Southeast Colorado Springs Community Calendar

Editor’s note: Over the course of two years and interviews with hundreds of Southeast leaders, organizational representatives and residents, we have consistently heard the need for a single, consolidated destination for community-engagement events, training sessions, volunteer opportunities and family friendly outings. We are delighted to present to you the Express’ community calendar, which will be updated daily with the vision of offering you real-time information you need to plan you busy days.

Today

Make & Take gardening series, preserved herbs: 10-11:30 a.m., Silver Key Community Rooms, 1655 S. Murray Blvd.; $2 suggested donation, RSVP top 884-2350.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center Young Adult Interview Workshop: 10-11:30 a.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m., Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.; ages 16 to 24 only, registration required. 667-3700 for more information.

Tuesday

Bunco: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Silver Key Community Rooms, 1665 S. Murray Blvd.; RSVP to 884-2350.

Film Club, “The Devil We Know”: 7-9 p.m., Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Institute, 2727 N.Cascade Ave., Suite 140; $5 suggested donation, eventbrite.com.

Wednesday

Hillside Gardens Summer Concert Series, Skean Dubhl 6-8:30 p.m., Hillside Gardens and Events Center, 1006 S. Institute St.; $8, hillsidegardensandevents.com.

ZUMBA in the Park: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Deerfield Hills Community Center, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road.

Thursday

Class, “Business Plan in a Day”: 9 a.m. to noon, Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center, 559 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 101; $30, clients.coloradosbdc.org.

Families Unidas: 6-8 p.m., Southeast WIC Clinic, 2948 E. Fountain Blvd.

Friday

Colorado Springs Comic Con: 3-9 p.m. Aug. 26, Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd.; $10-$139.99, pirchase.grotix.com.

Movie Night in the Park, “Back to the Future”: 7-11 p.m., Metcalfe Park, 750 E. Ohio Ave.

Karaoke Night: 7 p.m., HavannhGrill Authentic Cuban Cuisine, 3748 Astrozon Blvd.

Saturday

Cypher Saturday: 9:30-11:30 a.m., The Community Barbershop, 3750 Astrozon Blvd.; youtube.com.

Rally for Recovery: Games, music, food, giveaways and guest recovery speakers, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive; info@srchope.org or 465-2295.

Colorado Springs Comic Con: 3-9 p.m. Aug. 26, Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd.; $10-$139.99, pirchase.grotix.com.

Sunday

Training session, “Holding Civil Conversation” with Denver University Visiting Professor of Law C.J. Larkin: 2:30 p.m., Meadows Park Community Center, 1340 S. El Paso Ave.; Open to League of Women Voters members, guests and the public, RSVP at lwvppr.org or 447-9400.

NAACP Colorado Springs general membership meeting: 3 p.m., Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

 Aug. 26

Pikes Peak Community College fall semester begins.

Colorado Springs City Council: work session 1 p.m., Council Chambers, 107 N. Nevada Ave.

 Aug. 27

Colorado Springs City Council: meeting 1 p.m., Council Chambers, 107 N. Nevada Ave.

 Aug. 28

Colorado Springs School District 11 Board of Education: regular meeting, 5:30-10 p.m., Administration Building, 1115 N. El Paso St.

ZUMBA in the Park: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Deerfield Hills Community Center, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road.

 Aug. 29

Moving Meditation: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Silver Key Community Room, 1655 S. Murray Blvd.; RSVP at 884-2350.

Families Unidas: 6-8 p.m., Southeast WIC Clinic, 2948 E. Fountain Blvd.

Dinner theater, “Murder in Buffalo Chip,” by Red Herring Productions: 6 p.m., Stargazers Theatre, 10 S. Parkside Drive; $49 plus ticketing fee for dinner and show, stargazerstheatre.com.

Aug. 30

Exhibit, “Fauna & Mosaics” by Radeaux: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pikes Peak Community College Downtown Studio Art Gallery, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.

Karaoke Night: 7 p.m., HavannhGrill Authentic Cuban Cuisine, 3748 Astrozon Blvd.


Aug. 31

Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave.

Cypher Saturday: 9:30-11:30 a.m., The Community Barbershop, 3750 Astrozon Blvd.; youtube.com.

In His Name Food Pantry: noon to 12:30 p.m., Open Bible Baptist Church, 824 S. Union Blvd.

Kingdom Builders Family Life Center Race Against Violence 2019: noon, Bear Creek Regional Park, 245 Bear Creek Road; $25, eventbrite.com or 247-8190.

Sept. 1

Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave.

 Sept. 2

Labor Day

Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave.

Sept. 3

Pikes Peak Workforce Center Young Adult Interview Workshop: 4 p.m., Ruth Holley Library, 685 N. Murray Blvd.;  ages 16 to 24 only, registration required at tinyurl.com/yxexgm8d.

Sept. 4

JDRF One Walk Kickoff Party: 6 to 8 p.m., Springs Adventure Park, 2512 Airport Road. 

 Sept. 5

Harrison School District 2 Board of Education: work session, 6 p.m., District headquarters, 1060 Harrison Road.

 Sept. 6

Art & Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Discover Gooodwill, 1460 Garden of the Gods Road; disovermygoodwill.org.

Sept. 7

The Springs Fall Home Show: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road, #3.

The Southeast Express accepts community-engagement, listings and event notices of general interest for inclusion in its community calendar. Please email your items to news@southeastexpress.org and include “calendar” in the subject line. The Express reserves the right to edit for style and grammar, and to determine suitability for publication.

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— Compiled by Regan Foster and Lily Reavis