Justice & Peace Scholarships, $1000 scholarships available for junior and senior high school students active in social justice, non-violence and environmental activism. Deadline March 1. Call 632-6189 or visit www.pikespeakjusticeandpeace.org for more.
Sunshine and Kasey's Valentine Party, Hobby Lobby, 3989 Palmer Park Blvd. $5. Clowns and children aged 1-12 make heart-themed arts and crafts and enjoy stories with the clowns. Sat., Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 264-1047 for more.
Youth Employment Conference, PPCC Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. For youth 14-21. If in school, they need to get permission from their counselor. Fri., Feb. 18, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Make reservations at www.ppwfc.org.
4th and 5th Grade Poetry Contest, sponsored by the PPLD and as part of the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration. Entries due Feb. 12. Visit any library, log on to
www.ppld.org or call 531-6333 ext. 2405 for info.
Pikes Peak Library District Events, various locations. Doggie Valentine Party, Feb. 12. Starry, Starry Night, Feb. 16. Out-of-this World Adventure, Feb. 19. Read with a Dog, Mon.-Thurs., Sat. Books in Spanish, Saturdays. Toddler Time, Tues.- Fri. Call 531-6333 for locations and more.
Imagination Celebration Events, call 597-3344 for reservations. Exploring the Black Experience, Sat., Feb. 19, 6:30-9:30 p.m.