Chamber Nonprofit Networking Night, Humane Society, 610 Abbott Ln. $5-$10. An event to network nonprofits with food, drink, giveaways. Thurs., Jan. 29, 5-7 p.m. Call Wendy to RSVP at 575-4341.
Woman's Story: Midrash, Christian Storytelling with Jewish Roots, Stone Haven at the Franciscan Retreat Center, Mount Saint Francis, 7875 Deer Hill Grove. Donations accepted. Program led by Kim Newberry. Sun., Feb. 8, 2-4 p.m. Call Donna at 594-6050 for more.
Springs Rescue Mission donations, drop-offs at 5 W. Las Vegas or 33 N. Institute. Non-perishable foods needed to distribute to the poor and hungry in Colorado Springs. Call 632-1822 for more.
Champagne and Dessert Wine Tasting, The Warehouse, 25 W. Cimarron. $25. Featuring a variety of drinks, hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Tues., Feb. 3, 6:30- 8 p.m. Call for reservations at 475-8880.
Scrapbook contest, opportunity to win Mountains of Memories scrapbook store in Canon City by writing an essay. Call 276-2767 for more.
Fifty Nifty People nominations, for members of the community who practice random acts of kindness. Sponsored by the North Colorado Springs Rotary Club. Call Sandy Taylor at 597-8603, x36 for nomination form.
Reservations Required, wedding planning event, Cheyenne Canon Inn, 2030 W. Cheyenne Blvd. Free. Room-to-room fashion show, hors d'oueuvres and cake, meet with professionals, win prizes. Feb. 1, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 633-0625 for more.
Middle School Science Teacher Classroom Competition, inviting teachers to share their vision of the perfect classroom with the possibility of a monetary award to make their vision real. Call 202/872-5158 for more.
Meet N' Greet Booth, Petco, 1820 W. Uintah St. Colorado Springs all Breed Rescue sponsoring a meet n' greet booth to find a pet. Sat., Jan. 31, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 264-6460 for more.
Hearts for the Homeless, luncheon and silent auction, Cheyenne Mountain Resort Conference Center, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Rd., Sun., Feb. 8, noon to 3 p.m. Call Interfaith Hospitatily Network at 329-1244 for more.
Creeker's Pre-Superbowl Cash Bash, Creeker's Casino, Cripple Creek, 274 E. Bennett Ave. Free. Food, drinks, band, drawings. Sat., Jan. 31, 7 p.m. to midnight. Call 689-3239 or 689-4116 for more.
Spirituality of Non-violence, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. $65. Break the spiral of violence for a more humane world. Feb. 12- Mar. 18, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 473-6184 to register.
Pet Awareness Workshop, Animal Instincts, 20 Mountview Lane. Free with a $10 donation to Colorado Springs All Breed Rescue. Sat., Jan. 31, 10 a.m. For more, call 264-6460 for more info or visit www.csabr.com.
LEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program) eligibility requirements for 2003-2004 season. LEAP is designed to assist with winter heating costs. To be eligible, a household of one person must take in less than $1,384 per month in income. A two-person household must take in less than $1,841 per month. For an application, call 800/432-8435.