Get your noodle on at TESSA's annualfundraiser, which supports the organization's programs that educate and assist in cases of sexual assault and domestic violence. There will be wine and beer tastings, a pasta sauce cook-off, live and silent auctions, a cork pull, TESSA-tinis and, of course, pasta.
24th Annual Pasta in the Park
Saturday, Aug. 20, 5:30 p.m.
Myron Stratton Home, 2525 S. Hwy. 115 $120 per person
Walk and wag
Bring the family, including your dog, to participate in this 5K fun run and pet festival, with vendors, games and more. Proceeds benefit National Mill Dog Rescue.
National Mill Dog Rescue's Dog Jog
Saturday, Aug. 20, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Cottonwood Creek Park, 7040 Rangewood Drive, $30/adult, $20/child
Change a life
Enjoy a light dinner while learning to mentor people who have been incarcerated. The goal is for them to reenter the community after six months to a year.
Community Life Coach Training & Dinner
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6-8 p.m.
Positive Impact Colorado
2210 E. LaSalle St., #114, free
RSVP: 634-7813, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 45.