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Aug 17, 2012 7:41 AM by Summer Yu

Weekend On the GO: 8/17 - 8/19

The Lemonade Brigade Walk/Run/Fun!
Saturday, Aug 18 7:00a to 1:00p
America the Beautiful Park, Colorado Springs, CO
Price: Free, optional $25 donation
The Lemonade Brigade Walk/Run/Fun will raise funds for programs and services for our children and families, and draw attention to the need for more people to come forward and become certified as foster parents. The number of children needing good foster homes continually outpaces the number of homes available to take them in.


12th annual World Juggling Day
Saturday, Aug 18 1:00p to 3:00p
Acacia Park, Colorado Springs, CO
Price: Free
Hosted by the Pikes Peak Jugglers.
1 p.m., exhibition of skills
1:30 p.m., juggling contests
2 p.m., free lessons


Starburn 60s Rock Show
Sunday, Aug 19 6:00p
Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, Colorado Springs, CO
Price: FREE
No need to drive all over town to catch the hottest rock acts-we gather them together once a month at a FREE concert, hosted by Starburn! Every month Starburn showcases some of the best regional rock and blues musicians. Plus, Starburn plays covers of music from the '60s and '70s by rock greats like The Doors, Cream, Santana, and Vanilla Fudge, and more.


Bark at Briargate outdoor dog expo
Saturday, Aug 18 11:00a to 2:00p
The Promenade Shops at Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO
Price: Free
Bring your furry friends... or adopt one here.
Featuring: rescue organizations, charity dog wash, all-natural pet food and accessories for sale, live entertainment, giveaways, contests and more.


Colorado Farm and Art Market
Saturday, Aug 18 9:00a to 1:00p
The Margarita at PineCreek, Colorado Springs, CO
Mark your calendars for June 16th as we welcome back the CFAM (Colorado Farm and Art Market) Every Saturday from 9am-1pm through October 13th. Come and enjoy the only ALL Colorado certified market with Live Music, Tasty Food/Drinks, Unique Crafts and of Course The Best Products the Colorado Farmers have to offer!

 

Starlight March For Miracles 5K / Mile Fun Run
Saturday, Aug 18 9:30a
US Air Force Academy Falcon Stadium, United States Air Force Academy, CO
Price: Pre-Register: $25 Adults, $15 Under 17 - Race Day $30
Join us Saturday, August 18, as we run at the Air Force Academy and reach for the stars to benefit the Starlight Children's Foundation. Funds raised will be used to support the mission of Starlight-helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.
Participants can choose to run in a 5k or 1 Mile Run/Walk. All runners will receive an event t-shirt, goodie bag and refreshments after the race.


National Roller Coaster Day
Come and join us at The Rides at City Park for National Roller Coaster Day, Friday, August 17 (5pm-9pm). Free roller coaster rides!
Location: The Rides at City Park


Noche de Fiesta
Noche de Fiesta is the annual fundraising street dance held by the CSF Fiesta Committee. Funds raised to go to educational scholarships for our Fiesta Queen and her Court. This year will have Primavera and Bad Habitz performing. Tickets are $10 for single or $15 for a couple.
Date: Fri, 08/17/2012 - 5:30pm - 11:59pm
Location: Colorado State Fairgrounds (Agricultural Pavilion)


Run for the Fallen
Every year, Fort Carson comes together to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Run for the Fallen is a free event, where Soldiers, Families, and the community participate in a 5k run/1 mile walk in honor of a fallen soldier. Run for the Fallen will take place in Iron Horse Park on Saturday, August 18 at 8:00 a.m. Fort Carson will celebrate the lives of service members through this memorial 5k run/1 mile walk. Participate for FREE 8:00 am-Check-in 8:30 a.m.- Opening Ceremonies 9:00 a.m.- 5k run start 9:10 a.m.- 1 mile walk start
Date: Sat, 08/18/2012 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Iron Horse Park, Fort Carson CO

 

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