Colorado College students acting as part of the Step It Up initiative will be holding a National Global Warming Rally to demand that Congress pass 80 percent reductions in global warming pollution by 2050. Join in, speak out and enjoy live entertainment and guided nature walks through Garden of the Gods.
Step It Up Rally
Rock Ledge Ranch
3202 Chambers Way
Saturday, Nov. 3, noon to 3 p.m., free
Join the movement
Manitou Springs was the first city in Southern Colorado to join Cities for Climate Protection and commit to reducing greenhouse gas pollution. Do your part by attending the Climate and Energy Extravaganza to give your input into Manitou Springs' Climate Action Plan while learning how to save energy at home.
Climate and Energy Extravaganza
Manitou Springs City Hall
606 Manitou Ave.
Sunday, Nov. 4, 1-5 p.m., free
Secure your future
El Pomar Foundation's Forum for Civic Advancement presents Gary Hart, former U.S. senator and the forum's co-chair, who will be discussing national security and bits from his 30-year involvement in government security. A reception and Q&A with Hart will follow the discussion.
Under the Eagle's Wing: Security in the 21st Century American Republic
El Pomar's Penrose House
1661 Mesa Ave.
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 5 p.m., free
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 59.