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

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office presentation, “Fatal Vision Marijuana Class”: 1:30 to2:30 p.m., Silver Key, 1625 S. Murray Blvd.

Class, “Medicare 101”: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging, 14 S. Chestnut St.; ppacj.org/events or 471-2096.

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

Friday

Care and Share Food Bank mobile food pantry: 11 a.m. to noon, Deerfield Hills Community Center & Sprayground, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road; bring a basket, bag or box to carry your food home, 385-5996.

Community conversation on community development: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Solid Rock Christian Center, 2520 Arlington Drive.

CMZoo Outdoor School: 6:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Road; cmzoo.org.

Saturday

Cypher Saturday: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., The Community, 3750 Astrozon Blvd.

Birds of Prey presentation: 10 to 11 a.m., Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain; $5 per non-member, further donations appreciated, 520-6745 or ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com.

Correcting Corrections Initiative meeting “From Passion to Action”: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Relevant Word Ministries, 1040 S. Institute St.; call Ahriana at 332-9788 or email CorrectingCorrectionsCS@gmail.com.

Colorado Springs Womxn’s March: 2 to 4 p.m., steps off from City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa Ave. and includes speeches, training and advocacy opportunities; all welcome.

January “Just Breathe”: 3 to 5 p.m., Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd; $30 suggested donation or bring a food dish to share, justbreathecos@gmail.com, 200-1618 or the Facebook event page.

Sunday

NAACP Colorado Springs meeting, “Get Involved in 2020!”: 3 p.m., Ruth Holley Library, 685 N. Murray Blvd.

Sunday night BINGO: 5 p.m., DAV Chapter 26, 6880 Palmer Park Blvd.

Monday

Another Life Foundation and the Community Barbershop “Black Men’s Project” to bring awareness to mental wellness: 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 27, The Community Barbershop, 3750 Astrozon Blvd.

Brain injury meditation: 6:30 p.m., Balance Chiropractic, 808 Village Center Drive; 265-0115.

Tuesday

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Colorado Springs City Council meeting: 10 a.m., council chambers, 107 N. Nevada Ave.

Deerfield Hills Community Center and Colorado Springs Food Rescue Food Co-Op: noon to 1 p.m. for residents of 80916, 1 to 2 p.m. everyone welcome, Deerfield Hills Community Center and Sprayground, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road; 385-5996 for questions.

Zumba Gold: 1:30 to2:30 p.m., Silver Key, 1625 S. Murray Blvd.

Free medical care and prescriptions: 5 to 9 p.m., Open Bible Medical Clinic & Pharmacy, 555 E. Costilla St.; 475-0972 or 596-4449 or clinic@openbiblemedical.org.

Wednesday

Movie, “The Apartment”: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Silver Key, 1625 S. Murray Blvd.

National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council BLM listening session: 6 p.m., Colorado Springs Marriott, 5580 Tech Center Drive.

Jan. 30

Stephen Agyei live at Loonees: 7 and 9:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd.; looneescc.wixsite.com.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office presentation, general information about the office: 1:30 to2:30 p.m., Silver Key, 1625 S. Murray Blvd.

Free food distribution from Care and Share, Pikes Peak United Way and Colorado Springs Promise: 3 p.m., Mitchell High School, 1205 Potter Drive.

Jan. 31

Colorado Springs Ultimate Indoor Garage Sale 2020: 5-7:30 p.m., Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road; $5, ultimateindoorgaragesale.com.

Class, “Medicare 101”: 9 to 11 a.m., Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging, 14 S. Chestnut St.; ppacj.org/events or 471-2096.

Feb. 1

Junior bird club for ages 8 to 17: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain; $5 per person, registration required here.

Winter Adult Reading Program kickoff party: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ruth Holley Library, 685 N. Murray Blvd.

Feb. 2

Sunday Spoken Word Night Poet’s Open Mic: 8 p.m., Club Tilt Grill, 3744 Astrozon Blvd.

Feb. 3

Adult education, “Minding Your Business”: 6 to 8 p.m., Sand Creek Library Meeting Room A, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.; Register here or 597-7070.

Feb. 4

Fort Carson MWR Hiring Event: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hotel Eleganté Conference & Event Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive; preregister and set up your profile at USAjobs.gov, further details here.

 Feb. 5

Graduation fair: 11 a.m. to noon, Pikes Peak Community College, 5675 S. Academy Blvd.

Feb. 6

Nature Adventures for children 3 to 6 (with adult), “Rascally Rabbits”: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain; $5 per member, $6 per nonmember, registration required here.

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

Feb. 7

Laugh out Loud Comedy Jam: 9 p.m., Hotel Eleganté Conference & Event Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive; $30 to $70, eventbrite.com.

Feb. 8

Third annual Ladies’ Luncheon of Laughter (AAUW Branch Meeting): 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Deerfield Hills Community Center and Sprayground, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road; $10, eventbrite.com.

Peak Vista Family Health Center at Mitchell High School open house: 4 to 6 p.m., Mitchell High School, 4041 E. San Miguel St.

Feb. 9

VFW District 5 Membership and Auxiliary Council meeting: lunch 1 p.m., meeting 2 p.m., VFW Post 101, 702 S. Tejon St.

Feb. 10

Class, “Medicare 101”: 9 to 11 a.m., Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging, 14 S. Chestnut St.; ppacg.org/events or 471-2096.

Library Explorers, “Valentine’s Celebration”: 10 to 11 a.m., Sand Creek Library Meeting Room A, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

Feb. 11

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

Feb. 12

Latino Community Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hotel Eleganté Conference & Event Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive; $25-$30, latinoluncheoncs.com.

 Feb. 13

Free food distribution from Care and Share, Pikes Peak United Way and Colorado Springs Promise: 3 p.m., Mitchell High School, 1205 Potter Drive.

Feb. 14

Valentine’s Day.

Feb. 15

Hike, “Valentine’s is for the Birds”: 10 a.m. to noon, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain; $5 per member, $6 per non-member, registration required here.

Clean up the Sand Creek Trail: noon, meet at The Community, 3750 Astrozon Blvd., Suite 120.

Ry’s Up Coloring for the Incarcerated: 2 to 4 p.m., Imagination Celebration iSpace at the Citadel Mall, 750 Citadel Drive East.

Feb. 16

Kids Maker Fair: 2 to 4 p.m. Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; free but RSVP at eventbrite.com.

League of Women Voters “Love the League”: 4 to 6 p.m., Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St.

Feb. 17

President’s Day.

Feb. 18

Free medical care and prescriptions: 5 to 9 p.m., Open Bible Medical Clinic & Pharmacy, 555 E. Costilla St.; 475-0972 or 596-4449 or clinic@openbiblemedical.org.

Feb. 19

Deerfield Hills community meeting: 6 to 7:30 p.m., Deerfield Hills Community Center and Sprayground, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road; all welcome.

Feb. 20

Class, “Medicare 101”: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave.; ppacj.org/events or 471-2096.

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

Feb. 21

Winter Sky Watching with the Space Science Institute: 6 to 10 p.m., Fountain Library, 230 S. Main St., Fountain.

Feb. 22

Paint & Trap: 7 p.m., Club Tilt Grill, 3744 Astrozon Blvd.

Feb. 23

Seventh annual Multi-Cultural Black History Program: 4 to 6 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive; free but donations accepted, eventbrite.com.

Feb. 24

Ruth Holley Crafter’s Group: 1:30 to 3 p.m., Ruth Holley Library Study Room H1, 685 N. Murray Blvd.

Class “Social Security 101”: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging, 14 S. Chestnut St.; ppacg.org/events or 471-2096.

Feb. 25

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

Feb. 26

Warriors First veterans program: 4 to 5 p.m., Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center, 530 Communication Circle; pre-register at 399-0560.

Feb. 27

Class, “Medicare 101”: 9 to 11 a.m., Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging, 14 S. Chestnut St.; ppacg.org/events or 471-2096.

Free food distribution from Care and Share, Pikes Peak United Way and Colorado Springs Promise: 3 p.m., Mitchell High School, 1205 Potter Drive.

Rocky Mountain Women’s Film, Film in the Community screening “Skid Row Marathon”: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Sierra High School Auditorium, 2250 Jet Wing Drive; free but register at rmwfilm.org.

Feb. 28

Care and Share Food Bank mobile food pantry: 11 a.m. to noon, Deerfield Hills Community Center & Sprayground, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road; bring a basket, bag or box to carry your food home, 385-5996.

Feb. 29

Trolls in the Woods STEM Competition: 9 a.m. to noon, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain; $10 per team of five, registration required here.

Just Kickin’ It Speed Dating: 7:30 p.m., Club Tilt Grill, 3744 Astrozon Blvd.

 

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