Memories of Swing by the New Century Big Band, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. $5. Fri. May 30, 7 p.m. Call 385-5333 for more.
South African Barbecue, 32 Bleu:, 32 S. Tejon, A celebration of South Africa's Republic Day. Reservations recommended. $30+tax. Sat., May 31, 5 - 9 p.m. Call 955-5664
Stars and Stripes Forever, United States Air Force Band of the Rockies, Arnold Hall Theater, USAS Academy. Free, although tickets must be presented at USAFA gate. Thur., May 15, 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at all Ticketmaster locations.
Manitou Springs Arts Fest, Memorial Park in Manitou, next to Manitou City Hall, free admission. High-quality arts, crafts, entertainment. Sat. May 24 Mon., May 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 685-9655.
Commemorative Celebration and Butterfly Release, Gazette Park, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Ceremony will include a live butterfly release and a reception and refreshments in the Curtis Conference Room on the 1st floor, south entrance of the St. Francis Health Center. Free. Mon., May 26, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. 633-3400.