• Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting March 1, 2015

    Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - Catholic Charities of Central Colorado - Marian House Client Services needs volunteers to pass out emergency items to clients, sort donations, data entry and information/referral; Frank Mora,...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting March 1, 2015

    Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama SUNDAY "On the Edge" - Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, 2:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave., $5-$20; chamberorchestraofthesprings.org. fRIDAY-MARCH 8 and 13-15 "A Little Princess" - A story of resilience and the power of...

  • Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for March 1, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Events "Kids First Series - Little Red Riding Hood" - 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $12; themat.org. The Fab Four - The Ultimate Beatles Tribute, 5:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $35-$52; pikespeakcenter.com. Gregory Alan Isakov -...

  • Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach. Speaking before a crowd that rallied to protest imperialism, President...

  • Bass collection opens at Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The public will get a look at art from the private collection of some late Texas philanthropists. The exhibit called "The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass" opens Sunday at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth. Museum officials say the Fort Worth...

  • National monument supporters in California get antsy

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — California lawmakers and advocacy groups are ramping up efforts to win national monument designation for four scenic vistas in the state, from vast stretches of the Mojave Desert to redwood stands along the Pacific Coast Highway to canyons and mountains near the...

  • Details about proposed national monuments in California

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic members of California's congressional delegation have sponsored bills to establish four national monuments. Supporters are also pushing for President Barack Obama to establish the national monuments if Congress declines to act on the bills. The proposed...

  • Downtown Colorado Springs restaurant wants to set world record during grand opening

    By Teresa Farney, The Gazette
    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Although The Cheese Grill, 26 E. Kiowa St., opened earlier this year, owner and chef Scott Clark is having a grand opening Saturday. There will be a challenge to set a world record for a person wearing the most T-shirts at one time. Details: 633-1134 or find The Cheese Grill on...

  • Activists count homeless before seeking to end homelessness

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — In the woods behind a large business on Hartford Turnpike in Waterford, six volunteers found signs of camp: a trail of packed-down snow from footprints, a small bridge built over a brook, a baby stroller and a shopping cart. No one was there. But with a...

  • SC museum exhibit traces cases that led to desegregation

    Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An exhibit opening at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia tells the story of the court cases that led to the U.S. Supreme Court outlawing racial segregation. The exhibit is entitled "Courage: The Vision to End Segregation and the Guts to Fight for it." It...

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