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Looking for Food and Drink events? We have created a new Listings category especially for Food and Drink. Look between Film and Health for the lowdown on all the yummy events in the Pikes Peak area!

Counter-Inaugural 2005, the Justice and Peace Commission is planning an event to say "Bush isn't going away and neither are we" on inauguration day. Thurs., Jan. 20. Call Dennis at 632-6189 if you are interested in participating.

Antiques Show and Sale, Phil Long Expo Center, 1515 Auto Mall Loop, 867-6635.$4. Jan. 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Jan. 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call Jo at 596-8839 for more.

New Year's Free Mochitsuki Takai Rice Pounding Event, CC's Worner Center, 14 E. Cache la Poudre. Donations to benefit TESSA accepted. The Japan-America society hosts this event where you pound rice and then enjoy the finished product. Sat., Jan. 22, 10 a.m. to noon. Call 266-5625 to RSVP.

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church Annual Auction, CC's Gates Common Room in Palmer Hall. Fundraising event for the church featuring silent and live auction items. Sat., Jan. 22, 6-9 p.m. Call 633-7717 for more.

Military Job Fair, Phil Long Expo Center, 1515 Auto Mall Loop, 867-6635. Job information for active duty or retired military. Bring your active duty/retired ID card or a DD form 214. Wed., Jan. 26, 1-7 p.m. Call 385-5580 for more.

The Rescue of 1.7 Million Japanese from Manchuria Presentation, Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Paul Maruyama describes the rescue in 1946 and the heroic efforts of 3 Japanese men to make their plight known to Gen. McArthur. Tues., Feb. 1, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 488-0673 for more.

Mardi Gras in the Mountains, Masonic Temple, 1150 Panorama Dr. $10-$25. Costumes encouraged, semi-formal attire required. Big band music with the Bill Emery New Century Big Band, ballroom dancing, family entertainment and more. Fri., Feb. 4, 7:30-11 p.m. Call Jennifer at 761-6002 for more.

Black History Month Drum Gathering, Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. Hundreds of drummers and dancers in Colorado gather for this event. Free, open to the public and for all levels of experience. Sat., Feb. 5, noon to 6 p.m. Call 303/450-1245 for more.

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