COLORADO- As you prepare for the week ahead, here are some events expected for the upcoming days.
Monday, Jan. 14th
Winter Maintenance is set to begin on Pueblo’s Riverwalk, and it’s scheduled to last through Mid-February. Don’s Landscaping will be removing sediment from the channel, to maintain the water quality. Area business will still be open, along with the walking paths. Crews will be doing concrete work, and painting umbrellas in the area.
Monday night, Saint Mary Corwin is hosting an educational seminar on the health risks of tobacco use. This is scheduled from 5:00- 7:00 p.m. If you or someone you know is looking to quit smoking or would like health advice, you can register for the free event by calling 719-557-4684.
Tuesday, Jan. 15th
The Fountain Police Department is hosting a recruiting event, to recruit officers for both Fountain and Pueblo Police. The event is for anyone interested in working in law enforcement. If you’d like to go, it starts at 10:00 a.m. and goes until 3:00 p.m. at the Fountain Police Department (222 N Santa Fe Ave in Fountain)
Also on Tuesday, Rena Smith- the wife of a man accused of molesting multiple children, will be in court for a sentencing hearing. Smith was found guilty on two charges: intimidating a victim/witness and Child Abuse- knowingly/reckless- no injury.
Smith’s Husband, Torin Smith is scheduled to go on trial in March.
Wednesday, Jan. 16th
Mountain Chalet in Downtown Colorado Springs is hosting a Free Avalanche Awareness workshop. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and is being put on by the Friends of Berthoud Pass group. According to Mountain Chalet’s Facebook page the topics of the workshop include observing weather and snowfall, identifying terrain and hazards, and information on self-rescue.
Thursday, Jan. 17th
Although Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, January 21st- a reception is being held Thursday at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. This event starts at 5:30 p.m. and goes until 7:00 p.m. It is hosted by the NAACP of Colorado Springs and the City of Colorado Springs. The event is free and open to the public, but does require and RSVP. Anyone interested can call to make reservations at 719-385-5990 or go online here.
Friday, Jan. 18th
Care and Share Food Bank is hosting another Mobile Food Pantry in Colorado Springs. It starts at 3:00p.m. and goes until 6:00 p.m. The pantry will be set up at the Care and Share facility (2605 Preamble Point Colorado Springs, CO 80915)
Saturday, Jan. 19th
The 3rd ‘Women’s March’ is scheduled across cities in America. The event began in 2017, and is scheduled to take place throughout Colorado cities such as Denver, Colorado Springs, and Pueblo.
The march in Pueblo is set to start at the Pueblo County Courthouse at noon. Colorado Springs’ event is scheduled to start at City Hall at 2 p.m.
Denver’s march begins at 9 a.m. at Civic Center Park.