Santa Claws Visits, all PETsMART locations, call 877/473-8762 to find one. Pets and parents can visit Santa Claws Dec. 11-12, 18-19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free Personal Shopping Program at the Shops at Briargate. Customers check off their wants on a list and put money on a gift card and shoppers retrieve the items for them. Call 265-6264 for more.
Plant Conservation Training Program seeking applicants for their new program taking place in June 2005. Admission is limited and highly competitive, deadline March 1. Visit
www.appliedplantconservation.org to apply.
Power Wheelchairs free for seniors if they qualify, call 800/246-6010 for more info.
Christmas Stockings for Kids, looking for people to donate time sewing stockings, providing supplies or stuffing stockings for needy children. Call Denise at 473-6604 for more.
Listings- Early January Events, If you have an event you want published in our Dec. 30-Jan. 5 issue, the deadline for submissions is Wed., Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. See How to Submit a Listing for details or e-mail listings @ csindy.com.
4PAWS Rescue Dog Adoptions, PetsMart, 2160 Southgate Rd. Come meet dogs available for adoption. Sat., Dec. 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 687-6347 for more.
Holiday Teddy Bear Drive, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. Bring new teddy bears for people of all ages in need during the holiday season. Call 520-6387 for more.
Friends of the Manitou Springs Public Library Cookbook, for sale now by calling 685-4251. Cover artwork donated by C.H. Rockey, the proceeds will go toward the expansion of the library.
The Guide to Holistic Living in the Pikes Peak Region now available. Free in various locations through El Paso and Teller Counties. Call 719/748-1139 or visit
www.holisticliving.net for more.
Early Deadlines! for Listings, if you have an event you want listed during the holiday season, take note of the early deadlines. For issues published Nov. 18 through Dec. 23, the deadline is Wednesday at noon for the following week's paper. See How to submit a Listing for details or e-mail listings @ csindy.com
Care and Share Food Bank, donations needed, 4875 Northpark Dr. Non-perishable food and or money can be donated for those in need. Call Gary at 528-1247 for more on how to help.