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GIANT PUPPET PROJECT

Expires:01/30/2015

concrete couch will host the 7th annual giant puppet project at fort carson january 20 thru jan 30th. you can join concrete couch and students of mountainside elementary, and current and retired military to build a really huge marionette puppet. adults and teens are needed to work one on one with the elementary students, and who can commit 2 or more afternoons.

•Contact Info: (2 To 4pm Weekedays, 9am To Noon On Saturday (Sunday Jan 25: Off) Mountainside Elementary School, 5506 Harr Ave, Colorado Springs, Co 80902
•Phone: 719-685-4422
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•Email: steve@concretecouch.org



“LINE” BY ISRAEL HOROVITZ

Expires:01/31/2015

“line,” by israel horovitz and directed by andrew manley, is an absurdist one-act drama chronicling the increasingly vicious attempts of five characters as they attempt to reach the front of a line. performances take place january 30th and 31st. starting at 8 p.m., in studio b, of the cornerstone arts center at colorado college.,

•Contact Info: 825 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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“EXTENDING THE LINE”

Expires:01/31/2015

“extending the line” is the title of an exhibition that considers a line in multiple dimensions. “extending the line” will take place in colorado colleges two campus galleries – coburn and the i.d.e.a. space at cornerstone arts center. extending the line also will feature a live soundscape component, wherein three musicians respond to the exhibition concept and specific pieces in the show.

•Contact Info: Cornerstone Arts Week 1/26 Thru 1/31. 1 P.m. On 1/31 In I.d.e.a. Space, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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HISTORY LECTURE SERIES

Expires:01/31/2015

the pikes peak regional history lecture series continues at the colorado springs pioneers museum in january.

•Contact Info: Jan. 10, 17, 21, 31
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•Web: www.cspm.org
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ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT IN WESTCLIFFE

Expires:01/31/2015

the first annual westcliffe ice fishing tournament will be held on saturday, january 31st at lake deweese reservoir. this family-friendly ice fishing tournament will be awarding cash and other prizes. the tournament runs from 7am-3pm. a valid colorado fishing license is required for all tournament participants 16 years and older.

•Contact Info: $10 Per Adult, $5 Per Youth Or $30 Per Family. Entry Forms At Antler Liquor Store, Valley Ace Hardware, Westcliffe Inn And Westcliffe Town Hall.
•Phone: 719-207-2407
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•Web: www.thecliffscolorado.com
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CROSSWORD PUZZLE CHALLENGE

Expires:01/31/2015

the 2nd annual crossword puzzle challenge will be hosted by the pikes peak library district on saturday, january 31st at library 21c. the challenge will feature unpublished puzzles from the new york times and national public radio’s will shortz.

•Contact Info: 175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs9-Noon
•Phone: 719-634-1698
•Contact Person: DAVID RASMUSSEN
•Web: PPLD.ORG
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MACLAREN SOCIETY INAUGURAL EVENT:

Expires:01/31/2015

the thomas maclaren school will host a conversation about conversation, two talks and a musical performance illustrating different types of conversation. the event happens january 31st. in col. spgs.

•Contact Info: 6:45pm. The Pinery At The Hill, 775 W. Bijou St. Free Admission. Appetizers Served. Cash Bar.
•Phone: 719-313-4488; 9am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday. Ask for Hannah Caneff.
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•Web: www.maclarenschool.org
•Email: hcaneff@maclarenschool.org



GREAT FRUITCAKE TOSS

Expires:01/31/2015

fruitcakes will fly in downtown manitou springs on january 31st. come and enjoy old fashioned games, a costume competition, libations and a fruitcake bake off! a non-perishable food item is suggested for admittance and will be donated to the local food bank.

•Contact Info: Memorial Park, Manitou Springs12noon-3pm
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•Email: FRUITCAKETOSS@GMAIL.COM



FREE TUTORING IN READING

Expires:02/01/2015

the childrens literacy center offers free one-to-one tutoring for children reading below their grade level. children are matched with trained volunteer tutors from the community and meet one hour, twice a week, for 12 weeks. the spring session begins february 2nd, 2015.

•Contact Info: Training Begins Jan. 20th
•Phone: Call Sierra at (719) 471-8672 to see if your child is eligible.
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CALL FOR ARTISTS

Expires:02/01/2015

visual artists are invited to apply for inclusion in the 17th annual art on the streets juried sculpture exhibition. the deadline for artists to apply is monday, february 16th 2015. applications are now available online.

•Contact Info: Selected Artists Each Receive A $1,000 Honorarium. In Addition, Artists Are Eligible For A $10,000 Juror Award And A $1,000 Peoples Choice Award.
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•Web: www.downtowncs.com/aots https://www.callforentry.org
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PROGRAM LEADER TRAINING

Expires:02/01/2015

bear creek and fountain creek nature centers will present a four-part training february 3-4 & 10-11th. this training prepares you to be an environmental education program leader for school field trips and nature center events. reservations and an application are required.

•Contact Info: 1:00-5:00pm
•Phone: Contact Paula at 719-520-6387 or by email
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•Email: bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com



EXHIBITION OF CIVIL WAR

Expires:02/01/2015

to celebrate 2015 as the final year of the 150th anniversary of the civil war, the university library at csu-pueblo will host the exhibition titled ‘civil war 150: exploring the war and its meaning through the words of those who lived it’. this traveling exhibit traces the major events of the civil war through the letters, personal accounts, and photographs of soldiers, families, and presidents. the free exhibit will be on display in the library and academic resources center lobby from jan. 12 through feb. 2nd.

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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu
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ROMANCING THE WEST

Expires:02/01/2015

‘romancing the west’ and enduring spirit fine art exhibitions are showing now through may 30th at the sangre de cristo arts center in pueblo. also, the buell children’s museum invites you to travel back in time to the american west where kids will be able to sit in the lizard lodge teepee, sing cowboy songs, and more.

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•Web: www.buellchildren’s museum.org www.SDC arts.org
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MOUNTAIN SONG COMMUNITY INFO SESSION

Expires:02/03/2015

mountain song community school will have an information session on wednesday, february 4th. it’s a morning of tea and play for families from 9-10 a.m.

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•Phone: Please contact Linda Johnson at 719-650-7092
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•Email: ljohnson@mountainsongschool.com



LOVEYOURBRAIN LLC

Expires:02/03/2015

kevin pearce, former professional snowboarder, is an inspirational public speaker and co-founder of loveyourbrain llc. he is an advocate for the prevention of brain injuries and the promotion of a brain healthy lifestyle. on tuesday, february 3rd, kevin will give a talk inside armstrong hall at colorado college.

•Contact Info: 7 P.m., Armstrong Theatre,, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St., Tickets: Available At The Worner Desk, $5 General Admission
•Phone: 389-6607
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WINTER LUNCH

Expires:02/03/2015

on wednesday, february 4th geology professor christine siddoway will speak on her recent trip to antarctica at the womans educational society’s winter lunch.

•Contact Info: Cost: $20. 12 P.m., Gaylord Hall, Main Floor Of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., $20 General Admission
•Phone: Please RSVP to Monique Michaud: (719) 488-9456.
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“MUSIC AT MIDDAY”

Expires:02/03/2015

the cc music department students perform vocal and instrumental pieces at another music at midday concert. it takes place on feb. 4th and is a great opportunity to check out the wealth of talent in the cc music department.

•Contact Info: 12:15 P.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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A TO Z OF BEES WORKSHOP

Expires:02/04/2015

csu extension/pueblo county is offering an a to z of bees workshopon wednesdays, february 11th and 25th. in this two-part class participants will learn about housing and equipment, safety gear, management and care of bees and their food sources. deadline to register is february 4.th

•Contact Info: 6:00 9:00 P.m. Place: Csu Extension/Pueblo County, 701 Court St., Suite C, Pueblo. Cost Is $20/Person, $30/Couple
•Phone: Please call 719-583-6566 for more information.
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ADVANCED & CREATIVE LEARNING

Expires:02/04/2015

the academy for advanced & creative learning, a district 11 charter school that serves gifted learners, will hold their annual lottery for enrollment on february 18th at 6:30.

•Contact Info: Applications To Be Included In The Lottery Are Due To Their Location 2510 N Chestnut St. By 4pm On February 4th.
•Phone: For info, call 434-6566
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•Web: www.academyacl.org
•Email: office@academyacl.org



WOMEN AT WAR

Expires:02/04/2015

author helen thorpe, former first lady of colorado and acclaimed author angela ricketts will appear together on stage in a moderated event to discuss the changing face of american women and the modern military. this should be a fascinating evening that challenges assumptions about sexual politics and the role of women both at home and at war. the event will take place at 7 p.m., wednesday, feb. 4th in the cornerstone arts center, 825 n. cascade ave.

•Contact Info: The Presentation, Which Is Free And Open To The Public, Is Part Of Ccs Journalist-In-Residence Lecture Series.
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•Web: https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2015-02-04-19-women-at-war-modern-life-on-the-battlefront-and-the-homefront#.VMpyhrd0zcu
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INNOVATION THURSDAY

Expires:02/05/2015

on thursday, february 5th colorado college will host an event that features a panel and interactive discussion about innovations in the outdoors. the featured panelists work in the outdoor industry in a variety of ways: athletic competition, media, guide work, online products / services and conservation.

•Contact Info: 5:30 P.m., Gaylord Hall, Main Floor Of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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KENT NELSON AT CC

Expires:02/05/2015

a visiting writers series event at cc on feb. 5th will feature kent nelson, a renowned colorado novelist and prodigious birdwatcher. the free reading with kent starts at 7 p.m. in gates common room.

•Contact Info: Third Floor Of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (East Of Tutt Library), Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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NONMILITARY RESPONSES TO ISIS

Expires:02/05/2015

a lecture titled: “cooperative nonmilitary responses to isis and other global terrorist threats” will be given at colorado college on feb. 5th. the free lecture starts at 7 p.m. in slocum commons.

•Contact Info: By David Cortright, Director Of Policy Studies At The Kroc Institute And Chair Of The Board Of The Fourth Freedom Forum At Notre Dame University.
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person: FIRST FLOOR, SW WING, SLOCUM HALL, 130 E. CACHE LA POUDRE ST.,
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GOCA

Expires:02/06/2015

the galleries of contemporary art at uccs will host a new installation by jos luis torres. torres is an argentinian-born canadian artist who works with salvaged building materials, found objects and recycled elements to create environments in both indoor and outdoor spaces. the opening reception & talk happens february 6th, from 5-8 pm. the exhibition runs through march 21st.

•Contact Info: Regular Gallery Hours Are 12 – 5 Pm; Wednesday – Saturday. Talk At 5 Pm. Goca Is Always Free & Open To The Public.
•Phone: 719-255-3504; 12 – 5 pm; Wednesday – Saturday.
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•Web: www.galleryuccs.org
•Email: gallery@uccs.edu



FROZEN RIVER FILM FESTIVAL

Expires:02/06/2015

lake city, co. will be the site for the third annual frozen river film festival friday & saturday, feb. 6 & 7th. at the lake city arts center. the doors will open at 6pm and films will run from 7-10p.m. proceeds support the conservancys ongoing river enhancement project in lake city, and the sustainability of the lake city ice park.

•Contact Info: Tickets Are $10 Per Adult And $5 Per Youth Per Program.
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•Web: www.lfvc.org
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CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

Expires:02/07/2015

the colorado springs chinese cultural institute will ring in their 14th annual chinese new year celebration at the city auditorium on saturday, february 7th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. activities for this year will feature the traditional lion dance, taiko drummers, kung fu demonstrations, traditional chinese dances, chinese musical performances and many other traditional demonstrations.

•Contact Info: Adults — $6; Children 5-9; Active Duty Military; And Cscci Members — $5; Children Under 5 — Free.
•Phone: CSCCI at (719) 287-7624
•Contact Person: 221 EAST KIOWA. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.
•Web: www.cscci.org/cnyf
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HONOR FLIGHT

Expires:02/07/2015

the student veterans of america (sva) chapter at csu-pueblo will co-host a fundraising event on saturday, february 7th to benefit honor flight of southern colorado, a non-profit organization which provides complimentary trips to veterans to view military memorials and monuments in a variety of locations from washington, d.c. to normandy.the gala will take place in the occhiato university center ballroom.

•Contact Info: 6pm
•Phone: 719-250-1463
•Contact Person: MARIE MANZANARES
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FAFSA HELP

Expires:02/07/2015

colorado state university-pueblo will support the national initiative to help college students and their parents find money for college by helping them complete and submit the free application for federal student aid (fafsa) at the 8th annual college goal sunday on february 8th.

•Contact Info: From 1-3 P.m. In The Library And Academic Resources Center At Csu-Pueblo. Spanish Speakers Also Will Be Available
•Phone: 719-549-2553
•Contact Person: NO RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.
•Web: www.csupueblo.edu www.collegegoalcolorado.org
•Email: megan.gregorich@csupueblo.edu



THE BRITISH ARE COMING

Expires:02/07/2015

city strings will perform an all british program featuring short works by frank bridge, john ireland and movements from william walton’s 2nd string quartet on saturday, february 7th at st. george’s anglican church.

•Contact Info: 217 E. Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs4pm
•Phone: 719-686-6231
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•Web: HTTP://COLORADOHAUSMUSIK.COM/CITY-STRINGS.HTML
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2ND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES

Expires:02/08/2015

pikes peak library district presents a second sunday concert featuring here’s to fightin’ on sunday, february 8th at library 21c in colorado springs. the local band plays a blend of indie folk and americana.

•Contact Info: 1175 Chapel Hills Dr., Colorado Springs2pm
•Phone: 719-884-9800
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•Web: PPLD.ORG
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“RENAISSANCE MASTERPIECES”

Expires:02/08/2015

taylor memorial concerts presents “renaissance masterpieces.” the concert will be held at grace and st. stephen’s episcopal church on sunday, february 8th.

•Contact Info: Downtown At The Corner Of North Tejon And Monument Streets. 3:00 Pm
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•Contact Person: TAYLOR CONCERTS ARE FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND ALL ARE WELCOME.
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CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT

Expires:02/08/2015

on sunday, february 8th first christian church is presenting their annual chamber music concert, played by members of the chamber orchestra of the springs and friends. the program will feature music from the baroque, classical and romantic periods as well as from the present.

•Contact Info: At 3:00 P.m., At 16 East Platte Ave.
•Phone: Carol Wilson, 633-8888
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•Email: organist@firstchristiancos.org



CC FACULTY RECITAL

Expires:02/08/2015

a cc faculty recital happens sunday, february 8th in packard hall. the free perfromance starts at at 3 p.m.

•Contact Info: Jerilyn Jorgensen, Violin, Cullan Bryant, Piano, Featured Will Be The Complete Three-Piece Cycle Of Szymanowski’s Mythes Op. 30 And Works By Beethoven And Franck.
•Phone: 389-6607
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HISTORY ALONG THE HOGBACKS

Expires:02/09/2015

pikes peak posse of the westerners presents history along the hogbacks, by don ellis on monday, february 9th at the colorado springs masonic hall.

•Contact Info: 1130 Panorama Drive, Colorado Springs6pm Reservations Suggested
•Phone: 719-473-0330
•Contact Person: BOB DEWITT
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INFORMATION FOR 2015 MUNICIPAL ELECTION

Expires:02/10/2015

as of wednesday, january 7th, mayor and city council candidates for the april 7th, 2015 general municipal election can begin to circulate nominating petitions. elected positions on the april ballot will include mayor, three at-large city council seats and the remaining term of the vacated district 2 city council seat. petitions must be returned to the city clerks office by 5 p.m. on wednesday, february 11th, 2015.

•Contact Info: Also – A Candidate Training Session From 9 -10 A.m. On January 7. It Will Also Be Streamed Live And Posted On The City Clerks Website Following The Meeting.
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•Web: www.coloradosprings.gov/election www.bit.ly/springstv
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BACKYARD POULTRY WORKSHOP

Expires:02/10/2015

a backyard poultry workshop will be offered by colorado state university extension office in colorado springs on february 11th.

•Contact Info: From 6:00 To 7:30 Pm
•Phone: For more information call 520-7690.
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RECALL ELECTION FOR DISTRICT 4

Expires:02/10/2015

candidates for the city council district 4 recall election can begin to circulate nominating petitions. a recall election for district 4 council member helen collins will be held. should the recall ballot question pass, the elected candidate will serve the remainder of the term of the current council member. petitions must be returned to the city clerks office by 5 p.m. on wednesday, february 11th, 2015.

•Contact Info: Filing Documents / Nominating Petitions Available As Of Jan 22, City Clerks Office (30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 10), Monday – Friday, 8 A.m. 5 P.m.
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•Web: www.coloradosprings.gov/election
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NATE MARSHALL AT CC

Expires:02/10/2015

a cc visiting writers series event on tuesday, february 10th will feature nate marshall, an important new voice emerging from chicagos south side. nate is author of blood percussion, co-editor of the breakbeat poets: new american poetry in the age of hip hop and star of the award-winning poetry documentary louder than a bomb.

•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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NONPROFITS

Expires:02/10/2015

the uccs school of public affairs is hosting a presentation entitled: nonprofits at home and abroad: building communities and understanding cultures, on tuesday, february 10th at the lodge on the uccs campus.

•Contact Info: 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs7pm
•Phone: 719-255-3406
•Contact Person: PAM SAWYER
•Web: WWW.UCCS.EDU/SPA
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CHARTER SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Expires:02/11/2015

james madison charter academy, in widefield school district 3, is currently enrolling for kindergarten through 6th grades for the 2015-2016 school year.

•Contact Info: Public Charter School With Project-Based Instruction. Kindergarten Lottery Will Be Held On February 12th
•Phone: 391-3977.
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•Web: www.jmcacolorado.net
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AAUW PROGRAM

Expires:02/11/2015

the american association of university women is presenting a program to inform the community of the educational aspect of the space foundation. it will occur at 9:00 am on saturday, february 14th. the space foundation’s director will speak on the foundation’s support of science, technology, engineering, and math for girls.

•Contact Info: At 4425 Arrowswest Drive. A Continental Breakfast Will Be Served. Cost Is $13.
•Phone: RSVP by February 11 to Jeanne at 590-7237.
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FAMILY HISTORY

Expires:02/11/2015

the pikes peak genealogical society presents “finding maps on the internet”, presented by dr. ted bainbridge on wednesday, february 11th at the 1905 carnegie reading room of the penrose library.

•Contact Info: 20 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs7pm
•Phone: 719-531-6333 X2253
•Contact Person: DENNIS DAILY
•Web: WWW.PPGS.ORG
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MOLYBDENUM

Expires:02/12/2015

on thursday february 12th the museum of western mining and industry presents an evening of learning about an element that we cannot live without: molybdenum ( muh-lib-duh-nuh-m). molybdenum, known to museum guests as a greasy rock, is used in creating high strength steel alloys, lubricating spacecraft engines, producing radiographic images in medicine, and is an essential element to nearly all life on the planet. yet most people have never even heard of it.

•Contact Info: Reception At 6 Pm And Lecture At 7 Pm.
•Phone: Please RSVP to 719-488-0880 to save your seat.
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•Web: www.wmmi.org
•Email: rsvp@wmmi.org



CELEBRATE YOUTH IN THE ARTS BREAKFAST

Expires:02/12/2015

the colorado springs children’s chorale and the colorado springs youth symphony association will host the ‘celebrate youth in the arts breakfast’ on thursday, february 12th. the breakfast brings together prominent people from the pikes peak region for a fast paced hour of performances, information, and food with the goal of engaging the community and raising funds.

•Contact Info: 7:30 Am – 8:30 Am-Hotel Elegante Conference And Events Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive, Colo Spgs, 80906
•Phone: please call 719-633-3562 to RSVP.
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•Web: www.kidssing.org
•Email: cscc@kidssing.org



FOOD SAFETY TRAINING

Expires:02/12/2015

are you interested in bringing your home-made food products to market? the csu extension-pueblo county will provide food safety training, required by the colorado cottage food act, on friday, february 12th.

•Contact Info: 701 Court Street, Suite C, Pueblo8:30-11amRegistration Required By 2/9/15
•Phone: 719-583-6566
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DRAWING AND PAINTING ART SHOW

Expires:02/12/2015

the annual cheyenne mountain high school advanced drawing and painting art show takes place on thursday february 12th, from 5:30 7:00 pm.

•Contact Info: 1200 Cresta Road Colorado Springs. 5:30 To 7:00
•Phone: 719 6004275
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•Email: halleynoon@gmail.com



KCMJ PRESENTS

Expires:02/12/2015

community radio station kcmj presents the colorado springs premiere of the documentary, ‘shadows of liberty’ on february 12th. the eve before world radio day. this informative event benefits kcmj, and takes place at stargazers theatre and event center. the community radio lovers reception before the film screening will feature music by ryan flores, and the hopeful heroines.

•Contact Info: Shadows Of Liberty Explores The Publics Fight For Truth And Democracy While Corporations Create A Media Monopoly. 5:30/6:30 Pm
•Phone: 719-471-3680
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•Web: www.kcmj.org www.stargazerstheatre.com
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CABIN FEVER DAZE FESTIVAL

Expires:02/13/2015

the 2nd annual cabin fever daze festival happens in creede, co. on valentine weekend. this winter festival includes a wide range of winter sport competitions (hockey, curling and ice sculpting), entertainment for all ages (carriage rides, gallery exhibits, live music), and performances by the creede repertory theater.

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•Phone: 719.658.2540
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•Web: www.creederep.org www.creede.com
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BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

Expires:02/13/2015

mountain chalet is bringing the banff mountain film festival to colorado springs. 100% of proceeds of this event are donated to rocky mountain field institute. the event takes place at stargazers theatre on saturday, february 28th.

•Contact Info: Tickets For This World Tour Event Are $15 In-Store At Mountain Chalet Or Online
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•Contact Person: 7:00PM, DOORS OPEN AT 6:00PM, 10 SOUTH PARKSIDE DRIVE
•Web: www.mtnchalet.com
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EVENING WITH GEORGE WASHINGTON”.

Expires:02/13/2015

the old colorado city historical society presents “an evening with george washington” on february 13th. dave wallace portrays washington in an authentic setting that evening at 6pm.

•Contact Info: Program Is Free To Members, $5 For Non-Members. Seating Is Limited. Doors Open At 5:30 P.m. Samples Of Cherry Pie Are On The Menu.
•Phone: 636-1225
•Contact Person: HISTORY CENTER, 1SOUTH 24TH STREET
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VALENTINE’S DANCE

Expires:02/13/2015

the monarch mavericks square dance club will stage a valentine’s dance on saturday afternoon, february 14th. at the salida community center, 3rd & f sts.

•Contact Info: With Caller Roger Schappell Of Fort Collins, 1:30-4:00. Guests Are Always Invited To Come Watch The Fun!
•Phone: Call 539-7877 for more info
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•Email: monarch.mavericks@yahoo.com



CELIACS SUPPORT GROUP

Expires:02/13/2015

the pike’s peak celiacs support group february meeting will be held at coquette’s bakery in downtown colorado springs. in addition to having lunch, there will be a tour of the gluten free kitchen and bakery.

•Contact Info: 321 N. Tejon. Saturday 14 February At 11am
•Phone: 469.487.6180
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•Email: trx@pobox.com



WRITE YOUR HEART OUT

Expires:02/13/2015

you can ‘write your heart out’ saturday, february 14th at the colorado springs marriott. this half-day of mini workshops is a preview of the upcoming pikes peak writers conference. six of the faculty from the conference will be speaking on various topics.

•Contact Info: 1 To 5 Pm. 5580 Tech Center Drive. Free But Space Is Limited, So Rsvp!
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•Web: www.pikespeakwriters.com/events/write-your-heart-out/
•Email: rsvp@pikespeakwriters.com



DOG DAY

Expires:02/14/2015

the sangre de cristo arts center and buell children’s museum announce a birthday celebration for sparky the art dog, mascot of the buell children’s museum, on saturday, february 14th.

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LOVE LETTERS

Expires:02/14/2015

pikes peak library district will present “love letters” by a. r. gurney on saturday, february 14th at library 21c in colorado springs.

•Contact Info: 1175 Chapel Hills Dr., Colorado Springs2pm
•Phone: 719-884-9800
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•Web: PPLD.ORG
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MUMBO JUMBO GUMBO COOK OFF

Expires:02/14/2015

entry forms for the 22nd annual mumbo jumbo gumbo cook off are now available. the cook off will be held on saturday, february 14th in soda springs park in manitou springs.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-685-5089 or 1-800-642-2567
•Contact Person: LESLIE LEWIS
•Web: www.manitousprings.org
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SPECIAL JAZZ EVENT

Expires:02/14/2015

the colorado springs ‘friends of jazz’ works to bring top jazz musicians to the pikes peak region. they are sponsoring a special jazz event the afternoon of february 15th at the mining exchange hotel. this jazz lover’s valentine special features tenor saxophonist harry allen and pianist rossano sportiello.

•Contact Info: 3 To 6 P.m.. Tickets Are $45. Can Be Purchased On Line Or By Phone Or By Mail At Po Box 2257, Colorado Springs, Co 80901. Payment By Credit Card, Paypal Or Personal Check.
•Phone: 719-471-3124
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.csjazzparty.org
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10TH ANNUAL BIGHORN SHEEP DAY

Expires:02/14/2015

the 10th annual bighorn sheep day will be celebrated saturday, february 14th. activities include a youth wildlife program; a nature presentation; a cheyenne mtn. zoo presentation with live animals and bighorn sheep biology. events are either at or begin at the garden of the gods visitor & nature center.

•Contact Info: 10:00a 3:00p. Guided Nature Walks At 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, & 2:00 And Wildlife Viewing Stations With Shuttle Bus Access.
•Phone: 719-634-6666
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.gardenofgods.com
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“OBJECTS, FIELDS, AND PERFORMANCES

Expires:02/16/2015

objects, fields, and performances is a lecture by anne wilson. using everyday materials, wilson creates sculpture, drawings, performances and video animations that explore themes of time, loss, and private and social rituals. the free event starts at 4 p.m. on monday, february 16th in the cornerstone arts center, 825 n. cascade ave.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 389-6607
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DIABETES COMMUNITY CENTER KARMA HOUR

Expires:02/17/2015

the diabetes community center of colorado springs is hosting its 3rd annual karma hour at bristol brewing company on tuesday, february 17th, from 5:00 9:00 pm the diabetes community center will have an information booth set up at the entrance, so people are welcome to stop by with any questions or would like more information.

•Contact Info: Bristol Brewing Will Donate $1.00 Per Pint Sold During The Karma Hour To The Dcc. 1604 South Cascade Avenue, In The Ivywild School
•Phone: 719-473-7808, Andrea Houk, Monday-Friday, 9:00 5:00 pm
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.dcccolorado.org www.bristolbrewing.com
•Email: info@dcccolorado.org



SCRIVENER FROM ZERO TO 60

Expires:02/17/2015

the pikes peak writers will get you ‘up and writing with scrivener’ on tuesday, february 17th. this workshop takes place in the carnegie room at penrose library, 20 north cascade ave.

•Contact Info: Presenter – Debbie Maxwell Allen. 6:30 To 8:30 Pm. Bring Your Computer With Scrivener Already Downloaded. Or You Can Download It And Try It Free For 30 Days.
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•Web: www.ppld.org
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MOUNTAINWORLD PRODUCTIONS

Expires:02/19/2015

cc alumnus jake norton, acclaimed climber, accomplished photographer and philanthropist returens to cc on thursday, february 19th. jake will share his story about his passion for adventure, the outdoors and personal excellence. one of his films will be showcased at this event, which starts at 5:30 p.m., in the screening room at the cornerstone arts center, 825 n. cascade ave.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 389-6607
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DRAW THE SONIC LINE

Expires:02/19/2015

‘peak frequency’, the resident faculty ensemble of the uccs music program, will give an interpretive performance at cc on thursday, feb. 19th that features jane rigler (flute and electronics), glen whitehead (trumpet and electronics), and colin mcallister (guitar).

•Contact Info: 7 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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STORY OF ECONOMIC GENIUS

Expires:02/19/2015

the 2015 h. chase stone lecture at cc is titled: “grand pursuit: the story of economic genius”. it will be delivered by sylvia nasar on feb. 19th.

•Contact Info: 7 P.m., Richard F. Celeste Theatre, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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CC SENIOR RECITAL

Expires:02/19/2015

cc senior robin hinson presents a recital of vocal music on feb. 19th. she will be accompanied by cc piano faculty dan brink. the show is free and open to the public. it starts at 7:30 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 389-6607
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24TH ANNUAL WINE FESTIVAL

Expires:02/20/2015

you can taste, experience and learn about the different regions, varietals and styles of italian wine at the 24th annual wine festival of colorado springs from february 19-21st. tickets for individual events are on sale now. proceeds from the wine festival benefit the colorado springs conservatory.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-577-4556
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.csconservatory.org
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AFICIONADOS SPEAKER LUNCHEON SERIES

Expires:02/20/2015

on wednesday, february 25th the aficionados speaker luncheon series presents louise v. myrland, vice president of community initiatives and investments with the chambers center for the advancement of women and the women’s foundation of colorado.

•Contact Info: 12 P.m., Gaylord Hall, Main Floor Of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., Buffet Luncheon: $17.
•Phone: For more info or to make a reservation, please call (719) 389-6334
•Contact Person: THE DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS IS FRIDAY, FEB. 20TH.
•Web:
•Email: swshulbert@coloradocollege.edu



FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD

Expires:02/20/2015

the pueblo arts center will present forbidden hollywood on friday, february 20th in the arts center theater as part of the center stage series. a red carpet happy hour will take place before the show.

•Contact Info: 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo6pm Happy Hour; 7:30pm Show
•Phone: 719-295-7200
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.SANGREDECRISTOARTS.ORG
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“WISDOM IN FOLK MUSIC”

Expires:02/21/2015

“wisdom in folk music” is the title of a performance at cc on saturday, february 21st. it promises to be a spiritual, musical and danceable message of classical and contemporary folklore-based works. the free presentation starts at 3 p.m. in packard hall.

•Contact Info: Pieces By Cc Music Department Chair And Composer Ofer Ben-Amots Will Be Featured, As Well
•Phone: 389-6607
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PUBLISH!

Expires:02/21/2015

western museum of mining & industry is offering a history and science writing class with steven veatch on saturday, february 21st. this informative workshop will include basic research, writing techniques and tips, use of illustrations, science photography and publication issues. advance registration is required.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-488-0880
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.WMMI.ORG
•Email:



NOT FORGOTTEN OUTREACH

Expires:02/22/2015

the 2nd annual “not forgotten outreach appreciation ski weekends” for surviving families, veterans and active duty military and their families are on january 23rd through the 25th in taos ski valley, and on february 20th through the 22nd in angel fire. registration is required two weeks prior.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 575-224-1503
•Contact Person: DON PETERS
•Web: SKITAOS.ORG ANGELFIRERESORT.COM
•Email:



BRAS

Expires:02/23/2015

the black rose acoustic society schedule for january & february 2015 includes open stage and select special concerts. there are also acoustic jams and kids jams at the senior center on thursdays and saturdays respectively.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719)528-6119
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.BlackRoseAcoustic.org
•Email: JRMTN@COMCAST.NET



REDISCOVER THE PRAIRIE

Expires:02/23/2015

rediscover the prairie: a journey through north america’s imperiled grasslands is the title of a presentaion at cc on monday, february 23rd.

•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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WRITERS NIGHT

Expires:02/23/2015

a pikes peak writers night happens monday, february 23rd in downtown colorado springs. the direction of the meeting is decided by the participants and can include discussions about query letters, obtaining and working with an agent, writing conferences, or other specific points of the craft. if nothing else, there is much talk about books! these are drop-in meetings, so feel free to attend all or just part of them.

•Contact Info: 6:30 To 8:30 Pm. The Elbo Room At The Ritz Grill, 15 S. Tejon St., Free
•Phone:
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.pikespeakwriters.com/events/writers-night/
•Email:



BLACK HISTORY EVENTS

Expires:02/23/2015

numerous events will be held at colorado state university-pueblo throughout february to commemorate important people and events in african-american history. included in the month-long celebration will be a spirituality fair, gospel explosion, potluck, a documentary, discussions about music healing racial ties, and interactive events like a literacy test and brown eye, blue eye experiment.

•Contact Info:
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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu
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“BRASS BLAST”

Expires:02/24/2015

brass blast is a concert by the u.s. air force academy band’s brass players. the group is made up of members from stellar brass, vector brass and the falconaires jazz band. this is a rare opportunity to hear this collection of musicians from the academy band. the free concert starts at 7:30 p.m. on feb. 24th in cc’s packard hall.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 389-6607
•Contact Person: KCME CHAMBER SERIES
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CHITCHAT

Expires:02/24/2015

the galleries of contemporary art (goca) will host chitchat, a series of mash-up talks on contemporary culture, on tuesday evenings between january 27th and february 24th.

•Contact Info: 121 S. Tejon St., Ste. 100, Colorado Springs6:30pm
•Phone: 719-255-3504
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.UCCS.EDU/GOCA/EVENTS/CHITCHAT-2015.HTML
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PIKES PEAK WORKFORCE

Expires:02/25/2015

the pikes peak workforce center announces its february workshop schedule. check out the website for information about the schedule.

•Contact Info: 1675 Garden Of The Gods Road, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-667-3730
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.PPWFC.ORG
•Email:



ATHENA AWARDS

Expires:02/26/2015

nominations for this years athena awards are due by feb. 27th. the annual athena awards luncheon will be on april 28th at the broadmoor from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 471-8183
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.coloradospringsbusinessalliance.com
•Email:



BRYCE DESSNER PROJECT

Expires:02/26/2015

bryce dessner, brooklyn-based composer, guitarist, curator and member of the grammy award-nominated band the national, brings contemporary classical music to the packard hall stage on thursday, february 26th.

•Contact Info: 7:30 P.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Free
•Phone: 389-6607
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HIRE A VETERAN!

Expires:02/26/2015

the pikes peak workforce center invites employers to explore recruiting tools and human resource strategies, to find valuable veteran talent, on thursday, february 26th at the pinery at the hill.

•Contact Info: 775 West Bijou, Colorado Springs7:30am-3:30pm
•Phone: 719-667-3730
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.PPWFC.ORG
•Email:



WORLD CULTURES THROUGH FOOD

Expires:02/26/2015

world cultures through food is a new concept in teaching food and nutrition presented by csu extension-pueblo county. participants cook and share a meal while learning the food culture of different countries from around the world. two sessions are available: friday, february 20th and on thursday, february 26th.

•Contact Info: 701 Court Street, Suite C, Pueblo5:30-8:30pm
•Phone: 719-583-6566
•Contact Person: CHRISTINE PAULETICH
•Web: HTTP://PUEBLO.COLOSTATE.EDU
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COLORFUL CREATIONS

Expires:02/27/2015

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

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

Expires:02/27/2015

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

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

Expires:02/28/2015

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

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

Expires:02/28/2015

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

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

Expires:02/28/2015

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

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

Expires:02/28/2015

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

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

Expires:02/28/2015

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

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•Web: www.csupueblo.edu
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ROUGH WRITERS

Expires:03/01/2015

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

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



REEFER MADNESS

Expires:03/01/2015

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

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

Expires:03/01/2015

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

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•Web: www.rmfi.org
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GROUP VOLUNTEER WORKDAYS

Expires:03/01/2015

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

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



DREAM INTERPRETATION CLASS

Expires:03/01/2015

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

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



MILITARY JOB FAIR

Expires:03/03/2015

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

•Contact Info: 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., Colorado Springs10am-3pm
•Phone: 678-819-4153
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.CIVILIANJOBS.COM
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EPISCOPAL CHURCH RECITAL SERIES

Expires:03/7/2015

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

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 719-429-7551 or 275-3840
•Contact Person: JOAN SINDLER
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QUARTERLY JAM

Expires:03/11/2015

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

•Contact Info: Tickets Are Not Necessary But A $5 Donation For The Ppbc Would Be Appreciated.
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•Web: pikespeakblues.org
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EARTH CORPS 2015

Expires:03/13/2015

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

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

Expires:03/14/2015

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

•Contact Info: All Day, Beginning At 9am
•Phone: 719-583-6566
•Contact Person:
•Web: WWW.WESTERNLANDSCAPE.ORG
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SKI WITH A NATURALIST TOURS

Expires:03/15/2015

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

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



SNOW & ICE ADVENTURE CAMP

Expires:03/15/2015

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

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

Expires:03/17/2015

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

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



STONE SOUP CAFE

Expires:03/21/2015

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

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

Expires:03/26/2015

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

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



MAKE THE JOB FAIR WORK FOR YOU!

Expires:03/31/2015

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

•Contact Info: 1675 Garden Of The Gods Road, Colorado Springs
•Phone: 719-667-3730
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•Web: WWW.PPWFC.ORG
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TAX HELP

Expires:04/01/2015

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

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

Expires:04/01/2015

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

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

Expires:04/01/2015

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

•Contact Info:
•Phone: 632-3990
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SPRING JOB FAIR

Expires:04/02/2015

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

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



LITERACY INTERVENTION

Expires:04/02/2015

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

•Contact Info: 14 E. Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs3:30-5pm
•Phone: 719-389-6655
•Contact Person:
•Web: COLORADOCOLLEGE.EDU/SUMMERSESSION
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TAX ASSISTANCE

Expires:04/09/2015

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

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

Expires:04/15/2015

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

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

Expires:05/31/2015

registration is now open for colorado amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels to compete in the 2015 rocky mountain state games, a multi-sport festival for athletes of all ages and athletic abilities, including those with physical disabilities or visual impairment. the state games will primarily be held over two weekends this summer, july 17-19th & july 24-26th with more than 10,000 athletes from across the state expected to compete in 40+ sports.

•Contact Info: Swimming And Figure Skating Will Take Place Outside The Two Primary State Games Weekends On June 19-21 And September 16-20, Respectively.
•Phone:
•Contact Person: REGISTER TO COMPETE OR VOLUNTEER ONLINE OR BY EMAIL
•Web: www.RockyMountainStateGames.org
•Email: info@thesportscorp.org



COLORS OF THE SOUTHWEST

Expires:09/27/2015

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

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



CHILDREN OF LUDLOW: LIFE IN A BATTLE ZONE

Expires:09/30/2015

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

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


 

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