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Neighborhood Crime Watch

The Pueblo West Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting is at 7 p.m. April 15 at the Pueblo West Library.

The guest speak is Jen Barg from the Pueblo Animal Services.

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Daffodil display

The Gardenin’ Angels is hosting a walk in Paradise Memorial Garden to enjoy the display of daffodils.  

The garden is at Spaulding and Conquistador at the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West.  

A Paradise sign at the parking lot entrance leads the way.

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Passover Seder and potluck

A passover Seder and potluck is at 6 p.m. April 18 at Amazing Grace Fellowship, 142 S. Stardust Dr., in Pueblo West.

The speaker is Jim Lutak.

Bring a covered dish (no yeast or pork) and one bottle of red grape juice.

For more information, call Naila Plummer at 214-3891 or click on www.agfpw.org.

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St. Pius X Palms, pasta

The 21st annual St. Pius X Palms and pasta dinner is from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 13 in the church hall, 3130 Morris Avenue, Pueblo.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $4.50 for children 11 and under.

The meal includes pasta with homemade sauce and meatballs, Italian tossed salad, rolls and butter, beverages and dessert.

There will be a silent auction and Italian cookie trays will be available for purchase.

All proceeds benefit the church.

Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling the church office at 542-4264.

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Living Last

Supper slated

The Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West will present a Living Last Supper at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at the church. 

The Savior and His disciples will share their thoughts on who the betrayer of Jesus is, and how it could be. 

Dress rehearsal is Tuesday, April 15, just in case you’d like to come and take a few pictures. 

Come and watch as the disciples struggle with “Verily I say unto you, that one of you will betray me.”

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Full moon run or walk journey

Join Southern Colorado Runners for a casual group run or walk on a full moon April 15th.

Participants can run or walk as far as they like and turn back anytime they want.

This is just a fun, social training run or walk to get more people moving in the community and exploring the area under a full moon.

Walkers can do an out and back walk with faster walkers collecting slower walkers on the way back.

Runner options include a four-mile loop, faster runners can another 1.5-mile out and back down by Pueblo West High School and more beginner runners can do an out and back run like the walkers but going a bit farther.

Meet at 7:30 p.m. at Cattail Crossings at the northwest corner of McCulloch and Joe Martinez boulevards with big parking lot for Desert Hawk golf course or about 10 spaces at the parking lot for the fishing area. ‘

Walkers and runners will meet on the concrete trail around the pond and head out to run/walk the paved trail south by 7:45 p.m.

Sunset is at 7:35 p.m., twilight is set at 8:02 p.m. and the moon rises at 8:19 p.m.

Bring a head lamp or flashlight just for more safety when the trail crosses side roads.

But hopefully the clouds don’t hide the moon and it keeps the trail illuminated well.

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Good Friday

Come “Experience the Passion” between 6 and 8 p.m. at River of Grace Church on April 18.

Come anytime between 6-8 p.m. for a self-guided experience in the last words of Christ on the cross.

River of Grace is now meeting at 84 S. Masters Dr.

Park in the parking lot on the east side of the building between the church building and the Econo Lodge.

For more information, call 647-9686.

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Pueblo Light

Connection

Join Pueblo Light Connection on April 13 when metaphypsical teacher Linda Weiner will lead an enlightening conversation circle on the topics that are of interest to you during this time of great change.  

What have you been experiencing?  

What questions or thoughts do you have that you would like to share with others of like mind?  

You may participate in the discussion or simply listen and take in whatever resonates for you.

Pueblo Light Connection will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in the first floor Brett Kelly Room of the Rawlings Library, 100 Abriendo Avenue in Pueblo.

There are no fees, and everyone is welcome.  

For more information, click on the website at www.PuebloLightConnection.com.

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Pueblo Women’s Connection

The Pueblo, Colorado Women’s Connection is hosting a spring forward luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 10 at the All Season’s Event Center, 113 W. 1st Street.

Tickets are $14.

For more information, call Susan at 994-7468 or email Kris at kedavis3@earthlink.net. 

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Pueblo West

Seniors/Retirees

Pueblo and Pueblo West Seniors/Retirees will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. April 10 at the Pueblo West Memorial Recreational Center for the monthly potluck luncheon.

Plan a covered dish or dessert to share.

Bring your own table service, as well.

Coffee and tea will be provided.

For more information, call 696-9447.

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Book sale

Annual used book sale and flea market will be hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion Auxiliaries from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 11 and April 12 at the VFW.

To rent a space or sell wares, call Shelly at 320-6708.

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Pack the Park

The 10th Pack the Park at Runyon Field is slated for April 25.

Pack the Park is a community event for Colorado State University-Pueblo baseball with giveaways, a clinic for youth baseball and softball players, free admission to a game and a high school spirit award for the most representation from the local high schools.

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Chamber mixer

The Pueblo West Chamber of Commerce mixer, hosted by the Rotary Club of Pueblo West, is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 9 at Cultura Restaurant in Pueblo West.

Join the chamber as it celebrates 25 years of service to the community.

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Neighborhood Crime website

The Pueblo West Neighborhood Crime Watch has a new website that details meeting information and upcoming events.

The website is at the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office page at www.sheriff.co.pueblo.co.us/, then click on the Neighborhood Watch.

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Iron Ladies Golf League

The Iron Ladies 9 hole Golf League is looking for new members to join the 26-member league.

The purpose is recreation, socializing and assisting in the development of skills and knowledge of the golf game.

The league plays from April through October on Tuesday mornings.  

For more information, call Molly, 372-6847 or Denise, 547-0424. 

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April walk your

dog hike slated

Enjoy a guided hike with your pooch, with the added bonus of healthy treats for your dog provided by Zuke’s Dog Treats at 1 p.m. April 6 at the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah.

This hike is for all you dog lovers out there.

Dogs must be leashed.

Details/registration at www.hikeandlearn.org.

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Nature Toddlers

Being outdoors with young children and babies during the cool days of winter is healthy for both parents and young ones.

At Nature Toddlers we enjoy being outside to play games, learn songs and explore what is happening on the forest floor at the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah.

Join us for this fun hour of learning, exploration and play at 10 a.m. April 11; 2 p.m. April 26; 2 p.m. May 10; 10 a.m. May 16; 2 p.m. June 14 or 10 a.m. June 20.

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Homemade Suet Cakes Class

For those who like to feed the birds, members of the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah thought you might like to join them as they show you an excellent way to make Suet cakes for all your feathered friends.

In this hands-on class, the park will provide all the materials you will need to create your own Suet Bird Feeder, and all the knowledge you will need to make them at home from 9 to 11:30 a.m. April 12.

Details/registration at www.hikeandlearn.org.

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Wolves in Colorado Course

Should wolves be restored into Colorado wilderness areas?

Join park officials for a fun day in Pueblo Mountain Park in Beulah as they learn about wolves and their journey in the United States during the Home School in the Park: Wolves in Colorado and Challenge Course from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25.

The park officials also be spending time on the Mountain Parks Challenge Course as they engage in fun, team building activities.

Designed for home school students, grades second through seventh.

Details/registration at www.hikeandlearn.org.

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Mid-Spring Earth Day Hike

Join the Mountain Park Environmental Center as officials saunter along the trails of the park, enjoy the emerging spring, and celebrate the earth on this Earth Day hike (the official Earth Day is April 22, but every day is really Earth Day, isn’t it?) at 10 a.m. April 26.

Details/registration at www.hikeandlearn.org.

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Yoga at MPEC

Yoga is back, and switched to Tuesday evenings at the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah.

Julie Emmons of Open Yoga Studio in Pueblo is our new yoga instructor.

Seasoned or beginners, this class is a great way to experience yoga in Beulah.

Classes are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 to June 17.

Details/registration at www.hikeandlearn.org.

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We R Singles meeting slated

Pueblo West residents ages 55 and older are invited to become part of the We R Singles group of Pueblo West.

The club meets for breakfast on Monday mornings, lunch every other Thursday, and dinner the second Wednesday of the month.

Travel is anyway you can get there, whether it’s by car, bike, walk or horseback.

For more information, call Lew at 547-0235.

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Art show at Blue Spruce

From Southwestern vistas to wild turkeys: yes, those big, strange birds, Coleen Bobinac creates watercolor paintings that are sure to command your attention, and often your acquisition.

A reception for Bobinac’s work is from 5 to 7 p.m. March 28 at the Blue Spruce Gallery, 205 W. Main Street, in Florence.

Bobinac, a local artist and resident of Fremont County for the past 35 years, has make a name for herself in the art world.

On the state and national level, she has exhibited in galleries from New Jersey to California with her work in permanent collections such as the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC.

For more information, call 784-1339

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Mango fan

Django

The Florence Arts Council presents an evening concert by Mango Fan Django, a Colorado Springs Band, at 7 p.m. April 2 at the Bell Tower Cultural Center, 201 E. 2nd Street, in Florence.

Mango fan Django has been playing Gypsy jazz in Colorado since 1998 and is known for a style of acoustic guitar swing that has delighted audiences of all ages. It is the oldest Gypsy jazz band in Colorado.

Inspired by a Gypsy jazz style invented in the 1930’s by guitarist Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France, Mango fan Django’s sound also sends a wink and a nod to jump swing hepcats of the 40’s, the sassy Caribbean and Latin bands of the 50’s, 60’s and beyond, and contemporary musicians from today’s Gypsy jazz scene.

The Florence Arts Council is restoring the 1898 building, donated to the Council in August of last year.

The building is currently used as a gallery and performance hall, with artist studios, offices and classroom space.

Cost is $10 ($8 for arts council members).

Tickets are available at the Florence Arts Council office, 201 E. 2nd Street, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Tickets are also available at the Fox Den, 123 W. Main Street, in Florence, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Tickets will also be available at the door, but seating is limited and interested concert-goers are encouraged to purchase in advance.

For more information, call 719-671-3581.

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Ladies night

Ladies, leave the boys behind and come to Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Ladies Night Out(doors) on March 27 at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Hunter Education Building, 4255 Sinton Rd., Colorado Springs.

Ladies Night Out(doors) is a series of seminars designed to introduce women to various outdoor recreation opportunities available in Colorado, including hunting, fishing and shooting sports.

The first seminar: “Waitin on Tom” is an introduction to wild turkey hunting and runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Class size is limited to 25 women.

Ladies Night Out(doors) seminars are women only and offered in a relaxed format with time for questions and social networking.

There’s never a cover charge and snacks and beverages will be provided.

Sign up, bring a friend, kick off your boots and enjoy a night out.

For more information, call 719-227-5200.

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ARC donations

Pueblo West Girls Swim Team will be hosting an ARC collection trailer starting the afternoon of March 28 through April 6.

Weekday drop off times are from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and weekend times are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 368 S McCulloch Dr., in Pueblo West.

All donations can receive an ARC donation receipt.

Televisions, computers and mattresses are not accepted.

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German American Club

The German American club is hosting “Whispered Secrets; Whispered Prayers” by Donna Mack at 7 p.m. March 20 at 1317 N. Main Street in banquet room upstairs.

Cost is free.

Non-members and guests welcome.

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Women’s

Connection

The Pueblo Women’s Connection invites all women and guests to its Travelin’ Along luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 8 at All Seasons Event Center, 113 W. 1st Street.

Tickets are $14.

For information, call Susan at 994-7468 or email Kris at kedavid3@earthlink.net.

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Little League baseball in PW

Pueblo West Baseball Club has joined forces with Little League International and is proud to bring competitive youth baseball to Pueblo West this summer for Pueblo West youth residents only.

Pueblo West Little League will have two divisions of minor league (ages 7-11) and major league (ages 8-12), available to boys and girls.

This year’s season will run from April to the end of June.

Cost for each player will be $60. F

ull uniforms will be provided with a 12 game schedule.

Registration forms can be obtained online at pueblowestll.com.

A birth certificate and proof of residence (any utility bill will work) are also required for sign up.

The league is also looking for anyone interested coaching positions or becoming a member of the Little League board. Positions available include Secretary, Treasure, Player Agent, Coaching Coordinator, and Safety Officer.

For more information on registration or open positions contact, Mike Deulen, President for Pueblo West Little League at: 719-499-9095, or mikedeulen21@gmail.com.

Registration forms can also be submitted at this email.

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KofC 12020

fish fry

Knights of Columbus 12020 will hold a lenten fish fry each Friday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. March 28 at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 1132 W. Oro Grande Dr. in Pueblo West. Cost is $8 at the door or $7 pre-sold. Children under 12, $6.00.

Fare: Breaded catfish or Poor Man’s Lobster, curly fries, whole kernel corn or Normandy veggie blend, cole slaw, roll, dessert & beverage. All proceeds go to charitable causes.

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Spring

Break Day

The Aircraft Museum Spring Break Day is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 28 at the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum at the Pueblo Memorial Airport, 31001 Magnuson Ave., in Pueblo.

Admission is free.

There will be aviation and space related contests with prizes for kids and teens, museum and open cockpit tours.

Fireweed Band plays at noon.

There also will be STEM lab activities and experiments, AFA Canteen and garage sale.

Donations accepted.

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Game Night

The Pueblo West Women’s League is playing host to a game night from 6 to 9 p.m. April 10 at SonRise Methodist Church, 421 E. Spaulding Ave., in Pueblo West.

Cost is $10 per person.

Games include Bunko, Mahjongg, Dominos, Bridge, Uno and many more

Groups are welcome but individuals are encouraged to attend to meet new people.

Join in a fun night of games and challenges. There will be a raffle for gifts donated by local merchants and artisans, a 50/50 drawing, and a silent auction for some very special gifts.

A light dinner of sandwiches, chips, cookies and beverages will be served.

For tickets and information, call Barbara at 647-9236 or Sharon at 582-1058

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Girls Night Out

The Junior League of Pueblo is hosting its 10th anniversary of Girl’s Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. April 11 at the Pueblo Convention Center.

Join us for a night of beauty, fashion, shopping, music and fun.

Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door.

For more information, call Summer at 542-0491.

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John C. Fremont Library

Here is a list of youth activities scheduled in March at the John C. Fremont Library, 130 Church St., in Florence.

Story Time (very Tuesday except during school holidays) January thru April) — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Any questions, please contact Robin at 719-84-4649 ext. 2.

Wednesday After School Teen Group:

Each Wednesday after school, teens in grades 6th thru 9th grade are invited to the John C. Fremont Library for crafts, games, science and just all around fun times. Snacks will be provided. Activities run 2:10 p.m. to 3:10 p.m.. Any questions, contact Robin at (719) 784-4649 ext. 2

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Oasis Christian Church

Oasis Christian Church holds its worship service at 10 a.m. each Sunday. The church is located at 347 S. Del Norte Ave. in Pueblo WEst. For additional information call 719-647-0800 or log onto www.theoasiscc.com.

A new opportunity for young adults, age 18-24ish, to fellowship with others their age while doing various activities from a movie night to games.

Overflow-Teen Ministry, grades 6-12, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the church.

The church is located at 347 S. Del Norte Ave. in Pueblo West. For additional information on the church or its programs, call 719-647-0800 or log onto www.theoasiscc.com.

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Miss Pueblo Pageant

The 2014 Miss Pueblo County Scholarship Pageant to be held May 3, 2014, is now accepting applications.

Scholarships are awarded for top finishers in each of the age divisions, as well as for talent, and Princess winners. Participants will compete in personal interview, sportswear or onstage question, personal introduction and evening gown.

There will be crowns and scholarships awarded in the following age categories: Miss Pueblo, women ages 18-25; Miss Pueblo West ages 17-25; Miss Pueblo West Teen, 13-16; Miss Teen Pueblo, 16-18; Miss Junior Teen Pueblo, 13-15; Miss Pre-Teen Pueblo, 10-12; Little Miss Pueblo, 8- 9; Little Miss Sweetheart, 5-7 and Li’l Miss Jr. Sweetheart, 5 & younger.

To request an application packet, contact executive director C.C. Wood at 719-543-5472 or visit the Web site at misspueblopageant.com.

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Road tax forum set April 21

A public forum and town hall meeting to discuss the road tax question on the May election ballot will be at 7 p.m. April 21 at the Pueblo West Library.

The event is free to the public.

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Tax prep help

offered by VITA

Taxpayers with a total household income of $51,000 or less will be able to have their federal and state income taxes prepared and e-filed free of charge at free tax sites in Pueblo.

IRS/VITA (Internal Revenue Service/Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) mobile income tax sites opened Feb. 3 in Pueblo to serve taxpayers with free tax preparation and filing.

The IRS has set the annual income level at $51,000 per household for those eligible for the free service. All sites provide free preparation, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Volunteers also are still being recruited to become IRS-certified tax preparers to serve in the sites during the tax season.

For more information, call 296-8768.

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Volunteer

programs

Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for three of our volunteer programs.

If your New Year’s Resolution was to get more involved in the Pueblo Community, to give back, or to make a real difference in the lives of others, volunteering may be just what you are looking for: 

Courier Details and Requirements. For more than 14 years, the Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Couriers have provided daily delivery service to the Sheriff’s Office and related criminal justice agencies. 

Aside from the background and driving record checks, the applicants must have the ability to comfortably walk one mile. 

Applications are available at the Sheriff’s Pueblo West Substation, 320 E. Joe Martinez Blvd., and Emergency Services Bureau, 320 10th St. B-1 (Judicial Building basement) in Pueblo. 

For more information, call Sherri Herrera 583-6204 or John Parmenter 647-0547.

ACOVA Details and Requirements. Since 1991, ACOVA has been committed to ensuring the rights of victims.

They work to offer support to victims of crime by directing them to the appropriate resources and being there for Pueblo County citizens and guests in times of crisis. 

Volunteers are required to participate in an extensive training program and are expected to be available as on-call support a minimum of two 24-hour periods each month.

For more information, call Jan Curtis 553-2490 or Jennifer Olmstead 553-2460.

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Annual health fair on April 26

The Class of 2014 from the Nursing Department at Colorado State University – Pueblo will coordinate a host of local organizations to provide health screening and education at the KOAA5 Southern Colorado Health Fair on April 26.

 The KOAA Southern Colorado Fair is from 7 a.m. to noon on April 26 at Praise Assembly of God, 2000 Troy Ave.

The KOAA5Health Fair provides free medical screening services and education to those 18 years and older.

Additional in-depth screening services will be available for a nominal fee.

Attendees may talk with or ask questions of health professionals throughout the fair.

Participants may obtain free screenings including height/weight/body mass index, vision and hearing, breast exam, diabetes/finger stick glucose test, blood pressure and pulse, lung function, prostate and testicular exam and pap smears.

Stations to ask a pharmacist, speak with a health professional and cardiac risk assessment will also be available.

Participants also may receive screenings including prostate specific antigen (PSA) screening for $25, colon cancer screening kits for $20, blood count screening for $15, and blood chemistry screening for $30. 

Participants who wish to have blood work performed should drink plenty of water, continue taking prescribed medications and non-diabetics should refrain from eating 12 hours prior to the blood draw.

The event is endorsed by the Colorado Medical Society, the Colorado Nurses Association, and the Colorado Hospital Association. 

Additional information may be found on the 9Health Fair website www.9Healthfair.org or by calling 800-332-3078.

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Meet the artist

The Cup & Bowl Ceramic Art Studio and Gallery, 116 Midway Ave., Pueblo, in partnership with the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library will host a Meet the Artist Social and Slide Show with potter Diane Kenney from 6 to 8 p.m. April 18 at the Rawlings Library, First Floor, Bret Kelly Room A.

Kenney will discuss her new techniques on texture, imagery and color on clay through discussion and slide show.

This is a free event.

Refreshments will be served.

Kenney will host a workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 at the Cup & Bowl studio, applying many of these new techniques and ideas, including the use of texture, imagery, color and layered surfaces. The workshop is $25 in advance; $30 at the door.

Kenney, former founding director of the Carbondale Clay Center, is known for her functional pottery and unique painting style.

For more information, or to reserve a spot at the workshop, please email infocupandbowl@gmail.com, visit cupandbowl.org, call 719-404-3469 or follow on Facebook. Cup & Bowl Gallery is always open free to the public, Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Retired RVers monthly meeting

Retired RVers who may be interested in an RV club are invited to attend a monthly luncheon meeting about the club by calling 547-7537.

From April through October, the RV club holds a monthly weekend camp-out and during the winter, a monthly luncheon.

For more information, call 547-7537.

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Thursday Cruisers

The Thursday night cruiser rides officially ended in October with colder weather and shorter days. 

But at least two cyclists are still meeting to ride if anyone is interested. 

You are welcome to join Tim and Anthony who continue to meet at Bingo Buger at 6 p.m. and ride an hour or so.

They tend to swing by Bingo Burger around 6:30 p.m. to see if any others come to join a bit later. 

For more information, click on the website at www.activepueblo.net.

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Compassion food bank

The Compassion Food Bank is open every first Thursday of every month from noon to 4 p.m. at the Pueblo west Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 5812, 127 E. Spaulding Ave.

This is available to anyone.

The VFW requests a $15 donation to help cover the cost of the truck, as well as fuel.

For more information, call 547-2770.

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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.

For more information, call Judi at 225-3039.

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PW book club meets

The Pueblo West Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. the last Monday of each month at the Pueblo West Library, 298 Joe Martinez Blvd.

All interested adults are welcome.

Call 547-4247 for more information.

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Ladies Auxiliary Third Thursday

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5812 will be hosting third Thursday dinners from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the VFW, 127 E. Spaulding Ave., in Pueblo West.

The menus vary each month, as well as price.

The public is welcome.

All meals go toward projects supported by the Veterans of Foreign Wars for veterans.

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New VFW men’s auxiliary slated

The newly formed Veterans of ForeignWars Men’s Auxiliary will meet at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at the VFW, 127 E. Spaulding Ave.

Membership in the men’s auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars shall be limited to husbands, widowers, fathers, grandfathers, sons, grandsons, brothers, half-brothers who attaines that status prior to age 16 or persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

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VFW meeting changes time

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5812 of Pueblo West have changed their meeting day and time to the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the VFW hall located at 127 E. Spaulding Ave. in Pueblo West.

All qualified veterans are invited to join and take part in helping fellow vets and enriching our Pueblo West community.

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Al-Anon family group starts

A second Al-Anon family group has started in Pueblo West.

The group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. every Sunday at SonRise Church, 421 E. Spaulding Ave, Room 115.

For more information, call 547-9589.

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Donations sought

Black Forest Crosses for Losses is collecting winter items for the people who are living in camps on their land where they once had a home. 

Donations are needed to help these families who lost everything get thru the cold weather.  Donations are needed for cloths, coats, hats, gloves, boots, especially for men. 

Clayton Homes is at 3912 N. Freeway Road (Interstate 25 and U.S. Highway 50) next to UHaul, open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

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Horse 4-H program

The Pueblo West Twisters horse group are looking for new members for the upcoming 4-H year.

Kids ages 8-18 that would like to participate with a horse project are encouraged to join us.

The 4-H offers horse programs for halter, western, English, ranch and gymkhana.

There are various levels from beginner (walk-trot) to experienced riders.

The object is to learn and gain confidence.

For more information, contact Ammie Thomas at 225-9961 or ammie@ammiethomas.com

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Civil Air Patrol meetings set

The Civil Air Patrol — Pueblo Eagles Composite Squadron, meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Colorado National Guard Armory, 1215 Acero St., in Pueblo.

The meetings are for youth ages 12 to 18 and adults.

For more information, call Captain Shad Brown at 250-0887 or click on the website at www.puebloeagles.usBriefhead

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