Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Oct. 4, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


Monument Hill Kiwanis Empty Bowls Dinner and Silent Auction - 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, to benefit Tri-Lakes Cares, Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Road, Monument. Reservations:...

Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Oct. 4, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


"In the Garden of the Gods" - Images by Thomas Moran, Birger Sandzen, Archie Musick, Laura Gilpin , Peter Max and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., go online for...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Oct. 4, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment.

- Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center Volunteer Orientation - 9-11 a.m. Oct. 17, Black...

Colorado travel calendar starting Oct. 4, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson

Colorado Calendar

Call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated area code are 719.

Through Nov. 1 -...

UNL's Mueller Planetarium to host Halloween laser shows

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Mueller Planetarium is hosting Halloween laser light shows in October.

The shows will take place at various times throughout the month, including some...

Komen founder, Martha Graham headed to Women's Hall of Fame

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Inductees into the National Women's Hall of Fame this year include dance pioneer Martha Graham, breast cancer fundraiser Nancy Brinker and the youngest member of the Little Rock Nine,...

Mass ascension kicks off international balloon fiesta

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tens of thousands of spectators swarmed the launch field Saturday for the first mass ascension of the 44th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

The nine-day event kicked...

East access to Going-to-the-Sun-Road closing Monday

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — The National Park Service says Sunday is the last day to access Logan Pass by vehicle from the east side of Glacier National Park.

Starting on Monday, vehicle traffic will be...