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Culture Fest, Meadows Community Center, 1943 S. El Paso Ave. Free. Sat., Sept. 6, noon to 4 p.m. Children's activities, cultural fashion show, ethnic food, music and dancing. For more, call 385-7940.

XpressoDate Speed Dating, Coffee Warehouse, 526 S. Tejon, $20. Meet up to 12 possible dates in one evening Four-minute, one-on-one conversations with no commitment. Discreetly choose who you would like to see again. Age group: 40 & under. Thurs., Sept. 11, 6:30 - 8 p.m. For more, call 720/771-3283 or visit

Cystic Fibrosis FUNraiser, Joy Rides Family Fun Center, 5150 Edison Ave. $8; $2 goes to CF Foundation. Sun., Sept. 14, 2-6 p.m.

Marigreen Pines Estate and Mansion Tour, starts at Ute Pass Elementary School, 9230 Chipita Park Road, Chipita Park. $6 - $14. Bus tour to 1920s mansion in Cascade, which is now home to the Holy Cross Novitiate. Sat. Sept 6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (starting times) and Sun., Sept. 7, noon to 3 p.m. (starting times). For more, visit or call 686-7512.

Golf classic, Fort Carson Golf Club, address, Thurs., Sept. 8, 8 a.m. Benefit for the U.S. Association of Blind Athletes. To register, call Susan at 630-0422 ext. 12.

Country Christmas Folk Art Festival, Rock Ledge Ranch, east entrance to Garden of the Gods, $1-$5. Presented by the Holly Berry House. Carpooling encouraged. No baby strollers in large tents. Shuttlebus service to parking areas provided. Fri., Sept 12, noon 6 p.m., Sat., Sept. 13, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun., Sept. 14, 1 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Winner Within, talk by Bruce Jenner, Doubletree World Arena, 1775 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., $30-$50. Fundraiser for Magis, dedicated to developing youth leaders of character and service. Sat., Sept. 6, 5:30-10 p.m. For information or to purchase tickets, call 540-2828.

Pikes Peak Bonsai Society Bonsai Show and Sale, Worner Student Center, Colorado College, 902 N. Cascade, Free. Sat., Sept. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bonsai on display and for sale, demonstrations, help and advice. Portion of proceeds benefit Asian American Student Union For more, call 684-9653 or e-mail

Murder at Buffalo Chip, Wyndham Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Dr. $75. Murder mystery dinner and silent auction benefits the Pikes Peak Center on Deafness. Fri., Sept. 5, 6-9 p.m. For more, call 719-591-2777.

Is There Sex After Advertising? by Bob Berkowitz, Ph.D., Red Lion Hotel, 314 W. Bijou St. $20-$25. Sponsored by Pikes Peak Advertising Federation and American Women in Radio and Television. Tues., Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m. registration, presentation at noon. The former host of Real Personal offers a provocative and humorous look at sex, advertising, and the new and improved politically correct America. Call 487-8512 for reservations and information.

PAYO (Performing Arts for Youth Organization) Golf Tournament, Pine Creek Golf Club, 9850 Divot Trail. A fun golf event to benefit the oldest local child-oriented nonprofit in town. Fri., Sept. 5, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 473-8867.

K&N Filters/Goodguys 6th Colorado Classic, Pikes Peak International Raceway, 16650 Midway Ranch Rd., Fountain. $6 - $12. A street rod and custom car show. Fri., Sept. 5 - Sun., Sept. 7, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call PPIR: 719/382-4338.

Golf Tournament for Silver Key, Pine Creek Golf Club, 9850 Divot Trail, $600 per team of 4. Foursome not required; organizers will match you up. Sponsorships available. Mon., Sept. 15, 11 a.m. registration, shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. For more, call 632-1521.

Metaphysical Celebration, Southern Colorado Expo, 1801 N. Union Blvd. Admission $5, psychic readings $15. Fri., Sept. 12, 1-9:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun., Sept. 13-14, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. For more, call 634-1810 or visit

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