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Courtesy of chasealumni.org

By CARLOTTA OLSON

The Gazette

EVENTS

SUNDAY

Memorial Day Run & March — To benefit Colorado Veterans Project, 6:30 a.m., UCHealth Park, 4385 Tutt Blvd., go online for prices. Registration: memorialdaymarch.com.

MONDAY

Honor Guard Ceremony — Presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 11411 of Florissant and Lake George, 10 a.m. at 4-Mile Cemetery, 11 a.m. at Florissant Cemetery and noon at Lake George Cemetery; Randy Fordat, 719-510-9392 or Janiece Tyler, 719-748-1335.

Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast — Hosted by the Mountain Communities Volunteer Fire Department, 7:30-11:30 a.m., 15000 Westcreek Road, Woodland Park; tinyurl.com/88t3w6zw.

Memorial Day Ceremony — Hosted by American Legion Post 1910 and VFW Post 6051 of Woodland Park, 11 a.m., Woodland Park Cemetery, 650 Short Ave., Woodland Park; agcsret@hotmail.com, post1980.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

Military Band-Aid Softball Tournament — Skyview Sports Complex, 2890 Resnik Drive; militarybandaid.com.

JUNE 10

UCHealth Memorial Golf Tournament — 7 a.m., Eisenhower Golf Club, Air Force Academy, $250. Registration: uchealthmemorialcares.org/golf.

JUNE 11

The Angel Gala — To benefit Angels of America’s Fallen, 5 p.m., Broadmoor Hall, 15 Lake Circle, $175. Registration: aoafallen.org.

JUNE 11-12

Spartan Race Super and Springs Weekend — 7:30 a.m., Fort Carson training areas two and four, go online for prices. Registration: race.spartan.com/en/race/detail/7595/overview.

JUNE 15

Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast — To benefit military families, 5:30-9 a.m., downtown Colorado Springs, $5. Tickets: cswesternstreetbreakfast.com.

JUNE 24

Honoring the Brave Golf Tournament — To benefit Home Front Military Network, 8 a.m., Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club, 1050 Titus Blvd., Fort Carson, $90. Registration: sostourneys.com.

JUNE 30

Concerts in the Park — With the 101st Army Country Band, 6-8 p.m., Homestead Ranch Regional Park, 16444 Gollihar Road, Peyton; communityservices.elpasoco.com/2022-park-concerts.

JULY 15

Victory Service Dogs Charity Golf Tournament — 7:30 a.m., Patty Jewett Golf Course, 900 E. Espanola St., $100. Registration: tinyurl.com/2uzpwrvd.

JULY 23

Korean War Armistice Day Commemoration Ceremony — 10 a.m., Ring of Honor in Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave.; Mike Thomason, 719-214-6121.

JULY 28

Buffalo Soldiers 156th Anniversary Event — Noon-2 p.m., Memorial Park at Buffalo Soldier Memorial, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave.; fb.me/e/5iKV0UKg2.

AUG. 17

Concerts in the Park — With the Falconairies Alumni Band, 6-8 p.m., Bear Creek Regional Park, Argus Boulevard and S. 21st Street; communityservices.elpasoco.com/2022-park-concerts.

AUG. 31

Concerts in the Park — With the Falconaires Jazz Ensemble, 6-8 p.m., Bear Creek Regional Park, Argus Boulevard and S. 21st Street; communityservices.elpasoco.com/2022-park-concerts.

ONGOING

Comeback Yoga — Free in-person and virtual yoga classes for military service members and their families; comebackyoga.org.

DAV Chapter 26 Membership Meetings — Hot meal at 5 p.m., meeting starts at 6 p.m., second Tuesdays, 6880 Palmer Park Blvd., open to all veterans and their guests; dav26co.org.

410 Veterans Group Meeting — 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Black Eyed Pea, 887 N. Academy Blvd. All veterans and spouses, all branches and eras welcome; 719-460-6317.

Women’s Equine Assisted Mental Health Group — 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays. Hosted by StableStrides for women veterans who have experienced trauma. Call for information: 719-495-3908.

Men’s Equine Assisted Mental Health Group — 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesdays. Hosted by StableStrides for men looking for an active and solution-oriented therapy to manage symptoms of PTSD, depression or anxiety. Call for information: 719-495-3908.

The Southern Colorado Retiree Assistance Council Meeting — 11 a.m. second Wednesdays, The Hub, Peterson Space Force Base. Open to all military retirees and surviving spouses; 719-556-7153.

The National Museum of World War II Aviation tours — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, 755 Aviation Way, $11-$17, free for WWII Veterans. Tickets: worldwariiaviation.org.

Pikes Peak Detachment of the Marine Corps League Meeting — 8 a.m. breakfast, meeting starts at 9 a.m., third Saturday, DAV Chapter 26, 6880 Palmer Park Blvd., $10 for breakfast; pikespeakmcl.org.

Dutch Nelsen Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association — 11:30 a.m., with lunch at noon, third Saturdays, Elks Lodge, 3400 N. Nevada Ave. Open to all who served in Korea 1945 to present; Mike Thomason, 719-214-6121.

Women’s Army United, Chapter 75 Meeting — 10 a.m. fourth Saturdays, Sand Creek Police Dept., 950 Academy Park Loop. All women veterans are invited to attend; Cindy, 719-660-3641.

DAV Chapter 26 Bingo — Doors open at 4:30 p.m., bingo at 6:30 p.m., Sundays, 6880 Palmer Park Blvd., 12 or older; dav26co.org.

Want to get the word out about your military or veterans event? Email carlotta.olson@gazette.com with details.

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