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Summer Bridge Festival, Bridge Center, 901 N. 17th St. $1. Social duplicate bridge game every Saturday at 7 p.m. through Aug. 28. Call 590-1575 or visit for more.

The Arc's Summer Block Party, The Arc of the Pikes Peak Region, 12 N. Meade Ave. Free. Celebrate summer in the city with food, fun and dancing in the street. Fri., Aug. 5, 3-7 p.m. Call 471-4800 ext. 101 for more.

New Dawn Sertoma Car Show, Current's parking lot, 1025 E. Woodmen Road. Free. See antique cars, motorcycles, street rods and more. Food, music and special appearances by the CSFD and more. Sat., Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 867-7805 for more.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Candlelight Vigil, Colorado Springs City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave. A candlelight vigil and ringing of bells for those lost and injured in alcohol-related crashes. Sun., Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m. Call 380-8673 for more.

Elmohr Iris Society Iris Rhizome Sale, Hillside Gardens, 1006 S. Institute St. Free. Wed., Aug. 10. Call 475-0250 for more.

Pasta in the Park, Colorado Springs School, 21 Broadmoor Ave. All That Glitters has produced a gold and diamond necklace with the T.E.S.S.A. logo on it to be auctioned at this fundraising event. Sat., Aug. 13, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Call 475-7160 for more.

Old Colorado City Historical Society's Founders Day Celebration, Bancroft Park, W. Colorado Avenue at 24th Street. A celebration with arts, music, re-enactment, a broomstick rodeo and more. Sat., Aug. 13, events begin from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 636-1225 for more.

Cripple Creek Salute to American Veterans Motorcycle Rally, various locations in Cripple Creek. Festivities include a tribute to police and firefighters, aircraft flyovers, blessing of the bikes, motorcycle rodeo, ride-in bike show, gold mine tours and much more. Aug. 18-21. Visit or call 487-8005 for more.

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, Goose Gossage Stadium, 3225 Mark Dabling Blvd. Teams camp, eat and play games through the night while taking turns walking or running a track for 12 hours to raise funds to fight cancer. Aug. 19, 7 p.m. to Aug. 20, 7 a.m. Call 800/ACS-2345 or visit

Lake George Gem and Mineral Show, featuring minerals, fossils, local specimens, jewelry, lapidary and field trips. Free admission and parking. Aug. 19-21. Call Richard at 303/838-8859 for more.


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