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RSVP for a chance to tell Great Outdoors Colorado your thoughts on how future lottery revenues (portions of which are put toward parks, playgrounds, land conservation, etc.) should be spent as part of its strategic plan. Later, at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 20, the tour also will stop in Pueblo at the Rawlings Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave.

GOCO Listening Tour

Thursday, Aug. 14, 5:30 p.m.

Deerfield Hills Community Center, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road

Contact: goco.org/strategicplan

Park life

Attend this gathering to share your thoughts and hear more about the updated plans for UVP.

Ute Valley Park Master Plan Public Input Meeting

Thursday, Aug. 14, 5:30 p.m.

Trails and Open Space Coalition, 1040 S. Eighth St., #101

Contact: 633-6884, trailsandopenspaces.org

Blue crush

Load up the car for this event with Blue Star Recyclers (and the Potato Potato food truck) at which you can drop off old TVs, DVD players, computers, light bulbs, batteries and more, with safe and secure hard-drive shredding and on-site light bulb crushing.

Electronics and Light Bulb Recycling Event

Saturday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., fees apply

Pikes Peak United Way, 518 N. Nevada Ave.

Contact: 955-0748, bluestarrecyclers.com

For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 38.

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