Shipping & handling
Place non-perishable food by your mailbox in a plastic bag for your postal worker to pick up for this Care and Share Food Bank drive. Most-needed items: canned meats, soups, fruits, vegetables, cereals, pasta and powdered milk. Monetary donations accepted; ask your carrier for details.
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
Saturday, May 8
Contact: 360-9667, helpstampouthunger.com
Slice and dice
Purchase tickets to tour eight top-of-the-line residential kitchens plus a commercial kitchen, with cooking demos and samples from top area chefs. Proceeds benefit Junior League of Colorado Springs. Tickets online.
Kitchens With Altitude
Saturday, May 8, $20-$25
Contact: 632-3855, jlcoloradosprings.org
Volunteer on the city Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, which meets second Thursdays and reviews parks, urban forests, rec facilities and street medians. Send letters and résumés to firstname.lastname@example.org or City Council, Attn: Marti Devine Sletta, P.O. Box 1575, Colorado Springs, CO, 80901.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Deadline: May 14
Contact: 385-5453, springsgov.com (click on "Commissions and Committees" on the homepage)