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CITY STRINGS

Expires:09/30/2014

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

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



AN EVENING WITH REBECCA AND KUBA

Expires:09/30/2014

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

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

Expires:09/30/2014

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

•Contact Info: In Library And Academic Resources Center (Larc) 109.
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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu
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INTEMANN TRAIL WORK

Expires:10/01/2014

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

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



HOPE FOR THE HOLY LAND

Expires:10/01/2014

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

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



8TH ANNUAL PLEIN AIR PAINT-OUT

Expires:10/01/2014

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

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

Expires:10/01/2014

‘family-to-family’ is a free 12-week support and education program for family and friends of individuals living with a mental illness. fall class begins tuesday, september 23rd and run for 12 weeks. new participants can join the class during the first three weeks.

•Contact Info: 6:00-8:30 Pm. Pre-Registration Is Required
•Phone: Barbara at 719-334-0596 or Anne at 719-485-7706
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NEW ARTS MONTH INITIATIVE

Expires:10/01/2014

the cultural office of the pikes peak region (copper) is excited to announce the launch of a new arts month initiative this october. the month-long celebration will kick-off with a free event on wednesday, october 1st at the mansion (20 n. tejon street in downtown colorado springs) and will feature a collection of musical, theatrical, dance and visual entertainment from our local community.

•Contact Info: From 6-9pm.
•Phone: 719-634-2204.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.peakradar.com/artsmonth
•Email: andy@coppercolo.org



“VALLEY UPRISING”

Expires:10/01/2014

the reel rock film tour, created by cc alumni peter mortimer 96 and josh lowell 94, returns to campus this fall to screen “valley uprising, their newest full-length feature film that documents the surge of rock climbing in yosemite valley during the 1960s and 70s. “valley uprising” will be screened at 6:30 p.m. in armstrong theatre on oct. 1st.

•Contact Info: Free, Tickets Online.
•Phone: 389-6607
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•Web: http://reelrocktour.com/event/colorado-springs-co/
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LIVE-STREAM OF BOULDER LECTURE

Expires:10/01/2014

on wednesday, october 1st colorado college will be live-streaming supreme court justice antonin scalia’s address at the university of colorado. afterword, political science professors tom cronin and tim fuller will lead a discussion of scalia’s address and the contemporary american supreme court. best leslie

•Contact Info: 5:30 P.m., Loomis Hall, 1104 N. Cascade Ave., Free And Open To The Public
•Phone: 389-6607
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SOCOM

Expires:10/01/2014

the southern colorado manufacturing expo happens sept 30th and oct 1st in col. spgs. the socom expo is a showcase with demonstrations of the products and goods manufactured throughout the region from aerospace and electronics and food and beverage to lifestyle, bioscience, industrial and consumer items. in a related note there will be a screening of a documentary film about the demise and resurgence of the manufacturing sector in the us. on oct. 1st at the new 21c library.

•Contact Info: At Freedom Financial Services Event Center 3650 N. Nevada. Manufacturers Are Invited To Exhibit And Sponsor The Event.
•Phone: 719.358.4225
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•Web: www.socomexpo.com http://www.mfgday.com/events/2014/pikes-peak-library-district
•Email: tracy@springsfab.com



BUILD YOUR 3D PRINTER

Expires:10/02/2014

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

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

Expires:10/02/2014

lead foundation is sponsoring a presentation by dr. russell barkley on thursday, october 2nd in the cheyenne mountain high school auditorium. dr. barkley is one of the world’s foremost authorities on adhd in adults and children.

•Contact Info: 1200 Cresta Road, Colorado Springs7-9pm
•Phone: 719-659-0517
•Contact Person: SALLE HOWES
•Web: WWW.LEADCOLORADO.ORG
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ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS SEMINAR

Expires:10/02/2014

on thursday, october 2nd, the economics and business department at cc welcomes alan c. marco, the acting chief economist at the u.s. patent and trademark office, to give the first talk in the 2014-15 seminar series. marcos research focuses primarily on patent policy, with particular emphasis on uncertainty in intellectual property rights.

•Contact Info: 2 P.m., Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (East Of Tutt Library), Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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SEVERAL LIVES OF NIKOLA TESLA

Expires:10/02/2014

on thursday, october 2nd at 7pm, colorado college presents a lecture titled “inventor, artist, and entrepreneur: the several lives of nikola tesla”. w. bernard carlson will give the lecture, which is free and open to the public, andtakes place in the cornerstone arts building, 825 n. cascade avenue.

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•Phone: 389-6607
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8K/1K SPECIAL RUN & WHEELCHAIR DERBY

Expires:10/03/2014

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

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



ST. PETER CRUSADE FOR HOT CHOCOLATE

Expires:10/03/2014

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

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



SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND

Expires:10/03/2014

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

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

Expires:10/03/2014

a breast cancer survivor celebration will be held on saturday, october 4th, at the old towne carriage house in pueblo. the featured luncheon speaker is dr. nancy saltzman, breast cancer survivor, and author of the best-selling memoir ‘radical survivor’. a panel of experts will share the latest information on breast cancer treatments and programs.

•Contact Info: 102 S. Victoria Avenue. Doors Open At 10:15 A.m. $25 Per Guest. Event Is Free For Survivors And All Survivors Will Receive A Special Gift Bag
•Phone: 719) 557-5247 for reservations
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BALLOT ISSUES FORUM

Expires:10/03/2014

you can join the league of women voters to learn more about the pros and cons of the questions on the state ballot. the american association of university women is cosponsoring this informative morning meeting on saturday, october 4th. at the east library.

•Contact Info: 9:30 To 11:30 A.m. The Event Is Free And Refreshments Will Be Served.
•Phone: Julie Ott, 719-447-9400
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•Web: www.lwvppr.org/calendar.html
•Email: LWVPPR@gmail.com



THIRD WORLD

Expires:10/03/2014

third world plays roots reggae, but they also have incorporated other styles into their music, developing a sound of reggae fusion. the initial influence of the wailers prompted the formation of the band and inspired them to take a new direction combining reggae with other genres. you can hear their style at 7:30 p.m., armstrong theatre, on oct. 3rd. i

•Contact Info: Their Seminal Hits Include 96 Degrees In The Shade, Now That We Found Love, Try Jah Love And Cool Meditation. Tickets: Krcc, Worner Desk, , $12 Students, $16 General Admission
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•Web: Ticketfly.com
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“FAITH AND REASON, RELIGION AND SCIENCE”

Expires:10/03/2014

on friday, october 3rd professor robert audi will discuss whether religion and science are incompatible or complementary. his talk starts at 3 p.m. in bemis hall at colorado college.

•Contact Info: Audi Also Will Touch Briefly On The Problem Of Evil. 920 N. Cascade Ave. Free.
•Phone: 389-6607
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FIRST FRIDAY WALK IN ROCKY FORD

Expires:10/03/2014

the town of rocky ford invites you to stroll down main street for its 1st friday art walk on oct. 3rd.

•Contact Info: Sandi Dell, Cynthia Montini, And Paula Brubaker Will Be Showing Their Quilts At The Idea Center, 5:30 7 P.m. Merchants Will Be Staying Open Until 7 P.m
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WAPITI

Expires:10/04/2014

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

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

Expires:10/04/2014

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

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

Expires:10/04/2014

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

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

Expires:10/04/2014

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

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



COWBOY CAMPFIRE

Expires:10/04/2014

on saturday, october 4th, the florence arts council is hosting a concert featuring mark compere and jj steele at the bell tower cultural center.

•Contact Info: 201 East 2nd Street, Florence7pm
•Phone: 719-784-2038 OR 719-671-3581
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AN AFTERNOON WITH JOHN WESLEY POWELL

Expires:10/04/2014

the award winning humanity scholar and author, clay jenkinson, who portrays thomas jefferson, will return to montrose as john wesley powell on october 4th.

•Contact Info: At Montrose Pavilion 2 P.m. Reception To Follow. Tickets At The Coffee Trader In Montrose-$25 For Adults, $20 For Students Or By Calling
•Phone: 970.596.5158.
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EXPERIENCE THE SPRINGS

Expires:10/05/2014

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

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



TAYLOR MEMORIAL CONCERT SERIES

Expires:10/05/2014

the taylor memorial concert series at grace and st. stephen’s episcopal church presents joseph galema, organist, on sunday, october 5th. the program will also offer choral evensong featuring the adult choir at grace.

•Contact Info: 701 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs3pm Free
•Phone: 719-389-6545
•Contact Person: STORMY BURNS
•Web: WWW.GSSEPISCOPAL.ORG
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HEAD/HEART/HAND

Expires:10/06/2014

megan oconnell is the proprietor of salt & cedar, a letterpress workshop and bindery situated in a 3000-square foot former meat locker in detroit. on monday, october 6th she will share current programming and collaborations along with an assessment of detroit as new paradigm for creative entrepreneurship.

•Contact Info: 7 P.m., Screening Room, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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THE JAZZ ENGAGEMENT

Expires:10/06/2014

the bemis school of art invites you to experience jazz music in a new way with a one month adventure into the art of jazz that will transform your ability to listen to, understand and enjoy jazz as well as all music. with live and recorded music, dialogue and self study, you’ll develop new listening skills. you’ll also revisit classic works of jazz and explore new and emerging styles.

•Contact Info: The Art Of Jazz Is A Non-Profit Project With A Mission To Promote Jazz Through Music Appreciation Seminars And Extraordinary Music Experiences.
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•Web: www.bemisartschool.org
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YARD & GARDEN CLASSES

Expires:10/07/2014

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

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

Expires:10/07/2014

csu-pueblo university extension is offering a yard and garden class on tuesday, october 7th. learn how you can improve your soil composting!

•Contact Info: 701 Court Street, 2nd Floor, Pueblo6-9pm
•Phone: 719-583-6566
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INNOVATIONS IN AGING COLLABORATIVE

Expires:10/07/2014

specialized health care and life care management is the topic for discussion on october 8th in penrose library, downtown colorado springs. you’ll hear from experts in the field on the best practices for integrating health and wellness within senior housing; nutrition and aging and much more.

•Contact Info: 8:30-12 Noon. Sponsored By El Pomar Foundation And The City Of Colorado Springs. Ticket Price: $30
•Phone: 719-286-9389, 8am through 5pm, Monday through Friday.
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•Web: www.innovationsinaging.org
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INNOVATIONS IN AGING

Expires:10/08/2014

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

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



PPWFC SEEKS EMPLOYERS

Expires:10/08/2014

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

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

Expires:10/08/2014

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

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



MANGO FAN DJANGO IN CONCERT

Expires:10/08/2014

on wednesday, october 8th, the florence arts council is hosting a concert featuring mango fan django at the bell tower cultural center.

•Contact Info: 201 East 2nd Street, Florence7pm
•Phone: 719-784-2038 OR 719-671-3581
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NAMING THE DEAD

Expires:10/08/2014

on wednesday, october 8th, the hulbert center for southwest studies aficionados speaker series at cc will present a lecture titled naming the dead: forensic identification of skeletons from the colorado mental health institute at pueblos forgotten 19th century cemetery.

•Contact Info: 12 P.m., Gaylord Hall, Main Floor Of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., Tickets:, $17 General Admission
•Phone: 719-389-6334
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A TIMELY MEETING

Expires:10/08/2014

the american association of university women welcomes the community to a timely meeting on saturday, october 11th. jay temple will speak on naturally occurring factors, including solar activity, that influence global warming and climate change. the program will be preceded by a breakfast buffet.

•Contact Info: At 9:30 A.m. At The Chapel Of Our Savior, 8 Fourth Street 80906. $12.00. Rsvp By October 8
•Phone: rsvp to Jeanne, 719-590-7237.
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PUMPKIN PATCH & HARVEST FESTIVAL

Expires:10/09/2014

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

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



HOPES AND DREAMS BREAKFAST

Expires:10/09/2014

the womens resource agency presents the ‘hopes and dreams breakfast’ celebrating the international day of the girl. it will take place october 10th in the antlers hilton downtown.

•Contact Info: Free With An Ask For Support At The End. 7:30-8:30 Am Doors Open At 7. Hear About The Work The Womens Resource Agency Does Helping Women Find Jobs And Keeping Teen Girls At Risk In School.
•Phone: 719-471-3170
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.wrainc.org
•Email: reception@wrainc.org



CLIMATE POLICY

Expires:10/09/2014

geophysicist and alumna marcia mcnutt examines the role of science in climate policy on thursday, october 9th at cc. the free talk starts at 7 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info: The State Of The Rockies Project Is A Co-Sponsor Of This Colorado College Alumni Climate Workshop Event.
•Phone: 389-6607
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BENEFIT FOR BLRA FOOTBALL TEAM

Expires:10/10/2014

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

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



KOATS 4 KIDS

Expires:10/10/2014

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

•Contact Info: Rsvp By October 1st
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•Web: koats4kids.org
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TED TALKS

Expires:10/10/2014

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

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



CVFD CHILI SUPPER

Expires:10/10/2014

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

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

Expires:10/10/2014

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

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



BOOTS AND BLING

Expires:10/10/2014

the colorado springs therapeutic riding center is gearing up for for their 2nd annual boots and bling fundraiser on saturday, october 11th. the fun starts at 5:30pm and continues until your feet get tired. all proceeds go towards the therapeutic riding programs, which benefit children and adults with special needs.

•Contact Info: Spend A Memorable Evening Enjoying Hors D’oeuvres, Dancing To The Music Of Dj Ron Perry. $50 Per Person, $400 For Table Of Eight.
•Phone: Please call 719-634-4173 for reservations. seating is limited
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CREEK WEEK CLEANUP

Expires:10/10/2014

the first annual “creek week” litter cleanup is happening september 27th through october 5th in el paso, teller and pueblo counties with a special cleanup event in fountain creek regional park on october 11th. everyone is encouraged to participate in one of the public events and do your part for clean and safe water for today and future generations.

•Contact Info: Businesses, Churches, Schools, Individuals, Etc. Are Encouraged To Pick Their Own Date, Pick A Location And Pick It Up!
•Phone: Contact Allison Plute, or 719-668-4686 with questions
•Contact Person: FOUNTAIN CREEK WATERSHED FLOOD CONTROL & GREENWAY DISTRICT
•Web: www.fountain-crk.org
•Email: aplute@csu.org



MOUNTAIN CLUB LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Expires:10/10/2014

the colorado mountain club is looking for volunteers to help restore cutthroat trout habitat near the la jara reservoir october 11th and 12th. no experience necessary, the project is open to the public and families with kids ages 10 and up are welcome.

•Contact Info: Volunteers Will Help Install Wildlife-Friendly Fencing To Protect Sensitive Riparian Habitat Areas. And Get To Enjoy Hiking And Fishing Opportunities Nearby.
•Phone: 303-996-2764 for more information.
•Contact Person: REGISTER ONLINE AT OR CALL
•Web: www.cmc.org/stewardship
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CITY SEEKING A VOLUNTEER

Expires:10/10/2014

the city of colorado springs is seeking a volunteer to serve on the citizens transportation advisory board. volunteers should have an expertise and/or interest in transportation and transportation-related concerns.

•Contact Info: Mail By 10/10/14 To City Council; Attention Samantha Gunther; P.o. Box 1575; Colorado Springs, Co 80901.
•Phone: For questions or more information, please call (719) 385-5453.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.SpringsGov.com
•Email: sgunther@springsgov.com



COLORADO’S FIRST CONSERVATIONIST

Expires:10/10/2014

the pikes peak posse of the westerners will host a program on enos mills – colorado’s first conservationist and rocky mountain national park pioneer. john stansfield will be the presenter. the event is slated for october 13th, 6:00 pm in the colorado springs masonic hall.

•Contact Info: 1130 Panorama Drive Colorado Springs, 80904. Program Format Is In A Casual, Catered Dinner Setting At A Cost Of $16.
•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



22ND ANNUAL BEAN SUPPER

Expires:10/11/2014

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

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

Expires:10/11/2014

zonta’s 15th annual artful women exhibition will be held october 3rd through 5th and october 10th through 11th at the sunflower bank building in canon city.

•Contact Info: 531 Main Street, Canon CityFri 5:30-7:30pm; Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 1-4pm
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PAINT THE TOWN

Expires:10/11/2014

florence arts council is hosting the 10th annual “paint the town”, a plein aire painting competition, on thursday through saturday, october 9th-11th at the bell tower cultural center.

•Contact Info: 201 East 2nd Street, Florence
•Phone: 719-784-2038 OR 719-671-3581
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“NOT I”

Expires:10/11/2014

a performance of “not i” by samuel beckett is given a new treatment in shove chapel at cc. the performance runs continuously from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on oct. 10th & 11th. drop in when you like!

•Contact Info: By Director Andrew Manley
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person: SHOVE CHAPEL, 1010 N. NEVADA AVE., NO TICKETS NEEDED; FREE
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SQUARE DANCE EVENT

Expires:10/11/2014

the dance theme is ‘southwest style’ for the monarch mavericks square dance event on saturday, oct. 11th at the salida community center.m.

•Contact Info: Plus Dancing Starts At 7:00, Followed By Mainstream Mix From 7:30-9:30. Pre-Rounds With Jacque Williams Will Be 6:15-6:45.
•Phone: For more information, call Andrith at 539-7877
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2ND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES

Expires:10/12/2014

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

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

Expires:10/12/2014

the taylor memorial concert series at grace and st. stephen’s episcopal church presents scott dettra, organist, on sunday, october 12th. mr. dettra is the organist for philadelphia’s acclaimed crossing choir.

•Contact Info: 701 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs3pm Free
•Phone: `719-389-6545
•Contact Person: STORMY BURNS
•Web: WWW.GSSEPISCOPAL.ORG
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VISITING WRITERS SERIES: KATE NORTHROP

Expires:10/13/2014

a visiting writers series event at cc on october 13th will feature acclaimed poet kate northrop reading with author h.l. hix. the free reading begins at 7 p.m., in gates common room, 1025 n. cascade ave.

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CC CHAMBER CONCERT

Expires:10/13/2014

cc performance faculty are joined by the duo quattro mani (susan grace and steven beck, pianos) in a chamber concert of the music of distinguished visiting composer john musto on oct. 13th. the free performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info: Regarded As One Of The Most Versatile American Musicians And Composers Today, Mustos Chamber Works Have Been Premiered Around The World.
•Phone: 389-6607
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JAD ABUMRAD OF RADIOLAB AT CC

Expires:10/13/2014

radio host and macarthur fellow jad abumrad is the creator and co-host of radiolab, a syndicated public radio program heard saturday afternoons on krcc. jad comes to armstrong hall on oct. 13th with a show that blends science, sound, psychology and philosophy to reveal something deeper about the human condition.

•Contact Info: 7:30 P.m., Armstrong Theatre, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St., Tickets: Krcc, And Ticketfly.com, $20.00 For Students, $30.00 General Admission
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POETRY READING

Expires:10/13/2014

the uccs department of english presents a reading by poet sam taylor, 7:00 p.m., monday, october 13th.

•Contact Info: Heller Center For Arts & Humanities, 1250 North Campus Heights (
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•Web: http://www.uccs.edu/heller/contact-and-map.html
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THINGS YOUR PLANTS WISHED YOU KNEW

Expires:10/14/2014

on october 14th pat sullivan will let you in on the 21 things your plants wished you knew. the science of cuttings, fertilizer and soil temperature are just a few of the topics covered at this horticultural arts society lecture.

•Contact Info: At 7 Pm At Colorado Technical U. This Talk Is Presented Free By The Horticultural Art Society.
•Phone: H.A.S. 357-9427
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SHOWBOAT EXTRAVAGANZA

Expires:10/15/2014

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

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



CALL FOR ARTISTS

Expires:10/15/2014

commonwheel artists co-op invites you to be a part of their group. they currently have an opening for a potter, a 3d artist, a jeweler, and a wall artist.

•Contact Info: You Can Download The Commonwheel Membership Application Packet. No Fee To Apply.
•Phone: 685-1008
•Contact Person: COMMONWHEEL ARTISTS CO-OP 102 CAON AVENUE
•Web: www.commonwheel.com
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MUSIC AT MIDDAY

Expires:10/15/2014

a music at midday concert on wednesday, october 15th will feature instrumental and vocal cc students in packard hall.

•Contact Info: 12:15 P.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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JOURNALIST IN RESIDENCE SERIES

Expires:10/15/2014

s.c. gwynne will be reading from and discussing his new work rebel yell: the violence, passion, and redemption of stonewall jackson, a thrilling account of how civil war general thomas stonewall jackson became a great and tragic american hero. this free event starts at 7 p.m. in gates common room, on oct. 15th.

•Contact Info: (1025 N. Cascade Ave.)
•Phone: 389-6607
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CABARET EVENING

Expires:10/15/2014

a cabaret evening with john musto, piano, and amy burton, soprano starts at 7:30 p.m. in packard hall at cc on oct. 15th.

•Contact Info: , 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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BUSTER KEATON VS. CHARLIE CHAPLIN

Expires:10/16/2014

on thursday, october 16th todd mcgowan gives a lecture from his new project on comedy. mcgowan will offer a psychoanalytic interpretation of what he claims are two fundamentally different forms of comedy: chaplins embodiment of exclusion from the social order and keatons demonstration of the coincidence between lack and excess in society.

•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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“THE KITCHEN”

Expires:10/16/2014

“the kitchen” is a cc theatre and dance department production directed by andrew manley. a classic from the 1960s, the kitchen is set in the basement kitchen of a huge restaurant as 30 chefs, waitresses and kitchen porters prepare for the frenzy of serving lunch. performances run oct. 16th through the 18th.

•Contact Info: Norberg Studio Cornerstone, Tickets: Worner Student Center, $5 General Admission
•Phone: 389-6607
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GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR

Expires:10/16/2014

an opportunity to explore graduate programs offered at uccs and at other institutions around the state and region happens at uccson thursday, october 16th.

•Contact Info: From 3:30-6:30pm University Center, Berger Hall.
•Phone: 719-255-3417 or 179-255-3072; 8am through 5pm, Monday through Friday.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.uccs.edu/gradschl
•Email: gradinfo@uccs.edu



INDIE SPIRIT FILM FESTIVAL

Expires:10/16/2014

the 7th annual indie spirit film festival runs october 17th through the 19th with 49 short and feature films from around the world. the colorado premier of ‘sitting bulls voice’ opens the festival at palmer high school with a reception after the film.

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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 friday, 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
•Contact Person:
•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



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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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.

•Contact Info:
•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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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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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



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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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