Doggone Democrats in the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Old Colorado City. $2 benefits a local school's 5th grade camp-out. Democrats, liberals and progressives are invited to march with their pet dogs. Prizes for best dressed dog and human. Sat., March 12, 11:30 a.m. Call Susan at 380-7064 for more.
Israel and Palestine: Breakthrough or Breakdown?, Broadmoor Hotel, Main Ballroom, 1 Lake Ave. $19-$25. Philip C. Wilcox, Jr. speaks on this topic, sponsored by the World Affairs Council. Tues., March 15, noon. Reservations at 579-8443 by March 10.
Social Security Informational Meeting, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. Hear the facts and possible solutions to save this program. Sponsored by the Austin Bluffs and Black Forest AARP chapters. Fri., March 18, 1:30 p.m. Call 634-6787 for more.
TOPS Citizen Committee Volunteer Needed, to serve on the Parks Recreation and Advisory Board as well as the Board's "Open Space" liason to the Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS) Working Committee. Applications due April 5. Call 385-5453 for more.
Government for the People Election Committee is helping voters find out how the April 5 City Election will affect growth, utilities, costs and quality of life. For the next meeting time or more information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, log onto www.SaveTheSprings.org, or call 576-5565.