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Astronomical Society

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1/27/2018 - Starts: 11:30 AM - Ends: 1:30 PM
Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO 80863
What does it take to send up a rocket into orbit? Is it easier to escape the gravity of Earth or the moon? Dave Warner of the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society will explore gravity using buckets, flexible fabric and balls of different weights. Join us for this fun activity with experiments you can try at home.
Deb Robi, 719-686-1820, custserv@rmdrc.com

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Sibshops Workshops for siblings of kids with disabilities

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1/27/2018 - Starts: 3:00 PM - Ends: 5:00 PM
SKSF Adult Services; 3450 N Nevada Avenue Colorado Springs CO 80907
Sibshops provides opportunities for brothers and sisters of children with special needs to obtain peer support and education within a recreational environment. Siblings participate in both community and site based activities that encourage sharing, laughter, and FUN!! This is an excellent venue for Sibs to share what is means to live with a family member with special needs. We talk about the good times, the challenging times, the embarrassing times and the prideful times. We have an educational component that teaches more about the implications of disabilities as well as learn to see things from their sibling’s perspective.

These workshops provide support & guidance to siblings of children with special needs grades K-6th. Workshops are offered by Special Kids Special Families & sponsored by Arc of the Pikes Peak Region. The next workshop is scheduled for Saturday, January 27th from 3-5pm at SKSF Adult Services facility; 3450 N Nevada Avenue in Colorado Springs.
Pre-registration is required in order to participate! Cost is $15 includes all activity expenses, snack, refreshments & take home item. For additional information contact Julie Hudak-Salvat, credentialed Sibshops facilitator at 719-375-9285 or Linda Ellegard at 719-447-8983 x19. Email if any questions: lellegard@sksfcolorado.org or visit our website at http://www.SKSFcolorado.org for more information about the Sibshops program & to print out a flyer.
Linda Ellegard; sksf@sksfcolorado.org; 719-447-8983

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Manitou Springs Great Fruitcake Toss

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1/27/2018 - Starts: 1:00 PM - Ends: 3:00 PM
Memorial Park 502 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs
January 27••• Saturday•••1-3pm••• Manitou Springs Great Fruitcake Toss
Memorial Park 502 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs. Join local Manitoids to enjoy this old fashioned event of tossing those left over fruitcakes! Fruitcakes will be available to rent for all tossers. Local bakers will compete for the title of Fruitcake King or Queen and the community will determine who makes the best organic, non-GMO, or natural wonderful fruitcake. Cost: A donation of one non-perishable food item will benefit a local food pantry. Co-sponsored by the Manitou Springs Heritage Center and the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce. The Heritage Center will be open during the event for hot cocoa and snacks. For more information, contact the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce Phone: 719-685-5089 E-mail: fruitcaketoss@gmail.com Website: https://manitousprings.org/calendar/the-great-fruitcake-toss/
Michael Maio Phone: 719-685-5089 E-mail: fruitcaketoss@gmail.com

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Winter Writer's Nonfiction Writing Class

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1/27/2018 - Starts: 9:30 AM - Ends: 12:30 PM
Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Are you ready to take your writing to the next level? We provide an intimate, inclusive program in a remarkable setting. This workshop combines superb instruction with unparalleled resources and is ideally suited for the general public, teen writers, and especially beginners.
Immerse yourself in our intense one-day winter writing class designed for those who want to learn more about writing and publishing. Writing about nature, science, history and other nonfiction subjects offers exciting opportunities to be published. Magazines, newspapers, bloggers, clubs, and schools are looking for articles to share with their audience, and this class can teach YOU how to PUBLISH.
Class highlights
• Work with a published author who will teach the class
• Learn about creative nonfiction, nature writing, science writing, history writing and how science poetry unleashes creativity
• Discover powerful research methods
• Identify and develop story ideas
• Learn potent craft tips
• Practice how to outline and structure stories
• Work with photos for your articles
• Understand the role of an editor in the publication process
• Discuss publication issues
A certificate will be awarded upon completion of the class. All other course materials will be provided including a morning reception. A writer’s resource kit CD will be available for purchase for $10 to continue the training beyond the session at the mining museum.
The writing class will take place at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921. You must register for this class at 719-488-0880. The course fee is $35 for adults and $7 for students (21 and under). WMMI members receive $5 off adult fee, and Class date: January 27, 2018. Class time: 9: 30 am to 12:30 pm.
Danica Cox, 719-488-0880, info@wmmi.org
RSVP by calling 719-488-0880

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Bear & Fountain Creek Nature Centers' Winter Photo Contest

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Bear & Fountain Creek Nature Centers
Bear Creek and Fountain Creek Nature Centers are wonderful places to capture winter’s beauty! Submit your favorite picture taken at Bear Creek or Fountain Creek Nature Center. All ages welcome. Registration required. Categories, prizes, and rules and regulations info at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com
Bear Creek Nature Center, 719-520-6387