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Liberty Heights Retirement Community 20th Anniversary Party, Liberty Heights Retirement Community Tumbleweed Lounge, 12105 Ambassador Drive. Presenting an open house to mark the founding of Chicago-based Senior Lifestyle Corporation. Thurs., April 20, 3-5 p.m. Call 481-9494 for more.

Earth Day and Arbor Day at Rock Ledge Ranch, 30th Street & Gateway Road. Free. Tree planting, history demonstrations and more, Sat., April 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 578-6777 for more.

First Annual Pikes Peak Earth Day Expo & Film Festival, Palmer High School, 301 N. Nevada Ave. Featuring children's activities, workshops, entertainers and more. Sat., April 22, 1-7 p.m. Call Carol at 471-0910, ext. 102 for more.

Denver Record Collectors Spring Expo 2006, Ramada Plaza, I-25 and 120th Ave., Denver. $2. Find CDs, LPs and more, Sun., April 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 303/455-8408 for more.

Dyngus Day Tejon Street Bar Crawl, various venues along Tejon Street. Participate in the 9th Annual event, Sun., April 23, beginning at 5 p.m. at Southside Johnny's and crawling north. Visit for more.

30th Annual Pine Forest Antiques Show and Sale, Lewis Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Rd., Monument. $5. Catch door prizes, a bake sale, Miss Colorado and more. Sat., April 22 and Sun., April 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit for more.

Sugar 'n Vice: Pikes Peak Derby Dames Inaugural Bout, Tour Inline Arena, 3325 Meadow Ridge Dr. Presenting PPDD's first roller derby bout. Watch as the Danger Dolls take on the Candy Snipers. Fri., April 28, 8 p.m. Call 597-1235 for more info.

Pikes Peak Derby Dames Post-bout After Party, Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave. Celebrate Pikes Peak Derby Dames' first bout at this all-ages after party. Fri., April 28, 10 p.m., or after the bout. Call 227-7625 for more info.

State Trooper Jeremy Montano Benefit, Pueblo West High School, 661 W. Capistrano Ave. Luncheon and silent auction to assist medical bills. Sun., April 30, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call Scott at 369-8637 for more.

Leadership Pikes Peak and Women's Resource Agency Mentor Walk 2006, CC Campus, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Enjoy an informational walk, breakfast and speaker. Fri., May 5, 7-10 a.m. Call 471-3170 for registration information.

Manitou Springs Garden Club Annual Spring Plant and White Elephant Sale, American Legion Building, 634 Manitou Ave. Proceeds to support local scholarships and community projects. Sat., May 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 685-1953 for more.

5th Annual Victorian Tea and Vintage Fashion Show, Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. $18.50. Enjoy tea and treats. Sat., May 13, 1 p.m. Call 636-1225 for more.

Holistic Renaissance Festival, Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland St., Woodland Park. $1-$2. Celebrate Beltane in your finest Renaissance wear, May 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and May 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds to benefit Firefighters Fund. Call 719/687-7375 for more.

ABWA Golf Classic, Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club, Fort Carson. $85. Proceeds to benefit American Business Women's Association. Fri., May 19, 1 p.m. Call 440-9213 for more.

North Colorado Springs Rotary Club Golf Tournament, Pine Creek Golf Club, 9850 Divot Trail. $125. Proceeds to benefit various youth related organizations. Fri., May 19, 7 a.m. Call 534-9291 to register or for more information.

Meet Jack Hanna, The Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Circle, 667-0962. Get an autograph and participate in a silent auction. Sat., May 20, 6 p.m. Call 748-8683 for tickets or visit

8th Annual Westside Fun Run Car Show, Living Springs Worship Center, 640 Manitou Blvd. Derby races, coloring contests and more. Sun., May 28, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 473-9436 for more.

Territory Days, Bancroft Park, Colorado Ave. and 24th Street. Featuring Phat Daddy and the Phat Horn Doctors, crafts and more. Mon., May 29, 2-5 p.m.

S-CAP 20th Anniversary Celebration, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $50. Recognize the services provided to Southern Colorado HIV/AIDS patients with live music, an art auction and more. Thurs., June 22, 5-8 p.m. Call 578-9092 for more.

5th Annual VIBeS (Visually Impaired and Blind Skiers) Poker Bike Ride, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. $25. Riders of all ages bike 8-16 miles up the Santa Fe Trail and receive a poker card at checkpoints; best hand at race's end wins a bike. Sun., June 24, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 593-1982 for more.

84th Running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the "race to the clouds" will take place Sat., July 1. Call 685-4400 for more or visit

17th Annual Courage Classic, 155-mile, three-day cycling fundraiser to leave Leadville and tour Summit County. July 22-24. Register online at or call 303/456-9704 for more.

Champions on Ice, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $67 and up. Many of the best from Torino will compete again in Colorado Springs. Sun., July 23, 3 p.m. Call 576-2626 for tickets or more information.

2006 Rocky Mountain State Games, various venues in Colorado Springs and Denver. Running from August 4-6. Visit for more information.


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