Gimme some water
Attend this show and sale of handmade pottery to support Nicaraguan potters and Potters for Peace, an organization working to provide clean water in Third World countries.
Nicaraguan pottery opening reception
Friday, Feb. 6, 5-8 p.m.; show runs through March 2
Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs
Contact: 685-1008, commonwheel.com
Half the battle
Hear Marshele Waddell discuss her book, When War Comes Home, and share her family's story about their struggle with PTSD. This presentation is targeted at military families.
"Dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder"
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m.; RSVP by Feb. 6
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foothills Hall, 2886 S. Circle Drive, free
Contact: 237-3543, ppbhg.org for reservations
Jazz it up
Enjoy music by Yatron Weatherly and poetry by Ayinde Russell while helping to raise funds to find a cure for lupus. Sponsored by the Life Without Lupus Project.
Flavors of Jazz and Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 12, 6-9 p.m.
Flavors on Tejon, 321 N. Tejon St., $15
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 36.