For our vets
Sign up for this run/walk presented by USAA, with a 1K run for kids. Proceeds directly benefit WWP's programs, "structured to nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment and engagement of injured service members."
Wounded Warrior 8K Run
Saturday, Aug. 9, 7-10:30 a.m.
America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive, $35
(discounts for military and children)
There was a farmer ...
Attend this game day in which goats, chickens and ducks are used to play bingo. A percentage of the winnings will go to the winner and the Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center and Therapeutic Recreation Community Partners. CSTRC is hosting special horse events for their riders as well.
Inaugural Barn Yard Bingo
Saturday, Aug. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center, 3254 Paseo Road, free
Turn and burn
Register for this benefit ride with 48K and 96K runs (plus a Kiddo Fun Ride) to raise money and awareness for Colorado Action for Healthy Kids.
eRace Childhood Obesity Ride
Sunday, Aug. 10, 7:30 a.m.
Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave., $35-$70
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 38.