Be a hero
Dress as your favorite superhero and bring a little money to help Give! group Colorado Springs Food Rescue keep edible food out of the Dumpster and in the stomachs of those in need. Enjoy live music from perennial Springs favorites Grass It Up.
Superhero Party and Benefit
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. Contact: 632-2596, coloradospringsfoodrescue.org
Party with the Colorado Springs Young Professionals. Bring a toy for Christmas Unlimited, or donate a few bucks to three Give! participants: Arc of the Pikes Peak Region, Springs Rescue Mission, and UCCS' Galleries of Contemporary Art.
CSYP 11th Annual Holiday Party
Thursday, Dec. 17, 6 to 9 p.m.
Nosh, 121 S. Tejon St.
Contact: 387-1277, on.fb.me/1XX2Gtv
Sow for Seeds
Support Give! nonprofit Seeds Community Café. Enjoy music by the Phat Horn Doctors, and take care of any last-minute presents with the silent auction.
Seeds' Crazy Christmas Party
Saturday, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.
The Mezzanine, 20 N. Tejon St., $10
Contact: email@example.com, 473-8206
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 43.