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. 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. Every Wed. at 6 p.m. and Sat. at 10 a.m. through Sept. 6. For more, call 264-6460.
Pet Adoptions, Meet-n-Greet, Petco on Powers Blvd., Sat., Aug 23, 11 a.m. 3 p.m. For more, call 264-6460. 4PAWS, Southgate PetsMart, 2160 Southgate Road, Sat., Aug. 23, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 687-6347.
Adoption Options: Unplanned pregnancy? Adoption options can help. Committed to providing nonjudgemental, accurate information and decision-making counseling with support at every step. Free. Call 444- 8949, or
Civic Opportunities Central Colorado Wilderness Coalition Meeting, Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo St. Free. Take action to promote and protect wildlands in our region. Thurs., Aug. 21, 7 - 9 p.m. For more information, contact John Stansfield, 303/660-5849 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.