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
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.
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