Diversity in the Workplace Event, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. $7. Facilitated by Queen Brown. Fri., May 14, 5:30 p.m. For more call 650-2226 or 290-3531.
A Silk Thread Through America, Colorado College. $2 donation. Music, film, culture, dinner. Presented by the Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute. 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 and David Winger, signing copies of their book Xeriscape Colorado: The Complete Guide. 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. Fire safety presentations, defensible space, forest health, booths, vendors, displays, private mitigation businesses and agency representatives. 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.
Alpha Phi Alpha Black and Gold Ball and Scholarship Banquet, Embassy Suites, 7290 Commerce Center Dr. $40. With live band. Sat., May 22, 6-11 p.m. For more call 282-0994 or 591-2788.
Goddess Everywhere Project Pilgrimage, Marigold parking lot, 4605 Centennial Blvd. Free. Hike of women's sacred sites. Sat., May 22, 12 noon. Call 575-0152 for more.
Homer the Duck Day, Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs. Free. Sat., May 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more call 685-5089.
Taste of the Springs Benefit, The Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. $65. With 30 best restaurants, wine, beer, soda and coffee distributors of Colorado Springs. Sun., May 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m. For more call 389-0973.
Taste of the Springs Wine Maker's Dinner Benefit, The Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd. $100. Six-course meal featuring wines of Clos Pegase. Sat., May 22, 6:30-9 p.m. For more call 389-0973.
Westside Fun Run Car and Bike Show, Living Springs Worship Center, 640 Manitou Blvd. Spectators free/participants $25. Proceeds to Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center. Sun., May 30, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For more call 473-9436.