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

Deadline for Choice Open Enrollment for Harrison School District Two schools; https://www.hsd2.org.

Jurassic Quest: 3-9 p.m., Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd.; $20-$36, jurassicquest.com.

Solid Rock Community Development Corp. Fresh Start Investment Program graduation: 5:30 p.m., Solid Rock Christian Center, 2520 Arlington Drive.

Soul Sessions at SCP Hotel, Harriett Landrum: 6-9 p.m., SCP Hotel, 2850 S. Circle Drive.

Saturday

35th annual 5K on St. Patrick’s Day: 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. race time, Acacia Park at the Uncle Wilber Fountain, 225 N. Nevada Ave.; $30-$35, csgrandprix.com.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: noon, steps off from the corner of Tejon and East St. Vrain stress and heads south on Tejon to Vermijo Avenue; csstpats.com.

Soul Sessions at SCP Hotel, Grant Sabin: 6-9 p.m., SCP Hotel, 2850 S. Circle Drive.

World Dance Festival: 7 p.m., Lon Chaney Theater, 221 E. Kiowa St.

Sunday

St. Patrick’s Day.

Unwind Yoga: 3:30-4:30 p.m., SCP Hotel, 2850 S. Circle Drive.

Monday

El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group meeting: 9:30-11 a.m., Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave., Peak Conference Room.

Tuesday

Sunrise Yoga: 6:40-7:30 a.m., SCP Hotel, 2850 S. Circle Drive.

Council of Neighbors and Organizations Neighborhood Mixer: 5:30-7 p.m., CONO, 1506 N. Hancock Ave.

Wednesday

RESCHEDULED: Latino Community Luncheon: 11 a.m., registration and networking, 11:30 a.m. program, Hotel Elegante, 2886 S. Circle Drive; $22-$27, RSVP to c.abeyta@life.com or annaort5@comcast.net, latinocommunityluncheon.com.

City Council Candidate Forum: 3-6 p.m.,  an ASL interpreter and the Loop system will be provided, dinner will be served, The Independence Center, 729 S. Tejon St.; RSVP by March 13 to 471-8181 ext. 169 or scortez@theindependencecenter.org.

 

RESCHEDULED: Solid Rock Community Development Corporation Fresh Start Investment Program graduation: 5:30 p.m., Solid Rock Christian Center, 2520 Arlington Drive.

Pastor Ben Anderson (left) and the Solid Rock Community Development Corp. receive a $130,000 grant for the Fresh Start Investment Program. The program will kick off with an informational session on Jan. 19. (EXPRESS PHOTO/REGAN FOSTER)

Pastor Ben Anderson (left) and the Solid Rock Community Development Corp. receive a $130,000 grant for the Fresh Start Investment Program. The program will kick off with an informational session on Jan. 19. (EXPRESS PHOTO/REGAN FOSTER)

Thursday

Colorado Sports and Recreation Expo: 5-8:30 p.m., Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave.

Harrison School District Two Board of Education meeting: 6 p.m.,

March 22

“Espiritos da Solidao” exhibit opening: 5-8 p.m.,PPCC Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., ppcc.edu/art-gallery.

Soul Sessions at SCP Hotel, Brandon Henderson: 6-9 p.m., SCP Hotel, 2850 S. Circle Drive.

March 23

Daughters of Destiny presents, “Nevertheless, She Persisted”: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Solid Rock Christian Center, 2520 Arlington Drive.

Colorado Springs Home Show, 10 a.m. March 23, Hotel Elegant Conference & Event Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive.

Knobhill Urban Arts District presents Knobhill community cleanup day: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Creator Supreme, 2307 E. Platte Ave.

Spring pop-up market: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pikes Peak Market, 315 E. Pikes Peak Ave.

Soul Sessions at SCP Hotel, Joe Johnson: 6-9 p.m., SCP Hotel, 2850 S. Circle Drive.

March 24

Colorado Springs Home Show, 11 a.m. March 23, Hotel Elegant Conference & Event Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive.

March 25

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

March 26

Harrison School District 2 and Colorado Springs School District 11 closed for spring break.

Thrive Colorado Springs Entrepreneur Launch Expo: 6-8:30 pm., Hotel Elegante Conference & Event Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive.

March 27

Harrison School District 2 and Colorado Springs School District 11 closed for spring break.

Solid Rock Community Development Corporation Fresh Start Investment Program information session: 5:30 p.m., Solid Rock Christian Center, 2520 Arlington Drive.

March 28

Harrison School District 2 and Colorado Springs School District 11 closed for spring break.

Colorado Springs Business Journal Rising Stars: 5:30 p.m. Stargazers Theater and Events Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive.

March 29

Harrison School District 2 and Colorado Springs School District 11 closed for spring break.

March 30

Ozomatli all-ages concert: 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave.;$25-$28, blacksheeprocks.com.

March 31

 

The Southeast Express accepts family friendly 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