Tend the trail
Join the Black Forest Trails Association as they clean up one of the area's most scenic trails. Bring a hat, gloves and sunscreen, but take advantage of the provided tools and drinking water.
Black Forest Section 16 Spring Cleanup
Saturday, May 7, 9-11 a.m.
Parking lot at Burgess Road, west of Vollmer Road
Make a difference
Find out how to be a socially conscious and public-minded part of the Colorado Springs business community at this panel discussion, facilitated by Bill Morris of Blue Star Recyclers.
"Social Impact: Do Something That Matters"
Wednesday, May 4, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
555 E. Pikes Peak Ave., free
Grab a free handmade ceramic bowl and enjoy ice cream made by Cold Stone Creamery while being serenaded by the Rampart Choir. All funds support two families affected by a cancer diagnosis.
Empty Bowls Ice Cream Social Benefit
Thursday, May 5, 6-7:15 p.m.
Rampart High School
8250 Lexington Drive, $10
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 38.