Southern Italy, Italian wine tasting and dinner at Jake & Telly's, 2616 W. Colorado Ave. $45, 633-0406. Reservations required. Thurs., March 7, 7 p.m.
RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, being honored by an evening of Afghan music, discussion and documentary screenings by the Colorado College Chaplain's Office in Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Free, 389-6607. Fri., March 8, 7 p.m.
Killing Osama for Peace: The Tragedy of American Patriotism, by author John Nichols, on a blueprint for Liberation Ecology that insists sustainable apocalypse isn't the answer, at the First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain. Call 632-6189 for more. Fri., March 8, 7 p.m.
Premiere, the Southern Colorado AIDS Project's 10th annual Black Tie affair, featuring dinner, silent auction, dancing and more. At the Antlers Adam's Mark Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $125, 578-9092. Sat., March 9.
Annual Cat and Dog Vaccination Clinic sponsored by the Cascade Volunteer Fire Department at the Cascade Community Building. Dr. Gregory Cooper, D.V.M. administering rabies, canine distemper, Parvo, feline distemper and feline leukemia shots. Cheaper than an office call and benefits the Volunteer Fire Department. Call 684-9549 for details. Sat., March 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Facing the Future Project Panel IV: Faith, Security, Peace and War at Colorado College's Bemis Hall. For details, call 531-6333. Sun., March 10, 1-5 p.m.
Diversity Week at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Featuring writer Laura Glen Louis on Mon., March 11, 4:30 p.m. in University Center Room 116; Recovering Bodies, a film that explores eating disorders, followed by a discussion, on Wed., March 13, 12:30 p.m. in the UC theater; an open forum discussion on diversity at UCCS in The Lodge on Wed., March 13, 7 p.m.; Picturing Faith: Religious America in Government Photography, 1935-1943, lecture on Thurs., March 14, 7 p.m. and tour on Fri., March 15, noon.; An evening of cultural entertainment, including Indian, Afro-Caribbean, Irish and Mexican dancers, and more, in the Overlook Cafe on Thurs., March 14, 6-8 p.m.; Diversity in Colorado: Present and Future, a public forum in the UC Theater, reception at 6 p.m., panel at 6:30 p.m. on Fri., March 15. Call 262-3596 for more.
Carmel Middle School from Harrison School District 2 is hosting its third annual silent auction at 1740 Pepperwood Drive. Call 579-3210. Thurs., March 14, 6 p.m.
St. Baldrick's, a St. Patrick's Day party and fundraiser to help support childhood cancer research and treatment. Volunteers are needed to shave their heads for donations. For details, call Grace Gould or Heather O'Leary at 328-1312 Ext. 102. At Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St. Fri., March 15, 1-7 p.m.
UCCS Springs Career Fair at the Wyndham Hotel. For details, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org. Fri., March 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
53rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Dessert and Card Party at St. Paul's Catholic Church Parish School, 1601 Mesa Ave. $2.50 or $10 per table. Call Marge, 576-1253. Sat., March 16, 12:30 p.m.