Sweet Tart Ball, Venue 515, BAC, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $35 per person. Proceeds benefit the Manitou Springs Education Foundation. Activities include music, finger foods, desserts, swing-era activities and a cash bar. Fri., Feb. 11, 7:30-11 p.m. Call Cindy at 685-1681 ext. 45 for more.
Manitou's Memorial Park Grand Opening, Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Unveiling of MANIZOO sandbox, created by local artists and decorated by local children. Grand opening of the park's playground. Sat., Feb. 12, 1 p.m. Call 238-9809 for more.
Children Advocay Center's A Lady and a Tramp, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Rd. $95. Tiaras are optional, diamonds are a must. Men should come in rogueish tramp gear. Dinner, live entertainment, live and silent auctions and a mystery. Sat., Feb. 19, 6-9:30 p.m. Call 636-2460 to RSVP.
Chinese New Year Festival, Phil Long Expo Center, 1515 Auto Mall Loop. $4-$6. The Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute hosts their 5th annual Chinese New Year Festival on Sat., Feb. 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 201-8373 or visit www.cscci.org for more.
Dressing the Victorian Lady, Adobe Walls Antique Mall, 2808 W. Colorado Ave. $5. Learn about women's clothing in the Victorian era from Denise Winter. Sat., Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Call 630-7328 to register.