Community Calendar

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TESLA AND HIS LEGACY

Expires:10/17/2014

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

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

Expires:10/17/2014

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

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

Expires:10/17/2014

on friday, october 17th you can learn about the summer experiences of more than 100 colorado college students. participants will discuss their internship and research opportunities as well as the influence on their next professional steps due to their summer 2014 experience. this also is a good way to see the impact of funding provided by colorado college to students participating in unpaid or underpaid internships.

•Contact Info: 3 P.m., El Pomar Sports Center, 44 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
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COLCANNON AT CC

Expires:10/17/2014

colcannon plays traditional and authentic irish music. they will perform at 7 p.m. in armstrong hall at colorado college on saturday, oct. 18th.

•Contact Info: 14 E. Cache La Poudre St., No Tickets Required, Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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VOLUNTEER OUTDOORS

Expires:10/17/2014

the colorado mountain club is looking for volunteers to help designate new hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trails near canon city october 18-19th. volunteers will work with the bureau of land management to help install signs at the oilwell flats recreation area.

•Contact Info: Enjoy Hiking And Biking Opportunities During The Weekend. No Experience Necessary. Project Is Open To All. Families With Kids Ages 14 And Up Are Welcome!
•Phone: (303)996-2764
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•Web: www.cmc.org/stewardship
•Email: stewardship@cmc.org



EMPTY BOWLS

Expires:10/17/2014

the pueblo school for arts and sciences hosts the 19th annual empty bowls fundraiser friday, october 17th in the sangre de cristo arts center. at the event you get to choose your hand made bowl and have it filled with soup donated from numerous local restaurants. all proceeds will go to local charities including, pueblo community soup kitchen, posada, and way side cross gospel rescue mission.

•Contact Info: A $10 Ticket Provides You A Meal, Entertainment, And A Ceramic Bowl To Take Home. Lunch Will Be Served From 11 A.m.-2 P.m.with Dinner From 4 P.m.-7 P.m.
•Phone: Contact Cynthia Ramu 719-404-2680 ext.103
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•Email: cmramu@psas.ws



SIBSHOPS

Expires:10/17/2014

sibshops workshops for siblings of children with special needs continue on oct. 18th. in colorado springs. sibshops provide support and guidance to siblings of children with special medical or developmental needs. these workshops are offered by special kids special families and sponsored by the arc of the pikes peak region.

•Contact Info: 2-4pm. Monument Valley Park, 1125 Glen Street, Co 80905. $15; Advanced Registration Is Required & Space Is Limited.
•Phone: 719-447-8983 Linda or Julie Hudak-Salvat 719-375-9285
•Contact Person: SPECIAL KIDS SPECIAL FAMILIES
•Web: www.SKSFcolorado.org
•Email: sksf@sksfcolorado.org



SEVEN VIRTUES

Expires:10/18/2014

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

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GOLDEN EAGLE PROGRAM

Expires:10/18/2014

on saturday, october 18th the nature & raptor center of pueblo will feature a bird of prey presentation. there will be cake & cider, kids’ crafts, eagle stories, a birds of prey meet & greet and guided raptor center tours.

•Contact Info: 11:30am 3:00pm. $2 Each; 5 Yrs. And Under Are Free
•Phone: Nature Center at (719) 549-2414
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•Web: www.natureandraptor.org
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SCIENCE FESTIVAL

Expires:10/19/2014

the colorado springs science festival is proud to announce the 2014 festival week! the festival runs october 11th through the 19th and will have events throughout colorado springs featuring all areas of science, from math and technology, to the arts and engineering.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-440-4806
•Contact Person: JOHN POSS
•Web: WWW.CSSCIENCEFESTIVAL.ORG
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FEMALE HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERS

Expires:10/19/2014

the dynamic experiences and the educational pathways of five female higher education leaders will be the focus of a symposium next month at csu-pueblo. southern colorado is the only region in the nation to employ five women leading a variety of educational institutions including cc president dr. jill tiefenthaler. the women in higher education leadership symposium will be held from noon-2 p.m. on monday, october 20th at csu-pueblo.

•Contact Info: Free To The Csu-Pueblo Students And $15 Each For Anyone Else.
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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu
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ART CLASSES

Expires:10/19/2014

a variety of classes are being offered at the fremont center for the arts this fall.

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•Phone: Fremont Center for the Arts at 275-2790 and ask for Susan.
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CONCERT OF JAVANESE MUSIC

Expires:10/20/2014

on monday, october 20th you can enjoy a concert at colorado college that features traditional music of central java as well as new works for javanese gamelan composed by cc students. the free show starts at 1:30 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info: The Concert Will Be Performed In Conjunction With The Indonesian Music Class Taught In Block 2 By Victoria Levine And I Made Lasmawan, Cc Professors Of Music.
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KCME CHAMBER RECITAL SERIES

Expires:10/21/2014

kcme brings a series of recitals to packard hall, featuring musicians from the air force academy band. on tuesday, october 21st the show will feature rampart winds, accompanied by susan grace on piano.

•Contact Info: 7:30 P.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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PFLAG CHAPTER MEETS

Expires:10/21/2014

the colorado springs pflag chapter meets the third tuesday of eachmonth at 7pm. the program on october 21st will be bill mead’s personal story. bill is an afa graduate. the meeting will be held at the dwelling place — 508 n. tejon in colorado springs. all are welcome.

•Contact Info: After His Partner Died Of Aids In 1997, Bill Has Faithfully ContinuedHis Support And Encouragement For Those Living With Hiv/Aids.
•Phone: For further information, call 575-8658.
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THE RESOURCE EXCHANGE

Expires:10/21/2014

the resource exchange (tre) is celebrating 50 years of building independence for people with developmental disabilities in the pikes peak region. on tuesday, october 21st, join executive director, david ervin, for breakfast at the tre office, as he provides an insider view of tre’s latest accomplishments and innovative plans.

•Contact Info: 418 South Weber, Colorado Springs7:30-8:30am
•Phone: 719-785-6440
•Contact Person: SHEILA FERGUSON
•Web: www.tre.org
•Email: sferguson@tre.org



INSIDE/OUT BREAKFAST

Expires:10/22/2014

inside/out youth services will be hosting its 4th annual ally up for inside/out breakfast a fundraiser for the education, empowerment and advocacy of lgbtiq youth on october 23rd, at the antlers hilton in col. spgs.

•Contact Info: 7:30 8:30
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•Web: www.INSIDEOUTYS.ORG
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WEDNESDAY AFTERSCHOOL TEEN GROUP

Expires:10/22/2014

each wednesday, after school, teens in grades 6th thru 9th grade are invited to the john c. fremont library for crafts, games, science and other fun activities.

•Contact Info: Snacks Will Be Provided. Activities Run 2:10 Pm To 3:10 Pm. In Florence, Co.
•Phone: Any questions, please contact Robin at (719) 784-4649 ext. 2
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JOHN C. FREMONT LIBRARY – OCTOBER 2014

Expires:10/22/2014

bill and shellie busetti of florence will display their bright and colorful digitally enhanced photos at a reception at the john c. fremont library on saturday, october 11th. a variety of programming and tuesday night at the movies are all on calendar in october.

•Contact Info: 130 Church Ave., Florence
•Phone: 719-784-4649
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COMMUNITY DISCUSSION

Expires:10/22/2014

on october 22nd pueblo rape crisis services, the ywca, and the child advocacy center will host a community discussion surrounding sexual and domestic violence.

•Contact Info: 12-1pm. Legacy Bank, 730 Desert Flower Blvd Pueblo, Co 81001
•Phone: 719-544-1191; 8am through 5pm, Monday – Friday. Ask for Kira Svirsky.
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•Email: kira@rapecrisisservices.org



HUMAN TRAFFICKING SYMPOSIUM

Expires:10/23/2014

the human trafficking task force of southern colorado is hosting an awareness and advocacy day at uccs on october 25th. the symposium will offer a chance to learn more about modern day slavery in colorado.

•Contact Info: 8:00 3:00 In Berger Hall. The Event Is Free And Open To The Public And Lunch Will Be Provided. (But Registration Required).
•Phone: Debbie Manzanares 719-216-4280
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•Web: www.ht-colorado.org
•Email: mailto:debbiemanz@hotmail.com



PAD YATRA

Expires:10/23/2014

you are invited to attend the screening of the movie pad yatra which tells the story of 700 people trekking across the himalayas with a mission to save the planets 3rd pole, a glacial region now devastated by the climate chaos associated with global warming. the free screening takes place thurs., oct. 23rd, 7 pm at the cornerstone screening room, 825 n. cascade ave.

•Contact Info: Narrated By Daryl Hannah; Directed By Wendy J.n. Lee. The Film Features Breath-Taking Landscapes, Harrowing Adventures, And More
•Phone: 634-1441 for more info.
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ENVIRONMENTAL FORUM

Expires:10/23/2014

the last pikes peak environmental forum of the year is happening on october 24th, 12-2pm at the margarita at pine creek. the topic is permaculture: the evolution of amazing spaces over the past 23 years.

•Contact Info: Laura And Tim Spear Created A Permaculture Haven On Their Property In Black Forest: Forest Edge Gardens. Learn From Their Successes, Some Planned And Some Unplanned.
•Phone: Michele E. Mukatis Coordinator, PPEF (719) 231-6265
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FALL TOURS OF PICKET WIRE

Expires:10/24/2014

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

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

Expires:10/24/2014

the lead foundation will host apresentation at cheyenne mountain high school on the challenges of being a student with a learning disability and/or adhd. educators and parents might better understand the academic, social, and emotional aspects of being a student with a learning disability after this presentation, which happens october 24th in the black box theater of cheyenne mountain high school.

•Contact Info: 1200 Cresta Road, From 6:30 To 8:30 Pm. This Event Will Be Of Interest To Teachers, Students And Parents Of Students With Learning Disabilities.
•Phone: 719-659-0517.
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•Web: www.leadcolordo.org
•Email: leadfoundationco@gmail.com



“ALADDIN”

Expires:10/24/2014

the rockrimmon elementary pto presents “aladdin”, a children’s live theatre production in conjunction with the missoula children’s theatre on saturday, october 25th..

•Contact Info: . Show Times At 10:00 A.m. & 12:30 P.m. Rockrimmon Elementary, 194 Mikado Dr. W, Colorado Springs. Adults – $5, Children & Seniors – $3, General Admission Seating, At Door.
•Phone: 719.234.5200
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FOUNTAIN NATURE CENTER – OCT 2014

Expires:10/25/2014

fall star gazing, an environmental film series, and a pumpkin carving party are all on the calendar in october at the fountain creek nature center.

•Contact Info: 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain
•Phone: 719-520-6745
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•Web: WWW.ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
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“ANTICI…PATED”

Expires:10/25/2014

steel city theatre will kick off its second season with a showing of “the rocky horror show” on friday, october 10th at the sctc theatre in pueblo.

•Contact Info: Oct 10,11,17,18,24,25 @7pm; Oct 12,19,26 @2pm; Oct18,24,25 @10pm241 S Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo
•Phone: 719-994-8298
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COSTUME CRITTER

Expires:10/25/2014

the women’s mountain biking association of colorado springs presents ‘costume critter’ october 25th, in colorado springs. this is the annual halloween community event with a kids treat ride and adult tricks ride along with a highly competitive costume contest.

•Contact Info: 10:30 A.m.- 6 P.m. 720 W. Monument St. Kids Free, Adults $10
•Phone: 719-287-4282; 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. Ask for Tara McCarthy
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•Email: tara@wmbacos.org



SPACE & SCIENCE FICTION COSTUME BALL

Expires:10/25/2014

the 3rd annual space & science fiction costume ball will be held at the space foundation discovery center in colorado springs on saturday, oct. 25th. proceeds will help provide scholarships for students and teachers to experience hands-on field trips to the discovery center.

•Contact Info: 4425 Arrowswest Drive, 7:00-11:00 P.m. Tickets Are $50 Per Person
•Phone: (719)576-8000
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•Web: www.scifisprings.com
•Email: media@spacefoundation.org



ATTENTION GOBLINS, PRINCESSES..

Expires:10/25/2014

the pueblo zoo will be hosting their annual zoo boo on saturday, october 25th, from 1:00 5:00. you can dress up in your most creative costume and have a spooktacular time at the pueblo zoo that day. enjoy treat stations, a scavenger hunt, spooky crafts and games, animal close encounters, and storytime with the pueblo city-count library district.

•Contact Info: Adult $10; Child $3 Members: Adult Free; Child $3. Advanced Tickets Available For Sale At The Zoo Cashier Booth.
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•Web: www.pueblozoo.org
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SAND CREEK MASSACRE

Expires:10/25/2014

on saturday, october 25th, join park staff they discuss the life and legacy of sand creek massacre survivor, lone wolf or stacy riggs. visitors should meet at the park’s overlook area.

•Contact Info: Cr W A Mile East (Right) Of Cr 54, Eads, Colorado11am
•Phone: 719-729-3003
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•Web: WWW.NPS.GOV/SAND
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WALDEN CHAMBER MUSIC

Expires:10/26/2014

the first concert of the 2014-15 season of the walden chamber music society is on sunday, october 26th at the steamplant theater in salida.

•Contact Info: 3pm
•Phone: 719-395-2097
•Contact Person: MARIE
•Web: WWW.SALIDASTEAMPLANT.COM WWW.WALDENCHAMBERMUSIC.ORG
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ORGANIST ERIC WICKS IN CONCERT

Expires:10/26/2014

on sunday, october 26th, first lutheran church will present organist eric wicks in a recital of works of various composers.

•Contact Info: At 3 P.m., First Lutheran Church 1515 North Cascade Ave. Including Pieces By J.s. Bach, Csar Franck, Dan Locklair, Camille Saint-Sans, And Louis Vierne.
•Phone: 632-8836
•Contact Person: ADMISSION IS FREE, AND A RECEPTION WILL FOLLOW.
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CC JOURNALIST IN RESIDENCE SERIES

Expires:10/28/2014

scott anderson novelist, journalist and war correspondent, will be reading from and discussing his new work, lawrence in arabia: war, deceit, imperial folly, and the making of the modern middle east. this free reading starts at 7 p.m., on tuesday, october 28th, in gates common room, located on the third floor of palmer hall, 1025 n. cascade ave.

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STRINGS AND SERPENTS

Expires:10/28/2014

fresh from their premiere at lincoln center, ‘strings and serpents’ brings their multicultural, multimedia collaboration to packard hall on oct. 28th. using two pianos, two kotos (a traditional japanese stringed musical instrument) and an animator, strings and serpents explore the myth of the rainbow serpent.

•Contact Info: Blend Of Traditional And Modern Textures, Enhanced By 2-D And 3-D Computer-Generated Imagery, 7:30 P.m., Packard Hall, Free
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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Expires:10/30/2014

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

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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu
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HOOT, HOOT OWLS!

Expires:10/30/2014

discover the world of nature with your 2 or 3 year old at bear creek nature center on thursday, october 30th. interactive play and a short hike make this the perfect introduction to the outdoors for your child.

•Contact Info: 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-520-6387
•Contact Person: JAMIE BEQUETTE
•Web: ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
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BLOCK GRANT APPLICATION

Expires:10/30/2014

the city of colorado springs housing development division has announced that the 2015 community development block grant application process is now open. the primary purpose of this program is to serve low- to moderate income residents who reside within the city limits of colorado springs. all application materials and instructions can be found online.

•Contact Info: Applications Due By October 31. A Public Workshop To Discuss The Application On: September 30. 3 5 P.m. City Admin, Suite 102 30 S. Nevada
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•Web: www.coloradosprings.gov/housing
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MANITOU INCLINE TRAIL VOLUNTEER WORKDAYS

Expires:10/31/2014

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

•Contact Info: Tools Will Be Provided; However, Bring Your Own Gloves, Water, Hat, Sunscreen And Lunch. September 13, October 11 And November 1. 8 A.m. – 3:30 P.m.
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•Web: www.coloradosprings.gov/volunteer
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PIONEERS MUSEUM – OCTOBER 2014

Expires:10/31/2014

there’s a lot going on at the colorado springs pioneers museum in october! the pikes peak regional history lecture series: “van briggle by the numbers”, a children’s history hour: “just dig it!” in honor of international archaeology day, and a halloween history hunt, to name a few. plus, every saturday at noon there are windows into history tours.

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

Expires:10/31/2014

the john c. fremont library district youth services is offering many programs in october. story time, wednesday afterschool teen group, family movie afternoon, and the smart cookie club are all on the calendar.

•Contact Info: 130 Church Ave, Florence
•Phone: 719-784-4649 x2
•Contact Person: ROBIN
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WATERCOLORISTS EVENT

Expires:10/31/2014

the taos national society of watercolorists are staging a major exhibition at the fremont center for the arts in caon city. the exhibition runs through nov. 1st.

•Contact Info: 505 Macon Avenue, Fremont Center Open Tuesdays – Saturday, 10 A.m 4 P.m. General Admission Is $3. Members And Children Under 12 Are Free.
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•Web: www.fremontarts.org
•Email: FCA@fremontarts.org



OCTOBER SPOOKTACULAR

Expires:10/31/2014

it’s an october spooktacular at the manitou springs heritage center. expect lots of ghoulish decorations, classic horror movies, and ghosts.lots of ghosts. also, for people interested in helping, there are a few volunteer positions left to assist with tour preparations and to channel the ghosts and spirit guides the night of the walking tours.

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•Phone: Manitou Springs Heritage Center by phone at (719)685-1454
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•Web: www.emmacrawfordfestival.com www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org
•Email: manitouheritage@gmail.com



HALLOWEEN HISTORY HUNT

Expires:10/31/2014

on friday, october 31st, hunt for history throughout the colorado springs pioneers museum and get a special treat once you’ve completed the search! enjoy a spooky story time and make a creepy craft before you leave.

•Contact Info: 215 S. Tejon St., Colorado Springs1-5pm
•Phone: 719-385-5990
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•Web: WWW.CSPM.ORG
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SPGS. LOOKING FOR A VOLUNTEER

Expires:10/31/2014

the city of col. spgs. is looking for a volunteer and one alternate to serve on the liquor and beer licensing board. all the details as well as applications can be found online.

•Contact Info: Send Applications / Resume To Samantha Gunther By 10/31 To Or Mail Them To City Council, Attn: Samantha Gunther, P.o. Box Colorado Springs, Co 80901.
•Phone: Samantha Gunther City Council Office (719) 385-5453
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•Web: www.springsgov.com/CCBIndex
•Email: sgunther@springsgov.com



CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

Expires:11/03/2014

the city of colorado springs is now accepting applications to serve on the city planning commission. the commission is a nine-member body appointed by city council to review various land use development applications and proposals. planning commission meets the third thursday of each month in the city hall council chambers. resumes and applications are due by monday, november 3rd.

•Contact Info: City Council; Attn: Samantha Gunther; P.o. Box 1575, C/S 80901
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•Contact Person: SAMANTHA GUNTER
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•Email: SGUNTHER @SPRINGSGOV.COM



RAISING DIABETES AWARENESS

Expires:11/05/2014

a dinner and silent auction for raising diabetes awareness happens thursday, november 6th at the briarhurst manor estate in manitou.

•Contact Info: 6 8pm. Kick-Off November As National Diabetes Awareness Month. $60 Per Person, $35 For Children 12 And Under, $420.00 For A Table Of 8 Guests.
•Phone: 719-473-7808; 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. Ask for Andrea Houk.
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•Web: www.dcccolorado.org
•Email: info@dcccolorado.org



WORLD PREMIERE

Expires:11/05/2014

on nov. 5th you can meet ten remarkable young people, ages 14 to 18, who comprise the first class of the colorado springs youth documentary academy housed at the facs bemis school of art. this new program offers tuition-free professional documentary film training to youth who bring their courage, their stories, and their profound eagerness to find their voice on screen. the fruits of their work will be on display as the fine arts center presents a public screening of their short films in the theatre.

•Contact Info: New Films From The Colorado Springs Youth Documentary AcademyNov. 5, 7p (Suggested Donation: $10 Adults; $4 Students)
•Phone: 719.634.5583
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•Web: www.csfineartscenter.org
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STEAM SHOVELS & THE PANAMA CANAL

Expires:11/06/2014

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the completion of the panama canal. join the western museum of mining & industry as they welcome historian noel maurer, author of ‘big ditch’, and explore the world of the panama canal, the importance of steam shovels to its completion, and the future of this once controversial feat of american might. the reception and lecture take place on thursday, november 6th.

•Contact Info: 225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado SpringsReception @ 6pm; Lecture @ 7pm
•Phone: 719-488-0880
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•Web: WWW.WMMI.ORG
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A JEWEL OF A WINE TASTING

Expires:11/07/2014

the seventh annual colorado springs teen court wine tasting and gourmet food gala happens at norris penrose event center on friday, november 7th at 6:30 p.m.

•Contact Info: 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road. Tickets Are $40 Per Person. Please Visit Website For Additional Information.
•Phone: 719.475.7815
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•Web: www.springsteencourt.org
•Email: info@springsteencourt.org



HANDWOVEN HOLIDAY SALE

Expires:11/07/2014

the handweavers guild of pueblo presents their 30th annual handwoven holiday sale october 31st – november 8th in the historic vail hotel, in downtown pueblo.

•Contact Info: 217 South Grand Ave. Admission Is Free.
•Phone: 719-242-8803
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TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES

Expires:11/08/2014

the ten thousand villages festival sale will be on friday, november 7th at beth-el mennonite church in colorado springs. purchase hand-crafted items by artisans in 30 different countries around the world.

•Contact Info: 4625 Ranch Drive, Colorado SpringsFri 3-8pm; Sat 8am-3pm
•Phone: 719-636-2716
•Contact Person: JEANETTE MARTIN
•Web: WWW.BETH-ELMENNONITE.ORG
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NIGHT OF COMEDY

Expires:11/08/2014

special kids special families is hosting their 3rd annual night of comedy, featuring the hilarious chris fonseca on saturday, november 8th at the doubletree hotel in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 1775 E. Cheyenne Mtn. Blvd., Colorado Springs6-9pm
•Phone: 719-447-8983
•Contact Person: LINDA
•Web: WWW.SKSFCOLORADO.ORG
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2ND SUNDAY CONCERTS

Expires:11/09/2014

join the pikes peak library district for 2nd sunday concert series featuring woodshed red on november 9th at library 21c.

•Contact Info: 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs2pm
•Phone: 719-884-9800
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•Web: ppld.org
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ROCKY MOUNTAIN WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL

Expires:11/09/2014

the rocky mountain women’s film festival showcases feature, short, documentary and animated films that are thought-provoking and enriching, and that encourage global awareness and personal growth. this year the festival runs from friday, november 7th through sunday, november 9th at colorado college and the fine arts center.

•Contact Info: Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N Cascade, C/S
•Phone: 719-226-0450
•Contact Person: LINDA BROKER
•Web: rmwfilmfest.org
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VETERANS DAY PROGRAM

Expires:11/11/2014

library 21c will host a veterans day program on arlington and the tomb of the unknown soldier tuesday, november 11th.

•Contact Info: 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, 80920, Just North Of Chapel Hills Mall. 7:00 8:00 Pm. Presented By Tom Tudor, Former Soldier At The Tomb
•Phone: Barb Keiser, Library21c, 884-9800, Ext. 6704
•Contact Person: THIS EVENT IS FREE
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CHAMPIONS PROGRAM

Expires:11/13/2014

the diabetes community center will host the a1c champions program thursday, november 13th. bill rodriquez will deliver a free educational program to share diabetes self-management and lifestyle strategies based on extensive training and his personal experience living with diabetes.

•Contact Info: At 6:30 Pm Penrose Public Library, Carnegie Meeting Room, 20 North Cascade Avenue
•Phone: 719-473-7808; 9am – 4pm, Monday through Friday. Ask for Andrea Houk.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.dcccolorado.org
•Email: info@dcccolorado.org



COATS & CANS COMMUNITY DRIVE

Expires:11/14/2014

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

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

Expires:11/14/2014

pikes peak workforce center is offering an essentail grant skills workshop on thursday and friday, november 13th-14th.

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•Phone: 1-800-421-9512
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FRANK LEWIS-DALE JONES GANG

Expires:11/14/2014

on friday, november 14th, a presentation about the history of the frank lewis-dale jones gang will be at the old colorado city history center in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 1 South 24th St., Colorado Springs11am
•Phone: 719-636-1225
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FRONT RANGE FIBER ARTISANS

Expires:11/15/2014

the front range fiber artisans cordially invite you to a fun and exciting evening with art, food, wine and music on november 15th.

•Contact Info: To Raise Funds For Community Outreach And Education; To Prepare For Fiber Festival In 2015 At Rockledge Ranch.
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•Web: www.frontrangefiber.com
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SPORTS BUDDIES PROGRAMS

Expires:11/17/2014

‘big brothers big sisters’ will conduct an orientation for community based and sports buddies programs in october and november. the sessions will provide you with more basic information about the big brothers big sisters program, as well as an opportunity for training around mentoring issues.

•Contact Info: Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Colorado- Pikes Peak – 111 S. Tejon Street, Ste. 302, Colorado Springs, Co 80903
•Phone: 719-252-9578; 9am through 5pm, Monday – Friday. Ask for Kyle McGuire.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.biglittlecolorado.org
•Email: kylem@biglittlecolorado.org



LUMINOSITY

Expires:11/21/2014

from oct. 17 through nov. 21. pikes peak community college presents luminosity: rendered spaces, a fine art exhibit featuring the varied works of ppcc alumni at the downtown studio campus art gallery, 100 w. pikes peak ave.

•Contact Info: Opening Reception W/ Live Music, Food Oct. 17, 5-7:30 P.m. All Gallery Events Are Free And Open To The Public.
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•Contact Person: GALLERY HOURS: MONDAY FRIDAY, 10 A.M.- 5:30 P.M. AND SAT. 12:30 – 4:30 P.M
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TREES OF LIFE

Expires:11/22/2014

pikes peak hospice & palliative care invites the entire community to join them in remembering those we love and those we have lost. the 30th annual trees of life outdoor community tree-lighting ceremony is saturday, november 22nd at the colorado springs pioneers museum.

•Contact Info: 215 S. Tejon St., Colorado Springs (South Lawn)5pm
•Phone: 719-633-3400
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.PIKESPEAKHOSPICE.ORG/TREESOFLIFE
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ALPINE ORCHESTRA CONCERTS

Expires:11/22/2014

the alpine orchestra opens its 24th season this fall with concerts in leadville, salida and buena vista. the 45 piece symphony has members from throughout the upper arkansas valley and elsewhere. concerts will be held friday, november 21st, 7:30 p m, at leadville’s annuciation catholic church; saturday the 22nd, 7:30 p m, at the salida steamplant theatre; then a matinee on sunday the 23rd, 3 p m, at clearview community church, west of buena vista on rodeo road.

•Contact Info: Its New Conductor, Beth Steele Of Breckenridge, Has Selected Works By Beethoven, Brahms And Others For Debut Performances.
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•Contact Person: NO ADMISSION CHARGE CONTRIBUTIONS ARE APPRECIATED
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KNEE HIGH NATURE HOUR RETURNS

Expires:11/24/2014

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

•Contact Info: 9/24 – Wiggly Worms; 10/8 – Wonderful Water; 10/22 – Creepy Critters; 11/12 – Falling Leaves; 11/26 – Talkin’ Turkey
•Phone: Please call 719-549-2458 to register.
•Contact Person: $2/MEMBER $3/NON-MEMBER TODDLER. CLASSES ARE FROM 10 TO 11AM.
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BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER – NOVEMBER 2014

Expires:11/26/2014

come for vinyasa yoga on wednesday mornings, or take a colorado culture bus tour to bent’s old fort. these activities and so many more are on the calendar at the bear creek nature center in november.

•Contact Info: 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-520-6387
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.ELPASOCOUNTYNATURECENTERS.COM
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FOUNTAIN CREEK CENTER – NOV 2014

Expires:11/29/2014

a thanksgiving wetland wildlife walk and an environmentally sound living tips workshop are two of the many interesting and informative activities on the calendar in november at the fountain creek nature center.

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

Expires:12/01/2014

the zonta club of the pikes peak area is looking for adult friends and transition supporters to join its launching families program. volunteers walk along side youth who grew up in the el paso county foster system as they transition out of that system to a future that may include a college education, a career, or a trade.

•Contact Info: Launching Families Volunteers Listen, Chat, And Sometimes Offer Advice Or An Understanding Shoulder Or Even A Holiday Meal.
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•Email: info@ ZontaPikes Peak.org



MAYOR’S COMMUNITY FORUMS

Expires:12/04/2014

mayor steve bach will host a series of six community forums to gather feedback from citizens on the highest priority, backlogged capital improvement projects needed in their neighborhoods for streets, public safety and parks. check out the website for dates, times and locations.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-385-5254
•Contact Person:
•Web: COLORADOSPRINGS.GOV BACHSOFFICE.COM
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MAMMALS

Expires:12/12/2014

the nature & raptor center of pueblo is offering a series of mammal programs exclusively for homeschool families this fall. participants may attend one, two or all three sessions and is for children of all ages. the dates are fridays october 10th, november 14th, and december 12th.

•Contact Info: Nrcp Yurt, 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo10am-12noon
•Phone: 719-549-2458
•Contact Person: SUE
•Web: www.natureandraptor.org
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DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP

Expires:12/13/2014

downtown partnership’s core culture guided tours series offers a chance to learn more about arts, culture and history in downtown colorado springs’ state-certified creative district. spaces, faces, places is the title of two tours coming up on saturday, november 8th and saturday, december 13th.

•Contact Info: The Perk Downtown, 14 S. Tejon Street
•Phone: 719-886-0088
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.DOWNTOWNCS.COM
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LIVE AND LOCAL

Expires:12/17/2014

you can check out ‘live and local’ a free concert series every third thursday at 6:30 pm. events takes place at studio bee, a black box theater thats part of the pikes peak center.

•Contact Info: Past Performances Can Be Seen On The Live And Local Youtube Channel
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•Web: https://www.youtube.com/user/liveandlocalstudioB
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GARDENER CERTIFICATE TRAINING PROGRAM

Expires:01/04/2015

colorado state university is now accepting registrations for the 2015 colorado gardener certificate training program. classes will be held at the extension office on spruce street in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: Every Thursday From 9-4 Jan 22 – Mar 26
•Phone: 719-520-7690
•Contact Person:
•Web: http://elpasoco.colostate.edu/hort/hort.shtml
•Email: JulieHill@elpasoco.com



CHILDREN OF LUDLOW: LIFE IN A BATTLE ZONE

Expires:09/30/2015

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

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