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BaoBao Festival, various venues in Ft. Collins and Boulder, $5-$20. Former Ghana National Dance Ensemble members present West African Drumming, Dancing and Storytelling. Thurs., March 2-Sat., March 4. Call 970/491-4849, 303/499-1125 and 303/786-7030 for tickets or more information.

Telluride Gay Ski Week, various venues in Telluride. Events, including ski tours and a "Brokeback Brunch" continue through Sun., March 5. Visit telluridegayskiweek.com to view a calendar of weekend events.

Unity Through Movement, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Celebrate International Women's Day through visualization, movement and meditation. Wed., March 8, 10-11 a.m. Call 510-5096 for more.

Springs Career Fair, UCCS University Center Gym, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. More than 60 recruiters and employers will present opportunities and answer questions. Thurs., March 9, noon to 4 p.m. Visit web.uccs.edu for more information.

Florence Nightingale Awards Banquet, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. Help recognize excellence in human caring by Colorado nurses. Fri., March 10, 6:30-10 p.m. Register online at cosnightingale.org to attend.

Goodwill Doll Sale, 2340F Montebello Sq. Drive. Shop for rare and collectible dolls. Fri., March 10 through Sat., March 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 635-4483 for more.

9th Annual St. Patrick's Day Walk, Starts at 2924 N. Beacon St. at 8:30 and 12:30 p.m. on Sat., March 11. Call 667-5662 for more.

March Jazz Affair, The Original Castaways, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $5-$7. The Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society's annual fundraising event. Sun., March 12, 2-5 p.m. Call 685-9451 for more.

Career Fair of the Rockies for Veterans, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. Seeking veteran job seekers from all branches. Tues., March 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit ppwfc.org to register.

St. Paddy's Day Gala, The DoubleTree World Arena Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., $75 An auction and live music will benefit programs of Catholic Charities on Friday, March 17 from 6-11 p.m. Call 866-6422 for more.

Pikes Peak Sacred Harp singing, Boulder Street Church, 828 E. Boulder. Sing from the Denson and Cooper books, which will be on hand for loan or purchase. Sat., March 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Pete at 648-2274 for more.

10th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Rally, Olympic Training Center, 250 S. Union Blvd. Free food, entertainment, fire trucks, clowns and more. Fri., March 31, 5-8 p.m. Call 520-1019 for more.

St. Baldrick's, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Shave your head to show your support for children battling cancer. Fri., March 31, noon to 9 p.m. Call 328-1312 for more.

Hunger Isn't a Joke Poker Tournament, Union Station, 2419 N. Union Ave. Benefits the Care & Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado. Bring canned goods. Sat., April 1, 3 p.m. Call 321-7733 for more.

Friends of the PPLD Literary Prize awards to local authors, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $25-$35. The prestigious Frank Waters and Golden Quill awards will be given out, in addition to the Betty Field Memorial Youth Writing Contest winner's award. Sat., April 8, 12:30 p.m. Call 531-6333 by March 31 to reserve a spot.

Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, Marriott City Center Hotel, 1701 California St., Denver. Chief Executive El Pomar Officer Bill Hybl will be honored along with others. Tues., April 18, 5:30 p.m. Call 720/258-3535 for more.

30th Annual Pine Forest Antiques Show and Sale, Lewis Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Rd., Monument. $5. Catch door prizes, a bake sale, Miss Colorado and more. Sat., April 22 and Sun., April 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit tlwc.net for more.

Champions on Ice, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $67 and up. Many of the best from Torino will compete again in Colorado Springs. Sun., July 23, 3 p.m. Call 576-2626 for tickets or more information.

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