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Take Back the Night March and Rally, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Fountain Plaza. Raising awareness about sexual violence on campus and in the community, presented by the University Student Counseling Center. Thurs., Sept. 21, 7-9 p.m. Call Hadley at 719/549-2569 for more.

Ballot Issues Review, Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd. Free. Learn about November's ballot issues in this presentation by the League of Women Voters (in English and Spanish). Sat., Sept. 23, 2- 4 p.m. Call 447-9400 for more.

Get Out and Vote Events, Planned Parenthood, 3958 N. Academy Blvd. Work with community activists to get out the vote. Live Action Camp, Sat. Sept. 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 573-8883 or visit for more.

Fourth Annual Repeat Boutique to Benefit Catamount Institute, Gill Foundation, 315 E. Costilla St. $10 donation. Featuring swap-shopping of clothing accessories and more to benefit ecological stewardship. Sept. 22, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit for more.

Bone Apptit Gala, Cheyenne Mountain Conference Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. $95. Presenting a dinner and dessert auction benefit for All Breed Rescue & Training with entertainment by Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald, comedian and veterinarian from Animal Planet's Emergency Vets. Sat., Sept. 23, 6 p.m. Call 264-6460 or visit for more.

Community Intersections Electronics Recycling Center Open House, 601 S. Wahsatch Ave., Unit B. The center recycles computers, printers and other electronics as it assists people with developmental disabilities to become increasingly independent and develop marketable job skills. Fri., Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 574-6101, ext. 16 for more.

Summer Extravaganza Fashion Show, Casino Night and Dancing, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. $65. Presenting a benefit for The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Colorado Springs and the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation. Sat., Sept. 30, 4:30-10 p.m. Call 599-9300 for more.

Community Wide Garage Sale, 1626 S. Tejon St. Benefiting Liza's Place, a home for single women leaving behind domestic violence, homelessness, addictions or incarceration. Oct. 6-7, Fri., 8 a.m. Sat., 7 a.m. Call 635-3643 for more.

Sixth Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Run, Western Omelette Restaurant, 16 S. Walnut St. $10. Featuring a motorcycle run sponsored by Mountain Shadow Riders and the Colorado Springs Chapter of Women on Wheels to fund breast cancer education, screening, and treatment. Sat., Oct. 7, 9 a.m. Call 277-7207 or visit for more.

Quilt Show and Sale, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Oct. 8, 8 a.m. to noon. Items for sale will include new and antique quilts, wall hangings and table runners with proceeds benefiting the Disciples Mission Fund. Call Carolyn at 573-8609 for more.

"Women and the Political Process," The Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado, 305 E. Costilla St. Free. The Women's Foundation of Colorado presents an educational forum on the role of women in shaping public policy. Tues., Oct. 10, 5-6:30 p.m. Call 800/847-6036 for reservations by Oct. 6.

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