Slice of life
A four-person scramble and shotgun start to benefit Inside/Out, which offers support services, advocacy and more for lesbian, gay, transgender and questioning youth.
Inside/Out Youth Services Eighth annual Golf Tournament
Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club, 7800 Titus Blvd., Fort Carson
Friday, June 27, 8 a.m., $95 per person
Contact: 330-4552, insideoutys.org
Sign up with other riders of all visual abilities and collect cards along this bike ride, with the best hand winning a bike. The event benefits VIBeS, which provides recreational activities for the blind and visually impaired.
Seventh annual VIBeS / Criterium Poker Ride
Criterium Bicycles, 6150 Corporate Drive
Saturday, June 28, 8:30 a.m. to noon, $25-$80
Contact: 481-2304, coloradovibes.org
Out of the water
Nearly 165 amphibians have gone extinct, resulting in a crisis in ponds, rivers and tributaries across the world. This event educates kids and adults with live animals, exhibits and more about the world of herpetology. Reservations required.
Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road
Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $4
Contact: 520-6387, adm.elpasoco.com/parks
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