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Baby blues

Walk with others to benefit March of Dimes, a nonprofit promoting research and medical care for babies born prematurely, with low birth weight or birth defects.

March for Babies

Saturday, April 25, 7:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start

America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive; no registration fee, but walkers are encouraged to raise at least $25 in donations

Contact: 473-9981, marchforbabies.org

In the neighborhood

Meet representatives from over 25 local nonprofits, which serve to improve Manitou Springs and the surrounding area. Aside kids' activities, food and music, participants will learn how to volunteer and improve the community.

Third annual Community in Action Fair

Sunday, April 26, 3-6 p.m.

Manitou Springs Town Hall, 606 Manitou Ave., free

Contact: 331-1115, mecacolorado.org

Pedal power

Learn more about Project Rwanda, which seeks to advance economic conditions in Rwanda through bicycles, during the screening of a documentary and presentation by cyclist Tom Ritchey. Dinner and silent auction included.

Project Rwanda Fund-raiser

Wednesday, April 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School, 1200 W. Cheyenne Road, $10-$15

For more: projectrwanda.org

For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 41.

  • March for Babies, Manitou action fair, Project Rwanda


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