Community Calendar

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COLORFUL CREATIONS

Expires:02/27/2015

the pikes peak pastel society presents colorful creations, a fine art exhibit that will run through february 28th. this special exhibit features original pastel paintings, as well as other media. the exhibit is free and open to the public.

•Contact Info: At Coutura Design Inspirations, 6380 Corporate Centre Circle, Colorado Springs, Co 80919,
•Phone: 719.636.3000
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•Web: www.pikespeakpastel.org
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SEVEN DECADES OF SUCCESS

Expires:02/27/2015

seven decades of art alumni, which honors art alumni who earned degrees from 1950-2013, will run from monday, february 2nd through friday, february 27th in the fine art gallery at csu-pueblo. a reception will be held on friday, february 13th.

•Contact Info: Csu-Pueblo, Hoag Hall, Capps Capozzolo Academic Center For The ArtsReception 5-8pm
•Phone: 719-549-2404
•Contact Person: CAROLINE PETERS
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SEED STARTING WORKSHOP

Expires:02/27/2015

colorado master gardeners will present a one-hour lecture followed by a q&a session. participants will then get to plant vegetable, herb, or flower seeds in a take-home seed tray. the workshop happens saturday, february 28th, from 10:00 a.m. – noon at devry university.

•Contact Info: 1175 Kelly Johnson Blvd., Colorado Springs, Co 80905
•Phone: (719) 520-7688; 8 am through 4 pm, Monday through Friday. Ask for Diana
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•Web: http://elpasoco.colostate.edu
•Email: dianarhodes@elpasoco.com



SONGS OF LAMENTATION OF CONSOLATION

Expires:02/27/2015

drawing inspiration from the dual themes of sorrow and solace, the colorado vocal arts ensemble present a program that highlights musics unique power to console. the concert takes place friday, february 27th at 7:30 p.m. in grace and st. stephens episcopal church, 631 n. tejon.

•Contact Info: American Composer Eric Whitacres When David Heard Is The Centerpiece Of The Program.
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•Contact Person: ADMISSION IS FREE. DONATIONS GRATEFULLY ACCEPTED
•Web: www.cvae.org
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SUSTAINABILITY SERIES

Expires:02/28/2015

bear creek nature center will be hosting will conduct a sustainability series in the new year on a variety of topics. on january 17th. it’s a vermicomposting workshop to teach participants about the benefits of worm compost. then on february 28th. the topic is keeping backyard chickens. the program will feature a presentation about the basics of backyard chicken coops.

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•Web: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com
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BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER – JANUARY 2015

Expires:02/28/2015

volunteer leadership training, a sweet candy company murder mystery, and a sustainability series: keeping backyard chickens, are all on the calendar at the bear creek nature center in the new year!

•Contact Info: 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-520-6387
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•Web: WWW.ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
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FEBRUARY 2015 YOUTH SERVICES

Expires:02/28/2015

youth services has a full month planned in february 2015. story time, teen group, the smart cookie club, and two movies are all on the calendar.

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•Phone: 719-784-4649
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PIONEERS MUSEUM – FEBRUARY 2015

Expires:02/28/2015

the regional history lecture series, the art-ifacts & crafts series, and children’s story continue at the colorado springs pioneers museum in february.

•Contact Info: 215 S. Tejon St, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-385-5990
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•Web: WWW.CSPM.ORG
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SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING AT CSU-PUEBLO

Expires:02/28/2015

new and returning students at csu – pueblo are encouraged to apply for scholarship funding for the 2015-16 academic year through the csu-pueblo foundation online application process. the application process ends march 1st.

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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu
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MAVERICKS DANCE

Expires:02/28/2015

the monarch mavericks square dance club will get together on saturday afternoon, february 28th. at the salida community center, 3rd & f sts.

•Contact Info: Caller Bear Miller Of Littleton, 1:30-4:00. Guests Are Always Invited To Come Watch The Fun.
•Phone: Call 539-7877,
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•Email: monarch.mavericks@yahoo.com



ROUGH WRITERS

Expires:03/01/2015

the colorado springs fine arts center is producing a bi-annual rough writers new play festival in the springs of 2015. this 2-week festival will feature readings of new scripts submitted by playwrights worldwide. as part of the fac’s “year of georgia o’keefe”, submissions should be related to the life and/or work of the late artist. submissions are due by march 1, 2015.

•Contact Info: Nathan Halvorson, Assoc. Director Of Performing Arts, C/O The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W Dale Street, Colorado Springs, Co 80903
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•Contact Person: NATHAN HALVORSON
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•Email: nhalvorson@csfineartscenter.org



REEFER MADNESS

Expires:03/01/2015

the fine arts center presents a smoking-hot production of reefer madness: the musical, beginning thursday, february 12 and running through sunday, march 1st.

•Contact Info: 30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs7:30pm Thurs-Sat & 2pm Sat&Sun
•Phone: 719-634-5583
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•Web: csfineartscenter.org
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EARTH CORPS 2015

Expires:03/01/2015

earth corps is a program run by rocky mountain field institute in partnership with uccs to provide motivated, environmentally-conscious undergraduates the opportunity to live and learn in the incredible natural classroom of the colorado wilderness. applications are currently being accepted for this approximately 8 weeks during the summer of 2015.

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•Web: www.rmfi.org
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GROUP VOLUNTEER WORKDAYS

Expires:03/01/2015

rocky mountain field institute hosts workdays for large and small groups from local schools, businesses, universities, athletic teams, military bases, and others. the 2015 field season will begin in mid-march and run through mid-november. if you have a group of enthusiastic, environmentally-conscious individuals ready to roll up their sleeves, pick up a tool, and volunteer in the great outdoors rmfi would love to hear from you.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: Contact RMFI Volunteer Coordinator, Molly Mazel, at 719-471-7736
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•Email: molly@rmfi.org



DREAM INTERPRETATION CLASS

Expires:03/01/2015

high plains church will host a dream interpretation class the first and third thursdays in feb, march, april and may. the class will focus on ways of understanding our dreams as developed by carl jung and his successors.

•Contact Info: The First Class Will Include A Presentation By A Local Jungian Analyst About The Process Of Dream Interpretation.
•Phone: 719-260-1080, Karen Wilsey
•Contact Person: 1825 DOMINION WAY, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80918. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
•Web: www.hpcuu.org
•Email: office@hpcuu.org



MPEC PROGRAMS

Expires:03/01/2015

the mountain park environmental center in beulah is offering several programs in february and early march. the variety of programs are geared towards toddlers, homeschoolers, and families, including your dog.

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•Phone: 719-485-4444.
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•Web: www.hikeandlearn.org
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A NATURALIST AND AN ARTIST

Expires:03/01/2015

the fine arts center casts a new light on the work of famed ornithologist and artist john james audubon by pairing his prints with the contemporary avian paintings by denver artist kevin sloan. the exhibition runs march 7-may 31st. in conjunction with this exhibition, the fac is inviting members of the community to be a part of the process by voting for their favorite audubon print to display in the galleries.

•Contact Info: Participants Can Win A Private Tour By The Museum Director And A Signed Gift Copy Of The Exhibition Catalog. Voting Is On The Fine Arts Centers Facebook Page.
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•Web: www.csfineartscenter.org
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SALIDA GUITAR EXPO

Expires:03/01/2015

salida steamplant will host a guitar expo on march 1st. there will be a buy-sell-trade guitar portion (free admission) followed by a two-part performance including the evolution of the guitar; from classical to electric, and a performance by jaquie gipson, a virtuoso finger-style guitarist from trinidad co.

•Contact Info: With Luthiers (Guitar Makers) And Refurbishers/Restorers Of Vintage Guitars From Noon-5pm,
•Phone: Trish Bews, SteamPlant: 719-530-0933 9am-4pm M-F
•Contact Person: SALIDA STEAMPLANT, 220 WEST SACKETT STREET SALIDA CO 81201
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•Email: trish@salidasteamplant.com



MILITARY JOB FAIR

Expires:03/03/2015

a military job fair will take place on tuesday, march 3rd at the doubletree hilton in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., Colorado Springs10am-3pm
•Phone: 678-819-4153
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•Web: WWW.CIVILIANJOBS.COM
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IF WE SHOUT LOUD ENOUGH

Expires:03/03/2015

the press at colorado college invites you to a free film screening of “if we shout loud enough”, a noisy, chaotic, graphically rich, and ultimately inspiring document of the last tour of the post-punk band double dagger, and the baltimore underground music and arts scene. the film will be followed by a panel discussion with the film director and others.

•Contact Info: Tuesday, March 3. 7 Pm Screening Room, First Floor Of Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, Colorado College, 825 N. Cascade
•Phone: 719-389-6376 (The Press at Colorado College. Ask for Aaron Cohick.)
•Contact Person: PRESS AT CC, FILM & NEW MEDIA STUDIES, CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS FUND.
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•Email: aaron.cohick@coloradocollege.edu



CITIZENS PROJECT KARMA HOUR

Expires:03/03/2015

citizens project will be the beneficiary of a night of socializing and fun at bristol brewing company at ivywild on march 3rd, from 5pm-9pm.

•Contact Info: $1 From Every Pint Sold Will Benefit Citizens Project. 1604 S. Cascade Ave
•Phone: 719-520-9899; 8am through 5pm, Monday through Friday.
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•Web: www.citizensproject.org
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PUBLIC LISTENING SESSION

Expires:03/03/2015

the city of colorado springs has identified a potential new operator for the senior center. the ymca of the pikes peak region has been identified as a qualified candidate. as a next step in the process for transitioning the center, the city will host a public listening session in order to hear questions and input about current and future operational needs from users and stakeholders of the senior center. the meeting will take place march 4th at 1:30 p.m. in the senior center, 1514 north hancock. .

•Contact Info: City Staff Will Respond To Input Gathered At This Session In A Public Meeting To Be Scheduled Later In March.
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MUSIC AT MIDDAY

Expires:03/04/2015

vocal and instrumental cc student performances are featured in a free concert on wednesday, march 4th starting at 12:15 p.m., in packard hall.

•Contact Info: 5 W. Cache La Poudre St
•Phone: 389-6607
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TESSA AUXILIARY MEETING

Expires:03/04/2015

doris rivera-black will be the special guest speaker at the next tessa auxiliary meeting, wednesday, march 4th. situational awareness and techniques to prevent assault will be the title of the talk that evening.

•Contact Info: From 5:30-7:00pm, In The Partners Housing Building, 455 Gold Pass Heights, Colorado Springs,
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•Web: www.tessaauxiliary.org
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WILD & SCENIC FILM FEST

Expires:03/05/2015

the greater arkansas river nature association and land trust of the upper arkansas are partnering to bring the ‘wild & scenic film fest 2015′ to salida and to buena vista. the event will benefit garna and ltua and includes 20 environmental and adventure films.

•Contact Info: Salida Thursday, March 5 Salida Steamplant Theater; Buena Vista Friday, March 13 Buena Vista Community Center. 6 To 8 Pm. Prices Start At $10 With Membership Incentive.
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•Web: www.brownpapertickets.com
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FOOD SAFETY TRAINING

Expires:03/05/2015

if you are you interested in bringing your home-made food products to market, csu extension- pueblo county will provide a food safety training workshop on tuesday, march 10th. this training is required by the colorado cottage food act. you can learn about ingredient labeling requirements, as well as basic food safety for a home business.

•Contact Info: 1 P.m.-3:30 P.m. At Csu Extension, 701 Court St, Suite C, Pueblo. Fee Of $20 (Cash Or Check Only) Required In The Office By March 5 To Register.
•Phone: 719-583-6566
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•Email: lois.illick@colostate.edu



LANZENDORF EXPERIMENT

Expires:03/05/2015

the lanzendorf experiment is scott devendorf and bryan devendorf of the ‘national’ and ben lanz of the ‘national’ and ‘beirut’. they will be exploring their unrehearsed potential as a motoro-psychadelic, sonic blast into the future, heavily influenced by the german ‘krautrock’ movement of the 70s. the show is thursday, march 5th at 7:30 pm in packard hall.

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PETER BRESLOW AT CC

Expires:03/05/2015

peter breslow, senior producer for national public radio will present from war zones to o2-less zones – covering the world for npr at 7pm march 5th in gates common room on the cc campus. the lecture is free and open to the public and made possible by the n.e.h. professorship and the journalist in residence lecture series.

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PEACE CORP INFO SESSION

Expires:03/05/2015

a peace corp info session happens march 5th in colorado springs. you can learn about volunteer experiences, have your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

•Contact Info: 6:00 P.m. – 7:30 P.m. Vitamin Cottage Community Room, 7690 North Academy
•Phone: Regional Representative | Phone: 720 998 6776
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•Email: ldorosz@peacecorps.gov



FROM YELLOWSTONE TO SMOKEY BEAR

Expires:03/05/2015

randall k. wilson is a professor of environmental studies at gettysburg college in pennsylvania. his recent book, “america’s public lands: from yellowstone to smokey bear and beyond,” explores the dramatic story of the origins of the public domain, including the century-long push toward privatization and the subsequent emergence of a national conservation ideal. randall will give a presentation at cc on thursday march 5th.

•Contact Info: Part Of The Rockies Project Series. 7 P.m., Gaylord Hall, Main Floor Of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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DANSIX: BETWEEN THE LINES

Expires:03/05/2015

dance duo ‘hijack’ (kristin van loon & arwen wilder) return to colorado college’s armstrong stage showcasing new choreographic works in this year’s dansix theatre and dance production march 5, 6, 7th at 8 p.m. in armstrong theatre.

•Contact Info: Tickets Free With Cc Id Or $5 For General Public. Ticketsat Worner Student Center.
•Phone: 389-6607
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LIQUOR & LICENSING BOARD

Expires:03/06/2015

the city of colorado springs is looking for a volunteer and one alternate to serve on the liquor and licensing board. board members must be knowledgeable about city and state liquor laws and live within city limits. the board meets the first and third friday of each month for 4 or more hours. applications and resumes due by friday, march 6th.

•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/CCBINDEX.ASPX
•Email: SGUNTHER@SPRINGSGOV.COM



PUEBLO ARTS ALLIANCE

Expires:03/06/2015

be among the first to experience the pbs music voyager episode, featuring pueblo’s music scene and cultural influences! at memorial hall on friday, march 6th, music voyager, hosted by comedian wade ridley, with live performances by the haunted windchimes, okolitza tamburitzans, and grupo folklorico del pueblo, will premiere.

•Contact Info: 320 Central Main Street, Pueblo8pm
•Phone: 719-242-6652 OR 719-583-4961
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•Email: EVENTS@PUEBLOARTS.SORG



DYNAMIC TREASURES

Expires:03/06/2015

panayoti (pan – ee oo tee), of the denver botanic gardens, will be speaking on dynamic treasures for colorado springs gardens on march 7th at the col. spgs. pioneers museum. the event is sponsored by the horticultural art society, and starts at 10 am.

•Contact Info: $10 For Non-Members.
•Phone: Pam 632-3212
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TRAIL FUND-RAISING CONCERT / SLIDE SHOW

Expires:03/06/2015

mountain park environmental center in beulah will be presenting ranger daves collegiate west colorado trail fund-raising concert / slide show on friday, march 6th, at 7pm. you’re invited to enjoy stories and slides, all accompanied by live music, from last summers 90-mile trek along colorado’s premiere high country hiking trail.

•Contact Info: Mpec’s Founder And Director Dave Van Manen Backpacked The Trail To Raise Funds That Support Getting Young People Out Into Nature.
•Phone: 719-485-4444
•Contact Person: 9112 MOUNTAIN PARK ROAD, BEULAH, CO 81023
•Web: www.hikeandlearn.org
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EPISCOPAL CHURCH RECITAL SERIES

Expires:03/7/2015

abe minzer, joyce hanagan and jim bosse will present three concerts in southern colorado as part of the episcopal church concert series. the first concert is wednesday, february 11th at st. andrew’s episcopal church in manitou springs, followed by a concert at christ episcopal church in canon city on sunday, february 15th, and finally on saturday, march 7th, a concert & dinner at ?

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•Phone: 719-429-7551 or 275-3840
•Contact Person: JOAN SINDLER
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THE FUTURE OF AMERICA

Expires:03/07/2015

the american association of university women, along with eleven other community organizations, will hold a pre-screening launch of the pbs documentary, “the raising of america: early childhood and the future of america” on tuesday, march 10th, at library 21c. in addition to the film, there will be a presentation on childcare costs and availability in colorado and a summary of 2015 legislation related to early childhood.

•Contact Info: From 4:00 To 6:00 Pm. 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. To Register For This Free Event, Google “Colorado Springs The Raising Of America.”
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WEATHER WONDERS

Expires:03/07/2015

weather wonders is a special weather event that will feature guest presentations including “forecasting our weather,” with stormtracker 13′s jason laird. there will also be other demonstrations and hands-on activities throughout the day on saturday, march 7th. at the space foundation discovery center.

•Contact Info: – 10am To 5pm. Space Foundation Discovery Center 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs 80907. $4.50 For Kids And $10.00 For Adults
•Phone: 576.8000
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DOG & CAT VACCINATION CLINIC

Expires:03/07/2015

the cascade volunteer fire house will be the site of a dog & cat vaccination clinic & the cascade women’s club bake sale on sat. march 7th, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. proceed portions benefit cvfd.

•Contact Info: Severy Ave. Cascade, Co (@ The Stoplight On Hwy. 24) 3 Yr & 1 Yr. Shots: Rabies, Distemper, Kennel Cough, Bordatella, Influenza. Services Provided By Dr. Gregory Cooper D.v.m.
•Phone: call 719 687 7000 for any info.
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MAKING EASTER EGGS

Expires:03/07/2015

the nature and raptor center of pueblo invites kids to make easter eggs with monique on march 7th. monique is a local needle-felting artist who will show us how to create these beautiful eggs.

•Contact Info: 1pm – Nrcp Yurt. Materials Provided. $20 Members/$25 Non-Members.
•Phone: Call 719-549-2458 to register.
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INSPIRING CHANGE

Expires:03/07/2015

the 4th annual international womens day celebration takes place march 7th at the pinery at the hill (775 w. bijou st.). inspiring change is the theme. an excellent array of speakers who demonstrate many ways of doing just that will be at this event. the mc will be helen upton from rocky mountain women’s film festival. music will be provided by local group, edith makes a paper chain.

•Contact Info: Check-In And Buffet Brunch: 9 A.m. Program: 10 A.m. Noon. $30/Per Person, $10/Students. Pre-Registration Is Required Online
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•Web: www.iwd-coloradosprings.org
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HELP OPEN VOGEL CANYON

Expires:03/07/2015

the u.s. forest service is looking for volunteers to help with trail maintenance and removal of tumbleweeds from vogel canyon on saturday, march 7th between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

•Contact Info: Located About 17 Miles South Of La Junta, Vogel Canyon Is Scenic Gem On The Comanche National Grassland With A Rich History.
•Phone: learn more and sign-up, U.S. Forest Service in La Junta at 719-384-2181.
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OPEN MIC NIGHT AT MILAGROS COFFEEHOUSE

Expires:03/07/2015

milagros coffeehouse in alamosa will be hosting its monthly open mic night on saturday, march 7th, from 6 pm 8 pm. bring a song, story, poem, or any other creative talent to share with the community. sign-ups are first come, first served the night of the event.

•Contact Info: Open Mic Nights Are Held On The First Saturday Of Every Month.
•Phone: For more info – Community Education Office at 719.587.3499
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•Email: communitycoordinator.lapuente@gmail.com



“FRENCH MASTERWORKS”

Expires:03/08/2015

the next taylor memorial concert will be held at grace and st. stephen’s episcopal church on sunday, march 8th. “french masterworks” is the theme for the afternoon. thomas wilson will direct the taylor choir of grace and st. stephen’s and the chamber orchestra of the springs with deke polifka at the organ.

•Contact Info: 3 Pm Corner Of Tejon And Monument. Featuring The Dramatic Messe Solennelle By Jean Langlais And Poulenc’s Concerto For Organ, Timpani And Strings.
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•Contact Person: TAYLOR CONCERTS ARE FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND ALL ARE WELCOME.
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WALDEN CHAMBER MUSIC

Expires:03/08/2015

a walden chamber music society concert will take place on sunday, march 8th at 3:00pm in the steamplant theater in salida, co. three musicians from the dallas symphony orchestra will join pianist jo boatright, a colorado college alumna.

•Contact Info: Music By Boris Pigovat, Ravel, Penderecki And Schumann Will BePerformed.
•Phone: (719)395-2097
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•Web: www.waldenchambermusic.org
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VIOLINIST YUMI HWANG-WILLIAMS AT CC

Expires:03/08/2015

on sunday, march 8th visiting artist and violinist yumi hwang-williams will be playing a concert with cc music dept artist-in-residence susan grace on the piano.

•Contact Info: 3pm In Packard Hall. Since 2000, Yumi Has Been The Concertmaster Of The Colorado Symphony. Beethovens Kreutzer Sonata, Debussys Sonata, Isang Yuns Violin Concerto No 3 Will Be Performed.
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ROCKSTEADY MUSIC

Expires:03/08/2015

‘mo mungus’ will salute the great artists of jamaican-style rocksteady music through music and stories on sunday, march 8th. in the canon city high school auditorium.

•Contact Info: 2 P.m. 1313 College Ave., Canon City. Tickets At The Door $20 Adults, 712th Grades $12, Children K 6th Grade $7, Group Discounts Available – Call Ahead
•Phone: Paula McFarland (719) 275-0144 or Phyllis Koroshetz (719) 275-9616
•Contact Person: FREMONT COUNTY COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION
•Web: www.fremontcountyconcerts.org
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THE AWAKENING

Expires:03/08/2015

a host of magical characters take the stage for the dancequest 2015 ballet the awakening. the nonprofit ballet companys dancers, age six to 17, offer two performances at the colorado springs school louisa performing arts center – 7 p.m. march 7th and 2 p.m. march 8th.

•Contact Info: $10 – Adults; $5 For Seniors And Children Under 12. Available At The Show Or Call The Dance Center. 21 Broadmoor Ave.
•Phone: 719-596-1134
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WASP OF THE FERRY COMMAND

Expires:03/09/2015

the pikes peak posse of the westerners will present the story of the wasp who ferried aircraft for the air transport command. the event is scheduled for march 9th, at 6 pm in the colorado springs masonic hall (1130 panorama drive).

•Contact Info: Program Format Is In A Casual, Catered Dinner Setting – $17. Those Women Delivered Throughout 1944 Ended Up Escorting American Bombers All The Way To Berlin And Back.
•Phone: (719) 473-0330 – Ask for Bob DeWitt
•Contact Person: RESERVATIONS ARE SUGGESTED BY FRIDAY PRIOR, 10:00 AM
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•Email: posse@dewittenterprises.com



ARTIST-DESIGNED TRAFFIC SIGNAL CABINETS

Expires:03/09/2015

a new program that will add to the character of downtown’s urban streetscape has been announced. ‘intersection’ will feature original artwork designs on 12 downtown traffic signal cabinets. eligibility is open to visual artists in el paso and teller counties. acceptable mediums include, but are not limited to: painting, printmaking, drawing, photography, mixed media and digital works. selected artists will be chosen through a juried process.

•Contact Info: Businesses Interested In Sponsorship Opportunities Can Contact Downtown Partnership.
•Phone: at 719-886-0088.
•Contact Person: THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MONDAY, MARCH 9TH.
•Web: www.downtowncs.com/intersection
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HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Expires:03/10/2015

the greenberg center for learning and tolerance will host a screening and panel discussion of the film ‘trade of innocents’ from 5:30 9 p.m. on tuesday, march 10th in the cornerstone arts center at colorado college — 825 n. cascade ave. ‘trade of innocents’ is a powerful film that explores modern day slavery.

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•Phone: 389-6607
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•Web: www.ht-colorado.org
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ELECTION EDUCATION FORUM

Expires:03/10/2015

citizens project, in partnership with the independent, fox news 21, colorado springs business journal, gazette and krcc, will be hosting an election education forum to engage and inform the community on the upcoming municipal election. the forum will feature candidates for city council races and will allow an opportunity for audience questions. this event is free and open to all and happens march 10th, from 5:30pm-7:30pm in stargazers theatre.

•Contact Info: Questions Can Also Be Posted Ahead Of Time On The Citizens Project Webpage, And Social Media #Cpforum.
•Phone: Call (719) 520-9899 and ask for Deb Walker
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•Email: deb@citizensproject.org



“TRADE OF INNOCENTS”

Expires:03/10/2015

“trade of innocents” is film about child sex trafficking, a shocking and gritty reality most of us would rather not think about. the film (rated pg-13) serves to create awareness about human and sex trafficking and inform the ongoing problems faced in society today. it will be screened on thursday, march 10th at cc. following the 90-minute screening, there will be a panel discussion.

•Contact Info: Doors At 5:30 P.m. Information Fair Until 6 P.m. Laurie Bolthouse, Producer, Will Welcome The Audience, Introduce The Film. Cornerstone Arts Center, Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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QUARTERLY JAM

Expires:03/11/2015

the first of four pikes peak blues community open jams this year will be at stargazers theatre on march 11th. all musicians are invited to jam and all music lovers and dancers are welcome to join in the fun! doors open at 6 pm and the jam kicks off at 6:30.

•Contact Info: Tickets Are Not Necessary But A $5 Donation For The Ppbc Would Be Appreciated.
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•Web: pikespeakblues.org
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BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT

Expires:03/11/2015

the bureau of land management is seeking public comments on a draft environmental assessment authorizing xcel energy to rebuild three existing transmission lines. the transmission lines are nearing the end of their serviceable life and would be rebuilt within or immediately adjacent to their existing locations. the lines cross a variety of public and private lands, in portions of alamosa, chaffee, rio grande, and saguache (suh watch) counties. the comment period will run through march 12th.

•Contact Info: In Writing To 1803 West Hwy 160; Monte Vista, Co 81144.
•Phone: please contact Leon Montoya, BLM Project Manager, at 719-852-6219
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•Email: BLM_CO_SLVPLV_Comments@blm.gov



CONO TO HOST MAYORAL DEBATE

Expires:03/11/2015

the council of neighbors and organizations, the consortium of el paso countys organized neighborhood and homeowner associations, will host a mayoral debate on wednesday, march 11th, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in centennial hall, 200 s. cascade ave.

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HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS COLLECTION

Expires:03/11/2015

the pikes peak genealogical society presents colorado historic newspapers collection on wednesday, march 11th, at 7:00 p.m. in the 19 penrose public library, 20 n. cascade ave. you’ll learn how to tap into the wealth of information in our state’s historic newspapers. this event is free and open to the public.

•Contact Info: Presented By Mary Mccarthy
•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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GIFTED MAGNET PROGRAM

Expires:03/12/2015

the elementary school parent information night for the gifted magnet program in colorado springs school district 11 will be held at two locations: stratton elementary school on tuesday, march 10th, and at fremont elementary school on thursday, march 12th.

•Contact Info: Stratton Elementary School, 2460 Paseo RoadFremont Elementary School, 5110 El Camino Drive6-7pm
•Phone: 719-520-2464
•Contact Person: HILLARY WESSELLS
•Web: WWW.D11.ORG/GT/PAGES/SAIL.ASPX
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EARTH CORPS 2015

Expires:03/13/2015

earth corps, a program run by the rocky mountain field institute, is offering a program in 2015 that will allow students, upon successful completion, to earn 4 credit hours from the university of colorado at colorado springs. in 2015, earth corps students will complete environmental restoration projects in willow lake basin located at the base of challenger point and kit carson in the sangre de cristo mountains. program runs from july 13th through august 10th.

•Contact Info: Early Deadline February 20th, Final Deadline March 13th, Participants Announced April 3rd
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•Web: WWW.RMFI.ORG/PROGRAMS/EARTH-CORPS
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LUCKY 13 CASINO NIGHT

Expires:03/13/2015

the mcclelland school’s annual casino night happens march 13th at 6pm in the pueblo convention center – 320 central main st.

•Contact Info: You Can Support Pueblo’s Only Independent School With Dinner, Dessert And Live & Silent Auctions.
•Phone: for sponsorship info or ticket purchase contact Jo Nesbit 719-543-5271
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.mcclellandschool.org
•Email: jnesbit@mcclellandschool.org



ST. PATRICKS DAY GALA

Expires:03/13/2015

catholic charities of central colorado hosts its 14th annual st. patricks day gala on saturday, march 14th at the doubletree by hilton hotel. guests can enjoy socializing, bidding on silent auctions items, purchasing raffle tickets for a chance to win a $1,000 pot ogold, all while listening to the music of the colorado springs conservatory. all proceeds from the event benefit catholiccharities programs.

•Contact Info: 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. At 5:30 P.m. Tickets $100 Per Person ($40 Is Tax Deductible), Then Dance The Night Away To The Music Of One More Shot
•Phone: Catholic Charities at 719-866-6422
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.ccharitiescc.org/stpatsgala http://ccharitiescc.org/stpatsauction
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WESTERN LANDSCAPE SYMPOSIUM

Expires:03/14/2015

the ninth annual western landscape symposium will be held on saturday, march 14th at pueblo community college in the fortino ballroom. the symposium is an educational forum to promote the creation of appealing and sustainable landscapes in southeastern colorado, incorporating water wise garden practices and plants adapted to local climate and soil conditions.

•Contact Info: All Day, Beginning At 9am
•Phone: 719-583-6566
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•Web: WWW.WESTERNLANDSCAPE.ORG
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GALLOPING GALA

Expires:03/14/2015

on saturday, march 14th a galloping gala, to benefit southern colorado animal rescue and black forest animal sanctuary, will be held at hotel elegante in colorado springs. festivities include a beer & wine tasting and a silent auction.

•Contact Info: 2886 South Circle Drive, Colorado Springs6-9pm
•Phone: 719-494-0158
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.bfasfarm.org
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FAMILY EXPLORATION DAY SCIENCE!!!

Expires:03/14/2015

the western museum of mining and industry is celebrating the sciences with its next family exploration day on march 14th, from 10am to 3pm. all activities are included with the standard museum admission rates.

•Contact Info: With Experiments And More That Strengthen And Support The Key Educational Areas Of Science, Technology, Engineering And Math!
•Phone: 719-488-0880
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•Web: www.wmmi.org
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SKI WITH A NATURALIST TOURS

Expires:03/15/2015

the greater arkansas river nature associations ‘ski with a naturalist tours’ begin at monarch mountain on december 19th. and continue every friday through march. led by volunteer garna naturalists, the tour is a multi-agency effort to educate skiers and snowboarders about the land they are recreating on. the tour features information about forest ecology, wildlife in the winter, the history of recreation on monarch pass, ski-area us forest service partnership, monarch mountains green mission and more.

•Contact Info: Tour Is Free Lasts For 45 Minutes. Meets At 1p.m. Tours Can Be Structured For Groups By Contacting Garna Beforehand.
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•Web: http://garna.org/events/first-date-ski-naturalist-tour-monarch-mountain/
•Email: info@garna.org



SNOW & ICE ADVENTURE CAMP

Expires:03/15/2015

the catamount institute presents a five-day spring break snow & ice adventure camp at the rocky mountain camp near the craggs campground in the pike national forest. the camp will feature a mix of adventure and educational activities that will teach snow science, safety, and serious winter fun including: avalanche safety, glacier science and much more. the camp is designed for ages 11-13 and happens march 23-27th.

•Contact Info: $555 – All Inclusive – Food, Lodging, And Equipment.
•Phone: Contact Chris at 719-471-0910 x106
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ACHIEVE WITH US FILM FESTIVAL

Expires:03/17/2015

the arc pikes peak region presents the 3rd annual ‘achieve with us’ colorado film festival on wednesday, march 18th. at stargazers theatre & event center in colorado springs. this film festival celebrates achievements and successes of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

•Contact Info: Showtimes Are At 1:00 P.m., 3:30 P.m. & 7:00 P.m. March Is National Developmental Disability Awareness Month
•Phone: 719-471-4800, Ask for Gin Woolsey or Christina Butero,
•Contact Person: THIS IS A FREE EVENT. RSVPS ARE APPRECIATED
•Web: www.thearcppr.org
•Email: filmfestival@thearcppr.org



PFLAG CHAPTER MEETS

Expires:03/17/2015

the colorado springs pflag chapter meets the third tuesday of eachmonth at 7pm. the program for march 17th will feature nic grzecka, a colorado springs businessman and entrepreneur. he owns club q and vbar and just announced that he and his partners wouldform a new 501(c)(3) tax exempt entity, ‘colorado springs pride fest’,inc. for the purpose of taking over and running the vibrantcolorado springs pride festival.

•Contact Info: This Promises To Be An Interesting Program. All Are Welcome. TheLocation Is The Dwelling Place — 508 N. Tejon In Colorado Springs.
•Phone: For further information call 575-8658.
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A VISIT FROM ENOS MILLS.

Expires:03/19/2015

storyteller, outdoorsman, and award-winning author john stansfield presents a one-man, first-person performance reenacting key moments in the life of enos mills and his part in the creation of rocky mountain national park. following the program, the audience is invited to learn more about mills in a question-and-answer session in this event slated for thursday, march 19th. in the venue at library 21c.

•Contact Info: 7:00 To 8:30 Pm. 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, 80920. Admission: Free. Donations For Pikes Peak Sierra Club Gratefully Accepted
•Phone: John Stansfield, 303-660-5849
•Contact Person: PROGRAM SPONSOR: PIKES PEAK GROUP OF SIERRA CLUB
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STONE SOUP CAFE

Expires:03/21/2015

the stone soup cafe in salida serves soup to the public every monday afternoon from noon until 1pm. they offer several options, including vegan, so there is something for everyone. stone soup cafe is located in the 1st presbyterian church on the corner of poncha blvd and 3rd st.

•Contact Info: If You’re In Need Of A Warm Lunch, Warm Company Or Both, Swing By – Delicious & Free. (Kiddy-Corner Across The Street From The Safeway Store).
•Phone: Honor Scherbarth, 719-539-6818. Leave message if no answer.)
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SPRING BREAK CAMPS

Expires:03/21/2015

if you’re looking for ways to keep the kids busy during spring break, the humane society of the pikes peak region is offering one-day camps this spring for children ages 6 12 years. campers will be introduced to a variety of animals around the shelter, design toys and treats for shelter animals, enjoy games, and participate in hands-on activities with animals of all shapes and sizes.

•Contact Info: Cost Is $45 For The Day. March 24, March 25, March 26, & March 27, 2015, From 9:00 Am – 3:00 Pm
•Phone: (719) 302-8739
•Contact Person: 610 ABBOT LANE
•Web: www.hsppr.org/camp
•Email: Lgrove@hsppr.org



JOHN C. FREMONT LIBRARY IN MARCH

Expires:03/21/2015

events at the john c. fremont library in florence, co for the month of march include a gluten free meal planning workshop (3/26); a presentation on the history of the dairy and poultry operations in fremont county (3/19); and a screening of ‘blue jasmin” at tuesday night at the movies on march 24th.

•Contact Info: Also, Florence Artist Tina Knapp Displays Her Acrylic And Oil Paintings Of Landscapes And Animals. Reception, Saturday, March 14th At 2pm
•Phone: (719) 784-4649
•Contact Person: 130 CHURCH AVE., FLORENCE, CO 81226
•Web: www.florencecolibrary.org
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FIRE WOOD FOR THOSE IN NEED

Expires:03/21/2015

winter is still here, and many people in the san luis valley are still in need of ways to warm their homes. if you or anyone you know is looking for a chance to donate fire wood or fallen timber, please contact la puente outreach services.

•Contact Info: Fire Wood Of All Shapes And Sizes Welcome. La Puente 317 State Ave. Alamosa, Co 81101
•Phone: Outreach Services at 719.587.378. / 719-587-3499 ext. 11
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•Web: www.lapuente.net
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SPRING BREAK CAMPS

Expires:03/21/2015

the western museum of mining and industry has partnered with ‘bricks-4-kidz’, to provide spring break camp programs for children to learn, build, and play with lego bricks. campers will face new challenges each day. programs are created and designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes like star wars and super heroes.

•Contact Info: Prices Range From $50 To $75. March 23rd And 24th; And March 25th Through 27th
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•Web: www.bricks4kidz.com/cos-pikespeak
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FUNDRAISING EXTRAVAGANZA

Expires:03/21/2015

the colorado photography learning group will host a silent auction to support its mission of providing quality photography education programs. cplg is trying to raise money to purchase cameras to use for programs with other nonprofits who support kids and those with disabilities. the event is slated for march 21st, from 1-5 pmat the green man taproom (320 s. weber).

•Contact Info: $15 In Advance Online Or By Phone, $20 At Door. Admission Includes One Free Drink And Entry To A Lecture With Uk Photographer Steve Gosling In July.
•Phone: 719-260-6637; 9am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. Ask for Mike Pach.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.meetup.com/cplg_cos
•Email: michaeljpach@gmail.com



VERONIKA STRING QUARTET AT CC

Expires:03/22/2015

on sunday, march 22nd the world-renowned veronika string quartet presents a concert in packard hall, at colorado college. the concert begins at 2 p.m.

•Contact Info: To Include Works By Haydn, Ginastera And Tchaikovsky. $20 General Admission
•Phone: Tickets: 719-295-7200, or at the door
•Contact Person: PACKARD HALL, 5 W. CACHE LA POUDRE ST.,
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REORIENTATIONS

Expires:03/25/2015

idea cabaret is an ongoing series of informal, gallery-based events that invite colorado college faculty, visiting artists, and the general public to engage in conversations about art and ideas. you are invited to a gallery talk and opening reception on wednesday, march 25th, the first in a series of interactive presentations focused on the idea space exhibition titled ‘reorientations’.

•Contact Info: Features Ruth Kolarik, Professor Of Art History, And Artist Ibi Ibrahim. 4:30 P.m., I.d.e.a. Space, Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person: EXHIBITION RUNS MARCH 25 APRIL 30
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ISSUES OF EQUITY AND ACCESS

Expires:03/26/2015

a lecture that will explore issues of equity and access in our nations public schools will take place at colorado college on thurs. march 26th, at 7:00 p.m. in bemis great hall. (920 n. cascade ave.)

•Contact Info: Dr. Nogeura Will Discuss How Our Increasingly Diverse Schools Make Quality Education A Political Imperative.
•Phone: (719) 389-6169
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•Email: manya.whitaker@coloradocollege.edu



WILDFIRE PREVENTION WORKSHOP

Expires:03/26/2015

pikes peak wildfire prevention partners will host an all day wildfire prevention workshop on march 27th. in woodland park.

•Contact Info: Camp Elim, 5567 Painted Rocks Road, The $30 Cost Includes Lunch And Door Prizes And Over A Dozen Wildfire Education Topics.
•Phone: 719.425.9576. Leave a voicemail anytime, 24/7
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•Web: www.ppwpp.orgn webmaster@ppwpp.org
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EDUCATION AND CIVIL RIGHTS

Expires:03/26/2015

on thursday, march 26th at cc pedro nogeura will explore issues of equity and access in our nations public schools. nogeura will discuss how our increasingly diverse schools make quality education a political imperative.

•Contact Info: 7 P.m., Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave. (West Of Cutler Hall), Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE CENTER – MARCH 2015

Expires:03/27/2015

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

•Contact Info: 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain
•Phone: 719-520-6745
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•Web: WWW.ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
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BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER – MARCH 2015

Expires:03/28/2015

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

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

Expires:03/28/2015

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

•Contact Info: 215 S Tejon Street, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-385-5990
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•Web: www.cspm.org
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LANDSCAPES THAT WORK

Expires:03/30/2015

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

•Contact Info: 7 P.m., Gates Common Room, Third Floor Of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (East Of Tutt Library), Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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MAKE THE JOB FAIR WORK FOR YOU!

Expires:03/31/2015

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

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

Expires:03/31/2015

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

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

Expires:04/01/2015

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

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

Expires:04/01/2015

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

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

Expires:04/01/2015

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

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 632-3990
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CROP HUNGER WALK

Expires:04/01/2015

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

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



MCCLELLAND SCHOOL ENROLLING

Expires:04/01/2015

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

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



ALL AMERICAN REJECTS

Expires:04/01/2015

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

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

Expires:04/02/2015

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

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

Expires:04/02/2015

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

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

Expires:04/02/2015

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

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

Expires:04/03/2015

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

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

Expires:04/04/2015

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

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

Expires:04/04/2015

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

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



TAX ASSISTANCE

Expires:04/09/2015

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

•Contact Info: Salida Community Center, Lower Level, Corner Of F & 3rd Buena Vista Community Center
•Phone: 719-221-5596 (SALIDA) 719-293-0291 (BUENA VISTA)
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CITIZENS’ RELIGIOUS FREEDOM INSTITUTE

Expires:04/10/2015

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

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



2ND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES

Expires:04/12/2015

pikes peak library district continues its 2nd sunday concert series highlighting local musicians. the april 12th show will feature the wmd bluegrass band, a family bluegrass quintet based out of black forest.

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

Expires:04/15/2015

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

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

Expires:04/23/2015

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

•Contact Info: Corporate Sponsorships Available
•Phone: For more information, contact Leadership Pikes Peak or 719-632-2618.
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RUN TO THE SHRINE

Expires:05/01/2015

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

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



LEGENDARY PUEBLOANS HONORED

Expires:05/01/2015

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

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



RMFI NEEDS YOU

Expires:05/01/2015

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

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



39TH ANNUAL PINE FOREST SHOW

Expires:05/02/2015

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

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



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



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



SUMMER ROUNDUP TRAIL 12K

Expires:07/01/2015

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

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



COLORS OF THE SOUTHWEST

Expires:09/27/2015

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

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



CHILDREN OF LUDLOW: LIFE IN A BATTLE ZONE

Expires:09/30/2015

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

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


 

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