Pokemon State Championships, Dale's Kardz & Komicz, 4337 N. Academy Blvd. Sat., March 5, 9 a.m. Open to all eligible POP players. Categories as follows: aged 10 and younger, 11-14 yrs. and 15 and older. Call 528-5959 for more.
A Taste of Nations Party, to celebrate the publication of the Native American Women's Association's 25th anniversary cookbook. Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. Tasting of the dishes featured in the book, cakewalk and contests. Sat., March 5, 1-4 p.m. Call 593-0165 for more.
Lenten Renewal Day, Benet Hill Center 2577 No. Chelton Rd. $5 donation suggested. Kathryn Kuisle, Ph.D presents Symbolism in the Easter Vigil. Sat., March 5, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 473-6184 for more.
Mike Hagen Strength Team, Fellowship of the Rockies Church, 1625 S. 8th St. Donations accepted. Over 12 world class athletes bring a spiritual message to the masses. March 2-5, 6:30 p.m.; March 6, 10:30 a.m. Call 633-4659 or visit www.strengthteam.com for more.
5 Minute Networking, Antonio's Ristorante, 301 Garden of the Gods Rd. $39. An innovation in business networking where attendees meet 20 business professionals in 5-minute one-on-one segments. Wed., March 9, 6-8:30 p.m. Call 888/655-9219 for reservations.
AME Awards, Elbo Room at the Ritz, 15 S. Tejon St. $15-$20. Awards for Individual Achievement, Programming/Journalism, Behind the Scenes, Up and Coming will be given. Tues., March 10, 4:30 p.m. RSVP to amountain @ uccs.edu by March 4.
Junior League "Diamonds & Spurs" Gala, Ghost Town Wild West Museum, 400 S. 21st St. $75. An old west themed fundraiser for C.A.R.E. Fair, a program that provides medical services to underprivlidged children. Sat., March 12, 7-11 p.m. Call 632-3855 for more.
Antiques @ The Expo, Phil Long Expo Center, 1515 Auto Mall Loop. $4. March 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call Jo at 596-8839 for more.
Bike to Work Breakfast, Detz Caf, 211 E. Cucharras. Bike to breakfast at Detz and bring donations of food, leashers, toys and blankets for the Humane Society and All-Breed Rescue. Thurs., March 17, 6-8 a.m. Visit http://247biker.com for more.
Catholic Charities St. Patrick's Fundraising Gala, DoubleTree Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mtn. Blvd. $75. Cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner of Irish Fare and live auction. Phat Daddy plays big band music. Thurs., March 17. Call 866-6443 for more.