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•Web: WWW.RROH.ORG
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BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER – SEPTEMBER 2014

Expires:09/26/2014

the month of september is full of interesting and exciting programming at bear creek nature center. vinyasa yoga, a honey harvest demonstration, and a photography class and field trip are just a few of the scheduled events.

•Contact Info: 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-520-6387
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•Web: WWW.ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
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LARKSPUR WILDLANDER

Expires:09/26/2014

the larkspur wildlander 5k, 12k, half marathon happens september 27th at sandstone ranch. proceeds benefit the wildland firefighter foundation and larkspur fire volunteer programs.

•Contact Info: Presented By Castle Rock Adventist Hospital
•Phone: 719-359-3251: Rodger Greer
•Contact Person: 8309 SOUTH PERRY PARK RD. LARKSPUR, CO 80118
•Web: http:/wildlander.org info@willdlander.org
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SHREDDING EVENT

Expires:09/26/2014

on september 27th the public is invited to safely discard personal and financial documents that are no longer needed or required. the shredded paper and any cardboard boxes will be recycled. a donation of non-perishable food items or cash for ‘black forest cares’, a local food bank, would be appreciated. the event happens from 9 am to noon at the the black forest lutheran church.

•Contact Info: Each Consumer Is Limited To Three Copy Paper Boxes Of Paper. Plastic Bags And 3-Ring Binders Cannot Be Shredded.
•Phone: Ray Rozak at 719.495.6767.
•Contact Person: 12455 BLACK FOREST ROAD
•Web: http://aarpchapter1100blackforest.weebly.com
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COLORADO INTERNATIONAL TATTOO

Expires:09/26/2014

the colorado international tattoo is a large show based on a centuries old military tradition that features hundreds of performers from military bands, bagpipe bands, drill teams, dance groups, choirs, and more. the show will be at the broadmoor world arena on september 27th.

•Contact Info: Tickets And More Information Available Online.
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•Web: www.HeroShow.org
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9HEALTH FAIR

Expires:09/26/2014

a family health fair offering many free and low-cost medical screenings for adults and children will happen at the welte education center in fountain, co. on september 27th.

•Contact Info: 330 Lyckman Dr, Fountain, Co 80817. 7:30am Through 11:30am. Online Registration Encouraged Or Register On Location Day Of The Fair.
•Phone: 1-303-698-3799 or 1-800-332-3078;8am through 5pm, Monday through Friday
•Contact Person: FOUNTAIN VALLEY COMMUNITY, ACTIVITY AND NUTRITION
•Web: http://9HealthFair.org
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LIVING HISTORY WITH WILL ROGERS

Expires:09/26/2014

pillar presents a living history portrayal on friday, september 26th at the 21c library. dr. watson will share the will rogers common sense philosophy that afternoon.

•Contact Info: Free. 2 To 3:30 Pm. Through The 1920s And 30s Rogers Was One Of The Most Noted, Loved And Respected “Icons And Voices For His Generation.”
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•Contact Person: 21C LIBRARY AT JAMBOREE AND CHAPEL
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THEATREDART FUNDRAISER

Expires:09/26/2014

the theatredart season kickoff gala, an annual fundraiser, will feature a one-night-only best of theatregasm performance reprising the best and most popular short plays from seven years of theatregasm, a display of local art, a silent auction, a raffle, and a merchandise booth, and the announcement of their eighth season line-up. it all happens september 26th at 6:30pm in the subterranean nightclub, 110 n nevada ave.

•Contact Info: Suggested Donation At The Door: $8. No Reservations RequiredLimited Seating Available. For Mature Audiences; Contains Adult Themes And Language
•Phone: (719)201-3179
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FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE CENTER

Expires:09/27/2014

twos and threes outdoors, a wildlife and photography class, and an end of the summer family picnic are just a few of the many activities on the calendar this september.

•Contact Info: 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain
•Phone: 719-520-6745
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•Web: WWW.ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
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SHAKESPEARE (SORT OF)

Expires:09/27/2014

three madcap men in tights will weave their wicked way through all 37 of shakespeare’s comedies, histories, and tragedies in a wild ride that will leave you breathless with laughter. the show is staged by thin air theatre company and will open at the butte theater on friday,september 5th and runs through the saturday, the 27th.

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•Phone: 719-689-3247
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•Web: thinairtheatre.com
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PIONEERS MUSEUM

Expires:09/27/2014

join the colorado springs pioneers museum for a book discussion of heath hardage lee’s book, winnie davis: daughter of the lost cause on wednesday, september 10th. every saturday in september at noon a windows into history tour takes place which includes a free 30 minute “highlights” tour of the museum. on wednesday, september 17th and saturday, september 27th the children’s history hour presents “a colorado alphabet.”

•Contact Info: 215 S Tejon Street, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-385-5990
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•Web: WWW.CSPM.ORG/EVENTS
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AIDS PROJECT WALK/RUN IN THE GARDEN

Expires:09/27/2014

the 5th annual southern colorado aids project 5k walk and timed 5k run at garden of the gods will be saturday, september 27th. hundreds of walkers and runners from southern colorado, either solo or in teams, will be joining forces to raise funds for s-cap.

•Contact Info: 8:30am RegistrationRun Starts At 9:30am; Walk Starts At 10am
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•Web: www.s-cap.org
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SHOOKS RUN CREEK CLEAN-UP

Expires:09/27/2014

you can help keep shooks run creek through downtowncolorado springs beautiful. there’s a workday scheduled for saturday, september 27th, from 10 am – 2 pm.

•Contact Info: Bring Gloves, Water, Sturdy Shoes, And Sunscreen. Meet At Prairie Dog O’byrne Park (Bijou And Corona) Or North Shooks Run Park (700 Block Of North Franklin St.)
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•Contact Person: MIDDLE SHOOKS RUN NEIGHBORHOOD / RAIN DATE IS SATURDAY OCTOBER 4.
•Web: www.msrna.org
•Email: info@msrna.org



NO CHILD LEFT INSIDE FESTIVAL

Expires:09/27/2014

the no child left inside campaign is a national initiative to get children outdoors to learn about and become better connected to their environmental surroundings. the nature & raptor center of pueblo will join several other southern colorado outdoor organizations to spend the day celebrating the movement on saturday, september 27th. activities will include guided hikes, encounters with birds of prey, scavenger hunts and much more.

•Contact Info: $2 For Members/ $3 For Non-Members. 9am To 3pm
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•Web: www.natureandraptor.org
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NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY

Expires:09/27/2014

you can celebrate national public lands day by visiting the pikes peak regions closest national park area florissant fossil beds national monument on saturday, september 27th. fees will be waived at the fossil beds that day. many hikes and programs will be offered that day as well.d

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•Phone: more information – the Monument at (719) 748 3253 ext 202
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•Web: www.nps.gov/flfo
•Email: flfo_information@nps.gov



10TH ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY

Expires:09/27/2014

on saturday, september 27th, more than 1,000 participating museums across the country will emulate the free admission policy of the smithsonian institution in washington, d.c. some of the museums participating in your area include the miramont castle museum and the john jay museum center.

•Contact Info: To See A Full List Of The Museums Participating In Your Area Please Visit Online. Tickets May Be Required At Some Venues, They Can Be Downloaded
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•Web: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/ Smithsonianmag.com/museumdaylive
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MPEC – LATE AUGUST & SEPTEMBER

Expires:09/28/2014

the 8th annual pueblo mountain park butterfly count, a full moon music hike, nature for tots, and an autumn equinox hike are among the many and varied activities planned at the mpec in late august and september.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-485-4444
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•Web: www.hikeandlearn.org
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PIANIST KATIE MAHAN RECITAL

Expires:09/28/2014

the taylor memorial concert series at grace and st. stephen’s episcopal church presents pianist katie mahan on sunday, september 28th at 3:00pm.the program includes ms. mahans own transcription of gershwinsrhapsody in blue,as well as music of beethoven and more.

•Contact Info: Free And Open To The Public, Freewill Donations Accepted.
•Phone: 719-389-6545 for more information.
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•Web: www.gssepiscopal.org
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LA PUENTES OPEN HOUSE

Expires:09/28/2014

la puente will host a community open house on sunday, september 28th as part of hope week. the open house will include food, games, activities, and live music. hope week is a series of community events hosted by la puente every september designed to promote understanding and education about homelessness.

•Contact Info: It Will Be Held At La Puente Home At 913 State Ave In Alamosa From Noon To 2 Pm. Many Other Events All Week..
•Phone: For more information Community Education Office at 719.587.3499
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CITY STRINGS

Expires:09/30/2014

‘city strings’ performs interactive concerts which engage the audience. the relaxed, come-as-you-are atmosphere encourages audience participation and discussion. on tuesday, september 30th at st. georges anglican church, there will be an evening concert program that will feature the music of haydn, schubert, and mozart.

•Contact Info: At 7:00pm, Reception Starting At 6:30. 217 E. Pikes Peak Ave
•Phone: 719-686-6231; 9am through 5pm
•Contact Person:
•Web: http://coloradohausmusik.com/city-strings.html
•Email: cshausmusik@gmail.com



AN EVENING WITH REBECCA AND KUBA

Expires:09/30/2014

rebecca, an acclaimed broadway theater vocalist, and kuba, a vibraphone and multi-instrumentalist, will present a widely varied program of pops, jazz and classical music on tuesday, september 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the canon city high school auditorium.

•Contact Info: 1313 College Ave., Canon City, Co. Call For Individual Ticket Prices Or Season Passes (5 Concerts)
•Phone: Paula McFarland (719) 275-0144 or Phyllis Koroshetz (719) 275-9616
•Contact Person: FREMONT COUNTY COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION
•Web: www.fremontcountyconcerts.org
•Email:



CHICANO ACTIVISM IN PUEBLO

Expires:09/30/2014

chicano activism in pueblos salt creek neighborhood will be the topic of an hispanic heritage month lecture at 7 p.m. on tuesday, september 30th. at csu-pueblo.

•Contact Info: In Library And Academic Resources Center (Larc) 109.
•Phone:
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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu
•Email:



INTEMANN TRAIL WORK

Expires:10/01/2014

the intemann trail committee is holding trail maintenance days. volunteers who want to work on the itc workdays should meet at 8:30am at manitou springs city hall, 606 manitou avenue. bring lunch, gloves and water.

•Contact Info: The Remaining Itc Trail Days Will Be: 6/15; 7/12; 8/10; 9/6; 10/4
•Phone: For more information about the ITC workdays, call 473-4143 or e-mail
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: itc@intemanntrail.com



HOPE FOR THE HOLY LAND

Expires:10/01/2014

a course for understanding and responding to the israeli / palestinian conflict will take place on thursdays in october. classes will be held at high plain unitarian church. topics for discussion include the history of the conflict, what the future may hold, what local activists have witnessed in palestine / israel, and why does it seem this conflict goes on and on.

•Contact Info: From 6:30-8:30pm. Class Is Open To The Public With A Suggested Donation Of $20. At 1825 Dominion Way.
•Phone: to reserve your spot contact Lori Sly at or 719-244-6588
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: sly.lori@gmail.com



8TH ANNUAL PLEIN AIR PAINT-OUT

Expires:10/01/2014

the 8th annual plein (rhymes with plane) air paint-out and paint-in. happens in westcliffe oct 1-4th. all paintings will be created live during the event. subject matter is practically unlimited. the event takes place in conjunction with the 8th annual arts hullabaloo in westcliffe, a multi-faceted celebration that showcases the performing, culinary, visual, musical, literary and fiber arts.

•Contact Info: If The Weather Is Inclement, Artists Can Escape Indoors For Paint-From-Life Opportunities.
•Phone: 719-783-0886
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.sangresartguild.org
•Email:



BUILD YOUR 3D PRINTER

Expires:10/02/2014

pikes peak makerspace will hold a workshop on building a 3d printer friday oct. 3 thru. the 5th. 6pm to 9pm each night in the manitou art center. pikes peak makerspace is composed of builders, tinkerers, engineers, artists, entrepreneurs, designers, educators all mashed up and revolutionizing creativity in the pikes peak region. membership is not required to attend this workshop.

•Contact Info: 515 Manitou Ave. Building A: Kittaz By Lulzbot.com One Of The Best 3d Printers Made In The World & Is A Loveland Colorado Company.
•Phone:
•Contact Person: SPONSORED BY THE PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION.
•Web: www.pikespeakmakerspace.org
•Email:



8K/1K SPECIAL RUN & WHEELCHAIR DERBY

Expires:10/03/2014

‘special kids special families’ offers the 2nd annual octo-8k/1k special run & wheelchair derby on saturday, oct. 4th. runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome to attend. all proceeds from the event will benefit sksf programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities and special needs. participants will also be able to enjoy a business expo where various companies will be displaying information and offering free services.

•Contact Info: 9am. University Village Colorado; 5280 N Nevada Ave, Cos 80918
•Phone: 719-447-8983 Linda; 8am through 5pm, Monday through Friday
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.SKSFfundraisers.org
•Email: sksf@sksfcolorado.org



ST. PETER CRUSADE FOR HOT CHOCOLATE

Expires:10/03/2014

the inaugural “st. peter crusade for hot chocolate 5k family fun run” is coming up october 4th. in palmer lake, co.

•Contact Info: 8:00am To 11:00am. Palmer Lake Trailhead
•Phone: 303.570.7567. Ask for Rose Diaz.
•Contact Person: ST. PETER CATHOLIC SCHOOL
•Web:
•Email: stpeterfunrun@hotmail.com



SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND

Expires:10/03/2014

the alamosa live music association presents songwriters in the round with antonio lopez, rhonda mouser and don conoscenti . this special concert, featuring music and stories from these talented songwriters, starts at 7:30 p.m. on october 3rd.

•Contact Info: Bistro Rialto, Alamosa. $12 General Admission, $10 Alma Members, $5. Advance Tickets Available At Narrow Gauge Bookstore.
•Phone:
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•Web: www.almaonline.org
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WAPITI

Expires:10/04/2014

this fall you can take part in a rocky mountain tradition: listening for the bugling of the bull elk on an autumn evening. these programs will include a brief presentation about these magnificent animals, followed by an off trail hike of up to 2 miles during which you will look and listen for the elk in the wild.

•Contact Info: Sept. 20th, 21st, 26th, 27th, 28th (5:00 Pm To 7:30 Pm); October 3rd, 5th (4:45 Pm To 7:15 Pm)
•Phone: For reservations call (719) 748 3253 ext. 202
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.nps.gov/flfo
•Email:



JAPANESE CULTURAL FESTIVAL & BAZAAR

Expires:10/04/2014

a bazaar featuring japanese housewares, kimonos, decor items, crafts, art, jewelry, pottery, and more happens october 4th at uccs. there will also be entertainment featuring japanese drums, zither, flute, martial arts, and an archery demonstration.

•Contact Info: Uccs University Center, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, 80918. Free Event For All Ages To Celebrate Japanese Culture.
•Phone: 719-332-9652; 8am through 5pm, Mon – Friday. Ask for Josie Caruso-Rathe.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.JapanAmerica.org
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FINE ART SALE

Expires:10/04/2014

the pikes peak pastel society will present a special fine art sale in colorado springs on saturday, october 4th. this one-day fine art sale will feature original pastel paintings, as well as other media. this special event sale will be held in conjunction with arts month, which is being orchestrated by the cultural office of the pikes peak region (copper).

•Contact Info: At Coutura Design Inspirations. From 10am – 5pm. 6380 Corporate Centre Circle, Colorado Springs, Co 80919, Near Furniture Row.
•Phone:
•Contact Person: THE SALE AND EXHIBIT ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
•Web:
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CALL FOR ARTISTS IN LA JUNTA

Expires:10/04/2014

artistic expressions of la junta has put out a call for artists for their 11th annual art show. this years show is planned for friday, oct. 10th, and saturday, oct. 11th. original art work that has been completed in the last 18 months, and not exhibited anywhere else in the area, is being sought for the show. both 2d and 3d work is encouraged.

•Contact Info: Held At ‘Somewhere On San Juan’, 422 San Juan Ave., On Sunday, Oct. 5 Between 1 And 4 P.m.,
•Phone: 719-384-2154
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: emsgran@gmail.com



EXPERIENCE THE SPRINGS

Expires:10/05/2014

leadership pikes peak is offering its ‘experience the springs’ program starting on wednesday evening, october 8 and continuing all day, thursday, october 9th. experience the springs offers an opportunity for community residents to get a jam-packed snapshot of colorado springs and the pikes peak region. participants learn about the local art scene, our public education system, history of the region, info about our city and county government, insights into the state and regional economy, and much more.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: To register for Experience the Springs email or call 632-2618.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.leadershippikespeak.org
•Email: Becci@leadershippikespeak.org



YARD & GARDEN CLASSES

Expires:10/07/2014

csu extension/pueblo county is offering two yard and garden classes this fall: season extending garden structures on saturday, september 6th and composting basics on tuesday, september 7th. call for details regarding registration deadlines and costs.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-583-6566
•Contact Person: CAROLYN VALDEZ
•Web: pueblo.colostate.edu
•Email:



INNOVATIONS IN AGING

Expires:10/08/2014

the innovations in aging collaborative presents the “remarkable aging series”. this series has been created to address the major issues and opportunities that are facing col. spgs. as resiednet baby boomers age and new retirees move into our community. the 4 part series begins may 16th and concludes oct. 8th.

•Contact Info: 5/16; 6/18; 9/10; 10/8. $55 Per Session. Sponsorship Opportunities Available.
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.innovationsinaging.org
•Email: beth@innovationsinaging.org roma@innovationsinaging.org



PPWFC SEEKS EMPLOYERS

Expires:10/08/2014

the pikes peak workforce center invites employers with open positions to its fall adult job fair on wednesday, october 8th at the hotel elegante in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 2886 S Circle Drive, Colorado Springs9:30am-3:30pm
•Phone: 719-667-3829
•Contact Person: BOB GEMIGNANI
•Web: www.ppwfc.org
•Email:



EXPERIENCE THE SPRINGS

Expires:10/08/2014

leadership pikes peak is offering the experience the springs program starting wednesday evening, october 8th and continuing all day, thursday, october 9th. experience the springs is designed to give community residents a jam-packed snapshot of colorado springs and the pikes peak region.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-632-2618
•Contact Person: BECCI RUDER
•Web: www.leadershippikespeak.org
•Email: becci@leadershippikespeak.org



PUMPKIN PATCH & HARVEST FESTIVAL

Expires:10/09/2014

the 8th annual pumpkin patch & harvest festival, a weekend celebration of community and the harvest season happens oct. 10 – 12th. general admission to the festival will include horse-drawn wagon rides to a pumpkin patch, a straw-bale maze, cider press, childrens activities, food, live music and more. this is the primary fundraiser for guidestone colorados award winning education programs.

•Contact Info: Friday Features A Local Foods Harvest Dinner, Live Music, Live Auction, Moonlit Wagon Rides To Pumpkin Patch. $6 Advance, $8 At Door; Friday Night $45
•Phone: 719-239-0955 Monday through Friday 9am-5pm.
•Contact Person: HUTCHINSON RANCH, SALIDA, CO BETWEEN SALIDA AND PONCHA SPRINGS
•Web: www.GuidestoneColorado.org
•Email: gunnar@guidestonecolorado.org



BENEFIT FOR BLRA FOOTBALL TEAM

Expires:10/10/2014

a benefit for the banning lewis ranch academy football team happens oct. 11th. this craft fair and business expo will have multiple vendors.

•Contact Info: Blra, 7094 Cottonwood Tree Drive, Colorado Springs, 8 A.m. 5 P.m. $1.00 (Adults) $.50 (Children 6-16 Free Children 5 Yrs And Younger
•Phone: Mercedes Moore (719) 964-5106
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: blrastallionsfootballevents@gmail.com



KOATS 4 KIDS

Expires:10/10/2014

the 8th annual koats for kids benefit is on friday, october 10th at the pinery at the hill in colorado springs. feast on appetizers, dance to music by the colorado springs conservatory, and enjoy a silent auction and door prizes.

•Contact Info: Rsvp By October 1st
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: koats4kids.org
•Email:



TED TALKS

Expires:10/10/2014

ted talks colorado springs will be bringing together some 18 speakers and entertainers in the spirit of technology, entertainment and design for a unique live experience. it happens at stargazers theater october 11th, from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: (719) 785-6842
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.tedxcoloradosprings.com
•Email: michelle@tedxcoloradosprings.com



CVFD CHILI SUPPER

Expires:10/10/2014

the annual cascade volunteer fire dept. chili supper event is coming up sat. oct. 11th, from 4-8 pm.

•Contact Info: Free, W/ Raffles, Silent Auction Items And Certificates, From Local Businesses, Fun Stuff For Kids, Open House.
•Phone: CVFD – 719 684 9549 / Lori Murans FF/EMT – 719 551 0418
•Contact Person: CVFD 8015 SEVERY AVE. CASCADE, CO. 80809,
•Web:
•Email:



DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Expires:10/10/2014

the national society of the daughters of the american revolution, cheyenne mountain chapter, will be holding a genealogy workshop on saturday, october 11th at library 21c for those women interested in membership.

•Contact Info: The Workshop Will Start At 1:00 Pm And Run Until 3:30 Pm.
•Phone: Heidi Baird at (719) 266-6522
•Contact Person: (1175 CHAPEL HILLS DRIVE)
•Web:
•Email: Hb3ddd@gmail.com



22ND ANNUAL BEAN SUPPER

Expires:10/11/2014

the 22nd annual bean supper is set for saturday october 11th. this is a fund raising event that supports the all volunteer otero museum in la junta.

•Contact Info: From 5:30 To 7:30 Pm. Museum Is Open Monday Thru Saturday During The Months Of May Thru September With Hours Of 1 Pm To 5 Pm.
•Phone: 719-384-7500 Otero Museum – leave message.
•Contact Person: OTERO MUSEUM, 3RD & ANDERSON, LA JUNTA, CO 81050
•Web: www.oteromuseum.org
•Email:



2ND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES

Expires:10/12/2014

the pikes peak library district presents its 2nd sunday concert series featuring moonhoney (latin gypsy music) on october 12th at library 21c (1175 chapel hills dr).

•Contact Info: 2pm. Free Indoor Concert Series Highlighting Local Musicians In A Variety Of Genres
•Phone: :719-884-9800;
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.ppld.org
•Email:



SHOWBOAT EXTRAVAGANZA

Expires:10/15/2014

the omega showboat extravaganza returns to the hotel elegante in colorado springs on saturday, october 18th at 7 pm. it’s an evening of live entertainment, food and fun. proceeds will provide scholarship support for local college-bound students. local performers are currently being recruited for this talent show.

•Contact Info: 6 Pm Captain’s Reception; 7 Pm Showboat Performances; Attire: Dress To Impress Admission: $35 Per Person
•Phone: F. Michael Hayes at (719) 650-6114 / Hotel Elegante, 719-576-5900
•Contact Person: XI PI CHAPTER OF THE OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY
•Web: www.coloradospringsques.org
•Email: fmichaelhayes@gmail.com or call



TESLA AND HIS LEGACY

Expires:10/17/2014

from september 4th through october 18th you can catch an exhibit at cc titled “transmission/ frequency: tesla and his legacy”. it features contemporary artists whose works reflect deliberately or not teslas maverick spirit and enduring legacy. a series of lectures and events will accompany the exhibition.

•Contact Info: Idea Space Is Open Monday-Friday, 1-6 P.m.; Saturday, 1-5 P.m. 1 P.m., I.d.e.a. Space, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person:
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MOUNTAIN CLUB LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Expires:10/17/2014

the colorado mountain club is looking for volunteers to help restore wildlife habitat on the pike national forest near lake george. volunteers will help re-vegetate damaged areas at badger flats october 4, 5, 18 &19th.

•Contact Info: No Experience Necessary, Project Is Open To The Public, Groups And Teens Ages 14 And Up Are Welcome! Register Online Or Call
•Phone: 303-996-2764 for more information.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.cmc.org/stewardship
•Email:



SEVEN VIRTUES

Expires:10/18/2014

artworks that illustrate moral values are central to the western art tradition. while many people can name at least some of the seven deadly sins, the corresponding seven virtues elude most of us. artists lisa easton and frances carlsons exhibition reexamines the seven deadly sins and the virtues. you can view it in cc’s coburn gallery september 8 — october 18th.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 389-6607
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FALL TOURS OF PICKET WIRE

Expires:10/24/2014

the u.s. forest service will offer guided tours into picket wire canyonlands south of la junta on the comanche national grassland. fall tours take place on saturdays, september 6th through october 25th. tours take place on saturdays during september and october.

•Contact Info: These Primitive Canyons Are Home To The Largest Dinosaur Track Site In North America And Many Other Interesting Things. Visitors Will Need Their Own Four-Wheel Drive Vehicle.
•Phone: 877-444-6777 for reservations / 719-384-2181 for general info
•Contact Person: TO MAKE RESERVATIONS GO ONLINE OR CALL
•Web: www.recreation.gov www.fs.usda.gov/goto/psicc/com
•Email:



HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Expires:10/30/2014

csu-pueblo will celebrate hispanic heritage month from sept. 9th through oct. 31st. with an assortment of musical performances, food, films, service, and speakers.

•Contact Info:
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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu
•Email:



MANITOU INCLINE TRAIL VOLUNTEER WORKDAYS

Expires:10/31/2014

you can be a part of the much needed facelift of the manitou incline. the city of colorado springs has teamed up with the incline friends, the city of manitou springs, friends of the peak, rei, rocky mountain field institute, and the trails and open space coalition to repair the area between the top of the incline and barr trail.

•Contact Info: Tools Will Be Provided; However, Bring Your Own Gloves, Water, Hat, Sunscreen And Lunch. September 13, October 11 And November 1. 8 A.m. – 3:30 P.m.
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.coloradosprings.gov/volunteer
•Email:



COATS & CANS COMMUNITY DRIVE

Expires:11/14/2014

the 10th annual coats & cans community drive to assist families in need throughout colorado springs will continue through november 14th. donations of coats, mittens, scarves, snowsuits, hats and non-perishable goods are being requested.

•Contact Info: Drop-Off @Harris Group Realty, Inc. 2950 Professional Place, #205. Mon Fri 8:30 A.m. To 4p.m. Easy Street Designs, 109 Kiva Road Security, Mon Fri 8:30 A.m. To 6 P.m. Sat 10-2 P.m.
•Phone: Harris Group Realty, Inc. (719) 227-9900
•Contact Person: HARRIS GROUP REALTY, INC.
•Web:
•Email:



KNEE HIGH NATURE HOUR RETURNS

Expires:11/24/2014

the nature & raptor center of pueblo’s popular tot program, ‘knee high nature hour’ returns for the fall season. kids can explore nature through stories, music, crafts and outdoor games. fall knee high nature hour schedule afor more information, contact the nature center at (719) 549-2414 or go online tohttp://natureandraptor.org/

•Contact Info: 9/24 – Wiggly Worms; 10/8 – Wonderful Water; 10/22 – Creepy Critters; 11/12 – Falling Leaves; 11/26 – Talkin’ Turkey
•Phone: Please call 719-549-2458 to register.
•Contact Person: $2/MEMBER $3/NON-MEMBER TODDLER. CLASSES ARE FROM 10 TO 11AM.
•Web:
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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
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