Colorado Springs Area Nonprofit Community Events Starting August 14 | Event calendars

August

Celebrating Heroes in our Community Rewards Program – 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave.; onebody2013@gmail.com.

Goodwill Enchanted Weekend — Thursday through Saturday, Garden of the Gods Resort and Spa, 3320 Mesa Road; unweekendenchanté.com.

35th Anniversary of Ronald McDonald House Charities – 5:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, The Public House at The Alexander, 3104 N. Nevada Ave.; rmhcsoutherncolorado.org.

Happy Trails BBQ Fundraiser — Benefiting El Paso County Nature Centers, Friday 6-9 p.m., Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 719-520-6387; communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

miracles in motion — Benefiting Stable Strides, Saturday 5-10 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive. Tickets: stablestrides.org/miraclesinmotion.

Ace for the angels – Benefiting the Angels of America’s Fallen, Saturday 5-10 p.m., Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, 103 Pro Rodeo Drive. Registration: acesforangels.com.

The Country Music Project – Benefiting Disability Connections, 4-8 p.m. Aug. 21, 13854 Gleneagle Drive; tinyurl.com/495fyu9a.

Martini Shot – Benefiting Task Force Tribute: Project RELO, 7 p.m. Aug. 24, Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive. Tickets: bootbarnhall.com.

Tails and melodies – Benefiting the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 6-9:30 p.m. Aug. 25, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road. Tickets: cmzoo.org/tails.

war hippies – Benefiting the Special Operators Transition Foundation, 7 p.m. Aug. 25, Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive. Tickets: bootbarnhall.com.

Boil the prawns – Benefiting Cheyenne Village, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Grand River Terrace, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. Reservations required before Friday: cheyennevillage.orgJeannie Porter, 719-572-7478.

Shield 616—Ride for the Blue – With performances by The Long Run, 7 p.m. August 26 and 27, Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive. Tickets: bootbarnhall.com.

Ivywild Garden Art Touré – Tour the Ivywild Neighborhood Gardens, benefiting future Ivywild arts programs, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 27, The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St.; tinyurl.com/22rs3698.

Shield 616 – Motorcycle Racing – 10 a.m. Aug. 27, Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive. Registration: shield616.org.

pasta in the park – Benefiting TESSA, 5:30-10:30 p.m. August 27, Myron Stratton Home, 435 Gold Pass Heights. Tickets: tessapasta22.givesmart.com.

life – Benefiting the Hispanic Chamber of Colorado Springs, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Country Club of Colorado, 125 Clubhouse Drive. Tickets: cosconcilio.com.

Italian Son and Daughter Spaghetti Dinner – noon-4 p.m. Aug. 28, Elks Lodge 309, 3400 N. Nevada Ave.; sonsofitalypp.com.

September

Patriot Day Give Back Food Distribution – Hosted by the Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center, 9 a.m. to noon for service members, veterans and their families, noon to 2 p.m. open to the community, Sept. 2, Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road. Registration: tinyurl.com/3jtr45y6.

Costumes for the troops – Business attire required for military men and women transitioning from military to civilian careers, 1-4 p.m. September 4, American Legion Post 209, 3613 Jeannine Drive. Go online for needed items and instructions for donations; rrbsm.webs.com.

White Lights Night – Benefiting Colorado Springs Youth Symphony, 6-10 p.m., Sept. 9, secret location will be announced the day before the event. Tickets: tinyurl.com/srftwyeu.

Spencer Miller Tribute to Stringing – Benefiting the Pikes Peak Ranger Riders Foundation, 9 a.m. Sept. 10, Latigo Trails Equestrian Center, 13710 Halleluiah Trail, Elbert; tinyurl.com/4ttj9w2a.

Pull Plane from Colorado Springs – Benefiting Special Olympics Colorado, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 10, National WWII Aviation Museum, 775 Aviation Way. Registration: specialolympicsco.org/event/springspull.

Oktoberfest – Dog Walk and Oktoberfest benefiting the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, September 17, Bear Creek Regional Park, Argus Boulevard and South 21st Street. Registration: hsppr.org/events/pawtoberfest-2022.

Boy Scouts of America Eagles for the Eagles Golf Tournament – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 19, Colorado Springs Country Club, 3333 Templeton Gap Road. Registration: 719-219-2915, chemindesrockies.org.

Harvest celebration – Benefiting Food to Power, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 24, Food to Power, 1090 S. Institute St. Tickets: tinyurl.com/9df3h7hh.

Flight Gala — Live Auction – Benefiting the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs, 5:30-8:30 p.m. September 24, Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive. Tickets: tinyurl.com/2p87bw2n.

Tails and melodies – Benefiting Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 5:30-9 p.m. Sept. 29, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road. Tickets: cmzoo.org/tails.

October

Blues on the Mesa – Benefiting the Pikes Peak Blues Community, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 1, Gold Hill Mesa Community Center, 142 S. Raven Mine Drive. Tickets: bluesonthemesa.org.

Celebrating 125th Anniversary of Early Connections Learning Centers – 6-10 p.m. Oct. 1, DoubleTree Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. Tickets: tinyurl.com/y69kkm5b.

Night of Comedy – Boots, Curls and Laughs – Benefiting Special Kids Special Families, 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 8, Flying W Ranch, 3330 Chuckwagon Road. Tickets: sksfcolorado.org/event/noc.

Winemaker dinner — Benefiting the Children’s Literacy Center, 6 p.m. October 22, The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave. Reservations: childrensliteracycenter.org/vintner-dinner.

November

Joys of the Season Holiday Tour — Benefiting the Tri-Lakes Women’s Club, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18-19; joysofttheseasonht.org.

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