Cup runneth over
Nosh on homemade soups and breads in a bowl crafted by local artists (which you can then take home) at this fundraiser by the Monument Hill Kiwanis Club and other community groups for Tri-Lakes Cares.
Empty Bowls Dinner and Silent Auction
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 5 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Road, Monument, $20
Enjoy the sounds of the Colorado Springs Conservatory at this benefit, with a buffet, wine, silent auction, music and dancing. Coats will go to children at Pinello Elementary in Widefield School District 3.
Eighth Annual Koats 4 Kids Benefit
Friday, Oct. 10, 5:30 p.m.
The Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St., admission is one new winter coat per person for a child, sizes 5-18
Attend this event featuring speaker Ryan P. Haygood, director of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, as well as other activities under the theme of "Rejuvenating Our Past, Reaffirming Our Present, and Providing Resources for Our Future."
NAACP Freedom Fund Gala
Friday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m.
Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road, $55
Contact: 475-7255, naacpcoloradosprings.org
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 40.