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Gimme some water

Attend this show and sale of handmade pottery to support Nicaraguan potters and Potters for Peace, an organization working to provide clean water in Third World countries.

Nicaraguan pottery opening reception

Friday, Feb. 6, 5-8 p.m.; show runs through March 2

Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs

Contact: 685-1008, commonwheel.com

Half the battle

Hear Marshele Waddell discuss her book, When War Comes Home, and share her family's story about their struggle with PTSD. This presentation is targeted at military families.

"Dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder"

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m.; RSVP by Feb. 6

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foothills Hall, 2886 S. Circle Drive, free

Contact: 237-3543, ppbhg.org for reservations

Jazz it up

Enjoy music by Yatron Weatherly and poetry by Ayinde Russell while helping to raise funds to find a cure for lupus. Sponsored by the Life Without Lupus Project.

Flavors of Jazz and Poetry

Thursday, Feb. 12, 6-9 p.m.

Flavors on Tejon, 321 N. Tejon St., $15

Contact: 380-8330

For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 36.

  • Potters for Peace, PTSD expert, lupus benefit


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