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Greener pastures

Celebrate Earth Day and the city's new recycling initiative, Greener Corners, which will plant 60 new combination trash and recycle bins downtown and 90 bins throughout the city, all free to the city and taxpayers.

Public Recycling Launch Celebration

Friday, April 22, 10 a.m.

City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave.

Contact: tinyurl.com/greenercorners

Brighter futures

Help out the Zonta Club of the Pikes Peak Area's new program, which helps young women who graduate from high school and the foster care system toward finding success in going to college by offering emotional support from sponsor families. Contact Zonta for more information.

Launching Families

Contact: info@zontapikespeak.org, zontapikespeak.org/launching

Happier hounds

Put your puppy where your mouth is and volunteer at this local foundation to help with its research, fundraising, photography, newsletter writing and more as part of its ongoing effort to keep pets in good homes.

Harley's Hope Foundation

Contact: 362-6335, harleys-hopefoundation.org

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

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