Love thy neighbor
Enjoy the folk music of Johnsmith to benefit Westside CARES, an organization that helps needy people on the west side with food, clothing, shelter and transportation.
Westside CARES Concert
Friday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Community Congregational Church of Manitou Springs, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs, $15-$20
Contact: 685-5255, wecares.qwestoffice.net
Pot of gold
Choose an unfinished piece of pottery to be glazed and fired with the help of Bemis School of Art staff. Proceeds fund scholarships at the school.
Raku for Scholarships
Saturday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bemis School of Art, 818 Pelham Place, $5-$15
Contact: 415-2444, csfineartscenter.org
Discuss options for safer schools with other community members and organizations at this forum, featuring Colorado Attorney General John Suthers as guest speaker.
Safe School Coalition Meeting
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 8-9:30 a.m.
Coronado High School, 1590 W. Fillmore St., free
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings.