Ongoing Events 11.11.22

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Manitou Community Church Food Pantry: Everyone is welcome; no vouchers or identification required. Provided by Westside CARES and Manitou Community Church volunteers. 1-3 p.m. Fridays. 103 Pawnee Ave. Information: or 685-5255.

Care and Share Food Pantry: Open to Manitou residents at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 808 Manitou Ave. Food is provided in bags at the Parish Hall door to ensure the safety of participants and volunteers. 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: Michelle Tomasik at 367-9152.

Connections Café Senior Nutrition Program: Seniors will be given meals at Parish Hall while social distancing. Reservations are recommended. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 808 Manitou Ave. Information:é or contact the Silver Key Silver Line at 884-2300.

Living Faith Church of the Nazarene Food Pantry: Everyone welcome; no ZIP code boundaries and no identification or Social Security number required. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sundays. 2120 King St. (turn east off 30th Street).

Trinity United Methodist Church: Distributing USDA Emergency Food Assistance commodities. No voucher needed, but must have identification and live in El Paso County. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. 701 N. 20th St. Information: or 633-9295.

Westside Community Center: No voucher required. 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays. 1628 W. Bijou St. Information: or 389-0759.

Happy Cats Haven: $95 adoption fees include vaccinations and spay/neuter. 327 Manitou Ave. Information: or 362-4600.

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region: HSPPR is open for adopting and surrendering animals. Schedule for public vaccination clinics and appointments, public spay/neuter surgeries and Wellness Waggin’ events can be found at Call for hours. 610 Abbot Lane. Information: or 473-1741.

Pikes Peak United Way 2-1-1: Call for referrals for food, housing, utilities, home repairs, shelter, military assistance, senior support and mental health. Due to high call volume, please be patient; you will be helped. Information: or dial 2-1-1.

WIC Services: Please call 578-3199, option 6, to make an appointment. 7:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m. weekdays. 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road, 97 Widefield Blvd. and 2948 E. Fountain Blvd. Information: or 578-3199.

First Aid, CPR, AED Classes for private groups: This American Red Cross course will prepare your group to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. The blended learning course includes an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. Upon completion, participants will receive certification through the American Red Cross valid for two years from completion date. Participants must be at least 16 years old. The classroom portion can take place at Fountain Creek or Bear Creek nature center by appointment only. $75 per person with a maximum of four people per group. Information: or 520-6977.

Arts and Entertainment

Space Foundation Discovery Center: Purchasing tickets online in advance is strongly suggested. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 4425 Arrowswest Drive. Information: or 576-8000.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo: Check website for attraction closures and restrictions. Timed e-ticket admission with a reserved arrival time is required. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road. Information: or 633-9925.

Local Groups

Concrete Couch Programming: Concrete Couch has ongoing programs featuring a variety of topics. 1100 S. Royer St. Information:

Local Heritage

Historic Speaker Series: The Manitou Springs Heritage Center has uploaded two decades of videos featuring distinguished speakers discussing a variety of history topics. Watch for free at

Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center: Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free online programs are also available. 1805 N. 30th St. Information: 634-6666 or

Cripple Creek District Museum: Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 510 Bennett Ave. Information: or 689-9540.

Old Colorado City History Center: Museum, exhibits and bookstore/gift shop. Free admission, program costs may vary. Open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 1 S. 24th St. Information: 636-1225 or

Miramont Castle: Open 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. No reservations required. Tea room is offering high tea, light Victorian tea and a prince/princess tea with seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Reservations required. 9 Capitol Hill Ave. Information: or 884-4109.


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