4PAWS Rescue Dog Adoptions, PetCo, Cheyenne Mtn Blvd, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. Sat., Nov. 15, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 687-6347.
Research on Chronic Wasting Disease, UCCS Science Auditorium, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. $2, free with student ID. Dr. Edward Hoover DVM, PhD will present the lecture. A wine and cheese reception and dinner will follow. Sat., Nov. 22, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. For more information, call Ruth Jackson at 262-3266.
First Visitor Fundraiser, Walker Wear factory outlet store, 2845 Janitell Road. Purchase winter clothing and help new parents at the same time. 20% of sales between Nov. 19 and 26 go to First Visitor. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon. through Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more, call 579-7382.
Operation Christmas Child, Fellowship Bible Church, 5580 N. Nevada. Fill empty shoe boxes with gifts, toys, school supplies, personal notes and necessity items to be shipped to children in need around the world. Drop off boxes November 17-24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more, call 1-800-494-3965.
Building Partnerships with Schools, First Church of Nazarene Rm.301, 4120 E. Fountain Blvd. Free. For parents and educators to discuss effective communication for students with special needs. Guest speakers from Denver, Cheri Bena and Ann Dosen. Sponsored by Empower Colorado. Sat., Nov. 8, 9:30-11 a.m. For more, call 719-390-6891.
Trash 'N Treasure Garage Sale, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa, St. Proceeds benefit the Junior League of Colorado Springs training and youth programs. Sat., Nov. 14, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 632-3855.
Oink to Oven, Rock Ledge Ranch, At the east entrance to Garden of the Gods on 30th St. $1-$3. See first-hand how the pioneers prepared for the winter in the Pikes Peak Region. Observe pork processing, soap and sausage making and more. Dress warmly. Sat., Nov. 15, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more, call 578-6777.
Yoga studio food drive, Bikram Yoga, 1025 Garden of the Gods Road. Free with canned food donation. Free class when you donate $5 worth of non-perishable food items for Care and Share to between Nov. 9-15. For more, call 265-8611.
Time and Talent Auction, City Auditorium, 121 E. Kiowa St. $40. Silent and live auction, dinner by Sonterra Grill. Auction items include private plane ride, condo weeks, sport event tickets, hardwood floors, rugs, spa packages. Fri., Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m. For more, call 632-3855.