Bring a new children's book to the Pikes Peak Library District booth at the Colorado Balloon Classic and you'll receive a free copy of Zorro from All Pikes Peak Reads 2007, while supplies last.
Give a Book, Get a Book
Memorial Park, Pikes Peak Library Booth
Sat.-Mon., Sept. 1-3, 6-8 a.m., free
Contact: 531-6333, ppld.org
Rein yourself in
Fast growth has led to a shortage of volunteers at Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center. Help with tasks like grooming, saddling and leading horses during lessons for people with disabilities.
Fall Volunteer Orientation
Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center
13620 Halleluiah Trail, Elbert
Sat., Sept. 8, 10 a.m. to noon, free registration
Contact: 495-3908, pptrc.org
Party with purpose Meet the people behind your meals and feast on the harvest at this benefit dinner for Peak to Plains Alliance, an organization that supports and promotes the use of locally grown food.
Peak to Plains Alliance Benefit Dinner
The Margarita at Pine Creek
7350 Pine Creek Road
Sun., Sept. 9, 4-7 p.m., $100 per person includes tax and gratuity
Contact: 598-8667, peaktoplains.com
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings.