Tour solar and renewable energy projects in Colorado Springs and Pueblo after a lecture by author Carol Tombari.
National Solar Tour
Begins at CC's Tutt Science Center, 1112 N. Nevada Ave.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., free admission ($5 tour map)
Contact: 439-6650, firstname.lastname@example.org
Support area children with a motorcycle run to collect toys. Then enjoy a post-run party at Cowboys involving prizes, a raffle and auction. All proceeds benefit Toys for Tots.
21st Annual High Country Toy Run
Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum, 5865 N. Nevada Ave.
Sunday, Oct. 5, arrive by 11 a.m., admission is one new toy
Contact: 487-8005, pro-promotions.com
Honor the victims and recognize the survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault at this silent gathering sponsored by TESSA. For help, call the crisis line at 633-3819.
Silent Witness Gathering
Pioneers Museum gazebo, 215 S. Tejon St.
Friday, Oct. 10, programs begin at noon and 5 p.m., free
Contact: 785-6808, tessacs.org
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings.