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Help people with Alzheimer's communicate through creative outlets, two hours weekly as an arts facilitator for the Alzheimer's Association. Training provided, only an art background or interest in working with the elderly necessary.

Alzheimer's Association Arts Facilitator

Alzheimer's Association, 2315 Bott Ave.

Contact: 266-8773, alz.org/co

World at home

Sign up for this eight-week Northwest Earth Institute course on how to adopt daily, sustainable environmental practices within your home and family.

Healthy Children, Healthy Planet

Wednesdays, Sept. 9 through Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m.

Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, 332 W. Bijou St., #106; $20 book fee

Contact: RSVP to sustain@ppjpc.org; for more, call 632-6189

Lead the pack

Learn to become an environmental education program leader in this month-long course. Trainees (18 and older) will be able to lead school groups on interpretive hikes, assist visitors, work special events and more.

Bear Creek and Fountain Creek Nature Center Volunteer Training Class

Thursdays, Sept. 10 through Oct. 1, 8 a.m. to noon

Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road; Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane

Contact: 520-6387 (Deadline: Sept. 9)

For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings starting on p. 40.


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