Freethinking Women's Group, Gill Foundation, 315 E. Costilla St. For those interested in women's empowerment in the U.S. and in the third world. Thurs., Sept. 14, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-5291 for more.
Sno-Jets Ski Club Events, Annual Membership Party, Holiday Inn Express, 1855 Aeroplaza Drive. $5. Sept. 23, 6-10 p.m. Call 531-0622 for more. Club meets Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Howard's BBQ, 3350 N. Chestnut St. Visit snojets.org or call 577-7669 for more.
The Breakfast Club for Singles 50+, SilverWood Hotel, 505 Popes Bluff Trail. $13. Meets 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month, offering activities and social events. Call 260-0651 for more.
American Business Women's Association, Clarion Hotel, 314 W. Bijou St. $14-$16. Monthly networking meeting of local businesswomen includes dinner and program. Tues., Sept. 19, 6-8 p.m. For more call 591-2404 or visit abwa-pikespeak.org.
The Colorado State University Master Gardener Volunteer Network is offering free assistance on gardening issues. Call the help desk Mon.-Fri. at 636-8921 or visit a walk-in site at the Monument Library.
Jack Quinn's Running Club, 21 S. Tejon St. Featuring a weekly night 5K Run, Walk, Trot, Stagger, Crawl with a free appetizer buffet and happy hour Bristol pints. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Call 385-0766 or visit jackquinnsrunners.com for more.
Colorado Springs Medical Marijuana Support Group, Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Learn about the uses of medical marijuana and more. Meets the second Thursday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 393-0857 for more.
Twilight MOPS Buffet and Speaker, First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St. $10. Single and working moms of preschoolers meet monthly on the first and third Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. Call 884-6233 for more.
Lunch Break, Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St., $7. For all women in the workplace, a buffet luncheon with the theme of "desperately seeking ... more". Meets first and third Wednesdays of the month, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Call 884-6234 by Monday prior.
Colorado Springs Chess Club, Acacia Apartments' cafeteria, 104 E. Platte Ave. Any chess player is welcome on Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. Call Richard at 685-1984 for more or visit cs.chess.home.att.net.
SCORE Workshops, topic: "Should You Start Your Own Business?" At East Library, Sept. 21 and Nov. 27. Penrose Library, Oct. 3 and 24 and Dec. 5. Fort Carson, Nov. 14. At Peterson Air Force Base, Nov. 1. At Schriever Air Force Base, Nov. 7. Call 636-3074 for more or visit coloradospringsscore.org.
WINGS, promoting healing for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Women's groups meet Monday and Tuesday evenings. Men's group meets Thursday evenings. Call 800/373-8671 or visit wingsfound.org for more info.
Forty+ of Colorado Springs, TREA Club, 834 Emory Circle. Free. A nonprofit for anyone over 40 who is searching for employment through management and leadership. Meets Fridays, 7:30 a.m. Call Mark at 548-9114 for more.
El Paso County Democratic Club, Democratic Headquarters, 25 N. Iowa St. Meets the second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. Call Mark at 548-9114 for more.