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Seniors potluck

The Pueblo West Seniors/Retirees welcome a warm October will a monthly potluck luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Pueblo West Memorial Recreation Center.

Plan a covered dish or dessert to share.

Bring own table service, as well.

Coffee and tea will be provided.

For more information, call 696-9447.


Business, health fair

The Pueblo West Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Parkview Medical Center in the Pueblo West Business and Community Expo and Health Fair from 2 to 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Eagles Club Pueblo West, 348 S. McCulloch Ave., in Pueblo West.

For more information, call the Pueblo West Chamber of Commerce at 647-9086.


Amateur Radio Club testing

The Pueblo West Amateur Radio Club will be holding a testing session for all levels of amateur radio at noon Oct. 12 in the Pueblo West Library.

The monthly meeting will follow the testing at 2 p.m., also at the Pueblo West Library.


Party in pink

A Zumba Party in Pink will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 5 at Snap Fitness in Pueblo West.

The Party in Pink is a fundriaser benefiting the Susan G. Koman Foundation.

Donation is $5.

Instructors from Pueblo area and guest instructors from Colorado Springs will be leading the event

There will be door prizes and Bounce House for the kids.

For more information, call 544-7627.


Local cupcake challenge

Sangre de Cristo Hospice Center will be hosting its annual Reflection Ceremony and Tree Lighting on Nov. 23 at the newly remodeled Memorial Hall in Pueblo.

As a special treat this year, for the reception, the winner of the Cupcake Challenge will be providing the dessert.

Only local licensed bakeries or restaurants may participate.

Judging will take place at the Pueblo Mall on Oct. 19.

Call 553-1930 for complete rules.


Community garage sale

The Peak Church, 694 E. Spaulding Ave., in Pueblo West, will be opening up its parking lot for a community garage sale, starting at 8 a.m. Oct. 5.

Bring your own table, chairs and stuff to sell.

There is no charge and all proceeds go to those who participate.

Space is limited; to reserve a spot, call 647-2248.


Liberty Action Group meets

Liberty Action Group announces, back by popular demand, Gunnison Constitutional activist David Justice, who will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Pueblo West Library.

Social time begins at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6 p.m.

All are welcome.

From David’s website: “He loves this country, and to say he is very concerned by the direction this government is traveling is an understatement. David has demonstrated his willingness to courageously stand and speak, where others fall away, and continues to make sacrifices to insure the future of freedom for his sons and grandchildren, his community, and the American People.”

If you would like an email reminder of this event, send your request to


Oktoberfest at Our Savior

Members of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 275 W. John Powell Blvd, Pueblo West, invite you to join them for an Oktoberfest at noon Oct. 6 for German food, including brats, German potato salad, sauerkraut, red cabbage and Black Forest cake, served by the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. 

This event will be a fundraiser for the Wayside Cross Rescue Mission, which yearly prepares a Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner at the Depot for the community as well as serving two meals each day for the homeless people in our area. 

Lively music for the event will be provided by Reverand Lyle Stuehrenberg on guitar and Phyllis Filler on accordion. 

For more information, call 547-2841.


Neighborhood Watch meeting

Pueblo West Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Pueblo West Library.

The Neighborhood Crime Watch will host the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Gang Unit as they were unable to attend out last meeting.


‘Clean’ courses slated at Oasis

“Clean,” a no-nonsense sexual integrity study for every husband, father, brother, or son, is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, starting Oct. 8, for 13 weeks at the Pueblo West Library.

Study materials will be by Dr. Doug Weiss.

The 13-week meetings led by Jim Tanner from The Oasis Christian Church.

This men’s support group will use the “Clean” book and workbook. Both may be purchased on the first night or by contacting The Oasis.

For more information, contact The Oasis Christian Church at 647-0800 or email  •••

Homeschool in the Park

Homeschool in the Park is an experiential science program, designed for home school students, grades second through seventh from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah. The study will be of geology and raptors.

Register/details at

Women’s nature journaling

Women’s nature journaling comes to the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5.

Park participants use the beautiful images in nature as journal prompts and explore how Nature can reveal to you insights that will nourish your life.

The class will be led by Helene Van Manen, and you’ll leave refreshed and renewed and inspired to create or renew your relationship with your journal.

Register/details at


Nature for toddlers

Bring your little ones for a magical nature experience full of music, exploration, and fun for nature for toddlers at 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah.

Dress to be outside.

Register/details at


Autumn colors hike slated

Autumn color hike on the Northridge Trail Colorado is not New England, but autumn is still a colorful season in and around Pueblo Mountain Park.

The aspens up on the ridge should be turning their signature gold, and the soft reds and oranges of the oaks should be in full swing as well.

A guided hike will be at 10 a.m. Oct 5 at the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah.

Register/details at •••

Colorado trail hike and music

Ranger Dave’s Colorado Trail Hike in Photos and Music (at History Museum in Old Colorado City) will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 11.

The folks at the Old Colorado City History Center have invited Ranger Dave to present his popular musical presentation on his backpack of the 485-mile Colorado Trail, so Dave Van Manen will be sharing his trail adventures and photos accompanied by live acoustic music.


October dog walk hike

Zuke’s October Walk Your Dog Hike will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah.

Enjoy a guided hike with youThis hike is for all you dog lovers out there.

Dogs must be leashed.

Register/details at

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