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Health notes: Calendar of events starting Aug. 19, 2014

August 19, 2014

The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)


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Bines and Brews Hopfest -- With local breweries, food and more, to benefit Tri-Lakes Advocacy Partners and Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce, 1-5 p.m.Sept. 20, Limbach Park, Front St., Monument, $30, $10 for designated driver. Advance tickets: 481-3282,

Birth and Beyond Wellness Fair -- Focusing on connecting families to local resources, information, and organizations, wth live speakers, an attended toddler play area, live children's music and face painting, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.Aug. 30, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, free; 347-1677,

Briarfest -- Carnival midway rides, games, beer garden, live music and more to benefit St. Gabriel's Church, Marian House, Special Olympics and Wounded Warrior Project, 5-11 p.m.Sept. 5, 8 a.m.-11 p.m.Sept. 6, noon-6 p.m.Sept. 7, St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, 8755 Scarborough Drive. Go online for ticket prices:

Buddy Walk -- To benefit the Colorado Springs Down Syndrome Association, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Norris-Penrose Events Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road, $3-$12 through Wednesday, $5-$20 day of event. Registration:

Colorado Springs Senior Center -- 1514 N. Hancock Ave., $1 per person unless noted otherwise. Registration required: 387-6000, - Chinese Herbal Tea and Nutrition, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday. - Animal Companionship to Keep You Healthy, 10-11 a.m. Thursday.

Golf Outing -- To benefit Realm of Caring Foundation and Face of Cannabis Project, 7 a.m.Aug. 30, Antler Creek Golf Course, 9650 Antler Creek Drive, Peyton, $125 per golfer, $400 for foursome. Registration:

Healthy Aging Conference -- 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.Sept. 18, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, $5; 260-0744,

Jewels of the Vine and Bine -- Wine, beer and spirit tasting to benefit the Arthritis Foundation, 6 p.m.Sept. 20, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave., $55 per person. Registration required by Sept. 19:

ManiFest Colorado -- With wide range of health and wellness activities, 6 a.m.-8 p.m.Sept. 21, Memorial Park, 502 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, free; 641-8325.

Miracles in Motion -- To benefit Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center, 5 p.m. Saturday, Latigo Indoor Arena, 13710 Halleluiah Trail, Elbert, $45 per person. Reservations:

Pasta in the Park -- To benefit TESSA, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Myron Stratton Complex, 2525 S. State Highway 115, $120. Reservations required:,

Shop for a Cause Day -- Purchase a $5Savings Pass and 100 percent will benefit the Diabetes Community Center of Colorado Springs. Each Savings Pass is worth 25 percent off all merchandise, Saturday, local Macy's;


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