Picnic in the park
Bring a side dish to this community picnic and learn more about caregivers, support societies and the nature of Parkinson's disease. Sloppy joes and beverages provided.
Jeanne Taylor Parkinson's Support Group Picnic
America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive
Saturday, Aug. 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., free
Teachers, discover the life of the Ute Indians and their long history in the Pikes Peak Region with Ute elder Austin Box. Learn about tipi-raising and transportation, food preparation, artwork, dances and more.
Ute Heritage Teacher Workshop
Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Center, 4075 N. Cheyenne Cañon Road
Thursday, Aug. 7, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., $45, $75 with course credit
Contact: 633-5701, springsgov.com
From frontier to luau, attend this "green" ball to benefit the Trails and Open Space Coalition with a silent auction and tropical cuisine, including Jamaican jerk pork, coconut rice and more.
Gala in the Garden
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, Gateway Road and 30th Street
Friday, Aug. 8, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $40
Contact: 633-6884, trailsandopenspaces.org
For more ways to get involved, see Listings.