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COMMUNITY YARD SALE

Expires:06/03/2016

Wilson United Methodist Churchs youth group will hold a Community Yard Sale, June 3-4th, from 8:00 am -1:00 pm at Wilson United Methodist Church, 6460 Flying W. Ranch Road.

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• Phone: For more information, please call 598-0407
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2016 WINE FESTIVAL

Expires:06/04/2016

The 2016 Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival is Saturday, June 4th in Memorial Park. The event includes live music, food, vendors, and wine tastings from 30 Colorado wineries.

• Contact Info: 502 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs11am-5pm
• Phone: 719-685-5089
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• Web: www.manitousprings.org
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SUMMER STAR GAZING

Expires:06/04/2016

On Saturday, June 4th join Penrose Library and members of the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society for a summer star party. Learn all about summer constellations with a lecture presented by a member of the CSAS and then head outside to examine the night sky.

• Contact Info: 20 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs7:30-9:30pm
• Phone: 719-389-8968
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• Web: www.ppld.org
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BUELL CHILDREN'S MUSEUM B-DAY

Expires:06/04/2016

The Buell Children's Museum in Pueblo invites you to the Buell Birthday Bash on Saturday, June 4th, from 11 am - 5 pm. It's the museum's 16th birthday. You can meet Sparky the Art Dog, celebrate with cake and Cold Stone Ice Cream, race plasma cars, and more.

• Contact Info: Plus - it's throwback pricing on admission all day - that means just $4 for adults and $3 for children, military, and seniors 65+.
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• Web: www.sdc-arts.org
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FAMILY FUN DAY AT THE STABLES

Expires:06/04/2016

On Saturday, June 4th, Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center is having their 7th Annual Open House Fundraiser from 10:00 am 2:00 pm. at the Mark Reyner Stables in Palmer Park. There will be a Cowboy Lunch served at High Noon; Horseback rides; games for kids; face painting; a photo booth, and more. All proceeds benefit the center's special-needs programs.

• Contact Info: Free admittance. Lunch is $5 for adults/$3 for kids. Also Silent Auction; including spa baskets, art work and jewelry from many local artists,
• Phone: 719/634-4173
• Contact Person: at 3254 Paseo Road 80909
• Web: www.cstrc.org
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COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP

Expires:06/04/2016

The Blende and Salt Creek Community Clean-Up will be held Saturday, June 4th in a vacant lot located at Roselawn Road and Cooper Place in Pueblo's Salt Creek neighborhood. Participants must pre-purchase tickets to dispose of waste at the clean-up.

• Contact Info: 8am-noon
• Phone: 719-583-4997
• Contact Person: Jovita
• Web: www.pueblohealthdept.org/recycleinfo
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WILDFLOWER WALK

Expires:06/04/2016

Carey Harrington, Colorado Native Plant Master, will lead a wildflower walk on Saturday, June 4th. The walk begins promptly at 10:00 AM (about 1 1/2 to 2 hours). It's free and open to everyone.

• Contact Info: Meet at the West Fontanero Street parking lot of Monument Valley Park. Bring: water, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, pen & notebook, & camera if you like. NO PETS please!
• Phone: For more information, call 471-8244
• Contact Person: THE FRIENDS OF MONUMENT VALLEY PARK
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'LIVING HISTORY DAY'

Expires:06/04/2016

The 4th Infantry Division Association presents 'Living History Day', a day with military living history re-enactors at the 4th Infantry Division Museum on Fort Carson. This event is scheduled for June 4th. The event is sponsored by the USO and is free to the public.

• Contact Info: To expose community residents to the rich heritage of valor possessed by the Soldiers who serve and have served at Fort Carson through the years.
• Phone: 719-524-3981; 9am through 5pm, Monday through Friday. Ask for Joseph Berg.
• Contact Person: 4th Infantry Division Association, Bldg. 6012 B Nelson Ave. Fort Carson, CO 80913.
• Web: www.4idironhorse.org
• Email: info@4idironhorse.org


PIKES PEAK GEM AND MINERAL SHOW

Expires:06/04/2016

The Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society presents the Pikes Peak Gem and Mineral Show June 3-5th. This show exhibits Gems and Minerals from all over the world. Proceeds from the event are utilized for scholarships for people interested in pursuing an education in earth sciences.

• Contact Info: at Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center, 3650 N. Nevada Ave. Tickets are $5.00 for adults, kids 12 and under free, Parking free. Purchase at the event.
• Phone: Kim Packham 719-360-9665
• Contact Person: Hours: Fri. and Sat. 10am - 5pm, Sun. 10am - 4pm.
• Web: www.csms-web.org
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HARDSCRABBLE MOUNTAIN RUN

Expires:06/05/2016

Meet the challenge of the trail while supporting land and water conservation during the Hardscrabble Mountain Trail 5K and 10K Run, on Sunday, June 5th. The race will be held on Bear Basin Ranch located in the Wet Mountains, eleven miles east of Westcliffe.

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• Phone: 719-783-3018
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• Web: www.hardscrabblerun.com
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CLASSICAL MUSIC IN THE VALLEY

Expires:06/05/2016

Classical Music in the Valley is hosting the Southern Colorado Community Band on Sunday, June 5th in Westcliffe, Co. Everything from marching band, dance band to concert band music selections will be presented. The show starts at 2:00 p.m. at the Hermit Park Pavilion.

• Contact Info: FREE. on Hermit Road (at south end of town, west off Hwy 69/6th St). you may turn south on S. 4th St. off Main Street. Then go 4 blocks directly to the pavilion. Bring a picnic lunch.
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33RD ANNUAL HOWARD CHILI COOK-OFF

Expires:06/05/2016

The 33rd Annual Howard Chili Cook-Off happens June 4 & 5th. Expect red and green chili cooking contests, horseshoe competitions, and a craft & flea market. The event takes place at 9 am at the Howard Fire Station on Highway 50.

• Contact Info: auction both days, concessions and more.
• Phone: For more information call: (719) 942-4213 or (719) 942-3353.
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MENTOR 2.0.

Expires:06/06/2016

Mentor 2.0 is a collaborative partnership between Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Colorado, iMentor and Atlas Preparatory School. Mentor 2.0 facilitates one-to-one mentoring relationships, in person and online, that ensure more students from low-income communities enroll in college and graduate with a degree.

• Contact Info: The first class of students and mentoring efforts will take place at Atlas Preparatory School-High School located at 1450 Academy Park Loop.
• Phone: T 719.633.2443 ext. 204
• Contact Person: Big Brothers / Sisters of Colorado- 111 S. Tejon Street, Ste. 302 | Co Sgs, CO 80903
• Web: www.biglittlecolorado.org www.imentor.org
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SELF-DEFENSE STRATEGIES

Expires:06/07/2016

Join Sterling Chase from CHS Martial Arts for a six-week introductory course on self-defense. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. The course is being offered by the Pikes Peak Library District on Tuesdays, May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, and June 7th.

• Contact Info: Carnegie Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs7-8pm
• Phone: 719-389-8968
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• Web: ppld.org
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MAYORS CUP

Expires:06/07/2016

The 5th annual Mayors Cup will be held on Thursday, June 9th on the west course of the Broadmoor Golf Club. All proceeds will benefit the Citys Spirit of the Springs initiatives to cultivate future City Government leadership and encourage citizen involvement. Spirit of the Springs is a component fund of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation.

• Contact Info: Sponsorship opportunities start at $1,000
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• Web: www.mayorsuthers.com
• Email: cmatthewskane@cheyennemountain.com


YOUTH SYMPHONY WITH TAIKO DRUMMERS

Expires:06/07/2016

On Tuesday, June 7th, The Colorado Springs Youth Symphony will perform with Taiko Drummers from Japan. This will be the capstone event to their 2015-16 Season as The Youth Symphony will leave shortly after for a European Tour. The event will be held at First United Methodist Church (420 N. Nevada). ; a full house is expected.

• Contact Info: Toranosuke Taiko Drummers (based in Wajima, Japan) Tickets are $10 at the door
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• Web: www.csysa.com
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EXPLORE THE PLAN EVENT

Expires:06/07/2016

The City of Manitou Springs invites the public to the 'Explore the Plan Event', an informal drop-in session for community members to learn about and provide input to the Citys Community Master Plan / Hazard Mitigation Plan. The event is scheduled for June 8th, from1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Soda Springs Park.

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• Phone: 719-685-2559, 8 am through 5 pm, Monday to Friday. Ask for Karen Berchtold.
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• Web: www.planmanitou.com
• Email: planmanitou@comsgov.com


EXPLORING THE AMERICAN FOLK/ART SONG

Expires:06/08/2016

"EXPLORING the AMERICAN FOLK / ART SONG" is the title of a presentation on Wednesday June 8th, at 7:00 pm in Saint Andrews Episcopal Church in Manitou. A "Meet and Greet" reception will follow the recital at the church hall.

• Contact Info: presented by Charles Rann. Adults $10.00, students no charge Tickets at the door
• Phone: For more information: 719.475.2396
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CITY NEEDS YOU

Expires:06/09/2016

The City of Colorado Springs is seeking a Colorado Springs resident to serve on the Historic Preservation Board. This board acts in an advisory capacity to City Council in implementing the Historic Preservation program for the City. It initiates the Historic Preservation Overlay Zone and administers the review of building or demolition permits for properties that are zoned Historic Preservation, among other responsibilities.

• Contact Info: Applications and resumes can also be emailed to Jacquelyn Puett or mailed to City Council, Attention: Jacquelyn Puett, P.O. Box 1575, Colorado Springs, CO 80901.
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• Contact Person: Please submit your application by Friday, June 10
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• Email: jpuett@springsgov.com


GREAT BOOKS CLUB

Expires:06/09/2016

The Great Books Club gathers at the Penrose Library on Thursday, June 9th. Both readings can be found in the Short Story Omnibus.

• Contact Info: 6:45-9:00PM. This month's readings are Cathedral by Raymond Carver & A City of Churches by Donald Barthelme.
• Phone: (719) 531-6333 x6671
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• Web: www.ppld.org
• Email: jwren@ppld.org


"LETS TAKE THE CONVERSATION OUTSIDE!"

Expires:06/09/2016

The City of Manitou Springs says "Lets take the conversation outside!". This is the third community meeting for input and feedback on the Manitou Springs Community Master Plan. It will take place on June 9th, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm in Mansions Park (behind City Hall)606 Manitou Avenue.

• Contact Info: Music by Tenderfoot Bluegrass and burgers at 5:30; meeting begins at 6:00; please bring desserts to share!
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• Web: www.planmanitou.com
• Email: planmanitou@comsgov.com


HYDE PARK/WESTSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD CLEAN-UP

Expires:06/10/2016

The Hyde Park/Westside Neighborhood Clean-Up will be held Saturday, June 11th, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Participants may pre-purchase tickets to dispose of waste at the clean-up. This event is being coordinated by the Pueblo City-County Health Department.

• Contact Info: in the parking lot of Chavez/Huerta Preparatory Academy located at 19th Street and Ruberson Avenue. Tickets for a level pick-up truck load are $15 each
• Phone: Health Department at 583-9901 for more event information.
• Contact Person: Tickets are on sale until noon June 10, 2016
• Web: www.pueblohealthdept.org/recycleinfo
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A GARDEN CLASS IN THE GARDEN

Expires:06/11/2016

On Saturday, June 11th, Colorado State University Extension is offering a gardening class that will explore creating beautiful no-mow landscapes. Topics to be covered include plant choices, microclimates, and ground cover terminology. The location of the class is the Broadmoor Bluffs neighborhood, near South Academy and Highway 115.

• Contact Info: 9-10:30am
• Phone: 719-520-7690
• Contact Person: Julie Hill
• Web: http://elpasoco.edu
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FLORENCE ARTS COUNCIL

Expires:06/11/2016

Florence Arts Council presents An Evening with County Wide on Saturday, June 11th atthe Bell Tower Cultural Center. This popular band from Oregon, plays bluegrass, southern rock, and Americana.

• Contact Info: 201 East 2nd Street, Florence7pm
• Phone: 719-784-2038
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PILLAR BOOK SALE

Expires:06/11/2016

PILLAR, the Institute for Lifelong Learning is staging a book sale on Saturday, June 11th, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Sacred Heart Parish Center Gymnasium. There will be cookbooks, mysteries, science fiction, adventure, travel, history, science and much, much more. Proceeds benefit programs at Pillar.

• Contact Info: at 21 Street and Pikes Peak Avenue. Over 7,000 used books to choose from. Many books from the personal library of Colorado College professor emeritus Bill Hochman.
• Phone: PILLAR Institute at 633-4991
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• Web: www.pillarinstitute.org
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SOAP BOX DERBY

Expires:06/12/2016

The Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby will hold its annual race , Sunday, June 12th, from 8:00am to 2:30 pm on Costilla Street between El Paso and Wahsatch. About 50 kids will race their hand made cars competing for trophies and the privilege of representing Colorado Springs at the International Soap Box Derby. The International Race pits the champions from 200 cities around the world against one another in the competition held in Akron, Ohio, July 16th.

• Contact Info: The local derby supported by several companies and individuals from the community.
• Phone: Jody Shanklin, 571-606-8885
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• Web: www.pikespeak@soapboxderby.org
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3RD ANNUAL PAWS FOR CELEBRATION

Expires:06/12/2016

The 3rd Annual Paws for Celebration Event will be taking place on June 12th, from 11am-5pm in Soda Springs Park. Volunteers are needed to help work multiple activities.

• Contact Info: T-Shirts, water and food will be provided for volunteers. FREE event.
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• Email: development@safeplacepets.org


HISTORY OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS POLICE DEPT

Expires:06/13/2016

The Pikes Peak Posse of the Westerners will host a presentation on the History of the Colorado Springs Police Department. It happens June 13th, 6:00 pm in the Colorado Springs Masonic Hall. Dwight Haverkorn, formerly with the CSPD, has spent nearly two decades researching homicides of the Pikes Peak Region and is also compiling a history of the department from 1872 to present. His talk will include a discussion of the gangs coming to Colorado Springs and other historical notes.

• Contact Info: by Dwight Haverkorn. 1130 Panorama Drive. the City's first constable came on board in 1872, followed by the Marshal's office. Eventually, in 1901 a police department was born.
• Phone: (719) 473-0330 - Ask for Bob DeWitt
• Contact Person: Program format is in a casual, catered dinner setting at a cost of $17.
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• Email: posse@dewittenterprises.com


HIKER AND JOGGER SELF-DEFENSE

Expires:06/14/2016

The Pikes Peak Library District will offer a Hiker and Jogger Self-Defense Course on Tuesday, June 14th , from 7-8 p.m. in the Penrose Library.

• Contact Info: Join GrandMaster Chae HookSung of CHS Martial Arts for a FREE introduction to self-defense. Free!
• Phone: 719-389-8968; 9am - 9pm, Monday - Thursday, Friday/Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 1-5.
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• Web: www.ppld.org
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WESTERN STREET BREAKFAST

Expires:06/14/2016

The 2016 Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast will be held Wednesday, June 15th, from 5:30 - 9:00 am at the intersection of Pikes Peak & Tejon in downtown Colorado Springs. The Range Riders head out of town at 8:00 sharp and at 8:15, the kids can participate in the rodeos Kiddie Dress-Up Review.

• Contact Info: $5 gets you a delicious hot breakfast and kids 5 & under eat free.
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• Web: www.CSWesternStreetBreakfast.com
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TUTOR A STRUGGLING READER THIS SUMMER

Expires:06/15/2016

You can help a child gain confidence and increase literacy skills by volunteering to tutor them in reading this summer. Tutoring sites are located throughout the Colorado Springs area. The summer session begins June 18th and ends July 30th. No formal teaching experience is required. Training in the Peak Reader program is provided online or in person. The minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14.

• Contact Info: The program, aimed at helping children who are reading below grade level (grades 1 through 6), has a 95% success rate.
• Phone: To sign up, call Childrens Literacy Center at (719) 471-8672
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• Email: pamela@childrensliteracycenter.org


CASA INFO

Expires:06/15/2016

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Pikes Peak Region presents CASA 4-1-1 Night on June 15th from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at the CASA Building, 701 S. Cascade Ave. You can get the 411 on CASA volunteer opportunities and learn how you can make a lasting difference in the life of an abused or neglected child.

• Contact Info: No experience or legal background is necessary. Training provided.
• Phone: Call Kelly between 8am - 5pm M-F, 447-9898 x1033
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• Web: www.casappr.org
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CALL FOR MUSIC

Expires:06/15/2016

The Pikes Peak Library District has put out a Call for Music at the downtown Penrose Library. This event provides local opportunities and support to musicians in Colorado Springs who love our libraries. Participants can sign up in person on the day of the event (June 16th) starting at 5:00PM. Opportunities are based on a first come first serve basis.

• Contact Info: 5:30-7:30PM. Mic and speaker provided, but performers may bring their own equipment. 20 minute set.
• Phone: (719) 531-6333
• Contact Person: in the Outdoor Garden, Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs.
• Web: www.ppld.org
• Email: jwren@ppld.org


FIDDLE CAMP

Expires:06/15/2016

The Colorado Springs Youth Symphony's Fiddle Camp is now enrolling. The camp is open to young musicians throughout the Pikes Peak region. Participants will also have the option of learning to play traditional 'fiddle music' instruments, such as the mandolin, ukulele, and guitar. Fiddle Camp instructors are drawn from local experts, including members of the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony staff and Black Rose Society.

• Contact Info: Camp will be held at the home of the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association - Global Village Academy, 1702 N. Murray Blvd., CS 80915. Monday, July 11-Friday, July 15, 2016
• Phone: CSYSA Office 719-633-3901
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• Web: www.csysa.com
• Email: office@csysa.com


FUNQUEST SUMMER DAY CAMP AT CC

Expires:06/15/2016

FunQuest Summer Day Camp at Colorado College, a summer day camp for children ages 6-12, is filling up but there still are openings . Parents may sign up for all 9 sessions or pick and choose the weeks. Campers get to enjoy many fun activities including swimming, skating, art activities, many sports or active games, and weekly field trips.Registration forms may be found online.

• Contact Info: will begin 9 weekly sessions on 6/6/16. Registration fee is $60 and discounts may apply. Weekly tuition is $210 for non campus families/ $190 for campus families.
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• Web: www.coloradocollege.edu/funquest
• Email: cwarfield@coloradocollege.edu


EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING & PAINTING

Expires:06/15/2016

Experimental drawing and painting will be presented at The La Veta School of the Arts in La Veta, CO from Monday, June 20, through Friday, July 1st.

• Contact Info: one week or two week class. Cost is $375.00 per week.
• Phone: For more information or to register call 719-742-3421
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• Email: LVArtSchool@yahoo.com


SCAMP

Expires:06/15/2016

Concrete Couch presents the first Summer Community Art and Mural Program of the Summer (SCAMP) at Galilelo School of Math and Science June 13-17th. Any and all community members are welcome to help out, kids under 13 need an adult helper.

• Contact Info: working in the school garden to pour a concrete pad and built a gazebo. 9-noon Monday thru friday
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• Contact Person: Galilelo School of Math and Science, 1600 N Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909.
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THE OPIATE EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA

Expires:06/16/2016

On Thursday, June 16th the Collegiate Peaks Forum Series presents a free lecture titled "Dreamland: The Opiate Epidemic in America". The Collegiate Peaks Forum Series will offer several lectures this year in Buena Vista, Salida and Leadville, bringing notable speakers and scholars to the Upper Arkansas River Valley to discuss their insights, published works, and real-time experiences in subjects ranging from philosophy to spirituality to science.

• Contact Info: by Sam Quinones. 7:00 pm. Colorado Mountain College - Climax Molybdenum Leadership Center KW Room 901 S. Highway 24 Leadville, Colorado
• Phone: 719-395-7807; 8am through 5pm, Monday through Friday. Ask for William McQueen.
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• Web: http://collegiatepeaksforum.org
• Email: president@collegiatepeaksforum.org


YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL WANTS YOU

Expires:06/16/2016

The Pueblo County Youth Advisory Council is currently seeking a diverse group of individuals age 13-22 that are looking to work with peers in order to make a positive impact on their community and gain valuable skills in the process. Youth who serve on the Council will accomplish this by giving their feedback, insight and advisement on programs, issues and services that specifically affect people their age.

• Contact Info: a meet and greet with interested individuals and their parents (if applicable) on June 17th at 11:30 am, on the third floor of the Pueblo City-County Health Department.
• Phone: Noel Baros at (719)470-2YAC
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• Email: youthadvisorycoordinators@gmail.com


CITY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

Expires:06/17/2016

The City of Colorado Springs is seeking volunteers to serve on the following boards and commissions: Public Safety Sales Tax Oversight Committee; Civil Service Commission; and Fire Board of Appeals. Further information can be found on the city website, and applications must be submitted by Friday, June 17, 2016.

• Contact Info: City Council, Attn: Jacquelyn Puett, P.O. Box 1575, Colorado Springs, CO 80901
• Phone: 719-385-5453
• Contact Person: Jacquelyn Puett
• Web: www.coloradosprings.gov
• Email: jpuett@springsgov.com


EVERGREEN CEMETERY HISTORIC WALKING TOUR

Expires:06/17/2016

The 16th Annual Evergreen Cemetery Historic Walking Tour will be on Saturday June 18th. You can stroll through the grounds of historic Evergreen Cemetery and meet a few of the residents who made Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region what it is today. A tour of the historic chapel is also included. Tours begin at 9:30 and will leave approximately ever 15 to 20 minutes.

• Contact Info: The last tour leaves at 12:30. Cost is $8 per person. 12 and under are Free. The tours will last approximately 2 hours.
• Phone: 719-385-6251
• Contact Person: Proceeds benefit Restoration Projects at Evergreen Cemetery.
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CONSERVATION FESTIVAL AND OPEN HOUSE

Expires:06/17/2016

Colorado Springs Utilities is hosting a Conservation Festival and Open House on June 18th at its Conservation and Environmental Center located at 2855 Mesa Rd. You can talk with water and energy efficiency experts to answer landscape questions, take a Xeriscape garden tour, test drive an electric car, and much more. While you're there you can also exchange your old shower-head and enter to win prizes such as an Energy Star refrigerator, attic insulation job, Water Sense toilet, rain barrel and more.

• Contact Info: from 9 am 1 pm. Touch-a-Truck event, plant-a-plant activity and see the Water Conservation Magic show. open to the public.
• Phone: (719) 668-8232, M F 8 to 5 ask for Birgit or Doug, or (719) 448-4800 anytime.
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• Web: www.csu.org
• Email: bilandin@csu.org


MANITOU BOTTLES AND BOTTLING PLANTS

Expires:06/17/2016

In the early 1900s, Manitou Springs, with its two competing bottling plants, was the capital of bottled mineral water. You can learn about the mystery of the towns effervescent and healthful mineral spring waters at the Grand Opening of the "Manitou Bottles and Bottling Plants" exhibit at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center on Friday, June 17th.

• Contact Info: 5-8 pm. See the Ute Chief Gusher and the colorful bottles that put Manitou Springs on the world map. Everyone is welcomed. Donations benefit the Manitou Springs Heritage Center.
• Phone: 719-685-1454
• Contact Person: 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829
• Web: www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org
• Email: ManitouHeritage@gmail.com


STARLIGHT SPECTACULAR

Expires:06/18/2016

Registration is now open for the Starlight Spectacular family bike ride which happens Saturday, June 18th. The event begins at 9 pm at the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center. There will be prizes for best group costume and best illuminated bike.

• Contact Info: This year's theme is SPACE, so start planning your costumes now. Special discounts at Zeezo's if you mention the Starlight. Two rest stops with music and refreshments enliven the route.
• Phone: 719-633-6884
• Contact Person: Trails and Open Space Coalition, 1040 S. 8th Street, Suite 101, 80905
• Web: www.trailsandopenspace.org/newsevents/starlight-spectacular/
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PIKES PEAK PERMACULTURE

Expires:06/18/2016

Pikes Peak Permaculture is offering a 2-week residential course for those interested in obtaining permaculture design certification. The course runs from Saturday, June 18th through Saturday, July 2nd and takes place in the Wet Mountain Valley, outside of Westcliffe.

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• Phone: 719-685-0290
• Contact Person: Becky Elder
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• Email: rselder@comcast.net


KITCHEN HERBS

Expires:06/18/2016

On Saturday, June 18th, a Colorado Master Gardener will provide a lecture about how to grow, harvest, and preserve herbs. Participants will also plant a variety of herb seedlings in take-home planters. Colorado State University Extension is hosting the workshop.

• Contact Info: 17 N. Spruce, Rm. 226, Colorado Springs9-10:30am
• Phone: 719-520-7690
• Contact Person: Julie Hill
• Web: http://elpasoco.colostate.edu
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MUSIC ON THE LABYRINTH

Expires:06/18/2016

On Saturday, June 4th First Christian Church is presenting the first program in their Hot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth series, featuring local favorite Joe Uveges, singer and acoustic guitarist. Then on Saturday, June 18th the Music on the Labyrinth series continues with the Swallowtail Celtic Trio.

• Contact Info: at 6:30 p.m., at 16 E. Platte Avenue. The program will be held outdoors but will move indoors for inclement weather. A free will offering will be taken.
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A FARM TO TABLE EVENT

Expires:06/18/2016

Seeds Community Cafe announces the 2nd annual Sustainability Summit on Saturday, June 18th at Venetucci Farm. The farm to table event will feature fresh food direct from local food producers.

• Contact Info: 5210 South Highway 85, Colorado Springs6-9pm
• Phone: 719-231-7202
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• Web: seedscommunitycafe.org
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4TH ANNUAL GEM AND MINERAL SHOW

Expires:06/19/2016

The 4th Annual Gem and Mineral Show will be held in downtown historic Victor on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 17th, 18th and 19th.

• Contact Info: 9am-5pm Fri & Sat; 10am-4pm SunFREE
• Phone: 719-689-2675
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• Web: VictorColorado.com
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PICKET WIRE CANYONLANDS TOURS

Expires:06/21/2016

The U.S. Forest Service will offer guided tours into Picket Wire Canyonlands south of La Junta on the Comanche National Grassland. Spring tours begin Saturday, May 7th and run through June 25th. These primitive canyons are home to the largest dinosaur track site in North America.

• Contact Info: Due to rough roads, visitors will need their own four-wheel drive vehicle. All day tours (8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.)
• Phone: 877-444-6777; 719-384-2181
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• Web: www.recreation.gov www.fs.usda.gov/goto/psicc/com
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23RD ANNUAL BIKE TO WORK DAY

Expires:06/21/2016

Registration for the 23rd annual Bike to Work Day is underway. Bike To Work Day is Wednesday, June 22nd. Riders can sign up to ride to any one of 12 breakfast locations stretching from Monument all the way to Fountain. Mountain Metro Rides organizes Bike to Work Day each June to encourage bicycling for personal and community health, alternative transportation, recreation and sustainability.

• Contact Info:
• Phone: (719) 385-RIDE (7433)
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.coloradosprings.gov/bike www.mmtransit.com
• Email: amogck@springsgov.com


PIKES PEAK WRITERS EVENT

Expires:06/21/2016

A Pikes Peak Writers event on June 21st will include a discussion on the basics of copyright law, copyright terms, the concept of works for hire, copyright assignments and licensing, and other copyright topics important to authors.

• Contact Info: Attorney Robin Roberts will discuss. 6:30-8:30 pm.
• Phone: 719-244-6220
• Contact Person: at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80920
• Web: www.pikespeakwriters.com
• Email: rsvp@pikespeakwriters.com


NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

Expires:06/24/2016

The National Alliance on Mental Illness has scheduled four training sessions on the subject of adult and youth mental health first aid. The dates are Friday, May 13th; Saturday, May 21st; Friday, May 27th; and Friday, June 24th.

• Contact Info:
• Phone: 719-473-8477
• Contact Person: Nami
• Web: www.mhfaco.org
• Email:


FLORISSANT FOSSIL BEDS

Expires:06/24/2016

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument announces a host of activities for June in honor of the Centennial Celebration of the National Park Service. On Saturday, June 4th, (National Trails Day), there will be a ribbon cutting and hike on the new Geology Trail. Wildflower Walks, Yoga Hikes, the Night Sky Program, and daily Ranger Guide Programs are all on the calendar this summer.

• Contact Info: 15807 Teller County Road 1, Florissant, Colorado
• Phone: 719-748-3253
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.nps.gov/flfo
• Email:


CLIMB FOR COURAGE

Expires:06/25/2016

Join Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation on Saturday, June 25th at the US Air Force Academy, for the 2nd Annual Climb for Courage. With each step, you can play a role in transforming health care for kids by helping the Foundation build the region's first free-standing Children's Hospital. Tackle 2700 stairs and then enjoy a free family festival post-climb.

• Contact Info: Falcom Stadium, 5900 Stadium Blvd., Air Force Academy, Colorado9am-1pm
• Phone: 719266-3021
• Contact Person: Barbara Frank
• Web: www.childrenscoloradofoundation.org/climbforcourage
• Email:


BEAR CREEK NATURE CENTER - JUNE 2016

Expires:06/25/2016

Summer Camps, Little Wonders, and a Tea Party in the Woods all are happening in June at the Bear Creek Nature Center.

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


PIKES PEAK SPECIAL RODEO

Expires:06/25/2016

The Pikes Peak Range Riders and the ProRodeo Hall of Fame present the 20th Annual Pikes Peak Special Rodeo on Saturday, June 25th, from 9am-noon in the ProRodeo Hall of Fame Outdoor Arena and Pavilion. Each year the Pikes Peak Special Rodeo features riders from Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center and Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center as they compete in adaptive rodeo style games, demonstrating their skills and abilities.

• Contact Info: This is a family fun event with an activity area in addition to the main rodeo.
• Phone: 719-495-3908
• Contact Person: 101 ProRodeo Drive in Colorado Springs. FREE admission, open to the pub
• Web:
• Email: pptrc@pptrc.org


JOHN C. FREMONT LIBRARY - JUNE 2016

Expires:06/28/2016

Jennifer Gerring is the featured artist at the John C. Fremont Library in June. She will be displaying her origami in shadow boxes and glassless frames. Also on the calendar is a Map and Compass course, and Book Talk, which will feature a presentation by author Carol A. Wilson, "Because We Wanted To! Two Women, a dream and a ranch called Singing Acres."

• Contact Info: 130 Church Ave., Florence
• Phone: 719-784-4649
• Contact Person:
• Web: JCFLD.org
• Email:


A CONTINUING CONVERSATION WITH CDOT

Expires:06/29/2016

The Colorado Department of Transportation is hosting nine telephone town halls over the next several weeks, providing the public with a forum to ask questions and give input about a variety of transportation issues. Through July 13th, residents in all 64 Colorado counties will be called at random through an automated system and invited to take part in their regional town hall.

• Contact Info: Anyone who does not receive a call but wants to participate can dial in, toll-free, at 1-877-229-8493, PIN 112034. Tuesday, June 7 - Southeast Colorado. June 30 - Pikes Peak Region
• Phone:
• Contact Person: All town halls begin at 7 p.m.
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GET HEALTHY WITH PPLD!

Expires:06/30/2016

Now through Thursday, June 30th, win prizes for getting healthy and attending Healthy Living events at any PPLD location. Prizes include a stainless steel water bottle and day pass to the YMCA. Grand prizes include FitBits and a 90-day pass to the Y.

• Contact Info:
• Phone: 719-389-8968
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.ppld.org
• Email:


BLACK ROSE

Expires:06/30/2016

The Black Rose Acoustic Society concert schedule for May-June 2016 is available online. There are also Thursday Night Acoustic Jams at the Senior Center, and Saturday Kids Jams on the second & fourth Saturdays of the month.

• Contact Info: 7-9 PM at the Senior Center is located at 1514 N. Hancock Ave. kids Jams are held at Graner Music 4660 Barnes Road
• Phone: Black Rose Acoustic Society, (719)528-6119
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.BlackRoseAcoustic.org
• Email:


PIKES PEAK ART AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Expires:07/01/2016

The Pikes Peak Art and music festival will be at America the Beautiful Park in Colorado Springs July 2nd- 4th. The Pikes Peak Art and music Festival features national, juried artists, live music, food, beverages and activities for the kids.

• Contact Info:
• Phone: www.pikespeakartandmusicfestival.org
• Contact Person:
• Web:
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NEEDING HOST HOME PROVIDERS

Expires:07/01/2016

Cheyenne Village is a local nonprofit that provides assistance to people with developmental disabilities and is currently seeking host homes for some of the people they serve.

• Contact Info: Host home providers can expect to receive from $1800-$4000 monthly in tax free income as well as a room and board stipend.
• Phone: Steven Stock, Residential Services Manager, 719-572-7468 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Friday
• Contact Person: Cheyenne Village, Inc. 6275 Lehman Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80918
• Web: www.cheyennevillage.org/careers
• Email:


PIKES PEAK PERMACULTURE

Expires:07/02/2016

Join instructors at the foot of the Sangre DeCristo mountains near Westcliffe on a private off-the-grid ranch to work with nature through thoughtful observation. Permaculture design encourages land use that integrates the principles of ecology and applies lessons from nature. The course runs from Saturday, June 18th through Saturday, July 2nd and participants will receive a nationally recognized certification.

• Contact Info:
• Phone: 719-685-0290
• Contact Person: Becky Elder
• Web: www.pikespeakpermaculture.org
• Email: rselder@comcast.net


JULY 4TH CONCERT

Expires:07/04/2016

Celebrate America at Colorado Springs' biggest 4th of July event. Set in Memorial Park, the celebration includes family activities and concessions, The Colorado Springs Philharmonic, and a fireworks finale.

• Contact Info: 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs5:30pm
• Phone: 719-575-9632
• Contact Person:
• Web: csphilharmonic.org
• Email:


CARY MORIN IN LA VETA

Expires:07/10/2016

Cary Morin crafts a style often characterized as acoustic Native Americana with qualities of blues, bluegrass, jazz, jam, reggae, and dance. Cary will perform in the Francisco Crossing, in La Veta, Co. on July 10th.

• Contact Info: 300 Main St, 7 PM $15. Tickets available at , La Veta Public Library, and at the door starting at 6 pm.
• Phone:
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• Web: www.brownpapertickets.com
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EARTH CORPS 2016

Expires:07/11/2016

In 2016, Earth Corps students will spend a month l(July 11th through iving, working, and learning in Willow Lake Basin, gaining field experience in restoration ecoloogy. The course involves the completion of a highly technical trail reconstruction project and, upon successful completion of the program, students will receive 4 credit hours from UCCS.

• Contact Info:
• Phone: 719-471-7736
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.rmfi.org/programs/earth-corps
• Email:


CHALICE OF FIRE

Expires:07/11/2016

A Harry Potter-themed summer camp is looking for witches and wizards, entering 1st through 8th grades, to learn about the magical world of herbology and potions, transfiguration and quidditch. Camp dates are Monday, July 11th through Friday, July 15th.

• Contact Info: High Plains Church, 1825 Dominion Way, Colorado Springs9am-3pm
• Phone: 719-581-2182
• Contact Person: Jessica
• Web: http://goo.gl/forms/Cqz79EzfFx
• Email: camp.hpcuu@gmail.com


MILITARY JOB FAIR

Expires:07/12/2016

A Military job fair happens Wednesday July 13th in Colorado Springs at the Double Tree by Hilton (1775 east Cheyenne Mount. blvd.) This event is open to active duty military, reservists, spouses, dependents, civilians and retirees.

• Contact Info: from 10am-2pm.
• Phone: 757-965-5808
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.civilianjobs.com
• Email:


SPORT & ADVENTURE CAMPS

Expires:07/15/2016

The Student Recreation Center at Colorado State University-Pueblo hosts the 5th annual Multi-Sport & Adventure Camps this summer, for children entering grades 1st through 5th. The mission of camps is to focus on building community, developing skill, learning teamwork and confidence. The camp sessions are June 6-10; June 13-17; June 20-24; July 6-8; and July 11-15 (Mondays through Fridays).

• Contact Info: The Student Recreation Center @ CSU-Pueblo7:30am-5:30pm
• Phone: 719-549-2087
• Contact Person: Scott A. Robertshaw or Bill Moorman
• Web: www.packmultisportscamps.com
• Email:


"RESOURCED"

Expires:07/16/2016

From Friday, June 3rd through Saturday, July 16th, the InterDisciplinary Experimental Arts program at Colorado College presents reSourced: Collage and Assemblage Source Material Explored. The exhibit will be shown in the IDEA Space in the Cornerstone Arts Building, and the opening reception is Friday, June 3rd.

• Contact Info: 825 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado SpringsSummer gallery hours: Tues - Sat 1-5pm; Reception 4:30pm
• Phone:
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.theIDEAspace.com
• Email:


CASINO NIGHT

Expires:07/20/2016

'Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Colorado' will present their inaugural Casino Night on July 20th. The Colorado Jet Center will be the backdrop for traditional casino games, light hors d'oeuvres, and libations. Proceeds benefit the programs at Big Brothers / Big Sisters of the Pikes Peak region.

• Contact Info: Colorado Jet Center 1575 Aviation Way Colorado Springs, CO 80916. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased over the phone or via website.
• Phone: 719-633-2443; 9am through 5pm, Monday through Friday. Ask for Dana Schield.
• Contact Person: presented by Security Service Federal Credit Union benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters.
• Web: www.biglittlecolorado.org
• Email: DanaS@BigLittleColorado.org


WHIZ BANG SCIENCE

Expires:07/22/2016

Colorado College Education Department is offering a Whiz Bang Science Children's Summer Program on July 11th-22nd (Monday through Friday), for students entering grades one through ten.

• Contact Info: Palmer Hall, 14 E. Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs8:45-11:45am
• Phone: 719-389-6146
• Contact Person: Una Ng
• Web: www.coloradocollege.edu/education
• Email:


VAN BRIGGLE: THE MANITOU CONNECTION

Expires:07/23/2016

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center announces the Grand Opening of Van Briggle: The Manitou Connection at 517 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs. You can see one of the largest exhibits of Van Briggle pottery in the Pikes Peak region and learn more about Artus and Anna Van Briggle's creation of this iconic pottery works and the connection of its later ownership and operations to historic Manitou Springs. The exhibit will be featured through August.

• Contact Info: opening reception February 19 Fri. 5-8 p.m
• Phone: 719-685-1454
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org
• Email: ManitouHeritage@gmail.com


FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE CENTER - JULY 2016

Expires:07/23/2016

Crawdad fishing, Mountain Lion investigations, and Twos & Threes Outdoors are among the many fun and exciting activities at the Fountain Creek Nature Center in July.

• Contact Info: 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain
• Phone: 719-520-6745
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com
• Email:


THEATRE SUMMER CAMP

Expires:07/25/2016

Pine Creek Theatre Summer Academy is offering a theatrical experience this summer for students in grades 6th through 12th. Workshops in various theatre, music and dance topics will be included. The camp dates are Monday, July 25th through Friday, July 29th.

• Contact Info: Pine Creek High School, 10750 Thunder Mtn. Ave., Colorado Springs9am-12:15pm
• Phone: 719-234-8477
• Contact Person: Carrie Barnhardt-Roberson
• Web: www.pinecreektheatre.org
• Email: carrie.barnhardt@asd20.org


COLORADO SPRINGS PIONEERS MUSEUM

Expires:07/30/2016

June and July are full of family fun and educational programming at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Weekend Warm-ups, Children's History Hour, art&FACTS of Business in Colorado Springs, and the Colorado Grown Festival are all on the calendar this summer.

• Contact Info: 215 S. Tejon St., Colorado Springs
• Phone: 719-385-5631
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.cspm.org
• Email:


LIVING CLOSE TO HOME CLASSES

Expires:08/01/2016

Classes in Gardening, Farming, Nutrition and Sustainability for Adults and Families run April through September at Venetucci Farm.

• Contact Info: Additional Information Classes include Raising Backyard Chickens & Goats, Native Plant Hike, Creating a Butterfly Garden and more.
• Phone: Phone 389-1251, Mon-Fri, 9-5
• Contact Person: Venetucci Farm, 5210 South Highway 85, Colorado Springs, CO 80911
• Web: www.venetuccifarm.org
• Email:


VENETUCCI FARM SUMMER PROGRAMS

Expires:08/01/2016

Kids can learn about farm life and connect to the source of their food during the 2016 Summer Programs for Kids at Venetucci Farm. The program runs Mon-Fri, 9am-12pm from June-August.

• Contact Info:
• Phone: 719-389-1251, Mon-Fri, 9-5
• Contact Person: Venetucci Farm, 5210 South Hwy 85, Colorado Springs, CO 80911
• Web: www.venetuccifarm.org
• Email: drudin@ppcf.org


31ST ANNUAL SENIOR LAW DAY

Expires:08/01/2016

The 31st Annual Senior Law Day is Saturday, August 6th. at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N Hancock Ave. This is a FREE one day event for seniors and family to untangle legal issues including wills vs trusts, guardianship of grandchildren, living wills, advance directives, DNR orders, & proxies, medicaid planning, and more.

• Contact Info: from 8:30AM to 1:30pm
• Phone: (719) 955-3400 (Colorado Springs Senior Center)
• Contact Person:
• Web:
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'LAWN AND GARDEN HELP DESK'

Expires:08/01/2016

Colorado State University Extension in Colorado Springs will provide a 'Lawn and Garden Help Desk' through the growing season. Expect research based answers to help you be a successful gardener in Colorado. You can also e-mail or stop by for those answers as well.

• Contact Info: Email anytime.
• Phone: 719-520-7684 Monday 9:00 to 4:00, Tuesday- Thursday 9:00 to Noon
• Contact Person: Walk in: 17 N Spruce St., Rm 270 Monday 9:00 to 4:00, Tuesday- Thursday 9:00 to Noon8/1/16
• Web:
• Email: ask.extension.org


RECYCLED ART

Expires:08/01/2016

Commonwheel Artists Co-op is currently accepting applications for its upcoming juried art show, Recycled Art. Applications are available online and at 102 Caon Ave., Manitou Springs, CO. Application deadline is August 16th 2016. The Recycled Art Show will run from October 21November 13, 2016.

• Contact Info: with/from recycled, upcycled, refurbished, or refabricated materials.
• Phone:
• Contact Person:
• Web: http://www.commonwheel.com/recycled-art-event-page.html
• Email:


SUMMER PERFORMANCES AT JONES THEATER

Expires:08/01/2016

Tickets are on sale for summer performances at the Historic Jones Theater in Westcliffe, Colorado. The Westcliffe Center for the Performing Arts hosts Shakespeare in the Sangres in the outdoor amphitheater. Other performances include - Audition: A Backstage Musical and Wyatt Earp: A Life on the Frontier.

• Contact Info:
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• Contact Person:
• Web: www.jonestheater.com
• Email:


CAMP WHISKERS & WAGS

Expires:08/01/2016

If you're looking for ways to keep the kids busy this summer, you can check out the Humane Society's 'Camp Whiskers & Wags', where campers participate in hands-on activities with animals of all shapes and sizes. Activities are designed for children ages 5-13 years.

• Contact Info: This summer, running through August 5. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily. 2-day Kind Kids Camp for $85. 3-day Paws & Picasso animal drawing camp is $150. Week-long camps are $180.
• Phone: (719) 302-8739
• Contact Person: Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region 610 Abbot Lane
• Web: www.hsppr.org/camp
• Email: Lgrove@hsppr.org


COOL CAREERS

Expires:08/01/2016

Cool Careers at Pikes Peak Community College allows 7th through 10th graders to explore a variety of careers. The program runs June 6 through August 9th. Scholarships are available.

• Contact Info: Become a chef or a firefighter, robotics engineer, artist, or zoo keeper for a week!
• Phone: online to register or call 719-502-2404.
• Contact Person: PPCCs Teen College
• Web: www.ppcc.edu/teencollege
• Email:


MIRACLES IN MOTION

Expires:08/12/2016

The Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center presents MIRACLES IN MOTION on Saturday, August 13th in the Rocky Mountain Ballroom at the Broadmoor West Bldg. There will be silent and live auctions, a cash bar, dinner, live music from the Ben Marshall Band, and dancing.

• Contact Info: 4:30 pm 10:00 pm. also a program featuring PPTRC clients. The PPTRC helps people with disabilities or special needs address disability by utilizing the therapeutic and rehabilitative attributes of horses.
• Phone: For more information on attending or sponsoring this event contact Melissa at 719-495-3908
• Contact Person:
• Web:
• Email: anthony@pptrc.org


ATTENTION SCULPTORS!

Expires:08/15/2016

The Creede Arts Council will be hosting an open-air sculpture show this summer on August 20th and 21st in Creede, CO.

• Contact Info:
• Phone: 719 658-0312
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.creedeartscouncil.com
• Email:


FOOD PRESERVATION CLASS

Expires:08/25/2016

CSU EXTENSION-PUEBLO COUNTY WILL PRESENT THE FOLLOWING FOOD PRESERVATION WORKSHOPS IN AUGUST: FREEZING AND DEHYDRATING ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY, AUGUST 17TH & 18TH, AND PICKLING ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 25TH. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

• Contact Info: 701 COURT STREET, SUITE C, PUEBLO, CO 81003
• Phone: 719-583-6566
• Contact Person:
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DAWN TO DUSK

Expires:08/27/2016

Dawn to Dusk, a summer family event at Fremont Center for the Arts presents a glimpse into the lives of early Native Americans and settlers of Colorado through their historic and artistic ways. Artifacts, arts, crafts, and live demonstrations will be available from Tuesday, July 2nd through Saturday, August 27th (Tuesdays through Saturdays).

• Contact Info: 505 Macon, Canon City10am-4pm
• Phone: 719-275-2790
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.fremontarts.org/dawn-to-dusk.html
• Email: fca@fremontarts.org


SHAKESPEARE AT CU

Expires:08/29/2016

The University of Colorado Boulder will honor the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death with Shakespeare at CU, a program consisting of more than 40 events and exhibitions scheduled through August. The festivities begin on Saturday, April 23rd, his birthday and the day he died.

• Contact Info:
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• Web: www.CU-Boulder.edu/Shakespeare at CU
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GOLD MINE TOURS

Expires:09/05/2016

The Victor Lowell Thomas Museum CC&V Gold Mining Company is offering gold mine tours beginning Saturday, May 29th and continuing through Monday, September 5th.

• Contact Info: 3rd &Victor Ave., Victor, CO
• Phone: 719-689-4211 or 689-5509
• Contact Person:
• Web: VictorColorado.com
• Email:


GOLD MINE TOURS

Expires:09/05/2016

The Victor Lowell Thomas Museum CC&V Gold Mining Company are offering tours of large scale mining operations near Victor. The dates are Saturday, May 29th through Monday, September 5th and participants will meet at the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum in Victor.

• Contact Info: 3rd & Victor Ave., Victor
• Phone: 719-689-4211 or 719-689-5509
• Contact Person:
• Web:
• Email: museum@victorcolorado.com


LITERARY WALK IN THE WOODS

Expires:09/17/2016

A Literary Walk in the Woods begins in the classroom with a biography of the author, proceeds with a one-mile nature walk on Zook Loop Trail, stopping halfway at The Rock Garden to read selections from the author's work. Five Saturdays (May 21st, June 4th, July 23rd, August 20th, and September 17th) featuring five different authors make up the 2016 program series.

• Contact Info: Cheyenne Mountain State Park, 410 JL Ranch Heights, Colorado Springs (Visitor Center)1-3pm
• Phone: 719-576-2016
• Contact Person:
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DOWNTOWN PHOTOGRAPHY WALKS

Expires:10/01/2016

You can explore downtown Colorado Springs from behind the lens in 2016 with acclaimed photojournalist Bryan Oller on monthly lunchtime photography walks. Oller will highlight different locations and topics each month, and will offer photography tips along the way. The hour-long walks will be held on the 3rd Thursday each month at noon.

• Contact Info: all levels of photography and camera types are welcome. bring your own camera. Price for the walk is $5 (cash only, and free for Downtown Partnership members
• Phone: call 719 886.0088 for details
• Contact Person: No reservations required, sign-up is first-come, first-serve
• Web: www.downtowncs.com/tours
• Email:


YO-YO CLUB

Expires:11/26/2016

Pikes Peak Library District is hosting a Yo-Yo Club at the East Library. The program is on the fourth Saturday of the month, beginning February 27th and ending on November 26th. Yo-Yo Club is for ages 9 and up.

• Contact Info: 5550 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs
• Phone: 719-531-6333
• Contact Person:
• Web: ppld.org/teens
• Email:


CORE CULTURE 2016

Expires:12/10/2016

Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs announces the 2016 schedule of core culture spaces, faces & places guided walking tours, held monthly on the second Saturday of the month.

• Contact Info: tours begin at the wild goose meeting house, 401 north tejon10am
• Phone:
• Contact Person:
• Web: www.downtowncs.com/tours
• Email:


MACHINING FAST TRACK

Expires:02/02/2017

Pueblo Community College is offering Manual Machining Fast Track, beginnning on Monday, August 22nd through Thursday, February 2nd. This course is for individuals wanting marketable skills for advanced manufacturing in a short amount of time.

• Contact Info: 900 W. Orman Ave., Pueblo
• Phone: 719-549-3157 or 719-549-3156
• Contact Person: Rachel Brown or Amy Rye
• Web:
• Email: Rachel.brown@pueblocc.edu amy.rye@publocc.edu