Community Calendar

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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
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•Web: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com
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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.
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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
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•Web: VICTORCOLORADO.COM
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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
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KILLER JOE

Expires:04/25/2015

the star bar theatre company presents “killer joe” at the cottonwood center for the arts in april. you can reserve seats by emailing or calling ahead. seats are also available at the door.

•Contact Info: April 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25 & 26. 427 E. Colorado Avenue Colorado Springs
•Phone: Cottonwood Center for the Arts at 719.520.1899.
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•Email: tickets@starbarplayers.org



A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

Expires:04/25/2015

join the manitou chamber music festival on saturday, april 25th for a little night music, featuring beethoven’s moonlight sonata and lizst’s dante sonata.

•Contact Info: Manitou Art Center, Hagnauer Gallery, 513 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs6-9pm
•Phone: 719-231-7202
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.manitouchambermusicfestival.com www.manitouchambermusicfestival.ticketleap.com/a-little-night-music
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CC SENIOR RECITAL

Expires:04/25/2015

on saturday, april 25th cc senior sarah hupper, mezzo-soprano, presents a concert of vocal music. she will be accompanied by cc faculty member daniel brink on piano. the free concert starts at 7:30 p.m., in packard hall.

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•Phone: 389-6607
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GENEALOGY LEVEL I

Expires:04/25/2015

the pikes peak genealogical society (family history) will host a workshop that will focus on getting started in genealogy, including standards & terminology, and census records. the workshop happens saturday, april 25th, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the east library.

•Contact Info: This Event Is Free And Open To The Public!
•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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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
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•Web: victorcolorado.com
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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.

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•Web: www.TasteofOCC.com
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COLLEGIUM MUSICUM ENSEMBLE

Expires:04/26/2015

cc’s collegium musicum ensemble presents an afternoon concert of renaissance music on sunday, april 26th. the free performance starts at 3 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info: Under The Direction Of Nancy Ekberg Tynan,
•Phone: 389-6607
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ROCKY MOUNTAIN WIND SYMPHONY

Expires:04/26/2015

on sunday, april 26th at 3:00 p.m., first christian church is presenting the rocky mountain wind symphony. this dynamic ensemble will perform works from classical to traditional.

•Contact Info: At 16 East Platte Avenue. Directed By Kenneth Soper, Music By Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Percy Grainger, Local Composer Sam Hall, And More
•Phone: Carol Wilson, 633-8888
•Contact Person: A FREE WILL OFFERING WILL BE TAKEN.
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•Email: organist@firstchristiancos.org



RANCHING CELEBRATION

Expires:04/26/2015

the 15th annual ranching celebration happens april 25 & 26th in downtown saguache (suh watch). on saturday evening there will be a screening of the film hanna ranch followed by a speakers panel with local conservation and land use experts. on sunday, a series of story tellers, poets and musicians will perform at the saguache community center. the event will feature a traditional chuck-wagon dinner, silent auction, and kids activities.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-966-7060
•Contact Person: SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GROUP IN SAGUACHE
•Web: www.scseed.org
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SUPER SCIENCE MASHUP

Expires:04/27/2015

super science mashup is a public series about science in pop culture at the ivywild school. april’s event (4/27) is “in spaaace!” – promoting science literacy by discussing the real science behind sci-fi blockbusters like star trek and star wars. weather permitting there will also be solar telescope viewings with the colorado springs astronomical society.

•Contact Info: Doors At 7, Ivywild School Gym. Cash Bar!, Photos With Stormtroopers Of The 501st Mountain Garrison, Presentations Of Nasas Mars Rover Mission.
•Phone: Kyle Sanders, Host, (719) 235-7666
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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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A NIGHT OF UNEXPECTED SONG

Expires:04/28/2015

the pikes peak opera league will stage a concert to benefit opera theatre of the rockies. “a night of unexpected song” takes place tuesday, april 28th. in the broadmoor community church, 315 lake ave.

•Contact Info: To Make A Reservation, Send Your Check Made Out To Pikes Peak Opera League, To C. Crater, 470 Wembley Ct, Colorado Springs, Co 80906.
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•Contact Person: 5:30 PM RECEPTION; CONCERT AT 7 PM. $25 PER PERSON ($15 TAX DEDUCTIBLE).
•Web: www.pikespeakoperaleague.org
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RICH FORER AT CC

Expires:04/28/2015

rich forer, human rights activist and author of breakthrough: transforming fear into compassion: a new perspective on the israel-palestine conflict, will be speaking here in colorado springs. you can hear forer’s story at 7 pm april 28th at the colorado college’s worner center in room 212.

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•Email: jimihummer@charter.net



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
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•Web: WWW.PPWFC.ORG
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AFICIONADOS SPEAKER SERIES

Expires:04/29/2015

on wednesday, april 29th novelist alexander blackburn, author of the door of the sad people, will speak at cc. the door of the sad people is a coming-of-age story that takes place against the background of the colorado coal mining wars long-remembered for the ludlow massacre of 1914. this talk is part of the aficionados speaker series at colorado college.

•Contact Info: 12 P.m., Gaylord Hall, Main Floor Of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. $17 General Admission
•Phone: 389-6607
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CC MUSIC DEPARTMENT HONORS CONCERT

Expires:04/29/2015

top-level student performers and winners of the concerto competition perform in the annual cc music department honors concert on april 29th. the free concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info: 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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SEAN SAIFA AT CC

Expires:04/29/2015

sean saifa wall is an intersex activist, artist, and writer based in atlanta, ga who works to educate on the issues faced by people born with variations in sexual anatomy. “standing at the intersections as a black intersex man” will be presented by sean on wed., april 29th, from 7 p.m. 9 p.m. at colorado college, gates common room, 1025 n. cascade ave.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-389-6607 for directions or disability accommodation.
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•Web: www.Saifaemerges.com www.coloradocollege.edu/events
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PEACE CORP

Expires:04/29/2015

a peace corp information night will take place at the old colorado city library- meeting room (2418 west pikes peak ave) on april 29th.

•Contact Info: 6:30 P.m. – 8:00 P.m. (Mountain)
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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
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•Web: www.ywcapuelbo.com
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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
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•Web: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com
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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
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•Web: onenationwt.org
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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.
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•Web: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/pub/
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BLUEGRASS ENSEMBLES CONCERT

Expires:04/30/2015

on thursday, april 30th the cc music department’s beloved bluegrass ensembles come together, under the direction of keith reed, for a night of music. the free show starts at 7:30 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info: , 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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ROCK’N ROLL WITH AMBLICAB

Expires:04/30/2015

on thursday, april 30th, amblicab invites the public to their second annual fundraising event to raise awareness of their organization that provides transportation services to the disabled and elderly in our community. the event takes place at the pinery on the hill in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 775 West Bijou St., Colorado Springs5:30-7:30pm
•Phone: 719-633-4601
•Contact Person: GINGER
•Web: WWW.AMBLICAB.ORG
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LEAVE NO TRACE

Expires:04/30/2015

on thursday, april 30th, friends of the peak are hosting a leave no trace awareness class at library 21c in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 1175 Chapel Hills Drive (Ent Conference Center), Colorado Springs6-8pm
•Phone: 719-338-4409
•Contact Person: SUSAN JARVIS-WEBER
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•Email: SUSAH6@HOTMAIL.COM



THE BOWED PIANO ENSEMBLE

Expires:04/30/2015

two concerts by the bowed piano ensemble will be performed on thursday evening, april 30th in studio 132 at cottonwood center for the arts in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 427 East Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs7:30 & 9pm
•Phone: 719-520-1899
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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
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•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
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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
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•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
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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
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•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
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•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
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•Web: www.wrainc.org
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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.
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•Web: www.coloradospringsfoodrescue.org
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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



SANGRES ART GUILD BENEFIT

Expires:05/01/2015

the public is welcome to attend the reception for the the sangres art guild calendar. the calendar is sold at the 3rd street gallery and other community and regional businesses to promote the arts in the wet mountain valley. door prizes will be given away, and hors doeuvres will be served on saturday, may 2nd, from 4-6pm.

•Contact Info: 59000 N. Highway 69 Westcliffe, Co 81252
•Phone: 7197830886
•Contact Person: GALLERY HOURS ARE 11:00 A.M. 4:00 P.M. THURS- SUNDAY, MAY – DECEMBER.
•Web: www.sangresartguild.org
•Email: contact@sangresartguild.org



ROCKY MOUNTAIN STORYTELLING CONFERENCE

Expires:05/01/2015

then the rocky mountain storytelling conference happens in golden, co. on friday evening, may 1st, there is a storytelling concert. then on saturday, may 2nd there are workshops to help you craft better stories. the event concludes on sunday, may 3rd.

•Contact Info: And On Sunday, May 3rd An In-Depth Workshop With Judith Black, Coaching For Greatest Results.
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•Web: www.rmstory.org
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SEARCH & RESCUE

Expires:05/01/2015

the chaffee county search & rescue is seeking new tactical and administrative members. come to the meeting on friday, may 1st at their headquarters in buena vista and learn about their important work.

•Contact Info: 521 Gregg Drive, Buena Vista6-9pm
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EMOTIONAL LABOR WORKSHOP

Expires:05/01/2015

uccs school of public affairs is offering an emotional labor workshop on friday, may 1st. topics will include how the affective component of jobs drives performance and citizen satisfaction, what skills are required and how protective measures can help workers overcome the threat of burnout.

•Contact Info: Uccs University Center, Room 303, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, C/S8am-12pm
•Phone: 719-255-3406
•Contact Person:
•Web: HTTPS://SECURE.WWW.ALUMNICONNECTIONS.COM
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HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION

Expires:05/01/2015

the city of colorado springs is seeking applicants with a commitment to ensuring equal treatment and equal opportunity for all city residents to serve on the human relations commission. applications and resumes are due by friday, may 1, 2015.

•Contact Info: City Council, Attn: Samanatha Gunther, P.o. Box 1575, C/S 80901
•Phone: 719-385-5453
•Contact Person: SAMANTHA GUNTHER
•Web: WWW.SPRINGSGOV.COM
•Email: SGUNTHER@SPRINGSGOV.COM



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
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•Web: www.tlwc.net
•Email: publicity@tlwc.net



CHILDREN’S DAY FESTIVAL

Expires:05/02/2015

the japan-america society of southern colorado is hosting the 2015 children’s day festival on saturday, may 2nd at colorado college in the edith kinney gaylord cornerstone arts center. children of all ages are invited to participate in various japanese activities.

•Contact Info: Se Corner Of Cascade & Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs10am-12:30pm
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•Web: WWW.JAPANAMERICA.ORG
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FRANCISCO CROSSING IN LA VETA

Expires:05/02/2015

upcoming shows at the francisco crossing in la veta include sunday, may 3rd with adam agee and jon sousa.. 2 performers of irish music; and on saturday, may 9th it’s acoustic eidolon featuring joe on double neck guitar/guitjo (a harp-like sounding instrument) and his wife hannah on cello.. their music travels through celtic, world, latin and folk music influences.

•Contact Info:
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•Contact Person: 300 S MAIN ST, LA VETA.
•Web: www.franciscocrossing.org
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COOKING WITH SMOKE

Expires:05/02/2015

cooking your dinner with smoke will be presented by csu extension-pueblo county on saturday, may 2nd. participants will learn what equipment is needed, what ‘rubs’ do and how to pair a rub with your meat, what foods can be hot smoked and how to use your grill for smoking.

•Contact Info: 701 Court St., Suite C, PuebloRegistration & Payment Due By April 28th9-11am
•Phone: 719-583-6566
•Contact Person: CHRISTINE PAULETICH
•Web: HTTP://PUEBLO.COLOSTATE.EDU
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GIVE EM HOPE, THE STORY OF HARVEY MILK

Expires:05/02/2015

‘ out loud’ the colorado springs mens chorus will join voices with the denver gay mens chorus and the colorado springs chamber orchestra for their spring concert give em hope, the story of harvey milk. this concert includes the colorado springs premiere of i am harvey milk, an original song cycle (oratorio) by broadway veteran andrew lippa, inspired by the life and legacy of harvey milk. performances will be saturday, may 2nd at 2 pm and also 7:30 pm at the first united methodist church of colorado springs.

•Contact Info: Out Loud And Dgmc Holding A Special Outreach Performance Of The Concert On The Campus Of U. Of Wyoming In Laramie On Sunday, May 10th At 2 Pm.
•Phone: chorus office at (303) 325-3939.
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•Web: www.rmarts.org http://milkfoundation.org
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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



VERONIKA STRING QUARTET

Expires:05/03/2015

the veronika string quartet brings their 2014-2015 silver anniversary season to a close with two concerts dedicated to their beloved mentors valentinn berlinsky and henry meyer. the first is on saturday, may 2nd at ascensnion episcopal church in pueblo, and the second is on sunday, may 3rd at the fine arts center in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: Ascension Episcopal Church, 420 W. 18th St., Pueblo @ 7:30pmFine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs @ 2pm
•Phone: 719-295-7200 OR 719-634-5583
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AAUW

Expires:05/03/2015

on saturday, may 9th, the american association of university women will meet to honor five scholarship winners and several distinguished club members. the students attend ppcc and uccs, where they have demonstrated academic excellence while coping with other life challenges, such as motherhood, jobs, and complex family situations. community members are invited to join in honoring these women.

•Contact Info: At 11:00 Am. At The Warehouse Restaurant And Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St. Lunch Buffet Is $26.
•Phone: RSVP to Jeanne by May 3 at 590-7237.
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BOOK SWAP AND SALE

Expires:05/04/2015

mtn. vista home school academy is having their 2nd annual book swap and sale on monday, may 4th to give homeschooling families the opportunity to sell and purchase discounted items.

•Contact Info: 2400 Slater Ave., Colorado Springs10am-4pm
•Phone: 719-579-2160
•Contact Person: JANNA STEWART
•Web: WWW.MVHSA.ORG
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A PUBLIC HEARING

Expires:05/04/2015

the city of colorado springs is developing a proposed 5-year (2015-2019)consolidated plan, a 1-year (2015) annual action plan, and a citizen participation plan for the use of federal block grant funds. a public hearing will be conducted on monday, may 4th.

•Contact Info: Pikes Peak Regional Bldg., 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs6-7:30pm
•Phone: 719-385-6876
•Contact Person: JANET RISLEY
•Web:
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UCCS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Expires:05/05/2015

on tuesday, may 5th, the uccs school of public affairs is offering a symposium entitled “mexico and the united states: cooperative approaches to shared human security”, which will address current shared mexico/us policy concerns.

•Contact Info: 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs8:30am-5pm
•Phone: 719-640-4346
•Contact Person: STEVE RECCA
•Web: WWW.UCCS.EDU/
•Email:



TESSA AUXILIARY

Expires:05/06/2015

tessa auxiliary invites the public to attend their next meeting on wednesday, may 6th on the myron stratton campus in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: Partners In Housing Bldg., 455 Gold Pass Heights, Colorado Springs5:30-7:30pm
•Phone:
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•Web: WWW.TESSAAUXILIARY.ORG
•Email:



OPEN CRITIQUE

Expires:05/06/2015

on wednesday, may 6th, pikes peak writers is offering a program to provide critique experience for a small number of writers who seek feedback on manuscript pages and who want to learn how to have positive critique group experiences. the program takes place at cottonwood center for the arts in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 427 East Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs6-8:30pm
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.PIKESPEAKWRITERS.COM/EVENTS/WRITERS-NIGHT/
•Email:



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:



TIGER JAZZ CONCERT

Expires:05/07/2015

cc tiger jazz presents their annual spring concert in packard hall at colorado college starting at 7:30 p.m. on thursday, may 7th.

•Contact Info: Under The Direction Of Tom Taylor In Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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HAPPY HOUR WINE TASTING

Expires:05/08/2015

on friday, may 8th, the north colorado springs rotary club foundation is hosting a happy hour wine tasting to benefit the literacy projects of their organization. the event takes place at boulder street gallery and framing in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 206 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs5-7pm
•Phone: 719-641-3152
•Contact Person: DAVE
•Web:
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BREATH OF SPRING

Expires:05/08/2015

on friday, may 8th, the colorado springs chorale will perform their breath of spring concert at first united methodist church.

•Contact Info: 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs7:30pm
•Phone: 719-634-3737
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.CSCHORALE.ORG
•Email:



ALLIANCE BRASS

Expires:05/08/2015

fremont county community concert association presents alliance brass on friday, may 8th at canon city high school auditorium. this ensemble dazzles audiences with a repetoire ranging from early renaissnance to jazz and beyond.

•Contact Info: 1313 College Ave., Canon City7pm
•Phone: 719-275-0144 or 275-9616
•Contact Person: PAULA MCFARLAND OR PHYLLIS KOROSHETZ
•Web: www.fremontcountyconcerts.org
•Email:



BACK ROW SPRING CONCERT

Expires:05/08/2015

the back row, cc’s all male a cappella group, performs their spring concert in armstrong theatre at colorado college on friday, may 8th.

•Contact Info: Favorites Ranging From Jason Derulo To Boyz Ii Men. 6:30 P.m., 14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person:
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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



CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER

Expires:05/09/2015

the uccs aging center presents 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, a comprehensive caregiver handbook, and more. and it all happens saturday, may 9th, from 9 a.m. noon.

•Contact Info: The Lane Center, First Floor Classroom, 4863 N. Nevada (Across From University Village)
•Phone: RSVP to the UCCS Aging Center, (719) 255-8002
•Contact Person:
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MAY 2015 YOUTH SERVICES

Expires:05/09/2015

a free comic book day and family movie night are both on the calendar at the john c. fremont library as part of youth services in may.

•Contact Info: 130 Church Ave., Florence
•Phone: 719-784-4649
•Contact Person:
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ORIGINAL FROZEN FIVE

Expires:05/09/2015

on saturday, may 9th, the history center presents, “the original frozen five-the founding of the adaman club”, featuring steve morath, a descendant of two of the original five.

•Contact Info: History Center, 1 South 24th St., Colorado Springs11am
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“DUTCHMAN”

Expires:05/09/2015

the “dutchman” will be performed may 7th through may 9th inside armstrong hall at cc.

•Contact Info: 7:30 P.m., Armstrong Theatre, , 14 E. Cache La Poudre St., Tickets: Worner Student Center, $5 General Admission
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person:
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CINQO DE MAYO FIESTA

Expires:05/09/2015

on saturday, may 9th, pikes peak celiacs support group will host a cinqo de mayo fiesta where participants will have the opportunity to prepare gluten-free food with a mexican flair.

•Contact Info: Address Available To Those Who Rsvp10:30am
•Phone: 469-487-6180
•Contact Person: TRIXIE BOBBITT
•Web: trx@pobox.com
•Email:



SEED & FEED GARDEN PARTY

Expires:05/09/2015

the pikes peak justice & peace commission invites the community to a a “seed & feed garden party,” from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. may 9th at the hillside community center, 925 s. institute st.

•Contact Info: Planting Tips, Cooking Classes And Healthy Local Food.
•Phone: (719) 632-6189.
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: econjustice@ppjpc.org



EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING & PAINTING

Expires:05/10/2015

the la veta school of the arts will have an experimental drawing and painting class in may.

•Contact Info: One Week Or Two Week Classes. May 11 Through Friday, May 22. Cost Is $375.00 Per Week.
•Phone: more info / register call 719-742-3421, or e-mail L or register online
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.theLVSA.org
•Email: VArtSchool@yahoo.com



BALINESE DANCE

Expires:05/10/2015

a lecture on balinese dance in social context will take place at colorado college on sunday, may 10th. that free leccture begins at 1:30. there will also be a performance at 3 following the lecture.

•Contact Info: Be The Leading Authority On Balinese Dance, I Made Bandem. Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St.
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person:
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EVERGREEN CEMETERY

Expires:05/11/2015

on monday, may 11th, pikes peak posse of the westerners is hosting a presentation about the history of evergreen cemetery. find out why evergreen is located where it is and learn about who is buried there and the contributions those pioneers made to the city of colorado springs.

•Contact Info: Colorado Springs Masonic Hall,1130 Panorama Drive, Colorado Springs6pm
•Phone: 719-473-0330
•Contact Person: BOB DEWITT
•Web:
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Expires:05/11/2015

the city of colorado springs is now accepting applications to serve on the city planning commission (cpc). the cpc reviews various land use development applications and proposals. they meet on the third thursday of each month.

•Contact Info: City Council, Attn: Samantha Gunther, P.o. Box 1575, C/S, Co 80901
•Phone: 719-385-5453
•Contact Person: SAMANTHA GUNTHER
•Web: www.springsgov.com
•Email:



LEAD

Expires:05/12/2015

on tuesday, may 12th, lead foundation will host a panel discussion featuring experts in the fields of marijuana research and policy at ivywild school.

•Contact Info: 1604 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs7pm
•Phone: 719-659-0517
•Contact Person: SALLE HOWES
•Web: www.leadcolorado.org
•Email:



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:
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•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.



WALK MS 2015 COLORADO SPRINGS

Expires:05/15/2015

the national multiple sclerosis society will host a walk to bring together friends and families affected by ms to drive research for a cure. the walk happens saturday, may 16th, from 7:30 am- noon in acacia park.

•Contact Info: National Ms Society | Colorado-Wyoming Chapter, Southern Colorado Office 611 N Weber Street, Suite 101 | Colorado Springs, Co | 80903
•Phone: 719.634.2984 ext 15305
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: laura.silla@nmss.org



CITY WORKS 2.0

Expires:05/15/2015

on friday, may 15th, a fundraiser for old colorado city history center will be held in the atrium at pikes peak regional development center in colorado springs. the evening will include an opening reception and photography show, featuring the work of glenn w. murray.

•Contact Info: 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs5pm
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SUNNYSIDE CEMETERY TOUR

Expires:05/16/2015

the victor lowell thomas museum is offering a tour of sunnyside cemetery on saturday, may 16th, to learn about the cemetery’s veterans and the history that brought them there.

•Contact Info: Sunnyside Cemetery, Victor (South Of Town On Seventh Street)10am
•Phone: 719-689-5509
•Contact Person:
•Web: VICTORCOLORADO.COOOOOOOOM
•Email:



45TH ANNUAL PLANT SALE

Expires:05/17/2015

the horticultural art society presents the gigantic annual spring plant sale in the garden in monument valley park, south of uintah at glen and mesa may 15 thru 17th. there will be a selection of natives, eatables, organic herbs, shrubs, blooming perennials and rock garden plants.

•Contact Info: Will Be Available From 9 To 5.
•Phone: HAS at 357-9427
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COPE AND MARSH BONE WARS

Expires:05/17/2015

the pikes peak historical society invites the public to learn about the rivalry between two 19th century university professors, othniel charles marsh and edward drinker cope, and their paleontological excavations in colorado. the presentation takes place at the florissant library on sunday, may 17th.

•Contact Info: 334 Circle Drive, Florissant2pm
•Phone: 719-748-8259 OR 719-748-3861
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PEAK FLUTE CONCERT

Expires:05/17/2015

the pikes peak flute choir presents its spring concert, voyages on sunday may 17th at 3pm. the program will include a range of classical, contemporary, and original arrangements. first christian church (16 e. platte ave.) hosts this free and open-to-the-public concert.

•Contact Info: Led By Karen Morsch.
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.thePikesPeakFluteChoir.com
•Email:



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:



THE FICTION SYNOPSIS

Expires:05/19/2015

on tuesday, may 19th, pikes peak writers presents pam mccutcheon, author of writing the fiction synopsis, a step by step approach, who will share her process to help writers put together a selling synopsis and write a back cover blurb. the event takes place in the carnegie room of penrose library.

•Contact Info: 20 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs6:30-8:30pm
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.pikespeakwriters.com/events/writers-night/
•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:



ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS

Expires:05/21/2015

the colorado springs professional chapter of ‘engineers without borders’ will stage an evening of food, bristol beer and an opportunity to network with local engineers, architects, planners and industry professionals. the event happens may 21st, 5-7:30pm in the the gym at ivywild school.

•Contact Info: Fundraiser For Annual Ewb-Cos Development Trip To Ecuador/Bolivia. $20 Per Ticket
•Phone: Logan Lastovica 830.456.3120
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: lastovica.logan@gmail.com



RMFI NEEDS YOU

Expires:05/23/2015

the 2015 field season at rocky mountain field institute is off and running. there are numerous projects that you can volunteer for including trail projects and fire restoration work.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-471-7736 ext. 4#
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: molly@rmfi.org



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



PUEBLO CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY

Expires:05/25/2015

a virtual tour of italy, maker-in-residence bob benvenuto, and the cold reading trio are just some of the exciting and eclectic offerings at the pueblo city-county library this spring.

•Contact Info: 100 E. Abriendo Ave., Pueblo
•Phone: 719-553-0211
•Contact Person: JOHN QUINTANA
•Web: pueblolibrary.org
•Email:



WRITER’S NIGHT

Expires:05/25/2015

the pikes peak writers are hosting ‘writer’s night’ on monday, may 25th at the elbo room at the ritz grill. the night includes two hours of book discussion, laughter, and fun!

•Contact Info: 15 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs6:30-8:30pm
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.pikespeakwriters.com/events/writers-night/
•Email:



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:



BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER – MAY 2015

Expires:05/28/2015

a spring bird count, a tiny house & model tour, animal babies, and adult tennis are all available at the bear creek nature center in may.

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



PICNIC-N-PLANES! N BURROS!

Expires:05/28/2015

on thursday may 28th, the western museum of mining and industry invites you to experience the mighty thunderbirds flyover at the air force academy. you can also bring a picnic lunch and spend some time with the museums burro mascots nugget and chism, as well.

•Contact Info: 10:30 Am To 2:30 Pm. Admission To The Grounds Only For This Event Will Be $5.00 Per Vehicle
•Phone: 719-488-0880
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.wmmi.org
•Email:



HYGIENE KITS NEEDED

Expires:05/29/2015

la puente home is requesting hygiene kits to assist the less fortunate of the san luis valley. la puente provides kits full of hygiene products such as soap, shampoo, razors, shaving cream, toothbrush and paste, deodorant, and a washcloth. they are in special need of toothbrushes.

•Contact Info: 913 State Ave., Alamosa
•Phone: 719-589-5909
•Contact Person:
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PIONEERS MUSEUM – MAY 2015

Expires:05/30/2015

the colorado springs pioneers museum offers a variety of ongoing programs for the community. windows into history, pikes peak regional history lecture series, and the children’s history hour are all on the calendar in may.

•Contact Info: 215 S. Tejon St., Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-385-5990
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.CSPM.ORG
•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:



FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE CENTER – MAY 2015

Expires:05/31/2015

turtle power, a birding and nature festival, a sunset hike with campfire and songs are all on the calendar at the fountain creek nature center in may.

•Contact Info: 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain
•Phone: 719-520-6745
•Contact Person: NANCY BERNARD
•Web: WWW.ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
•Email:



CAFE VELO GRAN FONDO

Expires:05/31/2015

join the 3rd annual cafe velo tri-lakes granfondo on sunday, may 31st and help support young cyclists and triathletes. the 22-mile community ride begins at pikes peak brewery in monument and is appropriate for all ages.

•Contact Info: 1756 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Monument8am-2pm
•Phone: 719-772-6101
•Contact Person: CHRIS WITT
•Web: HTTP://COLORADOSPRINGSCYCLING.COM/CAFE-VELO-GRAN-FONDO-2015/
•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:
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•Email:



HUNGER HOTLINE

Expires:06/01/2015

it’s estimated one in seven colorado residents live in households that cant always afford enough food. the u.s. department of agriculture is funding a toll-free hotline to help access food from both private and governmental resources.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE Spanish) Mon -Fri (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET).
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email:



MEDICAL GRANTS AVAILABLE

Expires:06/01/2015

there are medical grants available for families struggling with child health-related expenses. the united-healthcare childrens foundation is currently seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their childs health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan.

•Contact Info: Parents And Legal Guardians May Apply For Grants Of Up To $5,000 Online
•Phone:
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•Web: www.uhccf.org
•Email:



MPEC SUMMER CAMPS

Expires:06/01/2015

the mountain park environmental center in beulah, colorado is now taking registrations for summer camps. there are day camps and overnight camps for many age groups with many themes, including wilderness survival, little kids camp, and mission:wolf.

•Contact Info: Transportation From Pueblo Is Provided, And Scholarships Are Available.
•Phone: 719-485-4444.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.hikeandlearn.org
•Email:



BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES OPTIONS

Expires:06/02/2015

veterans living in rural central-eastern colorado have a new option for behavioral health services. the integrated behavioral health clinic in hugo, co is now providing services to veterans. the clinic is a department of the lincoln community critical access hospital and care center.

•Contact Info: Referrals For Care Can Come From The Va Or A Primary Care Provider. The Clinic Is Able To Assist With Billing For Va Services When Care Is Provided.
•Phone: more information or to schedule an appointment call: (719)743-2155
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.lincolncommunityhospital.com
•Email:



SUPPORT GROUPS FOR VETS

Expires:06/06/2015

if you are feeling alone, depressed, or hopeless you should know there are free support groups every week, including support groups for veterans, which are held on monday evenings at 7pm, at the dbsa offices on 2132 e. bijou street in colorado springs.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: (719) 477-1515.
•Contact Person: SPONSORED BY THE DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE.
•Web: www.DBSAColoradoSprings.org
•Email:



MEADOW LAKE AIRPORT OPEN HOUSE

Expires:06/12/2015

meadow lake airport will have an open house june 13th, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm . this will be an opportunity to learn more about general aviation, youth opportunities, the science of airplanes, and also see meadow lake airport in a festive atmosphere. there will be events for the whole family.

•Contact Info: 13550 Piper Lane, Peyton Co 80831 Note: This Is Not The Main Gate To The Airport. It Is By The Eaa Hangar. No Admission Charge. Food Is Sold At The Event.
•Phone:
•Contact Person: MEADOW LAKE AIRPORT ASSOCIATION WITH EAA CHAPTER 72 PARTICIPATION
•Web: www.eaa72.org
•Email: openhouse@eaa72.org



FIGHT FRAUD – SHRED INSTEAD

Expires:06/13/2015

the black forest aarp chapter is hosting a document shredding event on saturday, june 13th at the black forest lutheran church. a donation of non-perishable food items or cash for black forest cares, a local food bank, is appreciated.

•Contact Info: 12455 Black Forest Road (Black Forest), Colorado Springs9am-Noon
•Phone: 719-596-6787
•Contact Person: STANLEY BECKNER
•Web: HTTP://AARPCHAPTER1100BLACKFOREST.WEEBLY.COM
•Email:



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:



HELP WITH READING!

Expires:06/16/2015

children’s literacy center offers free one-to-one tutoring for children reading below grade level. if you are interested in enrolling your child in the tutoring program, or volunteering as a tutor, please contact them. the summer session begins june 16, 2015.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-471-8672
•Contact Person:
•Web: childrensliteracycenter.org
•Email:



GEM AND MINERAL SHOW

Expires:06/21/2015

the third annual gem and mineral show, sponsored by the southern teller county focus group, will be held on saturday and sunday, june 20th and 21st in downtown victor, colorado.

•Contact Info: 9am-5pm Sat, 6/20; 10am-4pm Sun, 6/21
•Phone: 719-689-2675
•Contact Person:
•Web: VICTORCOLORADO.COM
•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



BRASHER DOUBLOON ON DISPLAY

Expires:07/23/2015

the finest certified 1787 brasher doubloon, the first circulating gold coin struck for the young united states, is on display at the american numismatic association’s money museum in colorado springs through the end of july.

•Contact Info: The Coin Is On Loan Courtesy Of Monaco Rare Coins Of Newport Beach, California.
•Phone: 719-632-2646
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.money.org www.MonacoRareCoins.com
•Email:



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:



COLORFUL CREATIONS

Expires:09/30/2015

the pikes peak pastel society presents “colorful creations”, an ongoing fine art exhibit at coutura design inspirations in colorado springs. the exhibit will run through september 30th.

•Contact Info: 6380 Corporate Centre Circle, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-636-3000
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.COUTURACO.COM
•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:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.downtowncs.com/tours
•Email:


 

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