Florence Nightingale Awards Banquet, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. Help recognize excellence in human caring by Colorado nurses. Fri., March 10, 6:30-10 p.m. Register online at cosnightingale.org to attend.
St. Patrick's Day Parade and Races, Old Colorado City. Sat. March 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 5K, Fun Run, and more. Call 635-8803 for more.
Goodwill Doll Sale, 2340F Montebello Sq. Drive. Shop for rare and collectible dolls. Fri., March 10 through Sat., March 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 635-4483 for more.
9th Annual St. Patrick's Day Walk, taking off from 2924 N. Beacon St. at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Sat., March 11. Call 667-5662 for more.
March Jazz Affair, The Original Castaways, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $5-$7. The Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society's annual fundraising event. Sun., March 12, 2-5 p.m. Call 685-9451 for more.
Career Fair of the Rockies for Veterans, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. Seeking veteran job seekers from all branches. Tues., March 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit ppwfc.org to register.
St. Paddy's Day Gala, The DoubleTree World Arena Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., $75 An auction and live music will benefit programs of Catholic Charities on Friday, March 17 from 6-11 p.m. Call 866-6422 for more.
Covenant Players, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. The best in Christian drama. Sat., March 18, 5 p.m. Call 471-4361 for more.
AME Awards, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $20-$25. Come honor American Women in radio & television. Thurs., March 23, 5-7 p.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat.
Pikes Peak Sacred Harp singing, Boulder Street Church, 828 E. Boulder. Sing from the Denson and Cooper books, which will be on hand for loan or purchase. Sat., March 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Pete at 648-2274 for more.
10th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Rally, Olympic Training Center, 250 S. Union Blvd. Free food, entertainment, fire trucks, clowns and more. Fri., March 31, 5-8 p.m. Call 520-1019 for more.
St. Baldrick's, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Shave your head to show your support for children battling cancer. Fri., March 31, noon to 9 p.m. Call 328-1312 for more.
Hunger Isn't a Joke Poker Tournament, Union Station, 2419 N. Union Ave. Benefits the Care & Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado. Bring canned goods. Sat., April 1, 3 p.m. Call 321-7733 for more.
Friends of the PPLD Literary Prize awards to local authors, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $25-$35. The prestigious Frank Waters and Golden Quill awards will be given out, in addition to the Betty Field Memorial Youth Writing Contest winner's award. Sat., April 8, 12:30 p.m. Call 531-6333 by March 31 to reserve a spot.
Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, Marriott City Center Hotel, 1701 California St., Denver. Chief Executive El Pomar Officer Bill Hybl will be honored along with others. Tues., April 18, 5:30 p.m. Call 720/258-3535 for more.
30th Annual Pine Forest Antiques Show and Sale, Lewis Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Rd., Monument. $5. Catch door prizes, a bake sale, Miss Colorado and more. Sat., April 22 and Sun., April 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit tlwc.net for more.
Meet Jack Hanna, The Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Circle, 667-0962. Get an autograph and participate in a silent auction. Sat., May 20, 6 p.m. Call 748-8683 for tickets or visit wolfeducation.org.
17th Annual Courage Classic, 155-mile, three-day cycling fundraiser to leave Leadville and tour Summit County. July 22-24 Register online at couragetours.com or call 303/456-9704 for more.
Champions on Ice, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $67 and up. Many of the best from Torino will compete again in Colorado Springs. Sun., July 23, 3 p.m. Call 576-2626 for tickets or more information.