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Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Email information at least two weeks in advance:

Benefit Show and Concert — Local performers, games, food, drink and more, to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Alliance, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 23, Hillside Gardens and Events Center, 1006 S. Institute Ave., $5-$10;

Colorado Springs Senior Center — 1514 N. Hancock Ave., $1. Registration: 955-3400,

• Navigating Your Way Through Medicare, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Getting the Most Out of Medicare and Medicaid — 10-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3 p.m. Aug. 29, Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado, 1460 Garden of the Gods Road, free;

Hazel Miller Band — To benefit Ella Mae Bransom Sickle Cell Association, 8 p.m. Friday, Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive, $10-$20. Tickets: 476-2200,

Is Health Care a Priority for African-American Men? Panel Discussion — 6-8 p.m. Aug. 29, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hill Drive, free;

Miracles in Motion — To benefit Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center, 5-10 p.m. Aug. 25, Latigo Trails Equestrian Center, 13710 Halleluiah Trail, $45. Tickets: miraclesinmotion.

Mountain View Walk — To benefit JDRF, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Mountain View Adventure Park, Cripple Creek; Monica, 351-6284,

National Alliance on Mental Illness — Free.

• Mental Health First Aid Training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 24, Citizens Service Center, 1675 Garden of the God Road. Registration:

Penrose-St. Francis blood drives — Walk-ins welcome; 776-5822. Unless noted, donations will be made in the Blood Vessel.

• 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oracle, 12320 Oracle Blvd.

• 2:30-6 p.m. Friday, Natural Grocers, 1216 Baptist Road, Monument.

• 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, inside Black Forest Fire Station, 11445 Teachout Road.

• 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 21, El Paso County Citizens Service Center, 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road.

PPACG Area Agency and Pikes Peak Library District Medicare 101 Classes — Free. Registration; 471-2096, 389-8968.

• 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

Shine a Light on Lung Cancer — To benefit the Lung Cancer Alliance, 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Frankies Bar and Grill, 945 N. Powers Blvd.;


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