Historical Archaeology of Mining and Miners: The Gilman District, Falcon Police Station, 7850 Goddard St. Free. Lecture by Steven Veatch. Tues., July 15, 7 p.m. For more, call 633-2591.
Stars Across America talent search, To audition, send a VHS-format videotape of your performance (no more than 4 minutes) to Jerry Lewis MDA Talent Search 2003, 7800 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036. Deadline July 22. Telethon will be broadcast live beginning at 9 p.m. EDT on Aug. 31.
Alzheimer's Memory Walk. The 5K walk begins at 10 a.m.; registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Walk alone, form a team, or walk your dog in the Dog Walk. Pledge forms available in July. Call 266-8773 for more.
Pet Adoption Workshop, Animal Instincts, 20 Mountview Lane, Suites B & C. $10 donation to Colorado Springs All Breed Rescue. Sat., July 19, 10 a.m. Wed., July 23, 6 p.m. For more, call 264-6460.
Iris Rhizone sale by the Elmohr Iris Society, Shops at the Bluffs, N. Academy and Austin Bluffs, Sun., July 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also, free planting tips and advice from members.
Colorado Springs Independence Center provides help for nursing home residents who are transitioning to home. For information, contact Cindi at 471-8181.
Black Forest Slash-Mulch Program, Black Forest, at Shoup and Herring, Covered and tied loads of slash accepted through Sept.14. Sat. and Sun. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thurs. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. For more info, call El Paso County Solid Waste Management at 520-7878 or Ruth Ann Steele at 495-3107.
Civic Opportunities Fort Carson Restoration Advisory Board Meeting, City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave. Free. Open to the public. Thurs., Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m. For more, call 526-8001.
Volunteers needed to fill positions on various boards and committees, including Placement Alternatives Commission, Board of Adjustment and the Forestry and Weed advisory Commission. Deadline for application is Fri., July 25. For information, call 520-6426.
Red Rock Canyon Foundation meeting, Celebration Community Room, 2207 W. Colorado Ave. July 17, 7 p.m. for more, visit www.saveredrockcanyon.com.