From the listings desk: You don't have to yank out your checkbook to support these two major projects (though a little love will definitely help).
Mural Completion Party, a celebration for the completed mural on the side of the Warehouse, a project led by local artist Douglas Rouse. Proceeds will help pay the artists who helped with the mural. Sponsored in part by the Indy. Thursday, Sept. 22, 6 p.m. Free, donations accepted. The Warehouse Restaurant, 25 W. Cimarron St., 201-1966, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chair Project Kick-Off Party and Fundraiser, a night of food and drink from local venues including: Bristol Brewing Company, Craftwood Inn, Crystal Park Cantina, Naturally's and others, as well as live music and a presentation about the party beneficiary, the upcoming Chair Project. Saturday, Sept. 24, 5:30-9:30 p.m. $10, free for kids under 12 and adults over 75. Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. 685-1861, manitouchairproject.org/wordpress.