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Colorado Springs Independence Center provides help for nursing home residents who are transitioning to home. For information, contact Cindi at 471-8181.
Kona and Yeti bike test rides, Grand West Outfitters, 3250 N. Academy Blvd. Free. Sat. - Sun., May 31 - June 1. For more, call 531-3031.
Workplace Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Forum, Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1791-D S. 8th St. Free and confidential forum facilitated by a professional trainer and an employment attorney. Thurs., June 12, 6 8 p.m. Advanced registration required. Call 1-800-522-0925.
Little Hearts of Colorado Benefit Expo, St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 2111 Carlton Ave., Sat., May 31, 9 a.m. 2 p.m. This event will host business consultants such as Creative Memories, Pampered Chef, Longaberger, Tupperware, Mary Kay and more. Profits donated to Little Hearts of Colorado, a support group for parents whose children have been diagnosed with congenital heart disease and adults diagnosed at birth. For more, call 534-9775.
Yard/Bake Sale Benefit Fundraiser, Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Center, 29 S. Institute , Fri., May 30, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Benefit the Springs Action Alliance and the Pike's Peak Justice and Peace Center. For more, call (719) 459-3695.
Suicide Awareness and Prevention Panel Discussion. East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. Thurs., May 29, 7 p.m. 8 p.m. Includes suicide myths and facts, risk factors and warning signs, and community resources. For more, call 719-578-3210.
American Heart Walk, 5K non-competitive walk . Penrose House (10 Lake Cir.) to the base of Seven Falls and back. Sat, June 7. Registration at 7 a.m. For more, call Maureen at 635-7699.
First Thursdays Happy After Hours, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $4 - $8. Thurs., June5.
Sack Lunch Serenade, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., Silent movie accompanied by a live organist. Free, Every Thurs., noon 1 p.m.
Black Forest Slash-Mulch Program, Black Forest, at Shoup and Herring, Covered and tied loads of slash accepted May 17 - Sept.14. Sat. and Sun. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thurs. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Mulch distribution starts June 1. For more info, call El Paso County Solid Waste Management at 520-7878 or Ruth Ann Steele at 495-3107.
Adoption Options: If you are dealing with an unplanned pregnancy, Adoption Options can help. A non-profit, non-sectarian agency, that has been operating in Colorado since 1981. Committed to providing birth parents with nonjudgmental, accurate information and decision making counseling. We provide assistance, referral and support free of charge. Call 719/444- 8949, or www.myoptions.org
civic opportunitiesLibrary Improvement Plan community meetings. Come and share your input on proposed new libraries. Falcon Middle School, 11955 Highway 24, Tues., June 3, 5:30 p.m. Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1791-D S. 8th St., Thurs., June 5, 5:30 p.m. for more, visit www.ppld.org.