Colorado Springs Economic Development: It's Not "Business As Usual," Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. $25. Mike Kazmierski, president and CEO of the Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation, presents a review of 2005 and new strategies for the future. Thurs., Jan. 26, 11:30 a.m. Call 475-6462 to register by Jan. 23.
*Envision 24 West Open House, West Center for Intergenerational Learning, 25 N. 20th Street. Free. Learn about interchange and intersection options for the 24 West project, your comments and recommendations are welcome. Thurs., Jan. 26, 5-8 p.m. Call 477-4970 for more.
Pikes Peak Environmental Form, Antlers Grille, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $13.50 for optional lunch. Doug Wiley and Dan Hobbs speak on "Restorative Agriculture: From Soil to Suburbs in Southern Colorado". Fri., Jan. 27, noon to 2 p.m. Call 633-4421 to RSVP by Jan. 26.
*Democracy on the Move: Shaping Pueblo's Future, Union Depot, 123 W. B Street, Pueblo. $25, scholarships available. A community banquet to celebrate people and organizations that have demonstrated living democracy in Pueblo. Fri., Jan. 27, 6-8:30 p.m. Call 719/489-2056 for more.
Fort Carson Restoration Advisory Board Meeting, Elkhorn Catering and Conference Center, Fort Carson. Learn about environmental restoration projects on post. Thurs., Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m. Call 526-8001 for info about getting on base for the meeting.