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Marksheffel Road Corridor Project Open House, El Paso DOT Facility, 3460 Marksheffel Road. An open house to present two corridor studies and gather input for the next stages of development. Thurs., June 1, 4-7 p.m. Call 520-5800 or visit for more.

Restorative Practices Boomerang-It Trainings, UCCS Beth El College of Nursing, University Hall, room 140. Learn about practices that reunited estranged families, reduce discipline problems in school, improve employee relations, shrink recidivism rates and strengthen communities. Trainings available June 2-3 and 16-17 and July 7-8 and 28-29. Visit or call 440-1983 for more.

6th Annual Gleneagle Community-Wide Garage Sale & Neighborhood Cleanup, various residences along Gleneagle Drive. Featuring hundreds of homes' garage sales. June 2-3. Call 487-3444 for directions and more.

The Heliotrope Hideaway Fundraiser Gala for the Manitou Art Theater, InHouse Studios, 1363 Pecan St. $40. Featuring food and drink, a loud art auction, performances and music. Sat., June 3, 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Call 685-4729 or visit for more.

Sunday on the Town, various venues in downtown Colorado Springs. $10-$30. Presenting a benefit for the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the Downtown Partnership with food, art and music courtesy of 19 restaurants, 13 galleries and a variety of musical ensembles. Sun., June 4, 2-7 p.m. Call 886-0088 for more.

Back From Iraq, Steam Plant Theatre, 220 W. Sackett Ave., Salida. The Central Colorado Coalition on the Iraq War presents Dahlia Wasfi, Kelly Dougherty and Elizabeth Spradlin. Sun., June 4, 3-5 p.m. Call 719/539-2783 for more.

GOTV for Anna Lord, Bear Creek Park West Pavilions, 21st Street and Argus Boulevard. Get out the volunteers to support Anna Lord's candidacy for state Legislature in HD 21. Sun., June 4, 1-3 p.m. Call 226-0977 for more.

2nd Annual Pikes Peak Linkers Texas Scramble, Cherokee Ridge Golf Club, 1850 Tuskegee Place. Golf with junior program participants to benefit the Pikes Peak Linkers Junior Golf Program. Event includes long-drive and closest-to-the-tee contests and more. June 5, 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Kristin for donation information and more at 471-4810, ext. 31, or visit

Mayor's State of the City Address Luncheon, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $25-$30. Mayor Lionel Rivera will discuss the city's current issues, opportunities and accomplishments. Thurs., June 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Reserve a seat at 575-4388 for more.

Library Lawn Sale, Manitou Springs Public Library, 701 Manitou Ave. Bring "gently used" items as a donation to the lawn sale to benefit the Friends of the Library Expansion Project. Sat., June 10, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 685-9100 for more.

Sustainable Investing Workshop, Gill Foundation, 315 E. Costilla Ave. $20 donation. Johann Klaassen from First Affirmative Financial Network presents information on socially conscious investing. Wed., June 14, 6-7:30 p.m. Call 632-6189 for more.

2nd Annual Back on Track Concert, Trestle Building, 219 W. Colorado Ave. $30. Featuring food and live music to benefit Urban Peak Colorado Springs, which helps homeless teens get back on track. Fri., June 16, 6-9 p.m. Call 634-8801 for more.

4th Annual Hike for Habitat, Monument Valley Park Pavilion, 170 W. Cache La Poudre St. $25. Hike four miles through park trails to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity. Sat., June 17, 8:30 a.m. Call 475-7800 by June 5 to register.

4th Annual Carl Cousins Memorial Golf Tournament, Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club at Fort Carson, Building 7800, Titus Blvd. $125. Golf to benefit KPC Kids' Place Respite Nursery. Fri., June 23, 12:30 p.m. Call 442-6337 for more.

2006 Democratic Leadership Council National Conversation, Hyatt Regency, 650 15th St., Denver. Featuring hundreds of Democratic leaders from across the nation. July 22-24. Visit for more.

6th Annual Colorado Springs Down Syndrome Buddy Walk, Manitou Springs. Raise pledges for a three-mile walk through Manitou Springs and enjoy food, entertainment and more to benefit individuals with Down syndrome. Sat., Aug. 26, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Visit for more.

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