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Art Shows and Galleries

arts events and programs

ArtsPeak, a weekly radio program hosted by David Sckolnik on KCME-FM 88.7. This week, an interview with artist Catherine Porter Brown, whose work is featured in the Women and Allegory exhibit at UCCS, and a review of the monthly Artwalk in downtown Pueblo. Sat., June 3, 5:30-6 p.m. Rebroadcast: Tues., June 6, 10:30 p.m.

Music and Art Show, featuring a concert and reception, at the Pikes Peak Metropolitan Community Church, 1102 S. 12th St., 634-3771. Sat., June 10, 6-10 p.m.

Free slide show and mini photography clinic by Rocky Mountain Reflections at REI. Call Pat at 260-1455. Thurs., June 15, 7-9 p.m.

Creativity Workshop designed to rattle your brain and get those creative juices flowing at the Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. $45-$55. Sat., June 17, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Open studio figure study in any medium at the Cottonwood Art Academy, 14 S. 28th Street. $5/session. Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Call 520-1899.

Tango practice sessions offered by Tango de los Fuentes at The Studio, 3020 W. Colorado Ave. Primarily for those who already tango, but ad hoc instructions will be given as necessary. $5 per session. Call 635-1754. Sundays, 6-8 p.m.

call for entries

Call for entries for A.R.C.H.E.S., a 3-D and relief exhibit at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, juried by Rodney Wood of the BAC and sculptor Sean O'Meallie. For show prospectus, send SASE to P.O. Box 1154, Palmer Lake, 80133. Work/slides due by July 3.

Call for entries for marching bands and groups with a Western flair by the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Parade on Wed., Aug. 9. Deadline: July 1. First come, first served. Call 635-8803

Stained glass artist and jewelry artist sought to join the Commonwheel Artist Cooperative. Please submit work by Mon., June 12, 4 p.m. Attendance at a June 5 meeting required. Call 685-1008 for more.

Cultural Festival, to bring awareness of the types of cultural groups in our area, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., on Sat., Aug. 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participation fee: $20. Call 632-7490. Registration deadline: July 15.

O'hoho, a progressive black arts group, seeking African American visual artists, writers, poets, dancers, playwrights and film makers. Call 271-0415.

Call for entries for the third annual Open Air Art Program sponsored by the Pikes Peak Arts Council. Artists paint, draw and sell art Thursday through Sunday in Acacia Park downtown and in Bancroft Park in Old Colorado City. For badges, liability insurance & permits call Marica Hefti at 572-7955.

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Pikes Peak Community College Masquers holding auditions and technical interviews for its summer production of 24 Hours and Something Original, a parody on television and its writers, in the Centennial Campus Mainstage Theatre, Room A-110. Call 540-7314 for an appointment. Through June 2.

Upstart Performing Ensemble holding auditions for A Day with the Dogs and Volatile Acts####, several very short one-act plays, on Sun., June 11, 1-4 p.m. and Mon., June 12, 7-9 p.m. Call 636-5089 after 6:30 p.m. for details.

New dinner theater in Manitou Springs auditioning actors 16 and up, dancers, singers, costumers and directors for summer productions of You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Grease, and Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Parts for youth ages 11 to 15. Many paid positions. Call 385-0802 for more.


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announcements

Orientation to Co-Housing, a community to be formed near downtown which will focus on neighborliness, consensus decision-making and ecological responsility, at the Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Sat., June 3, 10 a.m.

Hospitality Industry Career Fair featuring 70 hiring companies at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Tues., June 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fourth annual Small Business Day offered by Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce at the Antler's Adam's Mark Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Three free seminars. Luncheon: $25. Fri., June 9, 8-11 a.m.

Escape 250 Road Ride: A Bike Benefit for the Southern Colorado AIDS Project, a three-day event based in Monument. Three single-day loop rides will take bikers through the landscape of the Front Range. Limited to 50 riders. Each rider expected to raise $500 minimum. For more, email escape250info@aol.com. Thurs.-Sun., Aug. 17-20.

health & healing

Free Breast Health Clinics offered by Memorial Hospital at First Baptist Church, Black Forest. Thurs., June 1, 2-6 p.m. Call 444-CARE for more.

Regulating Female Hormones Naturally... from Puberty to Menopause, a workshop hosted by Planned Parenthood and Dr. Paula Mileson, Licensed Naturopathic Physician on Thurs., June 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please call 573-8883 for info or to reserve a spot.

Ninth Bi-annual Holistic Health and Metaphysical Fair at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park. Offering over 20 lectures over the weekend. Admission: $1 donation or canned good. Call Roxanne at 686-1622 for more. Sat., June 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., June 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wayne Ewing discussing and signing Tears in God's Bottle: Reflections on Alzheimer's Caregiving at the Citadel Barnes and Noble, 637-8282. Sat., June 17, 1 p.m.

Creative Journaling, an ongoing workshop at 3021 North Hancock on Wednesdays at 6 p.m., Thursdays at 10 a.m., Saturdays at 11a.m. at Smooth Changes, HYPNO-ART Therapy. Includes meditation and art therapy. $12. For reservations, call 271-6089.

senior programs & activities

The Senior Community Service Employment Program offers part-time work to people over 55 to help them upgrade their skills. Meanwhile, SCSEP helps place participants in full-time positions. For more, 635-3579.

Golden Circle Nutrition Program offers a hot lunch daily to seniors 60 and older at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Manitou Springs. $2. Mon.-Fri., 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Miracle on Wheels makes power wheelchairs available to non-ambulatory seniors (65 years old and up). For qualification requirements, call 800/749-8778.

volunteer opportunities

Volunteers sought at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 1025 North Gate Road, for its 14th annual Pikes Peak Antique Machinery Days June 9-11. Call Jeff at 488-0880 for more.

Volunteers sought by the Nature Conservancy to help restore and refurbish Bohart Ranch in eastern El Paso County. Workdays set for Sat., June 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sun., June 11, 9 a.m. to noon. Call 632-0534 to RSVP.

Volunteers sought by the town of Green Mountain Falls to help with the building of the new Catamount Trail. Call 684-9414 for more. Sat., June 10.

Volunteers sought to administer surveys to child immunization clients June 5-28. Volunteers are also requested to facilitate child car-seat checks at various times and locations throughout the year. Spanish-speaking volunteers would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 578-3278 for more.


Learning

Ten Steps to a Living Downtown, by Jennifer T. Mouton, director of the City and County of Denver's Community Planning and Development Agency, in Gates Common Room in Colorado College's Palmer Hall. Thurs., June 1, 6-9 p.m. Call 471-3454 for more.

Preview to Mars-Venus workshop by facilitator Dan Lundy at the Citadel Barnes and Noble, 637-8282. Fri., June 2, 7 p.m.

Workshop based on Smart Women Finish Rich at the Citadel Barnes and Noble, 637-8282. Thurs., June 8, 7 p.m.

Three Families of Faith by Rev. Vern Barnet, director of the World Faiths Center for Religious Experience and Study, at the East Library and Information Center, 5550 N. Union Blvd., on Sun., June 11, 2-4 p.m.

New Age Judaism presented by meditation teacher Melinda Ribner at Temple Shalom, 1523 E. Monument. $5, 634-5311. Mon., June 12, 7 p.m.


Recreation

Millennium Trails Celebration, a series of ceremonies tied together by a 76-mile relay starting in Peyton and ending in Cripple Creek, in celebration of the American Discovery Trail and the America the Beautiful being designated Millennium trails by the White House. At the Garden of the Gods, 10 a.m.; in Manitou Springs, 10:30 a.m.; in Green Mountain Falls at noon. Call 633-6884 for more. ####Sat or SUN?., June 4.

Hike with a Ranger in honor of National Trails Day at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, 2.5 miles south of Highway 24 on Teller Road. Ten-mile (or less!) hike on Sun., June 4, 9 a.m. Call 719/748-3253 for more.

Spring Bird Walk in Sondermann Park sponsored by the Friends of the Beidleman Environmental Center. All experience levels welcome. On the first and third Wednesday of each month, starting at 7 a.m. No reservations required. Call 632-4348 for more. Next walk: June 7.

Falcon Wanderers Volksmarch Club sponsoring a 5K and 10K volksmarch starting and finishing at Eagleview Middle School Shorter distances also available. Donation of non-perishable food appreciated. Start between 8 and 11:30 a.m. Call 591-8193 for more. Sat., June 10.


Youth and Family Events

Colorado Springs Children's Chorale auditions for the Treble Choir, ages 8 to 12, on June 3. Call 633-3562 for an appointment.

Stand for Children Day, featuring presenters on health care, child care, education, protection and support, at the Children's Museum at the Citadel Mall. 574-0077. Includes 40-minute presentation at 1:30 p.m. by the City on pedestrian, bicycle and seat-belt safety. Includes electrical safety demonstration by the Utilities department at 2:30 p.m. Sat., June 3, 1-4 p.m.

Third annual Legends for Youth Clinic by Harmon Killebrew, Hall of Fame slugger, at Sky Sox Stadium, 4385 Tutt Blvd. Free. Boys and Girls ages 6-16 are welcome to attend. Register at Team or Al Serra Chevrolet. Sat., June 3.

Grand Opening celebration of the Buell Children's Museum at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, 719/543-0130. Mon.-Tues., June 10-11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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