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FINDING OUR VOICES – ART EXHIBIT

Expires:04/11/2014

enjoy artistic expressions of hope, healing and empowerment by artists who use their creative voice to advocate for the prevention of sexual violence in our community. on friday, april 11th at cottonwood art center this special art exhibit takes place.

•Contact Info: 427 E Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs2-8pm
•Phone: 719-636-5065
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•Email: info@findingourvoicescs.org



CC SUMMER SESSION SCHOLARSHIPS

Expires:04/11/2014

the colorado college summer session pre-college program scholarship deadline is april 11, 2014. this program provides an opportunity for qualified rising high school seniors to earn college credit while experiencing colorado college’s unique block plan.

•Contact Info: 14 E Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-389-6098
•Contact Person: TERESA
•Web: coloradocollege.edu/summersession
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“BASEBALL IN COLORADO SPRINGS”

Expires:04/11/2014

the old colorado city historical society presents a program on “baseball in colorado springs” on friday, april 11th, at 11 a.m. baseball historian roger p. hadix covers the history of baseball played in the pikes peak region from 1874 to the present day and includes both non-professional and professional baseball.

•Contact Info: Members – Free Non-Members – $5 Door Open At 10:30
•Phone: 719-636-1225
•Contact Person: 1 SOUTH 24TH STREET, COLORADO SPRINGS –
•Web: www.occhs.org
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MAD HATTER SATURDAY

Expires:04/12/2014

old colorado city celebrates easter in wonderland saturday, april 12th, starting at 11am. the white rabbit will be on the streets with sweet treats, pictures and surprises. there will be games, characters, entertainment, face painting, and more.

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•Contact Person: OLD COLORADO CITY ASSOCIATION AND SHOESTRING EVENTS
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CULINARY PASSPORT EVENT

Expires:04/12/2014

the american culinary federation of the pikes peak region is hosting a culinary passport event on saturday, april 12th at the julie penrose hall. join them as 15 of colorado springs finest chefs prepare delicious culinary creations from around the globe. the event will feature wines, beer, and an array of fabulous desserts. also, the award-winning firefighters will prepare their smoking free chili!

•Contact Info: 9 El Pomar Road, Colorado Springs6pm
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•Web: WWW.PIKESPEAKCHEFS.ORG
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SQUARE DANCE CLUB

Expires:04/12/2014

the monarch mavericks square dance club will dance with colorado springs caller jeff palmer at the salida community center on saturday, april 12th.

•Contact Info: 3rd And F Streets. Dress Theme Is “White And Bright.” Plus Dancing Starts At 7 Followed By Mainstream Mix From 7:30-9:30. Spectators Are Always Invited To Come At No Charge!
•Phone: For more information, call Andrith at 539-7877,
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•Web: www.monarchmavericks.wordpress.com
•Email: onarch.mavericks@yahoo.com



CC SENIOR RECITAL

Expires:04/12/2014

a cc senior recital on saturday, april 12th will feature tabetha katz, mezzo soprano 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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MOON OVER BUFFALO

Expires:04/12/2014

the cheyenne mountain high school drama dept. will present the comedy, ‘moon over buffalo’ on april 10, 11th at 7pm and again april12th at 2pm in the black box theatre.

•Contact Info: 1200 Cresta Rd. 80906. Cost Is $10 For Adults And $8 For Students.
•Phone: Call 719-475-6110 for more information.
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EVENING WITH HARRY ALLEN

Expires:04/12/2014

the colorado springs ‘friends of jazz’ is sponsoring an “evening with” concert by nationally know tenor saxophonist, harry allen.this “evening with” event will let you get to know the artist in a more intimate setting than a usual concert.

•Contact Info: The Evening Of Saturday April 12 At The Wyndham Grand Hotel. Tickets Are Available On Line At The Web Site
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•Web: www.csjazzparty.org
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CHECKOFF COLORADO’

Expires:04/13/2014

‘checkoff colorado’ is a simple way to give to colorado non-profits by making voluntary donations on your state tax return.

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•Web: www.CHECKOFFCOLORADO.COM
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PPYR LIVE IN CONCERT

Expires:04/13/2014

the pikes peak youth ringers will perform sunday, april 13th at3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at gold camp elementary, a new venue.

•Contact Info: Tickets Also Available On Day Of Concert. Tickets: Adults $7 Students 5-18 And Seniors 65-Older $5.
•Phone: Advance sales 650-6298
•Contact Person: GOLD CAMP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1805 PRESERVE DR.
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PIKES PEAK POSSE OF THE WESTERNERS

Expires:04/14/2014

on april 14th, pikes peak posse of the westerners presents ute indian prayer trees of the pikes peak region. john wesley anderson, sheriff of el paso county from 1995 to 2003, will discuss the culture and history of the indigenous ute peoples and the sacred living artifacts they left behind.

•Contact Info: Colorado Springs Masonic Hall, 1130 Panorama Dr, Colorado Springs6pm
•Phone: 719-473-0330
•Contact Person: BOB DEWITT
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BLUE STAR DAY

Expires:04/14/2014

the 4th annual colorado springs recycles community recycling event is saturday, april 14th, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. 100 talamine ct. 80907

•Contact Info: Electronics, Fluorescent Bulbs, Batteries And Scrap Metal. Small Fees Apply.
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•Web: www.bluestarrecyclers.com.community-events.htm
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CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

Expires:04/14/2014

the city of colorado springs is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the civil service commission. the commission administers the rules for the city’s police and fire departments governing the classification, employment, promotion, discipline, and conduct of the city’s civil service employees. meetings take place the first tuesday of every other month. send applications and resumes before monday, april 14th to samantha gunther via email or post.

•Contact Info: City Council, P.o. Box 1575, Colorado Springs, Co 80901
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•Contact Person: SAMANTHA GUNTHER
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•Email: SGUNTHER@SPRINGSGOV.COM



LIFE, MEANING & VIDEOTAPE

Expires:04/14/2014

on monday, april 14th, “life, meaning & videotape @ the tim gill center” will screen the first in a trilogy of movies without dialogue by director godfrey reggio. this 1983 cult classic offers a cineman-verite view of nature and technology in a world out of balance.

•Contact Info: 315 East Costilla, Colorado Springs6:30pm
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PUSHING THE LIMITS

Expires:04/15/2014

the la veta library presents “pushing the limits: a four-part reading, viewing, and discussion series exploring new advances in science and technology and the impacts in our everyday lives. the series runs january 30th february 27th, march 20th, and april 17th.

•Contact Info: Program Brings Together Books And Video Featuring Authors, Scientists, And Everyday People Who Thrive On Exploring The Natural World.
•Phone: 719-742-3572; 10am through 5:30pm, Monday through Saturday.
•Contact Person: LA VETA LIBRARY MEETING ROOM, 310 S. MAIN STREET,LA VETA, CO. 81055
•Web: www.lvpl.org
•Email: info@lvpl.org



SEEDLING TREES ARE AVAILABLE

Expires:04/15/2014

seedling trees are available for purchase from the colorado state forest service by fremont, custer and pueblo county property owners. over 40 varieties of deciduous and evergreen seedling trees and shrubs are available to farmers, ranchers and rural landowners.

•Contact Info: Seedlings May Be Purchased At Cost; Small And Large Potted Seedling Trees Are Sold In Boxes Of 30; Bare Root Seedlings Are Sold In Bundles Of 25.
•Phone: Caon City district State Forest Service office at 275-6865
•Contact Person: OFFICES AT 515 MCDANIEL BOULEVARD IN CAON CITY
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NOMINATE A YOUNG HERO

Expires:04/15/2014

if you know a young person who is doing great things to help other people or the planet you can nominate him or her for the 2014 gloria barron prize for young heroes. the barron prize celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and our environment. the nomination deadline is april 15th.

•Contact Info: Each Year, Ten To Fifteen Winners Each Receive A $5,000 Cash Award To Support Their Service Work Or Higher Education.
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•Web: www.barronprize.org
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MENTORS NEEDED

Expires:04/15/2014

the zonta club of the pikes peak area is looking for mentors to join its launching families program. volunteers mentor young adults who grew up in the el paso county foster system and are now pursuing their dream of a college education, a career, or a trade. launching families mentors listen, chat, and sometimes offer advice or an understanding shoulder or even a holiday meal.

•Contact Info: If You Can Be A Positive Adult Role Model, You Can Make A Difference In The Life Of A Former Foster Child.
•Phone: Shannon Rowan at 719-573-1458.
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•Email: info@ ZontaPikes Peak.org



RANDI ZUCKERBERG AT UCCS

Expires:04/15/2014

uccs presents the 4th annual significant speaker event featuring randi zuckerberg; ceo of zuckerberg media, author of ny times best seller, dot complicated and former facebook executive. this event is set for tuesday, april 15th @ 7pm. tickets can be purchased at the uccs university center information desk and online.

•Contact Info: Gallogly Events Center. Doors At 6;30. $2 For Any College/University Faculty And Staff Members, Students, Military/. $5 General.
•Phone: :719-255-3540 from 8am-5pm (Monday-Friday)
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•Web: www.uccs.edu www.Ticketswest.com
•Email: scucchia@uccs.edu



INDY GIVE

Expires:04/15/2014

ready to get your give! on? the online application to participate in this year’s give! campaign will be available now until midnight on sunday, april 20th. three oppportunities to attend info sessions regarding applications are on friday, march 21st, wednesday, april 2nd, and tuesday, april 15th at the tim gill center in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 315 E. Costilla St, Colorado Springs3/21 & 4/2 12noon-1pm & 4/15 12:30-1:3opm
•Phone: 719-577-4545
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•Web: www.indygive.com/give-registration
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PFLAG CHAPTER MEETS

Expires:04/15/2014

the colorado springs pflag chapter meets the third tuesday of eachmonth at 7pm. the program for april 15th will feature guest speaker steven chavez, the director of the colorado civil rights division. the ccrd works to protect individuals from discrimination in employment, housing and at places of public accommodation through enforcement of colorado civil rights laws.

•Contact Info: The Meeting Is At The Dwelling Place — 508 N. Tejon In Colorado Springs. All Are Welcome!
•Phone: For further information, call 575-8658.
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INTERAGENCY TRANSITION FAIR

Expires:04/17/2014

the pikes peak interagency transition will host their annual resource fair on thursday, april 17th at the el paso citizen’s center. this is an opportunity for individuals with disabilities and family members to learn more about the resources and services available in our community.

•Contact Info: 1675 Garden Of The Gods Road, Colorado Springs5-8pm
•Phone: 719-375-1788
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2014 ALL PIKES PEAK READS BOOK UNVEILING

Expires:04/17/2014

you’re invited to join the library for the 2014 all pikes peak reads book unveiling thursday, april 17th at 9 a.m. at the pinery at the hill775 w. bijou st. pikes peak library districts annual community reads project is celebrating its 13th year in 2014.

•Contact Info: An Unveiling Of This Years Book Selections And Information About The Upcoming 2014 Project, Which Includes Visits From Renowned Authors.
•Phone: Travis Duncan at 719-531-6333, x1202
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•Web: http://ppld.org/APPR
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WHITE GLOVE TOUR

Expires:04/18/2014

a new exhibit titled “a needle pulling thread: selections from the cspm quilt collection’ gets a special behind-the-scenes look at the pioneers museum on march 15th and april 19th.

•Contact Info: 1:30pm. Rsvp Online Or Call
•Phone: 719-385-5990
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•Web: www.cspm.org www.cspm.org/ai1ec_event/a-needle-pulling-thread-white-glove-tour/?instance_id=6615.
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VOLUNTEER NEEDED

Expires:04/18/2014

the city of colorado springs is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the pikes peak area council of governments (ppacg) community advisory committee (cac). the cac is a non-technical body comprised of volunteers who offer a citizen’s perspective on issues such as transportation, the environment, and the impact of military growth in the pikes peak region. meetings are held on the last wednesday of every month. send applications, resumes, and letters of interest to samantha gunther before friday, april 18, 2014.

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



YARD & GARDEN CLASS

Expires:04/18/2014

learn how to recognize southeastern colorado’s ‘good bugs’, the problem bugs, and the nuisance bugs on saturday, april 26th, at the csu extension in pueblo. registration deadline is friday, april 18th.

•Contact Info: 701 Court Street, Second Floor, Pueblo9am-2pm
•Phone: 719-583-6566
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GROUNDBREAKING FOR CLASSROOM BUILDING

Expires:04/18/2014

colorado state university-pueblo invites the public to celebrate the universitys continued commitment to academic quality at the groundbreaking for a new general classroom building on friday, april 18th at 1:30 p.m.

•Contact Info: West Lawn Of Campus Behind Chemistry Building And East Of Hasan Amphitheatre, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo, Co
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•Web: www.colostate-pueblo.edu
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PROTECT THE CHILDREN 5K RUN / WALK

Expires:04/19/2014

‘ court care for the pikes peak region’ presents the ‘protect the children 5k run / walk’ on april 19th. this race is suitable for all ability levels. court care provides free, licensed childcare for anyone during their court-related business in the pikes peak region which protects children from seeing or hearing inappropriate or mature testimony during court hearings.

•Contact Info: 8am Race Start. University Village Colorado Shopping Center. 4880-5342 North Nevada Avenue Colorado Springs, Co 80918
•Phone: 719-339-3659
•Contact Person: NO STROLLERS. NO DOGS PLEASE. FREE KIDS FUN RUN AT 8:45A.M.
•Web: www.courtcare.org
•Email: info@courtcare.org



LET’S MOVE

Expires:04/19/2014

on saturday, april 19th, students and faculty in the exercise science, health promotion, and recreation department at csu-pueblo will host a day dedicated to promoting active, healthy lifestyles for children in kindergarten through 8th grade. the first 300 participants will receive a free t-shirt and goodie bag.

•Contact Info: Massari Arena, Csu-Pueblo Campus9am-Noon Free
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•Contact Person: KAREN MARLEY
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•Email: KAREN.MARLEY@COLOSTATE-PUEBLO.EDU



EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

Expires:04/19/2014

garden of the gods visitor & nature center and rock ledge ranch historic site will host the 2014 garden of the gods earth day celebration on saturday, april 19th. this fun, free, family event will focus on inspiring and educating youth and the community to take care of our natural treasures, live green and protect our environment through green thinking and living.

•Contact Info: 1805 North 30th St., Colorado Springs9am-3pm
•Phone: 719-219-0108/634-6666
•Contact Person: DOLORES DAVIS
•Web: WWW.GARDENOFGODS.COM
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CLEAN-UP OF SHOOKS RUN CREEK

Expires:04/19/2014

the middle shooks run neighborhood association is sponsoring a clean-up of shooks run creek between uintah and costilla st. on saturday april 19th, from 10 am to 2 pm. volunteers should bring boots, gloves, water and sunscreen. refreshments and music will be provided after the clean-up. local bands including kopesetik soul, mz. may, the hopeful heroines, and chauncey crandall will be performing.

•Contact Info: Volunteers Will Meet At 2 Locations: Prairie Dog O’byrne Picnic Area (500 Block Of East Bijou At Corona); North Shooks Run Picnic Area At 717 N. Franklin St.
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•Web: www.msrna.org
•Email: info@msrna.org



RED RIBBON BALL

Expires:04/19/2014

the 22nd annual red ribbon ball will be on saturday, april 19th at the antler’s hilton hotel in colorado springs. proceeds from this event support s-cap’s education, prevention and outreach programs as well as benefitting individuals and families personally impacted by hiv/aids.

•Contact Info: 4 South Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs6pm-Midnite
•Phone: 719-578-9092
•Contact Person: CHRIS ROBERTSON
•Web: WWW.S-CAP.ORG
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MONTHLY COMMUNITY BREAKFAST

Expires:04/20/2014

the fairplay american legion post 172, will be providing its monthly community breakfast from 8am to noon on easter sunday, april 20th. and for the kids, an epic easter egg hunt will occur afterwards in ole south park city in fairplay.

•Contact Info: This Is An All You Can Eat, Home Made Meal For Just $10 Bucks For Adults, $5 Bucks For Children. Ages 1 To 12. The Hunt Starts At Noon.
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•Contact Person: THE LEGION (601 CLARK ST. BIG WHITE BUILDING, CORNER OF 6TH AND CLARK)
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WATER FORUM

Expires:04/21/2014

the 2014 arkansas river basin water forum will be taking place at otero junior college in la junta april 23-24th. this year the forum will focus on colorado’s water plan. the program also includes two panels that will discuss the importance and the development of the arkansas basin implementation plan. public feedback will be a very important component in this plan.

•Contact Info: Early Registration ($45) May Be Done Online
•Phone: (719) 545-2045 / (719) 948-2400.
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•Web: www.arbwf.org
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ALISON GRILLO AT CC

Expires:04/21/2014

alison grillo is a transgender comedian from new york city coming to colorado college on april 21st to make people laugh while also educating them on her experiences as a trans-identified woman. this event will be coupled with a panel of cc faculty and staff after grillos performance in order to delve more deeply into issues facing the trans community and ways in which cc students and community members can be allies. this free first mondays event starts at 12 p.m. inside armstrong hall.

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WHAT WORKS AND WHAT’S BROKEN?”

Expires:04/21/2014

fresh from four years in washington, d.c., at the helm of noaa, jane lubchenco cc grad from 69, will reflect on her experiences with federal environmental policy, including a focus on climate, oceans, fisheries, habitat restoration, oil spills and endangered species. she will also discuss national and international efforts to infuse ecological science into policy and management. the free talk happens april 21st at cc.

•Contact Info: Also Addresses Questions Such As: How Does Washington Really Work? How Is Science Used And Perceived In D.c.?
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person: 6 P.M., CORNERSTONE ARTS CENTER, 825 N. CASCADE AVE.
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NOT JUST SOUP ANYMORE!

Expires:04/21/2014

the artisan bean dinner, “not just soup anymore!” will be on monday, april 21st at ivywild school. come and explore the delicious potential of beans at a buffet meal of expertly crafted bean-centered dishes. proceeds from the event will help support projects benefitting women in colorado.

•Contact Info: 1604 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs6-8pm
•Phone: 719-337-3871
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•Web: HTTP://ITSYOURWORDS.COM
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GREAT COLORADO COALFIELD WAR

Expires:04/21/2014

a series of events will be held throughout the state in april to mark the 100th anniversary of the great colorado coalfield war of 1913-1914, during which the ludlow massacre occurred. among the local 100th anniversary events are lectures, a film and concert, as well as the 10th annual ludlow memorial labor fest academic symposium, coordinated by colorado state university-pueblo.

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•Phone: 719-549-2620.
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•Web: www.colostate-pueblo.edu
•Email: fawnamber.montoya@colostate-pueblo.edu



“THE LOTUSLAND PROJECT”

Expires:04/22/2014

on tuesday, april 22nd the cc summer music festival, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, presents the first of its intermezzo season concerts. the lotusland project is a hybrid show that features a mix of 20th century classical and jazz music.

•Contact Info: 7:30 P.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Tickets: Ticketswest, Worner Desk After April 1, $20 General Admission
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EARTH DAY TALK

Expires:04/22/2014

you can explore the connections between sustainability and a meaningful life at a special earth day talk by local filmmaker dave gardner. the award-winning director uses film clips, humor, and a unique perspective to inspire an engaging conversation. the talk happens tuesday, april 22 (earth day) from 7:00 8:00 pm in the tim gill center for public media, 315 e. costilla street.

•Contact Info: Admission And Parking Are Free. Recommended For Teen & Adult Audiences
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•Contact Person: INDEPENDENT FILM SOCIETY OF COLORADO PRESENTS
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TROUT UNLIMITED AUCTION & BBQ DINNER

Expires:04/22/2014

the cheyenne mountain chapter trout unlimited is having its 7th annual auction & bbq dinner, tuesday, april 22nd @ 5:00 pm. the location is phantom canyon brewery in downtown colorado springs.

•Contact Info: Auction Items Include Float Trips On The Arkansas, Cabins At Trapper’s Lake, Trips To Alaska And Mexico, Angler Gear, Dining Coupons And Much More!
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•Web: www..CMCTU.org
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LIFE, MEANING & VIDEOTAPE

Expires:04/22/2014

“life, meaning & videotape @ the tim gill center” is a movie-based community dialogue series that seeks to help audiences make sense of life. on monday, april 21st the second in a trilogy of movies without dialogue by godfrey reggio will be shown, and on tuesday, april 22nd, the third film demonstrating that, no matter how separate we feel, all our lives are interconnected, will be shown, followed by a facilitated dialogue.

•Contact Info: Tim Gill Center, 315 East Costilla, Colorado Springs4/21 @ 6:30pm & 4/22 @ 1:30pm Free
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•Email: LMANDVT@COMCASTT.NET



ISRAEL / PALESTINE

Expires:04/23/2014

the middle east peace project will host dr. norman finkelstein (steen), on the topic of israel / palestine. dr. finkelstein will discuss the current situation in israel / palestine, john kerry’s peace talks, and more. the event is set for the tim gill center on april 23rd at 6:30 pm.

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•Email: jimihummer@charter.net



CC SENIOR RECITAL

Expires:04/23/2014

a cc senior recital on wednesday, april 23rd will feature eliza lovett, alto, accompanied by cc faculty member daniel brink on piano. this free concerts starts at 7:30 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info: , 5 W. Cache La Poudre St.
•Phone: 389-6607
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EARTH MONTH FASHION SHOW

Expires:04/23/2014

the 6th annual earth month fashion show & greenie awards will be hosted by the fine arts center on saturday, april 26th. proceeds benefit rocky mountain field institute and its fire, flood, and environmental restoration projects to protect and heal public lands in our region. this event includes recycled outfits, music and dance entertainment, and more.

•Contact Info: Show Starts @ 7pm, Doors Open @ 6:30pm. Tickets Are $75. All Ticket Holders Will Receive A Swag Bag Of Goodies. Food Is Provided By Three Tomatoes. Cash Bar.
•Phone: Liz Nichol with questions: 719-471-7736
•Contact Person: RMFI OFFICE: 815 S. 25TH STREET, STE 101, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80904
•Web: www.rmfi.org
•Email: rmfi@rmfi.org



MACK BAILEY IN CANYON CITY

Expires:04/23/2014

the fremont county community concert association will host a performance by mack bailey on wednesday, april 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the canon city high school auditorium,

•Contact Info: School At 1313 College Avenue, Canon City, Co. At The Door: $20 Adults, $12 (7th Through 12th Grades), $7 (Kindergarten Through 6th Grades), And $12 Per Person For Groups Of 12 Or More
•Phone: Paula McFarland 719-275-0144 or Phyllis Koroshetz 719-275-9616
•Contact Person: F.C.C.C.A. P.O. BOX 1315, CANON CITY, CO 81215-1315
•Web: www.fremontcountyconcerts.org
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BEN FRANKLIN’S REMARKABLE JOURNEY

Expires:04/23/2014

a ben franklin living history event happens april 23rd in col. spgs. you can join ben as he shares personal stories of his own evolution during those “times that tried mens’ souls,” and tells of his own struggles as we moved from being a group of independent colonies to a united states of america.

•Contact Info: Christopher Lowell Uses A Combination Of Skills Honed Over Many Years On The Stage And In The Classroom To Bring Historical Accuracy And A High Level Of Theatricality To His Presentations.
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•Contact Person: $20. 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. INN AT GARDEN PLAZA, 2520 INTERNATIONAL CIRCLE, 80910
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LECTURE BY JULIE GUTHMAN

Expires:04/23/2014

a lecture by julie guthman, professor of community studies at the university of california, santa cruz happens at cc on april 23rd. the lecture is titled “agrarian dreams: the paradox of organic farming.”

•Contact Info: Mchugh Commons. 5:30 Pm
•Phone: 719-389-6788
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AGRARIAN DREAMS

Expires:04/23/2014

on wednesday, april 23rd, colorado college is hosting a lecture by julie guthman, professor of community studies at uc santa cruz, entitled “agrarian dreams: the paradox of organic farming.” dr. guthman is trained as a human geographer and has written extensively on the politics of food, sustainable agriculture, and the food justice movement.

•Contact Info: Mchugh Commons, 14 E Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs5:30pm
•Phone: 719-389-6788
•Contact Person: CORINA MCKENDRY
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GIVE BONE MARROW

Expires:04/24/2014

volunteering to give bone marrow can be a life-saving, life-giving experience. and you can be involved. if you are between the ages of 18-44 you can join the ‘be the match registry’ online or you can also come to the live drive at the antlers hilton on thursday, april 24th, from 3p.m. to 7p.m to sign up.

•Contact Info: Any Tax-Deductible Donation You Can Make Helps Cover The Costs Of Maintaining The Registry.
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•Web: http://join.bethematch.org/BarbMuzzy http://www.bethematchfoundation.org/goto/BarbMuzzy
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SEA SALT: POEMS OF A DECADE

Expires:04/24/2014

a cc visiting writers series event on thursday, april 24th will feature david mason and cally conan-davies. david mason is colorado’s poet laureate, and together with his wife, australian poet cally conan-davies, is celebrating the publication of a new collection, “sea salt: poems of a decade, 2004-2014.” the free reading starts at 7 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info: , 5 W. Cache La Poudre St.
•Phone: 389-6607
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SPRING JOB FAIR

Expires:04/24/2014

for its spring job fair, the pikes peak workforce center has lined up over 100 companies, all of which say they are hiring for open positions. the center estimates, there are potentially 2500 jobs available to the job fair attendees at this fair on april 24th in col. spgs.

•Contact Info: At Hotel Elegant Conference And Event Center, 2886 S Circle DriveColorado Springs, Co, 80906. 11 A.m. To 3:30 P.m. Veterans Are Allowed Early Entry At 9:30 A.m.
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REPAIRING WALDO

Expires:04/25/2014

the flying w ranch has been working diligently with local and federal authorities and hundreds of volunteers in order to protect our municipal water supply and to re-vegetate the waldo canyon burn area by installing log erosion barrier structures and seeding / mulching the hill slopes. additional volunteers are always appreciated.

•Contact Info: Plenty Of Workdays Scheduled This Spring…
•Phone: Wayne and Phyllis, 719-238-2100 / (Aaron Winter, 719-499-2324)
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•Email: jordahl@flyingw.com



FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE CENTER – APRIL 2014

Expires:04/25/2014

twos & threes outdoors, turtle time, girl scout day, and a chocolate bunny walk and egg hunt are all on the calendar at the fountain creek nature center in april.

•Contact Info: 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain
•Phone: 719-520-6745
•Contact Person: NANCY BERNARD
•Web: elpasocountynaturecenters.com
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RHYTHM NATIONS CONCERT

Expires:04/25/2014

the reminders blend soulful sounds and roots music with insightful messages and thoughtful lyrics. on friday, april 25th this musical duo will perform a free concert starting at 4:30 p.m. in the cornerstone arts center, 825 n. cascade ave.

•Contact Info: Brussels-Born Emcee Big Samir And Queens-Born Emcee/Vocalist Aja Black. Their Debut Album Recollect Dropped In 2008 Followed By Born Champions In 2012.
•Phone: 389-6607
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COLORADO COLLEGE CHOIR CONCERT

Expires:04/25/2014

the colorado college choir, under the direction of deborah jenkins teske, presents its spring concert, featuring the sunrise mass, on april 25th at cc. this free performance starts at 7:30 p.m. in shove memorial chapel, 1010 n. nevada ave.

•Contact Info: The Choir, Accompanied By String Orchestra And Organ, Will Also Perform Two Psalm Settings By Gustav Holst.
•Phone: 389-6607
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AFICIONADOS SERIES-WES LECTURE

Expires:04/25/2014

the last aficionados luncheon of the 2013-2014 academic year at cc happens wednesday, april 30th @ noon. women activists on the us-mexico border is the title of the talk that afternoon. dr. christina leza will focus on the female border rights activists on the us-mexico border, with a specific focus on latina and native american women.

•Contact Info: Buffet Luncheon: $17.00Gaylord Hall, Worner Center. Reservations & Cancellations Required By Friday, April 25th.
•Phone: Please call 719-389-6334 or send an e-mail
•Contact Person:
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•Email: swshulbert@coloradocollege.edu



CALL FOR VENDORS

Expires:04/26/2014

nature themed arts and crafts vendors are invited to apply for the 21st annual hummingbird festival taking place at north cheyenne caon on may 10th. applications are due april 26th

•Contact Info:
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•Contact Person: HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL IS HOSTED BY THE FRIENDS OF CHEYENNE CAON
•Web: www.tfocc.org
•Email: HummingbirdFest@gmail.com



SEMI-DESERT GARDEN

Expires:04/26/2014

you’re invited to join the horticultural arts society at their founders day lecture: a semi-desert garden – 15 years without water. jim borland, co-host of the weekly radio program ‘ask the garden pros’, will be the guest speaker on saturday, april 26th. jims talk will feature photos from his years of experimenting with no-water gardening.

•Contact Info: 10 A.m. To Noon, At Penrose House, 1661 Mesa Ave. Learn How He Succeeded In Growing Many Species Not Considered Drought-Tolerant
•Phone: or call 719-357-9427.
•Contact Person: HIS LECTURE IS FREE BUT SPACE IS LIMITED SO YOU MUST RSVP
•Web: www.hasgardens.org
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BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER – APRIL 2014

Expires:04/26/2014

recycling worms, a goat cheese demonstration and tasting, a senior nature club, and kids night out are all on the calendar at the bear creek nature center in april.

•Contact Info: 245 Bear Creek Lane, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-520-6387
•Contact Person: JAMIE BEQUETTE
•Web: elpasocountynaturecenters.com
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9 HEALTH FAIR

Expires:04/26/2014

the manitou springs chamber of commerce is hosting the 9 health fair on april 26th at city hall. free and low cost health screenings will be available to the public.

•Contact Info: 7am-5pm
•Phone: 719-685-5089
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.MANITOUSPRINGS.ORG
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USED BOOK AND TREASURE

Expires:04/26/2014

the old colorado city historical society’s second annual used book and treasure sale happens saturday & sunday, april 26th & 27th, from 11 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

•Contact Info: This Event That Benefits The Society. Cook Books, Children’s Books, History Books, Fiction And Non-Fiction–All Gently Used.
•Phone: 1 South 24th Street, Colorado Springs – 719-636-1225
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.occhs.org
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WES 125TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Expires:04/26/2014

the woman’s educational society is celebrating 125 years of service. on saturday, april 26th they will celebrate with a luncheon at colorado college.

•Contact Info: 11:30 A.m., Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave. (West Of Cutler Hall), $25-35 General Admission
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•Web: http://www.coloradocollege.edu/other/wes
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TIGER JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT

Expires:04/26/2014

the cc tiger jazz ensemble, directed by tom taylor, presents freedom jazz dance on april 26th. inspired by the great jazz composition by eddie harris, the tigers will demonstrate the fragile nexus of discipline and freedom that is unique to americas first original contribution to the art of music.

•Contact Info: 7:30 P.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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ALPINE ORCHESTRA SPRING CONCERTS

Expires:04/26/2014

the alpine orchestra spring concerts will be held the 4th weekend in april: friday the 25th, 7:30 p m, at leadville’s annunciation church; saturday the 26th, 7:30 pm, at the salida steamplant; then a matinee on sunday the 27th, 3 p m, at the buena vista clearview community church. everyone is welcome. there is no admission charge.

•Contact Info: The Alpine Orchestra Is A 40 Piece Volunteer Symphony In Its 23rd Consecutive Seaon With Members From Throughout The Upper Arkansas Valley.
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PIONEERS MUSEUM COMMUNITY EVENTS

Expires:04/26/2014

a children’s history hour, the pikes peak regional history lecture series and windows into history tours are all on the calendar at the colorado springs pioneers museum this spring. also, applications for the junior docent program for the summer are now open online.

•Contact Info: 215 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-385-5990
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.cspm.org
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JOHN C. FREMONT LIBRARY

Expires:04/26/2014

april activities abound at the john c. fremont library in april. there are two featured artists, reta johnson, a florence painter and dorothy awo of denver, who will be displaying her photography. tuesday night at the movies, and a mother’s day silent auction are also on the calendar.

•Contact Info: 130 Church Ave, Florence
•Phone: 719-784-4649
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ALPINE AUTISM CENTER

Expires:04/26/2014

the alpine autism center is hosting the 7th annual 5k walk and run on saturday, april 26th at america the beautiful park. proceeds from this event will sustain continued efforts to provide intensive treatment, resources, support, and advocacy to children and families affected by autism in the pikes peak region.

•Contact Info: 126 Cimino Drive, Colorado Springs8:30am
•Phone: 719-203-6903
•Contact Person: KAYLEE
•Web: WWW.FIRSTGIVING.COM
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CSU-PUEBLO HEALTH FAIR

Expires:04/26/2014

the nursing department at csu-pueblo will coordinate a host of local organizations to provide health screening and education at the koaa5 southern colorado health fair on saturday, april 26th at praise assembly of god.

•Contact Info: 2000 Troy Avenue, Pueblo7am-Noon
•Phone: 800-332-3078
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.9HEALTHFAIR.ORG
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INTO THE WOODS

Expires:04/26/2014

watch some favorite fairytale characters come together in a delightful way in stephen sondheim’s musical, into the woods, on april 24th, 25th, and 26th at rampart high school.

•Contact Info: 7pm
•Phone: 719-234-2086
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.SHOWTIX4U.COM
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GENEROSITY ON TAP

Expires:04/26/2014

the la puente home and the food bank network of the san luis valley present the fifth annual generosity on tap fundraiser on saturday, april 26th. for doors open at 6:00 p.m. at the san luis valley brewing company. the night will include a live and silent auction, music performed by don richmond and the rifters, appetizers, and more.

•Contact Info: Tickets Are $25 Each And Are Available At The Community Education Office. Stop By The Office At The Corner Of State Street And 4th, Or Call.
•Phone: 719.587.3499.
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GENEALOGY WORKSHOP WITH DAR

Expires:04/26/2014

the cheyenne mountain chapter of the daughters of the american revolution will be holding a genealogy workshop on saturday, april 26th at penrose library.

•Contact Info: The Workshop Will Start At 9:00 Am And Run Until 11:30 Am.
•Phone: Heidi Baird at (719) 266-6522
•Contact Person:
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•Email: Hb3ddd@gmail.com



MAVERICKS SQUARE DANCE

Expires:04/26/2014

on saturday, april 26th the monarch mavericks square dance club will dance with colorado caller don furnish at the salida community center, 3rd and f streets.

•Contact Info: Dress Theme Is “Pretty In Pastels.” Plus Dancing Starts At 7:00, Followed By Mainstream Mix From 7:30-9:30.
•Phone: Andrith at 539-7877
•Contact Person:
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•Email: mavericks@yahoo.com



SEASON FINALE: NEW TRADITIONS

Expires:04/27/2014

the 30th anniversary season ends in triumph as the chamber orchestra welcomes colorado springs native jesse mccormick back home. the progam will kick off with the world premiere of the winner of the chamber orchestra’s composition competition. the event takes place on april 26th and 27th at first christian church.

•Contact Info: 16 E. Platte Ave., Colorado Springs4/26@7pm & 4/27@2:30pm
•Phone: 719-633-3649
•Contact Person: BECCA ROTHSTEIN
•Web: CHAMBERORCHESTRAOFTHESPRINGS.ORG/TICKETS-AND-LOCATIONS
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TASTE OF OLD COLORADO CITY

Expires:04/27/2014

the ‘taste of old colorado city’ event happens in bancroft park on april 27th, from 1-4pm. there will be food, libations, music and art to enjoy. 100% of the proceeds benefit occ improvement projects.

•Contact Info: $30 Advance $35 At Door. Under 4 No Charge. 4-12 = $10
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•Web: www.tasteofocc.com
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STELLAR BRASS

Expires:04/27/2014

the kcme chamber recital series on sunday, april 27th features ‘stellar brass’, with susan grace on piano. stellar brass combines percussion instruments with a traditional brass quintet, resulting in an original and innovative musical ensemble performing a broad range of eclectic musical styles. the free performance starts at 3 p.m. in packard hall at colorado college.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 389-6607
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NATIONAL PARK WEEK

Expires:04/27/2014

florissant fossil beds national monument along with america’s hundreds of other national parks will celebrate national park week from april 19th through the 27th. fees in all national park areas will be waived on saturday, april 19th and on sunday, april 20th. at the florissant fossil beds on sunday, april 20th, celebrate with “go wild about trees: ancient and modern” and on saturday, april 26th “go wild with animals: ancient and modern.”

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-748-3253 x202
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.nps.gov/flfo
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CONFLUENCE SAXOPHONE QUARTET

Expires:04/27/2014

from jazz to avant-garde to music from around the world, the confluence saxophone quartet merges many sources of inspiration into a unique concert experience. the quartet performs sunday, april 27th at 2 pm in the jones theater, westcliffe.

•Contact Info: Quartet Will Also Perform For Students At The Custer County School On April 28.
•Phone: For more information: Gary Taylor, 719-371-7324,
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•Email: gary@garytaylor.us



PIKES PEAK WORKFORCE CENTER

Expires:04/28/2014

a plethora of workshops and labs abound at the pikes peak workforce center in april. check out and sign up for any of their many offerings on the website.

•Contact Info: 1675 Garden Of The Gods Road, Suite 1107, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-667-3700
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.ppwfc.org
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MPEC – MARCH & APRIL 2014

Expires:04/29/2014

a spring equinox drum circle and a spring break day camp are just some of the many offerings available at the mpec in march and april.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-485-4444
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.hikeandlearn.org
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CC FACULTY RECITAL

Expires:04/29/2014

a cc faculty recital on tuesday, april 29th will feature paul nagem, flute with susan grace on piano. the free concert begins at 7:30 p.m., in packard hall.

•Contact Info: Program Including Works By Bach, Enesco, Vasks, Schubert And Brotons.
•Phone: 389-6607
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EMPLOYERS NEEDED

Expires:04/30/2014

employers are needed to provide summer jobs for young adults. the governor’s summer job hunt young adult jobs fairs take place on thursday, april 3rd, tuesday, april 8th, and wednesday, april 30th. the fair is looking for employers in el paso and teller counties who need to fill their summer positions and who pay the minimum wage of $8/hour.

•Contact Info: 4/3 11am-4:30pm Colorado Springs; 2/8 1-5pm Woodland Park; 4/30 12-4pm Cripple Creek
•Phone: 719-667-3829
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.CONNECTINGCOLORADO.COM
•Email: BOBGEMIGNANI@ELPASOCO.COM



JAMES MADISON’S RULES FOR SUCCESS

Expires:04/30/2014

lynne vincent cheney, cc class of ’63, is a novelist, conservative scholar and former talk-show host. she is the wife of former u.s. vice president dick cheney. on wednesday, april 30th cheney will present james madison’s rules for success: what every aspiring politician should know. this free chat starts at 3:30 p.m., in bemis hall, 920 n. cascade ave.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 389-6607
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APRIL YOUTH SERVICES

Expires:04/30/2014

the john c. fremont library is offering many fun and educational programming in april. story time, wednesday after school teen group, and april family movie are just some of the activities planned this spring.

•Contact Info: 130 Church Ave, Florence
•Phone: 719-784-4649
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DINING WITH DIABETES

Expires:04/30/2014

dining with diabetes will meet on april 9th,16th, 23rd and 30th at csu extension in pueblo. the four-week series covers topics about how diabetes affects your health, how to make healthy food choices, and tasting new recipes. the series will help diabetics to assess their dinner plate for potential diabetic disaster.

•Contact Info: 701 Court Street, Suite C, Pueblo1:30-3:30pm
•Phone: 719-583-6566
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MARIAN HOUSE NEEDS HELP!

Expires:04/30/2014

marian house needs two volunteers to be the soup kitchen volunteer leads every monday. volunteer chefs need to be at the soup kitchen by 6am. a desire to serve a vital role in the preparation of more than 600 meals for people in need is a must! on the job training will be provided.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-866-6289
•Contact Person: PAUL KONECNY
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PLT MEETING FEATURES NASA ASTRONAUT

Expires:04/30/2014

palmer land trust will host nasa astronaut jeff ashby at their annual meeting on thursday, may 1st, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the ivywild school gymnasium. captain jeff ashbys presentation, the overview effect life changing perspectives of earth will focus on global land conservation in connection with local efforts by palmer land trust. this event is free to the public. space is limited so registration is required.

•Contact Info: 1604 S. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs
•Phone: For reservations or more info, visit or call 719-632-3236 ext. 102.
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•Email: palmerlandtrust.org



CITY STRINGS

Expires:04/30/2014

on wednesday, april 30th, city strings presents mozart and brahms at st. george’s anglican church.

•Contact Info: 217 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs7pm
•Phone: 719-686-6231
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.COLORADOHAUSMUSIK.COM
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SAXOPHONE QUARTET

Expires:04/30/2014

the colorado springs saxophone quartet, comprised of four professional woodwind players from the colorado springs area, was formed in 1995. they wil perform on wednesday, april 30th at 7:00 pm. in saint andrews episcopal church of manitou springs.

•Contact Info: Cully Joyce, Bob Dunn, Ed Hureau, And Fred Martinez, Perform From A Repertoire Encompassing All Styles And Musical Eras. Donations And/Or Food Gifts Are Suggested
•Phone: 719.475.2396
•Contact Person: CORNER OF MANITOU AVENUE AND CANON AVENUE
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SKY SOX SPORTS MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Expires:05/01/2014

the colorado springs sky sox have announced the creation of a new scholarship designated for students in the sport management program at the uccs college of business. eligible undergraduate students at uccs will be able to apply for the yearly scholarship beginning with the fall semester of 2014.

•Contact Info: Sport Management Students Interested In Applying Should Visit The Uccs Financial Aid & Scholarships Website. .
•Phone:
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•Web: www.uccs.edu/finaid/types/scholarships.html
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BREAK FAST AT THE HUT

Expires:05/01/2014

every third saturday at the american legion, located at 601 clark street in fairplay, co. there’s a community breakfast cooked fresh by local volunteers. at our hut.

•Contact Info: $10 Dollar Donation For An All You Can Eat Breakfast. 8am To High Noon
•Phone: just call the hut @ (719) 836-2720
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EARLY DRUGSTORES OF THE UTE PASS

Expires:05/01/2014

the ute pass historical society, in conjunction with the pikes peak regional medical foundation, presents early drugstores of the ute pass. stories, vintage photographs and medical artifacts will be on exhibit through may in the pikes peak regional hospital lobby.

•Contact Info: The American Drugstore Was Also A Meeting Spot, A Lunch Place, And A Community Social Center.
•Phone: Ute Pass Historical Society at 719-686-7512
•Contact Person:
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•Email: uphs@peakinter.net



CONVERSATIONS FOR HUMANKIND AT CC

Expires:05/01/2014

this summer cc will offer a course titled ‘a life of the mind for middle-school students’. the theme will be the science fiction and fantasy narrative. you can check out full program details and register online.

•Contact Info: June 9-20, 2014 / 9:00-11:30am / M-F. Tuition: $180 For 2 Weeks Or $100 For 1 Week. Register Online By May 1, 2014
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•Web: HTTP://TINY.CC/BYOJBX
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CC FUNQUEST SUMMER DAY CAMP

Expires:05/01/2014

registrations are being accepted for the colorado college funquest summer day camp.

•Contact Info: Families Enrolled In Any Morning Programs Eligible To Receive 1/2 Off Funquest Summer Day Camp Tuition When Enrolled In Both Programs Simultaneously.
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•Web: http://tiny.cc/tmojbx
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SAN LUIS VALLEY / TAOS PLATEAU STUDY

Expires:05/01/2014

the blm* has launched the san luis valley / taos plateau study which will help to ensure environmentally responsible solar energy development on public lands through long-term planning. the public is invited to provide recommendations and comments. i

•Contact Info: *The Bureau Of Land Management San Luis Valley Field Office And Blm Taos Field Office
•Phone: Joseph Vieira, Project Manager at 719-852-6213
•Contact Person:
•Web: http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/slvfo/solar.html
•Email: SolarMitigation@blm.gov



FAMILIES NEEDED

Expires:05/01/2014

the nws peace program is seeking caring families in our area to host high school age, international exchange students.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 1-866-846-3977
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.nw-services.com
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PUEBLO LIBRARY STUFF

Expires:05/01/2014

the pueblo library has a lot going on this spring including movies, story times, computer and language classes and much more.

•Contact Info:
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•Web: www.pueblolibrary.org
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QUEEN OF HEARTS CHARITY EVENT

Expires:05/02/2014

the colorado springs alumnae chapter of delta sigma theta sorority, inc. will be hosting their 2nd annual queen of hearts charity event may 2nd. this year they have selected southern colorado aids project (s- cap) as a partner. s-caps mission is to equitably meet the evolving needs of the people affected by hiv through prevention, care, and advocacy across the colorado springs community. the event will feature light hors doeuvres, entertainment and a silent auction.

•Contact Info: At 6:30 In The Warehouse, 25 West Cimarron Street. All Proceeds From The Silent Auction Will Be Donated To S-Cap.
•Phone: (719) 266-1566
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.csac-dst.org
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THE ART OF TRANSFORMATION

Expires:05/02/2014

the third annual art of transformation art show and fundraiser, showcasing regional artists, is on friday, may 20th a the diabetes community center.

•Contact Info: 731 North Weber Street (Corner Of Weber & Dale), Colorado Springs4-8pm
•Phone: 719-785-9900
•Contact Person: JILL GOEBEL
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CITY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

Expires:05/02/2014

the city of colorado springs is now accepting applications to serve on the city planning commission. the commission is a 9-member body appointed by city council to review various land use development appications and proposals. the commission meets the third thursday of each month. send applications and resumes before friday, may 2th to samantha gunther.

•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: SGUNTHER@SPRINGSGOV.COM



CHOCOHOLIC FROLIC!

Expires:05/03/2014

kidpower is hosting the 2014 chocoholic frolic on may 3rd at the pinery at the hill. sponsorships for this fun and unique event are still available.

•Contact Info: 7-10pm
•Phone: 719-520-1311
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.KIDPOWERCS.ORG
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GRANFONDO

Expires:05/04/2014

the cafe velo tri-lakes granfondo is a bike race fundraiser for club cafe velo. on may 4th, take a ride on a beautiful 22 mile loop through rolling hills and enjoy spectacular views of the elephant rock formation in monument to support this non-profit.

•Contact Info:
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•Web: WWW.CAFEVELOBIKES.COM/GRANDONDO/
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RHYTHM NATIONS

Expires:05/07/2014

an exhibition titled, “rhythm nations: transnational hip hop in the gallery, in the street, and on the stage” runs from march 27th through may 8th at cc. this exhibit demonstrates how contemporary hip-hop culture has evolved into an expressive language that transcends cultural and national boundaries. the exhibition features four contemporary artists and a series of discussions, performances and events that will complement the exhibition.

•Contact Info: Regular Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat, 1-7 P.m. Closed (April 16-20). I.d.e.a. Space, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL

Expires:05/10/2014

the 2ist annual north cheyenne caon hummingbird festival is on may 10th, from 10 to 4. the colorful spring festival welcomes the return of the broadtail hummingbirds to their summer nesting sites in north cheyenne caon and throughout the pikes peak region. the event will also include crafts for children, magicians, arts and crafts vendors, pueblo raptor birds of prey on display, and augustina, a mustang rescued from the wild. also live bands will be playing throughout the event. (volunteers needed too)

•Contact Info: Free Parking And Bus Shuttle Available From Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School At 1200 W. Cheyenne Road. 2120 N Cheyenne Canyon Rd, Colorado Springs 80906
•Phone: (719) 385-6086
•Contact Person: FREE, DONATIONS TO FRIENDS OF CHEYENNE CAON ENCOURAGED.
•Web:
•Email: hummingbirdfest@gmail.com



MILE HIGH YOUTH CORPS

Expires:05/12/2014

mile high youth corps is accepting applications for summer crew members. they are hiring youths ages 18 to 24 for land conservation in southern colorado. hirees will make a weekly stipend and earn an americcorps scholarship for service from mid-may through august 8th. jobs include fire mitigation, forest restoration, trail building and maintenance, and invasive species removal.

•Contact Info: 417 E Vermijo, Colorado Springs, Co 80903
•Phone: 719-630-7421
•Contact Person: JAKE GENTRY OR JULIA APODACA
•Web: WWW.MILEHIGHYOUTHCORPS.ORG
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EVENT FOR MILITARY

Expires:05/13/2014

pikes peak community college will host an event for military, veterans and their spouses. classes on resume writing, interview skills, networking and branding will be available. there will be industry specific panels with employers who are hiring.

•Contact Info: In Pikes Peak Community College- Centennial Campus Atrium. May 13-15, 7:30 Am – 5 Pm
•Phone: 719-502-3054
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.mvee.org
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SWING AND JIVE DANCE LESSONS

Expires:05/15/2014

johnny’s navajo hogan will host swing and jive dance lessons every sunday at 7:30 p.m. all skill levels welcome, including beginners, and no partner is required.

•Contact Info: Free. Very Casual, “Barroom Dancing, Not Ballroom”
•Phone:
•Contact Person: ON NORTH NEVADA, SOUTH OF FILLMORE
•Web:
•Email:



GARDEN PLOTS AVAILABLE

Expires:05/15/2014

plots are now available at the community garden at bear creek park east. this nonprofit community garden provides an excellent environment for growing fresh organic produce.

•Contact Info: Meeting On April 12th At 10am In Bear Creek Nature Center
•Phone: Call 634-4433 or 576-2664 to reserve plots or get more information.
•Contact Person: CHARMAINE NYMANN COMMUNITY GARDEN
•Web: www.bearcreekgardens.org
•Email:



DAY CAMPS AT CSU-PUEBLO

Expires:05/15/2014

the student recreation center (src) at csu-pueblo will offer a multi-sport & adventure this summer for kids entering grades 1 through 5 at the src on june 2nd-6th, 9th-13th, 16th-20th, 23rd-27th, and june 30th-july 1st, and july 7th-11th.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-549-2087 OR 719-548-2084
•Contact Person: AMANDA DEML OR SCOTT ROBERTSHAW
•Web: WWW.COLOSTATE-PUEBLO.EDU/SR/MULTISPORTSCAMP
•Email: AMANDA.DEML@COLOSTATE-PUEBLO.EDU SCOTT.ROBERTSHAW@COLOSTATE-PUEBLO.EDU



PUBLIC FOOD PANTRY

Expires:05/16/2014

westside first wesleyan church will have a food pantry open to anyone in our community who is in need of food assistance. the pantry is open every wednesday and thursday from 9-11am.

•Contact Info: 502 N. Walnut Street, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-235-7895
•Contact Person: LAUREN WASINGER
•Web:
•Email: LAUREN.WASINGER@HOTMAIL.COM



COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER

Expires:05/16/2014

new and expectant mothers can arm themselves with knowledge necessary to raise a happy, healthy, and safe child at the 4th annual community baby shower presented by the pueblo early childhood council and the csu-pueblo nursing department. the event takes place on friday, may 16th at the praise assembly of god church.

•Contact Info: 2000 Troy Avenue, Pueblo10am-1pm
•Phone:
•Contact Person: KASANDRA PETTIT
•Web:
•Email: kc.pettit@colostate-pueblo.edu



MADD

Expires:05/17/2014

mothers against drunk driving presents “2014 colorado springs walk like madd”, a family-friendly 3mile run/3k walk on saturday, may 17th at bear creek regional park.

•Contact Info: 2002 Crossing Street, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 303-425-5902
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.walklikemadd.org
•Email:



CEMETERY TOUR

Expires:05/17/2014

the victor lowell thomas museum is sponsoring a sunnyside cemetery tour on saturday, may 17th. come and learn about this 1890s mountain cemetery, it’s residents and the history that brought them there. meet at the cemetery, which is south of town on seventh street in victor.

•Contact Info: 10am
•Phone: 719-689-2675
•Contact Person:
•Web: VICTORCOLORADO.COM
•Email:



ICE CREAM SOCIALE

Expires:05/23/2014

the life without lupus foundation will host an ice cream sociale as a fundraiser / awareness event in recognition of world lupus day. this fun-filled afternoon will feature balloon art, face painting, caricature art,vendors and performances by local bands. it all happens friday may 23rd at glacier ice- ice cream shoppe in col. spgs.

•Contact Info: Event Is Free And Open To The Public, Ice Cream Must Be Purchased. $5 Contribution To The Life Without Lupus Foundation Is Appreciated But Not Required.
•Phone: 719*380*8330
•Contact Person: UNIVERSITY VILLAGE SHOPS 5166 NORTH NEVADA AVE COL SPRINGS, CO 80918
•Web: http://www.lifewithoutlupusproject.com/Events.aspx
•Email: lifewithoutlupusproject@yahoo.com



VOLUNTEER HIKING GUIDES

Expires:05/23/2014

love the outdoors? the colorado springs parks, recreation, and cultural services department is looking for volunteer hiking guides for north cheyenne canon park. hiking guides will be trained by the parks department. you will learn about the history and nature of the park. training sessions are on saturday, april 12th at starsmore discovery center and on friday, may 23rd at helen hunt falls.

•Contact Info: 4/12 @ 9am-Noon; 5/23 @ 9-3pm
•Phone: 719-385-6089
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email:



HISTORIC MINE TOUR

Expires:05/24/2014

the southern teller county focus group is hosting the 10th annual historic mine tour on saturday, may 24th. participants will meet at the victor lowell thomas museum to begin a tour of poverty gulch and a presentation on the historic mine relocation and preservation. tour requires hiking into and out of the site.

•Contact Info: 9:15am
•Phone: 719-689-2675
•Contact Person: RUTH ZALEWSKI
•Web: VICTORCOLORADO.COM
•Email:



IMPROVING LOCAL ELECTIONS

Expires:05/29/2014

the league of women voters (pikes peak region) is a member of a coalition of community groups considering ways to increase voter turnout and make the election process easier for citizens. attendees at community meetings will have the opportunity to share their own opinions as well. meeting will occur at various locations through may.

•Contact Info: Meetings March 20, 5:30-East Library; March 26, 5:30-Fire Station 20, 6755 Rangewood Drive; April 7, 6 P.m., Deerfield Hills Community Center, May 29 – 9:30 A.m. 1st United Methodist Church
•Phone: RSVPs are encouraged, Sharon LaMothe, 473-7083.
•Contact Person: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
•Web:
•Email: LWVPPR@gmail.com



BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER – MAY 2014

Expires:05/29/2014

a senior nature club, a storytelling hike & campfire, water creatures and lady bugs are all on the calendar at the bear creek nature center in the month of may.

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



NOAA NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

Expires:05/30/2014

noaa’s national weather service in pueblo is looking for citizens to join its weather spotter network. these volunteers will report severe weather conditions, such as large hail, damaging winds, tornados, etc. directly to the national weather service in pueblo. no special skills or equipment are needed.

•Contact Info: National Weather Service, 3 Eaton Way, Pueblo, Co 81001
•Phone: 719-948-9429 X726
•Contact Person: TOM MAGNUSON
•Web:
•Email: THOMAS.MAGNUSON@NOAA.GOV



MPEC – LATE APRIL & MAY 2014

Expires:05/30/2014

activities abound at the mountain park environmental center this spring! nature toddlers, a homemade suet cakes class, gluten-free cooking, a spring wildflower hike and a full moon hike are just some of the many offerings. and, don’t forget the horseshoe lodge at mpec to experience quiet peace in newly renovated accomodations!

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-485-4444
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.hikeandlearn.org
•Email: guestrelations@hikeandlearn.org



WHIZ BANG SCIENCE AT CC

Expires:06/01/2014

whiz bang science at cc is a two-week, elementary, summer science and engineering experience for young scientists. the 2014 theme is ‘planet earth from the core to the atmosphere’.

•Contact Info: Register Online. July 7-18, 2014 / Time: 9:00 11:30am / M-F. Tuition: $200 / Some Financial Aid Available Register Online By June 1, 2014
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: HTTP://TINY.CC/W0OJBX
•Email:



RMFI WORKDAYS AHEAD

Expires:06/01/2014

the rocky mountain field institute looks forward to warmer weather and zeroing in on plans for garden of the gods and black forest workdays this spring. volunteers are always needed and advanced registration is required for all workdays.

•Contact Info: You Will Be Emailed Directions, Maps And A Release Form About One Week Before The Workday.
•Phone: Liz Nichol, 719-471-7736
•Contact Person:
•Web: http://www.rmfi.org/events/calendar
•Email: rmfi@rmfi.org



SUMMER READING CAMP FOR KIDS 7-10

Expires:06/01/2014

this june the children’s literacy center will have a summer reading camp for 7 to 10-year-olds. this literacy-based day camp helps students to sharpen their reading and writing skills in a fun and nurturing environment.

•Contact Info: $150, Campers Receive One Hour Of One-To-One Tutoring Followed By Fun, Literacy-Based Activities, Arts And Crafts, Gardening, Games, Storytelling, And A Writers Workshop
•Phone: (719) 471-8672
•Contact Person: AT GARDEN RANCH BAPTIST CHURCH 3830 VAN TEYLINGEN DRIVE, C.S.
•Web: www.childrensliteracycenter.org
•Email:



ART IN THE PARK IN LA VETA

Expires:06/01/2014

the spanish peaks arts council has announced ‘art in the park in la veta colorado’ on july 5 & 6th. they are now accepting applications for artist and food vendors.

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



MISSING LINK TRAIL

Expires:06/01/2014

‘manitou friends’ now have the go-ahead from the city to build the iron mountain trail. this trail will connect the barr trail / manitou incline trails to red rock canyon open space and the trails of el paso county a true regional trail network. there are various ways to help build the trail this summer. work days are scheduled from mid may through the end of july.

•Contact Info: In Co-Op With Rocky Mountain Field Institute; Friends Of The Peak; Medicine Wheel; Manitou Springs Trail Cats. And A Party After Each Workday At A Manitou Springs Establishment.
•Phone: 5354
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.ManitouCats.com
•Email: ManitouCats@gmail.com



YELLOW RIBBON REINTEGRATION

Expires:06/01/2014

since 2008, more than 1.1 million national guard and reserve service members and their families have benefited from the deployment cycle information, resources, programs, services, and referrals offered by the yellow ribbon reintegration program.

•Contact Info:
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.yellowribbon.mil
•Email:



MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Expires:06/01/2014

midland international elementary school is now accepting choice applications for the 2014-2015 school year. midland has been an authorized ib elementary school for 9 years, is located in southwest colorado springs, and would welcome the opportunity to speak with prospective students and their families. you can call the school to request information or to schedule a visit or tour.

•Contact Info: The Only International Baccalaureate Authorized Primary Years Program In District 11,
•Phone: 328-4500
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email:



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Expires:06/01/2014

volunteers for various programs are needed in north cheyenne caon park this season including hiking guides, park ambassadors, natural & cultural history guides, school program leaders as well as volunteers for special events like the hummingbird festival, canvases in the caon art festival and many others. volunteer time commitment is flexible and many volunteer activities are open to kids 12 and older. you can fill out an application online.

•Contact Info: Helen Hunt Falls Starsmore Discovery Center, 1401 Recreation WayVisitor Center. 2120 S. Cheyenne Caon Rd. In North Cheyenne Caon ParkNote:
•Phone: 385-6086
•Contact Person: MANY VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES OPEN TO KIDS 12 AND OLDER.
•Web: www.springsgov.com/ volunteer
•Email:



PUBLIC STAR PARTIES

Expires:06/01/2014

the colorado springs astronomical society has begun this season’s series of public star parties. events are held once a month (on friday or saturday evenings) at various parks throughout the col. spgs. area weather permitting.

•Contact Info: Members Of The Club Set Up Their Scopes And Invite You To Gaze Into The Heavens.. Check The Calendar On The Web Site For Details
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.csas.org
•Email:



STARLIGHT SPECTACULAR

Expires:06/13/2014

registratio is now open for the 20th annual starlight spectacular, festivities start 9 pm on june 14th, the ride starts at 10:30 pm, from the garden of the gods visitor and nature center.

•Contact Info: Prizes For Best Illuminated Bike, Best Group Costume And Largest Team. Music, Food And More.
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: http://2014Starlight.eventbrite.com www.2014starlight.eventbrite.com
•Email:



FOSSIL BEDS STAR GAZING SERIES

Expires:06/20/2014

the florissant fossil beds national monument offers a series of stargazes this spring. each stargaze will begin with a 20-30 minute interpretive program in the visitor center, with unique topics ranging from native star stories to upcoming celestial events, and always preparing you for the sights to see that night. friday, april 18th, 8:00pm 9:30pm; friday, may 23rd 8:30pm -10:00 pm (a brand-new meteor shower!); saturday, june 21st 8:30pm -10:00 pm (summer solstice storytelling).

•Contact Info: Following The Program 60-70 Minutes Of Stargazing With Telescopes, Binoculars, And Laser-Guided Tours Of The Stars And Constellations.please Dress Warmly.
•Phone: Please call (719) 748-3253 ext. 202 for more information
•Contact Person: ADMISSION IS THE REGULAR PARK ENTRANCE FEE $3 (16 YEARS AND OLDER)
•Web: www.nps.gov/flfo
•Email:



PICKET WIRE CANYONLANDS TOURS

Expires:06/28/2014

the u.s. forest service will offer guided tours into picket wire canyonlands, south of la junta, on the comanche national grassland. springs tours begin on saturday, may 23rd and run through saturday,june 28th. all tours are on saturdays.

•Contact Info: 8am-4pm
•Phone: 877-444-6777 OR 719-384-2181
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.RECREATION.GOV WWW.FS.USDA.GOV/GOTO/PSICC/COM
•Email:



WELLNESS PROGRAM FOR PETS

Expires:07/04/2014

‘safe place for pets’ is introducing their new wellness program for pets which allows them to assist you in caring for your pet in the comfort of your home. this new wellness program for pets offers preventative well care services and financial assistance, if needed, to owners who are facing a terminal illness.

•Contact Info: Focus Is To Provide Comfort And Assurance To Pets And Owners And So Pets Can Stay At Home With Their Owners Longer.
•Phone: 719-359-0201
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: info@safeplacepets.org



COOKING FOR A CAUSE

Expires:08/01/2014

care and share will host a series of dinners featuring various local chefs preparing meals in its community kitchen. events are scheduled monthly at the care and share offices.

•Contact Info: Care And Share Food Bank For Southern Colorado, 2605 Preamble Point (East Side Of Springs). $40 Per Person
•Phone: 719-434-4679
•Contact Person:
•Web:
•Email: events@careandshare.org



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:


 

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