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Pikes Peak Justice & Peace Commission Yard Sale, 1225 Babcock Rd. Fri., May 7 and Sat., May 8. Also volunteers needed to work the sale. Call 632-6189 or 955-3742.

Fashion to the Rescue Fashion Show Benefit, Wyndam Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Dr. $45. Benefits underprivileged women. Fri., May 7, 7 p.m. For more call 578-1612.

Jill Murphy Long Open Forum and Booksigning Events, Celebration New Age Store, 2209 W. Colorado. Free. Author of Permission to Party: Taking Time to Celebrate and Enjoy Life. Open forum, Fri., May 7, 7-9 p.m. Book signing, Sat., May 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m. For more call 634-1855.

Book Talk and Signing, The Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Ave. Free. With Jill Murphy Long, author of Permission to Party. Sat., May 8, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more call 577-5775.

Spring Fling Event, Woodmoor Center, 1752 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Monument. Free. With wine tasting, chair massages, Pilates, Karate and more. Sat., May 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Historic South Pueblo Home Tour. $10. Sun., May 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at S.E. Colorado Heritage Center, 201 W. "B" St., Pueblo. For more call 719/543-4535.

Hose Company #3 Open House, 116 Broadway, Pueblo. Donations accepted. Visit the historic fire station. Sun., May 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 719/553-2830 for more.

Hummingbird Festival, Starsmore Discover Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Rd. Hummingbird activities galore. Sat., May 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 578-6146 for more.

Hummingbird Program, Wild Bird Center, 1722 E. Woodmen Rd. Free. Sat., May 8, 9-10 a.m. Reservations required. Call 548-9863.

Birding Field Trip at Aiken Canyon, Aiken Canyon Preserve, Hwy. 115 S. Free. A well-known and spectacular birding hotspot. Sat., May 8, 7:15-11 a.m. For more call 684-0180.

Mothering Mother Earth Fair, Pioneer Museum Park, 217 S. Tejon. Free/donations. With parade, local musicians, crafts and more. Sun., May 9, 1-4 p.m. For more call 632-6189.

Beer Tasting, The Warehouse, 25 W. Cimarron St. $25. Featuring six Colorado amber beers plus appetizers. Tues., May 11, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 475-8880 for more.

Citizens Project 1st Annual Divine Award, The Warehouse, 25 W. Cimarron St. To honor first recipient Mary Lou Makepeace. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Thurs., May 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP by May 7 at 520-9899.

A Silk Thread Through America, Colorado College, 902 N. Cascade Ave. $2 donation. Classical concert, cultural demo, six Chinese films and an evening of Chinese culture and dinner. May 14-16. Concert at Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre, Sat., May 15, 3-4:30 p.m. $15 general/free CC ID. Call Bob at 238-1392 or 210-9084 for more info.

Wildlife Watch Workshop, Division of Wildlife, 4255 Sinton Rd. $15 per person/household. With nature walk at Beidleman Environmental Center. Sat., May 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. RSVP 227-5207.

Booksigning: Xeriscape Colorado, Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Free. With authors Connie Lockhart Ellefson & David Winger, Sat., May 15, 12-2 p.m. Call 266-9945 for more.

Wildfire Safety Fair, Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park. Sat., May 15, 9:30- a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 748-0033 for more.

Eric Schlosser Booksigning, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St. Free. Author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness. Mon. May 17, 7 p.m. For more call 635-1195.

Taste of the Springs Benefit, The Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. $65. With 30 best restaurants, wine, beer, soda and coffee. Sun., May 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m. For more call 389-0973.

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