Attend this benefit dinner for Seeds Community Café with ceramic bowls made by every student at the elementary school.
Empty Bowls Soup Dinner
Friday, Nov. 14, 5:30-7 p.m.
Howbert Elementary School, 1023 N. 31st St., $10 for bowl and soup, $5 for just soup
Contact: 328-4200, firstname.lastname@example.org
Here kitty, kitty
Don your finest for a Hollywood-themed fundraiser for Happy Cats Haven with a dessert buffet, trivia competition, photo booth, auctions, live music, cocktails and much more. Free drink with RSVP.
Happy Cats Haven's First Ever Acatemy Awards
Saturday, Nov. 15, 6-9 p.m.
Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, free (donations requested)
Contact: 635-5000, happycatshaven.org/acatemy-awards
Sleigh bells ring
Donation sites throughout Colorado Springs will collect items for a shoebox of goodies for children throughout the world. Find a list of content ideas and drop-off points online.
Operation Christmas Child
Contact: 660-2590, samaritanspurse.org/occ
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 39.