MS Challenge Walk, Colorado Springs to Denver. Fri., Sept. 5 through Sun., Sept. 7, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. A 3-day, 50-mile walk to raise money to end MS. For more, visit www.fightmscolorado.org or call 800/356-9619.
Advice of the Wise, Grandparents Day Contest, What is the best advice a grandparent ever gave you? Entries due Sept. 5. Winners announced online Sept. 7. For more information or to submit words of advice, visit www.elderwisdomcircle.org and click Advice Contest.
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 now. 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., Aug. 2, 10 a.m. For more, call 264-6460.
Meet 'n Greet a pet, Petsmart on Powers Blvd., Sat., Aug 2, 11 a.m. 3 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 17, noon to 4 p.m. For more, call 264-6460.
4PAWS Rescue Dog Adoptions, Southgate PetsMart, 2160 SouthGate Road, Sat., Aug. 2, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 687-6347.
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.
Pikes Peak Library District Friends Board of Directors has vacancies, needing people who are passionate about libraries and who have the time and energy to devote. Call for an application form, 531-6333 ext. 1008.
Legislative Action Mission to Washington DC. Sun., March 14 through Fri., March 19, 2004. Sponsored by Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. Plan now for briefings with key officials, meetings with Colorado's congressional delegation, a congressional reception that showcases Colorado Springs. Meet with agency officials on business, defense, homeland security and international trade issues. For more, contact Evania at 575-4317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Picnic in the Park with the Chamber PAC, Antlers Park (behind Antlers Adam's Mark Hotel), $35 per ticket. Help eliminate campaign debt for City Council. Fri., Aug. 15, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more, call 575-4330.
Red Rock Canyon Foundation meeting, Celebration Community Room, 2207 W. Colorado Ave. July 17, 7 p.m. for more, visit www.saveredrockcanyon.com.