Save a life
Join Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention for a community training session that will cover the basics of what to say to someone who is contemplating suicide, what actions to take and how best to emotionally support that person.
Suicide Prevention Training
Wednesday, July 27, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Sand Creek Branch Library
1821 S. Academy Blvd., free
Protect the parrots
Shop for all your bird-specific needs at The Perch's sidewalk sale, including used cages, carriers and other items for your feathered friend. Money raised will benefit Metro Denver Parrot Rescue.
MDPR Sidewalk Sale Fundraiser
Saturday, July 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Perch, 1515 S. Eighth St., free
Contact: 426-9818, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring a new backpack filled with school supplies to the Cool Grrrls club of Colorado Springs and get $1 off your Fieldhouse beer. Your donation will go to a child in a lower-income school.
Packs & Pints
Tuesday, Aug. 2, 5 to 8 p.m.
Fieldhouse Brewing Company
521 S. Tejon St., free to attend
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 46.