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Mother's Day Jewelry, Memorial Hospital, 1400 E. Boulder St. All jewelry priced at 25% off, free gift wrapping available. Proceeds will benefit Memorial Hospital. Fri., April 22, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Brad at 365-5235 for more.

Ebony Fashion Fair, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $27-$32. The Iota Beta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority present Living It Up, the world's largest traveling fashion show featuring extravagant styles. Ticket includes subscription to Ebony or Jet. Sat., April 23, 8-10 p.m. Call 477-2100 for more.

Rocky Mountain Cat Fanciers Show, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $3-$5. About 225 cats in the household pet division, vendors with cat merchandise. April 23, 24, 9 a.m.t o 4 p.m. Call Karen at 471-4736 for more.

Inside/Out Youth Services Open House, 121 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 215. See their new space and share in their vision. Thurs., April 28, 5-7 p.m. Call 328-1056 for more.

Holy Apostles' MOPS Garage Sale, Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 4925 N. Carefree Cir. Benefits the church's Mothers Of Pre-Schoolers group. April 29-30, 8 a.m. to noon.

Victorian Tea and Fashion Show, Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. $18 advance ticket sale only. A Victorian History of American Ladies' and Men's Fashions. Enjoy tea sandwiches, desserts, tea, door prizes, table favors and special entertainment. Sat., April 30, 2-4 p.m. Call 636-1225 for more.

Antiques at the Expo, Phil Long Expo Center, 1515 Auto Mall Loop. $4. Glass grinder on duty, bring in chipped pieces for repair. Antiques, uniques and collectibles available for purchase. April 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; May 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call Jo at 596-8839 for more.

Habitat for Humanity Mill Street Celebration, 1045 Baltic St. A celebration to mark the dedication fo the 17th and final Habit house in Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity's Mill Street development. Food, live entertainment, event chaired by Mayor Lionel Rivera and Councilperson Jerry Heimlicher. Sat., April 30, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Paul at 475-7800 for more.

Helping is Always Fashionable Fashion Show, The Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. $40. Fashion show featuring Dillard's fashions and luncheon to benefit the Salvation Army. Hosted by Georgiann Lymberopoulos. Thurs., May 5, 11 a.m, tickets need to be reserved by April 28. Call 884-1038 for more.

Blow the Whistle on Asthma Walk, Bear Creek Park. A short 3K walk to support children who suffer from asthma. Sat., May 7, 9-11 a.m. Call 635-3891 or visit for more.

Mothering Mother Earth Event, Acacia Park, corner of Platte Ave. and Nevada Ave. A celebration of mothers and mother earth through sustainable means. Exhibits of biodiesel, straw bale building and clay wall texturing, permaculture, educational booths, musicians and more. Sat., May 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 632-6189 for more.

Earth Day events Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, 520-6387. Open Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission, programs $2-$5. Earth Day Full Moon Hike, Fri., April 22, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Mineral and Fossil Show, Holiday Inn-Denver Central, 4849 Bannock St., Denver. Free. Show and sale of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry and decorator items with international vendors. April 22-24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 303/874-2713 for more.

Earth Day Celebration with Catamount Institute, Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo St. Includes nature walk, storytelling with John Stansfield, Colorado Farm & Art Market presentation, games, art, interactive booths and more. Sat., April 23, noon to 4 p.m. Call 471-0910 ext. 103 for more.

HCS Creative Endeavors Events: Earth Day Celebration, April 23, 1:30-3:30 pm. Call 264-1047 for locations and info.

Garden of the Gods Spring Workdays, volunteers will work on building check dams and/or form bucket brigades to move material from piles along the trail to check dams in the gullies. April 23, 24, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call Liz at 471-7736 for more.

Pueblo Earth Day Festival, Pueblo Greenway Nature Center, 5200 Nature Center Rd. Free. Live entertainment, earthly products and environmental information. Sat., April 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 671-9235 for more.

Introduction to Permaculture. $50 includes organic lunch and reading material. Robin Shankman of the PPJPC and Becky Elder of Blue Planet Permaculture teach a practical, hands-on technique that can be brought to any home. Sat., April 30, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call Robin at 632-6189 for more.

Mothering Mother Earth Poetry Contest, children 8-12, young adults 13-18, adults 19 and over. $3 for 3 poems. Topics: mothering mother earth, sustainability or honoring mothers of the earth. Length: under 2 pages. Deadline April 29. Call Robin at 632-6189 for more.

Nature Wildflower Photo Shoot with professional photographer Kenneth Wajda. At various locations around Colorado Springs, you will take photographs in the field while Wajda answers questions, offers tips and assist you. Sundays, 5 a.m. through November. Call 783-9283 for more.

10 Free Shade Trees with $10 donation to the Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, Neb., 68410 or at Shipment timely for planting, guaranteed to grow.

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