Get into the act
Meet Mark Hanis a human rights activist and grandchild of four Holocaust survivors as he shares his mission to fight genocide around the globe and debunks the idea that there is nothing you can do.
Human rights activist Mark Hanis
Gay and Lesbian Fund for Colorado
315 E. Costilla St.
Friday, March 21, 3 p.m.
A fool and his money
Though George W. in his "State of the Economy" speech insisted "The state of our economy is strong," we wonder where he's getting his info. For straight talk, check out this forum on new economic paradigms to address a possible recession, the largest federal deficit in history and the influx of 35,000 troops into Colorado Springs.
"It's the Economy" Forum
Pikes Peak Justice & Peace Commission
214 E. Vermijo St.
Wednesday, March 26, 7-9 p.m.
Contact: 632-6189, email@example.com
The main drag
Take yourself out for an evening of fun at this HIV/AIDS benefit. The event promises a guest speaker from the Southern Colorado AIDS Project (S-CAP), a drag comic show, drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Proceeds benefit S-CAP.
Silver and Scarlet Gay-la
CC's Bemis Hall
920 N. Cascade Ave.
Saturday, March 29, 8 p.m., $12-$20.
Contact: 389-6607, firstname.lastname@example.org For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 47.