Published: August 26, 2014
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Bet on SET Casino Night - Las Vegas-style gaming, hor d'ouvers and drinks to benefit SET Family Medical Clinics, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 13, The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St., $50. Advance tickets required: 776-8863, tinyurl.com/kwlcfv7.
Birth and Beyond Wellness Fair - Focusing on connecting families to local resources, information and organizations, with informational booths, live speakers, an attended toddler play area, live children's music, bubbles and face painting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, free; 347-1677, tinyurl.com/nvkow6a.
Briarfest - Carnival midway rides, games, beer garden, live music and more to benefit St. Gabriel's Church, Marian House, Special Olympics and Wounded Warrior Project, 5-11 p.m. Sept. 5, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 6, noon-6 p.m. Sept. 7, St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, 8755 Scarborough Drive. Go online for ticket prices: briarfest.net.
Go Red for Women Education Day and Luncheon - To benefit the American Heart Association with an ask-a-doctor booth and health, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 19, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave., $125 per ticket; 635-7688, coloradospringsgored.ahaevents.org.
Golf Outing - To benefit Realm of Caring Foundation and Face of Cannabis Project, 7 a.m. Saturday, Antler Creek Golf Course, 9650 Antler Creek Drive, Peyton, $125 per golfer, $400 for foursome. Registration: theroc.us.
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services classes, screenings and programs - Registration required. - Stepping On, empowers older adults to carry out healthy behaviors that reduce the risks of falls, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Sept. 17- Oct. 29, Penrose Hospital, 2222 N. Nevada Ave., free; 776-5926. - What if? What Else? What Now? life-planning session with best- selling author Sara Boatz, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 13, Penrose Pavilion, 2312 N. Nevada Ave., $125. Registration required by Sept. 9: penrosestfrancis.org.
Special Kids Special Families Octo8k Special Run - 8K, 1K family run/walk/roll, wheelchair derby and business expo, to benefit children and adults with disabilities and special needs, 9 a.m. Oct. 4, University Village Colorado, 4480 N. Nevada Ave., $10 for wheelchair derby, $15-$30 through Monday, $20-$35 after Monday. Registration: 447-8983, tinyurl.com/lvwpcn2.