Ditch the denim
Gather up your old and used jeans and donate them to Left Hand Twill, which will turn them into insulation for homes and businesses. Donors may stick around for food, drink specials, prizes and dancing.
"Blue, Green, Gold" Denim Drive
Friday, June 3, 8 p.m.
Triple Nickel Tavern
26 S. Wahsatch Ave., free
Contact: 477-9555, triplenickeltavern.com
Lend a hand up
Take some time to attend an afternoon training session for the new Homeless Outreach Team and you'll come away with resources, techniques and tips for helping the homeless of Colorado Springs.
Homeless Outreach Training
Saturday, June 4, 1-2:30 p.m.
Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., free
Join the African-American Genealogical Society of Colorado Springs to support Charles H. Guy, an active community member who needs financial assistance after struggling with illness.
Celebration of Life Fundraiser Dinner
Sunday, June 5, 4-8 p.m.
English Dockside Fresh Seafood & Grill
1201 W. Colorado Ave., $45
Contact: email@example.com, 531-6333 ext. 2256
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 42.