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Spaghetti dinner

Pueblo Council 12020 of the Knights of Columbus is having a spaghetti dinner with Italian sausage, tossed salad, bread sticks, refreshments and dessert from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 1132 Oro Grande Dr. in Pueblo West.

Cost is $7 in advance or $8 at the door.

Proceeds from the event go to local needs.

Listen to the sounds of the Holy Rollers, a Catholic band from Pagosa Springs in the church, at 7 p.m.

There is no cost for the Holy Rollers.

Pueblo Council 12020 of the Knights of Columbus awarded $4,000 in scholarships to four Pueblo West high school seniors at their annual Senior Awards ceremony.

The recipients of the awards were Ana Rios, Shelby Matznick, Alicia Borcic and Tomas Arguello.

Their passion for education is evident in how hard they study and what they have accomplished to date.

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Straight talk on the future

Many are concerned with what is going to happen in their lifetime.

Beginning last Wednesday, The Peak will host a series on the last book of the Bible, Revelation, taught by Pastor Craig Chambers each week from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The purpose of the book is to encourage those who trust in God by showing how the future will unfold.

As always, this will be free to everyone, including the materials and child care. 

The Peak is located at 694 E. Spaulding Avenue (the south frontage road between McCulloch and Purcell boulevards).

For more information, call 647-2248 or click on the website at www.thepeakchurch.net

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Brio seeks musicians

Children in grades kindergarten through second grade who are interested in music are welcome to join Brio, the youngest division of Bella Prima Musica.

Brio meets on Friday mornings at the Ecumenical Church from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

This class encompasses art, movement, instrument playing, poetry, listening, and singing.

More information may be obtained at Bellaprimamusica.org or by calling 547-7635.

The cost is $75 per semester, and there is no audition.

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Youth Wrestling

Pueblo West Wrestling Club will be starting their season in October. The youth program is open to ages 4-15 (no high-schoolers). Practices will be held at Pueblo West High School, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Registration forms, team schedule and other information can be found at the club’s website: www.westwrestling.com.

For more information, call Justin at 248-7983.

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Bel Nor

The Bel Nor Republican Women will hold their monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at AJ’s Restaurant at Walking Stick, 4301 Walking Stick Blvd.

The guest speaker will be Anita Stapleton who will give a presentation on “Common Core —The National Standardized Agenda for America.” All Republican women are invited to attend.

For more information, call Mary Ann Glach at 561-1368.

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Financial Peace classes slated

Amazing Grace Fellowship, 142 S. Stardust Dr., in Pueblo West, will host Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) and will begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 for 9 weeks.

The peace university is a biblically based curriculum that teaches people how to handle money God’s way.

Stop worrying about money, and start your journey to Financial Peace.

For more information, contact Isaac Salazar at www.issacasal@q.com or 547-1600.

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Weiner dog race

Greenhorn Valley Days presents a weiner dog race is at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Greenhorn Meadows Park in Colorado City.

Dress your pup for the costume contest held before the races.

There will be three age categories, and one race for half-en-weiners, or any dog that is half dachshund.

Cost is $10 to enter, and entries benefit Harley’s Greenhouse.

For more information, call 719-489-3882.

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Bible blitz

SonRise Church is collecting new or gently used Bibles for our sister congregation in Kabala, Sierra Leone, West Africa.

The goal is to ship 150 Bibles to new Christians in Kabala.

If you have Bibles that you don’t use anymore, help spread God’s word.

English is a primary language for the people of Sierra Leone.

You can bring the Bibles by the church at 421 E. Spaulding from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday or Sunday morning until noon.

The last day for the Bible Blitz is Oct. 10.

For more information, call 545-0557.

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Mystery book club meetings

The Pueblo West Mystery Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Pueblo West Library.

The following books are as follows:

• Fat Tuesday by Sandy Brown on Sept. 19

• Ghost at Work by Carolyn Hart on Oct. 17

For more information, call Judi at 225-3039.

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Pueblo West book club meets

The Pueblo West Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the Pueblo West Library, 298 Joe Martinez Blvd.

In August “The Immortal Life of Henieretta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot will be discussed.

All interested adults are welcome.

Call 547-4247 for more information.

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German Club

The Pueblo German Club plays host to a meeting and program at 7 p.m. Sept. 19, Oct. 17 and Nov. 21 upstairs Banquet Room of Montgomery & Stewart, 1317 N. Main Street.

The meetings are free.

For more information, call 545-4365.

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Kayak or stand up paddleboard

Kayak or stand up paddleboard the Riverwalk was just approved.

More details coming from HARP on joining the club, liability waivers and such. 

Paddling will be allowed when tour boats not running but usually daily sunrise to 10:30 a.m., Monday sunrise to sunset and Sunday nights 6:30 p.m. to sunset. 

The Edge plans to have rentals Monday at 6:30 p.m. ready and available at the launch area behind the old police building off Richmond Ave.  

Kayak or stand up paddleboard the Riverwalk starts May 19 with a free demonstration day provided by The Edge.

Rentals other days also available but might require people transporting to launch site.

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