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

Boys and Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region bake sale: 4:30 to6:30 p.m., E.A. Tutt Club, 1455 S. Chelton St.

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

Thursday

Harrison School District 2 Board of Education: meeting, 6 p.m., D2 Administration Building, 1060 Harrison Road. 

Friday

Deerfield Hills Mobile Food Pantry: 11 a.m., Deerfield Hills Community Center & Sprayground, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road.

Boo at the Zoo 2019: 4 to 8:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road; $14.75-$24.75, cmzoo.org.

Saturday

Pumpkin carving party: 9 a.m. to noon, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain; $4-$5; communityservices.elpasco.com.

Halloween House Party: 1 to 4 p.m., Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St.; $1. 

Deerfield Hills Trunk or Treat: 3-5 p.m., Turman Elementary School, 3245 Springnite Drive; free and open to all.

Boo at the Zoo 2019: 4 to 8:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road; $14.75-$24.75, cmzoo.org.

Jack-O-Lantern Trail: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain; $4-$5; communityservices.elpasco.com.

Sunday

Trick or Treating in the Park: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Acacia Park, 115 E. Platte Ave.

Boo at the Zoo 2019: 4 to 8:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road; $14.75-$24.75, cmzoo.org.

Monday

Teen writing workshop: 4 to 7 p.m., Pikes Peak Library District East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd.; ppld.librarymarket.com.

Oct. 29

Transition Open house: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., The Independence Center, 729 S. Tejon St.; 471-8181.

Girls varsity volleyball, Sierra vs. Mitchell: 6 p.m., Oct. 29, Mitchell High School, 1205 Potter Drive.

Oct. 30

Teen programming for ages 9 to 18, “Live Action Clue”: 4 to 5 p.m., Sand Creek Library Meeting Room, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.; ssharples@ppld.org or 597-7070.

Peak Vista Community Health Center ribbon cutting: 4 to 6 p.m., Health Center at Jet Wing, 1815 Jet Wing Drive.

Oct. 31

Halloween

El Paso County Department of Public Works Trunk or Treat: 4-7 p.m., Chuck Brown Transportation Center, 3275 Akers Drive.

Boo at the Zoo 2019: 4 to 8:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road; $14.75-$24.75, cmzoo.org.

Nov. 1

Thirty-eighth annual Prince of Peace Arts & Crafts Fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 4720 Galley Road.

Nov. 2

Pre-Kwanzaa African Marketplace: noon to 4 p.m., Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St.

Peak Vista Community Health Center open house: 1 to 4 p.m., Health Center at Jet Wing, 1815 Jet Wing Drive; all welcome.

Second annual COmmUNITY Works Show: 4 to 10 p.m., The Community, 3750 Astrozon Blvd., Suite 120.

Nov. 3

Harrison basketball kids clinic and league: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Harrison High School, 2755 Janitell Road; $20-$25, orterobears@gmail.com to register.

Nov. 4

United Men of Color presents “Proving Stereotypes Wrong”: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Community College, 5675 S. Academy Blvd., Room A-140.; ppcc.edu/menofcolor.

Cheslyn Johnson, 9, casts her first-ever allot Nov. 6 during a Kids Election Day party at the Sand Creek Library in Southeast Colorado Springs. [Express photo/file]

Nov. 5

Election day

Nov. 6

Colorado Springs School District 11 Board of Education work session: 4 p.m., District Administration Building Boardroom, 1115 N. El Paso St.

Nov. 7

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

Nov. 8

Social work drop-in hours: 10 a.m. to noon, Sand Creek Library Study Room G1, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.; akwande@ppld.org or 531-6333, ext. 6329.

Nov. 9

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

Nov. 10

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense meetup: 3 to 4:30 p.m., Sand Creek Library Meeting Room A, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

Nov. 11

Veterans Day

Nov. 12

Colorado Springs City Council meeting: 10 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 107 N. Nevada Ave.

Nov. 13

Latino Community Luncheon: 11 a.m. registration, 11:30 a.m., program, Hotel Eleganté, 2886 S. Circle Drive; $22-$27, c.abeyta@live.com or annaort5@comcast.net.

Nov. 14

Training Trusted Adults: 5 to 7 p.m., Inside Out Youth Services, Inside Out Youth Center, 233 N. Wahsatch Ave., Suite 101; RSVP by Oct. 26 at eventbrite.com.

Nov. 15

Habitat for Humanity home ownership information session: noon to 1 p.m., Ruth Holley Library Meeting Room, 685 N. Murray Blvd.

Nov. 16

Clean up the Sand Creek Trail: Noon to 5 p.m., The Community, 3750 Astrozon Blvd., Suite 120.

Nov. 17

Bingo: 5 to 9 p.m., DAV 26 • Knob Hill, 6880 Palmer Park Blvd.

Nov. 18

Community mobile food market: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pikes Peak Community College, 5675 S. Academy Blvd.; ppcc.edu/cares.

Nov. 19

After Math: 5 to 6 p.m., Sand Creek Library Conference Room, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

Nov. 20

Holley lunch and a movie, “The Public” (PG-13): noon to 2 p.m., 685 N. Murray Blvd.

Nov. 21

Flu vaccines available by appointment: 9 a.m. to noon, Southeast WIC office, 2948 E. Fountain Blvd.; $21.50 without insurance, call 578-3199, option 5, for an appointment.

Nov. 22

Mobile Pantry: 11 a.m. to noon, Deerfield Hills Community Center & Sprayground, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road.

Nov. 23

Winter Lights Festival at Seven Falls: Gates open at 10 a.m., Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at 11 a.m., lighting at 5:30 p.m., Seven Falls at the Broadmoor, 1405 Lower Gold Camp Road; $9.50 to $15.50.

Nov. 24

NAACP general membership meeting and public informational gathering: 2:20 to 4 p.m., Sand Creek Library Meeting Room A/B, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

Nov. 25

Harrison School District 2 and Colorado Springs School District 11 Thanksgiving breaks begin.

Nov. 26

Colorado Springs City Council meeting: 10 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 107 N. Nevada Ave.

Nov. 27

Adventure gym open play: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Precizion 509 Gymnastics, 7235 E. U.S. Highway 24; no reservation, $10 per child, toddlers and children up to 12.

Nov. 28

Thanksgiving

Nov. 29

Finally Friday STEM activity: 4 to 5 p.m., Ruth Holley Library Meeting Room, 685 N. Murray Blvd. Ages 7-12

Nov. 30

Petite Nutcracker (20 minutes): 10 a.m., Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; $3, dancethesprings.com/tickets.

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 Laura Krueger