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American Heart Association's Heart Ball - 5:30 p.m. Saturday, The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave., $250. Reservations: tinyurl.com/y7r8qygz.
Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave., $1. Registration: 955-3400, tinyurl.com/yanx8k37. - Why Food Matters, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday. - The Basics of Alzheimers, 8:30-10 a.m. Feb. 13. - Nurse Chats: Sleep Patterns, 9-10 a.m. Feb. 14. - What to Do With Grief, 10-11 a.m. Feb. 16.
"Health Disparities" Lecture - Quenette Walton will talk about social determinants of mental health and addictions and the implications you see for creating effective responses/interventions, 7 p.m. Feb. 22, Colorado College, McHugh Commons, above Preserve, in the Western Ridge Housing Complex, 1090 N. Cascade Ave., free; 389-6607.
National Alliance on Mental Illness - Free. Location provided with registration. - NAMI Basics, six-week course for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents showing signs of mental illness, begins 5-8 p.m. Feb. 21, NAMI Office, 510 E. Willamette Ave. - Family-to Family, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with mental illness, begins 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 21; tinyurl.com/ybk3rw64.
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services classes, screenings and programs - Registration: penrosestfrancis.org/events. - Own Your Ages: Redefine What it Means to be a Senior, 5-5:45 p.m. Thursday, Penrose-St. Francis Primary Care for Seniors, 3027 N. Circle Drive, free.
PILLAR - Call for location. Registration: 633-4991, pillarinstitute.org. - Who Cares? I Care, You Care, We All Care About Healthcare, 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Colorado Technical University, 4435 N. Chestnut St., $10.
Red Ribbon Ball - To benefit Southern Colorado AIDS Project and to honor Mary Ellen McNally and Mary Lou Makepeace, 6 p.m. April 21, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road, $125. Reservations: redribbonball2018.kintera.org..
Roast Honoring Tom Naughton - To benefit Cheyenne Village, 5:30-9 p.m. Feb. 24, Antlers hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave., $150. Reservations: 572-7488, cheyennevillage.org.
Silver Key Caregiver Series - 1655 W. Murray Blvd., free; 884-2350. - The Blessings of Boundaries, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Feb. 15.
Special Kids Special Families Fundraisers and Events - Registration: sksfcolorado.org/event/bowlathon. Bowl-a-Thon , 2-5 p.m. March 10, King Pin Lanes, 3410 N. Academy Blvd., $15-$30.
Starting Over Workshop - For those experiencing divorce, separation or loss of a significant relations, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Thursdays through March 8, Keller Williams Building, 1283 Kelly Johnson Blvd., $75. Registration: 499-8293, startingoverworkshops.com/workshops.
Stroke and Heart Attack Awareness - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 14, Black Forest Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 12455 Black Forest Road, free; Ray, 495-6767, Stan at 596-6787.
UCHealth Memorial Hospital HealthLink classes, screenings and programs - Registration: 444-2273, option 3, uchealth.org/healthlink. - Power to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Healthy Choices Bring Powerful Changes, 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesday, UCHealth Memorial Administrative Center, 2420 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $20.