Summer Extravaganza Fashion Show, Casino Night and Dancing, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. $65. Presenting a benefit for The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Colorado Springs and the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation. Sat., Sept. 30, 4:30-10 p.m. Call 599-9300 for more.
Community Wide Garage Sale, 1626 S. Tejon St. Benefiting Liza's Place, a home for single women leaving behind domestic violence, homelessness, addictions or incarceration. Oct. 6-7, Fri., 8 a.m. Sat., 7 a.m. Call 635-3643 for more.
Sixth Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Run, Western Omelette Restaurant, 16 S. Walnut St. $10. Featuring a motorcycle run sponsored by Mountain Shadow Riders and the Colorado Springs Chapter of Women on Wheels to fund breast cancer education, screening, and treatment. Sat., Oct. 7, 9 a.m. Call 277-7207 or visit mountainshadows.com for more.
Quilt Show and Sale, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Oct. 8, 8 a.m. to noon. Items for sale will include new and antique quilts, wall hangings and table runners with proceeds benefiting the Disciples Mission Fund. Call Carolyn at 573-8609 for more.
"Women and the Political Process," The Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado, 305 E. Costilla St. Free. The Women's Foundation of Colorado presents an educational forum on the role of women in shaping public policy. Tues., Oct. 10, 5-6:30 p.m. Call 800/847-6036 for reservations by Oct. 6.
Desserts and Da Vinci, Temple Beit Torah, 522 E. Madison St. $5-$7. Featuring a live art auction, chocolate delights and international wines. Sat., Oct. 14, 7 p.m. Call 573-0841 for reservations and more.
Alice's Wonderland by Night, The Bank at the Broadmoor, 155 Lake Ave. $45. Featuring Brad Bietry Jazz Quartet, a live auction, wine tasting, food and more. Proceeds benefit the Old Colorado City Carnegie Library Campaign. Sat., Oct. 21, 7-10 p.m. Call 531-6333, ext. 2205 or visit ppld.org for more.